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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 58 64 89
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +25
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.16% 2.25% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.58% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 2
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
622 699 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 83.83% 87.38% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 504 618 656
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 14 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Rotherham -4 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 18 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 12 (42.86%) CISSP
4 11 (39.29%) Information Security Management
4 11 (39.29%) Security Management
4 11 (39.29%) Finance
4 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
6 9 (32.14%) ISMS
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) CISM
8 7 (25.00%) HTTP
8 7 (25.00%) COBIT
8 7 (25.00%) Secure Coding
8 7 (25.00%) Security Operations
9 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (21.43%) SDLC
9 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) Firewall
10 5 (17.86%) CESG
10 5 (17.86%) CEH
10 5 (17.86%) Legal
10 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
10 5 (17.86%) Kali Linux
11 4 (14.29%) Burp Suite
11 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
11 4 (14.29%) Metasploit

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 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security
4 3 (10.71%) HTTPS
4 3 (10.71%) SSL
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Burp Suite
1 4 (14.29%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Legal
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Information Manager
1 9 (32.14%) Information Security Manager
1 9 (32.14%) Security Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Security Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Head of Information Security
6 2 (7.14%) Head of Security
6 2 (7.14%) Head of Technology
6 2 (7.14%) Information Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Principal Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) CESG
3 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.57%) HP Storage
6 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 5 (17.86%) Kali Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Information Security Management
1 11 (39.29%) Security Management
2 10 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 9 (32.14%) ISMS
3 9 (32.14%) ITIL
4 7 (25.00%) Secure Coding
4 7 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (21.43%) SDLC
6 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
6 5 (17.86%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
8 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (10.71%) Service Management
8 3 (10.71%) SIEM
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) Java
1 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) Ruby
2 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) CISSP
2 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) CISM
5 5 (17.86%) CEH
6 4 (14.29%) Degree
6 4 (14.29%) OSCP
7 3 (10.71%) CISA
8 2 (7.14%) CGEIT
8 2 (7.14%) CREST Certified
8 2 (7.14%) CRISC
8 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
9 1 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (25.00%) COBIT
3 3 (10.71%) ISO 9001
4 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (7.14%) Solvency II
4 2 (7.14%) Val IT
5 1 (3.57%) BS25999
5 1 (3.57%) COSO
5 1 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (3.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) vCloud
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) CA
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Tableau
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