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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 210 208 211
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 44 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.80% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 28
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £54,750 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -1.17%
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
5777 6128 5466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.90% 83.50% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 4867 4629
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 32 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Cheshire -5 4 £57,500 +64.28% 4
Merseyside +2 2 £50,000 +1.11%
Cumbria - 1 £45,000 - 1
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 28 (30.11%) Finance
3 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (22.58%) Service Delivery
5 19 (20.43%) Project Management
5 19 (20.43%) Information Security
6 18 (19.35%) Analytics
7 17 (18.28%) Linux
7 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
8 16 (17.20%) Python
8 16 (17.20%) PHP
8 16 (17.20%) TDD
8 16 (17.20%) Marketing
8 16 (17.20%) Bash Shell
9 15 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (16.13%) Programme Management
9 15 (16.13%) MySQL
9 15 (16.13%) PRINCE2
9 15 (16.13%) Risk Management
10 14 (15.05%) Migration
10 14 (15.05%) Scrum
10 14 (15.05%) IPsec
10 14 (15.05%) PPTP
10 14 (15.05%) C++
10 14 (15.05%) VPN
10 14 (15.05%) Data Management
10 14 (15.05%) Cryptography
10 14 (15.05%) PKI
10 14 (15.05%) Puppet
10 14 (15.05%) OpenVPN

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.30%) CMS
2 3 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.08%) Drupal
3 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Office
2 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.05%) Route 53
2 14 (15.05%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.15%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) VPN
1 14 (15.05%) PPTP
1 14 (15.05%) IPsec
1 14 (15.05%) OpenVPN
2 4 (4.30%) DNS
2 4 (4.30%) DHCP
3 3 (3.23%) SAN
3 3 (3.23%) WAN
3 3 (3.23%) Firewall
4 2 (2.15%) NAS
4 2 (2.15%) LAN
5 1 (1.08%) VoIP
5 1 (1.08%) HTTP
5 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.08%) MPLS
5 1 (1.08%) DSL
5 1 (1.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.08%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) MySQL
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.08%) MS Access
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.15%) Subversion
1 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
General
1 28 (30.11%) Finance
2 16 (17.20%) Marketing
3 13 (13.98%) Law
4 6 (6.45%) Legal
5 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.38%) Banking
6 3 (3.23%) Retail
6 3 (3.23%) Publishing
6 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.08%) Front Office
7 1 (1.08%) Back Office
7 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (12.90%) Programme Manager
1 12 (12.90%) Information Manager
2 11 (11.83%) Security Manager
2 11 (11.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (8.60%) Information Security Manager
3 8 (8.60%) Developer
4 7 (7.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Data Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Architect
7 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Risk Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Information Risk Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Digital Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Compliance Manager
8 3 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.23%) IT Trainer
8 3 (3.23%) Administrator
8 3 (3.23%) Trainer
9 2 (2.15%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.83%) LAMP
2 7 (7.53%) HTML
3 6 (6.45%) HTML5
3 6 (6.45%) jQuery
3 6 (6.45%) CSS
4 5 (5.38%) CSS3
4 5 (5.38%) .NET
4 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.30%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.08%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (1.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Cryptography
1 14 (15.05%) PKI
2 13 (13.98%) Freedom of Information
3 12 (12.90%) NHS
3 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.83%) Management Information System
5 7 (7.53%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.23%) Social Media
6 3 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.23%) IVR
7 2 (2.15%) FMCG
7 2 (2.15%) Clustering
8 1 (1.08%) W3C
8 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.08%) GIS
8 1 (1.08%) Telematics
8 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.08%) Life Science
8 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Linux
2 14 (15.05%) CentOS
3 9 (9.68%) Windows
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.15%) UNIX
8 1 (1.08%) AIX
8 1 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Continuous Improvement
2 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (22.58%) Service Delivery
4 19 (20.43%) Project Management
4 19 (20.43%) Information Security
5 18 (19.35%) Analytics
6 16 (17.20%) TDD
7 15 (16.13%) Programme Management
7 15 (16.13%) Risk Management
7 15 (16.13%) PRINCE2
8 14 (15.05%) Migration
8 14 (15.05%) Scrum
8 14 (15.05%) Data Management
8 14 (15.05%) DevOps
8 14 (15.05%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (13.98%) Data Analysis
10 12 (12.90%) Supply Chain Management
10 12 (12.90%) Business Development
11 11 (11.83%) Business Continuity
12 10 (10.75%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.20%) PHP
1 16 (17.20%) Python
1 16 (17.20%) Bash Shell
2 14 (15.05%) C++
3 9 (9.68%) SQL
4 6 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.30%) C#
6 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.08%) PHP5
7 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (7.53%) CISSP
2 6 (6.45%) Degree
3 4 (4.30%) CISA
4 3 (3.23%) CISM
4 3 (3.23%) MBA
4 3 (3.23%) MCSE
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.15%) MCP
6 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) CRISC
6 1 (1.08%) PMP
6 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.08%) ACCA
6 1 (1.08%) MCSA
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.08%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.30%) COBIT
4 3 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (3.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.05%) Docker
2 7 (7.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.15%) vSphere
4 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (15.05%) Puppet
1 14 (15.05%) Vagrant
2 4 (4.30%) SCCM
3 3 (3.23%) SCOM
4 2 (2.15%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.53%) VMware
3 6 (6.45%) Cisco
4 3 (3.23%) HP
5 2 (2.15%) Dell
5 2 (2.15%) Sophos
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (1.08%) Tableau
6 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.08%) LexisNexis
6 1 (1.08%) Citrix
6 1 (1.08%) Avaya
6 1 (1.08%) Actuate
6 1 (1.08%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe
6 1 (1.08%) Sun
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