Period
to 9 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
UK > England
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 250 231 266
Rank change year-on-year -19 +35 +402
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 938 2,012 2,159
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.31% 1.48% 1.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.62% 10.69% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 727 1,456 1,743
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,023 £33,000 £34,383
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% -

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 8,832 18,821 21,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.31% 13.83% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6,819 13,869 16,634
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GDPR as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in England

GDPR
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GDPR in England.

Salary trend for GDPR in England

GDPR
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing GDPR in England over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Salary histogram for GDPR in England

GDPR
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the England region over the 6 months to 9 July 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 +16 422 £60,000 -4.00% 26
South East +18 167 £51,518 +3.04% 42
North of England +19 163 £52,500 - 39
North West +17 112 £52,500 -4.55% 19
Midlands -44 105 £52,500 +5.00% 29
West Midlands -26 75 £52,500 +17.98% 14
South West +80 52 £52,500 +9.72% 14
Yorkshire +59 47 £52,500 +6.60% 16
East Midlands +21 30 £52,500 +1.94% 15
East of England +23 27 £45,000 -18.18% 6
North East +17 4 £36,500 -36.52% 4
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 England region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 341 (36.35%) Information Security
2 324 (34.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 231 (24.63%) Finance
4 216 (23.03%) Microsoft
5 213 (22.71%) Cybersecurity
6 208 (22.17%) Data Protection
6 208 (22.17%) Windows
7 203 (21.64%) Azure
8 187 (19.94%) CISSP
9 166 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
10 161 (17.16%) Firewall
11 159 (16.95%) PCI DSS
12 151 (16.10%) Degree
13 147 (15.67%) Risk Management
14 143 (15.25%) SQL
15 133 (14.18%) CISM
16 126 (13.43%) AWS
17 124 (13.22%) ITIL
18 119 (12.69%) Linux
18 119 (12.69%) Legal
19 110 (11.73%) SIEM
19 110 (11.73%) Windows Server
20 108 (11.51%) SQL Server
21 102 (10.87%) PowerShell
22 101 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
23 99 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
24 94 (10.02%) Active Directory
24 94 (10.02%) Office 365
25 92 (9.81%) Management Information System
26 91 (9.70%) Penetration Testing

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 54 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.41%) IIS
3 25 (2.67%) CMS
4 20 (2.13%) Apache Spark
5 15 (1.60%) Apache
6 13 (1.39%) EPiServer
6 13 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.96%) Confluence
8 8 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.85%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.64%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.64%) SAS
10 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.43%) JBoss
11 4 (0.43%) nginx
11 4 (0.43%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.43%) WordPress
12 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.11%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 60 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.43%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.64%) Magento
4 5 (0.53%) Infor SunSystems
4 5 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.43%) iTrent
5 4 (0.43%) Raiser's Edge
6 3 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.21%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.21%) OPENHousing
7 2 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.21%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.11%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 203 (21.64%) Azure
2 126 (13.43%) AWS
3 94 (10.02%) Office 365
4 65 (6.93%) Power Platform
5 44 (4.69%) SaaS
6 38 (4.05%) GCP
7 33 (3.52%) PaaS
8 30 (3.20%) IaaS
9 27 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
10 19 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
11 18 (1.92%) Mimecast
12 15 (1.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 13 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
14 12 (1.28%) Serverless
15 11 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
15 11 (1.17%) PowerApps
16 10 (1.07%) GitHub
17 9 (0.96%) Azure Functions
18 8 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
18 8 (0.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 161 (17.16%) Firewall
2 57 (6.08%) DNS
3 45 (4.80%) Network Security
4 37 (3.94%) Internet
5 35 (3.73%) LAN
6 28 (2.99%) VPN
7 26 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
8 21 (2.24%) TCP/IP
9 20 (2.13%) VoIP
10 19 (2.03%) WAN
11 18 (1.92%) Wireless
12 17 (1.81%) SAN
13 16 (1.71%) Broadband
13 16 (1.71%) DHCP
13 16 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
13 16 (1.71%) SSL
14 15 (1.60%) VLAN
15 13 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (0.96%) Intranet
17 8 (0.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.86%) Power BI
3 39 (4.16%) Relational Database
4 38 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (3.73%) Big Data
6 33 (3.52%) MySQL
7 23 (2.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (1.60%) NoSQL
9 14 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
9 14 (1.49%) Data Lake
9 14 (1.49%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.28%) BigQuery
11 11 (1.17%) OLTP
11 11 (1.17%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.07%) Qlik Sense
12 10 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.96%) Hadoop
13 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.85%) GIS
Development Applications
1 35 (3.73%) Git (software)
1 35 (3.73%) JIRA
2 21 (2.24%) Visual Studio
3 18 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.85%) Subversion
6 7 (0.75%) Metasploit
6 7 (0.75%) SoapUI
6 7 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (0.75%) WinDbg
7 5 (0.53%) Burp Suite
8 4 (0.43%) Bazaar
8 4 (0.43%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.43%) ERwin
8 4 (0.43%) Selenium
9 2 (0.21%) git-flow
9 2 (0.21%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.21%) Moq
9 2 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.21%) PHPUnit
General
1 231 (24.63%) Finance
2 119 (12.69%) Legal
3 56 (5.97%) Law
4 50 (5.33%) Marketing
5 45 (4.80%) Retail
6 25 (2.67%) Manufacturing
7 22 (2.35%) Digital Economy
8 21 (2.24%) Public Sector
9 19 (2.03%) Banking
9 19 (2.03%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.71%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.17%) Advertising
12 10 (1.07%) Games
13 7 (0.75%) Electronics
13 7 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 7 (0.75%) Military
14 4 (0.43%) Local Government
14 4 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.32%) Automotive
15 3 (0.32%) Police
Job Titles
1 155 (16.52%) Analyst
2 90 (9.59%) Architect
3 87 (9.28%) Developer
4 78 (8.32%) Security Analyst
5 65 (6.93%) Security Manager
6 58 (6.18%) Security Architect
7 55 (5.86%) IT Manager
8 49 (5.22%) Consultant
8 49 (5.22%) Security Engineer
9 43 (4.58%) Information Analyst
10 42 (4.48%) Information Manager
10 42 (4.48%) Information Security Analyst
11 39 (4.16%) IT Analyst
12 37 (3.94%) Security Officer
13 30 (3.20%) Security Specialist
13 30 (3.20%) Software Developer
14 29 (3.09%) Information Officer
14 29 (3.09%) Information Security Manager
15 28 (2.99%) Project Manager
16 27 (2.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (6.72%) .NET
2 56 (5.97%) HTML
3 43 (4.58%) CSS
4 38 (4.05%) Web Services
5 29 (3.09%) REST
5 29 (3.09%) SOAP
6 27 (2.88%) .NET Framework
7 21 (2.24%) AngularJS
8 17 (1.81%) Entity Framework
8 17 (1.81%) jQuery
9 14 (1.49%) XML
10 13 (1.39%) ASP.NET
10 13 (1.39%) HTML5
10 13 (1.39%) Kafka
11 12 (1.28%) CSS3
11 12 (1.28%) Middleware
12 10 (1.07%) ADO.NET
12 10 (1.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (1.07%) WCF
12 10 (1.07%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 101 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (9.81%) Management Information System
3 61 (6.50%) Data Protection Act
4 35 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
5 34 (3.62%) Data Centre
6 32 (3.41%) Public Cloud
7 28 (2.99%) PKI
8 23 (2.45%) Cyberthreat
9 22 (2.35%) Marketing Technology
10 19 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
11 17 (1.81%) User Experience
12 15 (1.60%) Cloud Native
13 14 (1.49%) Cyber Defence
14 12 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
15 11 (1.17%) Algorithms
15 11 (1.17%) Cyberattack
15 11 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (1.17%) Handset
15 11 (1.17%) Mobile App
16 10 (1.07%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 208 (22.17%) Windows
2 119 (12.69%) Linux
3 110 (11.73%) Windows Server
4 60 (6.40%) Unix
5 39 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (3.94%) Windows 10
7 26 (2.77%) Windows Server 2016
8 18 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (1.81%) Solaris
10 12 (1.28%) Windows 7
11 10 (1.07%) AIX
11 10 (1.07%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.75%) Android
13 7 (0.75%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.64%) CentOS
15 5 (0.53%) HPUX
15 5 (0.53%) Kali Linux
15 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
16 4 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (36.35%) Information Security
2 213 (22.71%) Cybersecurity
3 208 (22.17%) Data Protection
4 166 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (15.67%) Risk Management
6 124 (13.22%) ITIL
7 110 (11.73%) SIEM
8 99 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
9 91 (9.70%) Penetration Testing
10 90 (9.59%) Data Privacy
11 88 (9.38%) DevOps
12 86 (9.17%) Analytics
12 86 (9.17%) Project Management
13 83 (8.85%) Problem-Solving
14 79 (8.42%) Project Delivery
15 74 (7.89%) Security Management
16 72 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
17 69 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
18 68 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management
19 58 (6.18%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 143 (15.25%) SQL
2 102 (10.87%) PowerShell
3 83 (8.85%) Python
4 49 (5.22%) JavaScript
5 46 (4.90%) C#
6 42 (4.48%) Java
7 31 (3.30%) T-SQL
8 21 (2.24%) C
9 20 (2.13%) Apex Code
9 20 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 19 (2.03%) PHP
11 18 (1.92%) C++
12 16 (1.71%) VBScript
13 14 (1.49%) Perl
13 14 (1.49%) VB
14 12 (1.28%) VB.NET
15 11 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 10 (1.07%) VB6
17 7 (0.75%) R
18 5 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 187 (19.94%) CISSP
2 151 (16.10%) Degree
3 133 (14.18%) CISM
4 72 (7.68%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (7.46%) CISA
6 49 (5.22%) Security Cleared
7 39 (4.16%) SC Cleared
8 26 (2.77%) CCNA
9 22 (2.35%) CRISC
10 21 (2.24%) CEH
10 21 (2.24%) MCP
11 19 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (1.92%) CISMP
12 18 (1.92%) DBS Check
13 17 (1.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 16 (1.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
15 14 (1.49%) CCIE
15 14 (1.49%) CREST Certified
16 13 (1.39%) CCSP
17 12 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 324 (34.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 159 (16.95%) PCI DSS
3 76 (8.10%) NIST
4 72 (7.68%) Cyber Essentials
5 37 (3.94%) Data Quality
6 34 (3.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 27 (2.88%) QA
8 23 (2.45%) COBIT
8 23 (2.45%) SLA
9 20 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 18 (1.92%) NIST 800
11 14 (1.49%) ISO 9001
12 12 (1.28%) HIPAA
13 10 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 6 (0.64%) MiFID
14 6 (0.64%) PMO
15 5 (0.53%) ISO 22301
15 5 (0.53%) NCSC
16 4 (0.43%) COSHH
16 4 (0.43%) GLBA
System Software
1 94 (10.02%) Active Directory
2 59 (6.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (2.99%) Hyper-V
4 19 (2.03%) vSphere
5 14 (1.49%) Docker
6 9 (0.96%) XenApp
7 8 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.21%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.21%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.11%) Postfix
10 1 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (1.81%) Ansible
2 16 (1.71%) Puppet
3 15 (1.60%) Terraform
4 14 (1.49%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (1.07%) SCCM
8 8 (0.85%) Grafana
8 8 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
9 7 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.64%) Kibana
11 5 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (0.53%) SCOM
11 5 (0.53%) SELinux
12 4 (0.43%) Nessus
13 3 (0.32%) MobiControl
13 3 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 2 (0.21%) Automic
14 2 (0.21%) SCOrch
14 2 (0.21%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 216 (23.03%) Microsoft
2 78 (8.32%) VMware
3 66 (7.04%) Cisco
4 48 (5.12%) Citrix
5 44 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
6 33 (3.52%) Oracle
7 26 (2.77%) HP
7 26 (2.77%) Tableau
8 23 (2.45%) Google
8 23 (2.45%) Meraki
9 22 (2.35%) Pardot
10 16 (1.71%) IBM
11 14 (1.49%) SAP
12 13 (1.39%) Tealium
13 12 (1.28%) Databricks
13 12 (1.28%) Sophos
13 12 (1.28%) Sun
13 12 (1.28%) Veeam
14 11 (1.17%) Intel
14 11 (1.17%) Xamarin