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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 200 157 180
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +23
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 19 35 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.88% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17 33 22
Average salary £46,000 £47,857 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,904 £37,966 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
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
4295 3965 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.79% 80.72% 77.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3288 3307
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
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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 £47,500 -2.56%
Staffordshire -4 5 £43,507 -27.48%
Worcestershire -2 2 £55,000 -
Warwickshire -16 2 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Coventry -23 1 £60,000 +26.31%
Walsall - 1 - -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (35.82%) Information Security
1 24 (35.82%) Data Protection Act
2 22 (32.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (28.36%) Degree
3 19 (28.36%) Service Delivery
3 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
4 16 (23.88%) Management Information System
5 14 (20.90%) CISSP
6 13 (19.40%) SQL
7 12 (17.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
8 11 (16.42%) Windows
9 10 (14.93%) ITIL
9 10 (14.93%) PCI DSS
10 8 (11.94%) Performance Management
10 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (11.94%) Finance
11 7 (10.45%) Legal
11 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
11 7 (10.45%) Change Management
11 7 (10.45%) Security Management
11 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity
11 7 (10.45%) SAP
11 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.45%) Network Security
11 7 (10.45%) COBIT
11 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (10.45%) Capacity Management
12 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (8.96%) Capacity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (5.97%) SAS
1 4 (5.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (4.48%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) MS Project
4 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) SAP PM
1 5 (7.46%) SAP MRS
2 1 (1.49%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Network Security
2 4 (5.97%) DNS
3 2 (2.99%) LAN
3 2 (2.99%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.49%) LDAP
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) Intranet
4 1 (1.49%) MPLS
4 1 (1.49%) DSL
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
4 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.49%) NAS
4 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
6 4 (5.97%) OLAP
6 4 (5.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (5.97%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.97%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (4.48%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.49%) Big Data
8 1 (1.49%) MySQL
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.45%) Legal
3 5 (7.46%) Electronics
4 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
6 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Analyst
2 7 (10.45%) Security Manager
3 6 (8.96%) DBA
3 6 (8.96%) Information Manager
3 6 (8.96%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (7.46%) SQL DBA
4 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Administrator
5 4 (5.97%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Security Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Service Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Data Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (5.97%) Security Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Compliance Manager
6 3 (4.48%) Lead Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Lead Security Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) BAPI
2 3 (4.48%) Middleware
3 1 (1.49%) LAMP
3 1 (1.49%) Ajax
3 1 (1.49%) jQuery
3 1 (1.49%) HTML5
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) .NET
3 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Data Protection Act
2 16 (23.88%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.96%) Replication
3 6 (8.96%) CESG
4 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (4.48%) Statistics
6 2 (2.99%) PKI
6 2 (2.99%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.49%) BYOD
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.49%) Wiki
7 1 (1.49%) Online Games
7 1 (1.49%) Open Source
7 1 (1.49%) Social Media
7 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.48%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.99%) VMS
4 2 (2.99%) UNIX
4 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Information Security
2 19 (28.36%) Service Delivery
3 12 (17.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (14.93%) ITIL
5 8 (11.94%) Performance Management
6 7 (10.45%) Capacity Management
6 7 (10.45%) Change Management
6 7 (10.45%) Security Management
6 7 (10.45%) Risk Management
6 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity
7 6 (8.96%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.46%) Line Management
8 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.97%) Data Management
9 4 (5.97%) Information Security Management
9 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) C
3 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.49%) Perl
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Degree
2 14 (20.90%) CISSP
3 6 (8.96%) CISA
4 5 (7.46%) CISM
5 3 (4.48%) MCTS
5 3 (4.48%) MCITP
5 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.99%) PMP
6 2 (2.99%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (32.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (14.93%) PCI DSS
3 7 (10.45%) COBIT
4 5 (7.46%) SLA
5 4 (5.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (5.97%) QA
5 4 (5.97%) BS25999
6 3 (4.48%) HIPAA
6 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.49%) Xen
4 1 (1.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.99%) SCOM
3 2 (2.99%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.99%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.99%) SCSM
3 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.49%) Nessus
4 1 (1.49%) Nmap
4 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) SAP
3 5 (7.46%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) Dell
4 3 (4.48%) EMC
4 3 (4.48%) NetApp
5 2 (2.99%) Avaya
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle
6 1 (1.49%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.49%) Sage
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) Sun
6 1 (1.49%) HP