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

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 144 76
Rank change year-on-year +63 -68 +64
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 317 228 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.27% 2.14% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 2.31% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 237 168 324
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £41,750 £47,164
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.76% -11.48% +4.81%
10th Percentile £32,800 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,625 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 8,950 9,849 10,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.45% 92.27% 89.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7,585 8,431 9,119
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £60,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 June 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 June 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 +46 211 £50,000 +5.26% 17
North Yorkshire +34 65 £42,500 +13.33% 4
South Yorkshire +37 36 £56,250 -10.00% 3
East Yorkshire +8 1 £55,000 +100.00%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 122 (38.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (27.13%) Finance
3 85 (26.81%) CISSP
4 76 (23.97%) Risk Management
5 75 (23.66%) PCI DSS
6 72 (22.71%) Cybersecurity
7 71 (22.40%) Data Protection
7 71 (22.40%) GDPR
8 64 (20.19%) Firewall
8 64 (20.19%) Management Information System
9 58 (18.30%) CISM
10 53 (16.72%) Security Management
11 48 (15.14%) Degree
12 43 (13.56%) ITIL
13 42 (13.25%) CISA
14 41 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (12.62%) Information Security Management
16 39 (12.30%) Windows
17 35 (11.04%) ISMS
18 34 (10.73%) Project Management
19 32 (10.09%) Legal
19 32 (10.09%) Retail
19 32 (10.09%) Network Security
20 29 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
20 29 (9.15%) Change Management
21 27 (8.52%) Microsoft
22 26 (8.20%) Cisco
22 26 (8.20%) Security Architecture
23 25 (7.89%) COBIT
23 25 (7.89%) Mentoring

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 8 (2.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (0.95%) Confluence
3 3 (0.95%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (2.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.32%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.68%) SaaS
3 17 (5.36%) PaaS
4 16 (5.05%) IaaS
5 8 (2.52%) Office 365
6 4 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.26%) GitHub
6 4 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 64 (20.19%) Firewall
2 32 (10.09%) Network Security
3 19 (5.99%) Internet
3 19 (5.99%) TCP/IP
4 16 (5.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (4.73%) DNS
5 15 (4.73%) SAN
6 14 (4.42%) VPN
7 13 (4.10%) DHCP
8 12 (3.79%) NAS
9 11 (3.47%) LAN
10 7 (2.21%) Intranet
11 6 (1.89%) Cisco IPT
11 6 (1.89%) PABX
12 4 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.26%) Wireless
13 3 (0.95%) HTTP
13 3 (0.95%) SNMP
14 2 (0.63%) SMS
14 2 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.21%) Big Data
2 5 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (1.26%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (1.26%) QlikView
3 4 (1.26%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.95%) MS Access
4 3 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.95%) JIRA
3 2 (0.63%) AppScan
3 2 (0.63%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.32%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.32%) Selenium
4 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 86 (27.13%) Finance
2 32 (10.09%) Legal
2 32 (10.09%) Retail
3 8 (2.52%) Banking
3 8 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.89%) Law
4 6 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.26%) Billing
5 4 (1.26%) Publishing
6 3 (0.95%) Brand Awareness
7 2 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Back Office
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Military
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (23.34%) Analyst
2 70 (22.08%) Security Analyst
3 62 (19.56%) Security Manager
4 51 (16.09%) Information Manager
5 44 (13.88%) Information Security Manager
6 37 (11.67%) Architect
7 29 (9.15%) Information Analyst
7 29 (9.15%) Information Security Analyst
8 26 (8.20%) IT Manager
9 23 (7.26%) Security Architect
10 16 (5.05%) IT Analyst
10 16 (5.05%) IT Security Analyst
11 15 (4.73%) Consultant
11 15 (4.73%) Security Consultant
11 15 (4.73%) Security Specialist
12 13 (4.10%) Risk Manager
13 12 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (3.79%) Senior Security Analyst
14 11 (3.47%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 11 (3.47%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.21%) Spring
2 5 (1.58%) Middleware
3 4 (1.26%) EJB
3 4 (1.26%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (1.26%) JSON
3 4 (1.26%) RESTful
3 4 (1.26%) Struts
3 4 (1.26%) Web Services
3 4 (1.26%) XML
4 3 (0.95%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.63%) Django
5 2 (0.63%) Node.js
5 2 (0.63%) Pylons
5 2 (0.63%) Pyramid
5 2 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (0.63%) web2py
6 1 (0.32%) .NET
6 1 (0.32%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (20.19%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.10%) Freedom of Information
3 12 (3.79%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (2.21%) Mobile Computing
7 6 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.26%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.26%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.95%) Clustering
10 3 (0.95%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.63%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.30%) Windows
2 20 (6.31%) Windows Server
3 17 (5.36%) Linux
4 10 (3.15%) Unix
5 6 (1.89%) Windows 2000
5 6 (1.89%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.58%) AIX
7 3 (0.95%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.32%) Android
8 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (23.97%) Risk Management
2 72 (22.71%) Cybersecurity
3 71 (22.40%) Data Protection
4 53 (16.72%) Security Management
5 43 (13.56%) ITIL
6 41 (12.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (12.62%) Information Security Management
8 35 (11.04%) ISMS
9 34 (10.73%) Project Management
10 29 (9.15%) Change Management
11 26 (8.20%) Security Architecture
12 25 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 25 (7.89%) Mentoring
13 24 (7.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (7.57%) Identity Access Management
14 22 (6.94%) SIEM
15 21 (6.62%) Vulnerability Management
16 20 (6.31%) Internal Audit
17 19 (5.99%) IT Audit
17 19 (5.99%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.10%) Java
2 12 (3.79%) SQL
3 10 (3.15%) C++
4 8 (2.52%) Ruby
5 6 (1.89%) Python
6 5 (1.58%) C
7 4 (1.26%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.95%) VB
8 3 (0.95%) VBA
9 2 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.63%) Perl
9 2 (0.63%) PHP
9 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 85 (26.81%) CISSP
2 58 (18.30%) CISM
3 48 (15.14%) Degree
4 42 (13.25%) CISA
5 17 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (4.42%) MCSE
7 13 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (3.79%) CEH
9 11 (3.47%) GIAC
10 10 (3.15%) SANS
11 9 (2.84%) CompTIA Security+
11 9 (2.84%) CRISC
11 9 (2.84%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 8 (2.52%) CSSLP
12 8 (2.52%) SSCP
13 6 (1.89%) CCNA
14 5 (1.58%) CISMP
14 5 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.58%) QiCA
15 4 (1.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (38.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (23.66%) PCI DSS
3 71 (22.40%) GDPR
4 25 (7.89%) COBIT
5 9 (2.84%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (2.21%) SLA
8 6 (1.89%) ISO 9001
8 6 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (1.58%) ISO 22301
10 4 (1.26%) Data Quality
10 4 (1.26%) GCP
11 3 (0.95%) QA
11 3 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.32%) COSO
12 1 (0.32%) IASME
12 1 (0.32%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (3.79%) vSphere
4 11 (3.47%) Firmware
5 4 (1.26%) Docker
6 3 (0.95%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.63%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.15%) Microsoft Clustering
1 10 (3.15%) SCCM
1 10 (3.15%) vCenter Server
2 7 (2.21%) Ansible
3 6 (1.89%) Nessus
4 5 (1.58%) CSIRT
5 4 (1.26%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.26%) Puppet
5 4 (1.26%) QRadar
5 4 (1.26%) Terraform
6 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.63%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (8.52%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.20%) Cisco
3 21 (6.62%) VMware
4 8 (2.52%) CheckPoint
5 7 (2.21%) Google
5 7 (2.21%) Splunk
6 6 (1.89%) IBM
6 6 (1.89%) Nortel
6 6 (1.89%) Panasonic
6 6 (1.89%) Red Box
6 6 (1.89%) Siemens
7 5 (1.58%) Remedy
7 5 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.58%) SAP
7 5 (1.58%) Siebel
8 4 (1.26%) Capita
8 4 (1.26%) CyberArk
8 4 (1.26%) New Relic
8 4 (1.26%) Oracle
8 4 (1.26%) Veeam