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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 84 - 86
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 13 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.96% - 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £45,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,550 - £45,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 - £45,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
1176 1363 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 87.05% 86.27% 81.61%
Number of salaries quoted 710 889 524
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (75.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) Risk Assessment
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) ITIL
3 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (50.00%) COBIT
4 10 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 10 (50.00%) SCADA
4 10 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (50.00%) Information Assurance
4 10 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
4 10 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 10 (50.00%) CISSP
4 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (50.00%) CISA
4 10 (50.00%) CISM
5 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (45.00%) Degree
6 8 (40.00%) Project Management
7 6 (30.00%) Benchmarking
7 6 (30.00%) Linux
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) UNIX
7 6 (30.00%) LAN
7 6 (30.00%) WLAN
7 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (20.00%) Lync
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) WLAN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) Intranet
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Information Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Security Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Cyber Security Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Data Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Information Governance Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Data Governance Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Governance Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Manager
5 1 (5.00%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 10 (50.00%) SCADA
1 10 (50.00%) Mobile Payment
2 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.00%) Replication
5 1 (5.00%) PKI
5 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) Risk Assessment
2 13 (65.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 10 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 8 (40.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Benchmarking
5 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
6 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (20.00%) Security Management
7 4 (20.00%) CRM
7 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (15.00%) Information Governance
8 3 (15.00%) MOF
8 3 (15.00%) Document Management
9 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
9 1 (5.00%) EAI
9 1 (5.00%) Change Management
9 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CISSP
1 10 (50.00%) CISA
1 10 (50.00%) CISM
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Degree
3 6 (30.00%) MBA
4 2 (10.00%) GIAC
4 2 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (50.00%) COBIT
2 10 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (15.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.00%) OpenAM
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Varonis
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco