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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
England / West Midlands
Rank 177 209 217
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +8
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 25 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.51% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.57% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 5
Median salary £34,750 £42,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.23% -26.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £52,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%

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
4159 5231 4245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 89.81% 88.24% 83.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3329 4297 3564
Median salary £42,500 £43,974 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.35% +3.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +15 9 £61,250 +44.11%
Shropshire -4 5 £27,000 -15.62% 1
Coventry - 5 - -
Staffordshire +1 3 £32,000 -14.66% 1
Warwickshire +27 1 - -
Solihull -12 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Herefordshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 28 (52.83%) Information Security
2 21 (39.62%) Service Delivery
3 20 (37.74%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (35.85%) ITIL
5 18 (33.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (32.08%) Problem Management
6 17 (32.08%) PCI DSS
6 17 (32.08%) Change Management
6 17 (32.08%) Risk Management
7 16 (30.19%) Management Information System
7 16 (30.19%) IT Governance
8 15 (28.30%) QA
8 15 (28.30%) Data Centre
8 15 (28.30%) Cryptography
9 14 (26.42%) CESG
9 14 (26.42%) Sentinel
9 14 (26.42%) Risk Assessment
9 14 (26.42%) Service Management
9 14 (26.42%) CISA
9 14 (26.42%) CISM
9 14 (26.42%) CISSP
9 14 (26.42%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
9 14 (26.42%) ITIL V3
9 14 (26.42%) SIEM
9 14 (26.42%) IT Audit
9 14 (26.42%) Continuous Improvement Process
9 14 (26.42%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (26.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared

Data Security
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.09%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (26.42%) assyst
1 14 (26.42%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Firewall
2 10 (18.87%) VLAN
2 10 (18.87%) VPN
3 9 (16.98%) Intranet
3 9 (16.98%) LAN
3 9 (16.98%) WAN
4 8 (15.09%) MPLS
4 8 (15.09%) TCP/IP
4 8 (15.09%) VoIP
5 7 (13.21%) DHCP
5 7 (13.21%) DNS
5 7 (13.21%) SSL
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (9.43%) HSRP
7 4 (7.55%) ADSL
7 4 (7.55%) DSL
7 4 (7.55%) IPv4
7 4 (7.55%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (7.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Security Officer
2 12 (22.64%) Information Officer
2 12 (22.64%) Information Security Officer
3 9 (16.98%) Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Web Developer
5 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
5 6 (11.32%) .NET Web Developer
5 6 (11.32%) ASP Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
5 6 (11.32%) C# Web Developer
5 6 (11.32%) CMS Developer
5 6 (11.32%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (11.32%) PHP Developer
5 6 (11.32%) PHP Web Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Information Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Network Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Security Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) HTML
2 11 (20.75%) .NET
3 10 (18.87%) CSS
4 9 (16.98%) HTML5
4 9 (16.98%) XML
5 8 (15.09%) Ajax
5 8 (15.09%) jQuery
5 8 (15.09%) SOAP
5 8 (15.09%) Web Services
6 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.89%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (30.19%) Management Information System
3 15 (28.30%) Data Centre
4 14 (26.42%) CESG
4 14 (26.42%) Freedom of Information
4 14 (26.42%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (15.09%) e-Learning
5 8 (15.09%) Mobile App
5 8 (15.09%) W3C
6 3 (5.66%) Driving Licence
6 3 (5.66%) FMCG
7 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Android
1 8 (15.09%) Apple iOS
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Information Security
2 21 (39.62%) Service Delivery
3 19 (35.85%) ITIL
4 18 (33.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (32.08%) Change Management
5 17 (32.08%) Problem Management
5 17 (32.08%) Risk Management
6 16 (30.19%) IT Governance
7 15 (28.30%) Cryptography
8 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
8 14 (26.42%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 14 (26.42%) Data Protection
8 14 (26.42%) Incident Management
8 14 (26.42%) IT Audit
8 14 (26.42%) ITIL V3
8 14 (26.42%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (26.42%) Service Management
8 14 (26.42%) SIEM
9 9 (16.98%) Project Management
10 8 (15.09%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) CISA
1 14 (26.42%) CISM
1 14 (26.42%) CISSP
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL Certification
1 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) CCNA
2 3 (5.66%) CCNP
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.77%) CCDA
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (32.08%) PCI DSS
2 15 (28.30%) QA
3 14 (26.42%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (26.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 14 (26.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Cisco
2 6 (11.32%) HP
3 4 (7.55%) Draytek
3 4 (7.55%) Fortinet
3 4 (7.55%) Huawei
3 4 (7.55%) Meraki
3 4 (7.55%) NETGEAR
4 2 (3.77%) Brocade
4 2 (3.77%) Citrix
4 2 (3.77%) EMC
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Symantec
4 2 (3.77%) Veeam
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Cyberoam
5 1 (1.89%) F5
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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