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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 124 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 5 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% 0.10% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.13% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 10
Average salary £33,000 £61,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.12% +36.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £58,250 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £64,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
1539 1550 1335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.46% 80.98% 77.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1376 1129
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 2015.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Qualys
3 1 (20.00%) Nessus
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Finance

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Database Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) IT Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Qualys
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy