Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 237 348
Rank change year-on-year +57 +111 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 192 90 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.73% 0.90% 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.49% 6.63% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 165 75 4
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -26.32% -
10th Percentile £37,150 £46,250 £92,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £70,000 £95,000
% change year-on-year -17.86% -26.32% -

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 1,325 1,357 1,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.91% 13.63% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,173 1,169 1,374
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £56,080
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.99% +1.96%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £93,700 £86,250 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 £35,000 -
GDPR
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 96 (50.00%) Finance
2 80 (41.67%) Information Security
3 62 (32.29%) Windows
4 59 (30.73%) CISSP
5 54 (28.13%) Firewall
6 50 (26.04%) Cybersecurity
7 48 (25.00%) Data Protection
8 45 (23.44%) Data Privacy
9 40 (20.83%) Legal
10 39 (20.31%) CISM
11 35 (18.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 32 (16.67%) Linux
13 31 (16.15%) SIEM
14 28 (14.58%) MiFID
14 28 (14.58%) TCP/IP
15 27 (14.06%) SQL
15 27 (14.06%) Risk Management
16 26 (13.54%) Advertising
16 26 (13.54%) Penetration Testing
17 24 (12.50%) Microsoft
18 23 (11.98%) Active Directory
18 23 (11.98%) Configuration Management
18 23 (11.98%) Threat Detection
18 23 (11.98%) Remediation Plan
19 22 (11.46%) Data Loss Prevention
19 22 (11.46%) SQL Server
20 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Excel
20 21 (10.94%) Project Management
20 21 (10.94%) Snort
20 21 (10.94%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 8 (4.17%) Apache
2 7 (3.65%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.65%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.13%) IIS
3 6 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.13%) WordPress
4 4 (2.08%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.56%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.56%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.56%) Drupal
5 3 (1.56%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.56%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.04%) Documentum
6 2 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.52%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 7 (3.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.04%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) RiskWrite
2 2 (1.04%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.52%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (7.81%) Office 365
4 8 (4.17%) SaaS
5 4 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.04%) G Suite
6 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.04%) Google App Engine
6 2 (1.04%) Serverless
7 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.52%) GitHub
7 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (28.13%) Firewall
2 28 (14.58%) TCP/IP
3 15 (7.81%) DNS
4 7 (3.65%) HTTP
4 7 (3.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (3.65%) VPN
5 6 (3.13%) SSL
6 5 (2.60%) Intranet
6 5 (2.60%) Network Security
7 4 (2.08%) DHCP
7 4 (2.08%) SAN
7 4 (2.08%) Skype
7 4 (2.08%) VLAN
8 3 (1.56%) Internet
8 3 (1.56%) LAN
8 3 (1.56%) VoIP
8 3 (1.56%) WAN
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.52%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.13%) Big Data
4 5 (2.60%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.56%) MySQL
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.04%) BigQuery
7 2 (1.04%) Bigtable
7 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (1.56%) Selenium
1 3 (1.56%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.04%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.52%) GitLab
3 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (50.00%) Finance
2 40 (20.83%) Legal
3 26 (13.54%) Advertising
4 18 (9.38%) Banking
5 12 (6.25%) Law
6 8 (4.17%) Marketing
7 6 (3.13%) Back Office
8 4 (2.08%) Retail
9 3 (1.56%) Publishing
10 2 (1.04%) International Banking
10 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (21.35%) Analyst
2 27 (14.06%) Security Officer
3 26 (13.54%) Security Manager
4 17 (8.85%) Security Engineer
5 14 (7.29%) Information Security Officer
6 13 (6.77%) Consultant
6 13 (6.77%) Data Analyst
6 13 (6.77%) Information Manager
6 13 (6.77%) Information Security Manager
6 13 (6.77%) Support Engineer
7 12 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 12 (6.25%) Information Officer
7 12 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 11 (5.73%) Applications Support
9 9 (4.69%) IT Manager
10 8 (4.17%) Architect
10 8 (4.17%) Data Manager
11 7 (3.65%) Developer
11 7 (3.65%) Governance Analyst
11 7 (3.65%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.94%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (5.21%) .NET
3 7 (3.65%) Web Services
4 5 (2.60%) CSS
4 5 (2.60%) HTML
5 3 (1.56%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.04%) CGI
6 2 (1.04%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (1.04%) Middleware
6 2 (1.04%) Node.js
6 2 (1.04%) REST
6 2 (1.04%) SOAP
7 1 (0.52%) HTML5
7 1 (0.52%) Kafka
7 1 (0.52%) LAMP
7 1 (0.52%) RESTful
7 1 (0.52%) Velocity
7 1 (0.52%) WAMP
7 1 (0.52%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.69%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.13%) Equities
6 5 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.56%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.56%) Derivative
7 3 (1.56%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.04%) EPoS
8 2 (1.04%) Fintech
8 2 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.04%) Pharmacovigilance
8 2 (1.04%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.04%) Tandem
9 1 (0.52%) PDA
9 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 62 (32.29%) Windows
2 32 (16.67%) Linux
3 11 (5.73%) Windows 10
3 11 (5.73%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.56%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (41.67%) Information Security
2 50 (26.04%) Cybersecurity
3 48 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 45 (23.44%) Data Privacy
5 31 (16.15%) SIEM
6 27 (14.06%) Risk Management
7 26 (13.54%) Penetration Testing
8 23 (11.98%) Configuration Management
8 23 (11.98%) Remediation Plan
8 23 (11.98%) Threat Detection
9 22 (11.46%) Data Loss Prevention
10 21 (10.94%) Data Encryption
10 21 (10.94%) Open Source
10 21 (10.94%) Project Management
10 21 (10.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 20 (10.42%) Change Management
11 20 (10.42%) Security Architecture
11 20 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (8.85%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.06%) SQL
2 12 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.17%) Java
4 6 (3.13%) Python
4 6 (3.13%) VBA
5 5 (2.60%) C#
5 5 (2.60%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.08%) Ruby
7 3 (1.56%) PHP
7 3 (1.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.04%) C
8 2 (1.04%) Go
9 1 (0.52%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 59 (30.73%) CISSP
2 39 (20.31%) CISM
3 16 (8.33%) CISA
4 15 (7.81%) Degree
5 12 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.21%) PMP
7 8 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (4.17%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.08%) ISEB
9 3 (1.56%) CBAP
10 2 (1.04%) CLAS
10 2 (1.04%) GISP
10 2 (1.04%) GSLC
10 2 (1.04%) Master's Degree
10 2 (1.04%) MCP
10 2 (1.04%) MCSE
10 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.04%) SSCP
11 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (18.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (14.58%) MiFID
3 18 (9.38%) Solvency II
4 12 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (6.25%) Data Quality
4 12 (6.25%) PCI DSS
5 7 (3.65%) HIPAA
6 6 (3.13%) COBIT
6 6 (3.13%) EMIR
7 5 (2.60%) ISO 9001
7 5 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (2.08%) FATCA
9 3 (1.56%) AIFMD
9 3 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (1.56%) SLA
10 2 (1.04%) NIST 800
10 2 (1.04%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.52%) PSD2
11 1 (0.52%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (11.98%) Active Directory
2 21 (10.94%) Snort
3 7 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.04%) vSphere
6 1 (0.52%) Docker
6 1 (0.52%) Firmware
6 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (10.94%) OSSEC
2 8 (4.17%) Ansible
3 7 (3.65%) Puppet
4 6 (3.13%) Nagios
4 6 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.08%) SCCM
6 3 (1.56%) SCOM
6 3 (1.56%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.04%) cPanel
7 2 (1.04%) CSIRT
7 2 (1.04%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.52%) Kibana
8 1 (0.52%) Terraform
8 1 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.33%) Oracle
3 12 (6.25%) VMware
4 10 (5.21%) IBM
5 9 (4.69%) Cisco
6 8 (4.17%) SAP
7 6 (3.13%) Citrix
7 6 (3.13%) Splunk
8 5 (2.60%) Google
9 3 (1.56%) Fidessa
9 3 (1.56%) FIS
9 3 (1.56%) Palo Alto
9 3 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.56%) SmartStream
10 2 (1.04%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.04%) Okta
10 2 (1.04%) OpenText
10 2 (1.04%) Sage
11 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.52%) Veeam