Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Privacy (including Information Privacy)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 475 597 611
Rank change year-on-year +122 +14 +234
Permanent jobs citing Data Privacy 309 483 589
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 259 404 451
Median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% -12.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,075 £29,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £88,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -12.62%

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 58,692 115,511 137,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.34% 92.13% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47,378 92,513 110,205
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,763
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,840 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.89% +1.87% -

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 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Privacy in the UK

Data Privacy
Top 16 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 20 January 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 +104 278 £55,000 -4.35% 72
UK excluding London +131 148 £50,000 - 54
London +90 118 £70,000 +7.69% 22
Work from Home -45 69 £50,000 -28.57% 22
South East +157 57 £57,500 +35.29% 15
North of England +79 41 £50,000 +25.00% 17
North West +90 26 £50,000 +33.33% 13
Midlands +55 25 £50,000 -30.43% 5
West Midlands +55 22 £50,000 -33.33% 5
South West +65 17 £50,000 +23.46% 6
Yorkshire +38 14 £55,000 +10.00% 4
East of England +91 3 - - 7
East Midlands +55 3 £30,000 -33.33%
Wales +44 3 £38,500 -14.44%
Scotland +17 2 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North East +17 1 £30,000 -20.00%

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 161 (52.10%) Information Security
2 91 (29.45%) Finance
3 89 (28.80%) Cybersecurity
4 79 (25.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 68 (22.01%) GDPR
6 65 (21.04%) Manufacturing
7 64 (20.71%) Risk Management
8 62 (20.06%) Data Protection
9 61 (19.74%) Project Management
10 60 (19.42%) AWS
11 59 (19.09%) Azure
11 59 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (17.48%) Windows
13 52 (16.83%) Management Information System
14 49 (15.86%) Legal
14 49 (15.86%) DevOps
15 44 (14.24%) SaaS
16 41 (13.27%) Microsoft
17 36 (11.65%) Security Testing
18 33 (10.68%) Linux
18 33 (10.68%) Law
19 32 (10.36%) Penetration Testing
19 32 (10.36%) JavaScript
20 31 (10.03%) Windows Server
20 31 (10.03%) Degree
21 30 (9.71%) HTML
22 29 (9.39%) CSS
22 29 (9.39%) PCI DSS
23 28 (9.06%) Firewall
23 28 (9.06%) User Experience

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 20 (6.47%) CMS
2 19 (6.15%) IIS
2 19 (6.15%) Umbraco
3 16 (5.18%) WordPress
4 14 (4.53%) EPiServer
4 14 (4.53%) Kentico
4 14 (4.53%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (0.97%) Apache
5 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.65%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.32%) Confluence
7 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.94%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (4.53%) nopCommerce
2 5 (1.62%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.65%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Endur
4 1 (0.32%) Magento
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 60 (19.42%) AWS
2 59 (19.09%) Azure
3 44 (14.24%) SaaS
4 27 (8.74%) Office 365
5 12 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (3.56%) GCP
7 5 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.29%) PaaS
8 4 (1.29%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.97%) G Suite
9 3 (0.97%) Logic Apps
9 3 (0.97%) Serverless
10 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.65%) Asana
10 2 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.65%) IaaS
10 2 (0.65%) Power Automate
10 2 (0.65%) Slack
10 2 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.06%) Firewall
2 16 (5.18%) LAN
2 16 (5.18%) WAN
3 14 (4.53%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (2.91%) Cisco IPT
6 8 (2.59%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (2.59%) NetScaler
6 8 (2.59%) Skype
6 8 (2.59%) VoIP
7 6 (1.94%) Softphone
7 6 (1.94%) Unified Communications
8 5 (1.62%) DHCP
8 5 (1.62%) DNS
8 5 (1.62%) Internet
8 5 (1.62%) PBX
8 5 (1.62%) VPN
9 3 (0.97%) SAN
10 2 (0.65%) VLAN
10 2 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.88%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.24%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.94%) BigQuery
6 5 (1.62%) Big Data
6 5 (1.62%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.29%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.29%) Power BI
7 4 (1.29%) SAP HANA
8 3 (0.97%) MySQL
9 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.32%) HBase
10 1 (0.32%) QlikView
10 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.32%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 23 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.53%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.97%) JIRA
3 3 (0.97%) NUnit
4 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.32%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.32%) PhpStorm
5 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.32%) Xcode
General
1 91 (29.45%) Finance
2 65 (21.04%) Manufacturing
3 49 (15.86%) Legal
4 33 (10.68%) Law
5 24 (7.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 15 (4.85%) Public Sector
7 14 (4.53%) Marketing
8 8 (2.59%) Games
9 6 (1.94%) Local Government
10 5 (1.62%) Retail
11 4 (1.29%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.97%) Banking
13 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.32%) Advertising
14 1 (0.32%) Back Office
14 1 (0.32%) Billing
14 1 (0.32%) Electronics
14 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 48 (15.53%) Developer
2 41 (13.27%) Consultant
3 36 (11.65%) Security Consultant
4 32 (10.36%) Full Stack Developer
5 25 (8.09%) Senior Consultant
5 25 (8.09%) Senior Developer
6 24 (7.77%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 23 (7.44%) Administrator
8 22 (7.12%) Security Officer
9 21 (6.80%) Data Administrator
9 21 (6.80%) Senior Security Consultant
10 18 (5.83%) Information Security Officer
11 17 (5.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 17 (5.50%) Information Officer
11 17 (5.50%) Information Security Consultant
11 17 (5.50%) Umbraco Developer
12 16 (5.18%) Architect
13 15 (4.85%) Security Manager
13 15 (4.85%) Technical Manager
14 14 (4.53%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.71%) HTML
2 29 (9.39%) CSS
3 23 (7.44%) .NET
4 18 (5.83%) ASP.NET
4 18 (5.83%) Web Services
5 16 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (4.85%) Sass
7 14 (4.53%) .NET Framework
7 14 (4.53%) Entity Framework
8 13 (4.21%) REST
9 12 (3.88%) Node.js
10 9 (2.91%) Kafka
10 9 (2.91%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (2.59%) React
12 7 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (1.94%) Express
13 6 (1.94%) Vue.js
13 6 (1.94%) WebRTC
14 5 (1.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (1.62%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.83%) Management Information System
2 28 (9.06%) User Experience
3 24 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.18%) NHS
5 15 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (4.85%) PKI
6 14 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.91%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (1.94%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.94%) Learning Management System
10 6 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.94%) Robotics
10 6 (1.94%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.94%) Wiki
11 5 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.29%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.97%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.48%) Windows
2 33 (10.68%) Linux
3 31 (10.03%) Windows Server
4 12 (3.88%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.56%) Windows Server 2016
6 9 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.94%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.97%) Android
10 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.65%) MVS
10 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (52.10%) Information Security
2 89 (28.80%) Cybersecurity
3 64 (20.71%) Risk Management
4 62 (20.06%) Data Protection
5 61 (19.74%) Project Management
6 59 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (15.86%) DevOps
8 36 (11.65%) Security Testing
9 32 (10.36%) Penetration Testing
10 28 (9.06%) Matrix Organization
11 27 (8.74%) E-Commerce
12 26 (8.41%) Business Development
13 25 (8.09%) Information Assurance
13 25 (8.09%) Software Engineering
14 23 (7.44%) Analytics
15 21 (6.80%) Problem-Solving
15 21 (6.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 20 (6.47%) Computer Science
16 20 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (6.47%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.36%) JavaScript
2 25 (8.09%) C#
3 24 (7.77%) Python
4 23 (7.44%) SQL
5 19 (6.15%) Java
6 12 (3.88%) PowerShell
7 9 (2.91%) PHP
8 8 (2.59%) R
9 7 (2.27%) Ruby
10 6 (1.94%) TypeScript
11 5 (1.62%) VB
12 3 (0.97%) C
13 1 (0.32%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.32%) Groovy
13 1 (0.32%) Rust
13 1 (0.32%) Scala
13 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (10.03%) Degree
2 20 (6.47%) CISSP
3 18 (5.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (5.50%) CRISC
5 13 (4.21%) CISM
6 11 (3.56%) Security Cleared
7 9 (2.91%) CISA
7 9 (2.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 8 (2.59%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (1.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 5 (1.62%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 4 (1.29%) CGEIT
11 3 (0.97%) CEH
11 3 (0.97%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.97%) PhD
11 3 (0.97%) SAP Certification
12 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (25.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (22.01%) GDPR
3 29 (9.39%) PCI DSS
4 14 (4.53%) NIST
4 14 (4.53%) WAI
5 13 (4.21%) QA
6 12 (3.88%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (2.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (2.91%) NCSC
8 4 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.29%) SLA
9 3 (0.97%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.65%) COBIT
10 2 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.32%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.32%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.32%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 10 (3.24%) Docker
2 8 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.32%) HDFS
6 1 (0.32%) LXC
Systems Management
1 13 (4.21%) Kubernetes
1 13 (4.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (2.59%) SCCM
3 6 (1.94%) CASB
4 5 (1.62%) Ansible
5 4 (1.29%) Packer
5 4 (1.29%) Proxmox
5 4 (1.29%) Terraform
6 2 (0.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 41 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.53%) Sitecore
3 12 (3.88%) Google
4 9 (2.91%) Cisco
5 8 (2.59%) CheckPoint
5 8 (2.59%) HP
5 8 (2.59%) Sophos
6 7 (2.27%) SAP
7 6 (1.94%) Canon
7 6 (1.94%) Citrix
7 6 (1.94%) Mitel
7 6 (1.94%) Netskope
7 6 (1.94%) RightFax
7 6 (1.94%) VMware
8 3 (0.97%) Informatica
8 3 (0.97%) OneTrust
8 3 (0.97%) Oracle
8 3 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.65%) Nokia
9 2 (0.65%) Siebel