Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 108 107
Rank change year-on-year +19 -1 +28
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 19 15 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.44% 0.89% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.01% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 33
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £65,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.31% +64.56% -20.20%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,800 £24,250
90th Percentile £69,750 £90,000 £46,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,040 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.04% +5.10% -9.09%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1135 1483 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 85.98% 88.17% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1315 1712
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% -1.19%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in Kent

Data Protection
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in Kent

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in Kent over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in Kent

Data Protection
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the Kent 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
Chatham - 10 £37,500 -
West Malling -8 2 £70,000 +45.08%
Maidstone - 2 £51,250 - 1
Data Protection
South East

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 Kent region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 15 (78.95%) GDPR
2 12 (63.16%) COBIT
2 12 (63.16%) ITIL
2 12 (63.16%) Risk Management
2 12 (63.16%) Information Security
2 12 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (63.16%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (57.89%) Statistical Analysis
3 11 (57.89%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (52.63%) PCI DSS
5 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
5 6 (31.58%) Legal
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 3 (15.79%) PMO
9 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
9 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
9 2 (10.53%) Windows
9 2 (10.53%) Data Security
9 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
9 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
9 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (5.26%) PaaS

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) NewSQL
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Legal
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) IT Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) IT Security Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) Security Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) GDPR Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Information Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Security Officer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) JSON
1 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (31.58%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Information Security
1 12 (63.16%) ITIL
1 12 (63.16%) Risk Management
2 11 (57.89%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (57.89%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Security
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) Information Management
6 1 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) OWASP
6 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
6 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (5.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) GDPR
2 12 (63.16%) COBIT
2 12 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (52.63%) PCI DSS
4 3 (15.79%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
1 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.26%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft