The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 66 65 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.64% 1.42% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 1.67% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 6
Median salary - £70,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +97.18%
UK excluding London median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -

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
556 598 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 88.54% 84.94% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 464 494 694
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Information Security Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Information Security
Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield 0 4 - -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 14 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (61.11%) Information Security Management
3 11 (61.11%) Security Management
3 11 (61.11%) ISMS
4 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 8 (44.44%) CISSP
5 7 (38.89%) CISM
5 7 (38.89%) Firewall
5 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
5 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
6 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Legal
7 5 (27.78%) SDLC
7 5 (27.78%) Secure Coding
7 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
8 4 (22.22%) Burp Suite
8 4 (22.22%) Kali Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Metasploit
8 4 (22.22%) OSCP
8 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
8 4 (22.22%) Nessus
8 4 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (22.22%) CEH
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 4 (22.22%) HTML

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
4 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Burp Suite
1 4 (22.22%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 6 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 6 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Information Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Security Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Principal Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Head of Information
6 1 (5.56%) Head of Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) Head of Security
6 1 (5.56%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (16.67%) CESG
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.56%) HP Storage
5 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Linux
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Kali Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Information Security Management
1 11 (61.11%) ISMS
1 11 (61.11%) Security Management
2 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
3 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
3 5 (27.78%) SDLC
3 5 (27.78%) Secure Coding
3 5 (27.78%) Security Operations
4 4 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (16.67%) Process Management
5 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (11.11%) Data Security
6 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CISSP
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) CISM
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) CEH
3 4 (22.22%) OSCP
4 2 (11.11%) CISA
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.56%) COBIT
3 1 (5.56%) COSO
3 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.56%) vCloud
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau