Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ISMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISMS over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Information Security Management System (ISMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 273 302
Rank change year-on-year -29 +29 -1
Permanent jobs citing ISMS 14 50 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.47% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.53% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 13
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £41,000 £33,250 £36,750
90th Percentile £64,625 £52,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.00% -9.09% +4.76%

ISMS 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 8,628 9,471 8,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.56% 89.76% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,817 7,418 7,503
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +1.82% +3.13%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

ISMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for ISMS in the West Midlands

ISMS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for ISMS in the West Midlands

ISMS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISMS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ISMS in the West Midlands

ISMS
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 ISMS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 January 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 -8 10 £44,000 +10.00%
Coventry -8 2 £57,500 +76.92%
Staffordshire - 2 £62,500 -
Solihull -13 1 £44,000 +10.00%
ISMS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing ISMS 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 ISMS.

1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 10 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (57.14%) Information Security Management
3 8 (57.14%) Security Management
3 8 (57.14%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
5 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
6 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
7 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
7 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
7 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (21.43%) GDPR
7 3 (21.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (14.29%) IT Strategy
8 2 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (14.29%) Data Privacy
8 2 (14.29%) Coaching
8 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) Change Management
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Information Management
8 2 (14.29%) Logistics
8 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Management

ISMS
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:

General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Security Specialist
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security Specialist
2 5 (35.71%) Information Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) Security Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Information Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Head of IT
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Information Officer
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 1 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (7.14%) IT Security Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Operational Security Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Security Officer
6 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) Information Security Management
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Security Management
3 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
5 4 (28.57%) Information Assurance
6 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
6 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Coaching
7 2 (14.29%) Data Privacy
7 2 (14.29%) Information Management
7 2 (14.29%) Logistics
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (21.43%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (21.43%) GDPR
3 2 (14.29%) COBIT
3 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Servers