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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 54 52 54
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Information Security 6 19 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.41% 2.92% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 3.35% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 14
Median salary £32,000 £52,500 £43,507
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.04% +20.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £39,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £67,500 £60,000
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 389 568 467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 91.10% 87.38% 82.22%
Number of salaries quoted 303 514 401
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 22 March 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 22 March 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
Lichfield +11 2 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -10 2 £28,000 -50.44%
Information Security
West Midlands

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 12 (42.86%) .NET
1 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 12 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
1 12 (42.86%) Security Testing
2 8 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 6 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) Burp Suite
5 4 (14.29%) Erlang
5 4 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (14.29%) System Testing
5 4 (14.29%) OWASP
6 3 (10.71%) Metasploit
6 3 (10.71%) SaaS
6 3 (10.71%) Core Impact
6 3 (10.71%) Time Management
6 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (10.71%) Retail
6 3 (10.71%) Nessus
6 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.71%) Finance
6 3 (10.71%) Legal
6 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
6 3 (10.71%) CREST Certified
6 3 (10.71%) iPad
6 3 (10.71%) IaaS
6 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
6 3 (10.71%) Desktop Virtualisation

Information Security
Top Related 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 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) IaaS
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Wireshark
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.57%) LDAP
3 1 (3.57%) MPLS
3 1 (3.57%) NAS
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) SNMP
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
3 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Burp Suite
2 3 (10.71%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Legal
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Security Specialist
2 8 (28.57%) Information Security Specialist
2 8 (28.57%) Information Specialist
3 5 (17.86%) Penetration Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Security Penetration Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Security Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Tester
3 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Application Security Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Ethical Hacker
4 4 (14.29%) Graduate
4 4 (14.29%) Junior
4 4 (14.29%) Web Applications Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Head of Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Security Hacker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
1 12 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.71%) iPad
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
1 12 (42.86%) Security Testing
2 6 (21.43%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (14.29%) OWASP
3 4 (14.29%) System Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) Source Code Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Time Management
4 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (7.14%) Data Security
5 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C#
2 4 (14.29%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.57%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Core Impact
1 3 (10.71%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) VMware
Lichfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago