Period
to 19 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 6 months to 19 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 159 93
Rank change year-on-year +136 -66 +39
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 320 36 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.17% 0.95% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.07% 1.04% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 84
Birmingham median annual salary £44,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £37,249 £38,125 £31,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,178 3,477 4,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.06% 91.89% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,268 2,690 3,145
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Birmingham

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in Birmingham

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, IT jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 310 (96.88%) GDPR
2 183 (57.19%) Data Centre
3 172 (53.75%) ITIL
4 134 (41.88%) Presales
5 109 (34.06%) Microsoft
6 103 (32.19%) Service Delivery
7 80 (25.00%) Project Management
8 73 (22.81%) Security Cleared
9 71 (22.19%) Microsoft Azure
10 68 (21.25%) Self-Motivation
11 65 (20.31%) VMware
12 63 (19.69%) Finance
13 61 (19.06%) Line Management
14 58 (18.13%) Service Management
14 58 (18.13%) Active Directory
15 55 (17.19%) Citrix
15 55 (17.19%) ITSM
16 54 (16.88%) PRINCE2
17 53 (16.56%) ISEB
18 51 (15.94%) Degree
18 51 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
19 50 (15.63%) Windows
20 49 (15.31%) Office 365
21 47 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
22 46 (14.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 46 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
22 46 (14.38%) MCSE
22 46 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
22 46 (14.38%) Root Cause Analysis
22 46 (14.38%) Problem-Solving

Data Protection
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:

Application Platforms
1 33 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.75%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (1.25%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 39 (12.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 39 (12.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 36 (11.25%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 71 (22.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (15.31%) Office 365
4 19 (5.94%) IaaS
5 17 (5.31%) PaaS
6 16 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (5.00%) Amazon S3
6 16 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (2.50%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (2.50%) Serverless
8 8 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.88%) SaaS
10 4 (1.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.94%) Network Security
2 34 (10.63%) Firewall
3 17 (5.31%) DNS
3 17 (5.31%) WAN
4 14 (4.38%) LAN
5 12 (3.75%) OSPF
6 8 (2.50%) DHCP
7 4 (1.25%) Skype
7 4 (1.25%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.94%) SAN
9 2 (0.63%) SMS
9 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.31%) Internet
10 1 (0.31%) Intranet
10 1 (0.31%) VoIP
10 1 (0.31%) VPN
10 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 15 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.13%) Big Data
5 8 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (2.50%) Cosmos DB
5 8 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.19%) Power BI
7 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.31%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.31%) DTS
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.31%) Subversion
2 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 63 (19.69%) Finance
2 25 (7.81%) Publishing
3 15 (4.69%) Retail
4 12 (3.75%) Law
4 12 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.56%) Marketing
6 3 (0.94%) Billing
6 3 (0.94%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 109 (34.06%) Architect
2 50 (15.63%) Technical Architect
3 44 (13.75%) Solutions Architect
4 39 (12.19%) Service Manager
5 27 (8.44%) Analyst
6 26 (8.13%) Delivery Manager
7 23 (7.19%) Security Manager
8 18 (5.63%) Project Manager
9 17 (5.31%) Technical Manager
9 17 (5.31%) Technical Services Manager
10 16 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
10 16 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 16 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
11 14 (4.38%) SCCM Engineer
11 14 (4.38%) Senior SCCM Engineer
12 13 (4.06%) Auditor
12 13 (4.06%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
12 13 (4.06%) Internal Auditor
12 13 (4.06%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
12 13 (4.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.44%) Web Services
2 11 (3.44%) .NET
3 9 (2.81%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (0.63%) Flash
5 2 (0.63%) REST
5 2 (0.63%) SOAP
6 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.31%) CSS3
6 1 (0.31%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.31%) HTML5
6 1 (0.31%) jQuery
6 1 (0.31%) JSON
6 1 (0.31%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.31%) LINQ
6 1 (0.31%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 183 (57.19%) Data Centre
2 68 (21.25%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (11.56%) CMDB
5 18 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.13%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.81%) Data Protection Act
7 9 (2.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.50%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.19%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.19%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.94%) CCTV
10 3 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.63%) CESG
11 2 (0.63%) NHS
12 1 (0.31%) Clustering
12 1 (0.31%) PDA
12 1 (0.31%) Replication
12 1 (0.31%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.63%) Windows
2 26 (8.13%) Windows Server
2 26 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (5.94%) Windows 10
5 18 (5.63%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (53.75%) ITIL
2 134 (41.88%) Presales
3 103 (32.19%) Service Delivery
4 80 (25.00%) Project Management
5 61 (19.06%) Line Management
6 58 (18.13%) Service Management
7 55 (17.19%) ITSM
8 54 (16.88%) PRINCE2
9 46 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
9 46 (14.38%) Root Cause Analysis
9 46 (14.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 45 (14.06%) Information Security
11 44 (13.75%) Continuous Improvement
12 40 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (12.50%) Change Management
12 40 (12.50%) Computer Science
13 39 (12.19%) Software Engineering
14 38 (11.88%) Due Diligence
14 38 (11.88%) Performance Management
15 37 (11.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.00%) SQL
2 14 (4.38%) PowerShell
2 14 (4.38%) VBScript
3 9 (2.81%) Java
4 8 (2.50%) PL/SQL
4 8 (2.50%) Python
4 8 (2.50%) Scala
4 8 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.63%) C#
5 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (22.81%) Security Cleared
2 53 (16.56%) ISEB
3 51 (15.94%) Degree
4 46 (14.38%) MCSE
4 46 (14.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 39 (12.19%) CISSP
7 38 (11.88%) ITIL Certification
7 38 (11.88%) SC Cleared
8 34 (10.63%) MCP
9 25 (7.81%) CISM
10 19 (5.94%) CEH
11 15 (4.69%) CompTIA Security+
12 13 (4.06%) PMI Certification
12 13 (4.06%) PMP
13 12 (3.75%) ISEB Practitioner
13 12 (3.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 11 (3.44%) APMP
15 9 (2.81%) TOGAF Certification
16 8 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (96.88%) GDPR
2 46 (14.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (12.19%) SLA
4 20 (6.25%) QA
5 13 (4.06%) GPG13
5 13 (4.06%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.88%) ISAE 3402
7 4 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 58 (18.13%) Active Directory
2 47 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (11.25%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.25%) XenApp
5 4 (1.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 39 (12.19%) SCCM
2 14 (4.38%) WSUS
3 13 (4.06%) SCOM
4 8 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.25%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.25%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 109 (34.06%) Microsoft
2 65 (20.31%) VMware
3 55 (17.19%) Citrix
4 41 (12.81%) HP
5 39 (12.19%) Cisco
6 31 (9.69%) ServiceNow
7 30 (9.38%) CheckPoint
8 26 (8.13%) NetApp
9 17 (5.31%) EMC
9 17 (5.31%) Fortinet
10 13 (4.06%) 3PAR
11 12 (3.75%) Dell
11 12 (3.75%) IBM
12 8 (2.50%) Forcepoint
12 8 (2.50%) McAfee
12 8 (2.50%) Symantec
13 4 (1.25%) CommVault
13 4 (1.25%) Ivanti
13 4 (1.25%) Veritas
14 3 (0.94%) F5