Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 215 271 778
Rank change year-on-year +56 +507 +438
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 2,177 1,997 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.62% 1.24% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.56% 9.57% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,345 1,642 314
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £87,125
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -10.83% -4.00% -3.85%

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 18,830 20,860 19,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.01% 12.92% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 13,741 16,110 15,193
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -0.35%
10th Percentile £27,875 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 -23 735 £62,500 -3.85% 64
Midlands +197 490 £50,000 -9.09% 11
South East +86 414 £50,000 -14.53% 8
West Midlands +152 382 £50,000 -9.09% 3
North of England +66 357 £50,000 - 29
North West +128 250 £52,500 +5.00% 17
East of England +53 106 £56,250 +7.14% 10
East Midlands +107 104 £50,000 +11.11% 8
South West +23 95 £47,850 +0.74% 2
Yorkshire -55 90 £47,500 -5.00% 6
North East +11 17 £60,000 +4.35% 6
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 England region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 857 (39.37%) Data Protection
2 600 (27.56%) Information Security
3 541 (24.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 507 (23.29%) Microsoft
5 459 (21.08%) Finance
5 459 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
6 447 (20.53%) ITIL
7 367 (16.86%) Windows
7 367 (16.86%) Cybersecurity
8 352 (16.17%) SQL
9 342 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 334 (15.34%) CISSP
11 323 (14.84%) Degree
12 322 (14.79%) PCI DSS
12 322 (14.79%) Management Information System
13 309 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
14 278 (12.77%) Project Management
14 278 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
15 276 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
16 275 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
17 255 (11.71%) Active Directory
18 247 (11.35%) Risk Management
19 236 (10.84%) SQL Server
20 228 (10.47%) CISM
21 221 (10.15%) Presales
22 209 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
23 200 (9.19%) Data Centre
24 194 (8.91%) VMware
25 193 (8.87%) Security Cleared
26 189 (8.68%) Office 365

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
1 131 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.43%) Apache
3 37 (1.70%) Tomcat
4 30 (1.38%) MS Exchange
5 28 (1.29%) Confluence
6 27 (1.24%) IIS
7 24 (1.10%) SAS
8 23 (1.06%) Apache Solr
8 23 (1.06%) Apache Spark
8 23 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 23 (1.06%) Skype for Business
9 22 (1.01%) CMS
10 13 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (0.46%) Documentum
12 9 (0.41%) IBM Domino
13 8 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.28%) JBoss
15 5 (0.23%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 125 (5.74%) Microsoft Office
2 87 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 74 (3.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.37%) SPSS
9 6 (0.28%) Stata
10 5 (0.23%) Maple
11 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.18%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.092%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.092%) SPSS Modeler
13 1 (0.046%) InDesign
13 1 (0.046%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 33 (1.52%) Temenos T24
2 16 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.32%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.28%) FastStats
4 6 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.23%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.18%) Exstream
6 4 (0.18%) OPENHousing
6 4 (0.18%) SystmOne
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.14%) Line 50
7 3 (0.14%) Line 500
7 3 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.14%) SAP FS
8 2 (0.092%) CSG Singleview
8 2 (0.092%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.092%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 342 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 276 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
3 189 (8.68%) Office 365
4 102 (4.69%) SaaS
5 78 (3.58%) Power Platform
6 65 (2.99%) IaaS
7 61 (2.80%) PaaS
8 41 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 40 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
9 40 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 30 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
11 26 (1.19%) Amazon S3
12 24 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 20 (0.92%) Serverless
14 18 (0.83%) OneDrive
14 18 (0.83%) PowerApps
15 17 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
16 16 (0.73%) GitHub
17 15 (0.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 178 (8.18%) Firewall
2 174 (7.99%) Network Security
3 129 (5.93%) DNS
4 96 (4.41%) Internet
5 60 (2.76%) DHCP
5 60 (2.76%) SAN
6 58 (2.66%) Wi-Fi
7 52 (2.39%) WAN
8 43 (1.98%) HTTP
9 41 (1.88%) SSL
9 41 (1.88%) VPN
10 39 (1.79%) VLAN
10 39 (1.79%) VoIP
11 36 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (1.42%) LAN
13 30 (1.38%) Skype
14 29 (1.33%) TCP/IP
15 27 (1.24%) Intranet
15 27 (1.24%) OSPF
15 27 (1.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 118 (5.42%) Data Warehouse
3 97 (4.46%) Big Data
4 70 (3.22%) Power BI
5 68 (3.12%) Relational Database
6 61 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (2.39%) Hadoop
9 38 (1.75%) NoSQL
10 37 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 35 (1.61%) MySQL
11 35 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 31 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
13 28 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (1.19%) Data Lake
14 26 (1.19%) QlikView
15 25 (1.15%) RDBMS
16 23 (1.06%) MongoDB
17 20 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
18 18 (0.83%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 79 (3.63%) JIRA
2 60 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (2.39%) Git (software)
4 45 (2.07%) Visual Studio
5 27 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 25 (1.15%) Selenium
6 25 (1.15%) Subversion
7 23 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (0.64%) TeamCity
9 13 (0.60%) Bitbucket
10 11 (0.51%) ERwin
11 10 (0.46%) Gradle
12 9 (0.41%) ER Studio
12 9 (0.41%) SonarQube
13 6 (0.28%) Hudson
14 5 (0.23%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 4 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
15 4 (0.18%) GitLab
General
1 459 (21.08%) Finance
2 185 (8.50%) Retail
3 164 (7.53%) Legal
4 118 (5.42%) Law
5 98 (4.50%) Marketing
6 97 (4.46%) Banking
7 61 (2.80%) Games
8 48 (2.20%) Front Office
9 47 (2.16%) Telecoms
10 35 (1.61%) Manufacturing
11 32 (1.47%) Billing
12 27 (1.24%) Back Office
13 20 (0.92%) Publishing
14 19 (0.87%) Financial Institution
15 17 (0.78%) Advertising
16 12 (0.55%) Investment Banking
17 9 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.23%) Local Government
19 4 (0.18%) German Language
19 4 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 391 (17.96%) Analyst
2 299 (13.73%) Architect
3 133 (6.11%) Security Analyst
4 123 (5.65%) Consultant
5 116 (5.33%) Security Manager
6 112 (5.14%) Developer
6 112 (5.14%) IT Manager
7 110 (5.05%) Security Architect
8 85 (3.90%) Data Analyst
9 83 (3.81%) Business Analyst
10 77 (3.54%) Data Manager
10 77 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
11 74 (3.40%) Security Engineer
12 64 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
13 63 (2.89%) IT Analyst
13 63 (2.89%) Service Manager
14 61 (2.80%) Security Consultant
15 60 (2.76%) Information Manager
16 59 (2.71%) Project Manager
17 58 (2.66%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (5.74%) .NET
2 77 (3.54%) Web Services
3 73 (3.35%) HTML
4 57 (2.62%) CSS
5 54 (2.48%) REST
6 46 (2.11%) React
7 42 (1.93%) ASP.NET
8 37 (1.70%) .NET Framework
9 36 (1.65%) AngularJS
9 36 (1.65%) Node.js
10 34 (1.56%) XML
11 30 (1.38%) OAuth
12 26 (1.19%) JSON
12 26 (1.19%) Spring
13 21 (0.96%) Kafka
13 21 (0.96%) RESTful
13 21 (0.96%) SOAP
14 20 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
15 19 (0.87%) Spring Boot
16 18 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 322 (14.79%) Management Information System
2 278 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 200 (9.19%) Data Centre
4 155 (7.12%) Data Protection Act
5 133 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
6 77 (3.54%) Driving Licence
7 73 (3.35%) Public Cloud
8 45 (2.07%) Mobile App
9 41 (1.88%) Cyberthreat
10 40 (1.84%) User Experience
11 38 (1.75%) PKI
12 34 (1.56%) Fintech
13 29 (1.33%) Private Cloud
13 29 (1.33%) Social Media
14 28 (1.29%) NHS
15 26 (1.19%) Cyber Kill Chain
16 25 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
17 24 (1.10%) CMDB
17 24 (1.10%) Data Structures
17 24 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 367 (16.86%) Windows
2 165 (7.58%) Linux
3 163 (7.49%) Windows Server
4 56 (2.57%) Windows 10
5 52 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (2.30%) Unix
7 45 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 34 (1.56%) Android
10 30 (1.38%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.41%) Solaris
13 7 (0.32%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.18%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.092%) CentOS
16 2 (0.092%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.092%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 857 (39.37%) Data Protection
2 600 (27.56%) Information Security
3 459 (21.08%) Agile Software Development
4 447 (20.53%) ITIL
5 367 (16.86%) Cybersecurity
6 309 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
7 278 (12.77%) Project Management
8 275 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 247 (11.35%) Risk Management
10 221 (10.15%) Presales
11 209 (9.60%) Continuous Improvement
12 183 (8.41%) Scrum
13 175 (8.04%) Service Delivery
14 173 (7.95%) Analytics
15 170 (7.81%) DevOps
16 169 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
17 163 (7.49%) Business Continuity
18 162 (7.44%) PRINCE2
19 160 (7.35%) Service Management
20 155 (7.12%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 352 (16.17%) SQL
2 165 (7.58%) Java
3 130 (5.97%) PowerShell
4 114 (5.24%) JavaScript
5 99 (4.55%) Python
6 85 (3.90%) C#
7 62 (2.85%) T-SQL
8 50 (2.30%) R
9 31 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 29 (1.33%) PHP
11 28 (1.29%) C
11 28 (1.29%) Perl
11 28 (1.29%) Scala
12 20 (0.92%) C++
12 20 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 18 (0.83%) VBScript
14 17 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 16 (0.73%) Ruby
16 14 (0.64%) COBOL
16 14 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 334 (15.34%) CISSP
2 323 (14.84%) Degree
3 228 (10.47%) CISM
4 193 (8.87%) Security Cleared
5 141 (6.48%) CISA
6 86 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
7 83 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 81 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
9 72 (3.31%) SC Cleared
10 62 (2.85%) CRISC
11 58 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
12 57 (2.62%) MCSE
13 55 (2.53%) ISEB
14 50 (2.30%) SANS
15 45 (2.07%) DV Cleared
16 40 (1.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 38 (1.75%) CEH
17 38 (1.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
18 37 (1.70%) MCSA
18 37 (1.70%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 541 (24.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 322 (14.79%) PCI DSS
3 117 (5.37%) Cyber Essentials
4 91 (4.18%) SLA
5 85 (3.90%) Data Quality
6 75 (3.45%) QA
6 75 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 51 (2.34%) ISO 9001
8 50 (2.30%) HIPAA
8 50 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 43 (1.98%) ISO 22301
10 42 (1.93%) COBIT
11 37 (1.70%) MiFID
12 27 (1.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 19 (0.87%) PMO
14 17 (0.78%) ISO 14001
15 16 (0.73%) GPG13
15 16 (0.73%) PSD2
16 13 (0.60%) ISAE 3402
17 12 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 255 (11.71%) Active Directory
2 142 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (4.09%) Hyper-V
4 56 (2.57%) Docker
5 24 (1.10%) XenApp
6 19 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.60%) DFS Replication
7 13 (0.60%) HDFS
8 12 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.55%) vSphere
9 11 (0.51%) Apache Flume
10 9 (0.41%) BitLocker
10 9 (0.41%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.32%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.28%) Snort
13 3 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.092%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.092%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 61 (2.80%) SCCM
2 51 (2.34%) Kubernetes
3 49 (2.25%) Puppet
4 46 (2.11%) Ansible
5 45 (2.07%) SCOM
6 41 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
7 30 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 18 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
9 17 (0.78%) Nessus
10 16 (0.73%) Nagios
10 16 (0.73%) SCVMM
11 14 (0.64%) WSUS
12 13 (0.60%) IBM Guardium
12 13 (0.60%) Terraform
13 11 (0.51%) AirWatch
14 10 (0.46%) MIIS
15 9 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
15 9 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
15 9 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
16 7 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 507 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 194 (8.91%) VMware
3 164 (7.53%) Cisco
4 135 (6.20%) Oracle
5 98 (4.50%) IBM
6 80 (3.67%) SAP
7 79 (3.63%) Citrix
8 70 (3.22%) ServiceNow
9 62 (2.85%) HP
10 61 (2.80%) Google
11 59 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
12 54 (2.48%) Splunk
13 46 (2.11%) Tableau
14 45 (2.07%) Informatica
15 41 (1.88%) Cadence
16 38 (1.75%) NetApp
17 34 (1.56%) CheckPoint
18 30 (1.38%) SolarWinds
18 30 (1.38%) Talend
19 29 (1.33%) Dell