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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection
Rank 398 459 440
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -19
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 673 543 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.60% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 522 421 445
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
92363 90476 91973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.27% 81.69% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75858 73597 77983
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +39 650 £45,000 - 73
London +15 192 £55,000 +1.85% 24
South East -15 102 £43,000 -21.81% 14
North West +51 86 £50,500 +82.97% 3
Yorkshire -5 66 £42,000 -16.00% 12
West Midlands -1 64 £35,000 -5.40% 6
South West +13 58 £36,500 -14.11% 8
West Yorkshire +24 53 £42,000 +33.33% 9
City of London +50 52 £52,500 +10.52% 7
East of England -43 52 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Manchester +26 44 £35,000 -8.75% 2
Leeds +17 34 £43,000 +53.57% 9
Gloucestershire +15 33 £31,500 -51.53% 2
Cambridgeshire +12 33 £65,000 +73.33%
Cheltenham +24 32 £31,500 -51.53% 2
Cambridge +15 32 £60,000 +60.00%
Hampshire +6 31 £42,500 -34.61% 3
Staffordshire +16 28 £19,000 -63.80% 1
Cheshire +18 27 £65,000 +135.50% 1
East Midlands +14 27 £40,000 +9.58% 2
Stoke-on-Trent +20 17 £19,000 -63.80%
Surrey -6 16 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Leicestershire +14 13 £41,500 +13.69% 1
Berkshire -38 12 £67,500 +22.72% 4
Essex +1 11 £39,450 -9.31% 1
Coventry +1 11 £51,250 -
Buckinghamshire -1 11 £22,500 -65.38% 3
Wiltshire -17 11 £40,000 -5.88%
Winchester - 11 £42,500 - 2
Bradford - 11 £30,000 -

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 377 (29.55%) Finance
2 362 (28.37%) Information Security
3 298 (23.35%) Microsoft
4 256 (20.06%) Degree
4 256 (20.06%) Data Protection Act
5 248 (19.44%) Windows
6 238 (18.65%) SQL
7 190 (14.89%) Management Information System
8 189 (14.81%) ITIL
9 175 (13.71%) MS Excel
10 154 (12.07%) Project Management
11 150 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 148 (11.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 146 (11.44%) PCI DSS
14 143 (11.21%) CISSP
15 139 (10.89%) SQL Server
16 127 (9.95%) Cisco
17 124 (9.72%) SLA
18 119 (9.33%) Legal
19 116 (9.09%) Risk Management
20 110 (8.62%) Active Directory
21 104 (8.15%) CISM
22 102 (7.99%) Disaster Recovery
22 102 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
22 102 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
23 100 (7.84%) Oracle
23 100 (7.84%) SAN
24 97 (7.60%) Firewall
25 96 (7.52%) Linux
26 95 (7.45%) CRM

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 84 (6.58%) MS Exchange
2 56 (4.39%) SharePoint
3 34 (2.66%) IIS
3 34 (2.66%) Lync
4 24 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (1.88%) SAS
5 22 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (1.49%) Apache
7 16 (1.25%) CMS
8 11 (0.86%) Drupal
8 11 (0.86%) WordPress
8 11 (0.86%) nginx
9 10 (0.78%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.39%) Moodle
Applications
1 175 (13.71%) MS Excel
2 88 (6.90%) MS Office
3 21 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 17 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.94%) MS Project
6 6 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.39%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.24%) SPSS
9 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.16%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.078%) FastStats
11 1 (0.078%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.078%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.078%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 23 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 5 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.31%) Magento
6 2 (0.16%) SAP MRS
6 2 (0.16%) MoSes
6 2 (0.16%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.57%) Office 365
2 19 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.86%) Amazon S3
4 11 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.39%) SaaS
6 4 (0.31%) IaaS
7 3 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.24%) Taleo
7 3 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.16%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.16%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 100 (7.84%) SAN
2 97 (7.60%) Firewall
3 65 (5.09%) Internet
4 59 (4.62%) TCP/IP
5 49 (3.84%) VPN
6 47 (3.68%) DNS
7 46 (3.61%) Intranet
8 43 (3.37%) LAN
9 42 (3.29%) Wireless
10 40 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
11 30 (2.35%) Network Security
11 30 (2.35%) WAN
12 28 (2.19%) DHCP
12 28 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
13 24 (1.88%) SSL
14 23 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (1.57%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (1.57%) HTTP
16 17 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 78 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 38 (2.98%) Data Mining
6 36 (2.82%) Oracle Database
6 36 (2.82%) Relational Database
7 29 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 28 (2.19%) MySQL
9 26 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (2.04%) Big Data
10 22 (1.72%) VLDB
11 21 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (0.94%) QlikView
14 11 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (0.86%) Hadoop
15 10 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 23 (1.80%) Subversion
3 18 (1.41%) JUnit
3 18 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.18%) JIRA
4 15 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
5 13 (1.02%) Git (software)
6 12 (0.94%) Maven
7 8 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.39%) Ant
9 5 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.31%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.31%) StyleCop
11 2 (0.16%) Metasploit
11 2 (0.16%) Grunt
11 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (0.078%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.078%) SpecFlow
General
1 377 (29.55%) Finance
2 119 (9.33%) Legal
3 78 (6.11%) Marketing
4 75 (5.88%) Law
5 62 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 61 (4.78%) Retail
7 39 (3.06%) Banking
8 26 (2.04%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.88%) Multimedia
10 23 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.57%) Back Office
12 17 (1.33%) Publishing
13 13 (1.02%) Games
14 7 (0.55%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
14 7 (0.55%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.47%) German Language
15 6 (0.47%) Electronics
15 6 (0.47%) Advertising
15 6 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 287 (22.49%) Analyst
2 131 (10.27%) Architect
3 110 (8.62%) Developer
3 110 (8.62%) Security Analyst
4 95 (7.45%) Consultant
5 91 (7.13%) Security Manager
6 76 (5.96%) Information Analyst
7 66 (5.17%) Information Security Analyst
8 60 (4.70%) Information Manager
9 53 (4.15%) Information Security Manager
10 41 (3.21%) Support Analyst
11 36 (2.82%) Project Manager
11 36 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
12 35 (2.74%) Business Analyst
12 35 (2.74%) DBA
13 34 (2.66%) Administrator
14 32 (2.51%) Data Analyst
15 28 (2.19%) Data Manager
16 27 (2.12%) SQL DBA
17 26 (2.04%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (4.70%) HTML
2 52 (4.08%) CSS
3 50 (3.92%) .NET
4 41 (3.21%) Web Services
5 39 (3.06%) jQuery
6 35 (2.74%) HTML5
7 34 (2.66%) XML
7 34 (2.66%) Middleware
8 29 (2.27%) ASP.NET
9 26 (2.04%) Ajax
9 26 (2.04%) CSS3
10 17 (1.33%) Spring
11 14 (1.10%) SOAP
12 13 (1.02%) .NET Framework
12 13 (1.02%) AngularJS
13 11 (0.86%) Hibernate
13 11 (0.86%) J2EE
14 10 (0.78%) XSLT
14 10 (0.78%) Java EE
14 10 (0.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 256 (20.06%) Data Protection Act
2 190 (14.89%) Management Information System
3 150 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 74 (5.80%) Computer Science
5 57 (4.47%) Clustering
6 50 (3.92%) Replication
7 41 (3.21%) Cryptography
8 34 (2.66%) Mathematics
9 25 (1.96%) Statistics
9 25 (1.96%) Mobile App
10 24 (1.88%) NHS
11 21 (1.65%) Freedom of Information
12 17 (1.33%) Blackberry
13 16 (1.25%) Visualisation
13 16 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
14 14 (1.10%) User Experience
14 14 (1.10%) PKI
15 13 (1.02%) iPad
16 12 (0.94%) N-Tier
17 11 (0.86%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 248 (19.44%) Windows
2 96 (7.52%) Linux
3 82 (6.43%) UNIX
4 68 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 55 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (2.12%) Windows 7
8 19 (1.49%) Windows 8
8 19 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 16 (1.25%) CentOS
11 15 (1.18%) Android
12 13 (1.02%) Solaris
12 13 (1.02%) AIX
13 11 (0.86%) Fedora
14 10 (0.78%) HPUX
14 10 (0.78%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.63%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.63%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (28.37%) Information Security
2 189 (14.81%) ITIL
3 154 (12.07%) Project Management
4 116 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 102 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (7.99%) Disaster Recovery
5 102 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
6 95 (7.45%) CRM
7 93 (7.29%) Business Continuity
8 75 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 75 (5.88%) Change Management
9 72 (5.64%) E-Commerce
10 64 (5.02%) Security Management
11 63 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 59 (4.62%) Data Management
12 59 (4.62%) Service Management
13 57 (4.47%) Data Governance
14 56 (4.39%) Data Analysis
15 53 (4.15%) Line Management
16 51 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 238 (18.65%) SQL
2 67 (5.25%) Java
3 63 (4.94%) C#
4 57 (4.47%) JavaScript
5 52 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 44 (3.45%) C
7 34 (2.66%) C++
8 33 (2.59%) Python
9 30 (2.35%) PL/SQL
10 28 (2.19%) PHP
11 14 (1.10%) PowerShell
12 12 (0.94%) VB
13 10 (0.78%) VB.NET
14 8 (0.63%) VBA
15 7 (0.55%) Tcl
16 6 (0.47%) VB6
17 5 (0.39%) R
18 4 (0.31%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.31%) Delphi
18 4 (0.31%) Perl
Qualifications
1 256 (20.06%) Degree
2 143 (11.21%) CISSP
3 104 (8.15%) CISM
4 72 (5.64%) CISA
5 62 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 59 (4.62%) Security Cleared
7 38 (2.98%) MCSE
8 31 (2.43%) SC Cleared
9 29 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (1.88%) ISEB
11 20 (1.57%) MCITP
12 18 (1.41%) ISSAP
12 18 (1.41%) ISSMP
13 15 (1.18%) HND
14 14 (1.10%) CCNA
15 13 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.94%) MCSA
16 12 (0.94%) HNC
17 11 (0.86%) CCNP
17 11 (0.86%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (11.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 146 (11.44%) PCI DSS
3 124 (9.72%) SLA
4 65 (5.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 60 (4.70%) QA
6 48 (3.76%) COBIT
7 15 (1.18%) ISO 9001
8 14 (1.10%) COSO
9 10 (0.78%) BS7799
10 8 (0.63%) Data Quality
11 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 6 (0.47%) ISO 9000
12 6 (0.47%) BS25999
13 5 (0.39%) Basel II
14 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.078%) MiFID
15 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 12207
15 1 (0.078%) ISO 14001
15 1 (0.078%) GMP
15 1 (0.078%) GLP
System Software
1 110 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 68 (5.33%) Hyper-V
3 64 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.86%) Varnish
4 11 (0.86%) SRDF
4 11 (0.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 10 (0.78%) IAG
6 8 (0.63%) vSphere
6 8 (0.63%) NFS
7 7 (0.55%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.47%) XenApp
8 6 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (0.39%) Nmap
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.24%) SpamAssassin
11 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.24%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.24%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 33 (2.59%) SCOM
2 27 (2.12%) SCCM
3 23 (1.80%) SCOrch
4 18 (1.41%) Puppet
4 18 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.18%) SCDPM
5 15 (1.18%) Backup Exec
6 14 (1.10%) Nessus
7 11 (0.86%) Vagrant
8 8 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.47%) SCSM
10 6 (0.47%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.39%) WSUS
11 5 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (0.39%) Data Guard
12 4 (0.31%) FortiGate
12 4 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.31%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.24%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 298 (23.35%) Microsoft
2 127 (9.95%) Cisco
3 100 (7.84%) Oracle
4 84 (6.58%) VMware
5 75 (5.88%) HP
6 54 (4.23%) EMC
7 53 (4.15%) NetApp
7 53 (4.15%) IBM
8 52 (4.08%) Symantec
9 47 (3.68%) Dell
10 39 (3.06%) Brocade
11 28 (2.19%) Citrix
12 27 (2.12%) Teradata
13 24 (1.88%) CheckPoint
14 21 (1.65%) Business Objects
15 20 (1.57%) SAP
15 20 (1.57%) Bloomberg
15 20 (1.57%) Netezza
16 18 (1.41%) Hitachi
17 15 (1.18%) Sage
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £69000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS, pension,
Posted: Yesterday
UK
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Lusona
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Rural Payments Agency
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + PENSION + EXCELLENT BENS
Posted: 5 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £145000 Per Annum bonus, car scheme, health insuran
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35 days A/L, 5% Pension, Life Assura
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum + bonus, pension, other fantastic bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Competitive and dependent on upon level of experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Talent Spa
Salary: £28k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Transport For London
Posted: 6 days ago
London
dotMailer Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago