Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 280 352
Rank change year-on-year +146 +72 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 197 37 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.11% 0.37% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.94% 2.75% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 92 40 0
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - -
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% -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 1,413 1,347 1,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.11% 13.39% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 929 1,051 1,199
West Midlands median annual salary £45,947 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +11.11%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +101 132 £57,500 - 8
Warwickshire +35 24 £48,750 -35.00% 3
Coventry +9 13 £45,000 -18.18% 3
Staffordshire +4 6 £48,750 -25.00% 15
Herefordshire - 5 £71,000 - 2
Wolverhampton -7 4 £32,500 -48.00%
Solihull - 4 £75,000 - 1
Worcestershire +20 1 £36,207 -42.07%
Stourbridge - 1 £85,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 147 (74.62%) Data Protection
2 83 (42.13%) ITIL
3 66 (33.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 62 (31.47%) Information Security
4 62 (31.47%) Data Centre
5 48 (24.37%) Finance
6 47 (23.86%) CISSP
7 40 (20.30%) Microsoft
8 36 (18.27%) CISM
8 36 (18.27%) Service Delivery
8 36 (18.27%) Presales
9 35 (17.77%) PCI DSS
10 32 (16.24%) Project Management
11 31 (15.74%) Cybersecurity
12 30 (15.23%) Self-Motivation
12 30 (15.23%) Management Information System
12 30 (15.23%) Risk Management
13 29 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (13.71%) Degree
14 27 (13.71%) ISEB
15 25 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (12.18%) ITIL Certification
16 24 (12.18%) Line Management
17 23 (11.68%) PRINCE2
18 22 (11.17%) Legal
18 22 (11.17%) ITSM
18 22 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (10.66%) Compliance Audit
19 21 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (10.66%) ServiceNow

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 12 (6.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.02%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Liferay
4 1 (0.51%) nginx
4 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (3.05%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (3.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (0.51%) SAP MDG
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.09%) Office 365
3 7 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.55%) PaaS
4 6 (3.05%) IaaS
5 4 (2.03%) SaaS
6 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.51%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.60%) Firewall
1 13 (6.60%) Network Security
2 9 (4.57%) Cisco IPT
3 8 (4.06%) LAN
3 8 (4.06%) WAN
4 7 (3.55%) DNS
4 7 (3.55%) Internet
5 6 (3.05%) SMS
5 6 (3.05%) VPN
6 4 (2.03%) MPLS
7 3 (1.52%) OSPF
8 2 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.02%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.51%) HTTP
9 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.03%) Big Data
4 4 (2.03%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.02%) Power BI
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.51%) MySQL
7 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (24.37%) Finance
2 22 (11.17%) Legal
3 11 (5.58%) Retail
4 8 (4.06%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.55%) Law
6 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.54%) Marketing
8 4 (2.03%) Billing
8 4 (2.03%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.03%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) Back Office
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (17.77%) Security Manager
2 31 (15.74%) Architect
3 22 (11.17%) IT Manager
4 17 (8.63%) Analyst
4 17 (8.63%) Information Manager
5 15 (7.61%) Compliance Manager
5 15 (7.61%) Information Security Manager
5 15 (7.61%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.09%) IT Security Manager
6 12 (6.09%) Security Compliance Manager
6 12 (6.09%) Service Manager
7 11 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.06%) Data Protection Officer
9 7 (3.55%) Auditor
9 7 (3.55%) Data Architect
9 7 (3.55%) Head of IT
9 7 (3.55%) Senior Manager
9 7 (3.55%) Transition Manager
10 6 (3.05%) ICT Manager
10 6 (3.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.54%) Web Services
2 3 (1.52%) COM
2 3 (1.52%) REST
3 2 (1.02%) Flash
4 1 (0.51%) .NET
4 1 (0.51%) HTML
4 1 (0.51%) HTML5
4 1 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 62 (31.47%) Data Centre
2 30 (15.23%) Management Information System
2 30 (15.23%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (7.11%) Data Protection Act
5 13 (6.60%) Computer Science
6 12 (6.09%) Freedom of Information
7 9 (4.57%) CMDB
8 7 (3.55%) Driving Licence
9 6 (3.05%) CCTV
10 4 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.52%) BYOD
11 3 (1.52%) CESG
11 3 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (1.52%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.02%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.51%) Cyberattack
13 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.51%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.66%) Windows
2 14 (7.11%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.06%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.03%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.51%) CentOS
6 1 (0.51%) Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (74.62%) Data Protection
2 83 (42.13%) ITIL
3 62 (31.47%) Information Security
4 36 (18.27%) Presales
4 36 (18.27%) Service Delivery
5 32 (16.24%) Project Management
6 31 (15.74%) Cybersecurity
7 30 (15.23%) Risk Management
8 29 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (12.18%) Line Management
11 23 (11.68%) PRINCE2
12 22 (11.17%) ITSM
12 22 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (10.66%) Compliance Audit
14 18 (9.14%) Business Continuity
14 18 (9.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (9.14%) ITIL V3
14 18 (9.14%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (9.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.05%) SQL
2 3 (1.52%) C
2 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.52%) VBScript
3 1 (0.51%) Java
3 1 (0.51%) PHP
3 1 (0.51%) Python
3 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (23.86%) CISSP
2 36 (18.27%) CISM
3 27 (13.71%) Degree
3 27 (13.71%) ISEB
4 24 (12.18%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (9.14%) Security Cleared
6 15 (7.61%) MCSE
6 15 (7.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (6.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (5.58%) SC Cleared
9 10 (5.08%) CISA
9 10 (5.08%) CRISC
10 9 (4.57%) CEH
10 9 (4.57%) MCP
11 7 (3.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (3.05%) ISEB Practitioner
13 5 (2.54%) APMP
13 5 (2.54%) IIBA
14 4 (2.03%) GWAPT
14 4 (2.03%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (33.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (17.77%) PCI DSS
3 17 (8.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 17 (8.63%) SLA
4 6 (3.05%) ISO 9001
4 6 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 4 (2.03%) GPG13
5 4 (2.03%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 3 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.02%) IASME
7 2 (1.02%) ISO 14001
7 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.51%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.51%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (4.57%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.05%) Firmware
2 6 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.02%) vSphere
4 2 (1.02%) XenApp
4 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) SCCM
1 3 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (1.52%) WSUS
2 2 (1.02%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.02%) vCenter Server
2 2 (1.02%) vMotion
3 1 (0.51%) Nessus
3 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (20.30%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.66%) ServiceNow
3 13 (6.60%) VMware
4 12 (6.09%) Citrix
5 10 (5.08%) CheckPoint
6 7 (3.55%) Capita
6 7 (3.55%) Cisco
6 7 (3.55%) Fortinet
7 6 (3.05%) HP
8 4 (2.03%) EMC
8 4 (2.03%) NetApp
9 2 (1.02%) Cadence
9 2 (1.02%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle
9 2 (1.02%) Sage
9 2 (1.02%) SAP
10 1 (0.51%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.51%) Qualys
10 1 (0.51%) SaltStack