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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 48 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 20 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.26% 2.09% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 2.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 2
Average salary £65,000 £35,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.09% -44.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £28,200 £62,750
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £43,300 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
517 655 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.34% 91.35% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 424 557 490
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (42.86%) Windows
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Business Continuity
2 10 (35.71%) Business Continuity Management
3 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (25.00%) CCIE
4 7 (25.00%) CCSP
4 7 (25.00%) CCNP
4 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (25.00%) CCDE
4 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (25.00%) Network Architecture
4 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
5 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
5 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Metasploit
5 6 (21.43%) Security Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (21.43%) CEH
5 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (21.43%) JIRA
5 6 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (21.43%) Subversion

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (17.86%) CloudStack
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Big Data
1 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Informix
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
1 6 (21.43%) Metasploit
1 6 (21.43%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) AppScan
2 2 (7.14%) Burp Suite
3 1 (3.57%) Hudson
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 6 (21.43%) Senior Tester
1 6 (21.43%) Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Business Continuity Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Head of Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Information Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
1 6 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (21.43%) HTML
1 6 (21.43%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.29%) JSP
3 2 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (17.86%) Public Cloud
4 3 (10.71%) Clustering
5 2 (7.14%) iPad
5 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.57%) CESG
6 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
6 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.57%) IBM XIV
6 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
1 12 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Business Continuity
1 10 (35.71%) Business Continuity Management
2 7 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (21.43%) Security Testing
4 5 (17.86%) High Availability
4 5 (17.86%) Information Assurance
5 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (10.71%) People Management
6 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) SABSA
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) Java
1 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.86%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCDE
2 7 (25.00%) CCIE
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP
2 7 (25.00%) CCSP
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (21.43%) CEH
4 4 (14.29%) CISSP
5 2 (7.14%) CISMP
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) OSCP
6 1 (3.57%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) COBIT
3 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
4 2 (7.14%) BS25999
5 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
5 1 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (3.57%) RMADS
5 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Nessus
1 6 (21.43%) Puppet
2 5 (17.86%) Ansible
2 5 (17.86%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (17.86%) Salt
3 4 (14.29%) Cacti
3 4 (14.29%) Graphite
3 4 (14.29%) Nagios
3 4 (14.29%) OpenVAS
3 4 (14.29%) Opsview
4 2 (7.14%) HP Fortify
5 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Cisco
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (21.43%) F5
3 6 (21.43%) Symantec
4 4 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) Computacenter
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (3.57%) Tableau
7 1 (3.57%) Veritas
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago