The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 213 227 214
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 21 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.017% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.053% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 10
Median salary £50,500 £19,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+165.78% -62.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £19,000 £42,150
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £19,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.67% +15.88%
Data Protection Act
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2136 1895 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.58% 33.10% 34.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1572 1493 1551
Median salary £38,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 13 £42,500 - 2
Coventry - 6 £78,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £100,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 37 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 29 (78.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (70.27%) Information Security
4 22 (59.46%) PCI DSS
5 19 (51.35%) CISM
6 16 (43.24%) CISSP
7 10 (27.03%) Risk Analysis
7 10 (27.03%) Degree
8 9 (24.32%) Network Architecture
8 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (21.62%) ISMS
10 7 (18.92%) Firewall
11 6 (16.22%) COBIT
11 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
11 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
12 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
12 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (10.81%) Ethical Hacking
13 4 (10.81%) Finance
13 4 (10.81%) Law
13 4 (10.81%) GAP Analysis
13 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
13 4 (10.81%) Security Management
13 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
13 4 (10.81%) Security Auditing
13 4 (10.81%) SIEM
13 4 (10.81%) Remediation Plan
14 3 (8.11%) Data Loss Prevention

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) IPsec
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) SSL
2 3 (8.11%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
2 3 (8.11%) Wireless
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
1 4 (10.81%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Security Officer
2 10 (27.03%) Information Security Officer
3 9 (24.32%) Information Officer
4 8 (21.62%) Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Information Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Security Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Security Manager
6 6 (16.22%) IT Manager
6 6 (16.22%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Information Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Security Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
9 2 (5.41%) Chief Security Officer
9 2 (5.41%) IT Graduate
9 2 (5.41%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.70%) CESG
3 1 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 26 (70.27%) Information Security
3 10 (27.03%) Risk Analysis
4 9 (24.32%) Network Architecture
4 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 8 (21.62%) ISMS
6 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.51%) Security Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (10.81%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Information Security Management
7 4 (10.81%) Remediation Plan
7 4 (10.81%) Security Auditing
7 4 (10.81%) Security Management
7 4 (10.81%) SIEM
8 3 (8.11%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (8.11%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (8.11%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 19 (51.35%) CISM
2 16 (43.24%) CISSP
3 10 (27.03%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) CISA
5 2 (5.41%) ISEB
6 1 (2.70%) CEH
6 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.70%) CLAS
6 1 (2.70%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (78.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (59.46%) PCI DSS
3 6 (16.22%) COBIT
3 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.70%) RMADS
4 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Citrix
1 1 (2.70%) Mercator
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.70%) SAP
1 1 (2.70%) Splunk
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