The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 71 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 5 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.68% 2.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 2.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 0
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-8.23% -8.60%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
514 514 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.41% 78.83% 75.38%
Number of salaries quoted 410 443 319
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Data Protection
West Midlands

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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
Stoke-on-Trent -9 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Data Protection
West Midlands

Data Protection
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
1 10 (83.33%) Data Protection Act
1 10 (83.33%) Security Testing
1 10 (83.33%) PCI DSS
1 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (83.33%) Web Development
2 9 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 2 (16.67%) OWASP
4 2 (16.67%) Transition Management
4 2 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Online Games
5 1 (8.33%) Games

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Security Specialist
2 9 (75.00%) Application Security Specialist
2 9 (75.00%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) .NET
1 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (8.33%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Security Testing
1 10 (83.33%) Web Development
2 9 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) OWASP
4 2 (16.67%) Transition Management
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) PCI DSS
1 10 (83.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) QA