Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 191 183
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 19 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.49% 0.66% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.74% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 7
Birmingham median annual salary £30,000 £43,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.64% -30.80% +32.98%
10th Percentile £27,500 £40,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £62,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +28.57% -3.45% -22.87%

Data Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3504 4202 3421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.17% 89.01% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2749 3074 2860
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Birmingham

Data Security
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Data Security in Birmingham

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Security in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Ruby
2 12 (63.16%) Ruby on Rails
2 12 (63.16%) jQuery
2 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
2 12 (63.16%) Smarty
2 12 (63.16%) Mocha
2 12 (63.16%) Express
2 12 (63.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) PHP
2 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) MVC
2 12 (63.16%) Telecoms
2 12 (63.16%) Scrum
2 12 (63.16%) Node.js
2 12 (63.16%) Pug
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security
3 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) ITSM
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
6 2 (10.53%) IT Governance
6 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 20000

Data Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
1 12 (63.16%) Mocha
General
1 12 (63.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Applications Developer
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
1 12 (63.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 12 (63.16%) HTML CSS Developer
1 12 (63.16%) HTML Developer
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Compliance Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Information Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Security Compliance Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.26%) Head of IT
4 1 (5.26%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Compliance Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) CSS
1 12 (63.16%) Express
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
1 12 (63.16%) jQuery
1 12 (63.16%) Node.js
1 12 (63.16%) Pug
1 12 (63.16%) Ruby on Rails
1 12 (63.16%) Smarty
1 12 (63.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) MVC
2 12 (63.16%) Scrum
3 5 (26.32%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 4 (21.05%) Service Management
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Cryptography
6 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) IT Governance
6 2 (10.53%) Regulatory Compliance
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
1 12 (63.16%) PHP
1 12 (63.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CISA
1 2 (10.53%) CISM
1 2 (10.53%) CISSP
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (5.26%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft