Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 383 554
Rank change year-on-year +171 +171 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 417 173 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.49% 0.56% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.67% 4.48% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 319 147 21
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -17.39% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,750 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -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 3,909 3,859 4,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.93% 12.39% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,105 3,070 3,397
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,281 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +123 154 £45,000 -21.74% 35
Berkshire +44 96 £55,250 -9.80% 21
Surrey +72 88 £52,500 +10.53% 20
West Sussex +56 70 £52,500 -16.00% 8
Hampshire +47 70 £57,250 +14.50% 14
Buckinghamshire +47 35 £42,500 -22.73% 6
Oxfordshire +39 20 £44,000 +6.67% 8
Kent +23 18 £37,500 -3.23% 2
East Sussex +15 15 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Sussex +6 3 £55,000 +10.00%
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 146 (35.01%) Data Protection
2 121 (29.02%) Information Security
3 107 (25.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 83 (19.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 79 (18.94%) Finance
6 77 (18.47%) Continuous Improvement
7 73 (17.51%) ITIL
8 72 (17.27%) Windows
8 72 (17.27%) Cybersecurity
9 71 (17.03%) Management Information System
10 69 (16.55%) Linux
10 69 (16.55%) PCI DSS
11 63 (15.11%) Project Management
12 62 (14.87%) CISSP
12 62 (14.87%) Firewall
13 61 (14.63%) DNS
14 55 (13.19%) Microsoft
14 55 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
15 54 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
15 54 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
16 53 (12.71%) Network Security
17 50 (11.99%) DHCP
18 49 (11.75%) Risk Management
19 47 (11.27%) SolarWinds
20 46 (11.03%) Active Directory
20 46 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
21 44 (10.55%) Data Centre
21 44 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
22 43 (10.31%) VMware
22 43 (10.31%) SQL

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 22 (5.28%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.68%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.20%) Apache
4 5 (1.20%) IIS
5 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.72%) nginx
5 3 (0.72%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.48%) CMS
6 2 (0.48%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.48%) SAS
6 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.24%) lighttpd
7 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 32 (7.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (5.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.68%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.96%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.24%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 55 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (6.00%) SaaS
4 21 (5.04%) AWS Lambda
4 21 (5.04%) Serverless
5 20 (4.80%) Office 365
6 14 (3.36%) DigitalOcean
6 14 (3.36%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (1.92%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.68%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (1.68%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.44%) PaaS
10 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.72%) IaaS
11 3 (0.72%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 62 (14.87%) Firewall
2 61 (14.63%) DNS
3 53 (12.71%) Network Security
4 50 (11.99%) DHCP
5 28 (6.71%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (6.47%) WAN
7 26 (6.24%) VoIP
7 26 (6.24%) Wi-Fi
8 22 (5.28%) Cisco PIX
9 21 (5.04%) Wireless
10 20 (4.80%) MPLS
11 17 (4.08%) DWDM
11 17 (4.08%) LAN
12 12 (2.88%) Internet
13 11 (2.64%) Intranet
14 10 (2.40%) VPN
15 9 (2.16%) NetScaler
16 7 (1.68%) HTTP
17 4 (0.96%) SSL
17 4 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.28%) Power BI
3 20 (4.80%) MySQL
4 19 (4.56%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.32%) Big Data
6 16 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (3.36%) Redis
8 8 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (1.68%) Cosmos DB
10 6 (1.44%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.96%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.48%) MS Access
14 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (4.80%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.20%) JIRA
2 5 (1.20%) Subversion
3 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.72%) Maven
4 3 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.48%) Grunt
5 2 (0.48%) gulp
5 2 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.48%) webpack
6 1 (0.24%) Gatling
6 1 (0.24%) Hudson
6 1 (0.24%) Protractor
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 79 (18.94%) Finance
2 25 (6.00%) Legal
3 14 (3.36%) Hindi Language
3 14 (3.36%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.36%) Punjabi Language
3 14 (3.36%) Urdu Language
4 13 (3.12%) Law
5 12 (2.88%) Retail
6 9 (2.16%) Local Government
6 9 (2.16%) Marketing
6 9 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.68%) Banking
7 7 (1.68%) Billing
7 7 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (16.31%) Analyst
2 44 (10.55%) Security Analyst
3 34 (8.15%) Architect
3 34 (8.15%) IT Engineer
4 23 (5.52%) Developer
5 22 (5.28%) Security Officer
6 21 (5.04%) Consultant
6 21 (5.04%) Information Security Officer
7 20 (4.80%) IT Analyst
8 19 (4.56%) Data Manager
8 19 (4.56%) IT Manager
8 19 (4.56%) IT Security Analyst
9 17 (4.08%) Senior IT Engineer
10 15 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (3.60%) Security Consultant
10 15 (3.60%) Security Engineer
11 13 (3.12%) Network Engineer
11 13 (3.12%) New Business Sales Executive
11 13 (3.12%) Sales Executive
11 13 (3.12%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.32%) AngularJS
2 17 (4.08%) .NET
3 16 (3.84%) CSS
3 16 (3.84%) HTML
4 15 (3.60%) Node.js
5 13 (3.12%) Web Services
6 11 (2.64%) Express
6 11 (2.64%) Sails.js
7 9 (2.16%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (1.44%) MEAN Stack
10 5 (1.20%) REST
10 5 (1.20%) Spring
11 4 (0.96%) SOAP
12 3 (0.72%) CGI
12 3 (0.72%) Hibernate
12 3 (0.72%) OAuth
12 3 (0.72%) SAP Basis
13 2 (0.48%) Middleware
13 2 (0.48%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 71 (17.03%) Management Information System
2 54 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (10.55%) Data Centre
4 36 (8.63%) Data Protection Act
5 21 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
6 20 (4.80%) User Experience
7 15 (3.60%) Security Operations Centre
8 12 (2.88%) Clustering
8 12 (2.88%) NHS
9 10 (2.40%) e-Learning
10 8 (1.92%) Life Science
11 7 (1.68%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.44%) Reinsurance
13 5 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.20%) FlexPod
13 5 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.96%) Fintech
14 4 (0.96%) Mobile App
14 4 (0.96%) PKI
14 4 (0.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 72 (17.27%) Windows
2 69 (16.55%) Linux
3 29 (6.95%) Unix
4 28 (6.71%) Windows 10
4 28 (6.71%) Windows 7
5 25 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (2.88%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.68%) Android
8 7 (1.68%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.68%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (35.01%) Data Protection
2 121 (29.02%) Information Security
3 83 (19.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 77 (18.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 73 (17.51%) ITIL
6 72 (17.27%) Cybersecurity
7 63 (15.11%) Project Management
8 49 (11.75%) Risk Management
9 46 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
10 44 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
11 42 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (9.59%) Remediation Plan
12 40 (9.59%) Runbook
13 36 (8.63%) High Availability
14 34 (8.15%) CRM
15 31 (7.43%) Service Delivery
16 29 (6.95%) Security Management
17 28 (6.71%) Information Security Management
17 28 (6.71%) Presales
17 28 (6.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.31%) SQL
2 32 (7.67%) JavaScript
3 28 (6.71%) PowerShell
4 22 (5.28%) Java
5 21 (5.04%) VBScript
6 14 (3.36%) PHP
7 13 (3.12%) VBA
8 11 (2.64%) ES6
8 11 (2.64%) ES8
8 11 (2.64%) Python
9 10 (2.40%) Scala
10 9 (2.16%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.96%) C
12 4 (0.96%) C#
13 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.72%) Perl
13 3 (0.72%) R
13 3 (0.72%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.48%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 62 (14.87%) CISSP
2 40 (9.59%) CISM
3 36 (8.63%) Degree
4 34 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (8.15%) Security Cleared
5 30 (7.19%) MCSE
6 29 (6.95%) CISA
7 27 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (4.56%) SSCP
9 16 (3.84%) CCNP
10 14 (3.36%) ISEB
11 12 (2.88%) MCSA
12 11 (2.64%) CEH
13 8 (1.92%) CCNA
14 7 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
14 7 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (1.44%) CRISC
15 6 (1.44%) DV Cleared
16 5 (1.20%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (25.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (16.55%) PCI DSS
3 40 (9.59%) Cyber Essentials
4 36 (8.63%) SLA
5 20 (4.80%) COBIT
6 17 (4.08%) PMO
7 11 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 10 (2.40%) Data Quality
9 9 (2.16%) QA
10 6 (1.44%) PSD2
11 5 (1.20%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.48%) IASME
13 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.48%) RMADS
14 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.24%) NIST 800
System Software
1 46 (11.03%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.52%) XenApp
3 18 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (3.84%) Hyper-V
5 15 (3.60%) Docker
6 10 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.16%) DFS Replication
8 7 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.24%) KVM
9 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (4.32%) SCCM
2 9 (2.16%) SCVMM
3 7 (1.68%) vRealize
4 3 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.48%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.48%) QRadar
6 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 47 (11.27%) SolarWinds
3 43 (10.31%) VMware
4 41 (9.83%) Cisco
5 28 (6.71%) Oracle
6 25 (6.00%) Symantec
7 24 (5.76%) Citrix
8 23 (5.52%) Ivanti
9 11 (2.64%) HP
10 10 (2.40%) Virgin Media
11 8 (1.92%) EMC
11 8 (1.92%) SAP
12 6 (1.44%) Juniper
12 6 (1.44%) NetApp
13 5 (1.20%) 3PAR
13 5 (1.20%) Google
13 5 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.96%) Barracuda Networks
14 4 (0.96%) Palo Alto
14 4 (0.96%) Splunk