Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 259 219 317
Rank change year-on-year -40 +98 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 67 129 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 1.24% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.75% 9.86% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 52 88 19
South West median annual salary £47,850 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.74% -13.64% -
10th Percentile £34,500 £30,350 £40,250
90th Percentile £72,842 £73,750 £74,400
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% -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 1,165 1,308 1,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.60% 12.60% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 884 978 830
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,727 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -32 23 £47,850 +0.74% 11
Dorset +20 15 £57,500 +21.05% 23
Wiltshire -6 13 £60,662 +12.86% 1
Somerset +5 9 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Devon -16 4 £35,000 -6.67% 3
Gloucestershire -53 2 £35,250 -41.25% 5
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 27 (40.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (31.34%) Finance
4 20 (29.85%) Information Security
4 20 (29.85%) Data Protection
5 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (23.88%) Management Information System
7 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
8 14 (20.90%) ETL
9 13 (19.40%) Project Management
9 13 (19.40%) Degree
10 12 (17.91%) PCI DSS
10 12 (17.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (17.91%) CISSP
10 12 (17.91%) CISA
10 12 (17.91%) CISM
11 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (16.42%) SQL
11 11 (16.42%) ITIL
12 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (14.93%) Process Improvement
12 10 (14.93%) Azure
12 10 (14.93%) Cyber Essentials
13 9 (13.43%) Regulatory Compliance
13 9 (13.43%) Power BI
13 9 (13.43%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (13.43%) Power Platform
13 9 (13.43%) NIST
14 8 (11.94%) Self-Motivation
14 8 (11.94%) Windows

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 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Azure
2 9 (13.43%) Power Platform
3 7 (10.45%) Office 365
4 6 (8.96%) SaaS
5 5 (7.46%) AWS
6 3 (4.48%) PaaS
7 1 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (1.49%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) NAS
1 4 (5.97%) SAN
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) GPON
2 2 (2.99%) Network Security
3 1 (1.49%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) Power BI
3 7 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.46%) Amazon Aurora
5 5 (7.46%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (7.46%) MySQL
5 5 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.99%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.99%) DataStage
8 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
General
1 21 (31.34%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.96%) Public Sector
4 4 (5.97%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.97%) Publishing
4 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.48%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.48%) Law
5 3 (4.48%) Legal
5 3 (4.48%) Retail
6 2 (2.99%) Marketing
7 1 (1.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (13.43%) Architect
2 7 (10.45%) Information Officer
3 6 (8.96%) Administrator
3 6 (8.96%) Consultant
3 6 (8.96%) DBA
3 6 (8.96%) Security Consultant
3 6 (8.96%) Senior DBA
4 5 (7.46%) Head of IT
4 5 (7.46%) Information Governance Officer
4 5 (7.46%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (7.46%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.97%) Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.97%) Applications Support Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Security Officer
5 4 (5.97%) Security Support Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) JSON
1 7 (10.45%) REST
2 5 (7.46%) GraphQL
2 5 (7.46%) React
3 1 (1.49%) iOS SDK
3 1 (1.49%) Middleware
3 1 (1.49%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.94%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (10.45%) Public Cloud
4 5 (7.46%) Freedom of Information
4 5 (7.46%) Freedom of Information Act
5 4 (5.97%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.49%) CESG
8 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.49%) Shadow IT
8 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Data Protection
1 20 (29.85%) Information Security
2 17 (25.37%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.90%) ETL
4 13 (19.40%) Project Management
5 12 (17.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (16.42%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (16.42%) ITIL
7 10 (14.93%) Process Improvement
7 10 (14.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (13.43%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (13.43%) Regulatory Compliance
9 8 (11.94%) Data Architecture
9 8 (11.94%) Information Management
9 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
9 8 (11.94%) Risk Management
9 8 (11.94%) SDLC
10 7 (10.45%) Internal Audit
10 7 (10.45%) Security Management
11 6 (8.96%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) Java
2 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.48%) C
4 1 (1.49%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.49%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Degree
2 12 (17.91%) CISA
2 12 (17.91%) CISM
2 12 (17.91%) CISSP
3 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.46%) CCNA
5 4 (5.97%) MCSA
5 4 (5.97%) MCSE
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.48%) CCNP
6 3 (4.48%) CISMP
6 3 (4.48%) CRISC
7 2 (2.99%) CCSP
7 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.49%) CCIE
8 1 (1.49%) CEH
8 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) GIAC
8 1 (1.49%) SANS
8 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (40.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (17.91%) PCI DSS
3 10 (14.93%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (13.43%) NIST
5 6 (8.96%) ISO 9001
6 5 (7.46%) QA
7 4 (5.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (4.48%) Data Quality
8 3 (4.48%) ISAE 3402
9 2 (2.99%) ISO 14001
9 2 (2.99%) ISO 22301
9 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (1.49%) NCSC
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle
2 8 (11.94%) VMware
3 4 (5.97%) Apple
3 4 (5.97%) Citrix
3 4 (5.97%) Sage
4 2 (2.99%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.99%) Cisco
4 2 (2.99%) Informatica
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.99%) Snow
4 2 (2.99%) Teradata
5 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.49%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.49%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.49%) McAfee
5 1 (1.49%) Pardot
5 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.49%) Splunk