Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Privacy (including Information Privacy)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 641 907 994
Rank change year-on-year +266 +87 +37
Permanent jobs citing Data Privacy 583 290 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 442 246 164
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,125 £38,048 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% +7.78% -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 150,004 160,879 172,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.57% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119,274 126,930 143,463
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +234 531 £56,250 -10.00% 92
UK excluding London +178 288 £45,000 -7.22% 62
London +137 270 £67,500 -3.57% 33
South East +61 71 £49,250 -29.64% 25
North of England +63 67 £45,000 -7.22% 11
East of England +58 48 £45,000 - 11
South West +16 45 £40,000 -9.60% 4
Yorkshire +48 37 £45,000 -10.89% 5
Midlands +17 27 £43,750 -15.05% 8
Scotland - 27 £40,000 - 3
North West +2 25 £45,000 -7.22% 5
West Midlands +43 24 £42,500 -17.48% 4
Wales - 5 £55,242 -
North East - 5 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands -9 3 £45,000 -2.70% 4

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 240 (41.17%) Information Security
2 183 (31.39%) GDPR
3 150 (25.73%) Finance
4 131 (22.47%) Cybersecurity
5 128 (21.96%) Data Protection
6 126 (21.61%) CISSP
7 124 (21.27%) Legal
7 124 (21.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 110 (18.87%) Microsoft
9 109 (18.70%) Windows
10 106 (18.18%) Degree
11 94 (16.12%) Risk Management
12 93 (15.95%) CISM
13 91 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
14 78 (13.38%) Project Management
14 78 (13.38%) Linux
15 77 (13.21%) SQL
16 75 (12.86%) Retail
17 74 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
18 71 (12.18%) SQL Server
19 70 (12.01%) Management Information System
20 69 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
21 68 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
22 61 (10.46%) Firewall
23 54 (9.26%) Python
24 52 (8.92%) JavaScript
25 51 (8.75%) Analytics
26 49 (8.40%) Office 365
26 49 (8.40%) CISA
27 48 (8.23%) .NET

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 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.43%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.92%) Apache
4 10 (1.72%) nginx
5 9 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.37%) IIS
7 6 (1.03%) CMS
7 6 (1.03%) SAS
7 6 (1.03%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.03%) WordPress
8 5 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.86%) Drupal
9 4 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.34%) Kentico
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.34%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 32 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.37%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.51%) GIMP
6 3 (0.51%) SPSS
7 2 (0.34%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.03%) Magento
4 5 (0.86%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.86%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.86%) SAP GRC
4 5 (0.86%) SAP GTS
4 5 (0.86%) SAP MDG
5 2 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 69 (11.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (8.40%) Office 365
3 46 (7.89%) SaaS
4 44 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (3.09%) IaaS
7 17 (2.92%) PaaS
8 11 (1.89%) GitHub
8 11 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (1.54%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.54%) npm
10 8 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.69%) G Suite
12 3 (0.51%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 61 (10.46%) Firewall
2 34 (5.83%) TCP/IP
3 24 (4.12%) Internet
4 20 (3.43%) Network Security
5 16 (2.74%) Wireless
6 15 (2.57%) VoIP
7 14 (2.40%) LAN
8 13 (2.23%) WAN
9 12 (2.06%) SAN
10 10 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (1.54%) VPN
12 8 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.20%) Cisco IPT
14 6 (1.03%) DNS
14 6 (1.03%) Skype
14 6 (1.03%) WLAN
15 5 (0.86%) DHCP
15 5 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.63%) MySQL
3 25 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (3.77%) Big Data
5 20 (3.43%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.26%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (2.06%) Redis
9 10 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.54%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.54%) Power BI
11 8 (1.37%) MariaDB
11 8 (1.37%) SAP BW
11 8 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.20%) Blockchain
12 7 (1.20%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (0.86%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 25 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.06%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.06%) webpack
3 10 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.37%) Maven
5 6 (1.03%) Visual Studio Code
6 4 (0.69%) SonarQube
6 4 (0.69%) Subversion
7 3 (0.51%) Ant
7 3 (0.51%) Babel
7 3 (0.51%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.51%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.51%) gulp
7 3 (0.51%) Selenium
7 3 (0.51%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.34%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.34%) JIRA
8 2 (0.34%) JMeter
8 2 (0.34%) JUnit
General
1 150 (25.73%) Finance
2 124 (21.27%) Legal
3 75 (12.86%) Retail
4 44 (7.55%) Law
5 31 (5.32%) Marketing
6 30 (5.15%) Telecoms
7 23 (3.95%) Banking
8 21 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (2.57%) Advertising
10 12 (2.06%) Billing
10 12 (2.06%) Games
11 10 (1.72%) Manufacturing
12 8 (1.37%) Electronics
13 6 (1.03%) Military
14 5 (0.86%) Automotive
14 5 (0.86%) Local Government
15 4 (0.69%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
17 2 (0.34%) International Banking
17 2 (0.34%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 89 (15.27%) Analyst
2 57 (9.78%) Security Manager
3 54 (9.26%) Developer
4 52 (8.92%) Architect
5 49 (8.40%) Consultant
6 33 (5.66%) Information Analyst
6 33 (5.66%) Security Analyst
7 32 (5.49%) Security Officer
8 31 (5.32%) Information Manager
9 30 (5.15%) Data Manager
10 29 (4.97%) IT Manager
11 26 (4.46%) Information Security Manager
12 24 (4.12%) Data Protection Manager
12 24 (4.12%) Information Security Analyst
12 24 (4.12%) Security Architect
13 18 (3.09%) Cybersecurity Architect
13 18 (3.09%) Information Officer
13 18 (3.09%) Information Security Officer
13 18 (3.09%) Security Consultant
14 17 (2.92%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (8.23%) .NET
2 39 (6.69%) CSS
3 38 (6.52%) HTML
4 22 (3.77%) AngularJS
4 22 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
5 20 (3.43%) XML
6 19 (3.26%) Node.js
7 18 (3.09%) HTML5
7 18 (3.09%) REST
8 16 (2.74%) CSS3
8 16 (2.74%) jQuery
9 15 (2.57%) LAMP
9 15 (2.57%) Web Services
10 14 (2.40%) RESTful
11 13 (2.23%) Ajax
11 13 (2.23%) Laravel
12 12 (2.06%) React
12 12 (2.06%) Sass
12 12 (2.06%) Symfony
12 12 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 74 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (12.01%) Management Information System
3 46 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 41 (7.03%) Computer Science
5 34 (5.83%) Fintech
6 26 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (3.09%) User Experience
8 17 (2.92%) Data Protection Act
9 15 (2.57%) Driving Licence
10 13 (2.23%) Cyberthreat
10 13 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (2.06%) NHS
12 11 (1.89%) Cyberattack
12 11 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (1.89%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.72%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.72%) PKI
13 10 (1.72%) Replication
13 10 (1.72%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.54%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 109 (18.70%) Windows
2 78 (13.38%) Linux
3 39 (6.69%) Windows Server
4 29 (4.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (2.74%) Windows 10
6 13 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.54%) Unix
8 8 (1.37%) Mac OS
9 6 (1.03%) Android
9 6 (1.03%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.51%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (41.17%) Information Security
2 131 (22.47%) Cybersecurity
3 128 (21.96%) Data Protection
4 94 (16.12%) Risk Management
5 91 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (13.38%) Project Management
7 68 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
8 51 (8.75%) Analytics
9 48 (8.23%) Data Governance
10 42 (7.20%) SIEM
11 41 (7.03%) Internal Audit
12 36 (6.17%) Information Governance
12 36 (6.17%) Migration
13 35 (6.00%) Open Source
13 35 (6.00%) Software Engineering
14 33 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (5.66%) Penetration Testing
15 32 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 30 (5.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 77 (13.21%) SQL
2 54 (9.26%) Python
3 52 (8.92%) JavaScript
4 46 (7.89%) C#
5 34 (5.83%) PHP
6 25 (4.29%) Java
7 22 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 21 (3.60%) C
9 11 (1.89%) Perl
10 10 (1.72%) TypeScript
11 7 (1.20%) C++
12 6 (1.03%) ES6
13 5 (0.86%) Ruby
14 4 (0.69%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.69%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.69%) VB
14 4 (0.69%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.69%) VBA
15 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 126 (21.61%) CISSP
2 106 (18.18%) Degree
3 93 (15.95%) CISM
4 49 (8.40%) CISA
5 26 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 22 (3.77%) CEH
7 20 (3.43%) Security Cleared
8 17 (2.92%) CCNA
8 17 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (2.74%) CLAS
10 15 (2.57%) ISEB
11 14 (2.40%) CCNP
12 13 (2.23%) SC Cleared
13 10 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (1.54%) SANS
15 8 (1.37%) MCSA
15 8 (1.37%) SAP Certification
16 7 (1.20%) CCDA
16 7 (1.20%) CCDP
16 7 (1.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (31.39%) GDPR
2 124 (21.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (5.83%) PCI DSS
4 25 (4.29%) Data Quality
5 22 (3.77%) MiFID
6 20 (3.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (2.92%) ISO 9001
8 15 (2.57%) QA
8 15 (2.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (2.57%) SLA
9 12 (2.06%) COBIT
10 9 (1.54%) PMO
11 7 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 7 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 5 (0.86%) COSO
13 5 (0.86%) GxP
13 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.69%) FIPS 140-2
14 4 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 33 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (3.77%) Snort
4 13 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.37%) Docker
6 4 (0.69%) Firmware
6 4 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.69%) vSphere
7 3 (0.51%) LXC
7 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.34%) XenApp
9 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (3.77%) OSSEC
2 7 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.86%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.86%) OpenVAS
3 5 (0.86%) RSA Archer
4 4 (0.69%) Nagios
5 3 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.51%) NetVault Backup
5 3 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.34%) Ansible
6 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.34%) Check_MK
6 2 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.34%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.34%) SCCM
6 2 (0.34%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) RANCID
7 1 (0.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 110 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 47 (8.06%) VMware
3 37 (6.35%) Cisco
4 19 (3.26%) Google
5 16 (2.74%) Tableau
6 14 (2.40%) SAP
7 11 (1.89%) Meraki
8 10 (1.72%) HP
8 10 (1.72%) IBM
9 9 (1.54%) EMC
9 9 (1.54%) Oracle
10 8 (1.37%) Adobe
10 8 (1.37%) Dell
11 7 (1.20%) Zend
12 6 (1.03%) Mitel
12 6 (1.03%) Sybase
13 5 (0.86%) Ariba
13 5 (0.86%) Veeam
14 4 (0.69%) AlienVault
14 4 (0.69%) Symantec