Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 125 74
Rank change year-on-year +44 -51 +59
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 305 248 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.33% 2.41% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 2.59% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 249 202 290
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -8.63% +15.88%
10th Percentile £29,950 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +5.45%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,443 9,557 10,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.28% 92.82% 91.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7,057 8,053 8,797
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Yorkshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Yorkshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Yorkshire

Information Security
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 within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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 +21 190 £47,500 +5.56% 21
North Yorkshire +31 68 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +39 42 £55,000 -12.00% 3
East Yorkshire +5 1 £55,000 +100.00%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 119 (39.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 95 (31.15%) CISSP
3 88 (28.85%) Risk Management
3 88 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
4 78 (25.57%) Finance
5 74 (24.26%) PCI DSS
5 74 (24.26%) GDPR
6 67 (21.97%) Firewall
7 61 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 60 (19.67%) Data Protection
9 56 (18.36%) CISM
10 52 (17.05%) Degree
11 46 (15.08%) Windows
12 43 (14.10%) CISA
13 40 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 38 (12.46%) ITIL
15 37 (12.13%) Microsoft
15 37 (12.13%) Security Management
16 36 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
17 33 (10.82%) Identity Access Management
18 31 (10.16%) SaaS
18 31 (10.16%) Security Architecture
19 30 (9.84%) IaaS
20 28 (9.18%) Intrusion Detection
21 27 (8.85%) Mentoring
21 27 (8.85%) SIEM
22 26 (8.52%) PaaS
22 26 (8.52%) ISMS
22 26 (8.52%) Security Operations
23 25 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery

Information Security
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 12 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.30%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.31%) Confluence
4 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.33%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (10.16%) SaaS
3 30 (9.84%) IaaS
4 26 (8.52%) PaaS
5 8 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (2.62%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (1.97%) Office 365
7 4 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (1.31%) GitHub
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 67 (21.97%) Firewall
2 28 (9.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 25 (8.20%) Network Security
4 18 (5.90%) Internet
4 18 (5.90%) TCP/IP
5 15 (4.92%) LAN
6 14 (4.59%) SAN
6 14 (4.59%) VPN
7 13 (4.26%) DNS
8 12 (3.93%) DHCP
9 11 (3.61%) NAS
10 6 (1.97%) Cisco IPT
10 6 (1.97%) Intranet
11 5 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.64%) PABX
11 5 (1.64%) WAN
12 3 (0.98%) SMS
13 2 (0.66%) Skype
13 2 (0.66%) VoIP
13 2 (0.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.30%) MS Access
2 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (1.97%) Big Data
4 3 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.31%) JIRA
1 4 (1.31%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.66%) AppScan
2 2 (0.66%) Burp Suite
2 2 (0.66%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.33%) Selenium
3 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 78 (25.57%) Finance
2 19 (6.23%) Legal
3 17 (5.57%) Retail
4 8 (2.62%) Banking
4 8 (2.62%) Law
4 8 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.64%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (0.98%) Back Office
6 3 (0.98%) Games
6 3 (0.98%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.66%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 82 (26.89%) Analyst
2 71 (23.28%) Security Analyst
3 44 (14.43%) Security Manager
4 34 (11.15%) Information Analyst
4 34 (11.15%) Information Security Analyst
5 33 (10.82%) Information Manager
6 29 (9.51%) IT Manager
7 26 (8.52%) Security Specialist
8 25 (8.20%) Information Security Manager
9 24 (7.87%) Architect
10 22 (7.21%) Security Architect
11 21 (6.89%) Consultant
12 20 (6.56%) Security Consultant
13 16 (5.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 13 (4.26%) IT Analyst
14 13 (4.26%) IT Security Analyst
14 13 (4.26%) IT Security Manager
14 13 (4.26%) Support Engineer
15 11 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
15 11 (3.61%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.31%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (0.98%) Hibernate
2 3 (0.98%) Middleware
2 3 (0.98%) Spring
3 2 (0.66%) LDAP
4 1 (0.33%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) Django
4 1 (0.33%) Node.js
4 1 (0.33%) Pylons
4 1 (0.33%) Pyramid
4 1 (0.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.33%) SOAP
4 1 (0.33%) web2py
Miscellaneous
1 61 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 16 (5.25%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (4.59%) Freedom of Information
4 10 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.28%) NHS
5 9 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.97%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.64%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.64%) Robotics
7 5 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.98%) Clustering
8 3 (0.98%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (0.98%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (0.98%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.66%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.66%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 46 (15.08%) Windows
2 25 (8.20%) Windows Server
3 16 (5.25%) Linux
4 11 (3.61%) Unix
5 8 (2.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.64%) Windows 2000
6 5 (1.64%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.98%) AIX
7 3 (0.98%) Android
7 3 (0.98%) FreeBSD
8 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (28.85%) Cybersecurity
1 88 (28.85%) Risk Management
2 60 (19.67%) Data Protection
3 40 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (12.46%) ITIL
5 37 (12.13%) Security Management
6 33 (10.82%) Identity Access Management
7 31 (10.16%) Security Architecture
8 27 (8.85%) Mentoring
8 27 (8.85%) SIEM
9 26 (8.52%) ISMS
9 26 (8.52%) Security Operations
10 25 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (7.87%) Business Continuity
11 24 (7.87%) Information Security Management
11 24 (7.87%) Service Management
12 23 (7.54%) Change Control
13 22 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (7.21%) Penetration Testing
14 21 (6.89%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.56%) SQL
2 7 (2.30%) Java
2 7 (2.30%) VB
2 7 (2.30%) VBA
3 5 (1.64%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.64%) Python
3 5 (1.64%) Ruby
3 5 (1.64%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.31%) C++
5 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.33%) C
Qualifications
1 95 (31.15%) CISSP
2 56 (18.36%) CISM
3 52 (17.05%) Degree
4 43 (14.10%) CISA
5 17 (5.57%) CEH
6 14 (4.59%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (3.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 12 (3.93%) MCSE
9 10 (3.28%) CCNA
9 10 (3.28%) SSCP
10 9 (2.95%) GIAC
11 8 (2.62%) CRISC
11 8 (2.62%) SANS
12 7 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (2.30%) CSSLP
12 7 (2.30%) QiCA
13 6 (1.97%) CISMP
14 4 (1.31%) ISACA
14 4 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (39.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (24.26%) GDPR
2 74 (24.26%) PCI DSS
3 20 (6.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 17 (5.57%) COBIT
5 14 (4.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 10 (3.28%) SLA
7 6 (1.97%) ISO 9001
8 5 (1.64%) ISO 22301
8 5 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.98%) QA
9 3 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.66%) PMO
11 1 (0.33%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.33%) COSO
11 1 (0.33%) IASME
System Software
1 21 (6.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.26%) vSphere
4 12 (3.93%) Firmware
5 11 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.31%) Docker
7 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (4.26%) SCCM
2 11 (3.61%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (3.61%) vCenter Server
3 9 (2.95%) Nessus
4 7 (2.30%) Ansible
5 5 (1.64%) CSIRT
6 4 (1.31%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.31%) Puppet
6 4 (1.31%) QRadar
6 4 (1.31%) Terraform
7 3 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.66%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.66%) Nmap
8 2 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 37 (12.13%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.54%) Cisco
3 20 (6.56%) VMware
4 9 (2.95%) CheckPoint
5 8 (2.62%) Blue Prism
5 8 (2.62%) Splunk
5 8 (2.62%) UiPath
6 6 (1.97%) IBM
7 5 (1.64%) Capita
7 5 (1.64%) Nortel
7 5 (1.64%) Panasonic
7 5 (1.64%) Red Box
7 5 (1.64%) Siemens
8 4 (1.31%) Dell
8 4 (1.31%) HP
8 4 (1.31%) LogRhythm
8 4 (1.31%) New Relic
8 4 (1.31%) Veeam
9 3 (0.98%) Juniper
9 3 (0.98%) SAP