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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 451 386 444
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +58
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 583 643 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.61% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.75% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 448 489 449
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -7.60%

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
93666 85404 91608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.98% 81.22% 79.07%
Number of salaries quoted 74832 70100 77443
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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 -54 552 £45,000 -5.26% 87
London -52 210 £55,000 - 34
South East -13 105 £48,000 -4.00% 12
City of London +16 63 £50,000 +11.11% 8
North West +7 56 £35,000 - 12
East of England -48 49 £38,975 +6.78% 3
Yorkshire -33 40 £35,000 -6.66% 7
West Midlands -37 37 £32,375 -38.33% 6
South West -5 36 £34,000 -2.85% 5
Hampshire -1 30 £45,000 +12.50% 3
West Yorkshire -34 26 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Manchester -4 24 £35,000 -14.63% 4
Cambridgeshire -8 24 £35,000 -5.40% 1
Cambridge -5 22 £32,000 -16.33%
Berkshire -43 20 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Scotland -30 18 £41,000 -3.52% 3
Gloucestershire +3 16 £34,000 -47.69% 2
Cheshire -7 15 £35,000 +48.93% 2
Surrey -13 15 £51,250 +7.89% 3
Staffordshire -9 14 £19,000 -63.80% 1
Birmingham -4 13 £34,125 -37.95% 1
East Midlands -15 13 £42,500 +30.76% 6
Oxfordshire +10 12 £55,000 -
Cheltenham -3 12 £22,000 -66.15% 2
Hertfordshire -21 12 £38,500 -16.75% 2
Leeds -25 11 £56,250 +60.71% 4
Liverpool +17 10 £50,000 +66.66% 5
Merseyside +16 10 £50,000 +66.66% 5
Kent +10 10 £55,000 +100.00% 3
Stoke-on-Trent +3 10 £19,000 -63.80% 1

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 378 (30.29%) Finance
2 342 (27.40%) Information Security
3 317 (25.40%) Microsoft
4 302 (24.20%) Data Protection Act
5 299 (23.96%) Degree
6 250 (20.03%) Windows
7 237 (18.99%) SQL
8 202 (16.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 189 (15.14%) SQL Server
10 184 (14.74%) Project Management
11 183 (14.66%) PCI DSS
12 176 (14.10%) MS Excel
13 174 (13.94%) Management Information System
14 159 (12.74%) ITIL
15 154 (12.34%) Legal
16 143 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
17 142 (11.38%) CISSP
18 133 (10.66%) VMware
19 129 (10.34%) Active Directory
19 129 (10.34%) SAN
20 123 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
21 122 (9.78%) Linux
22 121 (9.70%) Firewall
23 119 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
24 118 (9.46%) CRM
25 111 (8.89%) Cisco
25 111 (8.89%) CISM
25 111 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
26 109 (8.73%) MS Exchange
27 102 (8.17%) Risk Management

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 109 (8.73%) MS Exchange
2 52 (4.17%) IIS
3 51 (4.09%) SharePoint
4 43 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 39 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 33 (2.64%) Lync
7 25 (2.00%) SAS
8 17 (1.36%) Apache
8 17 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (1.20%) CMS
10 12 (0.96%) nginx
10 12 (0.96%) WordPress
10 12 (0.96%) Drupal
11 11 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.80%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.56%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.56%) Confluence
13 7 (0.56%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 176 (14.10%) MS Excel
2 76 (6.09%) MS Office
3 29 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 15 (1.20%) MS Project
6 5 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.24%) SPSS
7 3 (0.24%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.080%) FastStats
8 1 (0.080%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 27 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (1.20%) Google Analytics
4 7 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 4 (0.32%) Magento
6 4 (0.32%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.32%) Pegasus Opera
7 2 (0.16%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.16%) MoSes
7 2 (0.16%) Tridion
7 2 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.68%) Office 365
3 20 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (1.36%) Amazon S3
5 15 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
7 10 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.72%) SaaS
9 6 (0.48%) IaaS
10 3 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.24%) Force.com
10 3 (0.24%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 129 (10.34%) SAN
2 121 (9.70%) Firewall
3 68 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 62 (4.97%) Internet
5 61 (4.89%) DNS
6 59 (4.73%) LAN
7 53 (4.25%) WAN
7 53 (4.25%) VPN
7 53 (4.25%) Intranet
8 40 (3.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 40 (3.21%) DHCP
9 37 (2.96%) VLAN
10 32 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
11 27 (2.16%) VoIP
11 27 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (2.16%) NAS
12 24 (1.92%) Wireless
13 23 (1.84%) HTTP
13 23 (1.84%) SSL
14 18 (1.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 93 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 49 (3.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 37 (2.96%) Relational Database
6 37 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (2.56%) MySQL
8 29 (2.32%) Data Mining
9 24 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 24 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (1.60%) Big Data
10 20 (1.60%) Oracle Database
11 18 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (1.04%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.96%) QlikView
13 12 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (0.88%) VLDB
15 9 (0.72%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (1.76%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 17 (1.36%) Subversion
5 10 (0.80%) NUnit
5 10 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
5 10 (0.80%) SpecFlow
6 9 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (0.72%) JUnit
7 8 (0.64%) Ant
8 7 (0.56%) Xcode
8 7 (0.56%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.56%) StyleCop
8 7 (0.56%) JIRA
9 6 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (0.24%) FxCop
11 3 (0.24%) Maven
11 3 (0.24%) ReSharper
General
1 378 (30.29%) Finance
2 154 (12.34%) Legal
3 85 (6.81%) Marketing
4 75 (6.01%) Law
5 61 (4.89%) Retail
6 50 (4.01%) Telecoms
7 47 (3.77%) Banking
8 32 (2.56%) Advertising
9 27 (2.16%) Multimedia
10 20 (1.60%) Games
11 18 (1.44%) Publishing
12 14 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.12%) Back Office
13 13 (1.04%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.72%) German Language
15 8 (0.64%) Billing
15 8 (0.64%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.48%) French Language
16 6 (0.48%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.48%) Military
Job Titles
1 283 (22.68%) Analyst
2 131 (10.50%) Architect
3 115 (9.21%) Developer
4 109 (8.73%) Security Manager
5 97 (7.77%) Security Analyst
6 69 (5.53%) Consultant
7 54 (4.33%) Information Analyst
8 51 (4.09%) Information Security Analyst
9 46 (3.69%) Business Analyst
10 45 (3.61%) Administrator
11 44 (3.53%) Information Manager
12 38 (3.04%) Security Officer
13 36 (2.88%) Support Analyst
13 36 (2.88%) Information Security Manager
14 33 (2.64%) Project Manager
15 31 (2.48%) Senior Analyst
16 29 (2.32%) Systems Administrator
17 28 (2.24%) Senior Manager
18 27 (2.16%) Data Analyst
19 26 (2.08%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (4.97%) .NET
2 61 (4.89%) HTML
3 49 (3.93%) Web Services
3 49 (3.93%) XML
4 41 (3.29%) ASP.NET
4 41 (3.29%) jQuery
5 39 (3.13%) CSS
6 32 (2.56%) HTML5
7 28 (2.24%) Middleware
8 20 (1.60%) .NET Framework
9 17 (1.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (1.28%) Ajax
11 15 (1.20%) CSS3
11 15 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (1.12%) JSON
12 14 (1.12%) WCF
13 12 (0.96%) J2EE
13 12 (0.96%) Backbone.js
13 12 (0.96%) AngularJS
14 11 (0.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 302 (24.20%) Data Protection Act
2 174 (13.94%) Management Information System
3 143 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (5.85%) Replication
5 57 (4.57%) Clustering
6 48 (3.85%) Computer Science
7 37 (2.96%) PMI
8 24 (1.92%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.76%) Social Media
10 21 (1.68%) NHS
11 19 (1.52%) User Experience
12 17 (1.36%) Mathematics
13 16 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
14 15 (1.20%) iPad
15 14 (1.12%) Statistics
15 14 (1.12%) Visualisation
16 13 (1.04%) Open Source
16 13 (1.04%) Cryptography
17 12 (0.96%) N-Tier
17 12 (0.96%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 250 (20.03%) Windows
2 122 (9.78%) Linux
3 84 (6.73%) UNIX
4 63 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.44%) Android
9 17 (1.36%) CentOS
10 14 (1.12%) Apple iOS
11 12 (0.96%) Fedora
12 11 (0.88%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.88%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.72%) Solaris
14 8 (0.64%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.64%) SUSE
15 7 (0.56%) AIX
15 7 (0.56%) HPUX
15 7 (0.56%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (27.40%) Information Security
2 184 (14.74%) Project Management
3 159 (12.74%) ITIL
4 123 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 119 (9.54%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (9.46%) CRM
7 102 (8.17%) Risk Management
8 98 (7.85%) Business Continuity
9 96 (7.69%) SIEM
10 90 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
11 87 (6.97%) PRINCE2
12 85 (6.81%) Cyber Security
13 80 (6.41%) Security Architecture
14 70 (5.61%) Change Management
15 69 (5.53%) Migration
16 68 (5.45%) E-Commerce
17 64 (5.13%) Service Delivery
17 64 (5.13%) Data Security
18 61 (4.89%) Security Management
19 56 (4.49%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 237 (18.99%) SQL
2 65 (5.21%) T-SQL
3 56 (4.49%) Java
4 53 (4.25%) JavaScript
4 53 (4.25%) C#
5 42 (3.37%) C++
6 37 (2.96%) C
7 26 (2.08%) PHP
8 21 (1.68%) Python
9 19 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 16 (1.28%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.20%) Tcl
12 12 (0.96%) VBA
13 11 (0.88%) VB
14 10 (0.80%) TypeScript
15 8 (0.64%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.64%) VBScript
15 8 (0.64%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.40%) R
16 5 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 299 (23.96%) Degree
2 142 (11.38%) CISSP
3 111 (8.89%) CISM
4 87 (6.97%) CISA
5 80 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (3.93%) Security Cleared
7 45 (3.61%) MCSE
8 43 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
9 39 (3.13%) PMI Certification
10 28 (2.24%) SC Cleared
10 28 (2.24%) ISEB
10 28 (2.24%) CCNA
11 21 (1.68%) MCSA
12 19 (1.52%) MCITP
13 14 (1.12%) ISSAP
13 14 (1.12%) ISSMP
14 13 (1.04%) HND
15 12 (0.96%) HNC
15 12 (0.96%) Avaya Certification
15 12 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (16.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 183 (14.66%) PCI DSS
3 94 (7.53%) SLA
4 72 (5.77%) QA
5 37 (2.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 32 (2.56%) COBIT
7 28 (2.24%) ISO 9001
8 12 (0.96%) COSO
9 10 (0.80%) BS7799
10 8 (0.64%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 5 (0.40%) Basel II
13 2 (0.16%) BS25999
13 2 (0.16%) GMP
13 2 (0.16%) GLP
13 2 (0.16%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.080%) EMIR
14 1 (0.080%) AIFMD
14 1 (0.080%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 129 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 111 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 29 (2.32%) vSphere
5 23 (1.84%) XenApp
6 15 (1.20%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 12 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (0.96%) SRDF
7 12 (0.96%) Varnish
7 12 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (0.88%) NFS
8 11 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
8 11 (0.88%) XenServer
8 11 (0.88%) XenDesktop
9 10 (0.80%) IAG
9 10 (0.80%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.72%) Xen
11 8 (0.64%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.40%) vCloud
12 5 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (3.13%) SCOM
2 27 (2.16%) SCCM
3 25 (2.00%) Backup Exec
4 20 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.60%) Puppet
5 19 (1.52%) SCOrch
6 13 (1.04%) Data Guard
6 13 (1.04%) Nessus
7 12 (0.96%) Vagrant
8 10 (0.80%) NetBackup
9 9 (0.72%) SCDPM
10 6 (0.48%) WSUS
11 4 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (0.32%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.24%) CA LISA
12 3 (0.24%) Foglight
12 3 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (0.24%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 317 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 133 (10.66%) VMware
3 111 (8.89%) Cisco
4 79 (6.33%) HP
4 79 (6.33%) Oracle
5 61 (4.89%) EMC
6 60 (4.81%) NetApp
7 51 (4.09%) Citrix
8 48 (3.85%) IBM
9 44 (3.53%) Dell
10 32 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (2.56%) Symantec
11 28 (2.24%) SAP
12 23 (1.84%) Brocade
13 22 (1.76%) Bloomberg
14 21 (1.68%) Veeam
14 21 (1.68%) Google
15 19 (1.52%) Teradata
16 17 (1.36%) CheckPoint
17 15 (1.20%) Business Objects
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Gerrard White
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + car allowance + amazing package an
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Excellent Banking Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Sale, Cheshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £56,000 to £58,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum depending upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Pension + Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Attractive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-on-trent, Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago