The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 80 74 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 69 50 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.82% 2.67% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 3.09% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 60 45 31
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,900 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
Information Security
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
2141 1618 2019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 87.49% 86.39% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1364 1756
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Information Security
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Birmingham region.

Information Security Salary Trend in Birmingham

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 80 (48.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (38.41%) CISSP
3 62 (37.80%) PCI DSS
4 60 (36.59%) CISM
4 60 (36.59%) Risk Management
5 42 (25.61%) ITIL
6 36 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (20.73%) CISA
8 31 (18.90%) Finance
9 29 (17.68%) Data Protection
10 27 (16.46%) ISMS
10 27 (16.46%) Firewall
11 23 (14.02%) IT Governance
11 23 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (13.41%) ITIL Certification
12 22 (13.41%) Data Security
12 22 (13.41%) Cryptography
12 22 (13.41%) IT Audit
13 21 (12.80%) Security Management
14 20 (12.20%) Information Security Management
15 19 (11.59%) Data Centre
16 18 (10.98%) SC Cleared
16 18 (10.98%) Security Cleared
16 18 (10.98%) Management Information System
16 18 (10.98%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (10.37%) Presales
17 17 (10.37%) SIEM
18 16 (9.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 16 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
18 16 (9.76%) Business Continuity

Information Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (6.10%) MS Office
2 3 (1.83%) MS Project
2 3 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.61%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.88%) IaaS
1 8 (4.88%) Office 365
2 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.46%) Firewall
2 8 (4.88%) DHCP
2 8 (4.88%) DNS
2 8 (4.88%) SSL
3 6 (3.66%) Network Security
4 4 (2.44%) HTTP
5 3 (1.83%) IPsec
5 3 (1.83%) LAN
5 3 (1.83%) VPN
5 3 (1.83%) WAN
5 3 (1.83%) Wireless
6 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.61%) AppScan
General
1 31 (18.90%) Finance
2 13 (7.93%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.71%) Banking
4 9 (5.49%) Retail
5 8 (4.88%) Law
6 6 (3.66%) Legal
7 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (24.39%) Security Officer
2 37 (22.56%) Information Officer
2 37 (22.56%) Information Security Officer
3 32 (19.51%) Security Manager
4 27 (16.46%) Analyst
5 24 (14.63%) Consultant
6 21 (12.80%) Security Consultant
7 19 (11.59%) Architect
8 18 (10.98%) Security Analyst
9 15 (9.15%) Security Specialist
10 12 (7.32%) Compliance Manager
11 11 (6.71%) Security Architect
12 10 (6.10%) Compliance Officer
12 10 (6.10%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 10 (6.10%) Information Manager
12 10 (6.10%) Information Security Compliance Officer
12 10 (6.10%) Information Security Manager
12 10 (6.10%) IT Manager
12 10 (6.10%) Security Compliance Officer
13 8 (4.88%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.22%) Web Services
2 1 (0.61%) OAuth
2 1 (0.61%) OpenID
2 1 (0.61%) SAML
2 1 (0.61%) SPML
2 1 (0.61%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.41%) Cryptography
2 19 (11.59%) Data Centre
3 18 (10.98%) Management Information System
4 15 (9.15%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.05%) CESG
6 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.05%) PKI
7 3 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.83%) iPad
7 3 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.22%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.61%) iSeries
9 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.27%) Windows
2 6 (3.66%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (36.59%) Risk Management
2 42 (25.61%) ITIL
3 36 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (17.68%) Data Protection
5 27 (16.46%) ISMS
6 23 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (14.02%) IT Governance
7 22 (13.41%) Data Security
7 22 (13.41%) IT Audit
8 21 (12.80%) Security Management
9 20 (12.20%) Information Security Management
10 18 (10.98%) Penetration Testing
11 17 (10.37%) Presales
11 17 (10.37%) SIEM
12 16 (9.76%) Business Continuity
12 16 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
12 16 (9.76%) Security Operations
12 16 (9.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 15 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (8.54%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.49%) C
2 1 (0.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (38.41%) CISSP
2 60 (36.59%) CISM
3 34 (20.73%) CISA
4 22 (13.41%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (10.98%) SC Cleared
5 18 (10.98%) Security Cleared
6 14 (8.54%) Degree
7 8 (4.88%) CEH
8 7 (4.27%) CLAS
8 7 (4.27%) GIAC
8 7 (4.27%) SANS
9 5 (3.05%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (2.44%) CISMP
11 3 (1.83%) PCI QSA
12 2 (1.22%) CRISC
13 1 (0.61%) CCFP
13 1 (0.61%) GCFE
13 1 (0.61%) GREM
13 1 (0.61%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (48.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (37.80%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.66%) COBIT
4 6 (3.66%) GPG13
5 4 (2.44%) ISO27002
6 2 (1.22%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.22%) RMADS
7 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.61%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (9.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 8 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.61%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (7.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.88%) CheckPoint
2 8 (4.88%) Cisco
3 6 (3.66%) Google
4 5 (3.05%) Intel Security
4 5 (3.05%) Juniper
5 4 (2.44%) IBM
6 2 (1.22%) BT
6 2 (1.22%) CA
6 2 (1.22%) Casewise
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle
6 2 (1.22%) SAP
7 1 (0.61%) HP
7 1 (0.61%) Mercator
7 1 (0.61%) Qualys
7 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.61%) Veracode
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