The table below looks at the statistics for GAP Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GAP Analysis over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GAP Analysis
Rank - 12 25
Permanent jobs citing GAP Analysis 0 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 10.73% 3.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 13.97% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 6
Average salary - £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.36%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,375
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
GAP Analysis
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 136 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 85.03% 76.84% 72.68%
Number of salaries quoted 88 96 89
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GAP Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

GAP Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

GAP Analysis
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

GAP Analysis Salary Trend in the Midlands

GAP Analysis
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing GAP Analysis 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 GAP Analysis.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) PCI QSA
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) CRISC
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management

GAP Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing GAP Analysis 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 GAP Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) PCI QSA
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS