Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 227 303 323
Rank change year-on-year +76 +20 +39
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 45 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.62% 0.14% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.36% 1.34% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 1
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -22.73% +120.00%
10th Percentile £31,150 £39,750 £52,500
90th Percentile £61,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -6.78% +2.61% +9.52%

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 1,033 1,045 1,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.16% 10.50% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 776 860 1,048
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.00% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £25,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,375 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in Yorkshire

Cyber Essentials
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Cyber Essentials in Yorkshire

Cyber Essentials
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +67 33 £40,000 -5.88% 9
South Yorkshire +4 6 £55,000 - 2
North Yorkshire -2 4 £65,000 +18.18% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 42 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (57.78%) Information Security
3 22 (48.89%) Firewall
4 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 19 (42.22%) VPN
5 19 (42.22%) GDPR
6 16 (35.56%) Penetration Testing
7 15 (33.33%) Security Testing
8 13 (28.89%) Business Continuity
8 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (28.89%) CISSP
9 12 (26.67%) Windows
9 12 (26.67%) Migration
9 12 (26.67%) Data Protection
9 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
9 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (22.22%) VLAN
10 10 (22.22%) ITIL
10 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
11 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 9 (20.00%) CISA
11 9 (20.00%) CISM
11 9 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 9 (20.00%) Security Operations
11 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 8 (17.78%) Security Auditing
12 8 (17.78%) SANS

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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) PaaS
2 3 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.22%) IaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) Firewall
2 19 (42.22%) VPN
3 10 (22.22%) VLAN
4 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (17.78%) DNS
4 8 (17.78%) LAN
4 8 (17.78%) WAN
4 8 (17.78%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (15.56%) DHCP
6 3 (6.67%) MPLS
6 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.22%) HTTP
7 1 (2.22%) Network Security
7 1 (2.22%) SMTP
7 1 (2.22%) SNMP
7 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) PerformancePoint
1 2 (4.44%) PowerPivot
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) IT Security Specialist
1 14 (31.11%) Security Specialist
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) IT Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Security Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Information Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Information Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Information Officer
6 4 (8.89%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Security Officer
7 3 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
8 2 (4.44%) Architect
8 2 (4.44%) CISSP Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.22%) Cloud Specialist
9 1 (2.22%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) MDX
2 1 (2.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
4 6 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (8.89%) PKI
6 1 (2.22%) NHS
6 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (57.78%) Information Security
2 16 (35.56%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Business Continuity
4 13 (28.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (26.67%) Data Protection
5 12 (26.67%) Migration
6 10 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (22.22%) ITIL
7 9 (20.00%) Security Operations
8 8 (17.78%) Security Auditing
9 7 (15.56%) Capacity Management
9 7 (15.56%) Change Management
9 7 (15.56%) DevOps
9 7 (15.56%) Hardware Maintenance
9 7 (15.56%) Security Management
9 7 (15.56%) SIEM
9 7 (15.56%) Strategic Planning
10 6 (13.33%) Security Architecture
10 6 (13.33%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) CISSP
2 9 (20.00%) CISA
2 9 (20.00%) CISM
3 8 (17.78%) SANS
4 6 (13.33%) Degree
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (11.11%) SSCP
6 4 (8.89%) GIAC
7 3 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.22%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (93.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (42.22%) GDPR
3 12 (26.67%) PCI DSS
4 9 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (6.67%) COBIT
6 2 (4.44%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.22%) Nessus
1 1 (2.22%) Nmap
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Cisco
3 5 (11.11%) Apple
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.44%) IBM
4 2 (4.44%) McAfee
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Forcepoint