Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 175 -
Rank change year-on-year +143 - -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 251 23 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 6.89% 0.61% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.69% 4.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 0
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.09% - -
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £53,925 -
% change year-on-year -16.55% - -

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 745 485 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 20.45% 12.85% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 375 364 522
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,333
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.87% -2.75%
10th Percentile £28,450 £27,325 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,700 £77,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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.

1 227 (90.44%) Data Protection
2 149 (59.36%) ITIL
3 139 (55.38%) Data Centre
4 86 (34.26%) Presales
5 75 (29.88%) Microsoft
6 71 (28.29%) Service Delivery
7 50 (19.92%) Project Management
8 46 (18.33%) Information Security
9 45 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (17.93%) Finance
10 44 (17.53%) ITSM
10 44 (17.53%) ISEB
10 44 (17.53%) PRINCE2
10 44 (17.53%) Degree
10 44 (17.53%) Line Management
11 43 (17.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 43 (17.13%) Service Management
12 38 (15.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 38 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (14.74%) Self-Motivation
14 36 (14.34%) Citrix
14 36 (14.34%) CISSP
14 36 (14.34%) ITIL Certification
15 35 (13.94%) Computer Science
15 35 (13.94%) Root Cause Analysis
16 34 (13.55%) Windows
16 34 (13.55%) Risk Management
16 34 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (13.15%) Software Engineering
17 33 (13.15%) Computer Science Degree

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 22 (8.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.80%) DNN
3 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.80%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 31 (12.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (11.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (7.57%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (3.19%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (3.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) assyst
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.40%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (10.76%) Office 365
3 16 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (4.78%) IaaS
5 10 (3.98%) PaaS
6 2 (0.80%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 32 (12.75%) Firewall
2 21 (8.37%) Network Security
3 15 (5.98%) LAN
4 14 (5.58%) WAN
5 11 (4.38%) DNS
6 10 (3.98%) OSPF
7 4 (1.59%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.59%) VPN
8 3 (1.20%) SAN
9 2 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.80%) FTP
9 2 (0.80%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.80%) SMS
9 2 (0.80%) SSL
9 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.40%) DHCP
10 1 (0.40%) DMZ
10 1 (0.40%) HTTP
10 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (4.38%) Big Data
4 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.40%) MySQL
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) Power BI
6 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.80%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (17.93%) Finance
2 18 (7.17%) Law
2 18 (7.17%) Publishing
3 13 (5.18%) Retail
4 11 (4.38%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.39%) Billing
6 5 (1.99%) Legal
6 5 (1.99%) Marketing
7 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 70 (27.89%) Architect
2 30 (11.95%) Technical Architect
3 28 (11.16%) Service Manager
3 28 (11.16%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (8.37%) Analyst
4 21 (8.37%) Security Manager
5 18 (7.17%) Project Manager
6 16 (6.37%) Transition Manager
7 15 (5.98%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (5.18%) Auditor
8 13 (5.18%) IT Manager
8 13 (5.18%) IT Security Manager
9 12 (4.78%) Internal Auditor
9 12 (4.78%) Services Delivery Manager
10 10 (3.98%) Information Manager
10 10 (3.98%) Network Engineer
10 10 (3.98%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (3.98%) Senior Project Manager
10 10 (3.98%) Technical Manager
10 10 (3.98%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.78%) Web Services
2 4 (1.59%) .NET
3 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.20%) COM
4 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.80%) Ajax
4 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (0.80%) CSS
4 2 (0.80%) Flash
4 2 (0.80%) HTML
4 2 (0.80%) jQuery
5 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.40%) J2EE
5 1 (0.40%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 139 (55.38%) Data Centre
2 37 (14.74%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (13.94%) Computer Science
4 30 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (10.76%) CMDB
6 18 (7.17%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.98%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.39%) CCTV
8 6 (2.39%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.99%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.59%) CESG
10 4 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.59%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.20%) BYOD
11 3 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.80%) NHS
13 1 (0.40%) Cyberattack
13 1 (0.40%) Freedom of Information Act
13 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.55%) Windows
2 21 (8.37%) Windows Server
3 19 (7.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.98%) Windows 10
5 10 (3.98%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) CentOS
6 1 (0.40%) Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (90.44%) Data Protection
2 149 (59.36%) ITIL
3 86 (34.26%) Presales
4 71 (28.29%) Service Delivery
5 50 (19.92%) Project Management
6 46 (18.33%) Information Security
7 45 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (17.53%) ITSM
8 44 (17.53%) Line Management
8 44 (17.53%) PRINCE2
9 43 (17.13%) Service Management
10 38 (15.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 38 (15.14%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (13.94%) Root Cause Analysis
12 34 (13.55%) Risk Management
12 34 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (13.15%) Software Engineering
14 26 (10.36%) Change Management
14 26 (10.36%) IT Governance
15 25 (9.96%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.98%) SQL
2 11 (4.38%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.98%) VBScript
4 4 (1.59%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.20%) C#
6 2 (0.80%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.80%) VB
6 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.40%) C
7 1 (0.40%) Java
7 1 (0.40%) PHP
7 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (17.53%) Degree
1 44 (17.53%) ISEB
2 36 (14.34%) CISSP
2 36 (14.34%) ITIL Certification
3 33 (13.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (12.75%) Security Cleared
5 26 (10.36%) MCSE
5 26 (10.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (9.96%) CISM
6 25 (9.96%) MCP
7 17 (6.77%) SC Cleared
8 15 (5.98%) ISEB Practitioner
8 15 (5.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 11 (4.38%) CEH
10 10 (3.98%) APMP
10 10 (3.98%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (3.98%) PMI Certification
10 10 (3.98%) PMP
10 10 (3.98%) TOGAF Certification
11 8 (3.19%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (17.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (10.76%) SLA
3 14 (5.58%) QA
4 13 (5.18%) PCI DSS
5 11 (4.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (3.98%) GPG13
7 4 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (1.20%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.40%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 26 (10.36%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.98%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.80%) vSphere
4 2 (0.80%) XenApp
4 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (7.17%) SCCM
2 10 (3.98%) WSUS
3 7 (2.79%) SCOM
4 4 (1.59%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.80%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.80%) vCenter Server
5 2 (0.80%) vMotion
Vendors
1 75 (29.88%) Microsoft
2 36 (14.34%) Citrix
3 32 (12.75%) VMware
4 31 (12.35%) ServiceNow
5 25 (9.96%) CheckPoint
5 25 (9.96%) Cisco
6 21 (8.37%) HP
7 17 (6.77%) NetApp
8 14 (5.58%) EMC
8 14 (5.58%) Fortinet
9 7 (2.79%) 3PAR
10 4 (1.59%) CommVault
10 4 (1.59%) Dell
10 4 (1.59%) Veritas
11 3 (1.20%) Tableau
12 2 (0.80%) Cadence
12 2 (0.80%) Ivanti
13 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (0.40%) SaltStack
13 1 (0.40%) Veeam