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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 103 127
Rank change year-on-year -1 +24  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 28 37 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.42% 1.58% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.81% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 36 11
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.72% +29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £37,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

Data Protection is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1757 2048 1752
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.19% 87.67% 86.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1497 1427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 20 (42.55%) Management Information System
2 18 (38.30%) Information Security
2 18 (38.30%) ITIL
3 16 (34.04%) Service Delivery
3 16 (34.04%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (31.91%) Data Centre
4 15 (31.91%) ITIL V3
4 15 (31.91%) Service Management
4 15 (31.91%) Incident Management
5 14 (29.79%) Freedom of Information
5 14 (29.79%) CISM
5 14 (29.79%) CISSP
6 13 (27.66%) assyst
6 13 (27.66%) SIEM
6 13 (27.66%) Problem Management
6 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
6 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
7 12 (25.53%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (25.53%) Security Monitoring
7 12 (25.53%) IBM
8 10 (21.28%) Cyber Attack
8 10 (21.28%) Security Operations
8 10 (21.28%) QRadar
8 10 (21.28%) Digital Forensics
8 10 (21.28%) PCI DSS
9 8 (17.02%) Finance
10 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
11 6 (12.77%) Firewall
11 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
11 6 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis

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 4 (8.51%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (27.66%) assyst
2 3 (6.38%) Sentinel
3 1 (2.13%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) Broadband
2 2 (4.26%) DMZ
2 2 (4.26%) FTP
2 2 (4.26%) Intranet
2 2 (4.26%) NAS
2 2 (4.26%) Network Security
2 2 (4.26%) SAN
2 2 (4.26%) Skype
2 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.13%) H.323
3 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Security Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Security Operations Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Compliance Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Information Officer
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Security Officer
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Tester
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Designer
7 2 (4.26%) ICT Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Management Information System
2 16 (34.04%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (31.91%) Data Centre
4 14 (29.79%) Freedom of Information
5 10 (21.28%) Cyber Attack
6 5 (10.64%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (8.51%) CESG
8 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
8 2 (4.26%) Cybercrime
8 2 (4.26%) EMC VNX
8 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (2.13%) Clustering
9 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
9 1 (2.13%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Solaris
1 2 (4.26%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Information Security
1 18 (38.30%) ITIL
2 16 (34.04%) Service Delivery
3 15 (31.91%) Incident Management
3 15 (31.91%) ITIL V3
3 15 (31.91%) Service Management
4 13 (27.66%) Problem Management
4 13 (27.66%) SIEM
5 12 (25.53%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (25.53%) Security Monitoring
6 10 (21.28%) Digital Forensics
6 10 (21.28%) Security Operations
7 7 (14.89%) Risk Management
8 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
8 6 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) Change Management
9 5 (10.64%) Data Security
9 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (10.64%) Project Management
10 4 (8.51%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Java
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) C#
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.26%) Perl
2 2 (4.26%) Python
2 2 (4.26%) Ruby
3 1 (2.13%) Korn
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Scala
3 1 (2.13%) VB
3 1 (2.13%) VBA
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) CISM
1 14 (29.79%) CISSP
2 13 (27.66%) SC Cleared
2 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) CISA
4 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.13%) ISEB
6 1 (2.13%) MCSA
6 1 (2.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.28%) PCI DSS
2 5 (10.64%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (10.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (6.38%) QA
5 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
5 2 (4.26%) PMO
6 1 (2.13%) GDPR
6 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) QRadar
2 2 (4.26%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.26%) Nessus
2 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (4.26%) Nexpose
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (4.26%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) Netcool
3 1 (2.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) IBM
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) 3PAR
3 2 (4.26%) Brocade
3 2 (4.26%) EMC
3 2 (4.26%) HP
3 2 (4.26%) NetApp
3 2 (4.26%) Qualys
3 2 (4.26%) Rapid7
3 2 (4.26%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Avaya
4 1 (2.13%) Northgate
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.13%) Verint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago