Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Data Protection
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 102 148
Rank change year-on-year -14 +46 -6
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 25 51 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.22% 1.97% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.21% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 6
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.66% +18.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £34,600 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £86,250 £58,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,655 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.22% -5.21% -

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 1848 2309 2352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.01% 88.98% 85.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1592 1973 1977
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +18 12 £37,525 -9.58% 1
West Wales - 5 £27,500 -
Mid Wales -14 4 - -
North Wales - 4 £36,250 -
Data Protection
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (32.00%) User Experience
4 6 (24.00%) GDPR
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (20.00%) Windows
5 5 (20.00%) SLA
5 5 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (20.00%) DNS
5 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (16.00%) Veeam
6 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (16.00%) MCITP
6 4 (16.00%) Degree
6 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) VMware
6 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
6 4 (16.00%) Information Security
6 4 (16.00%) Linux

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 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
3 2 (8.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.00%) IPsec
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.00%) SNMP
4 1 (4.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Power BI
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.00%) Ant
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Grunt
4 1 (4.00%) gulp
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Data Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Data Scientist
3 3 (12.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Compliance Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Data Compliance Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Information Officer
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Compliance Manager
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) REST
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) LESS
3 1 (4.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) User Experience
2 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (12.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (8.00%) Digital TV
6 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) CentOS
3 3 (12.00%) Debian
3 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security
4 4 (16.00%) ITSM
4 4 (16.00%) Proactive Management
4 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (16.00%) Runbook
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) Actionable Insight
5 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Business Forecasting
5 3 (12.00%) Data Engineering
5 3 (12.00%) Machine Learning
5 3 (12.00%) Physics
5 3 (12.00%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) R
5 2 (8.00%) Groovy
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) Perl
6 1 (4.00%) AWK
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (16.00%) MCITP
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CISM
2 2 (8.00%) CISSP
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CISA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CISMP
3 1 (4.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) GDPR
2 5 (20.00%) SLA
3 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
4 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
6 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (4.00%) IASME
6 1 (4.00%) ISO 31000
6 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
6 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.00%) Ansible
2 2 (8.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (16.00%) HP
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Veeam
2 4 (16.00%) Veritas
2 4 (16.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix