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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 40 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 29 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.71% 1.65% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 2.04% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 6
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
527 441 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 85.55% 80.62% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 480 385 382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Security across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 10 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
Stoke-on-Trent +15 20 £55,000 +61.76% 2
Cannock - 1 £40,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £32,500 - 2
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 22 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 19 (57.58%) CISM
3 16 (48.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (42.42%) CISSP
5 13 (39.39%) CISA
6 12 (36.36%) COBIT
6 12 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (36.36%) CRISC
7 10 (30.30%) Data Protection
7 10 (30.30%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (30.30%) Risk Management
7 10 (30.30%) Security Testing
8 8 (24.24%) Time Management
9 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Wireshark
10 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
10 6 (18.18%) Internal Audit
11 5 (15.15%) Line Management
11 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
11 5 (15.15%) Project Management
12 4 (12.12%) .NET
12 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
12 4 (12.12%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
12 4 (12.12%) Regular Expression
13 3 (9.09%) System Testing
13 3 (9.09%) Finance
13 3 (9.09%) Games
14 2 (6.06%) Internet
14 2 (6.06%) Firewall

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
1 3 (9.09%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Analyst
1 15 (45.45%) Security Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Information Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Information Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Information Security Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Information Security Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Security Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Auditor
3 6 (18.18%) Junior
3 6 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Junior Security Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security Auditor
4 5 (15.15%) Junior Information Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Junior Information Security Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Security Auditor
5 4 (12.12%) Network Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) CISSP Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Application Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
1 4 (12.12%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Data Protection
1 10 (30.30%) Network Monitoring
1 10 (30.30%) Risk Management
1 10 (30.30%) Security Testing
2 8 (24.24%) Time Management
3 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Internal Audit
5 5 (15.15%) Line Management
5 5 (15.15%) Network Architecture
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) System Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Black-Box Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (3.03%) Compliance Audit
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.03%) Document Management
8 1 (3.03%) Information Governance
8 1 (3.03%) ISMS
8 1 (3.03%) IT Audit
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) C#
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) CISM
2 14 (42.42%) CISSP
3 13 (39.39%) CISA
4 12 (36.36%) CRISC
5 1 (3.03%) CEH
5 1 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 16 (48.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (36.36%) COBIT
3 12 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Forcepoint
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Holidays, Bonus, Pension.
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago