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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection
UK
Rank 240 217 453
Rank change year-on-year -23 +236  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 1148 1638 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.37% 1.58% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.79% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 990 1445 529
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 74757 91546 92626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.05% 88.56% 87.03%
Number of salaries quoted 61406 75741 74931
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 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 March 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 March 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 -33 1093 £45,000 - 172
London +11 445 £55,000 +10.00% 66
South East -62 182 £42,500 - 30
North West +46 94 £37,500 -1.96% 15
South West +32 89 £37,500 +7.14% 11
West Midlands -8 85 £40,500 +1.25% 16
Berkshire -17 79 £42,500 -19.04% 11
East of England -9 76 £43,000 -4.44% 10
Manchester +35 74 £40,000 - 10
Yorkshire -60 62 £32,500 -7.14% 11
City of London +2 58 £58,000 +16.00% 13
Reading +6 46 £40,000 -20.00% 6
East Midlands -48 40 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Surrey +45 37 £77,500 +72.22% 9
West Yorkshire -32 34 £35,000 - 3
Wiltshire +29 30 £37,500 - 3
Hertfordshire +27 30 £42,500 - 6
Coventry +16 30 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Leeds -29 30 £35,000 - 2
Essex +31 29 £43,000 -21.81%
Oxfordshire -21 25 £35,000 -17.64% 1
South Yorkshire -6 24 £30,000 -25.00% 7
Somerset +13 23 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Bath - 23 £37,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire -1 22 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Stockport +21 21 £37,500 -2.59%
Oxford 0 21 £35,000 -12.50%
Scotland +21 19 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Birmingham -35 19 £40,000 -10.11% 6
North East +13 18 £45,000 +160.11% 1

Data Protection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 595 (23.74%) Information Security
2 475 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
3 425 (16.96%) JavaScript
4 423 (16.88%) SQL
5 414 (16.52%) HTML
6 406 (16.20%) CISSP
7 404 (16.12%) Finance
8 398 (15.88%) Microsoft
9 392 (15.64%) CSS
9 392 (15.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 334 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
11 333 (13.29%) ITIL
12 316 (12.61%) Windows
13 311 (12.41%) Linux
14 308 (12.29%) CISM
15 274 (10.93%) SQL Server
16 267 (10.65%) Risk Management
17 262 (10.45%) Management Information System
18 261 (10.42%) Degree
19 258 (10.30%) PCI DSS
20 252 (10.06%) Java
21 249 (9.94%) Cybersecurity
22 242 (9.66%) PHP
23 229 (9.14%) jQuery
24 222 (8.86%) CISA
25 203 (8.10%) MS Excel
26 201 (8.02%) .NET
27 197 (7.86%) Firewall
28 193 (7.70%) VMware
29 185 (7.38%) Active Directory

Data Protection
Top Related 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 82 (3.27%) MS Exchange
2 81 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 66 (2.63%) Drupal
4 65 (2.59%) WordPress
5 49 (1.96%) CMS
6 42 (1.68%) Skype for Business
7 34 (1.36%) IIS
8 26 (1.04%) Apache
9 24 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
10 23 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 18 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 15 (0.60%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.56%) WebLogic
15 13 (0.52%) Moodle
16 12 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.40%) JBoss
17 10 (0.40%) NetWeaver
17 10 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
18 9 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 203 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 129 (5.15%) MS Office
3 46 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (1.72%) Photoshop
5 33 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.44%) MS Project
7 10 (0.40%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.36%) Fireworks
9 7 (0.28%) Acrobat
9 7 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.12%) InVision
11 3 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
12 2 (0.080%) InDesign
13 1 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.040%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.040%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.12%) Sentinel
3 25 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 16 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.56%) assyst
5 14 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.32%) Raiser's Edge
7 4 (0.16%) Infor CRM
7 4 (0.16%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.12%) FastStats
9 2 (0.080%) Apache OFBiz
9 2 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.080%) Magento
9 2 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.080%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.080%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.080%) SAP GRC
9 2 (0.080%) Unica
10 1 (0.040%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 1 (0.040%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 89 (3.55%) SaaS
2 87 (3.47%) Office 365
3 71 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
4 70 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 66 (2.63%) IaaS
6 64 (2.55%) PaaS
7 15 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.24%) GitHub
10 5 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.20%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
11 4 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.16%) Heroku
11 4 (0.16%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.080%) Akamai
14 1 (0.040%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 197 (7.86%) Firewall
2 105 (4.19%) SAN
3 78 (3.11%) LAN
4 73 (2.91%) WAN
5 63 (2.51%) TCP/IP
6 61 (2.43%) Internet
7 60 (2.39%) DNS
8 58 (2.31%) VPN
9 56 (2.23%) Network Security
10 46 (1.84%) VLAN
11 45 (1.80%) DHCP
12 36 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
13 35 (1.40%) Wireless
14 33 (1.32%) VoIP
15 31 (1.24%) HTTP
16 26 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (0.92%) Skype
18 22 (0.88%) LDAP
18 22 (0.88%) WLAN
19 19 (0.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (10.93%) SQL Server
2 127 (5.07%) MySQL
3 80 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 69 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 49 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 49 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 47 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
8 44 (1.76%) MongoDB
9 39 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (0.92%) RDBMS
11 21 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (0.80%) NoSQL
13 17 (0.68%) Big Data
13 17 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (0.68%) QlikView
14 15 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
15 13 (0.52%) Power BI
16 10 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 118 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 70 (2.79%) Selenium
3 41 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 38 (1.52%) WebDriver
5 36 (1.44%) JUnit
6 33 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 31 (1.24%) Maven
8 28 (1.12%) JIRA
9 26 (1.04%) Eclipse
9 26 (1.04%) Subversion
10 25 (1.00%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.48%) Jasmine
11 12 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
12 11 (0.44%) SoapUI
13 10 (0.40%) Grunt
14 9 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
14 9 (0.36%) gulp
15 8 (0.32%) NUnit
15 8 (0.32%) PVCS
15 8 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 404 (16.12%) Finance
2 130 (5.19%) Legal
3 129 (5.15%) Marketing
4 98 (3.91%) Retail
5 68 (2.71%) Telecoms
6 60 (2.39%) Banking
7 45 (1.80%) Games
8 38 (1.52%) Law
9 25 (1.00%) Advertising
10 22 (0.88%) Italian Language
11 17 (0.68%) Local Government
11 17 (0.68%) Multimedia
12 16 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 15 (0.60%) Spanish Language
14 14 (0.56%) French Language
15 13 (0.52%) Billing
16 12 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.40%) Back Office
17 10 (0.40%) German Language
18 9 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 569 (22.71%) Developer
2 302 (12.05%) Analyst
3 190 (7.58%) Security Manager
4 156 (6.23%) Architect
5 118 (4.71%) Consultant
5 118 (4.71%) Security Analyst
6 112 (4.47%) Information Manager
7 107 (4.27%) PHP Developer
8 100 (3.99%) Information Security Manager
9 97 (3.87%) Senior Developer
10 96 (3.83%) .NET Developer
11 88 (3.51%) Java Developer
12 86 (3.43%) Security Architect
13 77 (3.07%) Support Engineer
14 68 (2.71%) Information Analyst
15 63 (2.51%) C# Developer
16 62 (2.47%) Tester
17 61 (2.43%) IT Manager
18 59 (2.35%) Cybersecurity Manager
19 55 (2.19%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (16.52%) HTML
2 392 (15.64%) CSS
3 229 (9.14%) jQuery
4 201 (8.02%) .NET
5 166 (6.62%) HTML5
6 137 (5.47%) CSS3
7 111 (4.43%) AngularJS
8 110 (4.39%) ASP.NET
9 106 (4.23%) Web Services
10 74 (2.95%) XML
11 66 (2.63%) JSON
12 55 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 53 (2.11%) Django
14 49 (1.96%) Laravel
15 47 (1.88%) Node.js
15 47 (1.88%) Spring
16 46 (1.84%) Flask
17 44 (1.76%) RESTful
18 40 (1.60%) Ajax
18 40 (1.60%) React
Miscellaneous
1 334 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
2 262 (10.45%) Management Information System
3 184 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 102 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 74 (2.95%) Data Centre
6 67 (2.67%) User Experience
7 55 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
8 52 (2.08%) NHS
9 50 (2.00%) Mobile App
10 48 (1.92%) PKI
11 35 (1.40%) Freedom of Information
12 34 (1.36%) iPad
13 33 (1.32%) CESG
14 24 (0.96%) Clustering
15 23 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
16 22 (0.88%) Digital Media
17 19 (0.76%) Driving Licence
17 19 (0.76%) Social Media
18 17 (0.68%) Algorithms
18 17 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 316 (12.61%) Windows
2 311 (12.41%) Linux
3 158 (6.30%) Windows Server
4 62 (2.47%) Unix
5 59 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 53 (2.11%) Windows 7
7 50 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (1.44%) Solaris
10 32 (1.28%) Android
10 32 (1.28%) Mac OS X
10 32 (1.28%) OpenVMS
11 17 (0.68%) Windows 10
12 16 (0.64%) Windows 8
12 16 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.52%) AIX
14 10 (0.40%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.24%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (23.74%) Information Security
2 475 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
3 333 (13.29%) ITIL
4 267 (10.65%) Risk Management
5 249 (9.94%) Cybersecurity
6 155 (6.19%) MVC
7 147 (5.87%) Service Management
8 135 (5.39%) TDD
9 134 (5.35%) Project Management
10 131 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 126 (5.03%) E-Commerce
12 117 (4.67%) Security Management
12 117 (4.67%) Service Delivery
13 116 (4.63%) Security Architecture
14 115 (4.59%) Penetration Testing
15 114 (4.55%) PRINCE2
16 112 (4.47%) SIEM
17 110 (4.39%) Business Continuity
17 110 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
18 103 (4.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 425 (16.96%) JavaScript
2 423 (16.88%) SQL
3 252 (10.06%) Java
4 242 (9.66%) PHP
5 169 (6.74%) C#
6 132 (5.27%) Python
7 61 (2.43%) C
8 49 (1.96%) C++
9 48 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 34 (1.36%) PowerShell
11 31 (1.24%) Ruby
12 30 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 21 (0.84%) Perl
14 20 (0.80%) BeanShell
15 19 (0.76%) Scala
16 17 (0.68%) ANSI SQL
17 16 (0.64%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.56%) VB
18 14 (0.56%) VB.NET
19 11 (0.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 406 (16.20%) CISSP
2 308 (12.29%) CISM
3 261 (10.42%) Degree
4 222 (8.86%) CISA
5 122 (4.87%) Security Cleared
6 108 (4.31%) SC Cleared
7 91 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
8 76 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 58 (2.31%) ISEB
10 55 (2.19%) CCNA
11 44 (1.76%) MCSE
12 42 (1.68%) CRISC
13 39 (1.56%) CEH
14 38 (1.52%) MCSA
15 36 (1.44%) CISMP
16 35 (1.40%) CCNP
17 30 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
18 29 (1.16%) GIAC
19 27 (1.08%) GPEN
20 26 (1.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 392 (15.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 258 (10.30%) PCI DSS
3 147 (5.87%) QA
4 122 (4.87%) GDPR
5 112 (4.47%) SLA
6 54 (2.15%) Data Quality
7 52 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
8 31 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 29 (1.16%) COBIT
10 28 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 24 (0.96%) ISO 9001
12 21 (0.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 21 (0.84%) SDET
13 20 (0.80%) ISO27002
14 16 (0.64%) GPG13
14 16 (0.64%) RMADS
15 11 (0.44%) PMO
16 10 (0.40%) WCAG
17 8 (0.32%) ISO 9000
18 7 (0.28%) GCP
System Software
1 185 (7.38%) Active Directory
2 147 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 26 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (0.68%) Docker
6 16 (0.64%) vSphere
7 15 (0.60%) Xen
8 8 (0.32%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.20%) XenApp
10 5 (0.20%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.16%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.12%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.12%) XenServer
13 2 (0.080%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.080%) Firmware
13 2 (0.080%) HDFS
13 2 (0.080%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.080%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (1.48%) SCCM
2 31 (1.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 25 (1.00%) Puppet
4 24 (0.96%) NetBackup
5 16 (0.64%) SCDPM
6 15 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 14 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (0.56%) SCOM
8 13 (0.52%) Ansible
9 12 (0.48%) AirWatch
10 9 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
11 7 (0.28%) Nagios
12 6 (0.24%) Nessus
12 6 (0.24%) Terraform
13 5 (0.20%) Nexpose
13 5 (0.20%) QRadar
13 5 (0.20%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.16%) Kibana
14 4 (0.16%) Packer
14 4 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 398 (15.88%) Microsoft
2 193 (7.70%) VMware
3 131 (5.23%) Oracle
4 112 (4.47%) Cisco
5 73 (2.91%) NetApp
6 47 (1.88%) HP
7 43 (1.72%) Tableau
8 41 (1.64%) IBM
9 40 (1.60%) Google
10 38 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 33 (1.32%) SAP
12 32 (1.28%) Apple
13 29 (1.16%) Juniper
14 28 (1.12%) CheckPoint
14 28 (1.12%) EMC
15 27 (1.08%) Sophos
15 27 (1.08%) Zend
16 25 (1.00%) Adobe
16 25 (1.00%) Veeam
17 23 (0.92%) Citrix
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