Period
to 12 April 2021

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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Privacy (including Information Privacy)
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 455 593 625
Rank change year-on-year +138 +32 +151
Permanent jobs citing Data Privacy 453 455 559
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.40% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.44% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 323 343 400
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £28,725
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -5.83%

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 76,303 104,589 137,442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.46% 92.13% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 58,806 83,983 109,303
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Data Privacy
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Privacy in the UK

Data Privacy
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Privacy in the UK

Data Privacy
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Privacy over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

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 12 April 2021. 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 +124 404 £55,000 - 104
UK excluding London +100 245 £50,000 - 62
Work from Home -4 174 £55,000 - 42
London +83 148 £65,000 - 46
South East +123 94 £54,500 +28.24% 18
North of England +38 51 £50,000 +17.65% 24
South West +20 39 £37,500 -34.78% 9
Midlands +19 37 £50,000 -16.67% 4
North West +39 35 £50,000 +17.65% 11
West Midlands +22 34 £50,000 -31.03% 4
East of England +47 15 £80,000 +60.00% 3
Yorkshire +4 12 £55,000 +10.00% 13
Scotland +5 9 £60,000 +45.45% 4
North East +17 4 £45,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +18 3 £32,500 -18.75%

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, 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.

1 156 (34.44%) Information Security
2 147 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (25.61%) Finance
4 101 (22.30%) AWS
5 99 (21.85%) Cybersecurity
6 90 (19.87%) GDPR
7 88 (19.43%) SaaS
8 87 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
9 80 (17.66%) Degree
10 79 (17.44%) Project Management
11 78 (17.22%) Linux
11 78 (17.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 75 (16.56%) CSS
13 74 (16.34%) Manufacturing
14 72 (15.89%) JavaScript
14 72 (15.89%) Windows
15 70 (15.45%) Azure
15 70 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
16 69 (15.23%) Data Protection
16 69 (15.23%) Software Engineering
17 68 (15.01%) DevOps
18 67 (14.79%) SQL
19 66 (14.57%) HTML
20 65 (14.35%) Computer Science
21 59 (13.02%) Risk Management
22 58 (12.80%) Microsoft
22 58 (12.80%) User Experience
23 54 (11.92%) Management Information System
24 53 (11.70%) Git (software)
25 49 (10.82%) Legal

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 39 (8.61%) CMS
2 32 (7.06%) WordPress
3 26 (5.74%) Sitecore CMS
3 26 (5.74%) Umbraco
4 21 (4.64%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (4.64%) Kentico
5 20 (4.42%) IIS
6 14 (3.09%) EPiServer
7 11 (2.43%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.99%) Apache
9 4 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.44%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 12 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.66%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.09%) nopCommerce
2 8 (1.77%) Magento
3 7 (1.55%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.88%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.66%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.44%) Endur
6 2 (0.44%) SAP BPC
6 2 (0.44%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.44%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.44%) SAP FSCM
6 2 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.22%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 101 (22.30%) AWS
2 88 (19.43%) SaaS
3 70 (15.45%) Azure
4 34 (7.51%) Microsoft 365
5 27 (5.96%) Serverless
6 22 (4.86%) AWS Lambda
7 21 (4.64%) npm
8 20 (4.42%) GitHub
9 17 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (3.53%) Amazon S3
11 13 (2.87%) Amazon Cognito
12 11 (2.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (2.21%) CloudFront
13 10 (2.21%) Slack
14 9 (1.99%) GCP
15 8 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (1.77%) Asana
16 7 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (1.55%) Google Workspace
17 6 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (8.17%) Firewall
2 21 (4.64%) LAN
3 19 (4.19%) WAN
4 16 (3.53%) TCP/IP
5 14 (3.09%) DNS
5 14 (3.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (1.99%) DHCP
7 8 (1.77%) Network Security
8 7 (1.55%) Internet
8 7 (1.55%) Unified Communications
8 7 (1.55%) VPN
9 5 (1.10%) VoIP
9 5 (1.10%) Wireless
10 4 (0.88%) VLAN
11 3 (0.66%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (0.66%) SAN
11 3 (0.66%) ZigBee
12 2 (0.44%) HTTP
12 2 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (0.22%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.28%) Relational Database
2 32 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 29 (6.40%) MySQL
4 24 (5.30%) RDBMS
5 16 (3.53%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.09%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (2.87%) Big Data
7 13 (2.87%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.99%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.32%) Couchbase
9 6 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.88%) Amazon Athena
10 4 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (0.88%) BigQuery
10 4 (0.88%) Power BI
10 4 (0.88%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.66%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 53 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.18%) JIRA
3 22 (4.86%) Bitbucket
4 9 (1.99%) webpack
5 6 (1.32%) Babel
5 6 (1.32%) Spock
6 5 (1.10%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.10%) IntelliJ
6 5 (1.10%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.66%) Cypress.io
8 2 (0.44%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.44%) NUnit
8 2 (0.44%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.44%) Xcode
9 1 (0.22%) Ant
9 1 (0.22%) CocoaPods
9 1 (0.22%) Maven
9 1 (0.22%) PhpStorm
9 1 (0.22%) PowerDesigner
General
1 116 (25.61%) Finance
2 74 (16.34%) Manufacturing
3 49 (10.82%) Legal
4 39 (8.61%) Marketing
5 31 (6.84%) Law
6 30 (6.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 25 (5.52%) Public Sector
8 17 (3.75%) Advertising
8 17 (3.75%) Retail
9 16 (3.53%) Games
10 8 (1.77%) Banking
10 8 (1.77%) Fire and Rescue
10 8 (1.77%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.55%) Electronics
12 5 (1.10%) Local Government
13 4 (0.88%) Publishing
14 3 (0.66%) Billing
15 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.44%) Back Office
15 2 (0.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 119 (26.27%) Developer
2 50 (11.04%) Full Stack Developer
3 47 (10.38%) Consultant
4 33 (7.28%) Senior Developer
5 32 (7.06%) Analyst
6 30 (6.62%) Security Consultant
7 29 (6.40%) Junior
8 28 (6.18%) Administrator
9 24 (5.30%) Architect
9 24 (5.30%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 23 (5.08%) Senior Consultant
11 21 (4.64%) Data Administrator
11 21 (4.64%) Ruby Developer
12 19 (4.19%) Security Engineer
12 19 (4.19%) Senior Security Consultant
13 18 (3.97%) Information Security Consultant
13 18 (3.97%) Technical Manager
14 17 (3.75%) Junior Developer
14 17 (3.75%) Umbraco Developer
15 16 (3.53%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (16.56%) CSS
2 66 (14.57%) HTML
3 33 (7.28%) React
4 32 (7.06%) AngularJS
4 32 (7.06%) Node.js
5 31 (6.84%) .NET
5 31 (6.84%) Web Services
6 28 (6.18%) Sass
7 27 (5.96%) Vue.js
8 25 (5.52%) JSON
9 23 (5.08%) ASP.NET
10 22 (4.86%) Laravel
11 21 (4.64%) Ruby on Rails
12 19 (4.19%) DOM
13 18 (3.97%) Kafka
14 16 (3.53%) REST
14 16 (3.53%) RESTful
15 15 (3.31%) CSS3
15 15 (3.31%) Entity Framework
15 15 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (12.80%) User Experience
3 54 (11.92%) Management Information System
4 34 (7.51%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (5.52%) NHS
6 22 (4.86%) Virtual Team
7 20 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (3.97%) Mobile App
9 15 (3.31%) PKI
10 14 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.99%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.99%) Life Science
12 8 (1.77%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.55%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.55%) Driving Licence
13 7 (1.55%) Xbox
14 6 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (1.32%) Over-the-Top Content
14 6 (1.32%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 78 (17.22%) Linux
2 72 (15.89%) Windows
3 36 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.31%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.99%) Android
5 9 (1.99%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.77%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.77%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (1.10%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.88%) Unix
8 4 (0.88%) VMS
8 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.44%) MVS
11 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.22%) Solaris
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (34.44%) Information Security
2 147 (32.45%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (21.85%) Cybersecurity
4 87 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
5 79 (17.44%) Project Management
6 69 (15.23%) Data Protection
6 69 (15.23%) Software Engineering
7 68 (15.01%) DevOps
8 65 (14.35%) Computer Science
9 59 (13.02%) Risk Management
10 36 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 36 (7.95%) Scrum
10 36 (7.95%) Security Testing
11 35 (7.73%) Penetration Testing
11 35 (7.73%) Test Automation
12 34 (7.51%) E-Commerce
13 33 (7.28%) Business Development
14 32 (7.06%) Analytics
15 30 (6.62%) SIEM
16 29 (6.40%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 72 (15.89%) JavaScript
2 67 (14.79%) SQL
3 43 (9.49%) Python
4 39 (8.61%) C#
5 34 (7.51%) PHP
6 28 (6.18%) Java
7 22 (4.86%) TypeScript
8 21 (4.64%) Ruby
9 14 (3.09%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.87%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.77%) Groovy
11 8 (1.77%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.32%) Java 8
12 6 (1.32%) R
13 5 (1.10%) VB
14 4 (0.88%) Korn
15 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.44%) C
16 2 (0.44%) ES6
16 2 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (17.66%) Degree
2 47 (10.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (6.18%) CISSP
4 25 (5.52%) CISM
5 19 (4.19%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.53%) CISA
6 16 (3.53%) CRISC
7 11 (2.43%) GIAC
8 9 (1.99%) CEH
9 8 (1.77%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.32%) OSCP
12 5 (1.10%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.10%) DV Cleared
12 5 (1.10%) ISEB
12 5 (1.10%) MCP
12 5 (1.10%) SANS
12 5 (1.10%) SC Cleared
12 5 (1.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (19.87%) GDPR
2 78 (17.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (6.84%) PCI DSS
4 26 (5.74%) NIST
5 23 (5.08%) GRC
5 23 (5.08%) QA
6 15 (3.31%) WAI
7 11 (2.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (2.21%) SOC 2
9 9 (1.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 9 (1.99%) NCSC
10 5 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.88%) GMP
11 4 (0.88%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.88%) WCAG
12 2 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.53%) Docker
3 10 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.44%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.44%) HDFS
6 2 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (5.30%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.87%) Ansible
2 13 (2.87%) Terraform
3 9 (1.99%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.88%) Packer
5 4 (0.88%) Proxmox
6 3 (0.66%) SCCM
6 3 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.22%) CASB
8 1 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.74%) Sitecore
3 18 (3.97%) SAP
4 17 (3.75%) Google
5 15 (3.31%) WooCommerce
6 12 (2.65%) VMware
7 11 (2.43%) Splunk
8 9 (1.99%) Cisco
8 9 (1.99%) Sage
9 7 (1.55%) Netlify
10 6 (1.32%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.32%) Oracle
11 5 (1.10%) McAfee
11 5 (1.10%) Palo Alto
11 5 (1.10%) Symantec
12 4 (0.88%) AlienVault
12 4 (0.88%) CrowdStrike
12 4 (0.88%) Dell
12 4 (0.88%) Informatica
12 4 (0.88%) ServiceNow