The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Freedom of Information (FOI)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 110 131 123
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -8
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 9 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.51% 0.046% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.12% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £33,500 £31,450 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.51% -37.10%
UK excluding London median salary £34,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-27.89% -5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
616 801 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.22% 37.12% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 383 577 535
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Birmingham region.

Freedom of Information Salary Trend in Birmingham

Freedom of Information
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Freedom of Information 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 27 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (55.56%) Information Security
3 14 (51.85%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (51.85%) Configuration Management
3 14 (51.85%) Service Management
3 14 (51.85%) CISA
3 14 (51.85%) CISM
3 14 (51.85%) Service Delivery
3 14 (51.85%) Change Management
3 14 (51.85%) Data Security
3 14 (51.85%) Management Information System
3 14 (51.85%) Risk Management
3 14 (51.85%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (51.85%) ITIL
3 14 (51.85%) CISSP
3 14 (51.85%) PCI DSS
3 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
3 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (51.85%) QA
3 14 (51.85%) Problem Management
3 14 (51.85%) Video Conferencing
3 14 (51.85%) ITIL V3
3 14 (51.85%) SIEM
3 14 (51.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (51.85%) Sentinel
3 14 (51.85%) Cryptography
3 14 (51.85%) CESG
3 14 (51.85%) assyst
3 14 (51.85%) Incident Management

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 14 (51.85%) assyst
1 14 (51.85%) Sentinel
2 11 (40.74%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (40.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Security Officer
2 12 (44.44%) Information Officer
2 12 (44.44%) Information Security Officer
3 11 (40.74%) Developer
4 10 (37.04%) .NET Developer
4 10 (37.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 10 (37.04%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior
5 3 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Information Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Security Officer
7 1 (3.70%) Compliance Manager
7 1 (3.70%) CRM Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Governance Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Information Governance Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Information Systems Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
1 11 (40.74%) CSS
1 11 (40.74%) HTML
1 11 (40.74%) JSON
1 11 (40.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (51.85%) CESG
1 14 (51.85%) Data Centre
1 14 (51.85%) Management Information System
1 14 (51.85%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (55.56%) Information Security
3 14 (51.85%) Change Management
3 14 (51.85%) Configuration Management
3 14 (51.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (51.85%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 14 (51.85%) Cryptography
3 14 (51.85%) Data Security
3 14 (51.85%) Incident Management
3 14 (51.85%) IT Audit
3 14 (51.85%) IT Governance
3 14 (51.85%) ITIL
3 14 (51.85%) ITIL V3
3 14 (51.85%) Problem Management
3 14 (51.85%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (51.85%) Risk Management
3 14 (51.85%) Service Delivery
3 14 (51.85%) Service Management
3 14 (51.85%) SIEM
4 11 (40.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C#
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) CISA
1 14 (51.85%) CISM
1 14 (51.85%) CISSP
1 14 (51.85%) ITIL Certification
1 14 (51.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (51.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (51.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 14 (51.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 14 (51.85%) PCI DSS
2 14 (51.85%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft