Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > South West
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 183 218
Rank change year-on-year -65 +35 +28
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 88 175 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.86% 1.69% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.88% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74 150 132
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,625 £53,750 £63,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.22% -

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 9,107 9,321 10,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 88.85% 89.94% 89.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,418 7,688 8,776
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Wiltshire -32 27 £32,000 -8.57% 6
Gloucestershire +23 21 £42,500 +21.43%
Bristol -34 14 £45,000 +2.27% 2
Somerset -1 9 £47,500 +26.67% 1
Dorset -32 7 £26,500 -18.96%
Devon +11 5 £55,000 +57.14%
Cornwall -37 4 - -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.27%) Finance
3 23 (26.14%) Information Security
4 19 (21.59%) Degree
5 18 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (20.45%) VMware
5 18 (20.45%) Windows
6 17 (19.32%) ITIL
6 17 (19.32%) SQL
6 17 (19.32%) Service Management
6 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (19.32%) GDPR
7 15 (17.05%) Hyper-V
7 15 (17.05%) DNS
8 14 (15.91%) SAN
8 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
8 14 (15.91%) PCI DSS
8 14 (15.91%) Security Cleared
9 13 (14.77%) Windows Server
10 11 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (12.50%) DHCP
10 11 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (12.50%) ITSM
11 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
11 10 (11.36%) Problem Management
11 10 (11.36%) Data Protection Act
11 10 (11.36%) Virtual Environments
11 10 (11.36%) Proactive Management
11 10 (11.36%) NAS
12 9 (10.23%) Cybersecurity

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 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.27%) IIS
2 2 (2.27%) JBoss
2 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.82%) Office 365
2 5 (5.68%) SaaS
3 2 (2.27%) IaaS
3 2 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (17.05%) DNS
2 14 (15.91%) SAN
3 11 (12.50%) DHCP
4 10 (11.36%) NAS
5 8 (9.09%) Firewall
5 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 6 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (6.82%) VLAN
6 6 (6.82%) VPN
6 6 (6.82%) Wireless
7 4 (4.55%) FTP
7 4 (4.55%) HTTP
7 4 (4.55%) Internet
7 4 (4.55%) IPsec
7 4 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (2.27%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.27%) LAN
8 2 (2.27%) SMS
8 2 (2.27%) SSL
8 2 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.41%) Ingres
4 3 (3.41%) QGIS
5 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.27%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.27%) MySQL
5 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.27%) Redis
5 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.14%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.14%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) JIRA
1 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (4.55%) Zephyr
2 3 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.41%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.41%) JUnit
2 3 (3.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.27%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.27%) Maven
3 2 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Law
3 4 (4.55%) Legal
3 4 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Military
5 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (19.32%) Analyst
2 8 (9.09%) Consultant
2 8 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 6 (6.82%) Developer
3 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (5.68%) Applications Support
4 5 (5.68%) Architect
4 5 (5.68%) Information Manager
4 5 (5.68%) Information Security Manager
4 5 (5.68%) Security Manager
4 5 (5.68%) Security Officer
5 4 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) Software Tester
5 4 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) Web Services
2 3 (3.41%) JSON
2 3 (3.41%) PostGIS
2 3 (3.41%) REST
2 3 (3.41%) Spring
3 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.14%) .NET
4 1 (1.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.09%) Replication
4 4 (4.55%) CCTV
4 4 (4.55%) Clustering
4 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.55%) User Experience
5 3 (3.41%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.27%) NHS
6 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.14%) Cybercrime
7 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.14%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Windows
2 13 (14.77%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.82%) Linux
3 6 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.27%) CentOS
6 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.27%) Unix
6 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) Information Security
2 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.32%) ITIL
2 17 (19.32%) Service Management
3 11 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (12.50%) ITSM
4 10 (11.36%) Proactive Management
4 10 (11.36%) Problem Management
4 10 (11.36%) Service Delivery
4 10 (11.36%) Virtual Environments
5 9 (10.23%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (9.09%) Project Management
6 8 (9.09%) Scrum
7 7 (7.95%) Mathematics
7 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.82%) Change Management
8 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (6.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.32%) SQL
2 5 (5.68%) Java
2 5 (5.68%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.41%) Python
4 2 (2.27%) C#
4 2 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.14%) VB
5 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (21.59%) Degree
2 14 (15.91%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.95%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.82%) CCNA
5 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (6.82%) CISSP
6 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.55%) CISM
7 4 (4.55%) DBS Check
7 4 (4.55%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.55%) MCITP
7 4 (4.55%) MCSA
8 3 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (2.27%) APMP
9 2 (2.27%) CISA
9 2 (2.27%) ISEB
10 1 (1.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.32%) GDPR
2 14 (15.91%) PCI DSS
3 11 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (9.09%) SLA
5 7 (7.95%) QA
6 6 (6.82%) COBIT
7 2 (2.27%) HL7
7 2 (2.27%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (1.14%) ISO 22301
8 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.14%) RMADS
8 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 18 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (17.05%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.95%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.95%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (6.82%) Firmware
4 6 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (6.82%) SCDPM
2 6 (6.82%) vCenter Server
3 5 (5.68%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.27%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.45%) VMware
3 8 (9.09%) Oracle
4 7 (7.95%) Cisco
5 6 (6.82%) Citrix
5 6 (6.82%) Dell
5 6 (6.82%) HP
6 5 (5.68%) Veritas
7 4 (4.55%) 3PAR
7 4 (4.55%) Veeam
8 2 (2.27%) IBM
8 2 (2.27%) Sophos
9 1 (1.14%) Capita
9 1 (1.14%) Cognos
9 1 (1.14%) EMC
9 1 (1.14%) Google
9 1 (1.14%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.14%) Informatica
9 1 (1.14%) NetApp
9 1 (1.14%) Remedy