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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 121 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 13 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.84% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.04% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 4
Average salary £34,125 £55,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.95% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,375 £45,000 £34,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -7.60%
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
1859 1739 1192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.09% 80.92% 69.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1566 997
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,998
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Information Security
2 9 (34.62%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 6 (23.08%) Legal
4 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 6 (23.08%) Replication
4 6 (23.08%) VMware
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (23.08%) Change Management
4 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
5 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
5 5 (19.23%) Customer Engagement
5 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Symantec
5 5 (19.23%) Migration
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 5 (19.23%) SAN
5 5 (19.23%) NetApp
5 5 (19.23%) SLA
5 5 (19.23%) CRM
5 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco
6 4 (15.38%) Release Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (19.23%) SharePoint
1 5 (19.23%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Legal
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Information Manager
1 7 (26.92%) Information Security Manager
1 7 (26.92%) Security Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 4 (15.38%) CRM Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Data Centre Team Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Messaging Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Messaging Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Security Tester
5 1 (3.85%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Tester
5 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (23.08%) Replication
3 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
6 1 (3.85%) Clustering
6 1 (3.85%) CESG
6 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (3.85%) Statistics
6 1 (3.85%) NHS
6 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) SUSE
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Information Security
2 6 (23.08%) Change Management
2 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 5 (19.23%) CRM
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Data Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
4 4 (15.38%) Release Management
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.85%) Information Governance
7 1 (3.85%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) C
2 1 (3.85%) C#
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CEH
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.85%) COBIT
3 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) SRDF
2 1 (3.85%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.85%) vCloud
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
1 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
1 1 (3.85%) SCDPM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
1 1 (3.85%) SCSM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Symantec
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) NetApp
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) EMC
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