Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > North West
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 169 257
Rank change year-on-year -62 +88 +16
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 144 225 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.13% 1.81% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 2.00% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 122 216 81
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +14.86% -26.00%
10th Percentile £31,025 £28,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £54,000 £54,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.22% -

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 11,637 11,225 10,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.99% 90.54% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9,329 9,353 8,869
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,453 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £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 February 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 23 February 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 -59 76 £49,000 +18.07% 8
Merseyside +7 29 £41,000 -6.82% 2
Cheshire -32 26 £44,000 +4.31% 8
Lancashire +5 8 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 47 (32.64%) Information Security
2 46 (31.94%) GDPR
3 43 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (22.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (18.75%) C#
6 25 (17.36%) CISSP
7 24 (16.67%) SQL
8 23 (15.97%) .NET
9 22 (15.28%) JavaScript
10 21 (14.58%) CISM
10 21 (14.58%) Finance
11 19 (13.19%) SQL Server
11 19 (13.19%) CSS
12 18 (12.50%) Business Continuity
12 18 (12.50%) Legal
12 18 (12.50%) Management Information System
12 18 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (11.81%) Data Privacy
13 17 (11.81%) HTML
13 17 (11.81%) Degree
14 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
15 15 (10.42%) Risk Management
15 15 (10.42%) Test Automation
16 14 (9.72%) Node.js
16 14 (9.72%) Retail
16 14 (9.72%) Data Security
16 14 (9.72%) MVC
16 14 (9.72%) ASP.NET
17 13 (9.03%) Java
18 12 (8.33%) Data Protection Act

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 4 (2.78%) Confluence
2 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.08%) nginx
3 2 (1.39%) CMS
3 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) Drupal
4 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.69%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.25%) SaaS
3 7 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.47%) IaaS
5 5 (3.47%) Office 365
6 4 (2.78%) GitHub
7 3 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.08%) npm
8 2 (1.39%) Firebase
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.33%) Network Security
2 5 (3.47%) LAN
2 5 (3.47%) WAN
3 4 (2.78%) Firewall
3 4 (2.78%) HTTP
4 3 (2.08%) VPN
5 2 (1.39%) VoIP
5 2 (1.39%) Wireless
5 2 (1.39%) Wireless Security
6 1 (0.69%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.69%) DHCP
6 1 (0.69%) DNS
6 1 (0.69%) Internet
6 1 (0.69%) Intranet
6 1 (0.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) MySQL
2 6 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.78%) Big Data
4 4 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.39%) Power BI
6 2 (1.39%) QlikView
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.39%) SQLite
7 1 (0.69%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.69%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Cucumber
1 7 (4.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (4.86%) Selenium
1 7 (4.86%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.47%) JIRA
3 4 (2.78%) FogBugz
3 4 (2.78%) Gradle
3 4 (2.78%) Grunt
3 4 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.78%) JUnit
3 4 (2.78%) Maven
3 4 (2.78%) Spock
4 3 (2.08%) gulp
4 3 (2.08%) Subversion
4 3 (2.08%) webpack
5 2 (1.39%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.69%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (14.58%) Finance
2 18 (12.50%) Legal
3 14 (9.72%) Retail
4 9 (6.25%) Law
5 8 (5.56%) Games
6 6 (4.17%) Marketing
7 5 (3.47%) Back Office
8 3 (2.08%) Front Office
8 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.39%) Banking
10 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (27.78%) Developer
2 19 (13.19%) .NET Developer
3 16 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 15 (10.42%) C# Developer
5 14 (9.72%) Information Manager
5 14 (9.72%) Information Security Manager
5 14 (9.72%) Security Officer
6 13 (9.03%) Analyst
6 13 (9.03%) Information Security Officer
7 11 (7.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.94%) Information Officer
9 9 (6.25%) Data Protection Officer
10 7 (4.86%) Automation Tester
10 7 (4.86%) Data Manager
10 7 (4.86%) Java Automation Tester
10 7 (4.86%) Java Engineer
10 7 (4.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 7 (4.86%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (4.86%) Tester
11 6 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.97%) .NET
2 19 (13.19%) CSS
3 17 (11.81%) HTML
4 14 (9.72%) ASP.NET
4 14 (9.72%) Node.js
5 11 (7.64%) jQuery
6 10 (6.94%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.25%) Web Services
8 8 (5.56%) React
9 7 (4.86%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.86%) REST
10 5 (3.47%) Gherkin
11 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (2.78%) Ember.js
11 4 (2.78%) Handlebars
11 4 (2.78%) JMS
11 4 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.78%) RESTful
11 4 (2.78%) Spring Boot
11 4 (2.78%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.47%) User Experience
5 4 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.78%) Online Games
6 3 (2.08%) iPhone
7 2 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.39%) PMI
7 2 (1.39%) Replication
7 2 (1.39%) Robotics
8 1 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.69%) Fintech
8 1 (0.69%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.64%) Windows
2 8 (5.56%) Linux
3 5 (3.47%) Android
4 4 (2.78%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.78%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.08%) Debian
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.69%) Unix
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.64%) Information Security
2 43 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 17 (11.81%) Data Privacy
5 15 (10.42%) Risk Management
5 15 (10.42%) Test Automation
6 14 (9.72%) Data Security
6 14 (9.72%) MVC
7 12 (8.33%) BDD
7 12 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 12 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (8.33%) Project Management
8 11 (7.64%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (7.64%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.94%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.94%) Security Management
9 10 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (6.25%) Incident Management
11 8 (5.56%) Information Security Management
11 8 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.75%) C#
2 24 (16.67%) SQL
3 22 (15.28%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.03%) Java
5 5 (3.47%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.47%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.78%) GraphQL
7 3 (2.08%) PHP
8 2 (1.39%) C
8 2 (1.39%) Python
8 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.39%) VBA
9 1 (0.69%) Perl
9 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (17.36%) CISSP
2 21 (14.58%) CISM
3 17 (11.81%) Degree
4 12 (8.33%) CISA
5 7 (4.86%) CRISC
6 3 (2.08%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (2.08%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) CEH
7 2 (1.39%) CISMP
7 2 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.39%) MCSE
7 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.39%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.69%) APMP
8 1 (0.69%) CCNA
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB
8 1 (0.69%) MBCS
8 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (31.94%) GDPR
2 33 (22.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (8.33%) PCI DSS
4 6 (4.17%) ISO 22301
4 6 (4.17%) QA
5 3 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (2.08%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.39%) COBIT
7 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.69%) GMP
7 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Docker
2 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.69%) XenApp
4 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.69%) Nagios
3 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.69%) Rancher
3 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.69%) SCSM
3 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.78%) Google
3 3 (2.08%) Cisco
4 2 (1.39%) Dell
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle
4 2 (1.39%) Splunk
4 2 (1.39%) Symantec
4 2 (1.39%) VMware
5 1 (0.69%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.69%) Citrix
5 1 (0.69%) Cognos
5 1 (0.69%) F5
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) Ivanti
5 1 (0.69%) McAfee
5 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.69%) Sage
5 1 (0.69%) Tableau
5 1 (0.69%) Trustwave