Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 267 285
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 28 53 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.51% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.57% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 39
West Midlands median annual salary £51,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.33% -11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £30,650 £27,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £59,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 8,671 9,300 9,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.28% 90.09% 87.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6,779 7,320 8,118
West Midlands median annual salary £42,250 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.05% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Birmingham -2 9 £45,000 +7.14% 3
Coventry -11 8 £51,500 +37.33% 4
Warwickshire +7 3 £33,500 - 1
Staffordshire +3 2 £52,500 +64.06%
Solihull -4 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
1 9 (32.14%) Information Security
2 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (28.57%) C
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (21.43%) CISSP
4 6 (21.43%) Data Privacy
4 6 (21.43%) Process Improvement
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (17.86%) Business Process Analysis
5 5 (17.86%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 5 (17.86%) Analytics
5 5 (17.86%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (17.86%) PHP
5 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
5 5 (17.86%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (17.86%) CISM
5 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
5 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Time Management
5 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) IaaS
4 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) Mocha
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Legal
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Security Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Applications Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Designer
5 3 (10.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (10.71%) HTML CSS Developer
5 3 (10.71%) HTML Developer
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Product Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Security Compliance Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Applications Support
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) CSS
1 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) Express
2 3 (10.71%) jQuery
2 3 (10.71%) Node.js
2 3 (10.71%) Pug
2 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (10.71%) Smarty
2 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) Middleware
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
4 3 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (7.14%) Clustering
5 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
5 2 (7.14%) Replication
6 1 (3.57%) Cyberattack
6 1 (3.57%) Cybercrime
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Information Security
2 7 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (21.43%) Data Privacy
3 6 (21.43%) Process Improvement
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) Analytics
4 5 (17.86%) Business Process Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Time Management
5 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.14%) People Management
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) PHP
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby
6 2 (7.14%) C++
6 2 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) CISSP
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (17.86%) CISM
3 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) CISA
5 2 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (7.14%) CRISC
6 1 (3.57%) CNE
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (10.71%) GDPR
3 1 (3.57%) COBIT
3 1 (3.57%) GPG13
3 1 (3.57%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (3.57%) PMO
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.57%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 2 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle