The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security 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 Security over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 58 78 49
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 13 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.88% 0.27% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 0.36% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 8
Average salary £49,750 £52,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.23% +44.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £52,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £49,850
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -5.50%
Information Security
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
601 555 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.10% 74.70% 84.26%
Number of salaries quoted 541 451 406
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,025 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Information Security
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Sheffield

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 15 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (37.04%) CISSP
3 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (29.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
5 7 (25.93%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco
5 7 (25.93%) SIEM
6 6 (22.22%) CISA
6 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
7 5 (18.52%) UNIX
7 5 (18.52%) Cyber Security
7 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
7 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (14.81%) Network Security
8 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
8 4 (14.81%) ISMS
8 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
8 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
8 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
8 4 (14.81%) Analytics
8 4 (14.81%) Internet
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (14.81%) Network Security
3 3 (11.11%) IPsec
3 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Private Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
1 9 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Information Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Information Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Junior
4 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Junior Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Security Tester
5 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Principle Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) JSP
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
1 8 (29.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
1 7 (25.93%) SIEM
2 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 5 (18.52%) Cyber Security
4 4 (14.81%) Analytics
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Management
4 4 (14.81%) ISMS
4 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance
4 4 (14.81%) Network Architecture
4 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
4 4 (14.81%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security Management
4 4 (14.81%) Security Management
4 4 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 3 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) CISSP
2 6 (22.22%) CISA
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.81%) CCNP
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) MCSE
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (11.11%) CEH
5 2 (7.41%) GIAC
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE
6 1 (3.70%) CCSP
6 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 4 (14.81%) Websense
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) Tripwire
3 3 (11.11%) WatchGuard
3 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
4 2 (7.41%) Splunk
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Sun
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Computacenter
5 1 (3.70%) BT
5 1 (3.70%) Capita
5 1 (3.70%) Tableau
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