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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 427 496 441
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -55
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 602 462 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.53% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 494 327 435
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,800 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,200 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%

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
88688 86784 85798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.86% 82.37% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 72364 68812 71587
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 +49 579 £45,000 -5.26% 85
London +43 200 £55,000 - 32
South East +7 125 £45,000 - 18
Yorkshire +38 59 £43,750 -12.50% 9
West Yorkshire +37 50 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East of England +13 44 £43,750 +25.00% 3
South West +3 44 £38,500 -9.41% 4
Berkshire +3 43 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Leeds +26 40 £45,000 +5.88% 4
West Midlands -15 39 £43,507 +13.00% 3
East Midlands +34 32 £42,000 -11.57% 9
Gloucestershire +24 32 £38,500 -
City of London -3 32 £50,500 -8.18% 11
Surrey +6 31 £60,000 +66.66% 1
Leicestershire +37 29 £42,000 +10.52% 6
Cheltenham - 26 £41,500 -
Hampshire +3 24 £42,500 -26.72% 4
North West -26 23 £46,500 +47.61% 5
Hertfordshire +1 20 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Reading -10 20 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Cambridgeshire +20 19 £29,250 -16.42% 1
Leicester +33 18 £42,000 +10.52% 3
Scotland +21 16 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Birmingham -15 15 £47,500 +25.00%
Watford - 15 £42,500 - 2
Cambridge +12 14 £28,500 -18.57% 1
Winchester - 14 £42,500 - 2
Manchester +1 13 £44,750 +42.06% 2
West Sussex +3 12 £31,000 -56.13% 1
Croydon - 11 £30,000 -

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 392 (30.77%) Information Security
2 336 (26.37%) Microsoft
3 318 (24.96%) Finance
4 304 (23.86%) Windows
5 295 (23.16%) Data Protection Act
6 247 (19.39%) Degree
7 245 (19.23%) SQL
8 229 (17.97%) ITIL
9 217 (17.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 197 (15.46%) Management Information System
11 177 (13.89%) MS Excel
11 177 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
12 172 (13.50%) SQL Server
13 156 (12.24%) CISSP
14 145 (11.38%) Active Directory
15 140 (10.99%) PCI DSS
16 135 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
17 133 (10.44%) Disaster Recovery
18 127 (9.97%) Project Management
19 120 (9.42%) Risk Management
20 117 (9.18%) VMware
21 111 (8.71%) MS Exchange
22 110 (8.63%) CISM
23 104 (8.16%) Firewall
23 104 (8.16%) Hyper-V
24 100 (7.85%) Legal
24 100 (7.85%) Cisco
25 97 (7.61%) SLA
26 96 (7.54%) IIS
26 96 (7.54%) MS Office

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 111 (8.71%) MS Exchange
2 96 (7.54%) IIS
3 64 (5.02%) SharePoint
4 38 (2.98%) Lync
5 26 (2.04%) SAS
6 23 (1.81%) CMS
6 23 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.86%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.55%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.55%) Moodle
12 7 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.47%) Apache
13 6 (0.47%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 177 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 96 (7.54%) MS Office
3 19 (1.49%) MS Project
3 19 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.47%) PowerPivot
6 5 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.24%) SPSS
8 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.078%) FastStats
9 1 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.078%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.078%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 33 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.71%) CA PPM
3 7 (0.55%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.55%) Maximo
4 6 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.39%) SAP PM
5 5 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.39%) SAP MRS
5 5 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.16%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.078%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
8 1 (0.078%) Nortel Periphonics
8 1 (0.078%) Magento
8 1 (0.078%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.078%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.98%) Office 365
2 17 (1.33%) SaaS
3 16 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.55%) IaaS
6 4 (0.31%) MailChimp
7 3 (0.24%) SoftLayer
7 3 (0.24%) Force.com
7 3 (0.24%) PaaS
8 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 104 (8.16%) Firewall
2 92 (7.22%) SAN
3 68 (5.34%) TCP/IP
4 62 (4.87%) Internet
5 54 (4.24%) WAN
6 43 (3.38%) Network Security
7 42 (3.30%) LAN
8 35 (2.75%) Wireless
9 33 (2.59%) VPN
10 31 (2.43%) DNS
11 26 (2.04%) Intranet
12 21 (1.65%) NAS
13 19 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
13 19 (1.49%) MPLS
13 19 (1.49%) DHCP
14 14 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (1.10%) VLAN
15 12 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (0.94%) Ethernet
15 12 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 44 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 40 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (2.83%) Data Mining
7 36 (2.83%) Oracle Database
8 24 (1.88%) Big Data
9 23 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (1.33%) MySQL
12 16 (1.26%) VLDB
12 16 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (1.18%) MS Access
14 14 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (1.02%) RDBMS
16 10 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (1.96%) Subversion
2 20 (1.57%) JUnit
3 18 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.10%) JIRA
5 13 (1.02%) Maven
5 13 (1.02%) Git (software)
6 11 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (0.55%) SpecFlow
9 7 (0.55%) NUnit
10 5 (0.39%) Hudson
11 4 (0.31%) Robotium
11 4 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.31%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.31%) Appium
12 3 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.24%) Ant
12 3 (0.24%) Android Studio
12 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 318 (24.96%) Finance
2 100 (7.85%) Legal
3 87 (6.83%) Marketing
4 65 (5.10%) Retail
5 63 (4.95%) Telecoms
6 54 (4.24%) Law
7 36 (2.83%) Banking
8 32 (2.51%) Back Office
9 23 (1.81%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.26%) Advertising
11 12 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.86%) Publishing
13 10 (0.78%) Electronics
14 8 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.63%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.47%) Games
16 5 (0.39%) German Language
17 4 (0.31%) Local Government
17 4 (0.31%) Dutch Language
17 4 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 249 (19.54%) Analyst
2 143 (11.22%) Security Manager
3 98 (7.69%) Developer
4 93 (7.30%) Information Manager
5 83 (6.51%) Information Security Manager
6 82 (6.44%) Security Analyst
7 76 (5.97%) Architect
7 76 (5.97%) Consultant
8 61 (4.79%) Information Analyst
9 60 (4.71%) DBA
10 56 (4.40%) SQL DBA
11 54 (4.24%) Support Analyst
12 50 (3.92%) Project Manager
13 48 (3.77%) Information Security Analyst
14 34 (2.67%) Administrator
15 31 (2.43%) Security Engineer
16 30 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
17 29 (2.28%) Data Manager
17 29 (2.28%) IT Support
18 27 (2.12%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (4.87%) HTML
2 57 (4.47%) CSS
3 54 (4.24%) .NET
4 46 (3.61%) jQuery
5 33 (2.59%) Web Services
6 31 (2.43%) HTML5
7 29 (2.28%) ASP.NET
8 27 (2.12%) Ajax
9 25 (1.96%) XML
10 23 (1.81%) CSS3
11 20 (1.57%) COM
12 19 (1.49%) Middleware
13 18 (1.41%) AngularJS
14 17 (1.33%) Spring
15 16 (1.26%) .NET Framework
15 16 (1.26%) SOAP
16 15 (1.18%) Hibernate
17 14 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (0.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 11 (0.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 295 (23.16%) Data Protection Act
2 197 (15.46%) Management Information System
3 177 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (6.20%) Computer Science
5 77 (6.04%) Clustering
6 53 (4.16%) Cryptography
7 39 (3.06%) Freedom of Information
7 39 (3.06%) Mathematics
8 34 (2.67%) Replication
9 28 (2.20%) Statistics
10 24 (1.88%) Client/Server
10 24 (1.88%) Blackberry
11 22 (1.73%) Mobile App
11 22 (1.73%) Embedded Systems
11 22 (1.73%) User Experience
12 21 (1.65%) NHS
12 21 (1.65%) Freedom of Information Act
13 20 (1.57%) N-Tier
14 16 (1.26%) PKI
14 16 (1.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 304 (23.86%) Windows
2 135 (10.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (7.06%) Linux
3 90 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (5.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 67 (5.26%) UNIX
6 57 (4.47%) Windows 7
7 23 (1.81%) Android
8 17 (1.33%) Solaris
9 15 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
10 14 (1.10%) Windows XP
10 14 (1.10%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.94%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.94%) CentOS
12 9 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.71%) AIX
12 9 (0.71%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.47%) HPUX
14 4 (0.31%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (30.77%) Information Security
2 229 (17.97%) ITIL
3 133 (10.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 127 (9.97%) Project Management
5 120 (9.42%) Risk Management
6 88 (6.91%) Business Continuity
7 82 (6.44%) Change Management
8 81 (6.36%) Security Management
9 80 (6.28%) Agile Software Development
10 77 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
10 77 (6.04%) Line Management
11 76 (5.97%) Service Delivery
12 68 (5.34%) CRM
12 68 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 64 (5.02%) Stakeholder Management
14 63 (4.95%) E-Commerce
14 63 (4.95%) Performance Tuning
15 58 (4.55%) Service Management
16 57 (4.47%) Data Management
17 56 (4.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 245 (19.23%) SQL
2 72 (5.65%) T-SQL
3 70 (5.49%) C#
4 62 (4.87%) JavaScript
5 60 (4.71%) Java
6 53 (4.16%) PowerShell
7 49 (3.85%) C
8 37 (2.90%) Python
9 33 (2.59%) PL/SQL
10 20 (1.57%) C++
11 18 (1.41%) PHP
12 13 (1.02%) Perl
12 13 (1.02%) VB
13 9 (0.71%) VBA
14 8 (0.63%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.55%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.47%) R
16 6 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.47%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.31%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 247 (19.39%) Degree
2 156 (12.24%) CISSP
3 110 (8.63%) CISM
4 80 (6.28%) Security Cleared
5 65 (5.10%) CISA
6 56 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (4.32%) SC Cleared
8 43 (3.38%) MCSE
9 27 (2.12%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (2.12%) MCITP
10 18 (1.41%) VCP4
10 18 (1.41%) ISEB
11 16 (1.26%) MCSA
11 16 (1.26%) HND
12 15 (1.18%) Postgraduate
12 15 (1.18%) CRISC
13 14 (1.10%) HNC
13 14 (1.10%) CCNP
14 12 (0.94%) CISMP
15 11 (0.86%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (17.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 140 (10.99%) PCI DSS
3 97 (7.61%) SLA
4 59 (4.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 45 (3.53%) QA
6 40 (3.14%) COBIT
7 13 (1.02%) BS25999
8 11 (0.86%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.71%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.31%) BS7799
10 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (0.31%) COSO
11 3 (0.24%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.24%) Basel II
12 2 (0.16%) GCP
12 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.078%) GMP
13 1 (0.078%) GLP
13 1 (0.078%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 145 (11.38%) Active Directory
2 104 (8.16%) Hyper-V
3 92 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (1.33%) vSphere
6 14 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 14 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (0.86%) NFS
7 11 (0.86%) SRDF
8 8 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.63%) XenApp
9 7 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (0.47%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.31%) Firmware
11 4 (0.31%) Nmap
12 3 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
13 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.078%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.078%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 75 (5.89%) SCCM
2 63 (4.95%) SCOM
3 24 (1.88%) SCDPM
4 16 (1.26%) SCOrch
4 16 (1.26%) SCVMM
5 14 (1.10%) SCSM
6 13 (1.02%) Backup Exec
7 12 (0.94%) ZABBIX
8 10 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (0.78%) WSUS
9 9 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.47%) Nessus
11 5 (0.39%) OpenView
12 3 (0.24%) Windows Intune
12 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.24%) Puppet
12 3 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.16%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 336 (26.37%) Microsoft
2 117 (9.18%) VMware
3 100 (7.85%) Cisco
4 83 (6.51%) Oracle
5 77 (6.04%) HP
6 56 (4.40%) Dell
7 50 (3.92%) IBM
8 48 (3.77%) EMC
9 43 (3.38%) NetApp
10 32 (2.51%) Symantec
11 29 (2.28%) Adobe
12 28 (2.20%) Brocade
13 27 (2.12%) Altiris
14 26 (2.04%) Citrix
15 25 (1.96%) SAP
16 22 (1.73%) Apple
17 21 (1.65%) Business Objects
18 20 (1.57%) Hitachi
19 19 (1.49%) Teradata
20 18 (1.41%) McAfee
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Vitality
Salary: £Highly Competitive + benefits + bonus potential
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum Civil Service Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Marine Management Organisation
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Plus Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Harris Global
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive basic, + upto 20% bonus, penison, 25 days AL & Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
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UK
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE
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TEKsystems
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Home Based
Telefonica
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Salary: £80000 per annum
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + + benefits
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Lorien Resourcing
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £27k - 30k per year + OTE
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Salary: £42,500 per annum £42,500 + Car allowance
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