Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 196 152 236
Rank change year-on-year -44 +84 +30
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 139 228 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.35% 2.09% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 2.35% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 123 188 106
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +8.84%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,825 £63,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,655 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.22% -5.21% -

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 9214 9712 10442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.48% 88.87% 88.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7580 8095 8771
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,000
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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -10 38 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire +13 29 £42,500 +6.25%
Bristol -35 29 £35,000 -20.45%
Somerset -2 20 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Devon +5 11 £26,500 -17.19% 1
Cornwall -26 9 £37,500 +57.89%
Dorset -5 3 £55,000 +62.48%
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Data Protection.

1 35 (25.18%) Microsoft
2 34 (24.46%) Finance
3 32 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.02%) SQL
4 27 (19.42%) Windows Server
5 26 (18.71%) SQL Server
5 26 (18.71%) Degree
6 25 (17.99%) Data Protection Act
6 25 (17.99%) PCI DSS
7 24 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (17.27%) Windows
8 23 (16.55%) Law
9 19 (13.67%) Management Information System
9 19 (13.67%) VMware
9 19 (13.67%) Security Cleared
9 19 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (12.95%) Information Security
10 18 (12.95%) ITIL
10 18 (12.95%) DNS
11 16 (11.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (11.51%) GDPR
12 15 (10.79%) Service Management
12 15 (10.79%) JavaScript
13 14 (10.07%) DHCP
13 14 (10.07%) Linux
13 14 (10.07%) ITSM
13 14 (10.07%) Scrum
13 14 (10.07%) Hyper-V
14 13 (9.35%) Problem Management
14 13 (9.35%) Proactive Management

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 11 (7.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (2.88%) JBoss
3 3 (2.16%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.16%) IIS
3 3 (2.16%) SAS
4 2 (1.44%) Apache
4 2 (1.44%) Drupal
4 2 (1.44%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.44%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (1.44%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.72%) Confluence
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.19%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.60%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (2.88%) SPSS
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.72%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.72%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) Office 365
2 6 (4.32%) SaaS
3 4 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.16%) PaaS
5 2 (1.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) DNS
2 14 (10.07%) DHCP
3 13 (9.35%) SAN
4 12 (8.63%) Firewall
4 12 (8.63%) Internet
5 10 (7.19%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.47%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (6.47%) NAS
6 9 (6.47%) VLAN
7 5 (3.60%) PBX
8 4 (2.88%) LAN
8 4 (2.88%) WAN
9 2 (1.44%) Network Security
9 2 (1.44%) SMS
9 2 (1.44%) SSL
9 2 (1.44%) VPN
10 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.72%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.72%) MQTT
10 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.47%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.04%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.88%) MySQL
5 4 (2.88%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.88%) Redis
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.88%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (2.16%) BigQuery
6 3 (2.16%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (2.16%) Impala
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.16%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 8 (5.76%) JIRA
2 7 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (5.04%) Zephyr
3 6 (4.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.60%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.60%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.60%) JUnit
4 5 (3.60%) Subversion
5 4 (2.88%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.88%) IntelliJ
5 4 (2.88%) Maven
5 4 (2.88%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (24.46%) Finance
2 23 (16.55%) Law
3 11 (7.91%) Marketing
4 5 (3.60%) Legal
5 3 (2.16%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Automotive
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Local Government
6 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (14.39%) Analyst
2 19 (13.67%) Developer
3 10 (7.19%) DBA
4 9 (6.47%) Consultant
4 9 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (6.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (5.76%) Data Analyst
5 8 (5.76%) SQL DBA
6 7 (5.04%) Architect
6 7 (5.04%) Project Manager
6 7 (5.04%) Software Tester
6 7 (5.04%) Tester
7 6 (4.32%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.32%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.60%) Applications Support
8 5 (3.60%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (3.60%) Security Officer
8 5 (3.60%) Security Specialist
8 5 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.60%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.91%) .NET
2 10 (7.19%) Web Services
3 8 (5.76%) JSON
4 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.04%) HTML
5 6 (4.32%) CSS
5 6 (4.32%) Spring
6 5 (3.60%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.60%) REST
6 5 (3.60%) Velocity
7 4 (2.88%) jQuery
8 3 (2.16%) CSS3
8 3 (2.16%) D3.js
8 3 (2.16%) HTML5
8 3 (2.16%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (2.16%) PostGIS
8 3 (2.16%) TensorFlow
8 3 (2.16%) Theano
9 2 (1.44%) MDX
9 2 (1.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.99%) Data Protection Act
2 24 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (13.67%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.91%) Replication
5 7 (5.04%) Driving Licence
6 6 (4.32%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.32%) N-Tier
7 5 (3.60%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (3.60%) Cybercrime
7 5 (3.60%) User Experience
8 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.16%) Blog
9 3 (2.16%) Tandem
10 2 (1.44%) Clustering
10 2 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.44%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.72%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.42%) Windows Server
2 24 (17.27%) Windows
3 14 (10.07%) Linux
4 5 (3.60%) Unix
5 4 (2.88%) Solaris
6 3 (2.16%) CentOS
7 2 (1.44%) AIX
7 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.02%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (12.95%) Information Security
2 18 (12.95%) ITIL
3 16 (11.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (10.79%) Service Management
5 14 (10.07%) ITSM
5 14 (10.07%) Scrum
6 13 (9.35%) Proactive Management
6 13 (9.35%) Problem Management
6 13 (9.35%) Service Delivery
7 12 (8.63%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (8.63%) Scenario Testing
8 11 (7.91%) Analytics
8 11 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (7.91%) Test Automation
9 10 (7.19%) Collaborative Working
9 10 (7.19%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (7.19%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (7.19%) Time Management
10 9 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.02%) SQL
2 15 (10.79%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.63%) C#
3 12 (8.63%) Python
4 11 (7.91%) Java
5 9 (6.47%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.32%) PHP
7 5 (3.60%) R
8 3 (2.16%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.16%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.72%) Groovy
10 1 (0.72%) Perl
10 1 (0.72%) VB
10 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (18.71%) Degree
2 19 (13.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (7.19%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.47%) CCNA
5 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.04%) ISTQB
6 7 (5.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (4.32%) CISSP
7 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (3.60%) MCP
8 5 (3.60%) MCSE
9 4 (2.88%) CISM
9 4 (2.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 4 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.88%) MCITP
10 3 (2.16%) Postgraduate
11 2 (1.44%) CCNP
11 2 (1.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.99%) PCI DSS
2 16 (11.51%) GDPR
3 13 (9.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (7.19%) QA
5 7 (5.04%) SLA
6 5 (3.60%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.72%) RMADS
7 1 (0.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (13.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.07%) Hyper-V
3 13 (9.35%) Active Directory
4 10 (7.19%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (6.47%) Firmware
5 9 (6.47%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.44%) Docker
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 11 (7.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 10 (7.19%) SCDPM
3 9 (6.47%) vCenter Server
4 5 (3.60%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.88%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (1.44%) Ansible
6 2 (1.44%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.44%) Data Guard
6 2 (1.44%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.44%) SCCM
6 2 (1.44%) SCOM
6 2 (1.44%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.44%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.72%) Puppet
7 1 (0.72%) SCSM
7 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (25.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.67%) VMware
3 12 (8.63%) Cisco
4 11 (7.91%) Citrix
5 10 (7.19%) Dell
5 10 (7.19%) Oracle
6 5 (3.60%) HP
6 5 (3.60%) Veritas
7 4 (2.88%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.88%) IBM
7 4 (2.88%) Veeam
8 3 (2.16%) Capita
9 2 (1.44%) SAP
9 2 (1.44%) Sophos
9 2 (1.44%) Sun
10 1 (0.72%) Cognos
10 1 (0.72%) Google
10 1 (0.72%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.72%) Informatica
10 1 (0.72%) NetApp