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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 90 81 105
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 47 40 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.13% 1.98% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 2.46% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 32 11
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,780 £22,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1818 1629 1204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.34% 80.52% 72.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1634 1472 1035
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 November 2014.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 42 (48.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (37.21%) CISM
3 27 (31.40%) CISSP
4 22 (25.58%) CISA
5 21 (24.42%) ITIL
5 21 (24.42%) Finance
6 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
7 16 (18.60%) Degree
7 16 (18.60%) PCI DSS
8 14 (16.28%) Risk Management
9 13 (15.12%) Security Management
10 12 (13.95%) Business Continuity
11 10 (11.63%) Windows
11 10 (11.63%) ISO 9001
12 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
12 9 (10.47%) Information Security Management
13 8 (9.30%) Firewall
13 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
13 8 (9.30%) IRCA
14 7 (8.14%) Websense
14 7 (8.14%) Change Management
14 7 (8.14%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (8.14%) UNIX
14 7 (8.14%) Business Development
14 7 (8.14%) SIEM
14 7 (8.14%) Cyber Security
15 6 (6.98%) Data Protection
15 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
15 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) Firewall
2 5 (5.81%) Network Security
3 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (3.49%) SAN
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) RequisitePro
General
1 21 (24.42%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Advertising
2 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Legal
4 3 (3.49%) Law
5 2 (2.33%) Games
5 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Retail
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (19.77%) Security Officer
2 16 (18.60%) Information Security Officer
2 16 (18.60%) Consultant
3 15 (17.44%) Security Manager
4 14 (16.28%) Information Security Manager
4 14 (16.28%) Information Manager
5 13 (15.12%) Security Consultant
6 8 (9.30%) Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Security Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) Compliance Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Architect
9 4 (4.65%) IT Administrator
9 4 (4.65%) Information Security Consultant
10 3 (3.49%) Security Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Security Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Information Security Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.81%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (4.65%) CESG
5 3 (3.49%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (3.49%) RMADS
6 2 (2.33%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.16%) Statistics
7 1 (1.16%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) UNIX
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) ITIL
2 14 (16.28%) Risk Management
3 13 (15.12%) Security Management
4 12 (13.95%) Business Continuity
5 9 (10.47%) Information Security Management
6 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.14%) Change Management
7 7 (8.14%) Business Development
7 7 (8.14%) SIEM
7 7 (8.14%) Cyber Security
8 6 (6.98%) Data Protection
8 6 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.81%) Security Architecture
9 5 (5.81%) ISMS
9 5 (5.81%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (4.65%) IT Governance
10 4 (4.65%) Line Management
10 4 (4.65%) Data Security
10 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) C
2 3 (3.49%) Perl
2 3 (3.49%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (37.21%) CISM
2 27 (31.40%) CISSP
3 22 (25.58%) CISA
4 16 (18.60%) Degree
5 8 (9.30%) IRCA
6 7 (8.14%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.81%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (5.81%) CCNP
8 5 (5.81%) CCNA
9 3 (3.49%) SSCP
9 3 (3.49%) CEH
9 3 (3.49%) CSSLP
10 2 (2.33%) CRISC
10 2 (2.33%) CISMP
10 2 (2.33%) PCI QSA
10 2 (2.33%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.16%) GIAC
11 1 (1.16%) GCFA
11 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (48.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (18.60%) PCI DSS
3 10 (11.63%) ISO 9001
4 5 (5.81%) SLA
5 4 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (3.49%) COBIT
7 2 (2.33%) GPG13
8 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.33%) Snort
1 2 (2.33%) Squid
Vendors
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.14%) Websense
3 4 (4.65%) Cisco
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle
4 3 (3.49%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.49%) Sourcefire
5 2 (2.33%) Tufin
5 2 (2.33%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.33%) Tripwire
5 2 (2.33%) Juniper
6 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.16%) NetIQ
6 1 (1.16%) ArcSight
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Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Double OTE uncapped
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago