The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 50 43 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 16 26 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.94% 4.48% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 5.18% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 8
Median salary £53,750 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £19,400 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £66,500 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
507 502 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.03% 86.40% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 415 461 406
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Information Security Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Security across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Information Security Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -15 9 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Lichfield - 1 £32,000 - 1
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 13 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (30.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (16.67%) C#
5 5 (16.67%) Burp Suite
6 4 (13.33%) System Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (10.00%) Retail
7 3 (10.00%) Nessus
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Erlang
7 3 (10.00%) Time Management
7 3 (10.00%) OWASP
7 3 (10.00%) Metasploit
7 3 (10.00%) SaaS
7 3 (10.00%) Core Impact
7 3 (10.00%) IaaS
7 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (10.00%) Line Management
7 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (10.00%) Finance
7 3 (10.00%) Legal
7 3 (10.00%) Data Security
7 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (10.00%) CREST Certified
7 3 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) IaaS
1 3 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Burp Suite
2 3 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Legal
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Security Specialist
2 10 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
2 10 (33.33%) Information Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) Junior
3 5 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Security Penetration Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Security Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Tester
3 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Ethical Hacker
4 4 (13.33%) Graduate
4 4 (13.33%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Head of Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) .NET
1 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.00%) iPad
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (13.33%) System Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Data Security
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Line Management
5 3 (10.00%) OWASP
5 3 (10.00%) Source Code Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) Erlang
3 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Core Impact
1 3 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lichfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago