Period
to 25 May 2018

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 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 167 154
Rank change year-on-year -20 -13 +104
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 125 163 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.32% 1.69% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.87% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 79 123 213
West Midlands median annual salary £51,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.88% -2.31%
10th Percentile £33,550 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,550 £64,950 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +2.22% -

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,489 8,709 10,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.70% 90.47% 89.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6,490 7,109 8,613
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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
Birmingham -12 47 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Coventry -19 40 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Warwickshire +27 26 £50,000 +7.53%
Wolverhampton -21 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Worcestershire +24 1 - - 1
Staffordshire -4 1 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Solihull -7 1 £67,500 +107.69%
Herefordshire - 1 £35,000 -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 55 (44.00%) Information Security
2 54 (43.20%) GDPR
3 46 (36.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 38 (30.40%) CISSP
5 37 (29.60%) CISM
6 31 (24.80%) Management Information System
6 31 (24.80%) Microsoft
7 30 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (23.20%) PCI DSS
9 28 (22.40%) Microsoft Office
9 28 (22.40%) User Experience
10 27 (21.60%) Windows
11 25 (20.00%) Service Delivery
12 24 (19.20%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (19.20%) Degree
12 24 (19.20%) Mobile Device Management
13 22 (17.60%) Risk Management
13 22 (17.60%) ITIL
14 21 (16.80%) Active Directory
14 21 (16.80%) Citrix
14 21 (16.80%) Finance
14 21 (16.80%) Legal
14 21 (16.80%) XenApp
14 21 (16.80%) XenDesktop
14 21 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (16.80%) Self-Motivation
14 21 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (16.00%) SCDPM
15 20 (16.00%) SCOrch
15 20 (16.00%) SCSM

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 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.60%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (22.40%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.40%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (6.40%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) assyst
1 3 (2.40%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.80%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (16.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 20 (16.00%) Office 365
3 7 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.80%) IaaS
4 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.00%) Remote Desktop
2 17 (13.60%) Firewall
3 11 (8.80%) Cisco IPT
3 11 (8.80%) Network Security
4 8 (6.40%) Broadband
4 8 (6.40%) VPN
5 5 (4.00%) SSL
6 4 (3.20%) Internet
6 4 (3.20%) NAS
6 4 (3.20%) SMS
7 3 (2.40%) SAN
8 2 (1.60%) FCoE
8 2 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.60%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.80%) ATM
9 1 (0.80%) LAN
9 1 (0.80%) MPLS
9 1 (0.80%) SNMP
9 1 (0.80%) VLAN
9 1 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.20%) MySQL
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.80%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (16.80%) Finance
1 21 (16.80%) Legal
2 11 (8.80%) Marketing
3 9 (7.20%) Retail
4 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (20.00%) Consultant
2 22 (17.60%) Security Manager
3 19 (15.20%) IT Manager
4 16 (12.80%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (9.60%) Analyst
6 11 (8.80%) IT Security Manager
7 10 (8.00%) Information Manager
8 9 (7.20%) Developer
8 9 (7.20%) Security Analyst
9 8 (6.40%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (6.40%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 8 (6.40%) Information Analyst
9 8 (6.40%) Information Security Analyst
9 8 (6.40%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Compliance Manager
10 7 (5.60%) Data Protection Officer
10 7 (5.60%) Governance Manager
10 7 (5.60%) Information Officer
10 7 (5.60%) Information Security Manager
10 7 (5.60%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) .NET
1 8 (6.40%) .NET Framework
1 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET
1 8 (6.40%) CSS
1 8 (6.40%) HTML
1 8 (6.40%) jQuery
2 2 (1.60%) Classic ASP
2 2 (1.60%) Flash
2 2 (1.60%) Middleware
2 2 (1.60%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.80%) Management Information System
2 28 (22.40%) User Experience
3 21 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (16.80%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (15.20%) Data Protection Act
5 15 (12.00%) Freedom of Information
6 10 (8.00%) CESG
7 8 (6.40%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (6.40%) Data Centre
7 8 (6.40%) Graphic Design
7 8 (6.40%) Private Cloud
8 5 (4.00%) Blackberry
9 4 (3.20%) BYOD
9 4 (3.20%) EMC VNX
9 4 (3.20%) Replication
10 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.40%) Public Cloud
10 3 (2.40%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.60%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.60%) Windows
2 20 (16.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (5.60%) Linux
4 4 (3.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.40%) Unix
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.00%) Information Security
2 30 (24.00%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 24 (19.20%) Mobile Device Management
5 22 (17.60%) ITIL
5 22 (17.60%) Risk Management
6 21 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (16.00%) Application Virtualisation
7 20 (16.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 20 (16.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 18 (14.40%) Customer Requirements
8 18 (14.40%) Product Management
9 16 (12.80%) Presales
10 14 (11.20%) Data Privacy
11 12 (9.60%) Change Management
11 12 (9.60%) SIEM
12 10 (8.00%) Data Security
12 10 (8.00%) Incident Management
12 10 (8.00%) Line Management
13 9 (7.20%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.00%) Java
2 9 (7.20%) Python
3 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.40%) PHP
3 8 (6.40%) Ruby
4 6 (4.80%) SQL
5 4 (3.20%) C
6 2 (1.60%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.80%) ABAP
7 1 (0.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (30.40%) CISSP
2 37 (29.60%) CISM
3 24 (19.20%) Degree
4 11 (8.80%) CRISC
4 11 (8.80%) ISEB
5 8 (6.40%) CISA
6 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.60%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.80%) MCSA
7 6 (4.80%) MCSE
7 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (4.80%) SSCP
8 4 (3.20%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.40%) CCSP
9 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.60%) CEH
10 2 (1.60%) PCI QSA
10 2 (1.60%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (43.20%) GDPR
2 46 (36.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (23.20%) PCI DSS
4 8 (6.40%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (4.80%) SLA
6 4 (3.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (2.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (2.40%) QA
8 2 (1.60%) COBIT
8 2 (1.60%) PMO
9 1 (0.80%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 21 (16.80%) Active Directory
1 21 (16.80%) XenApp
1 21 (16.80%) XenDesktop
2 20 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 20 (16.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 20 (16.00%) Virtual Machines
2 20 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.00%) BitLocker
4 3 (2.40%) Firmware
5 2 (1.60%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 20 (16.00%) SCDPM
1 20 (16.00%) SCOrch
1 20 (16.00%) SCSM
1 20 (16.00%) SCVMM
2 7 (5.60%) SCCM
3 5 (4.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.60%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.80%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.80%) Nessus
5 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (24.80%) Microsoft
2 21 (16.80%) Citrix
3 20 (16.00%) VMware
4 9 (7.20%) Cisco
5 8 (6.40%) Adobe
6 5 (4.00%) MobileIron
7 4 (3.20%) 3PAR
7 4 (3.20%) Brocade
7 4 (3.20%) EMC
7 4 (3.20%) HP
7 4 (3.20%) IBM
8 3 (2.40%) Oracle
8 3 (2.40%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.60%) Isilon
9 2 (1.60%) NetApp
9 2 (1.60%) Remedy
10 1 (0.80%) ArcSight
10 1 (0.80%) SAP
10 1 (0.80%) Splunk
10 1 (0.80%) Twitter