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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 212 219 204
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 24 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.22% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 16
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -31.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,548 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -1.02%
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
5356 4966 4573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.59% 85.98% 83.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4147 4100 3825
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +3 17 £51,250 +144.04%
Shropshire -12 3 £67,500 +98.52%
Staffordshire -12 3 £30,000 -7.69%
West Bromwich -2 1 £40,000 -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 21 (52.50%) Information Security
2 16 (40.00%) ITIL
2 16 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (37.50%) IT Governance
3 15 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (37.50%) CISSP
3 15 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
3 15 (37.50%) CISA
3 15 (37.50%) CISM
3 15 (37.50%) Cryptography
3 15 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 13 (32.50%) PCI DSS
5 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 11 (27.50%) IT Audit
7 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (22.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (17.50%) Marketing
9 7 (17.50%) Degree
9 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (12.50%) HTML
11 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 5 (12.50%) CSS
11 5 (12.50%) Workflow
11 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
11 5 (12.50%) Information Architecture
11 5 (12.50%) HTML5
11 5 (12.50%) jQuery

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 1 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) DHCP
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
2 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.50%) NAS
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Selenium
1 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (17.50%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Compliance Manager
1 11 (27.50%) Security Manager
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Compliance Officer
3 4 (10.00%) Development Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Information Officer
3 4 (10.00%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 4 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
3 4 (10.00%) Security Compliance Officer
3 4 (10.00%) Security Officer
3 4 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
3 4 (10.00%) Software Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (7.50%) Head of Development
4 3 (7.50%) Head of Software Development
4 3 (7.50%) IT Support
4 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior IT Support
4 3 (7.50%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Ajax
1 5 (12.50%) CSS
1 5 (12.50%) CSS3
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
1 5 (12.50%) HTML5
1 5 (12.50%) jQuery
2 4 (10.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) Cryptography
2 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Information Security
2 16 (40.00%) ITIL
3 15 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (37.50%) IT Governance
3 15 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 11 (27.50%) IT Audit
5 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (22.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
8 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.50%) Front End Development
8 5 (12.50%) Information Architecture
8 5 (12.50%) MVC
8 5 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
8 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (12.50%) Workflow
9 4 (10.00%) Information Assurance
10 3 (7.50%) CRM
11 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
11 2 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Java
3 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) CISA
1 15 (37.50%) CISM
1 15 (37.50%) CISSP
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (17.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (32.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) CommVault
5 1 (2.50%) NetApp