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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 201 212 255
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +43
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 59 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.47% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.59% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 50 29 7
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £19,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,150 £55,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -7.60%
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
6197 5386 5832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.92% 79.30% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5047 4561 5012
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 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 23 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 23 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 -2 23 £35,000 -14.63% 5
Cheshire -11 17 £35,000 +48.93% 2
Merseyside +17 12 £50,000 +66.66% 4
Lancashire +2 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 23 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 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 26 (29.89%) Information Security
3 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
4 22 (25.29%) Finance
5 18 (20.69%) SQL
6 16 (18.39%) Degree
7 15 (17.24%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (17.24%) CISSP
7 15 (17.24%) Service Delivery
8 14 (16.09%) Management Information System
8 14 (16.09%) Project Management
9 13 (14.94%) MS Office
9 13 (14.94%) ITIL
9 13 (14.94%) Windows
9 13 (14.94%) CISM
9 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (13.79%) PCI DSS
11 11 (12.64%) COBIT
11 11 (12.64%) ISSAP
11 11 (12.64%) ISSMP
11 11 (12.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (11.49%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (11.49%) Information Security Management
12 10 (11.49%) Security Management
13 9 (10.34%) Legal
14 8 (9.20%) Retail
14 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
14 8 (9.20%) UNIX
15 7 (8.05%) SLA
15 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) Lync
4 2 (2.30%) Site Server
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.94%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS Project
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Firewall
2 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.60%) Internet
4 3 (3.45%) SAN
4 3 (3.45%) Network Security
4 3 (3.45%) VPN
4 3 (3.45%) LAN
4 3 (3.45%) WAN
5 2 (2.30%) DNS
5 2 (2.30%) VLAN
6 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.15%) NAS
6 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.15%) Wireless
6 1 (1.15%) SSL
6 1 (1.15%) DHCP
6 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.30%) MS Access
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (25.29%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Legal
3 8 (9.20%) Retail
4 6 (6.90%) Marketing
5 5 (5.75%) Banking
6 4 (4.60%) Multimedia
7 3 (3.45%) Advertising
7 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.15%) Back Office
8 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.15%) Law
8 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) Analyst
2 10 (11.49%) Security Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Security Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Information Security Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.75%) Operations Manager
6 5 (5.75%) Network Manager
6 5 (5.75%) Security Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Information Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Information Security Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Information Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Data Protection Act
2 14 (16.09%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.90%) NHS
3 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.75%) Tandem
5 4 (4.60%) GIS
5 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.45%) Clustering
6 3 (3.45%) Social Media
6 3 (3.45%) Copywriting
6 3 (3.45%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.45%) PKI
7 2 (2.30%) Biotechnology
7 2 (2.30%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.15%) Open Source
8 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.15%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.94%) Windows
2 8 (9.20%) UNIX
3 6 (6.90%) Linux
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.89%) Information Security
2 15 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 14 (16.09%) Project Management
4 13 (14.94%) ITIL
4 13 (14.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (11.49%) Security Management
5 10 (11.49%) Information Security Management
6 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.90%) Resource Management
8 6 (6.90%) SIEM
9 5 (5.75%) High Availability
9 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.60%) Cyber Security
10 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.60%) Data Architecture
11 3 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.69%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) Java
2 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Degree
2 15 (17.24%) CISSP
3 13 (14.94%) CISM
4 11 (12.64%) ISSAP
4 11 (12.64%) ISSMP
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.30%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.15%) CISA
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) MCP
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (1.15%) CCNP
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (1.15%) MCITP
6 1 (1.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.79%) PCI DSS
2 11 (12.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (12.64%) COBIT
3 7 (8.05%) SLA
4 4 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (3.45%) QA
6 2 (2.30%) GMP
6 2 (2.30%) GLP
7 1 (1.15%) BS7799
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.15%) XenApp
3 1 (1.15%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) SCCM
1 2 (2.30%) SCOM
2 1 (1.15%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.75%) ArcSight
3 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.60%) VMware
3 4 (4.60%) Sun
3 4 (4.60%) Citrix
3 4 (4.60%) Cisco
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (2.30%) IBM
6 1 (1.15%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.15%) Avaya
6 1 (1.15%) Sage
6 1 (1.15%) HP
6 1 (1.15%) Veeam
Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Lancashire
QVC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Excellent Banking Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Blackpool
Jumar Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 26 days ago