Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 193 292
Rank change year-on-year -37 +99 +214
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 2589 3174 2325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.53% 1.77% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.98% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2207 2813 2019
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,655 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.22% -5.21% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -

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 152153 160470 180138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121055 134622 149914
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +11 1275 £57,500 +8.55% 59
North of England +15 458 £41,000 +2.50% 36
South East -92 409 £45,000 +9.76% 19
North West +41 254 £37,500 -10.91% 13
Yorkshire +8 190 £43,750 +9.38% 16
Midlands -39 172 £45,000 +12.50% 17
South West -44 139 £40,000 +14.29% 3
West Midlands -50 131 £45,000 +5.88% 11
East of England -68 125 £50,000 +33.33% 9
East Midlands +7 45 £40,000 +11.89% 6
North East -22 14 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Data Protection
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 981 (37.89%) Information Security
2 638 (24.64%) Finance
3 628 (24.26%) GDPR
4 594 (22.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 513 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
6 511 (19.74%) CISSP
7 462 (17.84%) Cybersecurity
8 460 (17.77%) SQL
9 455 (17.57%) Data Protection Act
10 434 (16.76%) Microsoft
11 432 (16.69%) CISM
12 363 (14.02%) Windows
13 354 (13.67%) PCI DSS
14 353 (13.63%) JavaScript
15 332 (12.82%) SQL Server
16 324 (12.51%) Linux
17 312 (12.05%) Degree
18 290 (11.20%) ITIL
19 289 (11.16%) Legal
20 288 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
21 270 (10.43%) HTML
22 264 (10.20%) Firewall
23 248 (9.58%) Management Information System
24 236 (9.12%) Risk Management
25 233 (9.00%) C#
26 232 (8.96%) Windows Server
27 226 (8.73%) CSS
28 223 (8.61%) Project Management
29 216 (8.34%) SIEM
30 202 (7.80%) Penetration Testing

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 95 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 55 (2.12%) Apache Spark
3 52 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 48 (1.85%) IIS
5 34 (1.31%) CMS
6 32 (1.24%) WordPress
7 25 (0.97%) SAS
8 22 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 18 (0.70%) Confluence
10 16 (0.62%) Apache
10 16 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (0.50%) Drupal
13 9 (0.35%) Umbraco
14 8 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.31%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.27%) Skype for Business
16 6 (0.23%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 122 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 82 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (1.04%) Photoshop
5 25 (0.97%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.50%) SPSS
8 12 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
9 9 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.077%) InDesign
11 1 (0.039%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.039%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.039%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.039%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.039%) Lectora
11 1 (0.039%) Snagit
11 1 (0.039%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 58 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.31%) assyst
4 7 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.19%) Raiser's Edge
7 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.15%) SAP GRC
7 4 (0.15%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
9 2 (0.077%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.077%) iTrent
9 2 (0.077%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.077%) Pegasus Opera
9 2 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 173 (6.68%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 82 (3.17%) Office 365
4 74 (2.86%) SaaS
5 53 (2.05%) IaaS
6 25 (0.97%) OneDrive
7 17 (0.66%) PaaS
8 13 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
10 11 (0.42%) Amazon S3
11 9 (0.35%) npm
11 9 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.27%) GitHub
13 6 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.19%) CloudFront
14 5 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 264 (10.20%) Firewall
2 119 (4.60%) TCP/IP
3 75 (2.90%) Internet
4 66 (2.55%) LAN
5 62 (2.39%) Network Security
6 56 (2.16%) DNS
7 54 (2.09%) SAN
8 53 (2.05%) WAN
9 40 (1.54%) VPN
10 37 (1.43%) DHCP
11 29 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
11 29 (1.12%) VoIP
12 23 (0.89%) HTTP
12 23 (0.89%) VLAN
13 20 (0.77%) NAS
14 15 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
14 15 (0.58%) iSCSI
14 15 (0.58%) SMTP
15 14 (0.54%) Wireless
16 13 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 92 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
3 91 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 85 (3.28%) MySQL
6 83 (3.21%) Relational Database
7 69 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 68 (2.63%) Big Data
9 63 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 59 (2.28%) MongoDB
11 58 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
12 55 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 43 (1.66%) Oracle Database
14 36 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
15 34 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
16 31 (1.20%) Hadoop
17 30 (1.16%) RDBMS
18 23 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
19 21 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
20 20 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 88 (3.40%) Git (software)
2 57 (2.20%) JIRA
3 56 (2.16%) Selenium
4 49 (1.89%) Jenkins
5 42 (1.62%) Cucumber
6 40 (1.54%) Visual Studio
7 34 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (0.85%) Grunt
8 22 (0.85%) gulp
9 20 (0.77%) Subversion
10 17 (0.66%) WebDriver
11 14 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (0.50%) Bower
12 13 (0.50%) JUnit
12 13 (0.50%) RSpec
12 13 (0.50%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.46%) HP UFT
13 12 (0.46%) Hudson
13 12 (0.46%) webpack
14 10 (0.39%) Maven
General
1 638 (24.64%) Finance
2 289 (11.16%) Legal
3 162 (6.26%) Banking
4 149 (5.76%) Marketing
5 130 (5.02%) Retail
6 109 (4.21%) Law
7 66 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 57 (2.20%) Investment Banking
9 50 (1.93%) Retail Banking
10 31 (1.20%) Games
11 27 (1.04%) Private Banking
12 22 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 20 (0.77%) Advertising
14 18 (0.70%) Automotive
15 16 (0.62%) Electronics
16 14 (0.54%) Back Office
17 13 (0.50%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.46%) Publishing
19 9 (0.35%) Billing
19 9 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 417 (16.11%) Analyst
2 410 (15.84%) Developer
3 231 (8.92%) Consultant
4 203 (7.84%) Security Analyst
5 195 (7.53%) Security Manager
6 137 (5.29%) Security Consultant
7 113 (4.36%) Architect
8 112 (4.33%) Information Manager
9 109 (4.21%) Security Officer
10 101 (3.90%) Information Security Manager
11 95 (3.67%) Security Engineer
12 91 (3.51%) Business Analyst
13 88 (3.40%) IT Analyst
14 85 (3.28%) Information Security Officer
14 85 (3.28%) IT Manager
15 84 (3.24%) Project Manager
16 81 (3.13%) .NET Developer
17 80 (3.09%) DBA
18 79 (3.05%) Information Officer
19 75 (2.90%) Data Protection Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (10.43%) HTML
2 226 (8.73%) CSS
3 194 (7.49%) .NET
4 117 (4.52%) jQuery
5 98 (3.79%) HTML5
6 94 (3.63%) ASP.NET
7 89 (3.44%) AngularJS
7 89 (3.44%) Web Services
8 86 (3.32%) Node.js
9 81 (3.13%) CSS3
10 80 (3.09%) Natural Language Processing
11 49 (1.89%) .NET Framework
12 43 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (1.62%) JSON
13 42 (1.62%) XML
14 37 (1.43%) RESTful
15 36 (1.39%) REST
16 35 (1.35%) Ajax
17 34 (1.31%) Laravel
17 34 (1.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 455 (17.57%) Data Protection Act
2 288 (11.12%) Analytical Skills
3 248 (9.58%) Management Information System
4 143 (5.52%) Computer Science
5 119 (4.60%) User Experience
6 89 (3.44%) Cyberthreat
7 73 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 61 (2.36%) Data Centre
9 51 (1.97%) Freedom of Information
10 44 (1.70%) Clustering
11 43 (1.66%) Replication
12 31 (1.20%) PKI
13 30 (1.16%) Blog
13 30 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (1.12%) Social Media
15 27 (1.04%) Fintech
16 23 (0.89%) Public Cloud
17 22 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
18 21 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
19 19 (0.73%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 363 (14.02%) Windows
2 324 (12.51%) Linux
3 232 (8.96%) Windows Server
4 85 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 73 (2.82%) Unix
6 53 (2.05%) Mac OS X
7 48 (1.85%) Android
8 39 (1.51%) Windows 7
9 30 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (0.89%) Windows 10
11 21 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (0.73%) Solaris
13 9 (0.35%) CentOS
14 8 (0.31%) Debian
14 8 (0.31%) Kali Linux
15 7 (0.27%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.23%) AIX
16 6 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.23%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 981 (37.89%) Information Security
2 513 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
3 462 (17.84%) Cybersecurity
4 290 (11.20%) ITIL
5 236 (9.12%) Risk Management
6 223 (8.61%) Project Management
7 216 (8.34%) SIEM
8 202 (7.80%) Penetration Testing
9 175 (6.76%) Data Security
10 171 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 165 (6.37%) Security Operations
12 155 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
13 142 (5.48%) Security Architecture
13 142 (5.48%) Vulnerability Management
14 139 (5.37%) Mentoring
15 137 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
16 135 (5.21%) Security Management
17 131 (5.06%) SDLC
18 129 (4.98%) Data Loss Prevention
19 126 (4.87%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 460 (17.77%) SQL
2 353 (13.63%) JavaScript
3 233 (9.00%) C#
4 178 (6.88%) Python
5 125 (4.83%) Java
6 105 (4.06%) PHP
7 92 (3.55%) Ruby
8 70 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 60 (2.32%) Bash Shell
10 56 (2.16%) T-SQL
11 47 (1.82%) C
12 44 (1.70%) Perl
13 28 (1.08%) C++
13 28 (1.08%) VB.NET
14 27 (1.04%) R
15 20 (0.77%) PL/SQL
16 19 (0.73%) Go
17 17 (0.66%) VBScript
18 16 (0.62%) VB
19 15 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 511 (19.74%) CISSP
2 432 (16.69%) CISM
3 312 (12.05%) Degree
4 181 (6.99%) CISA
5 86 (3.32%) Security Cleared
6 82 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 71 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 61 (2.36%) ISEB
9 60 (2.32%) SC Cleared
10 53 (2.05%) CRISC
10 53 (2.05%) SSCP
11 49 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
12 45 (1.74%) CBAP
13 43 (1.66%) CCNA
14 37 (1.43%) MCSE
14 37 (1.43%) SANS
15 27 (1.04%) CISMP
15 27 (1.04%) MCITP
16 23 (0.89%) ISTQB
17 20 (0.77%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 628 (24.26%) GDPR
2 594 (22.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 354 (13.67%) PCI DSS
4 146 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 91 (3.51%) QA
6 80 (3.09%) COBIT
7 62 (2.39%) Data Quality
8 59 (2.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 41 (1.58%) SLA
10 32 (1.24%) ISO 22301
11 29 (1.12%) ISO 9001
11 29 (1.12%) PMO
12 20 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 16 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 15 (0.58%) SAS 70
15 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 7 (0.27%) WCAG
17 6 (0.23%) ISO 14001
17 6 (0.23%) RMADS
18 5 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 199 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 96 (3.71%) Docker
3 62 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (1.74%) Hyper-V
5 25 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
8 12 (0.46%) Firmware
9 11 (0.42%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.39%) XenApp
11 8 (0.31%) vSphere
12 7 (0.27%) KVM
12 7 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.23%) NFS
14 5 (0.19%) XenServer
15 4 (0.15%) BitLocker
16 3 (0.12%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.12%) Snort
17 2 (0.077%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 53 (2.05%) Kubernetes
2 34 (1.31%) Ansible
3 31 (1.20%) Puppet
4 22 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 19 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (0.66%) SCDPM
7 16 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
7 16 (0.62%) Terraform
8 15 (0.58%) NetBackup
8 15 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 13 (0.50%) SCCM
9 13 (0.50%) vCenter Server
10 11 (0.42%) FTK
11 10 (0.39%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 9 (0.35%) Nessus
13 8 (0.31%) Core Impact
13 8 (0.31%) Nagios
13 8 (0.31%) QRadar
14 7 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.27%) Marathon
Vendors
1 434 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 147 (5.68%) Oracle
3 102 (3.94%) VMware
4 85 (3.28%) Cisco
5 54 (2.09%) SAP
6 52 (2.01%) Citrix
7 51 (1.97%) Apple
8 40 (1.54%) IBM
9 38 (1.47%) HP
10 37 (1.43%) Sybase
11 34 (1.31%) Adobe
12 27 (1.04%) Google
13 24 (0.93%) Dell
14 21 (0.81%) SolarWinds
14 21 (0.81%) Zend
15 20 (0.77%) Atlassian
15 20 (0.77%) Symantec
16 18 (0.70%) Forcepoint
17 17 (0.66%) Veritas
18 16 (0.62%) Salesforce.com