Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 329 -
Rank change year-on-year +95 - -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 84 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.054% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.47% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 79 3 0
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,250 -
% change year-on-year -3.61% - -

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 1299 1561 1478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.00% 14.06% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 1035 1139
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,352 £23,625
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 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
Birmingham +46 27 £55,000 +37.50%
Shropshire - 16 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 12 £37,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 10 £44,000 - 2
Coventry +12 8 £55,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 7 £43,750 -
Worcestershire - 2 £62,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £62,500 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing GDPR 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 GDPR.

1 38 (45.24%) Information Security
2 35 (41.67%) CISSP
3 32 (38.10%) CISM
4 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (35.71%) Data Protection
6 26 (30.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
8 22 (26.19%) Cyber Essentials
9 19 (22.62%) Project Management
10 17 (20.24%) Internet
10 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
10 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
11 16 (19.05%) CESG Certified Professional
12 15 (17.86%) PCI DSS
12 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (15.48%) Process Improvement
14 12 (14.29%) JIRA
15 11 (13.10%) Data Protection Act
15 11 (13.10%) Logistics
15 11 (13.10%) Six Sigma
15 11 (13.10%) CRM
15 11 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (13.10%) E-Commerce
15 11 (13.10%) CMS
15 11 (13.10%) Big Data
15 11 (13.10%) IT Strategy
16 10 (11.90%) Data Privacy
17 9 (10.71%) ITIL
17 9 (10.71%) Confluence

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 11 (13.10%) CMS
2 9 (10.71%) Confluence
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.24%) Internet
2 4 (4.76%) Firewall
3 3 (3.57%) Network Security
4 2 (2.38%) VPN
4 2 (2.38%) Wireless
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (1.19%) LAN
5 1 (1.19%) MPLS
5 1 (1.19%) SSL
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) Big Data
1 11 (13.10%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
1 8 (9.52%) Legal
2 7 (8.33%) Retail
3 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (33.33%) Analyst
2 16 (19.05%) Security Manager
3 15 (17.86%) Information Manager
3 15 (17.86%) Information Security Manager
4 11 (13.10%) Project Manager
4 11 (13.10%) Security Analyst
5 10 (11.90%) Consultant
5 10 (11.90%) Support Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) Business Systems Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (9.52%) Security Consultant
8 7 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 7 (8.33%) IT Manager
8 7 (8.33%) Network Consultant
9 6 (7.14%) Information Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
9 6 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
10 5 (5.95%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (5.95%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.10%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.76%) CESG
5 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.57%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.38%) FMCG
6 2 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.19%) Fintech
7 1 (1.19%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.24%) Information Security
2 31 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (35.71%) Data Protection
4 24 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (22.62%) Project Management
6 13 (15.48%) Process Improvement
7 11 (13.10%) CRM
7 11 (13.10%) E-Commerce
7 11 (13.10%) IT Strategy
7 11 (13.10%) Logistics
7 11 (13.10%) Six Sigma
8 10 (11.90%) Data Privacy
9 9 (10.71%) ITIL
10 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 6 (7.14%) Compliance Audit
11 6 (7.14%) Information Security Management
11 6 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (7.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (41.67%) CISSP
2 32 (38.10%) CISM
3 17 (20.24%) SC Cleared
3 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
4 16 (19.05%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (9.52%) Degree
6 6 (7.14%) CISA
6 6 (7.14%) CRISC
7 2 (2.38%) APMP
7 2 (2.38%) CCNA
7 2 (2.38%) CCNP
7 2 (2.38%) CEH
7 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.19%) PCI QSA
8 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.19%) QiCA
8 1 (1.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (30.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (26.19%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (17.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.57%) COBIT
5 1 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.19%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (3.57%) Cisco
2 2 (2.38%) Capita
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.19%) CyberArk
3 1 (1.19%) F5
3 1 (1.19%) Meraki
3 1 (1.19%) NetIQ
3 1 (1.19%) VMware