Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Privacy (including Information Privacy)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 598 817 926
Rank change year-on-year +219 +109 +49
Permanent jobs citing Data Privacy 577 395 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 402 324 185
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -3.85% +18.18%
10th Percentile £29,000 £41,250 £30,350
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,875 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £51,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.62% +14.44% -21.23%

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 138,777 161,907 160,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.82% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109,392 131,575 132,460
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +177 525 £55,000 -12.00% 117
UK excluding London +212 303 £45,000 -12.62% 85
London +41 251 £65,000 -3.70% 42
South East +97 83 £45,000 -28.00% 24
North of England +80 69 £45,000 -29.41% 29
Midlands +50 47 £52,500 +1.94% 12
East of England +64 42 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North West +17 37 £45,000 -35.71% 14
West Midlands +51 35 £50,000 -2.91% 8
South West +25 30 £40,000 -30.43% 3
Yorkshire +56 26 £47,500 +20.25% 13
Scotland +32 24 £51,250 +11.41% 4
East Midlands +40 12 £60,000 +31.15% 4
Wales +14 8 £75,649 +221.91% 5
North East +24 6 £45,000 -18.18% 2

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 219 (37.95%) Information Security
2 135 (23.40%) GDPR
3 127 (22.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 119 (20.62%) Finance
5 115 (19.93%) Data Protection
6 107 (18.54%) Cybersecurity
7 102 (17.68%) Windows
7 102 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
8 100 (17.33%) Degree
8 100 (17.33%) CISSP
9 91 (15.77%) Microsoft
9 91 (15.77%) Risk Management
10 88 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
11 84 (14.56%) CISM
12 82 (14.21%) Python
13 80 (13.86%) SQL
14 75 (13.00%) SQL Server
14 75 (13.00%) Retail
15 74 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
16 73 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
16 73 (12.65%) Computer Science
17 71 (12.31%) Analytics
18 68 (11.79%) Project Management
19 67 (11.61%) Linux
20 65 (11.27%) Legal
21 64 (11.09%) PCI DSS
22 62 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
23 56 (9.71%) Firewall
23 56 (9.71%) Java
23 56 (9.71%) ITIL

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 29 (5.03%) Apache Spark
2 16 (2.77%) IIS
3 15 (2.60%) Confluence
3 15 (2.60%) nginx
4 14 (2.43%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.25%) Apache
6 12 (2.08%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.73%) WordPress
8 9 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.04%) CMS
11 5 (0.87%) SAS
11 5 (0.87%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
14 2 (0.35%) Drupal
14 2 (0.35%) Hyperledger
14 2 (0.35%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.39%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.04%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.69%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.17%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.08%) SAP S/4HANA
2 10 (1.73%) Magento
3 9 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.69%) SAP BPC
6 3 (0.52%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.52%) SAP GTS
6 3 (0.52%) SAP MDG
7 1 (0.17%) Endur
7 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.17%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 74 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (12.65%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (8.49%) Office 365
4 32 (5.55%) SaaS
5 31 (5.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (4.16%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (2.77%) Serverless
8 13 (2.25%) GitHub
9 11 (1.91%) npm
10 9 (1.56%) IaaS
10 9 (1.56%) PaaS
11 6 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (1.04%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.87%) Runscope
13 3 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.52%) Dropbox
13 3 (0.52%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.52%) Slack
13 3 (0.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.71%) Firewall
2 36 (6.24%) Internet
3 25 (4.33%) Network Security
4 24 (4.16%) LAN
4 24 (4.16%) TCP/IP
4 24 (4.16%) WAN
5 23 (3.99%) VoIP
6 22 (3.81%) Wireless
7 13 (2.25%) DNS
7 13 (2.25%) VLAN
8 10 (1.73%) WLAN
9 9 (1.56%) DHCP
9 9 (1.56%) SAN
9 9 (1.56%) VPN
10 8 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.21%) ADSL
12 6 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.04%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.87%) Skype
13 5 (0.87%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 52 (9.01%) Big Data
3 35 (6.07%) MySQL
4 33 (5.72%) NoSQL
5 30 (5.20%) Hadoop
6 19 (3.29%) Redis
7 18 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (3.12%) Relational Database
8 16 (2.77%) Blockchain
9 15 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (2.43%) Apache Hive
11 11 (1.91%) Amazon Redshift
11 11 (1.91%) BigQuery
11 11 (1.91%) Flink
11 11 (1.91%) HBase
12 9 (1.56%) SAP HANA
13 8 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (1.21%) MariaDB
14 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (5.37%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.12%) webpack
3 15 (2.60%) JIRA
4 13 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.39%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.39%) Subversion
5 8 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 7 (1.21%) Babel
7 6 (1.04%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.87%) gulp
8 5 (0.87%) JUnit
8 5 (0.87%) Mockito
9 4 (0.69%) Maven
9 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio Code
10 3 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.52%) Xcode
11 2 (0.35%) Ant
11 2 (0.35%) GitLab
11 2 (0.35%) LabVIEW
11 2 (0.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 119 (20.62%) Finance
2 75 (13.00%) Retail
3 65 (11.27%) Legal
4 42 (7.28%) Marketing
5 39 (6.76%) Law
6 33 (5.72%) Telecoms
7 24 (4.16%) Banking
8 17 (2.95%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.60%) Automotive
10 14 (2.43%) Military
11 13 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (1.91%) Advertising
12 11 (1.91%) Billing
13 6 (1.04%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.69%) Electronics
15 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.52%) Games
15 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (14.21%) Analyst
2 58 (10.05%) Consultant
3 54 (9.36%) Developer
4 53 (9.19%) Security Manager
5 47 (8.15%) Architect
6 33 (5.72%) IT Manager
6 33 (5.72%) IT Support
7 29 (5.03%) Security Consultant
8 26 (4.51%) Security Analyst
9 25 (4.33%) Information Manager
9 25 (4.33%) Information Security Manager
9 25 (4.33%) Security Officer
10 24 (4.16%) Web Developer
11 23 (3.99%) Junior
12 22 (3.81%) Data Protection Manager
12 22 (3.81%) Information Analyst
13 21 (3.64%) Data Engineer
13 21 (3.64%) Data Manager
14 20 (3.47%) Project Manager
14 20 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.11%) HTML
1 41 (7.11%) Node.js
2 39 (6.76%) .NET
2 39 (6.76%) CSS
3 29 (5.03%) RESTful
4 25 (4.33%) REST
5 24 (4.16%) AngularJS
6 20 (3.47%) HTML5
7 18 (3.12%) Web Services
8 16 (2.77%) CSS3
8 16 (2.77%) jQuery
9 15 (2.60%) ASP.NET
10 14 (2.43%) React
11 12 (2.08%) Elastic Stack
11 12 (2.08%) Redux
11 12 (2.08%) Sass
11 12 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (2.08%) XML
12 11 (1.91%) Apache Beam
12 11 (1.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 62 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (7.97%) Management Information System
3 42 (7.28%) User Experience
4 37 (6.41%) Data Centre
5 30 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (3.99%) Internet of Things
7 22 (3.81%) Data Protection Act
8 19 (3.29%) Data Structures
8 19 (3.29%) Fintech
9 15 (2.60%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.25%) Cyberattack
10 13 (2.25%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.91%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.91%) Mobile App
12 10 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
12 10 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
12 10 (1.73%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.21%) Life Science
13 7 (1.21%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 102 (17.68%) Windows
2 67 (11.61%) Linux
3 47 (8.15%) Windows Server
4 20 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.95%) Windows 10
7 13 (2.25%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.73%) Android
8 10 (1.73%) Mac OS
8 10 (1.73%) Ubuntu
8 10 (1.73%) Unix
9 9 (1.56%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.69%) CentOS
10 4 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.52%) Debian
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (37.95%) Information Security
2 115 (19.93%) Data Protection
3 107 (18.54%) Cybersecurity
4 102 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
5 91 (15.77%) Risk Management
6 88 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
7 73 (12.65%) Computer Science
8 71 (12.31%) Analytics
9 68 (11.79%) Project Management
10 56 (9.71%) ITIL
11 50 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 48 (8.32%) Machine Learning
13 41 (7.11%) DevOps
14 40 (6.93%) Mentoring
14 40 (6.93%) Software Engineering
15 35 (6.07%) Continuous Improvement
16 34 (5.89%) Penetration Testing
16 34 (5.89%) Service Delivery
17 33 (5.72%) Data Governance
18 32 (5.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 82 (14.21%) Python
2 80 (13.86%) SQL
3 56 (9.71%) Java
4 46 (7.97%) C#
5 44 (7.63%) JavaScript
6 30 (5.20%) PHP
7 18 (3.12%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.60%) C
9 13 (2.25%) TypeScript
9 13 (2.25%) VB
10 10 (1.73%) Ruby
11 9 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 9 (1.56%) ES6
12 7 (1.21%) Perl
13 6 (1.04%) C++
14 5 (0.87%) Java 8
14 5 (0.87%) Scala
15 4 (0.69%) Go
16 3 (0.52%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (17.33%) CISSP
1 100 (17.33%) Degree
2 84 (14.56%) CISM
3 43 (7.45%) CISA
4 41 (7.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (4.68%) Security Cleared
6 17 (2.95%) CRISC
7 13 (2.25%) CCNA
7 13 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (2.08%) SAP Certification
9 11 (1.91%) CEH
9 11 (1.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 10 (1.73%) CCNP
10 10 (1.73%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (1.73%) ISEB
11 9 (1.56%) SANS
12 8 (1.39%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.21%) CISMP
13 7 (1.21%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (23.40%) GDPR
2 127 (22.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (11.09%) PCI DSS
4 25 (4.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (3.99%) Data Quality
6 22 (3.81%) SLA
7 14 (2.43%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (2.25%) QA
9 12 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 11 (1.91%) ISO 9001
11 10 (1.73%) MiFID
12 9 (1.56%) ISO 22301
13 7 (1.21%) GxP
13 7 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (1.21%) PMO
14 6 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 5 (0.87%) COBIT
16 4 (0.69%) HIPAA
17 3 (0.52%) NIST 800
18 2 (0.35%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 35 (6.07%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.47%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.12%) Docker
5 10 (1.73%) Snort
6 6 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.52%) XenApp
9 2 (0.35%) KVM
10 1 (0.17%) Firmware
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.91%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.73%) OSSEC
3 9 (1.56%) Malwarebytes
4 6 (1.04%) Ansible
5 5 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.69%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.69%) CASB
6 4 (0.69%) RSA Archer
7 3 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.52%) Nagios
7 3 (0.52%) Packer
7 3 (0.52%) SCCM
7 3 (0.52%) SCOM
7 3 (0.52%) Terraform
8 2 (0.35%) Cacti
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.35%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 91 (15.77%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.11%) VMware
3 26 (4.51%) Cisco
4 23 (3.99%) SAP
5 18 (3.12%) Google
6 16 (2.77%) Splunk
7 15 (2.60%) Tableau
8 12 (2.08%) Cloudera
8 12 (2.08%) Oracle
9 9 (1.56%) Meraki
10 8 (1.39%) HP
10 8 (1.39%) Symantec
11 7 (1.21%) Dell
11 7 (1.21%) SonicWALL
11 7 (1.21%) Veeam
12 6 (1.04%) Adobe
12 6 (1.04%) Avaya
12 6 (1.04%) Citrix
12 6 (1.04%) Mitel
12 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com