Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 240 166
Rank change year-on-year +117 -74 +75
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 225 109 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.30% 1.08% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.19% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 120 95 153
South West median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,150 £23,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £72,750 £62,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +19.32% -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 9,067 9,195 9,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.68% 91.08% 91.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,103 7,545 7,998
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,025
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.60% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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
Bristol +63 76 £53,250 +25.29% 3
Wiltshire +19 66 £65,000 +85.71% 7
Devon +8 23 £37,500 +20.97% 1
Gloucestershire +23 21 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Somerset +20 15 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Dorset +19 13 £45,000 -25.00% 12
Cornwall +15 2 - -
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 103 (45.78%) GDPR
2 73 (32.44%) Security Cleared
3 64 (28.44%) Finance
4 58 (25.78%) ITIL
5 51 (22.67%) VMware
5 51 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 42 (18.67%) Service Delivery
7 41 (18.22%) Microsoft
7 41 (18.22%) Windows
7 41 (18.22%) Virtual Desktop
8 40 (17.78%) Security Monitoring
8 40 (17.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 39 (17.33%) Enterprise Architecture
9 39 (17.33%) Information Security
10 38 (16.89%) Technical Architecture
10 38 (16.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 38 (16.89%) Data Centre
10 38 (16.89%) vRealize
11 33 (14.67%) Linux
12 32 (14.22%) Windows Server
13 31 (13.78%) SLA
13 31 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (13.78%) SC Cleared
14 30 (13.33%) DV Cleared
14 30 (13.33%) Project Management
14 30 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
15 27 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
16 26 (11.56%) VSAN
17 25 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel

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 13 (5.78%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (10.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (5.33%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.56%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.78%) Office 365
4 12 (5.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.56%) VSAN
2 20 (8.89%) Firewall
3 17 (7.56%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (5.78%) Unified Communications
5 12 (5.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 11 (4.89%) DHCP
6 11 (4.89%) DNS
6 11 (4.89%) SAN
7 9 (4.00%) VLAN
8 8 (3.56%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (3.56%) NAS
8 8 (3.56%) NetScaler
9 5 (2.22%) LAN
9 5 (2.22%) PBX
9 5 (2.22%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.22%) Wireless
10 3 (1.33%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.44%) Internet
11 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.67%) Big Data
2 14 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (5.33%) Amazon Redshift
3 12 (5.33%) BigQuery
3 12 (5.33%) Data Lake
3 12 (5.33%) Geospatial Data
3 12 (5.33%) GIS
3 12 (5.33%) Hadoop
3 12 (5.33%) MySQL
3 12 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (5.33%) RDBMS
3 12 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (5.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.44%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.44%) NUnit
3 1 (0.44%) Spock
3 1 (0.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 64 (28.44%) Finance
2 12 (5.33%) Retail
3 8 (3.56%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.78%) Legal
5 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (25.33%) Architect
2 41 (18.22%) Solutions Architect
3 24 (10.67%) Service Manager
3 24 (10.67%) VMware Architect
4 22 (9.78%) Business Sales Executive
4 22 (9.78%) New Business Sales Executive
4 22 (9.78%) Sales Executive
5 21 (9.33%) Analyst
6 17 (7.56%) Support Manager
7 15 (6.67%) Security Manager
7 15 (6.67%) Service Support Manager
8 14 (6.22%) Consultant
9 12 (5.33%) Data Architect
9 12 (5.33%) Lead Architect
9 12 (5.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 12 (5.33%) Project Manager
9 12 (5.33%) Security Consultant
10 11 (4.89%) Cloud Architect
10 11 (4.89%) Information Manager
10 11 (4.89%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.11%) .NET
2 3 (1.33%) LDAP
3 2 (0.89%) .NET Core
3 2 (0.89%) J2EE
3 2 (0.89%) OAuth
3 2 (0.89%) OpenID
3 2 (0.89%) SAML
4 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.44%) Cocoa
4 1 (0.44%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (0.44%) Core Animation
4 1 (0.44%) Core Data
4 1 (0.44%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.44%) Node.js
4 1 (0.44%) REST
4 1 (0.44%) RESTful
4 1 (0.44%) Spring
4 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.89%) Data Centre
1 38 (16.89%) Hybrid Cloud
2 18 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 15 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 12 (5.33%) Clustering
5 5 (2.22%) User Experience
6 4 (1.78%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.78%) PDA
7 3 (1.33%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.89%) PKI
9 1 (0.44%) Animation
9 1 (0.44%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.22%) Windows
2 33 (14.67%) Linux
3 32 (14.22%) Windows Server
4 20 (8.89%) Windows 10
5 16 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (5.33%) CentOS
7 12 (5.33%) Ubuntu
7 12 (5.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.11%) Android
9 5 (2.22%) Unix
10 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.33%) Solaris
10 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.89%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.44%) Debian
12 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.78%) ITIL
2 42 (18.67%) Service Delivery
3 40 (17.78%) Security Monitoring
4 39 (17.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 39 (17.33%) Information Security
5 38 (16.89%) Technical Architecture
6 31 (13.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 30 (13.33%) Project Management
8 27 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (9.78%) PRINCE2
10 20 (8.89%) SIEM
11 19 (8.44%) ITSM
11 19 (8.44%) Software Engineering
12 18 (8.00%) Internal Audit
12 18 (8.00%) Mentoring
13 17 (7.56%) Collaborative Working
13 17 (7.56%) Mobile Device Management
13 17 (7.56%) Statistics
14 15 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.44%) PowerShell
2 15 (6.67%) SQL
3 12 (5.33%) C#
4 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.89%) Java
5 2 (0.89%) Python
6 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.44%) C
6 1 (0.44%) C++
6 1 (0.44%) Clojure
6 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (32.44%) Security Cleared
2 31 (13.78%) SC Cleared
3 30 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 18 (8.00%) CCNA
4 18 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (7.56%) CISSP
6 16 (7.11%) CISM
7 15 (6.67%) CISA
7 15 (6.67%) Degree
8 12 (5.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 12 (5.33%) TOGAF Certification
9 10 (4.44%) APMP
9 10 (4.44%) CCNP
9 10 (4.44%) CEH
9 10 (4.44%) ISEB
9 10 (4.44%) NVQ Level 3
9 10 (4.44%) SSCP
10 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.89%) MCITP
10 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (45.78%) GDPR
2 40 (17.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (13.78%) SLA
4 23 (10.22%) PCI DSS
5 14 (6.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (4.89%) COBIT
7 5 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (1.78%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.89%) IASME
System Software
1 51 (22.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (18.22%) Virtual Desktop
3 23 (10.22%) Active Directory
4 13 (5.78%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.89%) XenApp
5 11 (4.89%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.56%) Firmware
7 6 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.33%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 38 (16.89%) vRealize
2 14 (6.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 13 (5.78%) SCCM
3 13 (5.78%) SCOM
4 11 (4.89%) SCDPM
5 5 (2.22%) AirWatch
5 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.33%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.33%) SCSM
6 3 (1.33%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.33%) WSUS
7 2 (0.89%) Terraform
8 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 51 (22.67%) VMware
2 41 (18.22%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.33%) Cisco
4 15 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 12 (5.33%) Google
5 12 (5.33%) Oracle
5 12 (5.33%) Teradata
6 11 (4.89%) Citrix
7 7 (3.11%) Apple
8 3 (1.33%) HP
8 3 (1.33%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.44%) Sun