Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 241 188
Rank change year-on-year +138 -53 +146
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 330 256 476
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.86% 1.15% 1.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.09% 8.14% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 136 192 325
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +20.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,850 £31,287
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £56,750 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.18% +4.76% -12.50%

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 1,729 3,145 3,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.01% 14.10% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,173 2,451 3,083
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,410 £78,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +148 161 £62,500 -0.79% 23
Berkshire +101 92 £71,250 +4.78% 11
Buckinghamshire +93 62 £54,500 -5.22% 11
West Sussex +33 50 £90,000 +32.35%
Hampshire +91 46 £49,500 +4.21% 8
Surrey +40 42 £72,500 +11.54% 6
Kent - 17 £47,500 - 8
East Sussex +15 15 £90,000 +80.00%
Oxfordshire +41 11 £85,000 +112.50% 1
Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 155 (46.97%) Legal
1 155 (46.97%) Information Security
2 148 (44.85%) Data Protection
3 141 (42.73%) Management Information System
4 128 (38.79%) Project Management
5 121 (36.67%) Manufacturing
6 119 (36.06%) Law
7 116 (35.15%) Matrix Organization
8 114 (34.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 104 (31.52%) Microsoft
10 73 (22.12%) ITIL
10 73 (22.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 68 (20.61%) Digital Economy
12 66 (20.00%) SLA
13 64 (19.39%) Windows
13 64 (19.39%) Azure
14 56 (16.97%) Microsoft 365
15 47 (14.24%) Cybersecurity
16 44 (13.33%) Firewall
17 40 (12.12%) PCI DSS
18 39 (11.82%) Data Security
19 38 (11.52%) NIST
20 34 (10.30%) Service Management
21 32 (9.70%) Data Privacy
22 30 (9.09%) Windows 10
23 27 (8.18%) CISSP
23 27 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
24 25 (7.58%) Games
24 25 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
25 24 (7.27%) SIEM

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 23 (6.97%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.30%) Confluence
3 1 (0.30%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Carpe Diem
1 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.61%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.30%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.30%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 64 (19.39%) Azure
2 56 (16.97%) Microsoft 365
3 10 (3.03%) AWS
4 6 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.82%) GCP
4 6 (1.82%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.91%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.33%) Firewall
2 17 (5.15%) VPN
3 8 (2.42%) Wireless
4 7 (2.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (2.12%) Network Security
5 5 (1.52%) Wireless Security
6 4 (1.21%) DNS
6 4 (1.21%) WAN
7 3 (0.91%) Internet
7 3 (0.91%) LAN
7 3 (0.91%) NAS
7 3 (0.91%) SAN
8 2 (0.61%) FTP
8 2 (0.61%) VoIP
9 1 (0.30%) BGP
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.30%) Multicast
9 1 (0.30%) SSL
9 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.03%) Big Data
3 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.91%) Tableau
5 2 (0.61%) BigQuery
5 2 (0.61%) Power BI
5 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.30%) GIS
6 1 (0.30%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.42%) JIRA
2 3 (0.91%) NUnit
2 3 (0.91%) Postman
2 3 (0.91%) SoapUI
2 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.30%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
General
1 155 (46.97%) Legal
2 121 (36.67%) Manufacturing
3 119 (36.06%) Law
4 114 (34.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 68 (20.61%) Digital Economy
6 25 (7.58%) Games
7 19 (5.76%) Finance
8 17 (5.15%) Telecoms
9 15 (4.55%) Public Sector
10 10 (3.03%) Marketing
11 8 (2.42%) Electronics
12 7 (2.12%) Aerospace
12 7 (2.12%) Publishing
13 5 (1.52%) Retail
14 4 (1.21%) Billing
14 4 (1.21%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.91%) Korean Language
16 2 (0.61%) Local Government
17 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 114 (34.55%) Administrator
2 111 (33.64%) Data Administrator
3 69 (20.91%) Analyst
4 41 (12.42%) Service Analyst
4 41 (12.42%) Service Desk Analyst
5 23 (6.97%) Team Leader
6 22 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 22 (6.67%) Security Administrator
7 20 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
8 18 (5.45%) Architect
8 18 (5.45%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 17 (5.15%) Consultant
9 17 (5.15%) Security Analyst
9 17 (5.15%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
10 14 (4.24%) Security Architect
11 13 (3.94%) Data Manager
12 12 (3.64%) Security Consultant
13 10 (3.03%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 9 (2.73%) Data Centre Manager
15 8 (2.42%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.42%) .NET
1 8 (2.42%) XML
2 5 (1.52%) REST
2 5 (1.52%) SOAP
3 4 (1.21%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.91%) CSS
4 3 (0.91%) EDI
4 3 (0.91%) JSON
4 3 (0.91%) Web Services
5 2 (0.61%) HTML
6 1 (0.30%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.30%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.30%) LINQ
6 1 (0.30%) OAuth
6 1 (0.30%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.30%) RESTful
6 1 (0.30%) WCF
6 1 (0.30%) WPF
6 1 (0.30%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 141 (42.73%) Management Information System
2 23 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.45%) Driving Licence
4 13 (3.94%) Public Cloud
5 12 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (3.33%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.73%) Private Cloud
8 6 (1.82%) Cyberattack
9 4 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.21%) Clustering
9 4 (1.21%) CMDB
9 4 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.21%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.21%) NHS
10 3 (0.91%) FMCG
11 1 (0.30%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.30%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (19.39%) Windows
2 30 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 10 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.82%) Linux
5 2 (0.61%) Unix
6 1 (0.30%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (46.97%) Information Security
2 148 (44.85%) Data Protection
3 128 (38.79%) Project Management
4 116 (35.15%) Matrix Organization
5 73 (22.12%) ITIL
6 47 (14.24%) Cybersecurity
7 39 (11.82%) Data Security
8 34 (10.30%) Service Management
9 32 (9.70%) Data Privacy
10 27 (8.18%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
12 24 (7.27%) SIEM
12 24 (7.27%) Time Management
13 23 (6.97%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (6.06%) Document Management
15 20 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (5.76%) Escalation Management
16 19 (5.76%) Line Management
17 18 (5.45%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.76%) SQL
2 7 (2.12%) PowerShell
2 7 (2.12%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.52%) Java
4 4 (1.21%) C#
4 4 (1.21%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.21%) Python
5 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.91%) PHP
6 2 (0.61%) C
7 1 (0.30%) Ruby
7 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (8.18%) CISSP
2 24 (7.27%) CISM
3 19 (5.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (3.03%) Degree
5 9 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (2.73%) SSCP
6 5 (1.52%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (1.21%) ISEB
8 3 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.91%) CRISC
8 3 (0.91%) MCSE
8 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) CEH
10 1 (0.30%) CISMP
10 1 (0.30%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.30%) GIAC
10 1 (0.30%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (22.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 66 (20.00%) SLA
3 40 (12.12%) PCI DSS
4 38 (11.52%) NIST
5 16 (4.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (4.55%) ISO 9001
6 15 (4.55%) NCSC
7 14 (4.24%) BS25999
7 14 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 14 (4.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (3.03%) QA
9 9 (2.73%) GAMP
9 9 (2.73%) HIPAA
9 9 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.61%) Government Security Classifications
10 2 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.30%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.30%) NEBOSH
11 1 (0.30%) NIST 800
System Software
1 17 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.21%) vCloud
2 4 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.82%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.61%) SCCM
3 1 (0.30%) Ansible
3 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.30%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.30%) Nessus
3 1 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 104 (31.52%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.06%) Citrix
3 16 (4.85%) Oracle
4 9 (2.73%) VMware
5 7 (2.12%) SAP
6 6 (1.82%) Forcepoint
6 6 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.52%) CyberArk
7 5 (1.52%) ForgeRock
7 5 (1.52%) IBM
7 5 (1.52%) Workday
8 3 (0.91%) Cisco
8 3 (0.91%) iManage
8 3 (0.91%) Veeam
9 2 (0.61%) Cadence
9 2 (0.61%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.61%) Marketo
10 1 (0.30%) HubSpot
10 1 (0.30%) Pardot
10 1 (0.30%) Qualys