Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > South West
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 176 193
Rank change year-on-year -85 +17 +55
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 86 160 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.81% 1.58% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.73% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 66 138 170
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% -7.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,238 £20,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £55,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% - -

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 9,689 9,251 10,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.28% 91.28% 89.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7,963 7,605 8,324
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -24 27 £42,500 +21.43% 12
Wiltshire -24 20 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Gloucestershire +16 14 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Cornwall -14 10 - - 1
Somerset -6 7 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Dorset -45 5 £26,500 -44.21%
Devon +9 1 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
2 31 (36.05%) Windows
3 29 (33.72%) Information Security
4 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
4 26 (30.23%) GDPR
5 22 (25.58%) ITIL
6 19 (22.09%) VMware
6 19 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (22.09%) Windows Server
7 18 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (20.93%) TOGAF
7 18 (20.93%) Management Information System
8 17 (19.77%) Finance
8 17 (19.77%) Active Directory
9 16 (18.60%) SQL
9 16 (18.60%) Firewall
9 16 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (18.60%) Degree
9 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
10 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
10 15 (17.44%) Security Cleared
10 15 (17.44%) Service Management
11 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (16.28%) SLA
11 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (16.28%) Project Management
12 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (15.12%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared

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 10 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.47%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.98%) Drupal
4 5 (5.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (5.81%) CMS
5 1 (1.16%) Apache
5 1 (1.16%) IIS
5 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.81%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.81%) Office 365
4 3 (3.49%) SaaS
5 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.60%) Firewall
2 12 (13.95%) DNS
3 8 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (8.14%) Internet
5 6 (6.98%) SAN
5 6 (6.98%) Wireless
6 5 (5.81%) Network Security
6 5 (5.81%) Software-Defined Networking
6 5 (5.81%) Unified Communications
7 4 (4.65%) FTP
7 4 (4.65%) HTTP
7 4 (4.65%) IPsec
7 4 (4.65%) NAS
7 4 (4.65%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.65%) VPN
8 3 (3.49%) SSL
9 2 (2.33%) DHCP
9 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (8.14%) MySQL
4 4 (4.65%) OLAP
4 4 (4.65%) OLTP
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.16%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Legal
3 4 (4.65%) Law
3 4 (4.65%) Marketing
4 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.16%) Automotive
5 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Architect
2 13 (15.12%) Analyst
3 10 (11.63%) Security Architect
3 10 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (8.14%) Administrator
5 6 (6.98%) Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Security Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Lead Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Data Protection Officer
7 4 (4.65%) DBA
7 4 (4.65%) Information Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (4.65%) IT Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) CSS
1 7 (8.14%) HTML
2 6 (6.98%) Ajax
2 6 (6.98%) REST
2 6 (6.98%) SOAP
2 6 (6.98%) XHTML
3 4 (4.65%) XML
4 3 (3.49%) .NET
4 3 (3.49%) J2EE
4 3 (3.49%) OAuth
4 3 (3.49%) OpenID
4 3 (3.49%) SAML
5 1 (1.16%) HTML5
5 1 (1.16%) jQuery
5 1 (1.16%) Spring
5 1 (1.16%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Management Information System
2 13 (15.12%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (13.95%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (11.63%) User Experience
5 9 (10.47%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (10.47%) PKI
6 5 (5.81%) Blackberry
6 5 (5.81%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (5.81%) W3C
7 4 (4.65%) CCTV
7 4 (4.65%) Clustering
7 4 (4.65%) Replication
8 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.49%) Private Cloud
9 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.33%) NHS
9 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
10 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.05%) Windows
2 19 (22.09%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (10.47%) Windows 7
5 8 (9.30%) Linux
6 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (5.81%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.49%) Android
9 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
9 3 (3.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) Information Security
2 22 (25.58%) ITIL
3 18 (20.93%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (20.93%) TOGAF
4 15 (17.44%) Service Management
5 14 (16.28%) Project Management
5 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (15.12%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (11.63%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (11.63%) Decision-Making
7 10 (11.63%) ITSM
7 10 (11.63%) Proactive Management
7 10 (11.63%) Problem Management
7 10 (11.63%) Service Delivery
8 9 (10.47%) Runbook
8 9 (10.47%) Security Architecture
8 9 (10.47%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (9.30%) Risk Management
9 8 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) SQL
2 15 (17.44%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.98%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Degree
2 15 (17.44%) Security Cleared
3 14 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
5 11 (12.79%) CISSP
5 11 (12.79%) DV Cleared
6 10 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (11.63%) MCITP
7 8 (9.30%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (6.98%) CISM
9 4 (4.65%) CISA
9 4 (4.65%) DBS Check
9 4 (4.65%) MCSA
10 3 (3.49%) CEH
10 3 (3.49%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (3.49%) CSSLP
10 3 (3.49%) GIAC
10 3 (3.49%) SANS
10 3 (3.49%) SSCP
11 2 (2.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (30.23%) GDPR
2 16 (18.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (16.28%) SLA
4 9 (10.47%) COBIT
5 7 (8.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (4.65%) PCI DSS
7 2 (2.33%) HL7
7 2 (2.33%) PMO
7 2 (2.33%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.16%) QA
8 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (19.77%) Active Directory
3 16 (18.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.81%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) NetBackup
2 5 (5.81%) SCCM
2 5 (5.81%) SCOM
2 5 (5.81%) vRealize
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.09%) VMware
3 12 (13.95%) HP
4 10 (11.63%) 3PAR
4 10 (11.63%) Oracle
4 10 (11.63%) Veeam
5 9 (10.47%) Veritas
6 8 (9.30%) Cisco
7 3 (3.49%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.49%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.49%) Juniper
7 3 (3.49%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.33%) Remedy
9 1 (1.16%) Capita
9 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.16%) Splunk