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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 52 57 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.88% 1.45% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.71% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Median salary - £70,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +97.18%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
404 469 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 88.40% 85.12% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 341 388 571
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 13 (76.47%) Management Information System
2 11 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (52.94%) ISMS
3 9 (52.94%) Information Security Management
3 9 (52.94%) Security Management
3 9 (52.94%) CISSP
4 7 (41.18%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) CISM
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) Secure Coding
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Legal
6 5 (29.41%) Kali Linux
6 5 (29.41%) SDLC
6 5 (29.41%) Security Operations
7 4 (23.53%) Burp Suite
7 4 (23.53%) OSCP
7 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
7 4 (23.53%) Metasploit
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) HTTP
7 4 (23.53%) Security Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Burp Suite
1 4 (23.53%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Information Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security Manager
1 6 (35.29%) Security Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Security Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Head of Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Head of Security
5 1 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) CESG
4 1 (5.88%) HP Storage
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Kali Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Information Security Management
1 9 (52.94%) ISMS
1 9 (52.94%) Security Management
2 6 (35.29%) Secure Coding
3 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) Security Operations
4 4 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Process Management
5 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 7 (41.18%) CISM
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (23.53%) CEH
4 4 (23.53%) OSCP
5 2 (11.76%) CISA
6 1 (5.88%) CREST Certified
6 1 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (64.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) COBIT
3 1 (5.88%) COSO
3 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) vCloud
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau