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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 137 118
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.29% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.71% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 4
Median salary - £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.80%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.17% -  

Data Protection Act is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 660 985 618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.31% 41.23% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 464 629 513
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 30 March 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 24 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 23 (95.83%) Risk Management
3 14 (58.33%) Information Security
3 14 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (54.17%) ISMS
4 13 (54.17%) RMADS
4 13 (54.17%) PCI DSS
4 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
4 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
4 13 (54.17%) Information Assurance
4 13 (54.17%) CISMP
4 13 (54.17%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (54.17%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (54.17%) IT Governance
4 13 (54.17%) Sentinel
4 13 (54.17%) CEH
4 13 (54.17%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (54.17%) CRM
4 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
4 13 (54.17%) ERP
4 13 (54.17%) CISSP
4 13 (54.17%) CISM
4 13 (54.17%) Information Security Management
4 13 (54.17%) Security Management
4 13 (54.17%) Management Information System
4 13 (54.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (54.17%) CRISC
4 13 (54.17%) Office 365
4 13 (54.17%) ServiceNow
4 13 (54.17%) GPG13

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:

Business Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Dynamics AX
1 13 (54.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 13 (54.17%) Office 365
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
1 10 (41.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Information Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Information Security Manager
2 7 (29.17%) Security Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Information Assurance Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Governance Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Information Governance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Data Centre
1 13 (54.17%) Management Information System
2 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 23 (95.83%) Risk Management
3 14 (58.33%) Information Security
4 13 (54.17%) Conceptual Models
4 13 (54.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (54.17%) CRM
4 13 (54.17%) E-Commerce
4 13 (54.17%) ERP
4 13 (54.17%) Information Assurance
4 13 (54.17%) Information Security Management
4 13 (54.17%) ISMS
4 13 (54.17%) IT Governance
4 13 (54.17%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (54.17%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (54.17%) Security Management
4 13 (54.17%) Security Monitoring
4 13 (54.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 10 (41.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 10 (41.67%) KYC
5 10 (41.67%) People Management
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) CEH
1 13 (54.17%) CISM
1 13 (54.17%) CISMP
1 13 (54.17%) CISSP
1 13 (54.17%) CRISC
1 13 (54.17%) SC Cleared
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (58.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (54.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 13 (54.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 13 (54.17%) GPG13
2 13 (54.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 13 (54.17%) PCI DSS
2 13 (54.17%) RMADS
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) ServiceNow
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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