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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 71 89
Rank change year-on-year -5 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 7 37 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.87% 3.25% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 3.57% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 33 10
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £24,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £43,300 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  

Data Protection is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 714 1035 802
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 88.81% 90.87% 83.80%
Number of salaries quoted 585 895 713
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £29,590
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Data Protection as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling 0 2 £43,750 +2.94%
Data Protection
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (40.00%) Information Security
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) ISMS
2 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter
3 2 (20.00%) Sass
3 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) COBIT
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) RIP
3 1 (10.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Information Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Information Officer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) Sass
2 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CCTV
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) ISMS
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISM
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) COBIT
3 2 (20.00%) GDPR
3 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper