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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 26 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 16 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.59% 3.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.69% 4.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 0
Average salary £19,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-63.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -7.60%
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
239 211 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 83.57% 78.73% 84.90%
Number of salaries quoted 163 171 139
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 1 October 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%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 3 (17.65%) Games
8 3 (17.65%) Nmap
8 3 (17.65%) Online Games
9 2 (11.76%) Online Gambling
9 2 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (11.76%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
9 2 (11.76%) OWASP
9 2 (11.76%) Metasploit
10 1 (5.88%) Open Source
10 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
10 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
10 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (5.88%) Finance
10 1 (5.88%) Nessus
10 1 (5.88%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Information Security Analyst
1 15 (88.24%) Security Analyst
1 15 (88.24%) Information Analyst
1 15 (88.24%) Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Junior Information Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Junior Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Junior
3 2 (11.76%) Trainee Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Trainee
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Application Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Security Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Tester
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
4 1 (5.88%) 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%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (11.76%) OWASP
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (94.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nessus