The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 83 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.44% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.54% +8.91%  

Information Assurance is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 638 663 907
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 94.38% 84.57% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 539 555 769
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in South Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Information Assurance in South Yorkshire

Information Assurance
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +8 3 £62,500 +25.00%
Information Assurance
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS

Information Assurance
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Head of Information
1 2 (66.67%) Head of Information Assurance
1 2 (66.67%) Head of Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Head of Security
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Process Management
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001