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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank - 213 224
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 0 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.22% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Median salary - £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.82%
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
5442 4494 4386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.62% 84.92% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4230 3735 3671
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ISMS
2 4 (80.00%) BS25999
2 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) ISO22301
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Logistics
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) IIS
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) CISM
4 2 (40.00%) CESG
4 2 (40.00%) IISP
4 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CESG
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) ISMS
2 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Logistics
4 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) IISP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) BS25999
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) ISO22301
2 2 (40.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS