Period
to 21 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for GDPR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GDPR over the 6 months to 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 230 291
Rank change year-on-year +71 +61 +78
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 124 109 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.76% 0.98% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.22% 7.96% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 74 89 53
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +91.46%
10th Percentile £27,281 £27,500 £40,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £79,000 £74,200
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% -3.23%

GDPR is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,105 1,370 1,346
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.64% 12.35% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 780 958 1,023
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,281 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the East of England

GDPR
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GDPR in the East of England.

Salary trend for GDPR in the East of England

GDPR
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the East of England

GDPR
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 September 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +30 42 £55,000 +15.79% 10
Bedfordshire +30 37 £39,500 -47.33% 6
Cambridgeshire +55 27 £55,000 +7.32% 8
Essex +36 17 £50,000 -28.57% 9
Suffolk +16 1 - - 1
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, IT jobs citing GDPR 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 East of England region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 36 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (27.42%) Retail
3 32 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (25.81%) Information Security
4 31 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (20.16%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (19.35%) Data Protection
7 23 (18.55%) Degree
8 20 (16.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 20 (16.13%) Windows
8 20 (16.13%) PCI DSS
9 18 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (13.71%) Cryptography
10 17 (13.71%) CISSP
10 17 (13.71%) Risk Management
11 16 (12.90%) Management Information System
11 16 (12.90%) Symantec
11 16 (12.90%) McAfee
11 16 (12.90%) Marketing
11 16 (12.90%) Imperva
11 16 (12.90%) Database Security
11 16 (12.90%) Varonis
11 16 (12.90%) Data Loss Prevention
11 16 (12.90%) Data Encryption
11 16 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (12.90%) IBM Guardium
11 16 (12.90%) Project Delivery
12 15 (12.10%) Storytelling
12 15 (12.10%) SQL
12 15 (12.10%) Data Security

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (5.65%) CMS
2 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.29%) SaaS
2 13 (10.48%) Azure
3 10 (8.06%) AWS
3 10 (8.06%) IaaS
4 9 (7.26%) Office 365
4 9 (7.26%) PaaS
5 6 (4.84%) Power Platform
6 5 (4.03%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (2.42%) Boomi
8 2 (1.61%) npm
9 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.81%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) Firewall
2 3 (2.42%) DNS
2 3 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.61%) Network Security
3 2 (1.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.81%) DHCP
4 1 (0.81%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.81%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.81%) VoIP
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
4 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.84%) Power BI
2 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.23%) GIS
3 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.81%) Big Data
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) JIRA
2 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.61%) gulp
3 2 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (27.42%) Retail
2 16 (12.90%) Marketing
3 11 (8.87%) Legal
4 10 (8.06%) Finance
5 9 (7.26%) Law
6 8 (6.45%) Advertising
7 4 (3.23%) Games
8 2 (1.61%) Automotive
8 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.61%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.81%) Back Office
9 1 (0.81%) French Language
9 1 (0.81%) German Language
9 1 (0.81%) Military
9 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (16.94%) Analyst
2 17 (13.71%) Head of Security
3 16 (12.90%) Consultant
4 11 (8.87%) Security Analyst
5 8 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.45%) Business Information Analyst
5 8 (6.45%) Head of IT
5 8 (6.45%) Head of IT Security
5 8 (6.45%) Information Analyst
5 8 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
6 7 (5.65%) Communications Manager
6 7 (5.65%) Content Manager
6 7 (5.65%) Digital Communications Manager
6 7 (5.65%) Digital Content Manager
6 7 (5.65%) IT Manager
7 5 (4.03%) Administrator
7 5 (4.03%) Data Analyst
7 5 (4.03%) Developer
7 5 (4.03%) Operations Manager
7 5 (4.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.45%) .NET
2 5 (4.03%) .NET Framework
2 5 (4.03%) OAuth
3 4 (3.23%) OAuth2
3 4 (3.23%) OpenID
3 4 (3.23%) XACML
4 2 (1.61%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.61%) CSS
4 2 (1.61%) CSS3
4 2 (1.61%) HTML
4 2 (1.61%) HTML5
4 2 (1.61%) jQuery
4 2 (1.61%) LESS
4 2 (1.61%) React
4 2 (1.61%) Sass
4 2 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.61%) Vue.js
4 2 (1.61%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (12.90%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.26%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (6.45%) Data Structures
4 8 (6.45%) Public Cloud
5 7 (5.65%) Social Media
6 4 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.23%) Learning Management System
6 4 (3.23%) Online Games
7 3 (2.42%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (2.42%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (2.42%) iSeries
7 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.61%) User Experience
8 2 (1.61%) Wiki
9 1 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.81%) EPoS
9 1 (0.81%) NHS
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 3 (2.42%) Linux
3 3 (2.42%) OS/400
3 3 (2.42%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.61%) Unix
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (25.81%) Information Security
2 25 (20.16%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (19.35%) Data Protection
4 17 (13.71%) Cryptography
4 17 (13.71%) Risk Management
5 16 (12.90%) Data Encryption
5 16 (12.90%) Data Loss Prevention
5 16 (12.90%) Database Security
5 16 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (12.90%) Project Delivery
6 15 (12.10%) Data Security
6 15 (12.10%) Storytelling
7 13 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (10.48%) ITIL
7 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (9.68%) Business Continuity
8 12 (9.68%) CRM
8 12 (9.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.10%) SQL
2 6 (4.84%) C#
3 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 23 (18.55%) Degree
2 17 (13.71%) CISSP
3 12 (9.68%) CISM
4 6 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.84%) CRISC
5 5 (4.03%) CISA
5 5 (4.03%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (3.23%) CREST Certified
6 4 (3.23%) FFIEC
7 3 (2.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 3 (2.42%) CCNA
7 3 (2.42%) CCNP
7 3 (2.42%) CCSP
8 2 (1.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (1.61%) PCI QSA
8 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.81%) PMP
9 1 (0.81%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (29.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (16.13%) PCI DSS
2 20 (16.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 14 (11.29%) NIST
4 7 (5.65%) Data Quality
5 4 (3.23%) HIPAA
5 4 (3.23%) ISO 22301
5 4 (3.23%) ISO 9001
5 4 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (3.23%) ITGC
5 4 (3.23%) PMO
6 3 (2.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.81%) EMIR
7 1 (0.81%) MiFID
7 1 (0.81%) QA
7 1 (0.81%) SLA
7 1 (0.81%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.42%) BitLocker
3 2 (1.61%) Docker
4 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.81%) XenApp
4 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (12.90%) IBM Guardium
2 3 (2.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) Ansible
3 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.81%) Terraform
3 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 31 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.90%) Imperva
2 16 (12.90%) McAfee
2 16 (12.90%) Symantec
2 16 (12.90%) Varonis
3 6 (4.84%) Cisco
4 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.42%) Dell
5 3 (2.42%) IBM
5 3 (2.42%) Informatica
5 3 (2.42%) Jitterbit
6 2 (1.61%) Axiomatics
6 2 (1.61%) Huawei
6 2 (1.61%) Ping Identity
6 2 (1.61%) Twobo
7 1 (0.81%) Aruba
7 1 (0.81%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.81%) F5
7 1 (0.81%) Meraki
7 1 (0.81%) Talend