The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 194 193 191
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 20 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.42% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.53% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 7
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £48,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +11.87%
Data Security
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4641 4138 3485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.94% 78.12% 75.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4076 3525 3016
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Security
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Security Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Data Security
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Data Security Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Security
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 10 £47,000 +8.04%
Staffordshire - 4 £45,000 -
West Bromwich +11 2 £42,500 -
Shropshire - 2 £50,000 -
Warwickshire -3 1 - -
Coventry -10 1 £57,500 +23.65%
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 22 (59.46%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (54.05%) Finance
3 13 (35.14%) CRM
4 12 (32.43%) Change Control
5 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (29.73%) Project Management
6 10 (27.03%) Oracle
7 9 (24.32%) ETL
8 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
8 8 (21.62%) Data Management
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (21.62%) Data Integration
9 7 (18.92%) Base SAS
9 7 (18.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
9 7 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
9 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
9 7 (18.92%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (18.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
9 7 (18.92%) Migration
9 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (18.92%) SAS
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 6 (16.22%) Business Transformation
10 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (18.92%) Base SAS
3 7 (18.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 7 (18.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.70%) DB2
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (54.05%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Back Office
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Billing
3 1 (2.70%) International Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Business Analyst
1 7 (18.92%) Developer
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Senior Business Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) MI Manager
4 4 (10.81%) ETL Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Operations Manager
5 3 (8.11%) DBA
5 3 (8.11%) SAS Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Head of Infrastructure
5 3 (8.11%) Head of IT
6 2 (5.41%) Development Manager
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Information Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Data Administrator
7 1 (2.70%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) IT Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Management Information System
1 8 (21.62%) Data Integration
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) AS400
3 3 (8.11%) Open Source
4 2 (5.41%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) CRM
2 12 (32.43%) Change Control
3 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (29.73%) Project Management
4 9 (24.32%) ETL
5 8 (21.62%) Data Management
6 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.92%) Business Analysis
6 7 (18.92%) Data Migration
6 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
6 7 (18.92%) Data Modelling
6 7 (18.92%) Migration
6 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (18.92%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (16.22%) Business Transformation
8 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (13.51%) ITIL
9 4 (10.81%) Security Management
9 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CISA
3 1 (2.70%) CISM
3 1 (2.70%) PCI QSA
3 1 (2.70%) HND
3 1 (2.70%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) FATCA
3 1 (2.70%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.70%) AIFMD
3 1 (2.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Sage
3 2 (5.41%) Remedy