Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Assurance
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 286 312
Rank change year-on-year +14 +26 -12
Permanent jobs citing Information Assurance 10 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.34% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.37% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 5
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £77,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.10% +74.16% -25.83%
10th Percentile £33,000 £40,500 £41,000
90th Percentile £67,200 £91,250 £76,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £53,500 £52,826
% change year-on-year +12.15% +1.28% -3.95%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,347 9,120 10,170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.02% 91.24% 91.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5,562 7,331 7,988
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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 0 6 £52,500 -1.87% 1
Warwickshire +29 2 £56,500 - 1
Coventry +12 2 £36,000 -49.47% 1
Information Assurance
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing Information Assurance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Security Management
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (50.00%) ISMS
3 5 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (30.00%) CISSP
5 3 (30.00%) CISM
5 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (20.00%) Information Management
6 2 (20.00%) Casewise
6 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
6 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
6 2 (20.00%) SIEM
6 2 (20.00%) CISA
6 2 (20.00%) ERwin
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) Legal
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ERwin
General
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Information Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Governance Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Cybercrime
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 5 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 5 (50.00%) ISMS
4 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (30.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Conceptual Models
5 2 (20.00%) Data Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Due Diligence
5 2 (20.00%) Information Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Information Management
5 2 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) SIEM
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISM
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) CISMP
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (20.00%) GDPR
5 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
5 1 (10.00%) RMADS
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Casewise
2 1 (10.00%) CA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft