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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 86 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 1 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.11% 0.30% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.35% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 6
Average salary £42,500 £21,750 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.40% -57.56%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
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
740 847 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.57% 85.04% 80.41%
Number of salaries quoted 659 745 865
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 24 December 2014, 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%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Information Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Governance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001