The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Freedom of Information in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Freedom of Information over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Freedom of Information (FOI)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 220 242 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Permanent jobs citing Freedom of Information 9 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.016% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.044% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £31,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +17.46% +6.41%  

Freedom of Information is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1939 2296 1936
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.48% 36.90% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1653 1595
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Freedom of Information
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Freedom of Information as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Freedom of Information in the West Midlands

Freedom of Information
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Freedom of Information in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Freedom of Information in the West Midlands

Freedom of Information
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Freedom of Information within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +20 9 - - 1
Freedom of Information
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Freedom of Information 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Freedom of Information.

1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (92.86%) Problem Management
2 13 (92.86%) Incident Management
2 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL V3
2 13 (92.86%) SIEM
2 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (92.86%) Data Centre
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 13 (92.86%) CISSP
2 13 (92.86%) Service Management
2 13 (92.86%) CISM
2 13 (92.86%) Service Delivery
2 13 (92.86%) Management Information System
2 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 13 (92.86%) assyst
3 9 (64.29%) Cyber Attack
3 9 (64.29%) QRadar
3 9 (64.29%) Security Monitoring
3 9 (64.29%) IBM
3 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (64.29%) Digital Forensics
4 8 (57.14%) Security Operations
5 4 (28.57%) CISA
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management

Freedom of Information
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (92.86%) assyst
2 4 (28.57%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Operations Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Security Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Security Operations Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Information Officer
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Officer
2 4 (28.57%) Security Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Information Systems Manager
3 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (92.86%) Data Centre
1 13 (92.86%) Management Information System
2 9 (64.29%) Cyber Attack
3 4 (28.57%) CESG
3 4 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (92.86%) Incident Management
2 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL V3
2 13 (92.86%) Problem Management
2 13 (92.86%) Service Delivery
2 13 (92.86%) Service Management
2 13 (92.86%) SIEM
3 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (64.29%) Digital Forensics
3 9 (64.29%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (57.14%) Security Operations
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
5 4 (28.57%) IT Audit
5 4 (28.57%) IT Governance
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CISM
1 13 (92.86%) CISSP
1 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) CISA
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) IBM
Birmingham
SCC
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