Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 257 196
Rank change year-on-year +115 -61 +101
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 50 61 142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.48% 0.63% 1.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.11% 5.53% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 44 47 82
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +11.70% -6.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,782 £30,050
90th Percentile £87,500 £66,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.91% - -12.00%

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 413 1,104 1,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.24% 11.47% 13.00%
Number of salaries quoted 293 877 987
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,156 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.07% +1.54% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,800 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £74,750 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £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 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 2020. 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
Wiltshire +59 16 £85,000 +44.01% 1
Bristol +64 9 £34,000 -38.18% 7
Somerset +22 7 £49,500 +32.00%
Dorset +43 6 £62,500 +13.64% 2
Devon +26 6 £57,500 +64.29% 7
Gloucestershire +70 4 £57,500 +56.46% 2
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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 25 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 19 (38.00%) Information Security
3 17 (34.00%) Azure
4 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.00%) Linux
5 14 (28.00%) Python
5 14 (28.00%) NIST
6 12 (24.00%) Firewall
6 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
6 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
6 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (22.00%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (22.00%) AWS
7 11 (22.00%) PCI DSS
7 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.00%) Project Management
7 11 (22.00%) Collaborative Working
8 10 (20.00%) ITIL
8 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 10 (20.00%) SaaS
9 9 (18.00%) Agile Project Management
9 9 (18.00%) Data Protection
9 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (18.00%) OpenShift
9 9 (18.00%) Ansible
9 9 (18.00%) Security Operations
9 9 (18.00%) DNS
9 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
10 8 (16.00%) Active Directory

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 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 17 (34.00%) Azure
2 11 (22.00%) AWS
3 10 (20.00%) SaaS
4 9 (18.00%) OpenShift
5 8 (16.00%) Office 365
6 7 (14.00%) IaaS
6 7 (14.00%) PaaS
7 4 (8.00%) Power Platform
8 3 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (6.00%) Azure Functions
8 3 (6.00%) PowerApps
8 3 (6.00%) Serverless
9 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (4.00%) GCP
10 1 (2.00%) BrowserStack
10 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) Firewall
2 9 (18.00%) DNS
3 5 (10.00%) Internet
4 4 (8.00%) Network Security
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.00%) VoIP
5 3 (6.00%) VPN
5 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.00%) DHCP
6 2 (4.00%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.00%) HTTP
7 1 (2.00%) Intranet
7 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.00%) DataStax
1 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Ant
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) GitLab
2 1 (2.00%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Legal
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.00%) French Language
3 2 (4.00%) German Language
3 2 (4.00%) Italian Language
3 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.00%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) IT Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Administrator
2 7 (14.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
4 4 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) IT Support
5 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (6.00%) Consultant
5 3 (6.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Middleware
2 2 (4.00%) JSON
2 2 (4.00%) LDAP
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) CSS3
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) React
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) iSeries
3 2 (4.00%) Cloud Native
3 2 (4.00%) Cyberattack
3 2 (4.00%) PKI
3 2 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.00%) Blog
4 1 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.00%) Windows
4 6 (12.00%) Unix
5 4 (8.00%) AIX
5 4 (8.00%) Solaris
6 3 (6.00%) SUSE
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Information Security
2 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Collaborative Working
3 11 (22.00%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (22.00%) Project Management
4 10 (20.00%) ITIL
4 10 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 9 (18.00%) Agile Project Management
5 9 (18.00%) Data Protection
5 9 (18.00%) Security Operations
6 8 (16.00%) Change Management
7 7 (14.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (14.00%) Information Security Management
7 7 (14.00%) Security Management
8 6 (12.00%) DevOps
8 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (12.00%) SIEM
8 6 (12.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (10.00%) Anomaly Detection
9 5 (10.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) Python
2 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) Jython
5 1 (2.00%) R
5 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) CISSP
1 6 (12.00%) RHCE
1 6 (12.00%) RHCSA
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (8.00%) MCSA
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) A+ Certification
4 3 (6.00%) CCNA
4 3 (6.00%) CISM
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) GCFA
6 1 (2.00%) GCIA
6 1 (2.00%) GCIH
6 1 (2.00%) GIAC
6 1 (2.00%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (28.00%) NIST
3 11 (22.00%) PCI DSS
4 7 (14.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (12.00%) NIST 800
5 6 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (12.00%) SLA
6 3 (6.00%) NCSC
7 2 (4.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (2.00%) HIPAA
8 1 (2.00%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) Ansible
2 7 (14.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (14.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (12.00%) Puppet
4 3 (6.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (6.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (6.00%) SCCM
5 2 (4.00%) CSIRT
5 2 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.00%) IBM
3 4 (8.00%) Splunk
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) Aruba
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Dell
4 3 (6.00%) Mitel
4 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.00%) Apple
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 2 (4.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Thales