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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 169 201
Rank change year-on-year +26 +32  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 137 68 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.00% 1.21% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 1.37% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 120 63 52
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 6156 4952 5674
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 89.91% 88.30% 89.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4968 4188 4608
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +11 99 £40,000 - 13
Cheshire -23 18 £38,000 -5.00% 9
Merseyside +3 10 £30,500 -48.91% 3
Lancashire +3 5 £30,000 -57.14% 1
Cumbria +2 4 £40,000 +90.47%
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 67 (28.88%) SQL
2 56 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (22.41%) JavaScript
4 44 (18.97%) HTML
5 39 (16.81%) CSS
6 38 (16.38%) Information Security
7 32 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 31 (13.36%) Linux
9 28 (12.07%) Java
9 28 (12.07%) PHP
9 28 (12.07%) CISSP
10 26 (11.21%) CISM
11 25 (10.78%) TDD
12 24 (10.34%) Finance
12 24 (10.34%) SQL Server
12 24 (10.34%) GDPR
13 22 (9.48%) Marketing
14 21 (9.05%) Microsoft
15 20 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
15 20 (8.62%) Symfony
16 19 (8.19%) Data Protection Act
16 19 (8.19%) PCI DSS
16 19 (8.19%) BDD
16 19 (8.19%) CISA
17 18 (7.76%) Scrum
17 18 (7.76%) Degree
18 17 (7.33%) Git (software)
18 17 (7.33%) OOP
19 16 (6.90%) ETL
19 16 (6.90%) Business Intelligence

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 9 (3.88%) WebLogic
2 8 (3.45%) Drupal
3 6 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.16%) Apache
5 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.72%) IIS
5 4 (1.72%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.86%) SAS
6 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.43%) CMS
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.72%) Office 365
3 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.86%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.31%) Firewall
1 10 (4.31%) Internet
2 9 (3.88%) LAN
3 7 (3.02%) SAN
4 6 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (2.59%) WAN
5 5 (2.16%) IP Telephony
5 5 (2.16%) Network Security
5 5 (2.16%) VoIP
6 4 (1.72%) HTTP
6 4 (1.72%) Wireless
7 3 (1.29%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (1.29%) NAS
8 2 (0.86%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.86%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.86%) IPsec
8 2 (0.86%) MPLS
8 2 (0.86%) OpenScape
8 2 (0.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.16%) Big Data
3 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.29%) QlikView
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.86%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.43%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.43%) DataStage
7 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) SAS EBI
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 15 (6.47%) Selenium
4 12 (5.17%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.45%) Grunt
5 8 (3.45%) gulp
6 7 (3.02%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.29%) JUnit
7 3 (1.29%) Mockito
8 2 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.86%) FogBugz
8 2 (0.86%) Maven
8 2 (0.86%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.43%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.43%) JIRA
9 1 (0.43%) SonarQube
General
1 24 (10.34%) Finance
2 22 (9.48%) Marketing
3 12 (5.17%) Legal
4 8 (3.45%) Games
5 5 (2.16%) Law
6 4 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.72%) Retail
7 3 (1.29%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.29%) Local Government
7 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.86%) Banking
8 2 (0.86%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 59 (25.43%) Developer
2 40 (17.24%) Analyst
3 17 (7.33%) Network Engineer
4 16 (6.90%) Consultant
5 15 (6.47%) PHP Developer
6 14 (6.03%) Security Manager
6 14 (6.03%) Tester
7 12 (5.17%) Automation Tester
8 11 (4.74%) Java Automation Tester
8 11 (4.74%) Security Analyst
8 11 (4.74%) Selenium Tester
9 10 (4.31%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 9 (3.88%) Information Analyst
10 9 (3.88%) Information Manager
10 9 (3.88%) Java Engineer
10 9 (3.88%) QA Automation Engineer
10 9 (3.88%) QA Automation Tester
10 9 (3.88%) QA Engineer
10 9 (3.88%) QA Tester
11 8 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.97%) HTML
2 39 (16.81%) CSS
3 20 (8.62%) Symfony
4 16 (6.90%) jQuery
5 15 (6.47%) CSS3
5 15 (6.47%) HTML5
6 12 (5.17%) .NET
7 9 (3.88%) LAMP
8 8 (3.45%) XHTML
9 6 (2.59%) Spring
9 6 (2.59%) Web Services
10 5 (2.16%) Laravel
10 5 (2.16%) Node.js
10 5 (2.16%) Sass
10 5 (2.16%) WCF
10 5 (2.16%) WF
11 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.29%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (1.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.19%) Data Protection Act
2 14 (6.03%) iPad
2 14 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.59%) Internet of Things
5 4 (1.72%) CESG
6 3 (1.29%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.29%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.29%) PKI
7 2 (0.86%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.86%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.86%) Social Media
7 2 (0.86%) User Experience
7 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) iPhone
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.36%) Linux
2 15 (6.47%) Windows
3 10 (4.31%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.72%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.29%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (16.38%) Information Security
3 25 (10.78%) TDD
4 19 (8.19%) BDD
5 18 (7.76%) Scrum
6 17 (7.33%) OOP
7 16 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (6.90%) ETL
7 16 (6.90%) Project Management
7 16 (6.90%) SDLC
8 15 (6.47%) Test Automation
9 14 (6.03%) Risk Analysis
10 13 (5.60%) ITIL
11 12 (5.17%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.74%) Data Management
12 11 (4.74%) DevOps
13 10 (4.31%) E-Commerce
14 9 (3.88%) Information Management
14 9 (3.88%) Refactoring
14 9 (3.88%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (28.88%) SQL
2 52 (22.41%) JavaScript
3 28 (12.07%) Java
3 28 (12.07%) PHP
4 16 (6.90%) C#
5 14 (6.03%) ANSI SQL
6 13 (5.60%) Python
7 8 (3.45%) VB
8 7 (3.02%) Bash Shell
8 7 (3.02%) Ruby
9 5 (2.16%) Perl
9 5 (2.16%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.29%) C
10 3 (1.29%) C++
10 3 (1.29%) VBScript
10 3 (1.29%) XPath
11 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.43%) R
11 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (12.07%) CISSP
2 26 (11.21%) CISM
3 20 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (8.19%) CISA
5 18 (7.76%) Degree
6 13 (5.60%) CCNA
7 11 (4.74%) SC Cleared
7 11 (4.74%) Security Cleared
8 9 (3.88%) CCNP
9 8 (3.45%) CRISC
10 6 (2.59%) CISMP
10 6 (2.59%) SANS
11 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.72%) ISEB
12 4 (1.72%) MCSA
13 3 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (1.29%) ISTQB
13 3 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.29%) MCSE
14 2 (0.86%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (10.34%) GDPR
3 19 (8.19%) PCI DSS
4 12 (5.17%) QA
5 8 (3.45%) COBIT
6 7 (3.02%) SLA
7 6 (2.59%) ISO 22301
8 4 (1.72%) Data Quality
8 4 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.72%) vSphere
3 3 (1.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.86%) Docker
4 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.02%) Puppet
2 5 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.72%) Ansible
3 4 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (1.29%) SCCM
4 3 (1.29%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.29%) SCOM
4 3 (1.29%) SCVMM
4 3 (1.29%) Terraform
5 2 (0.86%) Packer
6 1 (0.43%) Graphite
6 1 (0.43%) Kibana
6 1 (0.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (9.05%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.47%) Tableau
3 14 (6.03%) Google
4 12 (5.17%) Cisco
5 8 (3.45%) Oracle
5 8 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 7 (3.02%) VMware
7 6 (2.59%) CheckPoint
7 6 (2.59%) Juniper
8 5 (2.16%) NetApp
8 5 (2.16%) SAP
9 4 (1.72%) HP
10 3 (1.29%) hybris
11 2 (0.86%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.86%) F5
11 2 (0.86%) IBM
11 2 (0.86%) IBM Sterling
11 2 (0.86%) IronPort
11 2 (0.86%) Polycom
11 2 (0.86%) Siemens
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