The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 83 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 9 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.92% - 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% - 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 11
Average salary £55,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,900 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-3.76% -7.60%
Data Protection
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
809 852 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.80% 79.63% 79.25%
Number of salaries quoted 671 729 567
Average salary £41,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.74% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 Kent

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Data Protection Salary Trend in Kent

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Kent

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

Data Protection Salary Histogram in Kent

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (72.22%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (44.44%) Retail
4 6 (33.33%) CISSP
4 6 (33.33%) CISM
5 5 (27.78%) Financial Institution
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (16.67%) IaaS
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Foglight
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) IIS
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 1 (5.56%) VPN
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) IPsec
7 1 (5.56%) Banking
7 1 (5.56%) Nessus
7 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (5.56%) Business Development

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) IPsec
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 5 (27.78%) Financial Institution
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Risk Officer
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security Officer
2 5 (27.78%) Security Officer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Sales Executive
4 1 (5.56%) Head of IT Security
4 1 (5.56%) IT Sales Executive
4 1 (5.56%) Head of IT
4 1 (5.56%) Telesales Executive
4 1 (5.56%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Telemarketing
3 1 (5.56%) Business Development
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CISSP
1 6 (33.33%) CISM
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Foglight
2 1 (5.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco