Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 101 99
Rank change year-on-year +13 -2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 10 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.83% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.52% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 4
Staffordshire median annual salary £61,250 £65,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.77% +120.34% +55.26%
10th Percentile £33,775 £52,500 £18,000
90th Percentile £64,875 £67,500 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +18.06%

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1045 1165 1086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 86.94% 92.24% 89.31%
Number of salaries quoted 846 1027 948
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,125
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01% +3.13%
10th Percentile £21,625 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £57,750 £56,750 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Staffordshire

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Data Protection in Staffordshire

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Staffordshire

Data Protection
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +20 5 £62,500 +38.89%
Stafford - 2 £44,750 -
Tamworth - 1 £27,500 -
Data Protection
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (60.00%) GDPR
3 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (40.00%) Data Privacy
4 3 (30.00%) COBIT
4 3 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (30.00%) Security Management
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (20.00%) CISM
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) CISSP
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) ISMS
5 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) High Availability
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Development Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (10.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Data Privacy
3 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
4 2 (20.00%) ISMS
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) BDD
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) GDPR
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (30.00%) COBIT
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) Nmap
1 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft