Period
to 12 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Cyber Essentials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 219 193 279
Rank change year-on-year -26 +86 +16
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 17 8 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.19% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.59% 1.50% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 36
10th Percentile £25,000 £37,250 £33,625
25th Percentile £40,615 £46,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +4.40% -17.27%
75th Percentile £49,500 £50,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £53,500 " "
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -16.67%

Cyber Essentials is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 656 535 1,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.65% 12.48% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 498 443 864
10th Percentile £24,700 £26,350 £20,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £27,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £58,563 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £68,825 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in Yorkshire

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cyber Essentials in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in Yorkshire

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cyber Essentials in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Cyber Essentials in Yorkshire

Cyber Essentials
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 12 June 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -13 14 £45,000 -5.26% 2
South Yorkshire -28 3 £41,351 - 1
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cyber Essentials.

1 13 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (41.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 6 (35.29%) Azure
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (35.29%) Information Security
4 5 (29.41%) Data Security
4 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (29.41%) Mac OS
4 5 (29.41%) SaaS
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (29.41%) Jamf Pro
4 5 (29.41%) OneDrive
4 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (29.41%) Cloud Native
4 5 (29.41%) GDPR
5 4 (23.53%) IT Strategy
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Social Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
6 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
6 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act

Cyber Essentials
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (35.29%) Azure
3 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (29.41%) OneDrive
3 5 (29.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) VPN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
General
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Public Sector
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Azure Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Head of IT
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Junior
3 3 (17.65%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Information Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Cloud Native
2 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.88%) Cyberattack
4 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Mac OS
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (29.41%) Data Security
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) IT Strategy
4 3 (17.65%) Analytical Thinking
4 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.76%) Decision-Making
5 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (11.76%) Information Assurance
5 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CISSP
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) CISA
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) CRISC
2 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (41.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (29.41%) GDPR
4 3 (17.65%) SLA
5 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
6 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (5.88%) NIST
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Jamf Pro
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Epicor
2 1 (5.88%) Thycotic
2 1 (5.88%) VMware