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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 188 203 198
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 35 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.20% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.68% 0.62% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 23
Median salary £42,500 £23,250 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+82.79% +22.36%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +27.81%
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
2080 1619 1910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.29% 31.93% 33.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1529 1288 1652
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 5 December 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 +9 27 £40,000 +45.45%
Solihull - 3 £42,500 -
Walsall - 3 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 55 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 38 (69.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (61.82%) Information Security
4 29 (52.73%) Risk Management
4 29 (52.73%) PCI DSS
5 25 (45.45%) CISM
6 24 (43.64%) CISSP
7 20 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 18 (32.73%) Information Security Management
8 18 (32.73%) Security Management
8 18 (32.73%) Management Information System
8 18 (32.73%) Risk Assessment
8 18 (32.73%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (30.91%) Data Centre
9 17 (30.91%) ISMS
10 16 (29.09%) CEH
10 16 (29.09%) CRM
11 15 (27.27%) RMADS
11 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
11 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 15 (27.27%) Information Assurance
12 14 (25.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (25.45%) CRISC
12 14 (25.45%) Office 365
12 14 (25.45%) ServiceNow
12 14 (25.45%) GPG13
12 14 (25.45%) People Management
12 14 (25.45%) E-Commerce
12 14 (25.45%) ERP
12 14 (25.45%) Dynamics AX

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 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (25.45%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) IPsec
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.82%) WAN
2 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Law
4 3 (5.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Information Manager
2 13 (23.64%) Security Manager
3 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Information Security Manager
3 8 (14.55%) IT Manager
3 8 (14.55%) Security Officer
4 7 (12.73%) Information Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Information Security Officer
4 7 (12.73%) Security Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Information Assurance Manager
5 6 (10.91%) Information Officer
6 5 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Information Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) IT Technical Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Marketing Database Manager
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Management Information System
2 17 (30.91%) Data Centre
3 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.82%) CESG
5 1 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 34 (61.82%) Information Security
3 29 (52.73%) Risk Management
4 20 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 18 (32.73%) Information Security Management
5 18 (32.73%) Penetration Testing
5 18 (32.73%) Risk Assessment
5 18 (32.73%) Security Management
6 17 (30.91%) ISMS
7 16 (29.09%) CRM
8 15 (27.27%) Information Assurance
9 14 (25.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (25.45%) E-Commerce
9 14 (25.45%) ERP
9 14 (25.45%) IT Governance
9 14 (25.45%) People Management
10 11 (20.00%) Coaching
10 11 (20.00%) KYC
10 11 (20.00%) Performance Management
10 11 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) CISM
2 24 (43.64%) CISSP
3 16 (29.09%) CEH
4 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 14 (25.45%) CISMP
5 14 (25.45%) CRISC
6 7 (12.73%) Degree
7 2 (3.64%) CISA
8 1 (1.82%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.82%) CLAS
8 1 (1.82%) ISEB
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (69.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (52.73%) PCI DSS
3 15 (27.27%) RMADS
4 14 (25.45%) GPG13
4 14 (25.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (9.09%) COBIT
5 5 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
6 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) ServiceNow
2 3 (5.45%) Pega
3 2 (3.64%) Aprimo
4 1 (1.82%) Mercator
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft