Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 97 132
Rank change year-on-year -60 +35 +44
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 40 125 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.03% 2.63% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 2.95% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31 89 51
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £38,000 £31,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £77,500 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.28% +4.67%

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 3494 4238 3403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.21% 89.03% 86.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2737 3097 2850
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,625 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection 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.

1 21 (52.50%) Information Security
2 13 (32.50%) Service Delivery
2 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
3 12 (30.00%) Service Management
3 12 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (27.50%) Security Monitoring
4 11 (27.50%) ITIL
5 10 (25.00%) GDPR
6 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (22.50%) CISM
6 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
6 9 (22.50%) IBM
6 9 (22.50%) CISSP
7 8 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (20.00%) assyst
7 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
7 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
7 8 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 8 (20.00%) SIEM
7 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 8 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
7 8 (20.00%) QRadar
7 8 (20.00%) Security Operations
8 7 (17.50%) Project Management
8 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development

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:

Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (20.00%) assyst
2 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DMZ
1 3 (7.50%) Firewall
1 3 (7.50%) Network Security
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) DataStage
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) DecisionStream
2 1 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Security Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Information Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Security Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Security Compliance Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Data Compliance Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.50%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) CSS
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
1 4 (10.00%) XML
2 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.50%) REST
2 3 (7.50%) SOAP
2 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Management Information System
2 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
3 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (7.50%) Cybercrime
4 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Information Security
2 13 (32.50%) Service Delivery
3 12 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (30.00%) Service Management
4 11 (27.50%) ITIL
4 11 (27.50%) Security Monitoring
5 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
6 8 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
6 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 8 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 8 (20.00%) Security Operations
6 8 (20.00%) SIEM
7 7 (17.50%) Project Management
7 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (12.50%) Information Security Management
9 5 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (12.50%) SDLC
9 5 (12.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
2 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) CISM
1 9 (22.50%) CISSP
2 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) CISA
5 1 (2.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) GDPR
2 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (5.00%) PMO
6 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.50%) XenApp
1 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) QRadar
2 3 (7.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.50%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.50%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.50%) SCSM
3 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) IBM
2 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) BMC
4 1 (2.50%) Capita
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Cognos
4 1 (2.50%) MobileIron
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Remedy
4 1 (2.50%) VMware