The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 22 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.81% 0.57% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.68% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Information Security
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
101 147 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 82.11% 84.00% 82.97%
Number of salaries quoted 84 94 102
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) SABSA
3 2 (40.00%) SANS
3 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) CEH
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (20.00%) Life Science
4 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) LAN

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP Architect
1 2 (40.00%) SABSA Security Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SABSA
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (40.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) SANS
4 1 (20.00%) CEH
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Midlands
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000-£80,000
Posted: 9 hours ago