The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 66 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.33% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £37,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.36%
Information Assurance
South Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
492 697 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 81.05% 89.24% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 424 589 480
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Sheffield

Information Assurance
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) BS25999
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) CESG
3 2 (40.00%) CISMP
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (40.00%) RMADS
3 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Information Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) CESG
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISMP
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) BS25999
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (40.00%) RMADS