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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 73 70
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 6 12 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.90% 1.24% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.40% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 24
Median salary £65,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £20,800 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 549 855 933
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 82.19% 88.51% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1731 3261 3310
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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 3 months to 28 June 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 June 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 +3 1 £70,000 +43.58% 1
Data Protection
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) GDPR
3 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) CISM
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) CISSP
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) ISMS
5 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
5 2 (15.38%) COBIT
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) PMO
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (7.69%) CISA
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Law
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) VMware
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) RIP
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP

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 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
3 1 (7.69%) RIP
3 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) NewSQL
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Information Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Information Officer
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Information Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Junior Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Officer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Information Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) CCTV
1 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) ISMS
4 2 (15.38%) IT Governance
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Management
5 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISM
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) GDPR
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (15.38%) COBIT
3 2 (15.38%) PMO
3 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Chatham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago