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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 74 43 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.88% 2.29% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 2.67% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 27
Median salary £44,000 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.49% -

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
1711 1610 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.77% 85.59% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1355 1357
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
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 23 January 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 87 (64.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (59.26%) CISSP
3 76 (56.30%) CISM
4 61 (45.19%) Risk Management
5 59 (43.70%) PCI DSS
6 49 (36.30%) Data Protection
7 42 (31.11%) Management Information System
8 38 (28.15%) Data Centre
9 37 (27.41%) ISMS
9 37 (27.41%) Security Cleared
10 35 (25.93%) SC Cleared
10 35 (25.93%) CISA
11 34 (25.19%) Risk Assessment
12 33 (24.44%) SIEM
12 33 (24.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (22.22%) IT Governance
13 30 (22.22%) CEH
14 29 (21.48%) Sentinel
14 29 (21.48%) Penetration Testing
15 28 (20.74%) Security Management
15 28 (20.74%) Information Security Management
16 27 (20.00%) Finance
17 25 (18.52%) Firewall
17 25 (18.52%) ITIL
17 25 (18.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 23 (17.04%) CISMP
18 23 (17.04%) Cybersecurity
19 20 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
19 20 (14.81%) GPG13
19 20 (14.81%) Office 365

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 (1.48%) SAS
2 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Office
2 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (21.48%) Sentinel
2 14 (10.37%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (9.63%) assyst
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.81%) Office 365
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.52%) Firewall
2 13 (9.63%) Network Security
3 12 (8.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.19%) DHCP
5 7 (5.19%) DNS
6 2 (1.48%) HTTP
6 2 (1.48%) Internet
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.74%) DMZ
7 1 (0.74%) Intranet
7 1 (0.74%) IPsec
7 1 (0.74%) S/MIME
7 1 (0.74%) SSL
7 1 (0.74%) VLAN
7 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) Big Data
2 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.48%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.48%) QlikView
3 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (2.96%) Law
3 3 (2.22%) Banking
4 2 (1.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (31.11%) Security Officer
2 40 (29.63%) Information Officer
2 40 (29.63%) Information Security Officer
3 26 (19.26%) Information Manager
4 21 (15.56%) Security Manager
5 19 (14.07%) Analyst
5 19 (14.07%) Information Security Manager
5 19 (14.07%) Security Specialist
6 12 (8.89%) Security Analyst
7 10 (7.41%) Compliance Officer
7 10 (7.41%) Consultant
7 10 (7.41%) Information Security Compliance Officer
7 10 (7.41%) Risk Officer
7 10 (7.41%) Security Compliance Officer
8 9 (6.67%) IT Security Officer
8 9 (6.67%) Security Consultant
9 8 (5.93%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 8 (5.93%) Security Operations Specialist
10 7 (5.19%) Architect
11 6 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.48%) .NET
1 2 (1.48%) HTML
1 2 (1.48%) Web Services
2 1 (0.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (31.11%) Management Information System
2 38 (28.15%) Data Centre
3 20 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (11.85%) Cryptography
5 14 (10.37%) Freedom of Information
6 13 (9.63%) CESG
6 13 (9.63%) Video Conferencing
7 12 (8.89%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (4.44%) PKI
9 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.48%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.48%) Statistics
9 2 (1.48%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.74%) iPad
10 1 (0.74%) iSeries
10 1 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.74%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.37%) Windows
2 13 (9.63%) Unix
3 4 (2.96%) Linux
4 3 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.19%) Risk Management
2 49 (36.30%) Data Protection
3 37 (27.41%) ISMS
4 34 (25.19%) Risk Assessment
5 33 (24.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 33 (24.44%) SIEM
6 30 (22.22%) IT Governance
7 29 (21.48%) Penetration Testing
8 28 (20.74%) Information Security Management
8 28 (20.74%) Security Management
9 25 (18.52%) ITIL
9 25 (18.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 23 (17.04%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (14.07%) Data Security
11 19 (14.07%) Security Operations
12 18 (13.33%) Information Assurance
13 17 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement Process
14 16 (11.85%) E-Commerce
14 16 (11.85%) IT Audit
14 16 (11.85%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.44%) Python
2 5 (3.70%) SQL
3 4 (2.96%) Perl
4 2 (1.48%) R
4 2 (1.48%) Ruby
4 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.74%) C
5 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 80 (59.26%) CISSP
2 76 (56.30%) CISM
3 37 (27.41%) Security Cleared
4 35 (25.93%) CISA
4 35 (25.93%) SC Cleared
5 30 (22.22%) CEH
6 23 (17.04%) CISMP
7 16 (11.85%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (11.11%) Degree
9 14 (10.37%) CRISC
10 10 (7.41%) GIAC
11 9 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (6.67%) SANS
12 8 (5.93%) CCNA
12 8 (5.93%) CCNP
12 8 (5.93%) GCIA
12 8 (5.93%) GCIH
12 8 (5.93%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
14 4 (2.96%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (64.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (43.70%) PCI DSS
3 20 (14.81%) GPG13
4 14 (10.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (10.37%) RMADS
5 13 (9.63%) QA
6 3 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.48%) GDPR
7 2 (1.48%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.74%) COBIT
8 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.74%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.74%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.48%) Nessus
1 2 (1.48%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) ServiceNow
2 4 (2.96%) Casewise
3 3 (2.22%) Google
3 3 (2.22%) Intel Security
3 3 (2.22%) Qualys
3 3 (2.22%) Rapid7
4 2 (1.48%) Blue Coat
4 2 (1.48%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.48%) Cisco
4 2 (1.48%) Citrix
4 2 (1.48%) Cognos
4 2 (1.48%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.48%) NetIQ
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle
4 2 (1.48%) SAP
4 2 (1.48%) Tableau
5 1 (0.74%) FireEye
5 1 (0.74%) IBM
5 1 (0.74%) Juniper
5 1 (0.74%) Symantec
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