Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 163 196 264
Rank change year-on-year +33 +68 -98
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 68 81 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.38% 1.08% 0.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.06% 10.01% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 50 53 56
10th Percentile £42,000 £42,500 £39,375
25th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,750 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.36% +12.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £99,688 £87,500 £69,063
90th Percentile £118,750 £97,500 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £75,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00% -

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 676 809 1,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.68% 10.82% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 561 698 1,060
10th Percentile £43,750 £36,950 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,438 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - +3.31%
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,938 £80,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%

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 11 May 2021.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 May 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 41 (60.29%) Finance
2 36 (52.94%) Data Protection
3 30 (44.12%) Information Security
4 28 (41.18%) Azure
5 24 (35.29%) AWS
6 21 (30.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (27.94%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (27.94%) GCP
8 18 (26.47%) Social Skills
9 17 (25.00%) DevOps
9 17 (25.00%) CISSP
10 15 (22.06%) Degree
10 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (22.06%) Technical Leadership
11 14 (20.59%) Data Privacy
11 14 (20.59%) Docker
11 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
11 14 (20.59%) Kubernetes
12 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
12 13 (19.12%) Python
13 12 (17.65%) Java
13 12 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (17.65%) Risk Management
13 12 (17.65%) CISM
13 12 (17.65%) PCI DSS
13 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
13 12 (17.65%) QA
13 12 (17.65%) Influencing Skills
14 11 (16.18%) MongoDB
14 11 (16.18%) Relational Database

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 5 (7.35%) Confluence
2 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.41%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (41.18%) Azure
2 24 (35.29%) AWS
3 19 (27.94%) GCP
4 10 (14.71%) Serverless
5 4 (5.88%) GitHub
5 4 (5.88%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (5.88%) OpenShift
6 3 (4.41%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.94%) PaaS
7 2 (2.94%) SaaS
8 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.47%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (4.41%) DHCP
2 3 (4.41%) DNS
2 3 (4.41%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.94%) Firewall
3 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (1.47%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) VPN
4 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
2 11 (16.18%) MongoDB
2 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
3 10 (14.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 10 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.41%) Power BI
5 2 (2.94%) Data Lake
5 2 (2.94%) HDInsight
5 2 (2.94%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (2.94%) Tableau
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon QuickSight
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.47%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.47%) GIS
6 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.47%) Looker
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (14.71%) SonarQube
3 5 (7.35%) JIRA
4 4 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.47%) GitLab
General
1 41 (60.29%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) Social Skills
3 12 (17.65%) Influencing Skills
4 11 (16.18%) Banking
5 10 (14.71%) Law
5 10 (14.71%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (8.82%) Retail
7 5 (7.35%) Games
8 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (5.88%) Legal
8 4 (5.88%) Marketing
9 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
10 2 (2.94%) Advertising
10 2 (2.94%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
11 1 (1.47%) Local Government
11 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Analyst
1 12 (17.65%) Consultant
1 12 (17.65%) Technical Leader
2 11 (16.18%) Security Consultant
3 6 (8.82%) Cloud Consultant
3 6 (8.82%) Security Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Information Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Information Security Specialist
4 5 (7.35%) Information Specialist
4 5 (7.35%) Security Specialist
5 4 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Data Manager
5 4 (5.88%) Data Protection Specialist
6 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Data Protection Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (4.41%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (4.41%) Security Officer
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) Node.js
1 10 (14.71%) OAuth
1 10 (14.71%) OAuth2
1 10 (14.71%) OpenID
2 2 (2.94%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Public Cloud
2 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (4.41%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.41%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.41%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.41%) Symmetrix
5 2 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.94%) PMI
6 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) Data Protection
2 30 (44.12%) Information Security
3 19 (27.94%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (25.00%) DevOps
5 15 (22.06%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (22.06%) Technical Leadership
6 14 (20.59%) Data Privacy
7 12 (17.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 10 (14.71%) Benchmarking
8 10 (14.71%) Code Coverage
8 10 (14.71%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 10 (14.71%) Identity Management
8 10 (14.71%) OWASP
8 10 (14.71%) Process Management
8 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
8 10 (14.71%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (14.71%) UML
8 10 (14.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) Python
2 12 (17.65%) Java
3 11 (16.18%) C++
4 10 (14.71%) C#
5 4 (5.88%) SQL
6 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.47%) R
8 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (25.00%) CISSP
2 15 (22.06%) Degree
3 12 (17.65%) CISM
4 11 (16.18%) CISA
5 10 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (14.71%) Master's Degree
6 4 (5.88%) CCNA
6 4 (5.88%) CCNP
6 4 (5.88%) CCSP
7 3 (4.41%) CCIE
7 3 (4.41%) CCIE Security
7 3 (4.41%) CSSLP
7 3 (4.41%) OSCE
7 3 (4.41%) OSWP
7 3 (4.41%) SSCP
8 2 (2.94%) ISEB
8 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.47%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (17.65%) PCI DSS
2 12 (17.65%) QA
3 8 (11.76%) GRC
4 3 (4.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (4.41%) NIST
5 2 (2.94%) COBIT
6 1 (1.47%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 14 (20.59%) Docker
2 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.41%) vSphere
2 3 (4.41%) XenApp
2 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.88%) Ansible
3 3 (4.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.94%) Terraform
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.82%) Google
4 3 (4.41%) Citrix
4 3 (4.41%) EMC
4 3 (4.41%) Infoblox
4 3 (4.41%) Splunk
4 3 (4.41%) Symantec
4 3 (4.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.47%) Databricks
5 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com