Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 257 215
Rank change year-on-year +114 -42 +189
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 174 283 417
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.96% 1.14% 1.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.32% 8.03% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 128 216 337
Median annual salary £59,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.83% +20.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £35,000 £42,375 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £78,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -12.50%

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 1,215 3,526 3,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.67% 14.15% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 941 2,671 3,133
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £72,500
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +138 77 £65,000 +7.00% 21
Berkshire +97 47 £78,750 -1.56% 13
Buckinghamshire +77 30 £57,500 - 5
West Sussex +22 26 £90,000 +44.00% 4
Surrey +54 21 £68,750 +14.58% 8
Hampshire +71 19 £49,500 -17.50% 9
East Sussex +44 17 £90,000 +89.47%
Kent +63 14 £35,000 -26.32% 4
Oxfordshire +62 4 £85,000 +30.77% 3
Middlesex - 2 £45,000 -
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 78 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (40.23%) Microsoft
3 61 (35.06%) Azure
4 57 (32.76%) Information Security
5 43 (24.71%) Windows
6 41 (23.56%) ITIL
7 39 (22.41%) SLA
8 38 (21.84%) Firewall
9 37 (21.26%) Office 365
10 36 (20.69%) NIST
11 34 (19.54%) Cybersecurity
12 32 (18.39%) SQL
13 31 (17.82%) Data Protection
13 31 (17.82%) PCI DSS
14 30 (17.24%) Management Information System
14 30 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (15.52%) Digital Economy
16 26 (14.94%) Security Management
17 25 (14.37%) Finance
18 22 (12.64%) SQL Server
19 21 (12.07%) CISSP
19 21 (12.07%) Service Management
19 21 (12.07%) Legal
20 20 (11.49%) DevOps
21 19 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (10.92%) ISMS
21 19 (10.92%) SIEM
21 19 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
21 19 (10.92%) Enterprise Architecture

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 12 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.72%) Confluence
3 3 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Synapse
Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Carpe Diem
1 4 (2.30%) Eloqua
2 3 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.15%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.57%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 61 (35.06%) Azure
2 37 (21.26%) Office 365
3 18 (10.34%) AWS
4 12 (6.90%) SaaS
5 11 (6.32%) Power Platform
6 9 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (5.17%) OneDrive
6 9 (5.17%) PowerApps
7 7 (4.02%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (4.02%) Azure Functions
7 7 (4.02%) IaaS
7 7 (4.02%) PaaS
7 7 (4.02%) Serverless
8 2 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.57%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.57%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.57%) GitHub
9 1 (0.57%) Logic Apps
9 1 (0.57%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.84%) Firewall
2 19 (10.92%) VPN
3 11 (6.32%) DNS
4 9 (5.17%) Wireless
5 8 (4.60%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (4.02%) Internet
7 6 (3.45%) Network Security
8 5 (2.87%) Wireless Security
9 4 (2.30%) LAN
9 4 (2.30%) WAN
10 2 (1.15%) FTP
10 2 (1.15%) VoIP
11 1 (0.57%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.02%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.87%) OLTP
4 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.87%) Tableau
5 4 (2.30%) Big Data
6 3 (1.72%) Power BI
6 3 (1.72%) QlikView
6 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.15%) GIS
7 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.57%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.57%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (6.90%) JIRA
2 5 (2.87%) Burp Suite
2 5 (2.87%) SoapUI
3 4 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.30%) Metasploit
3 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.72%) NUnit
4 3 (1.72%) Postman
5 2 (1.15%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.57%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 27 (15.52%) Digital Economy
2 25 (14.37%) Finance
3 21 (12.07%) Legal
4 18 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 14 (8.05%) Public Sector
6 11 (6.32%) Games
7 10 (5.75%) Marketing
8 7 (4.02%) Aerospace
8 7 (4.02%) Electronics
9 5 (2.87%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.87%) Retail
10 4 (2.30%) Law
11 3 (1.72%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.57%) Back Office
12 1 (0.57%) Local Government
12 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.57%) Police
12 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (19.54%) Analyst
2 22 (12.64%) Architect
3 18 (10.34%) Security Architect
4 16 (9.20%) Security Manager
5 15 (8.62%) Service Analyst
5 15 (8.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (8.05%) Security Analyst
7 13 (7.47%) Information Manager
7 13 (7.47%) IT Analyst
7 13 (7.47%) Team Leader
8 11 (6.32%) Information Security Manager
8 11 (6.32%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (5.75%) Consultant
9 10 (5.75%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (5.17%) Compliance Manager
11 8 (4.60%) IT Security Analyst
11 8 (4.60%) Security Engineer
11 8 (4.60%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 7 (4.02%) Data Manager
12 7 (4.02%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.17%) XML
2 8 (4.60%) .NET
3 7 (4.02%) REST
3 7 (4.02%) SOAP
4 5 (2.87%) CSS
5 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.72%) EDI
6 3 (1.72%) HTML
6 3 (1.72%) JSON
6 3 (1.72%) RESTful
6 3 (1.72%) WCF
7 2 (1.15%) .NET Core
7 2 (1.15%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.15%) Web Services
8 1 (0.57%) LINQ
8 1 (0.57%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.57%) Spring
8 1 (0.57%) Vue.js
8 1 (0.57%) WPF
8 1 (0.57%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 19 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 11 (6.32%) Driving Licence
5 7 (4.02%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.02%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (2.87%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.87%) NHS
6 5 (2.87%) Private Cloud
7 4 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.30%) PKI
8 3 (1.72%) FMCG
9 2 (1.15%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.57%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.57%) PMI
10 1 (0.57%) User Experience
10 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (24.71%) Windows
2 14 (8.05%) Windows 10
3 13 (7.47%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.75%) Linux
5 8 (4.60%) Unix
6 6 (3.45%) Solaris
7 5 (2.87%) Kali Linux
8 2 (1.15%) Android
9 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.76%) Information Security
2 41 (23.56%) ITIL
3 34 (19.54%) Cybersecurity
4 31 (17.82%) Data Protection
5 30 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (14.94%) Security Management
8 21 (12.07%) Service Management
9 20 (11.49%) DevOps
10 19 (10.92%) Enterprise Architecture
10 19 (10.92%) Information Security Management
10 19 (10.92%) ISMS
10 19 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (10.92%) SIEM
10 19 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (10.34%) Data Security
12 15 (8.62%) Threat Modelling
13 14 (8.05%) Vulnerability Management
14 13 (7.47%) Identity Access Management
14 13 (7.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.39%) SQL
2 13 (7.47%) Python
3 12 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 10 (5.75%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.02%) C#
5 7 (4.02%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.45%) Java
7 5 (2.87%) PHP
8 3 (1.72%) C
9 2 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.57%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.57%) C++
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) Ruby
10 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (12.07%) CISSP
2 19 (10.92%) CISM
3 9 (5.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (4.02%) Security Cleared
5 6 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.87%) CEH
6 5 (2.87%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (2.87%) Degree
6 5 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.30%) CREST Certified
7 4 (2.30%) MCSE
7 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.72%) CISA
8 3 (1.72%) CRISC
8 3 (1.72%) SSCP
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.57%) ECDL
9 1 (0.57%) ISEB
9 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (44.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (22.41%) SLA
3 36 (20.69%) NIST
4 31 (17.82%) PCI DSS
5 16 (9.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (8.05%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (6.90%) QA
8 10 (5.75%) NCSC
8 10 (5.75%) NIST 800
9 9 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (4.60%) GAMP
10 8 (4.60%) HIPAA
11 7 (4.02%) Data Quality
11 7 (4.02%) ISO 9001
12 5 (2.87%) BS25999
12 5 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (2.30%) Government Security Classifications
13 4 (2.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.57%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 18 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.15%) Docker
3 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (2.30%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.30%) Terraform
2 3 (1.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (1.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.15%) Ansible
3 2 (1.15%) SCCM
4 1 (0.57%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.57%) Nessus
4 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 70 (40.23%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.05%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (6.90%) Oracle
4 10 (5.75%) Citrix
5 9 (5.17%) Forcepoint
6 7 (4.02%) VMware
7 5 (2.87%) SAP
7 5 (2.87%) Sun
8 4 (2.30%) HubSpot
8 4 (2.30%) iManage
8 4 (2.30%) Marketo
8 4 (2.30%) Pardot
9 3 (1.72%) CyberArk
9 3 (1.72%) ForgeRock
9 3 (1.72%) IBM
9 3 (1.72%) Workday
10 2 (1.15%) Cisco
10 2 (1.15%) Google
11 1 (0.57%) Symantec
11 1 (0.57%) Zend