Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 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
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 206 193 242
Rank change year-on-year -13 +49 +50
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 265 152 338
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.61% 1.28% 1.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.84% 9.61% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 127 120 277
10th Percentile £26,000 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £33,375 £43,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £51,759 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.30% +3.52% -9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £81,750 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 2,445 1,581 3,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.84% 13.34% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,572 1,272 2,953
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,475 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,700 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.42% +7.40% -

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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 +4 124 £62,500 - 37
Buckinghamshire +32 76 £53,000 +8.72% 6
West Sussex +22 52 £63,000 +33.33% 4
Berkshire -31 46 £75,000 +17.65% 17
Hampshire -62 32 £43,750 -7.89% 9
Surrey -17 31 £30,000 -59.32% 15
Kent -29 7 £61,750 +105.83% 6
East Sussex -31 5 £70,000 +40.00% 6
Oxfordshire -16 2 £42,000 -18.47% 14
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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.

1 137 (51.70%) Social Skills
2 107 (40.38%) Microsoft
3 78 (29.43%) ITIL
4 73 (27.55%) Problem-Solving
5 72 (27.17%) Finance
6 67 (25.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 63 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (23.02%) Data Protection
8 61 (23.02%) Cybersecurity
9 57 (21.51%) Time Management
10 56 (21.13%) Information Security
10 56 (21.13%) Digital Economy
11 49 (18.49%) SLA
11 49 (18.49%) Azure
12 48 (18.11%) DevOps
13 46 (17.36%) CISSP
14 44 (16.60%) CISM
15 38 (14.34%) Windows
15 38 (14.34%) Legal
16 37 (13.96%) Analytics
16 37 (13.96%) QA
17 36 (13.58%) PCI DSS
18 35 (13.21%) AWS
19 31 (11.70%) NIST
20 30 (11.32%) Artificial Intelligence
21 29 (10.94%) Data Science
22 28 (10.57%) Creative Thinking
22 28 (10.57%) Campfire
22 28 (10.57%) Broadband
22 28 (10.57%) Microsoft 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 20 (7.55%) CMS
2 15 (5.66%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.51%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.75%) WordPress
6 1 (0.38%) Apache
6 1 (0.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (10.57%) Campfire
2 14 (5.28%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.89%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.13%) Shopify
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (18.49%) Azure
2 35 (13.21%) AWS
3 28 (10.57%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (7.55%) npm
5 19 (7.17%) GCP
6 13 (4.91%) GitHub
7 11 (4.15%) Dynamics 365
8 10 (3.77%) OpenShift
8 10 (3.77%) SaaS
9 9 (3.40%) IaaS
10 8 (3.02%) PaaS
11 6 (2.26%) Amazon EKS
11 6 (2.26%) Azure Logic Apps
12 5 (1.89%) Azure Stack
12 5 (1.89%) Power Platform
12 5 (1.89%) PowerApps
13 4 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (1.13%) Slack
15 1 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
15 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.57%) Broadband
2 19 (7.17%) Firewall
3 13 (4.91%) Network Security
4 12 (4.53%) SSL
5 10 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (2.64%) Internet
6 7 (2.64%) WAN
7 6 (2.26%) HTTP
7 6 (2.26%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.89%) SD-WAN
8 5 (1.89%) VPN
9 3 (1.13%) DNS
9 3 (1.13%) SSH
9 3 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.75%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (0.75%) Multicast
11 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.38%) VLAN
11 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.40%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.64%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.26%) BigQuery
4 6 (2.26%) RDBMS
4 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.13%) Metadata
7 2 (0.75%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.38%) Big Data
8 1 (0.38%) MySQL
8 1 (0.38%) OLAP
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.38%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 20 (7.55%) ESLint
2 15 (5.66%) JIRA
3 10 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (2.26%) SoapUI
5 4 (1.51%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.13%) gulp
7 1 (0.38%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 137 (51.70%) Social Skills
2 72 (27.17%) Finance
3 56 (21.13%) Digital Economy
4 38 (14.34%) Legal
5 27 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (6.79%) Organisational Skills
7 13 (4.91%) Billing
8 12 (4.53%) Games
8 12 (4.53%) Police
9 11 (4.15%) Public Sector
10 9 (3.40%) Financial Institution
11 8 (3.02%) Presentation Skills
12 7 (2.64%) Telecoms
13 6 (2.26%) Marketing
14 5 (1.89%) Electronics
14 5 (1.89%) Manufacturing
15 3 (1.13%) Law
16 2 (0.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 2 (0.75%) Local Government
17 1 (0.38%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 52 (19.62%) Analyst
2 32 (12.08%) Service Analyst
2 32 (12.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 31 (11.70%) Developer
4 27 (10.19%) Consultant
5 23 (8.68%) Security Consultant
6 18 (6.79%) Junior
7 17 (6.42%) Architect
7 17 (6.42%) Security Engineer
8 16 (6.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 15 (5.66%) Junior Consultant
10 14 (5.28%) Team Leader
11 13 (4.91%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 12 (4.53%) Junior Security Consultant
12 12 (4.53%) Security Manager
12 12 (4.53%) Senior Security Engineer
12 12 (4.53%) Service Desk Team Leader
13 11 (4.15%) IT Manager
14 10 (3.77%) Information Security Specialist
14 10 (3.77%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.68%) CSS
1 23 (8.68%) HTML
2 20 (7.55%) .NET
2 20 (7.55%) AngularJS
2 20 (7.55%) Sass
3 7 (2.64%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (2.26%) SOAP
4 6 (2.26%) XML
5 5 (1.89%) Web Services
6 3 (1.13%) Ajax
6 3 (1.13%) CSS3
6 3 (1.13%) EDI
6 3 (1.13%) HTML5
6 3 (1.13%) jQuery
6 3 (1.13%) JSON
6 3 (1.13%) LDAP
6 3 (1.13%) OAuth
6 3 (1.13%) OAuth2
6 3 (1.13%) React
6 3 (1.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.19%) Management Information System
2 23 (8.68%) User Experience
3 14 (5.28%) CMDB
3 14 (5.28%) Public Cloud
4 12 (4.53%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (4.53%) Smart Meter
5 9 (3.40%) Analytical Mindset
5 9 (3.40%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.40%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.26%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.51%) Biotechnology
7 4 (1.51%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.13%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.13%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (0.75%) Blog
9 2 (0.75%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.75%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.75%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.34%) Windows
2 19 (7.17%) Windows 10
3 14 (5.28%) Linux
4 11 (4.15%) Unix
5 6 (2.26%) Solaris
6 4 (1.51%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.75%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.43%) ITIL
2 73 (27.55%) Problem-Solving
3 63 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (23.02%) Cybersecurity
4 61 (23.02%) Data Protection
5 57 (21.51%) Time Management
6 56 (21.13%) Information Security
7 48 (18.11%) DevOps
8 37 (13.96%) Analytics
9 30 (11.32%) Artificial Intelligence
10 29 (10.94%) Data Science
11 28 (10.57%) Creative Thinking
12 27 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (10.19%) Incident Management
12 27 (10.19%) Security Operations
12 27 (10.19%) Service Management
13 25 (9.43%) Scrum
14 24 (9.06%) Coaching
14 24 (9.06%) Decision-Making
14 24 (9.06%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.55%) TypeScript
2 15 (5.66%) C#
2 15 (5.66%) Python
3 12 (4.53%) C
3 12 (4.53%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.77%) SQL
5 7 (2.64%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.13%) ES6
6 3 (1.13%) Java
6 3 (1.13%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.13%) XPath
7 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (17.36%) CISSP
2 44 (16.60%) CISM
3 24 (9.06%) Degree
4 13 (4.91%) CISA
4 13 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (4.91%) Security Cleared
5 12 (4.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (3.02%) GIAC
6 8 (3.02%) ISEB
7 7 (2.64%) CEH
8 6 (2.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (2.26%) OSCE
8 6 (2.26%) OSCP
9 5 (1.89%) CRISC
10 3 (1.13%) CGEIT
10 3 (1.13%) FFIEC
10 3 (1.13%) SSCP
11 2 (0.75%) CCNP
11 2 (0.75%) CCSP
11 2 (0.75%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (25.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (18.49%) SLA
3 37 (13.96%) QA
4 36 (13.58%) PCI DSS
5 31 (11.70%) NIST
6 21 (7.92%) Cyber Essentials
7 20 (7.55%) WCAG
8 13 (4.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 10 (3.77%) BS25999
9 10 (3.77%) ISO 9001
9 10 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (2.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (2.26%) PMO
12 4 (1.51%) COBIT
13 3 (1.13%) Data Quality
13 3 (1.13%) NCSC
14 2 (0.75%) GRC
14 2 (0.75%) IASME
14 2 (0.75%) NIST 800
System Software
1 13 (4.91%) Docker
2 11 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.13%) Firmware
3 3 (1.13%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (8.30%) Kubernetes
2 11 (4.15%) Ansible
3 7 (2.64%) Kibana
4 6 (2.26%) HP ALM
4 6 (2.26%) HP Fortify
4 6 (2.26%) WebInspect
5 4 (1.51%) SCCM
5 4 (1.51%) Terraform
6 2 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.38%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 107 (40.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.28%) Oracle
3 13 (4.91%) Citrix
4 12 (4.53%) Splunk
5 7 (2.64%) HP
5 7 (2.64%) Qualys
6 6 (2.26%) ArcSight
6 6 (2.26%) Black Duck
6 6 (2.26%) Micro Focus
6 6 (2.26%) Sonatype
6 6 (2.26%) Tripwire
7 5 (1.89%) IBM
7 5 (1.89%) JD Edwards
7 5 (1.89%) Meraki
7 5 (1.89%) SAP
7 5 (1.89%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.89%) VMware
8 3 (1.13%) Cadence
8 3 (1.13%) Cisco
8 3 (1.13%) Salesforce.com