The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 168 193 221
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +28
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 66 59 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 0.92% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.04% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 60 56 27
Median salary £40,000 £43,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £30,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £47,900
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4834 5693 6028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.82% 88.48% 85.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4077 4613 4798
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Protection
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Data Protection Salary Trend in the North West

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in the North West

Data Protection
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +27 50 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Cheshire +43 7 £40,000 -40.74% 4
Merseyside +4 5 £59,708 +36.47% 1
Cumbria - 3 £21,000 -
Lancashire +3 1 £70,000 +75.00%
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
1 28 (27.72%) .NET
2 20 (19.80%) HTML
2 20 (19.80%) E-Commerce
2 20 (19.80%) WinForms
3 19 (18.81%) Information Security
3 19 (18.81%) C#
3 19 (18.81%) SQL
3 19 (18.81%) CSS
3 19 (18.81%) Magento
4 17 (16.83%) Finance
5 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
6 13 (12.87%) Management Information System
6 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (12.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (11.88%) HTML5
7 12 (11.88%) Telecoms
7 12 (11.88%) CISSP
8 11 (10.89%) CSS3
8 11 (10.89%) PCI DSS
9 10 (9.90%) Windows
10 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
10 9 (8.91%) MS Office
10 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (8.91%) Security Management
10 9 (8.91%) Degree
11 8 (7.92%) .NET Framework
12 7 (6.93%) Marketing
12 7 (6.93%) Retail
12 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (3.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) MS Excel
1 9 (8.91%) MS Office
2 4 (3.96%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.99%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.99%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 19 (18.81%) Magento
2 2 (1.98%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.99%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Office 365
2 4 (3.96%) IaaS
3 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.97%) PaaS
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Firewall
2 4 (3.96%) LAN
2 4 (3.96%) Network Security
2 4 (3.96%) WAN
3 2 (1.98%) VPN
4 1 (0.99%) DNS
4 1 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.99%) SAN
4 1 (0.99%) SMTP
4 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.72%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) AccuRev
1 6 (5.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.99%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.99%) Subversion
2 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (16.83%) Finance
2 12 (11.88%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.93%) Marketing
3 7 (6.93%) Retail
4 6 (5.94%) Back Office
4 6 (5.94%) Games
5 3 (2.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (43.56%) Developer
2 18 (17.82%) C# Developer
3 13 (12.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (12.87%) Software Developer
4 12 (11.88%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Magento Developer
6 9 (8.91%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.91%) WinForms Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Administrator
7 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Security Officer
8 6 (5.94%) Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) ICT Support
8 6 (5.94%) Information Officer
8 6 (5.94%) Information Security Officer
8 6 (5.94%) IT Support
8 6 (5.94%) Security Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Consultant
9 4 (3.96%) PHP Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.72%) .NET
2 20 (19.80%) HTML
2 20 (19.80%) WinForms
3 19 (18.81%) CSS
4 12 (11.88%) HTML5
5 11 (10.89%) CSS3
6 8 (7.92%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.96%) CakePHP
8 4 (3.96%) jQuery
8 4 (3.96%) LAMP
9 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.98%) WAP
11 1 (0.99%) Ajax
11 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.99%) JSON
11 1 (0.99%) Web Services
11 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.94%) Online Games
3 5 (4.95%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (4.95%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (2.97%) Freedom of Information Act
4 3 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.97%) iPhone
5 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.98%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.98%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Animation
6 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.99%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.99%) Photography
6 1 (0.99%) Social Media
6 1 (0.99%) Statistics
6 1 (0.99%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.90%) Windows
2 7 (6.93%) Windows Server
2 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.97%) Android
4 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.99%) Unix
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) E-Commerce
2 19 (18.81%) Information Security
3 13 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.91%) Security Management
5 7 (6.93%) Information Security Management
6 6 (5.94%) Business Continuity
6 6 (5.94%) Data Security
6 6 (5.94%) ITIL
6 6 (5.94%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (4.95%) Business Continuity Management
7 5 (4.95%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (4.95%) Front End Development
7 5 (4.95%) Internal Audit
7 5 (4.95%) ISMS
7 5 (4.95%) Service Management
7 5 (4.95%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.96%) MVC
8 4 (3.96%) OO
8 4 (3.96%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.81%) C#
1 19 (18.81%) SQL
2 7 (6.93%) PHP
3 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.96%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.99%) C++
5 1 (0.99%) Perl
5 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.99%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) CISSP
2 9 (8.91%) Degree
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.93%) CISM
4 6 (5.94%) CISA
4 6 (5.94%) MCITP
5 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.97%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.97%) DBS Check
6 3 (2.97%) MCSA
6 3 (2.97%) MCSE
6 3 (2.97%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.99%) CLAS
8 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.99%) MCT
8 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (10.89%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.94%) ISO22301
4 5 (4.95%) QA
5 3 (2.97%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.99%) COBIT
6 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.97%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.99%) Postfix
3 1 (0.99%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (2.97%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.98%) SCCM
2 2 (1.98%) SCDPM
2 2 (1.98%) SCOM
2 2 (1.98%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.99%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) VMware
3 3 (2.97%) Avaya
3 3 (2.97%) Dell
3 3 (2.97%) HP
3 3 (2.97%) SonicWALL
3 3 (2.97%) Sophos
4 2 (1.98%) Sage
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe
5 1 (0.99%) Intel Security
5 1 (0.99%) MobileIron
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle
5 1 (0.99%) Quark
5 1 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) Siebel
5 1 (0.99%) Symantec
5 1 (0.99%) Trustwave
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