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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 223 220 204
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 16 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.26% 0.095% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.27% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 10
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
2321 1848 1813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.10% 35.09% 34.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1521 1537
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,500
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -2 10 £40,000 -28.88%
Coventry +4 4 £57,500 -4.16%
Warwickshire -4 1 £57,500 +17.34%
Solihull - 1 £22,500 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 42 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 28 (66.67%) Information Security
3 21 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (45.24%) CISM
5 17 (40.48%) CISSP
5 17 (40.48%) PCI DSS
6 13 (30.95%) ISMS
7 12 (28.57%) Degree
7 12 (28.57%) CISA
7 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 12 (28.57%) Finance
8 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 7 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (16.67%) ITSM
9 7 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (16.67%) SIEM
10 6 (14.29%) SaaS
10 6 (14.29%) Information Security Management
10 6 (14.29%) Firewall
10 6 (14.29%) Security Management
10 6 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (14.29%) CEH
11 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (11.90%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (11.90%) Cryptography
11 5 (11.90%) DRM
11 5 (11.90%) CCSP
11 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (11.90%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle ASCP
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) SaaS
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (11.90%) IaaS
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) IPsec
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Toad
General
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Billing
3 1 (2.38%) Law
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Information Officer
1 11 (26.19%) Information Security Officer
1 11 (26.19%) Security Officer
2 8 (19.05%) Security Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Graduate
6 3 (7.14%) Graduate IT Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) IT Graduate
6 3 (7.14%) Junior
7 2 (4.76%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Junior IT Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.90%) Cryptography
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) BYOD
4 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.38%) NHS
4 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 28 (66.67%) Information Security
3 13 (30.95%) ISMS
4 7 (16.67%) ITSM
4 7 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (16.67%) SIEM
4 7 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 6 (14.29%) Security Management
6 5 (11.90%) DRM
6 5 (11.90%) E-Discovery
6 5 (11.90%) Internal Audit
6 5 (11.90%) Line Management
6 5 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (11.90%) Network Architecture
6 5 (11.90%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) SDLC
7 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (45.24%) CISM
2 17 (40.48%) CISSP
3 12 (28.57%) CISA
3 12 (28.57%) Degree
4 6 (14.29%) CEH
5 5 (11.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (11.90%) CCSP
5 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (11.90%) CompTIA Security+
5 5 (11.90%) GIAC
5 5 (11.90%) ISACA
5 5 (11.90%) SANS
5 5 (11.90%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (11.90%) SSCP
6 4 (9.52%) DBS Check
7 1 (2.38%) CCNA
7 1 (2.38%) CCNP
7 1 (2.38%) ISEB
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.38%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (40.48%) PCI DSS
3 6 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (4.76%) QA
5 1 (2.38%) COBIT
5 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Splunk
5 1 (2.38%) Tableau