Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 162 217
Rank change year-on-year -36 +55 +24
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 132 208 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.29% 1.83% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 2.05% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 114 154 97
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +12.68%
10th Percentile £18,000 £26,250 £26,050
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £55,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,655 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.22% -5.21% -

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 9052 10159 9516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.76% 89.15% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7329 7943 7843
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 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 +47 52 £40,000 -15.79% 3
Birmingham -49 40 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Staffordshire +9 10 £61,250 -5.77% 4
Warwickshire -18 10 £45,000 +63.64% 1
Worcestershire -9 5 £62,500 +38.89%
Walsall +6 3 - -
Shropshire -9 3 £33,000 +4.76%
Wolverhampton 0 2 £62,500 +25.00%
Solihull -9 1 £19,000 -55.56% 1
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 46 (34.85%) Information Security
2 28 (21.21%) GDPR
3 26 (19.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (16.67%) CISM
4 22 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 22 (16.67%) SQL
4 22 (16.67%) CISSP
5 20 (15.15%) ITIL
5 20 (15.15%) PCI DSS
6 19 (14.39%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 15 (11.36%) Security Management
8 15 (11.36%) Service Delivery
8 15 (11.36%) Finance
8 15 (11.36%) Degree
9 14 (10.61%) Project Management
9 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (9.85%) Information Security Management
11 12 (9.09%) Incident Management
11 12 (9.09%) Service Management
11 12 (9.09%) Oracle
12 11 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 11 (8.33%) Data Centre
12 11 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
13 10 (7.58%) Problem Management
13 10 (7.58%) Business Continuity
13 10 (7.58%) Data Analysis
13 10 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (6.82%) Windows

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 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (6.06%) assyst
2 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.79%) Office 365
3 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.52%) IaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) Firewall
1 6 (4.55%) Network Security
2 4 (3.03%) DNS
3 3 (2.27%) DHCP
3 3 (2.27%) DMZ
4 2 (1.52%) LAN
4 2 (1.52%) LDAP
4 2 (1.52%) SAN
4 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.52%) WAN
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.76%) Internet
5 1 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.76%) VLAN
5 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.27%) MySQL
3 3 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.76%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) DataStage
5 1 (0.76%) DB2
5 1 (0.76%) DecisionStream
5 1 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.52%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.52%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.52%) Selenium
1 2 (1.52%) WinRunner
General
1 15 (11.36%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Billing
2 7 (5.30%) Legal
3 3 (2.27%) Marketing
4 2 (1.52%) Law
4 2 (1.52%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (25.76%) Analyst
2 14 (10.61%) Security Analyst
3 13 (9.85%) Security Manager
4 12 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 12 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
5 10 (7.58%) Information Analyst
5 10 (7.58%) Service Analyst
5 10 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (6.82%) Applications Support
6 9 (6.82%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (6.06%) Consultant
7 8 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.30%) Architect
8 7 (5.30%) DBA
8 7 (5.30%) Oracle DBA
8 7 (5.30%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (3.79%) Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) HTML
2 6 (4.55%) REST
3 5 (3.79%) .NET
3 5 (3.79%) CSS
3 5 (3.79%) Web Services
3 5 (3.79%) XML
4 3 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.27%) SOAP
4 3 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.52%) HTML5
6 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 18 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 8 (6.06%) Cyber Attack
5 8 (6.06%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (2.27%) Blog
6 3 (2.27%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.52%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.52%) Replication
7 2 (1.52%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.52%) User Experience
8 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.76%) CESG
8 1 (0.76%) Online Games
8 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.82%) Windows
2 5 (3.79%) Unix
3 4 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.76%) Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.85%) Information Security
2 20 (15.15%) ITIL
3 19 (14.39%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (11.36%) Security Management
4 15 (11.36%) Service Delivery
5 14 (10.61%) Project Management
6 13 (9.85%) Information Security Management
7 12 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 12 (9.09%) Service Management
8 11 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 11 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
9 10 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (7.58%) Business Continuity
9 10 (7.58%) Data Analysis
9 10 (7.58%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (6.82%) SIEM
11 8 (6.06%) Data Privacy
11 8 (6.06%) Digital Forensics
11 8 (6.06%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.67%) SQL
2 9 (6.82%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.27%) Java
5 2 (1.52%) C
5 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.76%) C#
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (16.67%) CISM
1 22 (16.67%) CISSP
2 15 (11.36%) Degree
3 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.79%) CRISC
5 4 (3.03%) ISEB
5 4 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.27%) CISA
7 2 (1.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (1.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.76%) APMP
8 1 (0.76%) CCNA
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (21.21%) GDPR
2 26 (19.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (15.15%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.79%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (2.27%) COBIT
6 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (2.27%) PMO
6 3 (2.27%) QA
7 2 (1.52%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.76%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.76%) XenApp
4 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) QRadar
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (2.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.52%) EnCase
3 2 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.52%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.52%) WSUS
4 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.76%) Nessus
4 1 (0.76%) Nmap
4 1 (0.76%) SCCM
4 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.76%) SCSM
4 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.09%) Oracle
3 9 (6.82%) IBM
4 3 (2.27%) Cisco
4 3 (2.27%) ServiceNow
4 3 (2.27%) VMware
5 2 (1.52%) Hitachi
5 2 (1.52%) Pega
5 2 (1.52%) Sybase
5 2 (1.52%) Symantec
5 2 (1.52%) Veeam
6 1 (0.76%) BMC
6 1 (0.76%) Capita
6 1 (0.76%) Citrix
6 1 (0.76%) Civica
6 1 (0.76%) Cognos
6 1 (0.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.76%) Google
6 1 (0.76%) Northgate
6 1 (0.76%) Remedy