Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 243 151
Rank change year-on-year -20 -92 +144
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 316 392 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.12% 1.26% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.40% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 227 342 705
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,832 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,625 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.54% +17.33% -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 25,618 28,025 30,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.00% 89.88% 89.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20,976 23,083 25,216
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +13 169 £50,000 +23.46% 22
Berkshire -9 93 £52,500 +16.67% 13
Hampshire +9 63 £55,000 +37.50% 9
Surrey -13 51 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Oxfordshire +14 43 £70,000 +100.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +39 33 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Kent +31 18 £32,500 -13.33% 1
West Sussex -23 11 £51,250 +7.89% 1
East Sussex -2 3 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 148 (46.84%) GDPR
2 138 (43.67%) Information Security
3 105 (33.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 76 (24.05%) Finance
4 76 (24.05%) Cybersecurity
5 71 (22.47%) Management Information System
6 70 (22.15%) ITIL
7 68 (21.52%) CISSP
8 61 (19.30%) Linux
9 56 (17.72%) Risk Management
9 56 (17.72%) Data Protection Act
10 54 (17.09%) Security Management
11 53 (16.77%) Microsoft
12 51 (16.14%) Windows
12 51 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
13 50 (15.82%) CISM
14 47 (14.87%) Amazon AWS
15 44 (13.92%) PCI DSS
15 44 (13.92%) SLA
16 42 (13.29%) Information Security Management
16 42 (13.29%) Data Centre
17 41 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
18 40 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
19 39 (12.34%) Legal
20 37 (11.71%) Security Cleared
21 34 (10.76%) Network Security
22 33 (10.44%) Degree
23 32 (10.13%) SQL
24 31 (9.81%) Microsoft Office
24 31 (9.81%) Presales

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 13 (4.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.22%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.27%) Apache
4 4 (1.27%) IIS
5 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.63%) nginx
6 2 (0.63%) SAS
6 2 (0.63%) Traffic Server
7 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (9.81%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (5.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.32%) Mathcad
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 47 (14.87%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (8.23%) Office 365
4 23 (7.28%) AWS Lambda
4 23 (7.28%) SaaS
4 23 (7.28%) Serverless
5 16 (5.06%) DigitalOcean
6 9 (2.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (2.22%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (2.22%) Amazon S3
7 7 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.58%) IaaS
10 4 (1.27%) PaaS
11 3 (0.95%) GitHub
11 3 (0.95%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.32%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 34 (10.76%) Network Security
2 26 (8.23%) Firewall
3 16 (5.06%) TCP/IP
4 14 (4.43%) LAN
5 12 (3.80%) VPN
5 12 (3.80%) WAN
6 11 (3.48%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (2.53%) Ethernet
7 8 (2.53%) MPLS
8 7 (2.22%) DNS
9 6 (1.90%) Skype
9 6 (1.90%) Wireless
10 5 (1.58%) Internet
11 4 (1.27%) Intranet
11 4 (1.27%) NAS
11 4 (1.27%) SAN
12 3 (0.95%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (0.95%) SMTP
13 2 (0.63%) DHCP
13 2 (0.63%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.01%) MySQL
3 16 (5.06%) Redis
4 12 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.85%) Big Data
6 8 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (2.22%) Geospatial Data
7 7 (2.22%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.58%) Power BI
9 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.27%) Selenium
4 3 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.63%) JIRA
5 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.32%) Gradle
6 1 (0.32%) JUnit
6 1 (0.32%) Mockito
6 1 (0.32%) Protractor
6 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.32%) Toad
General
1 76 (24.05%) Finance
2 39 (12.34%) Legal
3 20 (6.33%) Law
4 18 (5.70%) Marketing
5 17 (5.38%) Manufacturing
6 16 (5.06%) Hindi Language
6 16 (5.06%) Punjabi Language
6 16 (5.06%) Urdu Language
7 12 (3.80%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.58%) Automotive
8 5 (1.58%) Banking
8 5 (1.58%) Electronics
8 5 (1.58%) Local Government
8 5 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.27%) Retail
10 2 (0.63%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 56 (17.72%) Analyst
2 42 (13.29%) Security Analyst
3 30 (9.49%) Developer
4 28 (8.86%) Architect
5 27 (8.54%) Consultant
6 21 (6.65%) Security Consultant
7 17 (5.38%) Head of Security
8 15 (4.75%) Information Manager
8 15 (4.75%) Security Manager
9 14 (4.43%) Information Analyst
9 14 (4.43%) Information Security Analyst
9 14 (4.43%) IT Manager
9 14 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (4.11%) Business Sales Executive
10 13 (4.11%) New Business Sales Executive
10 13 (4.11%) Sales Executive
10 13 (4.11%) Security Officer
10 13 (4.11%) Support Engineer
11 12 (3.80%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (3.80%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.96%) CSS
1 22 (6.96%) HTML
2 20 (6.33%) AngularJS
3 16 (5.06%) .NET
3 16 (5.06%) Node.js
4 14 (4.43%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.11%) Express
5 13 (4.11%) Sails.js
6 9 (2.85%) Web Services
7 7 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (2.22%) MEAN Stack
8 6 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.90%) Entity Framework
9 5 (1.58%) Kendo UI
9 5 (1.58%) Sass
10 3 (0.95%) CGI
10 3 (0.95%) React
10 3 (0.95%) SailPoint
10 3 (0.95%) Vue.js
11 2 (0.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 71 (22.47%) Management Information System
2 56 (17.72%) Data Protection Act
3 42 (13.29%) Data Centre
4 27 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (6.01%) User Experience
6 15 (4.75%) Security Operations Centre
7 14 (4.43%) NHS
8 13 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (3.48%) Private Cloud
10 8 (2.53%) Cyberattack
11 6 (1.90%) CESG
12 5 (1.58%) Virtual Team
13 4 (1.27%) Fintech
13 4 (1.27%) PKI
13 4 (1.27%) Public Cloud
14 3 (0.95%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.95%) Driving Licence
14 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.95%) Life Science
14 3 (0.95%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.30%) Linux
2 51 (16.14%) Windows
3 10 (3.16%) Windows 10
3 10 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.90%) Windows XP
5 5 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.63%) CentOS
7 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (43.67%) Information Security
2 76 (24.05%) Cybersecurity
3 70 (22.15%) ITIL
4 56 (17.72%) Risk Management
5 54 (17.09%) Security Management
6 51 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
7 42 (13.29%) Information Security Management
8 41 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (9.81%) Presales
10 30 (9.49%) Service Management
11 29 (9.18%) Data Privacy
11 29 (9.18%) Vulnerability Management
12 28 (8.86%) Identity Access Management
12 28 (8.86%) Service Delivery
13 27 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (8.54%) PRINCE2
13 27 (8.54%) Risk Assessment
14 26 (8.23%) Project Management
15 25 (7.91%) Change Management
15 25 (7.91%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.13%) SQL
2 22 (6.96%) JavaScript
3 21 (6.65%) PHP
3 21 (6.65%) Python
4 16 (5.06%) Java
5 15 (4.75%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.11%) ES6
6 13 (4.11%) ES8
7 11 (3.48%) Perl
8 10 (3.16%) C#
9 7 (2.22%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.22%) Scala
9 7 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.95%) C++
10 3 (0.95%) VB
11 1 (0.32%) C
11 1 (0.32%) Ruby
11 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.32%) VBA
11 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (21.52%) CISSP
2 50 (15.82%) CISM
3 37 (11.71%) Security Cleared
4 33 (10.44%) Degree
5 24 (7.59%) CISA
6 21 (6.65%) SSCP
7 19 (6.01%) CEH
8 14 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (4.43%) CRISC
8 14 (4.43%) ISEB
8 14 (4.43%) SANS
9 13 (4.11%) MCSE
9 13 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (3.16%) CISMP
10 10 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (3.16%) MCSA
11 8 (2.53%) GCIA
11 8 (2.53%) GIAC
11 8 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (2.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (46.84%) GDPR
2 105 (33.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (13.92%) PCI DSS
3 44 (13.92%) SLA
4 26 (8.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (5.38%) COBIT
6 14 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (2.22%) RMADS
8 6 (1.90%) PMO
9 5 (1.58%) QA
9 5 (1.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (1.27%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.95%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.32%) GAMP
12 1 (0.32%) GxP
12 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.06%) Docker
5 4 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.95%) XenApp
7 2 (0.63%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.63%) Postfix
7 2 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.32%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) AirWatch
1 2 (0.63%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.63%) cPanel
1 2 (0.63%) CSIRT
1 2 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (0.63%) EMC VPLEX
1 2 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (0.63%) MOM
1 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.63%) Plesk
1 2 (0.63%) SCCM
1 2 (0.63%) SCDPM
1 2 (0.63%) SCOrch
1 2 (0.63%) SCSM
1 2 (0.63%) SCVMM
1 2 (0.63%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 53 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.54%) VMware
3 17 (5.38%) Oracle
4 9 (2.85%) Cisco
5 6 (1.90%) SAP
6 5 (1.58%) Citrix
6 5 (1.58%) CommVault
6 5 (1.58%) EMC
6 5 (1.58%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.95%) ArcSight
7 3 (0.95%) Splunk
7 3 (0.95%) Tableau
7 3 (0.95%) Varonis
7 3 (0.95%) Veeam
7 3 (0.95%) Veritas
8 2 (0.63%) F5
8 2 (0.63%) HP
8 2 (0.63%) MobileIron
8 2 (0.63%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.63%) Proofpoint