The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 138 119 131
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 12 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 0.32% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.37% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 6
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +35.86%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
Data Security
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2172 1630 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 87.16% 86.66% 85.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1583 1374 1699
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Data Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Security
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Birmingham region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Birmingham

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing Data 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 25 (89.29%) Risk Management
2 22 (78.57%) Information Security
2 22 (78.57%) Cryptography
2 22 (78.57%) IT Governance
2 22 (78.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (78.57%) ITIL
2 22 (78.57%) CISSP
2 22 (78.57%) ITIL Certification
2 22 (78.57%) CISA
2 22 (78.57%) CISM
2 22 (78.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (67.86%) PCI DSS
4 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 12 (42.86%) IT Audit
5 10 (35.71%) Information Assurance
6 9 (32.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (17.86%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) WAN
7 5 (17.86%) DHCP
7 5 (17.86%) DNS
8 4 (14.29%) SSL
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco
8 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 4 (14.29%) VPN
8 4 (14.29%) VoIP
8 4 (14.29%) Firewall
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) IPv4
8 4 (14.29%) HP
8 4 (14.29%) Wireshark

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DHCP
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
1 5 (17.86%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) HSRP
2 4 (14.29%) IPv4
2 4 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
2 4 (14.29%) SSL
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.29%) VLAN
2 4 (14.29%) VoIP
2 4 (14.29%) VPN
2 4 (14.29%) Wireless
2 4 (14.29%) Wireshark
3 3 (10.71%) ADSL
3 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
3 3 (10.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
1 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Compliance Manager
1 12 (42.86%) Security Manager
2 10 (35.71%) Compliance Officer
2 10 (35.71%) Information Officer
2 10 (35.71%) Information Security Compliance Officer
2 10 (35.71%) Information Security Officer
2 10 (35.71%) Security Compliance Officer
2 10 (35.71%) Security Officer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) IP Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior IP Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) IP Architect
5 1 (3.57%) QA Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 22 (78.57%) Cryptography
2 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Risk Management
2 22 (78.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 22 (78.57%) Information Security
2 22 (78.57%) IT Governance
2 22 (78.57%) ITIL
3 12 (42.86%) IT Audit
4 10 (35.71%) Information Assurance
5 9 (32.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (10.71%) Presales
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) CISA
1 22 (78.57%) CISM
1 22 (78.57%) CISSP
1 22 (78.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (78.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (67.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco
1 4 (14.29%) Draytek
1 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
1 4 (14.29%) HP
1 4 (14.29%) Huawei
1 4 (14.29%) Meraki
1 4 (14.29%) NETGEAR
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) VMware