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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 107 93 112
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 14 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.77% 1.43% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.82% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 2
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -37.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,250 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
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
1471 1263 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.38% 78.54% 71.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1093 991
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 2015.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
1 8 (38.10%) Information Security
1 8 (38.10%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
4 5 (23.81%) COBIT
4 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Electronics
5 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (19.05%) CISSP
5 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
5 4 (19.05%) CESG
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) Information Governance
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (14.29%) Freedom of Information

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (9.52%) OpenEdge
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) MPLS
2 1 (4.76%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 4 (19.05%) Electronics
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (9.52%) CRM Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Risk Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
1 1 (4.76%) Ajax
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
1 1 (4.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) CESG
3 3 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (14.29%) Replication
4 2 (9.52%) Statistics
5 1 (4.76%) Wiki
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) SUSE
5 1 (4.76%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) VMS
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Information Security
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 3 (14.29%) Information Governance
4 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) Process Management
4 3 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 3 (14.29%) Security Management
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) MCTS
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
4 1 (4.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (23.81%) COBIT
3 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) SRDF
3 1 (4.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) SCOM
1 2 (9.52%) SCVMM
1 2 (9.52%) SCDPM
1 2 (9.52%) SCSM
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) EMC
2 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Symantec
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) HP