Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 258 238
Rank change year-on-year +82 -20 +95
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 48 71 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.96% 0.70% 1.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.03% 5.55% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 95
Median annual salary £53,750 £47,850 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.33% -4.30% -9.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £72,781 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £59,500
% change year-on-year - -7.56% -0.83%

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 598 1,280 1,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.98% 12.64% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 436 915 1,027
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%

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 14 July 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 14 July 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
Bristol +42 14 £42,750 -10.66% 3
Wiltshire +43 11 £65,000 -5.24% 2
Dorset +45 8 £30,000 -
Somerset +23 7 £55,000 +46.67% 4
Gloucestershire +41 4 £120,000 +134.15% 1
Devon +25 4 £90,000 - 6
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 22 (45.83%) Information Security
2 20 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (35.42%) Data Protection
4 16 (33.33%) Finance
5 14 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 12 (25.00%) Python
6 12 (25.00%) Azure
7 11 (22.92%) AWS
7 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.92%) CISSP
7 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
8 10 (20.83%) NIST
9 9 (18.75%) Linux
9 9 (18.75%) SaaS
10 8 (16.67%) PCI DSS
10 8 (16.67%) Information Security Management
10 8 (16.67%) Security Management
11 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
11 7 (14.58%) PaaS
11 7 (14.58%) ISMS
11 7 (14.58%) ITIL
11 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
11 7 (14.58%) IaaS
12 6 (12.50%) SIEM
12 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 6 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
12 6 (12.50%) CISM
12 6 (12.50%) Retail

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 4 (8.33%) WordPress
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Raiser's Edge
2 1 (2.08%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Azure
2 11 (22.92%) AWS
3 9 (18.75%) SaaS
4 7 (14.58%) IaaS
4 7 (14.58%) PaaS
5 4 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (8.33%) Azure Functions
5 4 (8.33%) GCP
5 4 (8.33%) Power Platform
5 4 (8.33%) PowerApps
5 4 (8.33%) Serverless
6 3 (6.25%) OpenShift
7 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) DNS
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.08%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.08%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Ant
1 1 (2.08%) IBM UrbanCode
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Electronics
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Games
4 2 (4.17%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.08%) Police
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Security Engineer
2 6 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Database Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Head of Cybersecurity
3 4 (8.33%) Head of Security
3 4 (8.33%) Software Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 3 (6.25%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.17%) Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Information Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (4.17%) Security Officer
5 2 (4.17%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Django
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) JSON
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Taxonomies
3 3 (6.25%) Cloud Native
3 3 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.17%) Cyberattack
4 2 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.08%) CESG
5 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) AIX
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Solaris
2 3 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Information Security
2 17 (35.42%) Data Protection
3 14 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (22.92%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 8 (16.67%) Security Management
6 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
6 7 (14.58%) ISMS
6 7 (14.58%) ITIL
6 7 (14.58%) Risk Management
7 6 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 6 (12.50%) SIEM
7 6 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
7 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (10.42%) DevOps
8 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.33%) CRM
9 4 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Python
2 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.33%) C
3 4 (8.33%) Embedded C
3 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) Jython
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) CISSP
2 6 (12.50%) CISM
3 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.33%) Degree
5 3 (6.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (6.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 3 (6.25%) RHCE
5 3 (6.25%) RHCSA
6 2 (4.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (4.17%) CCSP
6 2 (4.17%) CISA
6 2 (4.17%) CRISC
6 2 (4.17%) SSCP
7 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.08%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.08%) PMP
7 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (20.83%) NIST
3 8 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (8.33%) NIST 800
5 3 (6.25%) ISO 9001
6 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (2.08%) Def Stans
7 1 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (2.08%) JSP 440
7 1 (2.08%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Kubernetes
2 3 (6.25%) Ansible
2 3 (6.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Intel
1 4 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow