Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 89 137
Rank change year-on-year -14 +48 +23
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 234 350 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.46% 3.12% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 3.48% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 199 256 252
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.89% +18.82% -
10th Percentile £29,800 £26,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £62,750 £71,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £58,525 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -2.46% +9.09% +4.76%

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 8627 10047 12175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.76% 89.55% 90.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7225 8375 9872
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,050 £25,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -7 182 £45,000 -10.00% 12
North Yorkshire -19 32 £40,000 -20.00% 2
South Yorkshire -1 10 £60,000 -
East Yorkshire -5 9 £27,500 -60.71%
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 122 (52.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (32.91%) Risk Management
3 64 (27.35%) CISSP
4 61 (26.07%) Finance
5 59 (25.21%) CISM
6 58 (24.79%) PCI DSS
7 57 (24.36%) Management Information System
8 53 (22.65%) Firewall
9 48 (20.51%) CISA
10 42 (17.95%) Microsoft
11 37 (15.81%) Windows
11 37 (15.81%) Data Protection
12 36 (15.38%) IT Audit
13 35 (14.96%) Cisco
14 31 (13.25%) Security Management
15 29 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (11.97%) Information Security Management
16 28 (11.97%) Risk Assessment
17 25 (10.68%) Degree
18 24 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
19 22 (9.40%) CEH
19 22 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (9.40%) Unix
19 22 (9.40%) LAN
19 22 (9.40%) GDPR
20 21 (8.97%) Network Security
20 21 (8.97%) ISMS
21 20 (8.55%) Security Testing
21 20 (8.55%) SIEM
22 19 (8.12%) Security Operations

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 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.71%) IIS
4 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.42%) SaaS
3 6 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.56%) Force.com
3 6 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.85%) IaaS
4 2 (0.85%) Office 365
4 2 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (22.65%) Firewall
2 22 (9.40%) LAN
3 21 (8.97%) Network Security
4 19 (8.12%) VPN
5 12 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (4.27%) WAN
7 9 (3.85%) Internet
8 7 (2.99%) Wireshark
9 6 (2.56%) Wireless
10 5 (2.14%) SNMP
10 5 (2.14%) WebEx
10 5 (2.14%) Wireless Security
11 4 (1.71%) TCP/IP
12 3 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.28%) MPLS
12 3 (1.28%) SAN
12 3 (1.28%) SMS
13 2 (0.85%) BGP
13 2 (0.85%) EIGRP
13 2 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.28%) MySQL
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.85%) DB2
5 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.85%) QlikView
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.14%) JIRA
2 4 (1.71%) Bugzilla
2 4 (1.71%) Selenium
2 4 (1.71%) SoapUI
2 4 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.71%) Toad
3 2 (0.85%) Burp Suite
General
1 61 (26.07%) Finance
2 9 (3.85%) Legal
3 4 (1.71%) Banking
3 4 (1.71%) Retail
3 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.43%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Law
5 1 (0.43%) Local Government
5 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (37.61%) Analyst
2 71 (30.34%) Security Analyst
3 36 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 36 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
4 31 (13.25%) IT Analyst
5 28 (11.97%) Consultant
6 27 (11.54%) Security Consultant
7 25 (10.68%) Information Security Consultant
7 25 (10.68%) IT Security Analyst
8 21 (8.97%) Security Manager
9 17 (7.26%) Security Officer
10 16 (6.84%) Information Officer
10 16 (6.84%) Information Security Officer
10 16 (6.84%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
11 14 (5.98%) Architect
12 13 (5.56%) Information Manager
12 13 (5.56%) Security Engineer
13 12 (5.13%) Information Security Manager
13 12 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (5.13%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.14%) .NET
2 4 (1.71%) SOAP
3 1 (0.43%) CSS
3 1 (0.43%) HTML
3 1 (0.43%) Middleware
3 1 (0.43%) Node.js
3 1 (0.43%) React
3 1 (0.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 57 (24.36%) Management Information System
2 29 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.42%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.42%) NHS
4 5 (2.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (2.14%) Replication
5 4 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.71%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.85%) Clustering
7 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.81%) Windows
2 22 (9.40%) Unix
3 14 (5.98%) Linux
3 14 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.70%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (2.56%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.71%) Android
8 4 (1.71%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.43%) AIX
10 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.91%) Risk Management
2 37 (15.81%) Data Protection
3 36 (15.38%) IT Audit
4 31 (13.25%) Security Management
5 28 (11.97%) Information Security Management
5 28 (11.97%) Risk Assessment
6 24 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (8.97%) ISMS
9 20 (8.55%) Security Testing
9 20 (8.55%) SIEM
10 19 (8.12%) Security Operations
11 18 (7.69%) ITIL
12 17 (7.26%) Project Management
12 17 (7.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 16 (6.84%) OWASP
14 15 (6.41%) CRAMM
14 15 (6.41%) High Availability
14 15 (6.41%) Waterfall
15 14 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.41%) SQL
2 8 (3.42%) Python
3 6 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.85%) C
4 2 (0.85%) C++
4 2 (0.85%) Java
4 2 (0.85%) Perl
4 2 (0.85%) PHP
4 2 (0.85%) Ruby
5 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 64 (27.35%) CISSP
2 59 (25.21%) CISM
3 48 (20.51%) CISA
4 25 (10.68%) Degree
5 22 (9.40%) CEH
6 17 (7.26%) CISMP
7 16 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (6.41%) GIAC
9 14 (5.98%) CCNA
10 11 (4.70%) SANS
11 10 (4.27%) CRISC
12 9 (3.85%) MCSE
12 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (3.42%) CREST Certified
13 8 (3.42%) SSCP
14 7 (2.99%) CCNP
14 7 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (2.99%) OSCP
15 6 (2.56%) GSEC
15 6 (2.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (52.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (24.79%) PCI DSS
3 22 (9.40%) GDPR
4 15 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 14 (5.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (5.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 7 (2.99%) Data Quality
8 7 (2.99%) ISO 9001
9 6 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (2.56%) SSAE 16
10 4 (1.71%) ISO 22301
11 3 (1.28%) PMO
12 2 (0.85%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.85%) QA
13 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (6.84%) Active Directory
1 16 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.56%) vSphere
3 7 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.56%) Firmware
5 5 (2.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.14%) DameWare
1 5 (2.14%) Nessus
1 5 (2.14%) Perfmon
1 5 (2.14%) WMI
2 4 (1.71%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.71%) Nagios
2 4 (1.71%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.43%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 42 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.96%) Cisco
3 18 (7.69%) VMware
4 9 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 6 (2.56%) Google
5 6 (2.56%) Splunk
6 5 (2.14%) Darktrace
6 5 (2.14%) LogRhythm
6 5 (2.14%) Oracle
6 5 (2.14%) Palo Alto
6 5 (2.14%) Symantec
7 4 (1.71%) McAfee
7 4 (1.71%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.28%) CA
8 3 (1.28%) Qualys
9 2 (0.85%) Blue Coat
9 2 (0.85%) CommVault
9 2 (0.85%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (0.85%) NetApp
9 2 (0.85%) Red Hat