The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 233 196 439
Rank change year-on-year -37 +243  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 1204 1794 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.73% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.95% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1603 601
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  

Data Protection is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 77188 92199 96461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.35% 88.76% 87.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63463 76569 77919
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Data Protection as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the UK

Data Protection
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection.

Salary trend for Data Protection in the UK

Data Protection
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in the UK

Data Protection
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -54 1158 £45,000 - 168
London -24 472 £57,500 +15.00% 64
South East -67 185 £42,500 -5.55% 26
North West +34 102 £40,000 - 20
West Midlands -5 95 £45,000 +12.50% 14
South West +6 91 £37,500 - 7
Manchester +18 84 £40,000 - 14
Berkshire -34 78 £42,500 -19.04% 11
East of England -14 73 £43,000 -4.44% 20
Yorkshire -68 69 £40,000 +14.28% 8
City of London +12 64 £58,000 +16.00% 11
East Midlands -43 47 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Reading -8 43 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Surrey +37 38 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Hertfordshire +32 34 £42,500 -2.85% 10
Coventry +3 34 £45,000 +50.00% 5
West Yorkshire -63 32 £43,750 +25.00% 5
Bath +14 28 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Somerset +12 28 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Essex +19 26 £43,000 -21.81% 4
South Yorkshire -18 26 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Birmingham -25 26 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Leeds -47 26 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Sussex +25 24 £42,500 +3.03% 3
Nottinghamshire -21 24 £31,000 -17.33% 3
Oxfordshire -25 23 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Stockport +11 22 £38,750 -3.12%
Wiltshire +7 21 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Sheffield -22 21 £33,250 -16.87% 3
North East +11 20 £45,000 +50.00% 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 583 (24.53%) Information Security
2 432 (18.17%) Agile Software Development
3 418 (17.59%) SQL
4 411 (17.29%) CISSP
5 400 (16.83%) Finance
6 381 (16.03%) Microsoft
7 364 (15.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 351 (14.77%) JavaScript
9 322 (13.55%) ITIL
10 321 (13.50%) CISM
11 318 (13.38%) HTML
12 314 (13.21%) Data Protection Act
13 304 (12.79%) CSS
14 295 (12.41%) Windows
15 291 (12.24%) Linux
16 256 (10.77%) SQL Server
17 248 (10.43%) Java
18 246 (10.35%) Degree
19 244 (10.27%) Management Information System
20 242 (10.18%) Risk Management
21 240 (10.10%) CISA
22 236 (9.93%) Cybersecurity
23 227 (9.55%) PCI DSS
24 213 (8.96%) PHP
25 197 (8.29%) Firewall
26 176 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
27 175 (7.36%) VMware
28 170 (7.15%) jQuery
29 169 (7.11%) Active Directory
30 158 (6.65%) Project Management

Data Protection
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 75 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 64 (2.69%) MS Exchange
3 62 (2.61%) Drupal
4 60 (2.52%) WordPress
5 43 (1.81%) Skype for Business
6 37 (1.56%) CMS
7 32 (1.35%) IIS
8 27 (1.14%) Apache
9 21 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 16 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
13 14 (0.59%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.46%) Moodle
15 10 (0.42%) JBoss
15 10 (0.42%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (0.34%) SAS
18 6 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 125 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 88 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.55%) Photoshop
5 12 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.17%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
11 2 (0.084%) InDesign
12 1 (0.042%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (0.84%) Sentinel
4 15 (0.63%) assyst
5 14 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 11 (0.46%) Raiser's Edge
7 7 (0.29%) Infor M3
8 4 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.17%) FastStats
8 4 (0.17%) Infor CRM
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.13%) Apache OFBiz
9 3 (0.13%) Unica
10 2 (0.084%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.084%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.042%) CiviCRM
11 1 (0.042%) Northgate Housing
11 1 (0.042%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 96 (4.04%) Office 365
2 81 (3.41%) SaaS
3 69 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 68 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 64 (2.69%) IaaS
6 58 (2.44%) PaaS
7 21 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.17%) Heroku
11 4 (0.17%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.13%) GitHub
12 3 (0.13%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.084%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 197 (8.29%) Firewall
2 116 (4.88%) SAN
3 87 (3.66%) LAN
4 75 (3.16%) WAN
5 63 (2.65%) DNS
6 61 (2.57%) Internet
7 60 (2.52%) TCP/IP
8 57 (2.40%) VPN
9 55 (2.31%) Network Security
10 50 (2.10%) DHCP
11 43 (1.81%) VLAN
12 41 (1.72%) Wireless
13 35 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
14 32 (1.35%) VoIP
15 24 (1.01%) HTTP
16 23 (0.97%) NAS
16 23 (0.97%) Skype
17 20 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (0.84%) IP Telephony
18 19 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 256 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 114 (4.80%) MySQL
3 75 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 75 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (2.06%) Oracle Database
8 48 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 42 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
10 38 (1.60%) MongoDB
11 28 (1.18%) RDBMS
12 24 (1.01%) QlikView
13 21 (0.88%) Big Data
13 21 (0.88%) NoSQL
14 20 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (0.76%) Power BI
17 16 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 83 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 72 (3.03%) Selenium
3 47 (1.98%) JUnit
4 37 (1.56%) WebDriver
5 36 (1.51%) Visual Studio
6 35 (1.47%) Maven
7 32 (1.35%) Eclipse
8 29 (1.22%) Jenkins
9 26 (1.09%) Cucumber
10 23 (0.97%) JIRA
11 12 (0.50%) Subversion
12 10 (0.42%) SoapUI
13 9 (0.38%) Grunt
13 9 (0.38%) gulp
13 9 (0.38%) NUnit
14 8 (0.34%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
15 7 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (0.25%) FitNesse
17 5 (0.21%) Jasmine
General
1 400 (16.83%) Finance
2 138 (5.81%) Legal
3 119 (5.01%) Marketing
4 71 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 68 (2.86%) Retail
6 59 (2.48%) Banking
7 43 (1.81%) Law
8 30 (1.26%) Games
9 20 (0.84%) Local Government
10 19 (0.80%) Advertising
11 18 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (0.63%) Italian Language
13 14 (0.59%) Manufacturing
13 14 (0.59%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.46%) Billing
14 11 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.46%) French Language
15 10 (0.42%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.38%) Back Office
17 7 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 488 (20.53%) Developer
2 303 (12.75%) Analyst
3 178 (7.49%) Security Manager
4 153 (6.44%) Architect
5 125 (5.26%) Consultant
6 119 (5.01%) Security Analyst
7 106 (4.46%) Java Developer
8 95 (4.00%) PHP Developer
9 94 (3.95%) Information Manager
10 83 (3.49%) Information Security Manager
11 82 (3.45%) Senior Developer
12 76 (3.20%) Security Architect
13 75 (3.16%) Information Analyst
14 65 (2.73%) Support Engineer
15 64 (2.69%) Project Manager
16 62 (2.61%) Information Security Analyst
17 60 (2.52%) .NET Developer
18 57 (2.40%) Security Consultant
19 56 (2.36%) IT Manager
19 56 (2.36%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 318 (13.38%) HTML
2 304 (12.79%) CSS
3 170 (7.15%) jQuery
4 148 (6.23%) .NET
5 114 (4.80%) HTML5
6 98 (4.12%) CSS3
7 87 (3.66%) ASP.NET
8 86 (3.62%) Web Services
9 77 (3.24%) AngularJS
10 57 (2.40%) Django
11 55 (2.31%) Spring
12 51 (2.15%) Flask
12 51 (2.15%) Laravel
13 47 (1.98%) Hibernate
14 46 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 45 (1.89%) XML
16 42 (1.77%) RESTful
17 36 (1.51%) JSON
18 34 (1.43%) Symfony
19 33 (1.39%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 314 (13.21%) Data Protection Act
2 244 (10.27%) Management Information System
3 176 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (3.95%) Computer Science
5 64 (2.69%) Data Centre
6 52 (2.19%) NHS
7 48 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
8 45 (1.89%) PKI
9 44 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
10 40 (1.68%) User Experience
11 33 (1.39%) Freedom of Information
12 31 (1.30%) Mobile App
13 30 (1.26%) CESG
13 30 (1.26%) iPad
14 24 (1.01%) Clustering
15 23 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
16 22 (0.93%) Digital Media
17 20 (0.84%) Data Structures
18 18 (0.76%) Public Cloud
18 18 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 295 (12.41%) Windows
2 291 (12.24%) Linux
3 137 (5.76%) Windows Server
4 62 (2.61%) Unix
5 51 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 50 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (1.60%) Solaris
8 37 (1.56%) Windows 7
9 32 (1.35%) OpenVMS
10 31 (1.30%) Android
11 22 (0.93%) Mac OS X
12 18 (0.76%) Windows 10
12 18 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.55%) AIX
14 9 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 7 (0.29%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.25%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (24.53%) Information Security
2 432 (18.17%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (13.55%) ITIL
4 242 (10.18%) Risk Management
5 236 (9.93%) Cybersecurity
6 158 (6.65%) Project Management
7 156 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 152 (6.39%) Service Management
9 136 (5.72%) TDD
10 131 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
11 127 (5.34%) PRINCE2
12 122 (5.13%) Service Delivery
13 114 (4.80%) Business Continuity
14 112 (4.71%) MVC
15 108 (4.54%) Scrum
16 104 (4.38%) E-Commerce
17 103 (4.33%) OOP
18 102 (4.29%) Security Management
19 100 (4.21%) SIEM
20 97 (4.08%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 418 (17.59%) SQL
2 351 (14.77%) JavaScript
3 248 (10.43%) Java
4 213 (8.96%) PHP
5 132 (5.55%) Python
6 127 (5.34%) C#
7 56 (2.36%) C++
8 54 (2.27%) C
9 44 (1.85%) T-SQL
10 37 (1.56%) PowerShell
11 33 (1.39%) Ruby
12 28 (1.18%) PL/SQL
13 21 (0.88%) Perl
14 19 (0.80%) Bash Shell
14 19 (0.80%) Scala
15 17 (0.72%) ANSI SQL
16 14 (0.59%) VB
17 11 (0.46%) VBA
18 10 (0.42%) BeanShell
19 9 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 411 (17.29%) CISSP
2 321 (13.50%) CISM
3 246 (10.35%) Degree
4 240 (10.10%) CISA
5 110 (4.63%) Security Cleared
6 99 (4.16%) Cisco Certification
7 97 (4.08%) SC Cleared
8 72 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 58 (2.44%) ISEB
10 56 (2.36%) CCNA
11 43 (1.81%) MCSA
12 39 (1.64%) MCSE
13 37 (1.56%) CCNP
14 35 (1.47%) CRISC
15 34 (1.43%) SANS
16 31 (1.30%) CISMP
17 30 (1.26%) CEH
18 28 (1.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
18 28 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
19 24 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 364 (15.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 227 (9.55%) PCI DSS
3 150 (6.31%) GDPR
4 130 (5.47%) QA
5 101 (4.25%) SLA
6 60 (2.52%) Cyber Essentials
7 55 (2.31%) Data Quality
8 36 (1.51%) COBIT
9 28 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 22 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 21 (0.88%) SDET
12 20 (0.84%) ISO 9001
13 17 (0.72%) ISO27002
14 10 (0.42%) GPG13
14 10 (0.42%) PMO
15 9 (0.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 9 (0.38%) ISO 9000
15 9 (0.38%) RMADS
16 7 (0.29%) GCP
17 6 (0.25%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 169 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 141 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (4.21%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (0.84%) vSphere
6 15 (0.63%) Docker
7 12 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 9 (0.38%) Xen
9 6 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.21%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.17%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.13%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.13%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.13%) XenApp
12 3 (0.13%) XenServer
13 2 (0.084%) Firmware
13 2 (0.084%) HDFS
14 1 (0.042%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.042%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 41 (1.72%) SCCM
2 32 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 23 (0.97%) Puppet
4 20 (0.84%) NetBackup
5 19 (0.80%) SCDPM
6 16 (0.67%) SCOM
7 15 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (0.59%) Ansible
8 14 (0.59%) Backup Exec
9 13 (0.55%) AirWatch
9 13 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
10 11 (0.46%) vCenter Server
11 8 (0.34%) Nessus
12 7 (0.29%) Nagios
12 7 (0.29%) Terraform
12 7 (0.29%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.21%) Nexpose
13 5 (0.21%) QRadar
13 5 (0.21%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 381 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 175 (7.36%) VMware
3 147 (6.18%) Oracle
4 109 (4.59%) Cisco
5 79 (3.32%) NetApp
6 51 (2.15%) Tableau
7 45 (1.89%) HP
8 38 (1.60%) Google
8 38 (1.60%) IBM
9 34 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (1.35%) Juniper
11 31 (1.30%) EMC
12 23 (0.97%) CheckPoint
12 23 (0.97%) SAP
13 22 (0.93%) Apple
14 21 (0.88%) Citrix
14 21 (0.88%) Dell
14 21 (0.88%) Zend
15 20 (0.84%) Veeam
16 17 (0.72%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £120000 - £160000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 12 hours ago
Atherstone, Warwickshire
TNT Global IT
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worcestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £69000 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + shares,pension,bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday