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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 19 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.82% 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 0.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
114 213 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.28% 74.22% 53.28%
Number of salaries quoted 65 160 105
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 25 July 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) ISMS
2 3 (50.00%) IRCA
2 3 (50.00%) TickIT
2 3 (50.00%) ISO 14001
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (50.00%) Automotive
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
3 2 (33.33%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) SOA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Auditor
1 3 (50.00%) Auditor
1 3 (50.00%) IT Security Auditor
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) WSDL
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (50.00%) Security Management
1 3 (50.00%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) MVVM
2 2 (33.33%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) IRCA
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) TickIT
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 14001
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (33.33%) HL7
3 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
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