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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 194 214 240
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +26
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 57 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 0.50% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.61% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 54 30 17
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £21,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
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
5473 5762 5994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.78% 82.64% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4423 4582 5130
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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
Manchester +14 31 £37,500 -3.22% 7
Lancashire -1 8 £40,000 +19.40%
Cheshire +2 7 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Merseyside +6 2 £43,750 -2.77%
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 26 (32.50%) Finance
2 21 (26.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (23.75%) Service Delivery
4 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (20.00%) Information Security
6 15 (18.75%) Project Management
7 14 (17.50%) Marketing
8 13 (16.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (16.25%) Data Management
8 13 (16.25%) Programme Management
8 13 (16.25%) Risk Management
8 13 (16.25%) PRINCE2
9 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (15.00%) Freedom of Information
9 12 (15.00%) Business Development
9 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (13.75%) Data Analysis
10 11 (13.75%) Law
11 10 (12.50%) Business Continuity
11 10 (12.50%) CISSP
11 10 (12.50%) NHS
11 10 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
11 10 (12.50%) TDD
11 10 (12.50%) Degree
11 10 (12.50%) Analytics
12 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (11.25%) PHP
12 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
13 8 (10.00%) IPsec
13 8 (10.00%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) Drupal
3 1 (1.25%) Site Server
3 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Office
2 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP GRC
1 1 (1.25%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.00%) Route 53
2 8 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.50%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) VPN
1 8 (10.00%) PPTP
1 8 (10.00%) IPsec
1 8 (10.00%) OpenVPN
2 3 (3.75%) DHCP
2 3 (3.75%) Firewall
2 3 (3.75%) DNS
3 2 (2.50%) SAN
3 2 (2.50%) LAN
3 2 (2.50%) WAN
3 2 (2.50%) NAS
4 1 (1.25%) MPLS
4 1 (1.25%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) MySQL
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.25%) MS Access
4 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.25%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 26 (32.50%) Finance
2 14 (17.50%) Marketing
3 11 (13.75%) Law
4 5 (6.25%) Legal
4 5 (6.25%) Banking
5 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (16.25%) Information Manager
2 10 (12.50%) Programme Manager
3 9 (11.25%) Security Manager
4 7 (8.75%) Information Security Manager
4 7 (8.75%) Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Data Manager
5 6 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Information Risk Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Risk Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Digital Architect
8 3 (3.75%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (3.75%) Security Officer
8 3 (3.75%) Compliance Manager
8 3 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.50%) HTML
1 6 (7.50%) CSS
1 6 (7.50%) LAMP
1 6 (7.50%) HTML5
2 5 (6.25%) CSS3
2 5 (6.25%) .NET
2 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (6.25%) jQuery
3 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.25%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (1.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Freedom of Information
1 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.50%) NHS
3 9 (11.25%) Management Information System
4 8 (10.00%) PKI
4 8 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 6 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.50%) Social Media
7 2 (2.50%) Psychology
7 2 (2.50%) Life Science
7 2 (2.50%) FMCG
7 2 (2.50%) GIS
7 2 (2.50%) Statistics
7 2 (2.50%) IVR
8 1 (1.25%) W3C
8 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.25%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Linux
1 8 (10.00%) CentOS
2 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (7.50%) Windows
3 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) Continuous Improvement
2 19 (23.75%) Service Delivery
3 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.00%) Information Security
5 15 (18.75%) Project Management
6 13 (16.25%) PRINCE2
6 13 (16.25%) Risk Management
6 13 (16.25%) Programme Management
6 13 (16.25%) Data Management
7 12 (15.00%) Business Development
8 11 (13.75%) Data Analysis
9 10 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
9 10 (12.50%) Business Continuity
9 10 (12.50%) TDD
9 10 (12.50%) Analytics
10 8 (10.00%) DevOps
10 8 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (10.00%) Migration
10 8 (10.00%) ITIL
10 8 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.25%) PHP
2 8 (10.00%) C++
2 8 (10.00%) Python
2 8 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.25%) SQL
4 4 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) Java
5 1 (1.25%) ABAP
5 1 (1.25%) VBA
5 1 (1.25%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (12.50%) CISSP
1 10 (12.50%) Degree
2 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.50%) CISA
4 5 (6.25%) MBA
5 4 (5.00%) CISM
6 3 (3.75%) MCSE
7 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.50%) QiCA
7 2 (2.50%) CISMP
7 2 (2.50%) CRISC
7 2 (2.50%) MCP
8 1 (1.25%) MCITP
8 1 (1.25%) PMP
8 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.25%) ACCA
8 1 (1.25%) CCNP
8 1 (1.25%) CCNA
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (6.25%) COBIT
4 3 (3.75%) Data Quality
4 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (2.50%) QA
6 1 (1.25%) GMP
6 1 (1.25%) GLP
6 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Docker
2 6 (7.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) vSphere
3 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Puppet
1 8 (10.00%) Vagrant
2 4 (5.00%) SCCM
3 2 (2.50%) SCOM
3 2 (2.50%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) VMware
2 4 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (2.50%) Sophos
3 2 (2.50%) HP
3 2 (2.50%) Dell
4 1 (1.25%) Citrix
4 1 (1.25%) Actuate
4 1 (1.25%) Sage
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe
4 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.25%) Tableau
4 1 (1.25%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.25%) LexisNexis
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 26 days ago