Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands > Shropshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 57 43
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14 -
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 7 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 1.56% 2.01% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.22% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 17
Shropshire median annual salary £55,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £53,625 £33,750 £18,000
90th Percentile £56,375 £52,500 £74,500
West Midlands median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.73% +10.00% +11.11%

Information Security 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 Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 387 630 392
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 86.19% 90.65% 85.22%
Number of salaries quoted 262 501 302
Shropshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% -8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,000 £18,500
90th Percentile £70,571 £65,000 £64,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.22% +2.50% -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Shropshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Shropshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Shropshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Shropshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -17 7 £55,000 +33.33%
Information Security
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing Information Security 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 6 (85.71%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (85.71%) GDPR
2 6 (85.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Finance

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Network Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Network Security Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Information
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
1 6 (85.71%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 6 (85.71%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) Cyber Essentials
1 6 (85.71%) GDPR
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)