The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
England / West Midlands
Rank 174 222 205
Rank change year-on-year +48 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 35 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 4
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £37,500 £40,350
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,750 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,393 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.21% +11.11%  

Data Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4176 5362 4204
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.88% 88.22% 83.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3387 4322 3507
Median salary £42,500 £43,200 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.62% +1.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Data Security as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Data Security in the West Midlands

Data Security
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Security 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 23 March 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 +27 15 £42,500 -2.85% 3
Shropshire -1 7 £27,000 -28.94%
Staffordshire +9 4 £32,000 -14.66%
Coventry - 3 - -
Herefordshire - 2 £45,000 - 2
Solihull -19 1 £50,000 +14.28%
Walsall - 1 £57,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 32 (56.14%) Information Security
2 25 (43.86%) ITIL
3 22 (38.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (38.60%) PCI DSS
4 21 (36.84%) CISSP
4 21 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
4 21 (36.84%) CISA
4 21 (36.84%) CISM
5 20 (35.09%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 19 (33.33%) IT Governance
6 19 (33.33%) Cryptography
7 18 (31.58%) HTML
8 17 (29.82%) Service Delivery
8 17 (29.82%) Risk Management
8 17 (29.82%) Sentinel
8 17 (29.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 17 (29.82%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 17 (29.82%) Cyber Essentials
9 16 (28.07%) Problem Management
9 16 (28.07%) Management Information System
9 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
10 15 (26.32%) CSS
10 15 (26.32%) Change Management
10 15 (26.32%) QA
10 15 (26.32%) IT Audit
11 14 (24.56%) ITIL V3
11 14 (24.56%) SIEM
11 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
11 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared

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 11 (19.30%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Sentinel
2 14 (24.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.05%) Intranet
2 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.51%) ADSL
3 2 (3.51%) BGP-4
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.51%) DHCP
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) Firewall
3 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.51%) IPsec
3 2 (3.51%) IPv6
3 2 (3.51%) ISDN
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
3 2 (3.51%) MPLS
3 2 (3.51%) OSPF
3 2 (3.51%) PSTN
3 2 (3.51%) SNMP
3 2 (3.51%) SSL
3 2 (3.51%) WAN
3 2 (3.51%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) Mocha
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (22.81%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Security Officer
2 15 (26.32%) Information Officer
2 15 (26.32%) Information Security Officer
3 14 (24.56%) Developer
4 11 (19.30%) Web Developer
5 8 (14.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Compliance Officer
6 7 (12.28%) Security Compliance Officer
7 6 (10.53%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (10.53%) ASP Developer
7 6 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
7 6 (10.53%) CMS Developer
7 6 (10.53%) PHP Developer
7 6 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Information Manager
8 5 (8.77%) Information Security Manager
8 5 (8.77%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) HTML
2 15 (26.32%) CSS
3 14 (24.56%) .NET
4 13 (22.81%) jQuery
5 12 (21.05%) HTML5
5 12 (21.05%) XML
6 11 (19.30%) Ajax
6 11 (19.30%) SOAP
6 11 (19.30%) Web Services
7 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
8 2 (3.51%) EDI
8 2 (3.51%) Express
8 2 (3.51%) Node.js
8 2 (3.51%) Pug
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.51%) Smarty
8 2 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 16 (28.07%) Management Information System
4 14 (24.56%) CESG
4 14 (24.56%) Freedom of Information
4 14 (24.56%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (19.30%) e-Learning
5 11 (19.30%) Mobile App
5 11 (19.30%) W3C
6 3 (5.26%) FMCG
7 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Android
1 11 (19.30%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Information Security
2 25 (43.86%) ITIL
3 19 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 19 (33.33%) IT Governance
4 17 (29.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (29.82%) Continuous Improvement Process
4 17 (29.82%) Risk Management
4 17 (29.82%) Service Delivery
5 16 (28.07%) Problem Management
6 15 (26.32%) Change Management
6 15 (26.32%) IT Audit
7 14 (24.56%) Configuration Management
7 14 (24.56%) Data Protection
7 14 (24.56%) Incident Management
7 14 (24.56%) ITIL V3
7 14 (24.56%) Risk Assessment
7 14 (24.56%) Service Management
7 14 (24.56%) SIEM
8 11 (19.30%) Data Architecture
8 11 (19.30%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
2 14 (24.56%) SQL
3 13 (22.81%) PHP
4 12 (21.05%) C#
5 2 (3.51%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) CISA
1 21 (36.84%) CISM
1 21 (36.84%) CISSP
1 21 (36.84%) ITIL Certification
2 14 (24.56%) SC Cleared
2 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
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 22 (38.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 22 (38.60%) PCI DSS
2 17 (29.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (26.32%) QA
4 14 (24.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Cisco
1 2 (3.51%) Citrix
1 2 (3.51%) Cyberoam
1 2 (3.51%) F5
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
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