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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 55 43 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 28 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.32% 4.31% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 4.95% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 12
Median salary £58,250 £48,500 £43,507
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.10% +11.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £35,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £68,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
421 566 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.94% 87.21% 81.45%
Number of salaries quoted 338 516 392
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £57,500 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -17 2 - -
Lichfield +4 1 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

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

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
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) 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%) Application Security Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Specialist
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%) Head of Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Head of Strategy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) .NET
1 13 (43.33%) 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
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Penetration Testing
1 13 (43.33%) Security Testing
2 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (16.67%) System Testing
4 4 (13.33%) OWASP
5 3 (10.00%) Data Security
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Source Code Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (6.67%) Line Management
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Core Impact
1 3 (10.00%) Nessus
Lichfield, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago