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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 57 94 90
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -4
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 89 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.77% 1.84% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 2.16% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 71 33 30
Median salary £62,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
2042 1713 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.56% 85.14% 84.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1492 1394 1397
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 73 (38.62%) Cybersecurity
2 72 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (32.28%) CISSP
4 53 (28.04%) CISM
5 52 (27.51%) PCI DSS
6 50 (26.46%) Risk Management
7 49 (25.93%) ITIL
7 49 (25.93%) Data Protection
8 47 (24.87%) Finance
9 36 (19.05%) CISA
10 31 (16.40%) Firewall
11 28 (14.81%) Active Directory
11 28 (14.81%) IT Audit
12 27 (14.29%) Management Information System
13 25 (13.23%) Security Management
13 25 (13.23%) SIEM
14 22 (11.64%) SC Cleared
14 22 (11.64%) Security Cleared
14 22 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (10.05%) Security Operations
16 18 (9.52%) Fraud Detection
16 18 (9.52%) Data Centre
16 18 (9.52%) Identity Management
16 18 (9.52%) Information Security Management
16 18 (9.52%) Windows
16 18 (9.52%) Security Architecture
17 17 (8.99%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (8.99%) ISMS
17 17 (8.99%) Banking
17 17 (8.99%) Internal Audit

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 14 (7.41%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.17%) MS Office
2 3 (1.59%) MS Project
2 3 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.41%) IaaS
2 13 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.12%) Office 365
4 3 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.40%) Firewall
2 14 (7.41%) SSL
3 9 (4.76%) LAN
3 9 (4.76%) WAN
4 8 (4.23%) HTTP
4 8 (4.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (2.12%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.59%) IPsec
7 3 (1.59%) Network Security
7 3 (1.59%) VPN
7 3 (1.59%) Wireless
8 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) Big Data
1 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.53%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) AppScan
2 1 (0.53%) Metasploit
General
1 47 (24.87%) Finance
2 17 (8.99%) Banking
3 16 (8.47%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.35%) Retail
5 9 (4.76%) Legal
6 4 (2.12%) Games
7 3 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.59%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (23.28%) Consultant
2 43 (22.75%) Security Consultant
3 36 (19.05%) Security Manager
4 34 (17.99%) Architect
5 29 (15.34%) Information Security Consultant
6 28 (14.81%) Security Officer
7 27 (14.29%) Analyst
8 23 (12.17%) Security Analyst
9 21 (11.11%) Information Officer
9 21 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
10 20 (10.58%) Security Architect
11 16 (8.47%) Compliance Manager
12 14 (7.41%) IT Manager
12 14 (7.41%) IT Security Manager
13 13 (6.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 12 (6.35%) Enterprise Architect
14 12 (6.35%) IT Analyst
14 12 (6.35%) IT Security Analyst
15 10 (5.29%) Senior Consultant
15 10 (5.29%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) OAuth
1 1 (0.53%) OpenID
1 1 (0.53%) SAML
1 1 (0.53%) SPML
1 1 (0.53%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 22 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 16 (8.47%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (7.41%) Cryptography
5 14 (7.41%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (7.41%) PKI
6 6 (3.17%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.17%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (2.12%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.06%) iPad
10 1 (0.53%) BYOD
10 1 (0.53%) CESG
10 1 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.53%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.53%) User Experience
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.52%) Windows
2 7 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.17%) Linux
3 6 (3.17%) Unix
4 1 (0.53%) KNOPPIX
4 1 (0.53%) Solaris
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (38.62%) Cybersecurity
2 50 (26.46%) Risk Management
3 49 (25.93%) Data Protection
3 49 (25.93%) ITIL
4 28 (14.81%) IT Audit
5 25 (13.23%) Security Management
5 25 (13.23%) SIEM
6 19 (10.05%) Security Operations
7 18 (9.52%) Fraud Detection
7 18 (9.52%) Identity Management
7 18 (9.52%) Information Security Management
7 18 (9.52%) Security Architecture
8 17 (8.99%) Internal Audit
8 17 (8.99%) ISMS
8 17 (8.99%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (8.47%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (7.41%) Business Continuity
10 14 (7.41%) Data Security
10 14 (7.41%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.23%) C
2 3 (1.59%) Python
3 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.06%) SQL
3 2 (1.06%) VB
4 1 (0.53%) C#
4 1 (0.53%) C++
4 1 (0.53%) Korn
4 1 (0.53%) Perl
4 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (32.28%) CISSP
2 53 (28.04%) CISM
3 36 (19.05%) CISA
4 22 (11.64%) SC Cleared
4 22 (11.64%) Security Cleared
5 15 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (6.88%) GIAC
7 12 (6.35%) Degree
7 12 (6.35%) SANS
8 11 (5.82%) CLAS
9 7 (3.70%) CISMP
9 7 (3.70%) CREST Certified
10 4 (2.12%) CEH
11 2 (1.06%) CRISC
11 2 (1.06%) GCIH
11 2 (1.06%) PCI QSA
12 1 (0.53%) CHFI
12 1 (0.53%) GCFA
12 1 (0.53%) GCIA
12 1 (0.53%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (27.51%) PCI DSS
3 13 (6.88%) COBIT
4 9 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.12%) ISO27002
6 3 (1.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.06%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.06%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.53%) QA
8 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.06%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (7.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 14 (7.41%) SCCM
2 3 (1.59%) Nessus
3 2 (1.06%) Nexpose
3 2 (1.06%) Proventia
3 2 (1.06%) QRadar
4 1 (0.53%) Control-M
4 1 (0.53%) Core Impact
4 1 (0.53%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.53%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 14 (7.41%) Cisco
2 11 (5.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.17%) ArcSight
3 6 (3.17%) CheckPoint
4 5 (2.65%) IBM
4 5 (2.65%) Intel Security
5 3 (1.59%) BT
5 3 (1.59%) F5
5 3 (1.59%) Google
6 2 (1.06%) CA
6 2 (1.06%) Casewise
6 2 (1.06%) Citrix
6 2 (1.06%) Juniper
6 2 (1.06%) ScanSafe
7 1 (0.53%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.53%) HP
7 1 (0.53%) Informatica
7 1 (0.53%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.53%) Remedy
7 1 (0.53%) Veracode
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago