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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 72 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.28% - 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% - 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
607 461 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.07% 69.95% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 540 391 431
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Capita
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (33.33%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Capita