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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 78 111 69
Rank change year-on-year +33 -42 +78
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 272 162 112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.67% 2.65% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 2.81% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136 123 86
10th Percentile £40,625 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £38,500 £50,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.04% +9.52%
75th Percentile £74,063 £60,000 £66,625
90th Percentile £88,125 £67,500 £73,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 7,069 5,755 3,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 95.36% 94.24% 93.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,320 4,466 2,708
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,750 £29,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £47,250
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +0.53% +11.18%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -14 152 £55,000 - 12
South Yorkshire +46 59 £52,500 +20.00% 1
North Yorkshire +24 56 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 136 (50.00%) Azure
2 126 (46.32%) Cybersecurity
3 115 (42.28%) Microsoft
4 98 (36.03%) Agile
4 98 (36.03%) Mentoring
5 92 (33.82%) DevOps
5 92 (33.82%) AWS
6 85 (31.25%) Security Management
7 82 (30.15%) Games
7 82 (30.15%) Python
8 81 (29.78%) Analytics
9 80 (29.41%) Java
10 79 (29.04%) GCP
11 77 (28.31%) Data Analytics
12 74 (27.21%) Machine Learning
12 74 (27.21%) Big Data
12 74 (27.21%) Algorithms
12 74 (27.21%) Data Engineering
12 74 (27.21%) Threat Analysis
12 74 (27.21%) SFIA
12 74 (27.21%) Data Science
12 74 (27.21%) Spring
12 74 (27.21%) QA
12 74 (27.21%) Data Architecture
13 68 (25.00%) Social Skills
14 58 (21.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 56 (20.59%) CISSP
16 51 (18.75%) Firewall
17 49 (18.01%) CISM
18 44 (16.18%) Management Information System

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 (3.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (2.57%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.68%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 136 (50.00%) Azure
2 92 (33.82%) AWS
3 79 (29.04%) GCP
4 36 (13.24%) Microsoft 365
5 15 (5.51%) SaaS
6 10 (3.68%) IaaS
7 9 (3.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.94%) Rubrik
9 5 (1.84%) PaaS
10 4 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.47%) AWS CloudTrail
10 4 (1.47%) Azure AKS
11 3 (1.10%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (18.75%) Firewall
2 25 (9.19%) DNS
2 25 (9.19%) TCP/IP
3 22 (8.09%) WAN
4 18 (6.62%) Wireless
5 17 (6.25%) DHCP
6 10 (3.68%) BGP
6 10 (3.68%) MPLS
6 10 (3.68%) OSPF
6 10 (3.68%) SAN
6 10 (3.68%) SD-WAN
6 10 (3.68%) VLAN
7 9 (3.31%) LAN
7 9 (3.31%) VPN
8 8 (2.94%) Broadband
9 6 (2.21%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (2.21%) Network Security
9 6 (2.21%) SSH
10 5 (1.84%) Wireless Security
11 3 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (27.21%) Big Data
2 14 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.10%) Power BI
4 2 (0.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.74%) Metasploit
General
1 82 (30.15%) Games
2 68 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 36 (13.24%) Finance
4 14 (5.15%) Legal
5 13 (4.78%) Organisational Skills
6 12 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 9 (3.31%) Retail
8 6 (2.21%) Public Sector
9 4 (1.47%) Law
9 4 (1.47%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.10%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (1.10%) Publishing
11 2 (0.74%) Automotive
11 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.74%) Marketing
12 1 (0.37%) Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.37%) French Language
12 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 74 (27.21%) Trainee
2 28 (10.29%) Security Manager
3 27 (9.93%) Analyst
4 21 (7.72%) Security Analyst
5 18 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (6.25%) Architect
6 17 (6.25%) Information Manager
7 14 (5.15%) Information Analyst
8 13 (4.78%) Senior Manager
9 12 (4.41%) Information Security Analyst
9 12 (4.41%) IT Manager
9 12 (4.41%) Security Architect
9 12 (4.41%) Senior Technical Manager
9 12 (4.41%) Technical Manager
10 11 (4.04%) Information Security Manager
11 10 (3.68%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
12 8 (2.94%) Principal Engineer
12 8 (2.94%) Principal Software Engineer
12 8 (2.94%) Security Engineer
12 8 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (27.21%) Spring
2 8 (2.94%) .NET
3 6 (2.21%) Web Services
4 2 (0.74%) OAuth
4 2 (0.74%) OpenID
4 2 (0.74%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.74%) SAML
5 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.37%) CSS
5 1 (0.37%) D3.js
5 1 (0.37%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (0.37%) HTML
5 1 (0.37%) HTML5
5 1 (0.37%) jQuery
5 1 (0.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 74 (27.21%) Algorithms
2 44 (16.18%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 13 (4.78%) Mobile App
5 11 (4.04%) Public Cloud
6 10 (3.68%) Clustering
7 7 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.21%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.21%) Legacy Applications
8 6 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.47%) Social Media
9 4 (1.47%) Sports Betting
10 3 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.37%) CSOC
12 1 (0.37%) Cyberattack
12 1 (0.37%) Life Science
12 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.19%) Windows
2 13 (4.78%) Windows 10
2 13 (4.78%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (4.41%) Windows Server 2019
4 11 (4.04%) Linux
5 9 (3.31%) CentOS
5 9 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.31%) Solaris
5 9 (3.31%) Unix
6 3 (1.10%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.37%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (46.32%) Cybersecurity
2 98 (36.03%) Agile
2 98 (36.03%) Mentoring
3 92 (33.82%) DevOps
4 85 (31.25%) Security Management
5 81 (29.78%) Analytics
6 77 (28.31%) Data Analytics
7 74 (27.21%) Data Architecture
7 74 (27.21%) Data Engineering
7 74 (27.21%) Data Science
7 74 (27.21%) Machine Learning
7 74 (27.21%) SFIA
7 74 (27.21%) Threat Analysis
8 43 (15.81%) Risk Management
9 37 (13.60%) Security Operations
10 35 (12.87%) Incident Management
10 35 (12.87%) Security Architecture
10 35 (12.87%) Vulnerability Management
11 33 (12.13%) Penetration Testing
11 33 (12.13%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 82 (30.15%) Python
2 80 (29.41%) Java
3 12 (4.41%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.68%) C
5 6 (2.21%) ABAP
6 5 (1.84%) Bash
7 4 (1.47%) VB
7 4 (1.47%) VBScript
8 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (20.59%) CISSP
2 49 (18.01%) CISM
3 30 (11.03%) Degree
4 22 (8.09%) CISA
5 12 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.68%) CCNA
7 9 (3.31%) Master's Degree
8 8 (2.94%) CCNP
8 8 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.94%) MCSA
8 8 (2.94%) MCSE
8 8 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.21%) GIAC
10 5 (1.84%) CREST Certified
10 5 (1.84%) SANS
11 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.10%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 3 (1.10%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.74%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (27.21%) QA
2 58 (21.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (14.34%) GDPR
4 37 (13.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 37 (13.60%) NIST
5 30 (11.03%) PCI DSS
6 11 (4.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 9 (3.31%) NIST 800
8 7 (2.57%) GRC
9 6 (2.21%) Actionable Recommendations
10 5 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (1.47%) ITGC
12 3 (1.10%) COBIT
12 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.74%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.74%) NCSC
13 2 (0.74%) RMADS
13 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.37%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 30 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.78%) Hyper-V
2 13 (4.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.84%) vSphere
3 5 (1.84%) XenApp
4 4 (1.47%) Docker
5 3 (1.10%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.74%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 17 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 13 (4.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (3.68%) FortiGate
3 10 (3.68%) WSUS
4 9 (3.31%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (1.84%) Kubernetes
5 5 (1.84%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (1.10%) Nessus
7 2 (0.74%) QRadar
Vendors
1 115 (42.28%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.82%) VMware
3 17 (6.25%) Cisco
3 17 (6.25%) Veritas
4 10 (3.68%) Draytek
4 10 (3.68%) Remedy
4 10 (3.68%) Ubiquiti
5 9 (3.31%) Citrix
5 9 (3.31%) Oracle
6 8 (2.94%) Veeam
7 3 (1.10%) Brocade
7 3 (1.10%) Commvault
7 3 (1.10%) Meraki
8 2 (0.74%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.74%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (0.74%) McAfee
8 2 (0.74%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.74%) Qualys
8 2 (0.74%) Trustwave
9 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow