Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 121 105
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 +47
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 30 22 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.52% 1.08% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 1.17% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 21
Wales median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -3.61% +38.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £34,250
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.94% -3.33%

Data Protection 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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,779 1,883 2,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.94% 92.44% 88.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,446 1,641 1,960
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Wales

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in Wales

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Wales over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Wales

Data Protection
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
South Wales -5 13 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Mid Wales -10 10 - -
West Wales +25 7 £54,825 +99.36%
Data Protection
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Data Protection 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 15 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) TOGAF
2 14 (46.67%) GDPR
3 13 (43.33%) Degree
4 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (40.00%) MCITP
4 12 (40.00%) VMware
4 12 (40.00%) Windows
4 12 (40.00%) SLA
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (33.33%) Storage Management
6 10 (33.33%) Runbook
6 10 (33.33%) Proactive Management
6 10 (33.33%) Decision-Making
6 10 (33.33%) User Experience
6 10 (33.33%) Problem Management
6 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (33.33%) Service Management
6 10 (33.33%) ITSM
6 10 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 10 (33.33%) ITIL
7 9 (30.00%) Active Directory

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
1 1 (3.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) CTI
2 4 (13.33%) PBX
2 4 (13.33%) Unified Communications
3 3 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (6.67%) LAN
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) webpack
General
1 7 (23.33%) Legal
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Architect
2 4 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Security Manager
2 4 (13.33%) Telephony Architect
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Information Officer
4 2 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Information Governance Officer
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (3.33%) Security Officer
5 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) jQuery
1 1 (3.33%) Laravel
1 1 (3.33%) Node.js
1 1 (3.33%) React
1 1 (3.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (33.33%) User Experience
3 4 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (13.33%) IVR
4 1 (3.33%) Cyberattack
4 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
1 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (46.67%) TOGAF
2 12 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (33.33%) Decision-Making
4 10 (33.33%) ITIL
4 10 (33.33%) ITSM
4 10 (33.33%) Proactive Management
4 10 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 10 (33.33%) Runbook
4 10 (33.33%) Service Management
4 10 (33.33%) Storage Management
5 8 (26.67%) Information Security
6 5 (16.67%) Data Privacy
7 4 (13.33%) Data Security
7 4 (13.33%) Due Diligence
7 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
2 12 (40.00%) MCITP
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (6.67%) CISSP
5 2 (6.67%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) CISA
6 1 (3.33%) CISM
6 1 (3.33%) GIAC
6 1 (3.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) GDPR
2 12 (40.00%) SLA
3 7 (23.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (10.00%) ISO 22301
5 1 (3.33%) COBIT
5 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
5 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) VMware
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) 3PAR
3 7 (23.33%) HP
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 7 (23.33%) Veeam
3 7 (23.33%) Veritas