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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 147 125 142
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 7 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £80,000 £27,600
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +189.85%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.54%
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
2164 1623 2004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 87.54% 86.61% 85.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 1371 1741
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance.

1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
1 12 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (91.67%) IT Governance
2 11 (91.67%) Risk Management
2 11 (91.67%) CISM
2 11 (91.67%) CISSP
3 10 (83.33%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (83.33%) ITIL
3 10 (83.33%) Data Security
3 10 (83.33%) Cryptography
3 10 (83.33%) CISA
4 2 (16.67%) RMADS
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) CESG
5 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (8.33%) Sentinel
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Mercator
5 1 (8.33%) CEH
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) CISMP

Information Assurance
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 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (8.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Compliance Officer
1 10 (83.33%) Information Officer
1 10 (83.33%) Information Security Compliance Officer
1 10 (83.33%) Information Security Officer
1 10 (83.33%) Security Compliance Officer
1 10 (83.33%) Security Officer
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Cryptography
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) CESG
3 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (91.67%) IT Governance
2 11 (91.67%) Risk Management
3 10 (83.33%) Data Security
3 10 (83.33%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) ISMS
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) CISM
1 11 (91.67%) CISSP
2 10 (83.33%) CISA
2 10 (83.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CEH
3 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (8.33%) CISMP
3 1 (8.33%) CLAS
3 1 (8.33%) CRISC
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) RMADS
3 1 (8.33%) GPG13
3 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Mercator
1 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow