Period
to

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 17 May 2022 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
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 160 123 237
Rank change year-on-year -37 +114 -33
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 436 341 203
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.19% 2.57% 1.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.93% 17.07% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 254 103 155
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,800 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,547 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,249 £58,497 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.28% +6.36% +10.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £80,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -

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 3,129 1,998 2,453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.73% 15.09% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,888 1,296 1,889
10th Percentile £28,675 £30,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,375 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

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 17 May 2022.

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 17 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -27 199 £57,500 -8.00% 16
Buckinghamshire -21 109 £75,000 +41.51% 3
Hampshire -26 66 £52,500 +10.53% 7
West Sussex +12 64 £70,000 +13.36% 2
Berkshire -49 53 £57,500 -16.36% 9
Surrey -51 52 £60,000 -12.73% 9
Oxfordshire -5 37 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Kent -35 27 £46,500 -30.34% 5
East Sussex -2 13 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Sussex +16 9 £60,000 +71.43% 1
Middlesex - 1 £87,500 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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.

1 175 (40.14%) Social Skills
2 137 (31.42%) Microsoft
3 133 (30.50%) Information Security
3 133 (30.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 110 (25.23%) Problem-Solving
5 106 (24.31%) Windows
6 105 (24.08%) Agile
7 102 (23.39%) Azure
8 101 (23.17%) Analytics
9 99 (22.71%) Microsoft 365
9 99 (22.71%) Data Protection
10 84 (19.27%) Power Platform
11 83 (19.04%) Cybersecurity
11 83 (19.04%) Finance
11 83 (19.04%) CISSP
12 74 (16.97%) SQL
13 72 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
14 70 (16.06%) NIST
14 70 (16.06%) Management Information System
15 69 (15.83%) Data Security
15 69 (15.83%) DevOps
16 68 (15.60%) Power BI
17 60 (13.76%) Data Management
17 60 (13.76%) Marketing
18 59 (13.53%) Firewall
18 59 (13.53%) Cyber Essentials
19 58 (13.30%) Collaborative Working
20 56 (12.84%) Visualisation
20 56 (12.84%) Data Visualisation
21 54 (12.39%) OWASP

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 35 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 32 (7.34%) CMS
2 32 (7.34%) SAS
3 24 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.29%) Umbraco
4 10 (2.29%) WordPress
5 5 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 54 (12.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (11.24%) Campfire
3 32 (7.34%) SPSS
4 21 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.69%) FastStats
2 3 (0.69%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.23%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.23%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 102 (23.39%) Azure
2 99 (22.71%) Microsoft 365
3 84 (19.27%) Power Platform
4 45 (10.32%) AWS
5 38 (8.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 31 (7.11%) IaaS
7 22 (5.05%) npm
8 19 (4.36%) SaaS
9 15 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (3.21%) PaaS
11 10 (2.29%) Azure Stack
11 10 (2.29%) Power Automate
12 9 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (2.06%) GCP
13 7 (1.61%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (1.15%) Azure Data Factory
14 5 (1.15%) Azure Data Lake Analytics
14 5 (1.15%) Azure Logic Apps
14 5 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (1.15%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (13.53%) Firewall
2 49 (11.24%) Broadband
3 27 (6.19%) Network Security
4 16 (3.67%) VPN
5 6 (1.38%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.15%) Intranet
6 5 (1.15%) WAN
7 4 (0.92%) DHCP
7 4 (0.92%) DNS
7 4 (0.92%) HTTP
7 4 (0.92%) SD-WAN
8 3 (0.69%) Internet
8 3 (0.69%) SAN
8 3 (0.69%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.23%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.23%) NAS
9 1 (0.23%) SSL
9 1 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (15.60%) Power BI
2 32 (7.34%) QlikView
2 32 (7.34%) Tableau
3 30 (6.88%) NoSQL
4 28 (6.42%) SQL Server
5 15 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.21%) Relational Database
7 13 (2.98%) Data Lake
8 9 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.83%) MySQL
10 6 (1.38%) Big Data
11 5 (1.15%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.15%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.69%) MS Access
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (5.73%) Burp Suite
2 22 (5.05%) ESLint
3 15 (3.44%) Log4j
4 10 (2.29%) Emacs
4 10 (2.29%) Postman
5 6 (1.38%) JIRA
6 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.92%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.92%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.92%) Maven
8 2 (0.46%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.23%) fastlane
9 1 (0.23%) GitLab
9 1 (0.23%) Selenium
General
1 175 (40.14%) Social Skills
2 83 (19.04%) Finance
3 72 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (13.76%) Marketing
5 44 (10.09%) Digital Economy
6 42 (9.63%) Organisational Skills
7 41 (9.40%) Legal
8 34 (7.80%) Manufacturing
9 29 (6.65%) Games
10 22 (5.05%) Influencing Skills
11 18 (4.13%) Retail
12 14 (3.21%) Presentation Skills
13 12 (2.75%) Public Sector
14 10 (2.29%) Law
14 10 (2.29%) Telecoms
15 7 (1.61%) Electronics
16 5 (1.15%) Advertising
16 5 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.92%) Social Housing
18 3 (0.69%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 110 (25.23%) Analyst
2 42 (9.63%) Data Analyst
3 38 (8.72%) Architect
4 36 (8.26%) Security Analyst
5 30 (6.88%) Customer Analyst
6 28 (6.42%) Security Manager
7 26 (5.96%) Developer
8 25 (5.73%) IT Manager
9 24 (5.50%) IT Analyst
10 22 (5.05%) Full Stack Developer
10 22 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (4.36%) Consultant
11 19 (4.36%) IT Security Analyst
12 17 (3.90%) Security Officer
13 16 (3.67%) Data Manager
14 15 (3.44%) IT Engineer
15 14 (3.21%) Head of Information
15 14 (3.21%) IT Security Manager
15 14 (3.21%) Security Engineer
15 14 (3.21%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.26%) CSS
1 36 (8.26%) HTML
2 33 (7.57%) .NET
3 25 (5.73%) AngularJS
4 24 (5.50%) Elastic Stack
5 22 (5.05%) Sass
6 10 (2.29%) RESTful
7 5 (1.15%) REST
7 5 (1.15%) Velocity
8 4 (0.92%) Ajax
8 4 (0.92%) Dojo
8 4 (0.92%) SOAP
8 4 (0.92%) WF
8 4 (0.92%) XML
9 3 (0.69%) .NET Core
9 3 (0.69%) Middleware
10 2 (0.46%) gRPC
10 2 (0.46%) PyTorch
10 2 (0.46%) React
10 2 (0.46%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 70 (16.06%) Management Information System
2 46 (10.55%) User Experience
3 32 (7.34%) Data Protection Act
4 17 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (3.67%) Driving Licence
6 15 (3.44%) Data Centre
6 15 (3.44%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.52%) IoT
7 11 (2.52%) SCADA
8 10 (2.29%) NHS
9 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.15%) PMI
10 4 (0.92%) Biotechnology
10 4 (0.92%) CCTV
10 4 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (0.92%) Housing Association
10 4 (0.92%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.69%) Life Science
12 2 (0.46%) Freedom of Information Act
12 2 (0.46%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 106 (24.31%) Windows
2 40 (9.17%) Linux
3 32 (7.34%) Windows Server
4 22 (5.05%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.29%) Kali Linux
6 5 (1.15%) Android
6 5 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.15%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.15%) Unix
7 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (30.50%) Information Security
2 110 (25.23%) Problem-Solving
3 105 (24.08%) Agile
4 101 (23.17%) Analytics
5 99 (22.71%) Data Protection
6 83 (19.04%) Cybersecurity
7 69 (15.83%) Data Security
7 69 (15.83%) DevOps
8 60 (13.76%) Data Management
9 58 (13.30%) Collaborative Working
10 56 (12.84%) Data Visualisation
10 56 (12.84%) Visualisation
11 54 (12.39%) OWASP
12 53 (12.16%) Creative Thinking
12 53 (12.16%) Data Science
13 51 (11.70%) ITIL
14 49 (11.24%) Artificial Intelligence
15 48 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (11.01%) Penetration Testing
16 47 (10.78%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (16.97%) SQL
2 34 (7.80%) Python
3 33 (7.57%) R
4 25 (5.73%) C#
4 25 (5.73%) TypeScript
5 14 (3.21%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.06%) C
7 5 (1.15%) U-SQL
8 4 (0.92%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.69%) Java
10 2 (0.46%) C++
10 2 (0.46%) Scala
10 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.23%) Bash
11 1 (0.23%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 83 (19.04%) CISSP
2 47 (10.78%) Degree
3 31 (7.11%) CISM
4 22 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 14 (3.21%) CISA
5 14 (3.21%) CompTIA Security+
6 12 (2.75%) CASP
6 12 (2.75%) CompTIA CySA+
7 11 (2.52%) OSCP
8 9 (2.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.15%) DBS Check
10 5 (1.15%) ISACA
10 5 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.15%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.92%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.92%) MCP
12 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (30.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (16.06%) NIST
3 59 (13.53%) Cyber Essentials
4 51 (11.70%) QA
5 48 (11.01%) PCI DSS
6 30 (6.88%) HIPAA
7 25 (5.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 22 (5.05%) WCAG
9 18 (4.13%) GRC
10 17 (3.90%) COBIT
10 17 (3.90%) Data Quality
10 17 (3.90%) SLA
11 15 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 13 (2.98%) IASME
12 13 (2.98%) NCSC
13 8 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (1.38%) GAMP
14 6 (1.38%) ISO 9001
14 6 (1.38%) NIST 800
15 5 (1.15%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) Docker
4 1 (0.23%) Firmware
4 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (5.50%) Kibana
2 15 (3.44%) FortiGate
2 15 (3.44%) Nessus
2 15 (3.44%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 9 (2.06%) Terraform
4 8 (1.83%) Ansible
5 7 (1.61%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.69%) SCCM
7 1 (0.23%) CASB
7 1 (0.23%) Grafana
7 1 (0.23%) Graylog
7 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 137 (31.42%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.34%) Cognos
3 23 (5.28%) OneTrust
4 21 (4.82%) IBM
5 18 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (3.67%) VMware
7 15 (3.44%) CrowdStrike
7 15 (3.44%) Forcepoint
7 15 (3.44%) Fortinet
7 15 (3.44%) Okta
7 15 (3.44%) Qualys
7 15 (3.44%) Sophos
7 15 (3.44%) Tanium
8 14 (3.21%) SAP
9 11 (2.52%) Citrix
9 11 (2.52%) Oracle
10 10 (2.29%) Databricks
11 7 (1.61%) Cisco
11 7 (1.61%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.61%) Workday