The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 213 210 224
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 16 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.14% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.16% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £75,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +41.17%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,750 £58,750
% change year-on-year
-0.47% -10.21%
Information Assurance
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4887 4418 4829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.56% 85.89% 85.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3790 3704 4248
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Information Assurance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Information Assurance Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Information Assurance
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Birmingham +3 14 - - 2
Worcestershire - 2 £75,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 25 (92.59%) Information Security
1 25 (92.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (88.89%) Risk Management
2 24 (88.89%) CISSP
2 24 (88.89%) CISM
3 23 (85.19%) PCI DSS
4 22 (81.48%) Continuous Improvement
4 22 (81.48%) IT Governance
5 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
6 17 (62.96%) RMADS
6 17 (62.96%) Information Security Management
6 17 (62.96%) Security Management
6 17 (62.96%) Management Information System
6 17 (62.96%) Risk Assessment
7 16 (59.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 15 (55.56%) Data Protection
8 15 (55.56%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (51.85%) ISMS
9 14 (51.85%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (51.85%) CISMP
9 14 (51.85%) Dynamics AX
9 14 (51.85%) ServiceNow
9 14 (51.85%) GPG13
9 14 (51.85%) CRISC
9 14 (51.85%) Office 365
9 14 (51.85%) Sentinel
9 14 (51.85%) CEH
9 14 (51.85%) CRM
9 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (51.85%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) BGP
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (7.41%) MPLS
1 2 (7.41%) OSPF
General
1 2 (7.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Information Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Compliance Officer
2 8 (29.63%) Information Officer
2 8 (29.63%) Information Security Compliance Officer
2 8 (29.63%) Information Security Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Information Security Officer
2 8 (29.63%) Security Compliance Officer
2 8 (29.63%) Security Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Security Officer
3 6 (22.22%) Information Assurance Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Information Assurance Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Management Information System
2 15 (55.56%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (51.85%) Data Centre
4 8 (29.63%) Cryptography
5 2 (7.41%) Cybercrime
6 1 (3.70%) CESG
6 1 (3.70%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Information Security
2 24 (88.89%) Risk Management
3 22 (81.48%) Continuous Improvement
3 22 (81.48%) IT Governance
4 17 (62.96%) Information Security Management
4 17 (62.96%) Risk Assessment
4 17 (62.96%) Security Management
5 16 (59.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 15 (55.56%) Data Protection
7 14 (51.85%) CRM
7 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
7 14 (51.85%) ERP
7 14 (51.85%) ISMS
7 14 (51.85%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 8 (29.63%) Data Security
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL
9 2 (7.41%) Data Loss Prevention
9 2 (7.41%) Pattern Matching
9 2 (7.41%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) CISM
1 24 (88.89%) CISSP
2 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 18 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 14 (51.85%) CEH
3 14 (51.85%) CISMP
3 14 (51.85%) CRISC
4 8 (29.63%) CISA
4 8 (29.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.70%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (92.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (85.19%) PCI DSS
3 17 (62.96%) RMADS
4 14 (51.85%) GPG13
4 14 (51.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.70%) Mercator
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