The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 20 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.89% - 5.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% - 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 7
Average salary £45,000 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 - £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 - £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.52% -8.00%
Information Security
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 80 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 84.00% 62.99% 60.16%
Number of salaries quoted 122 68 46
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,478 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Shropshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Shropshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford - 8 £45,000 -
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) CISM
3 4 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (30.77%) CISA
3 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (23.08%) Data Privacy
4 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (7.69%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Finance
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Security
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) IT Governance

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) IT Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Audit Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Network Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Privacy
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) IT Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) CISM
3 4 (30.77%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP