Period
to 10 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 10 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cybersecurity
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 107 131
Rank change year-on-year +51 +24 +110
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 107 111 126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.13% 2.44% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 2.67% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 94 95 107
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.79% -9.52%
10th Percentile £22,250 £39,775 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £81,250 £78,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,429 4,162 6,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 93.75% 91.37% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2,050 3,506 5,267
Median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in West Yorkshire

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in West Yorkshire

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in West Yorkshire

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 10 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +41 77 £55,000 - 9
Halifax +24 10 £60,000 +9.09%
Huddersfield - 8 £52,500 -
Bradford - 7 £26,500 - 1
Wakefield +21 3 £130,000 -
Keighley - 1 £22,000 -
Ossett - 1 £20,000 -
Cybersecurity
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 48 (44.86%) Information Security
2 32 (29.91%) Finance
3 29 (27.10%) Risk Management
4 28 (26.17%) Azure
5 26 (24.30%) CISM
6 25 (23.36%) Data Security
7 22 (20.56%) CISSP
8 21 (19.63%) PCI DSS
9 19 (17.76%) AWS
9 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
10 18 (16.82%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (15.89%) ITIL
11 17 (15.89%) CISA
11 17 (15.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (14.95%) Firewall
13 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (13.08%) CEH
14 14 (13.08%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (13.08%) Data Protection
15 13 (12.15%) TOGAF
16 12 (11.21%) Internet
16 12 (11.21%) SIEM
16 12 (11.21%) Driving Licence
17 11 (10.28%) DevOps
17 11 (10.28%) VPN
17 11 (10.28%) Banking
18 10 (9.35%) Security Management
18 10 (9.35%) Management Information System
18 10 (9.35%) Windows
18 10 (9.35%) Retail Banking

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.74%) CMS
1 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.17%) Azure
2 19 (17.76%) AWS
3 6 (5.61%) GCP
3 6 (5.61%) Office 365
4 5 (4.67%) Serverless
5 4 (3.74%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (3.74%) IaaS
6 3 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.80%) PaaS
6 3 (2.80%) SaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.93%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.95%) Firewall
2 12 (11.21%) Internet
3 11 (10.28%) VPN
4 7 (6.54%) Network Security
4 7 (6.54%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (4.67%) VLAN
5 5 (4.67%) WAN
6 4 (3.74%) DHCP
6 4 (3.74%) DSL
6 4 (3.74%) LAN
7 3 (2.80%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.80%) HSRP
7 3 (2.80%) IPv4
7 3 (2.80%) IPv6
7 3 (2.80%) OSPF
7 3 (2.80%) SAN
7 3 (2.80%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (2.80%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (2.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.80%) Burp Suite
3 2 (1.87%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.93%) Selenium
4 1 (0.93%) Snyk
4 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (29.91%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Banking
3 10 (9.35%) Retail Banking
4 7 (6.54%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.67%) Legal
6 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.80%) Games
7 3 (2.80%) Law
7 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.80%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (13.08%) Analyst
1 14 (13.08%) Information Security Specialist
1 14 (13.08%) Information Specialist
1 14 (13.08%) Security Specialist
2 12 (11.21%) Trainee
3 11 (10.28%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 11 (10.28%) Security Analyst
3 11 (10.28%) Security Manager
4 10 (9.35%) Architect
5 7 (6.54%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 6 (5.61%) Consultant
6 6 (5.61%) Technical Leader
7 5 (4.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Security Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) Information Security Compliance Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Security Compliance Manager
8 4 (3.74%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.21%) Driving Licence
2 10 (9.35%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.54%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.80%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (2.80%) Renewable Energy
5 2 (1.87%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.87%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.87%) SCADA
5 2 (1.87%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.93%) CCTV
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.93%) PKI
6 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.93%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.35%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Linux
2 6 (5.61%) Windows 10
3 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.80%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.86%) Information Security
2 29 (27.10%) Risk Management
3 25 (23.36%) Data Security
4 18 (16.82%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (15.89%) ITIL
6 15 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (13.08%) Data Protection
8 13 (12.15%) TOGAF
9 12 (11.21%) SIEM
10 11 (10.28%) DevOps
11 10 (9.35%) Security Management
12 9 (8.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (7.48%) Security Operations
14 7 (6.54%) CRM
14 7 (6.54%) Requirements Analysis
14 7 (6.54%) Risk Assessment
15 6 (5.61%) Business Analysis
15 6 (5.61%) Information Security Management
15 6 (5.61%) ITIL V3
15 6 (5.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.93%) C
1 1 (0.93%) Go
1 1 (0.93%) Java
1 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
1 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.93%) Python
1 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (24.30%) CISM
2 22 (20.56%) CISSP
3 17 (15.89%) CISA
4 14 (13.08%) CEH
4 14 (13.08%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (9.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
7 7 (6.54%) Degree
8 6 (5.61%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (3.74%) CCNP
9 4 (3.74%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (3.74%) GIAC
9 4 (3.74%) SANS
10 3 (2.80%) CISMP
10 3 (2.80%) CRISC
10 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.87%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (1.87%) CIMA
11 2 (1.87%) GSEC
11 2 (1.87%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.63%) PCI DSS
2 17 (15.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (6.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (6.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 5 (4.67%) GDPR
5 4 (3.74%) COBIT
6 2 (1.87%) SLA
7 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.93%) NIST
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Terraform
2 5 (4.67%) Puppet
3 4 (3.74%) Nessus
4 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.87%) Ansible
5 2 (1.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.87%) SCCM
6 1 (0.93%) Istio
6 1 (0.93%) linkerd
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.67%) HP
3 4 (3.74%) Cisco
3 4 (3.74%) Dell
4 3 (2.80%) Aruba
4 3 (2.80%) Avaya
4 3 (2.80%) Brocade
4 3 (2.80%) D-Link
4 3 (2.80%) Ericsson
4 3 (2.80%) Fortinet
4 3 (2.80%) Juniper
4 3 (2.80%) NETGEAR
4 3 (2.80%) Nokia
4 3 (2.80%) Ruckus Wireless
5 1 (0.93%) Canon
5 1 (0.93%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.93%) Rapid7
5 1 (0.93%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) Xerox