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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
England / West Midlands
Rank 182 193 203
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +10
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 33 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.56% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.64% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 14
Median salary £27,000 £39,875 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.28% -25.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £32,350 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,900 £46,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.94%

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
4335 4542 4244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.80% 87.03% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3370 3763 3695
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +2 17 £64,500 +51.76% 1
Shropshire -6 7 £27,000 -15.62%
Coventry +13 5 - -
Staffordshire -5 3 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Warwickshire +24 1 - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 29 (50.88%) Information Security
2 28 (49.12%) ITIL
3 21 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (35.09%) Risk Management
5 19 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 19 (33.33%) IT Governance
5 19 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (29.82%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 17 (29.82%) VLAN
6 17 (29.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (29.82%) Firewall
6 17 (29.82%) CISA
6 17 (29.82%) CISM
6 17 (29.82%) Cryptography
6 17 (29.82%) VPN
6 17 (29.82%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (29.82%) CISSP
7 15 (26.32%) LAN
7 15 (26.32%) WAN
7 15 (26.32%) Change Management
7 15 (26.32%) Management Information System
7 15 (26.32%) Problem Management
8 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
9 13 (22.81%) DHCP
9 13 (22.81%) DNS
9 13 (22.81%) SSL
9 13 (22.81%) HP
9 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
9 13 (22.81%) Service Management

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 9 (15.79%) Apache
1 9 (15.79%) IIS
1 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.77%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (22.81%) assyst
1 13 (22.81%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) Firewall
1 17 (29.82%) VLAN
1 17 (29.82%) VPN
2 15 (26.32%) LAN
2 15 (26.32%) WAN
3 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
4 13 (22.81%) DHCP
4 13 (22.81%) DNS
4 13 (22.81%) SSL
5 9 (15.79%) HTTP
5 9 (15.79%) ICMP
5 9 (15.79%) Network Security
5 9 (15.79%) SAN
5 9 (15.79%) SMTP
5 9 (15.79%) Telnet
6 8 (14.04%) VoIP
7 7 (12.28%) MPLS
8 5 (8.77%) Intranet
9 4 (7.02%) DSL
9 4 (7.02%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Legal
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Security Officer
2 15 (26.32%) Information Officer
2 15 (26.32%) Information Security Officer
3 9 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.77%) .NET Web Developer
5 5 (8.77%) ASP Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.77%) C# Web Developer
5 5 (8.77%) CMS Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Information Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (8.77%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Security Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) HTML
2 8 (14.04%) CSS
3 7 (12.28%) .NET
4 6 (10.53%) Ajax
4 6 (10.53%) HTML5
4 6 (10.53%) jQuery
5 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
5 5 (8.77%) SOAP
5 5 (8.77%) Web Services
5 5 (8.77%) XML
6 1 (1.75%) CSS3
6 1 (1.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (29.82%) Cryptography
3 15 (26.32%) Management Information System
4 13 (22.81%) CESG
4 13 (22.81%) Data Centre
4 13 (22.81%) Freedom of Information
4 13 (22.81%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (8.77%) e-Learning
5 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
5 5 (8.77%) W3C
6 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.51%) FMCG
7 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Android
3 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Information Security
2 28 (49.12%) ITIL
3 21 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (35.09%) Risk Management
5 19 (33.33%) IT Governance
5 19 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 17 (29.82%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 15 (26.32%) Change Management
7 15 (26.32%) Problem Management
8 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
8 13 (22.81%) Data Protection
8 13 (22.81%) Incident Management
8 13 (22.81%) IT Audit
8 13 (22.81%) ITIL V3
8 13 (22.81%) Risk Assessment
8 13 (22.81%) Service Management
8 13 (22.81%) SIEM
9 7 (12.28%) Project Management
10 5 (8.77%) CRM
10 5 (8.77%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.28%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) C#
3 5 (8.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) CISA
1 17 (29.82%) CISM
1 17 (29.82%) CISSP
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
2 13 (22.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) CCDA
3 2 (3.51%) CCNA
3 2 (3.51%) CCNP
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 17 (29.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (22.81%) QA
4 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
1 9 (15.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) HP
2 9 (15.79%) Brocade
2 9 (15.79%) EMC
2 9 (15.79%) IBM
2 9 (15.79%) Symantec
2 9 (15.79%) Veeam
2 9 (15.79%) VMware
3 7 (12.28%) Cisco
4 4 (7.02%) Draytek
4 4 (7.02%) Fortinet
4 4 (7.02%) Huawei
4 4 (7.02%) Meraki
4 4 (7.02%) NETGEAR
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Extreme Networks
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