The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 48 66
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 11 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.13% 4.20% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 4.68% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 8
Median salary £44,425 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.27% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 457 620 568
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 88.39% 89.86% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 373 548 497
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Information Security
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Information Security in Staffordshire

Information Security
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Security in Staffordshire

Information Security
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +10 8 £45,250 +0.55% 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £40,000 -
Information Security
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (29.41%) Security Management
4 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (29.41%) Information Security Management
4 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
4 5 (29.41%) Office 365
5 4 (23.53%) Data Privacy
5 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity Planning
5 4 (23.53%) GDPR
5 4 (23.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (23.53%) COBIT
5 4 (23.53%) ISMS
5 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
5 4 (23.53%) BCP
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (17.65%) Data Security
6 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (11.76%) IaaS
3 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) MPLS
2 2 (11.76%) NAS
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) SNMP
2 2 (11.76%) VLAN
2 2 (11.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Security Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Information Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Head of Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Head of Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Business Continuity
2 5 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (29.41%) Information Security Management
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 5 (29.41%) Security Management
3 4 (23.53%) BCP
3 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Data Privacy
3 4 (23.53%) Data Protection
3 4 (23.53%) ISMS
4 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (17.65%) Data Security
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Information Governance
5 2 (11.76%) IT Audit
5 2 (11.76%) Security Auditing
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) Erlang
1 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (23.53%) COBIT
3 4 (23.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (23.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
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