Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 55 89
Rank change year-on-year +3 +34 -3
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 15 17 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.56% 2.56% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.83% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 7
Median annual salary £45,000 £23,347 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.74% -62.64% +60.26%
10th Percentile £28,150 £23,347 £32,700
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% +17.65%

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 523 600 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 89.10% 90.23% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 478 508 796
Median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,925 £23,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £61,875
West Midlands median annual salary £46,718 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.82% +5.88% +3.66%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Staffordshire

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Protection in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Data Protection in Staffordshire

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Protection in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 2020. 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 +2 7 £45,000 +92.74% 2
Tamworth - 2 £30,000 -
Lichfield - 2 £47,000 - 1
Data Protection
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, IT jobs citing Data Protection 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Azure
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
3 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Automation
3 5 (33.33%) GDPR
3 5 (33.33%) SaaS
3 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 5 (33.33%) IaaS
4 4 (26.67%) GCP
4 4 (26.67%) PaaS
4 4 (26.67%) AWS
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) High Availability
4 4 (26.67%) Data Security
4 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (26.67%) Google
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Azure
2 5 (33.33%) IaaS
2 5 (33.33%) SaaS
3 4 (26.67%) AWS
3 4 (26.67%) GCP
3 4 (26.67%) PaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (13.33%) SMTP
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (13.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Information Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Security Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) Head of IT Infrastructure
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (13.33%) Fibre Optics
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Licensing
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Data Security
3 4 (26.67%) High Availability
3 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Business Development
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (13.33%) Privileged Identity Management
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Go
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
1 1 (6.67%) MCSA
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) GDPR
2 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (13.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
5 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (13.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) BeyondTrust
3 2 (13.33%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) Centrify
3 2 (13.33%) CyberArk
3 2 (13.33%) Sage
3 2 (13.33%) Thycotic
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) VMware