Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 261 368
Rank change year-on-year +160 +107 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 331 116 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.92% 0.88% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.13% 6.88% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 267 96 1
North West median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% - -
10th Percentile £37,200 £34,625 £47,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £78,125 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -3.23% -

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 1,644 1,686 1,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.50% 12.80% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,284 1,227 1,191
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 +111 197 £45,000 -14.29% 40
Cheshire +80 87 £52,500 +23.53% 12
Merseyside +28 26 £46,250 +5.71% 9
Lancashire +26 19 £38,500 -14.44% 5
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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.

1 198 (59.82%) Data Protection
2 188 (56.80%) Information Security
3 182 (54.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 180 (54.38%) Finance
5 146 (44.11%) CISSP
6 143 (43.20%) Management Information System
7 141 (42.60%) Business Continuity
8 140 (42.30%) Legal
9 135 (40.79%) Network Security
10 134 (40.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 133 (40.18%) Microsoft
11 133 (40.18%) SQL
12 128 (38.67%) Windows
12 128 (38.67%) Due Diligence
13 124 (37.46%) PCI DSS
13 124 (37.46%) Web Development
13 124 (37.46%) CREST Certified
14 121 (36.56%) Vulnerability Management
15 120 (36.25%) Mentoring
15 120 (36.25%) Risk Analysis
16 111 (33.53%) Linux
17 105 (31.72%) SIEM
18 104 (31.42%) VMware
19 103 (31.12%) Cisco
20 102 (30.82%) Penetration Testing
20 102 (30.82%) SANS
21 101 (30.51%) Wi-Fi
22 100 (30.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 99 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
24 98 (29.61%) Cyber Kill Chain

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 13 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.72%) Apache
2 9 (2.72%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.51%) JBoss
4 3 (0.91%) Confluence
5 1 (0.30%) CMS
5 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.30%) SAS
5 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 100 (30.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 25 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.93%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.72%) Office 365
4 4 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.60%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.30%) Algolia
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.30%) Firebase
7 1 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 135 (40.79%) Network Security
2 101 (30.51%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (3.93%) HTTP
4 11 (3.32%) Firewall
5 8 (2.42%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.81%) DNS
6 6 (1.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (1.81%) WAN
7 4 (1.21%) LAN
8 3 (0.91%) DHCP
8 3 (0.91%) Internet
8 3 (0.91%) VPN
8 3 (0.91%) WebEx
9 2 (0.60%) ADSL
9 2 (0.60%) FTP
9 2 (0.60%) MPLS
9 2 (0.60%) SAN
9 2 (0.60%) Skype
9 2 (0.60%) SMS
9 2 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.32%) MySQL
3 6 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.21%) Big Data
5 4 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.91%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.91%) Power BI
7 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.30%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.30%) Endeca
8 1 (0.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (3.02%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.51%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.21%) JIRA
4 3 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.30%) Ant
5 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) Hudson
5 1 (0.30%) Selenium
5 1 (0.30%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.30%) Xcode
General
1 180 (54.38%) Finance
2 140 (42.30%) Legal
3 26 (7.85%) Banking
4 13 (3.93%) Retail
5 11 (3.32%) Advertising
6 10 (3.02%) Law
7 9 (2.72%) Marketing
8 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.81%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.91%) Games
11 2 (0.60%) Back Office
11 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.30%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 140 (42.30%) Analyst
2 125 (37.76%) Security Analyst
3 109 (32.93%) Senior Analyst
4 108 (32.63%) IT Analyst
5 106 (32.02%) IT Security Analyst
6 104 (31.42%) Senior Security Analyst
7 101 (30.51%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 35 (10.57%) Developer
9 30 (9.06%) Security Manager
10 29 (8.76%) Information Manager
10 29 (8.76%) Information Security Manager
11 28 (8.46%) Architect
12 18 (5.44%) Information Analyst
12 18 (5.44%) Information Security Analyst
13 12 (3.63%) Security Architect
14 11 (3.32%) Junior
14 11 (3.32%) Project Manager
14 11 (3.32%) Senior Developer
15 10 (3.02%) Junior Web Developer
15 10 (3.02%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.97%) CSS
1 33 (9.97%) HTML
2 28 (8.46%) .NET
3 24 (7.25%) Spring
4 19 (5.74%) HTML5
5 18 (5.44%) React
6 17 (5.14%) AngularJS
7 16 (4.83%) Ajax
8 15 (4.53%) Web Services
9 14 (4.23%) REST
10 13 (3.93%) ASP.NET
11 12 (3.63%) jQuery
12 11 (3.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (3.02%) CSS3
13 10 (3.02%) HTML5 Canvas
13 10 (3.02%) JSON
14 9 (2.72%) Node.js
14 9 (2.72%) SOAP
15 8 (2.42%) Hibernate
15 8 (2.42%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 143 (43.20%) Management Information System
2 98 (29.61%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 25 (7.55%) CESG
4 22 (6.65%) Data Protection Act
5 18 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.93%) Data Centre
8 10 (3.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (3.02%) VLE
9 9 (2.72%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.81%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.81%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.21%) NHS
11 4 (1.21%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.21%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.21%) User Experience
12 3 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
12 3 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 128 (38.67%) Windows
2 111 (33.53%) Linux
3 11 (3.32%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.21%) Android
5 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.60%) Unix
7 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (59.82%) Data Protection
2 188 (56.80%) Information Security
3 141 (42.60%) Business Continuity
4 134 (40.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 128 (38.67%) Due Diligence
6 124 (37.46%) Web Development
7 121 (36.56%) Vulnerability Management
8 120 (36.25%) Mentoring
8 120 (36.25%) Risk Analysis
9 105 (31.72%) SIEM
10 102 (30.82%) Penetration Testing
11 97 (29.31%) Threat Analysis
12 96 (29.00%) Scenario Testing
13 65 (19.64%) IT Strategy
14 60 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (13.29%) ITIL
16 41 (12.39%) Risk Management
16 41 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 36 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (9.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (40.18%) SQL
2 42 (12.69%) JavaScript
3 36 (10.88%) Java
4 16 (4.83%) PHP
5 13 (3.93%) C#
6 11 (3.32%) C++
7 10 (3.02%) C
8 9 (2.72%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.81%) Java 8
10 4 (1.21%) Python
11 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.91%) Perl
11 3 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.60%) VBA
13 1 (0.30%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.30%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 146 (44.11%) CISSP
2 124 (37.46%) CREST Certified
3 102 (30.82%) SANS
4 41 (12.39%) Degree
5 38 (11.48%) CISA
6 19 (5.74%) CISM
7 17 (5.14%) Security Cleared
8 11 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (3.02%) CEH
10 9 (2.72%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.11%) MCSE
11 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.81%) TOGAF Certification
13 5 (1.51%) Chartered Engineer
13 5 (1.51%) ISEB
14 4 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.21%) MCP
15 3 (0.91%) APMP
15 3 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (0.91%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (54.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 124 (37.46%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (3.02%) QA
5 9 (2.72%) COBIT
6 4 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 4 (1.21%) PSD2
7 3 (0.91%) PMO
7 3 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.60%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.60%) MiFID
8 2 (0.60%) SLA
9 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.30%) IASME
9 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 99 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (6.34%) Docker
3 13 (3.93%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.21%) Kibana
2 3 (0.91%) Ansible
2 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.91%) Puppet
3 2 (0.60%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (0.60%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.60%) MaaS360
4 1 (0.30%) Icinga
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 133 (40.18%) Microsoft
2 104 (31.42%) VMware
3 103 (31.12%) Cisco
4 9 (2.72%) Citrix
5 7 (2.11%) Oracle
6 6 (1.81%) Intel
7 5 (1.51%) Google
7 5 (1.51%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.21%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.91%) Adobe
10 2 (0.60%) Cadence
10 2 (0.60%) HP
10 2 (0.60%) Sophos
11 1 (0.30%) AppDynamics
11 1 (0.30%) FatWire
11 1 (0.30%) hybris
11 1 (0.30%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.30%) RedGate
11 1 (0.30%) Sun
11 1 (0.30%) Tableau