The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills 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 over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 177 177 159
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 51 36 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.67% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.84% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 41
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £32,375 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Data Protection
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4888 4270 4368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 84.57% 79.34% 78.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3941 3549 3685
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Protection
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection across the West Midlands region.

Data Protection Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Data Protection
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 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 -9 22 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Coventry -1 13 £34,250 -31.50% 2
Warwickshire -15 6 £45,750 +7.64% 1
Solihull - 2 £38,750 - 4
Staffordshire -4 1 £19,000 -68.33%
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Protection 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.

1 20 (28.99%) Information Security
2 19 (27.54%) Finance
3 16 (23.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (20.29%) Java
4 14 (20.29%) SQL
5 13 (18.84%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 12 (17.39%) Selenium
7 11 (15.94%) HTML
8 10 (14.49%) PHP
8 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
8 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
8 10 (14.49%) HTML5
9 9 (13.04%) QA
9 9 (13.04%) Information Management
9 9 (13.04%) Windows
10 8 (11.59%) MySQL
10 8 (11.59%) CSS
10 8 (11.59%) CESG
10 8 (11.59%) Degree
11 7 (10.14%) CISA
11 7 (10.14%) CISM
11 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
11 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (10.14%) Linux
11 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
11 7 (10.14%) Test Strategy
12 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
12 6 (8.70%) PCI DSS
12 6 (8.70%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Protection 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.90%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.80%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.45%) InDesign
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.45%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.25%) Network Security
2 2 (2.90%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.45%) LDAP
3 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.45%) NAS
3 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.45%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.59%) MySQL
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.35%) DB2
6 1 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Selenium
2 4 (5.80%) WebDriver
3 3 (4.35%) PHPUnit
3 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 19 (27.54%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Legal
2 4 (5.80%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Electronics
3 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Consultant
3 8 (11.59%) Test Leader
4 7 (10.14%) Test Consultant
4 7 (10.14%) Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Test Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Security Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Information Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Security Advisor
6 5 (7.25%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Services Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Programmer
7 4 (5.80%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.80%) LAMP Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Information Security Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Head of Service Delivery
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) HTML
2 10 (14.49%) HTML5
3 8 (11.59%) CSS
4 5 (7.25%) LAMP
5 4 (5.80%) Ajax
5 4 (5.80%) CSS3
5 4 (5.80%) .NET
6 2 (2.90%) Web Services
6 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.90%) Middleware
7 1 (1.45%) Symfony
7 1 (1.45%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.45%) CakePHP
7 1 (1.45%) Laravel
7 1 (1.45%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.45%) REST
7 1 (1.45%) XML
7 1 (1.45%) ODBC
7 1 (1.45%) Flash
7 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (14.49%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.59%) CESG
4 6 (8.70%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (5.80%) Linked Data
6 3 (4.35%) RMADS
7 2 (2.90%) Social Media
7 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.90%) PKI
7 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.45%) Replication
8 1 (1.45%) Statistics
8 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.45%) User Experience
8 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.80%) UNIX
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Information Security
2 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
3 9 (13.04%) Information Management
4 7 (10.14%) Risk Management
4 7 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.14%) Test Strategy
5 6 (8.70%) ITIL
5 6 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (7.25%) MVC
6 5 (7.25%) Business Continuity
6 5 (7.25%) Project Management
6 5 (7.25%) TDD
7 4 (5.80%) BDD
7 4 (5.80%) SIEM
7 4 (5.80%) Service Management
7 4 (5.80%) OOP
7 4 (5.80%) RDF
8 3 (4.35%) Web Development
8 3 (4.35%) Web Design
8 3 (4.35%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.29%) Java
1 14 (20.29%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.49%) PHP
4 5 (7.25%) Python
4 5 (7.25%) Ruby
5 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.35%) Perl
6 3 (4.35%) C#
7 2 (2.90%) C
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.45%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.45%) C++
8 1 (1.45%) VB
8 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) CISA
2 7 (10.14%) CISM
3 6 (8.70%) CISMP
4 5 (7.25%) CISSP
5 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (13.04%) QA
3 6 (8.70%) PCI DSS
4 5 (7.25%) SLA
5 4 (5.80%) BS25999
6 2 (2.90%) HIPAA
6 2 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.90%) COBIT
6 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) NFS
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.45%) Nagios
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle
3 4 (5.80%) Adobe
4 3 (4.35%) Facebook
4 3 (4.35%) Twitter
5 2 (2.90%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.90%) EMC
6 1 (1.45%) Avaya
6 1 (1.45%) Juniper
6 1 (1.45%) NetApp
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.45%) Symantec
6 1 (1.45%) McAfee
6 1 (1.45%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.45%) Zend
6 1 (1.45%) F5
6 1 (1.45%) Sun
6 1 (1.45%) Sybase
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago