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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cyber Essentials
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 224 213 205
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8 +65
Permanent jobs citing Cyber Essentials 48 19 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.67% 0.36% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.38% 3.07% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 4
10th Percentile £31,125 £25,000 -
25th Percentile £42,500 £29,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,907 £43,175 £48,750
Median % change year-on-year +15.59% -11.44% -7.14%
75th Percentile £60,000 £46,875 £50,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £49,500 -
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,518
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.76% -1.49%

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 1,095 619 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.18% 11.77% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 646 477 483
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,800
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £33,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +7.14%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,850 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% 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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -35 27 £55,000 +22.22% 10
North Yorkshire - 13 - -
South Yorkshire -7 7 £42,500 +2.78% 3
Cyber Essentials
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 41 (85.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 26 (54.17%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (50.00%) SIEM
4 24 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 23 (47.92%) GDPR
5 23 (47.92%) Social Skills
6 22 (45.83%) NIST
7 21 (43.75%) Security Testing
8 19 (39.58%) Finance
9 18 (37.50%) Information Security
10 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
11 14 (29.17%) Microsoft 365
12 13 (27.08%) Smart Meter
12 13 (27.08%) Banking
12 13 (27.08%) Police
13 10 (20.83%) CISSP
13 10 (20.83%) Azure
14 9 (18.75%) Security Architecture
14 9 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (18.75%) Data Protection
14 9 (18.75%) CISM
14 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
15 8 (16.67%) Security Operations
15 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
15 8 (16.67%) ITIL
16 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
16 7 (14.58%) Degree
16 7 (14.58%) Incident Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (20.83%) Azure
3 6 (12.50%) Google Workspace
4 2 (4.17%) AWS
5 1 (2.08%) GCP
5 1 (2.08%) SaaS
5 1 (2.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (4.17%) IPsec
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
3 2 (4.17%) Network Security
3 2 (4.17%) SNMP
3 2 (4.17%) VLAN
3 2 (4.17%) Wireless
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) Intranet
4 1 (2.08%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (47.92%) Social Skills
2 19 (39.58%) Finance
3 13 (27.08%) Banking
3 13 (27.08%) Police
4 7 (14.58%) Public Sector
5 4 (8.33%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Security Manager
2 13 (27.08%) Architect
2 13 (27.08%) Security Architect
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Technical Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Technical Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft 365 Specialist
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Specialist
5 5 (10.42%) Technology Specialist
6 4 (8.33%) Information Manager
6 4 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (8.33%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) OAuth
1 2 (4.17%) OpenID
1 2 (4.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Smart Meter
2 7 (14.58%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.08%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.08%) Life Science
5 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
1 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 26 (54.17%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (50.00%) SIEM
4 21 (43.75%) Security Testing
5 18 (37.50%) Information Security
6 9 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 9 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (18.75%) Security Architecture
7 8 (16.67%) ITIL
7 8 (16.67%) Remediation Plan
7 8 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 7 (14.58%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
8 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
8 7 (14.58%) Threat Intelligence
9 6 (12.50%) Decision-Making
9 6 (12.50%) Red Team
9 6 (12.50%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) CISSP
2 9 (18.75%) CISM
3 7 (14.58%) Degree
4 6 (12.50%) DBS Check
5 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (4.17%) CISA
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CEH
7 1 (2.08%) CISMP
7 1 (2.08%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.08%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (85.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 23 (47.92%) GDPR
4 22 (45.83%) NIST
5 5 (10.42%) NCSC
6 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
7 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (2.08%) GRC
8 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Google
3 5 (10.42%) NEC
3 5 (10.42%) Northgate
4 1 (2.08%) Intel
4 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) Thycotic
4 1 (2.08%) Veeam
4 1 (2.08%) VMware