The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 254 225 229
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 4 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.054% 0.14% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.065% 0.17% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 2
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £53,100 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -25.00%
Information Assurance
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6158 4814 4758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.24% 85.87% 80.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4843 3814 3882
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 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Yorkshire region.

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
(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
South Yorkshire -22 2 £52,500 +39.07%
West Yorkshire -26 2 - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) RMADS
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) CESG
2 3 (75.00%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) SSCP
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISMS
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (25.00%) BS25999
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Retail

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (50.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) RMADS
1 3 (75.00%) CESG
1 3 (75.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISMS
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) SSCP
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) BS25999