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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 171 222 233
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +11
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 86 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.41% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 76 20 27
Average salary £50,500 £27,600 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.97% -27.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,000 £16,850
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £55,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
6103 5604 6104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.66% 80.67% 79.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5248 4693 5357
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 November 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Manchester +26 44 £35,000 -8.75% 2
Cheshire +18 27 £65,000 +135.50% 1
Merseyside +18 6 £54,250 +97.27%
Lancashire +1 4 £52,500 +176.31%
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 42 (30.88%) Information Security
2 39 (28.68%) Finance
3 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 26 (19.12%) Project Management
5 25 (18.38%) MS Excel
6 23 (16.91%) SLA
7 21 (15.44%) CISSP
8 20 (14.71%) Cisco
8 20 (14.71%) SQL
9 19 (13.97%) Windows
9 19 (13.97%) Service Delivery
10 18 (13.24%) Financial Institution
11 17 (12.50%) Symantec
11 17 (12.50%) Degree
12 16 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 15 (11.03%) Management Information System
13 15 (11.03%) IBM
13 15 (11.03%) HP
13 15 (11.03%) Data Management
14 14 (10.29%) Data Protection Act
14 14 (10.29%) Brocade
14 14 (10.29%) EMC
14 14 (10.29%) MS Office
15 13 (9.56%) CISM
15 13 (9.56%) Benchmarking
15 13 (9.56%) Middleware
15 13 (9.56%) NetApp
15 13 (9.56%) PCI DSS
16 12 (8.82%) SIEM
16 12 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (6.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.21%) CMS
3 3 (2.21%) Lync
4 2 (1.47%) SAS
5 1 (0.74%) Site Server
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.74%) Moodle
Applications
1 25 (18.38%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.74%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.74%) Office 365
1 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.62%) Firewall
2 7 (5.15%) Network Security
3 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.41%) SAN
4 5 (3.68%) Internet
5 3 (2.21%) LAN
5 3 (2.21%) WAN
5 3 (2.21%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.21%) VPN
5 3 (2.21%) VLAN
6 2 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.47%) DNS
7 1 (0.74%) SSL
7 1 (0.74%) Wireless
7 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.41%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.47%) DB2
6 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (1.47%) MS Access
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.74%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Subversion
2 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (28.68%) Finance
2 18 (13.24%) Financial Institution
3 11 (8.09%) Retail
4 8 (5.88%) Legal
5 6 (4.41%) Banking
6 4 (2.94%) Marketing
7 3 (2.21%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.21%) Back Office
7 3 (2.21%) Law
8 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (16.91%) Analyst
2 15 (11.03%) Security Analyst
3 13 (9.56%) Storage Specialist
4 12 (8.82%) Security Engineer
5 10 (7.35%) Information Security Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Security Manager
6 9 (6.62%) Consultant
7 8 (5.88%) Information Manager
7 8 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Data Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Architect
8 6 (4.41%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Junior
9 5 (3.68%) Operations Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Network Manager
9 5 (3.68%) Security Specialist
9 5 (3.68%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Security Officer
10 4 (2.94%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.56%) Middleware
2 5 (3.68%) .NET
3 4 (2.94%) XML
4 3 (2.21%) HTML
4 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.21%) CSS
5 2 (1.47%) Ajax
5 2 (1.47%) jQuery
5 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Management Information System
2 14 (10.29%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (8.09%) Tandem
4 10 (7.35%) GIS
5 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.41%) Algorithms
5 6 (4.41%) Cryptography
5 6 (4.41%) PKI
5 6 (4.41%) NHS
6 4 (2.94%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.21%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.21%) iPad
8 2 (1.47%) Life Science
8 2 (1.47%) Psychology
8 2 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.47%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.47%) Telematics
8 2 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.97%) Windows
2 7 (5.15%) UNIX
2 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.68%) Linux
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.21%) Android
5 2 (1.47%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (0.74%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.88%) Information Security
2 26 (19.12%) Project Management
3 19 (13.97%) Service Delivery
4 15 (11.03%) Data Management
5 13 (9.56%) Benchmarking
6 12 (8.82%) ITIL
6 12 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (8.82%) SIEM
7 11 (8.09%) Security Management
7 11 (8.09%) Risk Management
8 10 (7.35%) Business Continuity
8 10 (7.35%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (7.35%) Cyber Security
9 9 (6.62%) Information Security Management
10 8 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (5.88%) Resource Management
11 7 (5.15%) Release Management
11 7 (5.15%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (2.21%) C#
3 2 (1.47%) Java
3 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (15.44%) CISSP
2 17 (12.50%) Degree
3 13 (9.56%) CISM
4 11 (8.09%) ISSAP
4 11 (8.09%) ISSMP
5 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.94%) MCITP
6 4 (2.94%) MCSA
7 2 (1.47%) MCP
7 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.47%) MCSE
7 2 (1.47%) CCNA
7 2 (1.47%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.47%) CISA
7 2 (1.47%) MBA
8 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) HNC
8 1 (0.74%) HND
8 1 (0.74%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.91%) SLA
2 16 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (9.56%) PCI DSS
4 11 (8.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (8.09%) COBIT
5 2 (1.47%) QA
6 1 (0.74%) BS7799
6 1 (0.74%) GMP
6 1 (0.74%) GLP
System Software
1 8 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.15%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.74%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.21%) SCCM
2 3 (2.21%) SCOM
3 2 (1.47%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.74%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.74%) SCSM
4 1 (0.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 36 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 20 (14.71%) Cisco
3 17 (12.50%) Symantec
4 15 (11.03%) IBM
4 15 (11.03%) HP
5 14 (10.29%) EMC
5 14 (10.29%) Brocade
6 13 (9.56%) NetApp
7 11 (8.09%) ArcSight
8 10 (7.35%) Sun
9 6 (4.41%) VMware
9 6 (4.41%) Citrix
10 4 (2.94%) Dell
11 3 (2.21%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.74%) Apple
12 1 (0.74%) Sage
12 1 (0.74%) Adobe
12 1 (0.74%) Oracle
12 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
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