Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 205 172
Rank change year-on-year +37 -33 +10
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 19 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 0.19% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.21% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 2
Birmingham median annual salary £52,500 - £46,250
10th Percentile £46,700 - £42,875
90th Percentile £55,250 - £48,625
West Midlands median annual salary £65,750 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +49.43% -2.22% -10.00%

Information Assurance is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3469 4215 3327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.75% 87.43% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2814 3113 2707
Birmingham median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.76% -2.30% -3.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +1.25% -

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 19 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 18 (94.74%) Information Security
3 16 (84.21%) PCI DSS
4 15 (78.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (63.16%) Risk Management
5 12 (63.16%) ITIL
5 12 (63.16%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (47.37%) CISA
6 9 (47.37%) CISM
6 9 (47.37%) Data Security
6 9 (47.37%) CISSP
6 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 9 (47.37%) Business Continuity
6 9 (47.37%) Retail
6 9 (47.37%) Sentinel
6 9 (47.37%) Cryptography
6 9 (47.37%) IT Governance
6 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
6 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 7 (36.84%) ISMS
8 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
9 4 (21.05%) GDPR
10 3 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
10 3 (15.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (15.79%) Compliance Audit
10 3 (15.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (15.79%) Disruptive Innovation
10 3 (15.79%) Security Operations

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:

Business Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DMZ
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
1 9 (47.37%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Compliance Officer
1 9 (47.37%) Information Officer
1 9 (47.37%) Information Security Compliance Officer
1 9 (47.37%) Information Security Officer
1 9 (47.37%) Security Compliance Officer
1 9 (47.37%) Security Officer
2 6 (31.58%) Security Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) Information Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Security Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Compliance Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Information Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Security Compliance Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Cybercrime
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Information Security
2 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) Risk Management
3 9 (47.37%) Business Continuity
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (47.37%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 9 (47.37%) Cryptography
3 9 (47.37%) Data Security
3 9 (47.37%) IT Governance
4 7 (36.84%) ISMS
5 6 (31.58%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.79%) Compliance Audit
6 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.79%) Disruptive Innovation
6 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
6 3 (15.79%) Information Security Governance
6 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (47.37%) CISA
2 9 (47.37%) CISM
2 9 (47.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 16 (84.21%) PCI DSS
3 15 (78.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (21.05%) GDPR
6 3 (15.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System