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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 219 219 254
Rank change year-on-year
0 +35
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 22 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.47% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.56% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 8
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £19,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £58,052 £52,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
5592 5848 5899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.49% 82.90% 79.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4525 4762 4869
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -4 15 £46,875 +10.29% 4
Cheshire -1 6 £46,000 -8.00%
Merseyside +3 1 £32,500 -44.01%
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 25 (26.60%) Finance
2 24 (25.53%) Information Security
3 18 (19.15%) SLA
3 18 (19.15%) Project Management
4 17 (18.09%) Symantec
4 17 (18.09%) Cisco
4 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
5 16 (17.02%) Data Management
6 15 (15.96%) Brocade
6 15 (15.96%) HP
6 15 (15.96%) EMC
6 15 (15.96%) Windows
6 15 (15.96%) Financial Institution
7 14 (14.89%) Risk Management
7 14 (14.89%) NetApp
8 13 (13.83%) Middleware
8 13 (13.83%) Benchmarking
8 13 (13.83%) IBM
9 12 (12.77%) Business Continuity
10 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
10 11 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (11.70%) Degree
11 10 (10.64%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (10.64%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (10.64%) CISSP
12 9 (9.57%) Service Delivery
12 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
13 8 (8.51%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (5.32%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.19%) CMS
3 2 (2.13%) SAS
3 2 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.06%) Site Server
4 1 (1.06%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.06%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) PowerPivot
3 5 (5.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.06%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) SAN
2 5 (5.32%) Firewall
3 3 (3.19%) Network Security
3 3 (3.19%) DNS
4 2 (2.13%) DHCP
4 2 (2.13%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.13%) VLAN
4 2 (2.13%) NAS
5 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.06%) VPN
5 1 (1.06%) SSL
5 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Power View
3 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.13%) DB2
6 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 25 (26.60%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.32%) Legal
3 5 (5.32%) Marketing
4 4 (4.26%) Law
5 3 (3.19%) Retail
5 3 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.13%) Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Back Office
7 1 (1.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (13.83%) Storage Specialist
2 11 (11.70%) Information Manager
2 11 (11.70%) Consultant
3 9 (9.57%) Information Security Manager
3 9 (9.57%) Security Manager
4 8 (8.51%) Data Manager
4 8 (8.51%) Analyst
5 6 (6.38%) DBA
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server DBA
5 6 (6.38%) SQL DBA
5 6 (6.38%) Security Officer
6 5 (5.32%) Administrator
7 4 (4.26%) Security Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Service Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.26%) Information Security Officer
7 4 (4.26%) Security Specialist
7 4 (4.26%) Storage Consultant
7 4 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.19%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.83%) Middleware
2 3 (3.19%) HTML
2 3 (3.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.19%) CSS
3 2 (2.13%) Ajax
3 2 (2.13%) jQuery
3 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (6.38%) GIS
3 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.32%) Tandem
3 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.19%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.19%) Statistics
4 3 (3.19%) Psychology
4 3 (3.19%) Life Science
5 2 (2.13%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.13%) Telematics
5 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.13%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.13%) VSAM
5 2 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.13%) PKI
5 2 (2.13%) Replication
5 2 (2.13%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Windows
2 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.13%) Android
5 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.06%) UNIX
6 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) Information Security
2 18 (19.15%) Project Management
3 16 (17.02%) Data Management
4 14 (14.89%) Risk Management
5 13 (13.83%) Benchmarking
6 12 (12.77%) Business Continuity
7 10 (10.64%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (9.57%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.32%) Cyber Security
10 5 (5.32%) Release Management
10 5 (5.32%) SIEM
11 4 (4.26%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (4.26%) BCP
11 4 (4.26%) ITIL
11 4 (4.26%) Business Development
12 3 (3.19%) Resource Management
12 3 (3.19%) Security Management
12 3 (3.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.45%) SQL
2 3 (3.19%) C#
3 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.06%) ABAP
4 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.06%) C
4 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Degree
2 10 (10.64%) CISSP
3 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.26%) MCSE
4 4 (4.26%) MCSA
4 4 (4.26%) CISA
4 4 (4.26%) MCITP
5 3 (3.19%) MCP
5 3 (3.19%) MBA
6 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.13%) CISM
7 1 (1.06%) QiCA
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.06%) HNC
7 1 (1.06%) HND
7 1 (1.06%) CCNA
7 1 (1.06%) CRISC
7 1 (1.06%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.15%) SLA
2 11 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (5.32%) PCI DSS
5 3 (3.19%) COBIT
6 2 (2.13%) QA
7 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.06%) GMP
7 1 (1.06%) GLP
System Software
1 8 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) SCCM
2 4 (4.26%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.19%) SCDPM
3 3 (3.19%) SCOM
4 2 (2.13%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.13%) SCSM
5 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Cisco
1 17 (18.09%) Microsoft
1 17 (18.09%) Symantec
2 15 (15.96%) HP
2 15 (15.96%) EMC
2 15 (15.96%) Brocade
3 14 (14.89%) NetApp
4 13 (13.83%) IBM
5 6 (6.38%) VMware
6 5 (5.32%) Sun
6 5 (5.32%) Citrix
6 5 (5.32%) ArcSight
7 4 (4.26%) Dell
8 1 (1.06%) Adobe
8 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.06%) SAP
8 1 (1.06%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.06%) LexisNexis
8 1 (1.06%) Sage
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