Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 193 337
Rank change year-on-year -38 +144 +196
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 271 443 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.17% 1.65% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.22% 11.60% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 198 299 188
South East median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -5.83% -3.04%
10th Percentile £40,875 £31,250 £33,563
90th Percentile £85,750 £77,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% -5.14%

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 3,297 3,819 3,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.19% 14.27% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,475 3,027 3,054
South East median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £73,750
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 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -47 76 £62,500 +25.00% 27
Surrey +12 69 £60,000 +20.00% 25
Berkshire -32 51 £72,500 +31.82% 19
Hampshire -15 45 £60,000 +45.45% 10
West Sussex -10 40 £72,500 +38.10% 2
East Sussex +17 27 £50,000 +25.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +6 19 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Oxfordshire -3 6 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Kent -28 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Isle of Wight - 1 £47,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £102,500 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 128 (47.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 116 (42.80%) Information Security
3 75 (27.68%) Finance
4 72 (26.57%) PCI DSS
5 71 (26.20%) CISSP
6 64 (23.62%) Degree
7 59 (21.77%) NIST
8 58 (21.40%) CISM
9 50 (18.45%) Cybersecurity
10 48 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (17.34%) Data Protection
12 45 (16.61%) Azure
13 44 (16.24%) Security Architecture
13 44 (16.24%) Management Information System
14 42 (15.50%) Risk Management
15 41 (15.13%) Project Management
15 41 (15.13%) ITIL
15 41 (15.13%) Windows
15 41 (15.13%) SIEM
16 39 (14.39%) SQL
17 35 (12.92%) SDLC
18 34 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
18 34 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
19 33 (12.18%) Data Protection Act
20 32 (11.81%) Network Security
21 29 (10.70%) Requirements Analysis
21 29 (10.70%) AWS
21 29 (10.70%) Firewall
21 29 (10.70%) TOGAF
21 29 (10.70%) Microsoft Excel

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 10 (3.69%) Confluence
2 8 (2.95%) IIS
3 5 (1.85%) Oracle Coherence
3 5 (1.85%) SAS
3 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (10.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (5.90%) MS Visio
3 14 (5.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (5.17%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.48%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.48%) FastStats
2 4 (1.48%) Unica
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.37%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 45 (16.61%) Azure
2 29 (10.70%) AWS
3 10 (3.69%) Office 365
4 9 (3.32%) PaaS
5 8 (2.95%) SaaS
6 5 (1.85%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.48%) Azure Functions
7 4 (1.48%) Responsys
7 4 (1.48%) Serverless
7 4 (1.48%) Silverpop
8 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.74%) IaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.81%) Network Security
2 29 (10.70%) Firewall
3 10 (3.69%) WAN
4 8 (2.95%) DNS
5 7 (2.58%) LAN
6 6 (2.21%) Internet
6 6 (2.21%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (1.85%) DHCP
7 5 (1.85%) SMTP
8 4 (1.48%) NAS
8 4 (1.48%) SAN
8 4 (1.48%) SNMP
8 4 (1.48%) VLAN
8 4 (1.48%) VPN
9 3 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.74%) Broadband
11 1 (0.37%) HTTP
11 1 (0.37%) SMS
11 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.27%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.43%) MySQL
4 7 (2.58%) EDMS
4 7 (2.58%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.85%) Power BI
6 4 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (1.48%) Big Data
6 4 (1.48%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (1.48%) DB2
6 4 (1.48%) Geospatial Data
6 4 (1.48%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.48%) OLTP
7 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.74%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (4.06%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (4.06%) Rational Rhapsody
2 10 (3.69%) JIRA
3 9 (3.32%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.58%) SoapUI
5 5 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.48%) Maven
7 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.37%) WinDbg
General
1 75 (27.68%) Finance
2 25 (9.23%) Legal
3 21 (7.75%) Retail
4 18 (6.64%) Marketing
5 16 (5.90%) Manufacturing
6 15 (5.54%) Advertising
6 15 (5.54%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.58%) Aerospace
7 7 (2.58%) Banking
8 6 (2.21%) Public Sector
9 4 (1.48%) Games
9 4 (1.48%) Law
10 3 (1.11%) Automotive
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) French Language
11 1 (0.37%) German Language
11 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (16.97%) Analyst
2 27 (9.96%) Architect
3 24 (8.86%) Consultant
3 24 (8.86%) Security Architect
4 22 (8.12%) Security Manager
5 19 (7.01%) Security Consultant
6 18 (6.64%) Data Analyst
6 18 (6.64%) Security Analyst
7 16 (5.90%) Information Manager
7 16 (5.90%) Project Manager
8 15 (5.54%) Data Manager
8 15 (5.54%) Developer
8 15 (5.54%) Information Security Manager
8 15 (5.54%) IT Manager
8 15 (5.54%) Senior Manager
9 13 (4.80%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.43%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.06%) Hardware Engineer
11 11 (4.06%) Principal Systems Engineer
11 11 (4.06%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.54%) .NET
2 14 (5.17%) REST
2 14 (5.17%) SOAP
3 12 (4.43%) AngularJS
4 10 (3.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (3.69%) XML
5 8 (2.95%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.95%) HTML
5 8 (2.95%) WCF
6 7 (2.58%) HTML5
6 7 (2.58%) React
7 6 (2.21%) JSON
7 6 (2.21%) OAuth
7 6 (2.21%) OAuth2
7 6 (2.21%) OpenID
7 6 (2.21%) Web Services
7 6 (2.21%) XACML
8 5 (1.85%) Entity Framework
9 4 (1.48%) SailPoint
9 4 (1.48%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 44 (16.24%) Management Information System
2 33 (12.18%) Data Protection Act
3 22 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.75%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.32%) Reinsurance
6 6 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.21%) PKI
6 6 (2.21%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.85%) Life Science
8 4 (1.48%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.48%) CMDB
8 4 (1.48%) Learning Management System
8 4 (1.48%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.48%) Online Games
8 4 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.13%) Windows
2 20 (7.38%) Linux
3 13 (4.80%) Unix
4 9 (3.32%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.21%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.11%) CentOS
7 3 (1.11%) Solaris
7 3 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.37%) Debian
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (42.80%) Information Security
2 50 (18.45%) Cybersecurity
3 48 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (17.34%) Data Protection
5 44 (16.24%) Security Architecture
6 42 (15.50%) Risk Management
7 41 (15.13%) ITIL
7 41 (15.13%) Project Management
7 41 (15.13%) SIEM
8 35 (12.92%) SDLC
9 34 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (12.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (10.70%) Decision-Making
10 29 (10.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 29 (10.70%) TOGAF
11 28 (10.33%) Service Delivery
12 27 (9.96%) Analytics
12 27 (9.96%) Vulnerability Management
13 26 (9.59%) PRINCE2
14 25 (9.23%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.39%) SQL
2 18 (6.64%) C#
3 15 (5.54%) Python
4 13 (4.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 11 (4.06%) JavaScript
5 11 (4.06%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.95%) C
7 5 (1.85%) Java
7 5 (1.85%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.48%) Java 8
8 4 (1.48%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.48%) VBA
9 3 (1.11%) PHP
10 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.74%) R
11 1 (0.37%) C++
11 1 (0.37%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 71 (26.20%) CISSP
2 64 (23.62%) Degree
3 58 (21.40%) CISM
4 27 (9.96%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (7.75%) Security Cleared
6 20 (7.38%) CISA
7 18 (6.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 16 (5.90%) PMP
9 15 (5.54%) CRISC
10 12 (4.43%) SC Cleared
11 11 (4.06%) SSCP
12 9 (3.32%) GIAC
13 6 (2.21%) CCIE
13 6 (2.21%) TOGAF Certification
14 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (1.11%) CCNA
15 3 (1.11%) CISMP
16 2 (0.74%) CCSP
16 2 (0.74%) CEH
16 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (47.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 72 (26.57%) PCI DSS
3 59 (21.77%) NIST
4 27 (9.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 25 (9.23%) Data Quality
6 21 (7.75%) SLA
7 19 (7.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 17 (6.27%) QA
9 15 (5.54%) Cyber Essentials
10 14 (5.17%) EMIR
10 14 (5.17%) MiFID
10 14 (5.17%) Solvency II
11 11 (4.06%) COBIT
11 11 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 10 (3.69%) NCSC
13 4 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (1.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (1.48%) JSP 440
13 4 (1.48%) PMO
13 4 (1.48%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 13 (4.80%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.85%) Docker
4 4 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.37%) Postfix
5 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (4.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.48%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.48%) SCCM
3 3 (1.11%) Grafana
3 3 (1.11%) Graylog
4 2 (0.74%) HP Fortify
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.74%) Nessus
5 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 27 (9.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.64%) Oracle
3 14 (5.17%) HP
4 13 (4.80%) VMware
5 11 (4.06%) IBM
6 7 (2.58%) Adobe
6 7 (2.58%) SAP
7 6 (2.21%) Dynatrace
7 6 (2.21%) Qualys
8 5 (1.85%) Palo Alto
9 4 (1.48%) CyberArk
9 4 (1.48%) Imperva
9 4 (1.48%) LogRhythm
9 4 (1.48%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 4 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.48%) Varonis
10 3 (1.11%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.11%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.11%) Sun
10 3 (1.11%) Symantec