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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 230 234 247
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Specialist 17 18 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 16
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,350 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £48,000 £51,250
UK excluding London median salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
5722 6544 6946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.41% 97.89% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4765 5286 5590
Median salary £38,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,870 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Yorkshire -3 14 £46,000 +2.22% 2
North Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 15 (60.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) Information Security
3 7 (28.00%) Security Management
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) Firewall
5 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (20.00%) COBIT
5 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (20.00%) ITSM
5 5 (20.00%) Service Management
5 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Regular Expression
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (20.00%) SIEM
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.00%) SANS
6 4 (16.00%) HPE ATP
6 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
6 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (16.00%) HP
6 4 (16.00%) CISSP
6 4 (16.00%) C
6 4 (16.00%) RHCE
6 4 (16.00%) CISA

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 6 (24.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
4 2 (8.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Information Security
2 7 (28.00%) Security Management
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (20.00%) ITSM
3 5 (20.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.00%) SIEM
4 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (20.00%) Java
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) CEH
2 4 (16.00%) CISA
2 4 (16.00%) CISM
2 4 (16.00%) CISSP
2 4 (16.00%) HP ASE
2 4 (16.00%) HPE ATP
2 4 (16.00%) RHCE
2 4 (16.00%) SANS
3 2 (8.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CCSA
4 1 (4.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) COBIT
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.00%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (16.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
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