Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 149 119
Rank change year-on-year +105 -30 +33
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 207 48 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.46% 1.24% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 1.35% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 33 31 99
Birmingham median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £37,449 £27,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £71,600 £66,250 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 3,437 3,552 4,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.71% 91.97% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,453 2,861 3,150
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,850 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £43,857 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.64% - -

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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 186 (89.86%) GDPR
2 136 (65.70%) ITIL
3 123 (59.42%) Data Centre
4 66 (31.88%) Presales
5 64 (30.92%) Service Delivery
6 57 (27.54%) Microsoft
7 46 (22.22%) Information Security
8 45 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 42 (20.29%) Project Management
9 42 (20.29%) CISSP
10 41 (19.81%) ITIL Certification
11 40 (19.32%) Service Management
11 40 (19.32%) Problem-Solving
12 39 (18.84%) Risk Management
12 39 (18.84%) Finance
13 38 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (18.36%) PRINCE2
14 36 (17.39%) ITSM
14 36 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 36 (17.39%) Line Management
15 35 (16.91%) Degree
16 34 (16.43%) Self-Motivation
17 32 (15.46%) Root Cause Analysis
17 32 (15.46%) CISM
18 31 (14.98%) Change Management
18 31 (14.98%) ISEB
19 30 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (14.49%) ServiceNow
20 28 (13.53%) Citrix
21 27 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management

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 20 (9.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (10.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 22 (10.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 20 (9.66%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (3.86%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (3.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.38%) assyst
1 7 (3.38%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (11.59%) Office 365
3 11 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.83%) IaaS
5 8 (3.86%) PaaS
6 2 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.97%) SaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.08%) Firewall
2 19 (9.18%) Network Security
3 9 (4.35%) DNS
3 9 (4.35%) LAN
3 9 (4.35%) WAN
4 8 (3.86%) OSPF
5 3 (1.45%) Internet
5 3 (1.45%) SAN
6 2 (0.97%) NAS
6 2 (0.97%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.97%) SMS
6 2 (0.97%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.83%) Big Data
3 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
General
1 39 (18.84%) Finance
2 14 (6.76%) Retail
3 11 (5.31%) Law
3 11 (5.31%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.83%) Publishing
5 6 (2.90%) Billing
6 5 (2.42%) Legal
7 3 (1.45%) Marketing
8 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (23.67%) Architect
2 25 (12.08%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (10.63%) Analyst
3 22 (10.63%) Service Manager
4 20 (9.66%) Security Manager
5 18 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 18 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 13 (6.28%) Security Officer
7 12 (5.80%) IT Manager
7 12 (5.80%) IT Security Manager
7 12 (5.80%) Transition Manager
8 11 (5.31%) Information Officer
8 11 (5.31%) Information Security Officer
9 10 (4.83%) Senior Manager
9 10 (4.83%) Senior Project Manager
10 9 (4.35%) Auditor
11 8 (3.86%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (3.86%) Information Manager
11 8 (3.86%) Information Security Manager
11 8 (3.86%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.86%) Web Services
2 3 (1.45%) COM
3 2 (0.97%) Flash
3 2 (0.97%) Middleware
4 1 (0.48%) .NET
4 1 (0.48%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 123 (59.42%) Data Centre
2 34 (16.43%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 23 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 18 (8.70%) CMDB
7 12 (5.80%) Freedom of Information
8 11 (5.31%) CESG
9 8 (3.86%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (3.86%) Driving Licence
10 7 (3.38%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (2.90%) CCTV
12 4 (1.93%) BYOD
12 4 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (1.45%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.97%) EMC VNX
14 2 (0.97%) Replication
15 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.56%) Windows
2 14 (6.76%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 8 (3.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (65.70%) ITIL
2 66 (31.88%) Presales
3 64 (30.92%) Service Delivery
4 46 (22.22%) Information Security
5 42 (20.29%) Project Management
6 40 (19.32%) Problem-Solving
6 40 (19.32%) Service Management
7 39 (18.84%) Risk Management
8 38 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (18.36%) PRINCE2
9 36 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
9 36 (17.39%) ITSM
9 36 (17.39%) Line Management
10 32 (15.46%) Root Cause Analysis
11 31 (14.98%) Change Management
12 27 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (12.56%) ITIL V3
13 26 (12.56%) Software Engineering
14 25 (12.08%) Business Continuity
15 24 (11.59%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.86%) PowerShell
1 8 (3.86%) SQL
1 8 (3.86%) VBScript
2 1 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (20.29%) CISSP
2 41 (19.81%) ITIL Certification
3 35 (16.91%) Degree
4 32 (15.46%) CISM
5 31 (14.98%) ISEB
6 27 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 19 (9.18%) MCP
7 19 (9.18%) MCSE
7 19 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (7.73%) SC Cleared
9 12 (5.80%) CISA
10 11 (5.31%) ISEB Practitioner
10 11 (5.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 10 (4.83%) APMP
12 9 (4.35%) CEH
12 9 (4.35%) TOGAF Certification
13 8 (3.86%) CompTIA Security+
13 8 (3.86%) PMI Certification
13 8 (3.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (89.86%) GDPR
2 45 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (10.14%) SLA
4 19 (9.18%) PCI DSS
5 14 (6.76%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (6.76%) QA
6 8 (3.86%) GPG13
7 7 (3.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 7 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (1.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.38%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.45%) XenApp
4 3 (1.45%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.97%) vSphere
6 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (6.28%) SCCM
2 8 (3.86%) WSUS
3 5 (2.42%) SCOM
4 4 (1.93%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.45%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.97%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.97%) vCenter Server
6 2 (0.97%) vMotion
7 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.48%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.48%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.48%) SCSM
Vendors
1 57 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 30 (14.49%) ServiceNow
3 28 (13.53%) Citrix
4 25 (12.08%) VMware
5 20 (9.66%) CheckPoint
5 20 (9.66%) Cisco
6 19 (9.18%) HP
7 15 (7.25%) NetApp
8 12 (5.80%) EMC
8 12 (5.80%) Fortinet
9 7 (3.38%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.45%) IBM
11 2 (0.97%) Brocade
11 2 (0.97%) Cadence
11 2 (0.97%) CommVault
11 2 (0.97%) Dell
11 2 (0.97%) Ivanti
11 2 (0.97%) Veritas
12 1 (0.48%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.48%) Twitter