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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 60 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 18 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.44% 1.64% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 1.81% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 6
Average salary £66,250 £35,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.61% -29.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £27,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £45,250 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
629 773 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.35% 90.30% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 518 659 635
Average salary £40,000 £36,650 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.14% -3.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 18 £66,250 +86.61% 5
Doncaster - 1 - -
Rotherham - 1 - -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (38.46%) Windows
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Business Continuity
2 9 (34.62%) Business Continuity Management
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 7 (26.92%) CCNP
4 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
5 6 (23.08%) VMware
5 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
5 6 (23.08%) CCIE
5 6 (23.08%) CCSP
5 6 (23.08%) CEH
5 6 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (23.08%) CCDE
5 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
5 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (19.23%) Puppet
6 5 (19.23%) F5
6 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
6 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
6 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (19.23%) Metasploit
6 5 (19.23%) JIRA
6 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (15.38%) CloudStack
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Big Data
1 5 (19.23%) Hadoop
2 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Informix
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
1 5 (19.23%) Metasploit
1 5 (19.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) AppScan
2 1 (3.85%) Burp Suite
2 1 (3.85%) Hudson
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Tester
2 5 (19.23%) Tester
3 4 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Head of Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Information Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) .NET
1 5 (19.23%) ActiveMQ
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
1 5 (19.23%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 4 (15.38%) JSP
3 2 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (15.38%) Public Cloud
4 3 (11.54%) Clustering
5 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
6 1 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.85%) IBM XIV
6 1 (3.85%) iPad
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Linux
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Business Continuity
1 9 (34.62%) Business Continuity Management
2 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) Security Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (15.38%) High Availability
4 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
5 3 (11.54%) People Management
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) SABSA
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
1 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
1 5 (19.23%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) CCNP
3 6 (23.08%) CCDE
3 6 (23.08%) CCIE
3 6 (23.08%) CCSP
3 6 (23.08%) CEH
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (19.23%) CISSP
5 2 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) CISMP
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) EnCEP
6 1 (3.85%) OSCP
6 1 (3.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (15.38%) COBIT
3 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.85%) BS25999
4 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Nessus
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 4 (15.38%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) Cacti
2 4 (15.38%) Graphite
2 4 (15.38%) Nagios
2 4 (15.38%) OpenVAS
2 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (15.38%) Opsview
2 4 (15.38%) Salt
3 1 (3.85%) HP Fortify
3 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) F5
3 5 (19.23%) Symantec
4 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
5 3 (11.54%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) Computacenter
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) IBM
7 1 (3.85%) McAfee
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (3.85%) Remedy
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) Tableau
7 1 (3.85%) Tripwire
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas
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