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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 52 64 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 5 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.06% 0.53% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.62% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+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
399 486 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.89% 86.63% 91.42%
Number of salaries quoted 352 415 624
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 8 December 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 11 (64.71%) Management Information System
2 10 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 8 (47.06%) CISSP
3 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Secure Coding
4 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
5 6 (35.29%) CISM
5 6 (35.29%) Information Security Management
5 6 (35.29%) Security Management
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) ISMS
6 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
6 5 (29.41%) Security Operations
6 5 (29.41%) Kali Linux
6 5 (29.41%) HTTP
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Legal
7 4 (23.53%) Nessus
7 4 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (23.53%) CEH
7 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) OSCP
7 4 (23.53%) Burp Suite

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 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.88%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Burp Suite
1 4 (23.53%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Information Manager
1 7 (41.18%) Information Security Manager
1 7 (41.18%) Security Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Security Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Security Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (11.76%) CESG
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.88%) HP Storage
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Kali Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
1 7 (41.18%) Secure Coding
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security Management
2 6 (35.29%) ISMS
2 6 (35.29%) SDLC
2 6 (35.29%) Security Management
3 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 5 (29.41%) Security Operations
4 4 (23.53%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Security Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Network Design
6 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CISSP
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) CISM
4 4 (23.53%) CEH
4 4 (23.53%) OSCP
5 1 (5.88%) CISA
5 1 (5.88%) CREST Certified
5 1 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (17.65%) COBIT
3 1 (5.88%) BS25999
3 1 (5.88%) COSO
3 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) vCloud
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau