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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 277 443 466
Rank change year-on-year
+166 +23
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 1142 642 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.05% 0.55% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.66% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 907 472 382
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%

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
92395 97415 87605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.57% 82.72% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 75495 78826 72238
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 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 6 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 +158 1070 £45,000 +5.88% 137
London +141 525 £47,500 -7.76% 51
South East +165 260 £44,500 +6.58% 26
City of London +165 200 £47,500 -13.63% 17
Berkshire +51 68 £47,500 +40.74% 7
South West +24 66 £40,000 +9.58% 19
East of England +4 58 £47,500 +43.93% 8
North West +20 57 £45,000 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire -8 46 £30,000 -15.49% 14
Surrey +46 45 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Reading +24 36 £60,000 +77.77% 4
West Midlands -3 36 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Hampshire +26 34 £42,500 +2.40% 4
Manchester +14 31 £37,500 -3.22% 6
Kent +31 30 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Buckinghamshire +26 29 £34,500 -37.27% 3
East Sussex +42 26 £42,500 +37.09% 3
Scotland +16 25 £44,250 +19.59% 7
Wiltshire +4 24 £38,500 -12.50% 4
West Yorkshire -9 24 £30,000 -6.25% 3
Leeds +12 19 £31,250 -40.47% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 18 £40,000 +12.67% 2
Bristol -2 18 £37,500 -31.81% 7
Cambridge +13 17 £40,000 +18.51% 1
Gloucestershire +6 17 £45,000 +23.28% 3
Brighton - 17 £40,000 - 2
South Yorkshire +6 16 £36,500 -39.16% 10
Hertfordshire -7 16 £60,000 +84.61% 1
Sheffield +9 15 £36,500 -41.60% 8
East Midlands -1 15 £36,250 -7.05% 3

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 481 (26.16%) Finance
2 456 (24.80%) Microsoft
3 430 (23.38%) Information Security
4 388 (21.10%) Data Protection Act
5 362 (19.68%) SQL
6 349 (18.98%) Windows
7 328 (17.84%) SQL Server
8 316 (17.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 312 (16.97%) Degree
10 277 (15.06%) ITIL
11 275 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
12 262 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
13 238 (12.94%) Management Information System
13 238 (12.94%) CISSP
14 234 (12.72%) MS Excel
15 212 (11.53%) JavaScript
16 182 (9.90%) CISM
17 177 (9.62%) C#
17 177 (9.62%) .NET
18 176 (9.57%) PCI DSS
19 175 (9.52%) Project Management
20 173 (9.41%) HTML
21 160 (8.70%) Active Directory
22 158 (8.59%) Risk Management
23 157 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
24 156 (8.48%) CSS
25 147 (7.99%) Analytics
26 145 (7.88%) MS Office
27 138 (7.50%) jQuery
28 134 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 110 (5.98%) MS Exchange
2 103 (5.60%) IIS
3 59 (3.21%) SharePoint
4 57 (3.10%) SAS
5 34 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (1.63%) CMS
7 26 (1.41%) Lync
8 23 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
10 19 (1.03%) Drupal
11 18 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 14 (0.76%) Apache
13 14 (0.76%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.44%) Moodle
15 7 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.38%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (0.27%) WordPress
17 5 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 234 (12.72%) MS Excel
2 145 (7.88%) MS Office
3 62 (3.37%) Photoshop
4 57 (3.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 38 (2.07%) SPSS
6 33 (1.79%) MS Visio
7 21 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 19 (1.03%) MS Project
9 14 (0.76%) InDesign
10 13 (0.71%) Adobe After Effects
11 10 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.054%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.054%) FastStats
13 1 (0.054%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 23 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.87%) Magento
3 14 (0.76%) Unica
4 8 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
5 7 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.38%) CA PPM
5 7 (0.38%) Maximo
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.16%) Servitor
7 3 (0.16%) Orchard Housing
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.16%) Summit
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.054%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.52%) Office 365
4 21 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (1.09%) Google Analytics
6 17 (0.92%) SaaS
7 10 (0.54%) IaaS
8 8 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 8 (0.44%) Route 53
9 4 (0.22%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.16%) Yammer
10 3 (0.16%) PaaS
11 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.054%) Taleo
12 1 (0.054%) Force.com
12 1 (0.054%) MailChimp
12 1 (0.054%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 116 (6.31%) Firewall
2 103 (5.60%) SAN
3 74 (4.02%) TCP/IP
4 60 (3.26%) WAN
5 51 (2.77%) LAN
6 50 (2.72%) DNS
7 49 (2.66%) Network Security
8 44 (2.39%) Internet
9 36 (1.96%) VPN
10 30 (1.63%) DHCP
11 26 (1.41%) Intranet
12 24 (1.31%) VoIP
12 24 (1.31%) NAS
13 23 (1.25%) Wireless
14 20 (1.09%) VLAN
15 18 (0.98%) Fibre Channel
16 16 (0.87%) IPsec
16 16 (0.87%) MPLS
17 14 (0.76%) SMTP
18 12 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 89 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
3 72 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 66 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (3.53%) Relational Database
6 61 (3.32%) MySQL
7 59 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 58 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 54 (2.94%) Big Data
10 52 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 48 (2.61%) Oracle Database
12 34 (1.85%) Data Mining
13 32 (1.74%) Star Schema
14 30 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
15 29 (1.58%) SQL Server 2005
16 22 (1.20%) RDBMS
17 21 (1.14%) MS Access
18 12 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
19 11 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
19 11 (0.60%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 43 (2.34%) Selenium
2 42 (2.28%) Git (software)
3 36 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 25 (1.36%) WebDriver
5 23 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (1.20%) Toad
6 22 (1.20%) Subversion
7 20 (1.09%) Axure RP
8 19 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 16 (0.87%) SpecFlow
10 14 (0.76%) NUnit
11 10 (0.54%) Xcode
12 7 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
12 7 (0.38%) JUnit
12 7 (0.38%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.33%) Hudson
13 6 (0.33%) JIRA
13 6 (0.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 6 (0.33%) Jenkins
14 5 (0.27%) Appium
General
1 481 (26.16%) Finance
2 123 (6.69%) Marketing
3 109 (5.93%) Legal
4 82 (4.46%) Telecoms
5 81 (4.40%) Banking
6 78 (4.24%) Retail
7 67 (3.64%) Law
8 48 (2.61%) Publishing
9 32 (1.74%) Multimedia
10 27 (1.47%) Advertising
11 21 (1.14%) Games
11 21 (1.14%) Back Office
12 20 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
13 16 (0.87%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.76%) Local Government
15 13 (0.71%) Billing
16 12 (0.65%) German Language
17 11 (0.60%) French Language
17 11 (0.60%) Investment Banking
18 7 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 277 (15.06%) Developer
2 265 (14.41%) Analyst
3 180 (9.79%) Consultant
4 145 (7.88%) Security Manager
5 116 (6.31%) Information Manager
6 95 (5.17%) Architect
7 89 (4.84%) Information Security Manager
8 87 (4.73%) C# Developer
9 83 (4.51%) Security Consultant
10 62 (3.37%) Security Analyst
11 61 (3.32%) C# .NET Developer
12 60 (3.26%) Administrator
13 57 (3.10%) DBA
13 57 (3.10%) Project Manager
14 51 (2.77%) Security Officer
15 49 (2.66%) PHP Developer
16 47 (2.56%) SQL DBA
16 47 (2.56%) Information Security Officer
17 46 (2.50%) Data Manager
18 43 (2.34%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (9.62%) .NET
2 173 (9.41%) HTML
3 156 (8.48%) CSS
4 138 (7.50%) jQuery
5 126 (6.85%) ASP.NET
6 87 (4.73%) HTML5
7 77 (4.19%) CSS3
8 72 (3.92%) AngularJS
9 64 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 43 (2.34%) XML
11 39 (2.12%) Ajax
12 37 (2.01%) LAMP
13 36 (1.96%) Web Services
14 31 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 21 (1.14%) COM
15 21 (1.14%) .NET Framework
15 21 (1.14%) WCF
16 20 (1.09%) JSON
17 17 (0.92%) Entity Framework
18 14 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 388 (21.10%) Data Protection Act
2 275 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
3 238 (12.94%) Management Information System
4 126 (6.85%) Freedom of Information
5 110 (5.98%) Computer Science
6 85 (4.62%) Freedom of Information Act
7 71 (3.86%) User Experience
8 69 (3.75%) Clustering
9 52 (2.83%) Statistics
10 47 (2.56%) Cryptography
11 44 (2.39%) Replication
12 43 (2.34%) Data Centre
13 39 (2.12%) Social Media
14 32 (1.74%) Mathematics
14 32 (1.74%) Mobile App
15 28 (1.52%) PKI
16 25 (1.36%) NHS
17 23 (1.25%) Client/Server
18 20 (1.09%) Blackberry
19 19 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 349 (18.98%) Windows
2 157 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (6.80%) Linux
4 99 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 84 (4.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (3.97%) UNIX
7 58 (3.15%) Windows 7
8 37 (2.01%) Apple iOS
9 31 (1.69%) Android
10 20 (1.09%) Windows 8
11 18 (0.98%) Windows XP
12 16 (0.87%) CentOS
13 14 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
14 13 (0.71%) Solaris
15 7 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.27%) Windows 2000
16 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.27%) Debian
16 5 (0.27%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (23.38%) Information Security
2 277 (15.06%) ITIL
3 262 (14.25%) Agile Software Development
4 175 (9.52%) Project Management
5 158 (8.59%) Risk Management
6 147 (7.99%) Analytics
7 134 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 132 (7.18%) Business Intelligence
9 114 (6.20%) Security Management
10 112 (6.09%) MVC
11 106 (5.76%) Cyber Security
12 101 (5.49%) Change Management
13 95 (5.17%) Business Continuity
14 94 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 92 (5.00%) Service Delivery
16 90 (4.89%) CRM
16 90 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
17 88 (4.79%) Data Management
18 73 (3.97%) Risk Assessment
18 73 (3.97%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 362 (19.68%) SQL
2 212 (11.53%) JavaScript
3 177 (9.62%) C#
4 108 (5.87%) T-SQL
5 107 (5.82%) PHP
6 97 (5.27%) Java
7 70 (3.81%) Python
8 52 (2.83%) PowerShell
9 37 (2.01%) C
10 32 (1.74%) VBA
11 27 (1.47%) Bash Shell
12 26 (1.41%) C++
13 25 (1.36%) PL/SQL
13 25 (1.36%) Ruby
14 20 (1.09%) PHP5
14 20 (1.09%) VB.NET
15 15 (0.82%) Objective-C
15 15 (0.82%) R
16 14 (0.76%) TypeScript
17 12 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 312 (16.97%) Degree
2 238 (12.94%) CISSP
3 182 (9.90%) CISM
4 108 (5.87%) CISA
5 98 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 92 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 64 (3.48%) SC Cleared
8 49 (2.66%) MCSE
9 31 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
10 30 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
11 26 (1.41%) CRISC
12 25 (1.36%) ISEB
13 23 (1.25%) MCITP
14 21 (1.14%) MCSA
15 20 (1.09%) MCP
16 18 (0.98%) CCNP
17 17 (0.92%) CISMP
17 17 (0.92%) PCI QSA
18 15 (0.82%) CCNA
19 12 (0.65%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (17.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 176 (9.57%) PCI DSS
3 85 (4.62%) QA
4 61 (3.32%) SLA
5 42 (2.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 39 (2.12%) COBIT
7 33 (1.79%) ISO 9001
8 21 (1.14%) BS25999
9 10 (0.54%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.49%) Basel II
11 6 (0.33%) ISO 14001
11 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 5 (0.27%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.27%) WCAG
13 3 (0.16%) GCP
14 2 (0.11%) BS7799
14 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.11%) GPG13
14 2 (0.11%) P3O
15 1 (0.054%) COSO
System Software
1 160 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 110 (5.98%) Hyper-V
3 100 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.25%) vSphere
5 21 (1.14%) NFS
6 18 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
8 12 (0.65%) ISA Server
8 12 (0.65%) XenApp
8 12 (0.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 8 (0.44%) Docker
10 7 (0.38%) SRDF
10 7 (0.38%) Xen
11 6 (0.33%) Firmware
12 5 (0.27%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.22%) VMware ESX
14 3 (0.16%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.16%) UAG
15 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 90 (4.89%) SCCM
2 71 (3.86%) SCOM
3 23 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
4 22 (1.20%) SnapMirror
5 18 (0.98%) SnapVault
6 17 (0.92%) NetBackup
7 12 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
7 12 (0.65%) SCDPM
8 10 (0.54%) EMC VPLEX
9 9 (0.49%) SCOrch
9 9 (0.49%) Puppet
9 9 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (0.49%) Backup Exec
9 9 (0.49%) Nagios
9 9 (0.49%) WSUS
9 9 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 8 (0.44%) SCVMM
10 8 (0.44%) Vagrant
11 7 (0.38%) OpenView
12 5 (0.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 456 (24.80%) Microsoft
2 132 (7.18%) VMware
3 121 (6.58%) Oracle
4 93 (5.06%) Cisco
5 64 (3.48%) HP
6 56 (3.05%) Business Objects
7 53 (2.88%) NetApp
8 49 (2.66%) Adobe
9 42 (2.28%) EMC
10 40 (2.18%) SAP
11 39 (2.12%) Dell
12 37 (2.01%) McAfee
13 34 (1.85%) Google
14 30 (1.63%) Citrix
15 29 (1.58%) IBM
15 29 (1.58%) Zend
16 26 (1.41%) Symantec
17 22 (1.20%) Altiris
18 19 (1.03%) CheckPoint
18 19 (1.03%) Apple
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