The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 81 85 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.23% 0.10% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.14% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +44.82%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Information Assurance
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
749 696 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.21% 72.20% 84.59%
Number of salaries quoted 658 573 554
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the South Yorkshire region.

Information Assurance Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +1 2 £45,000 -14.28%
Information Assurance
Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Capita
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Capita