Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 482 596
Rank change year-on-year +211 +114 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 322 75 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 0.26% 0.066%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.02% 2.17% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 284 65 19
South East median annual salary £57,500 £49,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.35% -24.62% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £41,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £80,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £61,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +2.46% -

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 4,017 3,453 5,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.28% 11.75% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3,163 2,741 4,308
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,050 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +105 141 £57,500 +10.58% 17
Berkshire +63 95 £65,000 +25.00% 5
Surrey +63 73 £60,000 - 19
Hampshire +24 49 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Buckinghamshire +30 29 £45,000 - 9
West Sussex +28 26 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Kent -5 17 £38,750 -13.89% 4
Oxfordshire - 17 £45,000 - 3
East Sussex -7 13 £47,500 -32.14% 2
Middlesex +18 1 £75,000 +25.00%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £75,000 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 132 (40.99%) Information Security
2 131 (40.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 99 (30.75%) Data Protection
4 77 (23.91%) CISSP
5 76 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (20.50%) CISM
7 65 (20.19%) Amazon AWS
8 64 (19.88%) Windows
9 58 (18.01%) Cybersecurity
10 56 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 56 (17.39%) Scrum
10 56 (17.39%) PCI DSS
11 51 (15.84%) CISA
12 49 (15.22%) Firewall
12 49 (15.22%) Data Security
12 49 (15.22%) ITIL
13 48 (14.91%) Java
14 47 (14.60%) Python
15 46 (14.29%) Big Data
16 45 (13.98%) Technical Architecture
17 44 (13.66%) Management Information System
17 44 (13.66%) TDD
18 43 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
18 43 (13.35%) Microservices
19 41 (12.73%) C#
19 41 (12.73%) Risk Management
19 41 (12.73%) Data Centre
20 40 (12.42%) Scala
21 39 (12.11%) AngularJS
22 38 (11.80%) Kanban

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 7 (2.17%) Apache
1 7 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.86%) IIS
3 5 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.93%) lighttpd
4 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.93%) nginx
4 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.31%) Confluence
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.31%) SAS
5 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.55%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 65 (20.19%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (6.83%) SaaS
4 16 (4.97%) Office 365
5 7 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (2.17%) DigitalOcean
5 7 (2.17%) PaaS
5 7 (2.17%) Serverless
6 5 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.24%) G Suite
7 4 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.62%) IaaS
10 1 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 49 (15.22%) Firewall
2 36 (11.18%) VPN
3 26 (8.07%) Network Security
4 25 (7.76%) IPsec
5 22 (6.83%) LAN
6 21 (6.52%) SSL
6 21 (6.52%) WAN
7 13 (4.04%) DNS
7 13 (4.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (3.11%) Internet
8 10 (3.11%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (2.80%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.80%) Wireless
10 8 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (2.48%) MPLS
10 8 (2.48%) VoIP
11 6 (1.86%) DHCP
12 4 (1.24%) HTTP
12 4 (1.24%) PSTN
12 4 (1.24%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (14.29%) Big Data
2 14 (4.35%) MySQL
3 13 (4.04%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.04%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (2.17%) Redis
6 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.55%) HBase
7 5 (1.55%) Power BI
7 5 (1.55%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.62%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.62%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.31%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 13 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.11%) JIRA
3 8 (2.48%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (1.86%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.55%) Maven
5 5 (1.55%) Subversion
6 2 (0.62%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (9.01%) Finance
2 18 (5.59%) Legal
3 13 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.73%) Law
5 10 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.80%) Retail
7 7 (2.17%) Hindi Language
7 7 (2.17%) Marketing
7 7 (2.17%) Punjabi Language
7 7 (2.17%) Urdu Language
8 6 (1.86%) Banking
9 5 (1.55%) Advertising
10 3 (0.93%) Billing
10 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.93%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) Back Office
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (13.04%) Consultant
2 37 (11.49%) Analyst
3 35 (10.87%) Security Consultant
4 34 (10.56%) Security Manager
5 26 (8.07%) Developer
6 25 (7.76%) Security Analyst
7 21 (6.52%) Information Manager
8 18 (5.59%) Architect
9 17 (5.28%) Information Security Manager
10 15 (4.66%) Development Manager
10 15 (4.66%) Information Security Officer
10 15 (4.66%) Security Officer
11 14 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
12 13 (4.04%) Information Analyst
12 13 (4.04%) Information Security Analyst
12 13 (4.04%) IT Manager
13 12 (3.73%) Java Developer
14 11 (3.42%) Information Officer
14 11 (3.42%) Project Manager
15 10 (3.11%) Security Compliance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.11%) AngularJS
2 32 (9.94%) React
3 31 (9.63%) Django
4 13 (4.04%) .NET
5 12 (3.73%) Node.js
6 8 (2.48%) CSS
6 8 (2.48%) HTML
6 8 (2.48%) Spring
7 7 (2.17%) Hibernate
7 7 (2.17%) LAMP
8 6 (1.86%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.86%) Entity Framework
8 6 (1.86%) Express
8 6 (1.86%) Sails.js
9 5 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (1.55%) WinForms
9 5 (1.55%) WPF
10 4 (1.24%) MEAN Stack
11 3 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (0.93%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.66%) Management Information System
2 43 (13.35%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (12.73%) Data Centre
4 37 (11.49%) Mobile App
5 29 (9.01%) Data Protection Act
6 28 (8.70%) Computer Science
7 17 (5.28%) NHS
8 13 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (3.42%) Public Cloud
10 10 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (3.11%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (2.48%) Driving Licence
11 8 (2.48%) User Experience
12 5 (1.55%) Cyberattack
13 4 (1.24%) FlexPod
13 4 (1.24%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
14 3 (0.93%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.93%) VAX
15 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 64 (19.88%) Windows
2 29 (9.01%) Linux
3 25 (7.76%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.28%) Windows 7
5 14 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.11%) Android
7 10 (3.11%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.80%) Apple iOS
9 7 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.24%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (1.24%) Unix
11 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (40.99%) Information Security
2 99 (30.75%) Data Protection
3 76 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (18.01%) Cybersecurity
5 56 (17.39%) Scrum
6 49 (15.22%) Data Security
6 49 (15.22%) ITIL
7 45 (13.98%) Technical Architecture
8 44 (13.66%) TDD
9 43 (13.35%) Microservices
10 41 (12.73%) Risk Management
11 38 (11.80%) Kanban
12 36 (11.18%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (10.87%) Functional Testing
13 35 (10.87%) Machine Learning
14 33 (10.25%) Coaching
15 31 (9.63%) API Development
16 30 (9.32%) Penetration Testing
17 29 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
18 28 (8.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 56 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 48 (14.91%) Java
3 47 (14.60%) Python
4 41 (12.73%) C#
5 40 (12.42%) Scala
6 37 (11.49%) C++
7 35 (10.87%) Go
8 11 (3.42%) PHP
9 10 (3.11%) SQL
10 8 (2.48%) VBA
11 7 (2.17%) Perl
12 6 (1.86%) ES6
12 6 (1.86%) ES8
13 5 (1.55%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.93%) C
14 3 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.93%) Ruby
15 2 (0.62%) Java 8
16 1 (0.31%) R
Qualifications
1 77 (23.91%) CISSP
2 66 (20.50%) CISM
3 51 (15.84%) CISA
4 30 (9.32%) Degree
5 26 (8.07%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (5.28%) Security Cleared
7 12 (3.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 11 (3.42%) CCSP
8 11 (3.42%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.11%) CCNA
10 9 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (2.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 8 (2.48%) ISEB
12 7 (2.17%) CRISC
12 7 (2.17%) VCP6
12 7 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.86%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (1.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (40.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 33 (10.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 24 (7.45%) COBIT
5 13 (4.04%) PSD2
6 11 (3.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (3.11%) GPG13
7 10 (3.11%) SLA
8 9 (2.80%) PMO
9 8 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (2.17%) Data Quality
11 6 (1.86%) ISO 9001
12 4 (1.24%) ISAE 3402
12 4 (1.24%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.93%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.93%) QA
14 2 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.62%) ISO 31000
14 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 1 (0.31%) IASME
System Software
1 27 (8.39%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.97%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.42%) Docker
3 11 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.93%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (1.24%) AirWatch
1 4 (1.24%) Kubernetes
1 4 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
1 4 (1.24%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (0.62%) Nessus
2 2 (0.62%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.31%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.31%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.31%) Marathon
3 1 (0.31%) Mesos
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.31%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (10.25%) Cisco
2 27 (8.39%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.52%) VMware
4 15 (4.66%) SolarWinds
5 11 (3.42%) Juniper
6 10 (3.11%) Xamarin
7 8 (2.48%) HP
8 6 (1.86%) Barracuda Networks
8 6 (1.86%) Capita
8 6 (1.86%) Splunk
9 5 (1.55%) Aderant
9 5 (1.55%) Aquila
9 5 (1.55%) CheckPoint
9 5 (1.55%) Infragistics
9 5 (1.55%) LexisNexis
9 5 (1.55%) NetApp
9 5 (1.55%) Palo Alto
9 5 (1.55%) Veeam
10 4 (1.24%) PayPal
10 4 (1.24%) Scality