Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 118 87
Rank change year-on-year +37 -31 +52
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 287 241 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.44% 2.53% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 2.74% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 225 204 265
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,150 £26,850
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,375 £70,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +9.09%

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 7,652 8,808 10,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.74% 92.31% 91.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6,258 7,377 8,603
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +21 172 £46,000 +2.22% 28
South Yorkshire +52 60 £53,750 -10.42% 10
North Yorkshire +7 49 £40,000 - 2
East Yorkshire +11 4 £50,000 +81.82%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 113 (39.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 103 (35.89%) Cybersecurity
3 89 (31.01%) CISSP
4 83 (28.92%) Risk Management
5 81 (28.22%) GDPR
6 68 (23.69%) Firewall
7 66 (23.00%) Data Protection
8 61 (21.25%) PCI DSS
9 60 (20.91%) Finance
10 57 (19.86%) Management Information System
11 55 (19.16%) CISM
12 50 (17.42%) Degree
13 46 (16.03%) Windows
14 41 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 40 (13.94%) Security Management
16 37 (12.89%) Penetration Testing
16 37 (12.89%) Identity Access Management
17 36 (12.54%) CISA
18 34 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
19 33 (11.50%) SIEM
20 31 (10.80%) ISMS
21 30 (10.45%) Intrusion Detection
22 29 (10.10%) Information Security Management
23 28 (9.76%) SaaS
23 28 (9.76%) Security Architecture
24 27 (9.41%) IaaS
24 27 (9.41%) Business Continuity
25 26 (9.06%) ITIL
25 26 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
25 26 (9.06%) Security Operations

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 10 (3.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.39%) Confluence
3 2 (0.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.35%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (4.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.76%) SaaS
2 27 (9.41%) IaaS
3 26 (9.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (7.67%) PaaS
5 8 (2.79%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (2.44%) Office 365
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (23.69%) Firewall
2 30 (10.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 22 (7.67%) Network Security
4 14 (4.88%) LAN
5 12 (4.18%) Internet
5 12 (4.18%) VPN
6 8 (2.79%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.79%) WAN
7 7 (2.44%) SAN
8 6 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.74%) Cisco IPT
9 5 (1.74%) NAS
10 4 (1.39%) VoIP
11 3 (1.05%) DHCP
11 3 (1.05%) DNS
11 3 (1.05%) Intranet
11 3 (1.05%) PABX
11 3 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.70%) IPsec
12 2 (0.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.44%) MS Access
2 7 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.74%) Big Data
4 3 (1.05%) DB2
4 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.44%) Burp Suite
1 7 (2.44%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.39%) JIRA
2 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.70%) AppScan
General
1 60 (20.91%) Finance
2 15 (5.23%) Retail
3 12 (4.18%) Legal
4 11 (3.83%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.14%) Law
6 5 (1.74%) Banking
6 5 (1.74%) Brand Awareness
7 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.39%) Marketing
7 4 (1.39%) Publishing
8 3 (1.05%) Back Office
8 3 (1.05%) Games
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (33.45%) Analyst
2 72 (25.09%) Security Analyst
3 47 (16.38%) Information Analyst
4 44 (15.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 39 (13.59%) Security Manager
6 29 (10.10%) Information Manager
7 25 (8.71%) Security Specialist
8 24 (8.36%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 23 (8.01%) Architect
9 23 (8.01%) Information Security Manager
10 19 (6.62%) Security Architect
11 17 (5.92%) IT Manager
12 15 (5.23%) Consultant
13 14 (4.88%) Security Consultant
14 13 (4.53%) Support Engineer
15 12 (4.18%) Risk Manager
16 11 (3.83%) Applications Engineer
16 11 (3.83%) Senior Analyst
17 10 (3.48%) Cybersecurity Consultant
17 10 (3.48%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.79%) Middleware
2 5 (1.74%) LDAP
3 3 (1.05%) Hibernate
3 3 (1.05%) Spring
4 1 (0.35%) CSS
4 1 (0.35%) Django
4 1 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) Pylons
4 1 (0.35%) Pyramid
4 1 (0.35%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 57 (19.86%) Management Information System
2 20 (6.97%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.18%) Freedom of Information
4 11 (3.83%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (2.79%) NHS
6 5 (1.74%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.39%) Robotics
8 3 (1.05%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.70%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.70%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (0.70%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.35%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.35%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.35%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.03%) Windows
2 22 (7.67%) Linux
3 16 (5.57%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.18%) Unix
5 8 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.09%) AIX
7 4 (1.39%) Android
7 4 (1.39%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.39%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.05%) FreeBSD
8 3 (1.05%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.05%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (35.89%) Cybersecurity
2 83 (28.92%) Risk Management
3 66 (23.00%) Data Protection
4 40 (13.94%) Security Management
5 37 (12.89%) Identity Access Management
5 37 (12.89%) Penetration Testing
6 34 (11.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (11.50%) SIEM
8 31 (10.80%) ISMS
9 29 (10.10%) Information Security Management
10 28 (9.76%) Security Architecture
11 27 (9.41%) Business Continuity
12 26 (9.06%) ITIL
12 26 (9.06%) Security Operations
13 25 (8.71%) IT Audit
14 24 (8.36%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (7.32%) Internal Audit
16 20 (6.97%) OWASP
16 20 (6.97%) Security Testing
17 19 (6.62%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.97%) SQL
2 7 (2.44%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.44%) VB
2 7 (2.44%) VBA
3 5 (1.74%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.39%) Python
5 3 (1.05%) Java
6 2 (0.70%) C
6 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.35%) C++
7 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 89 (31.01%) CISSP
2 55 (19.16%) CISM
3 50 (17.42%) Degree
4 36 (12.54%) CISA
5 12 (4.18%) CEH
5 12 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.48%) CCNA
7 9 (3.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 7 (2.44%) CRISC
8 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.44%) QiCA
9 6 (2.09%) CISMP
10 4 (1.39%) ISACA
10 4 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.39%) MCSE
10 4 (1.39%) SSCP
11 3 (1.05%) CREST Certified
11 3 (1.05%) MCP
11 3 (1.05%) MCSA
11 3 (1.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (39.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (28.22%) GDPR
3 61 (21.25%) PCI DSS
4 25 (8.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (4.88%) SLA
6 13 (4.53%) COBIT
7 11 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (2.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (2.09%) ISO 9001
10 5 (1.74%) QA
11 3 (1.05%) ISO 22301
11 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.35%) IASME
12 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.05%) Firmware
3 3 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.05%) vSphere
4 1 (0.35%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (4.88%) Nessus
2 10 (3.48%) SCCM
3 6 (2.09%) Nmap
4 5 (1.74%) QRadar
4 5 (1.74%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.05%) Ansible
5 3 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.05%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.70%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.70%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.35%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.35%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 41 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.88%) Cisco
3 9 (3.14%) VMware
4 8 (2.79%) Blue Prism
4 8 (2.79%) Splunk
4 8 (2.79%) UiPath
5 6 (2.09%) IBM
6 5 (1.74%) LogRhythm
7 4 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.39%) CyberArk
7 4 (1.39%) Dell
7 4 (1.39%) Qualys
7 4 (1.39%) SAP
7 4 (1.39%) SOTI
8 3 (1.05%) Juniper
8 3 (1.05%) McAfee
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle
8 3 (1.05%) Siemens
8 3 (1.05%) SonicWALL
8 3 (1.05%) Sybase