Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 186 183
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 7 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.19% 0.43% 0.081%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.48% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Birmingham median annual salary £44,000 £44,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.12% -25.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,500 £42,250 £44,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £46,750 £81,000
West Midlands median annual salary £70,000 £57,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +22.27% -4.58% +29.73%

Information Assurance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,266 3,968 3,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 89.80% 90.49% 86.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,442 2,919 2,714
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year -2.38% +1.82% +3.13%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Birmingham

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Information Assurance in Birmingham

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (85.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 4 (57.14%) ISMS
3 4 (57.14%) Security Management
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) CISSP
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) CISM
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) Legal
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (42.86%) Data Privacy
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) ISO 22301
4 3 (42.86%) Regulatory Compliance
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery

Information Assurance
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:

General
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Information Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Information Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) ISMS
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) Data Privacy
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Regulatory Compliance
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) Cyber Essentials
1 6 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (42.86%) ISO 22301