Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 165 213
Rank change year-on-year +147 +48 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 351 27 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.95% 0.71% 0.066%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.07% 5.41% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 48 25 3
Birmingham median annual salary £43,250 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.36% +37.50% -
10th Percentile £35,677 £45,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,000 £59,500
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -

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 815 499 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.10% 13.20% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 384 373 453
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,538 £27,050 £25,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 319 (90.88%) Data Protection
2 186 (52.99%) ITIL
3 184 (52.42%) Data Centre
4 137 (39.03%) Presales
5 118 (33.62%) Microsoft
6 106 (30.20%) Service Delivery
7 88 (25.07%) Project Management
8 76 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 75 (21.37%) Security Cleared
10 69 (19.66%) Self-Motivation
11 66 (18.80%) Line Management
11 66 (18.80%) Finance
12 65 (18.52%) VMware
13 64 (18.23%) Service Management
14 59 (16.81%) Active Directory
15 58 (16.52%) ITSM
15 58 (16.52%) Degree
16 56 (15.95%) PRINCE2
17 55 (15.67%) ISEB
17 55 (15.67%) Citrix
18 53 (15.10%) Windows
18 53 (15.10%) Amazon AWS
19 52 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
20 50 (14.25%) Office 365
21 49 (13.96%) Information Security
22 48 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
22 48 (13.68%) MCSE
22 48 (13.68%) SQL Server
22 48 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
22 48 (13.68%) Root Cause Analysis

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 35 (9.97%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.42%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (1.14%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.57%) DNN
4 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.28%) IIS
5 1 (0.28%) nginx
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 42 (11.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (11.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 36 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 76 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (15.10%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (14.25%) Office 365
4 19 (5.41%) IaaS
5 17 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (4.84%) Amazon S3
5 17 (4.84%) PaaS
6 16 (4.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (2.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (2.28%) Amazon EMR
8 8 (2.28%) Amazon Kinesis
8 8 (2.28%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (2.28%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (2.28%) Serverless
8 8 (2.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.71%) SaaS
10 4 (1.14%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.83%) Firewall
2 37 (10.54%) Network Security
3 19 (5.41%) DNS
4 18 (5.13%) WAN
5 16 (4.56%) LAN
6 12 (3.42%) OSPF
7 9 (2.56%) DHCP
8 4 (1.14%) Skype
8 4 (1.14%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.14%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.14%) VPN
9 3 (0.85%) SAN
10 2 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.57%) FTP
10 2 (0.57%) SMS
10 2 (0.57%) SSL
11 1 (0.28%) HTTP
11 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.28%) Intranet
11 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.56%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (2.85%) Big Data
5 8 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (2.28%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (2.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (2.28%) Cosmos DB
5 8 (2.28%) Power BI
5 8 (2.28%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.28%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.28%) DTS
9 1 (0.28%) MySQL
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (18.80%) Finance
2 24 (6.84%) Publishing
3 16 (4.56%) Law
4 14 (3.99%) Retail
5 12 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.71%) Legal
7 5 (1.42%) Marketing
7 5 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.14%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 120 (34.19%) Architect
2 49 (13.96%) Technical Architect
3 44 (12.54%) Solutions Architect
4 40 (11.40%) Service Manager
5 28 (7.98%) Analyst
6 26 (7.41%) Delivery Manager
7 24 (6.84%) Security Manager
8 19 (5.41%) Project Manager
9 17 (4.84%) Technical Manager
9 17 (4.84%) Technical Services Manager
10 16 (4.56%) Cloud Architect
10 16 (4.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 16 (4.56%) Services Delivery Manager
11 14 (3.99%) SCCM Engineer
11 14 (3.99%) Senior SCCM Engineer
11 14 (3.99%) Technical Leader
12 13 (3.70%) Auditor
12 13 (3.70%) Information Manager
12 13 (3.70%) Internal Auditor
12 13 (3.70%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.12%) Web Services
2 14 (3.99%) .NET
3 12 (3.42%) ASP.NET
4 11 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.85%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.85%) Ajax
5 3 (0.85%) CSS
5 3 (0.85%) HTML
5 3 (0.85%) jQuery
5 3 (0.85%) REST
6 2 (0.57%) Flash
7 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.28%) J2EE
7 1 (0.28%) JSON
7 1 (0.28%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.28%) LINQ
7 1 (0.28%) SOAP
7 1 (0.28%) XML
7 1 (0.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 184 (52.42%) Data Centre
2 69 (19.66%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (10.54%) CMDB
5 18 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.42%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.85%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.28%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.99%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.14%) CCTV
11 4 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.14%) NHS
12 3 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.57%) PKI
14 1 (0.28%) CESG
14 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
14 1 (0.28%) Freedom of Information Act
14 1 (0.28%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.10%) Windows
2 28 (7.98%) Windows Server
2 28 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 18 (5.13%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (90.88%) Data Protection
2 186 (52.99%) ITIL
3 137 (39.03%) Presales
4 106 (30.20%) Service Delivery
5 88 (25.07%) Project Management
6 66 (18.80%) Line Management
7 64 (18.23%) Service Management
8 58 (16.52%) ITSM
9 56 (15.95%) PRINCE2
10 52 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (13.96%) Information Security
12 48 (13.68%) Root Cause Analysis
12 48 (13.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 46 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
14 45 (12.82%) Computer Science
15 43 (12.25%) Change Management
15 43 (12.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 43 (12.25%) ITIL V3
16 40 (11.40%) Software Engineering
17 39 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.83%) SQL
2 15 (4.27%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.99%) VBScript
4 9 (2.56%) Java
4 9 (2.56%) Python
5 8 (2.28%) PL/SQL
5 8 (2.28%) Scala
5 8 (2.28%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.71%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.42%) C#
8 4 (1.14%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.57%) VB
11 1 (0.28%) C
11 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (21.37%) Security Cleared
2 58 (16.52%) Degree
3 55 (15.67%) ISEB
4 48 (13.68%) MCSE
4 48 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (11.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 40 (11.40%) ITIL Certification
6 38 (10.83%) CISSP
6 38 (10.83%) SC Cleared
7 35 (9.97%) MCP
8 24 (6.84%) CISM
9 20 (5.70%) CEH
10 13 (3.70%) CompTIA Security+
10 13 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
10 13 (3.70%) PMI Certification
10 13 (3.70%) PMP
10 13 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (3.13%) APMP
12 9 (2.56%) CRISC
12 9 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (13.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (11.97%) SLA
3 17 (4.84%) QA
4 15 (4.27%) PCI DSS
5 13 (3.70%) GPG13
6 9 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (1.71%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.57%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 59 (16.81%) Active Directory
2 47 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (9.97%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.14%) XenApp
5 4 (1.14%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (11.11%) SCCM
2 14 (3.99%) WSUS
3 12 (3.42%) SCOM
4 8 (2.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.14%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.14%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 118 (33.62%) Microsoft
2 65 (18.52%) VMware
3 55 (15.67%) Citrix
4 42 (11.97%) Cisco
5 41 (11.68%) HP
6 35 (9.97%) ServiceNow
7 32 (9.12%) CheckPoint
8 25 (7.12%) NetApp
9 18 (5.13%) Fortinet
10 17 (4.84%) EMC
11 12 (3.42%) 3PAR
11 12 (3.42%) Dell
11 12 (3.42%) IBM
12 8 (2.28%) Forcepoint
12 8 (2.28%) McAfee
12 8 (2.28%) Symantec
13 4 (1.14%) CommVault
13 4 (1.14%) Ivanti
13 4 (1.14%) Tableau
13 4 (1.14%) Veritas