Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 339 296
Rank change year-on-year +83 -43 +5
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 62 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.62% 0.097% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 38 1 3
West Midlands median annual salary £65,750 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.43% -2.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £40,875 £41,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,125 £47,000 £48,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +14.29% +5.00%

Information Assurance 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 8949 10918 9727
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.20% 88.25% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7397 8579 7998
West Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £66,050 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in the West Midlands

Information Assurance
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Information Assurance in the West Midlands

Information Assurance
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Information Assurance in the West Midlands

Information Assurance
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 Information Assurance within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
Birmingham +29 19 £52,500 - 2
Worcestershire - 14 £77,500 -
Warwickshire - 11 £40,000 -
Coventry - 11 £75,000 -
Shropshire - 4 £69,000 -
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance.

1 38 (61.29%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (41.94%) Information Security
3 25 (40.32%) Management Information System
4 24 (38.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 23 (37.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (37.10%) PCI DSS
6 22 (35.48%) CISSP
7 19 (30.65%) Risk Management
7 19 (30.65%) SIEM
8 18 (29.03%) Security Operations
9 17 (27.42%) ITIL
10 16 (25.81%) Degree
11 15 (24.19%) CISA
11 15 (24.19%) CISM
12 14 (22.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 13 (20.97%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (19.35%) Network Security
14 12 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (19.35%) Presales
15 11 (17.74%) Network Packet Analysis
15 11 (17.74%) Security Operations Centre
15 11 (17.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 11 (17.74%) Change Management
15 11 (17.74%) GIAC
15 11 (17.74%) Business Continuity
15 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
15 11 (17.74%) SCADA
15 11 (17.74%) Retail
15 11 (17.74%) Ethical Hacking
15 11 (17.74%) CEH

Information Assurance
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:

Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Sentinel
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) Network Security
2 9 (14.52%) Firewall
3 6 (9.68%) BGP
3 6 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (9.68%) MPLS
3 6 (9.68%) OSPF
4 3 (4.84%) DMZ
5 2 (3.23%) Internet
5 2 (3.23%) LAN
5 2 (3.23%) SAN
5 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (17.74%) Retail
2 9 (14.52%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Military
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Architect
2 12 (19.35%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (17.74%) SOC Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Compliance Officer
4 9 (14.52%) Information Officer
4 9 (14.52%) Information Security Compliance Officer
4 9 (14.52%) Information Security Officer
4 9 (14.52%) Security Compliance Officer
4 9 (14.52%) Security Officer
5 8 (12.90%) Security Architect
5 8 (12.90%) Security Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Security Specialist
7 5 (8.06%) Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) Information Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (8.06%) Security Consultant
7 5 (8.06%) Security Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Principal Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) COM
1 2 (3.23%) HTML
1 2 (3.23%) J2EE
1 2 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.32%) Management Information System
2 11 (17.74%) SCADA
2 11 (17.74%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.84%) Cybercrime
4 3 (4.84%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.23%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Unix
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (41.94%) Information Security
3 19 (30.65%) Risk Management
3 19 (30.65%) SIEM
4 18 (29.03%) Security Operations
5 17 (27.42%) ITIL
6 13 (20.97%) Risk Assessment
7 12 (19.35%) Presales
8 11 (17.74%) Business Continuity
8 11 (17.74%) Change Management
8 11 (17.74%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (17.74%) Incident Management
8 11 (17.74%) Network Packet Analysis
9 10 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (16.13%) ISMS
9 10 (16.13%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement Process
10 9 (14.52%) Cryptography
10 9 (14.52%) Data Security
10 9 (14.52%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) Java
2 2 (3.23%) C++
2 2 (3.23%) Perl
2 2 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (35.48%) CISSP
2 16 (25.81%) Degree
3 15 (24.19%) CISA
3 15 (24.19%) CISM
4 12 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (17.74%) CEH
5 11 (17.74%) GIAC
5 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
6 10 (16.13%) SC Cleared
7 6 (9.68%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (9.68%) CRISC
7 6 (9.68%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 5 (8.06%) CLAS
9 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
10 2 (3.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
11 1 (1.61%) MBA
11 1 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (38.71%) Cyber Essentials
2 23 (37.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (37.10%) PCI DSS
3 9 (14.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 6 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 4 (6.45%) GDPR
6 3 (4.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (3.23%) ISO 14001
7 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.61%) NIST 800
System Software
1 11 (17.74%) Snort
2 4 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 11 (17.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.84%) ArcSight
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Citrix
3 2 (3.23%) SAP
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