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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 261 433 458
Rank change year-on-year
+172 +25
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 1230 631 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.65% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 993 454 420
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,600 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%

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
93036 97048 88128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.79% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 76147 78224 72122
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 July 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 29 July 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 +166 1154 £45,000 - 131
London +184 605 £47,500 -8.65% 58
City of London +187 253 £45,000 -10.00% 24
South East +152 242 £42,500 +1.19% 28
Berkshire +68 73 £40,000 +23.07% 9
East of England -2 62 £48,000 +35.21% 8
South West +8 59 £38,500 +4.76% 3
Yorkshire +1 55 £35,000 - 8
North West +15 54 £37,500 -6.25% 5
West Midlands 0 48 £42,500 -15.00% 10
Hampshire +28 34 £42,500 +2.40% 4
Manchester +24 34 £37,500 -9.09% 3
Reading +31 31 £60,000 +77.77% 5
Surrey +27 30 £47,500 +34.75% 3
Buckinghamshire +19 29 £37,500 -31.81% 3
East Sussex +39 27 £42,500 -11.45% 2
West Yorkshire -11 27 £32,500 -7.14%
South Yorkshire +19 26 £36,500 -39.16% 7
Wiltshire +13 26 £38,500 -12.50% 1
Kent +22 25 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Scotland +17 23 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Sheffield +9 23 £36,500 -41.60% 6
Birmingham -3 21 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Hertfordshire -11 20 £60,000 +55.84% 2
East Midlands +11 19 £39,500 +5.33% 7
Leeds +8 19 £32,500 -43.47%
Brighton +37 18 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Bedfordshire +17 18 £47,500 -6.86% 1
Maidenhead +19 16 £18,000 -74.28% 2
Milton Keynes +7 16 £37,500 - 3

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 525 (26.81%) Finance
2 465 (23.75%) Microsoft
3 452 (23.08%) Information Security
4 399 (20.38%) Data Protection Act
5 389 (19.87%) SQL
6 353 (18.03%) Windows
7 347 (17.72%) SQL Server
8 337 (17.21%) Degree
9 315 (16.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 306 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
11 280 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
12 279 (14.25%) ITIL
13 250 (12.77%) CISSP
14 248 (12.67%) JavaScript
15 244 (12.46%) MS Excel
16 237 (12.10%) Management Information System
17 209 (10.67%) C#
18 207 (10.57%) HTML
19 204 (10.42%) .NET
20 201 (10.27%) CISM
21 187 (9.55%) CSS
22 184 (9.40%) PCI DSS
23 183 (9.35%) Project Management
24 166 (8.48%) jQuery
25 165 (8.43%) Risk Management
26 156 (7.97%) Active Directory
27 155 (7.92%) Analytics
28 148 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
29 147 (7.51%) ASP.NET
30 144 (7.35%) MS Office

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 105 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 94 (4.80%) IIS
3 55 (2.81%) SAS
4 53 (2.71%) SharePoint
5 32 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (1.58%) CMS
7 24 (1.23%) Lync
7 24 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (0.92%) Apache
10 17 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (0.87%) Drupal
11 16 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (0.56%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.46%) Moodle
13 9 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (0.36%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.31%) Umbraco
16 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 244 (12.46%) MS Excel
2 144 (7.35%) MS Office
3 71 (3.63%) Photoshop
4 65 (3.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 39 (1.99%) SPSS
6 35 (1.79%) MS Visio
7 27 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 17 (0.87%) InDesign
9 16 (0.82%) MS Project
10 15 (0.77%) Adobe After Effects
11 12 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
12 10 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
13 2 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.051%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.051%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 21 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.92%) Magento
3 14 (0.72%) Unica
4 10 (0.51%) Oracle Retail
5 9 (0.46%) Maximo
6 7 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.31%) CA PPM
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.15%) Summit
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.15%) Orchard Housing
9 3 (0.15%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.15%) Servitor
10 2 (0.10%) Radian6
10 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Payroll
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.33%) Office 365
4 22 (1.12%) Google Analytics
5 20 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.87%) SaaS
7 11 (0.56%) Route 53
7 11 (0.56%) IaaS
7 11 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.26%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.15%) Yammer
9 3 (0.15%) PaaS
10 2 (0.10%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.051%) GitHub
11 1 (0.051%) Force.com
11 1 (0.051%) Taleo
11 1 (0.051%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.051%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 112 (5.72%) Firewall
2 108 (5.52%) SAN
3 71 (3.63%) TCP/IP
4 58 (2.96%) DNS
5 56 (2.86%) WAN
6 54 (2.76%) LAN
7 46 (2.35%) Network Security
8 41 (2.09%) Internet
9 38 (1.94%) VPN
10 33 (1.69%) DHCP
11 24 (1.23%) VoIP
12 23 (1.17%) NAS
13 21 (1.07%) VLAN
14 20 (1.02%) IPsec
14 20 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
14 20 (1.02%) Intranet
15 18 (0.92%) iSCSI
15 18 (0.92%) Wireless
16 17 (0.87%) SMTP
17 14 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 90 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
3 80 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 78 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (3.58%) MySQL
5 70 (3.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 69 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 58 (2.96%) Big Data
8 57 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 55 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
10 53 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 50 (2.55%) Oracle Database
12 38 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
13 33 (1.69%) Data Mining
14 32 (1.63%) Star Schema
15 31 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
16 29 (1.48%) MS Access
17 25 (1.28%) RDBMS
18 13 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
18 13 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (2.81%) Selenium
2 51 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 44 (2.25%) Visual Studio
4 31 (1.58%) WebDriver
5 30 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (1.33%) Subversion
7 22 (1.12%) Toad
7 22 (1.12%) Axure RP
8 21 (1.07%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 15 (0.77%) SpecFlow
10 12 (0.61%) Xcode
10 12 (0.61%) NUnit
11 11 (0.56%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.46%) Jenkins
12 9 (0.46%) JIRA
13 7 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
14 6 (0.31%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 5 (0.26%) Hudson
15 5 (0.26%) PHPUnit
15 5 (0.26%) HP UFT
General
1 525 (26.81%) Finance
2 122 (6.23%) Marketing
3 105 (5.36%) Legal
4 88 (4.49%) Banking
5 86 (4.39%) Retail
6 80 (4.09%) Telecoms
7 75 (3.83%) Law
8 49 (2.50%) Publishing
9 30 (1.53%) Multimedia
10 25 (1.28%) Advertising
11 24 (1.23%) Games
12 23 (1.17%) Back Office
13 20 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
14 18 (0.92%) Investment Banking
15 17 (0.87%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.82%) German Language
17 14 (0.72%) Local Government
18 13 (0.66%) Billing
19 11 (0.56%) French Language
20 8 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 332 (16.96%) Developer
2 278 (14.20%) Analyst
3 203 (10.37%) Consultant
4 138 (7.05%) Security Manager
5 112 (5.72%) Information Manager
6 108 (5.52%) C# Developer
7 97 (4.95%) Architect
8 90 (4.60%) Security Consultant
9 86 (4.39%) Information Security Manager
10 79 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 70 (3.58%) Security Analyst
12 59 (3.01%) Administrator
13 56 (2.86%) Security Officer
14 54 (2.76%) Information Security Officer
15 53 (2.71%) Designer
15 53 (2.71%) PHP Developer
16 51 (2.60%) Data Manager
17 50 (2.55%) Project Manager
18 49 (2.50%) DBA
19 45 (2.30%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (10.57%) HTML
2 204 (10.42%) .NET
3 187 (9.55%) CSS
4 166 (8.48%) jQuery
5 147 (7.51%) ASP.NET
6 107 (5.46%) HTML5
7 94 (4.80%) CSS3
8 92 (4.70%) AngularJS
9 75 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (2.35%) Web Services
11 43 (2.20%) XML
12 42 (2.15%) Ajax
13 41 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 40 (2.04%) LAMP
15 22 (1.12%) .NET Framework
16 20 (1.02%) WCF
17 19 (0.97%) JSON
18 17 (0.87%) Sass
19 16 (0.82%) Symfony
19 16 (0.82%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 399 (20.38%) Data Protection Act
2 280 (14.30%) Analytical Skills
3 237 (12.10%) Management Information System
4 128 (6.54%) Freedom of Information
5 113 (5.77%) Computer Science
6 84 (4.29%) User Experience
7 81 (4.14%) Freedom of Information Act
8 63 (3.22%) Clustering
9 53 (2.71%) Statistics
10 51 (2.60%) Cryptography
11 48 (2.45%) Replication
12 40 (2.04%) Social Media
13 37 (1.89%) Data Centre
14 34 (1.74%) PKI
15 32 (1.63%) Mathematics
16 30 (1.53%) Mobile App
17 27 (1.38%) Data Structures
18 26 (1.33%) NHS
19 22 (1.12%) CESG
20 21 (1.07%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 353 (18.03%) Windows
2 148 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 136 (6.95%) Linux
4 97 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 74 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (3.73%) UNIX
7 58 (2.96%) Windows 7
8 43 (2.20%) Apple iOS
9 39 (1.99%) Android
10 24 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 24 (1.23%) Windows XP
11 20 (1.02%) CentOS
12 14 (0.72%) Solaris
13 13 (0.66%) Data ONTAP
14 9 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.31%) Debian
15 6 (0.31%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.26%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.26%) AIX
16 5 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 452 (23.08%) Information Security
2 306 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (14.25%) ITIL
4 183 (9.35%) Project Management
5 165 (8.43%) Risk Management
6 155 (7.92%) Analytics
7 137 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
8 133 (6.79%) MVC
8 133 (6.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 110 (5.62%) Security Management
10 109 (5.57%) Cyber Security
11 102 (5.21%) Data Management
12 98 (5.01%) CRM
13 97 (4.95%) Service Delivery
13 97 (4.95%) Change Management
14 95 (4.85%) Business Continuity
15 86 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 84 (4.29%) Risk Assessment
17 83 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
18 76 (3.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 389 (19.87%) SQL
2 248 (12.67%) JavaScript
3 209 (10.67%) C#
4 125 (6.38%) PHP
5 115 (5.87%) Java
6 105 (5.36%) T-SQL
7 87 (4.44%) Python
8 50 (2.55%) PowerShell
9 46 (2.35%) VBA
10 39 (1.99%) Bash Shell
11 35 (1.79%) C
12 34 (1.74%) Ruby
13 33 (1.69%) C++
14 24 (1.23%) PL/SQL
15 22 (1.12%) VB
16 20 (1.02%) VB.NET
17 19 (0.97%) PHP5
18 17 (0.87%) Perl
19 16 (0.82%) Objective-C
20 15 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 337 (17.21%) Degree
2 250 (12.77%) CISSP
3 201 (10.27%) CISM
4 117 (5.98%) CISA
5 104 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 94 (4.80%) Security Cleared
7 65 (3.32%) SC Cleared
8 46 (2.35%) MCSE
9 28 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (1.38%) CRISC
11 25 (1.28%) ISEB
12 23 (1.17%) MCITP
13 22 (1.12%) MCP
14 19 (0.97%) MCSA
15 18 (0.92%) CCNP
15 18 (0.92%) CISMP
16 17 (0.87%) PCI QSA
17 16 (0.82%) CCNA
18 14 (0.72%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (16.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 184 (9.40%) PCI DSS
3 96 (4.90%) QA
4 71 (3.63%) SLA
5 41 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 36 (1.84%) COBIT
7 27 (1.38%) ISO 9001
8 21 (1.07%) BS25999
9 14 (0.72%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.46%) Basel II
11 6 (0.31%) ISO 14001
11 6 (0.31%) WCAG
11 6 (0.31%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.10%) GCP
13 2 (0.10%) BS7799
13 2 (0.10%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.10%) GPG13
13 2 (0.10%) P3O
14 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 156 (7.97%) Active Directory
2 105 (5.36%) Hyper-V
3 100 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.12%) NFS
4 22 (1.12%) vSphere
5 15 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.66%) XenApp
7 12 (0.61%) ISA Server
7 12 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (0.56%) Docker
8 11 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 10 (0.51%) Xen
10 8 (0.41%) Firmware
11 7 (0.36%) SRDF
12 6 (0.31%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.26%) VMware ESX
13 5 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.26%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 88 (4.49%) SCCM
2 75 (3.83%) SCOM
3 23 (1.17%) McAfee ePO
4 22 (1.12%) SnapMirror
5 18 (0.92%) NetBackup
6 17 (0.87%) SnapVault
7 16 (0.82%) Puppet
8 14 (0.72%) Nagios
8 14 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
9 11 (0.56%) Vagrant
10 10 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 10 (0.51%) EMC VPLEX
11 9 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 9 (0.46%) WSUS
11 9 (0.46%) SCDPM
11 9 (0.46%) SCOrch
12 8 (0.41%) SCVMM
13 7 (0.36%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.31%) OpenView
14 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 465 (23.75%) Microsoft
2 142 (7.25%) Oracle
3 137 (7.00%) VMware
4 93 (4.75%) Cisco
5 59 (3.01%) HP
6 55 (2.81%) NetApp
7 52 (2.66%) Adobe
8 41 (2.09%) SAP
8 41 (2.09%) EMC
9 40 (2.04%) McAfee
10 39 (1.99%) Google
11 35 (1.79%) Citrix
12 33 (1.69%) Dell
13 32 (1.63%) Zend
14 30 (1.53%) IBM
15 26 (1.33%) Symantec
16 22 (1.12%) Apple
17 19 (0.97%) CheckPoint
17 19 (0.97%) Brocade
18 17 (0.87%) Sencha
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