Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for GDPR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GDPR over the 6 months to 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 47 183
Rank change year-on-year -57 +136 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 49 205 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.79% 5.41% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.54% 27.89% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 38 18
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £51,006 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.58% -14.99% -
10th Percentile £35,250 £36,949 £47,500
90th Percentile £60,625 £70,600 £66,625
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% -13.64% -

GDPR is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 362 735 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.25% 19.40% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 330 382 382
Birmingham median annual salary £44,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.32% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £43,610 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.15% +7.06% +1.19%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Birmingham

GDPR
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GDPR in Birmingham.

Salary trend for GDPR in Birmingham

GDPR
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, IT jobs citing GDPR 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 GDPR.

1 28 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (55.10%) Information Security
3 25 (51.02%) Data Protection
4 20 (40.82%) Public Sector
5 18 (36.73%) PCI DSS
5 18 (36.73%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (36.73%) ISO 22301
5 18 (36.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (34.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
6 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
7 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (16.33%) ITIL
8 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 7 (14.29%) Degree
9 6 (12.24%) Finance
9 6 (12.24%) .NET
9 6 (12.24%) Web Services
10 5 (10.20%) Legal
10 5 (10.20%) Business Continuity
10 5 (10.20%) Data Management
10 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (8.16%) Due Diligence
11 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
11 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (8.16%) VMware
11 4 (8.16%) SQL
11 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
11 4 (8.16%) Cisco

GDPR
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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) AWS
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
2 2 (4.08%) Azure
3 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.04%) GCP
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Office 365
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Power Platform
3 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) DNS
1 2 (4.08%) SAN
1 2 (4.08%) VoIP
2 1 (2.04%) Broadband
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) IPsec
2 1 (2.04%) NAS
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) HBase
3 1 (2.04%) Impala
3 1 (2.04%) Mahout
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Power BI
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
1 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 20 (40.82%) Public Sector
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
4 2 (4.08%) Law
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Consultant
1 17 (34.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 17 (34.69%) Security Consultant
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Analyst
4 2 (4.08%) Architect
4 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Officer
4 2 (4.08%) Head of IT
4 2 (4.08%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (4.08%) Information Specialist
4 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
4 2 (4.08%) Security Manager
4 2 (4.08%) Security Specialist
4 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
4 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Analyst
5 1 (2.04%) OSS Architect
5 1 (2.04%) Senior Architect
5 1 (2.04%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
1 6 (12.24%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (6.12%) CSS
2 3 (6.12%) HTML
2 3 (6.12%) jQuery
3 2 (4.08%) Spring
4 1 (2.04%) Ajax
4 1 (2.04%) EDI
4 1 (2.04%) Kafka
4 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.04%) REST
4 1 (2.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.08%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (4.08%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) CCTV
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.04%) Handset
4 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Linux
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
1 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) Information Security
2 25 (51.02%) Data Protection
3 18 (36.73%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (36.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (16.33%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 5 (10.20%) Business Continuity
6 5 (10.20%) Data Management
6 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.16%) Due Diligence
7 4 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (6.12%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
8 3 (6.12%) Decision-Making
8 3 (6.12%) IT Strategy
8 3 (6.12%) Migration
8 3 (6.12%) MVC
8 3 (6.12%) SDLC
8 3 (6.12%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
1 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
2 3 (6.12%) C#
2 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
3 2 (4.08%) PHP
3 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
1 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
1 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.04%) CISA
4 1 (2.04%) CISM
4 1 (2.04%) CISMP
4 1 (2.04%) CISSP
4 1 (2.04%) GISP
4 1 (2.04%) ISEB
4 1 (2.04%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (36.73%) ISO 22301
2 18 (36.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.12%) ISO 14001
3 3 (6.12%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
4 2 (4.08%) SLA
5 1 (2.04%) BS25999
5 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (2.04%) NIST
5 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.04%) HDFS
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) KVM
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco
1 4 (8.16%) VMware
2 3 (6.12%) Fortinet
3 2 (4.08%) Citrix
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) Avaya
4 1 (2.04%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.04%) Dell
4 1 (2.04%) EMC
4 1 (2.04%) ESET
4 1 (2.04%) Freshdesk
4 1 (2.04%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.04%) HP
4 1 (2.04%) MapR
4 1 (2.04%) NetApp
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Tableau