Period
to 14 November 2018

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 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 290 283
Rank change year-on-year +61 -7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 73 38 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.86% 0.37% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.41% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 67 36 30
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +24.14% -9.38%
10th Percentile £32,800 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £56,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,749 9,288 10,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.77% 90.93% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5,903 7,555 8,212
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +56 36 £47,500 -9.52% 9
Birmingham +14 24 £57,500 +91.67% 1
Warwickshire +42 5 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Solihull +9 5 £70,000 +47.37%
Shropshire - 2 £36,000 - 2
Worcestershire - 1 £36,207 -
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 37 (50.68%) Management Information System
2 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
3 30 (41.10%) SQL
4 27 (36.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (32.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (31.51%) ETL
6 23 (31.51%) Cyber Essentials
7 22 (30.14%) Finance
7 22 (30.14%) Information Security
8 21 (28.77%) PCI DSS
9 20 (27.40%) T-SQL
10 19 (26.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 19 (26.03%) Tableau
10 19 (26.03%) Data Development
11 17 (23.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
11 17 (23.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (21.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (21.92%) Alteryx
13 15 (20.55%) Data Governance
13 15 (20.55%) Data Quality
13 15 (20.55%) Risk Management
13 15 (20.55%) Cognos
13 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
13 15 (20.55%) CISSP
14 14 (19.18%) Capacity Management
14 14 (19.18%) Code Optimisation
14 14 (19.18%) GDPR
15 13 (17.81%) Data Protection
16 12 (16.44%) CISA

Data Security
Co-occurring 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 6 (8.22%) Umbraco
2 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.11%) CMS
4 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.37%) IIS
5 1 (1.37%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) assyst
1 5 (6.85%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 27 (36.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.85%) IaaS
2 5 (6.85%) PaaS
2 5 (6.85%) SaaS
3 4 (5.48%) Office 365
4 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.37%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) Firewall
2 6 (8.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) Skype
3 2 (2.74%) WebEx
4 1 (1.37%) Broadband
4 1 (1.37%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (45.21%) SQL Server
2 24 (32.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (23.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (12.33%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (8.22%) Power BI
6 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.11%) MySQL
7 3 (4.11%) OLAP
7 3 (4.11%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (4.11%) QlikView
8 1 (1.37%) Big Data
8 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (30.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.37%) Automotive
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Games
3 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Developer
2 13 (17.81%) Architect
2 13 (17.81%) Information Manager
2 13 (17.81%) Information Security Manager
2 13 (17.81%) Security Manager
3 11 (15.07%) SQL Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Data Architect
4 8 (10.96%) DBA
5 7 (9.59%) Data Governance Analyst
5 7 (9.59%) Data Governance Manager
5 7 (9.59%) Data Manager
5 7 (9.59%) Governance Manager
5 7 (9.59%) SQL DBA
6 5 (6.85%) Compliance Officer
6 5 (6.85%) Information Officer
6 5 (6.85%) Information Security Compliance Officer
6 5 (6.85%) Information Security Officer
6 5 (6.85%) Security Compliance Officer
6 5 (6.85%) Security Officer
6 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) .NET
1 4 (5.48%) HTML
2 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.74%) CSS
3 2 (2.74%) jQuery
3 2 (2.74%) REST
3 2 (2.74%) Spring
3 2 (2.74%) XML
4 1 (1.37%) Django
4 1 (1.37%) HTML5
4 1 (1.37%) Kafka
4 1 (1.37%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.37%) Web Services
4 1 (1.37%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (50.68%) Management Information System
2 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.96%) Data Centre
4 7 (9.59%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (6.85%) CESG
5 5 (6.85%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (6.85%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (5.48%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (5.48%) NHS
6 4 (5.48%) Virtual Team
7 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
7 3 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.74%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (1.37%) CCTV
9 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.37%) Fintech
9 1 (1.37%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) ETL
2 22 (30.14%) Information Security
3 19 (26.03%) Data Development
4 17 (23.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (23.29%) Test Automation
5 16 (21.92%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (20.55%) Data Governance
6 15 (20.55%) Risk Management
7 14 (19.18%) Capacity Management
7 14 (19.18%) Code Optimisation
8 13 (17.81%) Data Protection
9 12 (16.44%) Data Strategy
9 12 (16.44%) ITIL
10 10 (13.70%) Data Architecture
11 9 (12.33%) Internal Audit
12 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement Process
12 8 (10.96%) Cryptography
12 8 (10.96%) IT Audit
12 8 (10.96%) IT Governance
12 8 (10.96%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) SQL
2 20 (27.40%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.85%) C#
4 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.37%) Delphi
5 1 (1.37%) Java
5 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) CISSP
2 12 (16.44%) CISA
2 12 (16.44%) CISM
3 8 (10.96%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) CRISC
5 4 (5.48%) MCSE
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.74%) Degree
7 1 (1.37%) CCSP
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.37%) ISEB
7 1 (1.37%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (31.51%) Cyber Essentials
2 21 (28.77%) PCI DSS
3 19 (26.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (20.55%) Data Quality
5 14 (19.18%) GDPR
6 8 (10.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (6.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Tableau
2 16 (21.92%) Alteryx
3 15 (20.55%) Cognos
3 15 (20.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.11%) Greenplum
4 3 (4.11%) Informatica
4 3 (4.11%) Talend
4 3 (4.11%) Teradata
5 1 (1.37%) Google
5 1 (1.37%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) OutSystems
5 1 (1.37%) Progress