The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 53 66
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 9 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.90% 2.86% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 3.40% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 11
Median salary £62,500 £50,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +40.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 444 529 707
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 93.87% 84.10% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 356 447 598
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security 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 in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Information Security in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
2 8 (72.73%) Information Security Management
2 8 (72.73%) Security Management
2 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (72.73%) ISMS
3 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
3 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (45.45%) CISSP
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) CISM
5 4 (36.36%) Process Management
5 4 (36.36%) Information Management
5 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
6 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (18.18%) Legal
7 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 2 (18.18%) Business Development
7 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
8 1 (9.09%) OSCP
8 1 (9.09%) Burp Suite
8 1 (9.09%) Kali Linux
8 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
8 1 (9.09%) Nessus
8 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (9.09%) CEH

Information Security
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Burp Suite
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Head of Information
3 2 (18.18%) Head of Information Assurance
3 2 (18.18%) Head of Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Head of Security
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Kali Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Information Security Management
1 8 (72.73%) ISMS
1 8 (72.73%) Security Management
2 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
2 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (36.36%) Information Management
3 4 (36.36%) Process Management
3 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (27.27%) Information Assurance
4 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) CEH
3 1 (9.09%) CISA
3 1 (9.09%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nessus