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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 181 213 222
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +9
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 73 26 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.48% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 63 21 32
Average salary £55,000 £27,600 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+99.27% -26.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £19,000 £17,650
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%
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
6063 5433 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.93% 81.00% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 4517 5597
Average salary £40,000 £38,625 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +17 35 £42,500 +0.62% 2
Cheshire +17 23 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Lancashire 0 8 £53,750 +182.89%
Merseyside -1 2 £45,417 +139.03%
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 40 (30.77%) Information Security
2 36 (27.69%) Finance
3 32 (24.62%) Microsoft
4 24 (18.46%) MS Excel
5 23 (17.69%) Project Management
6 20 (15.38%) SQL
6 20 (15.38%) SLA
6 20 (15.38%) Cisco
7 19 (14.62%) Windows
7 19 (14.62%) CISSP
8 18 (13.85%) Financial Institution
8 18 (13.85%) Degree
9 17 (13.08%) Symantec
9 17 (13.08%) Service Delivery
10 16 (12.31%) HP
10 16 (12.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (11.54%) IBM
11 15 (11.54%) EMC
11 15 (11.54%) Data Management
11 15 (11.54%) Brocade
12 14 (10.77%) Data Protection Act
13 13 (10.00%) MS Office
13 13 (10.00%) ITIL
13 13 (10.00%) NetApp
13 13 (10.00%) Middleware
13 13 (10.00%) Benchmarking
13 13 (10.00%) PCI DSS
14 12 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (9.23%) Risk Management
14 12 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.31%) CMS
3 2 (1.54%) SAS
4 1 (0.77%) IIS
4 1 (0.77%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.77%) Moodle
4 1 (0.77%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.00%) MS Office
3 6 (4.62%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.77%) Office 365
1 1 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.15%) Firewall
2 7 (5.38%) SAN
3 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.62%) Network Security
4 4 (3.08%) Internet
5 3 (2.31%) LAN
5 3 (2.31%) WAN
5 3 (2.31%) Ethernet
5 3 (2.31%) VPN
5 3 (2.31%) VLAN
6 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.54%) DNS
7 1 (0.77%) SSL
7 1 (0.77%) Wireless
7 1 (0.77%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Power View
5 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.54%) DB2
7 2 (1.54%) MS Access
7 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 36 (27.69%) Finance
2 18 (13.85%) Financial Institution
3 10 (7.69%) Retail
4 6 (4.62%) Banking
5 5 (3.85%) Legal
6 4 (3.08%) Marketing
7 3 (2.31%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.31%) Back Office
7 3 (2.31%) Law
8 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.77%) Billing
9 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (15.38%) Analyst
2 14 (10.77%) Security Analyst
3 13 (10.00%) Storage Specialist
4 12 (9.23%) Security Engineer
5 10 (7.69%) Information Security Engineer
6 9 (6.92%) Security Manager
6 9 (6.92%) Information Manager
6 9 (6.92%) Information Security Manager
7 8 (6.15%) Consultant
8 7 (5.38%) Data Manager
9 6 (4.62%) SQL Server DBA
9 6 (4.62%) SQL DBA
9 6 (4.62%) DBA
9 6 (4.62%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.85%) Junior
10 5 (3.85%) Operations Manager
10 5 (3.85%) Network Manager
10 5 (3.85%) Security Specialist
10 5 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
10 5 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.00%) Middleware
2 5 (3.85%) .NET
3 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.31%) CSS
3 3 (2.31%) XML
3 3 (2.31%) HTML
4 2 (1.54%) Ajax
4 2 (1.54%) jQuery
4 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) Data Protection Act
2 11 (8.46%) Tandem
3 10 (7.69%) GIS
4 9 (6.92%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.62%) NHS
5 6 (4.62%) Cryptography
5 6 (4.62%) PKI
5 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.62%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.62%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.08%) Mainframe
7 3 (2.31%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.31%) iPad
8 2 (1.54%) Life Science
8 2 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.54%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.54%) Telematics
8 2 (1.54%) Replication
8 2 (1.54%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.62%) Windows
2 7 (5.38%) UNIX
2 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.08%) Linux
5 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.31%) Android
6 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.77%) Information Security
2 23 (17.69%) Project Management
3 17 (13.08%) Service Delivery
4 15 (11.54%) Data Management
5 13 (10.00%) Benchmarking
5 13 (10.00%) ITIL
6 12 (9.23%) Risk Management
6 12 (9.23%) SIEM
7 11 (8.46%) Business Continuity
7 11 (8.46%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (8.46%) Security Management
8 10 (7.69%) Cyber Security
9 9 (6.92%) Information Security Management
9 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (6.15%) Resource Management
11 7 (5.38%) Release Management
11 7 (5.38%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.62%) Change Management
12 6 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (2.31%) C#
3 2 (1.54%) Java
3 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (14.62%) CISSP
2 18 (13.85%) Degree
3 11 (8.46%) CISM
3 11 (8.46%) ISSAP
3 11 (8.46%) ISSMP
4 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.08%) MCSA
6 3 (2.31%) CISA
6 3 (2.31%) MCITP
7 2 (1.54%) MBA
7 2 (1.54%) CCNA
7 2 (1.54%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.54%) MCP
8 1 (0.77%) HNC
8 1 (0.77%) HND
8 1 (0.77%) MCSE
8 1 (0.77%) CCNP
8 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.38%) SLA
2 16 (12.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 12 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (9.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.77%) QA
5 1 (0.77%) BS7799
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) Hyper-V
2 7 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.77%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.77%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.31%) SCCM
2 3 (2.31%) SCOM
3 2 (1.54%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.54%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.77%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.77%) SCSM
4 1 (0.77%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.38%) Cisco
3 17 (13.08%) Symantec
4 16 (12.31%) HP
5 15 (11.54%) EMC
5 15 (11.54%) IBM
5 15 (11.54%) Brocade
6 13 (10.00%) NetApp
7 11 (8.46%) ArcSight
8 10 (7.69%) Sun
9 7 (5.38%) VMware
10 5 (3.85%) Citrix
11 4 (3.08%) Dell
12 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.77%) Apple
13 1 (0.77%) Adobe
Crewe, Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago