The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 131 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.052% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.067% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
Information Assurance
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1678 1503 1489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.82% 78.57% 79.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1332 1294
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in Birmingham

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance.

1 13 (72.22%) ISEB
1 13 (72.22%) Banking
1 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
1 13 (72.22%) ISTQB
1 13 (72.22%) Security Testing
1 13 (72.22%) FATCA
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) RMADS
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.11%) CISSP
5 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.56%) V-Model
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (5.56%) Cybercrime
6 1 (5.56%) JSP
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) CISM
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Legal
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 13 (72.22%) Banking
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance Officer
3 1 (5.56%) Service Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Information Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (5.56%) Security Officer
3 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) RMADS
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) Cybercrime
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Security Testing
1 13 (72.22%) Software Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 4 (22.22%) Coaching
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) V-Model
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) ISEB
1 13 (72.22%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) FATCA
2 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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