Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 293 509 628
Rank change year-on-year +216 +119 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 289 44 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.91% 0.15% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.08% 1.23% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 243 35 9
South East median annual salary £58,500 £45,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -35.71% -
10th Percentile £32,625 £40,102 £65,000
90th Percentile £79,750 £84,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% -

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 4,080 3,578 5,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.88% 11.81% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,222 2,870 4,544
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,275 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +118 142 £65,000 +15.56% 27
Berkshire +93 104 £65,000 -5.45% 14
Surrey +59 57 £60,000 +14.29% 8
Hampshire - 41 £45,000 - 6
Buckinghamshire +21 25 £60,000 - 4
West Sussex +25 21 £55,750 +33.77% 2
Kent +12 14 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Oxfordshire -4 13 £52,500 -4.55% 9
Middlesex - 3 £75,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £72,500 - 4
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £75,000 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 111 (38.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 110 (38.06%) Information Security
3 91 (31.49%) Data Protection
4 83 (28.72%) CISSP
5 66 (22.84%) CISM
6 60 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (19.38%) CISA
8 55 (19.03%) Amazon AWS
9 52 (17.99%) Data Security
10 48 (16.61%) Cybersecurity
11 46 (15.92%) PCI DSS
12 45 (15.57%) Python
13 44 (15.22%) ITIL
13 44 (15.22%) Scrum
13 44 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
13 44 (15.22%) Big Data
14 42 (14.53%) Java
14 42 (14.53%) JavaScript
15 41 (14.19%) Microservices
16 40 (13.84%) C#
16 40 (13.84%) Windows
16 40 (13.84%) Finance
16 40 (13.84%) Management Information System
16 40 (13.84%) Scala
17 38 (13.15%) TDD
18 37 (12.80%) C++
18 37 (12.80%) Kanban
19 36 (12.46%) Functional Testing
20 35 (12.11%) Machine Learning
20 35 (12.11%) Go

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 5 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.38%) Apache
3 3 (1.04%) IIS
3 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.35%) Confluence
5 1 (0.35%) Drupal
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (5.54%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) Primavera
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.35%) Maximo
3 1 (0.35%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.35%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 55 (19.03%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (6.92%) SaaS
4 13 (4.50%) Office 365
5 8 (2.77%) PaaS
6 5 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.38%) G Suite
8 2 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.69%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.69%) IaaS
8 2 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.11%) Firewall
2 24 (8.30%) VPN
3 23 (7.96%) IPsec
4 20 (6.92%) SSL
5 19 (6.57%) Network Security
6 9 (3.11%) LAN
7 8 (2.77%) WAN
8 6 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (2.08%) Wireless
9 5 (1.73%) Internet
9 5 (1.73%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.73%) VoIP
9 5 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.38%) MPLS
10 4 (1.38%) PSTN
11 3 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.04%) DNS
12 1 (0.35%) 4G
12 1 (0.35%) DHCP
12 1 (0.35%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.22%) Big Data
2 12 (4.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (1.73%) HBase
4 5 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.38%) MySQL
5 4 (1.38%) Power BI
5 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.04%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.35%) OLAP
8 1 (0.35%) OLTP
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.08%) JIRA
1 6 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.35%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (13.84%) Finance
2 19 (6.57%) Legal
3 18 (6.23%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.84%) Law
5 13 (4.50%) Advertising
6 11 (3.81%) Marketing
7 10 (3.46%) Retail
8 9 (3.11%) Banking
9 8 (2.77%) Manufacturing
10 6 (2.08%) Games
11 5 (1.73%) Billing
12 4 (1.38%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.35%) Local Government
13 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (13.49%) Consultant
2 37 (12.80%) Analyst
3 35 (12.11%) Security Consultant
4 32 (11.07%) Security Manager
5 23 (7.96%) Information Manager
6 21 (7.27%) Security Analyst
7 19 (6.57%) Architect
8 18 (6.23%) Information Security Manager
8 18 (6.23%) IT Manager
9 15 (5.19%) Developer
9 15 (5.19%) Development Manager
10 13 (4.50%) Information Security Consultant
11 10 (3.46%) Risk Manager
12 8 (2.77%) Compliance Analyst
12 8 (2.77%) Information Analyst
12 8 (2.77%) Information Security Analyst
12 8 (2.77%) IT Risk Manager
12 8 (2.77%) Project Manager
13 7 (2.42%) IT Audit Manager
13 7 (2.42%) Security Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (11.07%) AngularJS
1 32 (11.07%) React
2 31 (10.73%) Django
3 7 (2.42%) .NET
4 5 (1.73%) Node.js
4 5 (1.73%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (1.38%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.38%) Entity Framework
5 4 (1.38%) LAMP
5 4 (1.38%) WPF
6 3 (1.04%) WinForms
7 2 (0.69%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.69%) HTML
7 2 (0.69%) HTML5
7 2 (0.69%) J2EE
7 2 (0.69%) JPA
7 2 (0.69%) REST
7 2 (0.69%) Spring
7 2 (0.69%) Web Services
8 1 (0.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.84%) Management Information System
2 35 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (11.76%) Data Centre
4 32 (11.07%) Mobile App
5 27 (9.34%) Data Protection Act
6 24 (8.30%) Computer Science
7 13 (4.50%) NHS
7 13 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (3.11%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.77%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (2.42%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.38%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (1.38%) Smart Meter
11 4 (1.38%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.04%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.04%) Social Media
12 3 (1.04%) VAX
13 2 (0.69%) CMDB
13 2 (0.69%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 40 (13.84%) Windows
2 17 (5.88%) Linux
3 13 (4.50%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.11%) Windows 10
5 8 (2.77%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.08%) Android
7 5 (1.73%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.73%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (38.06%) Information Security
2 91 (31.49%) Data Protection
3 60 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (17.99%) Data Security
5 48 (16.61%) Cybersecurity
6 44 (15.22%) ITIL
6 44 (15.22%) Scrum
6 44 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
7 41 (14.19%) Microservices
8 38 (13.15%) TDD
9 37 (12.80%) Kanban
10 36 (12.46%) Functional Testing
11 35 (12.11%) Machine Learning
12 33 (11.42%) Risk Management
13 31 (10.73%) API Development
14 29 (10.03%) Penetration Testing
15 28 (9.69%) Coaching
16 26 (9.00%) High Availability
16 26 (9.00%) Security Monitoring
17 25 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.57%) Python
2 42 (14.53%) Java
2 42 (14.53%) JavaScript
3 40 (13.84%) C#
3 40 (13.84%) Scala
4 37 (12.80%) C++
5 35 (12.11%) Go
6 17 (5.88%) SQL
7 6 (2.08%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.38%) Perl
8 4 (1.38%) PHP
9 3 (1.04%) VBA
10 2 (0.69%) C
10 2 (0.69%) Java 8
11 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 83 (28.72%) CISSP
2 66 (22.84%) CISM
3 56 (19.38%) CISA
4 29 (10.03%) Degree
5 17 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.50%) Security Cleared
7 12 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (4.15%) SC Cleared
8 11 (3.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 11 (3.81%) CCSP
9 10 (3.46%) QiCA
10 9 (3.11%) PCI QSA
11 7 (2.42%) CRISC
12 6 (2.08%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (2.08%) ISEB
12 6 (2.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 6 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.73%) GIAC
13 5 (1.73%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 4 (1.38%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (38.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (15.92%) PCI DSS
3 32 (11.07%) Cyber Essentials
4 22 (7.61%) COBIT
5 13 (4.50%) PSD2
6 12 (4.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 8 (2.77%) GPG13
9 7 (2.42%) PMO
10 5 (1.73%) QA
11 4 (1.38%) SLA
12 3 (1.04%) Data Quality
12 3 (1.04%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (1.04%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.35%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 19 (6.57%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.15%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.04%) Docker
4 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.38%) AirWatch
1 4 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
1 4 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (1.04%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.04%) Marathon
2 3 (1.04%) Mesos
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.35%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.35%) IBM BigFix
3 1 (0.35%) Nessus
3 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 34 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.92%) Cisco
3 11 (3.81%) SolarWinds
4 9 (3.11%) Google
5 8 (2.77%) Capita
6 6 (2.08%) Juniper
7 5 (1.73%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.73%) Palo Alto
7 5 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.73%) Splunk
7 5 (1.73%) VMware
8 4 (1.38%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (1.38%) PayPal
9 3 (1.04%) Aderant
9 3 (1.04%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.04%) Infragistics
9 3 (1.04%) LexisNexis
9 3 (1.04%) Oracle
9 3 (1.04%) SAP
9 3 (1.04%) Xamarin