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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 122 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.18% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £41,300 £48,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
1684 1700 1194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.32% 79.51% 70.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1512 1009
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) CESG
1 3 (75.00%) CESG CLAS
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (75.00%) ISMS
1 3 (75.00%) RMADS
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) SSCP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Advisor
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) CESG
1 3 (75.00%) CESG CLAS
1 3 (75.00%) RMADS
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (75.00%) ISMS
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) CRAMM
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) SSCP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
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