The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / West Midlands
Rank 197 223 202
Rank change year-on-year +26 -21  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 9 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.90% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 14
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,253
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £28,800 £37,475
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £51,500 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88%  

Data Protection Act is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1647 2216 1672
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.28% 36.05% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1644 1419
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,875
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in the West Midlands

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 5 £46,500 -
Coventry +14 1 £18,500 -36.20%
Solihull -10 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Walsall - 1 £63,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 43 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 29 (67.44%) Risk Management
3 25 (58.14%) Information Security
4 24 (55.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (51.16%) PCI DSS
6 17 (39.53%) Data Centre
6 17 (39.53%) Finance
6 17 (39.53%) CISM
6 17 (39.53%) CISSP
7 16 (37.21%) CRM
7 16 (37.21%) Risk Assessment
8 15 (34.88%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (34.88%) Information Security Management
8 15 (34.88%) Security Management
8 15 (34.88%) Management Information System
8 15 (34.88%) CRISC
9 14 (32.56%) Office 365
9 14 (32.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (32.56%) ServiceNow
9 14 (32.56%) GPG13
9 14 (32.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 14 (32.56%) People Management
9 14 (32.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 14 (32.56%) ISMS
9 14 (32.56%) RMADS
9 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
9 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
9 14 (32.56%) Information Assurance
9 14 (32.56%) IT Governance
9 14 (32.56%) E-Commerce

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (32.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (32.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Information Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Information Security Manager
2 8 (18.60%) Security Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Data Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Data Protection Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.98%) IT Technical Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Data Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Database Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Database Marketing Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Marketing Database Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Production DBA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Data Centre
2 15 (34.88%) Management Information System
3 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 29 (67.44%) Risk Management
3 25 (58.14%) Information Security
4 16 (37.21%) CRM
4 16 (37.21%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (34.88%) Information Security Management
5 15 (34.88%) Penetration Testing
5 15 (34.88%) Security Management
6 14 (32.56%) Conceptual Models
6 14 (32.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (32.56%) E-Commerce
6 14 (32.56%) ERP
6 14 (32.56%) Information Assurance
6 14 (32.56%) ISMS
6 14 (32.56%) IT Governance
6 14 (32.56%) People Management
6 14 (32.56%) Security Monitoring
6 14 (32.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 11 (25.58%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 11 (25.58%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) CISM
1 17 (39.53%) CISSP
2 15 (34.88%) CRISC
3 14 (32.56%) CEH
3 14 (32.56%) CISMP
3 14 (32.56%) SC Cleared
3 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) PCI QSA
5 3 (6.98%) Degree
5 3 (6.98%) ISEB
6 2 (4.65%) CISA
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (55.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (51.16%) PCI DSS
3 14 (32.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (32.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 14 (32.56%) GPG13
3 14 (32.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 14 (32.56%) RMADS
4 5 (11.63%) GDPR
5 3 (6.98%) SLA
6 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
7 1 (2.33%) COBIT
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) ServiceNow
2 3 (6.98%) Pega
3 2 (4.65%) Aprimo
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
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