Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 58 84 106
Rank change year-on-year +26 +22 +27
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 61 10 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.05% 1.05% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 1.11% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 19
10th Percentile £21,250 £38,646 £26,250
25th Percentile - £42,000 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -26.32% +35.71% +2.19%
75th Percentile £47,500 £51,250 £48,956
90th Percentile £50,500 £53,500 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,813
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.03% -22.16%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,381 901 1,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 91.76% 94.64% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 885 634 1,087
10th Percentile £33,235 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,563 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -2.44%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,938 £55,000
90th Percentile £78,550 £71,100 £62,500
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Glasgow

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Protection in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Data Protection in Glasgow

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Protection in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 24 (39.34%) GDPR
2 20 (32.79%) Social Skills
3 17 (27.87%) Windows
3 17 (27.87%) Management Information System
4 16 (26.23%) Security Management
4 16 (26.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
6 14 (22.95%) Microsoft 365
6 14 (22.95%) Finance
6 14 (22.95%) Information Security
6 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
7 12 (19.67%) Risk Management
7 12 (19.67%) Project Management
7 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (18.03%) Legal
8 11 (18.03%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (18.03%) IT Strategy
9 10 (16.39%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (16.39%) Coaching
9 10 (16.39%) People Management
9 10 (16.39%) DHCP
9 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
9 10 (16.39%) DNS
9 10 (16.39%) CISSP
10 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
10 9 (14.75%) ITIL
10 9 (14.75%) SQL
10 9 (14.75%) Clustering
10 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
10 9 (14.75%) Data Protection Act

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (18.03%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (13.11%) AWS
4 3 (4.92%) Azure
4 3 (4.92%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.64%) GCP
5 1 (1.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) DHCP
1 10 (16.39%) DNS
1 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.48%) Firewall
2 7 (11.48%) WAN
3 6 (9.84%) LAN
4 5 (8.20%) IPsec
4 5 (8.20%) VoIP
5 1 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.92%) Power BI
3 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 20 (32.79%) Social Skills
2 14 (22.95%) Finance
3 11 (18.03%) Legal
4 4 (6.56%) Documentation Skills
4 4 (6.56%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.28%) Police
6 2 (3.28%) Publishing
6 2 (3.28%) Retail
7 1 (1.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.64%) Law
7 1 (1.64%) Retail Finance
7 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Security Manager
2 10 (16.39%) IT Manager
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) IT Security Manager
4 8 (13.11%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Server Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Manager
6 4 (6.56%) Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Linux Server Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Unix Server Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Customer Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Customer Insight Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Data Protection Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Velocity
2 2 (3.28%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.28%) CSS
2 2 (3.28%) JSON
2 2 (3.28%) REST
2 2 (3.28%) Spring
2 2 (3.28%) Spring Boot
2 2 (3.28%) XML
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) Enzyme
3 1 (1.64%) GraphQL
3 1 (1.64%) Jest
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) React
3 1 (1.64%) React Native
3 1 (1.64%) Redux
3 1 (1.64%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.75%) Clustering
2 9 (14.75%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (6.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.56%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.92%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.28%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.28%) User Experience
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.64%) CCTV
6 1 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.64%) Legacy Code
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.56%) AIX
3 4 (6.56%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Solaris
3 4 (6.56%) Unix
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Security Management
2 14 (22.95%) Information Security
3 12 (19.67%) Project Management
3 12 (19.67%) Risk Management
4 11 (18.03%) IT Strategy
5 10 (16.39%) Coaching
5 10 (16.39%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (16.39%) People Management
6 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (14.75%) ITIL
6 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
6 9 (14.75%) Problem Management
6 9 (14.75%) Virtual Environments
7 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.11%) Change Management
7 8 (13.11%) Information Security Management
7 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
8 7 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (11.48%) Time Management
9 5 (8.20%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.28%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) CISSP
2 8 (13.11%) MCSA
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.48%) Degree
3 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (8.20%) CISA
4 5 (8.20%) CISM
5 4 (6.56%) CCNA
5 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (6.56%) MCSE
5 4 (6.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (39.34%) GDPR
2 16 (26.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (13.11%) SLA
4 7 (11.48%) NIST
5 5 (8.20%) COBIT
5 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (6.56%) QA
7 2 (3.28%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (3.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (3.28%) Good Clinical Practice
8 1 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.56%) Veritas
3 4 (6.56%) VMware
4 3 (4.92%) Bloomberg
4 3 (4.92%) Refinitiv
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) Meraki
5 1 (1.64%) Ubiquiti
5 1 (1.64%) WatchGuard