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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 70 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.27% 1.96% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 2.36% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £50,000 £50,600
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -1.18%
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
534 467 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 72.36% 83.10% 78.41%
Number of salaries quoted 433 401 390
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,010 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CISA
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Data Security
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) CRISC
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (16.67%) RMADS
4 1 (16.67%) BS25999
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) CESG
4 1 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Development
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) RMADS
1 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (16.67%) CESG
1 1 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Security
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CRISC
4 1 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) BS25999
Sheffield
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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