The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Freedom of Information (FOI)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 139 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.47% 0.043% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £31,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +17.46% +6.41%  

Freedom of Information is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 747 982 694
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 38.62% 41.98% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 555 602 570
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in Birmingham

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Freedom of Information in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Freedom of Information 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (92.86%) Problem Management
2 13 (92.86%) Incident Management
2 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL V3
2 13 (92.86%) SIEM
2 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (92.86%) Data Centre
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 13 (92.86%) CISSP
2 13 (92.86%) Service Management
2 13 (92.86%) CISM
2 13 (92.86%) Service Delivery
2 13 (92.86%) Management Information System
2 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 13 (92.86%) assyst
3 9 (64.29%) Cyber Attack
3 9 (64.29%) QRadar
3 9 (64.29%) Security Monitoring
3 9 (64.29%) IBM
3 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (64.29%) Digital Forensics
4 8 (57.14%) Security Operations
5 4 (28.57%) CISA
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management

Freedom of Information
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (92.86%) assyst
2 4 (28.57%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Operations Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Security Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Security Operations Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Information Officer
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Officer
2 4 (28.57%) Security Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Information Systems Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (92.86%) Data Centre
1 13 (92.86%) Management Information System
2 9 (64.29%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (28.57%) CESG
3 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (92.86%) Incident Management
2 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL V3
2 13 (92.86%) Problem Management
2 13 (92.86%) Service Delivery
2 13 (92.86%) Service Management
2 13 (92.86%) SIEM
3 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (64.29%) Digital Forensics
3 9 (64.29%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (57.14%) Security Operations
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
5 4 (28.57%) IT Audit
5 4 (28.57%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CISM
1 13 (92.86%) CISSP
1 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) CISA
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) IBM
Birmingham
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