Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Privacy (including Information Privacy)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 636 661 932
Rank change year-on-year +25 +271 +97
Permanent jobs citing Data Privacy 469 586 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.39% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 317 445 241
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,500 £38,097
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -7.22% +7.78%

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 126,014 151,292 161,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.12% 91.81% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99,222 120,417 127,051
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,050
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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 +8 430 £55,000 -4.35% 106
London +66 248 £65,000 -3.70% 51
UK excluding London -7 214 £47,500 +5.56% 62
Midlands +76 55 £55,000 +25.71% 9
South West +13 39 £47,500 +18.75% 3
South East +7 36 £52,500 +6.60% 15
North of England +4 33 £46,000 +2.22% 21
West Midlands +48 32 £75,000 +76.47% 7
Scotland +23 26 £50,000 +25.00% 6
East Midlands +43 23 £35,000 -22.22% 2
North West +35 20 £42,500 -5.56% 9
East of England +33 20 £48,750 +8.33% 7
Yorkshire -15 11 £47,000 +4.44% 11
Wales +19 5 £55,000 -0.44% 1
North East +18 2 £54,500 +21.11% 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 164 (34.97%) Information Security
2 134 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 123 (26.23%) GDPR
4 105 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (21.32%) Degree
6 96 (20.47%) Microsoft
7 88 (18.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 82 (17.48%) Finance
9 81 (17.27%) Azure
10 78 (16.63%) AWS
11 75 (15.99%) Internet
12 74 (15.78%) Analytics
13 69 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
13 69 (14.71%) Data Protection
14 68 (14.50%) CISSP
15 67 (14.29%) Internet of Things
16 64 (13.65%) Linux
17 62 (13.22%) SQL
17 62 (13.22%) Office 365
18 61 (13.01%) CISM
18 61 (13.01%) Firewall
19 58 (12.37%) Project Management
20 56 (11.94%) Big Data
21 52 (11.09%) Legal
22 51 (10.87%) Windows
23 49 (10.45%) Risk Assessment
24 48 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
25 47 (10.02%) Security Operations
26 46 (9.81%) Data Centre
26 46 (9.81%) Data Governance

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 21 (4.48%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.56%) Apache
3 10 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.13%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.71%) SAS
5 7 (1.49%) IIS
6 6 (1.28%) Ethereum
6 6 (1.28%) Hyperledger
7 5 (1.07%) Confluence
8 3 (0.64%) nginx
9 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.43%) WordPress
10 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 30 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Gliffy
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.21%) Sketch
4 1 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 27 (5.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 6 (1.28%) Quorum
2 6 (1.28%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.85%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.64%) Magento
4 3 (0.64%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 3 (0.64%) SAP HCM
4 3 (0.64%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.43%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP POS DM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP SCM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 81 (17.27%) Azure
2 78 (16.63%) AWS
3 62 (13.22%) Office 365
4 44 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (6.61%) SaaS
6 28 (5.97%) G Suite
7 16 (3.41%) GCP
8 10 (2.13%) Amazon ECS
8 10 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (1.92%) IaaS
10 7 (1.49%) PaaS
11 6 (1.28%) Amazon S3
11 6 (1.28%) Serverless
12 5 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.07%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (1.07%) SuccessFactors
13 4 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.85%) GitHub
13 4 (0.85%) Power Platform
14 3 (0.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 75 (15.99%) Internet
2 61 (13.01%) Firewall
3 32 (6.82%) WAN
4 31 (6.61%) MPLS
5 30 (6.40%) Intrusion Detection
6 27 (5.76%) Unified Communications
7 13 (2.77%) DNS
7 13 (2.77%) Network Security
7 13 (2.77%) VoIP
8 8 (1.71%) Cisco IPT
8 8 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (1.49%) HTTP
10 6 (1.28%) IPFS
10 6 (1.28%) IPv6
10 6 (1.28%) NAS
10 6 (1.28%) OpenVPN
10 6 (1.28%) PPP
11 5 (1.07%) NFC
12 4 (0.85%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.94%) Big Data
2 38 (8.10%) Blockchain
3 26 (5.54%) SAP HANA
4 25 (5.33%) SQL Server
5 24 (5.12%) NoSQL
6 22 (4.69%) Hadoop
7 15 (3.20%) MySQL
8 13 (2.77%) HBase
9 11 (2.35%) Apache Hive
10 10 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (2.13%) BigQuery
10 10 (2.13%) Flink
10 10 (2.13%) Redis
10 10 (2.13%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.71%) Data Lake
13 6 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.07%) HDInsight
14 5 (1.07%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 26 (5.54%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.99%) JIRA
3 10 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 10 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.07%) PHPUnit
6 3 (0.64%) Bazaar
6 3 (0.64%) ERwin
6 3 (0.64%) LabVIEW
6 3 (0.64%) webpack
7 2 (0.43%) Babel
7 2 (0.43%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.43%) gulp
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.43%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.43%) Subversion
8 1 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.21%) Moq
8 1 (0.21%) Selenium
General
1 82 (17.48%) Finance
2 52 (11.09%) Legal
3 43 (9.17%) Law
4 39 (8.32%) Retail
5 34 (7.25%) Public Sector
6 32 (6.82%) Telecoms
7 17 (3.62%) Marketing
8 8 (1.71%) Banking
9 7 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.07%) Automotive
10 5 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.85%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.85%) Games
11 4 (0.85%) Housing Association
11 4 (0.85%) Military
12 3 (0.64%) Back Office
12 3 (0.64%) Billing
12 3 (0.64%) French Language
12 3 (0.64%) German Language
Job Titles
1 82 (17.48%) Consultant
2 55 (11.73%) Developer
3 45 (9.59%) Analyst
4 44 (9.38%) Architect
5 35 (7.46%) IT Consultant
6 34 (7.25%) Security Manager
7 33 (7.04%) Security Architect
8 31 (6.61%) Information Manager
9 29 (6.18%) Information Security Manager
10 25 (5.33%) Data Consultant
11 24 (5.12%) IT Manager
12 19 (4.05%) Security Analyst
13 18 (3.84%) Senior Consultant
14 17 (3.62%) Junior
14 17 (3.62%) SAP Consultant
15 16 (3.41%) Data Analyst
15 16 (3.41%) Security Engineer
16 15 (3.20%) Cloud Architect
16 15 (3.20%) Cloud Engineer
16 15 (3.20%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.90%) CSS
1 23 (4.90%) HTML
2 21 (4.48%) .NET
2 21 (4.48%) REST
3 14 (2.99%) Node.js
3 14 (2.99%) RESTful
4 10 (2.13%) Apache Beam
4 10 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.92%) AngularJS
5 9 (1.92%) jQuery
5 9 (1.92%) LAMP
6 8 (1.71%) HTML5
6 8 (1.71%) XML
7 7 (1.49%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.49%) CSS3
7 7 (1.49%) JSON
7 7 (1.49%) React
7 7 (1.49%) Sass
8 6 (1.28%) Laravel
8 6 (1.28%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 69 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (14.29%) Internet of Things
3 46 (9.81%) Data Centre
4 42 (8.96%) Self-Motivation
5 38 (8.10%) User Experience
6 30 (6.40%) Management Information System
7 18 (3.84%) Virtual Team
8 16 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
10 11 (2.35%) Robotics
11 10 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (1.92%) Replication
13 7 (1.49%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.49%) Driving Licence
14 6 (1.28%) Life Science
14 6 (1.28%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
15 4 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
15 4 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 64 (13.65%) Linux
2 51 (10.87%) Windows
3 20 (4.26%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.77%) CentOS
4 13 (2.77%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.56%) Debian
6 11 (2.35%) Ubuntu
7 8 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.49%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.28%) Unix
9 6 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.07%) Android
10 5 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.43%) Solaris
12 1 (0.21%) AIX
12 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (34.97%) Information Security
2 134 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 105 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (15.78%) Analytics
5 69 (14.71%) Data Protection
6 58 (12.37%) Project Management
7 49 (10.45%) Risk Assessment
8 48 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
9 47 (10.02%) Security Operations
10 46 (9.81%) Data Governance
11 44 (9.38%) Business Development
12 42 (8.96%) Artificial Intelligence
12 42 (8.96%) Data Management
12 42 (8.96%) Project Delivery
12 42 (8.96%) Risk Management
13 40 (8.53%) Software Engineering
14 39 (8.32%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (8.32%) Collaborative Working
14 39 (8.32%) IT Strategy
15 38 (8.10%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 62 (13.22%) SQL
2 38 (8.10%) Python
3 36 (7.68%) Java
4 24 (5.12%) C#
5 22 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.62%) PHP
7 14 (2.99%) PowerShell
8 12 (2.56%) ABAP
8 12 (2.56%) C
9 10 (2.13%) VBA
10 9 (1.92%) Go
11 8 (1.71%) Scala
12 6 (1.28%) ES6
12 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.85%) PHP 7
13 4 (0.85%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.64%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.64%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 100 (21.32%) Degree
2 68 (14.50%) CISSP
3 61 (13.01%) CISM
4 26 (5.54%) SAP Certification
5 25 (5.33%) CISA
6 22 (4.69%) Security Cleared
7 17 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (3.41%) Master's Degree
9 13 (2.77%) CREST Certified
10 11 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
11 10 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 10 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (1.92%) MCSA
12 9 (1.92%) MCSE
12 9 (1.92%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.71%) DBS Check
14 7 (1.49%) CCSP
14 7 (1.49%) OSCP
14 7 (1.49%) PCI QSA
15 6 (1.28%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (26.23%) GDPR
2 88 (18.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (8.53%) NIST
4 39 (8.32%) PCI DSS
5 38 (8.10%) Data Quality
6 22 (4.69%) Cyber Essentials
7 21 (4.48%) QA
7 21 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (3.20%) HIPAA
8 15 (3.20%) ISO 22301
9 12 (2.56%) ISO 9001
10 10 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 10 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 10 (2.13%) NCSC
11 8 (1.71%) FISMA
12 6 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 5 (1.07%) SLA
14 4 (0.85%) COBIT
14 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.85%) ITGC
System Software
1 29 (6.18%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.99%) Docker
3 13 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.49%) HDFS
4 7 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.28%) Samba
6 4 (0.85%) KVM
7 2 (0.43%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (2.56%) SCCM
2 8 (1.71%) Avamar
2 8 (1.71%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.49%) Ansible
3 7 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (1.49%) Terraform
4 6 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.64%) Oozie
6 2 (0.43%) Ambari
6 2 (0.43%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.43%) IBM Guardium
6 2 (0.43%) Malwarebytes
6 2 (0.43%) Nagios
6 2 (0.43%) Nessus
6 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.43%) Puppet
6 2 (0.43%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 1 (0.21%) Plesk
7 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 96 (20.47%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.59%) Google
3 29 (6.18%) SAP
4 18 (3.84%) VMware
5 17 (3.62%) Cisco
6 15 (3.20%) Oracle
7 14 (2.99%) Splunk
8 13 (2.77%) Tableau
9 11 (2.35%) Dell
10 10 (2.13%) CA
10 10 (2.13%) EMC
10 10 (2.13%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.71%) Symantec
12 7 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.28%) Apple
13 6 (1.28%) Cloudera
13 6 (1.28%) Draytek
13 6 (1.28%) Synology
14 5 (1.07%) Concur
14 5 (1.07%) Databricks