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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 139 129 122
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.11% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.29% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £40,000 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.69%
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
1037 701 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.10% 38.12% 37.70%
Number of salaries quoted 629 560 619
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 2016.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) CISM
2 7 (77.78%) ISMS
3 6 (66.67%) CISSP
3 6 (66.67%) CISA
3 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
4 5 (55.56%) Internal Audit
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Big Data
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) BYOD
6 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Degree

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Information Officer
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security Officer
1 6 (66.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Risk Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Information Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) BYOD
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) ISMS
3 5 (55.56%) Internal Audit
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Security Auditing
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CISM
2 6 (66.67%) CISA
2 6 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) SAP
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