Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Operations (SecOps)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 244 284
Rank change year-on-year +2 +40 +14
Permanent jobs citing Security Operations 20 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.42% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.46% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 24
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £39,075 £20,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £68,625 £73,750 £61,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +11.84%

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 6218 6911 8225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.37% 91.02% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5246 5906 6658
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +4 19 £45,000 +18.42% 10
Security Operations
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Security Operations also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Security Operations.

1 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) CISSP
2 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 12 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (55.00%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (55.00%) CISM
5 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
6 9 (45.00%) VPN
7 8 (40.00%) Firewall
7 8 (40.00%) CISA
7 8 (40.00%) Finance
7 8 (40.00%) VLAN
7 8 (40.00%) SIEM
7 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 8 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (35.00%) SANS
8 7 (35.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (35.00%) Network Security
8 7 (35.00%) ITIL
8 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (30.00%) Cisco
9 6 (30.00%) Wireless
9 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
9 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (30.00%) ISO 31000
10 5 (25.00%) GDPR
10 5 (25.00%) PKI
10 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter

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 3 (15.00%) IaaS
1 3 (15.00%) PaaS
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) VPN
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) VLAN
3 7 (35.00%) Network Security
3 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (30.00%) Wireless
5 5 (25.00%) DNS
5 5 (25.00%) HTTP
5 5 (25.00%) MPLS
6 3 (15.00%) SMTP
6 3 (15.00%) SNMP
6 3 (15.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless Security
7 2 (10.00%) DWDM
7 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
7 2 (10.00%) IPsec
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) VoIP
7 2 (10.00%) VPLS
8 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Information Manager
2 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) CISSP Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Head of IT Security
3 2 (10.00%) Head of Security
3 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Information Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) IT Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) SOC Manager
3 2 (10.00%) SOC Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (25.00%) PKI
3 4 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (15.00%) NHS
5 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Information Security
2 12 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (55.00%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (40.00%) SIEM
4 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
6 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (25.00%) Patch Management
7 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
9 3 (15.00%) Security Auditing
9 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Threat Intelligence
10 2 (10.00%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CISSP
2 11 (55.00%) CISM
3 8 (40.00%) CISA
4 7 (35.00%) SANS
5 3 (15.00%) CEH
5 3 (15.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (15.00%) CRISC
5 3 (15.00%) GIAC
6 2 (10.00%) CISMP
6 2 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) HNC
7 1 (5.00%) HND
7 1 (5.00%) IISP
7 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (30.00%) ISO 31000
5 5 (25.00%) GDPR
6 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) Juniper
3 2 (10.00%) Qualys
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) Darktrace
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Shadows
4 1 (5.00%) F5
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec