The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 209 234
Rank change year-on-year +54 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 96 31 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.56% 0.54% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 0.61% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 88 26 16
Median salary £37,500 £38,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% -17.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £49,625 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -10.11%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 5547 5046 5851
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 90.28% 87.91% 88.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4623 4195 4701
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Data Protection as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the North West

Data Protection
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in the North West

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in the North West

Data Protection
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +32 76 £40,000 - 8
Merseyside -1 11 £30,500 -19.73% 1
Cheshire +6 5 £45,000 +24.13% 3
Cumbria - 4 £35,000 - 1
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 75 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (30.33%) SQL
3 55 (26.07%) Microsoft
4 54 (25.59%) ITIL
5 48 (22.75%) Linux
6 41 (19.43%) Service Management
7 39 (18.48%) PRINCE2
7 39 (18.48%) JavaScript
8 38 (18.01%) ITSM
8 38 (18.01%) Programme Management
9 35 (16.59%) MS Excel
10 30 (14.22%) Java
11 29 (13.74%) SQL Server
12 28 (13.27%) SAN
13 27 (12.80%) Active Directory
13 27 (12.80%) PaaS
13 27 (12.80%) IaaS
14 26 (12.32%) Windows
15 25 (11.85%) MS Office
16 23 (10.90%) CSS
16 23 (10.90%) HTML
16 23 (10.90%) NetApp
16 23 (10.90%) iPad
17 22 (10.43%) Video Conferencing
17 22 (10.43%) Service Design
17 22 (10.43%) NHS
17 22 (10.43%) ETL
17 22 (10.43%) Finance
18 21 (9.95%) QA
19 20 (9.48%) Tableau

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (5.69%) WebLogic
2 11 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.37%) Apache
4 4 (1.90%) Drupal
4 4 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.95%) IIS
5 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.95%) Site Server
Applications
1 35 (16.59%) MS Excel
2 25 (11.85%) MS Office
3 17 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.95%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.95%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.80%) IaaS
1 27 (12.80%) PaaS
2 9 (4.27%) SaaS
3 7 (3.32%) Office 365
4 6 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.27%) SAN
2 19 (9.00%) Firewall
3 15 (7.11%) Network Security
3 15 (7.11%) WAN
4 10 (4.74%) DHCP
4 10 (4.74%) DNS
4 10 (4.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (4.74%) VLAN
4 10 (4.74%) WLAN
5 7 (3.32%) Internet
6 5 (2.37%) LAN
6 5 (2.37%) VPN
7 4 (1.90%) HTTP
7 4 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (1.90%) VoIP
8 3 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.95%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.95%) MPLS
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.90%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.95%) QlikView
7 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.47%) Big Data
8 1 (0.47%) Cognos Report Studio
8 1 (0.47%) DataStage
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.47%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (8.06%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.16%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.21%) Selenium
4 9 (4.27%) Cucumber
5 6 (2.84%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.90%) Grunt
6 4 (1.90%) gulp
6 4 (1.90%) WebDriver
7 3 (1.42%) Gradle
8 2 (0.95%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.95%) JUnit
8 2 (0.95%) Maven
8 2 (0.95%) Mockito
9 1 (0.47%) Ant
9 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (10.43%) Finance
2 18 (8.53%) Marketing
3 9 (4.27%) Games
4 7 (3.32%) Multimedia
5 6 (2.84%) Retail
6 4 (1.90%) Law
6 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.42%) Local Government
8 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (17.06%) Analyst
2 31 (14.69%) Developer
3 16 (7.58%) Information Analyst
4 14 (6.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 12 (5.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 12 (5.69%) MI Analyst
5 12 (5.69%) Tester
6 11 (5.21%) Automation Tester
6 11 (5.21%) MI Business Analyst
7 10 (4.74%) Java Automation Tester
7 10 (4.74%) Security Analyst
7 10 (4.74%) Support Engineer
8 9 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (3.79%) Consultant
9 8 (3.79%) DBA
9 8 (3.79%) Network Engineer
9 8 (3.79%) SQL DBA
10 7 (3.32%) QA Engineer
10 7 (3.32%) QA Tester
10 7 (3.32%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.90%) CSS
1 23 (10.90%) HTML
2 15 (7.11%) jQuery
3 9 (4.27%) Web Services
4 6 (2.84%) CSS3
4 6 (2.84%) HTML5
4 6 (2.84%) Spring
5 5 (2.37%) .NET
5 5 (2.37%) Symfony
5 5 (2.37%) XHTML
6 4 (1.90%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (1.90%) JMS
6 4 (1.90%) LAMP
6 4 (1.90%) Spring Boot
7 3 (1.42%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (1.42%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (1.42%) JSON
7 3 (1.42%) Node.js
7 3 (1.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.90%) iPad
2 22 (10.43%) NHS
2 22 (10.43%) Video Conferencing
3 15 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.11%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.64%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (3.79%) BYOD
6 7 (3.32%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.84%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.90%) CCTV
8 4 (1.90%) Clustering
9 2 (0.95%) Biotechnology
9 2 (0.95%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.47%) CESG
10 1 (0.47%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.47%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.47%) Fintech
10 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.75%) Linux
2 26 (12.32%) Windows
3 20 (9.48%) OpenVMS
3 20 (9.48%) Solaris
4 10 (4.74%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.27%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.79%) Unix
6 8 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.32%) Windows 10
7 7 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.90%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (35.55%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (25.59%) ITIL
3 41 (19.43%) Service Management
4 39 (18.48%) PRINCE2
5 38 (18.01%) ITSM
5 38 (18.01%) Programme Management
6 22 (10.43%) ETL
6 22 (10.43%) Service Design
7 20 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (9.48%) TDD
8 16 (7.58%) Scrum
9 15 (7.11%) Information Security
9 15 (7.11%) Security Management
10 13 (6.16%) Data Management
10 13 (6.16%) Data Modelling
11 12 (5.69%) BDD
11 12 (5.69%) SDLC
12 10 (4.74%) DevOps
12 10 (4.74%) Risk Analysis
13 9 (4.27%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 64 (30.33%) SQL
2 39 (18.48%) JavaScript
3 30 (14.22%) Java
4 18 (8.53%) Python
5 17 (8.06%) ANSI SQL
6 14 (6.64%) Ruby
7 10 (4.74%) C#
8 9 (4.27%) PHP
8 9 (4.27%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.37%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.37%) C
9 5 (2.37%) C++
9 5 (2.37%) Perl
10 4 (1.90%) VB
11 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (7.58%) Degree
2 15 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (4.27%) CISM
4 8 (3.79%) CISSP
4 8 (3.79%) MCSA
4 8 (3.79%) MCSE
5 6 (2.84%) CCNA
5 6 (2.84%) CCNP
6 5 (2.37%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.37%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.90%) CISA
7 4 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.95%) CCIE
8 2 (0.95%) MCITP
9 1 (0.47%) CEH
9 1 (0.47%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.47%) CLAS
9 1 (0.47%) ISEB
9 1 (0.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.95%) QA
2 15 (7.11%) SLA
3 14 (6.64%) PCI DSS
4 9 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (2.37%) COBIT
6 4 (1.90%) GDPR
6 4 (1.90%) SDET
7 2 (0.95%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 27 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.84%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.95%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Docker
5 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (4.74%) Puppet
2 9 (4.27%) SCCM
3 8 (3.79%) AirWatch
4 6 (2.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (2.84%) SCDPM
5 5 (2.37%) Terraform
6 4 (1.90%) Ansible
6 4 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.42%) Kibana
7 3 (1.42%) logstash
7 3 (1.42%) Packer
8 2 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.47%) Graphite
9 1 (0.47%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.47%) SCOM
9 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 55 (26.07%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.90%) NetApp
3 20 (9.48%) Tableau
4 17 (8.06%) Google
5 13 (6.16%) Oracle
6 12 (5.69%) Cisco
7 8 (3.79%) VMware
8 5 (2.37%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.37%) EqualLogic
8 5 (2.37%) Juniper
8 5 (2.37%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.90%) Kaspersky
9 4 (1.90%) Symantec
10 2 (0.95%) Citrix
10 2 (0.95%) HP
10 2 (0.95%) Sage
11 1 (0.47%) Avaya
11 1 (0.47%) Cognos
11 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.47%) SaltStack
Cumbria
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Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + ITIL certs + package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
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