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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 83 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 58 30 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.56% 1.57% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 1.82% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 33
Median salary £46,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £26,000 £31,540
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
1993 1649 1869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 88.11% 86.15% 85.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1479 1388 1686
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,039 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 7 December 2016.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 95 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 79 (51.97%) CISSP
3 76 (50.00%) CISM
4 70 (46.05%) PCI DSS
5 69 (45.39%) Risk Management
6 44 (28.95%) Data Protection
7 41 (26.97%) ISMS
8 40 (26.32%) ITIL
9 39 (25.66%) CISA
9 39 (25.66%) Management Information System
10 38 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 38 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 38 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 37 (24.34%) Information Security Management
11 37 (24.34%) Security Management
12 36 (23.68%) Risk Assessment
12 36 (23.68%) IT Governance
13 34 (22.37%) Penetration Testing
13 34 (22.37%) Data Centre
14 27 (17.76%) SIEM
15 26 (17.11%) Firewall
16 25 (16.45%) Finance
17 24 (15.79%) Data Security
17 24 (15.79%) Sentinel
17 24 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
17 24 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 23 (15.13%) Continuous Improvement Process
18 23 (15.13%) GPG13
18 23 (15.13%) Information Assurance
18 23 (15.13%) CEH

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 (1.32%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (7.24%) MS Office
2 3 (1.97%) MS Project
2 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (15.79%) Sentinel
2 14 (9.21%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (5.26%) assyst
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.16%) Office 365
2 3 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.32%) IaaS
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.11%) Firewall
2 8 (5.26%) DHCP
2 8 (5.26%) DNS
2 8 (5.26%) Network Security
3 5 (3.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.97%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.32%) Internet
5 2 (1.32%) SSL
5 2 (1.32%) VPN
6 1 (0.66%) DMZ
6 1 (0.66%) HTTP
6 1 (0.66%) Intranet
6 1 (0.66%) IPsec
6 1 (0.66%) LAN
6 1 (0.66%) VLAN
6 1 (0.66%) WAN
6 1 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) JIRA
2 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (16.45%) Finance
2 8 (5.26%) Banking
2 8 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.29%) Law
3 5 (3.29%) Retail
4 4 (2.63%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Local Government
6 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (28.29%) Security Officer
2 40 (26.32%) Information Officer
2 40 (26.32%) Information Security Officer
3 29 (19.08%) Security Manager
4 23 (15.13%) Information Manager
5 20 (13.16%) Analyst
6 19 (12.50%) Security Specialist
7 17 (11.18%) Information Security Manager
8 13 (8.55%) Consultant
8 13 (8.55%) Security Analyst
9 11 (7.24%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 11 (7.24%) Security Consultant
10 10 (6.58%) Compliance Officer
10 10 (6.58%) Information Security Compliance Officer
10 10 (6.58%) IT Manager
10 10 (6.58%) Security Compliance Officer
11 8 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 8 (5.26%) Senior Security Specialist
11 8 (5.26%) SIEM Specialist
12 7 (4.61%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) .NET
1 2 (1.32%) HTML
1 2 (1.32%) Web Services
2 1 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (25.66%) Management Information System
2 34 (22.37%) Data Centre
3 22 (14.47%) Cryptography
3 22 (14.47%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.89%) CESG
6 9 (5.92%) PKI
7 8 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (4.61%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.32%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.32%) iPad
9 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.66%) iSeries
10 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.26%) Windows
2 6 (3.95%) Unix
3 3 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.39%) Risk Management
2 44 (28.95%) Data Protection
3 41 (26.97%) ISMS
4 40 (26.32%) ITIL
5 38 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 37 (24.34%) Information Security Management
6 37 (24.34%) Security Management
7 36 (23.68%) IT Governance
7 36 (23.68%) Risk Assessment
8 34 (22.37%) Penetration Testing
9 27 (17.76%) SIEM
10 24 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
10 24 (15.79%) Data Security
10 24 (15.79%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 23 (15.13%) Continuous Improvement Process
11 23 (15.13%) Information Assurance
12 21 (13.82%) IT Audit
12 21 (13.82%) Security Operations
13 17 (11.18%) Business Continuity
14 16 (10.53%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.63%) C
2 3 (1.97%) Python
2 3 (1.97%) SQL
3 1 (0.66%) Java
3 1 (0.66%) Perl
3 1 (0.66%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (51.97%) CISSP
2 76 (50.00%) CISM
3 39 (25.66%) CISA
4 38 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 38 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 23 (15.13%) CEH
6 22 (14.47%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (11.84%) CISMP
8 14 (9.21%) CRISC
9 11 (7.24%) Degree
10 9 (5.92%) DV Cleared
11 4 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.63%) SANS
12 3 (1.97%) CCNA
12 3 (1.97%) CCNP
12 3 (1.97%) GCIA
12 3 (1.97%) GCIH
12 3 (1.97%) GIAC
12 3 (1.97%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (46.05%) PCI DSS
3 23 (15.13%) GPG13
4 15 (9.87%) RMADS
5 14 (9.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (5.26%) QA
7 6 (3.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (2.63%) ISO27002
9 3 (1.97%) COBIT
10 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.66%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.66%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (1.32%) SCCM
2 1 (0.66%) Nessus
2 1 (0.66%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 14 (9.21%) ServiceNow
2 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 8 (5.26%) Cisco
4 7 (4.61%) Intel Security
5 5 (3.29%) Juniper
6 3 (1.97%) Google
7 2 (1.32%) CA
7 2 (1.32%) Citrix
7 2 (1.32%) IBM
7 2 (1.32%) NetIQ
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle
7 2 (1.32%) SAP
8 1 (0.66%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.66%) BT
8 1 (0.66%) Casewise
8 1 (0.66%) Mercator
8 1 (0.66%) Qualys
8 1 (0.66%) Rapid7
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