The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
England / Yorkshire
Rank 206 242 230
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 13 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.12% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.12% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 29
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%

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
4952 5882 6756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.75% 97.08% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4231 4910 5616
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

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 21 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire - 10 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +29 3 £50,000 - 2
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 25 (78.13%) Information Security
2 19 (59.38%) Firewall
3 14 (43.75%) CISSP
4 13 (40.63%) Windows
4 13 (40.63%) PCI DSS
5 12 (37.50%) CISM
5 12 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (34.38%) Finance
7 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 10 (31.25%) Network Security
7 10 (31.25%) SIEM
7 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 9 (28.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (25.00%) Wireless
9 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (25.00%) VPN
9 8 (25.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 7 (21.88%) Linux
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.88%) Internet
10 7 (21.88%) Middleware
11 6 (18.75%) Mainframe
11 6 (18.75%) SSL
11 6 (18.75%) AIX
11 6 (18.75%) Unix
11 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
11 6 (18.75%) Cryptography
11 6 (18.75%) 802.1X
11 6 (18.75%) Identity Access Management

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 19 (59.38%) Firewall
2 10 (31.25%) Network Security
3 8 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (25.00%) VPN
3 8 (25.00%) Wireless
4 7 (21.88%) Internet
5 6 (18.75%) SSL
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Middleware
2 6 (18.75%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Cryptography
2 6 (18.75%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 6 (18.75%) AIX
3 6 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Information Security
2 10 (31.25%) SIEM
2 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 10 (31.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 9 (28.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 6 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (18.75%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (18.75%) OWASP
4 6 (18.75%) Security Architecture
4 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 6 (18.75%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 4 (12.50%) IT Audit
5 4 (12.50%) Matrix Management
6 3 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.38%) Security Management
7 2 (6.25%) Computer Security
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) CISSP
2 12 (37.50%) CISM
3 5 (15.63%) CISA
4 4 (12.50%) CRISC
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) PCI DSS
2 12 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 4 (12.50%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) ArcSight
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
GCI Com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday