The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 23 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 17 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.61% 3.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.80% 4.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 0
Average salary £19,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-63.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,670
% change year-on-year
- -2.67%
Data Protection
Staffordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
218 219 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 84.82% 75.26% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 172 176 118
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Data Protection Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Data Protection
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 17 (100.00%) Information Security
1 17 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (94.12%) Data Protection Act
2 16 (94.12%) PCI DSS
3 14 (82.35%) Security Testing
4 12 (70.59%) Network Architecture
5 11 (64.71%) Wireshark
6 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
6 6 (35.29%) Regular Expression
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Nmap
7 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Games
8 3 (17.65%) Online Games
9 2 (11.76%) Online Gambling
9 2 (11.76%) Nessus
9 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (11.76%) OWASP
9 2 (11.76%) Metasploit
9 2 (11.76%) Open Source
9 2 (11.76%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 1 (5.88%) Finance

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 11 (64.71%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
1 15 (88.24%) Security Analyst
1 15 (88.24%) Information Analyst
1 15 (88.24%) Information Security Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Junior
2 11 (64.71%) Junior Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Junior Information Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Trainee Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Trainee
3 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Security Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Application Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Regular Expression
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (17.65%) Online Games
3 2 (11.76%) Online Gambling
3 2 (11.76%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
2 14 (82.35%) Security Testing
3 12 (70.59%) Network Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) OWASP
5 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (94.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nessus