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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 123 128 120
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.056% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.76% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 5
Median salary - £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%

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
626 794 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.11% 36.66% 34.21%
Number of salaries quoted 391 579 534
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 28 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 25 (89.29%) Risk Management
3 17 (60.71%) Information Security
3 17 (60.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (53.57%) CISM
4 15 (53.57%) Information Security Management
4 15 (53.57%) Security Management
4 15 (53.57%) ISMS
5 14 (50.00%) RMADS
5 14 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 14 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 14 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (50.00%) CRISC
5 14 (50.00%) Office 365
5 14 (50.00%) ServiceNow
5 14 (50.00%) GPG13
5 14 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
5 14 (50.00%) IT Governance
5 14 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 14 (50.00%) CRM
5 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 14 (50.00%) ERP
5 14 (50.00%) CISSP
5 14 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (50.00%) Sentinel
5 14 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (50.00%) Information Assurance

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:

Business Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (50.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Office 365
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
1 11 (39.29%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Information Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Information Security Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Security Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Information Assurance Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Information Officer
4 2 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (7.14%) Security Officer
5 1 (3.57%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Governance Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Information Governance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 14 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (39.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 25 (89.29%) Risk Management
3 17 (60.71%) Information Security
4 15 (53.57%) Information Security Management
4 15 (53.57%) ISMS
4 15 (53.57%) Security Management
5 14 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (50.00%) CRM
5 14 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 14 (50.00%) ERP
5 14 (50.00%) Information Assurance
5 14 (50.00%) IT Governance
5 14 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
5 14 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
5 14 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 11 (39.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 11 (39.29%) Coaching
6 11 (39.29%) KYC
6 11 (39.29%) People Management
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) CISM
2 14 (50.00%) CEH
2 14 (50.00%) CISMP
2 14 (50.00%) CISSP
2 14 (50.00%) CRISC
2 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (60.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (50.00%) GPG13
2 14 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 14 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 14 (50.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) ServiceNow