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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 64 68 91
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 57 66 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.25% 3.04% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 3.51% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32 52 28
Median salary £45,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%

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
1597 1879 1475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.10% 86.59% 81.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1521 1278
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 26 February 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 76 (64.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (62.39%) CISSP
3 64 (54.70%) CISM
4 48 (41.03%) Risk Management
5 47 (40.17%) PCI DSS
6 42 (35.90%) Data Protection
7 41 (35.04%) Management Information System
8 38 (32.48%) Data Centre
9 36 (30.77%) Security Cleared
10 34 (29.06%) SC Cleared
10 34 (29.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 33 (28.21%) SIEM
12 32 (27.35%) Risk Assessment
13 31 (26.50%) ISMS
14 30 (25.64%) Sentinel
15 29 (24.79%) CISA
15 29 (24.79%) Cyber Essentials
16 28 (23.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 28 (23.93%) IT Governance
17 27 (23.08%) CEH
18 25 (21.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 25 (21.37%) Penetration Testing
18 25 (21.37%) Information Security Management
18 25 (21.37%) Security Management
19 23 (19.66%) Finance
19 23 (19.66%) ITIL
20 21 (17.95%) CISMP
20 21 (17.95%) Security Operations
21 20 (17.09%) Firewall
22 19 (16.24%) Cybersecurity

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 2 (1.71%) SAS
2 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Office
2 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (25.64%) Sentinel
2 14 (11.97%) assyst
2 14 (11.97%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.24%) Office 365
2 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.09%) Firewall
2 12 (10.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (8.55%) Network Security
3 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.56%) DHCP
4 3 (2.56%) DNS
5 2 (1.71%) HTTP
5 2 (1.71%) Internet
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.85%) DMZ
6 1 (0.85%) Intranet
6 1 (0.85%) IPsec
6 1 (0.85%) S/MIME
6 1 (0.85%) SSL
6 1 (0.85%) VLAN
6 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) Big Data
2 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.71%) QlikView
3 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (19.66%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Law
3 1 (0.85%) Local Government
3 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (24.79%) Information Manager
2 28 (23.93%) Security Officer
3 26 (22.22%) Information Officer
3 26 (22.22%) Information Security Officer
4 23 (19.66%) Security Manager
5 22 (18.80%) Information Security Manager
6 14 (11.97%) Analyst
6 14 (11.97%) Security Specialist
7 9 (7.69%) Consultant
7 9 (7.69%) IT Security Officer
7 9 (7.69%) Security Consultant
8 8 (6.84%) Risk Officer
8 8 (6.84%) Security Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Security Operations Specialist
9 7 (5.98%) Compliance Officer
9 7 (5.98%) Information Security Compliance Officer
9 7 (5.98%) Security Compliance Officer
10 6 (5.13%) Architect
10 6 (5.13%) Information Assurance Manager
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) .NET
1 2 (1.71%) HTML
1 2 (1.71%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (35.04%) Management Information System
2 38 (32.48%) Data Centre
3 17 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (14.53%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (12.82%) Freedom of Information
5 14 (11.97%) CESG
5 14 (11.97%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (10.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (4.27%) PKI
8 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.71%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.85%) iPad
9 1 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.85%) SCADA
9 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.11%) Unix
1 13 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (3.42%) Linux
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.03%) Risk Management
2 42 (35.90%) Data Protection
3 34 (29.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 33 (28.21%) SIEM
5 32 (27.35%) Risk Assessment
6 31 (26.50%) ISMS
7 28 (23.93%) IT Governance
8 25 (21.37%) Information Security Management
8 25 (21.37%) Penetration Testing
8 25 (21.37%) Security Management
8 25 (21.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 23 (19.66%) ITIL
10 21 (17.95%) Security Operations
11 19 (16.24%) Cybersecurity
12 18 (15.38%) Service Management
13 17 (14.53%) Data Security
13 17 (14.53%) IT Audit
14 16 (13.68%) E-Commerce
14 16 (13.68%) ERP
14 16 (13.68%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.98%) Python
2 5 (4.27%) Perl
2 5 (4.27%) SQL
3 3 (2.56%) Ruby
4 2 (1.71%) R
4 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 73 (62.39%) CISSP
2 64 (54.70%) CISM
3 36 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 34 (29.06%) SC Cleared
5 29 (24.79%) CISA
6 27 (23.08%) CEH
7 21 (17.95%) CISMP
8 14 (11.97%) CRISC
8 14 (11.97%) Degree
8 14 (11.97%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (8.55%) GIAC
10 9 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (6.84%) CCNA
11 8 (6.84%) CCNP
11 8 (6.84%) GCIA
11 8 (6.84%) GCIH
11 8 (6.84%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (6.84%) SANS
12 5 (4.27%) DV Cleared
13 4 (3.42%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (64.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (40.17%) PCI DSS
3 29 (24.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 28 (23.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 19 (16.24%) GPG13
6 14 (11.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 14 (11.97%) QA
6 14 (11.97%) RMADS
7 2 (1.71%) GDPR
7 2 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.85%) ISO27002
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Nessus
1 3 (2.56%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 14 (11.97%) ServiceNow
2 5 (4.27%) Casewise
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.42%) Qualys
3 4 (3.42%) Rapid7
4 3 (2.56%) Intel Security
5 2 (1.71%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.71%) Cisco
5 2 (1.71%) Citrix
5 2 (1.71%) Cognos
5 2 (1.71%) Google
5 2 (1.71%) NetIQ
5 2 (1.71%) Oracle
5 2 (1.71%) SAP
5 2 (1.71%) Tableau
6 1 (0.85%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.85%) FireEye
6 1 (0.85%) Juniper
6 1 (0.85%) Tripwire
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus,
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + corporate benefits
Posted: 16 days ago