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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 21 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.15% 1.92% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.04% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £45,000 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +64.70%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
74 147 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 85.06% 94.23% 88.70%
Number of salaries quoted 54 118 61
Median salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £42,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 19 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
1 1 (50.00%) OSCE
1 1 (50.00%) Tigerscheme
1 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) SANS

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%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) OSCE
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Intel Security