Period
to 25 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for GDPR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GDPR over the 6 months to 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 260 268
Rank change year-on-year +104 +8 +153
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 121 296 326
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.49% 1.14% 1.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.12% 8.17% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 102 250 287
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £29,975 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,625 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -8.33%

GDPR is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 998 3,624 3,946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.33% 14.02% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 783 2,665 3,134
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GDPR as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the South East

GDPR
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GDPR in the South East.

Salary trend for GDPR in the South East

GDPR
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing GDPR in the South East over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the South East

GDPR
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 GDPR within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 September 2020. 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 +147 56 £62,500 +13.64% 20
Berkshire +117 41 £62,500 +16.28% 13
Surrey +61 16 £75,000 +25.00% 3
West Sussex +38 14 £49,500 -8.33% 1
Kent +60 13 £34,250 +24.55% 2
Hampshire +51 13 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Buckinghamshire +73 12 £50,000 -13.04% 5
East Sussex +28 7 £45,000 -5.26%
Oxfordshire +55 3 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Middlesex +10 2 £45,000 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2020, IT jobs citing GDPR 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 GDPR.

1 55 (45.45%) Information Security
2 53 (43.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 46 (38.02%) Azure
4 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 32 (26.45%) Data Protection
6 27 (22.31%) Management Information System
7 26 (21.49%) Finance
8 25 (20.66%) Firewall
8 25 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (19.83%) AWS
9 24 (19.83%) NIST
10 23 (19.01%) Security Management
10 23 (19.01%) SQL
10 23 (19.01%) Python
11 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
11 21 (17.36%) Information Security Management
12 20 (16.53%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (15.70%) Windows
13 19 (15.70%) Linux
14 18 (14.88%) DevOps
15 17 (14.05%) PCI DSS
15 17 (14.05%) SLA
15 17 (14.05%) CISSP
15 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (13.22%) ISMS
16 16 (13.22%) CISM
16 16 (13.22%) Risk Management
16 16 (13.22%) SaaS
16 16 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (13.22%) Office 365

GDPR
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 8 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.48%) Confluence
3 2 (1.65%) Apache
3 2 (1.65%) Apache Synapse
3 2 (1.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Carpe Diem
1 4 (3.31%) Eloqua
2 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.83%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 46 (38.02%) Azure
2 24 (19.83%) AWS
3 16 (13.22%) Office 365
3 16 (13.22%) SaaS
4 14 (11.57%) Power Platform
5 12 (9.92%) PowerApps
6 10 (8.26%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (8.26%) Serverless
7 9 (7.44%) Azure Functions
7 9 (7.44%) IaaS
7 9 (7.44%) PaaS
8 6 (4.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (4.96%) OneDrive
9 3 (2.48%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.65%) Azure Machine Learning
10 2 (1.65%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (20.66%) Firewall
2 15 (12.40%) DNS
2 15 (12.40%) VPN
3 11 (9.09%) Internet
3 11 (9.09%) Wireless
4 7 (5.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (5.79%) Network Security
5 6 (4.96%) WAN
6 4 (3.31%) LAN
7 3 (2.48%) DHCP
7 3 (2.48%) Wireless Security
8 2 (1.65%) FTP
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.83%) DWDM
9 1 (0.83%) MPLS
9 1 (0.83%) Skype
9 1 (0.83%) VoIP
9 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.13%) OLTP
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.31%) Power BI
6 3 (2.48%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.48%) QlikView
6 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.65%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.65%) GIS
7 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.65%) OLAP
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.65%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (11.57%) JIRA
2 6 (4.96%) Burp Suite
2 6 (4.96%) Metasploit
3 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.48%) Subversion
5 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.65%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
General
1 26 (21.49%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Legal
3 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.13%) Public Sector
5 4 (3.31%) Marketing
6 3 (2.48%) Aerospace
6 3 (2.48%) Korean Language
7 2 (1.65%) Back Office
7 2 (1.65%) Electronics
7 2 (1.65%) Law
7 2 (1.65%) Police
8 1 (0.83%) Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Local Government
8 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.83%) Publishing
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (14.05%) Analyst
2 16 (13.22%) Architect
3 14 (11.57%) Security Manager
4 11 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 11 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 11 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 10 (8.26%) IT Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Compliance Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Security Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.96%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Data Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (4.96%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Operations Manager
8 6 (4.96%) Penetration Tester
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Tester
8 6 (4.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.79%) .NET
2 5 (4.13%) XML
3 4 (3.31%) CSS
3 4 (3.31%) RESTful
4 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.48%) EDI
4 3 (2.48%) HTML
4 3 (2.48%) JSON
5 2 (1.65%) .NET Core
5 2 (1.65%) REST
5 2 (1.65%) SOAP
5 2 (1.65%) WCF
5 2 (1.65%) Web Services
6 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.83%) LESS
6 1 (0.83%) Node.js
6 1 (0.83%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.83%) React
6 1 (0.83%) Sass
6 1 (0.83%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.31%) Management Information System
2 16 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.79%) Cloud Native
3 7 (5.79%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.96%) PKI
4 6 (4.96%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.48%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (2.48%) NHS
6 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.83%) CMDB
7 1 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.83%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.70%) Linux
1 19 (15.70%) Windows
2 13 (10.74%) Unix
3 10 (8.26%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.61%) Solaris
5 6 (4.96%) Kali Linux
6 4 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) AIX
8 1 (0.83%) Android
8 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.45%) Information Security
2 32 (26.45%) Data Protection
3 25 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (19.01%) Security Management
5 21 (17.36%) Information Security Management
6 20 (16.53%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (14.88%) DevOps
8 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (13.22%) ISMS
9 16 (13.22%) Risk Management
10 14 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (10.74%) ITIL
12 12 (9.92%) Enterprise Architecture
12 12 (9.92%) Open Source
12 12 (9.92%) Threat Modelling
13 11 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (9.09%) Data Security
13 11 (9.09%) Task Automation
14 10 (8.26%) Data Modelling
14 10 (8.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.01%) Python
1 23 (19.01%) SQL
2 15 (12.40%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.79%) Java
4 5 (4.13%) C#
4 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.13%) PHP
5 4 (3.31%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.31%) C
5 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.48%) Perl
7 2 (1.65%) VBScript
8 1 (0.83%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (0.83%) C++
8 1 (0.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (14.05%) CISSP
2 16 (13.22%) CISM
3 9 (7.44%) Degree
4 7 (5.79%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.96%) CEH
5 6 (4.96%) CREST Certified
5 6 (4.96%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.13%) CISA
6 5 (4.13%) MCSE
6 5 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.31%) CRISC
8 3 (2.48%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.83%) CCNP
9 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.83%) CISMP
9 1 (0.83%) ISEB
9 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (43.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (19.83%) NIST
3 17 (14.05%) PCI DSS
3 17 (14.05%) SLA
4 14 (11.57%) NIST 800
5 9 (7.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (5.79%) Data Quality
7 6 (4.96%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (3.31%) Government Security Classifications
8 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (2.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (2.48%) GAMP
9 3 (2.48%) HIPAA
9 3 (2.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (2.48%) QA
10 2 (1.65%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.83%) Good Clinical Practice
11 1 (0.83%) IFRS
11 1 (0.83%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 13 (10.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.31%) vSphere
3 3 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.65%) Docker
4 2 (1.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Terraform
2 4 (3.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (3.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (2.48%) Ansible
3 3 (2.48%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (2.48%) SELinux
4 2 (1.65%) SCCM
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.40%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (6.61%) VMware
4 6 (4.96%) Forcepoint
4 6 (4.96%) Oracle
4 6 (4.96%) SolarWinds
5 5 (4.13%) Sun
5 5 (4.13%) Symantec
5 5 (4.13%) Tableau
6 4 (3.31%) HubSpot
6 4 (3.31%) iManage
6 4 (3.31%) Marketo
6 4 (3.31%) Pardot
7 3 (2.48%) Cisco
7 3 (2.48%) Citrix
7 3 (2.48%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.48%) Veritas
8 2 (1.65%) Google
8 2 (1.65%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.83%) Zend