Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 278 462
Rank change year-on-year +45 +184 +149
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 350 319 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.32% 1.05% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.39% 7.81% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 283 285 84
South East median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +12.24% -24.62%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,125 £39,911
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,500 £71,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% -3.23%

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 3,726 4,084 3,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.04% 13.40% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,829 3,192 2,822
South East median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 +44 114 £50,000 +9.89% 24
Berkshire +20 69 £52,500 -19.23% 14
Hampshire +17 67 £55,000 +22.22% 17
Surrey +23 63 £55,000 -8.33% 23
West Sussex +22 53 £54,000 -1.82% 3
East Sussex +39 39 £47,500 +1.60% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 29 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Oxfordshire +48 16 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Kent +5 12 £38,000 -1.94% 11
Middlesex +7 3 - -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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.

1 124 (35.43%) Data Protection
2 97 (27.71%) Microsoft
3 94 (26.86%) Information Security
4 90 (25.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 85 (24.29%) ITIL
6 75 (21.43%) PCI DSS
7 74 (21.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 71 (20.29%) SQL
9 70 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 68 (19.43%) Windows
11 66 (18.86%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (18.57%) Cybersecurity
13 57 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
14 55 (15.71%) Degree
15 54 (15.43%) Security Architecture
16 53 (15.14%) Office 365
17 52 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
17 52 (14.86%) Firewall
18 46 (13.14%) Data Protection Act
19 45 (12.86%) Finance
19 45 (12.86%) VMware
20 44 (12.57%) Network Security
21 43 (12.29%) Amazon AWS
22 42 (12.00%) Management Information System
23 41 (11.71%) CISSP
24 40 (11.43%) Cisco
24 40 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
25 39 (11.14%) SIEM
26 38 (10.86%) Windows Server
26 38 (10.86%) ERP

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 30 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.43%) MS Exchange
3 10 (2.86%) IIS
4 9 (2.57%) CMS
4 9 (2.57%) IBM Domino
5 8 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.43%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.86%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.86%) SAS
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 40 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.57%) SPSS
4 2 (0.57%) SPSS Modeler
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.29%) InDesign
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.29%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (1.43%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.14%) SystmOne
4 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (21.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (15.14%) Office 365
3 43 (12.29%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (5.43%) Dynamics 365
5 11 (3.14%) IaaS
5 11 (3.14%) PaaS
5 11 (3.14%) Power Platform
6 8 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.71%) SaaS
7 6 (1.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 5 (1.43%) Force.com
9 4 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.86%) DigitalOcean
10 3 (0.86%) G Suite
10 3 (0.86%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.86%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.57%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 52 (14.86%) Firewall
2 44 (12.57%) Network Security
3 35 (10.00%) DNS
4 20 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (5.71%) DHCP
5 15 (4.29%) FTP
5 15 (4.29%) Internet
6 14 (4.00%) WAN
7 13 (3.71%) VLAN
8 9 (2.57%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (2.29%) VoIP
10 7 (2.00%) Skype
11 6 (1.71%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.14%) LAN
12 4 (1.14%) tcpdump
12 4 (1.14%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (0.86%) SMS
13 3 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.86%) Relational Database
2 20 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.29%) MySQL
4 14 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.14%) Power BI
6 8 (2.29%) Big Data
6 8 (2.29%) Cosmos DB
7 5 (1.43%) QlikView
8 4 (1.14%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.14%) Data Mart
8 4 (1.14%) Electronic Patient Records
8 4 (1.14%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.86%) EDMS
9 3 (0.86%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.57%) OLTP
10 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.57%) TeamCity
3 8 (2.29%) JIRA
4 7 (2.00%) SonarQube
4 7 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.14%) IDA Disassembler
6 1 (0.29%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.29%) Gatling
6 1 (0.29%) Hudson
6 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.29%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.29%) Selenium
6 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (12.86%) Finance
2 21 (6.00%) Manufacturing
3 16 (4.57%) Retail
4 13 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.57%) Marketing
6 7 (2.00%) Back Office
7 6 (1.71%) Legal
8 5 (1.43%) Banking
8 5 (1.43%) Law
9 4 (1.14%) Games
10 2 (0.57%) Billing
10 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Hindi Language
11 1 (0.29%) Punjabi Language
11 1 (0.29%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 57 (16.29%) Architect
2 47 (13.43%) Analyst
3 40 (11.43%) Security Architect
4 29 (8.29%) IT Manager
4 29 (8.29%) Security Officer
5 25 (7.14%) Administrator
6 20 (5.71%) Security Engineer
7 17 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (4.57%) Consultant
8 16 (4.57%) DBA
8 16 (4.57%) Service Manager
9 15 (4.29%) IT Security Officer
10 14 (4.00%) COBOL Analyst
10 14 (4.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
10 14 (4.00%) COBOL Programmer
10 14 (4.00%) RPG Programmer
10 14 (4.00%) Senior COBOL Analyst
10 14 (4.00%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
10 14 (4.00%) Senior COBOL Programmer
10 14 (4.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.29%) .NET
2 14 (4.00%) XML
3 13 (3.71%) HTML
4 11 (3.14%) AngularJS
5 10 (2.86%) OAuth
5 10 (2.86%) React
5 10 (2.86%) Web Services
6 9 (2.57%) HTML5
7 8 (2.29%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.00%) SAML
9 6 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (1.43%) CSS
11 4 (1.14%) OLE
12 3 (0.86%) LDAP
12 3 (0.86%) OAuth2
12 3 (0.86%) OpenID
12 3 (0.86%) XACML
13 2 (0.57%) Django
13 2 (0.57%) Node.js
13 2 (0.57%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.29%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (13.14%) Data Protection Act
3 42 (12.00%) Management Information System
4 36 (10.29%) Driving Licence
5 22 (6.29%) Public Cloud
6 20 (5.71%) Client/Server
7 17 (4.86%) Data Centre
8 13 (3.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (3.71%) PKI
8 13 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (3.71%) Smartphone
9 10 (2.86%) Replication
10 9 (2.57%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (2.29%) e-Learning
11 8 (2.29%) NHS
11 8 (2.29%) Private Cloud
12 7 (2.00%) Life Science
12 7 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
12 7 (2.00%) User Experience
13 5 (1.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 68 (19.43%) Windows
2 38 (10.86%) Windows Server
3 23 (6.57%) Linux
4 17 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.43%) Windows 10
6 11 (3.14%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.86%) Android
8 9 (2.57%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.00%) Solaris
10 5 (1.43%) Unix
11 3 (0.86%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (35.43%) Data Protection
2 94 (26.86%) Information Security
3 85 (24.29%) ITIL
4 66 (18.86%) Problem-Solving
5 65 (18.57%) Cybersecurity
6 54 (15.43%) Security Architecture
7 52 (14.86%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (11.14%) SIEM
9 38 (10.86%) ERP
10 36 (10.29%) DevOps
10 36 (10.29%) Penetration Testing
10 36 (10.29%) TOGAF
11 34 (9.71%) Service Management
12 32 (9.14%) Service Delivery
13 30 (8.57%) Computer Science
13 30 (8.57%) Project Management
14 28 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (7.43%) Analytics
16 25 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
16 25 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (20.29%) SQL
2 19 (5.43%) Java
2 19 (5.43%) Python
2 19 (5.43%) R
3 15 (4.29%) C#
3 15 (4.29%) PowerShell
4 14 (4.00%) COBOL
4 14 (4.00%) RPG
5 10 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.57%) C
7 8 (2.29%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.00%) Scala
9 6 (1.71%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.14%) PHP
11 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.57%) Perl
12 2 (0.57%) VBA
13 1 (0.29%) C++
13 1 (0.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 55 (15.71%) Degree
2 41 (11.71%) CISSP
3 29 (8.29%) CISM
4 23 (6.57%) Security Cleared
5 20 (5.71%) CISA
6 18 (5.14%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (4.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (2.57%) GIAC
10 8 (2.29%) ISEB
10 8 (2.29%) Master's Degree
10 8 (2.29%) SC Cleared
11 7 (2.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 7 (2.00%) AWS Certification
11 7 (2.00%) CCSP
11 7 (2.00%) CLAS
11 7 (2.00%) CREST Certified
11 7 (2.00%) DV Cleared
11 7 (2.00%) IISP
12 6 (1.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (25.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 34 (9.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 31 (8.86%) NIST
5 24 (6.86%) SLA
6 21 (6.00%) Data Quality
7 19 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 17 (4.86%) ISO 9001
9 13 (3.71%) Cyber Essentials
10 12 (3.43%) ISO 22301
11 8 (2.29%) ISO 31000
12 7 (2.00%) ISAE 3402
12 7 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 6 (1.71%) COBIT
13 6 (1.71%) ISO 14001
14 5 (1.43%) GAMP
14 5 (1.43%) GPG13
14 5 (1.43%) HIPAA
15 3 (0.86%) QA
16 2 (0.57%) COSO
System Software
1 70 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.71%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.00%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.14%) Snort
7 3 (0.86%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.57%) Docker
8 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (4.86%) Microsoft Intune
2 16 (4.57%) SCCM
3 13 (3.71%) Nessus
4 9 (2.57%) AirWatch
4 9 (2.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (2.00%) IBM Guardium
5 7 (2.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 5 (1.43%) DameWare
6 5 (1.43%) QRadar
6 5 (1.43%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.86%) SCOM
7 3 (0.86%) SCSM
8 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 97 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.86%) VMware
3 40 (11.43%) Cisco
4 15 (4.29%) Google
4 15 (4.29%) Splunk
5 11 (3.14%) ArcSight
5 11 (3.14%) Fujitsu
5 11 (3.14%) Kofax
5 11 (3.14%) Micro Focus
5 11 (3.14%) Sage
6 10 (2.86%) Avaya
6 10 (2.86%) Oracle
6 10 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.57%) Lotus
7 9 (2.57%) Polycom
7 9 (2.57%) Qualys
8 8 (2.29%) Citrix
8 8 (2.29%) Imperva
8 8 (2.29%) Virgin Media
9 7 (2.00%) Palo Alto