Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Privacy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Privacy over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Privacy (including Information Privacy)
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 603 877 955
Rank change year-on-year +274 +78 +17
Permanent jobs citing Data Privacy 625 334 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 451 288 176
UK median annual salary £53,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.20% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £28,750 £38,204 £33,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £51,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.62% +14.44% -21.74%

Data Privacy 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 146,225 165,096 168,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.56% 91.88% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 115,831 131,154 139,968
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,650 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

Data Privacy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Privacy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Privacy in the UK

Data Privacy
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Privacy in the UK

Data Privacy
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Privacy over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Privacy in the UK

Data Privacy
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Privacy within the UK over the 6 months to 11 December 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
England +235 564 £55,000 -12.00% 117
UK excluding London +201 303 £45,000 -12.62% 76
London +161 288 £65,000 -3.70% 50
South East +79 79 £47,500 -32.14% 24
North of England +61 73 £45,000 -25.00% 23
East of England +56 41 £45,000 -10.00% 7
South West +31 40 £40,000 -16.67% 6
Midlands +43 37 £42,500 -17.48% 7
Yorkshire +60 33 £45,000 -10.89% 13
West Midlands +29 33 £42,500 -17.48% 2
North West +11 32 £45,000 -35.71% 9
Scotland - 26 £50,000 - 7
North East +4 8 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Wales +4 7 £75,649 +221.91% 2
East Midlands +17 4 £43,750 -2.78% 5

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing Data Privacy 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 with a requirement for Data Privacy.

1 254 (40.64%) Information Security
2 196 (31.36%) GDPR
3 145 (23.20%) Finance
4 144 (23.04%) Data Protection
5 138 (22.08%) Cybersecurity
6 136 (21.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 124 (19.84%) CISSP
8 117 (18.72%) Legal
9 114 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
10 113 (18.08%) Windows
11 111 (17.76%) Microsoft
12 106 (16.96%) Degree
13 95 (15.20%) SQL
14 94 (15.04%) Risk Management
15 91 (14.56%) CISM
16 90 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
17 86 (13.76%) Linux
18 85 (13.60%) Retail
18 85 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
19 81 (12.96%) SQL Server
19 81 (12.96%) Project Management
20 75 (12.00%) Python
20 75 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
21 64 (10.24%) Firewall
22 63 (10.08%) JavaScript
23 62 (9.92%) Computer Science
24 56 (8.96%) Management Information System
24 56 (8.96%) Analytics
25 55 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
25 55 (8.80%) C#

Data Privacy
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 25 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.36%) Apache Spark
3 19 (3.04%) MS Exchange
4 17 (2.72%) Apache
5 14 (2.24%) nginx
6 11 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.60%) IIS
8 9 (1.44%) CMS
8 9 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.44%) WordPress
9 8 (1.28%) Skype for Business
10 7 (1.12%) SAS
11 5 (0.80%) Drupal
12 4 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.48%) Confluence
13 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.32%) Kentico
14 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.44%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.64%) SPSS
6 3 (0.48%) GIMP
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.76%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (1.60%) Magento
4 8 (1.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.80%) SAP BPC
5 5 (0.80%) SAP GRC
5 5 (0.80%) SAP GTS
5 5 (0.80%) SAP MDG
6 2 (0.32%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.16%) Endur
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.16%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 75 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (8.48%) Office 365
4 42 (6.72%) SaaS
5 24 (3.84%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (3.04%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (2.56%) PaaS
8 15 (2.40%) IaaS
9 13 (2.08%) npm
10 11 (1.76%) GitHub
11 6 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.96%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.80%) Runscope
13 4 (0.64%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.48%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.48%) G Suite
14 3 (0.48%) Google Compute Engine
14 3 (0.48%) Slack
15 2 (0.32%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.24%) Firewall
2 35 (5.60%) Internet
2 35 (5.60%) TCP/IP
3 26 (4.16%) Network Security
4 20 (3.20%) Wireless
5 17 (2.72%) LAN
5 17 (2.72%) WAN
6 15 (2.40%) VoIP
7 10 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (1.60%) DNS
7 10 (1.60%) SAN
8 9 (1.44%) WLAN
9 8 (1.28%) Skype
9 8 (1.28%) Unified Communications
10 7 (1.12%) ADSL
10 7 (1.12%) CTI
10 7 (1.12%) PBX
11 6 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (0.96%) DHCP
11 6 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.44%) MySQL
3 33 (5.28%) Big Data
4 28 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 25 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (3.52%) Hadoop
6 22 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.88%) Redis
8 15 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
10 12 (1.92%) BigQuery
11 10 (1.60%) Flink
11 10 (1.60%) HBase
12 8 (1.28%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.28%) MariaDB
12 8 (1.28%) SAP BW
12 8 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.12%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.12%) SAP HANA
13 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.88%) webpack
3 15 (2.40%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.40%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.44%) Subversion
5 6 (0.96%) Bitbucket
5 6 (0.96%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.96%) Maven
5 6 (0.96%) Visual Studio Code
6 5 (0.80%) Babel
6 5 (0.80%) gulp
6 5 (0.80%) JUnit
6 5 (0.80%) Mockito
7 4 (0.64%) SonarQube
7 4 (0.64%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.48%) Ant
9 2 (0.32%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.32%) NUnit
9 2 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 145 (23.20%) Finance
2 117 (18.72%) Legal
3 85 (13.60%) Retail
4 43 (6.88%) Law
4 43 (6.88%) Marketing
5 32 (5.12%) Telecoms
6 30 (4.80%) Banking
7 21 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (3.04%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.56%) Advertising
9 16 (2.56%) Billing
10 8 (1.28%) Electronics
10 8 (1.28%) Military
11 5 (0.80%) Games
11 5 (0.80%) Local Government
12 3 (0.48%) Automotive
12 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.48%) Mandarin Language
12 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 95 (15.20%) Analyst
2 64 (10.24%) Consultant
3 63 (10.08%) Developer
4 56 (8.96%) Security Manager
5 48 (7.68%) Architect
6 38 (6.08%) Security Officer
7 34 (5.44%) Security Analyst
8 33 (5.28%) Information Analyst
9 31 (4.96%) IT Manager
10 30 (4.80%) Security Consultant
11 24 (3.84%) Information Security Analyst
12 23 (3.68%) Information Manager
12 23 (3.68%) Information Officer
12 23 (3.68%) Information Security Officer
12 23 (3.68%) Web Developer
13 22 (3.52%) Information Security Manager
13 22 (3.52%) Service Manager
14 19 (3.04%) Data Analyst
14 19 (3.04%) Junior
14 19 (3.04%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (8.80%) .NET
2 43 (6.88%) CSS
3 40 (6.40%) HTML
4 29 (4.64%) REST
5 28 (4.48%) Node.js
6 27 (4.32%) AngularJS
7 24 (3.84%) Elastic Stack
7 24 (3.84%) RESTful
7 24 (3.84%) Web Services
8 20 (3.20%) XML
9 19 (3.04%) jQuery
10 18 (2.88%) ASP.NET
11 17 (2.72%) HTML5
12 15 (2.40%) Ajax
12 15 (2.40%) Sass
13 14 (2.24%) CSS3
13 14 (2.24%) JSON
13 14 (2.24%) React
14 13 (2.08%) LAMP
14 13 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 85 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (8.96%) Management Information System
3 36 (5.76%) Data Centre
4 33 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (4.96%) Fintech
6 27 (4.32%) Data Protection Act
7 24 (3.84%) User Experience
8 17 (2.72%) Internet of Things
9 16 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
10 14 (2.24%) Algorithms
10 14 (2.24%) Data Structures
10 14 (2.24%) Driving Licence
11 13 (2.08%) NHS
11 13 (2.08%) Private Cloud
12 11 (1.76%) Cyberattack
12 11 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
12 11 (1.76%) Virtual Team
13 10 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 113 (18.08%) Windows
2 86 (13.76%) Linux
3 41 (6.56%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.24%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.28%) Unix
8 7 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.96%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.80%) Android
11 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.48%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.32%) CentOS
13 2 (0.32%) Debian
13 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (40.64%) Information Security
2 144 (23.04%) Data Protection
3 138 (22.08%) Cybersecurity
4 114 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (15.04%) Risk Management
6 90 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
7 81 (12.96%) Project Management
8 62 (9.92%) Computer Science
9 56 (8.96%) Analytics
10 51 (8.16%) Data Governance
11 48 (7.68%) ITIL
12 44 (7.04%) Software Engineering
13 41 (6.56%) Open Source
14 39 (6.24%) DevOps
15 38 (6.08%) Service Delivery
16 37 (5.92%) Machine Learning
16 37 (5.92%) Mentoring
17 36 (5.76%) SIEM
18 35 (5.60%) E-Commerce
18 35 (5.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (15.20%) SQL
2 75 (12.00%) Python
3 63 (10.08%) JavaScript
4 55 (8.80%) C#
5 36 (5.76%) PHP
6 34 (5.44%) Java
7 25 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 24 (3.84%) C
9 11 (1.76%) Perl
9 11 (1.76%) Ruby
10 9 (1.44%) ES6
10 9 (1.44%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.28%) C++
12 5 (0.80%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.80%) Java 8
12 5 (0.80%) VBA
13 4 (0.64%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.64%) R
13 4 (0.64%) VB
13 4 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 124 (19.84%) CISSP
2 106 (16.96%) Degree
3 91 (14.56%) CISM
4 39 (6.24%) CISA
5 30 (4.80%) Security Cleared
6 28 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (3.36%) CEH
8 16 (2.56%) CCNA
8 16 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (2.24%) CLAS
9 14 (2.24%) CRISC
9 14 (2.24%) ISEB
9 14 (2.24%) SANS
10 13 (2.08%) CCNP
11 11 (1.76%) SAP Certification
11 11 (1.76%) SC Cleared
12 10 (1.60%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 10 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (1.12%) CISMP
13 7 (1.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (31.36%) GDPR
2 136 (21.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (6.24%) PCI DSS
4 24 (3.84%) Data Quality
5 23 (3.68%) MiFID
6 20 (3.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (2.72%) Cyber Essentials
8 16 (2.56%) QA
8 16 (2.56%) SLA
9 13 (2.08%) ISO 9001
10 12 (1.92%) PMO
11 10 (1.60%) COBIT
12 7 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 7 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 6 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 5 (0.80%) COSO
14 5 (0.80%) GxP
14 5 (0.80%) NIST 800
15 4 (0.64%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 33 (5.28%) Active Directory
2 32 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.68%) Snort
4 17 (2.72%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.56%) Docker
6 4 (0.64%) Firmware
6 4 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.64%) XenApp
7 3 (0.48%) LXC
7 3 (0.48%) vSphere
8 1 (0.16%) KVM
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (3.68%) OSSEC
2 9 (1.44%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.80%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.80%) Nagios
3 5 (0.80%) OpenVAS
3 5 (0.80%) RSA Archer
4 4 (0.64%) Ansible
4 4 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.48%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.48%) SCCM
5 3 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.48%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.32%) Check_MK
6 2 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.32%) NetVault Backup
6 2 (0.32%) SCOM
7 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.16%) RANCID
Vendors
1 111 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.68%) VMware
3 33 (5.28%) Cisco
4 24 (3.84%) Google
5 17 (2.72%) SAP
5 17 (2.72%) Tableau
6 15 (2.40%) Splunk
7 14 (2.24%) Oracle
8 10 (1.60%) Meraki
9 9 (1.44%) HP
10 8 (1.28%) Adobe
10 8 (1.28%) Mitel
11 7 (1.12%) Cloudera
11 7 (1.12%) EMC
11 7 (1.12%) IBM
11 7 (1.12%) Veeam
12 6 (0.96%) Ariba
12 6 (0.96%) Dell
12 6 (0.96%) Sybase
13 5 (0.80%) Symantec