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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 128 118 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.050% 0.17% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.21% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +12.24%
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
1701 1428 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 84.54% 80.18% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1271 1029
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (33.33%) CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Risk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISMS
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SABSA
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001