Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 82 126
Rank change year-on-year -19 +44 +37
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 263 358 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.67% 3.20% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 3.57% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 214 267 253
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £30,150 £27,500 £28,600
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,500 £60,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +1.85%

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 8876 10022 11885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.07% 89.64% 90.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7431 8440 9682
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +0.69%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +10 222 £45,000 -10.00% 22
North Yorkshire -34 24 £57,500 +15.00% 2
South Yorkshire +8 12 £82,000 +36.67%
East Yorkshire -13 4 £31,250 -55.36%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 130 (49.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (28.14%) CISSP
3 71 (27.00%) Risk Management
4 66 (25.10%) Finance
5 65 (24.71%) CISM
6 58 (22.05%) Management Information System
7 54 (20.53%) PCI DSS
8 53 (20.15%) Data Protection
9 51 (19.39%) Firewall
10 47 (17.87%) CISA
11 44 (16.73%) Microsoft
12 42 (15.97%) IT Audit
13 41 (15.59%) Windows
14 39 (14.83%) GDPR
15 35 (13.31%) Cisco
16 34 (12.93%) Risk Assessment
17 33 (12.55%) Security Management
18 31 (11.79%) Cybersecurity
19 29 (11.03%) Information Security Management
20 27 (10.27%) ISMS
21 26 (9.89%) Project Management
21 26 (9.89%) Degree
22 23 (8.75%) Penetration Testing
22 23 (8.75%) Unix
22 23 (8.75%) ITIL
23 22 (8.37%) Legal
23 22 (8.37%) Retail
24 21 (7.98%) CEH
24 21 (7.98%) Security Testing
25 20 (7.60%) LAN

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 12 (4.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.28%) IIS
4 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.14%) Confluence
5 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.66%) SaaS
3 6 (2.28%) IaaS
4 5 (1.90%) PaaS
5 4 (1.52%) Office 365
6 3 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.38%) Force.com
8 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 51 (19.39%) Firewall
2 20 (7.60%) LAN
3 17 (6.46%) Network Security
4 16 (6.08%) VPN
5 14 (5.32%) Internet
5 14 (5.32%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (2.66%) WAN
6 7 (2.66%) Wireless
6 7 (2.66%) Wireshark
7 6 (2.28%) SNMP
8 5 (1.90%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.52%) SAN
9 4 (1.52%) SMS
9 4 (1.52%) Wireless Security
10 2 (0.76%) BGP
10 2 (0.76%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (0.76%) MPLS
10 2 (0.76%) WebEx
10 2 (0.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.14%) MySQL
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.76%) Big Data
4 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.76%) DB2
4 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.76%) QlikView
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.52%) JIRA
1 4 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.76%) Burp Suite
General
1 66 (25.10%) Finance
2 22 (8.37%) Legal
2 22 (8.37%) Retail
3 5 (1.90%) Marketing
4 4 (1.52%) Banking
4 4 (1.52%) Publishing
4 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.14%) Law
6 2 (0.76%) Local Government
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (26.24%) Analyst
2 62 (23.57%) Security Analyst
3 51 (19.39%) Security Manager
4 39 (14.83%) Information Manager
4 39 (14.83%) Information Security Manager
5 35 (13.31%) Information Analyst
5 35 (13.31%) Information Security Analyst
6 29 (11.03%) Architect
7 27 (10.27%) Consultant
7 27 (10.27%) Security Consultant
8 22 (8.37%) Information Security Consultant
9 18 (6.84%) IT Analyst
10 17 (6.46%) IT Security Analyst
11 15 (5.70%) Security Specialist
12 14 (5.32%) Risk Manager
12 14 (5.32%) Security Officer
13 13 (4.94%) Information Officer
13 13 (4.94%) Information Risk Manager
13 13 (4.94%) Information Security Officer
13 13 (4.94%) Information Security Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.66%) .NET
2 5 (1.90%) Middleware
3 1 (0.38%) CSS
3 1 (0.38%) HTML
3 1 (0.38%) Node.js
3 1 (0.38%) React
3 1 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.05%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.18%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.80%) Mobile Computing
4 10 (3.80%) NHS
5 7 (2.66%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) BYOD
9 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.76%) PKI
9 2 (0.76%) Replication
9 2 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.59%) Windows
2 23 (8.75%) Unix
3 15 (5.70%) Linux
4 12 (4.56%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.38%) AIX
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.00%) Risk Management
2 53 (20.15%) Data Protection
3 42 (15.97%) IT Audit
4 34 (12.93%) Risk Assessment
5 33 (12.55%) Security Management
6 31 (11.79%) Cybersecurity
7 29 (11.03%) Information Security Management
8 27 (10.27%) ISMS
9 26 (9.89%) Project Management
10 23 (8.75%) ITIL
10 23 (8.75%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (7.98%) Security Testing
12 17 (6.46%) SIEM
13 16 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (6.08%) Compliance Audit
14 14 (5.32%) Internal Audit
14 14 (5.32%) PRINCE2
14 14 (5.32%) Security Architecture
14 14 (5.32%) Security Monitoring
14 14 (5.32%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.18%) SQL
2 8 (3.04%) Python
3 6 (2.28%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.76%) C
4 2 (0.76%) C++
4 2 (0.76%) Java
4 2 (0.76%) Perl
4 2 (0.76%) PHP
4 2 (0.76%) Ruby
5 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 74 (28.14%) CISSP
2 65 (24.71%) CISM
3 47 (17.87%) CISA
4 26 (9.89%) Degree
5 21 (7.98%) CEH
6 17 (6.46%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (6.08%) CCNA
8 15 (5.70%) CISMP
9 12 (4.56%) CRISC
10 10 (3.80%) CREST Certified
10 10 (3.80%) GIAC
10 10 (3.80%) SANS
10 10 (3.80%) SSCP
11 8 (3.04%) Master's Degree
11 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (3.04%) OSCP
12 7 (2.66%) CCNP
13 6 (2.28%) CCDA
13 6 (2.28%) CCIE
13 6 (2.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (49.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (20.53%) PCI DSS
3 39 (14.83%) GDPR
4 13 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 9 (3.42%) COBIT
6 8 (3.04%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (2.66%) Data Quality
8 6 (2.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (1.90%) ISO 9001
9 5 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (1.14%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.76%) PMO
11 2 (0.76%) QA
12 1 (0.38%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 18 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.46%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.94%) vSphere
4 6 (2.28%) Firmware
5 3 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) WMI
2 4 (1.52%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.52%) Nagios
2 4 (1.52%) Nessus
2 4 (1.52%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.76%) DameWare
3 2 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.76%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.38%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 35 (13.31%) Cisco
3 19 (7.22%) VMware
4 7 (2.66%) CheckPoint
5 6 (2.28%) SAP
6 5 (1.90%) McAfee
6 5 (1.90%) Oracle
6 5 (1.90%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.52%) Citrix
7 4 (1.52%) LogRhythm
7 4 (1.52%) Palo Alto
7 4 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.14%) Ariba
8 3 (1.14%) CA
8 3 (1.14%) CommVault
8 3 (1.14%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (1.14%) NetApp
8 3 (1.14%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (1.14%) Remedy
8 3 (1.14%) Siebel