The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 430 428 463
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +35
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 627 563 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.52% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.66% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 447 426 438
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £78,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-8.23% -7.60%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93957 85653 91299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.38% 78.79% 77.44%
Number of salaries quoted 75631 70015 77736
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 July 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 -15 595 £44,021 -2.17% 74
London +23 256 £51,000 +2.00% 29
South East -42 80 £42,000 -1.17% 6
East of England +5 67 £38,500 +5.47% 10
Yorkshire -27 52 £35,000 -30.00% 8
North West +22 48 £40,000 -15.78% 6
City of London -2 44 £50,000 +11.11% 6
West Yorkshire -14 40 £35,000 -3.44% 5
South West +3 37 £37,000 +5.71% 3
West Midlands -21 36 £50,000 -6.54% 7
Cambridgeshire +4 29 £35,500 -2.73% 4
Cambridge -1 28 £33,750 -7.53% 4
Hertfordshire +7 25 £38,500 +2.66% 4
Manchester +20 21 £41,250 -19.51% 1
Birmingham +15 20 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Scotland -12 19 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Bradford +13 15 £32,500 +42.40%
Gloucestershire +4 13 £36,750 -20.54%
Surrey -16 13 £35,500 -11.25% 4
Leeds -35 13 £57,500 +53.33% 5
Hampshire -13 12 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Berkshire -42 12 £32,500 -38.09%
Letchworth - 12 £38,500 - 1
East Midlands -2 11 £37,500 +6.38% 4
Oxfordshire -2 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Cheshire -5 11 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Glasgow -14 9 £38,500 -9.41% 1
Kent - 9 £55,000 -
West Sussex -1 8 £42,250 -23.18%
Wiltshire -2 8 £44,000 -20.00% 1

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 380 (30.94%) Finance
2 332 (27.04%) Microsoft
3 320 (26.06%) Degree
4 294 (23.94%) Information Security
5 291 (23.70%) Data Protection Act
6 244 (19.87%) Windows
7 226 (18.40%) SQL
8 214 (17.43%) SQL Server
9 198 (16.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 180 (14.66%) Project Management
11 174 (14.17%) MS Excel
12 169 (13.76%) PCI DSS
13 162 (13.19%) Legal
14 155 (12.62%) ITIL
15 151 (12.30%) Management Information System
16 149 (12.13%) VMware
17 145 (11.81%) Active Directory
18 136 (11.07%) CISSP
19 128 (10.42%) SAN
20 124 (10.10%) Disaster Recovery
21 121 (9.85%) Firewall
22 119 (9.69%) MS Exchange
23 118 (9.61%) Linux
23 118 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
24 117 (9.53%) Hyper-V
25 113 (9.20%) CRM
26 109 (8.88%) Cisco
27 102 (8.31%) Marketing
28 98 (7.98%) CISM
29 93 (7.57%) SLA

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 119 (9.69%) MS Exchange
2 66 (5.37%) IIS
3 55 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 52 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 48 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 35 (2.85%) Lync
7 29 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (1.95%) CMS
9 22 (1.79%) SAS
10 18 (1.47%) Apache
11 14 (1.14%) nginx
11 14 (1.14%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.98%) Drupal
12 12 (0.98%) WordPress
12 12 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.73%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.73%) Confluence
15 7 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 174 (14.17%) MS Excel
2 76 (6.19%) MS Office
3 26 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.38%) MS Project
5 9 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.33%) SPSS
6 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.16%) Niku Workbench
8 2 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.081%) FastStats
9 1 (0.081%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 27 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.38%) Google Analytics
3 16 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
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 (0.33%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.24%) Magento
7 3 (0.24%) Pegasus Opera
7 3 (0.24%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.16%) Summit
8 2 (0.16%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.63%) SaaS
3 19 (1.55%) Office 365
4 17 (1.38%) Amazon S3
5 15 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.24%) IaaS
7 3 (0.24%) Taleo
7 3 (0.24%) Force.com
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.081%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 128 (10.42%) SAN
2 121 (9.85%) Firewall
3 64 (5.21%) WAN
4 63 (5.13%) LAN
5 62 (5.05%) TCP/IP
6 61 (4.97%) DNS
7 58 (4.72%) Internet
8 54 (4.40%) Intranet
9 42 (3.42%) VPN
10 38 (3.09%) DHCP
11 36 (2.93%) Intrusion Detection
11 36 (2.93%) VLAN
12 34 (2.77%) VoIP
13 30 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (2.44%) NAS
14 25 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
15 22 (1.79%) HTTP
16 21 (1.71%) SSL
17 15 (1.22%) Wireless
18 13 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 82 (6.68%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 48 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 33 (2.69%) Relational Database
8 32 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (2.44%) MySQL
9 30 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.47%) Data Mining
11 15 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 15 (1.22%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.06%) Big Data
12 13 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 12 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (0.90%) Hadoop
15 9 (0.73%) QlikView
15 9 (0.73%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (1.87%) Git (software)
3 22 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 20 (1.63%) Subversion
5 15 (1.22%) NUnit
6 14 (1.14%) SpecFlow
7 13 (1.06%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.06%) Ant
8 12 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 10 (0.81%) JIRA
10 9 (0.73%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (0.73%) StyleCop
11 8 (0.65%) Xcode
12 6 (0.49%) JUnit
12 6 (0.49%) ReSharper
12 6 (0.49%) FxCop
12 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 380 (30.94%) Finance
2 162 (13.19%) Legal
3 102 (8.31%) Marketing
4 68 (5.54%) Law
5 64 (5.21%) Retail
6 50 (4.07%) Telecoms
7 46 (3.75%) Banking
8 42 (3.42%) Advertising
9 27 (2.20%) Games
10 25 (2.04%) Multimedia
11 12 (0.98%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.81%) Publishing
13 10 (0.81%) German Language
14 9 (0.73%) Local Government
15 7 (0.57%) French Language
15 7 (0.57%) Billing
15 7 (0.57%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.49%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.49%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 249 (20.28%) Analyst
2 125 (10.18%) Developer
3 113 (9.20%) Architect
4 106 (8.63%) Security Manager
5 75 (6.11%) Security Analyst
6 69 (5.62%) Consultant
7 52 (4.23%) Business Analyst
8 50 (4.07%) Administrator
9 46 (3.75%) Security Officer
10 39 (3.18%) Information Analyst
11 37 (3.01%) Information Security Analyst
12 36 (2.93%) Information Manager
13 33 (2.69%) Systems Administrator
14 29 (2.36%) Project Manager
15 28 (2.28%) Information Security Manager
16 27 (2.20%) Security Specialist
17 26 (2.12%) Support Analyst
17 26 (2.12%) Data Analyst
18 25 (2.04%) .NET Developer
18 25 (2.04%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (6.35%) .NET
2 61 (4.97%) HTML
3 47 (3.83%) ASP.NET
3 47 (3.83%) Web Services
4 45 (3.66%) XML
5 44 (3.58%) CSS
6 41 (3.34%) jQuery
7 36 (2.93%) Middleware
8 26 (2.12%) HTML5
9 21 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (1.71%) WCF
10 19 (1.55%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.30%) Backbone.js
11 16 (1.30%) AngularJS
12 14 (1.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 14 (1.14%) LINQ
12 14 (1.14%) NHibernate
12 14 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 14 (1.14%) Ajax
13 12 (0.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 291 (23.70%) Data Protection Act
2 151 (12.30%) Management Information System
3 74 (6.03%) Replication
4 52 (4.23%) Clustering
5 45 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 35 (2.85%) PMI
7 20 (1.63%) Social Media
8 19 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
9 18 (1.47%) Mathematics
10 13 (1.06%) N-Tier
10 13 (1.06%) Open Source
10 13 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 12 (0.98%) New Media
11 12 (0.98%) Mainframe
12 11 (0.90%) Visualisation
12 11 (0.90%) iPad
13 10 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
13 10 (0.81%) Statistics
13 10 (0.81%) Cryptography
14 9 (0.73%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 244 (19.87%) Windows
2 118 (9.61%) Linux
3 79 (6.43%) UNIX
4 76 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (1.38%) CentOS
9 12 (0.98%) Fedora
10 11 (0.90%) Solaris
10 11 (0.90%) Android
11 10 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 7 (0.57%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.49%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.49%) HPUX
14 6 (0.49%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.41%) AIX
15 5 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (23.94%) Information Security
2 180 (14.66%) Project Management
3 155 (12.62%) ITIL
4 124 (10.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 113 (9.20%) CRM
6 88 (7.17%) Change Management
7 87 (7.08%) SIEM
8 83 (6.76%) PRINCE2
9 78 (6.35%) Risk Management
9 78 (6.35%) Business Continuity
10 75 (6.11%) Migration
10 75 (6.11%) Cyber Security
11 71 (5.78%) Data Security
12 68 (5.54%) Security Architecture
13 67 (5.46%) E-Commerce
13 67 (5.46%) Service Delivery
14 65 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
15 64 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
16 59 (4.80%) Analytics
17 51 (4.15%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 226 (18.40%) SQL
2 63 (5.13%) Java
2 63 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 60 (4.89%) C#
4 58 (4.72%) T-SQL
5 52 (4.23%) C++
6 33 (2.69%) C
7 28 (2.28%) PHP
8 25 (2.04%) Python
9 21 (1.71%) VB
10 15 (1.22%) Tcl
11 14 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 14 (1.14%) TypeScript
12 12 (0.98%) VBA
13 11 (0.90%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.81%) PL/SQL
14 10 (0.81%) VBScript
15 9 (0.73%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.49%) Ruby
17 5 (0.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 320 (26.06%) Degree
2 136 (11.07%) CISSP
3 98 (7.98%) CISM
4 92 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 79 (6.43%) CISA
6 53 (4.32%) Security Cleared
7 46 (3.75%) MCSE
8 43 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (3.01%) PMI Certification
10 35 (2.85%) CCNA
11 30 (2.44%) ISEB
12 28 (2.28%) MCSA
12 28 (2.28%) SC Cleared
13 21 (1.71%) MCITP
14 15 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 13 (1.06%) MCTS
16 11 (0.90%) MCP
17 10 (0.81%) HND
18 9 (0.73%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (16.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 169 (13.76%) PCI DSS
3 93 (7.57%) SLA
4 75 (6.11%) QA
5 32 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 31 (2.52%) ISO 9001
7 25 (2.04%) COBIT
8 10 (0.81%) COSO
9 8 (0.65%) Basel II
10 6 (0.49%) BS7799
11 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.24%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.24%) BS25999
12 3 (0.24%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
13 2 (0.16%) GMP
13 2 (0.16%) GLP
13 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.081%) MiFID
14 1 (0.081%) WAI
System Software
1 145 (11.81%) Active Directory
2 118 (9.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (9.53%) Hyper-V
4 28 (2.28%) XenApp
4 28 (2.28%) vSphere
5 21 (1.71%) Forefront TMG
6 15 (1.22%) VMware ESX
7 14 (1.14%) XenServer
7 14 (1.14%) XenDesktop
8 13 (1.06%) NFS
9 12 (0.98%) Varnish
9 12 (0.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 11 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
10 11 (0.90%) ISA Server
11 10 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.73%) Xen
12 9 (0.73%) SRDF
13 8 (0.65%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.65%) IAG
13 8 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 46 (3.75%) SCOM
2 35 (2.85%) SCCM
3 26 (2.12%) Backup Exec
4 18 (1.47%) SCOrch
5 17 (1.38%) Puppet
6 16 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (1.14%) SCDPM
8 12 (0.98%) Vagrant
9 11 (0.90%) Data Guard
9 11 (0.90%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.49%) SCVMM
10 6 (0.49%) Nessus
10 6 (0.49%) WSUS
11 5 (0.41%) MOM
11 5 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 4 (0.33%) Legato
12 4 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.33%) Foglight
Vendors
1 332 (27.04%) Microsoft
2 149 (12.13%) VMware
3 109 (8.88%) Cisco
4 84 (6.84%) HP
5 67 (5.46%) Oracle
6 65 (5.29%) NetApp
7 61 (4.97%) Citrix
7 61 (4.97%) EMC
8 45 (3.66%) IBM
9 43 (3.50%) Dell
10 37 (3.01%) SAP
10 37 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
11 30 (2.44%) Symantec
12 25 (2.04%) Bloomberg
13 23 (1.87%) Veeam
14 22 (1.79%) Brocade
14 22 (1.79%) Google
15 21 (1.71%) Omniture
16 15 (1.22%) Business Objects
17 14 (1.14%) CheckPoint
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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