Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 111 107
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4 +44
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 303 269 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.07% 2.52% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.81% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 227 193 284
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £34,219 £24,200 £29,000
90th Percentile £82,000 £71,250 £66,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 8,941 9,576 11,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.56% 89.77% 89.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7,631 8,188 9,391
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +56 247 £46,325 +2.94% 37
North Yorkshire -17 34 £72,500 +74.70% 2
South Yorkshire +21 27 £82,000 +36.67% 4
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 138 (45.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (26.40%) Finance
3 75 (24.75%) CISSP
4 73 (24.09%) Management Information System
4 73 (24.09%) Data Protection
5 68 (22.44%) PCI DSS
6 67 (22.11%) Risk Management
7 65 (21.45%) CISM
8 56 (18.48%) Security Management
9 54 (17.82%) GDPR
10 53 (17.49%) Firewall
11 50 (16.50%) Cybersecurity
12 46 (15.18%) Information Security Management
13 43 (14.19%) CISA
13 43 (14.19%) Windows
14 41 (13.53%) Retail
15 38 (12.54%) Project Management
16 37 (12.21%) Legal
16 37 (12.21%) IT Audit
17 35 (11.55%) ISMS
18 34 (11.22%) ITIL
19 31 (10.23%) Microsoft
19 31 (10.23%) Degree
19 31 (10.23%) Network Security
20 30 (9.90%) TOGAF
21 28 (9.24%) SIEM
22 27 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
23 26 (8.58%) Data Loss Prevention
24 25 (8.25%) Risk Assessment
24 25 (8.25%) Penetration Testing

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 7 (2.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.65%) IIS
3 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.99%) Confluence
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.99%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.27%) SaaS
2 17 (5.61%) IaaS
3 16 (5.28%) PaaS
4 11 (3.63%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (2.97%) Office 365
7 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 53 (17.49%) Firewall
2 31 (10.23%) Network Security
3 17 (5.61%) VPN
4 16 (5.28%) Internet
5 11 (3.63%) LAN
5 11 (3.63%) TCP/IP
6 10 (3.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (2.97%) Wireless
8 8 (2.64%) MPLS
8 8 (2.64%) SAN
9 7 (2.31%) DNS
10 6 (1.98%) HTTP
10 6 (1.98%) SNMP
10 6 (1.98%) VLAN
11 5 (1.65%) Wireshark
12 4 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.32%) SMS
12 4 (1.32%) SMTP
13 3 (0.99%) DHCP
13 3 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (0.99%) QlikView
3 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
3 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.66%) Big Data
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) JIRA
2 2 (0.66%) Burp Suite
General
1 80 (26.40%) Finance
2 41 (13.53%) Retail
3 37 (12.21%) Legal
4 8 (2.64%) Marketing
5 6 (1.98%) Publishing
6 5 (1.65%) Law
7 3 (0.99%) Billing
7 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.66%) Banking
8 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (26.73%) Security Manager
2 63 (20.79%) Information Security Manager
3 61 (20.13%) Information Manager
4 57 (18.81%) Architect
5 48 (15.84%) Analyst
6 41 (13.53%) Security Analyst
7 24 (7.92%) Information Analyst
8 23 (7.59%) Risk Manager
9 22 (7.26%) Information Security Analyst
10 21 (6.93%) Consultant
10 21 (6.93%) Security Consultant
11 20 (6.60%) Information Risk Manager
11 20 (6.60%) Information Security Risk Manager
12 19 (6.27%) Security Architect
13 16 (5.28%) IT Manager
14 14 (4.62%) Security Specialist
14 14 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (4.29%) Enterprise Architect
15 13 (4.29%) Information Security Consultant
15 13 (4.29%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.61%) Middleware
2 7 (2.31%) .NET
3 3 (0.99%) EJB
3 3 (0.99%) JSON
3 3 (0.99%) RESTful
3 3 (0.99%) Spring
3 3 (0.99%) Struts
3 3 (0.99%) Web Services
3 3 (0.99%) XML
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%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Velocity
4 1 (0.33%) web2py
Miscellaneous
1 73 (24.09%) Management Information System
2 20 (6.60%) Mobile Computing
3 14 (4.62%) Mainframe
4 13 (4.29%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (3.30%) PKI
7 9 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.98%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.98%) NHS
9 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.32%) BYOD
10 4 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.32%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.99%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.99%) Cyberattack
11 3 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.99%) Replication
12 2 (0.66%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.19%) Windows
2 23 (7.59%) Unix
3 21 (6.93%) Linux
4 17 (5.61%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.98%) AIX
5 6 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (24.09%) Data Protection
2 67 (22.11%) Risk Management
3 56 (18.48%) Security Management
4 50 (16.50%) Cybersecurity
5 46 (15.18%) Information Security Management
6 38 (12.54%) Project Management
7 37 (12.21%) IT Audit
8 35 (11.55%) ISMS
9 34 (11.22%) ITIL
10 30 (9.90%) TOGAF
11 28 (9.24%) SIEM
12 27 (8.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 26 (8.58%) Data Loss Prevention
14 25 (8.25%) Penetration Testing
14 25 (8.25%) Risk Assessment
15 23 (7.59%) Change Management
15 23 (7.59%) Internal Audit
16 21 (6.93%) Information Management
16 21 (6.93%) Threat Detection
17 19 (6.27%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.30%) SQL
2 6 (1.98%) C
3 5 (1.65%) Bash Shell
3 5 (1.65%) C++
3 5 (1.65%) Java
4 4 (1.32%) Python
5 3 (0.99%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.99%) Ruby
6 2 (0.66%) Perl
6 2 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (24.75%) CISSP
2 65 (21.45%) CISM
3 43 (14.19%) CISA
4 31 (10.23%) Degree
5 17 (5.61%) CEH
6 15 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (4.95%) SANS
7 12 (3.96%) CRISC
8 11 (3.63%) CISMP
9 10 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.97%) CCNA
10 9 (2.97%) CREST Certified
10 9 (2.97%) GIAC
11 8 (2.64%) Master's Degree
11 8 (2.64%) OSCP
12 7 (2.31%) MCSE
13 6 (1.98%) CCNP
13 6 (1.98%) GSEC
13 6 (1.98%) SSCP
14 5 (1.65%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (45.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (22.44%) PCI DSS
3 54 (17.82%) GDPR
4 23 (7.59%) COBIT
5 10 (3.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (2.31%) ISO 31000
7 6 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 5 (1.65%) SLA
9 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.99%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.99%) GCP
10 3 (0.99%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.99%) PMO
11 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 21 (6.93%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.31%) vSphere
4 6 (1.98%) Firmware
5 4 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.99%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.99%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.98%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.99%) Nagios
2 3 (0.99%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.33%) Nessus
4 1 (0.33%) SCCM
4 1 (0.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.26%) Cisco
3 14 (4.62%) VMware
4 12 (3.96%) SAP
5 10 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (2.97%) Siebel
7 8 (2.64%) Google
8 7 (2.31%) Palo Alto
8 7 (2.31%) Remedy
9 6 (1.98%) CheckPoint
9 6 (1.98%) Citrix
10 5 (1.65%) Oracle
11 4 (1.32%) SolarWinds
12 3 (0.99%) Ariba
12 3 (0.99%) CA
12 3 (0.99%) CyberArk
12 3 (0.99%) McAfee
12 3 (0.99%) Meraki
12 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.99%) Zerto