Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for GPG13 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GPG13 over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Good Practice Guide 13 (GPG 13)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 317 310
Rank change year-on-year +44 -7 -
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 19 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.061% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.30% 0.46% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 12
West Midlands median annual salary £72,500 - £55,000
10th Percentile £71,250 - £51,250
90th Percentile £73,750 - £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £38,316 £63,750
% change year-on-year +43.55% -39.90% +27.50%

GPG13 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,456 1,295 1,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.97% 13.12% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 891 991 1,169
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

GPG13
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing GPG13 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for GPG13 in the West Midlands

GPG13
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GPG13 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for GPG13 in the West Midlands

GPG13
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 GPG13 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 October 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 +22 19 £72,500 -
GPG13
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing GPG13 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 GPG13.

1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
1 19 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 19 (100.00%) CEH
1 19 (100.00%) SIEM
1 19 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 18 (94.74%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (94.74%) Line Management
2 18 (94.74%) Data Centre
2 18 (94.74%) IT Strategy
2 18 (94.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (94.74%) Self-Motivation
2 18 (94.74%) Due Diligence
2 18 (94.74%) Gantt Chart
2 18 (94.74%) Presales
2 18 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 18 (94.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (94.74%) Customer Engagement
2 18 (94.74%) PaaS
2 18 (94.74%) IT Governance
2 18 (94.74%) Requirements Analysis
2 18 (94.74%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (94.74%) ITIL V3
2 18 (94.74%) IaaS
2 18 (94.74%) Technical Architecture
2 18 (94.74%) Business Development
2 18 (94.74%) Degree
2 18 (94.74%) Computer Science
2 18 (94.74%) CMDB
2 18 (94.74%) Zachman Framework

GPG13
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:

Cloud Services
1 18 (94.74%) IaaS
1 18 (94.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
General
1 18 (94.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Architect
2 18 (94.74%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (36.84%) Security Architect
4 6 (31.58%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Architect
Miscellaneous
1 18 (94.74%) CMDB
1 18 (94.74%) Computer Science
1 18 (94.74%) Data Centre
1 18 (94.74%) Management Information System
1 18 (94.74%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Information Security
1 19 (100.00%) SIEM
2 18 (94.74%) Business Development
2 18 (94.74%) Capacity Planning
2 18 (94.74%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (94.74%) Customer Engagement
2 18 (94.74%) Due Diligence
2 18 (94.74%) Gantt Chart
2 18 (94.74%) IT Governance
2 18 (94.74%) IT Strategy
2 18 (94.74%) ITIL
2 18 (94.74%) ITIL V3
2 18 (94.74%) Line Management
2 18 (94.74%) Presales
2 18 (94.74%) PRINCE2
2 18 (94.74%) Requirements Analysis
2 18 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 18 (94.74%) Technical Architecture
2 18 (94.74%) TOGAF
2 18 (94.74%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CEH
1 19 (100.00%) CISSP
1 19 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 18 (94.74%) Computer Science Degree
2 18 (94.74%) Degree
2 18 (94.74%) ISEB
2 18 (94.74%) PMI Certification
2 18 (94.74%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) CCDP
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CISA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) CISMP
3 1 (5.26%) ISACA
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) RHCA
3 1 (5.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (52.63%) GDPR
3 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) CheckPoint
1 18 (94.74%) Citrix
1 18 (94.74%) EMC
1 18 (94.74%) NetApp
1 18 (94.74%) VMware