Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 243 335
Rank change year-on-year +181 +92 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 355 80 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.21% 0.80% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 24.35% 6.07% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 92 74 2
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.13% +21.88% -
10th Percentile £36,350 £34,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £71,800 £67,500 £42,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -

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 1,458 1,317 1,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.30% 13.13% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 861 1,008 1,114
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,312 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,733 £71,500 £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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +147 299 £42,500 -22.73% 8
Warwickshire +48 16 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Staffordshire +22 12 £47,500 -24.00% 3
Coventry +19 11 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Herefordshire -6 5 £40,000 +6.67%
Solihull - 5 £75,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +4 2 - -
Worcestershire +15 1 £36,207 -42.07% 2
Shropshire -3 1 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Halesowen - 1 £40,000 - 1
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 292 (82.25%) Data Protection
2 180 (50.70%) ITIL
3 167 (47.04%) Data Centre
4 106 (29.86%) Presales
5 100 (28.17%) Microsoft
6 91 (25.63%) Service Delivery
7 76 (21.41%) Project Management
8 74 (20.85%) Information Security
9 73 (20.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 67 (18.87%) Finance
11 61 (17.18%) Self-Motivation
12 58 (16.34%) Degree
13 56 (15.77%) Microsoft Azure
14 55 (15.49%) Security Cleared
14 55 (15.49%) Line Management
14 55 (15.49%) CISSP
15 54 (15.21%) ITSM
15 54 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
16 53 (14.93%) ISEB
17 52 (14.65%) Service Management
17 52 (14.65%) PRINCE2
17 52 (14.65%) Windows
18 51 (14.37%) VMware
19 48 (13.52%) Risk Management
19 48 (13.52%) Continuous Improvement
19 48 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
20 46 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
21 45 (12.68%) Citrix
21 45 (12.68%) Root Cause Analysis
22 44 (12.39%) PCI DSS

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 25 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.97%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.13%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (0.56%) DNN
4 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) IIS
5 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 39 (10.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (10.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 29 (8.17%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.28%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 56 (15.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (9.86%) Office 365
3 28 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (6.48%) IaaS
5 21 (5.92%) PaaS
6 11 (3.10%) SaaS
7 7 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.97%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.85%) Serverless
10 3 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 42 (11.83%) Firewall
2 34 (9.58%) Network Security
3 21 (5.92%) LAN
4 19 (5.35%) WAN
5 14 (3.94%) DNS
6 12 (3.38%) OSPF
7 8 (2.25%) VPN
8 5 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.13%) DHCP
9 4 (1.13%) Internet
9 4 (1.13%) MPLS
9 4 (1.13%) SMS
9 4 (1.13%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.85%) SAN
11 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.56%) FTP
11 2 (0.56%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.56%) SSL
11 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (3.10%) Big Data
4 10 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.56%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.56%) Power BI
10 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.28%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (1.13%) SonarQube
2 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
General
1 67 (18.87%) Finance
2 32 (9.01%) Retail
3 20 (5.63%) Publishing
4 19 (5.35%) Law
5 14 (3.94%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.54%) Legal
7 7 (1.97%) Marketing
8 6 (1.69%) Billing
9 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.56%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 92 (25.92%) Architect
2 40 (11.27%) Security Manager
3 39 (10.99%) Solutions Architect
4 38 (10.70%) Service Manager
5 37 (10.42%) Technical Architect
6 31 (8.73%) Analyst
7 29 (8.17%) Project Manager
8 22 (6.20%) Delivery Manager
9 20 (5.63%) Information Manager
10 19 (5.35%) Information Security Manager
10 19 (5.35%) IT Manager
11 18 (5.07%) Auditor
12 17 (4.79%) IT Security Manager
13 16 (4.51%) Services Delivery Manager
13 16 (4.51%) Transition Manager
14 14 (3.94%) Internal Auditor
14 14 (3.94%) Technical Manager
14 14 (3.94%) Technical Services Manager
15 12 (3.38%) Senior Manager
15 12 (3.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.20%) Web Services
2 8 (2.25%) .NET
3 7 (1.97%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.85%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.85%) Ajax
5 3 (0.85%) COM
5 3 (0.85%) CSS
5 3 (0.85%) HTML
5 3 (0.85%) jQuery
6 2 (0.56%) Flash
6 2 (0.56%) REST
7 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.28%) J2EE
7 1 (0.28%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 167 (47.04%) Data Centre
2 61 (17.18%) Self-Motivation
3 42 (11.83%) Computer Science
4 41 (11.55%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (9.01%) CMDB
6 31 (8.73%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.38%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.97%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.69%) CCTV
10 6 (1.69%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.41%) NHS
12 4 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
14 2 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
15 1 (0.28%) Fat Client
15 1 (0.28%) Fintech
15 1 (0.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.65%) Windows
2 29 (8.17%) Windows Server
3 23 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (5.07%) Windows 7
6 14 (3.94%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.56%) Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (82.25%) Data Protection
2 180 (50.70%) ITIL
3 106 (29.86%) Presales
4 91 (25.63%) Service Delivery
5 76 (21.41%) Project Management
6 74 (20.85%) Information Security
7 55 (15.49%) Line Management
8 54 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (15.21%) ITSM
9 52 (14.65%) PRINCE2
9 52 (14.65%) Service Management
10 48 (13.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 48 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (13.52%) Risk Management
11 46 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 45 (12.68%) Root Cause Analysis
13 40 (11.27%) Change Management
14 39 (10.99%) Software Engineering
15 37 (10.42%) ITIL V3
16 31 (8.73%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.04%) SQL
2 14 (3.94%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.38%) VBScript
4 5 (1.41%) Python
4 5 (1.41%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.13%) C#
5 4 (1.13%) Java
6 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.85%) Scala
6 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
6 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.56%) VB
8 1 (0.28%) C
8 1 (0.28%) Perl
8 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (16.34%) Degree
2 55 (15.49%) CISSP
2 55 (15.49%) Security Cleared
3 53 (14.93%) ISEB
4 44 (12.39%) ITIL Certification
5 40 (11.27%) MCSE
5 40 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (10.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 36 (10.14%) CISM
8 32 (9.01%) SC Cleared
9 30 (8.45%) MCP
10 18 (5.07%) CEH
11 15 (4.23%) ISEB Practitioner
11 15 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 14 (3.94%) CompTIA Security+
13 12 (3.38%) APMP
13 12 (3.38%) PMI Certification
13 12 (3.38%) PMP
14 11 (3.10%) CISA
15 10 (2.82%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (20.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (12.39%) PCI DSS
3 39 (10.99%) SLA
4 23 (6.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (3.94%) QA
6 12 (3.38%) GPG13
7 9 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.85%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.56%) IASME
10 2 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.56%) PMO
11 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.28%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 38 (10.70%) Active Directory
2 33 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (1.13%) XenApp
4 4 (1.13%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.85%) Firmware
5 3 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.85%) vSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (7.61%) SCCM
2 12 (3.38%) WSUS
3 9 (2.54%) SCOM
4 5 (1.41%) OpenVAS
5 4 (1.13%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.56%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.56%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.56%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.56%) vMotion
8 1 (0.28%) EnCase
8 1 (0.28%) FTK
8 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 100 (28.17%) Microsoft
2 51 (14.37%) VMware
3 45 (12.68%) Citrix
4 34 (9.58%) ServiceNow
5 32 (9.01%) Cisco
6 29 (8.17%) CheckPoint
6 29 (8.17%) HP
7 21 (5.92%) NetApp
8 16 (4.51%) EMC
8 16 (4.51%) Fortinet
9 9 (2.54%) 3PAR
9 9 (2.54%) Oracle
10 7 (1.97%) Dell
11 5 (1.41%) IBM
12 4 (1.13%) AlienVault
12 4 (1.13%) CommVault
12 4 (1.13%) Ivanti
12 4 (1.13%) Veritas
13 3 (0.85%) McAfee
13 3 (0.85%) Symantec