The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 112 106 130
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +24
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 15 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.77% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.46% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,440 £22,100 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,350 £58,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,900 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-3.76% -7.60%
Data Protection
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1623 1316 1645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.49% 82.04% 77.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1060 1408
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 Cheshire

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Protection Salary Trend in Cheshire

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Data Protection
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 8 £35,000 -
Warrington -15 2 £38,300 +62.97%
Macclesfield - 2 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £52,500 -
Data Protection
North West

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
2 7 (41.18%) Information Security
3 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (35.29%) MS Office
3 6 (35.29%) Resource Management
4 5 (29.41%) SIEM
4 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (29.41%) Tandem
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) UNIX
5 4 (23.53%) ArcSight
6 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
6 3 (17.65%) CISSP
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) Sun
6 3 (17.65%) Legal
6 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
6 3 (17.65%) GIS
7 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
7 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 2 (11.76%) CISM
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) LAN
7 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 2 (11.76%) MS Excel

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Legal
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Operations Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Research Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Tandem
2 3 (17.65%) GIS
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.76%) PKI
3 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
3 2 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.88%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) Psychology
4 1 (5.88%) Life Science
4 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Information Security
1 7 (41.18%) Service Delivery
2 6 (35.29%) Resource Management
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) SIEM
4 3 (17.65%) Cyber Security
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 1 (5.88%) MOF
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Business Development
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CISM
3 1 (5.88%) MBA
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) MCITP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) NCIE
3 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) ArcSight
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Sun
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) CommVault
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.88%) EMC