The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 384 469 454
Rank change year-on-year
+85 -15
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 718 585 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.60% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 595 412 381
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £30,390
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,750 £69,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -4.44%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92302 97399 88489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.22% 82.03% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 74595 78278 72574
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Protection
Salary Trend

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

Data Protection Salary Trend in the UK

Data Protection
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the UK over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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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
England +61 672 £45,000 - 100
London +28 221 £52,500 -4.54% 41
South East +63 212 £46,250 +2.77% 26
Surrey +47 60 £47,500 +7.34% 9
South West +4 54 £40,000 +15.94% 11
East of England +25 53 £40,000 +12.67% 3
Berkshire +1 50 £61,250 +25.64% 5
City of London +15 47 £52,500 -4.54% 8
Yorkshire +9 39 £31,500 -14.57% 7
North West +13 34 £46,500 +9.41% 6
Reading -2 30 £62,500 +38.88% 2
East Midlands +14 29 £42,000 -11.57% 5
Gloucestershire +5 28 £40,000 +9.58%
West Yorkshire -12 25 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Scotland +29 24 £50,000 +49.25% 6
Hampshire +8 24 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Leeds +5 24 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Hertfordshire +4 23 £42,500 +30.76% 1
West Sussex +19 22 £40,000 -11.11%
Manchester +14 21 £47,250 +21.93% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 20 £47,500 +5.55% 3
West Midlands -32 19 £46,000 -5.64% 1
Cambridgeshire +20 17 £38,802 +9.30% 1
Leicestershire +9 17 £42,000 -40.00%
Cheltenham - 17 £41,500 -
Redhill +3 16 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Edinburgh - 16 £55,000 - 3
Winchester - 16 £42,500 - 1
Kent +18 15 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Watford +17 15 £45,000 -20.00%

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 425 (31.69%) Information Security
2 359 (26.77%) Finance
3 355 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 332 (24.76%) Windows
5 309 (23.04%) Data Protection Act
6 281 (20.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 274 (20.43%) ITIL
8 255 (19.02%) SQL
9 250 (18.64%) Degree
10 225 (16.78%) Management Information System
11 212 (15.81%) SQL Server
12 206 (15.36%) CISSP
13 186 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
14 179 (13.35%) Active Directory
15 176 (13.12%) MS Excel
15 176 (13.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 168 (12.53%) PCI DSS
17 149 (11.11%) Risk Management
17 149 (11.11%) CISM
18 136 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
19 131 (9.77%) VMware
20 126 (9.40%) MS Exchange
21 119 (8.87%) IIS
21 119 (8.87%) Hyper-V
22 117 (8.72%) Project Management
23 114 (8.50%) MS Office
24 113 (8.43%) Legal
25 112 (8.35%) Security Management
26 107 (7.98%) Firewall
27 106 (7.90%) Security Cleared

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 126 (9.40%) MS Exchange
2 119 (8.87%) IIS
3 61 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 42 (3.13%) Lync
5 37 (2.76%) SAS
6 29 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 19 (1.42%) CMS
10 18 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (1.04%) Apache Solr
11 14 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.97%) Drupal
13 8 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.60%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.60%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.45%) Moodle
15 5 (0.37%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 176 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 114 (8.50%) MS Office
3 20 (1.49%) MS Project
4 11 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.52%) SPSS
7 6 (0.45%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.075%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.075%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.075%) FastStats
9 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 29 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.67%) CA PPM
3 8 (0.60%) Maximo
4 7 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.37%) SAP PM
6 5 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.37%) SAP MRS
6 5 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.075%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.075%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.075%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 1 (0.075%) Nortel Periphonics
7 1 (0.075%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.075%) Primavera
7 1 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.98%) Office 365
2 24 (1.79%) SaaS
3 21 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.30%) IaaS
6 4 (0.30%) MailChimp
7 3 (0.22%) SoftLayer
7 3 (0.22%) Force.com
7 3 (0.22%) PaaS
7 3 (0.22%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.15%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.075%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (7.98%) Firewall
2 93 (6.94%) SAN
3 71 (5.29%) WAN
4 70 (5.22%) TCP/IP
5 59 (4.40%) Internet
6 50 (3.73%) LAN
7 34 (2.54%) DNS
8 33 (2.46%) Network Security
9 30 (2.24%) Intranet
10 29 (2.16%) Wireless
11 26 (1.94%) VPN
12 23 (1.72%) DHCP
12 23 (1.72%) MPLS
12 23 (1.72%) NAS
13 17 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (0.97%) WLAN
15 11 (0.82%) VoIP
15 11 (0.82%) SSL
15 11 (0.82%) iSCSI
15 11 (0.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 212 (15.81%) SQL Server
2 59 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (3.88%) Relational Database
4 41 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 36 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (2.24%) Data Mining
7 30 (2.24%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 22 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (1.42%) MySQL
10 19 (1.42%) Big Data
10 19 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.27%) MS Access
12 12 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (0.75%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 18 (1.34%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.19%) JUnit
2 16 (1.19%) Subversion
3 14 (1.04%) NUnit
3 14 (1.04%) SpecFlow
3 14 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.75%) Maven
6 9 (0.67%) JIRA
7 8 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
8 6 (0.45%) Hudson
9 5 (0.37%) Xcode
10 4 (0.30%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.30%) Toad
10 4 (0.30%) Robotium
10 4 (0.30%) Android Studio
10 4 (0.30%) Appium
11 3 (0.22%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 3 (0.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 359 (26.77%) Finance
2 113 (8.43%) Legal
3 101 (7.53%) Marketing
4 78 (5.82%) Telecoms
5 57 (4.25%) Retail
6 53 (3.95%) Law
7 44 (3.28%) Banking
8 23 (1.72%) Advertising
8 23 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.64%) Back Office
10 17 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.89%) Publishing
12 10 (0.75%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.67%) Electronics
13 9 (0.67%) Billing
14 5 (0.37%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.37%) Games
14 5 (0.37%) Local Government
14 5 (0.37%) German Language
15 4 (0.30%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 216 (16.11%) Analyst
2 153 (11.41%) Security Manager
3 115 (8.58%) Information Manager
4 105 (7.83%) Developer
5 102 (7.61%) Consultant
6 90 (6.71%) Information Security Manager
7 74 (5.52%) DBA
8 66 (4.92%) SQL DBA
9 59 (4.40%) Architect
10 55 (4.10%) Security Analyst
11 49 (3.65%) Project Manager
12 46 (3.43%) Administrator
12 46 (3.43%) Security Officer
13 41 (3.06%) Security Consultant
14 39 (2.91%) Information Security Officer
15 37 (2.76%) Support Analyst
16 35 (2.61%) Information Analyst
17 34 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
18 32 (2.39%) Data Analyst
19 29 (2.16%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (4.40%) HTML
2 57 (4.25%) .NET
3 55 (4.10%) CSS
4 54 (4.03%) jQuery
5 37 (2.76%) ASP.NET
6 29 (2.16%) Web Services
7 27 (2.01%) COM
8 24 (1.79%) HTML5
9 23 (1.72%) XML
10 22 (1.64%) AngularJS
11 21 (1.57%) Middleware
11 21 (1.57%) Ajax
11 21 (1.57%) .NET Framework
12 18 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (1.27%) CSS3
14 16 (1.19%) LAMP
15 15 (1.12%) Entity Framework
15 15 (1.12%) WCF
16 14 (1.04%) LINQ
16 14 (1.04%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 309 (23.04%) Data Protection Act
2 225 (16.78%) Management Information System
3 186 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (6.04%) Clustering
5 67 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 56 (4.18%) Freedom of Information
7 47 (3.50%) Cryptography
8 46 (3.43%) Replication
9 38 (2.83%) Mathematics
10 35 (2.61%) Client/Server
10 35 (2.61%) Statistics
11 28 (2.09%) NHS
11 28 (2.09%) Freedom of Information Act
12 23 (1.72%) N-Tier
13 21 (1.57%) Blackberry
14 19 (1.42%) Social Media
15 17 (1.27%) Data Structures
15 17 (1.27%) User Experience
16 16 (1.19%) Mobile App
16 16 (1.19%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 332 (24.76%) Windows
2 176 (13.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 104 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 102 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 94 (7.01%) Linux
6 65 (4.85%) UNIX
7 61 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.34%) Windows XP
9 17 (1.27%) Solaris
10 16 (1.19%) Android
11 14 (1.04%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
11 14 (1.04%) CentOS
12 10 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.67%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.37%) AIX
14 5 (0.37%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.22%) VMS
15 3 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 425 (31.69%) Information Security
2 274 (20.43%) ITIL
3 149 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 136 (10.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 117 (8.72%) Project Management
6 112 (8.35%) Security Management
7 92 (6.86%) Change Management
8 91 (6.79%) Service Delivery
9 87 (6.49%) Cyber Security
10 83 (6.19%) Business Continuity
11 81 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 80 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
13 75 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
14 74 (5.52%) Line Management
15 73 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
16 72 (5.37%) Migration
17 71 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
18 66 (4.92%) Service Management
19 65 (4.85%) CRM
19 65 (4.85%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 255 (19.02%) SQL
2 82 (6.11%) T-SQL
3 69 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 64 (4.77%) C#
4 64 (4.77%) PowerShell
5 49 (3.65%) Java
6 39 (2.91%) C
7 30 (2.24%) Python
8 29 (2.16%) PHP
9 27 (2.01%) PL/SQL
10 24 (1.79%) VBA
11 18 (1.34%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.19%) Perl
13 14 (1.04%) TypeScript
14 12 (0.89%) C++
14 12 (0.89%) VB
15 10 (0.75%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.67%) Objective-C
17 7 (0.52%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 250 (18.64%) Degree
2 206 (15.36%) CISSP
3 149 (11.11%) CISM
4 106 (7.90%) Security Cleared
5 85 (6.34%) CISA
6 71 (5.29%) SC Cleared
7 70 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 58 (4.33%) MCSE
9 34 (2.54%) MCITP
10 27 (2.01%) MCSA
11 22 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (1.42%) CRISC
14 18 (1.34%) MCP
15 17 (1.27%) ISEB
16 15 (1.12%) CISMP
17 13 (0.97%) PCI QSA
18 11 (0.82%) HNC
18 11 (0.82%) MBA
19 10 (0.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (20.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 168 (12.53%) PCI DSS
3 89 (6.64%) SLA
4 54 (4.03%) COBIT
5 51 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 37 (2.76%) QA
7 32 (2.39%) ISO 9001
8 16 (1.19%) BS25999
9 9 (0.67%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.60%) Basel II
11 7 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 5 (0.37%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.30%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.22%) HIPAA
15 2 (0.15%) GCP
16 1 (0.075%) GMP
16 1 (0.075%) GLP
16 1 (0.075%) BS7799
16 1 (0.075%) COSO
System Software
1 179 (13.35%) Active Directory
2 119 (8.87%) Hyper-V
3 103 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.79%) vSphere
5 22 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (1.12%) NFS
7 14 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (0.97%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 11 (0.82%) ISA Server
9 11 (0.82%) XenApp
9 11 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (0.60%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.52%) SRDF
12 4 (0.30%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.30%) Firmware
13 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.075%) Snort
Systems Management
1 99 (7.38%) SCCM
2 79 (5.89%) SCOM
3 28 (2.09%) SCDPM
4 18 (1.34%) SCVMM
5 16 (1.19%) SCOrch
6 15 (1.12%) Backup Exec
7 14 (1.04%) SCSM
8 13 (0.97%) ZABBIX
9 12 (0.89%) WSUS
10 10 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 9 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
12 8 (0.60%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.52%) Windows Intune
13 7 (0.52%) OpenView
14 4 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
15 3 (0.22%) HP SIM
15 3 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 355 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 131 (9.77%) VMware
3 101 (7.53%) Cisco
4 90 (6.71%) HP
5 78 (5.82%) Oracle
6 57 (4.25%) Dell
7 49 (3.65%) EMC
7 49 (3.65%) IBM
8 48 (3.58%) NetApp
9 37 (2.76%) Symantec
10 31 (2.31%) Altiris
11 30 (2.24%) Brocade
12 28 (2.09%) Citrix
13 24 (1.79%) Adobe
13 24 (1.79%) SAP
14 20 (1.49%) Apple
15 18 (1.34%) Hitachi
15 18 (1.34%) Business Objects
16 17 (1.27%) McAfee
17 14 (1.04%) Google
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