Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 281 363
Rank change year-on-year +142 +82 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 277 92 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.35% 0.72% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.84% 5.92% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 221 69 5
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,850 £46,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,900 £48,750
England median annual salary £53,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -15.20% +4.17% -

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 1,645 1,553 1,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.97% 12.16% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,279 1,099 1,164
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +86 146 £45,000 -10.00% 30
Cheshire +72 86 £50,000 +17.65% 8
Merseyside +34 26 £53,750 +2.38% 1
Lancashire +25 18 £38,500 -14.44% 6
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 153 (55.23%) Data Protection
2 143 (51.62%) Information Security
3 137 (49.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 133 (48.01%) Finance
5 107 (38.63%) Management Information System
5 107 (38.63%) CISSP
6 106 (38.27%) Legal
7 102 (36.82%) Microsoft
8 101 (36.46%) SQL
9 95 (34.30%) Windows
9 95 (34.30%) Network Security
10 93 (33.57%) PCI DSS
10 93 (33.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 92 (33.21%) Business Continuity
12 90 (32.49%) Due Diligence
13 83 (29.96%) Mentoring
14 82 (29.60%) Vulnerability Management
14 82 (29.60%) Web Development
14 82 (29.60%) CREST Certified
15 80 (28.88%) Risk Analysis
16 77 (27.80%) Linux
17 73 (26.35%) VMware
18 71 (25.63%) Cisco
19 70 (25.27%) Penetration Testing
19 70 (25.27%) SIEM
20 68 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
21 67 (24.19%) SANS
22 66 (23.83%) Wi-Fi
22 66 (23.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 63 (22.74%) 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 11 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.44%) Apache
2 4 (1.44%) JBoss
3 3 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.72%) Moodle
4 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 66 (23.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.53%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.33%) Office 365
4 3 (1.08%) IaaS
4 3 (1.08%) PaaS
4 3 (1.08%) SaaS
5 2 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 95 (34.30%) Network Security
2 66 (23.83%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (4.69%) Firewall
4 6 (2.17%) HTTP
5 5 (1.81%) DNS
5 5 (1.81%) Internet
5 5 (1.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.81%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.44%) LAN
6 4 (1.44%) SAN
6 4 (1.44%) WAN
7 3 (1.08%) Skype
7 3 (1.08%) SMTP
7 3 (1.08%) SSL
8 2 (0.72%) DHCP
8 2 (0.72%) SMS
8 2 (0.72%) VoIP
8 2 (0.72%) WebEx
9 1 (0.36%) Intranet
9 1 (0.36%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.97%) MySQL
3 8 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.44%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.08%) Big Data
7 3 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.08%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.72%) Power BI
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.36%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.36%) Selenium
General
1 133 (48.01%) Finance
2 106 (38.27%) Legal
3 24 (8.66%) Banking
4 15 (5.42%) Retail
5 14 (5.05%) Marketing
6 10 (3.61%) Law
7 9 (3.25%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.53%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.81%) Advertising
9 5 (1.81%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.08%) Games
11 2 (0.72%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.36%) Local Government
12 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (32.85%) Analyst
2 81 (29.24%) Security Analyst
3 73 (26.35%) Senior Analyst
4 68 (24.55%) Senior Security Analyst
5 66 (23.83%) IT Analyst
5 66 (23.83%) IT Security Analyst
5 66 (23.83%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 30 (10.83%) Architect
6 30 (10.83%) Security Manager
7 27 (9.75%) Developer
8 23 (8.30%) Information Manager
8 23 (8.30%) Information Security Manager
9 12 (4.33%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.97%) Information Analyst
10 11 (3.97%) Information Security Analyst
10 11 (3.97%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.97%) Security Architect
11 10 (3.61%) Information Security Officer
11 10 (3.61%) Lead Architect
11 10 (3.61%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.39%) .NET
2 18 (6.50%) CSS
2 18 (6.50%) HTML
3 16 (5.78%) Web Services
4 14 (5.05%) Spring
5 13 (4.69%) jQuery
6 12 (4.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (3.97%) HTML5
8 9 (3.25%) AngularJS
8 9 (3.25%) React
9 8 (2.89%) Ajax
9 8 (2.89%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.89%) CSS3
10 7 (2.53%) .NET Core
10 7 (2.53%) REST
10 7 (2.53%) WCF
11 6 (2.17%) Hibernate
11 6 (2.17%) SOAP
12 5 (1.81%) HTML5 Canvas
13 4 (1.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 107 (38.63%) Management Information System
2 63 (22.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 18 (6.50%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (6.14%) Data Centre
5 16 (5.78%) CESG
6 15 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.97%) Computer Science
8 9 (3.25%) N-Tier
9 7 (2.53%) Life Science
10 5 (1.81%) VLE
11 3 (1.08%) Clustering
11 3 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.08%) EPoS
11 3 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.08%) User Experience
12 2 (0.72%) Fintech
12 2 (0.72%) Freedom of Information Act
12 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 95 (34.30%) Windows
2 77 (27.80%) Linux
3 15 (5.42%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.53%) Android
7 5 (1.81%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (55.23%) Data Protection
2 143 (51.62%) Information Security
3 93 (33.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 92 (33.21%) Business Continuity
5 90 (32.49%) Due Diligence
6 83 (29.96%) Mentoring
7 82 (29.60%) Vulnerability Management
7 82 (29.60%) Web Development
8 80 (28.88%) Risk Analysis
9 70 (25.27%) Penetration Testing
9 70 (25.27%) SIEM
10 63 (22.74%) Threat Analysis
11 62 (22.38%) Scenario Testing
12 47 (16.97%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (16.25%) IT Strategy
14 41 (14.80%) Risk Management
15 39 (14.08%) ITIL
16 35 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (12.27%) Project Management
18 31 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 101 (36.46%) SQL
2 27 (9.75%) JavaScript
3 24 (8.66%) Java
4 16 (5.78%) C#
5 10 (3.61%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.89%) C++
6 8 (2.89%) PHP
7 6 (2.17%) C
8 4 (1.44%) Java 8
8 4 (1.44%) Perl
8 4 (1.44%) Python
8 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.36%) Ruby
10 1 (0.36%) Scala
10 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 107 (38.63%) CISSP
2 82 (29.60%) CREST Certified
3 67 (24.19%) SANS
4 38 (13.72%) CISA
5 37 (13.36%) Degree
6 21 (7.58%) CISM
6 21 (7.58%) Security Cleared
7 13 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.33%) MCSE
8 12 (4.33%) SC Cleared
9 9 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (2.53%) CEH
10 7 (2.53%) MCP
11 6 (2.17%) Chartered Engineer
11 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.81%) APMP
12 5 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.44%) TOGAF Certification
14 3 (1.08%) ISEB
14 3 (1.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (49.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (33.57%) PCI DSS
3 19 (6.86%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (3.61%) QA
5 7 (2.53%) IASME
6 6 (2.17%) COBIT
6 6 (2.17%) PSD2
7 5 (1.81%) SLA
8 3 (1.08%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (24.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.14%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.33%) Docker
4 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (1.44%) Puppet
2 3 (1.08%) Ansible
2 3 (1.08%) Kibana
3 2 (0.72%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Sentry
4 1 (0.36%) CFEngine
4 1 (0.36%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.36%) MaaS360
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) Rancher
4 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 102 (36.82%) Microsoft
2 73 (26.35%) VMware
3 71 (25.63%) Cisco
4 11 (3.97%) Citrix
5 7 (2.53%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.81%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.44%) Meraki
7 4 (1.44%) Oracle
8 3 (1.08%) Cognos
8 3 (1.08%) Sage
8 3 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.72%) Adobe
9 2 (0.72%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.72%) Cadence
9 2 (0.72%) Google
9 2 (0.72%) RedGate
10 1 (0.36%) Dell
10 1 (0.36%) EMC
10 1 (0.36%) Intel
10 1 (0.36%) Sun