Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 154 151 268
Rank change year-on-year -3 +117 -61
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 132 46 59
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.78% 1.41% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.50% 10.75% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 99 30 43
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,288 £31,526
25th Percentile £36,250 £46,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £53,750 £66,875 £60,137
90th Percentile £72,750 £88,250 £67,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.64% - +0.92%

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 1,056 428 1,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.21% 13.08% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 705 312 904
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,050 £25,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £64,063 £56,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,625 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing GDPR as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GDPR in the South West.

Salary trend for GDPR in the South West

GDPR
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing GDPR in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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 -57 52 £46,500 +95.79% 8
Gloucestershire -1 43 £47,500 -17.39% 5
Wiltshire +8 23 £32,500 -50.00% 2
Somerset -15 5 £67,500 +36.36% 2
Dorset -29 5 £50,300 -19.52% 1
Devon -10 2 £67,500 -5.26% 3
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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 63 (47.73%) Azure
2 47 (35.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 44 (33.33%) DevOps
3 44 (33.33%) Social Skills
4 40 (30.30%) SQL
5 38 (28.79%) Microsoft
6 36 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
7 34 (25.76%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (25.00%) Finance
9 32 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (24.24%) GitHub
9 32 (24.24%) AWS
9 32 (24.24%) Cyber Essentials
10 31 (23.48%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (21.97%) Migration
12 28 (21.21%) ETL
12 28 (21.21%) Salesforce.com
13 27 (20.45%) Data Modelling
14 26 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (19.70%) Analytics
15 25 (18.94%) Data Protection
16 24 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (17.42%) PCI DSS
17 23 (17.42%) Information Security
18 22 (16.67%) Risk Management
18 22 (16.67%) SQL Server
18 22 (16.67%) PowerShell
18 22 (16.67%) Fintech
19 21 (15.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS

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 2 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
1 1 (0.76%) Figma
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (47.73%) Azure
2 32 (24.24%) AWS
2 32 (24.24%) GitHub
3 20 (15.15%) Microsoft 365
4 17 (12.88%) Power Platform
5 14 (10.61%) Snowflake
6 8 (6.06%) SaaS
7 7 (5.30%) GCP
8 6 (4.55%) IaaS
8 6 (4.55%) PaaS
9 5 (3.79%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.52%) Azure Sentinel
10 2 (1.52%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.76%) Google Ads
11 1 (0.76%) Serverless
11 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (5.30%) Firewall
3 6 (4.55%) DNS
4 5 (3.79%) VPN
5 2 (1.52%) Network Security
5 2 (1.52%) Wireless
6 1 (0.76%) BGP
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.76%) DHCP
6 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.76%) GPON
6 1 (0.76%) IOS XR
6 1 (0.76%) MPLS
6 1 (0.76%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (25.76%) Data Warehouse
2 32 (24.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 21 (15.91%) SQL Server 2016
5 17 (12.88%) Power BI
6 11 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 11 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (7.58%) OLTP
8 4 (3.03%) Big Data
9 3 (2.27%) Tableau
10 2 (1.52%) Metadata
11 1 (0.76%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.76%) Ataccama
11 1 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (6.82%) JIRA
1 9 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 33 (25.00%) Finance
3 24 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.09%) Police
5 9 (6.82%) Banking
6 7 (5.30%) Retail
6 7 (5.30%) Telecoms
7 6 (4.55%) Aerospace
7 6 (4.55%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (3.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 4 (3.03%) Digital Economy
9 4 (3.03%) Games
9 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
9 4 (3.03%) Public Sector
10 3 (2.27%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (2.27%) Marketing
10 3 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (28.79%) Analyst
2 20 (15.15%) Security Analyst
3 19 (14.39%) IT Analyst
4 13 (9.85%) Consultant
4 13 (9.85%) Data Engineer
5 12 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (9.09%) Developer
5 12 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
6 10 (7.58%) Administrator
7 8 (6.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 8 (6.06%) DBA
7 8 (6.06%) Security Consultant
7 8 (6.06%) Senior DBA
8 7 (5.30%) Compliance Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Architect
9 6 (4.55%) IT Compliance Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) IT Manager
9 6 (4.55%) Junior
10 5 (3.79%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) AngularJS
1 5 (3.79%) Flutter
1 5 (3.79%) React
2 1 (0.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) Smart Meter
2 11 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.82%) Clustering
4 6 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.79%) Social Media
6 4 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.52%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.76%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.09%) Windows
2 11 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.03%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (1.52%) Linux
4 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.33%) DevOps
2 36 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (23.48%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (21.97%) Migration
5 28 (21.21%) ETL
6 27 (20.45%) Data Modelling
7 26 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (19.70%) Analytics
7 26 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (18.94%) Data Protection
9 23 (17.42%) Information Security
10 22 (16.67%) Fintech
10 22 (16.67%) Risk Management
11 21 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (15.91%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (10.61%) SIEM
14 12 (9.09%) Data Analytics
14 12 (9.09%) Data Security
14 12 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.30%) SQL
2 22 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 21 (15.91%) T-SQL
4 20 (15.15%) Python
5 12 (9.09%) R
6 5 (3.79%) Scala
7 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) Degree
2 8 (6.06%) CISSP
2 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.30%) CISM
4 3 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (1.52%) CASP
5 2 (1.52%) CISA
5 2 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.52%) HND
5 2 (1.52%) RHCE
5 2 (1.52%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.76%) CCNA
6 1 (0.76%) CCNP
6 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.76%) GIAC
6 1 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (35.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (24.24%) Cyber Essentials
3 23 (17.42%) PCI DSS
4 21 (15.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 15 (11.36%) Data Quality
5 15 (11.36%) NIST
6 5 (3.79%) SLA
7 4 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (2.27%) COBIT
8 3 (2.27%) GMP
8 3 (2.27%) NCSC
8 3 (2.27%) NIST 800
8 3 (2.27%) QA
9 2 (1.52%) IASME
10 1 (0.76%) Accessibility
10 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.76%) SOC 2
System Software
1 13 (9.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Ansible
1 2 (1.52%) Puppet
1 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (28.79%) Microsoft
2 28 (21.21%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (6.82%) VMware
4 6 (4.55%) Cisco
5 5 (3.79%) ArcSight
5 5 (3.79%) Splunk
6 4 (3.03%) Kaspersky
7 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.27%) F5
7 3 (2.27%) Google
7 3 (2.27%) Qualys
7 3 (2.27%) SAP
8 2 (1.52%) Meraki
8 2 (1.52%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.76%) Acronis
9 1 (0.76%) Adobe
9 1 (0.76%) Tealeaf
9 1 (0.76%) Tealium