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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 242 269 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.014% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.016% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.51% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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
5474 6316 5666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.25% 88.39% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4557 5195 4296
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram 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 9 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
South Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +7 3 £41,250 +25.00% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £65,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity Management
4 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
4 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Legal
4 3 (27.27%) CISSP
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 2 (18.18%) CISMP
5 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
5 2 (18.18%) BS25999
5 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 1 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) DSL
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Security
3 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Assurance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 3 (27.27%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
3 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity Management
3 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 4 (36.36%) Security Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Security Operations
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) BCP
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Security
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) V-Model
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) CISMP
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) BS25999
3 1 (9.09%) COBIT
3 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (9.09%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
1 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
1 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
1 2 (18.18%) Juniper
1 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
2 1 (9.09%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau