The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 36 49
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.70% 1.23% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.40% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

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 Solihull with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 269 214 261
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 94.06% 87.70% 87.88%
Number of salaries quoted 251 180 211
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull citing Information Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Solihull

Information Security
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Solihull

Information Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) CISA
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Patch Management

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Information Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) IT Audit
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
2 1 (20.00%) ISMS
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft