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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 84 61 88
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +27
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 36 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.99% 3.23% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 4.15% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 25
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
1447 1182 1203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.99% 78.02% 71.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1017 1012
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 30 January 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (53.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (36.71%) CISSP
2 29 (36.71%) CISM
3 27 (34.18%) ITIL
4 20 (25.32%) CISA
5 18 (22.78%) Management Information System
5 18 (22.78%) Degree
6 16 (20.25%) Finance
7 15 (18.99%) Security Management
8 12 (15.19%) Information Security Management
8 12 (15.19%) Business Continuity
8 12 (15.19%) PCI DSS
9 11 (13.92%) Risk Management
10 10 (12.66%) Windows
11 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
11 9 (11.39%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (11.39%) SIEM
12 8 (10.13%) Data Protection
12 8 (10.13%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
13 7 (8.86%) TOGAF
13 7 (8.86%) Service Management
13 7 (8.86%) SLA
13 7 (8.86%) SQL
14 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
14 6 (7.59%) UNIX
14 6 (7.59%) Flash
14 6 (7.59%) ISO 9001
14 6 (7.59%) IRCA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (2.53%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Firewall
2 3 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (3.80%) SAN
3 2 (2.53%) Network Security
4 1 (1.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.80%) EDRMS
2 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.27%) HBase
3 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.27%) Impala
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
2 5 (6.33%) Retail
2 5 (6.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.33%) Games
3 4 (5.06%) Electronics
4 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.80%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) Law
5 2 (2.53%) Advertising
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (17.72%) Consultant
2 12 (15.19%) Security Officer
3 11 (13.92%) Information Security Officer
4 10 (12.66%) Security Manager
4 10 (12.66%) Security Consultant
5 9 (11.39%) Information Manager
5 9 (11.39%) Information Security Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Security Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Information Security Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Problem Manager
8 4 (5.06%) Compliance Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Head of Infrastructure
9 3 (3.80%) Business Design Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Security Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Flash
2 1 (1.27%) HTML5
2 1 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.27%) REST
2 1 (1.27%) CSS3
2 1 (1.27%) OAuth
2 1 (1.27%) OpenID
2 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.27%) SAML
2 1 (1.27%) CSS
2 1 (1.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.59%) CESG
2 6 (7.59%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.53%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (2.53%) RMADS
5 2 (2.53%) Statistics
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) UNIX
3 4 (5.06%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) ITIL
2 15 (18.99%) Security Management
3 12 (15.19%) Information Security Management
3 12 (15.19%) Business Continuity
4 11 (13.92%) Risk Management
5 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.39%) SIEM
6 8 (10.13%) Data Protection
6 8 (10.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (10.13%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.86%) TOGAF
7 7 (8.86%) Service Management
8 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.59%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.59%) Business Continuity Planning
8 6 (7.59%) Project Planning
8 6 (7.59%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.33%) Security Testing
9 5 (6.33%) Security Architecture
9 5 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.86%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) C
2 4 (5.06%) Perl
3 3 (3.80%) VBA
3 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.27%) Python
5 1 (1.27%) PHP
5 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (36.71%) CISSP
1 29 (36.71%) CISM
2 20 (25.32%) CISA
3 18 (22.78%) Degree
4 9 (11.39%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (7.59%) IRCA
5 6 (7.59%) PCI QSA
5 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
6 5 (6.33%) CRISC
6 5 (6.33%) CEH
6 5 (6.33%) SSCP
7 4 (5.06%) CCNP
7 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.80%) OSCP
8 3 (3.80%) CSSLP
8 3 (3.80%) GCFA
8 3 (3.80%) GIAC
8 3 (3.80%) CCNA
9 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (53.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (15.19%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.86%) SLA
4 6 (7.59%) ISO 9001
4 6 (7.59%) COBIT
5 3 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Websense
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco
4 1 (1.27%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.27%) Juniper
Birmingham
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive, benefits and much more
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago