Period
to 6 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Information Assurance Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance Specialist
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Assurance Specialist 11 0 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.41% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Median annual salary £55,000 - -
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2,550 4,421 6,532
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.61% 97.29% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,181 3,750 5,550
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

Information Assurance Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Information Assurance Specialist in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance Specialist in West Yorkshire

Information Assurance Specialist
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Information Assurance Specialist in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Information Assurance Specialist in West Yorkshire

Information Assurance Specialist
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 Information Assurance Specialist within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 6 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 - 11 £55,000 -
Information Assurance Specialist
Yorkshire

Information Assurance Specialist Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, Information Assurance Specialist job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Information Assurance Specialist in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) Data Security
1 11 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 11 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (90.91%) Retail Banking
2 10 (90.91%) Banking
3 7 (63.64%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) CISA
4 4 (36.36%) CISM
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) CEH
4 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (36.36%) Azure
4 4 (36.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (27.27%) AWS
5 3 (27.27%) PaaS
5 3 (27.27%) Burp Suite
5 3 (27.27%) Kali Linux
5 3 (27.27%) IaaS
5 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Nessus
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis

Information Assurance Specialist Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Azure
2 3 (27.27%) AWS
2 3 (27.27%) IaaS
2 3 (27.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Burp Suite
General
1 10 (90.91%) Banking
1 10 (90.91%) Retail Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Kali Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (100.00%) Data Security
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 4 (36.36%) CEH
1 4 (36.36%) CISA
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft