Period
to 2 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 176 199 230
Rank change year-on-year +23 +31 -65
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 56 108 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.19% 1.22% 0.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.13% 10.39% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 40 88 89
Median annual salary £52,000 £75,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.67% +30.43% -11.54%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £38,500
90th Percentile £86,000 £95,375 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £55,250 £75,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -26.33% +30.43% -11.54%

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 City of London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 553 1,039 1,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.76% 11.69% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 447 878 1,067
Median annual salary £62,500 £63,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.57% +1.60% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £35,525 £36,550
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,375 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £62,500

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GDPR as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the City of London

GDPR
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GDPR in the City of London.

Salary trend for GDPR in the City of London

GDPR
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GDPR in the City of London over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the City of London

GDPR
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the City of London region over the 6 months to 2 March 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
London Bridge - 1 £60,000 -
GDPR
Central London

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 31 (55.36%) Finance
2 28 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 27 (48.21%) CISSP
4 24 (42.86%) CISM
4 24 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (37.50%) CISA
6 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (33.93%) Information Security
8 17 (30.36%) CCSP
9 15 (26.79%) Degree
9 15 (26.79%) Firewall
10 14 (25.00%) Management Information System
10 14 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 14 (25.00%) SIEM
10 14 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 14 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
10 14 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
10 14 (25.00%) NIST
11 13 (23.21%) Antivirus Management
11 13 (23.21%) Identity Access Management
11 13 (23.21%) Patch Management
11 13 (23.21%) Security Patching
11 13 (23.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (23.21%) Risk Management
11 13 (23.21%) Data Protection Act
11 13 (23.21%) Computer Science
12 12 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 11 (19.64%) Azure
14 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (17.86%) Banking

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Azure
2 8 (14.29%) AWS
3 3 (5.36%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.57%) GCP
5 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.79%) GitHub
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) Firewall
2 13 (23.21%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.36%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) Wireless
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) DataStax
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.79%) Redis
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) GitLab
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (55.36%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Banking
3 9 (16.07%) Law
4 4 (7.14%) Marketing
5 3 (5.36%) Advertising
6 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.57%) Legal
7 1 (1.79%) French Language
7 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.79%) Retail
7 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Security Specialist
2 11 (19.64%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) CISSP Specialist
4 6 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 6 (10.71%) IT Security Specialist
4 6 (10.71%) Security Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Security Specialist
5 5 (8.93%) Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Lead Architect
6 4 (7.14%) Data Protection Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) Head of Architecture
6 4 (7.14%) Information Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) Information Specialist
6 4 (7.14%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) LAMP
1 1 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (1.79%) LDAP
1 1 (1.79%) Node.js
1 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (23.21%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (10.71%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.57%) Hedge funds
4 2 (3.57%) PMI
4 2 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.79%) CMDB
5 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.79%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 24 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (33.93%) Information Security
4 14 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 14 (25.00%) SIEM
4 14 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 13 (23.21%) Antivirus Management
5 13 (23.21%) Computer Science
5 13 (23.21%) Identity Access Management
5 13 (23.21%) Patch Management
5 13 (23.21%) Risk Management
5 13 (23.21%) Security Patching
6 10 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 7 (12.50%) Security Management
8 6 (10.71%) Data Management
8 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.93%) Analytics
10 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
10 4 (7.14%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.79%) C++
2 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.79%) PHP
2 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) Ruby
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (48.21%) CISSP
2 24 (42.86%) CISM
3 21 (37.50%) CISA
4 20 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (30.36%) CCSP
6 15 (26.79%) Degree
7 14 (25.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (7.14%) CCNA
8 4 (7.14%) CCNP
9 3 (5.36%) CCIE
9 3 (5.36%) CCIE Security
9 3 (5.36%) CSSLP
9 3 (5.36%) OSCE
9 3 (5.36%) OSWP
9 3 (5.36%) SSCP
10 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.79%) CRISC
11 1 (1.79%) ISEB
11 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.79%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 14 (25.00%) NIST
2 12 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.57%) COBIT
3 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.57%) SLA
4 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Ansible
1 3 (5.36%) WSUS
2 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.79%) CASB
3 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Splunk
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco
3 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.79%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) Polycom
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.79%) VMware