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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 24 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.51% 0.52% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 0.68% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £38,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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
155 146 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 90.64% 75.26% 89.66%
Number of salaries quoted 147 102 53
Average salary £47,218 £35,000 £42,887
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.90% -18.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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 +12 6 £38,000 -
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Data Security
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (20.00%) IISP
4 2 (20.00%) SANS
4 2 (20.00%) SFIA
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) CITP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Data Security
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) SFIA
3 2 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (10.00%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (20.00%) CEH
3 2 (20.00%) CITP
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) IISP
3 2 (20.00%) ISSAP
3 2 (20.00%) MBCS
3 2 (20.00%) SANS
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (10.00%) CLAS
4 1 (10.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) NetApp
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) CommVault
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft