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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 61 70 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.06% 0.56% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 0.68% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 7
Average salary £34,000 £73,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.89% +126.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £45,750 £29,590
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £86,000 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.95%
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
693 584 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 89.19% 81.56% 84.39%
Number of salaries quoted 589 486 341
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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 30 March 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
1 18 (69.23%) Management Information System
2 17 (65.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (65.38%) Windows
3 12 (46.15%) Citrix
4 11 (42.31%) Thin Client
4 11 (42.31%) SLA
4 11 (42.31%) DHCP
4 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
4 11 (42.31%) DNS
4 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
4 11 (42.31%) Information Security Management
4 11 (42.31%) Security Management
4 11 (42.31%) Blackberry
4 11 (42.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (42.31%) Fat Client
4 11 (42.31%) ISMS
4 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
4 11 (42.31%) Network Management
4 11 (42.31%) Change Control
5 10 (38.46%) MS Office
5 10 (38.46%) Dell
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco
7 8 (30.77%) Network Security
8 7 (26.92%) Performance Management
8 7 (26.92%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) Firewall
9 6 (23.08%) IPsec
9 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (23.08%) LAN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
1 11 (42.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) DHCP
1 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
1 11 (42.31%) DNS
2 8 (30.77%) Network Security
3 7 (26.92%) Firewall
4 6 (23.08%) IPsec
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (23.08%) VPN
4 6 (23.08%) LAN
4 6 (23.08%) WAN
5 4 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.85%) MPLS
7 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Support Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Management Information System
2 11 (42.31%) Thin Client
2 11 (42.31%) Blackberry
2 11 (42.31%) Fat Client
3 4 (15.38%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows 7
3 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) UNIX
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Information Security Management
1 11 (42.31%) Security Management
1 11 (42.31%) ISMS
1 11 (42.31%) Network Management
1 11 (42.31%) Change Control
2 7 (26.92%) Performance Management
3 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Network Architecture
4 5 (19.23%) Line Management
4 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Security
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) CISSP
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (65.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (42.31%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Citrix
2 10 (38.46%) Dell
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) WatchGuard
5 2 (7.69%) Websense
5 2 (7.69%) VMware
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Juniper
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.85%) Computacenter
6 1 (3.85%) BT
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