Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 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
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 221 181 237
Rank change year-on-year -40 +56 +117
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 109 189 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.10% 1.71% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.91% 14.20% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 91 162 76
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £58,750 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -16.07% -26.32%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,475 £46,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -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 1,223 1,331 1,359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.30% 12.06% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 1,175 1,171
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,250 £93,750 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +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 20 October 2019.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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 38 (34.86%) Information Security
2 28 (25.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (23.85%) Data Management
4 25 (22.94%) Finance
5 23 (21.10%) Degree
6 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
7 21 (19.27%) Oracle
7 21 (19.27%) Data Protection
7 21 (19.27%) Data Governance
7 21 (19.27%) Data Privacy
8 20 (18.35%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (18.35%) Data Quality
8 20 (18.35%) CISSP
9 19 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Office
10 18 (16.51%) CISM
10 18 (16.51%) Banking
11 16 (14.68%) Linux
12 15 (13.76%) Project Management
12 15 (13.76%) Business Continuity
12 15 (13.76%) Investment Banking
12 15 (13.76%) AWS
13 14 (12.84%) Law
13 14 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (12.84%) Data Modelling
13 14 (12.84%) SDLC
14 13 (11.93%) Oracle Database
14 13 (11.93%) Master Data Management
14 13 (11.93%) Architectural Design
14 13 (11.93%) Presales

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 6 (5.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.59%) CMS
3 4 (3.67%) Alfresco
3 4 (3.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.83%) Apache
4 2 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.83%) Documentum
4 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.92%) Confluence
5 1 (0.92%) Drupal
5 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (16.51%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.76%) AWS
2 10 (9.17%) Office 365
3 9 (8.26%) Azure
4 2 (1.83%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.83%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.83%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.83%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.83%) PowerApps
5 1 (0.92%) IaaS
5 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.09%) Firewall
2 5 (4.59%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.67%) DHCP
3 4 (3.67%) DNS
3 4 (3.67%) Internet
3 4 (3.67%) PBX
3 4 (3.67%) Skype
3 4 (3.67%) VLAN
3 4 (3.67%) VoIP
3 4 (3.67%) VPN
3 4 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.83%) Intranet
4 2 (1.83%) Network Security
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.92%) HTTP
5 1 (0.92%) LAN
5 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (11.93%) Oracle Database
3 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.83%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.83%) Big Data
5 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.83%) HDInsight
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.83%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 25 (22.94%) Finance
2 18 (16.51%) Banking
3 15 (13.76%) Investment Banking
4 14 (12.84%) Law
5 13 (11.93%) Legal
6 3 (2.75%) Marketing
6 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.83%) Billing
7 2 (1.83%) Military
8 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.92%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.92%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Analyst
2 15 (13.76%) Consultant
3 12 (11.01%) Architect
4 10 (9.17%) Data Consultant
5 9 (8.26%) Data Protection Consultant
6 8 (7.34%) Information Manager
6 8 (7.34%) Information Security Manager
6 8 (7.34%) Security Manager
7 7 (6.42%) AWS Architect
7 7 (6.42%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (6.42%) Security Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Informatica Specialist
8 6 (5.50%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Technical Specialist
9 5 (4.59%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Information Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Security Consultant
10 4 (3.67%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.93%) J2EE
1 13 (11.93%) XML
1 13 (11.93%) XSD
1 13 (11.93%) XSLT
2 2 (1.83%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.83%) HTML
2 2 (1.83%) jQuery
2 2 (1.83%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (1.83%) LDAP
3 1 (0.92%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.92%) CSS
3 1 (0.92%) CSS3
3 1 (0.92%) JSON
3 1 (0.92%) Laravel
3 1 (0.92%) React
3 1 (0.92%) REST
3 1 (0.92%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.09%) Public Cloud
3 9 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.67%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.83%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.83%) Derivative
6 2 (1.83%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.83%) Tandem
6 2 (1.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.92%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.92%) PMI
7 1 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.68%) Linux
2 13 (11.93%) Unix
3 12 (11.01%) Solaris
4 10 (9.17%) Windows
5 6 (5.50%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.59%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.67%) Android
8 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) Information Security
2 26 (23.85%) Data Management
3 21 (19.27%) Data Governance
3 21 (19.27%) Data Privacy
3 21 (19.27%) Data Protection
4 20 (18.35%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (13.76%) Business Continuity
6 15 (13.76%) Project Management
7 14 (12.84%) Data Modelling
7 14 (12.84%) SDLC
8 13 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (11.93%) Architectural Design
8 13 (11.93%) Client Onboarding
8 13 (11.93%) ETL
8 13 (11.93%) Master Data Management
8 13 (11.93%) Presales
8 13 (11.93%) Technical Architecture
9 12 (11.01%) Business Analysis
9 12 (11.01%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.01%) Bourne shell
1 12 (11.01%) C-shell
1 12 (11.01%) Korn
2 8 (7.34%) SQL
3 5 (4.59%) C
4 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.75%) Java
6 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.83%) PHP
6 2 (1.83%) Python
6 2 (1.83%) Scala
6 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (21.10%) Degree
2 20 (18.35%) CISSP
3 18 (16.51%) CISM
4 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
5 9 (8.26%) Master's Degree
6 6 (5.50%) CRISC
7 5 (4.59%) CISA
8 3 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (1.83%) CCSP
9 2 (1.83%) CEH
9 2 (1.83%) CISMP
9 2 (1.83%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.92%) CCIE Security
10 1 (0.92%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.92%) OSCE
10 1 (0.92%) OSWP
10 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (18.35%) Data Quality
3 13 (11.93%) SLA
4 8 (7.34%) PCI DSS
5 7 (6.42%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (5.50%) COBIT
6 6 (5.50%) NIST
7 4 (3.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (2.75%) QA
9 2 (1.83%) EMIR
9 2 (1.83%) ISO 22301
9 2 (1.83%) MiFID
9 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 22 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.27%) Oracle
3 11 (10.09%) Informatica
4 10 (9.17%) IBM
5 8 (7.34%) SAP
6 5 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (3.67%) Google
8 3 (2.75%) Cisco
9 2 (1.83%) ESET
9 2 (1.83%) Gemalto
9 2 (1.83%) Kaspersky
9 2 (1.83%) McAfee
9 2 (1.83%) OpenText
9 2 (1.83%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.83%) Pardot
9 2 (1.83%) Rapid7
9 2 (1.83%) Tableau
9 2 (1.83%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.92%) AlgoSec
10 1 (0.92%) CyberArk