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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 73 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.27% 0.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £52,500 £37,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -18.18%
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
583 386 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 79.10% 83.37% 82.40%
Number of salaries quoted 470 326 415
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) CESG
2 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) RMADS
2 1 (50.00%) BS25999
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) BS25999