Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 222 183 304
Rank change year-on-year -39 +121 +212
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 257 480 278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.20% 1.81% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.63% 12.40% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 189 329 249
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -14.53% +11.43%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £34,700
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 2,977 3,870 4,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.91% 14.59% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,302 3,019 3,187
Median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,300 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 2020. 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 -49 74 £57,500 +15.00% 23
Surrey +16 61 £65,000 +33.33% 20
Berkshire -36 48 £65,000 +18.18% 16
West Sussex -4 43 £59,250 +12.86% 3
East Sussex +18 36 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Hampshire -8 33 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 17 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Oxfordshire -4 9 £51,518 +3.04% 2
Kent -5 2 £30,000 -20.00% 4
M4 Corridor - 1 £102,500 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, 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.

1 116 (45.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 91 (35.41%) Information Security
3 71 (27.63%) CISSP
4 70 (27.24%) Finance
5 67 (26.07%) Degree
6 56 (21.79%) PCI DSS
7 55 (21.40%) SQL
8 53 (20.62%) CISM
9 50 (19.46%) Cybersecurity
10 48 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
11 46 (17.90%) Windows
12 45 (17.51%) ITIL
13 44 (17.12%) Risk Management
14 43 (16.73%) Firewall
15 42 (16.34%) NIST
16 39 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
16 39 (15.18%) Azure
17 38 (14.79%) Linux
18 37 (14.40%) Data Protection
19 36 (14.01%) Stakeholder Management
20 34 (13.23%) Penetration Testing
20 34 (13.23%) Project Management
21 32 (12.45%) SQL Server
21 32 (12.45%) Python
21 32 (12.45%) SDLC
22 30 (11.67%) Microsoft
22 30 (11.67%) Data Protection Act
22 30 (11.67%) Analytics
23 29 (11.28%) Security Management
23 29 (11.28%) Management Information System

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 13 (5.06%) IIS
2 7 (2.72%) SAS
3 5 (1.95%) Confluence
3 5 (1.95%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.39%) Apache
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Synapse
5 1 (0.39%) Drupal
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (3.50%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.33%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.56%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.56%) FastStats
2 4 (1.56%) Unica
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.18%) Azure
2 25 (9.73%) AWS
3 15 (5.84%) PaaS
4 13 (5.06%) SaaS
5 9 (3.50%) Office 365
5 9 (3.50%) Power Platform
6 7 (2.72%) Serverless
7 6 (2.33%) Azure Functions
7 6 (2.33%) IaaS
8 4 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.56%) Responsys
8 4 (1.56%) Silverpop
9 3 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.17%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (1.17%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.78%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
11 1 (0.39%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.73%) Firewall
2 27 (10.51%) Network Security
3 12 (4.67%) DNS
3 12 (4.67%) WAN
4 11 (4.28%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.50%) Internet
5 9 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (3.11%) DHCP
6 8 (3.11%) LAN
6 8 (3.11%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (1.95%) Broadband
8 4 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.56%) VPN
9 3 (1.17%) NAS
9 3 (1.17%) SAN
9 3 (1.17%) SMS
9 3 (1.17%) SMTP
9 3 (1.17%) SNMP
9 3 (1.17%) VoIP
9 3 (1.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.95%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.72%) DB2
3 7 (2.72%) MySQL
3 7 (2.72%) Power BI
4 6 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.56%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.78%) Big Data
8 2 (0.78%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.78%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.78%) HDInsight
8 2 (0.78%) OLTP
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.78%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (4.67%) SoapUI
2 6 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.33%) JIRA
2 6 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (1.95%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.17%) WinDbg
5 2 (0.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 70 (27.24%) Finance
2 27 (10.51%) Legal
3 17 (6.61%) Aerospace
4 15 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.06%) Marketing
6 12 (4.67%) Retail
7 11 (4.28%) Manufacturing
8 10 (3.89%) Banking
9 7 (2.72%) Advertising
10 5 (1.95%) Public Sector
11 4 (1.56%) Military
12 2 (0.78%) Automotive
12 2 (0.78%) Law
13 1 (0.39%) Back Office
13 1 (0.39%) Billing
13 1 (0.39%) French Language
13 1 (0.39%) German Language
13 1 (0.39%) Police
Job Titles
1 49 (19.07%) Analyst
2 29 (11.28%) Security Manager
3 27 (10.51%) Architect
4 24 (9.34%) IT Manager
5 22 (8.56%) Developer
5 22 (8.56%) Security Architect
6 21 (8.17%) Data Analyst
7 18 (7.00%) Security Analyst
7 18 (7.00%) Software Engineer
8 17 (6.61%) Senior Developer
9 16 (6.23%) Software Developer
10 15 (5.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 15 (5.84%) Information Manager
11 14 (5.45%) Information Security Manager
12 13 (5.06%) Senior Software Engineer
13 12 (4.67%) Data Manager
13 12 (4.67%) IT Security Manager
13 12 (4.67%) Operations Manager
13 12 (4.67%) Senior Software Developer
14 10 (3.89%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.61%) .NET
2 15 (5.84%) REST
2 15 (5.84%) SOAP
2 15 (5.84%) XML
3 13 (5.06%) WCF
4 10 (3.89%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.11%) Entity Framework
6 7 (2.72%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.33%) CSS
7 6 (2.33%) HTML
7 6 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (1.95%) AngularJS
8 5 (1.95%) Middleware
9 4 (1.56%) .NET Core
9 4 (1.56%) DirectX
9 4 (1.56%) OpenGL
10 3 (1.17%) WPF
11 2 (0.78%) jQuery
11 2 (0.78%) LINQ
12 1 (0.39%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.67%) Data Protection Act
2 29 (11.28%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.84%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.89%) Cloud Native
5 10 (3.89%) Data Centre
6 9 (3.50%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.11%) Virtual Team
8 7 (2.72%) CMDB
9 6 (2.33%) Reinsurance
10 5 (1.95%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (1.95%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.95%) Life Science
10 5 (1.95%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.56%) Handset
12 2 (0.78%) Clustering
12 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.78%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.90%) Windows
2 38 (14.79%) Linux
3 21 (8.17%) Unix
4 17 (6.61%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.11%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (2.72%) AIX
7 7 (2.72%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.56%) Solaris
9 4 (1.56%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.39%) Debian
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (35.41%) Information Security
2 50 (19.46%) Cybersecurity
3 48 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (17.51%) ITIL
5 44 (17.12%) Risk Management
6 39 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (14.40%) Data Protection
8 36 (14.01%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (13.23%) Penetration Testing
9 34 (13.23%) Project Management
10 32 (12.45%) SDLC
11 30 (11.67%) Analytics
12 29 (11.28%) Security Management
13 28 (10.89%) Service Delivery
13 28 (10.89%) SIEM
14 27 (10.51%) Requirements Analysis
14 27 (10.51%) Vulnerability Management
15 25 (9.73%) Mathematics
16 24 (9.34%) Data Analysis
16 24 (9.34%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (21.40%) SQL
2 32 (12.45%) Python
3 25 (9.73%) C#
4 19 (7.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 16 (6.23%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.50%) PowerShell
7 8 (3.11%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.72%) C
9 5 (1.95%) C++
9 5 (1.95%) VBScript
10 4 (1.56%) VBA
11 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.78%) Perl
11 2 (0.78%) PHP
12 1 (0.39%) Java
12 1 (0.39%) Scala
12 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 71 (27.63%) CISSP
2 67 (26.07%) Degree
3 53 (20.62%) CISM
4 27 (10.51%) CISA
5 24 (9.34%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (9.34%) Security Cleared
6 15 (5.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 15 (5.84%) SC Cleared
7 13 (5.06%) CRISC
8 8 (3.11%) CCIE
9 7 (2.72%) GIAC
10 6 (2.33%) PMP
11 5 (1.95%) CISMP
11 5 (1.95%) SSCP
12 4 (1.56%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.56%) MCP
13 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.78%) CCSP
14 2 (0.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (45.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (21.79%) PCI DSS
3 42 (16.34%) NIST
4 24 (9.34%) Data Quality
5 21 (8.17%) QA
6 20 (7.78%) Cyber Essentials
7 19 (7.39%) SLA
8 15 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 9 (3.50%) MiFID
10 8 (3.11%) NIST 800
10 8 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (3.11%) Solvency II
11 6 (2.33%) COBIT
11 6 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 6 (2.33%) EMIR
11 6 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 4 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (1.56%) JSP 440
12 4 (1.56%) NCSC
12 4 (1.56%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 16 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.50%) vSphere
4 8 (3.11%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.78%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.78%) XenApp
7 1 (0.39%) Docker
7 1 (0.39%) Postfix
7 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (2.72%) SCCM
2 6 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.56%) Nessus
4 2 (0.78%) Ansible
4 2 (0.78%) HP Fortify
4 2 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (0.78%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.78%) SELinux
4 2 (0.78%) Terraform
5 1 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.78%) VMware
3 18 (7.00%) HP
4 14 (5.45%) Cisco
5 9 (3.50%) Dynatrace
6 8 (3.11%) Adobe
6 8 (3.11%) Oracle
7 7 (2.72%) 3PAR
7 7 (2.72%) Intel
7 7 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.72%) SAP
8 6 (2.33%) IBM
9 5 (1.95%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.56%) Qualys
10 4 (1.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 4 (1.56%) Symantec
11 3 (1.17%) Citrix
11 3 (1.17%) Dell
11 3 (1.17%) Palo Alto
11 3 (1.17%) Tableau