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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 203 206 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.072% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.094% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
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
4123 4262 3643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 76.74% 77.21% 74.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3411 3612 3083
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 -1 4 £41,300 -15.28% 1
Walsall - 3 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £65,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (42.86%) CISMP
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 5 (35.71%) ISMS
4 5 (35.71%) RMADS
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
5 3 (21.43%) CESG
5 3 (21.43%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) CISSP
6 2 (14.29%) SSCP
6 2 (14.29%) CISM
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Security Management
6 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 2 (14.29%) CEH
6 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Database Security
6 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
7 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.14%) JSP 440

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security Officer
1 6 (42.86%) Security Officer
2 2 (14.29%) CLAS Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Security Advisor
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (35.71%) RMADS
3 3 (21.43%) CESG
3 3 (21.43%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (35.71%) ISMS
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Security Management
4 2 (14.29%) IT Governance
4 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Database Security
4 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) CRAMM
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISMP
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CISSP
3 2 (14.29%) SSCP
3 2 (14.29%) CISM
3 2 (14.29%) CEH
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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