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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 207 205 200
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 11 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.15% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.19% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £63,299 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.08% +29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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
4769 4298 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.69% 80.10% 79.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3886 3556 3655
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,809
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,682 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Information Assurance Salary Histogram 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Birmingham +11 4 £80,000 +93.70% 1
Shropshire - 2 £63,299 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 12 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (38.10%) Information Security
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (23.81%) Strategic Management
5 5 (23.81%) Legal
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) CISSP
5 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
5 5 (23.81%) SLA
5 5 (23.81%) Replication
5 5 (23.81%) Military
5 5 (23.81%) ESRI
5 5 (23.81%) ArcGIS
5 5 (23.81%) RMADS
5 5 (23.81%) Data Guard
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
5 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
5 5 (23.81%) Line Management
5 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) Security Patching
6 4 (19.05%) FATCA
6 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) ISEB
6 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Banking
6 4 (19.05%) ISTQB

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) ArcGIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
1 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) RDBMS
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (23.81%) Legal
1 5 (23.81%) Military
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Support Assistant
1 5 (23.81%) Support Manager
1 5 (23.81%) Database Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Security Officer
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Officer
4 2 (9.52%) Service Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (23.81%) Replication
2 5 (23.81%) RMADS
3 3 (14.29%) CESG
3 3 (14.29%) Cybercrime
4 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Information Security
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (23.81%) Strategic Management
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
3 5 (23.81%) Line Management
3 5 (23.81%) Security Patching
4 4 (19.05%) Security Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Cyber Security
6 2 (9.52%) SIEM
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Coaching
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) CISSP
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (19.05%) ISEB
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) CITP
5 2 (9.52%) CISM
5 2 (9.52%) CEH
5 2 (9.52%) ISSAP
5 2 (9.52%) MBCS
6 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (23.81%) SLA
3 4 (19.05%) FATCA
4 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
4 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
1 5 (23.81%) ESRI
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus outstanding package
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