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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 205 183 200
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 8 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 8
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £37,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -6.66%
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
4308 3922 3893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.99% 80.63% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3590 3257 3252
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 27 April 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
Birmingham -6 4 £36,500 +4.28%
Shropshire - 1 £34,000 -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (35.00%) CISSP
1 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
1 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (30.00%) Security Management
2 6 (30.00%) Legal
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (25.00%) SIEM
4 4 (20.00%) CRISC
4 4 (20.00%) PCI QSA
4 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (15.00%) People Management
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Remedy
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) CISA

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Legal
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Billing
4 1 (5.00%) International Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Military
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 3 (15.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (15.00%) DBA
2 2 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Consultant
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Data Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (5.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (30.00%) Security Management
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) SIEM
4 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) People Management
5 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
6 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CISSP
2 4 (20.00%) PCI QSA
2 4 (20.00%) CRISC
3 2 (10.00%) CISA
3 2 (10.00%) CISM
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) ACCA
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) FATCA
3 1 (5.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (5.00%) AIFMD
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) Qualys
3 1 (5.00%) Sage