Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 143 281
Rank change year-on-year -92 +138 +201
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 409 827 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.33% 2.35% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 2.69% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 361 733 412
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,655 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.22% -5.21% -

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 26911 30785 36727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.45% 87.46% 86.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22139 25549 30361
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 22 November 2017.

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 November 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
Thames Valley -102 174 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Berkshire -81 110 £44,000 +7.32% 4
Surrey +48 96 £57,500 -11.54% 2
Hampshire -35 78 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Oxfordshire -66 46 £35,000 -17.65% 2
West Sussex +11 29 £60,000 +71.43% 4
Kent +23 19 £37,500 -42.31% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 18 £45,000 +28.57% 3
East Sussex -92 11 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Middlesex +11 1 - -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 105 (25.67%) SQL
2 103 (25.18%) HTML
3 100 (24.45%) JavaScript
4 99 (24.21%) Information Security
5 92 (22.49%) Microsoft
6 87 (21.27%) CSS
7 77 (18.83%) SQL Server
7 77 (18.83%) Cybersecurity
8 71 (17.36%) .NET
9 65 (15.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 63 (15.40%) C#
11 60 (14.67%) GDPR
12 59 (14.43%) Windows
13 55 (13.45%) Finance
13 55 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
14 53 (12.96%) Linux
15 52 (12.71%) PCI DSS
16 51 (12.47%) MVC
17 48 (11.74%) CISSP
18 46 (11.25%) Data Protection Act
19 45 (11.00%) ITIL
20 44 (10.76%) Windows Server
21 43 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
22 40 (9.78%) jQuery
22 40 (9.78%) Risk Management
23 39 (9.54%) CISM
23 39 (9.54%) Management Information System
23 39 (9.54%) Penetration Testing
24 38 (9.29%) Degree
24 38 (9.29%) Java

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 11 (2.69%) CMS
2 9 (2.20%) Drupal
3 8 (1.96%) WordPress
4 7 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (1.71%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Apache
8 1 (0.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.24%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (4.16%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.96%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.49%) InDesign
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.98%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.49%) Demantra
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.49%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.49%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.24%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.96%) SaaS
4 6 (1.47%) IaaS
5 5 (1.22%) Office 365
6 4 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.73%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.24%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.56%) Firewall
2 22 (5.38%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.67%) Network Security
4 14 (3.42%) Internet
5 6 (1.47%) DNS
6 5 (1.22%) Wireless
7 4 (0.98%) LAN
7 4 (0.98%) SMTP
8 3 (0.73%) SMS
8 3 (0.73%) WAN
9 2 (0.49%) DMZ
9 2 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.49%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.49%) SAN
9 2 (0.49%) VoIP
9 2 (0.49%) VPN
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.24%) FWSM
10 1 (0.24%) GoToMeeting
10 1 (0.24%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 20 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (3.67%) Amazon RDS
6 15 (3.67%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.67%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (3.18%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
8 11 (2.69%) MySQL
9 10 (2.44%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.22%) Big Data
10 5 (1.22%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.22%) Redis
11 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.67%) JIRA
3 11 (2.69%) Visual Studio
4 10 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.47%) Bower
5 6 (1.47%) Grunt
6 5 (1.22%) Android Studio
7 4 (0.98%) IDA Disassembler
7 4 (0.98%) OllyDbg
7 4 (0.98%) WinDbg
8 3 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.49%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (0.49%) gulp
9 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.49%) Protractor
9 2 (0.49%) Subversion
9 2 (0.49%) webpack
10 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.24%) Moq
General
1 55 (13.45%) Finance
2 24 (5.87%) Legal
3 22 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.40%) Marketing
5 12 (2.93%) Retail
6 6 (1.47%) Banking
7 4 (0.98%) Games
7 4 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.49%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 113 (27.63%) Developer
2 50 (12.22%) Analyst
3 35 (8.56%) Architect
3 35 (8.56%) Consultant
4 34 (8.31%) .NET Developer
5 28 (6.85%) Security Analyst
6 27 (6.60%) DBA
6 27 (6.60%) Security Engineer
7 24 (5.87%) SQL DBA
8 22 (5.38%) Administrator
9 21 (5.13%) Java Developer
9 21 (5.13%) Security Consultant
10 19 (4.65%) IT Analyst
11 18 (4.40%) IT Security Analyst
12 17 (4.16%) Security Manager
13 15 (3.67%) C# Developer
14 14 (3.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 14 (3.42%) Security Architect
15 13 (3.18%) IT Engineer
15 13 (3.18%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (25.18%) HTML
2 87 (21.27%) CSS
3 71 (17.36%) .NET
4 40 (9.78%) jQuery
5 30 (7.33%) ASP.NET
6 25 (6.11%) Ajax
6 25 (6.11%) HTML5
7 22 (5.38%) .NET Framework
7 22 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (5.38%) JSON
8 21 (5.13%) Web Services
9 16 (3.91%) CSS3
9 16 (3.91%) RESTful
10 15 (3.67%) Node.js
11 14 (3.42%) Middleware
12 12 (2.93%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 12 (2.93%) XML
13 10 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (2.44%) LAMP
13 10 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.25%) Data Protection Act
2 39 (9.54%) Management Information System
3 26 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.11%) PKI
5 22 (5.38%) Clustering
6 19 (4.65%) Security Operations Centre
6 19 (4.65%) User Experience
7 12 (2.93%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.71%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.71%) Smart Meter
9 6 (1.47%) Blog
9 6 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.47%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.22%) Cyber Attack
10 5 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.22%) Replication
11 4 (0.98%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.98%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.98%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.43%) Windows
2 53 (12.96%) Linux
3 44 (10.76%) Windows Server
4 20 (4.89%) Apple iOS
5 15 (3.67%) Android
6 8 (1.96%) Unix
7 7 (1.71%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (24.21%) Information Security
2 77 (18.83%) Cybersecurity
3 55 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (12.47%) MVC
5 45 (11.00%) ITIL
6 40 (9.78%) Risk Management
7 39 (9.54%) Penetration Testing
8 37 (9.05%) Security Architecture
9 35 (8.56%) Project Management
10 32 (7.82%) Security Operations
11 28 (6.85%) Web Development
12 27 (6.60%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (6.11%) Fraud Detection
13 25 (6.11%) Identity Management
13 25 (6.11%) SIEM
13 25 (6.11%) Threat Analysis
14 24 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (5.38%) Front End Development
16 20 (4.89%) Data Loss Prevention
17 19 (4.65%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 105 (25.67%) SQL
2 100 (24.45%) JavaScript
3 63 (15.40%) C#
4 38 (9.29%) Java
5 30 (7.33%) PHP
6 29 (7.09%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.87%) Python
8 18 (4.40%) Bash Shell
8 18 (4.40%) C++
9 11 (2.69%) C
10 10 (2.44%) Perl
11 7 (1.71%) ActionScript
11 7 (1.71%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.47%) PHP 4
12 6 (1.47%) PHP 5
12 6 (1.47%) PHP 7
13 4 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.98%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.49%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (11.74%) CISSP
2 39 (9.54%) CISM
3 38 (9.29%) Degree
4 33 (8.07%) Security Cleared
5 24 (5.87%) SC Cleared
6 15 (3.67%) CISA
7 9 (2.20%) CEH
8 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.98%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.98%) MCSE
10 3 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.73%) ISEB
10 3 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.73%) SSCP
11 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.49%) CRISC
11 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.49%) MCITP
11 2 (0.49%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (15.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (14.67%) GDPR
3 52 (12.71%) PCI DSS
4 21 (5.13%) QA
5 20 (4.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 14 (3.42%) COBIT
7 8 (1.96%) PMO
7 8 (1.96%) SLA
8 5 (1.22%) RMADS
9 4 (0.98%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.24%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (7.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.96%) Docker
2 8 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.22%) KVM
3 5 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.22%) XenServer
4 4 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.49%) NFS
5 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.24%) Firmware
6 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 6 (1.47%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.24%) Packer
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 92 (22.49%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.60%) Oracle
3 14 (3.42%) Atlassian
3 14 (3.42%) Cisco
3 14 (3.42%) MuleSoft
3 14 (3.42%) SolarWinds
4 13 (3.18%) VMware
5 10 (2.44%) Zend
6 9 (2.20%) Citrix
6 9 (2.20%) RedGate
7 8 (1.96%) Adobe
7 8 (1.96%) EMC
7 8 (1.96%) Isilon
7 8 (1.96%) Sitecore
8 7 (1.71%) Apple
8 7 (1.71%) Dell
9 6 (1.47%) ArcSight
9 6 (1.47%) Brocade
9 6 (1.47%) Dell Compellent
9 6 (1.47%) Salesforce.com