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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 99 67 108
Rank change year-on-year -32 +41  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 20 71 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.11% 3.07% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 3.53% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13 71 13
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% -6.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £35,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -9.09%  

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 1616 2013 1417
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 89.98% 87.07% 82.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1554 1178
Median salary £45,000 £43,974 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -0.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Birmingham

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 41 (50.62%) Risk Management
2 36 (44.44%) Information Security
3 34 (41.98%) Management Information System
4 32 (39.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (39.51%) PCI DSS
5 30 (37.04%) CISSP
6 29 (35.80%) CISM
6 29 (35.80%) SC Cleared
6 29 (35.80%) Security Cleared
6 29 (35.80%) Continuous Improvement
6 29 (35.80%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (35.80%) Data Centre
6 29 (35.80%) Cyber Essentials
7 28 (34.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 28 (34.57%) IT Governance
7 28 (34.57%) Risk Assessment
7 28 (34.57%) Sentinel
8 26 (32.10%) Data Protection Act
9 23 (28.40%) Finance
10 21 (25.93%) CRM
11 20 (24.69%) E-Commerce
11 20 (24.69%) Freedom of Information
12 18 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
12 18 (22.22%) QA
13 17 (20.99%) Penetration Testing
13 17 (20.99%) ITIL
13 17 (20.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 16 (19.75%) Service Delivery
14 16 (19.75%) Security Management
14 16 (19.75%) ServiceNow

Data Protection
Top Related 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 (2.47%) CMS
1 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.23%) Apache
2 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (34.57%) Sentinel
2 18 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (17.28%) assyst
4 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.23%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (1.23%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.75%) Office 365
2 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) Firewall
2 5 (6.17%) HTTP
3 3 (3.70%) FTP
3 3 (3.70%) SAN
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.47%) Skype
5 1 (1.23%) Internet
5 1 (1.23%) IPsec
5 1 (1.23%) Network Security
5 1 (1.23%) S/MIME
5 1 (1.23%) SSL
5 1 (1.23%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.47%) MS Access
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.23%) OLAP
4 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Selenium
2 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.94%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 23 (28.40%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.23%) Law
3 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) Information Manager
2 14 (17.28%) Security Officer
3 12 (14.81%) Information Officer
3 12 (14.81%) Information Security Officer
4 9 (11.11%) Security Manager
5 8 (9.88%) Information Security Manager
5 8 (9.88%) Tester
6 6 (7.41%) Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Consultant
6 6 (7.41%) Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Information Assurance Manager
7 5 (6.17%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Automation Tester
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Tester
8 4 (4.94%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Junior Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Penetration Tester
9 3 (3.70%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) CSS
2 5 (6.17%) HTML
3 4 (4.94%) JSON
3 4 (4.94%) Web Services
3 4 (4.94%) XML
4 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.47%) Middleware
5 1 (1.23%) CSS3
5 1 (1.23%) HTML5
5 1 (1.23%) OAuth
5 1 (1.23%) ODBC
5 1 (1.23%) OpenID
5 1 (1.23%) SailPoint
5 1 (1.23%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (41.98%) Management Information System
2 29 (35.80%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (35.80%) Data Centre
3 26 (32.10%) Data Protection Act
4 20 (24.69%) Freedom of Information
5 15 (18.52%) CESG
6 14 (17.28%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.47%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.23%) Fintech
8 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.23%) SCADA
8 1 (1.23%) Smart Home
8 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Unix
1 5 (6.17%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (50.62%) Risk Management
2 36 (44.44%) Information Security
3 29 (35.80%) Continuous Improvement
4 28 (34.57%) IT Governance
4 28 (34.57%) Risk Assessment
5 21 (25.93%) CRM
6 20 (24.69%) E-Commerce
7 17 (20.99%) ITIL
7 17 (20.99%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (20.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 16 (19.75%) Security Management
8 16 (19.75%) Service Delivery
9 15 (18.52%) Change Management
9 15 (18.52%) Configuration Management
9 15 (18.52%) Information Security Management
9 15 (18.52%) IT Audit
9 15 (18.52%) ITIL V3
9 15 (18.52%) Service Management
9 15 (18.52%) SIEM
10 14 (17.28%) Continuous Improvement Process
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) C#
1 10 (12.35%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.94%) Python
4 3 (3.70%) Java
4 3 (3.70%) Perl
4 3 (3.70%) Ruby
5 2 (2.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) Korn
6 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.23%) Scala
6 1 (1.23%) VB
6 1 (1.23%) VBA
6 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (37.04%) CISSP
2 29 (35.80%) CISM
2 29 (35.80%) SC Cleared
2 29 (35.80%) Security Cleared
3 15 (18.52%) CISA
4 14 (17.28%) CEH
4 14 (17.28%) CISMP
4 14 (17.28%) CRISC
4 14 (17.28%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.47%) Degree
5 2 (2.47%) MCSE
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.23%) CCDP
6 1 (1.23%) CCIE
6 1 (1.23%) CCNP
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (39.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 32 (39.51%) PCI DSS
2 29 (35.80%) Cyber Essentials
3 28 (34.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 18 (22.22%) QA
5 15 (18.52%) GPG13
6 14 (17.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 14 (17.28%) RMADS
7 4 (4.94%) Data Quality
7 4 (4.94%) SDET
8 2 (2.47%) GDPR
9 1 (1.23%) ISO27002
9 1 (1.23%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
2 3 (3.70%) XenServer
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Nessus
1 3 (3.70%) Nexpose
1 3 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.23%) Control-M
2 1 (1.23%) Nagios
2 1 (1.23%) Netcool
2 1 (1.23%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) ServiceNow
2 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) Qualys
3 5 (6.17%) Rapid7
4 4 (4.94%) IBM
4 4 (4.94%) SAP
4 4 (4.94%) VMware
5 3 (3.70%) Citrix
5 3 (3.70%) HP
5 3 (3.70%) NetApp
6 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.47%) Cisco
6 2 (2.47%) Symantec
7 1 (1.23%) CA
7 1 (1.23%) Clearswift
7 1 (1.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.23%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.23%) Intel Security
7 1 (1.23%) Juniper
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
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