Period
to 21 May 2018

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

Data Protection
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 250 220
Rank change year-on-year -72 -30 +231
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 1,628 2,246 3,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.01% 1.41% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.56% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,313 1,965 2,753
England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% - -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 146,015 143,898 170,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.84% 90.47% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 118,403 118,828 143,161
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,108 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in England

Data Protection
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in England

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in England over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in England

Data Protection
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the England region over the 6 months to 21 May 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
London -26 823 £65,000 +18.18% 126
South East -90 240 £57,500 +35.29% 51
North of England -80 209 £46,750 +16.88% 49
Midlands -27 170 £50,000 +17.65% 32
Yorkshire +22 127 £45,000 +20.00% 17
West Midlands -29 124 £52,125 +15.83% 19
East of England -52 104 £53,750 +25.00% 21
South West -85 86 £42,500 +13.33% 20
North West -114 75 £55,000 +37.50% 24
East Midlands -15 45 £50,000 +17.65% 13
North East -44 7 £43,887 +9.72% 8
Data Protection
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 England region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 743 (45.64%) GDPR
2 726 (44.59%) Information Security
3 492 (30.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 400 (24.57%) Finance
5 381 (23.40%) CISSP
6 323 (19.84%) CISM
7 320 (19.66%) Data Protection Act
8 305 (18.73%) Cybersecurity
9 267 (16.40%) Management Information System
9 267 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
10 264 (16.22%) Microsoft
11 257 (15.79%) Legal
12 252 (15.48%) Windows
13 249 (15.29%) Risk Management
14 224 (13.76%) ITIL
15 220 (13.51%) PCI DSS
16 219 (13.45%) Degree
17 214 (13.14%) Firewall
18 191 (11.73%) CISA
19 176 (10.81%) Active Directory
20 169 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
21 168 (10.32%) Project Management
22 153 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
23 150 (9.21%) SQL
23 150 (9.21%) SIEM
23 150 (9.21%) Data Privacy
24 145 (8.91%) Linux
25 144 (8.85%) Windows Server
26 143 (8.78%) SQL Server
27 140 (8.60%) Problem-Solving

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 68 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 35 (2.15%) IIS
3 33 (2.03%) MS Exchange
4 21 (1.29%) CMS
5 12 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (0.74%) WordPress
6 11 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 10 (0.61%) Documentum
8 9 (0.55%) ExpressionEngine
9 8 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 8 (0.49%) Drupal
9 8 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.43%) FileNet
11 6 (0.37%) Confluence
11 6 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.31%) SAS
13 3 (0.18%) Apache
13 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 110 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (3.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.74%) Chatbot
6 10 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.31%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.25%) InVision
10 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.061%) Niku Workbench
Business Applications
1 23 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.49%) iTrent
2 8 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.43%) SAP GRC
3 7 (0.43%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.25%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.25%) SAP BPC
4 4 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.18%) assyst
5 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
6 2 (0.12%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.061%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.061%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.061%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.061%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.061%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 135 (8.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 118 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
3 100 (6.14%) Office 365
4 70 (4.30%) SaaS
5 45 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 24 (1.47%) IaaS
7 22 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.92%) PaaS
9 12 (0.74%) OneDrive
10 11 (0.68%) GitHub
11 10 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.61%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.61%) CloudFront
12 7 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.25%) Google Analytics
16 3 (0.18%) npm
16 3 (0.18%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 214 (13.14%) Firewall
2 73 (4.48%) Network Security
3 70 (4.30%) VPN
4 62 (3.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 60 (3.69%) TCP/IP
6 54 (3.32%) DNS
7 50 (3.07%) Internet
8 49 (3.01%) SSL
9 43 (2.64%) Remote Desktop
10 41 (2.52%) LAN
11 37 (2.27%) Wireless
12 36 (2.21%) WAN
13 35 (2.15%) SAN
14 28 (1.72%) DHCP
15 25 (1.54%) IPsec
16 18 (1.11%) Broadband
17 17 (1.04%) Cisco IPT
18 11 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
19 10 (0.61%) WLAN
20 9 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.13%) MySQL
3 47 (2.89%) Relational Database
4 42 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
5 38 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (2.21%) NoSQL
7 35 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 31 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 30 (1.84%) Big Data
10 22 (1.35%) Power BI
11 21 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (0.74%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (0.68%) Data Lake
14 10 (0.61%) MongoDB
15 9 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (0.49%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.43%) Data Mining
17 7 (0.43%) Redis
17 7 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.35%) JIRA
3 10 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.55%) Burp Suite
4 9 (0.55%) Metasploit
4 9 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (0.49%) Subversion
5 8 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.43%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.37%) Gradle
7 6 (0.37%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.31%) gulp
8 5 (0.31%) JUnit
8 5 (0.31%) Maven
8 5 (0.31%) OllyDbg
8 5 (0.31%) Spock
8 5 (0.31%) WinDbg
General
1 400 (24.57%) Finance
2 257 (15.79%) Legal
3 88 (5.41%) Marketing
4 87 (5.34%) Retail
5 82 (5.04%) Law
6 67 (4.12%) Banking
7 60 (3.69%) Telecoms
8 31 (1.90%) Advertising
9 15 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.80%) Games
11 13 (0.80%) Publishing
12 10 (0.61%) Billing
12 10 (0.61%) Private Banking
13 9 (0.55%) Back Office
14 6 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.31%) Local Government
16 4 (0.25%) Automotive
16 4 (0.25%) Front Office
16 4 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 236 (14.50%) Analyst
2 214 (13.14%) Security Manager
3 200 (12.29%) Consultant
4 125 (7.68%) IT Manager
5 119 (7.31%) Security Analyst
6 110 (6.76%) Information Manager
6 110 (6.76%) Security Consultant
7 104 (6.39%) Developer
8 95 (5.84%) Architect
9 88 (5.41%) Data Protection Officer
9 88 (5.41%) Information Security Manager
10 83 (5.10%) Security Officer
11 80 (4.91%) IT Security Manager
12 77 (4.73%) Information Officer
13 76 (4.67%) Data Manager
14 74 (4.55%) Information Security Officer
15 60 (3.69%) Data Protection Manager
16 52 (3.19%) Information Analyst
17 51 (3.13%) Information Security Analyst
18 45 (2.76%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (3.56%) CSS
2 52 (3.19%) HTML
3 50 (3.07%) .NET
4 45 (2.76%) Web Services
5 34 (2.09%) REST
6 26 (1.60%) AngularJS
7 25 (1.54%) jQuery
8 22 (1.35%) .NET Framework
8 22 (1.35%) Node.js
9 21 (1.29%) React
10 19 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (1.11%) Natural Language Processing
11 18 (1.11%) RESTful
12 15 (0.92%) ASP.NET
13 14 (0.86%) Ajax
13 14 (0.86%) Django
14 12 (0.74%) LDAP
15 11 (0.68%) HTML5
15 11 (0.68%) SAML
16 10 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 320 (19.66%) Data Protection Act
2 267 (16.40%) Management Information System
3 169 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
4 86 (5.28%) User Experience
5 78 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
6 58 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 58 (3.56%) Data Centre
7 39 (2.40%) Freedom of Information
8 36 (2.21%) Cyberthreat
9 35 (2.15%) Virtual Team
10 30 (1.84%) NHS
11 27 (1.66%) Public Cloud
12 22 (1.35%) Fintech
13 20 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.17%) PKI
15 18 (1.11%) Private Cloud
16 17 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 15 (0.92%) Mobile App
18 14 (0.86%) CESG
19 11 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 252 (15.48%) Windows
2 145 (8.91%) Linux
3 144 (8.85%) Windows Server
4 56 (3.44%) Windows 10
5 33 (2.03%) Unix
6 32 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (1.84%) Apple iOS
8 26 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (1.41%) Mac OS X
10 17 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.98%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.55%) Debian
13 9 (0.55%) Kali Linux
14 8 (0.49%) AIX
14 8 (0.49%) Android
14 8 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.43%) HPUX
16 4 (0.25%) Solaris
17 3 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (44.59%) Information Security
2 305 (18.73%) Cybersecurity
3 267 (16.40%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (15.29%) Risk Management
5 224 (13.76%) ITIL
6 168 (10.32%) Project Management
7 153 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
8 150 (9.21%) Data Privacy
8 150 (9.21%) SIEM
9 140 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
10 133 (8.17%) Data Security
11 132 (8.11%) Business Continuity
11 132 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
12 121 (7.43%) Security Management
13 115 (7.06%) Analytics
14 109 (6.70%) Information Governance
15 106 (6.51%) Vulnerability Management
16 100 (6.14%) Data Management
17 97 (5.96%) Service Delivery
18 91 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 150 (9.21%) SQL
2 85 (5.22%) Python
3 81 (4.98%) JavaScript
4 54 (3.32%) PowerShell
5 48 (2.95%) Java
6 45 (2.76%) C#
7 44 (2.70%) C
8 36 (2.21%) PHP
9 33 (2.03%) Ruby
10 31 (1.90%) Bash Shell
11 22 (1.35%) Perl
11 22 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 17 (1.04%) R
13 15 (0.92%) C++
14 13 (0.80%) Shell Script
15 10 (0.61%) Bourne shell
15 10 (0.61%) Korn
16 9 (0.55%) VBA
17 8 (0.49%) ES6
18 7 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 381 (23.40%) CISSP
2 323 (19.84%) CISM
3 219 (13.45%) Degree
4 191 (11.73%) CISA
5 62 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 57 (3.50%) CRISC
7 49 (3.01%) Security Cleared
8 41 (2.52%) SSCP
9 38 (2.33%) MCSE
10 34 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (1.90%) ISEB
12 30 (1.84%) SANS
12 30 (1.84%) SC Cleared
13 28 (1.72%) GIAC
14 27 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (1.66%) MCSA
15 26 (1.60%) CEH
16 25 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
17 21 (1.29%) CCNA
18 19 (1.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 743 (45.64%) GDPR
2 492 (30.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 220 (13.51%) PCI DSS
4 91 (5.59%) Cyber Essentials
5 85 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 83 (5.10%) COBIT
7 56 (3.44%) SLA
8 41 (2.52%) Data Quality
9 34 (2.09%) QA
9 34 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 22 (1.35%) ISO 22301
11 20 (1.23%) ISO 9001
12 16 (0.98%) PMO
13 11 (0.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 10 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 9 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 9 (0.55%) GPG13
16 6 (0.37%) ISAE 3402
17 5 (0.31%) PSD2
17 5 (0.31%) SAS 70
System Software
1 176 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 95 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (3.99%) Hyper-V
4 63 (3.87%) XenApp
5 54 (3.32%) XenDesktop
6 52 (3.19%) Virtual Desktop
7 50 (3.07%) Virtual Machines
8 43 (2.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 35 (2.15%) Docker
10 17 (1.04%) BitLocker
11 14 (0.86%) Firmware
12 13 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (0.80%) vSphere
13 6 (0.37%) XenServer
14 3 (0.18%) NFS
14 3 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.12%) KVM
15 2 (0.12%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.061%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 57 (3.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 46 (2.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 45 (2.76%) SCCM
3 45 (2.76%) SCDPM
4 44 (2.70%) SCSM
5 43 (2.64%) SCOrch
5 43 (2.64%) SCVMM
6 21 (1.29%) Kubernetes
7 19 (1.17%) SCOM
8 14 (0.86%) vCenter Server
9 13 (0.80%) Puppet
10 12 (0.74%) NetBackup
11 11 (0.68%) Nessus
12 10 (0.61%) Terraform
13 9 (0.55%) Core Impact
13 9 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (0.49%) Ansible
14 8 (0.49%) IBM BigFix
15 7 (0.43%) CASB
16 6 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 264 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 114 (7.00%) VMware
3 78 (4.79%) Citrix
4 64 (3.93%) Cisco
5 54 (3.32%) Oracle
6 35 (2.15%) IBM
7 34 (2.09%) HP
8 30 (1.84%) SAP
9 23 (1.41%) Apple
10 21 (1.29%) Veeam
11 19 (1.17%) Sophos
12 18 (1.11%) 3PAR
13 17 (1.04%) Adobe
14 15 (0.92%) CheckPoint
14 15 (0.92%) Google
14 15 (0.92%) SolarWinds
15 14 (0.86%) Meraki
16 13 (0.80%) CommVault
16 13 (0.80%) NetApp
16 13 (0.80%) Veritas