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

Data Security
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 243 318
Rank change year-on-year -17 +75 -8
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 44 72 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.73% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.81% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 36 46 28
West Midlands median annual salary £56,250 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.08% -23.53% +25.00%
10th Percentile £33,984 £27,500 £28,925
90th Percentile £71,625 £50,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 8,551 8,872 11,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.79% 90.36% 89.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6,563 7,292 8,739
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%

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 June 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 June 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 -29 26 £55,000 +69.23% 6
Staffordshire +2 7 £37,500 +17.19% 5
Coventry -12 4 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Solihull +6 2 £67,500 +42.11%
Warwickshire +10 1 - -
Halesowen - 1 £45,000 -
Data Security
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 17 (38.64%) CISSP
1 17 (38.64%) Information Security
2 16 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 15 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (34.09%) Management Information System
3 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
4 14 (31.82%) Finance
4 14 (31.82%) CISM
5 13 (29.55%) CISA
5 13 (29.55%) SQL
6 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 12 (27.27%) Data Protection
7 11 (25.00%) ITIL
8 10 (22.73%) Cyber Essentials
9 8 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
9 8 (18.18%) Degree
9 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
10 7 (15.91%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (15.91%) Project Management
10 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (13.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 6 (13.64%) IT Audit
11 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement Process
11 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 6 (13.64%) SIEM
11 6 (13.64%) OOD
11 6 (13.64%) ETL

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) assyst
1 5 (11.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.09%) Office 365
4 3 (6.82%) SaaS
5 2 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.27%) IaaS
6 1 (2.27%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) Skype
1 2 (4.55%) WebEx
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.36%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) Power BI
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) OLAP
5 1 (2.27%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (2.27%) QlikView
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Subversion
1 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) CircleCI
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Architect
3 7 (15.91%) Information Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Information Officer
3 7 (15.91%) Information Security Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Information Security Officer
3 7 (15.91%) Security Officer
4 5 (11.36%) Compliance Officer
4 5 (11.36%) Information Security Compliance Officer
4 5 (11.36%) Security Compliance Officer
5 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Designer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.55%) CISSP Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Head of Development
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support
7 2 (4.55%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) XML
2 5 (11.36%) JSON
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) RESTful
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (6.82%) .NET
5 2 (4.55%) REST
6 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.27%) Django
6 1 (2.27%) React
6 1 (2.27%) SOAP
6 1 (2.27%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Management Information System
2 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.36%) CESG
4 5 (11.36%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (11.36%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 4 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 4 (9.09%) NHS
5 4 (9.09%) Private Cloud
5 4 (9.09%) User Experience
6 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
6 3 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (4.55%) Cybercrime
7 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
7 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (2.27%) Fintech
8 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Information Security
2 12 (27.27%) Data Protection
3 11 (25.00%) ITIL
4 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (15.91%) Project Management
5 7 (15.91%) Risk Management
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement Process
6 6 (13.64%) Cryptography
6 6 (13.64%) ETL
6 6 (13.64%) IT Audit
6 6 (13.64%) IT Governance
6 6 (13.64%) OOD
6 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (13.64%) SIEM
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) ITIL V3
7 5 (11.36%) Problem Management
7 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) C++
2 5 (11.36%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) C#
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) PHP
3 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 4 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) Delphi
4 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) CISSP
2 14 (31.82%) CISM
3 13 (29.55%) CISA
4 8 (18.18%) Degree
5 7 (15.91%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (9.09%) MCSE
7 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (6.82%) CRISC
9 1 (2.27%) CEH
9 1 (2.27%) OSCP
9 1 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 15 (34.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (22.73%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (13.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (11.36%) GDPR
5 5 (11.36%) QA
6 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Tableau
3 4 (9.09%) Alteryx
3 4 (9.09%) Cognos
4 3 (6.82%) Google
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Facebook
6 1 (2.27%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.27%) Informatica
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) PayPal
6 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Talend
6 1 (2.27%) Teradata
6 1 (2.27%) VMware