Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 285 312
Rank change year-on-year -22 +27 -31
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 18 57 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.50% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 1.37% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 7
West Midlands median annual salary £53,000 £42,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.71% +123.68% -32.14%
10th Percentile £37,325 £36,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £76,125 £65,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +19.57% +15.00%

Data Protection Act is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3774 4164 3506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.26% 36.43% 32.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2990 3066 2799
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,978 £23,000 £22,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Coventry +12 5 £45,000 -19.64% 1
Warwickshire +2 4 £62,500 -37.50% 1
Birmingham -17 3 £45,000 +9.09%
Staffordshire - 3 £60,000 -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (83.33%) Information Security
3 11 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (55.56%) GDPR
5 9 (50.00%) CISSP
5 9 (50.00%) CISM
6 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) Data Security
9 3 (16.67%) Security Management
9 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 3 (16.67%) Legal
9 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
9 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (11.11%) CRISC
10 2 (11.11%) Information Security Governance
10 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
10 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (11.11%) Information Management
10 2 (11.11%) Service Management
10 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
10 2 (11.11%) ITSM
10 2 (11.11%) C
10 2 (11.11%) SQL
10 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Information Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Information Security Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Security Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Information Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Information Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Development Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
3 1 (5.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.56%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (83.33%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) Data Security
4 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Security Management
4 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security Governance
5 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CISM
1 9 (50.00%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) CRISC
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (55.56%) GDPR
3 7 (38.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nessus
1 1 (5.56%) Nmap