Period
to 24 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 6 months to 24 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > North East
6 months to
24 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 71 76 103
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27 +16
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 30 10 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 2.54% 1.07% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 1.16% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25 6 5
10th Percentile £29,800 £28,500 £32,200
25th Percentile £33,125 £30,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £38,750 £36,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.13% +7.64% +16.13%
75th Percentile £55,000 £64,375 £56,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £74,375 "
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -0.94% -7.83%

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,082 863 1,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.46% 92.40% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 782 654 884
10th Percentile £28,250 £24,913 £25,750
25th Percentile £33,563 £32,125 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,175 £62,125
England median annual salary £55,138 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.25% +4.76% +5.00%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the North East

Data Protection
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Protection in the North East.

Salary trend for Data Protection in the North East

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Protection in the North East over the 6 months to 24 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in the North East

Data Protection
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +5 24 £47,500 +5.56% 7
Durham +5 5 £33,250 +2.31% 7
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2021, IT jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 14 (46.67%) Information Security
2 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (36.67%) GDPR
4 9 (30.00%) Social Skills
4 9 (30.00%) Security Management
5 8 (26.67%) Information Security Management
5 8 (26.67%) ISMS
5 8 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (26.67%) Internal Audit
6 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (20.00%) AWS
7 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (16.67%) Cybercrime
8 5 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 5 (16.67%) JIRA
8 5 (16.67%) Data Governance
8 5 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
8 5 (16.67%) Change Management
8 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (13.33%) CISM
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
9 4 (13.33%) Microservices
9 4 (13.33%) Docker
9 4 (13.33%) DevOps
9 4 (13.33%) Confluence

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon S3
2 4 (13.33%) Azure
2 4 (13.33%) CloudFront
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon EKS
3 3 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (10.00%) Serverless
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (3.33%) GCP
4 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) DHCP
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
1 3 (10.00%) Firewall
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (30.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
3 3 (10.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (6.67%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Information Manager
1 7 (23.33%) Information Security Manager
1 7 (23.33%) Security Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 3 (10.00%) AWS Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Azure Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Data Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Security Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Server Support
5 1 (3.33%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Ajax
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) React
2 1 (3.33%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (16.67%) Cybercrime
2 5 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Social Media
4 1 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (3.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
1 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Information Security
2 9 (30.00%) Security Management
3 8 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (26.67%) Information Security Management
3 8 (26.67%) Internal Audit
3 8 (26.67%) ISMS
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 5 (16.67%) Change Management
6 5 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Microservices
7 4 (13.33%) Programme Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Critical Thinking
8 3 (10.00%) Due Diligence
8 3 (10.00%) Proactive Management
8 3 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CISM
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (36.67%) GDPR
3 5 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.33%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Google
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle