The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 144 111 94
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -17
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 3 40 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 1.57% 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 2.00% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 25 34
Average salary - £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
Data Protection
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2062 2003 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 79.43% 78.64% 75.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1286 1510 1281
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Reading region.

Data Protection Salary Trend in Reading

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (40.00%) Information Management
2 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) DNA
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) CISA
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) Ant
2 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) SaaS
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) COBIT
3 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (20.00%) CESG
3 2 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (20.00%) CRISC
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) GIAC
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Ant
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Junior
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Junior Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Junior C++ Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CESG
1 2 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Information Management
2 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (30.00%) DNA
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Development
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
1 3 (30.00%) CISA
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) CRISC
2 2 (20.00%) CISM
2 2 (20.00%) GIAC
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) COBIT
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (10.00%) ISO 14001