Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 143 162
Rank change year-on-year -54 +19 +62
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 121 195 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.23% 1.91% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 2.12% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 91 125 154
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.44% +5.81%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,550 £26,900
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £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 8,668 9,180 9,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.26% 90.03% 87.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6,770 7,199 8,070
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 19 February 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 19 February 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
Coventry +17 51 £50,000 +85.19% 9
Birmingham -49 33 £50,000 +21.95% 9
Warwickshire -2 12 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Staffordshire +12 10 £61,250 -5.77%
Worcestershire +10 3 £24,000 -59.15%
Walsall -5 2 - -
Wolverhampton -20 1 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 49 (40.50%) GDPR
2 44 (36.36%) Information Security
3 37 (30.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
5 25 (20.66%) ITIL
5 25 (20.66%) Degree
6 24 (19.83%) CISSP
6 24 (19.83%) CISM
7 23 (19.01%) Windows
8 21 (17.36%) Service Delivery
9 20 (16.53%) Data Protection Act
10 19 (15.70%) Management Information System
10 19 (15.70%) PCI DSS
10 19 (15.70%) User Experience
10 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (14.05%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (13.22%) Project Management
12 16 (13.22%) Firewall
12 16 (13.22%) Legal
12 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Office
13 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
14 14 (11.57%) Office 365
14 14 (11.57%) Customer Requirements
14 14 (11.57%) SQL
14 14 (11.57%) Active Directory
14 14 (11.57%) Finance
15 13 (10.74%) Marketing
16 12 (9.92%) VMware
16 12 (9.92%) Product Management
16 12 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.65%) IIS
2 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (13.22%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (6.61%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) assyst
2 1 (0.83%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.57%) Office 365
3 10 (8.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.22%) Firewall
2 10 (8.26%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (6.61%) Broadband
4 6 (4.96%) Network Security
5 5 (4.13%) SSL
5 5 (4.13%) VPN
6 3 (2.48%) DHCP
6 3 (2.48%) DNS
7 2 (1.65%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (1.65%) FCoE
7 2 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.65%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.65%) LAN
7 2 (1.65%) NAS
7 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.65%) WAN
8 1 (0.83%) ATM
8 1 (0.83%) Internet
8 1 (0.83%) VLAN
8 1 (0.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.61%) MySQL
2 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.83%) DataStage
4 1 (0.83%) DB2
4 1 (0.83%) DecisionStream
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) HP UFT
1 2 (1.65%) LoadRunner
1 2 (1.65%) Selenium
1 2 (1.65%) WinRunner
General
1 16 (13.22%) Legal
2 14 (11.57%) Finance
3 13 (10.74%) Marketing
4 9 (7.44%) Retail
5 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.31%) Billing
7 2 (1.65%) Law
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
8 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.83%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (21.49%) Analyst
2 23 (19.01%) Security Manager
3 19 (15.70%) IT Manager
4 14 (11.57%) Consultant
4 14 (11.57%) Information Manager
4 14 (11.57%) Information Security Manager
5 11 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
5 11 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 10 (8.26%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (7.44%) Applications Support
7 9 (7.44%) Information Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Compliance Manager
8 8 (6.61%) Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 8 (6.61%) Information Security Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.61%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Data Compliance Manager
9 7 (5.79%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.09%) .NET
2 10 (8.26%) HTML
3 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.61%) .NET Framework
4 8 (6.61%) CSS
4 8 (6.61%) jQuery
5 5 (4.13%) Web Services
6 2 (1.65%) Classic ASP
6 2 (1.65%) Flash
6 2 (1.65%) HTML5
6 2 (1.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Data Protection Act
2 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (15.70%) Management Information System
2 19 (15.70%) User Experience
3 8 (6.61%) Graphic Design
4 7 (5.79%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (4.13%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (3.31%) CESG
7 3 (2.48%) Cyberattack
7 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.48%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.48%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.65%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.65%) CLARiiON
8 2 (1.65%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.65%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.65%) IBM XIV
8 2 (1.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.01%) Windows
2 10 (8.26%) Windows 10
3 7 (5.79%) Unix
3 7 (5.79%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.13%) Linux
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.36%) Information Security
2 25 (20.66%) ITIL
3 21 (17.36%) Service Delivery
4 17 (14.05%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (13.22%) Project Management
6 14 (11.57%) Customer Requirements
7 12 (9.92%) Data Privacy
7 12 (9.92%) Product Management
8 11 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (8.26%) Analytics
9 10 (8.26%) Application Virtualisation
9 10 (8.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 10 (8.26%) Mobile Device Management
9 10 (8.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 10 (8.26%) Presales
10 9 (7.44%) Business Continuity
11 8 (6.61%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 8 (6.61%) Customer Acquisition
11 8 (6.61%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (6.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.57%) SQL
2 11 (9.09%) Java
3 8 (6.61%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.61%) PHP
3 8 (6.61%) Python
3 8 (6.61%) Ruby
4 6 (4.96%) C
5 5 (4.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.65%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.83%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 25 (20.66%) Degree
2 24 (19.83%) CISM
2 24 (19.83%) CISSP
3 8 (6.61%) CRISC
4 5 (4.13%) CISA
4 5 (4.13%) ISEB
4 5 (4.13%) SSCP
5 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (1.65%) CCSP
6 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.65%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.65%) MCSA
6 2 (1.65%) MCSE
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (40.50%) GDPR
2 37 (30.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (15.70%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.13%) COBIT
5 3 (2.48%) QA
6 2 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.65%) PMO
6 2 (1.65%) SLA
7 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 14 (11.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.09%) XenApp
3 11 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 10 (8.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (8.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (8.26%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.65%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 11 (9.09%) SCDPM
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (8.26%) SCOrch
2 10 (8.26%) SCSM
2 10 (8.26%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.48%) QRadar
3 3 (2.48%) SCCM
4 2 (1.65%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.65%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (1.65%) WSUS
5 1 (0.83%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.83%) Nessus
5 1 (0.83%) Nmap
5 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (24.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.92%) VMware
3 11 (9.09%) Citrix
4 8 (6.61%) Adobe
4 8 (6.61%) Oracle
5 6 (4.96%) IBM
6 5 (4.13%) Cisco
7 2 (1.65%) 3PAR
7 2 (1.65%) Brocade
7 2 (1.65%) Capita
7 2 (1.65%) EMC
7 2 (1.65%) HP
7 2 (1.65%) Isilon
7 2 (1.65%) MobileIron
7 2 (1.65%) Pega
7 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.65%) Remedy
7 2 (1.65%) Symantec
7 2 (1.65%) Veeam
8 1 (0.83%) Facebook