The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 152 171 149
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 17 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.54% 0.17% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.20% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 9
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £56,250 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -4.00%
Information Assurance
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2620 3012 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.47% 83.95% 81.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2170 2457 2151
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the East Midlands region.

Information Assurance Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Information Assurance
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 12 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire +19 3 £70,000 -12.50%
Derbyshire - 2 £67,500 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance.

1 21 (95.45%) Information Security
2 19 (86.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (59.09%) CISSP
3 13 (59.09%) CISM
4 11 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 11 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (36.36%) Business Continuity
5 8 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (36.36%) Network Architecture
5 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) BS25999
7 3 (13.64%) ISMS
7 3 (13.64%) Data Security
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.64%) Military
7 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.09%) Information Security Management
8 2 (9.09%) Security Management
8 2 (9.09%) Product Management
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 1 (4.55%) CESG
9 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
9 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.55%) CISA

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Information Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (13.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Information Manager
1 10 (45.45%) Information Security Manager
1 10 (45.45%) Security Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Information Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Information Assurance Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Information Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Security Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Product Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 8 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
3 8 (36.36%) Network Architecture
3 8 (36.36%) Business Continuity
3 8 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Data Security
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) ISMS
5 2 (9.09%) Product Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) Security Management
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security Management
6 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) CISSP
1 13 (59.09%) CISM
2 6 (27.27%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (86.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (27.27%) BS25999