Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 152 177
Rank change year-on-year +137 +25 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 364 42 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.58% 1.12% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 48.60% 7.43% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 58 27 6
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £57,850 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.89% +15.70% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £42,100 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £76,250 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -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 749 565 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.83% 15.04% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 366 386 410
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,625 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.37% +7.35% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £25,253
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 26 April 2019.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 313 (85.99%) Data Protection
2 175 (48.08%) ITIL
3 168 (46.15%) Presales
4 135 (37.09%) Data Centre
5 133 (36.54%) Microsoft
6 124 (34.07%) Project Management
7 116 (31.87%) Service Delivery
8 107 (29.40%) Microsoft Azure
9 90 (24.73%) Service Management
10 84 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
11 83 (22.80%) VMware
12 81 (22.25%) Security Cleared
13 70 (19.23%) Self-Motivation
13 70 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 70 (19.23%) Active Directory
14 66 (18.13%) Finance
14 66 (18.13%) Thought Leadership
15 65 (17.86%) PRINCE2
15 65 (17.86%) Degree
16 63 (17.31%) ITSM
17 61 (16.76%) ITIL V3
18 58 (15.93%) ServiceNow
18 58 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
19 55 (15.11%) SQL
20 54 (14.84%) Line Management
21 53 (14.56%) Due Diligence
22 52 (14.29%) SQL Server
22 52 (14.29%) Citrix
22 52 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
23 51 (14.01%) MCSE

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 38 (10.44%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.95%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.10%) SAS
6 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 46 (12.64%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (8.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (8.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 107 (29.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (13.74%) Office 365
4 46 (12.64%) IaaS
4 46 (12.64%) PaaS
5 26 (7.14%) SaaS
6 23 (6.32%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (6.32%) Amazon S3
6 23 (6.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (3.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 12 (3.30%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (3.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (3.02%) Amazon EMR
9 11 (3.02%) Amazon Kinesis
9 11 (3.02%) Amazon SQS
9 11 (3.02%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (3.02%) OneDrive
9 11 (3.02%) Serverless
10 3 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (8.24%) Firewall
1 30 (8.24%) Network Security
2 18 (4.95%) Skype
3 14 (3.85%) DHCP
3 14 (3.85%) DNS
4 12 (3.30%) OSPF
4 12 (3.30%) WAN
5 11 (3.02%) SAN
6 9 (2.47%) LAN
7 5 (1.37%) BGP
7 5 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (1.37%) FWSM
7 5 (1.37%) IPsec
7 5 (1.37%) SNMP
7 5 (1.37%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (1.37%) VPN
8 3 (0.82%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.27%) SSL
9 1 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.59%) Power BI
3 23 (6.32%) Amazon RDS
4 17 (4.67%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 12 (3.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 12 (3.30%) DTS
7 11 (3.02%) Amazon Redshift
7 11 (3.02%) Cosmos DB
7 11 (3.02%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.20%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.10%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.10%) Big Data
9 4 (1.10%) HBase
9 4 (1.10%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.10%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (2.20%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 66 (18.13%) Finance
2 20 (5.49%) Publishing
3 12 (3.30%) Legal
4 10 (2.75%) Marketing
5 9 (2.47%) Law
6 7 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.10%) Retail
8 2 (0.55%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (37.09%) Architect
2 46 (12.64%) Technical Architect
3 42 (11.54%) Analyst
4 41 (11.26%) Solutions Architect
5 30 (8.24%) Service Manager
6 29 (7.97%) Cloud Architect
6 29 (7.97%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 21 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 21 (5.77%) Service Architect
8 17 (4.67%) Delivery Manager
8 17 (4.67%) Lead Architect
8 17 (4.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 17 (4.67%) Senior Manager
9 14 (3.85%) Project Manager
10 13 (3.57%) Technical Manager
11 12 (3.30%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
11 12 (3.30%) SCCM Engineer
11 12 (3.30%) Senior SCCM Engineer
11 12 (3.30%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (3.02%) Office 365 Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.89%) Web Services
2 32 (8.79%) .NET
3 23 (6.32%) ASP.NET
4 19 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (2.75%) REST
6 8 (2.20%) JSON
6 8 (2.20%) LINQ
6 8 (2.20%) SOAP
6 8 (2.20%) XML
6 8 (2.20%) XSLT
7 6 (1.65%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.37%) LDAP
9 4 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (1.10%) D3.js
10 2 (0.55%) Ajax
10 2 (0.55%) CSS
10 2 (0.55%) HTML
10 2 (0.55%) jQuery
11 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 135 (37.09%) Data Centre
2 70 (19.23%) Self-Motivation
3 41 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (8.79%) Public Cloud
5 26 (7.14%) CMDB
6 18 (4.95%) Management Information System
7 15 (4.12%) Driving Licence
7 15 (4.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (3.30%) Private Cloud
9 9 (2.47%) Social Media
9 9 (2.47%) Virtual Team
10 8 (2.20%) NHS
10 8 (2.20%) PKI
11 7 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.92%) Replication
12 3 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
14 1 (0.27%) CCTV
14 1 (0.27%) IBM Mainframe
14 1 (0.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.91%) Windows
2 27 (7.42%) Windows Server
3 25 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (4.40%) Windows 10
6 15 (4.12%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.82%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (85.99%) Data Protection
2 175 (48.08%) ITIL
3 168 (46.15%) Presales
4 124 (34.07%) Project Management
5 116 (31.87%) Service Delivery
6 90 (24.73%) Service Management
7 70 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 66 (18.13%) Thought Leadership
9 65 (17.86%) PRINCE2
10 63 (17.31%) ITSM
11 61 (16.76%) ITIL V3
12 54 (14.84%) Line Management
13 53 (14.56%) Due Diligence
14 52 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
15 49 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (12.64%) Customer Requirements
17 45 (12.36%) Enterprise Architecture
18 43 (11.81%) Information Security
18 43 (11.81%) Performance Management
18 43 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 55 (15.11%) SQL
2 21 (5.77%) Python
3 17 (4.67%) Java
3 17 (4.67%) PL/SQL
3 17 (4.67%) Scala
3 17 (4.67%) Shell Script
4 14 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 12 (3.30%) VBScript
6 11 (3.02%) VB.NET
7 10 (2.75%) C#
7 10 (2.75%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.10%) R
9 3 (0.82%) C
10 2 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 81 (22.25%) Security Cleared
2 65 (17.86%) Degree
3 51 (14.01%) MCSE
3 51 (14.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (12.36%) ISEB
5 37 (10.16%) ITIL Certification
6 36 (9.89%) SC Cleared
7 35 (9.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 33 (9.07%) MCP
9 23 (6.32%) CISSP
10 21 (5.77%) MCSA
11 19 (5.22%) CEH
11 19 (5.22%) PMI Certification
11 19 (5.22%) PMP
12 14 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
13 13 (3.57%) DV Cleared
14 10 (2.75%) IIBA
14 10 (2.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 9 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (2.47%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (12.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (11.54%) SLA
3 14 (3.85%) GPG13
4 13 (3.57%) PCI DSS
5 9 (2.47%) ISO 9001
6 8 (2.20%) ISO 14001
7 6 (1.65%) ISO 22301
7 6 (1.65%) QA
8 5 (1.37%) ISAE 3402
9 4 (1.10%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 70 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 58 (15.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (11.81%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (2.75%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.20%) vSphere
7 4 (1.10%) XenApp
8 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.55%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.27%) KVM
Systems Management
1 35 (9.62%) SCCM
2 12 (3.30%) SCOM
2 12 (3.30%) WSUS
3 8 (2.20%) SCVMM
4 7 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.82%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 133 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 83 (22.80%) VMware
3 58 (15.93%) ServiceNow
4 52 (14.29%) Citrix
5 48 (13.19%) Cisco
6 38 (10.44%) HP
7 30 (8.24%) CheckPoint
8 27 (7.42%) NetApp
9 21 (5.77%) Fortinet
10 20 (5.49%) IBM
11 15 (4.12%) 3PAR
11 15 (4.12%) EMC
12 9 (2.47%) Tableau
13 8 (2.20%) BMC
13 8 (2.20%) Cadence
13 8 (2.20%) Dell
13 8 (2.20%) F5
13 8 (2.20%) Juniper
13 8 (2.20%) Oracle
13 8 (2.20%) Veeam