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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > West Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 224 219
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 10 20 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.32% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.90% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 3
West Midlands median annual salary £69,250 £42,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.94% -13.26%  
10th Percentile £40,950 £26,250 £45,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £62,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +1.05%  

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 1932 2228 1947
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.67% 36.17% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2261 2210 2367
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £66,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +13 5 £75,000 +30.43% 1
Walsall - 3 £63,500 -
Solihull -4 1 £45,000 +100.00%
Worcestershire -4 1 £27,000 -40.00%
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 19 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (68.42%) PCI DSS
2 13 (68.42%) Information Security
3 11 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (52.63%) GDPR
5 9 (47.37%) Incident Management
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) Regulatory Compliance
7 5 (26.32%) IT Audit
7 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
7 5 (26.32%) CISA
7 5 (26.32%) CISM
7 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (26.32%) CISSP
7 5 (26.32%) PCI QSA
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (21.05%) ISEB
8 4 (21.05%) CRISC
9 3 (15.79%) Data Privacy
9 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (5.26%) Line Management
11 1 (5.26%) Database Mirroring
11 1 (5.26%) Server Building
11 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
11 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
11 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Auditor
1 4 (21.05%) Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Data Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Data Manager
1 4 (21.05%) Data Protection Consultant
1 4 (21.05%) Data Protection Manager
1 4 (21.05%) IT Auditor
1 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS Auditor
1 4 (21.05%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Information Services Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Information Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Service Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (68.42%) Information Security
3 9 (47.37%) Incident Management
4 6 (31.58%) Regulatory Compliance
5 5 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (26.32%) IT Audit
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (15.79%) Data Privacy
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Database Mirroring
7 1 (5.26%) Information Governance
7 1 (5.26%) Line Management
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.26%) Server Building
7 1 (5.26%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CISA
1 5 (26.32%) CISM
1 5 (26.32%) CISSP
1 5 (26.32%) PCI QSA
2 4 (21.05%) CRISC
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) PCI DSS
2 11 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (52.63%) GDPR
4 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
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