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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 23 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 10 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.10% - 4.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% - 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
218 61 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 89.34% 58.65% 59.76%
Number of salaries quoted 139 51 33
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 - 7 £45,000 -
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (62.50%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (31.25%) CISM
2 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (25.00%) CISA
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (12.50%) ISSAP
5 2 (12.50%) MBCS
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 2 (12.50%) CEH
5 2 (12.50%) CITP
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) Kanban
5 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Security Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Manager
3 3 (18.75%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) IT Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Audit Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Kanban
3 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) IT Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) CISM
3 4 (25.00%) CISA
4 2 (12.50%) CEH
4 2 (12.50%) ISSAP
4 2 (12.50%) MBCS
4 2 (12.50%) CITP
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP