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

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
England / West Midlands
Rank 197 228 204
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -24
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 6 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.086% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.097% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 2
Median salary £100,000 £42,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+138.09% -9.18%
UK excluding London median salary £61,250 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -9.09%

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
4239 5158 4271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.85% 88.28% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3396 4229 3575
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Worcestershire - 4 £100,000 -
Birmingham +15 1 £44,500 +4.70% 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 19 (90.48%) Risk Assessment
1 19 (90.48%) SC Cleared
1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
1 19 (90.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 16 (76.19%) Management Information System
3 15 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 15 (71.43%) CISM
3 15 (71.43%) CISSP
3 15 (71.43%) Information Security
3 15 (71.43%) CEH
3 15 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (66.67%) IT Governance
4 14 (66.67%) ISMS
4 14 (66.67%) RMADS
4 14 (66.67%) Data Protection
4 14 (66.67%) PCI DSS
4 14 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (66.67%) CRISC
4 14 (66.67%) Office 365
4 14 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (66.67%) ServiceNow
4 14 (66.67%) GPG13
4 14 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 14 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 14 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (66.67%) CISMP
4 14 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
4 14 (66.67%) Information Security Management
4 14 (66.67%) Security Management
4 14 (66.67%) Sentinel

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 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (66.67%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) BGP
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (19.05%) MPLS
1 4 (19.05%) OSPF
2 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Information Manager
2 8 (38.10%) Information Security Manager
2 8 (38.10%) Security Manager
3 6 (28.57%) Information Assurance Manager
4 5 (23.81%) Architect
5 4 (19.05%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Security Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Management Information System
2 14 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 14 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.76%) SCADA
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Risk Assessment
1 19 (90.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 15 (71.43%) Information Security
2 15 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 14 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 14 (66.67%) CRM
3 14 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 14 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 14 (66.67%) ERP
3 14 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 14 (66.67%) ISMS
3 14 (66.67%) IT Governance
3 14 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (66.67%) Security Management
3 14 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
4 7 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (28.57%) SIEM
6 5 (23.81%) Data Loss Prevention
6 5 (23.81%) Pattern Matching
7 4 (19.05%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) SC Cleared
1 19 (90.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (71.43%) CEH
2 15 (71.43%) CISM
2 15 (71.43%) CISSP
3 14 (66.67%) CISMP
3 14 (66.67%) CRISC
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 14 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 14 (66.67%) GPG13
2 14 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 14 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 14 (66.67%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (4.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) ServiceNow