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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Assurance
Rank 199 193 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 19 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -14.09%
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
4349 4014 3845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.30% 80.91% 77.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3628 3334 3229
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
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 6 May 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 - 15 £46,250 -
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Walsall +5 1 - -
Worcestershire -8 1 £45,000 -7.69%
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 14 (58.33%) Banking
1 14 (58.33%) Software Testing
1 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
1 14 (58.33%) Security Testing
1 14 (58.33%) FATCA
2 12 (50.00%) ISEB
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) Information Security
5 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (25.00%) CISSP
7 5 (20.83%) CISM
7 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 5 (20.83%) Coaching
7 5 (20.83%) RMADS
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 3 (12.50%) Legal
9 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
9 3 (12.50%) Security Management
9 3 (12.50%) JSP
9 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 2 (8.33%) Degree
10 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
10 2 (8.33%) SIEM
10 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
10 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (8.33%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
1 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 14 (58.33%) Banking
2 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Test Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Test Leader
3 4 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Security Officer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Information Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) RMADS
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Software Testing
1 14 (58.33%) Security Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
3 5 (20.83%) Coaching
4 3 (12.50%) Security Management
4 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Management
5 2 (8.33%) SIEM
5 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Time Management
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.17%) Business Development
6 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 12 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (25.00%) CISSP
4 5 (20.83%) CISM
4 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) FATCA
2 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
West Midlands
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