Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 689 1212
Rank change year-on-year +430 +523 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 2,128 511 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.31% 0.31% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.86% 2.59% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,681 439 38
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +2.46% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £73,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £61,000
% change year-on-year - -1.64% -

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 21,577 19,748 24,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.28% 12.12% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16,590 15,354 19,900
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +8.89%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in England

GDPR
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GDPR in England.

Salary trend for GDPR in England

GDPR
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in England over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 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 +301 1,055 £65,000 -2.62% 112
North of England +221 330 £47,500 +5.56% 75
South East +210 322 £57,500 +17.35% 49
Midlands +137 190 £50,000 -2.44% 47
Yorkshire +156 168 £45,000 +5.88% 24
West Midlands +114 149 £55,000 - 37
North West +91 135 £49,500 +4.21% 40
East of England +93 125 £52,500 -4.55% 21
South West +91 111 £50,000 -32.66% 24
East Midlands +42 43 £45,000 - 10
North East +11 28 £62,500 -21.88% 11
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 England region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 831 (39.05%) Information Security
2 800 (37.59%) Data Protection
3 674 (31.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 531 (24.95%) Finance
5 514 (24.15%) CISSP
6 387 (18.19%) CISM
7 371 (17.43%) Cybersecurity
8 368 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
9 339 (15.93%) PCI DSS
10 308 (14.47%) Microsoft
11 305 (14.33%) Management Information System
12 303 (14.24%) ITIL
13 294 (13.82%) Risk Management
14 287 (13.49%) CISA
15 281 (13.20%) Windows
16 275 (12.92%) Degree
17 258 (12.12%) Firewall
18 253 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
19 250 (11.75%) Legal
20 243 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
21 226 (10.62%) Project Management
22 216 (10.15%) SQL
23 193 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
24 190 (8.93%) Data Privacy
25 185 (8.69%) SIEM
26 178 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
27 174 (8.18%) SQL Server
28 170 (7.99%) Problem-Solving
29 159 (7.47%) Penetration Testing
30 156 (7.33%) Retail

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 71 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 38 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 34 (1.60%) IIS
4 17 (0.80%) Documentum
5 15 (0.70%) CMS
5 15 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (0.66%) Apache Spark
6 14 (0.66%) SAS
7 12 (0.56%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.42%) Apache
10 8 (0.38%) WordPress
11 7 (0.33%) Drupal
11 7 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.33%) FileNet
11 7 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.28%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.23%) nginx
13 5 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 92 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 83 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.19%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.38%) Maximo
3 6 (0.28%) SAP GRC
4 5 (0.23%) Elite 3E
4 5 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 5 (0.23%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.19%) SAP HR
6 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.14%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.14%) iTrent
7 2 (0.094%) Magento
7 2 (0.094%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.094%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.047%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.047%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 193 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 178 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
3 141 (6.63%) Office 365
4 101 (4.75%) SaaS
5 36 (1.69%) PaaS
6 24 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (1.13%) IaaS
7 15 (0.70%) OneDrive
8 13 (0.61%) Serverless
9 10 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
12 7 (0.33%) DigitalOcean
12 7 (0.33%) G Suite
12 7 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 258 (12.12%) Firewall
2 129 (6.06%) Network Security
3 78 (3.67%) VPN
4 64 (3.01%) Intrusion Detection
5 60 (2.82%) Internet
6 58 (2.73%) LAN
7 56 (2.63%) WAN
8 50 (2.35%) DNS
9 37 (1.74%) Wireless
10 35 (1.64%) IPsec
11 34 (1.60%) SSL
12 32 (1.50%) TCP/IP
13 28 (1.32%) HTTP
14 22 (1.03%) DHCP
14 22 (1.03%) SAN
15 20 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (0.89%) Cisco IPT
17 16 (0.75%) VoIP
18 14 (0.66%) Skype
19 12 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 135 (6.34%) Big Data
3 87 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 53 (2.49%) Power BI
7 49 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 47 (2.21%) MySQL
9 39 (1.83%) NoSQL
10 34 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (1.17%) RDBMS
12 23 (1.08%) Hadoop
13 22 (1.03%) QlikView
14 19 (0.89%) Data Lake
15 15 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
16 14 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
17 12 (0.56%) MongoDB
18 11 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
18 11 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
19 10 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 42 (1.97%) JIRA
3 33 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 19 (0.89%) Visual Studio
6 18 (0.85%) TeamCity
7 16 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 15 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (0.42%) Subversion
11 8 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.38%) Maven
12 7 (0.33%) Metasploit
13 6 (0.28%) Burp Suite
14 4 (0.19%) PeopleTools
15 3 (0.14%) Ant
15 3 (0.14%) ER Studio
15 3 (0.14%) ERwin
16 2 (0.094%) Sonatype Nexus
16 2 (0.094%) webpack
General
1 531 (24.95%) Finance
2 250 (11.75%) Legal
3 156 (7.33%) Retail
4 110 (5.17%) Marketing
5 108 (5.08%) Banking
6 94 (4.42%) Law
7 74 (3.48%) Telecoms
8 50 (2.35%) Advertising
9 33 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 31 (1.46%) Back Office
11 23 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.03%) Local Government
13 21 (0.99%) Publishing
14 16 (0.75%) Billing
14 16 (0.75%) Games
15 11 (0.52%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.33%) Hindi Language
16 7 (0.33%) Punjabi Language
16 7 (0.33%) Urdu Language
17 6 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 342 (16.07%) Analyst
2 247 (11.61%) Security Manager
3 230 (10.81%) Consultant
4 191 (8.98%) Architect
5 158 (7.42%) IT Manager
6 154 (7.24%) Information Manager
7 129 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
8 122 (5.73%) Security Analyst
9 112 (5.26%) Security Consultant
10 101 (4.75%) Project Manager
11 95 (4.46%) Business Analyst
12 90 (4.23%) Developer
13 76 (3.57%) Data Manager
14 75 (3.52%) Data Protection Officer
15 67 (3.15%) Security Officer
16 64 (3.01%) Security Architect
17 63 (2.96%) Information Analyst
17 63 (2.96%) Information Officer
17 63 (2.96%) Information Security Analyst
18 60 (2.82%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (2.82%) Web Services
2 51 (2.40%) .NET
2 51 (2.40%) HTML
3 46 (2.16%) AngularJS
4 37 (1.74%) React
5 31 (1.46%) Django
6 30 (1.41%) REST
7 24 (1.13%) CSS
7 24 (1.13%) Node.js
8 22 (1.03%) HTML5
9 21 (0.99%) XML
10 19 (0.89%) SAML
11 16 (0.75%) jQuery
11 16 (0.75%) RESTful
12 14 (0.66%) .NET Framework
13 12 (0.56%) MDX
13 12 (0.56%) Middleware
13 12 (0.56%) SOAP
14 11 (0.52%) LAMP
14 11 (0.52%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 305 (14.33%) Management Information System
2 243 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (6.48%) Data Protection Act
4 137 (6.44%) Data Centre
5 107 (5.03%) Computer Science
6 75 (3.52%) Self-Motivation
7 45 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 39 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
9 36 (1.69%) Public Cloud
10 31 (1.46%) Fintech
10 31 (1.46%) Security Operations Centre
11 30 (1.41%) PKI
11 30 (1.41%) Virtual Team
12 27 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
13 25 (1.17%) NHS
14 22 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
15 20 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
15 20 (0.94%) Replication
16 19 (0.89%) Data Structures
16 19 (0.89%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 281 (13.20%) Windows
2 113 (5.31%) Windows Server
3 106 (4.98%) Linux
4 53 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (1.97%) Windows 10
6 36 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 24 (1.13%) Android
9 23 (1.08%) Unix
10 17 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.66%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.61%) Kali Linux
13 12 (0.56%) Solaris
14 7 (0.33%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (0.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.14%) Debian
16 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.094%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 831 (39.05%) Information Security
2 800 (37.59%) Data Protection
3 371 (17.43%) Cybersecurity
4 368 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
5 303 (14.24%) ITIL
6 294 (13.82%) Risk Management
7 253 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 226 (10.62%) Project Management
9 190 (8.93%) Data Privacy
10 185 (8.69%) SIEM
11 170 (7.99%) Problem-Solving
12 159 (7.47%) Penetration Testing
13 140 (6.58%) Business Intelligence
13 140 (6.58%) Data Security
14 135 (6.34%) Information Governance
15 133 (6.25%) Scrum
16 126 (5.92%) Data Management
17 123 (5.78%) Service Delivery
18 122 (5.73%) CRM
18 122 (5.73%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 216 (10.15%) SQL
2 97 (4.56%) Python
3 86 (4.04%) JavaScript
4 83 (3.90%) C#
5 67 (3.15%) Java
6 44 (2.07%) C++
6 44 (2.07%) Scala
7 43 (2.02%) C
8 42 (1.97%) T-SQL
9 39 (1.83%) Go
9 39 (1.83%) PowerShell
10 27 (1.27%) PHP
10 27 (1.27%) R
11 23 (1.08%) VBA
12 18 (0.85%) Ruby
13 15 (0.70%) Perl
14 14 (0.66%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 10 (0.47%) Shell Script
17 8 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 514 (24.15%) CISSP
2 387 (18.19%) CISM
3 287 (13.49%) CISA
4 275 (12.92%) Degree
5 89 (4.18%) Security Cleared
6 74 (3.48%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (2.77%) CRISC
8 58 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
9 51 (2.40%) ISEB
9 51 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 47 (2.21%) SC Cleared
11 43 (2.02%) CCNA
12 41 (1.93%) MCSE
13 39 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (1.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 33 (1.55%) SANS
15 32 (1.50%) GIAC
16 28 (1.32%) SSCP
17 26 (1.22%) CEH
17 26 (1.22%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 674 (31.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 339 (15.93%) PCI DSS
3 141 (6.63%) Cyber Essentials
4 119 (5.59%) COBIT
5 86 (4.04%) ISO 9001
6 85 (3.99%) Data Quality
7 54 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 54 (2.54%) SLA
8 43 (2.02%) QA
9 42 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 33 (1.55%) MiFID
11 28 (1.32%) ISO 22301
12 26 (1.22%) PSD2
13 23 (1.08%) Solvency II
14 20 (0.94%) PMO
15 18 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 17 (0.80%) FATCA
17 16 (0.75%) GPG13
18 14 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
19 13 (0.61%) IFRS
System Software
1 125 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 62 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.80%) Docker
5 16 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (0.56%) vSphere
6 12 (0.56%) XenApp
7 7 (0.33%) Firmware
8 6 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.28%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.14%) KVM
10 2 (0.094%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.094%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.094%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.047%) HDFS
11 1 (0.047%) Snort
11 1 (0.047%) Squid
11 1 (0.047%) Varnish
11 1 (0.047%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.047%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
2 17 (0.80%) SCCM
3 13 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.56%) Core Impact
5 11 (0.52%) Nessus
6 10 (0.47%) Puppet
7 9 (0.42%) Terraform
8 7 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (0.33%) vCenter Server
9 6 (0.28%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.28%) SmoothWall
10 5 (0.23%) Ansible
10 5 (0.23%) WSUS
11 4 (0.19%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.19%) Kibana
11 4 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.19%) QRadar
11 4 (0.19%) SCOM
11 4 (0.19%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.19%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 308 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 121 (5.69%) Cisco
3 117 (5.50%) VMware
4 88 (4.14%) Oracle
5 63 (2.96%) IBM
6 58 (2.73%) SAP
7 45 (2.11%) Citrix
8 42 (1.97%) Capita
9 39 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
10 37 (1.74%) Tableau
11 32 (1.50%) CheckPoint
11 32 (1.50%) Juniper
12 30 (1.41%) ServiceNow
13 29 (1.36%) Google
14 25 (1.17%) OpenText
15 19 (0.89%) HP
16 18 (0.85%) NetApp
16 18 (0.85%) SolarWinds
16 18 (0.85%) Sophos
17 16 (0.75%) Xamarin