Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 314 342
Rank change year-on-year +106 +28 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 165 59 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.33% 0.45% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.17% 3.97% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 126 38 6
North West median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £41,875
90th Percentile £76,250 £79,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% -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 1,622 1,488 1,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.03% 11.34% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,261 1,066 1,116
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,795 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.47% -2.41% +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 July 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 18 July 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
Cheshire +46 66 £45,000 +18.42% 9
Manchester +28 53 £49,500 -1.00% 18
Merseyside +30 24 £62,500 -
Lancashire - 19 £38,500 - 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 61 (36.97%) Data Protection
2 57 (34.55%) Information Security
3 53 (32.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (24.24%) Legal
4 40 (24.24%) Finance
5 34 (20.61%) Microsoft
6 33 (20.00%) Windows
6 33 (20.00%) CISSP
7 32 (19.39%) SQL
7 32 (19.39%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (17.58%) Project Management
9 27 (16.36%) Management Information System
10 25 (15.15%) SQL Server
11 24 (14.55%) ITIL
11 24 (14.55%) Risk Management
11 24 (14.55%) Security Management
11 24 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (14.55%) PCI DSS
12 23 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (13.94%) CISA
12 23 (13.94%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (12.73%) Network Security
14 20 (12.12%) Information Security Management
14 20 (12.12%) Business Continuity
15 19 (11.52%) PRINCE2
16 18 (10.91%) Active Directory
16 18 (10.91%) Degree
17 17 (10.30%) Retail
17 17 (10.30%) Business Intelligence
17 17 (10.30%) CISM

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 5 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.21%) Moodle
2 2 (1.21%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.21%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.61%) JBoss
3 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.48%) Office 365
3 3 (1.82%) IaaS
3 3 (1.82%) PaaS
3 3 (1.82%) SaaS
4 2 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.73%) Network Security
2 10 (6.06%) Firewall
3 8 (4.85%) Internet
4 7 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (3.64%) DNS
6 4 (2.42%) HTTP
6 4 (2.42%) LAN
6 4 (2.42%) SAN
6 4 (2.42%) WAN
6 4 (2.42%) Wireless
7 3 (1.82%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (1.82%) SMTP
7 3 (1.82%) SSL
8 2 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.21%) MPLS
8 2 (1.21%) Skype
8 2 (1.21%) VoIP
9 1 (0.61%) 4G
9 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.42%) MySQL
6 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.21%) Power BI
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.61%) Big Data
8 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.61%) Flink
8 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 40 (24.24%) Finance
1 40 (24.24%) Legal
2 17 (10.30%) Retail
3 14 (8.48%) Banking
4 12 (7.27%) Marketing
5 8 (4.85%) Law
5 8 (4.85%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.24%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.03%) Advertising
7 5 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 5 (3.03%) Publishing
8 2 (1.21%) Local Government
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (16.97%) Security Manager
2 24 (14.55%) Analyst
3 21 (12.73%) Project Manager
4 19 (11.52%) Architect
5 17 (10.30%) Developer
6 15 (9.09%) Information Manager
6 15 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
6 15 (9.09%) IT Manager
7 13 (7.88%) Compliance Manager
8 12 (7.27%) Security Analyst
8 12 (7.27%) SQL Developer
9 10 (6.06%) C# Developer
9 10 (6.06%) Lead Architect
9 10 (6.06%) Security Compliance Manager
10 9 (5.45%) Business Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.85%) Senior Developer
12 7 (4.24%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.48%) .NET
2 12 (7.27%) Web Services
3 10 (6.06%) jQuery
4 9 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (4.24%) .NET Core
5 7 (4.24%) EDI
6 6 (3.64%) CSS
6 6 (3.64%) HTML
7 5 (3.03%) CSS3
7 5 (3.03%) HTML5
8 3 (1.82%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.82%) RESTful
8 3 (1.82%) WCF
8 3 (1.82%) WinForms
9 2 (1.21%) Ajax
9 2 (1.21%) COM
9 2 (1.21%) React
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.36%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.88%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.85%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (4.85%) Life Science
5 7 (4.24%) N-Tier
6 6 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.82%) CESG
8 3 (1.82%) Clustering
8 3 (1.82%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (1.21%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.21%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.21%) Smart Energy
9 2 (1.21%) Social Media
10 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.61%) iPhone
10 1 (0.61%) Online Games
10 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.00%) Windows
2 17 (10.30%) Windows Server
3 13 (7.88%) Linux
4 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.85%) Android
6 5 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.42%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (36.97%) Data Protection
2 57 (34.55%) Information Security
3 32 (19.39%) Cybersecurity
4 29 (17.58%) Project Management
5 24 (14.55%) ITIL
5 24 (14.55%) Risk Management
5 24 (14.55%) Security Management
5 24 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (13.94%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (13.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (12.12%) Business Continuity
7 20 (12.12%) Information Security Management
8 19 (11.52%) PRINCE2
9 17 (10.30%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (9.70%) Data Security
10 16 (9.70%) Due Diligence
10 16 (9.70%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (9.09%) Presales
12 14 (8.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (8.48%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.39%) SQL
2 13 (7.88%) C#
3 10 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.85%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.42%) C++
5 4 (2.42%) Java
6 3 (1.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.21%) Python
8 1 (0.61%) C
8 1 (0.61%) Perl
8 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.61%) R
8 1 (0.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.61%) Scala
8 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (20.00%) CISSP
2 23 (13.94%) CISA
3 18 (10.91%) Degree
4 17 (10.30%) CISM
4 17 (10.30%) Security Cleared
5 15 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (7.88%) MCSE
7 10 (6.06%) SC Cleared
8 8 (4.85%) CREST Certified
9 6 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (3.64%) MCP
10 5 (3.03%) APMP
10 5 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (3.03%) PMP
10 5 (3.03%) SANS
11 4 (2.42%) Chartered Engineer
11 4 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.82%) MCSA
13 2 (1.21%) CEH
14 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (32.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (14.55%) PCI DSS
3 17 (10.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (4.85%) IASME
4 8 (4.85%) ISO 9001
5 7 (4.24%) COBIT
6 6 (3.64%) PSD2
6 6 (3.64%) QA
7 5 (3.03%) ISO 22301
8 4 (2.42%) SLA
9 3 (1.82%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.61%) MiFID
11 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.64%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.82%) XenApp
5 2 (1.21%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.61%) Docker
6 1 (0.61%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (1.82%) SCCM
2 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.21%) SCOM
2 2 (1.21%) SCVMM
2 2 (1.21%) SQL Sentry
3 1 (0.61%) CFEngine
3 1 (0.61%) Kibana
3 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.61%) Nagios
3 1 (0.61%) Puppet
3 1 (0.61%) Rancher
3 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (20.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.70%) VMware
3 13 (7.88%) Cisco
4 12 (7.27%) Citrix
5 7 (4.24%) Sage
5 7 (4.24%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.24%) Xamarin
6 4 (2.42%) Meraki
6 4 (2.42%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.82%) Cognos
8 2 (1.21%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.21%) Oracle
8 2 (1.21%) RedGate
9 1 (0.61%) Avaya
9 1 (0.61%) Dell
9 1 (0.61%) EMC
9 1 (0.61%) NetApp
9 1 (0.61%) New Relic
9 1 (0.61%) RapidMiner
9 1 (0.61%) Sun