Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 356 -
Rank change year-on-year +83 - -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 88 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 0.008% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.58% 0.068% -
Number of salaries quoted 66 5 0
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 -

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 North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1576 1476 1680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.34% 12.11% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1115 1166 1364
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the North West

GDPR
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for GDPR in the North West

GDPR
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in the North West over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the North West

GDPR
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Manchester +34 56 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Cheshire -7 18 £42,500 -10.53% 2
Merseyside +17 5 £42,500 -10.53%
Lancashire - 5 £45,000 - 1
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing GDPR 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 North West region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 39 (44.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (42.05%) Data Protection
3 36 (40.91%) Information Security
4 30 (34.09%) CISSP
5 27 (30.68%) PCI DSS
6 26 (29.55%) CISM
7 24 (27.27%) Project Management
8 20 (22.73%) Finance
9 18 (20.45%) CISA
10 17 (19.32%) CRISC
11 15 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (15.91%) Risk Management
12 14 (15.91%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (14.77%) ISO 22301
13 13 (14.77%) Data Protection Act
13 13 (14.77%) Retail
13 13 (14.77%) Security Management
13 13 (14.77%) PRINCE2
14 12 (13.64%) Internet
15 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (12.50%) CISMP
16 10 (11.36%) Data Security
16 10 (11.36%) Project Planning
17 9 (10.23%) Information Security Governance
17 9 (10.23%) Security Architecture
17 9 (10.23%) Internet of Things
17 9 (10.23%) Coaching
17 9 (10.23%) SANS
17 9 (10.23%) Privileged Access Management
17 9 (10.23%) Penetration Testing

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (2.27%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) Internet
2 9 (10.23%) DHCP
2 9 (10.23%) DNS
2 9 (10.23%) Firewall
2 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.09%) Network Security
4 6 (6.82%) Wireless
5 3 (3.41%) SAN
6 2 (2.27%) ADSL
6 2 (2.27%) MPLS
7 1 (1.14%) LAN
7 1 (1.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.27%) Big Data
2 2 (2.27%) MySQL
2 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.14%) Power BI
3 1 (1.14%) QlikView
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 13 (14.77%) Retail
3 6 (6.82%) Banking
4 5 (5.68%) Legal
5 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.41%) Billing
6 3 (3.41%) Games
6 3 (3.41%) Marketing
7 2 (2.27%) Back Office
7 2 (2.27%) Private Banking
7 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.14%) Advertising
8 1 (1.14%) Front Office
8 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) Security Manager
2 15 (17.05%) Analyst
3 13 (14.77%) Information Security Manager
4 12 (13.64%) IT Manager
5 11 (12.50%) Information Manager
6 10 (11.36%) Security Analyst
7 9 (10.23%) CISSP Manager
7 9 (10.23%) Consultant
8 8 (9.09%) Project Manager
9 7 (7.95%) Security Consultant
10 6 (6.82%) CISSP Consultant
11 5 (5.68%) Architect
11 5 (5.68%) Business Analyst
11 5 (5.68%) Data Protection Officer
11 5 (5.68%) IT Project Manager
12 4 (4.55%) Data Manager
12 4 (4.55%) Information Analyst
12 4 (4.55%) Information Security Analyst
12 4 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
12 4 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (10.23%) Internet of Things
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.14%) FMCG
7 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.14%) NHS
7 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Windows
2 4 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.27%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.05%) Data Protection
2 36 (40.91%) Information Security
3 24 (27.27%) Project Management
4 15 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (15.91%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (15.91%) Risk Management
6 13 (14.77%) PRINCE2
6 13 (14.77%) Security Management
7 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.36%) Data Security
8 10 (11.36%) Project Planning
9 9 (10.23%) Coaching
9 9 (10.23%) Information Security Governance
9 9 (10.23%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (10.23%) Privileged Access Management
9 9 (10.23%) Security Architecture
10 8 (9.09%) Data Privacy
10 8 (9.09%) Information Security Management
10 8 (9.09%) IT Strategy
10 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (34.09%) CISSP
2 26 (29.55%) CISM
3 18 (20.45%) CISA
4 17 (19.32%) CRISC
5 11 (12.50%) CISMP
6 9 (10.23%) SANS
7 4 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.55%) Degree
8 3 (3.41%) CCIE
8 3 (3.41%) CCIE Security
8 3 (3.41%) CCNP
8 3 (3.41%) CCSE
8 3 (3.41%) CCSM
8 3 (3.41%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (3.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (44.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (30.68%) PCI DSS
3 13 (14.77%) ISO 22301
4 8 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (5.68%) Data Quality
6 3 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.14%) COBIT
7 1 (1.14%) PMO
7 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) VMware
2 5 (5.68%) Cisco
3 4 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.55%) Citrix
3 4 (4.55%) Cognizant
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Tableau