Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 395 577
Rank change year-on-year +133 +182 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 331 141 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.14% 0.49% 0.098%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.46% 3.98% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 282 123 22
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £36,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £79,500
England median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

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 3,913 3,545 4,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.44% 12.23% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,109 2,851 3,670
South East median annual salary £49,995 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.10% - +5.03%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +92 122 £45,000 -13.46% 18
Surrey +71 84 £56,250 +18.42% 15
Berkshire +27 65 £57,500 +10.58% 10
Hampshire +14 62 £42,500 -31.17% 8
Buckinghamshire +56 38 £42,500 -22.73% 2
West Sussex +25 32 £65,000 +4.00% 9
Kent +4 20 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Oxfordshire +13 16 £42,000 +1.82% 6
East Sussex -11 13 £47,500 -32.14% 2
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 113 (34.14%) Data Protection
2 108 (32.63%) Information Security
3 95 (28.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 60 (18.13%) Finance
5 59 (17.82%) Management Information System
6 58 (17.52%) Cybersecurity
7 53 (16.01%) Project Management
7 53 (16.01%) PCI DSS
8 52 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (15.41%) Windows
10 49 (14.80%) ITIL
11 45 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (12.69%) Risk Management
12 42 (12.69%) Linux
13 40 (12.08%) JavaScript
13 40 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
13 40 (12.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 39 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (11.78%) Firewall
14 39 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
15 38 (11.48%) CISSP
15 38 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
16 36 (10.88%) VMware
17 35 (10.57%) Microsoft
18 34 (10.27%) Degree
19 32 (9.67%) SLA
19 32 (9.67%) Data Centre
20 31 (9.37%) CRM
21 28 (8.46%) Scrum
21 28 (8.46%) Cisco

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 18 (5.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.42%) IIS
3 7 (2.11%) Apache
4 6 (1.81%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.51%) nginx
6 3 (0.91%) lighttpd
6 3 (0.91%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.60%) CMS
7 2 (0.60%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.60%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (7.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.93%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.81%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.21%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.60%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.60%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.60%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.08%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (7.25%) SaaS
3 19 (5.74%) AWS Lambda
3 19 (5.74%) DigitalOcean
3 19 (5.74%) Serverless
4 15 (4.53%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (2.72%) Office 365
6 7 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.60%) npm
7 2 (0.60%) PaaS
8 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.78%) Firewall
2 25 (7.55%) LAN
2 25 (7.55%) Network Security
3 23 (6.95%) DNS
4 19 (5.74%) VPN
5 18 (5.44%) WAN
6 14 (4.23%) DHCP
7 12 (3.63%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (3.32%) VoIP
9 10 (3.02%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (2.72%) Internet
11 8 (2.42%) Wireless
12 7 (2.11%) HTTP
12 7 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (2.11%) SSL
13 6 (1.81%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (1.81%) IPsec
14 5 (1.51%) MPLS
15 4 (1.21%) Intranet
15 4 (1.21%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.16%) MySQL
2 21 (6.34%) SQL Server
3 19 (5.74%) Redis
4 16 (4.83%) Big Data
4 16 (4.83%) Power BI
4 16 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.51%) Geospatial Data
7 5 (1.51%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.60%) Adabas
10 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.60%) MS Access
10 2 (0.60%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.42%) JIRA
3 7 (2.11%) Subversion
4 6 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.81%) Maven
5 4 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.60%) Grunt
7 2 (0.60%) gulp
7 2 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.60%) webpack
8 1 (0.30%) Protractor
8 1 (0.30%) SonarQube
General
1 60 (18.13%) Finance
2 19 (5.74%) Hindi Language
2 19 (5.74%) Legal
2 19 (5.74%) Punjabi Language
2 19 (5.74%) Urdu Language
3 12 (3.63%) Retail
4 10 (3.02%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.72%) Marketing
6 8 (2.42%) Banking
6 8 (2.42%) Law
6 8 (2.42%) Local Government
7 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.91%) Advertising
8 3 (0.91%) Billing
8 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (13.60%) Analyst
2 30 (9.06%) Developer
3 29 (8.76%) Security Analyst
4 24 (7.25%) Security Officer
5 23 (6.95%) Architect
5 23 (6.95%) Information Security Officer
6 20 (6.04%) Consultant
7 14 (4.23%) IT Manager
7 14 (4.23%) Security Manager
8 13 (3.93%) Data Manager
8 13 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (3.93%) Information Officer
8 13 (3.93%) IT Analyst
8 13 (3.93%) IT Security Analyst
9 12 (3.63%) Head of Information
9 12 (3.63%) Head of Information Security
9 12 (3.63%) Head of IT
9 12 (3.63%) Head of Security
10 11 (3.32%) Compliance Manager
10 11 (3.32%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.65%) AngularJS
2 21 (6.34%) CSS
2 21 (6.34%) HTML
3 19 (5.74%) Node.js
4 15 (4.53%) Express
4 15 (4.53%) Sails.js
5 14 (4.23%) .NET
6 9 (2.72%) MEAN Stack
7 8 (2.42%) Spring
8 5 (1.51%) Hibernate
8 5 (1.51%) Web Services
9 4 (1.21%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.21%) REST
9 4 (1.21%) SOAP
9 4 (1.21%) WinForms
10 3 (0.91%) CGI
10 3 (0.91%) LAMP
10 3 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
10 3 (0.91%) LEMP Stack
11 2 (0.60%) RAML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.82%) Management Information System
2 45 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (9.67%) Data Centre
4 28 (8.46%) Data Protection Act
5 24 (7.25%) User Experience
6 23 (6.95%) Computer Science
7 19 (5.74%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (4.53%) NHS
9 8 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (2.42%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.11%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.51%) Cyberattack
11 5 (1.51%) FlexPod
11 5 (1.51%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (1.21%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (1.21%) Life Science
12 4 (1.21%) Smart Meter
13 3 (0.91%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.41%) Windows
2 42 (12.69%) Linux
3 19 (5.74%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.93%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.32%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (3.02%) Windows 8
7 8 (2.42%) Android
7 8 (2.42%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.81%) Unix
8 6 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.21%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.30%) Solaris
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (34.14%) Data Protection
2 108 (32.63%) Information Security
3 58 (17.52%) Cybersecurity
4 53 (16.01%) Project Management
5 52 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (14.80%) ITIL
7 42 (12.69%) Risk Management
8 40 (12.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 39 (11.78%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (11.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
11 31 (9.37%) CRM
12 28 (8.46%) Scrum
13 27 (8.16%) Business Continuity
13 27 (8.16%) Service Delivery
14 25 (7.55%) Change Management
15 24 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (7.25%) SIEM
16 22 (6.65%) Incident Management
17 21 (6.34%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 40 (12.08%) JavaScript
2 21 (6.34%) SQL
3 19 (5.74%) PHP
4 18 (5.44%) Java
5 16 (4.83%) VBA
6 15 (4.53%) ES6
6 15 (4.53%) ES8
7 6 (1.81%) C#
8 5 (1.51%) C
8 5 (1.51%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.21%) Python
9 4 (1.21%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.91%) Perl
10 3 (0.91%) Ruby
10 3 (0.91%) Scala
11 2 (0.60%) Natural
11 2 (0.60%) RPG
11 2 (0.60%) RPG IV
11 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (11.48%) CISSP
2 34 (10.27%) Degree
3 27 (8.16%) CISA
4 22 (6.65%) CISM
5 16 (4.83%) Security Cleared
6 15 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (4.23%) MCSE
7 14 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (3.63%) CCNA
9 10 (3.02%) CEH
10 9 (2.72%) SSCP
11 7 (2.11%) ISEB
11 7 (2.11%) VCP6
11 7 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 5 (1.51%) MCSA
13 5 (1.51%) NCIE
14 4 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (1.21%) NCDA
15 3 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (28.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (16.01%) PCI DSS
3 32 (9.67%) SLA
4 24 (7.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (5.14%) COBIT
6 16 (4.83%) PMO
7 11 (3.32%) Data Quality
8 8 (2.42%) PSD2
9 6 (1.81%) QA
10 5 (1.51%) ISO 22301
10 5 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 4 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.91%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.60%) GPG13
13 2 (0.60%) HIPAA
13 2 (0.60%) IASME
13 2 (0.60%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.60%) RMADS
14 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.30%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 22 (6.65%) Docker
2 17 (5.14%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.02%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.11%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.91%) KVM
7 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.42%) vRealize
2 4 (1.21%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.60%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.60%) CSIRT
3 2 (0.60%) QRadar
4 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.30%) Nessus
4 1 (0.30%) SCCM
4 1 (0.30%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 36 (10.88%) VMware
2 35 (10.57%) Microsoft
3 28 (8.46%) Cisco
4 17 (5.14%) Oracle
5 16 (4.83%) SolarWinds
6 11 (3.32%) HP
7 9 (2.72%) EMC
8 8 (2.42%) SAP
9 7 (2.11%) Juniper
9 7 (2.11%) NetApp
9 7 (2.11%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.51%) 3PAR
11 5 (1.51%) Aquila
11 5 (1.51%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (1.51%) IBM
11 5 (1.51%) Veeam
12 4 (1.21%) ArcSight
12 4 (1.21%) Citrix
12 4 (1.21%) Google