Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 202 210 189
Rank change year-on-year +8 -21 +140
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 108 120 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.18% 1.16% 1.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.07% 10.00% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 87 112 138
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.43% -8.00% -34.21%
10th Percentile £44,500 £41,250 £43,375
90th Percentile £93,500 £95,000 £91,750
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +26.09% -8.00% -34.21%

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 1,073 1,200 1,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.72% 11.62% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 883 1,037 1,192
City of London median annual salary £63,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.60% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £36,325
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +2.08% +9.09%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 January 2020.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 50 (46.30%) Finance
2 42 (38.89%) Information Security
3 35 (32.41%) Legal
4 34 (31.48%) Data Protection
5 33 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (30.56%) Cybersecurity
6 30 (27.78%) CISSP
7 24 (22.22%) Data Privacy
8 23 (21.30%) Azure
9 22 (20.37%) CISM
9 22 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (17.59%) Data Management
10 19 (17.59%) Business Continuity
10 19 (17.59%) AWS
11 18 (16.67%) Degree
11 18 (16.67%) Data Governance
11 18 (16.67%) Project Management
11 18 (16.67%) Oracle
12 16 (14.81%) SLA
12 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
12 16 (14.81%) CISA
12 16 (14.81%) Banking
13 15 (13.89%) Investment Banking
13 15 (13.89%) Law
13 15 (13.89%) Risk Management
13 15 (13.89%) Linux
13 15 (13.89%) Cyber Essentials
14 13 (12.04%) J2EE
14 13 (12.04%) XML
14 13 (12.04%) XSD

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 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.78%) Apache
2 3 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (21.30%) Azure
2 19 (17.59%) AWS
3 5 (4.63%) Office 365
4 4 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.78%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (2.78%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.85%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.85%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.85%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.93%) G Suite
7 1 (0.93%) GCP
7 1 (0.93%) IaaS
7 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.63%) LAN
1 5 (4.63%) WAN
2 3 (2.78%) Firewall
3 2 (1.85%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (1.85%) Intranet
3 2 (1.85%) Network Security
3 2 (1.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.93%) HTTP
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.93%) MPLS
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.78%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.78%) Big Data
3 3 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.78%) HDInsight
3 3 (2.78%) Neo4j
3 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
General
1 50 (46.30%) Finance
2 35 (32.41%) Legal
3 16 (14.81%) Banking
4 15 (13.89%) Investment Banking
4 15 (13.89%) Law
5 4 (3.70%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.85%) Advertising
6 2 (1.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (15.74%) Consultant
2 14 (12.96%) Architect
3 13 (12.04%) Information Manager
3 13 (12.04%) Information Security Manager
3 13 (12.04%) Security Manager
4 12 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) Data Governance Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) Data Governance Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Governance Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Project Governance Manager
5 10 (9.26%) Security Consultant
6 8 (7.41%) Data Consultant
6 8 (7.41%) Data Protection Consultant
7 7 (6.48%) AWS Architect
7 7 (6.48%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (5.56%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.63%) CISSP Manager
10 4 (3.70%) Senior Architect
10 4 (3.70%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) J2EE
1 13 (12.04%) XML
1 13 (12.04%) XSD
1 13 (12.04%) XSLT
2 3 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (1.85%) LDAP
4 1 (0.93%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.19%) Public Cloud
3 7 (6.48%) Reinsurance
4 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.85%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.85%) Derivative
6 2 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.93%) PMI
7 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.89%) Linux
2 13 (12.04%) Unix
3 12 (11.11%) Solaris
4 3 (2.78%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.89%) Information Security
2 34 (31.48%) Data Protection
3 33 (30.56%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (22.22%) Data Privacy
5 22 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (17.59%) Business Continuity
6 19 (17.59%) Data Management
7 18 (16.67%) Data Governance
7 18 (16.67%) Project Management
8 15 (13.89%) Risk Management
9 13 (12.04%) Architectural Design
9 13 (12.04%) Client Onboarding
9 13 (12.04%) Data Strategy
9 13 (12.04%) DevOps
9 13 (12.04%) Presales
9 13 (12.04%) SDLC
9 13 (12.04%) Technical Architecture
10 12 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (10.19%) Security Architecture
12 10 (9.26%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.11%) Bourne shell
1 12 (11.11%) C-shell
1 12 (11.11%) Korn
2 6 (5.56%) SQL
3 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.78%) Python
4 2 (1.85%) Java
4 2 (1.85%) Scala
5 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (27.78%) CISSP
2 22 (20.37%) CISM
3 18 (16.67%) Degree
4 16 (14.81%) CISA
5 11 (10.19%) CRISC
6 9 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (7.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (7.41%) CEH
7 8 (7.41%) Master's Degree
8 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.78%) PMP
9 3 (2.78%) SSCP
10 2 (1.85%) CCSP
10 2 (1.85%) CISMP
10 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.93%) CCIE Security
11 1 (0.93%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (14.81%) SLA
3 15 (13.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (12.04%) PCI DSS
5 11 (10.19%) ISO 22301
6 8 (7.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 8 (7.41%) Data Quality
7 6 (5.56%) QA
8 5 (4.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (3.70%) MiFID
10 3 (2.78%) ITGC
10 3 (2.78%) NIST
11 2 (1.85%) Basel III
11 2 (1.85%) COBIT
11 2 (1.85%) EMIR
11 2 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (1.85%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.93%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Docker
1 3 (2.78%) HDFS
2 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Ansible
1 3 (2.78%) Docker Swarm
1 3 (2.78%) Kubernetes
1 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.78%) Puppet
1 3 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (16.67%) Oracle
2 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.11%) Informatica
4 4 (3.70%) IBM
4 4 (3.70%) SAP
5 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.85%) Adobe
6 2 (1.85%) Tableau
7 1 (0.93%) AlgoSec
7 1 (0.93%) Cisco
7 1 (0.93%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.93%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) Meraki
7 1 (0.93%) Mitel
7 1 (0.93%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.93%) VMware