The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills 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 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 126 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 7 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.72% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.88% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 2
Average salary £34,125 £50,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.75% +6.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,825 £43,250 £46,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £62,500 £47,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Data Protection
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1921 1711 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.50% 82.10% 70.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 1557 1007
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Data Protection Salary Trend in Birmingham

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Protection 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.

1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (33.33%) Information Security
4 8 (29.63%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Degree
6 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 6 (22.22%) Legal
6 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 6 (22.22%) Replication
6 6 (22.22%) VMware
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (22.22%) Change Management
7 5 (18.52%) Symantec
7 5 (18.52%) Migration
7 5 (18.52%) Citrix
7 5 (18.52%) SAN
7 5 (18.52%) NetApp
7 5 (18.52%) SLA
7 5 (18.52%) CRM
7 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
7 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
7 5 (18.52%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (18.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (18.52%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) Release Management
8 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Storage

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Data Protection 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
1 5 (18.52%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Information Security Manager
1 7 (25.93%) Information Manager
1 7 (25.93%) Security Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) CRM Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Team Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Data Centre Team Leader
4 3 (11.11%) Messaging Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Messaging Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Tester
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (22.22%) Replication
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.70%) Clustering
6 1 (3.70%) NHS
6 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (3.70%) Statistics
6 1 (3.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) SUSE
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Information Security
2 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 6 (22.22%) Change Management
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
3 5 (18.52%) CRM
3 5 (18.52%) Data Migration
3 5 (18.52%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (18.52%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Release Management
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Change Control
5 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.70%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCP
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) vCloud
2 1 (3.70%) SRDF
2 1 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (3.70%) vSphere
2 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Symantec
3 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) NetApp
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Red Hat