Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > South West
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 189 155
Rank change year-on-year -13 -34 +80
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 143 167 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.37% 1.61% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.75% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 97 151 199
South West median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £23,700 £28,750 £20,250
90th Percentile £71,750 £55,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +21.05% +11.76% -5.56%

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,563 9,568 9,851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.85% 92.16% 89.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7,877 7,931 8,217
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Data Protection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the South West

Data Protection
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection in the South West.

Salary trend for Data Protection in the South West

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the South West over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in the South West

Data Protection
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Bristol +20 53 £42,500 +21.43% 6
Wiltshire -8 33 £55,000 +57.14% 9
Gloucestershire +7 25 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Cornwall +4 14 - -
Devon +20 7 £25,000 +13.64% 2
Somerset -8 5 £55,000 +15.79%
Dorset -31 5 £33,500 -30.93% 21
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing Data Protection 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 West region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 58 (40.56%) GDPR
2 56 (39.16%) Microsoft
3 55 (38.46%) Windows
4 42 (29.37%) Windows Server
5 39 (27.27%) ITIL
5 39 (27.27%) VMware
5 39 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 38 (26.57%) Project Management
7 35 (24.48%) PowerShell
7 35 (24.48%) TOGAF
8 34 (23.78%) Finance
8 34 (23.78%) Active Directory
9 32 (22.38%) Information Security
9 32 (22.38%) Firewall
9 32 (22.38%) Security Cleared
10 30 (20.98%) PRINCE2
11 28 (19.58%) Technical Architecture
11 28 (19.58%) Windows 10
12 27 (18.88%) Security Monitoring
12 27 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (18.88%) Linux
13 26 (18.18%) Degree
13 26 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
14 25 (17.48%) Intrusion Detection
14 25 (17.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 25 (17.48%) SC Cleared
14 25 (17.48%) Virtual Desktop
14 25 (17.48%) vRealize
14 25 (17.48%) Hybrid Cloud
15 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development

Data Protection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 21 (14.69%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.20%) Drupal
5 5 (3.50%) CMS
6 2 (1.40%) SAS
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.70%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (16.08%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (9.09%) Office 365
4 4 (2.80%) SaaS
5 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.38%) Firewall
2 25 (17.48%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (14.69%) Unified Communications
4 20 (13.99%) Software-Defined Networking
5 13 (9.09%) DNS
6 8 (5.59%) Internet
7 7 (4.90%) Network Security
8 5 (3.50%) VSAN
9 4 (2.80%) SMS
10 3 (2.10%) LAN
10 3 (2.10%) PBX
10 3 (2.10%) SSL
10 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.10%) Wireless
11 2 (1.40%) DHCP
11 2 (1.40%) SAN
12 1 (0.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (6.29%) MySQL
4 5 (3.50%) OLAP
4 5 (3.50%) OLTP
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.10%) Big Data
7 2 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.70%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 34 (23.78%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Retail
3 8 (5.59%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.90%) Legal
5 3 (2.10%) Law
5 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (23.78%) Architect
2 24 (16.78%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (11.19%) Lead Architect
3 16 (11.19%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 11 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 10 (6.99%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.29%) Analyst
7 8 (5.59%) Deployment Manager
7 8 (5.59%) Deployment Project Manager
7 8 (5.59%) Developer
7 8 (5.59%) Senior Manager
7 8 (5.59%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (4.90%) Service Manager
9 6 (4.20%) Administrator
9 6 (4.20%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.50%) Data Scientist
10 5 (3.50%) DBA
10 5 (3.50%) Security Manager
10 5 (3.50%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.90%) CSS
1 7 (4.90%) HTML
2 6 (4.20%) Ajax
2 6 (4.20%) REST
2 6 (4.20%) SOAP
2 6 (4.20%) XHTML
3 5 (3.50%) XML
4 4 (2.80%) .NET
4 4 (2.80%) Flash
4 4 (2.80%) J2EE
4 4 (2.80%) OAuth
4 4 (2.80%) OpenID
4 4 (2.80%) SAML
5 1 (0.70%) HTML5
5 1 (0.70%) jQuery
5 1 (0.70%) Spring
5 1 (0.70%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.48%) Hybrid Cloud
2 23 (16.08%) Management Information System
3 20 (13.99%) Blackberry
4 18 (12.59%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (11.89%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (9.79%) User Experience
7 12 (8.39%) Data Centre
8 10 (6.99%) PKI
9 8 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (3.50%) Replication
11 5 (3.50%) W3C
12 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
13 3 (2.10%) Private Cloud
13 3 (2.10%) Virtual Team
14 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
14 2 (1.40%) CUDA
15 1 (0.70%) CESG
15 1 (0.70%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 55 (38.46%) Windows
2 42 (29.37%) Windows Server
3 28 (19.58%) Windows 10
4 27 (18.88%) Linux
5 23 (16.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (13.99%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.90%) Android
8 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.80%) Unix
9 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.27%) ITIL
2 38 (26.57%) Project Management
3 35 (24.48%) TOGAF
4 32 (22.38%) Information Security
5 30 (20.98%) PRINCE2
6 28 (19.58%) Technical Architecture
7 27 (18.88%) Security Monitoring
8 26 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
9 24 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (16.78%) Service Delivery
9 24 (16.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (13.99%) ArchiMate
11 20 (13.99%) Mobile Device Management
12 18 (12.59%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (12.59%) ITSM
13 16 (11.19%) MODAF
14 15 (10.49%) Service Management
15 14 (9.79%) Proactive Management
15 14 (9.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.48%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.19%) SQL
3 7 (4.90%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.20%) PHP
5 3 (2.10%) Java
5 3 (2.10%) Python
6 2 (1.40%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (22.38%) Security Cleared
2 26 (18.18%) Degree
3 25 (17.48%) SC Cleared
4 21 (14.69%) DV Cleared
4 21 (14.69%) TOGAF Certification
5 16 (11.19%) CISSP
6 14 (9.79%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (9.79%) MCITP
6 14 (9.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (6.29%) APMP
7 9 (6.29%) CISM
8 7 (4.90%) CISA
9 4 (2.80%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (2.80%) ISEB
10 3 (2.10%) CEH
10 3 (2.10%) CSSLP
10 3 (2.10%) GIAC
10 3 (2.10%) SANS
10 3 (2.10%) SSCP
11 1 (0.70%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (40.56%) GDPR
2 25 (17.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (14.69%) SLA
4 12 (8.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (5.59%) PCI DSS
6 7 (4.90%) COBIT
7 4 (2.80%) QA
8 2 (1.40%) PMO
9 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.70%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.70%) RMADS
System Software
1 39 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (23.78%) Active Directory
3 25 (17.48%) Virtual Desktop
4 16 (11.19%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (17.48%) vRealize
2 21 (14.69%) SCCM
2 21 (14.69%) SCOM
3 10 (6.99%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (39.16%) Microsoft
2 39 (27.27%) VMware
3 24 (16.78%) Cisco
4 13 (9.09%) HP
5 11 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 11 (7.69%) Oracle
5 11 (7.69%) Veeam
6 10 (6.99%) Veritas
7 4 (2.80%) Cadence
8 3 (2.10%) Apple
8 3 (2.10%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.10%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.10%) Juniper
8 3 (2.10%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.40%) Remedy
10 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.70%) SAP
10 1 (0.70%) Splunk
10 1 (0.70%) Sun
10 1 (0.70%) Tableau