The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 44 35 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.36% 1.95% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 2.22% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
260 225 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 93.86% 87.55% 86.39%
Number of salaries quoted 230 193 213
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull 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 Solihull

Information Security
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Solihull

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 9 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) IT Audit
4 4 (40.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) CISA
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (20.00%) Sophos
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) COBIT
6 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (10.00%) SCCM
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
7 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
7 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (10.00%) ISO22301
7 1 (10.00%) WSUS
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (10.00%) Banking

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Information Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security Management
1 5 (50.00%) IT Audit
1 5 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) COBIT
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (10.00%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Sophos
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft