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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 145 152 150
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 24 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.54% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.64% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 10
Average salary £46,000 £34,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.30% -14.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £43,700 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
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
2799 3134 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.80% 84.29% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 2101 1694
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +17 13 £51,250 +2.50% 4
Glasgow +6 11 £37,750 +12.68% 1
North Lanarkshire +4 4 £60,000 +84.61%
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (44.44%) Information Security
2 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
3 14 (31.11%) ITIL
3 14 (31.11%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (28.89%) CISA
4 13 (28.89%) COBIT
5 11 (24.44%) SCADA
5 11 (24.44%) Cryptography
5 11 (24.44%) PCI DSS
5 11 (24.44%) Information Assurance
5 11 (24.44%) Mobile Payment
5 11 (24.44%) Cyber Security
5 11 (24.44%) CISM
5 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
5 11 (24.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (24.44%) Windows
5 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 11 (24.44%) CISSP
6 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 10 (22.22%) Degree
7 9 (20.00%) LAN
7 9 (20.00%) Oracle
8 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
8 8 (17.78%) Linux
8 8 (17.78%) Project Management
8 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
8 8 (17.78%) Data Protection Act

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
1 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.89%) Lync
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.22%) SAS
4 1 (2.22%) SAP Portal
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) LAN
2 7 (15.56%) WLAN
3 5 (11.11%) DNS
3 5 (11.11%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) SAN
4 4 (8.89%) Intranet
5 3 (6.67%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) NAS
5 3 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.22%) DHCP
6 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQLite
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Subversion
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 5 (11.11%) Hudson
1 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.67%) Android Studio
2 3 (6.67%) JUnit
2 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.44%) Xcode
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (24.44%) Telecoms
3 6 (13.33%) Law
4 3 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Consultant
1 8 (17.78%) Information Manager
2 7 (15.56%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Security Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Security Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Cyber Security Manager
4 5 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Information Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) NetApp Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Governance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) XML
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 5 (11.11%) JSON
4 4 (8.89%) .NET
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.67%) Android SDK
6 2 (4.44%) jQuery
6 2 (4.44%) Core Animation
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.44%) HTML5
6 2 (4.44%) CSS3
6 2 (4.44%) UIKit
6 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.44%) CSS
6 2 (4.44%) HTML
6 2 (4.44%) J2SE
6 2 (4.44%) Cocoa
7 1 (2.22%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (2.22%) BAPI
7 1 (2.22%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Cryptography
1 11 (24.44%) SCADA
1 11 (24.44%) Mobile Payment
2 10 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (17.78%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (11.11%) Animation
6 3 (6.67%) Replication
7 2 (4.44%) iPhone
7 2 (4.44%) iPad
8 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.22%) Clustering
8 1 (2.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 7 (15.56%) UNIX
4 4 (8.89%) Android
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.67%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Information Security
2 14 (31.11%) ITIL
2 14 (31.11%) Risk Assessment
3 11 (24.44%) Cyber Security
3 11 (24.44%) Information Assurance
4 8 (17.78%) Project Management
4 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
5 7 (15.56%) Business Continuity
5 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.33%) Benchmarking
7 5 (11.11%) Security Management
7 5 (11.11%) MVC
7 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
7 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.89%) Android Development
9 3 (6.67%) Information Governance
9 3 (6.67%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.22%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.22%) VB
5 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) ABAP
5 1 (2.22%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) CISA
3 11 (24.44%) CISM
3 11 (24.44%) CISSP
4 10 (22.22%) Degree
5 6 (13.33%) MBA
6 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.67%) NCDA
7 2 (4.44%) GIAC
7 2 (4.44%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (4.44%) CIPD
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.44%) HNC
7 2 (4.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (28.89%) COBIT
3 11 (24.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) ISA Server
3 3 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (4.44%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SnapMirror
2 4 (8.89%) SCOM
3 2 (4.44%) SnapVault
4 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) NetApp
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) SAP
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco
6 3 (6.67%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.22%) Intel
8 1 (2.22%) Adobe
8 1 (2.22%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.22%) Apple
8 1 (2.22%) McAfee
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