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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 114 113 125
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 6 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.34% 0.57% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.71% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 1
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
1505 1402 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.66% 80.34% 81.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1037 1167
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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
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 31 March 2015. 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
Warrington - 3 £47,500 -
Macclesfield - 2 £35,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Data Protection
North West

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) SLA
3 8 (29.63%) Financial Institution
3 8 (29.63%) Data Management
4 7 (25.93%) Brocade
4 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 7 (25.93%) IBM
4 7 (25.93%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) EMC
4 7 (25.93%) NetApp
4 7 (25.93%) Middleware
4 7 (25.93%) Symantec
4 7 (25.93%) Benchmarking
5 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) GIS
6 5 (18.52%) CISSP
6 5 (18.52%) Sun
6 5 (18.52%) Degree
6 5 (18.52%) Tandem
6 5 (18.52%) Information Security
6 5 (18.52%) ArcSight
6 5 (18.52%) SIEM
6 5 (18.52%) Cyber Security
7 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
7 4 (14.81%) Release Management
8 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (11.11%) MBA
8 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 3 (11.11%) Mathematics

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Financial Institution
3 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Storage Specialist
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Security Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Research Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Information Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Data Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) IT Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) GIS
1 5 (18.52%) Tandem
2 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Statistics
3 3 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 3 (11.11%) Psychology
3 3 (11.11%) Life Science
4 2 (7.41%) Telematics
4 2 (7.41%) Cryptography
4 2 (7.41%) PKI
4 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 8 (29.63%) Data Management
3 7 (25.93%) Benchmarking
4 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 5 (18.52%) Information Security
5 5 (18.52%) SIEM
5 5 (18.52%) Cyber Security
6 4 (14.81%) Release Management
7 3 (11.11%) Market Research
7 3 (11.11%) Business Development
7 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (7.41%) Service Management
8 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
9 1 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) CISSP
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) HP
1 7 (25.93%) EMC
1 7 (25.93%) NetApp
1 7 (25.93%) Symantec
1 7 (25.93%) Brocade
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
1 7 (25.93%) IBM
2 5 (18.52%) Sun
2 5 (18.52%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft