The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 95 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 10 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.67% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.79% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 1
Average salary £22,500 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
Data Protection
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1402 1264 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 88.62% 84.49% 86.20%
Number of salaries quoted 889 846 651
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Data Protection Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Information Security
3 9 (40.91%) CISM
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) CISSP
3 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (40.91%) PCI DSS
3 9 (40.91%) Cyber Security
4 8 (36.36%) Mobile Payment
4 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 8 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (36.36%) Information Assurance
4 8 (36.36%) COBIT
4 8 (36.36%) SCADA
4 8 (36.36%) Cryptography
4 8 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (36.36%) CISA
4 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) .NET
6 6 (27.27%) C#
6 6 (27.27%) Windows
6 6 (27.27%) Business Continuity
6 6 (27.27%) MVC
6 6 (27.27%) Degree
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (22.73%) Business Continuity Management
7 5 (22.73%) SDLC
7 5 (22.73%) Security Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (13.64%) IIS
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (13.64%) Lync
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Project
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WLAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Graduate
1 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Information Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Security Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Junior
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security Manager
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 4 (18.18%) CSS
2 4 (18.18%) jQuery
2 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (18.18%) HTML5
2 4 (18.18%) CSS3
2 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 4 (18.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Cryptography
1 8 (36.36%) SCADA
1 8 (36.36%) Mobile Payment
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (13.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Information Security
3 9 (40.91%) Cyber Security
4 8 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (36.36%) Information Assurance
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) MVC
5 6 (27.27%) Business Continuity
6 5 (22.73%) Security Management
6 5 (22.73%) Business Continuity Management
6 5 (22.73%) SDLC
7 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) CRM
8 3 (13.64%) Benchmarking
8 3 (13.64%) MOF
9 2 (9.09%) TDD
10 1 (4.55%) Data Management
10 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) CISSP
1 9 (40.91%) CISM
2 8 (36.36%) CISA
2 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (13.64%) MBA
6 1 (4.55%) GIAC
6 1 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (4.55%) ISEB
6 1 (4.55%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (40.91%) PCI DSS
2 8 (36.36%) COBIT
3 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) ISA Server
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.64%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
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