Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 176 190
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 42 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.079% 0.89% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 2.06% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 1
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +45.45% -45.00%
10th Percentile £37,900 £35,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £65,000 £27,750
West Midlands median annual salary £53,000 £42,500 £19,000
% change year-on-year +24.71% +123.68% -36.67%

Data Protection Act is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1608 2043 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.17% 43.25% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1316 1047
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Birmingham

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Information Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Data Privacy
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR