The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Freedom of Information (FOI)
Rank - 211 -
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.057% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £35,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -33.33%
Freedom of Information
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1619 1687 1467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.21% 32.28% 30.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1402 1404 1282
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Freedom of Information
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Freedom of Information Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information across the West Midlands region.

Freedom of Information Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Freedom of Information
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Freedom of Information 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 Freedom of Information.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance

Freedom of Information
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Freedom of Information 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 Freedom of Information. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix