Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 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
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 230 205
Rank change year-on-year +104 -25 +88
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 339 206 424
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.54% 1.17% 1.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.57% 8.46% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 101 158 301
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,547 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,497 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.36% +10.00% -14.53%
75th Percentile £72,500 £73,688 £60,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £79,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +3.77% -11.67%

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 1,929 2,435 3,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.43% 13.80% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1,259 1,880 2,934
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 +108 171 £62,500 - 17
Berkshire +64 89 £68,750 +5.77% 9
Buckinghamshire +66 74 £53,000 +3.41% 6
West Sussex +29 58 £61,750 +18.75% 2
Hampshire +58 47 £47,500 - 13
Surrey +12 38 £70,000 -1.75% 15
Kent +3 11 £70,000 +133.33% 6
Oxfordshire +21 8 £40,000 -22.36% 2
East Sussex -8 7 £70,000 +40.00% 3
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 221 (65.19%) Social Skills
2 162 (47.79%) Legal
3 158 (46.61%) Data Protection
4 151 (44.54%) Information Security
5 138 (40.71%) Management Information System
6 128 (37.76%) Project Management
7 120 (35.40%) Presentation Skills
8 119 (35.10%) Microsoft
9 118 (34.81%) Law
10 116 (34.22%) Manufacturing
11 114 (33.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 114 (33.63%) Matrix Organization
12 89 (26.25%) ITIL
13 80 (23.60%) Digital Economy
14 71 (20.94%) SLA
15 56 (16.52%) Azure
16 54 (15.93%) Windows
16 54 (15.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 45 (13.27%) Cybersecurity
18 42 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
18 42 (12.39%) Time Management
19 39 (11.50%) Microsoft 365
20 38 (11.21%) PCI DSS
21 37 (10.91%) Data Privacy
22 34 (10.03%) Finance
23 33 (9.73%) Service Management
24 32 (9.44%) Windows 10
25 30 (8.85%) CISSP
25 30 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
26 28 (8.26%) CISM

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 19 (5.60%) MS Exchange
2 14 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.18%) CMS
4 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.77%) Campfire
3 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.88%) Shopify
3 2 (0.59%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.29%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 56 (16.52%) Azure
2 39 (11.50%) Microsoft 365
3 24 (7.08%) AWS
4 15 (4.42%) GCP
5 8 (2.36%) GitHub
6 7 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (2.06%) Power Platform
7 6 (1.77%) Amazon EKS
7 6 (1.77%) PowerApps
8 5 (1.47%) Azure Logic Apps
8 5 (1.47%) Azure Stack
8 5 (1.47%) IaaS
8 5 (1.47%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.47%) PaaS
8 5 (1.47%) SaaS
9 4 (1.18%) npm
10 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.88%) Slack
11 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.08%) Firewall
2 6 (1.77%) Broadband
3 5 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (1.47%) Internet
4 4 (1.18%) Network Security
4 4 (1.18%) VPN
5 3 (0.88%) DNS
5 3 (0.88%) NAS
5 3 (0.88%) SAN
6 2 (0.59%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (0.59%) Multicast
6 2 (0.59%) SSL
6 2 (0.59%) WAN
6 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.29%) DHCP
7 1 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.29%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.29%) VLAN
7 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.06%) Big Data
3 6 (1.77%) BigQuery
4 4 (1.18%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.59%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.59%) Tableau
7 1 (0.29%) Power BI
7 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (2.65%) JIRA
2 5 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (1.18%) ESLint
4 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.88%) gulp
5 1 (0.29%) CircleCI
General
1 221 (65.19%) Social Skills
2 162 (47.79%) Legal
3 120 (35.40%) Presentation Skills
4 118 (34.81%) Law
5 116 (34.22%) Manufacturing
6 114 (33.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 80 (23.60%) Digital Economy
8 34 (10.03%) Finance
9 26 (7.67%) Games
10 22 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
11 20 (5.90%) Organisational Skills
12 11 (3.24%) Billing
12 11 (3.24%) Public Sector
13 9 (2.65%) Financial Institution
14 8 (2.36%) Influencing Skills
15 7 (2.06%) Publishing
16 5 (1.47%) Telecoms
17 3 (0.88%) Marketing
18 2 (0.59%) Local Government
18 2 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (33.04%) Administrator
2 111 (32.74%) Data Administrator
3 68 (20.06%) Analyst
4 51 (15.04%) Service Analyst
4 51 (15.04%) Service Desk Analyst
5 22 (6.49%) Security Administrator
6 21 (6.19%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 21 (6.19%) Team Leader
7 19 (5.60%) Architect
8 17 (5.01%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (4.42%) Consultant
9 15 (4.42%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (3.83%) Security Consultant
11 12 (3.54%) IT Analyst
12 10 (2.95%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (2.65%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 9 (2.65%) Developer
13 9 (2.65%) Security Manager
13 9 (2.65%) Service Desk Manager
13 9 (2.65%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.54%) .NET
2 7 (2.06%) CSS
2 7 (2.06%) HTML
3 5 (1.47%) Web Services
4 4 (1.18%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.18%) Sass
5 3 (0.88%) Ajax
5 3 (0.88%) CSS3
5 3 (0.88%) HTML5
5 3 (0.88%) jQuery
6 2 (0.59%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.29%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.29%) XML
7 1 (0.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 138 (40.71%) Management Information System
2 19 (5.60%) Driving Licence
3 16 (4.72%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (3.83%) CMDB
5 11 (3.24%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.65%) Analytical Mindset
6 9 (2.65%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.06%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.06%) User Experience
8 6 (1.77%) Cyberattack
8 6 (1.77%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.18%) Biotechnology
9 4 (1.18%) Clustering
10 3 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (0.88%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (0.88%) NHS
10 3 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.59%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 54 (15.93%) Windows
2 32 (9.44%) Windows 10
3 6 (1.77%) Linux
4 5 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.59%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (46.61%) Data Protection
2 151 (44.54%) Information Security
3 128 (37.76%) Project Management
4 114 (33.63%) Matrix Organization
5 89 (26.25%) ITIL
6 45 (13.27%) Cybersecurity
7 42 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
7 42 (12.39%) Time Management
8 37 (10.91%) Data Privacy
9 33 (9.73%) Service Management
10 30 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (8.26%) Data Security
12 27 (7.96%) Coaching
12 27 (7.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (7.08%) Line Management
14 23 (6.78%) Decision-Making
15 22 (6.49%) DevOps
15 22 (6.49%) Incident Management
16 21 (6.19%) Document Management
16 21 (6.19%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.54%) C
2 10 (2.95%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.65%) Python
4 7 (2.06%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.47%) C#
5 5 (1.47%) SQL
6 4 (1.18%) TypeScript
7 3 (0.88%) ES6
7 3 (0.88%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 30 (8.85%) CISSP
2 28 (8.26%) CISM
3 21 (6.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 12 (3.54%) Degree
5 9 (2.65%) SSCP
6 8 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.88%) CRISC
8 3 (0.88%) ISEB
8 3 (0.88%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.59%) CCDP
9 2 (0.59%) CCNP
9 2 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) CISA
10 1 (0.29%) CISMP
10 1 (0.29%) ECDL
10 1 (0.29%) GSEC
10 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (20.94%) SLA
2 54 (15.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (11.21%) PCI DSS
4 21 (6.19%) NIST
5 17 (5.01%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (4.72%) BS25999
6 16 (4.72%) ISO 9001
6 16 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 13 (3.83%) QA
8 12 (3.54%) NCSC
9 5 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (1.18%) PMO
10 4 (1.18%) WCAG
11 2 (0.59%) GAMP
11 2 (0.59%) GRC
11 2 (0.59%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.29%) COBIT
12 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 9 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.47%) Docker
4 4 (1.18%) vCloud
5 3 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (4.13%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.77%) Ansible
3 4 (1.18%) SCCM
4 3 (0.88%) Terraform
5 2 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.59%) Kibana
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.29%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 119 (35.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.49%) Citrix
3 11 (3.24%) Oracle
4 10 (2.95%) VMware
5 5 (1.47%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.18%) Splunk
6 4 (1.18%) Veeam
7 3 (0.88%) Cadence
8 2 (0.59%) Cisco
8 2 (0.59%) CyberArk
8 2 (0.59%) ForgeRock
8 2 (0.59%) IBM
8 2 (0.59%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.59%) Juniper
8 2 (0.59%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.59%) SAP
8 2 (0.59%) Workday
9 1 (0.29%) Databricks
9 1 (0.29%) DocuSign