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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 124 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £56,250 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -9.09%
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
537 541 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.34% 29.69% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 423 492 388
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act.

1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) CESG
2 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 5 (71.43%) Electronics
3 3 (42.86%) Process Management
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) BCP
3 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (42.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Information Governance
3 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (42.86%) COBIT
3 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) OpenEdge
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
General
1 5 (71.43%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
1 5 (71.43%) CESG
2 3 (42.86%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Process Management
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
2 3 (42.86%) Security Management
2 3 (42.86%) BCP
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Information Governance
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) MCTS
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) COBIT
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft