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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 88 106 101
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 23 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.42% 0.34% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.41% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 9
Average salary £60,000 £36,250 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.51% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £35,250 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £37,250 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
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
1326 1208 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.65% 82.68% 72.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1001 1025
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 January 2015, 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 42 (77.78%) Degree
2 38 (70.37%) Information Security
3 36 (66.67%) Cryptography
4 26 (48.15%) C
4 26 (48.15%) Computer Science
5 24 (44.44%) Mathematics
5 24 (44.44%) C#
5 24 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 22 (40.74%) Windows
7 20 (37.04%) Python
8 19 (35.19%) Management Information System
9 16 (29.63%) Java
9 16 (29.63%) Embedded Systems
10 14 (25.93%) Internet
10 14 (25.93%) C++
10 14 (25.93%) UNIX
10 14 (25.93%) Product Management
10 14 (25.93%) Requirements Management
11 13 (24.07%) Project Management
12 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
13 10 (18.52%) Postgraduate
13 10 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (18.52%) Line Management
13 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
14 9 (16.67%) SLA
14 9 (16.67%) TOGAF
15 8 (14.81%) Software Architecture
15 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
16 7 (12.96%) Rational DOORS

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 2 (3.70%) Apache
1 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
1 2 (3.70%) CloudStack
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) Internet
2 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Architect
2 10 (18.52%) Test Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Integration Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Systems Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Software Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Help Desk Team Lead
8 2 (3.70%) Customer Support Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Customer Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) JCE
2 4 (7.41%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 26 (48.15%) Computer Science
3 24 (44.44%) Mathematics
4 19 (35.19%) Management Information System
5 16 (29.63%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (11.11%) PKI
7 2 (3.70%) EMV
7 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.70%) Human Factors
8 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) UNIX
3 6 (11.11%) AIX
3 6 (11.11%) HPUX
3 6 (11.11%) Solaris
3 6 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) Information Security
2 24 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 14 (25.93%) Product Management
3 14 (25.93%) Requirements Management
4 13 (24.07%) Project Management
5 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (18.52%) Line Management
6 10 (18.52%) Mentoring
7 9 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 8 (14.81%) Software Architecture
9 6 (11.11%) Quality Management
10 5 (9.26%) Validation
11 4 (7.41%) OOP
11 4 (7.41%) OO
11 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.56%) ITIL
12 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
12 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) C
2 24 (44.44%) C#
3 20 (37.04%) Python
4 16 (29.63%) Java
5 14 (25.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (77.78%) Degree
2 10 (18.52%) Postgraduate
3 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) CISSP
4 2 (3.70%) CEH
4 2 (3.70%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) SLA
2 6 (11.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco