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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank 127 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.099% 0.17% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £39,725 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,759
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.93%
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
713 614 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.44% 34.48% 36.87%
Number of salaries quoted 546 544 463
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Freedom of Information Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Freedom of Information
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) CISA
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) CESG
2 3 (75.00%) Information Management
2 3 (75.00%) CISMP
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) P3O
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CGEIT
3 1 (25.00%) ISACA
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Advisor
1 2 (50.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Information Management
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISA
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) CISMP
2 1 (25.00%) CGEIT
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft