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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank - 49 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 222 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 81.67% 78.17% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 164 203 151
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) CCSP
1 5 (100.00%) DRM
1 5 (100.00%) SSCP
1 5 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (100.00%) CISA
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) ITSM
1 5 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 5 (100.00%) GIAC
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
1 5 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
1 5 (100.00%) ISACA
1 5 (100.00%) IaaS
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (100.00%) IaaS
1 5 (100.00%) SaaS
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) IT Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) DRM
1 5 (100.00%) E-Discovery
1 5 (100.00%) ITSM
1 5 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) SIEM
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 5 (100.00%) CCSP
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
1 5 (100.00%) CISA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CISM
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) GIAC
1 5 (100.00%) ISACA
1 5 (100.00%) SANS
1 5 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SSCP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco