Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > South East
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 186 221
Rank change year-on-year -96 +35 +222
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 319 578 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.01% 1.84% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.10% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 261 518 533
South East median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +3.66% -6.82%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.22% -

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27,614 27,462 35,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.67% 87.20% 87.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22,829 22,465 30,344
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the South East

Data Protection
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection in the South East.

Salary trend for Data Protection in the South East

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the South East over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in the South East

Data Protection
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
Thames Valley -133 135 £47,500 +14.46% 15
Surrey +32 81 £60,000 -14.29% 12
Berkshire -102 78 £51,250 +20.59% 6
Hampshire -15 55 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Oxfordshire -85 38 £37,500 -11.76% 3
West Sussex +2 20 £60,000 +60.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 19 £52,500 +50.00% 6
East Sussex -66 13 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Kent +21 11 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Sussex - 2 - - 2
Middlesex +8 1 - -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT jobs citing Data Protection 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 116 (36.36%) Information Security
2 91 (28.53%) GDPR
3 73 (22.88%) Cybersecurity
4 72 (22.57%) Microsoft
4 72 (22.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 62 (19.44%) CISSP
5 62 (19.44%) Finance
6 57 (17.87%) SQL
7 55 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 55 (17.24%) Management Information System
7 55 (17.24%) CISM
8 51 (15.99%) HTML
8 51 (15.99%) SQL Server
9 50 (15.67%) Degree
9 50 (15.67%) Data Protection Act
10 47 (14.73%) PCI DSS
11 45 (14.11%) Risk Management
12 44 (13.79%) .NET
13 41 (12.85%) C#
14 40 (12.54%) Penetration Testing
15 37 (11.60%) Windows
16 35 (10.97%) CSS
17 34 (10.66%) ITIL
17 34 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
18 33 (10.34%) Firewall
19 32 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
20 31 (9.72%) MVC
21 28 (8.78%) Windows Server
22 27 (8.46%) CISA

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.57%) CMS
2 5 (1.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (1.25%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.57%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.31%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) Demantra
2 2 (0.63%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.63%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.33%) SaaS
3 13 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.25%) Office 365
5 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.94%) PaaS
6 2 (0.63%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.34%) Firewall
2 24 (7.52%) SSL
3 21 (6.58%) Network Security
4 19 (5.96%) DNS
4 19 (5.96%) VPN
5 17 (5.33%) WAN
6 14 (4.39%) IPsec
7 13 (4.08%) Internet
8 12 (3.76%) LAN
9 9 (2.82%) DHCP
9 9 (2.82%) SAN
9 9 (2.82%) SMTP
10 7 (2.19%) TCP/IP
10 7 (2.19%) Wireless
11 5 (1.57%) SCCP
12 3 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.94%) Wireless Security
13 2 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.63%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (15.99%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 14 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (4.08%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.76%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.13%) Big Data
7 9 (2.82%) MySQL
8 8 (2.51%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (2.51%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.57%) Redis
11 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.63%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.31%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (5.02%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.45%) JIRA
3 9 (2.82%) IDA Disassembler
3 9 (2.82%) OllyDbg
3 9 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.82%) WinDbg
4 8 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.88%) Bower
5 6 (1.88%) Grunt
6 3 (0.94%) Android Studio
7 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.31%) JMeter
8 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.31%) Subversion
8 1 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 62 (19.44%) Finance
2 23 (7.21%) Legal
3 13 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.45%) Marketing
5 9 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.88%) Banking
7 5 (1.57%) Law
7 5 (1.57%) Retail
8 3 (0.94%) Games
9 2 (0.63%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Billing
9 2 (0.63%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (19.44%) Developer
2 49 (15.36%) Consultant
3 41 (12.85%) Security Consultant
4 34 (10.66%) Security Manager
5 33 (10.34%) Analyst
6 28 (8.78%) .NET Developer
7 22 (6.90%) Security Analyst
8 19 (5.96%) Architect
9 18 (5.64%) Information Security Consultant
10 16 (5.02%) Information Manager
11 14 (4.39%) Administrator
11 14 (4.39%) Information Security Manager
12 13 (4.08%) DBA
13 12 (3.76%) IT Manager
14 11 (3.45%) Security Engineer
14 11 (3.45%) SQL DBA
15 10 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
15 10 (3.13%) C# Developer
15 10 (3.13%) IT Trainer
15 10 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.99%) HTML
2 44 (13.79%) .NET
3 35 (10.97%) CSS
4 26 (8.15%) jQuery
5 17 (5.33%) Web Services
6 16 (5.02%) .NET Framework
7 15 (4.70%) ASP.NET
8 14 (4.39%) JSON
9 13 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (3.76%) HTML5
10 12 (3.76%) Middleware
11 11 (3.45%) Ajax
11 11 (3.45%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 9 (2.82%) CSS3
12 9 (2.82%) Regular Expression
12 9 (2.82%) RESTful
13 7 (2.19%) LESS
13 7 (2.19%) Node.js
13 7 (2.19%) Sass
14 6 (1.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 50 (15.67%) Data Protection Act
3 34 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (7.52%) Data Centre
5 15 (4.70%) PKI
6 14 (4.39%) User Experience
7 13 (4.08%) Computer Science
8 12 (3.76%) Clustering
9 11 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 11 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
10 10 (3.13%) NHS
11 9 (2.82%) Blog
12 8 (2.51%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (2.19%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.88%) Mobile App
14 6 (1.88%) Smart Meter
15 5 (1.57%) Public Cloud
16 4 (1.25%) Algorithms
16 4 (1.25%) Cyber Defence
16 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (11.60%) Windows
2 28 (8.78%) Windows Server
3 14 (4.39%) Linux
4 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.88%) Android
5 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.25%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (36.36%) Information Security
2 73 (22.88%) Cybersecurity
3 45 (14.11%) Risk Management
4 40 (12.54%) Penetration Testing
5 34 (10.66%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (10.66%) ITIL
6 31 (9.72%) MVC
7 25 (7.84%) Project Management
7 25 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (7.52%) Identity Access Management
8 24 (7.52%) SIEM
9 20 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (6.27%) Security Management
10 19 (5.96%) Business Continuity
11 18 (5.64%) Security Operations
11 18 (5.64%) Web Development
12 17 (5.33%) Security Monitoring
12 17 (5.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 16 (5.02%) Ethical Hacking
13 16 (5.02%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (17.87%) SQL
2 55 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 41 (12.85%) C#
4 25 (7.84%) Java
5 20 (6.27%) Python
6 15 (4.70%) C
7 14 (4.39%) C++
7 14 (4.39%) T-SQL
8 13 (4.08%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.76%) PHP
10 10 (3.13%) Perl
11 7 (2.19%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.63%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.63%) R
12 2 (0.63%) Ruby
12 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.63%) X++
13 1 (0.31%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 62 (19.44%) CISSP
2 55 (17.24%) CISM
3 50 (15.67%) Degree
4 27 (8.46%) CISA
5 19 (5.96%) Security Cleared
6 13 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (4.08%) SC Cleared
7 12 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.45%) MCSE
8 11 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.19%) CEH
9 7 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.19%) MCITP
10 6 (1.88%) CCNA
11 5 (1.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 5 (1.57%) CCSP
11 5 (1.57%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.57%) ISEB
12 4 (1.25%) MCP
12 4 (1.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (28.53%) GDPR
2 72 (22.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (14.73%) PCI DSS
4 24 (7.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (5.02%) COBIT
6 14 (4.39%) QA
7 13 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (2.51%) SLA
9 7 (2.19%) RMADS
10 6 (1.88%) Data Quality
11 5 (1.57%) GPG13
12 3 (0.94%) PMO
12 3 (0.94%) PSD2
13 1 (0.31%) GCP
13 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.31%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (7.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.39%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.82%) Docker
3 9 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.57%) XenApp
5 4 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.25%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.63%) Firmware
7 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.82%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (2.51%) IBM BigFix
2 8 (2.51%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.63%) Marathon
4 2 (0.63%) Mesos
5 1 (0.31%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.31%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.31%) Packer
5 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 72 (22.57%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.15%) Oracle
3 21 (6.58%) Cisco
3 21 (6.58%) SolarWinds
4 14 (4.39%) VMware
5 11 (3.45%) Atlassian
5 11 (3.45%) MuleSoft
6 10 (3.13%) IBM
7 9 (2.82%) Citrix
7 9 (2.82%) Sophos
8 8 (2.51%) BMC
8 8 (2.51%) Sonatype
9 7 (2.19%) Black Duck
9 7 (2.19%) Imperva
10 6 (1.88%) ArcSight
10 6 (1.88%) NetApp
10 6 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.57%) Capita
11 5 (1.57%) CommVault
11 5 (1.57%) Zend