Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Information Security Specialist was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 302 308 347
Rank change year-on-year +6 +39 +31
Permanent jobs requiring an Information Security Specialist 5 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.051% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 11
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -37.93%
England median annual salary £57,500 £59,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.54% +24.21% -18.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9602 10947 12883
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 97.92% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8059 9258 10571
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Information Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Information Security Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security Specialist in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 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
West Yorkshire +21 4 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire -7 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Information Security Specialist
England

Information Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) GDPR
2 3 (60.00%) IT Audit
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISMS
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) IT Audit
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) ISMS
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing
4 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) GDPR
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle