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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 66 83 52
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -31
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 17 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.01% 0.20% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 0.27% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 11
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +46.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £52,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
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
734 736 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 86.66% 74.65% 83.51%
Number of salaries quoted 656 586 522
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 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 +13 14 £49,750 -5.23% 9
Rotherham - 1 £55,000 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (46.43%) CISSP
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) SIEM
3 10 (35.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (25.00%) CCNP
5 7 (25.00%) Internet
5 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 7 (25.00%) CEH
6 6 (21.43%) Tripwire
6 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
6 6 (21.43%) Web Development
6 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (21.43%) ArcSight
6 6 (21.43%) Malware Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) CCNA
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) HP
6 6 (21.43%) CISA
6 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) UNIX
7 5 (17.86%) Cyber Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (25.00%) Internet
2 6 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) SMTP
4 3 (10.71%) HTTP
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall
6 1 (3.57%) IPsec
6 1 (3.57%) VPN
6 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Private Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
1 12 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Tester
2 4 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
2 4 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Security Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Information Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) Security Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Junior
4 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Junior Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) SIEM
2 6 (21.43%) Malware Analysis
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
2 6 (21.43%) Web Development
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
3 5 (17.86%) Cyber Security
4 4 (14.29%) Analytics
4 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 4 (14.29%) ISMS
4 4 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 4 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 4 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 4 (14.29%) Security Management
4 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) CISSP
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP
2 7 (25.00%) CEH
3 6 (21.43%) CCNA
3 6 (21.43%) CISA
4 2 (7.14%) GIAC
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) CCSP
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) HP
1 6 (21.43%) Tripwire
1 6 (21.43%) ArcSight
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
4 2 (7.14%) Websense
4 2 (7.14%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau
5 1 (3.57%) Capita
5 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard
5 1 (3.57%) Computacenter
5 1 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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