The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection
Rank 98 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 6 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.43% 0.30% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.38% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £18,000 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
Data Protection
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1131 1053 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 80.73% 79.35% 74.24%
Number of salaries quoted 911 897 808
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection across the Wales region.

Data Protection Salary Trend in Wales

Data Protection
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
South Wales +6 6 £18,000 -55.00%
Data Protection
UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) BYOD
2 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) OWASP
2 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance
2 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Internet of Things
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) ITSM
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) COBIT
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) BCP
2 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) CISA
2 4 (57.14%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) SQL

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Security Consultant
1 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Junior
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) BYOD
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (57.14%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) OWASP
2 4 (57.14%) Information Assurance
2 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (57.14%) BCP
2 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (57.14%) ITSM
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) CISA
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) COBIT
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft