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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 213 216 211
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 19 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.037% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.11% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 19
Median salary £46,250 £19,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+143.42% -
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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
2128 1765 1970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.45% 32.78% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1575 1399 1623
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 - 10 £40,000 - 1
Coventry - 7 £56,000 - 1
Warwickshire +3 1 £100,000 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 39 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 30 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (69.23%) Information Security
4 22 (56.41%) PCI DSS
5 19 (48.72%) CISM
6 16 (41.03%) CISSP
7 10 (25.64%) Risk Analysis
7 10 (25.64%) Degree
7 10 (25.64%) Network Architecture
8 9 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 7 (17.95%) Firewall
9 7 (17.95%) ISMS
10 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
10 6 (15.38%) COBIT
11 5 (12.82%) Security Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (12.82%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
11 5 (12.82%) Law
11 5 (12.82%) Information Security Management
11 5 (12.82%) Security Management
11 5 (12.82%) SIEM
11 5 (12.82%) Security Auditing
12 4 (10.26%) Data Loss Prevention
12 4 (10.26%) Remediation Plan
12 4 (10.26%) Security Operations
12 4 (10.26%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
12 4 (10.26%) Ethical Hacking

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 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 3 (7.69%) IPsec
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) SSL
2 3 (7.69%) VPN
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 5 (12.82%) Law
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Security Officer
2 10 (25.64%) Information Security Officer
3 9 (23.08%) Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Information Officer
4 8 (20.51%) Information Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Security Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Security Manager
6 6 (15.38%) IT Manager
6 6 (15.38%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Information Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Security Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Security Specialist
8 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
9 2 (5.13%) Graduate
9 2 (5.13%) IT Graduate
9 2 (5.13%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.56%) CESG
3 1 (2.56%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 27 (69.23%) Information Security
3 10 (25.64%) Network Architecture
3 10 (25.64%) Risk Analysis
4 9 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (17.95%) ISMS
6 5 (12.82%) Information Security Management
6 5 (12.82%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.82%) Security Auditing
6 5 (12.82%) Security Management
6 5 (12.82%) Security Testing
6 5 (12.82%) SIEM
7 4 (10.26%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (10.26%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (10.26%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.26%) Remediation Plan
7 4 (10.26%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) CISM
2 16 (41.03%) CISSP
3 10 (25.64%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) CISA
5 2 (5.13%) CEH
5 2 (5.13%) ISEB
6 1 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.56%) CLAS
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.56%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (56.41%) PCI DSS
3 6 (15.38%) COBIT
3 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.56%) RMADS
4 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Citrix
2 1 (2.56%) Mercator
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
2 1 (2.56%) Splunk
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