Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 136 108
Rank change year-on-year +8 -28 +29
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 19 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.68% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.73% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 27
Edinburgh median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% +6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £41,575 £27,500 £29,450
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,750 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £48,750 £40,675 £42,183
% change year-on-year +19.85% -3.57% -0.75%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,384 2,456 2,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.97% 92.54% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,447 1,515 1,444
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £29,825
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% - +4.71%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in Edinburgh

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 12 (63.16%) GDPR
2 10 (52.63%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) CISSP
5 6 (31.58%) CISM
5 6 (31.58%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (26.32%) Contract Management
6 5 (26.32%) Information Security
6 5 (26.32%) Legal
6 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Retail
7 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
7 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (21.05%) Data Privacy
7 4 (21.05%) Marketing
7 4 (21.05%) QA
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
8 3 (15.79%) CRISC
8 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 3 (15.79%) SANS
8 3 (15.79%) Internet of Things
8 3 (15.79%) Line Management
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Serverless
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Legal
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Marketing
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Consultant
1 3 (15.79%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
1 3 (15.79%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Data Compliance Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Analyst
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Officer
2 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Architect
2 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) CGI
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Native
1 3 (15.79%) Internet of Things
1 3 (15.79%) Public Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) PMI
2 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Fintech
3 1 (5.26%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) Contract Management
4 5 (26.32%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Data Privacy
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Management
6 3 (15.79%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.79%) Line Management
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Python
1 3 (15.79%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CISM
1 6 (31.58%) CISSP
2 3 (15.79%) CISMP
2 3 (15.79%) CRISC
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 3 (15.79%) SANS
3 2 (10.53%) CISA
3 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) GDPR
2 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (21.05%) QA
4 1 (5.26%) ISO 22301
4 1 (5.26%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft