Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 358 -
Rank change year-on-year +104 - -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 117 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.89% 0.008% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.84% 0.065% -
Number of salaries quoted 96 1 0
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 -
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,000 -
% change year-on-year -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 1711 1530 1667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.01% 12.28% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1254 1187 1349
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £22,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,600 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +57 66 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Cheshire - 27 £42,500 - 2
Merseyside - 9 £43,750 -
Lancashire - 6 £45,000 - 2
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 54 (46.15%) Data Protection
2 48 (41.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (40.17%) Information Security
4 43 (36.75%) CISSP
5 35 (29.91%) CISM
6 27 (23.08%) Finance
7 26 (22.22%) PCI DSS
8 24 (20.51%) CISA
9 23 (19.66%) Project Management
10 17 (14.53%) PRINCE2
10 17 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (12.82%) Data Security
11 15 (12.82%) CRISC
11 15 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (11.97%) Data Privacy
12 14 (11.97%) Legal
13 13 (11.11%) Security Management
13 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (10.26%) Data Protection Act
14 12 (10.26%) Retail
14 12 (10.26%) Risk Management
14 12 (10.26%) DHCP
14 12 (10.26%) DNS
15 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
15 11 (9.40%) Firewall
15 11 (9.40%) Penetration Testing
16 10 (8.55%) Information Security Management
16 10 (8.55%) VMware
16 10 (8.55%) ITIL
16 10 (8.55%) ISO 22301

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 (4.27%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) DHCP
1 12 (10.26%) DNS
2 11 (9.40%) Firewall
3 9 (7.69%) Network Security
3 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.13%) Wireless
5 3 (2.56%) Internet
5 3 (2.56%) SAN
6 2 (1.71%) ADSL
6 2 (1.71%) MPLS
7 1 (0.85%) LAN
7 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.71%) MySQL
2 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.85%) Power BI
3 1 (0.85%) QlikView
General
1 27 (23.08%) Finance
2 14 (11.97%) Legal
3 12 (10.26%) Retail
4 6 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.27%) Games
6 4 (3.42%) Banking
6 4 (3.42%) Law
6 4 (3.42%) Marketing
7 3 (2.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.85%) Advertising
8 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (17.95%) Security Manager
2 18 (15.38%) Analyst
3 17 (14.53%) IT Manager
4 15 (12.82%) Information Manager
4 15 (12.82%) Information Security Manager
5 13 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
5 13 (11.11%) Security Officer
6 11 (9.40%) Security Analyst
7 10 (8.55%) Information Officer
8 9 (7.69%) Data Manager
8 9 (7.69%) Data Protection Officer
9 8 (6.84%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.98%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) Consultant
11 6 (5.13%) Security Consultant
12 5 (4.27%) Audit Manager
12 5 (4.27%) Business Analyst
12 5 (4.27%) IT Project Manager
12 5 (4.27%) IT Risk Manager
12 5 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.85%) SailPoint
1 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.56%) Internet of Things
4 3 (2.56%) PMI
4 3 (2.56%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.85%) FMCG
6 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) PKI
6 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.69%) Windows
2 7 (5.98%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.56%) Linux
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.15%) Data Protection
2 47 (40.17%) Information Security
3 23 (19.66%) Project Management
4 17 (14.53%) PRINCE2
4 17 (14.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (12.82%) Data Security
6 14 (11.97%) Data Privacy
7 13 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (11.11%) Security Management
8 12 (10.26%) Risk Management
9 11 (9.40%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (8.55%) Information Security Management
10 10 (8.55%) ITIL
10 10 (8.55%) Mentoring
11 8 (6.84%) Coaching
11 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
11 8 (6.84%) SIEM
12 7 (5.98%) Business Continuity
12 7 (5.98%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.98%) SQL
2 2 (1.71%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (36.75%) CISSP
2 35 (29.91%) CISM
3 24 (20.51%) CISA
4 15 (12.82%) CRISC
5 9 (7.69%) Degree
6 6 (5.13%) CISMP
7 5 (4.27%) QiCA
8 3 (2.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.56%) SANS
9 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.71%) ISEB
10 1 (0.85%) CCIE
10 1 (0.85%) CCIE Security
10 1 (0.85%) CCNP
10 1 (0.85%) CCSE
10 1 (0.85%) CEH
10 1 (0.85%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (41.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 10 (8.55%) ISO 22301
4 9 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (3.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.56%) Data Quality
6 3 (2.56%) ISO 9001
6 3 (2.56%) PMO
7 2 (1.71%) COBIT
8 1 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.85%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) SCCM
2 3 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (8.55%) VMware
2 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.98%) Citrix
3 7 (5.98%) Google
4 3 (2.56%) Cisco
5 2 (1.71%) Capita
5 2 (1.71%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.71%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.85%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.85%) NetIQ
6 1 (0.85%) Tableau