Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 295 206 146
Rank change year-on-year -89 -60 +152
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 255 451 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 1.55% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.74% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 216 406 702
South East median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,040
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +1.10% -1.08%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,770 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +11.54% +14.94% -3.33%

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 26,311 25,994 32,057
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.47% 89.28% 89.05%
Number of salaries quoted 21,739 21,412 26,818
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,100 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.20% - +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -69 117 £45,000 +12.50% 29
Surrey 0 71 £51,250 -14.58% 17
Berkshire -89 47 £52,500 +23.53% 7
Hampshire -53 44 £67,500 +68.75% 10
Buckinghamshire +37 42 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Oxfordshire -31 28 £49,750 +42.14% 8
East Sussex -18 8 £65,000 -1.89% 2
Kent +3 7 £32,500 -13.33% 6
West Sussex -38 7 £46,250 +4.23% 6
Sussex - 2 £75,000 -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 115 (45.10%) GDPR
2 96 (37.65%) Information Security
3 60 (23.53%) Finance
4 56 (21.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 53 (20.78%) Risk Management
5 53 (20.78%) Linux
6 49 (19.22%) Degree
6 49 (19.22%) Data Protection Act
7 45 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (17.25%) Management Information System
9 43 (16.86%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (16.86%) Microsoft
9 43 (16.86%) CISSP
10 42 (16.47%) Windows
11 40 (15.69%) ITIL
12 36 (14.12%) Cybersecurity
13 35 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
14 30 (11.76%) Legal
15 29 (11.37%) SQL
16 28 (10.98%) SLA
16 28 (10.98%) Business Continuity
16 28 (10.98%) PCI DSS
17 27 (10.59%) SaaS
17 27 (10.59%) CISM
17 27 (10.59%) JavaScript
17 27 (10.59%) Data Centre
18 26 (10.20%) Data Privacy
18 26 (10.20%) AngularJS
19 25 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 25 (9.80%) Scrum

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 16 (6.27%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.71%) IIS
3 4 (1.57%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.39%) nginx
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.39%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.39%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 15 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.39%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.39%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 35 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (10.59%) SaaS
3 25 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (7.45%) AWS Lambda
4 19 (7.45%) DigitalOcean
4 19 (7.45%) Serverless
5 15 (5.88%) Office 365
6 10 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.57%) IaaS
7 4 (1.57%) npm
7 4 (1.57%) PaaS
8 3 (1.18%) GitHub
8 3 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.39%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.41%) Firewall
2 16 (6.27%) TCP/IP
3 15 (5.88%) Network Security
4 12 (4.71%) LAN
5 11 (4.31%) VPN
6 9 (3.53%) WAN
7 8 (3.14%) DNS
7 8 (3.14%) SAN
7 8 (3.14%) Wireless
8 7 (2.75%) IPsec
8 7 (2.75%) SSL
9 6 (2.35%) NetScaler
10 5 (1.96%) DHCP
10 5 (1.96%) Internet
10 5 (1.96%) Intranet
11 3 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.18%) NAS
11 3 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.84%) MySQL
2 19 (7.45%) Redis
3 16 (6.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 14 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.92%) Big Data
7 8 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.96%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.18%) Power BI
10 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.39%) MS Access
11 1 (0.39%) NewSQL
11 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.57%) Bower
3 4 (1.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.57%) gulp
3 4 (1.57%) Mocha
3 4 (1.57%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.18%) JIRA
5 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.78%) Selenium
6 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.39%) Gradle
6 1 (0.39%) JUnit
6 1 (0.39%) Mockito
6 1 (0.39%) Protractor
6 1 (0.39%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.39%) Subversion
6 1 (0.39%) Toad
6 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (23.53%) Finance
2 30 (11.76%) Legal
3 19 (7.45%) Hindi Language
3 19 (7.45%) Punjabi Language
3 19 (7.45%) Urdu Language
4 13 (5.10%) Law
5 11 (4.31%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.92%) Marketing
7 8 (3.14%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.35%) Retail
9 5 (1.96%) Local Government
10 2 (0.78%) Banking
10 2 (0.78%) Publishing
11 1 (0.39%) Advertising
11 1 (0.39%) Back Office
11 1 (0.39%) Electronics
11 1 (0.39%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 37 (14.51%) Analyst
2 30 (11.76%) Developer
3 24 (9.41%) Security Analyst
4 22 (8.63%) Consultant
5 18 (7.06%) Information Security Officer
5 18 (7.06%) Security Officer
6 15 (5.88%) Information Manager
6 15 (5.88%) Security Consultant
7 14 (5.49%) Architect
7 14 (5.49%) Security Manager
8 13 (5.10%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.71%) Data Manager
9 12 (4.71%) Data Protection Manager
9 12 (4.71%) Information Security Manager
9 12 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.71%) IT Manager
9 12 (4.71%) Project Manager
10 11 (4.31%) Head of Information
10 11 (4.31%) Information Analyst
10 11 (4.31%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.20%) AngularJS
2 24 (9.41%) CSS
2 24 (9.41%) HTML
3 23 (9.02%) Node.js
4 15 (5.88%) Express
4 15 (5.88%) Sails.js
5 9 (3.53%) MEAN Stack
6 6 (2.35%) Vue.js
7 5 (1.96%) CSS3
7 5 (1.96%) HTML5
7 5 (1.96%) React
8 4 (1.57%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
8 4 (1.57%) LESS
8 4 (1.57%) Sass
8 4 (1.57%) WebSockets
9 3 (1.18%) .NET
10 2 (0.78%) CGI
10 2 (0.78%) J2EE
11 1 (0.39%) JSP
11 1 (0.39%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.22%) Data Protection Act
2 44 (17.25%) Management Information System
3 27 (10.59%) Data Centre
4 20 (7.84%) User Experience
5 18 (7.06%) NHS
6 13 (5.10%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.92%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.92%) Private Cloud
8 10 (3.92%) Public Cloud
9 8 (3.14%) Cyberattack
10 5 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.96%) PKI
10 5 (1.96%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.96%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.57%) SCADA
12 3 (1.18%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (1.18%) Life Science
13 2 (0.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.78%) Linux
2 42 (16.47%) Windows
3 14 (5.49%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.53%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.35%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.18%) Unix
7 3 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.39%) CentOS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (37.65%) Information Security
2 53 (20.78%) Risk Management
3 45 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (16.86%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (15.69%) ITIL
6 36 (14.12%) Cybersecurity
7 28 (10.98%) Business Continuity
8 26 (10.20%) Data Privacy
9 25 (9.80%) Scrum
10 24 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (8.63%) Identity Access Management
12 21 (8.24%) Security Management
12 21 (8.24%) SIEM
12 21 (8.24%) Vulnerability Management
13 20 (7.84%) Project Management
14 19 (7.45%) Data Security
14 19 (7.45%) Web Development
15 18 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (6.67%) Service Management
17 16 (6.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.37%) SQL
2 27 (10.59%) JavaScript
3 19 (7.45%) ES6
3 19 (7.45%) PHP
4 17 (6.67%) Python
5 15 (5.88%) ES8
6 14 (5.49%) PowerShell
7 11 (4.31%) Perl
8 10 (3.92%) C
9 6 (2.35%) Java
10 5 (1.96%) C++
11 3 (1.18%) C#
12 1 (0.39%) Ruby
12 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.39%) VB
12 1 (0.39%) VBA
12 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (19.22%) Degree
2 43 (16.86%) CISSP
3 27 (10.59%) CISM
4 19 (7.45%) CISA
4 19 (7.45%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.67%) CEH
6 13 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (3.53%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (3.53%) SSCP
10 8 (3.14%) MCSE
11 6 (2.35%) CCNP
11 6 (2.35%) CRISC
11 6 (2.35%) RHCSA
12 5 (1.96%) APMP
12 5 (1.96%) CCNA
12 5 (1.96%) CESG Certified Professional
12 5 (1.96%) ISEB
13 3 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (45.10%) GDPR
2 56 (21.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (10.98%) PCI DSS
3 28 (10.98%) SLA
4 15 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (3.53%) COBIT
6 6 (2.35%) QA
7 5 (1.96%) Data Quality
7 5 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (1.57%) GPG13
8 4 (1.57%) PMO
9 3 (1.18%) RMADS
10 2 (0.78%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.39%) GAMP
11 1 (0.39%) GxP
11 1 (0.39%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (9.41%) Active Directory
1 24 (9.41%) Hyper-V
2 21 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.45%) Docker
4 8 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.35%) vSphere
5 6 (2.35%) XenApp
5 6 (2.35%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.35%) XenServer
6 2 (0.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.78%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.39%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (3.14%) vCenter Server
2 6 (2.35%) SCCM
2 6 (2.35%) XenMobile
3 4 (1.57%) SCOM
4 3 (1.18%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.78%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.78%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (0.78%) MOM
6 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.39%) cPanel
6 1 (0.39%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.39%) Plesk
6 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.41%) VMware
3 16 (6.27%) Citrix
4 13 (5.10%) Cisco
5 6 (2.35%) Oracle
5 6 (2.35%) Veeam
6 5 (1.96%) Aquila
6 5 (1.96%) EMC
6 5 (1.96%) SolarWinds
7 4 (1.57%) CommVault
7 4 (1.57%) Veritas
8 3 (1.18%) Google
8 3 (1.18%) HP
8 3 (1.18%) Juniper
8 3 (1.18%) Meraki
8 3 (1.18%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.18%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.18%) Splunk
8 3 (1.18%) Tableau
9 2 (0.78%) ArcSight