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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 117 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -4.00%
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
1447 1182 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.99% 78.02% 71.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1017 1012
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) SSCP
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) CEH
3 2 (40.00%) CESG
3 2 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 2 (40.00%) RMADS
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) FATCA
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CESG
1 2 (40.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (40.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (40.00%) ISMS
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) SSCP
2 2 (40.00%) CEH
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) FATCA