Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 69 84
Rank change year-on-year -26 +15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 7 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.73% 2.65% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 2.97% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 7
Watford median annual salary £72,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.82% +7.84% +13.33%
10th Percentile £67,500 £47,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,250 £54,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £72,500 £57,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year +26.09% +63.12% -38.70%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 860 841 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.96% 89.18% 92.28%
Number of salaries quoted 695 698 793
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Watford

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in Watford

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
2 4 (57.14%) CISA
2 4 (57.14%) CISM
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (57.14%) LogRhythm
2 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
2 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) ISO 22301
2 4 (57.14%) GDPR
2 4 (57.14%) Cloud Operations
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 3 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Kerberos
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
1 3 (42.86%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (42.86%) SSH
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Information Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Security Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) OAuth
1 3 (42.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Cloud Operations
2 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
2 4 (57.14%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) CISA
2 4 (57.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) GDPR
1 4 (57.14%) ISO 22301
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) LogRhythm
1 4 (57.14%) Splunk
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Rackspace