The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 66 55 74
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 25 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.36% 3.20% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 3.76% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 11
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% +54.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Information Security 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 623 665 882
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 94.25% 85.15% 91.68%
Number of salaries quoted 520 547 750
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 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security 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 in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Information Security in South Yorkshire

Information Security
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 Security within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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 0 9 £62,500 +19.04%
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (72.73%) Information Security Management
2 8 (72.73%) Security Management
2 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (72.73%) ISMS
3 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
3 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (45.45%) CISSP
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) CISM
5 4 (36.36%) Process Management
5 4 (36.36%) Information Management
5 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
6 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (18.18%) Legal
7 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 2 (18.18%) Business Development
7 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
8 1 (9.09%) OSCP
8 1 (9.09%) Burp Suite
8 1 (9.09%) Kali Linux
8 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
8 1 (9.09%) Nessus
8 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (9.09%) CEH

Information Security
Top Related 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 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Burp Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Head of Information
3 2 (18.18%) Head of Information Assurance
3 2 (18.18%) Head of Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Head of Security
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Kali Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Information Security Management
1 8 (72.73%) ISMS
1 8 (72.73%) Security Management
2 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
2 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) Information Management
3 4 (36.36%) Process Management
3 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) CEH
3 1 (9.09%) CISA
3 1 (9.09%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus