Period
to 19 October 2021

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 19 October 2021 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 116 81 111
Rank change year-on-year -35 +30 -80
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 60 11 43
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.82% 1.20% 1.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.13% 8.94% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 39
10th Percentile £37,025 £35,500 £37,100
25th Percentile £42,500 £36,063 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +40.00% -6.25% -5.88%
75th Percentile £60,938 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £72,408 £80,750 £75,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -10.53%

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 457 123 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.87% 13.41% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 357 109 341
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,000 £39,500 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,500 £63,750 £71,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% +10.23% -2.22%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Birmingham

GDPR
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GDPR in Birmingham.

Salary trend for GDPR in Birmingham

GDPR
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing GDPR in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, 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 32 (53.33%) Social Skills
2 25 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (38.33%) Data Protection
4 22 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (31.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (31.67%) Information Security
5 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
6 18 (30.00%) NIST
7 16 (26.67%) Data Management
8 15 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 14 (23.33%) Retail
9 14 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (21.67%) Police
10 13 (21.67%) Facilities Management
10 13 (21.67%) Security Management
10 13 (21.67%) Finance
11 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
11 12 (20.00%) CRM
11 12 (20.00%) Data Quality
12 11 (18.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 11 (18.33%) CISSP
12 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (18.33%) Risk Management
12 11 (18.33%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 10 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (16.67%) SIEM
13 10 (16.67%) Analytics
13 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.67%) Power Platform
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (3.33%) Azure
4 1 (1.67%) AWS
4 1 (1.67%) GCP
4 1 (1.67%) Power Automate
4 1 (1.67%) PowerApps
4 1 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.67%) Network Security
2 1 (1.67%) SSL
2 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.67%) VoIP
2 1 (1.67%) VPN
2 1 (1.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (8.33%) Power BI
2 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.67%) OLAP
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (6.67%) SSDT
3 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) QlikView
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (53.33%) Social Skills
2 14 (23.33%) Retail
3 13 (21.67%) Finance
3 13 (21.67%) Police
4 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (15.00%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (11.67%) Banking
7 5 (8.33%) Legal
8 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
8 4 (6.67%) Public Sector
9 3 (5.00%) Local Government
9 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (3.33%) Marketing
10 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
11 1 (1.67%) Law
11 1 (1.67%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 9 (15.00%) Consultant
2 9 (15.00%) Security Consultant
3 8 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 7 (11.67%) Configuration Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Security Officer
6 5 (8.33%) Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Information Officer
6 5 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
6 5 (8.33%) Security Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Compliance Officer
8 3 (5.00%) Data Protection Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Information Security Compliance Officer
8 3 (5.00%) Security Compliance Officer
8 3 (5.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) MDX
2 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.33%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (16.67%) Smart Meter
4 7 (11.67%) Legacy Systems
5 4 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (5.00%) NHS
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.67%) Housing Association
7 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Data Protection
2 22 (36.67%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (31.67%) Information Security
4 16 (26.67%) Data Management
5 14 (23.33%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (21.67%) Facilities Management
6 13 (21.67%) Security Management
7 12 (20.00%) CRM
8 11 (18.33%) Risk Management
8 11 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (16.67%) Analytics
9 10 (16.67%) ISMS
9 10 (16.67%) SIEM
9 10 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (15.00%) Business Continuity
11 8 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (13.33%) Information Security Management
11 8 (13.33%) Security Testing
12 7 (11.67%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 4 (6.67%) R
3 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) CISSP
2 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) CISM
4 5 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) CISA
5 2 (3.33%) CRISC
5 2 (3.33%) GIAC
6 1 (1.67%) ACCA
6 1 (1.67%) CIMA
6 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) GSNA
6 1 (1.67%) IRCA
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.67%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.67%) SANS
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (31.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 18 (30.00%) NIST
4 12 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 11 (18.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (13.33%) PCI DSS
7 6 (10.00%) GRC
8 3 (5.00%) COBIT
8 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (3.33%) IFRS
10 1 (1.67%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (1.67%) COSO
10 1 (1.67%) PMO
10 1 (1.67%) SLA
10 1 (1.67%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Google
4 1 (1.67%) SAP