Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 273 294
Rank change year-on-year +42 +21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 67 53 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.76% 0.53% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.58% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 58 45 30
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £33,375 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £55,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 7,912 9,077 10,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.28% 91.26% 90.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,055 7,469 8,356
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £64,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +40 28 £47,500 -9.52% 9
Birmingham -2 27 £56,250 +87.50% 2
Solihull +8 7 £70,000 +55.56% 2
Coventry +6 2 £60,250 +41.76%
Warwickshire +29 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £36,207 -
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 30 (44.78%) Management Information System
2 28 (41.79%) SQL Server
3 26 (38.81%) Information Security
4 25 (37.31%) PCI DSS
4 25 (37.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (37.31%) Cyber Essentials
5 24 (35.82%) Finance
6 23 (34.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 20 (29.85%) SQL
7 20 (29.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (28.36%) Data Protection
8 19 (28.36%) CISSP
9 18 (26.87%) ETL
9 18 (26.87%) Risk Management
10 16 (23.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (23.88%) ITIL
10 16 (23.88%) GDPR
11 15 (22.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (20.90%) T-SQL
12 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
12 14 (20.90%) CISA
12 14 (20.90%) CISM
12 14 (20.90%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
13 13 (19.40%) Data Development
14 11 (16.42%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (16.42%) Internal Audit
14 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (16.42%) Code Optimisation
14 11 (16.42%) Capacity Management

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 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.97%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) assyst
1 7 (10.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.94%) SaaS
3 6 (8.96%) IaaS
4 5 (7.46%) PaaS
5 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (5.97%) Office 365
6 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.43%) Firewall
2 6 (8.96%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.99%) Internet
3 2 (2.99%) Network Security
3 2 (2.99%) Skype
3 2 (2.99%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (22.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (11.94%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.48%) MySQL
6 3 (4.48%) Power BI
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.49%) OLAP
8 1 (1.49%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.49%) QlikView
8 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.99%) CircleCI
2 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Automotive
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Developer
2 15 (22.39%) Information Manager
2 15 (22.39%) Information Security Manager
2 15 (22.39%) Security Manager
3 13 (19.40%) Architect
4 9 (13.43%) SQL Developer
5 8 (11.94%) DBA
6 7 (10.45%) Compliance Officer
6 7 (10.45%) Information Officer
6 7 (10.45%) Information Security Compliance Officer
6 7 (10.45%) Information Security Officer
6 7 (10.45%) Security Compliance Officer
6 7 (10.45%) Security Officer
6 7 (10.45%) SQL DBA
7 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (7.46%) Data Governance Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Data Governance Manager
8 5 (7.46%) Data Manager
8 5 (7.46%) Governance Manager
8 5 (7.46%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) REST
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) Django
2 2 (2.99%) HTML
2 2 (2.99%) Vue.js
2 2 (2.99%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.49%) HTML5
3 1 (1.49%) React
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.78%) Management Information System
2 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.93%) Data Centre
4 7 (10.45%) CESG
4 7 (10.45%) Freedom of Information
4 7 (10.45%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (7.46%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (5.97%) Data Structures
6 4 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (5.97%) NHS
6 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (5.97%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.99%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.49%) Fintech
8 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.81%) Information Security
2 20 (29.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (28.36%) Data Protection
4 18 (26.87%) ETL
4 18 (26.87%) Risk Management
5 16 (23.88%) ITIL
6 14 (20.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (20.90%) Test Automation
7 13 (19.40%) Data Development
8 11 (16.42%) Capacity Management
8 11 (16.42%) Code Optimisation
8 11 (16.42%) Internal Audit
9 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement Process
9 10 (14.93%) Cryptography
9 10 (14.93%) IT Audit
9 10 (14.93%) IT Governance
9 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (14.93%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (13.43%) Data Strategy
11 8 (11.94%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.48%) C#
4 2 (2.99%) Java
4 2 (2.99%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) Delphi
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) CISSP
2 14 (20.90%) CISA
2 14 (20.90%) CISM
3 11 (16.42%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.97%) CRISC
5 4 (5.97%) Degree
5 4 (5.97%) MCSE
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.49%) CCSP
6 1 (1.49%) CEH
6 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.49%) OSCP
6 1 (1.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (37.31%) Cyber Essentials
1 25 (37.31%) PCI DSS
2 23 (34.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (23.88%) GDPR
4 10 (14.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 10 (14.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 7 (10.45%) QA
6 6 (8.96%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.43%) Tableau
3 8 (11.94%) Alteryx
3 8 (11.94%) Cognos
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) Google
5 1 (1.49%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.49%) Informatica
5 1 (1.49%) OutSystems
5 1 (1.49%) Progress
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Talend
5 1 (1.49%) Teradata