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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 223 233 215
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 24 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 1
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% -21.15%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -
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
6635 6844 5033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.64% 96.46% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5454 5453 3931
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 August 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 August 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
West Yorkshire +23 23 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 38 (80.85%) Firewall
1 38 (80.85%) Network Security
2 37 (78.72%) Cisco
3 33 (70.21%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (68.09%) CCNP
5 31 (65.96%) CCSE
5 31 (65.96%) CheckPoint
6 29 (61.70%) CCNA
6 29 (61.70%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (59.57%) Mentoring
7 28 (59.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 28 (59.57%) ITIL
7 28 (59.57%) Project Management
8 27 (57.45%) CCSA
9 26 (55.32%) ITIL Certification
9 26 (55.32%) Data Centre
10 9 (19.15%) Information Security
11 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (14.89%) CISSP
12 6 (12.77%) Citrix
12 6 (12.77%) Wireless
12 6 (12.77%) Imperva
13 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
13 5 (10.64%) VPN
13 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
13 5 (10.64%) CISA
14 4 (8.51%) OSPF
14 4 (8.51%) BGP
14 4 (8.51%) LAN

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (2.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (80.85%) Firewall
1 38 (80.85%) Network Security
2 28 (59.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (14.89%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (12.77%) Wireless
5 5 (10.64%) VPN
6 4 (8.51%) DNS
6 4 (8.51%) OSPF
6 4 (8.51%) BGP
6 4 (8.51%) LAN
6 4 (8.51%) VoIP
6 4 (8.51%) WAN
6 4 (8.51%) DHCP
6 4 (8.51%) BIG-IP
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (8.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (8.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (6.38%) FWSM
8 2 (4.26%) DMVPN
8 2 (4.26%) NetScreen
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 29 (61.70%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (55.32%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.51%) CESG
4 2 (4.26%) Online Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Project Management
1 28 (59.57%) ITIL
1 28 (59.57%) Mentoring
2 9 (19.15%) Information Security
3 5 (10.64%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
4 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
4 4 (8.51%) Computer Security
4 4 (8.51%) Social Engineering
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.26%) Cyber Security
6 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.26%) Line Management
6 2 (4.26%) ISMS
6 2 (4.26%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.26%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.26%) Information Security Management
6 2 (4.26%) Security Management
6 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 33 (70.21%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (68.09%) CCNP
3 31 (65.96%) CCSE
4 29 (61.70%) CCNA
5 27 (57.45%) CCSA
6 26 (55.32%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (14.89%) CISSP
8 5 (10.64%) CISA
9 4 (8.51%) Degree
10 3 (6.38%) CEH
10 3 (6.38%) GIAC
11 1 (2.13%) SSCP
11 1 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Nessus
1 4 (8.51%) Nmap
1 4 (8.51%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Cisco
2 31 (65.96%) CheckPoint
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix
3 6 (12.77%) Imperva
4 4 (8.51%) Acunetix
4 4 (8.51%) F5
4 4 (8.51%) Infoblox
4 4 (8.51%) VMware
4 4 (8.51%) Blue Coat
5 3 (6.38%) Juniper
6 2 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.13%) Capita
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago