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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 62 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 5 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.82% 1.22% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.61% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 3
Average salary £43,507 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.48% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
484 434 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 79.08% 75.74% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 437 355 392
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 £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) BS25999
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) VB
5 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) SAS
5 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Statistics
5 3 (25.00%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Nessus
6 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (8.33%) Nmap
6 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Online Games
6 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Social Media

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) MI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Head of Technology
3 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Online Games
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
3 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) OWASP
4 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
4 1 (8.33%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) BS25999
3 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Nessus
1 1 (8.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) VMware