Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > South East
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 330 233 173
Rank change year-on-year -97 -60 +134
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 244 400 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 1.36% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.55% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 205 364 629
South East median annual salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.29% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,950 £28,225 £23,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +21.05% +6.74% -1.11%

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 26,846 25,844 32,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.71% 87.87% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22,338 21,296 27,746
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -92 101 £50,000 +21.95% 18
Surrey +6 67 £60,000 -14.29% 10
Hampshire -42 43 £56,250 +40.63% 12
Berkshire -92 43 £67,500 +58.82% 4
Buckinghamshire +17 42 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Oxfordshire -45 16 £45,000 +28.57% 6
East Sussex -9 12 £70,000 +12.00% 2
West Sussex -23 12 £52,500 +23.53% 2
Kent 0 6 £55,000 +25.71% 5
Sussex - 4 £75,000 -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 100 (40.98%) GDPR
2 95 (38.93%) Information Security
3 64 (26.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 58 (23.77%) CISSP
5 54 (22.13%) Data Protection Act
6 51 (20.90%) CISM
7 49 (20.08%) Finance
8 48 (19.67%) Risk Management
9 46 (18.85%) Cybersecurity
10 42 (17.21%) Management Information System
11 39 (15.98%) Degree
12 38 (15.57%) Microsoft
13 34 (13.93%) Windows
14 33 (13.52%) CISA
14 33 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (13.11%) ITIL
16 31 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (12.70%) Identity Access Management
17 30 (12.30%) Business Continuity
17 30 (12.30%) JavaScript
18 28 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
18 28 (11.48%) PCI DSS
19 27 (11.07%) Data Centre
19 27 (11.07%) Firewall
20 26 (10.66%) Active Directory
20 26 (10.66%) SSL
20 26 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (9.84%) SQL
21 24 (9.84%) Cyber Essentials
22 23 (9.43%) Data Security

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 10 (4.10%) IIS
2 5 (2.05%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.41%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (8.61%) SaaS
3 20 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.69%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (3.69%) DigitalOcean
5 9 (3.69%) Serverless
6 6 (2.46%) Office 365
7 5 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.64%) IaaS
8 4 (1.64%) npm
8 4 (1.64%) PaaS
9 1 (0.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.07%) Firewall
2 26 (10.66%) SSL
3 22 (9.02%) VPN
4 20 (8.20%) IPsec
5 13 (5.33%) WAN
6 12 (4.92%) LAN
6 12 (4.92%) Network Security
7 11 (4.51%) DNS
8 10 (4.10%) SAN
9 9 (3.69%) DHCP
9 9 (3.69%) Wireless
10 7 (2.87%) TCP/IP
11 6 (2.46%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.05%) Internet
12 5 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.05%) WLAN
13 3 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.23%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.23%) SCCP
14 2 (0.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.15%) SQL Server
1 15 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 10 (4.10%) MySQL
5 9 (3.69%) Redis
6 7 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.23%) Big Data
8 3 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.23%) Power BI
9 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.82%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.41%) NewSQL
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.64%) Bower
3 4 (1.64%) gulp
3 4 (1.64%) Mocha
3 4 (1.64%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.82%) IDA Disassembler
4 2 (0.82%) JIRA
4 2 (0.82%) OllyDbg
4 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.82%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.41%) JMeter
5 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.41%) Toad
General
1 49 (20.08%) Finance
2 20 (8.20%) Legal
3 14 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.33%) Law
5 11 (4.51%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.69%) Hindi Language
6 9 (3.69%) Punjabi Language
6 9 (3.69%) Urdu Language
7 8 (3.28%) Marketing
8 5 (2.05%) Retail
9 3 (1.23%) Publishing
10 2 (0.82%) Advertising
10 2 (0.82%) Billing
10 2 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.41%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Electronics
11 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 43 (17.62%) Consultant
2 39 (15.98%) Security Consultant
3 30 (12.30%) Developer
3 30 (12.30%) Security Manager
4 20 (8.20%) Analyst
5 18 (7.38%) Information Manager
6 16 (6.56%) Information Security Consultant
7 15 (6.15%) Information Security Manager
8 14 (5.74%) Security Officer
9 12 (4.92%) Information Security Officer
9 12 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.92%) IT Manager
10 11 (4.51%) Data Protection Officer
10 11 (4.51%) DBA
11 10 (4.10%) SQL DBA
12 9 (3.69%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.69%) Data Protection Manager
12 9 (3.69%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.28%) CISSP Consultant
13 8 (3.28%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.20%) AngularJS
2 19 (7.79%) HTML
3 15 (6.15%) Node.js
4 14 (5.74%) CSS
5 11 (4.51%) .NET
6 8 (3.28%) Express
6 8 (3.28%) Sails.js
7 7 (2.87%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.46%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 5 (2.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (2.05%) CSS3
9 5 (2.05%) HTML5
9 5 (2.05%) MEAN Stack
10 4 (1.64%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
10 4 (1.64%) LESS
10 4 (1.64%) Sass
10 4 (1.64%) WebSockets
11 3 (1.23%) React
12 2 (0.82%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (22.13%) Data Protection Act
2 42 (17.21%) Management Information System
3 27 (11.07%) Data Centre
4 26 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (7.38%) NHS
6 11 (4.51%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.51%) User Experience
7 8 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (3.28%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (2.05%) Cyberattack
10 4 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.64%) SCADA
11 3 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.23%) PKI
11 3 (1.23%) VAX
12 2 (0.82%) Blog
12 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.93%) Windows
2 22 (9.02%) Linux
2 22 (9.02%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.64%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.23%) Unix
5 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.41%) CentOS
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (38.93%) Information Security
2 48 (19.67%) Risk Management
3 46 (18.85%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (13.52%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (13.11%) ITIL
6 31 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (12.70%) Identity Access Management
7 30 (12.30%) Business Continuity
8 28 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
9 23 (9.43%) Data Security
10 21 (8.61%) Security Monitoring
11 20 (8.20%) SIEM
12 19 (7.79%) Project Management
13 18 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (6.15%) Security Management
15 14 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (5.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 13 (5.33%) PRINCE2
16 13 (5.33%) Scrum
16 13 (5.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.30%) JavaScript
2 24 (9.84%) SQL
3 12 (4.92%) ES6
4 11 (4.51%) C
4 11 (4.51%) C#
5 10 (4.10%) Python
6 9 (3.69%) PHP
7 8 (3.28%) ES8
8 5 (2.05%) C++
8 5 (2.05%) Perl
8 5 (2.05%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.23%) Java
9 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.41%) Ruby
11 1 (0.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 58 (23.77%) CISSP
2 51 (20.90%) CISM
3 39 (15.98%) Degree
4 33 (13.52%) CISA
5 14 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (5.33%) Security Cleared
7 12 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (4.51%) MCSE
9 10 (4.10%) CEH
9 10 (4.10%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (2.87%) CRISC
10 7 (2.87%) MCP
11 6 (2.46%) CCNA
11 6 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.05%) CCNP
12 5 (2.05%) MCITP
12 5 (2.05%) RHCSA
13 4 (1.64%) APMP
13 4 (1.64%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (40.98%) GDPR
2 64 (26.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (11.48%) PCI DSS
4 24 (9.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (6.56%) COBIT
6 14 (5.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (5.74%) SLA
7 9 (3.69%) GPG13
8 8 (3.28%) QA
9 5 (2.05%) Data Quality
10 4 (1.64%) RMADS
11 2 (0.82%) GCP
11 2 (0.82%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.41%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.41%) PMO
12 1 (0.41%) PSD2
System Software
1 26 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 23 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.10%) Docker
4 10 (4.10%) XenApp
4 10 (4.10%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (2.46%) vSphere
5 6 (2.46%) XenServer
6 4 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.82%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.87%) IBM BigFix
2 6 (2.46%) vCenter Server
2 6 (2.46%) XenMobile
3 4 (1.64%) SCCM
3 4 (1.64%) SCOM
4 2 (0.82%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.41%) Marathon
5 1 (0.41%) Mesos
5 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (15.57%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.61%) Cisco
3 20 (8.20%) Citrix
4 16 (6.56%) VMware
5 15 (6.15%) SolarWinds
6 8 (3.28%) IBM
7 7 (2.87%) BMC
7 7 (2.87%) Sonatype
7 7 (2.87%) Veeam
8 6 (2.46%) Black Duck
8 6 (2.46%) CommVault
8 6 (2.46%) Imperva
9 5 (2.05%) Aquila
9 5 (2.05%) Meraki
9 5 (2.05%) Palo Alto
10 4 (1.64%) HP
10 4 (1.64%) Oracle
11 3 (1.23%) Dell
11 3 (1.23%) Juniper
11 3 (1.23%) NetApp