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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 119 130 128
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.20% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £80,000 £41,300 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.70% -15.28%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1602 1712 1734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.86% 80.38% 81.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1342 1469 1546
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (40.00%) FATCA
2 3 (30.00%) RMADS
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Cybercrime
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
4 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (10.00%) Big Data
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Service Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance Officer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) RMADS
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Cybercrime
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) V-Model
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (40.00%) FATCA
2 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago