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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 56 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 101 37 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.30% 1.83% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 2.16% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 80 32 33
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,650 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.52%
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
2009 1713 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 85.60% 84.84% 84.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1414 1440
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 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 30 July 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 79 (37.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
3 72 (34.45%) CISSP
4 64 (30.62%) CISM
5 61 (29.19%) PCI DSS
6 60 (28.71%) ITIL
7 59 (28.23%) Risk Management
8 47 (22.49%) Finance
9 45 (21.53%) CISA
9 45 (21.53%) Data Protection
10 35 (16.75%) Firewall
11 30 (14.35%) Security Operations
12 29 (13.88%) IT Audit
13 27 (12.92%) Active Directory
13 27 (12.92%) SC Cleared
13 27 (12.92%) Security Cleared
13 27 (12.92%) SIEM
14 26 (12.44%) Security Management
15 25 (11.96%) Management Information System
16 23 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
18 21 (10.05%) Penetration Testing
18 21 (10.05%) ITIL Certification
19 20 (9.57%) Banking
19 20 (9.57%) Information Security Management
19 20 (9.57%) Data Security
19 20 (9.57%) Cryptography
19 20 (9.57%) IT Governance
19 20 (9.57%) ISMS
20 18 (8.61%) Security Architecture

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 13 (6.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (4.78%) MS Office
2 3 (1.44%) MS Project
2 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.96%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.22%) IaaS
2 12 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.91%) Office 365
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (16.75%) Firewall
2 12 (5.74%) SSL
3 9 (4.31%) LAN
3 9 (4.31%) WAN
4 7 (3.35%) HTTP
5 6 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (2.87%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.39%) Network Security
7 3 (1.44%) DHCP
7 3 (1.44%) DNS
7 3 (1.44%) IPsec
7 3 (1.44%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.44%) VPN
7 3 (1.44%) Wireless
8 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.39%) Big Data
2 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) AppScan
2 1 (0.48%) Metasploit
General
1 47 (22.49%) Finance
2 20 (9.57%) Banking
3 18 (8.61%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.70%) Retail
5 10 (4.78%) Legal
6 4 (1.91%) Law
7 3 (1.44%) Games
7 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (22.97%) Consultant
2 46 (22.01%) Security Consultant
3 42 (20.10%) Security Manager
4 34 (16.27%) Security Officer
5 33 (15.79%) Architect
6 30 (14.35%) Analyst
7 28 (13.40%) Information Security Consultant
8 27 (12.92%) Information Officer
8 27 (12.92%) Information Security Officer
9 22 (10.53%) Security Analyst
10 20 (9.57%) Security Architect
11 17 (8.13%) Compliance Manager
12 16 (7.66%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 16 (7.66%) IT Manager
12 16 (7.66%) IT Security Manager
13 13 (6.22%) IT Analyst
13 13 (6.22%) IT Security Analyst
14 12 (5.74%) Lead Security Consultant
14 12 (5.74%) Security Specialist
15 11 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.48%) OAuth
1 1 (0.48%) OpenID
1 1 (0.48%) SAML
1 1 (0.48%) SPML
1 1 (0.48%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.96%) Management Information System
2 23 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (9.57%) Cryptography
4 17 (8.13%) Data Centre
4 17 (8.13%) PKI
4 17 (8.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 15 (7.18%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.87%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (2.39%) CESG
7 5 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.44%) iPad
8 3 (1.44%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.48%) BYOD
9 1 (0.48%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) User Experience
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.13%) Windows
2 7 (3.35%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.39%) Linux
3 5 (2.39%) Unix
4 1 (0.48%) KNOPPIX
4 1 (0.48%) Solaris
4 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (36.36%) Cybersecurity
2 60 (28.71%) ITIL
3 59 (28.23%) Risk Management
4 45 (21.53%) Data Protection
5 30 (14.35%) Security Operations
6 29 (13.88%) IT Audit
7 27 (12.92%) SIEM
8 26 (12.44%) Security Management
9 22 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (10.05%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (9.57%) Data Security
11 20 (9.57%) Information Security Management
11 20 (9.57%) ISMS
11 20 (9.57%) IT Governance
12 18 (8.61%) Security Architecture
13 17 (8.13%) Business Continuity
13 17 (8.13%) Data Loss Prevention
13 17 (8.13%) Fraud Detection
13 17 (8.13%) Identity Management
14 15 (7.18%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.31%) C
2 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.96%) Python
2 2 (0.96%) SQL
2 2 (0.96%) VB
3 1 (0.48%) Korn
3 1 (0.48%) Perl
3 1 (0.48%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 72 (34.45%) CISSP
2 64 (30.62%) CISM
3 45 (21.53%) CISA
4 27 (12.92%) SC Cleared
4 27 (12.92%) Security Cleared
5 21 (10.05%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (5.74%) Degree
6 12 (5.74%) GIAC
7 11 (5.26%) CLAS
7 11 (5.26%) SANS
8 7 (3.35%) CREST Certified
9 6 (2.87%) CEH
9 6 (2.87%) CISMP
10 4 (1.91%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.44%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (1.44%) PCI QSA
12 2 (0.96%) CRISC
13 1 (0.48%) CCFP
13 1 (0.48%) GREM
13 1 (0.48%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (37.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (29.19%) PCI DSS
3 11 (5.26%) COBIT
3 11 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.91%) GPG13
4 4 (1.91%) ISO27002
5 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.96%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.48%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.48%) QA
6 1 (0.48%) RMADS
6 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (12.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.96%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (6.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 13 (6.22%) SCCM
2 3 (1.44%) Nessus
3 2 (0.96%) Nexpose
3 2 (0.96%) Proventia
3 2 (0.96%) QRadar
4 1 (0.48%) Control-M
4 1 (0.48%) Core Impact
4 1 (0.48%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.48%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 18 (8.61%) Cisco
2 15 (7.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.78%) CheckPoint
4 8 (3.83%) Intel Security
5 6 (2.87%) ArcSight
6 5 (2.39%) IBM
6 5 (2.39%) Juniper
7 3 (1.44%) BT
7 3 (1.44%) F5
7 3 (1.44%) Google
8 2 (0.96%) CA
8 2 (0.96%) Casewise
8 2 (0.96%) Citrix
8 2 (0.96%) ScanSafe
9 1 (0.48%) Cognos
9 1 (0.48%) HP
9 1 (0.48%) Informatica
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle
9 1 (0.48%) SAP
9 1 (0.48%) Veracode
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