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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 130 124 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.099% 0.050% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £48,000 £27,600 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £27,600 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+63.04% -26.40%
Freedom of Information
West Midlands

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
636 718 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.36% 36.06% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 501 596 678
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,950 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Freedom of Information 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 Freedom of Information.

1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) CISMP
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Freedom of Information 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 Freedom of Information. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001