Period
to 25 October 2020

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 25 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 83 126 80
Rank change year-on-year +43 -46 +45
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 81 184 295
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.92% 2.67% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 2.92% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 53 141 236
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +1.69%

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 2,591 6,307 7,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.27% 91.49% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,251 5,089 6,354
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £31,375 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Yorkshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Information Security in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Information Security in Yorkshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Information Security in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 October 2020.

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 25 October 2020. 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 +43 68 £48,750 -2.50% 13
South Yorkshire +13 9 £60,000 +17.07% 5
North Yorkshire +40 3 £69,000 +46.81%
East Yorkshire +22 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, 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 52 (64.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 29 (35.80%) Azure
4 26 (32.10%) Cyberthreat
5 25 (30.86%) GDPR
6 24 (29.63%) Data Protection
7 23 (28.40%) Management Information System
7 23 (28.40%) Cyberattack
8 21 (25.93%) Incident Management
9 20 (24.69%) Cyber Essentials
10 19 (23.46%) Finance
10 19 (23.46%) Windows
11 18 (22.22%) Degree
12 17 (20.99%) ITIL
12 17 (20.99%) CISSP
12 17 (20.99%) Firewall
12 17 (20.99%) Threat Intelligence
12 17 (20.99%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (19.75%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 16 (19.75%) Office 365
13 16 (19.75%) Data Protection Act
14 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
14 14 (17.28%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (17.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 13 (16.05%) SIEM
15 13 (16.05%) Azure Active Directory
15 13 (16.05%) CISM
15 13 (16.05%) Risk Management
16 12 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (14.81%) Project Management

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 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 29 (35.80%) Azure
2 16 (19.75%) Office 365
3 13 (16.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (8.64%) AWS
5 6 (7.41%) OneDrive
6 3 (3.70%) IaaS
6 3 (3.70%) PaaS
6 3 (3.70%) Power Platform
6 3 (3.70%) SaaS
7 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.23%) Serverless
7 1 (1.23%) Slack
7 1 (1.23%) Trello
7 1 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) Firewall
2 11 (13.58%) LAN
2 11 (13.58%) WAN
3 10 (12.35%) SAN
4 9 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (3.70%) VPN
7 2 (2.47%) Network Security
7 2 (2.47%) VLAN
8 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Power BI
2 1 (1.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) JIRA
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Consultant
2 10 (12.35%) Information Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Security Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Administrator
3 9 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
3 9 (11.11%) Information Specialist
3 9 (11.11%) Operations Manager
3 9 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 8 (9.88%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Security Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Information Officer
5 7 (8.64%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Information Security Officer
5 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 7 (8.64%) IT Manager
5 7 (8.64%) Risk Officer
5 7 (8.64%) Security Officer
6 6 (7.41%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) Web Services
2 1 (1.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.10%) Cyberthreat
2 23 (28.40%) Cyberattack
2 23 (28.40%) Management Information System
3 16 (19.75%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.46%) Windows
2 10 (12.35%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.17%) Linux
4 1 (1.23%) AIX
4 1 (1.23%) Android
4 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) Data Protection
2 21 (25.93%) Incident Management
3 17 (20.99%) ITIL
3 17 (20.99%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (20.99%) Threat Intelligence
4 16 (19.75%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 14 (17.28%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (16.05%) Risk Management
6 13 (16.05%) SIEM
7 12 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Project Management
8 11 (13.58%) Security Operations
9 10 (12.35%) Business Continuity
9 10 (12.35%) DevOps
9 10 (12.35%) Security Architecture
10 9 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (11.11%) ITSM
10 9 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 9 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.94%) C
3 1 (1.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Degree
2 17 (20.99%) CISSP
3 13 (16.05%) CISM
4 9 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (9.88%) CRISC
6 6 (7.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (7.41%) CISA
6 6 (7.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 5 (6.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 4 (4.94%) CCSP
9 2 (2.47%) CCNP
9 2 (2.47%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (1.23%) CCNA
10 1 (1.23%) CGEIT
10 1 (1.23%) PCI QSA
10 1 (1.23%) SANS
10 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (64.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (30.86%) GDPR
3 20 (24.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (17.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 12 (14.81%) PCI DSS
6 6 (7.41%) NIST
7 4 (4.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (4.94%) SLA
8 2 (2.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (2.47%) ITGC
9 1 (1.23%) NCSC
9 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
2 2 (2.47%) Thycotic
3 1 (1.23%) CrowdStrike
3 1 (1.23%) Mitel
3 1 (1.23%) Remedy
3 1 (1.23%) Splunk
3 1 (1.23%) VMware