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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 436 406 455
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +49
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 598 604 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.71% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 436 459 448
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -10.52%

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
93904 84659 90979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.68% 79.59% 77.87%
Number of salaries quoted 74903 69182 77129
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 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
England -23 568 £45,000 -3.74% 93
London +19 236 £52,500 - 31
South East -28 97 £45,000 -1.09% 13
East of England -20 61 £38,500 +2.66% 7
City of London +3 54 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North West +4 49 £40,000 -2.43% 15
Yorkshire -40 42 £36,500 -2.66% 8
South West -15 33 £36,000 +7.46% 10
Cambridgeshire -8 29 £35,250 -6.00% 1
West Yorkshire -32 28 £36,500 -2.66% 6
Cambridge -8 27 £33,500 -10.66%
West Midlands -33 27 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Hampshire -16 24 £46,500 +16.25% 6
Manchester -4 21 £35,000 -26.31% 6
Scotland -27 21 £41,000 -3.52% 3
Hertfordshire -14 19 £38,500 +6.94% 2
Surrey -6 18 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Birmingham -5 16 £42,176 -32.51% 1
Berkshire -47 16 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Cheshire -2 14 £35,000 +16.66% 5
East Midlands -17 14 £42,500 +23.18% 4
Gloucestershire +6 12 £37,000 -43.07% 3
Oxfordshire +6 12 £55,000 +10.00%
Bradford +8 10 £35,000 +53.36%
Maidenhead -5 10 £50,000 -16.66%
Edinburgh -6 10 £50,000 -13.04% 3
South Yorkshire -19 10 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Leeds -25 10 £65,000 +85.71% 5
Bristol -14 9 £30,000 -12.40% 3
Kent - 9 £55,000 -

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 386 (31.36%) Finance
2 335 (27.21%) Microsoft
3 326 (26.48%) Information Security
4 306 (24.86%) Degree
5 297 (24.13%) Data Protection Act
6 254 (20.63%) Windows
7 235 (19.09%) SQL
8 208 (16.90%) SQL Server
9 200 (16.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 186 (15.11%) Project Management
11 179 (14.54%) PCI DSS
12 178 (14.46%) MS Excel
13 168 (13.65%) Management Information System
14 162 (13.16%) ITIL
15 158 (12.84%) Legal
16 145 (11.78%) CISSP
17 140 (11.37%) VMware
18 133 (10.80%) Active Directory
19 124 (10.07%) SAN
19 124 (10.07%) Disaster Recovery
20 122 (9.91%) Firewall
21 120 (9.75%) Linux
22 119 (9.67%) CRM
23 115 (9.34%) MS Exchange
24 114 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
25 113 (9.18%) CISM
26 110 (8.94%) Hyper-V
26 110 (8.94%) Cisco
27 102 (8.29%) Risk Management
28 96 (7.80%) Data Warehouse

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 115 (9.34%) MS Exchange
2 59 (4.79%) IIS
3 54 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 48 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (2.76%) Lync
7 25 (2.03%) SAS
8 21 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (1.46%) Apache
10 16 (1.30%) CMS
11 14 (1.14%) nginx
12 13 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.97%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.97%) Drupal
13 12 (0.97%) WordPress
14 11 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.73%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.73%) Confluence
16 6 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 178 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 73 (5.93%) MS Office
3 32 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.30%) MS Project
6 4 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.32%) SPSS
7 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.081%) FastStats
9 1 (0.081%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 28 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
3 16 (1.30%) Google Analytics
4 9 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.32%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.32%) Pegasus Opera
7 3 (0.24%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.24%) Magento
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.16%) Summit
8 2 (0.16%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (1.87%) Office 365
3 17 (1.38%) Amazon S3
3 17 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (0.81%) SaaS
7 3 (0.24%) Force.com
7 3 (0.24%) Taleo
7 3 (0.24%) IaaS
7 3 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.081%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 124 (10.07%) SAN
2 122 (9.91%) Firewall
3 64 (5.20%) LAN
4 62 (5.04%) TCP/IP
4 62 (5.04%) DNS
5 61 (4.96%) WAN
6 59 (4.79%) Internet
7 50 (4.06%) Intranet
8 48 (3.90%) VPN
9 41 (3.33%) DHCP
10 40 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
11 36 (2.92%) VLAN
12 30 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (2.36%) NAS
13 29 (2.36%) Fibre Channel
13 29 (2.36%) VoIP
14 22 (1.79%) HTTP
15 21 (1.71%) SSL
15 21 (1.71%) Wireless
16 13 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 96 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 51 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 38 (3.09%) Relational Database
8 33 (2.68%) MySQL
9 28 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 25 (2.03%) Data Mining
11 20 (1.62%) Oracle Database
12 18 (1.46%) Big Data
13 17 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
15 13 (1.06%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (0.97%) QlikView
17 9 (0.73%) MS Access
17 9 (0.73%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.54%) Subversion
5 13 (1.06%) NUnit
5 13 (1.06%) Visual Studio
6 12 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 12 (0.97%) SpecFlow
7 10 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
7 10 (0.81%) JIRA
8 9 (0.73%) StyleCop
9 8 (0.65%) Ant
10 7 (0.57%) JUnit
10 7 (0.57%) Xcode
11 6 (0.49%) ReSharper
11 6 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (0.49%) FxCop
12 5 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.24%) Maven
General
1 386 (31.36%) Finance
2 158 (12.84%) Legal
3 83 (6.74%) Marketing
4 71 (5.77%) Law
5 61 (4.96%) Retail
6 51 (4.14%) Telecoms
7 47 (3.82%) Banking
8 34 (2.76%) Advertising
9 27 (2.19%) Multimedia
10 26 (2.11%) Games
11 15 (1.22%) Publishing
12 14 (1.14%) Manufacturing
13 13 (1.06%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.73%) German Language
15 8 (0.65%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.49%) Back Office
16 6 (0.49%) Billing
16 6 (0.49%) French Language
16 6 (0.49%) Military
17 5 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 277 (22.50%) Analyst
2 121 (9.83%) Architect
3 119 (9.67%) Developer
4 112 (9.10%) Security Manager
5 83 (6.74%) Security Analyst
6 74 (6.01%) Consultant
7 55 (4.47%) Business Analyst
8 49 (3.98%) Administrator
9 42 (3.41%) Security Officer
10 41 (3.33%) Information Analyst
10 41 (3.33%) Information Manager
11 39 (3.17%) Information Security Analyst
12 36 (2.92%) Information Security Manager
13 33 (2.68%) Systems Administrator
14 31 (2.52%) Project Manager
15 30 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
15 30 (2.44%) Data Analyst
16 29 (2.36%) Support Analyst
17 25 (2.03%) DBA
17 25 (2.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (5.77%) .NET
2 60 (4.87%) HTML
3 49 (3.98%) XML
4 48 (3.90%) Web Services
5 46 (3.74%) ASP.NET
6 43 (3.49%) CSS
7 38 (3.09%) jQuery
8 32 (2.60%) Middleware
9 28 (2.27%) HTML5
10 20 (1.62%) .NET Framework
11 19 (1.54%) WCF
12 17 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (1.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 14 (1.14%) WPF
14 14 (1.14%) AngularJS
14 14 (1.14%) Backbone.js
14 14 (1.14%) Ajax
15 13 (1.06%) JSON
16 12 (0.97%) NHibernate
16 12 (0.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 297 (24.13%) Data Protection Act
2 168 (13.65%) Management Information System
3 73 (5.93%) Replication
4 54 (4.39%) Clustering
5 45 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 37 (3.01%) PMI
7 23 (1.87%) Social Media
8 19 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 18 (1.46%) Mathematics
10 17 (1.38%) NHS
11 14 (1.14%) Cryptography
11 14 (1.14%) Freedom of Information
12 13 (1.06%) Visualisation
12 13 (1.06%) Open Source
13 12 (0.97%) New Media
13 12 (0.97%) N-Tier
14 11 (0.89%) Statistics
14 11 (0.89%) Mainframe
15 10 (0.81%) PKI
15 10 (0.81%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 254 (20.63%) Windows
2 120 (9.75%) Linux
3 82 (6.66%) UNIX
4 71 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.38%) CentOS
9 12 (0.97%) Android
9 12 (0.97%) Fedora
10 11 (0.89%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.81%) Solaris
12 9 (0.73%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.65%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.65%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.57%) HPUX
15 6 (0.49%) AIX
15 6 (0.49%) SUSE
16 5 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (26.48%) Information Security
2 186 (15.11%) Project Management
3 162 (13.16%) ITIL
4 124 (10.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 119 (9.67%) CRM
6 102 (8.29%) Risk Management
7 95 (7.72%) Business Continuity
8 93 (7.55%) SIEM
9 87 (7.07%) PRINCE2
10 84 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
11 82 (6.66%) Cyber Security
12 78 (6.34%) Change Management
13 77 (6.26%) Migration
14 74 (6.01%) Security Architecture
15 67 (5.44%) E-Commerce
16 66 (5.36%) Data Security
17 64 (5.20%) Security Management
18 63 (5.12%) Service Delivery
19 61 (4.96%) Programme Management
20 59 (4.79%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 235 (19.09%) SQL
2 64 (5.20%) T-SQL
3 60 (4.87%) C#
4 59 (4.79%) JavaScript
5 58 (4.71%) Java
6 46 (3.74%) C++
7 35 (2.84%) C
8 27 (2.19%) PHP
9 21 (1.71%) Python
10 16 (1.30%) VB
11 15 (1.22%) Tcl
11 15 (1.22%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.14%) VBA
13 12 (0.97%) TypeScript
13 12 (0.97%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.73%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.65%) VBScript
15 8 (0.65%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.49%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 306 (24.86%) Degree
2 145 (11.78%) CISSP
3 113 (9.18%) CISM
4 89 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 88 (7.15%) CISA
6 54 (4.39%) Security Cleared
7 45 (3.66%) MCSE
8 39 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
8 39 (3.17%) PMI Certification
9 31 (2.52%) ISEB
9 31 (2.52%) SC Cleared
10 30 (2.44%) CCNA
11 24 (1.95%) MCSA
11 24 (1.95%) MCITP
12 13 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (0.97%) ISSAP
13 12 (0.97%) ISSMP
13 12 (0.97%) MCTS
14 11 (0.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (16.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 179 (14.54%) PCI DSS
3 95 (7.72%) SLA
4 75 (6.09%) QA
5 36 (2.92%) COBIT
6 34 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 29 (2.36%) ISO 9001
8 15 (1.22%) COSO
9 7 (0.57%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.57%) Basel II
9 7 (0.57%) BS7799
10 6 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.16%) GMP
11 2 (0.16%) GLP
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.16%) BS25999
12 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.081%) MiFID
12 1 (0.081%) WAI
12 1 (0.081%) TickIT
System Software
1 133 (10.80%) Active Directory
2 114 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (8.94%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.36%) vSphere
5 27 (2.19%) XenApp
6 17 (1.38%) Forefront TMG
7 14 (1.14%) XenServer
7 14 (1.14%) XenDesktop
7 14 (1.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 13 (1.06%) NFS
8 13 (1.06%) VMware ESX
9 12 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (0.97%) Varnish
10 11 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.89%) SRDF
10 11 (0.89%) ISA Server
11 10 (0.81%) IAG
12 9 (0.73%) Xen
13 6 (0.49%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (3.41%) SCOM
2 31 (2.52%) SCCM
3 25 (2.03%) Backup Exec
4 19 (1.54%) Puppet
4 19 (1.54%) SCOrch
5 18 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (1.06%) Data Guard
6 13 (1.06%) SCDPM
7 12 (0.97%) Vagrant
8 11 (0.89%) Nessus
8 11 (0.89%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.49%) SCVMM
9 6 (0.49%) WSUS
10 5 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.24%) MOM
12 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.24%) Legato
12 3 (0.24%) Foglight
12 3 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 335 (27.21%) Microsoft
2 140 (11.37%) VMware
3 110 (8.94%) Cisco
4 81 (6.58%) HP
5 78 (6.34%) Oracle
6 65 (5.28%) EMC
7 64 (5.20%) NetApp
8 58 (4.71%) Citrix
9 50 (4.06%) IBM
10 44 (3.57%) Dell
11 36 (2.92%) SAP
11 36 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
12 32 (2.60%) Symantec
13 25 (2.03%) Bloomberg
14 24 (1.95%) Brocade
15 23 (1.87%) Veeam
16 22 (1.79%) Google
17 17 (1.38%) CheckPoint
18 16 (1.30%) Teradata
19 15 (1.22%) Business Objects
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nuepc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £33250 per annum + (package)+ben
Posted: 17 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £41,218 to £56,674 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: £35000 - £60000 Per Annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package+ Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Blackpool, Lancashire
Jumar
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Experis Ltd
Salary: £51000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£65k
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago