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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
UK
Rank 239 219 476
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +257
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 1110 1570 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.34% 1.53% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.74% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1372 481
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,800 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -6.43%

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
73661 90442 92402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.79% 88.31% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 60548 75022 75488
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 26 February 2017 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -26 1057 £45,000 - 78
London +19 416 £55,000 +10.00% 30
South East -28 199 £50,000 +17.64% 16
North West +58 95 £38,000 +6.66% 5
Berkshire +12 95 £42,500 -15.00% 5
West Midlands -10 84 £37,500 -11.76% 4
East of England +2 74 £43,000 - 4
South West +14 73 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Manchester +30 70 £41,500 +12.92% 3
Yorkshire -35 70 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Reading +11 57 £42,500 -17.07% 3
City of London -37 47 £58,000 +10.47% 9
West Yorkshire 0 45 £35,000 - 3
Leeds -4 37 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Oxfordshire -9 34 £52,500 +23.52% 5
Wiltshire +24 29 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Surrey +46 28 £85,000 +116.35% 3
Birmingham -15 28 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Hertfordshire +16 25 £41,500 -2.35% 2
East Midlands -51 23 £45,000 +20.00% 4
North East +16 22 £35,000 +112.12%
South Yorkshire -19 22 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Essex +24 21 £43,000 -21.81%
Coventry +15 21 £45,000 -8.16%
Oxford +10 21 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Stockport +23 19 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 19 £35,000 +105.88%
Tyne and Wear +15 19 £35,000 +112.12%
Merseyside +12 19 £30,500 -19.73%
Scotland +11 18 £45,000 +50.00% 2

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 623 (23.13%) Information Security
2 518 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 499 (18.52%) HTML
4 495 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 474 (17.59%) CSS
6 422 (15.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 421 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 396 (14.70%) SQL
9 394 (14.63%) CISSP
10 391 (14.51%) Finance
11 367 (13.62%) ITIL
12 346 (12.84%) Windows
13 339 (12.58%) Data Protection Act
14 332 (12.32%) Linux
15 322 (11.95%) Degree
16 301 (11.17%) SQL Server
17 288 (10.69%) CISM
18 287 (10.65%) jQuery
19 280 (10.39%) Risk Management
20 273 (10.13%) PHP
21 269 (9.99%) Cybersecurity
22 263 (9.76%) PCI DSS
23 260 (9.65%) Management Information System
24 239 (8.87%) Java
25 234 (8.69%) .NET
26 215 (7.98%) MS Excel
27 213 (7.91%) CISA
28 211 (7.83%) VMware
29 210 (7.80%) Firewall
30 197 (7.31%) C#

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 85 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 79 (2.93%) MS Exchange
3 77 (2.86%) Drupal
4 67 (2.49%) WordPress
5 63 (2.34%) CMS
6 35 (1.30%) Skype for Business
7 28 (1.04%) IIS
7 28 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 23 (0.85%) Apache
9 22 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 21 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (0.59%) NetWeaver
12 16 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
13 13 (0.48%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.45%) Moodle
15 11 (0.41%) WebLogic
16 10 (0.37%) JBoss
16 10 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 215 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 144 (5.35%) MS Office
3 76 (2.82%) Photoshop
4 62 (2.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 59 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 17 (0.63%) Fireworks
7 15 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (0.56%) MS Project
8 14 (0.52%) MS Visio
9 11 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
9 11 (0.41%) InVision
10 9 (0.33%) Acrobat
11 7 (0.26%) SPSS
12 5 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
12 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
14 2 (0.074%) InDesign
14 2 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
15 1 (0.037%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (1.04%) Sentinel
4 22 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.52%) assyst
6 10 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.26%) Magento
8 6 (0.22%) Raiser's Edge
9 5 (0.19%) SAP GRC
10 4 (0.15%) Infor CRM
11 3 (0.11%) FastStats
12 2 (0.074%) Cerner Millennium
12 2 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.074%) Infor M3
12 2 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.074%) PeopleSoft HRMS
12 2 (0.074%) Sage 200
12 2 (0.074%) SAP ERP
13 1 (0.037%) Dynamics GP
13 1 (0.037%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 94 (3.49%) SaaS
2 79 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (2.67%) Office 365
4 72 (2.67%) PaaS
5 69 (2.56%) IaaS
6 15 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.33%) GitHub
9 8 (0.30%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.22%) Heroku
11 5 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.074%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.074%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (0.074%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.074%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 210 (7.80%) Firewall
2 104 (3.86%) SAN
3 75 (2.78%) Internet
4 74 (2.75%) LAN
4 74 (2.75%) WAN
5 71 (2.64%) DNS
6 63 (2.34%) TCP/IP
7 62 (2.30%) Network Security
8 58 (2.15%) VPN
9 48 (1.78%) DHCP
9 48 (1.78%) VLAN
10 44 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
11 33 (1.22%) WLAN
12 30 (1.11%) VoIP
12 30 (1.11%) Wireless
13 28 (1.04%) HTTP
14 27 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
15 20 (0.74%) LDAP
15 20 (0.74%) Skype
16 19 (0.71%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 301 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 139 (5.16%) MySQL
3 75 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 55 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 53 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (1.86%) MongoDB
7 49 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 42 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 41 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 32 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
12 25 (0.93%) NoSQL
13 24 (0.89%) Big Data
14 18 (0.67%) RDBMS
15 17 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (0.45%) Hadoop
17 12 (0.45%) Power BI
17 12 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
18 11 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 152 (5.64%) Git (software)
2 59 (2.19%) Selenium
3 48 (1.78%) Visual Studio
4 40 (1.48%) Subversion
5 37 (1.37%) Jenkins
6 34 (1.26%) JIRA
6 34 (1.26%) WebDriver
7 23 (0.85%) Axure RP
7 23 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 20 (0.74%) JUnit
9 17 (0.63%) Maven
10 16 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
11 14 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 14 (0.52%) Grunt
11 14 (0.52%) gulp
11 14 (0.52%) Jasmine
11 14 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
11 14 (0.52%) PVCS
12 12 (0.45%) SoapUI
12 12 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 391 (14.51%) Finance
2 133 (4.94%) Marketing
3 119 (4.42%) Legal
3 119 (4.42%) Retail
4 65 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 58 (2.15%) Games
6 56 (2.08%) Banking
7 35 (1.30%) Law
8 26 (0.97%) Italian Language
9 22 (0.82%) Advertising
10 20 (0.74%) Multimedia
11 18 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 17 (0.63%) Spanish Language
13 16 (0.59%) French Language
14 13 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.41%) Billing
15 11 (0.41%) Local Government
16 10 (0.37%) Back Office
16 10 (0.37%) German Language
17 9 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 641 (23.79%) Developer
2 319 (11.84%) Analyst
3 214 (7.94%) Security Manager
4 152 (5.64%) Architect
5 133 (4.94%) Information Manager
6 127 (4.71%) PHP Developer
7 126 (4.68%) Consultant
8 124 (4.60%) Information Security Manager
9 114 (4.23%) .NET Developer
10 113 (4.19%) Security Analyst
11 111 (4.12%) Senior Developer
12 108 (4.01%) Designer
13 91 (3.38%) Security Architect
14 84 (3.12%) Support Engineer
15 78 (2.90%) C# Developer
16 69 (2.56%) Security Consultant
17 68 (2.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 68 (2.52%) IT Manager
18 67 (2.49%) Java Developer
19 65 (2.41%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 499 (18.52%) HTML
2 474 (17.59%) CSS
3 287 (10.65%) jQuery
4 234 (8.69%) .NET
5 197 (7.31%) HTML5
6 168 (6.24%) CSS3
7 141 (5.23%) AngularJS
8 116 (4.31%) ASP.NET
9 108 (4.01%) Web Services
10 93 (3.45%) XML
11 82 (3.04%) JSON
12 64 (2.38%) Sass
13 59 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 55 (2.04%) Node.js
15 51 (1.89%) Laravel
15 51 (1.89%) React
16 47 (1.74%) Ajax
16 47 (1.74%) Django
16 47 (1.74%) RESTful
17 45 (1.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 339 (12.58%) Data Protection Act
2 260 (9.65%) Management Information System
3 192 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
4 132 (4.90%) User Experience
5 112 (4.16%) Computer Science
6 83 (3.08%) Data Centre
7 73 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
8 68 (2.52%) NHS
9 67 (2.49%) Mobile App
10 52 (1.93%) PKI
11 41 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
12 39 (1.45%) iPad
13 36 (1.34%) CESG
14 24 (0.89%) Digital Media
15 23 (0.85%) Social Media
16 22 (0.82%) Clustering
16 22 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
17 21 (0.78%) BYOD
18 20 (0.74%) Client/Server
19 19 (0.71%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 346 (12.84%) Windows
2 332 (12.32%) Linux
3 173 (6.42%) Windows Server
4 68 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 62 (2.30%) Unix
6 56 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 45 (1.67%) Android
8 44 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (1.60%) Mac OS X
10 38 (1.41%) Solaris
11 37 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (1.30%) OpenVMS
13 17 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 16 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.52%) AIX
16 13 (0.48%) Windows 10
17 9 (0.33%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
19 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
19 3 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 623 (23.13%) Information Security
2 518 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 367 (13.62%) ITIL
4 280 (10.39%) Risk Management
5 269 (9.99%) Cybersecurity
6 174 (6.46%) MVC
7 155 (5.75%) Service Management
8 140 (5.20%) Security Architecture
9 138 (5.12%) E-Commerce
10 134 (4.97%) Security Management
11 133 (4.94%) Project Management
12 130 (4.83%) Penetration Testing
13 128 (4.75%) Front End Development
14 125 (4.64%) PRINCE2
15 123 (4.57%) TDD
16 116 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
17 114 (4.23%) CRM
17 114 (4.23%) Web Development
18 111 (4.12%) Business Continuity
19 110 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 495 (18.37%) JavaScript
2 396 (14.70%) SQL
3 273 (10.13%) PHP
4 239 (8.87%) Java
5 197 (7.31%) C#
6 140 (5.20%) Python
7 71 (2.64%) C
8 57 (2.12%) C++
9 44 (1.63%) T-SQL
10 36 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 32 (1.19%) PL/SQL
11 32 (1.19%) Ruby
12 22 (0.82%) Scala
13 21 (0.78%) Perl
13 21 (0.78%) VB.NET
14 20 (0.74%) BeanShell
15 19 (0.71%) VB
16 17 (0.63%) ANSI SQL
17 15 (0.56%) R
18 14 (0.52%) Go
Qualifications
1 394 (14.63%) CISSP
2 322 (11.95%) Degree
3 288 (10.69%) CISM
4 213 (7.91%) CISA
5 135 (5.01%) Security Cleared
6 118 (4.38%) SC Cleared
7 89 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
8 75 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
9 54 (2.00%) CCNA
9 54 (2.00%) ISEB
10 47 (1.74%) CEH
11 46 (1.71%) CRISC
12 40 (1.48%) MCSE
13 34 (1.26%) CCNP
14 32 (1.19%) CISMP
15 31 (1.15%) GPEN
16 30 (1.11%) GIAC
16 30 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
16 30 (1.11%) MCSA
17 27 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 422 (15.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 263 (9.76%) PCI DSS
3 135 (5.01%) QA
4 107 (3.97%) SLA
5 98 (3.64%) GDPR
6 55 (2.04%) Data Quality
7 48 (1.78%) Cyber Essentials
8 28 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 27 (1.00%) ISO 9001
9 27 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 26 (0.97%) COBIT
11 24 (0.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 17 (0.63%) ISO27002
12 17 (0.63%) SDET
13 16 (0.59%) GPG13
13 16 (0.59%) RMADS
13 16 (0.59%) WCAG
14 12 (0.45%) BS25999
15 11 (0.41%) PMO
16 7 (0.26%) GCP
System Software
1 195 (7.24%) Active Directory
2 159 (5.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (4.31%) Hyper-V
4 25 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (0.89%) Docker
6 23 (0.85%) Xen
7 13 (0.48%) vSphere
8 6 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.19%) XenApp
10 4 (0.15%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.11%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.11%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.11%) XenServer
12 2 (0.074%) etcd
Systems Management
1 44 (1.63%) SCCM
2 31 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 30 (1.11%) NetBackup
3 30 (1.11%) Puppet
4 23 (0.85%) AirWatch
5 21 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.59%) SCDPM
7 13 (0.48%) Backup Exec
8 12 (0.45%) Ansible
9 10 (0.37%) SCOM
10 5 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.19%) Nagios
10 5 (0.19%) Nessus
10 5 (0.19%) Terraform
11 4 (0.15%) Packer
11 4 (0.15%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.15%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.15%) ServiceCenter
12 3 (0.11%) Kibana
12 3 (0.11%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 421 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 211 (7.83%) VMware
3 138 (5.12%) Oracle
4 108 (4.01%) Cisco
5 69 (2.56%) NetApp
6 59 (2.19%) Apple
7 58 (2.15%) HP
8 49 (1.82%) Google
9 47 (1.74%) IBM
10 44 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
11 42 (1.56%) SAP
12 41 (1.52%) Sophos
13 38 (1.41%) Adobe
14 35 (1.30%) Tableau
15 34 (1.26%) Zend
16 31 (1.15%) Veeam
17 26 (0.97%) Citrix
18 25 (0.93%) EMC
19 23 (0.85%) Juniper
20 22 (0.82%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £55k - £60k per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £6000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benfits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum 45K + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 and fruitful benefits / strong options package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
PRI
Salary: Up to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
247 Jobline
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Manifestly Important
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Car/Allowance + Bonus (up to 20%) + Pension + Bene
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sift Digital
Salary: Dependent on experience.
Posted: 9 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Healthcare Gateway
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Send
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester Le Street, County Durham
ITPS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago