The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 172 201
Rank change year-on-year +29 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 85 66 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.67% 1.07% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 1.20% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 61 64 28
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £29,300 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

Data Protection is in the process and methodology 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 process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4501 5484 5003
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 88.22% 88.62% 87.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 4255 4137
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the West Midlands

Data Protection
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in the West Midlands

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in the West Midlands

Data Protection
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham -2 27 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Coventry +1 23 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Warwickshire +15 8 £75,000 +172.72%
Staffordshire +14 8 £65,000 +40.54% 1
Worcestershire +6 7 £45,000 -
Walsall - 5 £63,500 -
Solihull -4 3 £40,500 +80.00%
Shropshire - 2 £33,000 - 2
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 50 (29.41%) Information Security
2 39 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 39 (22.94%) PCI DSS
3 36 (21.18%) Management Information System
4 32 (18.82%) CISSP
5 31 (18.24%) ITIL
6 29 (17.06%) SQL Server
7 28 (16.47%) Incident Management
7 28 (16.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (15.88%) Risk Management
9 25 (14.71%) Finance
10 23 (13.53%) CISM
11 21 (12.35%) Service Delivery
11 21 (12.35%) Cybersecurity
11 21 (12.35%) GDPR
12 20 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
13 17 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 16 (9.41%) Service Management
14 16 (9.41%) SQL
14 16 (9.41%) Data Centre
15 15 (8.82%) ITIL V3
15 15 (8.82%) HTML
15 15 (8.82%) CSS
15 15 (8.82%) Project Management
15 15 (8.82%) Problem Management
16 14 (8.24%) Freedom of Information
16 14 (8.24%) CISA
17 13 (7.65%) assyst
17 13 (7.65%) Business Continuity

Data Protection
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.12%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (7.65%) assyst
2 4 (2.35%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.59%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (5.29%) Office 365
2 6 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.53%) SaaS
3 2 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.18%) IaaS
3 2 (1.18%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.06%) Firewall
2 5 (2.94%) Network Security
2 5 (2.94%) VPN
3 4 (2.35%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (2.35%) SAN
3 4 (2.35%) Skype
4 3 (1.76%) NAS
5 2 (1.18%) Broadband
5 2 (1.18%) DMZ
5 2 (1.18%) FTP
5 2 (1.18%) Intranet
5 2 (1.18%) LAN
5 2 (1.18%) MPLS
5 2 (1.18%) WAN
5 2 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.59%) BGP
6 1 (0.59%) Internet
6 1 (0.59%) OSPF
6 1 (0.59%) VoIP
6 1 (0.59%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.94%) MySQL
3 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.59%) MS Access
6 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.59%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 25 (14.71%) Finance
2 7 (4.12%) Legal
2 7 (4.12%) Marketing
3 4 (2.35%) Retail
4 2 (1.18%) Law
4 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (17.06%) Analyst
2 21 (12.35%) Developer
3 20 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 20 (11.76%) Consultant
4 11 (6.47%) Support Analyst
5 10 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
5 10 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 10 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 9 (5.29%) Security Manager
6 9 (5.29%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.71%) Operations Analyst
7 8 (4.71%) Security Operations Analyst
8 7 (4.12%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.53%) Information Manager
9 6 (3.53%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.53%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.53%) Security Specialist
9 6 (3.53%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.53%) Technical Support
10 5 (2.94%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.82%) CSS
1 15 (8.82%) HTML
2 10 (5.88%) CSS3
2 10 (5.88%) HTML5
2 10 (5.88%) Web Services
3 6 (3.53%) .NET
3 6 (3.53%) J2EE
4 5 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.94%) jQuery
5 4 (2.35%) Laravel
6 2 (1.18%) LESS
6 2 (1.18%) Middleware
6 2 (1.18%) React
6 2 (1.18%) Sass
6 2 (1.18%) XML
7 1 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.59%) Flash
7 1 (0.59%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.18%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
3 16 (9.41%) Data Centre
4 14 (8.24%) Freedom of Information
5 9 (5.29%) Cyber Attack
6 6 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.94%) CESG
8 3 (1.76%) Clustering
8 3 (1.76%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.76%) Replication
9 2 (1.18%) AS400
9 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.18%) Cybercrime
9 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.18%) User Experience
10 1 (0.59%) Blog
10 1 (0.59%) CMDB
10 1 (0.59%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.47%) Windows
2 7 (4.12%) Linux
2 7 (4.12%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.35%) Unix
4 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.18%) Solaris
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.41%) Information Security
2 31 (18.24%) ITIL
3 28 (16.47%) Incident Management
4 27 (15.88%) Risk Management
5 21 (12.35%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (12.35%) Service Delivery
6 17 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (9.41%) Service Management
8 15 (8.82%) ITIL V3
8 15 (8.82%) Problem Management
8 15 (8.82%) Project Management
9 13 (7.65%) Business Continuity
9 13 (7.65%) SIEM
10 12 (7.06%) Security Monitoring
11 11 (6.47%) Change Management
11 11 (6.47%) Data Privacy
11 11 (6.47%) PRINCE2
12 10 (5.88%) Security Management
12 10 (5.88%) Security Operations
13 9 (5.29%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.41%) SQL
2 11 (6.47%) JavaScript
3 10 (5.88%) PHP
4 9 (5.29%) Java
5 6 (3.53%) C#
6 3 (1.76%) VB
7 2 (1.18%) Perl
7 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.18%) Python
7 2 (1.18%) Ruby
7 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.59%) Korn
8 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.59%) Scala
8 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.59%) VBA
8 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (18.82%) CISSP
2 23 (13.53%) CISM
3 14 (8.24%) CISA
4 13 (7.65%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.65%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.88%) Degree
6 6 (3.53%) CRISC
6 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.94%) ISEB
7 5 (2.94%) PCI QSA
8 4 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.35%) MCSE
9 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 2 (1.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.59%) APMP
10 1 (0.59%) SANS
10 1 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (22.94%) PCI DSS
2 28 (16.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (12.35%) GDPR
4 10 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (3.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (2.94%) COBIT
7 4 (2.35%) QA
8 3 (1.76%) PMO
9 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
9 2 (1.18%) ISO 14001
9 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
9 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (5.29%) QRadar
2 2 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.18%) Nessus
2 2 (1.18%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.18%) Nexpose
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (1.18%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.18%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.59%) Nagios
3 1 (0.59%) Netcool
3 1 (0.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.59%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.06%) IBM
3 6 (3.53%) Oracle
4 5 (2.94%) Cisco
5 3 (1.76%) 3PAR
5 3 (1.76%) Brocade
5 3 (1.76%) EMC
5 3 (1.76%) HP
5 3 (1.76%) VMware
6 2 (1.18%) NetApp
6 2 (1.18%) Qualys
6 2 (1.18%) Rapid7
6 2 (1.18%) SAP
7 1 (0.59%) Avaya
7 1 (0.59%) Citrix
7 1 (0.59%) Epicor
7 1 (0.59%) MAPICS
7 1 (0.59%) Northgate
7 1 (0.59%) Remedy
7 1 (0.59%) Sybase
Birmingham
SCC
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus + Car + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £22500.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago