Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 429 589
Rank change year-on-year +147 +160 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 312 109 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 0.37% 0.092%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.81% 3.14% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 274 96 23
South East median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -21.54% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £39,688 £43,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% -3.23% -

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 3,996 3,467 5,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.50% 11.84% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,137 2,757 4,139
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,400 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GDPR in the South East.

Salary trend for GDPR in the South East

GDPR
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in the South East over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 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 +92 117 £45,000 -13.46% 19
Surrey +70 78 £57,500 +27.78% 12
Berkshire +30 65 £62,500 +20.19% 10
Hampshire +30 54 £42,500 -29.17% 12
Buckinghamshire +36 35 £45,000 -18.18% 7
West Sussex +37 32 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Kent 0 18 £38,750 -13.89% 8
Oxfordshire +15 17 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Sussex -7 12 £46,000 -34.29% 3
Sussex -10 1 £75,000 +50.00%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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.

1 127 (40.71%) Information Security
2 108 (34.62%) Data Protection
3 107 (34.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 62 (19.87%) PCI DSS
5 61 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (17.63%) Windows
7 53 (16.99%) Management Information System
8 52 (16.67%) CISSP
9 50 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
9 50 (16.03%) Cybersecurity
10 49 (15.71%) Risk Management
11 47 (15.06%) JavaScript
11 47 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
12 44 (14.10%) Firewall
13 43 (13.78%) CISM
14 42 (13.46%) CISA
14 42 (13.46%) ITIL
15 41 (13.14%) Project Management
15 41 (13.14%) Finance
16 39 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
17 37 (11.86%) Scrum
18 36 (11.54%) Linux
19 35 (11.22%) Data Centre
19 35 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
20 33 (10.58%) Business Continuity
21 31 (9.94%) Microsoft
22 30 (9.62%) VMware
22 30 (9.62%) Degree
22 30 (9.62%) AngularJS
23 29 (9.29%) Cisco

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 14 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.60%) IIS
3 4 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.28%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.96%) Apache
4 3 (0.96%) lighttpd
4 3 (0.96%) nginx
4 3 (0.96%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.32%) Confluence
6 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.60%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.64%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 50 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (8.33%) SaaS
4 19 (6.09%) AWS Lambda
4 19 (6.09%) DigitalOcean
4 19 (6.09%) Serverless
5 10 (3.21%) Dynamics 365
5 10 (3.21%) Office 365
6 7 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.28%) G Suite
9 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.64%) IaaS
9 2 (0.64%) PaaS
10 1 (0.32%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 44 (14.10%) Firewall
2 28 (8.97%) LAN
2 28 (8.97%) VPN
3 27 (8.65%) Network Security
4 23 (7.37%) WAN
5 17 (5.45%) DNS
6 15 (4.81%) IPsec
7 13 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (3.85%) Internet
8 12 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (3.21%) DHCP
9 10 (3.21%) SSL
9 10 (3.21%) VoIP
10 9 (2.88%) MPLS
10 9 (2.88%) Wireless
11 7 (2.24%) TCP/IP
12 5 (1.60%) HTTP
13 4 (1.28%) PSTN
13 4 (1.28%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.05%) Big Data
1 22 (7.05%) MySQL
2 19 (6.09%) Redis
3 13 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 11 (3.53%) Power BI
5 7 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.60%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.96%) HBase
9 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.64%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 26 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (2.24%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.92%) JIRA
4 6 (1.92%) Maven
4 6 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.60%) Subversion
6 2 (0.64%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.32%) Protractor
7 1 (0.32%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (13.14%) Finance
2 24 (7.69%) Legal
3 19 (6.09%) Hindi Language
3 19 (6.09%) Punjabi Language
3 19 (6.09%) Urdu Language
4 12 (3.85%) Law
5 9 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.88%) Marketing
5 9 (2.88%) Retail
6 7 (2.24%) Banking
7 5 (1.60%) Advertising
7 5 (1.60%) Local Government
8 4 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (13.14%) Analyst
2 29 (9.29%) Developer
3 27 (8.65%) Security Analyst
4 26 (8.33%) Consultant
5 23 (7.37%) Security Manager
5 23 (7.37%) Security Officer
6 22 (7.05%) Information Security Officer
7 17 (5.45%) Architect
8 16 (5.13%) Information Manager
8 16 (5.13%) Security Consultant
9 15 (4.81%) Information Analyst
9 15 (4.81%) Information Security Analyst
10 14 (4.49%) Compliance Manager
10 14 (4.49%) Head of Information
10 14 (4.49%) Head of Security
11 13 (4.17%) Head of Information Security
11 13 (4.17%) Information Officer
12 12 (3.85%) Information Security Manager
13 11 (3.53%) IT Manager
14 10 (3.21%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.62%) AngularJS
2 22 (7.05%) Node.js
3 20 (6.41%) CSS
3 20 (6.41%) HTML
4 17 (5.45%) .NET
5 15 (4.81%) Express
5 15 (4.81%) Sails.js
6 10 (3.21%) React
7 9 (2.88%) Django
7 9 (2.88%) MEAN Stack
8 6 (1.92%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.92%) Entity Framework
8 6 (1.92%) Spring
9 5 (1.60%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.60%) WinForms
9 5 (1.60%) WPF
10 4 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (0.96%) LAMP
11 3 (0.96%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (0.96%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.99%) Management Information System
2 47 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (11.22%) Data Centre
4 27 (8.65%) Computer Science
5 20 (6.41%) User Experience
6 19 (6.09%) Data Protection Act
6 19 (6.09%) Self-Motivation
7 17 (5.45%) Mobile App
8 12 (3.85%) NHS
9 10 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.92%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.60%) Cyberattack
11 5 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.60%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.28%) FlexPod
13 3 (0.96%) Life Science
14 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.64%) PKI
14 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
14 2 (0.64%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.63%) Windows
2 36 (11.54%) Linux
3 22 (7.05%) Windows Server
4 19 (6.09%) Windows 7
5 15 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 12 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 11 (3.53%) Android
9 10 (3.21%) Apple iOS
10 9 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (1.28%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.96%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.64%) Unix
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (40.71%) Information Security
2 108 (34.62%) Data Protection
3 61 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (16.03%) Cybersecurity
5 49 (15.71%) Risk Management
6 42 (13.46%) ITIL
7 41 (13.14%) Project Management
8 39 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 37 (11.86%) Scrum
10 35 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
11 33 (10.58%) Business Continuity
12 27 (8.65%) Data Security
12 27 (8.65%) SIEM
13 26 (8.33%) Service Delivery
14 25 (8.01%) TDD
15 23 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
15 23 (7.37%) Incident Management
16 22 (7.05%) Change Management
16 22 (7.05%) Identity Access Management
17 20 (6.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (15.06%) JavaScript
2 22 (7.05%) Java
3 19 (6.09%) PHP
4 16 (5.13%) C#
4 16 (5.13%) Python
5 15 (4.81%) ES6
5 15 (4.81%) ES8
5 15 (4.81%) VBA
6 13 (4.17%) Scala
7 12 (3.85%) C++
7 12 (3.85%) SQL
8 9 (2.88%) Go
9 5 (1.60%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.96%) C
10 3 (0.96%) Perl
10 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.96%) Ruby
11 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (16.67%) CISSP
2 43 (13.78%) CISM
3 42 (13.46%) CISA
4 30 (9.62%) Degree
5 22 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 11 (3.53%) CCNA
8 11 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (3.21%) CEH
9 10 (3.21%) MCSE
10 7 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (2.24%) VCP6
10 7 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (1.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 4 (1.28%) CRISC
12 4 (1.28%) MCSA
12 4 (1.28%) NCDA
12 4 (1.28%) NCIE
12 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (34.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (19.87%) PCI DSS
3 21 (6.73%) SLA
4 19 (6.09%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (5.77%) COBIT
6 11 (3.53%) PMO
6 11 (3.53%) PSD2
7 10 (3.21%) Data Quality
8 9 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (1.92%) ISO 22301
10 6 (1.92%) QA
11 5 (1.60%) GPG13
12 4 (1.28%) ISAE 3402
12 4 (1.28%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.64%) IASME
13 2 (0.64%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.64%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.64%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (7.05%) Active Directory
1 22 (7.05%) Docker
2 12 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.96%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.28%) AirWatch
2 4 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (1.28%) vRealize
3 2 (0.64%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.64%) Nessus
3 2 (0.64%) QRadar
3 2 (0.64%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.32%) SCCM
4 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.62%) VMware
3 29 (9.29%) Cisco
4 15 (4.81%) SolarWinds
5 13 (4.17%) Juniper
6 10 (3.21%) HP
6 10 (3.21%) Xamarin
7 8 (2.56%) Splunk
8 7 (2.24%) Palo Alto
9 6 (1.92%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (1.92%) EMC
9 6 (1.92%) Google
9 6 (1.92%) NetApp
10 5 (1.60%) Aderant
10 5 (1.60%) Aquila
10 5 (1.60%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.60%) Infragistics
10 5 (1.60%) LexisNexis
10 5 (1.60%) Veeam
11 4 (1.28%) Scality