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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 48 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.48% 1.38% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.61% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 0
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+12.24% +6.52%
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
390 622 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 82.45% 85.56% 77.27%
Number of salaries quoted 319 555 416
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 2016, 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 10 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (37.50%) Business Continuity
3 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
4 7 (29.17%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) HTTP
5 6 (25.00%) COBIT
6 5 (20.83%) CISSP
6 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
7 4 (16.67%) CEH
7 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 4 (16.67%) Kali Linux
8 3 (12.50%) HP Fortify
8 3 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (12.50%) Burp Suite
8 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (12.50%) OSCP
8 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 3 (12.50%) RMADS
8 3 (12.50%) BS25999
8 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Metasploit
8 3 (12.50%) Information Assurance

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 2 (8.33%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) HTTPS
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) AppScan
1 3 (12.50%) Burp Suite
1 3 (12.50%) Metasploit
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Law
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Security Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) Security Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) CESG
2 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (12.50%) iPad
2 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.50%) Virtual Team
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) Kali Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Business Continuity
2 8 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
3 5 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Change Control
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.33%) High Availability
6 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Network Design
6 2 (8.33%) People Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CISSP
2 4 (16.67%) CEH
3 3 (12.50%) OSCP
4 2 (8.33%) CCDE
4 2 (8.33%) CCIE
4 2 (8.33%) CCNP
4 2 (8.33%) CCSP
4 2 (8.33%) CGEIT
4 2 (8.33%) CISA
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.33%) CRISC
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.17%) CISM
5 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
5 1 (4.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (25.00%) COBIT
3 3 (12.50%) BS25999
3 3 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (12.50%) RMADS
4 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (8.33%) Solvency II
4 2 (8.33%) Val IT
5 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Fortify
1 3 (12.50%) Nessus
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco
1 2 (8.33%) Dell
1 2 (8.33%) F5
1 2 (8.33%) HP
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (8.33%) Symantec
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
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