Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 273 -
Rank change year-on-year -28 - -
Permanent jobs citing GPG13 11 48 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.46% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.88% 3.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 0
West Midlands median annual salary £62,500 £56,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
England median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% - +3.60%

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 1,249 1,452 1,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.70% 14.05% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 947 968 1,158
West Midlands median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GPG13 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram 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 17 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 -23 11 £62,500 +4.17%
GPG13
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) SIEM
2 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 9 (81.82%) CISSP
3 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 7 (63.64%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (54.55%) Presales
4 6 (54.55%) Line Management
4 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
4 6 (54.55%) Gantt Chart
4 6 (54.55%) IT Strategy
4 6 (54.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (54.55%) CMDB
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (54.55%) IaaS
4 6 (54.55%) PaaS
4 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
4 6 (54.55%) IT Governance
4 6 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (54.55%) Business Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) IaaS
1 6 (54.55%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (54.55%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
1 6 (54.55%) Security Architect
1 6 (54.55%) Security Solutions Architect
1 6 (54.55%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Head of IT
3 2 (18.18%) Head of IT Security
3 2 (18.18%) Head of Security
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
3 2 (18.18%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 6 (54.55%) CMDB
3 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) Cyberattack
5 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 2 (18.18%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) SIEM
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Project Management
4 6 (54.55%) Business Development
4 6 (54.55%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (54.55%) CRM
4 6 (54.55%) Customer Engagement
4 6 (54.55%) IT Governance
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
4 6 (54.55%) Line Management
4 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
4 6 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Service Delivery
4 6 (54.55%) Service Management
4 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
4 6 (54.55%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
4 6 (54.55%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) C++
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISSP
2 7 (63.64%) CompTIA Security+
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 6 (54.55%) CEH
3 6 (54.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 6 (54.55%) PMI Certification
3 6 (54.55%) PMP
4 2 (18.18%) CREST Certified
4 2 (18.18%) IISP
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) COBIT
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) EMC
2 6 (54.55%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco