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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 194 169 197
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 16 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.38% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 1.24% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 1
Average salary £43,507 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.31% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.31% +28.57%
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
1471 1291 1375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.64% 30.83% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1231 1049 1211
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -15 6 £50,000 +42.85%
Staffordshire -1 4 £43,507 -27.48%
Warwickshire -10 4 £38,625 -14.16% 2
Coventry - 2 £52,500 - 1
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Protection Act 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 Act.

1 49 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 35 (71.43%) Information Security
3 34 (69.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (42.86%) PCI DSS
5 18 (36.73%) Security Testing
6 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
6 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
6 11 (22.45%) Wireshark
6 11 (22.45%) Degree
6 11 (22.45%) Network Architecture
7 10 (20.41%) Data Management
7 10 (20.41%) SQL
8 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
8 9 (18.37%) Finance
8 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
8 9 (18.37%) Statistics
9 8 (16.33%) CISSP
10 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
10 7 (14.29%) COBIT
11 6 (12.24%) Statistical Analysis
11 6 (12.24%) Regular Expression
11 6 (12.24%) SAS
11 6 (12.24%) VB
11 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.24%) Business Objects
12 5 (10.20%) CESG
12 5 (10.20%) Electronics
12 5 (10.20%) Replication
12 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Protection Act 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 Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.24%) SAS
2 3 (6.12%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.45%) Wireshark
2 4 (8.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Electronics
3 4 (8.16%) Legal
4 3 (6.12%) Games
5 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Analyst
2 16 (32.65%) Security Analyst
3 15 (30.61%) Information Analyst
3 15 (30.61%) Information Security Analyst
4 12 (24.49%) Junior
5 11 (22.45%) Junior Analyst
5 11 (22.45%) Junior Information Analyst
6 8 (16.33%) Developer
7 6 (12.24%) MI Developer
7 6 (12.24%) Information Manager
7 6 (12.24%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (12.24%) Security Manager
8 5 (10.20%) Data Analyst
8 5 (10.20%) DBA
9 4 (8.16%) Administrator
9 4 (8.16%) SQL DBA
10 3 (6.12%) Architect
10 3 (6.12%) Compliance Manager
10 3 (6.12%) Security Architect
10 3 (6.12%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Regular Expression
2 3 (6.12%) Middleware
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Management Information System
2 9 (18.37%) Statistics
3 5 (10.20%) Replication
3 5 (10.20%) CESG
4 3 (6.12%) Online Games
4 3 (6.12%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (6.12%) Open Source
5 2 (4.08%) PKI
5 2 (4.08%) Online Gambling
5 2 (4.08%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.04%) Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 35 (71.43%) Information Security
3 18 (36.73%) Security Testing
4 11 (22.45%) Network Architecture
5 10 (20.41%) Data Management
6 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
7 7 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 6 (12.24%) Statistical Analysis
9 5 (10.20%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (10.20%) Capacity Management
9 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (8.16%) Information Security Management
10 4 (8.16%) Security Management
10 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (8.16%) Line Management
10 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.24%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) CISSP
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) MCTS
3 3 (6.12%) MCITP
4 1 (2.04%) VCP4
4 1 (2.04%) CISA
4 1 (2.04%) CISM
4 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (69.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 7 (14.29%) COBIT
4 4 (8.16%) QA
4 4 (8.16%) BS25999
5 3 (6.12%) HIPAA
5 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (6.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.04%) SAP
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £240.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leamington Spa
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago