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

Data Protection
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 201 322
Rank change year-on-year -37 +121  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 1263 1650 1096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.68% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.88% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1467 861
Median salary £50,000 £42,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.95% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 78925 87582 97637
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.72% 88.95% 88.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63638 73140 79819
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 1226 £50,000 +17.64% 202
London +2 532 £59,000 +12.38% 81
South East -44 215 £42,500 +3.65% 44
North West +14 129 £40,000 - 25
Manchester +12 95 £40,000 - 14
East of England +3 94 £50,000 +20.48% 10
West Midlands +29 85 £47,500 +5.55% 8
South West -42 66 £41,250 +10.00% 9
Berkshire -17 65 £42,500 -10.52% 11
City of London +13 61 £65,000 +22.64% 11
Yorkshire -78 61 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Hertfordshire +14 45 £44,000 -5.37% 5
Hampshire -8 44 £40,000 +14.28% 8
Reading +7 36 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Oxfordshire -3 31 £35,000 -26.31% 6
East Midlands -20 30 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Surrey +18 28 £70,000 +7.69% 5
Essex +28 27 £55,000 -
West Sussex +28 27 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Birmingham -2 27 £42,500 -22.72% 1
West Yorkshire -71 27 £45,000 +18.42% 9
Coventry +1 23 £45,000 +50.00% 4
Oxford +11 22 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Sheffield -11 22 £34,000 -15.00% 4
South Yorkshire -16 22 £34,000 -15.00% 4
Crawley +25 18 £42,500 -37.03%
Gloucestershire +4 18 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Bristol -22 18 £35,000 -41.66% 2
Leeds -70 17 £44,516 +27.18% 5
Bedfordshire +25 16 £50,000 +17.64% 3

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 654 (26.98%) Information Security
2 459 (18.94%) SQL
3 457 (18.85%) Finance
4 433 (17.86%) CISSP
5 415 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
6 393 (16.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 378 (15.59%) JavaScript
8 356 (14.69%) CISM
8 356 (14.69%) Data Protection Act
9 339 (13.99%) Microsoft
10 322 (13.28%) Windows
11 316 (13.04%) HTML
12 290 (11.96%) CSS
12 290 (11.96%) Cybersecurity
13 283 (11.67%) SQL Server
14 276 (11.39%) Linux
15 273 (11.26%) GDPR
16 249 (10.27%) Java
17 248 (10.23%) PCI DSS
18 247 (10.19%) Management Information System
19 246 (10.15%) Risk Management
20 243 (10.02%) CISA
21 239 (9.86%) ITIL
22 233 (9.61%) Firewall
23 226 (9.32%) Degree
24 205 (8.46%) PHP
25 185 (7.63%) Project Management
26 175 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
27 167 (6.89%) Windows Server
28 165 (6.81%) Active Directory

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 61 (2.52%) Drupal
2 60 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 51 (2.10%) CMS
4 47 (1.94%) WordPress
5 43 (1.77%) MS Exchange
6 41 (1.69%) IIS
7 40 (1.65%) Skype for Business
8 27 (1.11%) Apache
9 18 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 17 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
12 14 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.41%) SAS
14 10 (0.41%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.29%) Confluence
16 5 (0.21%) JBoss
16 5 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
16 5 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 81 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 14 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
5 13 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.17%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
9 4 (0.17%) Lectora
9 4 (0.17%) Snagit
10 3 (0.12%) SPSS
11 1 (0.041%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 29 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (0.54%) assyst
4 10 (0.41%) Raiser's Edge
5 9 (0.37%) Infor M3
6 7 (0.29%) Sentinel
7 5 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.21%) ResourceLink
8 4 (0.17%) iTrent
8 4 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
9 3 (0.12%) Apache OFBiz
9 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.12%) FastStats
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.12%) Unica
10 2 (0.083%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.083%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 85 (3.51%) Office 365
2 84 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (2.81%) SaaS
4 36 (1.49%) IaaS
5 28 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.62%) PaaS
7 12 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 11 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (0.29%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 6 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.25%) GitHub
12 4 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
12 4 (0.17%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.12%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.083%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.083%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 233 (9.61%) Firewall
2 89 (3.67%) LAN
3 79 (3.26%) SAN
4 75 (3.09%) TCP/IP
5 67 (2.76%) WAN
6 63 (2.60%) Internet
7 55 (2.27%) DNS
8 45 (1.86%) VPN
9 44 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
10 43 (1.77%) VoIP
11 41 (1.69%) DHCP
12 40 (1.65%) Network Security
13 39 (1.61%) Wireless
14 28 (1.16%) HTTP
15 22 (0.91%) NAS
16 21 (0.87%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (0.87%) IP Telephony
17 19 (0.78%) VLAN
18 16 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
18 16 (0.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 120 (4.95%) MySQL
3 92 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 87 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (3.22%) Relational Database
6 63 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (2.19%) MongoDB
8 52 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 51 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 50 (2.06%) NoSQL
11 45 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
12 42 (1.73%) RDBMS
13 41 (1.69%) Oracle Database
14 40 (1.65%) Big Data
15 38 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
16 35 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
17 33 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
18 30 (1.24%) Hadoop
19 23 (0.95%) QlikView
20 18 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 82 (3.38%) Selenium
2 81 (3.34%) Git (software)
3 57 (2.35%) JUnit
4 41 (1.69%) Maven
5 40 (1.65%) Cucumber
5 40 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 38 (1.57%) Eclipse
7 35 (1.44%) WebDriver
8 34 (1.40%) Jenkins
9 33 (1.36%) JIRA
10 20 (0.83%) gulp
10 20 (0.83%) Subversion
11 19 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (0.62%) Grunt
13 11 (0.45%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (0.45%) webpack
14 10 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
15 9 (0.37%) NUnit
15 9 (0.37%) TeamCity
16 7 (0.29%) RSpec
General
1 457 (18.85%) Finance
2 157 (6.48%) Legal
3 135 (5.57%) Marketing
4 70 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 64 (2.64%) Retail
6 58 (2.39%) Law
7 57 (2.35%) Banking
8 23 (0.95%) Games
8 23 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (0.83%) Local Government
10 19 (0.78%) Advertising
11 13 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.29%) Back Office
14 6 (0.25%) Publishing
14 6 (0.25%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.21%) Electronics
15 5 (0.21%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.17%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 494 (20.38%) Developer
2 323 (13.33%) Analyst
3 168 (6.93%) Security Manager
4 167 (6.89%) Consultant
5 147 (6.06%) Architect
6 126 (5.20%) Security Analyst
7 120 (4.95%) Java Developer
8 90 (3.71%) PHP Developer
9 88 (3.63%) Project Manager
10 81 (3.34%) Security Consultant
11 78 (3.22%) Information Analyst
12 70 (2.89%) Senior Developer
13 69 (2.85%) Information Manager
13 69 (2.85%) Information Security Analyst
14 65 (2.68%) DBA
15 64 (2.64%) Security Architect
16 63 (2.60%) Tester
17 62 (2.56%) Information Security Manager
17 62 (2.56%) Security Engineer
18 59 (2.43%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (13.04%) HTML
2 290 (11.96%) CSS
3 144 (5.94%) jQuery
4 131 (5.40%) .NET
5 104 (4.29%) HTML5
6 89 (3.67%) CSS3
7 81 (3.34%) Web Services
8 77 (3.18%) ASP.NET
9 75 (3.09%) AngularJS
10 63 (2.60%) Laravel
11 62 (2.56%) Spring
12 56 (2.31%) Hibernate
13 46 (1.90%) Symfony
14 44 (1.82%) Django
15 43 (1.77%) Ajax
15 43 (1.77%) Flask
16 39 (1.61%) Node.js
17 37 (1.53%) LAMP
18 36 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
18 36 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 356 (14.69%) Data Protection Act
2 247 (10.19%) Management Information System
3 175 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 64 (2.64%) User Experience
6 50 (2.06%) Data Centre
7 41 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
8 40 (1.65%) PKI
9 36 (1.49%) Clustering
10 33 (1.36%) NHS
11 25 (1.03%) Data Structures
11 25 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 24 (0.99%) CESG
12 24 (0.99%) Replication
13 23 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
13 23 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
13 23 (0.95%) Social Media
14 20 (0.83%) iPad
15 19 (0.78%) Public Cloud
16 18 (0.74%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 322 (13.28%) Windows
2 276 (11.39%) Linux
3 167 (6.89%) Windows Server
4 58 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 54 (2.23%) Unix
6 51 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (1.53%) Android
9 35 (1.44%) Mac OS X
10 23 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 23 (0.95%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (0.50%) Solaris
13 7 (0.29%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.25%) CentOS
14 6 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.21%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.12%) Debian
17 3 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 654 (26.98%) Information Security
2 415 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (11.96%) Cybersecurity
4 246 (10.15%) Risk Management
5 239 (9.86%) ITIL
6 185 (7.63%) Project Management
7 163 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 154 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
9 142 (5.86%) SIEM
10 137 (5.65%) TDD
11 136 (5.61%) Security Architecture
12 128 (5.28%) Service Delivery
13 120 (4.95%) Scrum
14 113 (4.66%) Disaster Recovery
15 112 (4.62%) Business Continuity
16 110 (4.54%) Security Management
17 104 (4.29%) E-Commerce
18 103 (4.25%) Test Automation
19 98 (4.04%) Penetration Testing
20 95 (3.92%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 459 (18.94%) SQL
2 378 (15.59%) JavaScript
3 249 (10.27%) Java
4 205 (8.46%) PHP
5 132 (5.45%) C#
6 126 (5.20%) Python
7 50 (2.06%) C++
8 49 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 48 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 45 (1.86%) Ruby
11 34 (1.40%) Perl
12 33 (1.36%) C
13 32 (1.32%) PL/SQL
14 23 (0.95%) Bash Shell
15 15 (0.62%) ANSI SQL
15 15 (0.62%) Scala
15 15 (0.62%) VB
16 13 (0.54%) ES6
16 13 (0.54%) VBScript
17 10 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 433 (17.86%) CISSP
2 356 (14.69%) CISM
3 243 (10.02%) CISA
4 226 (9.32%) Degree
5 95 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
6 94 (3.88%) Security Cleared
7 87 (3.59%) SC Cleared
8 73 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 69 (2.85%) ISEB
10 53 (2.19%) CCNA
11 42 (1.73%) SANS
12 37 (1.53%) CRISC
13 36 (1.49%) CCNP
14 32 (1.32%) MCSE
15 31 (1.28%) MCSA
15 31 (1.28%) SSCP
16 28 (1.16%) CEH
16 28 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
17 26 (1.07%) CISMP
18 24 (0.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 393 (16.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 273 (11.26%) GDPR
3 248 (10.23%) PCI DSS
4 98 (4.04%) QA
5 86 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 77 (3.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 62 (2.56%) SLA
8 52 (2.15%) Data Quality
9 34 (1.40%) COBIT
10 28 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 27 (1.11%) ISO 9001
12 19 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 18 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 15 (0.62%) PMO
15 14 (0.58%) ISO 22301
16 9 (0.37%) ISO 9000
17 7 (0.29%) ISO 14001
18 6 (0.25%) SSAE 16
19 5 (0.21%) GCP
19 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 165 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 96 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.11%) vSphere
5 24 (0.99%) Docker
6 19 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.25%) Firmware
10 5 (0.21%) DFS Replication
10 5 (0.21%) XenApp
11 4 (0.17%) Snort
11 4 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.12%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.083%) HDFS
13 2 (0.083%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.083%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.083%) Xen
13 2 (0.083%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.083%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (1.24%) SCCM
2 24 (0.99%) Puppet
3 23 (0.95%) SCOM
4 21 (0.87%) Ansible
5 19 (0.78%) Failover Clustering
5 19 (0.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 19 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.54%) Nessus
6 13 (0.54%) NetBackup
7 11 (0.45%) Nagios
7 11 (0.45%) QRadar
7 11 (0.45%) WSUS
8 8 (0.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 8 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (0.33%) SCVMM
9 7 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.29%) SCDPM
10 6 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.25%) Terraform
10 6 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 339 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 161 (6.64%) Oracle
3 134 (5.53%) VMware
4 110 (4.54%) Cisco
5 47 (1.94%) Tableau
6 41 (1.69%) HP
7 38 (1.57%) Google
8 33 (1.36%) CheckPoint
9 30 (1.24%) Apple
10 29 (1.20%) Juniper
11 28 (1.16%) IBM
12 26 (1.07%) Citrix
12 26 (1.07%) Zend
13 25 (1.03%) NetApp
14 24 (0.99%) Adobe
14 24 (0.99%) SAP
15 20 (0.83%) EMC
16 18 (0.74%) Palo Alto
16 18 (0.74%) Splunk
17 16 (0.66%) SolarWinds
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension etc
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £47500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £56000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Flex Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits - see below.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Metapack
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Finovate
Salary: To £26k + BENS + BONUS
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benfits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sphere Digital Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
North West London
Hammersmith Medicines Research
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago