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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 63 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 14 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.00% 0.44% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 0.51% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £35,500 £62,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.20% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £46,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £64,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
616 591 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 88.00% 86.40% 82.05%
Number of salaries quoted 528 482 431
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 15 (75.00%) Windows
1 15 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 14 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Citrix
5 10 (50.00%) Thin Client
5 10 (50.00%) Blackberry
5 10 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 10 (50.00%) DHCP
5 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (50.00%) DNS
5 10 (50.00%) SLA
5 10 (50.00%) Fat Client
5 10 (50.00%) ISMS
5 10 (50.00%) Information Security Management
5 10 (50.00%) Security Management
5 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (50.00%) Network Management
5 10 (50.00%) Change Control
6 9 (45.00%) MS Office
6 9 (45.00%) Dell
7 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) UNIX
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco
8 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) IaaS
9 4 (20.00%) Line Management
9 4 (20.00%) Replication

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DHCP
1 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
4 3 (15.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) LAN
4 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.00%) IPsec
5 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (45.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Lead Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 10 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 10 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
4 1 (5.00%) CESG
4 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (10.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 10 (50.00%) Security Management
1 10 (50.00%) Network Management
1 10 (50.00%) Change Control
1 10 (50.00%) ISMS
2 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) Line Management
4 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Computer Security
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CISM
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (50.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) BS25999
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Citrix
2 9 (45.00%) Dell
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago