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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 69 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.46% 0.22% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.31% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 9
Average salary £45,000 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,950 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
754 654 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 84.81% 71.40% 84.48%
Number of salaries quoted 656 543 556
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 £26,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -3 10 £45,000 - 3
Rotherham - 1 £55,000 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) CISSP
3 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
3 9 (32.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (28.57%) SIEM
4 8 (28.57%) Linux
5 7 (25.00%) ITIL
5 7 (25.00%) LAN
5 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (25.00%) WAN
5 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) Cisco
6 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (21.43%) Information Security Management
6 6 (21.43%) Security Management
6 6 (21.43%) CISA
6 6 (21.43%) Cyber Security
6 6 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
6 6 (21.43%) Network Security
6 6 (21.43%) ISMS
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Management
7 5 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (14.29%) WatchGuard
8 4 (14.29%) Web Development
8 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.29%) Tripwire
8 4 (14.29%) CEH

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) LAN
1 7 (25.00%) WAN
1 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) Network Security
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (14.29%) VPN
4 4 (14.29%) Internet
4 4 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) IPsec
5 3 (10.71%) SMTP
5 3 (10.71%) HTTP
6 2 (7.14%) DHCP
6 2 (7.14%) DNS
7 1 (3.57%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Junior
5 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Security Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Information Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
1 9 (32.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
4 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) SIEM
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) Information Security Management
3 6 (21.43%) Security Management
3 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
3 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (21.43%) ISMS
3 6 (21.43%) Cyber Security
4 5 (17.86%) Performance Management
5 4 (14.29%) Analytics
5 4 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 4 (14.29%) Web Development
5 4 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) CISSP
2 6 (21.43%) CISA
3 4 (14.29%) CEH
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.29%) CCNP
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.71%) MCSE
5 2 (7.14%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (14.29%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) Websense
2 4 (14.29%) Tripwire
2 4 (14.29%) WatchGuard
2 4 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Dell
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Splunk
5 1 (3.57%) Capita
5 1 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) Computacenter
5 1 (3.57%) BT
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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