The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 57 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 4 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.81% 1.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Average salary £57,500 £19,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+194.87% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
416 556 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 84.21% 87.42% 74.74%
Number of salaries quoted 351 491 384
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Data Protection Salary Trend in Merseyside

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Data Protection
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Liverpool +18 3 £57,500 +109.09%
Wirral -3 1 £33,333 +2.56%
Data Protection
North West

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 11 (78.57%) COBIT
2 11 (78.57%) CISSP
2 11 (78.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (78.57%) CISM
2 11 (78.57%) ISSAP
2 11 (78.57%) ISSMP
2 11 (78.57%) Information Security
3 9 (64.29%) Information Security Management
3 9 (64.29%) Security Management
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 9 (64.29%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 6 (42.86%) Retail
5 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
7 3 (21.43%) Multimedia
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) CISA
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Multimedia
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Information Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Information Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) QA Manager
5 1 (7.14%) ICT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Information Security Management
2 9 (64.29%) Security Management
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CISM
1 11 (78.57%) ISSAP
1 11 (78.57%) ISSMP
1 11 (78.57%) CISSP
2 9 (64.29%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) PCI DSS
2 11 (78.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (78.57%) COBIT
3 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Apple