The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 78 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.39% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £31,500 £16,910 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.28% -57.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -1.17%
Data Protection
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
656 645 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.64% 77.62% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 549 455 454
Average salary £40,000 £37,050 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.96% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £62,500
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 the North East

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Data Protection
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Data Protection Salary Trend in the North East

Data Protection
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Tyne and Wear - 2 £31,500 -
Durham -15 1 £42,500 +244.96%
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (50.00%) WebEx
1 2 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) WebEx
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec
1 2 (50.00%) VMware