Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 176 248
Rank change year-on-year -97 +72 +32
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 95 222 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 1.73% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.90% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 73 201 87
North West median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £61,250 £55,850
England median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -

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 11,253 11,710 10,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.41% 91.24% 89.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9,061 9,601 8,468
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 21 June 2018.

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 21 June 2018. 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 -90 43 £57,500 +43.75% 8
Cheshire -14 24 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Merseyside +6 14 £53,750 +76.23% 3
Lancashire +2 12 £50,000 +69.49% 6
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 50 (52.63%) Information Security
2 45 (47.37%) GDPR
3 26 (27.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (23.16%) Risk Management
5 21 (22.11%) Degree
6 20 (21.05%) Data Protection Act
7 19 (20.00%) CISSP
8 18 (18.95%) Project Management
8 18 (18.95%) SQL
8 18 (18.95%) Legal
9 17 (17.89%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (16.84%) Business Continuity
11 15 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (13.68%) Security Management
12 13 (13.68%) ITIL
12 13 (13.68%) Network Security
12 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
13 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
13 12 (12.63%) Finance
13 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (11.58%) Management Information System
14 11 (11.58%) CISA
14 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (11.58%) MCSE
14 11 (11.58%) Penetration Testing
14 11 (11.58%) Data Management
15 10 (10.53%) Windows

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 (5.26%) Confluence
2 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) CMS
3 2 (2.11%) nginx
3 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.05%) Jupyter
4 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.42%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.26%) GitHub
3 5 (5.26%) IaaS
3 5 (5.26%) SaaS
4 4 (4.21%) Office 365
5 2 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.11%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) Network Security
2 6 (6.32%) Firewall
2 6 (6.32%) Internet
3 4 (4.21%) VPN
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (3.16%) Junos
4 3 (3.16%) LAN
4 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.16%) WAN
5 2 (2.11%) BGP
5 2 (2.11%) OSPF
5 2 (2.11%) SAN
5 2 (2.11%) Skype
5 2 (2.11%) VLAN
5 2 (2.11%) WLAN
6 1 (1.05%) DNS
6 1 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.05%) VoIP
6 1 (1.05%) Wireless
6 1 (1.05%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (8.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.21%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.11%) SQLite
5 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) Power BI
5 1 (1.05%) QlikView
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) JIRA
2 5 (5.26%) Gradle
2 5 (5.26%) JUnit
2 5 (5.26%) Maven
2 5 (5.26%) Spock
3 3 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.11%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.11%) Subversion
4 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.05%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (18.95%) Legal
2 12 (12.63%) Finance
3 8 (8.42%) Marketing
4 7 (7.37%) Law
5 5 (5.26%) Publishing
6 4 (4.21%) Banking
6 4 (4.21%) Retail
7 3 (3.16%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (17.89%) Security Manager
2 16 (16.84%) Analyst
3 15 (15.79%) Information Manager
3 15 (15.79%) Information Security Manager
4 12 (12.63%) Architect
5 9 (9.47%) Data Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) Head of Security
6 7 (7.37%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (7.37%) SQL Data Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.26%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Security Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Security Officer
8 5 (5.26%) Senior Manager
8 5 (5.26%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.21%) Information Security Officer
9 4 (4.21%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) .NET
1 6 (6.32%) REST
2 5 (5.26%) GraphQL
2 5 (5.26%) JMS
2 5 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (5.26%) React
2 5 (5.26%) RESTful
2 5 (5.26%) Spring
2 5 (5.26%) Spring Boot
2 5 (5.26%) Spring Integration
3 4 (4.21%) CSS
4 3 (3.16%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.11%) Ajax
5 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.11%) jQuery
5 2 (2.11%) React Native
5 2 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.58%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.21%) Smart Energy
7 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.11%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (2.11%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.05%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.05%) PKI
9 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.11%) Android
4 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.11%) Unix
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (52.63%) Information Security
2 22 (23.16%) Risk Management
3 18 (18.95%) Project Management
4 17 (17.89%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (16.84%) Business Continuity
6 15 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (13.68%) ITIL
7 13 (13.68%) Security Management
8 11 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (11.58%) Data Management
8 11 (11.58%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (10.53%) Information Security Management
9 10 (10.53%) Presales
10 9 (9.47%) Software Engineering
11 8 (8.42%) Analytics
11 8 (8.42%) Data Analytics
11 8 (8.42%) IT Strategy
11 8 (8.42%) Line Management
12 7 (7.37%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.95%) SQL
2 8 (8.42%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.32%) Java
4 5 (5.26%) C#
5 4 (4.21%) Python
6 3 (3.16%) Perl
7 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (22.11%) Degree
2 19 (20.00%) CISSP
3 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.58%) CISA
4 11 (11.58%) MCSE
4 11 (11.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (8.42%) CISM
6 6 (6.32%) CEH
6 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.26%) RHCSA
8 4 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (3.16%) APMP
9 3 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.16%) MCP
10 2 (2.11%) CCNA
10 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (1.05%) CCNP
11 1 (1.05%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.05%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (47.37%) GDPR
2 26 (27.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (9.47%) ISO 9001
3 9 (9.47%) PCI DSS
4 6 (6.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (5.26%) COBIT
5 5 (5.26%) ISO 22301
6 4 (4.21%) QA
7 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 3 (3.16%) PSD2
8 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
9 1 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.32%) Docker
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) XenApp
3 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.05%) Rancher
2 1 (1.05%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.05%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.05%) SCSM
2 1 (1.05%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.32%) Cisco
2 6 (6.32%) Citrix
3 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.16%) Juniper
3 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.05%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.05%) Dell
4 1 (1.05%) Sage
4 1 (1.05%) Splunk
4 1 (1.05%) Symantec
4 1 (1.05%) VMware