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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 206 186 186
Rank change year-on-year
-20 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 13 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.33% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.42% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 21
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £36,250 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £53,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
4985 4281 4351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.87% 79.50% 78.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4031 3547 3663
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staffordshire +4 5 £32,500 +47.72%
Birmingham -11 4 £21,000 -55.78%
West Bromwich - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (23.81%) People Management
5 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (23.81%) Information Security
6 4 (19.05%) Workflow
6 4 (19.05%) Migration
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Marketing
7 3 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) CISSP
7 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
6 2 (9.52%) DTS
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Developer
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
3 3 (14.29%) DBA
3 3 (14.29%) Database Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.52%) Junior DBA
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Report Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
2 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.76%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (23.81%) People Management
2 5 (23.81%) Information Security
3 4 (19.05%) Workflow
3 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) IT Governance
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) ETL
5 2 (9.52%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (9.52%) Line Management
5 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.52%) VBScript
3 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Qualys
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy