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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 125 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 5 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.25% 0.66% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 1.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 0
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
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
538 615 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.63% 33.70% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 477 554 391
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 24 December 2014.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) OpenEdge
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) CISSP
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (28.57%) Electronics
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) CESG
5 2 (28.57%) MCTS
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (28.57%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) Statistics
5 2 (28.57%) COBIT
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) DBA
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Information Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Account Executive
2 1 (14.29%) Compliance Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
1 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
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
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Process Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCTS
2 2 (28.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft