Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Security Operations skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Security Operations over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Operations (SecOps)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 245 292
Rank change year-on-year +20 +47 +10
Permanent jobs citing Security Operations 29 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.42% 0.24% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 13
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -27.27%
10th Percentile £38,850 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,800 £67,500 £63,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -23.81%

Security Operations 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 6,282 6,471 8,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.36% 90.31% 89.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5,368 5,611 6,679
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,075 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Security Operations
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Security Operations as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Operations in West Yorkshire

Security Operations
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Operations in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Security Operations in West Yorkshire

Security Operations
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Security Operations in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Security Operations in West Yorkshire

Security Operations
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 Security Operations within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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 +37 28 £45,000 +18.42% 6
Security Operations
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Security Operations 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 Security Operations.

1 24 (82.76%) Penetration Testing
2 23 (79.31%) VPN
2 23 (79.31%) Firewall
3 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
3 22 (75.86%) VLAN
3 22 (75.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 21 (72.41%) PCI DSS
4 21 (72.41%) Finance
5 20 (68.97%) Wireless
5 20 (68.97%) DNS
5 20 (68.97%) HTTP
5 20 (68.97%) Network Security
5 20 (68.97%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (58.62%) Cisco
6 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
7 16 (55.17%) HTTPS
7 16 (55.17%) VoIP
7 16 (55.17%) WAN
7 16 (55.17%) Juniper
7 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
7 16 (55.17%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (55.17%) DWDM
7 16 (55.17%) IPsec
7 16 (55.17%) Nessus
7 16 (55.17%) Network Design
7 16 (55.17%) Office 365
7 16 (55.17%) Qualys
7 16 (55.17%) VPLS
7 16 (55.17%) Wireless Security
7 16 (55.17%) Cloud Computing

Security Operations
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 16 (55.17%) Cloud Computing
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (55.17%) Office 365
2 4 (13.79%) IaaS
2 4 (13.79%) PaaS
2 4 (13.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) Firewall
1 23 (79.31%) VPN
2 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
2 22 (75.86%) VLAN
3 20 (68.97%) DNS
3 20 (68.97%) HTTP
3 20 (68.97%) Network Security
3 20 (68.97%) Wireless
4 16 (55.17%) DWDM
4 16 (55.17%) HTTPS
4 16 (55.17%) IPsec
4 16 (55.17%) VoIP
4 16 (55.17%) VPLS
4 16 (55.17%) WAN
4 16 (55.17%) Wireless Security
5 6 (20.69%) MPLS
6 4 (13.79%) SMTP
6 4 (13.79%) SNMP
7 1 (3.45%) LAN
7 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Big Data
General
1 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
1 14 (48.28%) Network Security Specialist
1 14 (48.28%) Network Specialist
1 14 (48.28%) Security Analyst
1 14 (48.28%) Security Specialist
2 13 (44.83%) Network Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) Network Security Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) SOC Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) SOC Specialist
3 6 (20.69%) Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) IT Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Head of IT
5 2 (6.90%) Head of IT Security
5 2 (6.90%) Head of Security
5 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Information Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) IT Architect
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
3 6 (20.69%) PKI
4 3 (10.34%) NHS
5 2 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Penetration Testing
2 22 (75.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 20 (68.97%) Vulnerability Management
4 16 (55.17%) Network Design
4 16 (55.17%) Threat Intelligence
5 15 (51.72%) Data Analysis
6 14 (48.28%) Social Engineering
7 13 (44.83%) B2B
7 13 (44.83%) DDoS Mitigation
7 13 (44.83%) Information Security
7 13 (44.83%) Issue Tracking
7 13 (44.83%) Risk Analysis
7 13 (44.83%) Security Patching
8 9 (31.03%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (27.59%) ITIL
9 8 (27.59%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (27.59%) SIEM
10 6 (20.69%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (20.69%) Patch Management
11 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) CISSP
2 7 (24.14%) CISA
2 7 (24.14%) CISM
3 6 (20.69%) SANS
4 4 (13.79%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (13.79%) GIAC
5 2 (6.90%) CEH
5 2 (6.90%) CISMP
5 2 (6.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CRISC
6 1 (3.45%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (72.41%) PCI DSS
2 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (24.14%) ISO 31000
4 6 (20.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (6.90%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (55.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
2 16 (55.17%) Juniper
2 16 (55.17%) Qualys
2 16 (55.17%) Salesforce.com