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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 242 206 200
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -6
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 2 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.032% 0.35% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.037% 0.42% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Median salary - £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,250
% change year-on-year
+7.84% +7.93%
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
5456 4520 4155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.38% 83.64% 84.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4290 3773 3449
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 1 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 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) CISM
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) Security Management
2 5 (62.50%) ISMS
3 4 (50.00%) BS25999
3 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (50.00%) ISO22301
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (37.50%) SABSA
4 3 (37.50%) CLAS
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Business Development
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (25.00%) IISP

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 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) CESG
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) ISMS
2 5 (62.50%) Security Management
3 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) SABSA
4 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (25.00%) Business Development
5 2 (25.00%) Logistics
5 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISM
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CLAS
3 2 (25.00%) IISP
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) BS25999
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) ISO22301
2 2 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Telford or Shipley
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £29,068 - £32,786 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Free Parking
Posted: 3 days ago