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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 204 205 247
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +42
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 55 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.45% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.57% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 47 29 6
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -13.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £19,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £56,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -10.52%
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
6145 5416 5731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.66% 78.61% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4903 4599 4979
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +3 25 £36,250 -23.68% 7
Cheshire -7 14 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Merseyside +20 9 £50,000 +66.66% 3
Lancashire -4 4 £23,500 +23.68% 2
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
3 22 (28.21%) Information Security
4 18 (23.08%) Finance
5 17 (21.79%) SQL
6 16 (20.51%) Windows
7 14 (17.95%) Service Delivery
8 13 (16.67%) Project Management
8 13 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 13 (16.67%) Degree
9 12 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
9 12 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (15.38%) MS Office
9 12 (15.38%) ITIL
9 12 (15.38%) CISSP
10 10 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (12.82%) Legal
10 10 (12.82%) CISM
11 9 (11.54%) UNIX
11 9 (11.54%) PCI DSS
12 8 (10.26%) COBIT
12 8 (10.26%) ISSAP
12 8 (10.26%) ISSMP
12 8 (10.26%) E-Commerce
12 8 (10.26%) MS Exchange
12 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
12 8 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (10.26%) Information Security Management
12 8 (10.26%) Security Management
13 7 (8.97%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.85%) Lync
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.56%) Site Server
4 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.38%) MS Office
3 2 (2.56%) MS Project
4 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.13%) Internet
3 3 (3.85%) LAN
3 3 (3.85%) WAN
3 3 (3.85%) VPN
4 2 (2.56%) DNS
4 2 (2.56%) SAN
4 2 (2.56%) VLAN
5 1 (1.28%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.28%) NAS
5 1 (1.28%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.28%) Wireless
5 1 (1.28%) DHCP
5 1 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) MS Access
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (23.08%) Finance
2 10 (12.82%) Legal
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (6.41%) Banking
4 5 (6.41%) Marketing
5 4 (5.13%) Multimedia
6 3 (3.85%) Advertising
7 1 (1.28%) Billing
7 1 (1.28%) Law
7 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Analyst
2 9 (11.54%) Architect
3 8 (10.26%) Security Analyst
4 6 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Consultant
5 5 (6.41%) Operations Manager
5 5 (6.41%) Security Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Security Manager
5 5 (6.41%) Information Security Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Information Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Security Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Information Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Network Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.85%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.85%) XML
2 2 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.38%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.41%) NHS
3 5 (6.41%) Clustering
3 5 (6.41%) Tandem
4 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.85%) Copywriting
5 3 (3.85%) PKI
5 3 (3.85%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.85%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.85%) GIS
5 3 (3.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (3.85%) Social Media
6 2 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.56%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
7 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Windows
2 9 (11.54%) UNIX
3 6 (7.69%) Linux
4 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.28%) AIX
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Information Security
2 14 (17.95%) Service Delivery
3 13 (16.67%) Project Management
4 12 (15.38%) ITIL
4 12 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 8 (10.26%) Information Security Management
5 8 (10.26%) Security Management
6 7 (8.97%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.41%) Resource Management
8 5 (6.41%) High Availability
8 5 (6.41%) SIEM
9 4 (5.13%) Data Architecture
9 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (3.85%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.85%) Release Management
10 3 (3.85%) Email Marketing
10 3 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.85%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.28%) C
4 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Degree
2 12 (15.38%) CISSP
3 10 (12.82%) CISM
4 8 (10.26%) ISSAP
4 8 (10.26%) ISSMP
5 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.13%) MCITP
7 3 (3.85%) MCTS
7 3 (3.85%) MCSE
8 2 (2.56%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.28%) CCNP
9 1 (1.28%) CCNA
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.28%) MCP
9 1 (1.28%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 8 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (10.26%) COBIT
3 7 (8.97%) SLA
4 3 (3.85%) QA
4 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (2.56%) GMP
5 2 (2.56%) GLP
6 1 (1.28%) BS7799
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.56%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (2.56%) UAG
6 1 (1.28%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (1.28%) XenApp
6 1 (1.28%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) SCCM
1 6 (7.69%) SCOM
2 2 (2.56%) MOM
2 2 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.56%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.28%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.28%) WSUS
3 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Citrix
2 5 (6.41%) VMware
3 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.13%) Cisco
3 4 (5.13%) ArcSight
4 3 (3.85%) IBM
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle
4 3 (3.85%) Sun
4 3 (3.85%) Symantec
5 1 (1.28%) Veeam
5 1 (1.28%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.28%) Avaya
5 1 (1.28%) CommVault
5 1 (1.28%) NetApp
5 1 (1.28%) Sage
5 1 (1.28%) HP
5 1 (1.28%) EMC
5 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
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