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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 63 71 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.52% 0.15% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.22% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 8
Average salary £45,000 - £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,950 - £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
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
607 461 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.07% 69.95% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 540 391 431
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 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 15 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (36.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 8 (32.00%) CISSP
3 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco
4 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 7 (28.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (24.00%) SIEM
5 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (24.00%) CISA
5 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity
6 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
6 5 (20.00%) Security Management
6 5 (20.00%) Network Security
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 5 (20.00%) ISMS
6 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
7 4 (16.00%) Analytics
7 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
7 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
7 4 (16.00%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) IPsec
7 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
7 4 (16.00%) Websense

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (20.00%) Network Security
3 4 (16.00%) LAN
3 4 (16.00%) WAN
3 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
3 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 4 (16.00%) IPsec
4 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (8.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) DNS
6 1 (4.00%) DHCP
6 1 (4.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Information Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Security Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Information Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (28.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL
2 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (24.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (24.00%) SIEM
3 5 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 5 (20.00%) ISMS
3 5 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 5 (20.00%) Security Management
4 4 (16.00%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (16.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (12.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) CISSP
2 6 (24.00%) CISA
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) CCNP
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) GIAC
4 2 (8.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco
2 4 (16.00%) Websense
2 4 (16.00%) WatchGuard
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Splunk
4 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (8.00%) Tripwire
5 1 (4.00%) Capita
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (4.00%) Computacenter
5 1 (4.00%) BT
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