Period
to 1 December 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 1 December 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
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 213 191
Rank change year-on-year +67 -22 +17
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 59 118 170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.44% 1.20% 1.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.83% 10.13% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 45 97 148
Median annual salary £50,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.20% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £31,550 £40,000 £39,625
90th Percentile £98,250 £91,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -12.00% +8.70% -9.80%

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 460 1,165 1,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.25% 11.81% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 388 971 1,138
Median annual salary £64,250 £63,500 £61,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +2.83% +2.92%
10th Percentile £43,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 1 December 2020.

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 1 December 2020. 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 £60,000 -
GDPR
Central London

For the 6 months to 1 December 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 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 29 (49.15%) Data Protection
3 24 (40.68%) CISSP
4 22 (37.29%) CISM
4 22 (37.29%) Cybersecurity
5 20 (33.90%) Management Information System
5 20 (33.90%) CISA
6 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (30.51%) Degree
7 17 (28.81%) Information Security
7 17 (28.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 17 (28.81%) NIST
8 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (27.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 16 (27.12%) Firewall
9 15 (25.42%) Risk Management
9 15 (25.42%) CCSP
9 15 (25.42%) Cyber Essentials
10 14 (23.73%) Identity Access Management
10 14 (23.73%) Azure
10 14 (23.73%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (22.03%) Data Protection Act
11 13 (22.03%) Computer Science
11 13 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
11 13 (22.03%) SIEM
11 13 (22.03%) Patch Management
11 13 (22.03%) Security Patching
11 13 (22.03%) Antivirus Management
11 13 (22.03%) Privileged Access Management

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 (8.47%) Apache
2 4 (6.78%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Azure
2 6 (10.17%) AWS
3 5 (8.47%) OpenShift
4 2 (3.39%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.69%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) Firewall
2 14 (23.73%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (6.78%) Kerberos
4 3 (5.08%) VPN
5 2 (3.39%) Intranet
5 2 (3.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (6.78%) DataStax
2 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.39%) Power BI
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) GitLab
General
1 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 9 (15.25%) Legal
3 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Law
4 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Economy
5 1 (1.69%) French Language
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Security Specialist
2 12 (20.34%) Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Architect
4 9 (15.25%) Lead Architect
5 6 (10.17%) CISSP Specialist
5 6 (10.17%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 6 (10.17%) IT Security Specialist
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Security Specialist
6 5 (8.47%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Security Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Leader
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) DBA
7 4 (6.78%) Information Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) LDAP
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.69%) LAMP
2 1 (1.69%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.69%) Node.js
2 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Management Information System
2 13 (22.03%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (15.25%) Public Cloud
4 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.39%) User Experience
5 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.69%) CMDB
6 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.69%) Equities
6 1 (1.69%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Data Protection
2 22 (37.29%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (28.81%) Information Security
4 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (27.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 15 (25.42%) Risk Management
6 14 (23.73%) Identity Access Management
7 13 (22.03%) Antivirus Management
7 13 (22.03%) Computer Science
7 13 (22.03%) Patch Management
7 13 (22.03%) Privileged Access Management
7 13 (22.03%) Security Patching
7 13 (22.03%) SIEM
8 11 (18.64%) Analytics
9 10 (16.95%) Data Management
9 10 (16.95%) Microservices
10 9 (15.25%) Information Management
10 9 (15.25%) Master Data Management
10 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
10 9 (15.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.69%) C#
1 1 (1.69%) Java
1 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.69%) PHP
1 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.69%) Python
1 1 (1.69%) Ruby
1 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) CISSP
2 22 (37.29%) CISM
3 20 (33.90%) CISA
4 18 (30.51%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (30.51%) Degree
5 17 (28.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 15 (25.42%) CCSP
7 4 (6.78%) CRISC
8 1 (1.69%) CCIE
8 1 (1.69%) CCIE Security
8 1 (1.69%) CCNA
8 1 (1.69%) CCNP
8 1 (1.69%) CSSLP
8 1 (1.69%) OSCE
8 1 (1.69%) OSWP
8 1 (1.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (28.81%) NIST
2 15 (25.42%) Cyber Essentials
3 13 (22.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.39%) ISO 22301
4 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (3.39%) SLA
5 1 (1.69%) COBIT
5 1 (1.69%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.69%) IFRS
5 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Docker
2 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Ansible
2 3 (5.08%) WSUS
3 1 (1.69%) CASB
3 1 (1.69%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.69%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.78%) Splunk
4 1 (1.69%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco
4 1 (1.69%) Dynatrace
4 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.69%) Polycom
4 1 (1.69%) VMware