Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 204 243
Rank change year-on-year +41 +39 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 254 165 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.92% 1.32% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.47% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 215 157 103
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,100 £29,300 £24,200
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,000 £65,600
England median annual salary £50,000 £43,164 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.84% -4.08% -

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11909 11223 11591
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.90% 89.76% 89.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9463 9353 9582
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Manchester +12 150 £40,000 - 13
Merseyside +38 46 £35,000 -20.45%
Cheshire -15 29 £40,000 -
Lancashire +18 24 £32,500 -38.10%
Cumbria - 1 £35,000 - 1
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 77 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.41%) SQL
3 53 (20.87%) GDPR
4 51 (20.08%) C#
5 48 (18.90%) JavaScript
6 45 (17.72%) Information Security
7 41 (16.14%) HTML
8 39 (15.35%) SQL Server
9 38 (14.96%) .NET
10 35 (13.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 33 (12.99%) CSS
12 32 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (11.81%) Finance
14 27 (10.63%) CISSP
15 25 (9.84%) CISM
16 24 (9.45%) Legal
16 24 (9.45%) BDD
17 23 (9.06%) Microsoft
17 23 (9.06%) Project Management
17 23 (9.06%) Java
18 22 (8.66%) Linux
18 22 (8.66%) Data Protection Act
19 20 (7.87%) Windows
19 20 (7.87%) Degree
19 20 (7.87%) Test Automation
20 19 (7.48%) Node.js
20 19 (7.48%) ASP.NET
21 18 (7.09%) E-Commerce
21 18 (7.09%) MVC
22 17 (6.69%) Management Information System

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 5 (1.97%) SAS
2 4 (1.57%) nginx
3 3 (1.18%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.79%) CMS
4 2 (0.79%) Drupal
4 2 (0.79%) WordPress
5 1 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.39%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (4.33%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.15%) SaaS
3 7 (2.76%) Office 365
4 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.57%) npm
6 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.79%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.39%) GitHub
7 1 (0.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.94%) WAN
2 8 (3.15%) HTTP
2 8 (3.15%) Internet
2 8 (3.15%) LAN
2 8 (3.15%) Network Security
3 4 (1.57%) Firewall
4 3 (1.18%) VPN
5 2 (0.79%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.79%) Intranet
5 2 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.79%) Wireless
6 1 (0.39%) BGP
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.39%) DHCP
6 1 (0.39%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.39%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.39%) IPsec
6 1 (0.39%) SAN
6 1 (0.39%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.33%) Big Data
3 9 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (2.76%) MySQL
4 7 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.79%) Power BI
8 2 (0.79%) QlikView
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.39%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.39%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 15 (5.91%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.12%) Cucumber
2 13 (5.12%) Selenium
3 8 (3.15%) FogBugz
3 8 (3.15%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.76%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.36%) Grunt
6 5 (1.97%) JMeter
6 5 (1.97%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.57%) gulp
7 4 (1.57%) webpack
8 2 (0.79%) Facilita Forecast
8 2 (0.79%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.79%) Maven
8 2 (0.79%) Subversion
8 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.39%) Gradle
9 1 (0.39%) JIRA
9 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (11.81%) Finance
2 24 (9.45%) Legal
3 17 (6.69%) Marketing
4 16 (6.30%) Retail
5 13 (5.12%) Law
6 11 (4.33%) Games
7 5 (1.97%) Back Office
8 3 (1.18%) Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Front Office
8 3 (1.18%) Italian Language
8 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.39%) Electronics
9 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (29.13%) Developer
2 32 (12.60%) Analyst
3 27 (10.63%) C# Developer
4 21 (8.27%) .NET Developer
5 18 (7.09%) Tester
6 15 (5.91%) Security Manager
7 13 (5.12%) Data Manager
7 13 (5.12%) Selenium Tester
8 12 (4.72%) Automation Tester
8 12 (4.72%) Java Automation Tester
8 12 (4.72%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 11 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (4.33%) Information Manager
9 11 (4.33%) Project Manager
9 11 (4.33%) Security Analyst
10 10 (3.94%) Information Security Manager
10 10 (3.94%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.54%) Information Analyst
11 9 (3.54%) Information Security Analyst
11 9 (3.54%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.14%) HTML
2 38 (14.96%) .NET
3 33 (12.99%) CSS
4 19 (7.48%) ASP.NET
4 19 (7.48%) Node.js
5 17 (6.69%) HTML5
6 14 (5.51%) AngularJS
7 13 (5.12%) CSS3
7 13 (5.12%) jQuery
8 11 (4.33%) WCF
9 10 (3.94%) Symfony
10 9 (3.54%) Gherkin
10 9 (3.54%) WF
11 8 (3.15%) REST
11 8 (3.15%) Web Services
12 7 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (2.36%) React
14 5 (1.97%) .NET Framework
14 5 (1.97%) Sass
14 5 (1.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (8.66%) Data Protection Act
3 17 (6.69%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.33%) User Experience
5 10 (3.94%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (3.15%) Freedom of Information
6 8 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.76%) Replication
8 6 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.97%) iPhone
9 5 (1.97%) Online Games
10 4 (1.57%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.57%) Freedom of Information Act
10 4 (1.57%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.57%) Smart Energy
10 4 (1.57%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.79%) Contactless
11 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.79%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.66%) Linux
2 20 (7.87%) Windows
3 8 (3.15%) Debian
3 8 (3.15%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.76%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.36%) Android
5 6 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.79%) Unix
7 2 (0.79%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.39%) CentOS
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (17.72%) Information Security
3 24 (9.45%) BDD
4 23 (9.06%) Project Management
5 20 (7.87%) Test Automation
6 18 (7.09%) E-Commerce
6 18 (7.09%) MVC
7 16 (6.30%) Risk Management
8 15 (5.91%) Data Privacy
8 15 (5.91%) ITIL
8 15 (5.91%) Mentoring
8 15 (5.91%) OOP
8 15 (5.91%) PRINCE2
8 15 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (5.91%) TDD
9 13 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (5.12%) Data Management
9 13 (5.12%) Scrum
10 12 (4.72%) Test Scripting
11 11 (4.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (24.41%) SQL
2 51 (20.08%) C#
3 48 (18.90%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.06%) Java
5 14 (5.51%) PHP
6 10 (3.94%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.76%) Python
8 5 (1.97%) C
8 5 (1.97%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.57%) R
10 3 (1.18%) VB
10 3 (1.18%) VBA
10 3 (1.18%) VBScript
10 3 (1.18%) XPath
11 2 (0.79%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.39%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.39%) GraphQL
12 1 (0.39%) Ruby
12 1 (0.39%) sed
Qualifications
1 27 (10.63%) CISSP
2 25 (9.84%) CISM
3 20 (7.87%) Degree
4 15 (5.91%) CISA
5 9 (3.54%) CRISC
6 5 (1.97%) A+ Certification
6 5 (1.97%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (1.57%) CISMP
7 4 (1.57%) ISEB
7 4 (1.57%) SANS
8 3 (1.18%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.79%) APMP
9 2 (0.79%) CCNP
9 2 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.39%) MBCS
10 1 (0.39%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (20.87%) GDPR
2 35 (13.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (6.69%) PCI DSS
4 11 (4.33%) ISO 22301
5 9 (3.54%) COBIT
6 8 (3.15%) QA
7 6 (2.36%) ISO 9001
8 5 (1.97%) Data Quality
9 3 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.79%) GMP
10 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.79%) SLA
11 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (2.36%) Docker
2 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.57%) Ansible
3 3 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.18%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.39%) Packer
4 1 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (9.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.76%) SAP
3 6 (2.36%) Google
4 3 (1.18%) Cisco
4 3 (1.18%) Citrix
4 3 (1.18%) HP
4 3 (1.18%) IBM
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle
4 3 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (1.18%) Tableau
5 2 (0.79%) Apple
5 2 (0.79%) F5
5 2 (0.79%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (0.79%) VMware
6 1 (0.39%) hybris
6 1 (0.39%) IronPort
6 1 (0.39%) Kofax
6 1 (0.39%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.39%) Polycom
6 1 (0.39%) Splunk