Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 105 90 69
Rank change year-on-year -15 -21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 92 178 277
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.41% 2.92% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 3.21% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 79 147 187
Median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +13.68% -
10th Percentile £32,786 £32,500 £30,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

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 3,533 5,546 6,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.71% 91.13% 92.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,965 4,630 5,564
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 20 January 2021.

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 20 January 2021. 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 +20 76 £55,000 -1.79% 17
South Yorkshire -16 11 £62,500 +6.38% 2
North Yorkshire -11 8 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 55 (59.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (46.74%) Microsoft
3 35 (38.04%) Azure
4 29 (31.52%) CISSP
5 28 (30.43%) Management Information System
5 28 (30.43%) Data Protection
6 26 (28.26%) Cyberthreat
6 26 (28.26%) GDPR
7 25 (27.17%) Risk Management
8 24 (26.09%) Cyberattack
9 23 (25.00%) Incident Management
10 22 (23.91%) Windows
11 20 (21.74%) CISM
11 20 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 20 (21.74%) Cyber Essentials
12 18 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (19.57%) Firewall
13 17 (18.48%) Data Protection Act
14 16 (17.39%) CRISC
14 16 (17.39%) Threat Intelligence
15 15 (16.30%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 14 (15.22%) Security Architecture
16 14 (15.22%) Office 365
16 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (15.22%) Finance
17 13 (14.13%) Degree
17 13 (14.13%) Active Directory
17 13 (14.13%) SIEM
17 13 (14.13%) Data Privacy
17 13 (14.13%) Azure Active Directory

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 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Sentinel
2 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (38.04%) Azure
2 14 (15.22%) Office 365
3 13 (14.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (7.61%) AWS
5 5 (5.43%) Power Platform
6 4 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (4.35%) OneDrive
6 4 (4.35%) PaaS
7 3 (3.26%) IaaS
7 3 (3.26%) SaaS
8 2 (2.17%) GCP
8 2 (2.17%) Power Automate
8 2 (2.17%) PowerApps
9 1 (1.09%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.57%) Firewall
2 12 (13.04%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.96%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (8.70%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (3.26%) Network Security
6 2 (2.17%) LAN
6 2 (2.17%) SAN
6 2 (2.17%) WAN
7 1 (1.09%) Internet
7 1 (1.09%) VoIP
7 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) Power BI
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.09%) Informix
4 1 (1.09%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.09%) Hudson
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
3 1 (1.09%) Subversion
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Law
2 2 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (19.57%) Consultant
2 15 (16.30%) Security Officer
3 14 (15.22%) Risk Officer
4 11 (11.96%) Information Officer
4 11 (11.96%) Information Security Consultant
4 11 (11.96%) Information Security Officer
4 11 (11.96%) Security Consultant
5 10 (10.87%) Administrator
5 10 (10.87%) Information Security Specialist
5 10 (10.87%) Information Specialist
5 10 (10.87%) Security Specialist
6 9 (9.78%) Analyst
7 8 (8.70%) Security Analyst
8 7 (7.61%) Information Analyst
8 7 (7.61%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Information Manager
9 6 (6.52%) Security Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) SIEM Engineer
10 5 (5.43%) Information Security Manager
10 5 (5.43%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) Web Services
2 5 (5.43%) .NET
2 5 (5.43%) HTML
3 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.26%) HTML5
4 3 (3.26%) XML
5 2 (2.17%) JSON
5 2 (2.17%) RESTful
6 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.09%) CSS
6 1 (1.09%) CSS3
6 1 (1.09%) Django
6 1 (1.09%) Flask
6 1 (1.09%) LESS
6 1 (1.09%) Middleware
6 1 (1.09%) REST
6 1 (1.09%) Sass
6 1 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 26 (28.26%) Cyberthreat
3 24 (26.09%) Cyberattack
4 17 (18.48%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.35%) BYOD
8 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.09%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.91%) Windows
2 12 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.17%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) AIX
4 1 (1.09%) Unix
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Data Protection
2 25 (27.17%) Risk Management
3 23 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 18 (19.57%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (17.39%) Threat Intelligence
6 15 (16.30%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (15.22%) Security Architecture
8 13 (14.13%) Data Privacy
8 13 (14.13%) Remediation Plan
8 13 (14.13%) SIEM
9 12 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (13.04%) Security Operations
10 11 (11.96%) Data Loss Prevention
10 11 (11.96%) Security Management
11 10 (10.87%) Information Security Management
11 10 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (10.87%) Security Testing
12 9 (9.78%) Migration
12 9 (9.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.43%) C#
3 4 (4.35%) C
3 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.35%) Python
4 2 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (31.52%) CISSP
2 20 (21.74%) CISM
3 16 (17.39%) CRISC
4 13 (14.13%) Degree
5 11 (11.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 9 (9.78%) CISA
7 8 (8.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 6 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (5.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.26%) CCSP
12 2 (2.17%) CGEIT
12 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (2.17%) PCI QSA
12 2 (2.17%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (1.09%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (59.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (28.26%) GDPR
3 20 (21.74%) Cyber Essentials
3 20 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (8.70%) PCI DSS
5 6 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 6 (6.52%) NCSC
6 5 (5.43%) NIST
7 3 (3.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (3.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (2.17%) ITGC
8 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (2.17%) SLA
9 1 (1.09%) COBIT
9 1 (1.09%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 13 (14.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Ansible
1 3 (3.26%) Terraform
2 1 (1.09%) CASB
2 1 (1.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 43 (46.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.17%) Google
2 2 (2.17%) IBM
2 2 (2.17%) Thycotic
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe
3 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco
3 1 (1.09%) Darktrace
3 1 (1.09%) LogRhythm
3 1 (1.09%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.09%) Sophos
3 1 (1.09%) Splunk
3 1 (1.09%) VMware