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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 106 91 117
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 15 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 1.01% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.30% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 1
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +14.66%
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
1423 1150 1256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.94% 77.65% 73.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 980 1045
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £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 26 February 2015.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 10 (43.48%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (30.43%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) CISSP
5 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
6 5 (21.74%) Electronics
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
6 5 (21.74%) CESG
6 5 (21.74%) COBIT
7 4 (17.39%) Capacity Management
7 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
7 4 (17.39%) Replication
7 4 (17.39%) EMC
7 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
7 4 (17.39%) NetApp
8 3 (13.04%) BCP
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Migration
8 3 (13.04%) Information Security Management
8 3 (13.04%) Security Management
8 3 (13.04%) Process Management
8 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
8 3 (13.04%) Security Testing

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 2 (8.70%) OpenEdge
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) MPLS
2 1 (4.35%) DSL
2 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
General
1 5 (21.74%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Compliance Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
3 2 (8.70%) DBA
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Problem Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Storage Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) IT Risk Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
4 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
1 1 (4.35%) Ajax
1 1 (4.35%) jQuery
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 5 (21.74%) CESG
4 4 (17.39%) Replication
5 3 (13.04%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (8.70%) Statistics
7 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (4.35%) Wiki
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) UNIX
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) VMS
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) SUSE
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Information Security
2 6 (26.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
4 4 (17.39%) Capacity Management
5 3 (13.04%) Information Governance
5 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) BCP
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security Management
5 3 (13.04%) Security Management
5 3 (13.04%) Process Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Change Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CISSP
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) MCTS
4 2 (8.70%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CISA
5 1 (4.35%) CISM
5 1 (4.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (21.74%) COBIT
3 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.35%) Xen
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (4.35%) SRDF
3 1 (4.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
1 2 (8.70%) SCVMM
1 2 (8.70%) SCDPM
1 2 (8.70%) SCSM
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) EMC
2 4 (17.39%) NetApp
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) Symantec
5 1 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) 3PAR