The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 129 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 17 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.72% - 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% - 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 8
Median salary £41,250 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £48,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +25.32%
Data Protection Act
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
974 697 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.32% 34.30% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 630 552 661
Median salary £41,162 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.90% -7.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,200 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Birmingham region.

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Birmingham

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 24 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 19 (79.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (62.50%) PCI DSS
3 15 (62.50%) Information Security
3 15 (62.50%) CISM
4 12 (50.00%) CISSP
5 10 (41.67%) ISMS
6 9 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (29.17%) Firewall
8 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (25.00%) Degree
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 5 (20.83%) CISA
10 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (16.67%) Internal Audit
11 3 (12.50%) Security Auditing
11 3 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
11 3 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
11 3 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
11 3 (12.50%) SIEM
11 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
11 3 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
11 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (12.50%) COBIT
11 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (12.50%) Wireless

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) HTTP
2 3 (12.50%) IPsec
2 3 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (12.50%) SSL
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Information Officer
1 9 (37.50%) Information Security Officer
1 9 (37.50%) Security Officer
2 6 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 6 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Information Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate
4 2 (8.33%) Graduate IT Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) IT Graduate
4 2 (8.33%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Junior
4 2 (8.33%) Junior IT Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.17%) BYOD
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (62.50%) Information Security
3 10 (41.67%) ISMS
4 9 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (16.67%) Internal Audit
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (12.50%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) Security Auditing
6 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 3 (12.50%) SIEM
6 3 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) Information Security Management
7 2 (8.33%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) CISM
2 12 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) CISA
5 1 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (4.17%) CLAS
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (79.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (62.50%) PCI DSS
3 6 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (12.50%) COBIT
5 1 (4.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Mercator