Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 154 173 228
Rank change year-on-year +19 +55 -60
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 99 58 103
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.77% 1.11% 1.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.80% 9.81% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 80 37 77
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £63,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +29.92% +1.60% -
75th Percentile £101,250 £82,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £103,750 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £63,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +14.17% +1.60% +4.17%

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 917 591 1,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.42% 11.27% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 793 516 1,162
10th Percentile £42,999 £39,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,250 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.43% -4.23% +8.33%
75th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £81,250
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 68 (68.69%) Data Protection
2 67 (67.68%) Finance
3 59 (59.60%) Azure
4 55 (55.56%) AWS
5 50 (50.51%) GCP
6 46 (46.46%) Social Skills
7 45 (45.45%) DevOps
7 45 (45.45%) Kubernetes
8 42 (42.42%) Docker
8 42 (42.42%) Degree
8 42 (42.42%) Python
9 40 (40.40%) Software Engineering
9 40 (40.40%) Jenkins
9 40 (40.40%) Technical Leadership
10 39 (39.39%) Java
11 38 (38.38%) C#
11 38 (38.38%) SQL Server
11 38 (38.38%) NoSQL
11 38 (38.38%) Data Privacy
12 37 (37.37%) Test Automation
12 37 (37.37%) Enterprise Architecture
12 37 (37.37%) OAuth
12 37 (37.37%) QA
12 37 (37.37%) Oracle
13 36 (36.36%) MongoDB
13 36 (36.36%) Relational Database
13 36 (36.36%) Threat Modelling
13 36 (36.36%) Strategic Roadmap
14 35 (35.35%) Event-Driven
14 35 (35.35%) Matrix Organization

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 19 (19.19%) Confluence
2 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.05%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.01%) Apache
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.01%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 59 (59.60%) Azure
2 55 (55.56%) AWS
3 50 (50.51%) GCP
4 35 (35.35%) Serverless
5 7 (7.07%) GitHub
6 5 (5.05%) Microsoft 365
6 5 (5.05%) OpenShift
7 4 (4.04%) PaaS
7 4 (4.04%) Power Platform
7 4 (4.04%) SaaS
8 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.02%) IaaS
8 2 (2.02%) Snowflake
9 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.01%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (1.01%) Lucidchart
9 1 (1.01%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Firewall
2 5 (5.05%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (5.05%) DHCP
2 5 (5.05%) DNS
2 5 (5.05%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (3.03%) WAN
4 2 (2.02%) Internet
4 2 (2.02%) LAN
4 2 (2.02%) Network Security
4 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.02%) Wireless
4 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.38%) NoSQL
1 38 (38.38%) SQL Server
2 36 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 36 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 35 (35.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 35 (35.35%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.04%) Power BI
5 3 (3.03%) Tableau
6 2 (2.02%) Amazon QuickSight
6 2 (2.02%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.02%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (2.02%) GIS
6 2 (2.02%) HDInsight
6 2 (2.02%) Looker
6 2 (2.02%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.01%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 40 (40.40%) Jenkins
2 35 (35.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 35 (35.35%) SonarQube
3 20 (20.20%) JIRA
4 5 (5.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.02%) Subversion
6 1 (1.01%) GitLab
General
1 67 (67.68%) Finance
2 46 (46.46%) Social Skills
3 34 (34.34%) Influencing Skills
3 34 (34.34%) Presentation Skills
4 17 (17.17%) Retail
5 16 (16.16%) Games
6 9 (9.09%) Legal
7 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (7.07%) Banking
8 7 (7.07%) Financial Institution
9 5 (5.05%) Law
10 3 (3.03%) Billing
10 3 (3.03%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (2.02%) International Banking
11 2 (2.02%) Local Government
12 1 (1.01%) Advertising
12 1 (1.01%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 37 (37.37%) Technical Leader
2 13 (13.13%) Analyst
3 9 (9.09%) Consultant
4 7 (7.07%) Cloud Consultant
4 7 (7.07%) Security Consultant
5 5 (5.05%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) CISSP Manager
6 4 (4.04%) Information Analyst
6 4 (4.04%) Information Manager
6 4 (4.04%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (4.04%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.04%) Security Manager
6 4 (4.04%) SOC Engineer
6 4 (4.04%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.03%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.03%) Information Officer
7 3 (3.03%) Security Specialist
7 3 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (37.37%) OAuth
2 35 (35.35%) Node.js
2 35 (35.35%) OAuth2
2 35 (35.35%) OpenID
3 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.03%) .NET
4 3 (3.03%) .NET Core
4 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.03%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.03%) React
5 2 (2.02%) HTML
5 2 (2.02%) JSON
5 2 (2.02%) LDAP
5 2 (2.02%) SAML
5 2 (2.02%) XML
5 2 (2.02%) XSD
6 1 (1.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Public Cloud
2 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.07%) Hedge funds
4 5 (5.05%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (5.05%) EMC VNX
4 5 (5.05%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (5.05%) Symmetrix
5 4 (4.04%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.02%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.01%) CMDB
7 1 (1.01%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.05%) Windows 10
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (4.04%) Linux
5 2 (2.02%) CentOS
5 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.02%) Solaris
5 2 (2.02%) SUSE
5 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (68.69%) Data Protection
2 45 (45.45%) DevOps
3 40 (40.40%) Software Engineering
3 40 (40.40%) Technical Leadership
4 38 (38.38%) Data Privacy
5 37 (37.37%) Enterprise Architecture
5 37 (37.37%) Test Automation
6 36 (36.36%) Strategic Roadmap
6 36 (36.36%) Threat Modelling
7 35 (35.35%) Benchmarking
7 35 (35.35%) Code Coverage
7 35 (35.35%) Event-Driven
7 35 (35.35%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 35 (35.35%) Identity Management
7 35 (35.35%) Matrix Organization
7 35 (35.35%) Microservices
7 35 (35.35%) OWASP
7 35 (35.35%) Process Management
7 35 (35.35%) Technical Architecture
7 35 (35.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.42%) Python
2 39 (39.39%) Java
3 38 (38.38%) C#
4 35 (35.35%) C++
5 9 (9.09%) SQL
6 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.02%) Perl
8 2 (2.02%) R
8 2 (2.02%) Ruby
8 2 (2.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (42.42%) Degree
2 34 (34.34%) Master's Degree
3 15 (15.15%) CISSP
4 12 (12.12%) CISM
5 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (8.08%) CISA
7 2 (2.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (2.02%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.02%) CCNA
7 2 (2.02%) CCSP
7 2 (2.02%) ISEB
8 1 (1.01%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.01%) SANS
8 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (37.37%) QA
2 16 (16.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (15.15%) PCI DSS
4 9 (9.09%) GRC
5 6 (6.06%) NIST
6 3 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.01%) COBIT
8 1 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (1.01%) ISO 22301
8 1 (1.01%) ISO 31000
8 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (1.01%) MiFID
8 1 (1.01%) NCSC
System Software
1 42 (42.42%) Docker
2 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.05%) vSphere
3 5 (5.05%) XenApp
3 5 (5.05%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.02%) LXC
5 1 (1.01%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 45 (45.45%) Kubernetes
2 7 (7.07%) Ansible
3 5 (5.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (4.04%) Terraform
5 2 (2.02%) Control-M
5 2 (2.02%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.02%) Puppet
6 1 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 37 (37.37%) Oracle
2 18 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.06%) Google
3 6 (6.06%) Splunk
4 5 (5.05%) Citrix
4 5 (5.05%) EMC
4 5 (5.05%) Infoblox
4 5 (5.05%) Symantec
4 5 (5.05%) VMware
5 3 (3.03%) Cadence
5 3 (3.03%) Cisco
6 2 (2.02%) BMC
6 2 (2.02%) Hitachi
6 2 (2.02%) Meraki
6 2 (2.02%) Okta
6 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.02%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.01%) Databricks
7 1 (1.01%) Rapid7