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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 53 94 94
Rank change year-on-year
+41 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 102 42 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.33% 2.28% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 2.68% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 91 38 25
Median salary £61,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £55,750 £54,280
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
2035 1570 1620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.38% 85.09% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1260 1429
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 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 30 May 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 69 (40.59%) Cybersecurity
2 60 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (34.71%) CISSP
4 48 (28.24%) Data Protection
5 47 (27.65%) CISM
6 45 (26.47%) Finance
7 40 (23.53%) PCI DSS
8 39 (22.94%) ITIL
9 38 (22.35%) Risk Management
10 30 (17.65%) CISA
10 30 (17.65%) Firewall
11 26 (15.29%) Management Information System
12 24 (14.12%) SIEM
13 23 (13.53%) Active Directory
13 23 (13.53%) Security Management
13 23 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
14 22 (12.94%) IT Audit
15 20 (11.76%) Windows
16 19 (11.18%) SC Cleared
16 19 (11.18%) Security Cleared
16 19 (11.18%) Penetration Testing
17 18 (10.59%) Identity Management
17 18 (10.59%) Fraud Detection
17 18 (10.59%) Security Operations
18 17 (10.00%) Internal Audit
18 17 (10.00%) Security Architecture
19 16 (9.41%) Information Security Management
19 16 (9.41%) Security Operations Centre
20 15 (8.82%) Banking
20 15 (8.82%) Enterprise 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 12 (7.06%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.76%) MS Office
2 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.06%) IaaS
2 11 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (17.65%) Firewall
2 11 (6.47%) SSL
3 8 (4.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (4.12%) LAN
4 7 (4.12%) WAN
5 6 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (3.53%) HTTP
6 4 (2.35%) Network Security
6 4 (2.35%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.76%) VPN
8 1 (0.59%) IPsec
8 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.59%) Big Data
2 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.59%) AppScan
2 1 (0.59%) Metasploit
General
1 45 (26.47%) Finance
2 15 (8.82%) Banking
3 12 (7.06%) Retail
3 12 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.29%) Legal
5 4 (2.35%) Games
6 3 (1.76%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (24.71%) Consultant
2 41 (24.12%) Security Consultant
3 33 (19.41%) Architect
3 33 (19.41%) Security Manager
4 28 (16.47%) Information Security Consultant
5 24 (14.12%) Analyst
6 21 (12.35%) Security Architect
7 20 (11.76%) Security Analyst
7 20 (11.76%) Security Officer
8 14 (8.24%) Information Officer
8 14 (8.24%) Information Security Officer
8 14 (8.24%) IT Manager
8 14 (8.24%) IT Security Manager
9 12 (7.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 12 (7.06%) IT Analyst
9 12 (7.06%) IT Security Analyst
10 11 (6.47%) Compliance Manager
11 10 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
11 10 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
11 10 (5.88%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.59%) OAuth
1 1 (0.59%) OpenID
1 1 (0.59%) SAML
1 1 (0.59%) SPML
1 1 (0.59%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.29%) Management Information System
2 23 (13.53%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (9.41%) Security Operations Centre
4 14 (8.24%) PKI
5 13 (7.65%) Data Centre
6 12 (7.06%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (4.12%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.53%) Cryptography
8 6 (3.53%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (2.35%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (1.18%) iPad
12 1 (0.59%) BYOD
12 1 (0.59%) CESG
12 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.59%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.59%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.76%) Windows
2 7 (4.12%) Unix
2 7 (4.12%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.53%) Linux
4 1 (0.59%) KNOPPIX
4 1 (0.59%) Solaris
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (40.59%) Cybersecurity
2 48 (28.24%) Data Protection
3 39 (22.94%) ITIL
4 38 (22.35%) Risk Management
5 24 (14.12%) SIEM
6 23 (13.53%) Security Management
7 22 (12.94%) IT Audit
8 19 (11.18%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (10.59%) Fraud Detection
9 18 (10.59%) Identity Management
9 18 (10.59%) Security Operations
10 17 (10.00%) Internal Audit
10 17 (10.00%) Security Architecture
11 16 (9.41%) Information Security Management
12 15 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (8.24%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 14 (8.24%) Threat Analysis
14 13 (7.65%) Business Continuity
14 13 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (7.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.71%) C
2 3 (1.76%) Python
3 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.18%) SQL
3 2 (1.18%) VB
4 1 (0.59%) C#
4 1 (0.59%) C++
4 1 (0.59%) Korn
4 1 (0.59%) Perl
4 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (34.71%) CISSP
2 47 (27.65%) CISM
3 30 (17.65%) CISA
4 19 (11.18%) SC Cleared
4 19 (11.18%) Security Cleared
5 14 (8.24%) GIAC
6 13 (7.65%) Degree
6 13 (7.65%) SANS
7 12 (7.06%) CLAS
8 9 (5.29%) CISMP
9 7 (4.12%) CREST Certified
9 7 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.35%) CEH
10 4 (2.35%) PCI QSA
11 2 (1.18%) CRISC
11 2 (1.18%) GCIH
12 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.59%) GCFA
12 1 (0.59%) GCIA
12 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 11 (6.47%) COBIT
4 8 (4.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.18%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.59%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.59%) P3O
7 1 (0.59%) QA
7 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (13.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (7.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 12 (7.06%) SCCM
2 3 (1.76%) Nessus
3 2 (1.18%) Nexpose
3 2 (1.18%) Proventia
3 2 (1.18%) QRadar
4 1 (0.59%) Control-M
4 1 (0.59%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (0.59%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.59%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 11 (6.47%) Cisco
2 7 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.53%) ArcSight
4 4 (2.35%) IBM
4 4 (2.35%) Intel Security
5 3 (1.76%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.76%) F5
5 3 (1.76%) Google
6 2 (1.18%) BT
6 2 (1.18%) Citrix
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle
6 2 (1.18%) ScanSafe
7 1 (0.59%) Cognos
7 1 (0.59%) HP
7 1 (0.59%) Informatica
7 1 (0.59%) Juniper
7 1 (0.59%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.59%) Remedy
7 1 (0.59%) SAP
7 1 (0.59%) Veracode
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