Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 250 360
Rank change year-on-year +140 +110 -30
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 277 114 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.74% 0.89% 0.082%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.12% 7.03% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 201 90 7
North West median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% -20.83% +50.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,150 £45,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,875 £75,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.00% -3.85%

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 1,529 1,622 1,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.15% 12.65% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 1,223 1,096
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 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
Manchester +111 157 £45,000 -21.74% 8
Cheshire +98 80 £62,500 +47.06% 6
Merseyside +19 20 £50,000 +14.29% 2
Lancashire +18 18 £25,000 -40.12%
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 North West region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 155 (55.96%) Data Protection
2 143 (51.62%) Information Security
3 140 (50.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 123 (44.40%) Finance
5 121 (43.68%) CISSP
6 97 (35.02%) Business Continuity
7 96 (34.66%) Management Information System
7 96 (34.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 94 (33.94%) Windows
9 90 (32.49%) Microsoft
9 90 (32.49%) Legal
10 87 (31.41%) SQL
10 87 (31.41%) Network Security
11 85 (30.69%) PCI DSS
12 83 (29.96%) SIEM
12 83 (29.96%) Mentoring
13 79 (28.52%) Vulnerability Management
13 79 (28.52%) Web Development
13 79 (28.52%) Due Diligence
14 78 (28.16%) Risk Analysis
14 78 (28.16%) CREST Certified
15 76 (27.44%) Linux
16 72 (25.99%) VMware
17 69 (24.91%) Penetration Testing
17 69 (24.91%) VMware Infrastructure
18 68 (24.55%) Cisco
19 67 (24.19%) SANS
20 66 (23.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 66 (23.83%) Wi-Fi
21 64 (23.10%) Threat Analysis

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 8 (2.89%) Apache
1 8 (2.89%) Confluence
1 8 (2.89%) Tomcat
2 6 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.08%) JBoss
4 2 (0.72%) SAS
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 66 (23.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 18 (6.50%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.25%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) OPENHousing
2 2 (0.72%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.72%) iTrent
2 2 (0.72%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.25%) Office 365
4 5 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (1.08%) Algolia
5 3 (1.08%) Firebase
6 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 87 (31.41%) Network Security
2 66 (23.83%) Wi-Fi
3 16 (5.78%) HTTP
4 13 (4.69%) DNS
5 10 (3.61%) Firewall
6 9 (3.25%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.89%) FTP
8 7 (2.53%) Internet
8 7 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (2.17%) VPN
10 5 (1.81%) SMTP
10 5 (1.81%) WAN
11 4 (1.44%) DHCP
11 4 (1.44%) WebEx
12 3 (1.08%) Broadband
12 3 (1.08%) SSL
13 2 (0.72%) ADSL
13 2 (0.72%) MPLS
13 2 (0.72%) SAN
14 1 (0.36%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.17%) MySQL
3 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.44%) Power BI
6 3 (1.08%) Endeca
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.72%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.72%) Big Data
7 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.61%) JIRA
2 6 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.44%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.72%) Ant
6 2 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.72%) Gradle
6 2 (0.72%) JMeter
6 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.36%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.36%) Hudson
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.36%) Xcode
General
1 123 (44.40%) Finance
2 90 (32.49%) Legal
3 14 (5.05%) Law
4 11 (3.97%) Banking
5 10 (3.61%) Retail
6 9 (3.25%) Advertising
7 6 (2.17%) Billing
8 3 (1.08%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.72%) French Language
9 2 (0.72%) German Language
9 2 (0.72%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.72%) Marketing
9 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 110 (39.71%) Analyst
2 97 (35.02%) Security Analyst
3 76 (27.44%) IT Analyst
4 74 (26.71%) IT Security Analyst
5 69 (24.91%) Senior Analyst
5 69 (24.91%) Senior Security Analyst
6 65 (23.47%) Senior IT Security Analyst
7 27 (9.75%) Developer
8 24 (8.66%) Information Analyst
8 24 (8.66%) Information Security Analyst
9 23 (8.30%) IT Support
10 22 (7.94%) Architect
11 19 (6.86%) Information Manager
11 19 (6.86%) Information Security Manager
11 19 (6.86%) Security Manager
12 14 (5.05%) Security Architect
12 14 (5.05%) Team Leader
13 13 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
13 13 (4.69%) Desktop Support
13 13 (4.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.11%) CSS
1 28 (10.11%) HTML
2 22 (7.94%) Spring
3 21 (7.58%) REST
4 18 (6.50%) React
5 16 (5.78%) AngularJS
6 13 (4.69%) HTML5
7 12 (4.33%) Ajax
7 12 (4.33%) JSON
8 9 (3.25%) Node.js
9 8 (2.89%) Kafka
10 7 (2.53%) .NET
10 7 (2.53%) Web Services
11 6 (2.17%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.17%) HTML5 Canvas
11 6 (2.17%) SOAP
11 6 (2.17%) Spring Boot
12 5 (1.81%) jQuery
12 5 (1.81%) OAuth
12 5 (1.81%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 96 (34.66%) Management Information System
2 64 (23.10%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 23 (8.30%) CESG
4 22 (7.94%) Driving Licence
5 19 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (5.42%) Data Protection Act
7 13 (4.69%) Data Centre
7 13 (4.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 11 (3.97%) Fat Client
8 11 (3.97%) Thin Client
9 8 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (2.17%) Private Cloud
10 6 (2.17%) Smart Meter
10 6 (2.17%) SWIFT
10 6 (2.17%) VLE
11 5 (1.81%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.81%) PKI
11 5 (1.81%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.44%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 94 (33.94%) Windows
2 76 (27.44%) Linux
3 12 (4.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.53%) Android
6 5 (1.81%) Unix
6 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (55.96%) Data Protection
2 143 (51.62%) Information Security
3 97 (35.02%) Business Continuity
4 96 (34.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 83 (29.96%) Mentoring
5 83 (29.96%) SIEM
6 79 (28.52%) Due Diligence
6 79 (28.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 79 (28.52%) Web Development
7 78 (28.16%) Risk Analysis
8 69 (24.91%) Penetration Testing
9 64 (23.10%) Threat Analysis
10 63 (22.74%) Scenario Testing
11 47 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (15.16%) IT Strategy
13 36 (13.00%) ITIL
14 35 (12.64%) Risk Management
15 31 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
16 27 (9.75%) Problem-Solving
17 26 (9.39%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 87 (31.41%) SQL
2 34 (12.27%) JavaScript
3 29 (10.47%) Java
4 12 (4.33%) PHP
5 6 (2.17%) C
5 6 (2.17%) C#
6 5 (1.81%) Python
6 5 (1.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.44%) C++
7 4 (1.44%) Java 8
8 3 (1.08%) Apple Swift
8 3 (1.08%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 121 (43.68%) CISSP
2 78 (28.16%) CREST Certified
3 67 (24.19%) SANS
4 41 (14.80%) CISM
5 39 (14.08%) CISA
6 28 (10.11%) Degree
7 23 (8.30%) Security Cleared
8 10 (3.61%) CESG Certified Professional
8 10 (3.61%) CRISC
9 9 (3.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 9 (3.25%) CCSP
9 9 (3.25%) CEH
9 9 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (3.25%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (2.53%) MCSA
10 7 (2.53%) MCSE
10 7 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.17%) DBS Check
11 6 (2.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (50.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (30.69%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.89%) COBIT
3 8 (2.89%) QA
4 7 (2.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 4 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (1.44%) ISO 22301
8 3 (1.08%) ISO 14001
8 3 (1.08%) ISO 31000
8 3 (1.08%) ISO 9000
8 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.72%) MiFID
9 2 (0.72%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.72%) PMO
9 2 (0.72%) PSD2
10 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 69 (24.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.14%) Docker
3 10 (3.61%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.81%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (1.08%) SQL Sentry
3 2 (0.72%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.72%) MaaS360
4 1 (0.36%) Icinga
4 1 (0.36%) Kibana
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 90 (32.49%) Microsoft
2 72 (25.99%) VMware
3 68 (24.55%) Cisco
4 12 (4.33%) Intel
5 6 (2.17%) Google
6 4 (1.44%) Capita
7 3 (1.08%) Adobe
7 3 (1.08%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.08%) FatWire
7 3 (1.08%) hybris
7 3 (1.08%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.08%) Oracle
7 3 (1.08%) RedGate
8 2 (0.72%) Citrix
8 2 (0.72%) HP
8 2 (0.72%) IBM
8 2 (0.72%) SAP
8 2 (0.72%) Sophos
8 2 (0.72%) Tableau
9 1 (0.36%) Cognos