Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 189 144 197
Rank change year-on-year -45 +53 -28
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 34 123 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.74% 1.78% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.91% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 31 96 71
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £34,938 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £53,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -6.67%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,258 6,442 6,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.08% 93.28% 92.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,590 5,509 5,842
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.14% +3.53% +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% +4.94% +1.25%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in West Yorkshire

Data Protection
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in West Yorkshire

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in West Yorkshire

Data Protection
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. 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
Leeds -12 31 £52,000 +22.35% 11
Wetherby - 2 £33,750 -
Huddersfield +2 1 £20,000 -46.67% 1
Data Protection
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 18 (52.94%) Information Security
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 11 (32.35%) Firewall
3 11 (32.35%) Security Management
4 9 (26.47%) WAN
4 9 (26.47%) VPN
4 9 (26.47%) Cisco
4 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (26.47%) GDPR
5 8 (23.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 8 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (20.59%) SQL
6 7 (20.59%) LAN
6 7 (20.59%) Security Testing
6 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
6 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (20.59%) Security Auditing
6 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (17.65%) IT Audit
7 6 (17.65%) Critical Thinking
7 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (17.65%) OWASP
7 6 (17.65%) ISMS
7 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
7 6 (17.65%) Information Security Management
8 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
8 5 (14.71%) ITIL

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) VPN
2 9 (26.47%) WAN
3 8 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (20.59%) LAN
5 4 (11.76%) DNS
6 2 (5.88%) DHCP
6 2 (5.88%) FTP
6 2 (5.88%) VLAN
7 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.94%) Internet
7 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.94%) Network Security
7 1 (2.94%) SSL
7 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) IT Security Specialist
1 7 (20.59%) Risk Manager
1 7 (20.59%) Security Manager
1 7 (20.59%) Security Specialist
2 6 (17.65%) Information Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Information Risk Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 5 (14.71%) IT Support
4 4 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (11.76%) IT Technician
4 4 (11.76%) Support Technician
5 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Support
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.94%) NHS
5 1 (2.94%) Replication
5 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Information Security
2 11 (32.35%) Security Management
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Security Auditing
4 7 (20.59%) Security Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Critical Thinking
5 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (17.65%) Information Security Management
5 6 (17.65%) ISMS
5 6 (17.65%) IT Audit
5 6 (17.65%) OWASP
6 5 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) Security Architecture
6 5 (14.71%) Security Operations
7 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.76%) Process Improvement
8 3 (8.82%) Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) HiveQL
3 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) CISA
1 2 (5.88%) CISM
1 2 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.94%) CRISC
2 1 (2.94%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) VCP5
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) GDPR
1 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (23.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (20.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
4 4 (11.76%) SLA
5 2 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (5.88%) QA
6 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) HDFS
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco
3 3 (8.82%) Veeam
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Acronis
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) CommVault
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (2.94%) arcserve
5 1 (2.94%) Citrix
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Meraki
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL