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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
England / West Midlands
Rank 201 208 214
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 13 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.15% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Median salary £70,000 £42,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,600 £39,300 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £60,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £51,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+1.46% -14.58%

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
4325 4526 4319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.85% 86.94% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3367 3752 3761
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 19 January 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 19 January 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
Birmingham +10 11 £44,500 -13.17%
Worcestershire - 2 £75,000 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 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%) CISSP
1 19 (90.48%) CISM
1 19 (90.48%) Risk Management
1 19 (90.48%) Information Security
1 19 (90.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (80.95%) IT Governance
2 17 (80.95%) PCI DSS
2 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (76.19%) Risk Assessment
3 16 (76.19%) Management Information System
3 16 (76.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 15 (71.43%) Security Management
4 15 (71.43%) Information Security Management
4 15 (71.43%) RMADS
5 14 (66.67%) Data Protection
5 14 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
5 14 (66.67%) ISMS
5 14 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (66.67%) CISMP
5 14 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (66.67%) CRISC
5 14 (66.67%) Office 365
5 14 (66.67%) ServiceNow
5 14 (66.67%) GPG13
5 14 (66.67%) Data Centre
5 14 (66.67%) Sentinel
5 14 (66.67%) CEH
5 14 (66.67%) CRM

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 2 (9.52%) BGP
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (9.52%) MPLS
1 2 (9.52%) OSPF
General
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
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 3 (14.29%) Compliance Officer
4 3 (14.29%) Information Officer
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security Compliance Officer
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Compliance Officer
4 3 (14.29%) Security Officer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Management Information System
2 14 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 14 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.76%) Cybercrime
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Information Security
1 19 (90.48%) Risk Management
2 17 (80.95%) Continuous Improvement
2 17 (80.95%) IT Governance
3 16 (76.19%) Risk Assessment
3 16 (76.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 15 (71.43%) Information Security Management
4 15 (71.43%) Security Management
5 14 (66.67%) CRM
5 14 (66.67%) Data Protection
5 14 (66.67%) E-Commerce
5 14 (66.67%) ERP
5 14 (66.67%) ISMS
5 14 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 3 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (14.29%) Data Security
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) CISM
1 19 (90.48%) CISSP
2 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
2 17 (80.95%) Security Cleared
3 14 (66.67%) CEH
3 14 (66.67%) CISMP
3 14 (66.67%) CRISC
4 3 (14.29%) CISA
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (90.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (80.95%) PCI DSS
3 15 (71.43%) RMADS
4 14 (66.67%) GPG13
4 14 (66.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) ServiceNow