Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 242 254 406
Rank change year-on-year +12 +152 +170
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 303 329 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.19% 1.14% 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.47% 8.48% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 247 281 126
South East median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -6.86% -2.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% -13.60% +4.17%

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 3,579 3,882 3,567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.09% 13.42% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,666 3,086 2,870
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 -12 75 £59,000 +31.11% 23
Hampshire +13 74 £60,000 +41.18% 22
Surrey +18 64 £60,000 +11.63% 33
West Sussex +20 45 £55,000 -15.38% 6
Berkshire +7 45 £70,000 +21.74% 15
East Sussex +28 29 £47,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire -18 22 £57,500 +35.29% 5
Oxfordshire +28 8 £65,000 +54.76% 3
Kent -23 7 £27,500 -26.67% 6
Isle of Wight - 1 £47,500 -
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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.

1 130 (42.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 119 (39.27%) Information Security
3 84 (27.72%) PCI DSS
4 79 (26.07%) Data Protection
5 74 (24.42%) Cybersecurity
6 71 (23.43%) Security Architecture
7 63 (20.79%) CISSP
7 63 (20.79%) NIST
8 61 (20.13%) Azure
9 58 (19.14%) Degree
9 58 (19.14%) Microsoft
10 55 (18.15%) CISM
10 55 (18.15%) Finance
10 55 (18.15%) SIEM
11 53 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (17.49%) ITIL
11 53 (17.49%) Windows
12 52 (17.16%) Network Security
13 51 (16.83%) Data Protection Act
14 49 (16.17%) Active Directory
15 43 (14.19%) TOGAF
16 42 (13.86%) Management Information System
17 40 (13.20%) Penetration Testing
18 38 (12.54%) Firewall
18 38 (12.54%) Project Management
19 36 (11.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
20 35 (11.55%) Identity Access Management
20 35 (11.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
20 35 (11.55%) SQL
21 33 (10.89%) VMware

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 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.31%) Confluence
5 5 (1.65%) IIS
5 5 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.66%) SAS
6 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (3.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (20.13%) Azure
2 32 (10.56%) AWS
3 22 (7.26%) Office 365
4 19 (6.27%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.32%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.66%) G Suite
6 2 (0.66%) GCP
6 2 (0.66%) SaaS
7 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (0.33%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.33%) Google Sheets
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Flow
7 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.33%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.33%) Serverless
7 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.16%) Network Security
2 38 (12.54%) Firewall
3 20 (6.60%) DNS
4 15 (4.95%) WAN
5 14 (4.62%) DHCP
6 11 (3.63%) VLAN
7 9 (2.97%) Internet
8 7 (2.31%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.65%) LAN
9 5 (1.65%) VPN
10 4 (1.32%) FTP
10 4 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.32%) SAN
10 4 (1.32%) SMTP
10 4 (1.32%) tcpdump
10 4 (1.32%) VoIP
10 4 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.32%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.95%) MySQL
3 12 (3.96%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.30%) EDMS
5 8 (2.64%) Cosmos DB
6 6 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.65%) OLTP
7 5 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.32%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.32%) Big Data
8 4 (1.32%) Couchbase
8 4 (1.32%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (1.32%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.32%) Power BI
8 4 (1.32%) QlikView
8 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.97%) JIRA
3 8 (2.64%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (1.65%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (1.32%) IDA Disassembler
5 4 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.32%) Maven
6 2 (0.66%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (18.15%) Finance
2 27 (8.91%) Retail
3 20 (6.60%) Legal
4 16 (5.28%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.63%) Advertising
6 10 (3.30%) Marketing
7 9 (2.97%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.98%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.65%) Banking
10 4 (1.32%) Games
10 4 (1.32%) Law
11 2 (0.66%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.33%) Automotive
12 1 (0.33%) Hindi Language
12 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.33%) Punjabi Language
12 1 (0.33%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 43 (14.19%) Architect
2 38 (12.54%) Security Architect
3 34 (11.22%) Analyst
4 32 (10.56%) Consultant
5 28 (9.24%) Security Officer
6 25 (8.25%) Security Consultant
7 17 (5.61%) Information Security Consultant
8 16 (5.28%) Information Architect
8 16 (5.28%) Information Security Architect
8 16 (5.28%) IT Manager
8 16 (5.28%) Senior Manager
9 15 (4.95%) IT Security Officer
10 13 (4.29%) Data Manager
10 13 (4.29%) Head of IT
10 13 (4.29%) Information Officer
10 13 (4.29%) Information Security Officer
11 12 (3.96%) Project Manager
11 12 (3.96%) Security Analyst
12 11 (3.63%) DBA
12 11 (3.63%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.61%) AngularJS
1 17 (5.61%) HTML
2 16 (5.28%) HTML5
2 16 (5.28%) React
3 13 (4.29%) .NET
4 12 (3.96%) OAuth
5 10 (3.30%) OAuth2
5 10 (3.30%) OpenID
5 10 (3.30%) XACML
6 9 (2.97%) Web Services
7 6 (1.98%) SailPoint
8 5 (1.65%) CSS
8 5 (1.65%) JSON
9 4 (1.32%) EDI
9 4 (1.32%) Hibernate
9 4 (1.32%) LDAP
9 4 (1.32%) OLE
9 4 (1.32%) REST
9 4 (1.32%) SOAP
9 4 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.83%) Data Protection Act
2 42 (13.86%) Management Information System
3 32 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (8.58%) Driving Licence
5 14 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (3.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 12 (3.96%) PKI
7 7 (2.31%) Life Science
8 6 (1.98%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.98%) Reinsurance
9 5 (1.65%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (1.65%) NHS
10 4 (1.32%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 4 (1.32%) Data Centre
10 4 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.32%) Learning Management System
10 4 (1.32%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.32%) Online Games
10 4 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.49%) Windows
2 27 (8.91%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.95%) Linux
3 15 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (1.98%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.65%) Unix
5 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.99%) CentOS
6 3 (0.99%) Solaris
6 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (39.27%) Information Security
2 79 (26.07%) Data Protection
3 74 (24.42%) Cybersecurity
4 71 (23.43%) Security Architecture
5 55 (18.15%) SIEM
6 53 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (17.49%) ITIL
7 43 (14.19%) TOGAF
8 40 (13.20%) Penetration Testing
9 38 (12.54%) Project Management
10 35 (11.55%) Identity Access Management
11 33 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (10.23%) Zachman Framework
13 28 (9.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (9.24%) Risk Management
13 28 (9.24%) SABSA
13 28 (9.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 26 (8.58%) Data Governance
14 26 (8.58%) DevOps
14 26 (8.58%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.55%) SQL
2 14 (4.62%) C#
3 12 (3.96%) JavaScript
4 9 (2.97%) C
4 9 (2.97%) Java
4 9 (2.97%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.31%) R
6 6 (1.98%) Python
7 5 (1.65%) PHP
7 5 (1.65%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.32%) COBOL
8 4 (1.32%) Java 8
8 4 (1.32%) RPG
8 4 (1.32%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.66%) VBA
10 1 (0.33%) ES6
10 1 (0.33%) ES8
10 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 63 (20.79%) CISSP
2 58 (19.14%) Degree
3 55 (18.15%) CISM
4 24 (7.92%) CISA
5 18 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (5.61%) Security Cleared
7 15 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (4.62%) GIAC
9 13 (4.29%) PMP
10 10 (3.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 10 (3.30%) TOGAF Certification
11 9 (2.97%) CRISC
11 9 (2.97%) SSCP
12 8 (2.64%) Master's Degree
13 7 (2.31%) SC Cleared
14 5 (1.65%) CCNA
14 5 (1.65%) MCSA
15 4 (1.32%) CISMP
16 3 (0.99%) GCIA
16 3 (0.99%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (42.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 84 (27.72%) PCI DSS
3 63 (20.79%) NIST
4 36 (11.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 35 (11.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 25 (8.25%) Data Quality
7 15 (4.95%) SLA
8 14 (4.62%) Cyber Essentials
9 13 (4.29%) COBIT
10 11 (3.63%) EMIR
10 11 (3.63%) MiFID
10 11 (3.63%) Solvency II
11 10 (3.30%) ISO 9001
12 7 (2.31%) NCSC
13 5 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 15288
14 4 (1.32%) ISO 22301
14 4 (1.32%) PMO
15 3 (0.99%) GAMP
15 3 (0.99%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.99%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 49 (16.17%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.65%) Docker
5 5 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.32%) Snort
7 2 (0.66%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (5.28%) SCCM
2 10 (3.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.98%) Nessus
4 4 (1.32%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.32%) QRadar
4 4 (1.32%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.99%) Grafana
5 3 (0.99%) Graylog
6 2 (0.66%) IBM Guardium
6 2 (0.66%) SCOM
6 2 (0.66%) SCSM
6 2 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.66%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 58 (19.14%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.89%) VMware
3 17 (5.61%) Oracle
4 14 (4.62%) Cisco
5 9 (2.97%) Citrix
5 9 (2.97%) HP
6 8 (2.64%) Aruba
6 8 (2.64%) Imperva
6 8 (2.64%) Qualys
6 8 (2.64%) SolarWinds
7 7 (2.31%) IBM
8 6 (1.98%) ArcSight
8 6 (1.98%) CyberArk
8 6 (1.98%) LogRhythm
8 6 (1.98%) Palo Alto
8 6 (1.98%) SAP
8 6 (1.98%) Splunk
8 6 (1.98%) Varonis
9 5 (1.65%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (1.65%) Google