Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Security
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 213 293 271
Rank change year-on-year +80 -22 +9
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 57 28 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.29% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.31% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 27 31
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +35.71% -15.92%
10th Percentile £33,150 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £69,500 £63,750 £46,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 7,068 8,907 9,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.16% 90.89% 91.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,295 7,078 7,553
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% -2.38% +2.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £66,250 £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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 32 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Birmingham +2 9 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Warwickshire +38 7 £70,000 +108.96% 1
Coventry +17 6 £42,500 -17.48% 1
Shropshire - 2 £36,000 - 3
Solihull +12 1 £67,500 +42.11%
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 32 (56.14%) SQL
2 28 (49.12%) Management Information System
3 25 (43.86%) ETL
4 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 24 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (38.60%) T-SQL
6 21 (36.84%) Data Development
7 20 (35.09%) Tableau
8 18 (31.58%) Code Optimisation
9 17 (29.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (28.07%) Data Governance
10 16 (28.07%) Data Quality
11 15 (26.32%) Capacity Management
11 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
11 15 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (24.56%) Alteryx
13 13 (22.81%) Cyber Essentials
13 13 (22.81%) Information Security
13 13 (22.81%) Cognos
14 12 (21.05%) Finance
14 12 (21.05%) PCI DSS
15 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (15.79%) GDPR
16 9 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
17 7 (12.28%) Firewall
17 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
17 7 (12.28%) Microsoft

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 2 (3.51%) CMS
1 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) assyst
1 2 (3.51%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.02%) IaaS
2 4 (7.02%) PaaS
2 4 (7.02%) SaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) Firewall
2 5 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) Broadband
4 1 (1.75%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) Network Security
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
1 24 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (10.53%) Power BI
4 5 (8.77%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.77%) OLAP
4 5 (8.77%) Qlik Sense
4 5 (8.77%) QlikView
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) CircleCI
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Games
2 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) SQL Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Security Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Information Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (12.28%) Architect
5 7 (12.28%) DBA
5 7 (12.28%) SQL DBA
6 6 (10.53%) Data Architect
7 5 (8.77%) Data Governance Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Data Governance Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Data Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Governance Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Database Developer
8 4 (7.02%) SQL Server DBA
8 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Administrator
9 3 (5.26%) Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.51%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) jQuery
2 2 (3.51%) Spring
3 1 (1.75%) Django
3 1 (1.75%) Kafka
3 1 (1.75%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (49.12%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.02%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.51%) CESG
6 2 (3.51%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.75%) CCTV
7 1 (1.75%) CMDB
7 1 (1.75%) PMI
7 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.75%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) ETL
2 21 (36.84%) Data Development
3 18 (31.58%) Code Optimisation
4 17 (29.82%) Continuous Delivery
5 16 (28.07%) Data Governance
6 15 (26.32%) Capacity Management
6 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
7 13 (22.81%) Information Security
8 10 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (15.79%) Risk Management
10 7 (12.28%) Coaching
10 7 (12.28%) Service Delivery
11 6 (10.53%) Analytics
11 6 (10.53%) Data Architecture
11 6 (10.53%) Data Management
11 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
11 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
11 6 (10.53%) Data Strategy
11 6 (10.53%) ITIL
11 6 (10.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) SQL
2 22 (38.60%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) CISSP
2 5 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.02%) CISM
4 3 (5.26%) CISA
5 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) CCSP
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.75%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) ISEB
6 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.07%) Data Quality
2 13 (22.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 12 (21.05%) PCI DSS
4 9 (15.79%) GDPR
4 9 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (3.51%) QA
6 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Tableau
2 14 (24.56%) Alteryx
3 13 (22.81%) Cognos
4 7 (12.28%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.77%) Greenplum
5 5 (8.77%) Informatica
5 5 (8.77%) Talend
5 5 (8.77%) Teradata
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle
6 3 (5.26%) VMware
7 2 (3.51%) BMC
8 1 (1.75%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.75%) Hortonworks