Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 99 81 139
Rank change year-on-year -18 +58 -56
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 193 81 185
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.90% 3.02% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 3.22% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 148 49 136
10th Percentile £34,550 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,188 £36,250 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £61,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £62,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +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 6,252 2,518 6,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 94.06% 93.89% 91.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,754 2,207 5,204
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -34 136 £55,000 +15.79% 28
South Yorkshire -25 29 £53,750 -10.42% 3
North Yorkshire +20 26 £47,500 -31.16% 2
East Yorkshire -8 5 £47,500 -13.64%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 60 (31.09%) Cybersecurity
2 56 (29.02%) Social Skills
2 56 (29.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (20.21%) Management Information System
4 36 (18.65%) Firewall
5 35 (18.13%) Azure
6 32 (16.58%) Risk Management
7 29 (15.03%) Security Operations
8 28 (14.51%) Service Delivery
9 27 (13.99%) Legal
9 27 (13.99%) CISSP
9 27 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (13.99%) Line Management
10 25 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (12.44%) NIST
11 24 (12.44%) ITIL
12 23 (11.92%) Microsoft
12 23 (11.92%) AWS
12 23 (11.92%) Public Sector
13 21 (10.88%) GDPR
13 21 (10.88%) Microsoft 365
13 21 (10.88%) Security Management
14 20 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (9.84%) SIEM
15 19 (9.84%) PCI DSS
16 18 (9.33%) Finance
16 18 (9.33%) Information Security Management
17 17 (8.81%) CISM
18 16 (8.29%) Python
18 16 (8.29%) ISMS

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 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.59%) RESILIA
2 4 (2.07%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 35 (18.13%) Azure
2 23 (11.92%) AWS
3 21 (10.88%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (7.25%) GCP
5 9 (4.66%) SaaS
6 6 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (3.11%) IaaS
6 6 (3.11%) Serverless
7 4 (2.07%) Azure Sentinel
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon Cognito
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.04%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.04%) Route 53
8 2 (1.04%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.52%) Firebase
9 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.65%) Firewall
2 14 (7.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (4.15%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.63%) DHCP
4 7 (3.63%) Network Security
4 7 (3.63%) Sourcefire
5 6 (3.11%) DNS
6 5 (2.59%) VPN
7 4 (2.07%) LAN
7 4 (2.07%) WAN
8 3 (1.55%) SAN
9 2 (1.04%) HTTP
9 2 (1.04%) VLAN
9 2 (1.04%) Wireless
10 1 (0.52%) DMZ
10 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.52%) ICMP
10 1 (0.52%) IPsec
10 1 (0.52%) SNMP
10 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.11%) GIS
1 6 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2019
3 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.63%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.04%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (29.02%) Social Skills
2 27 (13.99%) Legal
3 23 (11.92%) Public Sector
4 20 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (9.33%) Finance
6 14 (7.25%) Retail
7 12 (6.22%) Telecoms
8 6 (3.11%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.59%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (2.07%) Electronics
10 4 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.07%) Publishing
11 3 (1.55%) Law
12 1 (0.52%) Banking
12 1 (0.52%) Billing
12 1 (0.52%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.52%) Local Government
12 1 (0.52%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 35 (18.13%) Analyst
2 28 (14.51%) Security Analyst
3 15 (7.77%) Information Officer
4 14 (7.25%) Information Security Officer
4 14 (7.25%) Security Officer
5 13 (6.74%) Security Manager
6 12 (6.22%) Consultant
7 11 (5.70%) Information Manager
8 10 (5.18%) Developer
8 10 (5.18%) IT Analyst
8 10 (5.18%) Operations Analyst
8 10 (5.18%) Security Operations Analyst
9 9 (4.66%) Data Manager
9 9 (4.66%) IT Manager
10 8 (4.15%) Risk Consultant
10 8 (4.15%) Risk Manager
11 7 (3.63%) Architect
11 7 (3.63%) IT Security Analyst
11 7 (3.63%) Python Developer
12 6 (3.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.63%) AngularJS
1 7 (3.63%) React
1 7 (3.63%) Regular Expression
1 7 (3.63%) Vue.js
2 2 (1.04%) COM
3 1 (0.52%) .NET
3 1 (0.52%) CSS
3 1 (0.52%) HTML
3 1 (0.52%) JSON
3 1 (0.52%) Middleware
3 1 (0.52%) RESTful
3 1 (0.52%) Retrofit
3 1 (0.52%) SAML
3 1 (0.52%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (20.21%) Management Information System
2 15 (7.77%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (6.74%) NHS
4 7 (3.63%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (3.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (2.59%) BYOD
6 5 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.59%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (2.07%) Blog
7 4 (2.07%) Cyberattack
7 4 (2.07%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (2.07%) Social Media
7 4 (2.07%) Tandem
8 3 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.04%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.77%) Windows
2 11 (5.70%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.07%) Linux
4 3 (1.55%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.09%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (16.58%) Risk Management
3 29 (15.03%) Security Operations
4 28 (14.51%) Service Delivery
5 27 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (13.99%) Line Management
6 25 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (12.44%) ITIL
8 21 (10.88%) Security Management
9 19 (9.84%) SIEM
10 18 (9.33%) Information Security Management
11 16 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (8.29%) ISMS
12 15 (7.77%) Data Protection
12 15 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (7.77%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (7.25%) Data Security
13 14 (7.25%) IT Audit
13 14 (7.25%) Mathematics
14 13 (6.74%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.29%) Python
2 14 (7.25%) C
3 13 (6.74%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.07%) SQL
5 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.04%) C#
5 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.52%) C++
6 1 (0.52%) Java
6 1 (0.52%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.52%) Perl
6 1 (0.52%) PHP
6 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (13.99%) CISSP
2 17 (8.81%) CISM
3 11 (5.70%) CISA
3 11 (5.70%) CRISC
4 8 (4.15%) Degree
5 7 (3.63%) CEH
6 5 (2.59%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (2.59%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (2.59%) GIAC
6 5 (2.59%) GISP
6 5 (2.59%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.59%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.55%) CISMP
8 3 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.55%) GSEC
8 3 (1.55%) ISACA
8 3 (1.55%) MCSE
8 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (29.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (12.44%) NIST
3 21 (10.88%) GDPR
4 19 (9.84%) PCI DSS
5 11 (5.70%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (4.15%) COBIT
7 7 (3.63%) SOC 1
7 7 (3.63%) SOC 2
8 5 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 5 (2.59%) NCSC
9 4 (2.07%) QA
10 3 (1.55%) GRC
11 2 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (1.04%) SLA
12 1 (0.52%) IASME
12 1 (0.52%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.52%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (5.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.04%) Docker
2 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.18%) Terraform
2 9 (4.66%) Kubernetes
3 8 (4.15%) Nessus
3 8 (4.15%) QRadar
4 3 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.04%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (11.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.18%) Cisco
2 10 (5.18%) McAfee
3 7 (3.63%) CheckPoint
3 7 (3.63%) Palo Alto
3 7 (3.63%) Trustwave
4 4 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.55%) Aruba
5 3 (1.55%) Fortinet
5 3 (1.55%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.55%) Splunk
5 3 (1.55%) VMware
6 2 (1.04%) Capita
6 2 (1.04%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.04%) Sophos
6 2 (1.04%) Veeam
6 2 (1.04%) Veritas
7 1 (0.52%) Dell
7 1 (0.52%) HP
7 1 (0.52%) Remedy