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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Assurance
Rank 241 218 213
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 5 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.082% 0.087% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.093% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.96%
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
5348 4903 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.73% 85.78% 83.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4145 4061 3809
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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
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 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 4 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Information Assurance
England

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (85.71%) CISSP
1 6 (85.71%) CISM
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) IT Governance
2 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
2 4 (57.14%) Data Security
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) CISA
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) CESG
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) ISMS
3 2 (28.57%) BS25999
3 2 (28.57%) ISO22301
3 2 (28.57%) IISP
3 2 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c

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 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Information Officer
2 4 (57.14%) Compliance Officer
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security Compliance Officer
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security Officer
2 4 (57.14%) Security Compliance Officer
2 4 (57.14%) Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) CESG
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Data Security
2 4 (57.14%) IT Governance
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) ISMS
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CISM
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) CISA
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) BS25999
3 2 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ISO22301
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle