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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 199 208 192
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 23 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.056% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 0.17% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22 3 8
Average salary £19,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1714 1756 1470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.29% 32.67% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1486 1275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,949
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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
Staffordshire - 16 £19,000 - 1
Birmingham -10 3 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Coventry - 3 £50,000 -
Warwickshire +6 1 £30,000 -1.63%
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 28 (77.78%) Information Security
3 23 (63.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (58.33%) PCI DSS
5 19 (52.78%) Security Testing
6 13 (36.11%) Wireshark
7 11 (30.56%) Network Architecture
8 10 (27.78%) Change Management
9 9 (25.00%) SQL
10 8 (22.22%) Finance
11 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
12 6 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (16.67%) .NET
12 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 6 (16.67%) Regular Expression
12 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
13 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
13 5 (13.89%) Web Development
13 5 (13.89%) Ethical Hacking
14 4 (11.11%) ITIL
14 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
14 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
14 4 (11.11%) Project Management
14 4 (11.11%) OWASP
15 3 (8.33%) Online Games
15 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
15 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
15 3 (8.33%) Games
15 3 (8.33%) Nmap
16 2 (5.56%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) Wireshark
2 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
1 16 (44.44%) Security Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Information Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 12 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
3 12 (33.33%) Junior
4 11 (30.56%) Junior Information Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Security Manager
5 7 (19.44%) Information Manager
5 7 (19.44%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (13.89%) Security Specialist
7 4 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
7 4 (11.11%) Integration Specialist
7 4 (11.11%) Application Security Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) Security Tester
8 2 (5.56%) Trainee Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Trainee
8 2 (5.56%) Tester
8 2 (5.56%) Junior Tester
9 1 (2.78%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
1 6 (16.67%) Regular Expression
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Online Games
2 2 (5.56%) Online Gambling
2 2 (5.56%) Open Source
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 28 (77.78%) Information Security
3 19 (52.78%) Security Testing
4 11 (30.56%) Network Architecture
5 10 (27.78%) Change Management
6 7 (19.44%) Risk Management
7 6 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Web Development
8 5 (13.89%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (11.11%) OWASP
9 4 (11.11%) ITIL
9 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 4 (11.11%) Project Management
9 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.56%) Computer Security
11 1 (2.78%) Information Management
11 1 (2.78%) Computer Forensics
11 1 (2.78%) Business Continuity
11 1 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) HND
1 2 (5.56%) CISSP
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (63.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (58.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.78%) BS7799
3 1 (2.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Nessus
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