Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 81 91
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 26 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.18% 2.56% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 2.77% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 21
Staffordshire median annual salary £60,000 £30,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% +57.89% -6.17%
10th Percentile £37,400 £22,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £41,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Information Security 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1034 1154 1075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.89% 92.47% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1018 942
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,875
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.69% +2.43%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,850 £57,500 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 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
Stoke-on-Trent +9 11 £60,000 +100.00%
Stafford -4 1 £52,500 +118.75%
Tamworth - 1 £37,500 - 1
Uttoxeter - 1 £44,000 -
Information Security
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 12 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 8 (30.77%) GDPR
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) Degree
3 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
4 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
4 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
5 5 (19.23%) Cryptography
5 5 (19.23%) Matrix Management
5 5 (19.23%) Use Case
5 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
5 5 (19.23%) Taxonomies
5 5 (19.23%) BPMN
5 5 (19.23%) UX Design
5 5 (19.23%) Business Transformation
5 5 (19.23%) ArchiMate
5 5 (19.23%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (19.23%) ERP
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
5 5 (19.23%) Six Sigma
5 5 (19.23%) Benchmarking
5 5 (19.23%) Information Security Management
5 5 (19.23%) Security Management
5 5 (19.23%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (19.23%) Business Process Modelling

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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Wireshark
2 2 (7.69%) DHCP
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.85%) LDAP
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) NAS
3 1 (3.85%) SMS
3 1 (3.85%) SNMP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) WLAN
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Security Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
2 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Information Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Information Officer
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Information Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Compliance Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.85%) Application Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (19.23%) Taxonomies
3 5 (19.23%) User Experience
4 3 (11.54%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.85%) iPad
6 1 (3.85%) NHS
6 1 (3.85%) Online Games
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) ArchiMate
3 5 (19.23%) Benchmarking
3 5 (19.23%) BPMN
3 5 (19.23%) Business Transformation
3 5 (19.23%) Cryptography
3 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) ERP
3 5 (19.23%) Information Security Management
3 5 (19.23%) Matrix Management
3 5 (19.23%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Security Management
3 5 (19.23%) Six Sigma
3 5 (19.23%) SOA
3 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
3 5 (19.23%) Use Case
3 5 (19.23%) UX Design
3 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) C#
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) CISSP
3 3 (11.54%) CISM
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.85%) CEH
5 1 (3.85%) CISA
5 1 (3.85%) CNE
5 1 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) Novell Certification
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (30.77%) GDPR
3 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
4 4 (15.38%) COBIT
5 3 (11.54%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (3.85%) HIPAA
6 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (3.85%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nessus
1 1 (3.85%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) VMware