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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 75 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.18% 0.80% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.09% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 12
Average salary £36,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.54% +46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,925 £55,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £85,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Information Security
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
800 642 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.84% 73.20% 83.40%
Number of salaries quoted 671 542 523
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Information Security
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 Security within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 June 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 +5 11 £36,000 -57.64%
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 21 (72.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
3 17 (58.62%) Management Information System
4 14 (48.28%) Information Security Management
4 14 (48.28%) Security Management
4 14 (48.28%) ISMS
5 11 (37.93%) Cisco
5 11 (37.93%) Windows
6 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
6 10 (34.48%) DHCP
6 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
6 10 (34.48%) DNS
6 10 (34.48%) Citrix
6 10 (34.48%) Thin Client
6 10 (34.48%) Blackberry
6 10 (34.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (34.48%) SLA
6 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
6 10 (34.48%) Fat Client
6 10 (34.48%) Network Management
6 10 (34.48%) Change Control
7 9 (31.03%) Network Security
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (31.03%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Dell
7 9 (31.03%) MS Office
8 8 (27.59%) Performance Management
9 7 (24.14%) WatchGuard
9 7 (24.14%) Network Architecture
9 7 (24.14%) VPN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
1 10 (34.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) DHCP
1 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
1 10 (34.48%) DNS
2 9 (31.03%) Network Security
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (24.14%) VPN
3 7 (24.14%) LAN
3 7 (24.14%) WAN
3 7 (24.14%) IPsec
4 5 (17.24%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (31.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Information Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Management Information System
2 10 (34.48%) Thin Client
2 10 (34.48%) Blackberry
2 10 (34.48%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Information Security Management
1 14 (48.28%) Security Management
1 14 (48.28%) ISMS
2 10 (34.48%) Network Management
2 10 (34.48%) Change Control
3 9 (31.03%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Performance Management
5 7 (24.14%) Network Architecture
5 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
6 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.79%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (13.79%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (6.90%) Data Privacy
10 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CISSP
2 6 (20.69%) CISA
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.34%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (72.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (34.48%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) Citrix
3 9 (31.03%) Dell
4 7 (24.14%) WatchGuard
5 4 (13.79%) Websense
6 3 (10.34%) VMware
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) BT
8 1 (3.45%) Computacenter
8 1 (3.45%) Capita