The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 224 230 220
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 33 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.47% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
Security Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6810 6202 5740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.09% 95.44% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5669 4843 4795
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Yorkshire region.

Security Specialist Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire +29 26 £52,500 +10.52% 1
West Yorkshire -3 6 £50,000 +13.63% 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Specialist in their job title.

1 39 (95.12%) Cisco
1 39 (95.12%) CCNP
1 39 (95.12%) Cisco Certification
1 39 (95.12%) Firewall
1 39 (95.12%) Network Security
2 38 (92.68%) CCSE
2 38 (92.68%) CheckPoint
3 33 (80.49%) F5
4 32 (78.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 32 (78.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 31 (75.61%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (75.61%) BIG-IP
5 31 (75.61%) Cisco IOS
6 30 (73.17%) Imperva
6 30 (73.17%) OSPF
6 30 (73.17%) BGP
7 29 (70.73%) DNS
7 29 (70.73%) DHCP
7 29 (70.73%) Infoblox
7 29 (70.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 29 (70.73%) VMware
7 29 (70.73%) Blue Coat
8 23 (56.10%) Mentoring
9 19 (46.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (43.90%) DMVPN
10 18 (43.90%) Linux
10 18 (43.90%) E-Commerce
10 18 (43.90%) NetScreen
11 17 (41.46%) Thin Client
11 17 (41.46%) Citrix

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 39 (95.12%) Firewall
1 39 (95.12%) Network Security
2 32 (78.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 32 (78.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 31 (75.61%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (75.61%) BIG-IP
3 31 (75.61%) Cisco IOS
4 30 (73.17%) OSPF
4 30 (73.17%) BGP
5 29 (70.73%) DNS
5 29 (70.73%) DHCP
6 19 (46.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (43.90%) NetScreen
7 18 (43.90%) DMVPN
8 11 (26.83%) Wireless
9 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications
10 2 (4.88%) IPsec
11 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.44%) SSH
11 1 (2.44%) RIP
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Thin Client
1 17 (41.46%) Fat Client
2 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Mentoring
2 18 (43.90%) E-Commerce
3 17 (41.46%) Line Management
4 12 (29.27%) Information Security
5 11 (26.83%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (21.95%) Project Management
7 6 (14.63%) ITIL
8 2 (4.88%) Security Management
9 1 (2.44%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Security Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (95.12%) CCNP
1 39 (95.12%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (92.68%) CCSE
3 15 (36.59%) CISSP
4 6 (14.63%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (14.63%) CCSA
4 6 (14.63%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (70.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (29.27%) XenServer
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (95.12%) Cisco
2 38 (92.68%) CheckPoint
3 33 (80.49%) F5
4 30 (73.17%) Imperva
5 29 (70.73%) Infoblox
5 29 (70.73%) VMware
5 29 (70.73%) Blue Coat
6 17 (41.46%) Citrix
7 14 (34.15%) Juniper
8 12 (29.27%) HP
9 11 (26.83%) SolarWinds
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