The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 192 192 197
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 16 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 1.11% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 7
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £22,850
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +107.87%
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.62% -
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1229 1532 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.95% 27.75% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1293 1055
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Data Protection Act
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Birmingham +16 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Staffordshire -8 4 £60,000 -
Coventry -10 2 £50,000 -6.54%
Warwickshire +16 1 £50,000 +63.93% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £39,000 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 27 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
4 12 (44.44%) .NET
4 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (44.44%) Web Development
5 11 (40.74%) PCI DSS
5 11 (40.74%) Security Testing
5 11 (40.74%) Information Security
6 10 (37.04%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
7 9 (33.33%) Change Management
8 8 (29.63%) Finance
9 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
10 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
11 3 (11.11%) Project Management
11 3 (11.11%) HTTPS
11 3 (11.11%) ITIL
11 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 3 (11.11%) OWASP
11 3 (11.11%) Degree
11 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
11 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
12 2 (7.41%) Computer Security
12 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Tridion
1 1 (3.70%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 3 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Security Specialist
2 9 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
2 9 (33.33%) Application Security Specialist
3 6 (22.22%) Information Manager
3 6 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (22.22%) Security Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (11.11%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Junior
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Online Games
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (44.44%) Web Development
3 11 (40.74%) Security Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Information Security
4 10 (37.04%) Ethical Hacking
5 9 (33.33%) Change Management
6 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) OWASP
8 2 (7.41%) ETL
8 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.41%) Computer Security
9 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
9 1 (3.70%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (3.70%) Information Management
9 1 (3.70%) Computer Forensics
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) ABAP
4 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) HND
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
2 1 (3.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (40.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) BS7799
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Lotus
Warwickshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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