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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 61 67 48
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.93% 0.62% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 0.85% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 13
Average salary £35,500 £85,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.23% +126.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £83,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £87,000 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
615 472 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.83% 72.84% 85.23%
Number of salaries quoted 535 407 395
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 21 (72.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
3 17 (58.62%) Management Information System
4 14 (48.28%) Information Security Management
4 14 (48.28%) Security Management
4 14 (48.28%) ISMS
5 11 (37.93%) Cisco
5 11 (37.93%) Windows
6 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
6 10 (34.48%) DHCP
6 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
6 10 (34.48%) DNS
6 10 (34.48%) Citrix
6 10 (34.48%) Thin Client
6 10 (34.48%) Blackberry
6 10 (34.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (34.48%) SLA
6 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
6 10 (34.48%) Fat Client
6 10 (34.48%) Network Management
6 10 (34.48%) Change Control
7 9 (31.03%) Network Security
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (31.03%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Dell
7 9 (31.03%) MS Office
8 8 (27.59%) Performance Management
9 7 (24.14%) WatchGuard
9 7 (24.14%) Network Architecture
9 7 (24.14%) VPN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
1 10 (34.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) DHCP
1 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
1 10 (34.48%) DNS
2 9 (31.03%) Network Security
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (24.14%) VPN
3 7 (24.14%) LAN
3 7 (24.14%) WAN
3 7 (24.14%) IPsec
4 5 (17.24%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (31.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Information Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.45%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Management Information System
2 10 (34.48%) Thin Client
2 10 (34.48%) Blackberry
2 10 (34.48%) Fat Client
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Information Security Management
1 14 (48.28%) Security Management
1 14 (48.28%) ISMS
2 10 (34.48%) Network Management
2 10 (34.48%) Change Control
3 9 (31.03%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Performance Management
5 7 (24.14%) Network Architecture
5 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (24.14%) Business Continuity
6 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.79%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Quality Management
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (13.79%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (6.90%) Data Privacy
10 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PHP
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CISSP
2 6 (20.69%) CISA
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.34%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (72.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (34.48%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) vSphere
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) Citrix
3 9 (31.03%) Dell
4 7 (24.14%) WatchGuard
5 4 (13.79%) Websense
6 3 (10.34%) VMware
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.45%) Juniper
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) BT
8 1 (3.45%) Computacenter
8 1 (3.45%) Capita
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