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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 229 245 201
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 15 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.22% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 0
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.94%
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
6475 6928 5267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.03% 96.30% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 5306 5553 4165
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Security Specialist Salary Histogram 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 3 June 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
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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
West Yorkshire +18 13 £45,000 -14.28% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £36,500 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 53 (96.36%) Cisco
2 50 (90.91%) Firewall
2 50 (90.91%) Network Security
3 49 (89.09%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (89.09%) CheckPoint
4 48 (87.27%) CCNP
4 48 (87.27%) CCSE
5 35 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 34 (61.82%) Mentoring
7 30 (54.55%) Project Management
8 28 (50.91%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (49.09%) ITIL
10 25 (45.45%) CCNA
10 25 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 25 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 25 (45.45%) F5
11 24 (43.64%) Data Centre
11 24 (43.64%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (43.64%) Cisco IOS
11 24 (43.64%) BIG-IP
11 24 (43.64%) CCSA
12 22 (40.00%) Blue Coat
13 21 (38.18%) VMware
13 21 (38.18%) OSPF
13 21 (38.18%) BGP
13 21 (38.18%) DNS
13 21 (38.18%) DHCP
13 21 (38.18%) Infoblox
13 21 (38.18%) Imperva

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 50 (90.91%) Firewall
1 50 (90.91%) Network Security
2 35 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
3 28 (50.91%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 25 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 24 (43.64%) Cisco IOS
5 24 (43.64%) BIG-IP
6 21 (38.18%) OSPF
6 21 (38.18%) BGP
6 21 (38.18%) DNS
6 21 (38.18%) DHCP
7 11 (20.00%) DMVPN
7 11 (20.00%) NX-OS
7 11 (20.00%) NetScreen
8 10 (18.18%) Wireless
9 4 (7.27%) LAN
9 4 (7.27%) WAN
9 4 (7.27%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.82%) VPN
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 25 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (43.64%) Data Centre
3 10 (18.18%) Thin Client
3 10 (18.18%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) UNIX
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) Mentoring
2 30 (54.55%) Project Management
3 27 (49.09%) ITIL
4 14 (25.45%) Information Security
5 11 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 10 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (18.18%) Line Management
7 6 (10.91%) Security Management
8 2 (3.64%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.64%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (3.64%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.64%) ISMS
8 2 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Information Security Management
8 2 (3.64%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.82%) Information Assurance
9 1 (1.82%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (1.82%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (89.09%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (87.27%) CCNP
2 48 (87.27%) CCSE
3 25 (45.45%) CCNA
4 24 (43.64%) ITIL Certification
4 24 (43.64%) CCSA
5 15 (27.27%) CISSP
6 2 (3.64%) CISA
7 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (38.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 53 (96.36%) Cisco
2 49 (89.09%) CheckPoint
3 25 (45.45%) F5
4 22 (40.00%) Blue Coat
5 21 (38.18%) VMware
5 21 (38.18%) Infoblox
5 21 (38.18%) Imperva
6 13 (23.64%) Juniper
7 11 (20.00%) HP
8 10 (18.18%) Citrix
8 10 (18.18%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.82%) Capita
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