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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 427 497 422
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -75
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 631 479 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.54% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 495 364 447
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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
91483 89221 91345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.29% 81.86% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 75482 71477 77760
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +57 610 £45,000 - 65
London +17 179 £52,500 -2.77% 21
South East -12 88 £42,500 -22.72% 11
North West +37 73 £55,000 +99.27% 2
Yorkshire +5 70 £42,500 -15.00% 9
West Yorkshire +40 60 £42,500 +51.78% 7
East of England -3 58 £43,750 +25.00% 1
West Midlands -6 55 £41,000 +12.32% 5
South West +15 51 £42,750 +0.58% 7
Cambridgeshire +23 42 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Cambridge +25 40 £60,000 +65.51%
Leeds +28 38 £43,000 +53.57% 3
Manchester +3 35 £42,500 +0.62% 1
City of London +20 34 £52,500 +10.52% 5
Gloucestershire - 34 £39,500 -
Cheltenham - 34 £39,500 -
East Midlands +23 30 £40,000 +9.58% 5
Hampshire -7 27 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Cheshire +15 23 £65,000 +85.71% 1
Leicestershire +22 18 £41,500 +13.69% 5
Surrey -11 17 £40,000 -23.07% 1
Coventry +8 15 £47,500 - 1
Staffordshire +9 14 £26,500 -48.29%
Winchester - 12 £42,500 - 1
Scotland +12 11 £47,500 -16.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 11 £22,500 -65.38% 3
Bradford - 11 £30,000 - 3
Leicester +20 10 £41,750 +14.38% 1
Birmingham -13 10 £38,750 +14.81% 2
Berkshire -32 10 £52,500 +4.47% 2

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 366 (30.00%) Information Security
2 331 (27.13%) Finance
3 307 (25.16%) Microsoft
4 271 (22.21%) Windows
5 255 (20.90%) Data Protection Act
6 249 (20.41%) SQL
7 241 (19.75%) Degree
8 200 (16.39%) ITIL
9 197 (16.15%) Management Information System
10 170 (13.93%) MS Excel
11 160 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
12 151 (12.38%) SQL Server
13 148 (12.13%) Project Management
14 139 (11.39%) CISSP
15 138 (11.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 135 (11.07%) PCI DSS
17 123 (10.08%) Risk Management
18 114 (9.34%) Active Directory
18 114 (9.34%) Cisco
19 111 (9.10%) SLA
20 102 (8.36%) Disaster Recovery
20 102 (8.36%) CISM
21 101 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
21 101 (8.28%) Oracle
22 99 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
23 94 (7.70%) Firewall
23 94 (7.70%) VMware
24 92 (7.54%) MS Office
25 90 (7.38%) Linux
25 90 (7.38%) Business Continuity

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 85 (6.97%) MS Exchange
2 59 (4.84%) SharePoint
3 52 (4.26%) IIS
4 30 (2.46%) Lync
5 29 (2.38%) SAS
6 20 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 17 (1.39%) CMS
9 11 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.74%) Apache
10 9 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.41%) Moodle
13 5 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 170 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 92 (7.54%) MS Office
3 19 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.07%) MS Project
6 6 (0.49%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.41%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.25%) SPSS
9 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.082%) FastStats
10 1 (0.082%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.082%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 32 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.41%) SAP MRS
4 5 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.41%) SAP PM
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.33%) Magento
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.16%) Summit
7 2 (0.16%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.38%) Office 365
2 20 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.15%) SaaS
4 5 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.41%) IaaS
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.16%) Force.com
6 2 (0.16%) PaaS
6 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.16%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.082%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.082%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.082%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 94 (7.70%) Firewall
2 82 (6.72%) SAN
3 65 (5.33%) Internet
4 56 (4.59%) TCP/IP
5 46 (3.77%) VPN
5 46 (3.77%) LAN
5 46 (3.77%) WAN
6 37 (3.03%) Wireless
7 30 (2.46%) DNS
7 30 (2.46%) Network Security
8 27 (2.21%) Intranet
9 25 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
10 23 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
11 20 (1.64%) DHCP
12 16 (1.31%) NAS
13 14 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (1.07%) Wireshark
14 13 (1.07%) MPLS
15 12 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 49 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (3.36%) Data Mining
6 38 (3.11%) Relational Database
7 37 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 37 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 27 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (2.13%) Big Data
10 22 (1.80%) VLDB
11 19 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (1.48%) MySQL
13 12 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (0.98%) QlikView
14 11 (0.90%) MS Access
15 10 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (0.82%) Hadoop
16 9 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (2.13%) Subversion
2 20 (1.64%) JUnit
3 19 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.39%) JIRA
5 15 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.07%) Maven
8 10 (0.82%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
9 5 (0.41%) Ant
9 5 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.33%) StyleCop
11 3 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.16%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.16%) Hudson
12 2 (0.16%) Grunt
12 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.16%) Eclipse
General
1 331 (27.13%) Finance
2 89 (7.30%) Legal
3 83 (6.80%) Marketing
4 66 (5.41%) Retail
5 62 (5.08%) Telecoms
6 53 (4.34%) Law
7 39 (3.20%) Banking
8 30 (2.46%) Back Office
9 25 (2.05%) Financial Institution
10 17 (1.39%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.07%) Publishing
12 10 (0.82%) Games
13 7 (0.57%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.57%) Electronics
13 7 (0.57%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (0.49%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.49%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 271 (22.21%) Analyst
2 106 (8.69%) Security Analyst
3 101 (8.28%) Architect
4 99 (8.11%) Developer
5 88 (7.21%) Security Manager
6 85 (6.97%) Consultant
7 74 (6.07%) Information Analyst
8 63 (5.16%) Information Security Analyst
9 55 (4.51%) Information Manager
10 49 (4.02%) Information Security Manager
10 49 (4.02%) DBA
11 45 (3.69%) Support Analyst
12 41 (3.36%) Project Manager
12 41 (3.36%) SQL DBA
13 35 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
14 30 (2.46%) Business Analyst
14 30 (2.46%) Administrator
15 28 (2.30%) Security Engineer
16 27 (2.21%) Data Manager
17 25 (2.05%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (4.75%) HTML
2 51 (4.18%) CSS
3 50 (4.10%) .NET
4 37 (3.03%) jQuery
5 33 (2.70%) HTML5
6 32 (2.62%) XML
7 31 (2.54%) Web Services
8 29 (2.38%) ASP.NET
9 23 (1.89%) Ajax
9 23 (1.89%) CSS3
10 21 (1.72%) Middleware
11 18 (1.48%) Spring
12 15 (1.23%) SOAP
13 14 (1.15%) .NET Framework
14 13 (1.07%) AngularJS
15 12 (0.98%) Hibernate
16 11 (0.90%) Java EE
16 11 (0.90%) XSLT
16 11 (0.90%) COM
16 11 (0.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 255 (20.90%) Data Protection Act
2 197 (16.15%) Management Information System
3 160 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (6.48%) Computer Science
5 62 (5.08%) Clustering
6 48 (3.93%) Cryptography
7 46 (3.77%) Replication
8 37 (3.03%) Mathematics
9 34 (2.79%) Freedom of Information
10 28 (2.30%) NHS
11 27 (2.21%) Mobile App
12 25 (2.05%) Statistics
13 23 (1.89%) Blackberry
14 18 (1.48%) Client/Server
14 18 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
15 15 (1.23%) Freedom of Information Act
15 15 (1.23%) PKI
16 14 (1.15%) N-Tier
16 14 (1.15%) Visualisation
17 13 (1.07%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 271 (22.21%) Windows
2 90 (7.38%) Linux
3 88 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (6.64%) UNIX
5 67 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (3.11%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 18 (1.48%) Android
10 17 (1.39%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.15%) Solaris
12 13 (1.07%) CentOS
13 12 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (0.90%) AIX
15 10 (0.82%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.74%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.74%) HPUX
16 9 (0.74%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.49%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (30.00%) Information Security
2 200 (16.39%) ITIL
3 148 (12.13%) Project Management
4 123 (10.08%) Risk Management
5 102 (8.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 101 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
7 99 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
8 90 (7.38%) Business Continuity
9 86 (7.05%) CRM
10 82 (6.72%) E-Commerce
11 80 (6.56%) Service Delivery
12 69 (5.66%) Security Management
13 68 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 68 (5.57%) Line Management
14 67 (5.49%) Change Management
15 60 (4.92%) Data Management
16 59 (4.84%) Migration
17 58 (4.75%) Service Management
18 56 (4.59%) Data Analysis
19 53 (4.34%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 249 (20.41%) SQL
2 70 (5.74%) C#
3 66 (5.41%) Java
4 62 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 51 (4.18%) JavaScript
6 47 (3.85%) C
7 33 (2.70%) Python
8 30 (2.46%) PL/SQL
8 30 (2.46%) C++
9 26 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 19 (1.56%) PHP
11 11 (0.90%) VB
12 10 (0.82%) Perl
13 9 (0.74%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.57%) VBA
15 5 (0.41%) Ruby
15 5 (0.41%) R
16 4 (0.33%) Delphi
16 4 (0.33%) VB6
17 3 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 241 (19.75%) Degree
2 139 (11.39%) CISSP
3 102 (8.36%) CISM
4 71 (5.82%) CISA
5 65 (5.33%) Security Cleared
6 62 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (3.36%) MCSE
8 34 (2.79%) SC Cleared
9 27 (2.21%) MCITP
10 24 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (1.72%) ISEB
12 19 (1.56%) ISSAP
12 19 (1.56%) ISSMP
13 14 (1.15%) OCP
13 14 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
14 13 (1.07%) HND
15 12 (0.98%) Postgraduate
15 12 (0.98%) MCP
16 11 (0.90%) HNC
16 11 (0.90%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (11.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 135 (11.07%) PCI DSS
3 111 (9.10%) SLA
4 66 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 54 (4.43%) COBIT
5 54 (4.43%) QA
6 14 (1.15%) COSO
7 11 (0.90%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.82%) BS7799
9 8 (0.66%) ISO 9000
10 7 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 6 (0.49%) BS25999
12 5 (0.41%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.33%) Basel II
14 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 12207
14 1 (0.082%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.082%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.082%) HIPAA
System Software
1 114 (9.34%) Active Directory
2 75 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (5.16%) Hyper-V
4 17 (1.39%) vSphere
5 12 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.82%) SRDF
6 10 (0.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 8 (0.66%) XenApp
7 8 (0.66%) VMware ESX
7 8 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.57%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.49%) NFS
9 6 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (0.41%) Nmap
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.25%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.25%) SpamAssassin
13 2 (0.16%) IAG
14 1 (0.082%) Varnish
14 1 (0.082%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 40 (3.28%) SCOM
2 37 (3.03%) SCCM
3 18 (1.48%) Backup Exec
3 18 (1.48%) SCDPM
4 17 (1.39%) SCOrch
5 13 (1.07%) Nessus
6 8 (0.66%) WSUS
6 8 (0.66%) ZABBIX
6 8 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (0.57%) SCSM
7 7 (0.57%) SCVMM
8 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.41%) Data Guard
8 5 (0.41%) Puppet
8 5 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.33%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.25%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 307 (25.16%) Microsoft
2 114 (9.34%) Cisco
3 101 (8.28%) Oracle
4 94 (7.70%) VMware
5 62 (5.08%) HP
6 46 (3.77%) IBM
7 43 (3.52%) Dell
7 43 (3.52%) Symantec
8 41 (3.36%) EMC
9 37 (3.03%) NetApp
10 29 (2.38%) Citrix
11 27 (2.21%) Brocade
12 26 (2.13%) Teradata
13 24 (1.97%) SAP
14 20 (1.64%) Business Objects
14 20 (1.64%) Netezza
15 19 (1.56%) CheckPoint
16 18 (1.48%) Adobe
16 18 (1.48%) Hitachi
16 18 (1.48%) Apple
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + bonus,pension,25 days a/l
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £26,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 44000 - 48000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life Ass and 25 d
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £25500 per annum + benefits
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30,000 per annum
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