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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 21 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.94% 0.53% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.57% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £55,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
78 174 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 73.58% 92.55% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 64 136 73
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £55,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) OSCP
2 1 (50.00%) OSCE
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Tigerscheme
2 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Life Science

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) OSCE
2 1 (50.00%) OSCP
2 1 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001