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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 55 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 2 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.44% 1.33% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.64% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £50,000 £49,450 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +64.83%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -1.17%
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
363 487 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 79.61% 80.90% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 279 391 430
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,000
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Privacy
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) LexisNexis
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) PMP
3 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Actuate
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (20.00%) MI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Privacy
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) LexisNexis
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (20.00%) Actuate