Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for GDPR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GDPR over the 6 months to 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
England > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 228 185 286
Rank change year-on-year -43 +101 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 81 149 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.86% 1.49% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.88% 11.58% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 54 67 57
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,900 £30,950 £35,750
90th Percentile £64,682 £65,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% -3.23%

GDPR is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,028 1,287 1,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.92% 12.89% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 844 951 891
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the South West

GDPR
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GDPR in the South West.

Salary trend for GDPR in the South West

GDPR
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in the South West over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the South West

GDPR
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 GDPR within the South West region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Dorset +9 22 £55,000 -4.35% 6
Bristol -45 19 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Wiltshire +6 12 £59,023 -21.30% 2
Devon -15 10 £31,500 -16.00% 4
Somerset +15 9 £37,500 +4.17% 3
Gloucestershire -34 2 £36,750 -38.75% 2
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, IT jobs citing GDPR 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 GDPR.

1 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (34.57%) Windows
4 23 (28.40%) Management Information System
5 22 (27.16%) VMware
5 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
6 20 (24.69%) Project Management
6 20 (24.69%) Information Security
7 19 (23.46%) Mentoring
8 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (22.22%) Linux
9 17 (20.99%) Retail
9 17 (20.99%) Finance
10 16 (19.75%) ETL
10 16 (19.75%) Docker
10 16 (19.75%) Windows Server
11 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 15 (18.52%) ITIL
12 14 (17.28%) PCI DSS
12 14 (17.28%) Data Protection
13 13 (16.05%) SQL
13 13 (16.05%) Middleware
14 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
14 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
14 12 (14.81%) JBoss
14 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (14.81%) Blog
14 12 (14.81%) Coaching
14 12 (14.81%) OpenShift
14 12 (14.81%) Ansible

GDPR
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 12 (14.81%) JBoss
2 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) OpenShift
2 10 (12.35%) Power Platform
3 9 (11.11%) Azure
4 8 (9.88%) AWS
4 8 (9.88%) SaaS
5 3 (3.70%) Office 365
5 3 (3.70%) PaaS
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.23%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.23%) GCP
6 1 (1.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) Firewall
2 5 (6.17%) Network Security
3 4 (4.94%) NAS
3 4 (4.94%) SAN
4 3 (3.70%) GPON
4 3 (3.70%) MPLS
5 2 (2.47%) ADSL
5 2 (2.47%) ISDN
5 2 (2.47%) LAN
5 2 (2.47%) VSAN
6 1 (1.23%) BGP
6 1 (1.23%) Bluetooth
6 1 (1.23%) DWDM
6 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.23%) Internet
6 1 (1.23%) OSPF
6 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.23%) VPN
6 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) Power BI
3 8 (9.88%) Amazon Aurora
3 8 (9.88%) Amazon Redshift
3 8 (9.88%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (9.88%) MySQL
4 7 (8.64%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.47%) QlikView
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.23%) BigQuery
8 1 (1.23%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.23%) HBase
8 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
1 17 (20.99%) Retail
2 8 (9.88%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.41%) Legal
3 6 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.94%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.47%) Law
7 1 (1.23%) Games
7 1 (1.23%) Military
7 1 (1.23%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Architect
2 9 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (9.88%) DBA
4 7 (8.64%) Administrator
4 7 (8.64%) Security Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Security Officer
4 7 (8.64%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Consultant
5 6 (7.41%) Security Consultant
6 5 (6.17%) Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Head of IT
6 5 (6.17%) Information Officer
6 5 (6.17%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (6.17%) Information Security Officer
6 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Senior DBA
7 4 (4.94%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) Middleware
2 7 (8.64%) GraphQL
2 7 (8.64%) React
3 6 (7.41%) JSON
3 6 (7.41%) REST
4 2 (2.47%) MDX
5 1 (1.23%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (1.23%) iOS SDK
5 1 (1.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.40%) Management Information System
2 12 (14.81%) Blog
3 10 (12.35%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (8.64%) Public Cloud
5 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.94%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.23%) Shadow IT
8 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.57%) Windows
2 18 (22.22%) Linux
3 16 (19.75%) Windows Server
4 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.69%) Information Security
2 20 (24.69%) Project Management
3 19 (23.46%) Mentoring
4 16 (19.75%) ETL
5 15 (18.52%) ITIL
6 14 (17.28%) Data Protection
7 12 (14.81%) Agile Project Management
7 12 (14.81%) Coaching
7 12 (14.81%) Collaborative Working
7 12 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (14.81%) Technical Leadership
8 11 (13.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (12.35%) SIEM
10 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (11.11%) Security Management
11 8 (9.88%) DevOps
11 8 (9.88%) Risk Management
11 8 (9.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) Java
2 7 (8.64%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.70%) C
3 3 (3.70%) Python
3 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.47%) C#
4 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.47%) R
5 1 (1.23%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.23%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (13.58%) CISSP
2 11 (13.58%) Degree
3 10 (12.35%) CCNA
3 10 (12.35%) CISA
3 10 (12.35%) CISM
4 7 (8.64%) CCNP
5 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.94%) MCP
6 4 (4.94%) MCSA
6 4 (4.94%) MCSE
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.70%) CISMP
8 2 (2.47%) CCSP
8 2 (2.47%) CRISC
8 2 (2.47%) GIAC
8 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.23%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (39.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (17.28%) PCI DSS
3 9 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (11.11%) ISO 9001
4 8 (9.88%) NIST
5 5 (6.17%) QA
6 4 (4.94%) GPG13
6 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (3.70%) Data Quality
7 3 (3.70%) ISAE 3402
7 3 (3.70%) ISO 14001
8 2 (2.47%) ISO 22301
9 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (19.75%) Docker
3 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.47%) VMware NSX
6 2 (2.47%) vSphere
7 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) Ansible
1 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (3.70%) CSIRT
3 2 (2.47%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 22 (27.16%) Microsoft
1 22 (27.16%) VMware
2 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
3 9 (11.11%) Oracle
4 7 (8.64%) Apple
5 5 (6.17%) Cisco
5 5 (6.17%) LogRhythm
6 4 (4.94%) Sage
7 2 (2.47%) Juniper
7 2 (2.47%) RedGate
7 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.47%) Snow
7 2 (2.47%) Tableau
7 2 (2.47%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.23%) Aderant
8 1 (1.23%) Intapp
8 1 (1.23%) LexisNexis
8 1 (1.23%) Pardot
8 1 (1.23%) Splunk
8 1 (1.23%) Talend