The median annual salary for an Information Security Specialist was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Specialist
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 228 255
Rank change year-on-year -12 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 1 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.018% 0.14% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.15% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +36.98%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5296 5424 6722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.68% 97.71% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4449 4599 5530
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.26% -1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Information Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Information Security Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Specialist in Yorkshire

Information Security Specialist
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security Specialist in Yorkshire

Information Security Specialist
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +14 1 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Information Security Specialist
England

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Information Security Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Information Security Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (33.33%) Security Auditing
2 1 (33.33%) IT Audit
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) CRISC
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) IT Audit
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Security Auditing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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