Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 88 90
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2 +38
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 297 289 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.76% 2.94% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 3.19% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 215 239 250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -7.00% +15.27%
10th Percentile £28,066 £32,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £82,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +9.09%

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 7,272 9,047 10,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.11% 91.90% 91.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5,909 7,614 8,416
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -4 179 £43,500 -3.33% 27
South Yorkshire +41 78 £51,750 -36.89% 3
North Yorkshire -1 33 £50,000 -32.20% 2
East Yorkshire +5 5 £47,500 +35.71%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 117 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
2 92 (30.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 78 (26.26%) CISSP
4 62 (20.88%) Finance
5 61 (20.54%) CISM
6 60 (20.20%) Windows
7 58 (19.53%) Risk Management
8 57 (19.19%) GDPR
9 54 (18.18%) Data Protection
10 53 (17.85%) Microsoft
11 52 (17.51%) Firewall
12 48 (16.16%) PCI DSS
13 46 (15.49%) Management Information System
14 40 (13.47%) Penetration Testing
15 39 (13.13%) CISA
16 35 (11.78%) Degree
17 34 (11.45%) OWASP
18 31 (10.44%) Business Continuity
18 31 (10.44%) Linux
19 30 (10.10%) Security Management
19 30 (10.10%) Identity Access Management
20 29 (9.76%) SIEM
21 27 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
21 27 (9.09%) ITIL
22 26 (8.75%) Active Directory
22 26 (8.75%) Security Architecture
23 25 (8.42%) Cyber Essentials
23 25 (8.42%) Information Security Management
24 24 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
24 24 (8.08%) Security Testing

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 9 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.02%) Confluence
3 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.34%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.72%) SaaS
3 16 (5.39%) IaaS
4 10 (3.37%) PaaS
5 9 (3.03%) Office 365
6 8 (2.69%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.51%) Firewall
2 23 (7.74%) Network Security
3 19 (6.40%) Internet
4 18 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (5.39%) LAN
6 14 (4.71%) WAN
7 11 (3.70%) SAN
8 10 (3.37%) VPN
9 6 (2.02%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.35%) DNS
11 4 (1.35%) NAS
11 4 (1.35%) VoIP
12 3 (1.01%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.67%) DHCP
13 2 (0.67%) FTP
13 2 (0.67%) IPsec
13 2 (0.67%) SSL
13 2 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.70%) Big Data
3 9 (3.03%) DB2
3 9 (3.03%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.35%) MS Access
4 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (2.69%) Burp Suite
1 8 (2.69%) Metasploit
2 6 (2.02%) JIRA
3 4 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.01%) AppScan
5 2 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 62 (20.88%) Finance
2 11 (3.70%) Legal
2 11 (3.70%) Retail
3 10 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.36%) Law
4 7 (2.36%) Marketing
5 5 (1.68%) Publishing
6 4 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.01%) Back Office
7 3 (1.01%) Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Games
8 2 (0.67%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 95 (31.99%) Analyst
2 55 (18.52%) Security Analyst
3 50 (16.84%) Security Manager
4 44 (14.81%) Information Analyst
5 38 (12.79%) Information Security Analyst
6 29 (9.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 29 (9.76%) Information Manager
6 29 (9.76%) Information Security Manager
7 23 (7.74%) Architect
8 21 (7.07%) Security Specialist
9 19 (6.40%) IT Manager
10 18 (6.06%) Security Architect
11 16 (5.39%) Risk Analyst
12 14 (4.71%) IT Security Manager
13 12 (4.04%) Applications Engineer
13 12 (4.04%) Security Officer
13 12 (4.04%) Support Engineer
14 11 (3.70%) Consultant
14 11 (3.70%) Risk Manager
15 10 (3.37%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.38%) Middleware
2 5 (1.68%) LDAP
3 2 (0.67%) CSS
3 2 (0.67%) HTML
3 2 (0.67%) Web Services
4 1 (0.34%) Django
4 1 (0.34%) Pylons
4 1 (0.34%) Pyramid
4 1 (0.34%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.49%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.39%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (4.04%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (2.69%) NHS
6 6 (2.02%) e-Learning
6 6 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.02%) Robotics
6 6 (2.02%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (1.68%) PKI
7 5 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.67%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.67%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.34%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Social Media
11 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 60 (20.20%) Windows
2 31 (10.44%) Linux
3 19 (6.40%) Windows Server
4 14 (4.71%) Unix
5 11 (3.70%) AIX
6 9 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.02%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.68%) Android
8 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.35%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (39.39%) Cybersecurity
2 58 (19.53%) Risk Management
3 54 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 40 (13.47%) Penetration Testing
5 34 (11.45%) OWASP
6 31 (10.44%) Business Continuity
7 30 (10.10%) Identity Access Management
7 30 (10.10%) Security Management
8 29 (9.76%) SIEM
9 27 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (9.09%) ITIL
10 26 (8.75%) Security Architecture
11 25 (8.42%) Information Security Management
12 24 (8.08%) Security Testing
13 23 (7.74%) IT Audit
13 23 (7.74%) Security Operations
14 21 (7.07%) Risk Assessment
15 20 (6.73%) ISMS
16 19 (6.40%) Incident Management
16 19 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (5.72%) SQL
2 12 (4.04%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.03%) Python
4 4 (1.35%) C
4 4 (1.35%) VB
4 4 (1.35%) VBA
5 3 (1.01%) Ruby
5 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 78 (26.26%) CISSP
2 61 (20.54%) CISM
3 39 (13.13%) CISA
4 35 (11.78%) Degree
5 11 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.70%) CRISC
6 10 (3.37%) CEH
7 8 (2.69%) CCNA
8 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.02%) CISMP
9 6 (2.02%) ISACA
9 6 (2.02%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 6 (2.02%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 6 (2.02%) SANS
9 6 (2.02%) SSCP
10 5 (1.68%) MCSA
11 4 (1.35%) GIAC
11 4 (1.35%) GPEN
11 4 (1.35%) GWAPT
11 4 (1.35%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (30.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (19.19%) GDPR
3 48 (16.16%) PCI DSS
4 25 (8.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (6.06%) SLA
6 9 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 8 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (2.36%) COBIT
9 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.67%) QA
10 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.34%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.67%) BitLocker
4 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.34%) Firmware
5 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.71%) Nessus
2 12 (4.04%) SCCM
3 7 (2.36%) Nmap
4 5 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (1.01%) HP Fortify
5 3 (1.01%) QRadar
6 2 (0.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.34%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.34%) SCOM
7 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.34%) SCSM
7 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.34%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (17.85%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.72%) VMware
3 12 (4.04%) Cisco
4 9 (3.03%) Oracle
4 9 (3.03%) Sybase
5 8 (2.69%) Blue Prism
5 8 (2.69%) UiPath
6 4 (1.35%) Google
6 4 (1.35%) IBM
6 4 (1.35%) Qualys
6 4 (1.35%) SAP
6 4 (1.35%) SonicWALL
6 4 (1.35%) SOTI
7 3 (1.01%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (1.01%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.01%) F5
7 3 (1.01%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.01%) LogRhythm
7 3 (1.01%) McAfee
7 3 (1.01%) Veracode