The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 87 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.19% 0.49% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.57% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 1
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +60.37%
UK excluding London average salary £43,253 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.77% +10.38%
Data Protection
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
896 871 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.58% 84.56% 79.13%
Number of salaries quoted 678 794 809
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Bedfordshire region.

Data Protection Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Protection
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Protection also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection.

1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Protection also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Governance Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Governance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS