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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 192 215 238
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +23
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 46 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.34% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.41% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 12
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,300 £29,741
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,250 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
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
5153 5567 5777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.57% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4473 4870
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +30 26 £46,875 +10.29% 5
Cheshire +4 8 £63,750 -
Lancashire -10 6 £30,000 +17.64% 2
Merseyside +8 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.31%) Information Security
4 12 (16.90%) Degree
4 12 (16.90%) Service Delivery
4 12 (16.90%) Project Management
4 12 (16.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (15.49%) Windows
5 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.08%) Marketing
6 10 (14.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
6 10 (14.08%) CISSP
7 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
7 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
7 9 (12.68%) Data Management
8 8 (11.27%) Freedom of Information
8 8 (11.27%) Business Development
8 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (11.27%) ITIL
8 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
8 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
9 7 (9.86%) SQL
9 7 (9.86%) Law
9 7 (9.86%) CISA
9 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) CMS
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) Site Server
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.45%) PowerPivot
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.41%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.41%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.23%) Route 53
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.82%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Firewall
1 4 (5.63%) SAN
1 4 (5.63%) VPN
2 3 (4.23%) OpenVPN
2 3 (4.23%) DHCP
2 3 (4.23%) DNS
2 3 (4.23%) PPTP
2 3 (4.23%) IPsec
3 2 (2.82%) NAS
3 2 (2.82%) LAN
3 2 (2.82%) WAN
4 1 (1.41%) SSL
4 1 (1.41%) MPLS
4 1 (1.41%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) DSL
4 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.41%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (9.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Power View
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) MySQL
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.41%) MS Access
7 1 (1.41%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Marketing
3 7 (9.86%) Law
4 5 (7.04%) Legal
4 5 (7.04%) Banking
5 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.08%) Information Manager
2 6 (8.45%) SQL DBA
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server DBA
2 6 (8.45%) Security Manager
2 6 (8.45%) Administrator
2 6 (8.45%) DBA
2 6 (8.45%) Consultant
2 6 (8.45%) Programme Manager
3 5 (7.04%) Developer
3 5 (7.04%) Information Risk Manager
3 5 (7.04%) Risk Manager
4 4 (5.63%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (5.63%) Data Manager
4 4 (5.63%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (5.63%) Service Manager
4 4 (5.63%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (4.23%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (4.23%) Digital Architect
5 3 (4.23%) Architect
5 3 (4.23%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) HTML
1 4 (5.63%) CSS
1 4 (5.63%) HTML5
2 3 (4.23%) CSS3
2 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) jQuery
3 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.41%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) LAMP
4 1 (1.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.27%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (8.45%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (8.45%) NHS
5 3 (4.23%) PKI
5 3 (4.23%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.82%) IVR
6 2 (2.82%) Statistics
6 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.82%) Psychology
6 2 (2.82%) Life Science
6 2 (2.82%) Open Source
6 2 (2.82%) FMCG
6 2 (2.82%) GIS
6 2 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.82%) Social Media
7 1 (1.41%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.41%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.49%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.23%) Linux
5 3 (4.23%) CentOS
6 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Information Security
2 12 (16.90%) Service Delivery
2 12 (16.90%) Project Management
2 12 (16.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
4 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (12.68%) Data Management
5 8 (11.27%) Business Development
5 8 (11.27%) ITIL
5 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
6 7 (9.86%) Data Analysis
6 7 (9.86%) Business Continuity
6 7 (9.86%) Programme Management
7 6 (8.45%) Supply Chain Management
8 5 (7.04%) Analytics
8 5 (7.04%) Migration
9 4 (5.63%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (5.63%) Data Security
9 4 (5.63%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) PHP
3 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.23%) Python
3 3 (4.23%) C++
3 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.82%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) ABAP
5 1 (1.41%) VBA
5 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.41%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 10 (14.08%) CISSP
3 7 (9.86%) CISA
4 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (7.04%) MBA
6 4 (5.63%) CISM
7 3 (4.23%) MCSE
8 2 (2.82%) CISMP
8 2 (2.82%) MCITP
8 2 (2.82%) QiCA
8 2 (2.82%) MCP
8 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.82%) CRISC
9 1 (1.41%) CCNP
9 1 (1.41%) CCNA
9 1 (1.41%) PMP
9 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.41%) MCSA
9 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.41%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.45%) COBIT
3 5 (7.04%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.23%) Data Quality
4 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 2 (2.82%) QA
6 1 (1.41%) SLA
6 1 (1.41%) GMP
6 1 (1.41%) GLP
6 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) Docker
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.82%) vSphere
3 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
2 4 (5.63%) SCOM
3 3 (4.23%) Puppet
3 3 (4.23%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.23%) SCDPM
4 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.41%) SCSM
4 1 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.41%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.41%) WSUS
4 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) VMware
2 6 (8.45%) Cisco
3 4 (5.63%) HP
4 3 (4.23%) Dell
5 2 (2.82%) Brocade
5 2 (2.82%) Sophos
5 2 (2.82%) NetApp
5 2 (2.82%) Symantec
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix
5 2 (2.82%) EMC
6 1 (1.41%) Tableau
6 1 (1.41%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.41%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.41%) Adobe
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.41%) Sage
6 1 (1.41%) Actuate
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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