The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 94 93 120
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +27
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 21 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.19% 1.60% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.01% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 2
Average salary £33,500 £38,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.41% -19.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.29% -7.60%
Data Protection
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1452 1241 1535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.13% 79.25% 75.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 1081 1341
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Data Protection Salary Trend in Cambridge

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 23 (60.53%) Degree
2 18 (47.37%) Information Security
3 12 (31.58%) Management Information System
4 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
5 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.68%) Project Management
5 9 (23.68%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) Line Management
6 8 (21.05%) C
6 8 (21.05%) Java
6 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 8 (21.05%) SLA
6 8 (21.05%) Cryptography
6 8 (21.05%) Requirements Management
7 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
8 6 (15.79%) Military
8 6 (15.79%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
8 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 6 (15.79%) UNIX
8 6 (15.79%) Python
8 6 (15.79%) C#
8 6 (15.79%) C++
8 6 (15.79%) MS Office
8 6 (15.79%) Internet
9 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
9 5 (13.16%) Postgraduate

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Network Security
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) SimpleDB
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (15.79%) Military
2 5 (13.16%) Marketing
3 4 (10.53%) French Language
3 4 (10.53%) German Language
3 4 (10.53%) Italian Language
3 4 (10.53%) Spanish Language
3 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Systems Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Software Engineer
3 3 (7.89%) Software Architect
3 3 (7.89%) Business Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Business Systems Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Systems Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Database Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.26%) Customer Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (5.26%) DBA
4 2 (5.26%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Author
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) XML
1 2 (5.26%) JCE
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 8 (21.05%) Cryptography
3 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
3 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.53%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (5.26%) Replication
6 2 (5.26%) PKI
7 1 (2.63%) Copywriting
7 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) AIX
3 2 (5.26%) HPUX
3 2 (5.26%) Solaris
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Information Security
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) Project Management
3 9 (23.68%) Line Management
4 8 (21.05%) Requirements Management
5 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
6 5 (13.16%) CRM
6 5 (13.16%) Change Control
6 5 (13.16%) Product Management
7 4 (10.53%) Information Management
7 4 (10.53%) Time Management
7 4 (10.53%) Communications Security
7 4 (10.53%) Quality Management
7 4 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Data Security
8 3 (7.89%) ERP
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL
8 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) C
1 8 (21.05%) Java
2 6 (15.79%) Python
2 6 (15.79%) C#
2 6 (15.79%) C++
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) Degree
2 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
3 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.16%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
2 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.26%) Perforce
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Veeam
4 1 (2.63%) Eloqua
4 1 (2.63%) Marketo
4 1 (2.63%) Neolane
4 1 (2.63%) VMware