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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 85 88 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 39 35 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.94% 1.83% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.34% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 27
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
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
1664 1496 1512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.91% 78.41% 79.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1318 1324
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 32 (45.07%) CISSP
2 25 (35.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (33.80%) PCI DSS
4 23 (32.39%) CISM
5 18 (25.35%) ITIL
6 16 (22.54%) CISA
7 14 (19.72%) Security Architecture
8 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
8 13 (18.31%) Management Information System
9 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
9 12 (16.90%) SIEM
10 11 (15.49%) Cyber Security
10 11 (15.49%) Risk Management
10 11 (15.49%) Finance
10 11 (15.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (14.08%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (14.08%) Windows
11 10 (14.08%) Linux
11 10 (14.08%) OSCP
12 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
12 9 (12.68%) SQL
12 9 (12.68%) Firewall
13 8 (11.27%) Project Management
13 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
13 8 (11.27%) CISMP
13 8 (11.27%) Business Continuity
13 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
14 7 (9.86%) OWASP
14 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
14 7 (9.86%) CESG

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (5.63%) Lync
2 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) IaaS
2 3 (4.23%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) Firewall
2 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.41%) Network Security
4 1 (1.41%) VoIP
4 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.82%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.82%) HBase
2 2 (2.82%) Big Data
2 2 (2.82%) Impala
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.23%) Electronics
3 3 (4.23%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Military
5 1 (1.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (16.90%) Security Officer
2 11 (15.49%) Consultant
3 10 (14.08%) Security Consultant
3 10 (14.08%) Information Security Officer
4 9 (12.68%) Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Tester
5 6 (8.45%) Penetration Tester
6 5 (7.04%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Security Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.63%) IT Security Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) IT Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Information Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Architecture Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Planning Manager
9 2 (2.82%) IT Security Officer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) HTML
2 3 (4.23%) CSS
2 3 (4.23%) Ajax
3 2 (2.82%) HTML5
3 2 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.82%) REST
3 2 (2.82%) CSS3
3 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.82%) Flash
4 1 (1.41%) JSP
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Management Information System
1 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.86%) CESG
3 3 (4.23%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.23%) Economics
4 2 (2.82%) RMADS
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.82%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.41%) Tandem
5 1 (1.41%) Cybercrime
5 1 (1.41%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
1 10 (14.08%) Linux
2 5 (7.04%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) ITIL
2 14 (19.72%) Security Architecture
3 12 (16.90%) SIEM
4 11 (15.49%) Cyber Security
4 11 (15.49%) Risk Management
4 11 (15.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (14.08%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (11.27%) Business Continuity
6 8 (11.27%) Project Management
7 7 (9.86%) TOGAF
7 7 (9.86%) OWASP
8 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (8.45%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (8.45%) Service Management
8 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.04%) Incident Management
9 5 (7.04%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.63%) Security Testing
10 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) Java
3 4 (5.63%) Perl
4 2 (2.82%) PHP
4 2 (2.82%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.41%) C
5 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (45.07%) CISSP
2 23 (32.39%) CISM
3 16 (22.54%) CISA
4 10 (14.08%) OSCP
5 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
6 8 (11.27%) CISMP
6 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared
7 7 (9.86%) CEH
8 6 (8.45%) Degree
8 6 (8.45%) OSCE
9 5 (7.04%) GIAC
9 5 (7.04%) SSCP
10 4 (5.63%) Postgraduate
10 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
11 3 (4.23%) GCFA
11 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (4.23%) APMP
12 2 (2.82%) PCI QSA
13 1 (1.41%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (35.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (33.80%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.63%) SLA
4 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.41%) COBIT
4 1 (1.41%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (2.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
1 4 (5.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (4.23%) Nessus
3 2 (2.82%) Puppet
3 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) LogRhythm
2 3 (4.23%) Tripwire
2 3 (4.23%) Qualys
2 3 (4.23%) Tufin
3 2 (2.82%) Cloudera
3 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.41%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
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Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + OTE
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Great Conditions
Posted: 14 days ago
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London Midland
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Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Training
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive + Bonus + more
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