Period
to 28 May 2020

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 28 May 2020 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
28 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 182 253 173
Rank change year-on-year +71 -80 +144
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 72 74 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.05% 0.74% 1.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.88% 5.96% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 48 58 185
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,125 £45,000
90th Percentile £98,250 £93,625 £92,950
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% -13.33%

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 729 1,241 1,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.66% 12.35% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 627 1,064 1,306
Median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.11% +4.57%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £99,250 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 28 May 2020.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 36 (50.00%) Information Security
2 33 (45.83%) Data Protection
3 32 (44.44%) Finance
4 28 (38.89%) Legal
5 25 (34.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (34.72%) Azure
5 25 (34.72%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (29.17%) CISSP
7 18 (25.00%) CISM
7 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (22.22%) Data Governance
9 14 (19.44%) DevOps
9 14 (19.44%) Project Delivery
10 13 (18.06%) Data Strategy
10 13 (18.06%) Risk Management
10 13 (18.06%) Informatica
10 13 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
11 12 (16.67%) Degree
12 11 (15.28%) CISA
12 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (15.28%) Windows
13 10 (13.89%) Firewall
14 9 (12.50%) Office 365
14 9 (12.50%) PCI DSS
14 9 (12.50%) Decision-Making
15 8 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
15 8 (11.11%) IT Audit
15 8 (11.11%) Data Privacy
15 8 (11.11%) SIEM

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 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.56%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (34.72%) Azure
2 9 (12.50%) Office 365
3 5 (6.94%) AWS
4 3 (4.17%) Mimecast
4 3 (4.17%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.39%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) Firewall
2 4 (5.56%) RSVP
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (4.17%) LAN
3 3 (4.17%) Network Security
4 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.39%) VPN
5 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) Power BI
2 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.39%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.39%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
General
1 32 (44.44%) Finance
2 28 (38.89%) Legal
3 8 (11.11%) Law
4 7 (9.72%) Advertising
5 5 (6.94%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.06%) Data Governance Analyst
1 13 (18.06%) Data Governance Manager
1 13 (18.06%) Governance Manager
1 13 (18.06%) Project Governance Manager
1 13 (18.06%) Project Manager
2 12 (16.67%) Consultant
2 12 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 10 (13.89%) Architect
4 9 (12.50%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.33%) Information Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Security Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 4 (5.56%) IT Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Marketing Manager
8 3 (4.17%) Project Governance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) COM
2 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Reinsurance
2 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.39%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.39%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.39%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.39%) EPoS
4 1 (1.39%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.39%) Robotics
4 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 8 (11.11%) Linux
3 7 (9.72%) Unix
4 1 (1.39%) Fedora
4 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Information Security
2 33 (45.83%) Data Protection
3 25 (34.72%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (22.22%) Data Governance
6 14 (19.44%) DevOps
6 14 (19.44%) Project Delivery
7 13 (18.06%) Data Strategy
7 13 (18.06%) Risk Management
8 9 (12.50%) Decision-Making
9 8 (11.11%) Data Privacy
9 8 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 8 (11.11%) IT Audit
9 8 (11.11%) Project Management
9 8 (11.11%) SIEM
9 8 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (9.72%) Analytics
10 7 (9.72%) Data Management
10 7 (9.72%) Security Architecture
10 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.39%) Python
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) CISSP
2 18 (25.00%) CISM
3 13 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (16.67%) Degree
5 11 (15.28%) CISA
6 8 (11.11%) CCIE
6 8 (11.11%) CCNA
7 6 (8.33%) CCSA
7 6 (8.33%) JNCIA
7 6 (8.33%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (6.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (6.94%) CRISC
8 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.56%) CEH
9 4 (5.56%) SSCP
10 2 (2.78%) ACCA
10 2 (2.78%) CCNP
10 2 (2.78%) CCSP
10 2 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (34.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 8 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (8.33%) ISO 22301
4 6 (8.33%) QA
5 4 (5.56%) ITGC
5 4 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (2.78%) Basel III
7 2 (2.78%) MiFID
7 2 (2.78%) NIST
7 2 (2.78%) SLA
7 2 (2.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.39%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Informatica
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.56%) Marketo
3 3 (4.17%) Cisco
3 3 (4.17%) Citrix
3 3 (4.17%) Meraki
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe
5 1 (1.39%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.39%) Tableau
5 1 (1.39%) VMware