Period
to 20 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR)
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 94 126
Rank change year-on-year +31 +32 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 22 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.50% 1.10% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.47% 8.28% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 4
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £38,750 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -11.43% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £58,000 £59,625 £45,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £58,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.53% +11.43% -

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 Kent with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 113 169 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 12.86% 13.23% 10.67%
Number of salaries quoted 103 143 148
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -0.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,150 £26,000
90th Percentile £64,750 £70,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Kent

GDPR
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for GDPR in Kent

GDPR
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in Kent over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Kent

GDPR
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Chatham 0 10 £32,500 -13.33%
Dartford - 3 - - 1
Queenborough - 3 £37,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +15 2 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Canterbury - 1 £50,000 -
GDPR
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 17 (77.27%) Information Security
1 17 (77.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 12 (54.55%) Data Security
3 12 (54.55%) ITIL
3 12 (54.55%) SIEM
4 10 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
4 10 (45.45%) Data Protection
4 10 (45.45%) SLA
4 10 (45.45%) Firewall
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
7 7 (31.82%) CISSP
7 7 (31.82%) VMware
8 6 (27.27%) Fintech
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) Linux
10 4 (18.18%) ERP
10 4 (18.18%) Perl
10 4 (18.18%) ISMS
10 4 (18.18%) Network Security
10 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Security Operations
10 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
10 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell

GDPR
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:

Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) NetSuite
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Power BI
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
1 12 (54.55%) Security Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) IT Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Information Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Information Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Information Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Data Manager
4 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Governance Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Governance Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) ERP Support
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (27.27%) Fintech
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Information Security
2 12 (54.55%) Data Security
2 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 12 (54.55%) SIEM
3 10 (45.45%) Data Protection
3 10 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (36.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (18.18%) ERP
6 4 (18.18%) ISMS
6 4 (18.18%) OWASP
6 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (18.18%) Security Operations
7 3 (13.64%) Data Entry
7 3 (13.64%) Data Management
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.64%) Email Filtering
7 3 (13.64%) Logistics
7 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 4 (18.18%) Perl
1 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) CISSP
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.64%) CISM
3 3 (13.64%) MCSA
3 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 3 (13.64%) SSCP
4 1 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (77.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (45.45%) SLA
3 4 (18.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
5 2 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle