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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 60 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.53% 0.31% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.47% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 12
Average salary £36,000 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -6.00%
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
600 425 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.45% 66.82% 87.05%
Number of salaries quoted 529 376 455
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 17 (60.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
3 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (42.86%) Windows
4 12 (42.86%) Information Security Management
4 12 (42.86%) Security Management
4 12 (42.86%) ISMS
5 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
5 9 (32.14%) Cisco
6 8 (28.57%) DHCP
6 8 (28.57%) SLA
6 8 (28.57%) DNS
6 8 (28.57%) Thin Client
6 8 (28.57%) Citrix
6 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 8 (28.57%) Blackberry
6 8 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 8 (28.57%) Network Management
6 8 (28.57%) Fat Client
6 8 (28.57%) Change Control
7 7 (25.00%) Network Security
7 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL
7 7 (25.00%) MS Office
7 7 (25.00%) CISSP
7 7 (25.00%) Dell

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 8 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (28.57%) DNS
2 8 (28.57%) DHCP
3 7 (25.00%) Network Security
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 5 (17.86%) IPsec
4 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 5 (17.86%) LAN
4 5 (17.86%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.57%) SSL
6 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Junior Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Junior
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Security Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Information Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 8 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 8 (28.57%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Information Security Management
1 12 (42.86%) Security Management
1 12 (42.86%) ISMS
2 8 (28.57%) Network Management
2 8 (28.57%) Change Control
3 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 5 (17.86%) Network Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Quality Management
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (10.71%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (7.14%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) CISSP
2 6 (21.43%) CISA
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.71%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) GIAC
5 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (60.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) Citrix
3 7 (25.00%) Dell
4 5 (17.86%) WatchGuard
5 4 (14.29%) Websense
6 3 (10.71%) VMware
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.57%) Sun
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.57%) Computacenter
8 1 (3.57%) Capita
8 1 (3.57%) BT
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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