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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank - 76 56
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 0 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.69% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.91% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 12
Average salary - £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
Data Protection
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
563 549 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 87.15% 75.52% 81.86%
Number of salaries quoted 479 436 464
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Data Protection Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Data Protection
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (80.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) BS25999
2 1 (20.00%) Finance

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Information Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (80.00%) BS25999