The table below looks at the statistics for Data Protection skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection
Rank 203 269 467
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +198
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 1483 1293 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.65% 1.22% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.39% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1314 1139 506
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
78947 92968 97230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.06% 87.55% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 65078 76746 79953
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,426
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Data Protection
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Protection Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Protection
Salary Trend

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

Data Protection Salary Trend in the UK

Data Protection
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 within the UK.

Data Protection Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +61 1415 £44,000 -2.22% 129
London +55 574 £52,735 +5.46% 44
South East +117 339 £42,500 - 28
Berkshire +88 140 £40,000 -20.00% 17
North West +26 116 £44,000 +25.71% 13
Reading +66 102 £31,000 -40.95% 10
West Midlands +13 91 £42,500 +13.33% 9
South West +31 88 £35,000 -22.22% 5
East of England +30 87 £40,000 -7.51% 9
Manchester +27 83 £41,000 +26.15% 8
Oxfordshire +69 73 £42,500 - 1
Birmingham +28 62 £43,750 +25.00% 6
City of London -50 59 £66,250 +32.50% 11
Yorkshire -10 56 £35,000 -12.50% 8
West Yorkshire +4 42 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Oxford +50 38 £42,500 +6.25%
Leeds +8 38 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East Sussex +40 36 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Suffolk +19 34 £35,000 +18.64% 1
Scotland +27 33 £42,500 - 7
Brighton +40 32 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Hampshire +16 32 £42,500 - 5
North East +33 30 £40,000 -15.78% 3
East Midlands -23 29 £35,000 -17.64% 9
Surrey +13 28 £53,750 +48.27% 2
Tyne and Wear +27 27 £40,000 - 3
Bury St Edmunds -2 27 £35,000 +18.64%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 26 £40,000 - 3
Gloucestershire -20 22 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Glasgow +25 20 £50,000 +66.66% 3

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 760 (23.55%) Information Security
2 680 (21.07%) HTML
3 625 (19.37%) CSS
4 610 (18.90%) JavaScript
5 602 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
6 543 (16.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 508 (15.74%) Microsoft
8 473 (14.66%) Finance
9 460 (14.25%) CISSP
10 446 (13.82%) Data Protection Act
11 417 (12.92%) Windows
12 403 (12.49%) ITIL
13 398 (12.33%) SQL Server
14 389 (12.05%) PHP
15 385 (11.93%) jQuery
16 378 (11.71%) Degree
17 371 (11.50%) PCI DSS
18 353 (10.94%) SQL
19 328 (10.16%) Risk Management
20 320 (9.92%) Management Information System
21 317 (9.82%) Linux
22 311 (9.64%) Cybersecurity
23 302 (9.36%) CISM
24 297 (9.20%) .NET
25 262 (8.12%) C#
26 261 (8.09%) Firewall
27 250 (7.75%) Active Directory
28 245 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
29 241 (7.47%) HTML5
30 232 (7.19%) MVC

Data Protection
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 103 (3.19%) Drupal
2 92 (2.85%) MS Exchange
3 88 (2.73%) CMS
4 83 (2.57%) SharePoint
5 78 (2.42%) WordPress
6 38 (1.18%) IIS
7 31 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 29 (0.90%) Apache
9 24 (0.74%) Skype for Business
10 23 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 18 (0.56%) WebSphere
12 16 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (0.50%) NetWeaver
12 16 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
13 15 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.37%) SAS
15 10 (0.31%) Moodle
15 10 (0.31%) PrestaShop
15 10 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 226 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 144 (4.46%) MS Office
3 121 (3.75%) Photoshop
4 89 (2.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 66 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 25 (0.77%) Fireworks
7 19 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
8 14 (0.43%) InVision
9 8 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (0.25%) SPSS
10 6 (0.19%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
10 6 (0.19%) InDesign
10 6 (0.19%) MS Project
11 5 (0.15%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.15%) MS Visio
11 5 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
12 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.062%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 61 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 30 (0.93%) Magento
5 22 (0.68%) Sentinel
6 11 (0.34%) Sage X3
7 8 (0.25%) assyst
8 6 (0.19%) FastStats
9 5 (0.15%) SAP GRC
9 5 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 4 (0.12%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 3 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.093%) Infor CRM
11 3 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.093%) Sage 200
11 3 (0.093%) WebTrends
12 2 (0.062%) Cerner Millennium
12 2 (0.062%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
13 1 (0.031%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 94 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (2.32%) IaaS
2 75 (2.32%) PaaS
3 70 (2.17%) SaaS
4 68 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
5 60 (1.86%) Office 365
6 17 (0.53%) GitHub
7 14 (0.43%) Google Analytics
8 11 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.15%) Heroku
10 4 (0.12%) iTunes
11 3 (0.093%) MailChimp
11 3 (0.093%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.093%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.031%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.031%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.031%) G Suite
12 1 (0.031%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 261 (8.09%) Firewall
2 116 (3.59%) SAN
3 114 (3.53%) DNS
4 100 (3.10%) Internet
5 99 (3.07%) LAN
6 98 (3.04%) WAN
7 96 (2.97%) Network Security
8 67 (2.08%) TCP/IP
9 63 (1.95%) VPN
10 62 (1.92%) DHCP
11 58 (1.80%) Intrusion Detection
12 52 (1.61%) VLAN
13 43 (1.33%) Wireless
14 42 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
15 38 (1.18%) VoIP
15 38 (1.18%) WLAN
16 31 (0.96%) SSL
17 28 (0.87%) HTTP
18 24 (0.74%) Unified Communications
19 21 (0.65%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 190 (5.89%) MySQL
3 63 (1.95%) Relational Database
4 52 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 42 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 39 (1.21%) Big Data
8 37 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (0.65%) NoSQL
13 21 (0.65%) SQLPlus
14 17 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (0.46%) Hadoop
16 14 (0.43%) Data Mining
17 13 (0.40%) Power BI
17 13 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
18 11 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 189 (5.86%) Git (software)
2 53 (1.64%) Selenium
3 49 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 48 (1.49%) Subversion
5 37 (1.15%) Jenkins
6 36 (1.12%) JIRA
7 27 (0.84%) Axure RP
8 23 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
8 23 (0.71%) WebDriver
9 18 (0.56%) gulp
9 18 (0.56%) LoadRunner
10 17 (0.53%) Cucumber
11 16 (0.50%) Grunt
12 14 (0.43%) PVCS
13 13 (0.40%) HP UFT
13 13 (0.40%) JMeter
14 12 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (0.37%) webpack
15 11 (0.34%) Jasmine
15 11 (0.34%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 473 (14.66%) Finance
2 152 (4.71%) Retail
3 128 (3.97%) Legal
4 126 (3.90%) Marketing
5 94 (2.91%) Games
6 63 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 46 (1.43%) Banking
8 40 (1.24%) Law
9 25 (0.77%) Advertising
10 23 (0.71%) Local Government
11 20 (0.62%) Italian Language
11 20 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.50%) French Language
12 16 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 13 (0.40%) Back Office
14 12 (0.37%) Publishing
15 11 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.34%) Spanish Language
16 10 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 814 (25.22%) Developer
2 388 (12.02%) Analyst
3 261 (8.09%) Security Manager
4 210 (6.51%) PHP Developer
5 194 (6.01%) Architect
6 189 (5.86%) Designer
7 156 (4.83%) .NET Developer
8 154 (4.77%) Security Analyst
9 152 (4.71%) Consultant
10 149 (4.62%) Information Manager
11 143 (4.43%) Information Security Manager
12 140 (4.34%) Senior Developer
13 139 (4.31%) C# Developer
14 127 (3.94%) Security Architect
15 112 (3.47%) Security Consultant
16 105 (3.25%) Junior
17 101 (3.13%) Project Manager
18 93 (2.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 89 (2.76%) IT Manager
20 84 (2.60%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 680 (21.07%) HTML
2 625 (19.37%) CSS
3 385 (11.93%) jQuery
4 297 (9.20%) .NET
5 241 (7.47%) HTML5
6 187 (5.79%) CSS3
7 176 (5.45%) AngularJS
8 154 (4.77%) ASP.NET
9 129 (4.00%) Web Services
10 121 (3.75%) XML
11 111 (3.44%) Sass
12 110 (3.41%) JSON
13 83 (2.57%) Laravel
14 80 (2.48%) LAMP
15 77 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web API
16 66 (2.05%) .NET Framework
17 60 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
18 59 (1.83%) SOAP
19 58 (1.80%) Node.js
20 56 (1.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 446 (13.82%) Data Protection Act
2 320 (9.92%) Management Information System
3 245 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 225 (6.97%) User Experience
5 120 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 108 (3.35%) Data Centre
7 96 (2.97%) NHS
8 90 (2.79%) Mobile App
9 85 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
10 71 (2.20%) PKI
11 41 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
12 39 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
13 38 (1.18%) CESG
14 33 (1.02%) Statistics
15 31 (0.96%) Blog
15 31 (0.96%) Clustering
16 28 (0.87%) BYOD
16 28 (0.87%) Client/Server
17 27 (0.84%) Data Structures
17 27 (0.84%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 417 (12.92%) Windows
2 317 (9.82%) Linux
3 208 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 84 (2.60%) Apple iOS
5 65 (2.01%) Unix
6 62 (1.92%) Windows 7
7 61 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 59 (1.83%) Android
9 58 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 48 (1.49%) Mac OS X
11 40 (1.24%) Solaris
12 37 (1.15%) OpenVMS
13 25 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 21 (0.65%) Windows 8
15 16 (0.50%) AIX
16 12 (0.37%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.28%) Windows XP
18 7 (0.22%) VMS
19 6 (0.19%) Ubuntu
20 4 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (23.55%) Information Security
2 602 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
3 403 (12.49%) ITIL
4 328 (10.16%) Risk Management
5 311 (9.64%) Cybersecurity
6 232 (7.19%) MVC
7 209 (6.48%) Security Architecture
8 188 (5.83%) Project Management
9 185 (5.73%) Front End Development
10 182 (5.64%) Security Management
11 178 (5.52%) Service Management
12 173 (5.36%) E-Commerce
13 162 (5.02%) Penetration Testing
14 153 (4.74%) SDLC
14 153 (4.74%) Web Development
15 151 (4.68%) Business Continuity
16 140 (4.34%) Stakeholder Management
17 137 (4.25%) CRM
18 132 (4.09%) Mentoring
19 131 (4.06%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 610 (18.90%) JavaScript
2 389 (12.05%) PHP
3 353 (10.94%) SQL
4 262 (8.12%) C#
5 218 (6.76%) Java
6 139 (4.31%) Python
7 72 (2.23%) C
8 67 (2.08%) C++
9 52 (1.61%) Ruby
10 46 (1.43%) T-SQL
11 45 (1.39%) PowerShell
12 35 (1.08%) VB.NET
13 26 (0.81%) Perl
13 26 (0.81%) PL/SQL
14 20 (0.62%) Bash Shell
15 19 (0.59%) Objective-C
15 19 (0.59%) R
16 18 (0.56%) Scala
17 17 (0.53%) BeanShell
18 16 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 460 (14.25%) CISSP
2 378 (11.71%) Degree
3 302 (9.36%) CISM
4 207 (6.41%) CISA
5 170 (5.27%) Security Cleared
6 143 (4.43%) SC Cleared
7 87 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 78 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
9 71 (2.20%) CEH
10 60 (1.86%) ISEB
11 56 (1.74%) CRISC
12 53 (1.64%) CCNA
13 48 (1.49%) GIAC
14 46 (1.43%) CISMP
15 36 (1.12%) DV Cleared
15 36 (1.12%) MCSE
16 34 (1.05%) GPEN
17 33 (1.02%) CCNP
18 31 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 28 (0.87%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 543 (16.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 371 (11.50%) PCI DSS
3 110 (3.41%) QA
4 108 (3.35%) SLA
5 53 (1.64%) Data Quality
6 39 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 33 (1.02%) COBIT
7 33 (1.02%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 25 (0.77%) ISO 9001
9 21 (0.65%) WCAG
10 17 (0.53%) RMADS
11 15 (0.46%) BS25999
11 15 (0.46%) GPG13
12 14 (0.43%) ISO22301
13 12 (0.37%) ISO27002
13 12 (0.37%) SDET
14 9 (0.28%) HIPAA
15 6 (0.19%) ISO13485
15 6 (0.19%) SAS 70
16 5 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 250 (7.75%) Active Directory
2 168 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 156 (4.83%) Hyper-V
4 33 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (0.74%) vSphere
6 19 (0.59%) Xen
7 18 (0.56%) Docker
7 18 (0.56%) XenApp
8 12 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.19%) DFS Replication
11 6 (0.19%) XenServer
12 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.093%) Firmware
14 2 (0.062%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.062%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 71 (2.20%) SCCM
2 68 (2.11%) NetBackup
3 65 (2.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 39 (1.21%) Puppet
5 34 (1.05%) SCDPM
5 34 (1.05%) SCOM
6 33 (1.02%) AirWatch
7 29 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (0.77%) SCVMM
9 20 (0.62%) Backup Exec
10 15 (0.46%) SCOrch
11 11 (0.34%) SCSM
12 10 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (0.28%) Nessus
13 9 (0.28%) QRadar
13 9 (0.28%) RSA Security Analytics
14 8 (0.25%) Nagios
14 8 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 7 (0.22%) Ansible
15 7 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 508 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 225 (6.97%) VMware
3 136 (4.21%) Oracle
4 133 (4.12%) Cisco
5 103 (3.19%) HP
6 96 (2.97%) Apple
7 73 (2.26%) NetApp
8 68 (2.11%) Zend
9 63 (1.95%) Citrix
10 61 (1.89%) IBM
11 57 (1.77%) Adobe
12 54 (1.67%) SAP
13 51 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
14 50 (1.55%) Veeam
15 48 (1.49%) Symantec
16 45 (1.39%) Juniper
16 45 (1.39%) Sophos
17 44 (1.36%) Veritas
18 42 (1.30%) CheckPoint
19 41 (1.27%) Dell
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 base + competitive package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £75,000 base + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Send
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Pension + Childcare + 30 Days Hols
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum Up to £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
MA Associates Worldwide
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum Plus attractive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Page International
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + pension, 25 days, 4 X life, PMI
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, benefits, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Page International
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 65,000 + package
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car allowance, bonus (15%), Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago