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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 145 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.041% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.096% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £31,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £35,250 £50,822
% change year-on-year
+37.58% -30.63%
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
1037 701 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.10% 38.12% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 629 560 619
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 26 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) IT Audit
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) CISMP
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) CGEIT
2 1 (33.33%) ISACA
2 1 (33.33%) P3O
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment

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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Advisor
1 1 (33.33%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) IT Audit
1 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CGEIT
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISMP
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft