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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 80 95 106
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 32 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.90% 1.01% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.26% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 15
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £37,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1442 1194 1531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.73% 80.46% 74.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1116 951 1284
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 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 26 November 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 41 (69.49%) Degree
2 36 (61.02%) Information Security
3 30 (50.85%) Cryptography
4 26 (44.07%) C
5 24 (40.68%) Computer Science
6 22 (37.29%) Mathematics
6 22 (37.29%) Software Engineering
6 22 (37.29%) C#
7 20 (33.90%) Windows
7 20 (33.90%) Python
8 19 (32.20%) Management Information System
9 16 (27.12%) Java
10 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (23.73%) Embedded Systems
12 12 (20.34%) Project Management
12 12 (20.34%) C++
12 12 (20.34%) UNIX
12 12 (20.34%) Internet
12 12 (20.34%) Requirements Management
13 11 (18.64%) Product Management
13 11 (18.64%) SLA
14 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
14 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
14 10 (16.95%) Line Management
14 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
14 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (15.25%) TOGAF
16 7 (11.86%) Software Architecture
16 7 (11.86%) Rational DOORS
16 7 (11.86%) Postgraduate

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.39%) CloudStack
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) Internet
2 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
1 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (5.08%) Military
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) French Language
2 1 (1.69%) German Language
2 1 (1.69%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 14 (23.73%) Architect
2 10 (16.95%) Test Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Integration Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Systems Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Software Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Business Systems Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Business Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 2 (3.39%) IT Support
9 2 (3.39%) Solutions Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Help Desk Team Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) JCE
2 2 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.85%) Cryptography
2 24 (40.68%) Computer Science
3 22 (37.29%) Mathematics
4 19 (32.20%) Management Information System
5 14 (23.73%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (10.17%) PKI
7 2 (3.39%) Human Factors
7 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.39%) EMV
8 1 (1.69%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.90%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) UNIX
3 6 (10.17%) AIX
3 6 (10.17%) HPUX
3 6 (10.17%) Solaris
3 6 (10.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Information Security
2 22 (37.29%) Software Engineering
3 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.34%) Project Management
4 12 (20.34%) Requirements Management
5 11 (18.64%) Product Management
6 10 (16.95%) Line Management
6 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
6 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (15.25%) TOGAF
8 7 (11.86%) Software Architecture
9 5 (8.47%) Change Control
10 4 (6.78%) ITIL
10 4 (6.78%) Quality Management
10 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.08%) Data Security
11 3 (5.08%) Validation
11 3 (5.08%) Software Licensing
11 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.08%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.07%) C
2 22 (37.29%) C#
3 20 (33.90%) Python
4 16 (27.12%) Java
5 12 (20.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (69.49%) Degree
2 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
3 7 (11.86%) Postgraduate
4 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) CISSP
5 2 (3.39%) CEH
5 2 (3.39%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) SLA
2 4 (6.78%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco
3 2 (3.39%) Perforce
4 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com