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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 225 210 190
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 4 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.070% 0.099% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.081% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Average salary £42,000 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.18% -7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
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
4945 4186 3553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.86% 82.73% 82.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4073 3569 2861
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016. 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 -5 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Dudley - 1 £42,000 -
Walsall - 1 £37,500 -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 7 (58.33%) TOGAF
2 7 (58.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) CISM
3 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (41.67%) CLAS
3 5 (41.67%) SABSA
4 4 (33.33%) Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (25.00%) ISMS
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (25.00%) Business Development
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Big Data
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) ISO22301
6 2 (16.67%) SFIA
6 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (8.33%) DSL
1 1 (8.33%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
1 6 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Risk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) CESG
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) TOGAF
3 5 (41.67%) SABSA
3 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (25.00%) Business Development
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) ISMS
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Kanban
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) CESG Certified Professional
1 7 (58.33%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CISM
2 5 (41.67%) CLAS
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) CEH
4 2 (16.67%) CITP
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) IISP
4 2 (16.67%) ISSAP
4 2 (16.67%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) BS25999
2 2 (16.67%) ISO22301
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Juniper
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