The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 29 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.01% 2.75% 7.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 3.64% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 19
Average salary - £50,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.45%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.21% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 165 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.72% 75.69% 66.42%
Number of salaries quoted 106 103 125
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Information Security
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Information Security Salary Trend in the Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing Information Security 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 Security.

1 6 (66.67%) CISSP
1 6 (66.67%) CISM
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 6 (66.67%) GIAC
1 6 (66.67%) GCIH
1 6 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) HL7
3 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) WSDL
3 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 2 (22.22%) C
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Itk
3 2 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) MVVM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing Information Security 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 Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Operations Manager
1 6 (66.67%) Security Manager
1 6 (66.67%) Security Operations Manager
2 2 (22.22%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) WSDL
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) Itk
1 2 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) MVVM
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CISSP
1 6 (66.67%) CISM
1 6 (66.67%) GIAC
1 6 (66.67%) GCIH
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) HL7
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sun
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix