Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 293 279 297
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 -3
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 35 53 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.46% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.52% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 20
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -3.45% -22.87%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £30,175
90th Percentile £56,150 £60,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.54% +7.00% +4.17%

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 9038 10239 9441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.88% 89.15% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7312 8003 7793
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Birmingham +6 19 £30,000 -30.64%
Coventry +8 9 £51,500 +37.33% 1
Solihull -1 2 £47,500 -
Staffordshire -8 2 £52,500 +50.00%
Warwickshire - 1 £42,500 -
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) Ruby
3 12 (34.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (34.29%) jQuery
3 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
3 12 (34.29%) Smarty
3 12 (34.29%) Mocha
3 12 (34.29%) Node.js
3 12 (34.29%) Express
3 12 (34.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 12 (34.29%) CSS
3 12 (34.29%) HTML
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) PHP
3 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
3 12 (34.29%) MVC
3 12 (34.29%) Scrum
3 12 (34.29%) Pug
4 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 9 (25.71%) Information Security
5 9 (25.71%) Data Privacy
5 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (22.86%) C
7 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (20.00%) Degree
8 6 (17.14%) Time Management
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS

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 (17.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (5.71%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
1 12 (34.29%) Mocha
General
1 12 (34.29%) Telecoms
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Applications Developer
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
1 12 (34.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 12 (34.29%) HTML CSS Developer
1 12 (34.29%) HTML Developer
1 12 (34.29%) JavaScript Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Administrator
3 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.43%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Information Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security Compliance Officer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Officer
6 2 (5.71%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) CSS
1 12 (34.29%) Express
1 12 (34.29%) HTML
1 12 (34.29%) jQuery
1 12 (34.29%) Node.js
1 12 (34.29%) Pug
1 12 (34.29%) Ruby on Rails
1 12 (34.29%) Smarty
1 12 (34.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (5.71%) Replication
7 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SUSE
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) MVC
2 12 (34.29%) Scrum
3 9 (25.71%) Data Privacy
3 9 (25.71%) Information Security
4 7 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 6 (17.14%) Analytics
5 6 (17.14%) Business Process Analysis
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) Time Management
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.43%) Service Management
8 3 (8.57%) CRM
8 3 (8.57%) Information Management
8 3 (8.57%) ITSM
9 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
9 2 (5.71%) Information Security Management
9 2 (5.71%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
1 12 (34.29%) PHP
1 12 (34.29%) Ruby
2 8 (22.86%) C
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) CISSP
4 4 (11.43%) CISM
4 4 (11.43%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (8.57%) CISA
6 2 (5.71%) CRISC
7 1 (2.86%) CNE
7 1 (2.86%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.86%) Novell Certification
7 1 (2.86%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
2 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.57%) GDPR
3 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (2.86%) HIPAA
5 1 (2.86%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) PeopleSoft
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) BMC