Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > South West
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 189 154
Rank change year-on-year +54 -35 +95
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 228 147 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.23% 1.41% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.55% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 139 131 190
South West median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,786 £23,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £71,500 £62,500 £54,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,655
% change year-on-year +10.00% +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 9,428 9,499 9,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.15% 91.27% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7,575 7,820 8,237
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,800 £63,750
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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +48 72 £42,500 +21.43% 11
Wiltshire +28 68 £65,000 +85.71% 6
Gloucestershire +17 31 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Devon +19 23 £37,500 +41.51% 2
Somerset +26 10 £26,717 -40.63% 4
Dorset +2 10 £42,000 +5.00% 9
Cornwall -5 5 - - 1
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 97 (42.54%) GDPR
2 76 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 63 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (27.63%) Windows
3 63 (27.63%) VMware
4 61 (26.75%) Microsoft
5 58 (25.44%) ITIL
6 56 (24.56%) Finance
7 51 (22.37%) Technical Architecture
7 51 (22.37%) Security Monitoring
8 50 (21.93%) Virtual Desktop
8 50 (21.93%) Enterprise Architecture
9 49 (21.49%) vRealize
9 49 (21.49%) Hybrid Cloud
9 49 (21.49%) Windows Server
10 44 (19.30%) Project Management
11 41 (17.98%) Linux
12 40 (17.54%) Information Security
13 39 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 37 (16.23%) Service Delivery
15 36 (15.79%) PRINCE2
16 35 (15.35%) SC Cleared
16 35 (15.35%) PowerShell
17 34 (14.91%) DV Cleared
17 34 (14.91%) Active Directory
17 34 (14.91%) Windows 10
18 33 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
19 32 (14.04%) Cisco
19 32 (14.04%) Firewall
20 31 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure

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 24 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (10.09%) Microsoft Project
2 20 (8.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (13.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (7.46%) Office 365
4 8 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.04%) Firewall
2 30 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 26 (11.40%) VSAN
4 24 (10.53%) Unified Communications
5 23 (10.09%) Software-Defined Networking
6 13 (5.70%) DNS
7 11 (4.82%) DHCP
7 11 (4.82%) SAN
8 9 (3.95%) VLAN
9 8 (3.51%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (3.51%) NAS
9 8 (3.51%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.19%) LAN
10 5 (2.19%) PBX
10 5 (2.19%) TCP/IP
10 5 (2.19%) Wireless
11 4 (1.75%) SMS
12 3 (1.32%) SSL
13 2 (0.88%) Internet
13 2 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.70%) Big Data
1 13 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.39%) MySQL
4 9 (3.95%) Geospatial Data
4 9 (3.95%) GIS
5 8 (3.51%) Amazon Redshift
5 8 (3.51%) BigQuery
5 8 (3.51%) Data Lake
5 8 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 8 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (24.56%) Finance
2 15 (6.58%) Retail
3 11 (4.82%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.07%) Legal
5 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (26.32%) Architect
2 46 (20.18%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (10.96%) Analyst
3 25 (10.96%) VMware Architect
4 19 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 19 (8.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 18 (7.89%) Service Manager
6 14 (6.14%) Business Sales Executive
6 14 (6.14%) New Business Sales Executive
6 14 (6.14%) Project Manager
6 14 (6.14%) Sales Executive
7 12 (5.26%) Consultant
7 12 (5.26%) Senior Manager
7 12 (5.26%) Support Manager
8 11 (4.82%) Security Analyst
8 11 (4.82%) Security Manager
9 10 (4.39%) Deployment Manager
9 10 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (4.39%) Security Consultant
9 10 (4.39%) Service Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.58%) .NET
2 4 (1.75%) Flash
2 4 (1.75%) J2EE
2 4 (1.75%) OAuth
2 4 (1.75%) OpenID
2 4 (1.75%) SAML
3 2 (0.88%) .NET Core
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%) Node.js
4 1 (0.44%) REST
4 1 (0.44%) RESTful
4 1 (0.44%) Web Services
4 1 (0.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.49%) Hybrid Cloud
2 28 (12.28%) Data Centre
3 24 (10.53%) Blackberry
4 19 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
5 17 (7.46%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.51%) Clustering
8 6 (2.63%) User Experience
9 5 (2.19%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.75%) PKI
10 4 (1.75%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.32%) Driving Licence
11 3 (1.32%) PDA
11 3 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
12 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.88%) CUDA
12 2 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 63 (27.63%) Windows
2 49 (21.49%) Windows Server
3 41 (17.98%) Linux
4 34 (14.91%) Windows 10
5 27 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (10.09%) Windows 7
7 9 (3.95%) Android
8 8 (3.51%) CentOS
8 8 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (3.51%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.19%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.75%) Unix
11 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.88%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.44%) Debian
13 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.44%) ITIL
2 51 (22.37%) Security Monitoring
2 51 (22.37%) Technical Architecture
3 50 (21.93%) Enterprise Architecture
4 44 (19.30%) Project Management
5 40 (17.54%) Information Security
6 37 (16.23%) Service Delivery
7 36 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 30 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
9 29 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (12.28%) TOGAF
11 26 (11.40%) Mobile Device Management
12 25 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (10.09%) ArchiMate
14 21 (9.21%) Collaborative Working
14 21 (9.21%) ITSM
15 20 (8.77%) Mentoring
16 19 (8.33%) Statistics
17 18 (7.89%) MODAF
18 16 (7.02%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.35%) PowerShell
2 12 (5.26%) SQL
3 9 (3.95%) C#
4 5 (2.19%) Python
5 3 (1.32%) C++
5 3 (1.32%) Java
6 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.44%) C
6 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 76 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 35 (15.35%) SC Cleared
3 34 (14.91%) DV Cleared
4 26 (11.40%) Degree
5 23 (10.09%) TOGAF Certification
6 18 (7.89%) CCNA
6 18 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (5.70%) CISSP
8 12 (5.26%) APMP
9 11 (4.82%) CISM
10 10 (4.39%) CCNP
10 10 (4.39%) CEH
10 10 (4.39%) CISA
10 10 (4.39%) NVQ Level 3
10 10 (4.39%) SSCP
11 9 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (3.95%) ISEB
12 5 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.19%) MCITP
12 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (42.54%) GDPR
2 39 (17.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (11.84%) SLA
4 18 (7.89%) PCI DSS
5 12 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 11 (4.82%) COBIT
7 4 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (1.32%) QA
9 2 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.88%) IASME
10 1 (0.44%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.44%) RMADS
System Software
1 63 (27.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (21.93%) Virtual Desktop
3 34 (14.91%) Active Directory
4 16 (7.02%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.95%) XenApp
5 9 (3.95%) XenDesktop
6 8 (3.51%) Firmware
7 4 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.44%) Docker
8 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 49 (21.49%) vRealize
2 24 (10.53%) SCCM
2 24 (10.53%) SCOM
3 12 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (3.95%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.32%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.32%) WSUS
6 2 (0.88%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.88%) Terraform
7 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.44%) SCSM
7 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 63 (27.63%) VMware
2 61 (26.75%) Microsoft
3 32 (14.04%) Cisco
4 10 (4.39%) Oracle
5 9 (3.95%) Citrix
6 8 (3.51%) Google
6 8 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.51%) Teradata
7 7 (3.07%) Apple
8 5 (2.19%) HP
9 4 (1.75%) Cadence
10 2 (0.88%) 3PAR
10 2 (0.88%) Veeam
10 2 (0.88%) Veritas
11 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.44%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.44%) SAP
11 1 (0.44%) Sun
11 1 (0.44%) Tableau