Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 198 324 1055
Rank change year-on-year +126 +731 +211
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 2,481 1,610 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.77% 1.00% 0.072%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.73% 7.90% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,512 1,372 83
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £37,025 £37,850
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £97,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £64,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -6.25% -

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 19,497 20,384 21,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.91% 12.66% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14,449 15,822 16,746
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,188
90th Percentile £80,000 £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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +25 817 £62,500 -7.41% 153
Midlands +217 542 £47,500 +2.70% 59
North of England +112 450 £45,000 -18.18% 91
West Midlands +189 448 £47,500 +5.56% 46
South East +137 436 £52,500 - 65
North West +154 318 £45,000 -12.20% 51
South West +95 149 £43,500 -13.00% 48
East of England +50 107 £50,000 -9.09% 24
Yorkshire +11 103 £47,500 -13.64% 32
East Midlands +82 92 £48,250 +7.22% 13
North East +16 29 £52,500 -4.55% 8
South Coast - 4 - -
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 1,126 (45.38%) Data Protection
2 808 (32.57%) Information Security
3 713 (28.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 648 (26.12%) Finance
5 608 (24.51%) Microsoft
6 500 (20.15%) ITIL
7 488 (19.67%) CISSP
8 480 (19.35%) Windows
9 449 (18.10%) PCI DSS
10 419 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
11 403 (16.24%) Management Information System
12 392 (15.80%) SQL
13 368 (14.83%) Cybersecurity
14 350 (14.11%) Data Centre
15 317 (12.78%) Degree
16 311 (12.54%) Project Management
17 304 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 299 (12.05%) Linux
19 296 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
20 288 (11.61%) VMware
20 288 (11.61%) SIEM
21 286 (11.53%) Network Security
22 280 (11.29%) CISM
23 272 (10.96%) SQL Server
24 269 (10.84%) Penetration Testing
25 266 (10.72%) Business Continuity
26 263 (10.60%) Legal
27 257 (10.36%) Risk Management
27 257 (10.36%) Firewall
28 254 (10.24%) Amazon AWS

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
1 108 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 71 (2.86%) Apache
3 54 (2.18%) Tomcat
4 36 (1.45%) Confluence
4 36 (1.45%) SAS
5 29 (1.17%) Apache Spark
5 29 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 27 (1.09%) Apache Solr
7 24 (0.97%) IIS
8 20 (0.81%) MS Exchange
9 16 (0.64%) Skype for Business
10 12 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
11 11 (0.44%) CMS
12 9 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.28%) JBoss
14 7 (0.28%) nginx
14 7 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 201 (8.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 138 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
3 133 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 47 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.56%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.16%) SPSS
8 4 (0.16%) Stata
9 3 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.081%) HipChat
11 1 (0.040%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 28 (1.13%) Temenos T24
2 25 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.20%) FastStats
4 5 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.16%) SAP CRM
5 4 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.12%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.12%) RiskWrite
6 3 (0.12%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.12%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.081%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.081%) iTrent
7 2 (0.081%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.081%) SAP FS
7 2 (0.081%) Shopify
7 2 (0.081%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.040%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 296 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 254 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
3 147 (5.93%) Office 365
4 129 (5.20%) SaaS
5 57 (2.30%) PaaS
6 52 (2.10%) IaaS
7 45 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
8 44 (1.77%) Amazon S3
9 38 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 36 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
10 36 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
11 32 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 27 (1.09%) Serverless
13 22 (0.89%) Amazon Kinesis
14 21 (0.85%) Google Analytics
15 20 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
15 20 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
16 19 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 18 (0.73%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 286 (11.53%) Network Security
2 257 (10.36%) Firewall
3 150 (6.05%) Wi-Fi
4 144 (5.80%) DNS
5 72 (2.90%) DHCP
6 69 (2.78%) Internet
7 67 (2.70%) WAN
8 57 (2.30%) HTTP
9 54 (2.18%) LAN
10 46 (1.85%) TCP/IP
11 44 (1.77%) VoIP
12 42 (1.69%) SSL
12 42 (1.69%) VPN
13 38 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
14 36 (1.45%) SAN
15 31 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
15 31 (1.25%) Wireless
16 28 (1.13%) Intranet
17 26 (1.05%) MPLS
18 25 (1.01%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 139 (5.60%) Data Warehouse
3 115 (4.64%) Big Data
4 90 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 86 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 73 (2.94%) Power BI
7 60 (2.42%) Hadoop
7 60 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 57 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 55 (2.22%) NoSQL
10 54 (2.18%) MySQL
11 42 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
12 35 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
13 31 (1.25%) MongoDB
14 28 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
15 26 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
16 21 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
17 18 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
17 18 (0.73%) Couchbase
17 18 (0.73%) HBase
Development Applications
1 94 (3.79%) JIRA
2 83 (3.35%) Git (software)
3 71 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 62 (2.50%) Subversion
5 57 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 31 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 30 (1.21%) Bitbucket
9 24 (0.97%) ER Studio
9 24 (0.97%) ERwin
10 17 (0.69%) Hudson
11 15 (0.60%) Selenium
11 15 (0.60%) TeamCity
12 11 (0.44%) Gradle
13 10 (0.40%) Maven
14 7 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 6 (0.24%) Cucumber
15 6 (0.24%) gulp
15 6 (0.24%) webpack
16 5 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 648 (26.12%) Finance
2 263 (10.60%) Legal
3 184 (7.42%) Retail
4 128 (5.16%) Law
4 128 (5.16%) Marketing
5 123 (4.96%) Banking
6 50 (2.02%) Front Office
6 50 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 48 (1.93%) Advertising
8 47 (1.89%) Manufacturing
9 41 (1.65%) Games
10 37 (1.49%) Billing
11 33 (1.33%) Publishing
12 26 (1.05%) Back Office
13 22 (0.89%) Local Government
14 21 (0.85%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (0.64%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.16%) German Language
18 2 (0.081%) French Language
Job Titles
1 448 (18.06%) Analyst
2 341 (13.74%) Architect
3 244 (9.83%) Security Analyst
4 196 (7.90%) Security Manager
5 166 (6.69%) Developer
6 151 (6.09%) IT Analyst
7 145 (5.84%) Senior Analyst
8 141 (5.68%) IT Security Analyst
9 127 (5.12%) Information Manager
10 123 (4.96%) Senior Security Analyst
11 121 (4.88%) Information Security Manager
12 108 (4.35%) Senior IT Security Analyst
13 103 (4.15%) Consultant
14 91 (3.67%) Project Manager
15 87 (3.51%) Service Manager
16 84 (3.39%) Security Architect
17 81 (3.26%) IT Manager
17 81 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
18 78 (3.14%) Security Officer
19 77 (3.10%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (5.48%) Web Services
2 125 (5.04%) .NET
3 111 (4.47%) HTML
4 92 (3.71%) CSS
5 77 (3.10%) React
6 56 (2.26%) ASP.NET
6 56 (2.26%) REST
7 54 (2.18%) AngularJS
7 54 (2.18%) Node.js
8 39 (1.57%) Spring
9 37 (1.49%) JSON
10 36 (1.45%) HTML5
11 35 (1.41%) jQuery
11 35 (1.41%) OAuth
12 31 (1.25%) SOAP
13 27 (1.09%) .NET Framework
14 26 (1.05%) Vue.js
15 24 (0.97%) Elastic Stack
15 24 (0.97%) RESTful
16 23 (0.93%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 403 (16.24%) Management Information System
2 350 (14.11%) Data Centre
3 252 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
4 188 (7.58%) Self-Motivation
5 131 (5.28%) Data Protection Act
6 107 (4.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 45 (1.81%) Public Cloud
7 45 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
8 44 (1.77%) NHS
9 41 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
10 39 (1.57%) CMDB
11 37 (1.49%) Mobile App
12 35 (1.41%) User Experience
13 31 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
14 30 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
15 29 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 28 (1.13%) CESG
17 27 (1.09%) Driving Licence
18 25 (1.01%) PKI
19 23 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 480 (19.35%) Windows
2 299 (12.05%) Linux
3 146 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 98 (3.95%) Unix
5 74 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (2.78%) Windows 10
7 59 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 44 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (0.97%) Android
11 19 (0.77%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 11 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.32%) Debian
13 8 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.28%) Windows NT
15 5 (0.20%) CentOS
16 4 (0.16%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.16%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,126 (45.38%) Data Protection
2 808 (32.57%) Information Security
3 500 (20.15%) ITIL
4 419 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
5 368 (14.83%) Cybersecurity
6 311 (12.54%) Project Management
7 304 (12.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 288 (11.61%) SIEM
9 269 (10.84%) Penetration Testing
10 266 (10.72%) Business Continuity
11 257 (10.36%) Risk Management
12 253 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
13 247 (9.96%) Disaster Recovery
14 243 (9.79%) Presales
15 242 (9.75%) Continuous Improvement
16 223 (8.99%) Mentoring
17 215 (8.67%) Service Delivery
18 199 (8.02%) Vulnerability Management
19 197 (7.94%) Due Diligence
20 189 (7.62%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 392 (15.80%) SQL
2 167 (6.73%) Java
3 150 (6.05%) JavaScript
4 134 (5.40%) PowerShell
5 100 (4.03%) Python
6 85 (3.43%) T-SQL
7 68 (2.74%) PHP
8 63 (2.54%) C#
9 47 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 43 (1.73%) VBScript
11 38 (1.53%) Bash Shell
12 37 (1.49%) Perl
13 28 (1.13%) C
14 25 (1.01%) Ruby
15 22 (0.89%) Scala
16 18 (0.73%) Bourne shell
16 18 (0.73%) C-shell
16 18 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 18 (0.73%) Korn
17 16 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 488 (19.67%) CISSP
2 317 (12.78%) Degree
3 280 (11.29%) CISM
4 182 (7.34%) Security Cleared
5 145 (5.84%) CISA
6 137 (5.52%) CREST Certified
7 132 (5.32%) SANS
8 99 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
9 98 (3.95%) ISEB
10 96 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 80 (3.22%) MCSE
12 79 (3.18%) SC Cleared
13 67 (2.70%) CEH
14 63 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
15 59 (2.38%) CRISC
15 59 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
16 54 (2.18%) MCP
17 42 (1.69%) DV Cleared
18 36 (1.45%) PMI Certification
19 33 (1.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 713 (28.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 449 (18.10%) PCI DSS
3 175 (7.05%) Cyber Essentials
4 110 (4.43%) SLA
5 88 (3.55%) COBIT
6 79 (3.18%) QA
7 68 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 51 (2.06%) MiFID
9 50 (2.02%) Data Quality
9 50 (2.02%) HIPAA
10 48 (1.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 44 (1.77%) Solvency II
12 38 (1.53%) PMO
13 27 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 27 (1.09%) ISO 22301
14 21 (0.85%) IFRS
15 19 (0.77%) ISO 9001
16 17 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
16 17 (0.69%) FATCA
16 17 (0.69%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 233 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 217 (8.75%) Active Directory
3 94 (3.79%) Hyper-V
4 70 (2.82%) Docker
5 38 (1.53%) XenApp
6 36 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
7 32 (1.29%) Snort
8 25 (1.01%) DFS Replication
9 15 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.52%) HDFS
11 8 (0.32%) Apache Flume
11 8 (0.32%) vSphere
12 6 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.20%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.12%) PowerHA
16 1 (0.040%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.040%) vCloud
16 1 (0.040%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 83 (3.35%) SCCM
2 67 (2.70%) Ansible
3 48 (1.93%) Puppet
4 46 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (1.57%) SCOM
6 34 (1.37%) Kubernetes
7 24 (0.97%) Terraform
8 23 (0.93%) Nagios
9 21 (0.85%) WSUS
10 19 (0.77%) OSSEC
11 16 (0.64%) Nessus
11 16 (0.64%) SCVMM
12 12 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
13 8 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
13 8 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (0.28%) AirWatch
14 7 (0.28%) Tivoli
15 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 6 (0.24%) QRadar
16 5 (0.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 608 (24.51%) Microsoft
2 288 (11.61%) VMware
3 242 (9.75%) Cisco
4 128 (5.16%) Oracle
5 112 (4.51%) Citrix
6 79 (3.18%) HP
7 61 (2.46%) ServiceNow
8 59 (2.38%) Google
9 57 (2.30%) IBM
10 56 (2.26%) SolarWinds
10 56 (2.26%) Splunk
11 52 (2.10%) NetApp
12 43 (1.73%) Symantec
13 41 (1.65%) CheckPoint
13 41 (1.65%) EMC
14 40 (1.61%) Tableau
15 39 (1.57%) SAP
16 36 (1.45%) Cadence
17 35 (1.41%) Ivanti
18 31 (1.25%) Dell