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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 47 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 27 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.18% 1.77% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 2.06% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 15
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +160.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
578 533 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 89.47% 85.69% 80.52%
Number of salaries quoted 508 465 442
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 14 £52,500 +90.90% 1
Lichfield - 5 £30,000 -
Cannock - 3 £35,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £52,500 -
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 29 (52.73%) CISM
2 28 (50.91%) PCI DSS
3 26 (47.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (43.64%) CISSP
5 22 (40.00%) CISA
6 20 (36.36%) COBIT
6 20 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (34.55%) CRISC
8 14 (25.45%) Risk Management
8 14 (25.45%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (20.00%) Data Protection
10 10 (18.18%) Internal Audit
11 9 (16.36%) Security Testing
11 9 (16.36%) Project Management
12 7 (12.73%) Security Management
12 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
12 7 (12.73%) Information Security Management
12 7 (12.73%) ISMS
12 7 (12.73%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (12.73%) Line Management
13 6 (10.91%) Time Management
14 5 (9.09%) Wireshark
15 4 (7.27%) Ethical Hacking
15 4 (7.27%) Security Operations
15 4 (7.27%) Data Security
15 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
15 4 (7.27%) Data Management
15 4 (7.27%) EDI
15 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
15 4 (7.27%) .NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Wireshark
2 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.64%) Internet
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
General
1 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Games
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Information Manager
1 16 (29.09%) Information Security Manager
1 16 (29.09%) Security Manager
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Security Analyst
3 11 (20.00%) Auditor
4 10 (18.18%) Information Security Auditor
4 10 (18.18%) Security Auditor
5 4 (7.27%) CISSP Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Information Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Security Operations Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Information Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
1 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
1 4 (7.27%) EDI
2 2 (3.64%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Network Monitoring
1 14 (25.45%) Risk Management
2 11 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 10 (18.18%) Internal Audit
4 9 (16.36%) Project Management
4 9 (16.36%) Security Testing
5 7 (12.73%) Information Security Management
5 7 (12.73%) ISMS
5 7 (12.73%) Line Management
5 7 (12.73%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (12.73%) Security Management
6 6 (10.91%) Time Management
7 4 (7.27%) Data Management
7 4 (7.27%) Data Security
7 4 (7.27%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (7.27%) Security Operations
8 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.45%) System Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) C#
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
1 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (52.73%) CISM
2 24 (43.64%) CISSP
3 22 (40.00%) CISA
4 19 (34.55%) CRISC
5 3 (5.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.64%) CCNA
6 2 (3.64%) CCNP
6 2 (3.64%) CCSA
6 2 (3.64%) CEH
6 2 (3.64%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.64%) CISMP
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (50.91%) PCI DSS
2 26 (47.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (36.36%) COBIT
3 20 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.82%) ISO22301
4 1 (1.82%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) CheckPoint
1 2 (3.64%) Cisco
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) CA
2 1 (1.82%) Forcepoint
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