Period
to 19 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 148 101
Rank change year-on-year +47 -47 +68
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 100 45 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.64% 1.19% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 1.32% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 111
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% -7.51% -8.95%
10th Percentile £44,725 £22,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £79,000 £55,250 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -5.56%

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 3,457 3,420 4,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.26% 90.74% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,441 2,722 3,147
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 73 (73.00%) GDPR
2 53 (53.00%) ITIL
3 35 (35.00%) Data Centre
4 33 (33.00%) Service Delivery
5 29 (29.00%) Information Security
6 23 (23.00%) ITIL Certification
6 23 (23.00%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (22.00%) Management Information System
7 22 (22.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (21.00%) CISSP
9 20 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (20.00%) Presales
10 19 (19.00%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (19.00%) Project Management
10 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
10 19 (19.00%) Change Management
11 18 (18.00%) Risk Management
11 18 (18.00%) Finance
12 17 (17.00%) Service Management
12 17 (17.00%) CISM
12 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (17.00%) Freedom of Information
13 15 (15.00%) PCI DSS
13 15 (15.00%) Legal
14 14 (14.00%) Windows
15 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (13.00%) ITIL V3
15 13 (13.00%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (12.00%) ServiceNow

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 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) assyst
1 5 (5.00%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.00%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (7.00%) Office 365
2 4 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) IaaS
3 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.00%) PaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) Firewall
2 6 (6.00%) Network Security
3 4 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.00%) LAN
4 3 (3.00%) OSPF
4 3 (3.00%) WAN
5 2 (2.00%) Internet
5 2 (2.00%) NAS
5 2 (2.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.00%) Big Data
3 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.00%) SAP BW
General
1 18 (18.00%) Finance
2 15 (15.00%) Legal
3 8 (8.00%) Retail
3 8 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.00%) Publishing
5 3 (3.00%) Billing
5 3 (3.00%) Law
5 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (14.00%) Architect
2 12 (12.00%) Analyst
3 9 (9.00%) Security Officer
4 8 (8.00%) Information Officer
4 8 (8.00%) Information Security Officer
4 8 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.00%) Data Protection Officer
5 7 (7.00%) IT Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Service Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Compliance Officer
7 5 (5.00%) Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Information Security Compliance Officer
7 5 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Security Compliance Officer
7 5 (5.00%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Information Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) COM
2 2 (2.00%) Middleware
2 2 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 23 (23.00%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (22.00%) Management Information System
4 17 (17.00%) Freedom of Information
5 13 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (9.00%) CESG
8 5 (5.00%) CMDB
8 5 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (4.00%) Blackberry
9 4 (4.00%) BYOD
9 4 (4.00%) User Experience
10 3 (3.00%) CCTV
10 3 (3.00%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (3.00%) Driving Licence
10 3 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (2.00%) EMC VNX
11 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
11 2 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.00%) ITIL
2 33 (33.00%) Service Delivery
3 29 (29.00%) Information Security
4 20 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 20 (20.00%) Presales
5 19 (19.00%) Change Management
5 19 (19.00%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (19.00%) Project Management
6 18 (18.00%) Risk Management
7 17 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (17.00%) Service Management
8 13 (13.00%) ITIL V3
8 13 (13.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (11.00%) Business Continuity
9 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2
9 11 (11.00%) SIEM
9 11 (11.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (10.00%) Data Security
10 10 (10.00%) ITSM
10 10 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.00%) C
2 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.00%) VBScript
3 1 (1.00%) ABAP
3 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (23.00%) ITIL Certification
2 21 (21.00%) CISSP
3 17 (17.00%) CISM
4 12 (12.00%) Degree
4 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (9.00%) ISEB
6 9 (9.00%) SC Cleared
7 8 (8.00%) CISA
8 5 (5.00%) MCP
8 5 (5.00%) MCSE
8 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.00%) CEH
9 4 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (3.00%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (3.00%) CRISC
10 3 (3.00%) ISTQB
10 3 (3.00%) PMI Certification
10 3 (3.00%) PMP
10 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (73.00%) GDPR
2 22 (22.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (15.00%) PCI DSS
4 12 (12.00%) SLA
5 10 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (6.00%) QA
7 5 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (3.00%) GPG13
10 1 (1.00%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 9 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (6.00%) XenApp
3 6 (6.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.00%) BitLocker
4 4 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) SCVMM
2 4 (4.00%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (4.00%) SCDPM
2 4 (4.00%) SCOrch
2 4 (4.00%) SCSM
2 4 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.00%) SCCM
3 2 (2.00%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.00%) vMotion
3 2 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.00%) Citrix
2 12 (12.00%) ServiceNow
3 11 (11.00%) VMware
4 8 (8.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (8.00%) Cisco
5 7 (7.00%) HP
6 5 (5.00%) EMC
6 5 (5.00%) Fortinet
6 5 (5.00%) NetApp
7 4 (4.00%) MobileIron
8 2 (2.00%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.00%) Brocade
8 2 (2.00%) IBM
8 2 (2.00%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.00%) SAP
9 1 (1.00%) Twitter