The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 131 166 149
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -17
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 20 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.33% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 6
Average salary £55,000 £33,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £28,950 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Data Protection
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2638 3070 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 84.66% 81.93% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 2003 1385
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Data Protection Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Protection
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 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
Edinburgh - 11 £55,000 -
Glasgow +12 8 £45,000 +36.36%
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 13 (41.94%) ITIL
3 12 (38.71%) Information Security
4 11 (35.48%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (29.03%) Risk Assessment
5 9 (29.03%) Windows
5 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
5 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (25.81%) XML
6 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
6 8 (25.81%) Finance
6 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (25.81%) Degree
7 7 (22.58%) Linux
7 7 (22.58%) UNIX
7 7 (22.58%) WLAN
7 7 (22.58%) Project Management
7 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
7 7 (22.58%) Information Assurance
8 6 (19.35%) Hudson
8 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
8 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
8 6 (19.35%) Android
8 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
8 6 (19.35%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security
8 6 (19.35%) Android Development
8 6 (19.35%) CISA
8 6 (19.35%) CISM

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) Lync
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) SAS
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.23%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) WLAN
2 6 (19.35%) LAN
3 4 (12.90%) Intranet
4 2 (6.45%) Firewall
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) SQLite
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Subversion
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
1 6 (19.35%) Hudson
1 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) Android Studio
2 4 (12.90%) JUnit
2 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.45%) Xcode
4 1 (3.23%) MSI
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (16.13%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Information Manager
2 7 (22.58%) SQL DBA
2 7 (22.58%) DBA
2 7 (22.58%) Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle DBA
3 6 (19.35%) Security Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Security Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Security Manager
3 6 (19.35%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Android Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Data Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) XML
2 6 (19.35%) JSON
2 6 (19.35%) Web Services
3 4 (12.90%) Android SDK
4 3 (9.68%) J2SE
5 2 (6.45%) Cocoa
5 2 (6.45%) Core Animation
5 2 (6.45%) UIKit
6 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.23%) .NET
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
4 6 (19.35%) Cryptography
4 6 (19.35%) SCADA
4 6 (19.35%) Computer Science
4 6 (19.35%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (19.35%) Animation
5 2 (6.45%) iPhone
5 2 (6.45%) iPad
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.23%) PKI
6 1 (3.23%) Statistics
6 1 (3.23%) Replication
6 1 (3.23%) Clustering
6 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) UNIX
3 6 (19.35%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 12 (38.71%) Information Security
3 9 (29.03%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (22.58%) Project Management
4 7 (22.58%) Information Assurance
5 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (19.35%) Cyber Security
5 6 (19.35%) Android Development
5 6 (19.35%) Benchmarking
6 5 (16.13%) Data Modelling
6 5 (16.13%) Service Management
6 5 (16.13%) Load Balancing
6 5 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.68%) Information Governance
7 3 (9.68%) Document Management
7 3 (9.68%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) MVC
8 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) Degree
3 6 (19.35%) CISSP
3 6 (19.35%) CISA
3 6 (19.35%) CISM
3 6 (19.35%) MBA
4 2 (6.45%) HNC
4 2 (6.45%) CIPD
5 1 (3.23%) ISEB
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) GIAC
5 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (19.35%) COBIT
2 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (16.13%) SLA
4 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.23%) OpenAM
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Intel
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Symantec
4 1 (3.23%) McAfee
4 1 (3.23%) Hyland
4 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
4 1 (3.23%) Varonis
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