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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 425 500 431
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -69
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 609 427 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.50% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 483 318 461
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

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
87118 85337 88637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.67% 82.25% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71745 68049 75137
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 January 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 January 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
(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
England +92 589 £45,000 - 72
London +73 195 £55,000 - 34
South East -25 88 £43,500 -3.33% 15
Yorkshire +38 79 £43,000 -14.00% 3
West Yorkshire +62 71 £43,000 +22.85% 3
South West +17 60 £45,000 +2.27% 7
Leeds +44 51 £45,000 +45.16% 3
West Midlands -10 48 £41,000 +8.16% 1
North West +1 44 £62,500 +135.84% 4
East of England +8 42 £47,500 +46.15% 2
Gloucestershire +31 40 £41,750 - 1
Cheltenham - 39 £45,000 -
City of London +16 37 £57,500 +4.54% 9
East Midlands +25 27 £42,000 +10.52% 5
Surrey +7 26 £60,000 +114.28% 6
Cambridgeshire +24 23 £42,500 +17.24%
Manchester +11 23 £55,000 +31.84%
Leicestershire +30 22 £42,000 +12.75% 5
Cambridge +12 21 £60,000 +65.51%
Hampshire -7 21 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Berkshire -27 18 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Scotland +22 14 £55,000 -3.50% 3
Birmingham -19 14 £48,750 +39.28%
Coventry -5 13 £45,000 +18.34%
Leicester +33 12 £42,000 +10.52% 1
Cheshire +5 12 £77,500 +47.61% 3
Winchester - 11 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +10 10 £43,750 +2.94%
Hertfordshire -10 10 £55,000 +83.33% 2
Croydon - 10 £30,000 -

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 360 (29.61%) Information Security
2 304 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 303 (24.92%) Finance
4 279 (22.94%) Windows
5 252 (20.72%) Data Protection Act
6 236 (19.41%) SQL
7 223 (18.34%) Degree
8 206 (16.94%) ITIL
9 187 (15.38%) Management Information System
10 167 (13.73%) MS Excel
11 162 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
12 160 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 149 (12.25%) SQL Server
14 144 (11.84%) Project Management
15 133 (10.94%) CISSP
16 129 (10.61%) Risk Management
17 127 (10.44%) Active Directory
17 127 (10.44%) PCI DSS
18 118 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
19 114 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
20 105 (8.63%) Firewall
21 104 (8.55%) VMware
21 104 (8.55%) Cisco
22 101 (8.31%) SLA
23 98 (8.06%) MS Exchange
24 95 (7.81%) Legal
24 95 (7.81%) CISM
25 90 (7.40%) Business Continuity
26 89 (7.32%) MS Office
27 85 (6.99%) Oracle

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 98 (8.06%) MS Exchange
2 70 (5.76%) IIS
3 67 (5.51%) SharePoint
4 35 (2.88%) Lync
5 29 (2.38%) SAS
6 24 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (1.48%) CMS
7 18 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (0.90%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.49%) Apache
14 5 (0.41%) Moodle
14 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.25%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.25%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 167 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 89 (7.32%) MS Office
3 21 (1.73%) MS Visio
4 20 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.40%) MS Project
6 6 (0.49%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.33%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.25%) SPSS
10 1 (0.082%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.082%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.082%) FastStats
10 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 33 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.41%) SAP PM
4 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.41%) SAP MRS
5 4 (0.33%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.25%) CA Clarity
7 2 (0.16%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.16%) Maximo
8 1 (0.082%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.082%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 1 (0.082%) Nortel Periphonics
8 1 (0.082%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.082%) Magento
8 1 (0.082%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 37 (3.04%) Office 365
2 18 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.23%) SaaS
4 6 (0.49%) IaaS
4 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.33%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.16%) SoftLayer
7 2 (0.16%) Force.com
7 2 (0.16%) PaaS
7 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.082%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 105 (8.63%) Firewall
2 82 (6.74%) SAN
3 62 (5.10%) Internet
3 62 (5.10%) TCP/IP
4 53 (4.36%) WAN
5 44 (3.62%) LAN
6 40 (3.29%) VPN
6 40 (3.29%) Network Security
7 39 (3.21%) Wireless
8 31 (2.55%) DNS
9 24 (1.97%) Intranet
10 21 (1.73%) Fibre Channel
11 20 (1.64%) DHCP
12 17 (1.40%) MPLS
12 17 (1.40%) NAS
13 16 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (0.99%) VLAN
15 12 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 58 (4.77%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 43 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (3.13%) Data Mining
7 37 (3.04%) Relational Database
8 33 (2.71%) Oracle Database
9 25 (2.06%) Big Data
10 22 (1.81%) VLDB
11 17 (1.40%) MySQL
12 14 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (0.90%) MS Access
15 11 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (0.90%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.66%) OLAP
17 7 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (1.89%) Subversion
2 19 (1.56%) JUnit
3 17 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.15%) JIRA
5 12 (0.99%) Maven
6 11 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (0.82%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.33%) Hudson
9 4 (0.33%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.25%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.25%) NUnit
10 3 (0.25%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.25%) Android Studio
11 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.16%) Appium
11 2 (0.16%) Grunt
11 2 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.16%) Metasploit
General
1 303 (24.92%) Finance
2 95 (7.81%) Legal
3 83 (6.83%) Marketing
4 65 (5.35%) Retail
5 61 (5.02%) Telecoms
6 55 (4.52%) Law
7 37 (3.04%) Banking
8 32 (2.63%) Back Office
9 22 (1.81%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.32%) Publishing
11 12 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.74%) Electronics
13 7 (0.58%) Advertising
13 7 (0.58%) Games
13 7 (0.58%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
14 5 (0.41%) Billing
14 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 250 (20.56%) Analyst
2 104 (8.55%) Security Manager
3 92 (7.57%) Developer
4 88 (7.24%) Security Analyst
5 85 (6.99%) Architect
6 80 (6.58%) Consultant
7 66 (5.43%) Information Manager
8 62 (5.10%) Information Analyst
9 58 (4.77%) Information Security Manager
10 54 (4.44%) Project Manager
11 52 (4.28%) DBA
12 51 (4.19%) Information Security Analyst
13 46 (3.78%) Support Analyst
13 46 (3.78%) SQL DBA
14 30 (2.47%) Administrator
14 30 (2.47%) Security Engineer
15 29 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
16 26 (2.14%) Business Analyst
16 26 (2.14%) Data Manager
16 26 (2.14%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.44%) HTML
2 50 (4.11%) .NET
3 48 (3.95%) CSS
4 36 (2.96%) jQuery
5 34 (2.80%) Web Services
6 30 (2.47%) HTML5
7 28 (2.30%) ASP.NET
8 24 (1.97%) XML
8 24 (1.97%) Ajax
9 22 (1.81%) CSS3
10 17 (1.40%) Spring
10 17 (1.40%) Middleware
10 17 (1.40%) COM
11 16 (1.32%) SOAP
11 16 (1.32%) .NET Framework
12 14 (1.15%) Hibernate
12 14 (1.15%) AngularJS
13 11 (0.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 11 (0.90%) RESTful
13 11 (0.90%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 252 (20.72%) Data Protection Act
2 187 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 162 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (5.59%) Computer Science
4 68 (5.59%) Clustering
5 46 (3.78%) Cryptography
6 40 (3.29%) Freedom of Information
7 34 (2.80%) Replication
8 32 (2.63%) Mathematics
9 28 (2.30%) Statistics
10 27 (2.22%) NHS
11 26 (2.14%) Mobile App
12 24 (1.97%) Blackberry
13 21 (1.73%) Client/Server
14 18 (1.48%) N-Tier
14 18 (1.48%) Freedom of Information Act
14 18 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
14 18 (1.48%) User Experience
15 17 (1.40%) Social Media
16 16 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 279 (22.94%) Windows
2 118 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (6.66%) Linux
5 71 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 68 (5.59%) UNIX
7 47 (3.87%) Windows 7
8 21 (1.73%) Android
9 15 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
9 15 (1.23%) Solaris
9 15 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 11 (0.90%) Windows XP
10 11 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.82%) CentOS
12 9 (0.74%) AIX
12 9 (0.74%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.66%) HPUX
13 8 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (29.61%) Information Security
2 206 (16.94%) ITIL
3 144 (11.84%) Project Management
4 129 (10.61%) Risk Management
5 114 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 90 (7.40%) Business Continuity
7 84 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
8 81 (6.66%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (6.41%) CRM
10 71 (5.84%) E-Commerce
10 71 (5.84%) Line Management
11 70 (5.76%) Service Delivery
12 68 (5.59%) Change Management
12 68 (5.59%) Security Management
13 67 (5.51%) Stakeholder Management
14 60 (4.93%) Data Management
15 58 (4.77%) Data Analysis
16 57 (4.69%) Service Management
16 57 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
17 56 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 236 (19.41%) SQL
2 65 (5.35%) C#
3 60 (4.93%) T-SQL
4 58 (4.77%) Java
5 50 (4.11%) JavaScript
6 45 (3.70%) C
7 40 (3.29%) PowerShell
8 29 (2.38%) Python
9 27 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 21 (1.73%) C++
11 14 (1.15%) PHP
12 9 (0.74%) Perl
12 9 (0.74%) VB
13 8 (0.66%) VBA
14 5 (0.41%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.41%) R
15 4 (0.33%) PHP5
16 3 (0.25%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.25%) Ruby
16 3 (0.25%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 223 (18.34%) Degree
2 133 (10.94%) CISSP
3 95 (7.81%) CISM
4 70 (5.76%) Security Cleared
5 65 (5.35%) CISA
6 59 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (3.62%) MCSE
8 43 (3.54%) SC Cleared
9 30 (2.47%) MCITP
10 27 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (1.73%) ISEB
12 15 (1.23%) HNC
12 15 (1.23%) HND
13 13 (1.07%) Postgraduate
13 13 (1.07%) MCSA
13 13 (1.07%) CCNP
13 13 (1.07%) ISSAP
13 13 (1.07%) ISSMP
14 12 (0.99%) CRISC
14 12 (0.99%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 127 (10.44%) PCI DSS
3 101 (8.31%) SLA
4 57 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 51 (4.19%) QA
6 50 (4.11%) COBIT
7 13 (1.07%) COSO
8 9 (0.74%) BS25999
9 7 (0.58%) ISO 9000
9 7 (0.58%) ISO 9001
10 6 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 6 (0.49%) BS7799
11 5 (0.41%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.16%) Basel II
13 1 (0.082%) GCP
13 1 (0.082%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.082%) HIPAA
System Software
1 127 (10.44%) Active Directory
2 84 (6.91%) Hyper-V
3 82 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.40%) vSphere
4 17 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (0.90%) SRDF
6 11 (0.90%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 8 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.66%) XenApp
8 7 (0.58%) NFS
8 7 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (0.49%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.33%) Nmap
11 3 (0.25%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.16%) IAG
13 1 (0.082%) UAG
13 1 (0.082%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 53 (4.36%) SCCM
2 51 (4.19%) SCOM
3 24 (1.97%) SCDPM
4 15 (1.23%) SCOrch
4 15 (1.23%) Backup Exec
5 13 (1.07%) SCVMM
5 13 (1.07%) SCSM
6 11 (0.90%) Nessus
7 10 (0.82%) ZABBIX
7 10 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.74%) WSUS
9 6 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.33%) Puppet
10 4 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.25%) ARCserve
11 3 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.25%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 304 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 104 (8.55%) Cisco
2 104 (8.55%) VMware
3 85 (6.99%) Oracle
4 66 (5.43%) HP
5 50 (4.11%) Dell
6 46 (3.78%) IBM
7 41 (3.37%) EMC
8 38 (3.13%) Symantec
9 37 (3.04%) NetApp
10 26 (2.14%) Brocade
11 25 (2.06%) Adobe
11 25 (2.06%) SAP
12 23 (1.89%) Teradata
13 22 (1.81%) Citrix
14 20 (1.64%) Apple
14 20 (1.64%) Netezza
15 19 (1.56%) Altiris
15 19 (1.56%) Hitachi
16 18 (1.48%) Avaya
London
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Exceptional Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum, Benefits 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £4100 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life Ass and 25 d
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
FT Select
Salary: From £33,000 to £38,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + generous bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago