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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 117 182
Rank change year-on-year 0 +65  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 91 141 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.91% 2.28% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 2.59% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 73 136 25
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £38,050
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  

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 4292 5449 4295
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 90.00% 88.26% 83.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3504 4384 3593
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 28 March 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 28 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
Coventry +25 32 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Birmingham -34 23 £40,000 -13.04% 5
Solihull -10 13 £22,500 -34.78% 3
Warwickshire +31 7 £41,750 +28.46%
Shropshire +4 6 £25,000 -50.49%
Staffordshire +5 4 £38,250 -15.00%
Wolverhampton +7 2 £50,000 +36.98% 1
Worcestershire -6 2 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Walsall +15 1 £63,500 +38.04%
Brierley Hill - 1 £50,000 -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 59 (32.78%) Information Security
2 54 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 48 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (26.11%) PCI DSS
5 45 (25.00%) CISSP
6 43 (23.89%) Data Protection Act
7 42 (23.33%) Management Information System
8 37 (20.56%) CISM
8 37 (20.56%) Microsoft
9 33 (18.33%) Finance
10 32 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
10 32 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
10 32 (17.78%) Data Centre
11 31 (17.22%) SC Cleared
11 31 (17.22%) Security Cleared
12 30 (16.67%) ITIL
12 30 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
13 29 (16.11%) SQL Server
13 29 (16.11%) Cyber Essentials
14 28 (15.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 28 (15.56%) IT Governance
14 28 (15.56%) Sentinel
15 24 (13.33%) CISA
15 24 (13.33%) CSS
15 24 (13.33%) CRM
16 23 (12.78%) E-Commerce
16 23 (12.78%) HTML
17 22 (12.22%) SQL
18 21 (11.67%) Security Management
19 20 (11.11%) Freedom of Information

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 (3.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.78%) CMS
3 4 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.11%) Apache
4 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.56%) Jetty
5 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.22%) MS Office
3 3 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (15.56%) Sentinel
2 18 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (7.78%) assyst
4 4 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.56%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.56%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.11%) Office 365
2 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.00%) SaaS
3 2 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.11%) IaaS
3 2 (1.11%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.33%) Firewall
2 5 (2.78%) HTTP
2 5 (2.78%) VPN
3 4 (2.22%) Internet
3 4 (2.22%) LAN
3 4 (2.22%) SAN
3 4 (2.22%) Skype
3 4 (2.22%) WAN
4 3 (1.67%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (1.67%) FTP
4 3 (1.67%) Network Security
5 2 (1.11%) BGP
5 2 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.11%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.11%) MPLS
5 2 (1.11%) Multicast
5 2 (1.11%) OSPF
5 2 (1.11%) VoIP
5 2 (1.11%) WLAN
6 1 (0.56%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.89%) MySQL
3 6 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.67%) MS Access
6 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.11%) OLAP
7 2 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Selenium
1 5 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.22%) WebDriver
3 3 (1.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.56%) HP UFT
General
1 33 (18.33%) Finance
2 12 (6.67%) Retail
3 9 (5.00%) Legal
3 9 (5.00%) Marketing
4 3 (1.67%) Games
5 2 (1.11%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
6 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (17.78%) Developer
2 24 (13.33%) Information Manager
3 18 (10.00%) Analyst
3 18 (10.00%) Consultant
4 17 (9.44%) Security Manager
5 16 (8.89%) Information Security Manager
6 14 (7.78%) Security Officer
7 13 (7.22%) Applications Support
8 12 (6.67%) Information Officer
8 12 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
8 12 (6.67%) PHP Developer
9 8 (4.44%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Tester
10 7 (3.89%) Information Risk Manager
10 7 (3.89%) Information Security Risk Manager
10 7 (3.89%) Risk Manager
10 7 (3.89%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.33%) Information Assurance Manager
11 6 (3.33%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.33%) CSS
2 23 (12.78%) HTML
3 17 (9.44%) .NET
4 13 (7.22%) Web Services
5 12 (6.67%) CSS3
5 12 (6.67%) HTML5
6 7 (3.89%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.33%) J2EE
7 6 (3.33%) jQuery
7 6 (3.33%) XML
8 4 (2.22%) JSON
8 4 (2.22%) Laravel
9 3 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.67%) LAMP
9 3 (1.67%) MEAN Stack
9 3 (1.67%) Node.js
10 2 (1.11%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 2 (1.11%) Middleware
10 2 (1.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.89%) Data Protection Act
2 42 (23.33%) Management Information System
3 32 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (17.78%) Data Centre
4 20 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
5 15 (8.33%) CESG
5 15 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.67%) AS400
6 3 (1.67%) Clustering
6 3 (1.67%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.67%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.11%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.11%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.11%) User Experience
8 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) SCADA
8 1 (0.56%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.44%) Windows
2 10 (5.56%) Linux
2 10 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 7 (3.89%) Unix
4 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Solaris
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (32.78%) Information Security
2 54 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 32 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 30 (16.67%) ITIL
4 30 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 28 (15.56%) IT Governance
6 24 (13.33%) CRM
7 23 (12.78%) E-Commerce
8 21 (11.67%) Security Management
9 20 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 19 (10.56%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (10.00%) Information Security Management
11 18 (10.00%) Service Delivery
12 17 (9.44%) Change Management
12 17 (9.44%) IT Audit
12 17 (9.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 16 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (8.89%) ISMS
13 16 (8.89%) Problem Management
14 15 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.22%) SQL
2 19 (10.56%) JavaScript
3 17 (9.44%) PHP
4 15 (8.33%) C#
5 9 (5.00%) Java
6 4 (2.22%) Python
7 3 (1.67%) Perl
7 3 (1.67%) Ruby
7 3 (1.67%) VB
8 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.56%) C
9 1 (0.56%) C++
9 1 (0.56%) Korn
9 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.56%) Scala
9 1 (0.56%) VBA
9 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (25.00%) CISSP
2 37 (20.56%) CISM
3 31 (17.22%) SC Cleared
3 31 (17.22%) Security Cleared
4 24 (13.33%) CISA
5 15 (8.33%) CRISC
6 14 (7.78%) CEH
6 14 (7.78%) CISMP
6 14 (7.78%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (7.22%) Degree
8 5 (2.78%) MCSE
8 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.22%) PCI QSA
10 3 (1.67%) ISEB
11 2 (1.11%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.56%) CCIE
12 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.56%) PMP
12 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (26.11%) PCI DSS
3 29 (16.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 28 (15.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 18 (10.00%) QA
6 15 (8.33%) GPG13
7 14 (7.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 14 (7.78%) RMADS
8 8 (4.44%) GDPR
9 7 (3.89%) Data Quality
10 4 (2.22%) SDET
11 3 (1.67%) SLA
12 2 (1.11%) COBIT
13 1 (0.56%) ISO27002
13 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Hyper-V
1 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.67%) XenDesktop
2 3 (1.67%) XenServer
3 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) Nessus
1 3 (1.67%) Nexpose
1 3 (1.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.56%) Control-M
2 1 (0.56%) Nagios
2 1 (0.56%) Netcool
2 1 (0.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 37 (20.56%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.89%) ServiceNow
3 6 (3.33%) SAP
4 5 (2.78%) Cisco
4 5 (2.78%) Qualys
4 5 (2.78%) Rapid7
4 5 (2.78%) VMware
5 4 (2.22%) Citrix
5 4 (2.22%) IBM
6 3 (1.67%) HP
6 3 (1.67%) NetApp
6 3 (1.67%) Oracle
6 3 (1.67%) Pega
7 2 (1.11%) Aprimo
7 2 (1.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.11%) Sybase
7 2 (1.11%) Symantec
8 1 (0.56%) Epicor
8 1 (0.56%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.56%) Intel Security
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum c£40k
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
networx
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum circa
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Consumer Council for Water
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £23,612 to £25,198 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Advanced
Posted: 17 days ago