The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 74 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.08% 1.80% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 2.22% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 11
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -38.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £32,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £39,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
764 586 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 75.27% 80.94% 73.89%
Number of salaries quoted 637 474 610
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Information Security
Yorkshire

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -23 3 £82,500 +153.84%
Rotherham - 2 - -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 17 (73.91%) CISSP
2 11 (47.83%) Network Security
3 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
4 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (26.09%) Advertising
5 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (26.09%) IBM
5 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) ArcSight
6 5 (21.74%) SIEM
6 5 (21.74%) Lumension
6 5 (21.74%) PKI
6 5 (21.74%) Sourcefire
6 5 (21.74%) TippingPoint
6 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
6 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) VPN
6 5 (21.74%) Juniper
6 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
6 5 (21.74%) Internet
6 5 (21.74%) ISA Server
6 5 (21.74%) Firewall
6 5 (21.74%) CISA
6 5 (21.74%) CISM
6 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
6 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
6 5 (21.74%) Nessus
6 5 (21.74%) McAfee

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Network Security
2 5 (21.74%) VPN
2 5 (21.74%) Internet
2 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (26.09%) Advertising
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Consultant
1 8 (34.78%) Security Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Security Architect
2 7 (30.43%) Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Information Architect
3 6 (26.09%) Information Security Architect
4 5 (21.74%) IT Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (17.39%) Security Officer
5 4 (17.39%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Head of Development
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Assurance Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Cyber Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) Social Network
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) CESG
3 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
2 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (26.09%) Security Architecture
3 5 (21.74%) SIEM
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
4 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Business Development
6 1 (4.35%) DoDAF
6 1 (4.35%) MODAF
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) CISSP
2 5 (21.74%) CISA
2 5 (21.74%) CISM
2 5 (21.74%) GSEC
2 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
4 1 (4.35%) COBIT
4 1 (4.35%) HMG Infosec
4 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) ISA Server
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) IBM
2 5 (21.74%) Juniper
2 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
2 5 (21.74%) McAfee
2 5 (21.74%) Blue Coat
2 5 (21.74%) Sourcefire
2 5 (21.74%) TippingPoint
2 5 (21.74%) ArcSight
2 5 (21.74%) Lumension
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix