Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 214 189
Rank change year-on-year -52 -25 +145
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 1,972 2,711 3,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.65% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.81% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,426 2,340 2,888
England median annual salary £55,250 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.50% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.94% -3.33%

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 141,461 150,087 165,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.54% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 113,449 119,287 139,412
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -59 849 £65,000 +13.04% 118
North of England -51 305 £45,000 +12.50% 41
Midlands +53 301 £45,000 - 35
West Midlands +83 261 £50,000 +11.11% 21
South East -94 259 £50,000 +17.65% 66
North West -40 182 £45,000 +18.42% 24
South West +7 167 £50,000 +25.00% 40
Yorkshire -27 115 £45,000 +2.86% 15
East of England -58 83 £67,500 +35.00% 27
East Midlands -21 40 £35,000 -12.50% 14
North East -19 8 £55,000 +37.50% 2
South Coast - 4 - -
Data Protection
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 961 (48.73%) GDPR
2 821 (41.63%) Information Security
3 575 (29.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 505 (25.61%) Finance
5 443 (22.46%) CISSP
6 427 (21.65%) Windows
7 383 (19.42%) Microsoft
8 381 (19.32%) ITIL
9 375 (19.02%) Data Protection Act
10 340 (17.24%) Linux
11 310 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
12 298 (15.11%) Risk Management
12 298 (15.11%) Management Information System
13 289 (14.66%) Cybersecurity
14 287 (14.55%) Legal
15 273 (13.84%) Degree
16 264 (13.39%) PCI DSS
17 263 (13.34%) CISM
18 255 (12.93%) Project Management
19 241 (12.22%) SIEM
20 223 (11.31%) Data Centre
21 221 (11.21%) SQL
22 214 (10.85%) Business Continuity
23 209 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
24 200 (10.14%) Windows Server
24 200 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
25 195 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
26 193 (9.79%) Firewall
27 192 (9.74%) Active Directory
28 185 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure

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 79 (4.01%) MS Exchange
2 70 (3.55%) SharePoint
3 32 (1.62%) IIS
4 25 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 19 (0.96%) Skype for Business
6 18 (0.91%) SAS
7 12 (0.61%) Apache
7 12 (0.61%) Apache Spark
8 10 (0.51%) CMS
9 9 (0.46%) Drupal
9 9 (0.46%) nginx
10 8 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.30%) WordPress
12 5 (0.25%) Documentum
12 5 (0.25%) FileNet
12 5 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.20%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.15%) Appian
Applications
1 125 (6.34%) Microsoft Office
2 108 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 105 (5.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
5 27 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.76%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.61%) InVision
8 10 (0.51%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.25%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.10%) SPSS
11 1 (0.051%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.051%) GIMP
11 1 (0.051%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.051%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.35%) assyst
2 7 (0.35%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.30%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.25%) iTrent
4 5 (0.25%) SAP GRC
4 5 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.15%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.10%) FastStats
7 2 (0.10%) Magento
7 2 (0.10%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.051%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.051%) Raiser's Edge
8 1 (0.051%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.051%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 185 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 163 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
3 101 (5.12%) Office 365
4 85 (4.31%) SaaS
5 37 (1.88%) PaaS
6 27 (1.37%) IaaS
7 23 (1.17%) Serverless
8 19 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (0.96%) DigitalOcean
9 15 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
10 10 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (0.35%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.30%) Mimecast
12 6 (0.30%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.25%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.25%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 193 (9.79%) Firewall
2 149 (7.56%) Network Security
3 98 (4.97%) TCP/IP
4 92 (4.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 69 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
6 62 (3.14%) LAN
7 58 (2.94%) WAN
8 55 (2.79%) Internet
9 53 (2.69%) DNS
10 50 (2.54%) VPN
11 40 (2.03%) SAN
11 40 (2.03%) Wireless
12 33 (1.67%) Unified Communications
13 30 (1.52%) DHCP
14 25 (1.27%) Software-Defined Networking
15 22 (1.12%) Skype
16 20 (1.01%) OSPF
17 19 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
18 18 (0.91%) VLAN
19 15 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 55 (2.79%) MySQL
3 54 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (2.69%) Big Data
5 50 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 28 (1.42%) Power BI
9 25 (1.27%) Redis
10 20 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (0.96%) Blockchain
12 18 (0.91%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.61%) NoSQL
14 11 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
15 10 (0.51%) Impala
16 9 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.46%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 70 (3.55%) Git (software)
2 24 (1.22%) JIRA
3 18 (0.91%) Visual Studio
4 17 (0.86%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (0.41%) gulp
6 8 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 8 (0.41%) Subversion
7 7 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 7 (0.35%) Bower
8 6 (0.30%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.25%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.25%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.25%) Toad
10 4 (0.20%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.20%) Mocha
10 4 (0.20%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.15%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.15%) Yeoman
General
1 505 (25.61%) Finance
2 287 (14.55%) Legal
3 146 (7.40%) Banking
4 113 (5.73%) Law
5 109 (5.53%) Retail
6 99 (5.02%) Marketing
7 85 (4.31%) Investment Banking
8 54 (2.74%) Telecoms
9 39 (1.98%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.37%) Advertising
11 22 (1.12%) Publishing
12 19 (0.96%) Hindi Language
12 19 (0.96%) Punjabi Language
12 19 (0.96%) Urdu Language
13 11 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.56%) Games
13 11 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.51%) Dutch Language
15 9 (0.46%) Front Office
16 7 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 287 (14.55%) Analyst
2 193 (9.79%) Architect
3 180 (9.13%) Security Manager
4 147 (7.45%) Security Analyst
5 132 (6.69%) Consultant
6 129 (6.54%) Information Manager
7 110 (5.58%) Developer
7 110 (5.58%) Information Security Manager
8 87 (4.41%) IT Manager
9 86 (4.36%) Security Officer
10 80 (4.06%) Information Security Officer
10 80 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
11 77 (3.90%) Security Consultant
12 73 (3.70%) Information Officer
13 69 (3.50%) IT Analyst
13 69 (3.50%) Project Manager
14 62 (3.14%) Information Analyst
14 62 (3.14%) IT Security Analyst
15 61 (3.09%) Senior Analyst
16 55 (2.79%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (3.96%) HTML
2 69 (3.50%) CSS
3 60 (3.04%) Web Services
4 53 (2.69%) .NET
5 46 (2.33%) AngularJS
6 33 (1.67%) Node.js
7 28 (1.42%) REST
8 27 (1.37%) HTML5
9 25 (1.27%) LDAP
10 24 (1.22%) React
11 20 (1.01%) Express
12 16 (0.81%) SAML
12 16 (0.81%) XML
13 15 (0.76%) Sails.js
14 13 (0.66%) CSS3
14 13 (0.66%) jQuery
14 13 (0.66%) JSON
14 13 (0.66%) SOAP
15 12 (0.61%) ASP.NET
16 11 (0.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 375 (19.02%) Data Protection Act
2 298 (15.11%) Management Information System
3 223 (11.31%) Data Centre
4 195 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
5 132 (6.69%) Self-Motivation
6 85 (4.31%) Computer Science
7 60 (3.04%) User Experience
8 47 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
9 46 (2.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 38 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
11 35 (1.77%) NHS
12 34 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
13 29 (1.47%) Virtual Team
14 27 (1.37%) Fintech
15 26 (1.32%) CESG
16 25 (1.27%) Blackberry
16 25 (1.27%) Public Cloud
17 24 (1.22%) Data Structures
17 24 (1.22%) Private Cloud
18 22 (1.12%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 427 (21.65%) Windows
2 340 (17.24%) Linux
3 200 (10.14%) Windows Server
4 66 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (3.19%) Windows 10
6 54 (2.74%) Unix
7 47 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 46 (2.33%) Windows 7
9 42 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (1.72%) Mac OS X
11 20 (1.01%) Android
12 15 (0.76%) CentOS
12 15 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (0.71%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.46%) AIX
15 7 (0.35%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.30%) HPUX
17 5 (0.25%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.25%) SUSE
17 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (41.63%) Information Security
2 381 (19.32%) ITIL
3 310 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
4 298 (15.11%) Risk Management
5 289 (14.66%) Cybersecurity
6 255 (12.93%) Project Management
7 241 (12.22%) SIEM
8 214 (10.85%) Business Continuity
9 209 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
10 200 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
11 161 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
12 152 (7.71%) Service Delivery
13 150 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 147 (7.45%) Security Management
15 144 (7.30%) Penetration Testing
16 136 (6.90%) Data Privacy
17 131 (6.64%) PRINCE2
18 126 (6.39%) Mentoring
19 121 (6.14%) Analytics
20 114 (5.78%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 221 (11.21%) SQL
2 99 (5.02%) PowerShell
3 95 (4.82%) Python
4 69 (3.50%) JavaScript
5 60 (3.04%) Java
6 41 (2.08%) PHP
7 40 (2.03%) C
8 36 (1.83%) C#
8 36 (1.83%) Perl
9 28 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 27 (1.37%) R
11 19 (0.96%) ES6
12 18 (0.91%) C++
13 17 (0.86%) T-SQL
14 16 (0.81%) VBScript
15 15 (0.76%) ES8
15 15 (0.76%) Shell Script
16 13 (0.66%) VBA
17 11 (0.56%) Ruby
18 9 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 443 (22.46%) CISSP
2 273 (13.84%) Degree
3 263 (13.34%) CISM
4 160 (8.11%) CISA
5 127 (6.44%) Security Cleared
6 77 (3.90%) CEH
7 73 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 72 (3.65%) CompTIA Security+
9 69 (3.50%) ISEB
10 68 (3.45%) SC Cleared
11 67 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
12 64 (3.25%) CISMP
13 63 (3.19%) CREST Certified
14 62 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
15 56 (2.84%) SANS
16 47 (2.38%) MCSE
17 41 (2.08%) GIAC
18 39 (1.98%) CRISC
19 37 (1.88%) TOGAF Certification
20 36 (1.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 961 (48.73%) GDPR
2 575 (29.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 264 (13.39%) PCI DSS
4 166 (8.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 106 (5.38%) SLA
6 98 (4.97%) Cyber Essentials
7 61 (3.09%) COBIT
8 51 (2.59%) QA
9 31 (1.57%) Data Quality
10 28 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 27 (1.37%) ISO 9001
12 20 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 20 (1.01%) ISO 22301
13 14 (0.71%) PMO
14 13 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 12 (0.61%) GPG13
16 9 (0.46%) COSO
16 9 (0.46%) NIST 800
17 8 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 8 (0.41%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 192 (9.74%) Active Directory
2 153 (7.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 40 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
5 39 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
6 30 (1.52%) Docker
7 20 (1.01%) vSphere
8 16 (0.81%) XenApp
9 14 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.56%) Firmware
11 10 (0.51%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.30%) XenServer
13 4 (0.20%) RHEV
13 4 (0.20%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.15%) Snort
15 2 (0.10%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.10%) PowerHA
15 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 82 (4.16%) SCCM
2 42 (2.13%) SCOM
3 39 (1.98%) vRealize
4 28 (1.42%) WSUS
5 23 (1.17%) Ansible
5 23 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (1.12%) Puppet
7 19 (0.96%) IBM BigFix
8 14 (0.71%) NetBackup
9 11 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
10 10 (0.51%) Terraform
10 10 (0.51%) vCenter Server
11 9 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 7 (0.35%) Kubernetes
13 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (0.30%) XenMobile
14 5 (0.25%) Backup Exec
14 5 (0.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 383 (19.42%) Microsoft
2 179 (9.08%) VMware
3 144 (7.30%) Cisco
4 82 (4.16%) Oracle
5 74 (3.75%) Citrix
6 41 (2.08%) CheckPoint
7 40 (2.03%) Apple
8 34 (1.72%) HP
9 31 (1.57%) ServiceNow
10 27 (1.37%) IBM
11 26 (1.32%) Veeam
12 25 (1.27%) Red Hat
13 23 (1.17%) SAP
14 22 (1.12%) EMC
14 22 (1.12%) Tableau
15 20 (1.01%) NetApp
16 18 (0.91%) Google
16 18 (0.91%) SolarWinds
17 16 (0.81%) Fortinet
17 16 (0.81%) Veritas