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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 90 93 119
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +26
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 26 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.51% 1.23% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.54% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 11
Average salary £32,000 £48,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.35% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
1470 1169 1599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.32% 80.07% 74.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1110 958 1365
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 £55,000 £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 30 October 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 37 (67.27%) Degree
2 30 (54.55%) Information Security
3 24 (43.64%) Cryptography
4 19 (34.55%) C
4 19 (34.55%) Management Information System
5 18 (32.73%) Windows
5 18 (32.73%) Computer Science
6 16 (29.09%) Mathematics
6 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
6 16 (29.09%) C#
7 15 (27.27%) Java
7 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (25.45%) Python
9 13 (23.64%) Project Management
9 13 (23.64%) Line Management
10 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.82%) Internet
10 12 (21.82%) UNIX
10 12 (21.82%) C++
10 12 (21.82%) Requirements Management
11 11 (20.00%) Product Management
12 10 (18.18%) SLA
13 9 (16.36%) Postgraduate
13 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
14 8 (14.55%) Rational DOORS
14 8 (14.55%) TOGAF
14 8 (14.55%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
15 7 (12.73%) Software Architecture
16 6 (10.91%) MS Excel

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (5.45%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.64%) CloudStack
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Internet
2 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.64%) SimpleDB
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (7.27%) Military
2 3 (5.45%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) French Language
3 2 (3.64%) German Language
3 2 (3.64%) Italian Language
3 2 (3.64%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Architect
2 8 (14.55%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Systems Architect
3 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Software Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.45%) Business Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Business Systems Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) DBA
7 2 (3.64%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) JCE
2 2 (3.64%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (43.64%) Cryptography
2 19 (34.55%) Management Information System
3 18 (32.73%) Computer Science
4 16 (29.09%) Mathematics
5 8 (14.55%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (9.09%) PKI
7 2 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.64%) Replication
7 2 (3.64%) EMV
7 2 (3.64%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.82%) Copywriting
8 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.73%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) UNIX
3 5 (9.09%) AIX
3 5 (9.09%) HPUX
3 5 (9.09%) Solaris
3 5 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Information Security
2 16 (29.09%) Software Engineering
3 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.64%) Project Management
4 13 (23.64%) Line Management
5 12 (21.82%) Requirements Management
6 11 (20.00%) Product Management
7 8 (14.55%) TOGAF
8 7 (12.73%) Software Architecture
9 6 (10.91%) Quality Management
10 5 (9.09%) Change Control
11 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.27%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (7.27%) Validation
12 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
12 3 (5.45%) ITIL
12 3 (5.45%) CRM
12 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.45%) ERP
12 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) C
2 16 (29.09%) C#
3 15 (27.27%) Java
4 14 (25.45%) Python
5 12 (21.82%) C++
6 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (67.27%) Degree
2 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.36%) Postgraduate
3 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) CISSP
4 2 (3.64%) CEH
4 2 (3.64%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) SLA
2 4 (7.27%) ISO 9000
3 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.64%) Perforce
4 1 (1.82%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.82%) Marketo
4 1 (1.82%) Neolane
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco
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