Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for GDPR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GDPR over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 260 344
Rank change year-on-year +173 +84 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 273 59 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.16% 0.60% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.98% 4.58% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 99 59 0
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% - -
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -3.23% -

GDPR is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,438 1,288 1,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.66% 13.01% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 899 986 1,205
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,333
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.82% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £70,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the West Midlands

GDPR
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for GDPR in the West Midlands

GDPR
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the West Midlands

GDPR
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 GDPR within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 September 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 +140 207 £43,250 -27.92% 10
Warwickshire +53 24 £47,500 -35.59% 6
Coventry +19 12 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Staffordshire +16 9 £47,500 -26.92% 6
Herefordshire +19 7 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Solihull - 4 £75,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +5 3 £32,500 -48.00%
Worcestershire +15 1 £36,207 -42.07%
Stourbridge - 1 £85,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 - 1
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing GDPR 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 GDPR.

1 212 (77.66%) Data Protection
2 133 (48.72%) ITIL
3 123 (45.05%) Data Centre
4 77 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 73 (26.74%) Information Security
6 71 (26.01%) Microsoft
7 68 (24.91%) Presales
8 58 (21.25%) Service Delivery
9 57 (20.88%) CISSP
10 53 (19.41%) Finance
11 52 (19.05%) Project Management
11 52 (19.05%) Risk Management
12 46 (16.85%) PCI DSS
13 42 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (14.65%) Degree
15 39 (14.29%) CISM
15 39 (14.29%) PRINCE2
15 39 (14.29%) Line Management
16 38 (13.92%) Self-Motivation
16 38 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
17 37 (13.55%) Continuous Improvement
18 36 (13.19%) Windows
18 36 (13.19%) ITSM
19 35 (12.82%) ISEB
20 34 (12.45%) Service Management
20 34 (12.45%) ITIL Certification
21 33 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
22 32 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
23 31 (11.36%) Firewall
24 30 (10.99%) Root Cause Analysis

GDPR
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 20 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.73%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.37%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) Liferay
4 1 (0.37%) nginx
4 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 22 (8.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 17 (6.23%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (2.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) assyst
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (0.37%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.37%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (8.42%) Office 365
3 18 (6.59%) IaaS
4 17 (6.23%) PaaS
5 12 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (4.03%) SaaS
7 3 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.36%) Firewall
2 22 (8.06%) Network Security
3 15 (5.49%) LAN
3 15 (5.49%) WAN
4 11 (4.03%) DNS
5 8 (2.93%) OSPF
5 8 (2.93%) VPN
6 5 (1.83%) Internet
6 5 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.47%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (1.47%) MPLS
7 4 (1.47%) SMS
8 2 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.73%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.73%) SAN
8 2 (0.73%) SSL
8 2 (0.73%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.37%) DHCP
9 1 (0.37%) DMZ
9 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.66%) Big Data
3 9 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
3 9 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.73%) Power BI
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.37%) MySQL
6 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.47%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 53 (19.41%) Finance
2 26 (9.52%) Retail
3 14 (5.13%) Law
4 13 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.40%) Legal
5 12 (4.40%) Publishing
6 7 (2.56%) Marketing
7 6 (2.20%) Billing
8 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
9 1 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (20.51%) Architect
2 41 (15.02%) Security Manager
3 28 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 25 (9.16%) Analyst
5 23 (8.42%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (8.06%) IT Manager
6 22 (8.06%) Service Manager
7 20 (7.33%) Technical Architect
8 18 (6.59%) Information Manager
8 18 (6.59%) IT Security Manager
9 17 (6.23%) Information Security Manager
10 12 (4.40%) Auditor
10 12 (4.40%) Transition Manager
11 11 (4.03%) Compliance Manager
11 11 (4.03%) Security Compliance Manager
12 10 (3.66%) Senior Manager
12 10 (3.66%) Senior Project Manager
13 8 (2.93%) Network Engineer
13 8 (2.93%) Services Delivery Manager
13 8 (2.93%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.66%) Web Services
2 3 (1.10%) .NET
2 3 (1.10%) COM
2 3 (1.10%) REST
3 2 (0.73%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.73%) Flash
3 2 (0.73%) HTML
4 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.37%) Ajax
4 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.37%) CSS
4 1 (0.37%) HTML5
4 1 (0.37%) J2EE
4 1 (0.37%) jQuery
4 1 (0.37%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 123 (45.05%) Data Centre
2 38 (13.92%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (10.62%) Management Information System
4 28 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (9.89%) Computer Science
6 20 (7.33%) CMDB
7 12 (4.40%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (3.66%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
10 6 (2.20%) CCTV
11 4 (1.47%) CESG
11 4 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.47%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.10%) BYOD
12 3 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (1.10%) NHS
12 3 (1.10%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
14 1 (0.37%) Cyberattack
14 1 (0.37%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.19%) Windows
2 21 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.30%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.37%) CentOS
6 1 (0.37%) Linux
6 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (77.66%) Data Protection
2 133 (48.72%) ITIL
3 73 (26.74%) Information Security
4 68 (24.91%) Presales
5 58 (21.25%) Service Delivery
6 52 (19.05%) Project Management
6 52 (19.05%) Risk Management
7 42 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (14.29%) Line Management
8 39 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 37 (13.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 36 (13.19%) ITSM
11 34 (12.45%) Service Management
12 33 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
13 32 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (10.99%) Cybersecurity
14 30 (10.99%) Root Cause Analysis
15 27 (9.89%) Software Engineering
16 25 (9.16%) Business Continuity
16 25 (9.16%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.03%) SQL
2 9 (3.30%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.93%) VBScript
4 2 (0.73%) C
4 2 (0.73%) C#
4 2 (0.73%) Java
5 1 (0.37%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.37%) PHP
5 1 (0.37%) Python
5 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (20.88%) CISSP
2 40 (14.65%) Degree
3 39 (14.29%) CISM
4 35 (12.82%) ISEB
5 34 (12.45%) ITIL Certification
6 27 (9.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 25 (9.16%) MCSE
8 25 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (6.96%) MCP
10 15 (5.49%) CEH
10 15 (5.49%) SC Cleared
11 11 (4.03%) CISA
11 11 (4.03%) ISEB Practitioner
11 11 (4.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 10 (3.66%) APMP
12 10 (3.66%) CompTIA Security+
13 9 (3.30%) TOGAF Certification
14 8 (2.93%) IIBA
14 8 (2.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (28.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (16.85%) PCI DSS
3 24 (8.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 21 (7.69%) SLA
5 10 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (2.93%) GPG13
6 8 (2.93%) QA
7 5 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (1.47%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (1.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.73%) IASME
10 2 (0.73%) PMO
10 2 (0.73%) Web Application Security Consortium
11 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 20 (7.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.93%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.83%) Firmware
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.73%) vSphere
5 2 (0.73%) XenApp
5 2 (0.73%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (5.13%) SCCM
2 8 (2.93%) WSUS
3 5 (1.83%) OpenVAS
3 5 (1.83%) SCOM
4 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.73%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.73%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.73%) vMotion
5 1 (0.37%) Nessus
5 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (26.01%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.99%) ServiceNow
3 29 (10.62%) VMware
4 27 (9.89%) Citrix
5 21 (7.69%) CheckPoint
5 21 (7.69%) Cisco
6 17 (6.23%) HP
7 13 (4.76%) NetApp
8 12 (4.40%) Fortinet
9 10 (3.66%) EMC
10 9 (3.30%) Oracle
11 5 (1.83%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.47%) AlienVault
13 2 (0.73%) Cadence
13 2 (0.73%) CommVault
13 2 (0.73%) Dell
13 2 (0.73%) Ivanti
13 2 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (0.73%) SAP
13 2 (0.73%) Veritas