Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 85 95
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 8 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.94% 1.17% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.34% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 5
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% -18.37%
10th Percentile £43,750 £49,500 £40,750
90th Percentile £58,250 £57,750 £52,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +41.18% -2.86%

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 716 818 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 83.74% 87.30% 92.09%
Number of salaries quoted 539 722 795
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,900 £29,491 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,050
% change year-on-year -1.96% +8.40% +0.64%

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

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Watford over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 8 (100.00%) GDPR
2 5 (62.50%) IBM Guardium
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
2 5 (62.50%) McAfee
2 5 (62.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
2 5 (62.50%) Imperva
2 5 (62.50%) Database Security
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (62.50%) Varonis
2 5 (62.50%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (62.50%) Data Encryption
3 4 (50.00%) IaaS
3 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 4 (50.00%) SaaS
3 4 (50.00%) PaaS
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Legal
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
5 2 (25.00%) People 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 (50.00%) IaaS
1 4 (50.00%) PaaS
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Head of Security
2 4 (50.00%) Head of IT
2 4 (50.00%) Head of IT Security
3 3 (37.50%) Compliance Manager
3 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Quality Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Cryptography
1 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (62.50%) Data Encryption
1 5 (62.50%) Data Loss Prevention
1 5 (62.50%) Database Security
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Data Privacy
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
3 3 (37.50%) Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) People Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) GDPR
2 5 (62.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) IBM Guardium
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Imperva
1 5 (62.50%) McAfee
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) Symantec
1 5 (62.50%) Varonis