GDPR Jobs in England

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
UK > England

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 20 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 148 274 238
Rank change year-on-year +126 -36 -22
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 1,635 1,229 2,221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.95% 1.30% 1.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.88% 6.55% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,038 703 1,186
10th Percentile £26,000 £31,700 £33,125
25th Percentile £30,385 £42,500 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -16.36% -4.35% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £73,474
90th Percentile £83,900 £90,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £46,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.36% - -4.35%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11,778 18,754 21,247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 14.01% 19.81% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,375 8,489 11,817
10th Percentile £27,300 £32,200 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £71,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +3.77%

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

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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 20 April 2024.

Salary histogram for GDPR in England

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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 20 April 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +57 400 £47,500 -9.52% 127
North of England +208 390 £40,681 -14.36% 113
London +75 380 £52,000 -13.33% 177
Midlands +93 225 £37,500 -32.43% 73
North West +117 176 £40,000 -20.38% 66
Yorkshire +170 156 £47,500 +3.26% 37
West Midlands +96 150 £43,806 -16.96% 42
South West +31 132 £37,500 -22.68% 38
East of England +59 90 £38,500 -38.40% 57
East Midlands +25 73 £32,500 -44.44% 30
North East +48 58 £40,500 +23.67% 12
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UK

GDPR
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 121 (7.40%) SharePoint
2 48 (2.94%) Microsoft Exchange
3 21 (1.28%) WordPress
4 18 (1.10%) Captiva
4 18 (1.10%) FileNet
4 18 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 17 (1.04%) CMS
6 16 (0.98%) SAS
7 13 (0.80%) Confluence
8 8 (0.49%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.43%) Apache
10 5 (0.31%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.24%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.24%) Site Server
11 4 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.18%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.12%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 142 (8.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 107 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
3 97 (5.93%) Spreadsheet
4 25 (1.53%) AutoCAD
4 25 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.80%) Revit
6 5 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.061%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.061%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.061%) InDesign
9 1 (0.061%) Sketch
9 1 (0.061%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.24%) SAP WM
4 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.18%) Shopify
5 2 (0.12%) Raiser’s Edge
5 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.061%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.061%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.061%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.061%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.061%) FastStats
6 1 (0.061%) iTrent
6 1 (0.061%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.061%) NEC Housing
6 1 (0.061%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.061%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.061%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 408 (24.95%) Azure
2 292 (17.86%) GCP
3 259 (15.84%) Microsoft 365
4 222 (13.58%) AWS
5 180 (11.01%) Power Platform
6 37 (2.26%) Serverless
7 35 (2.14%) Entra ID
7 35 (2.14%) SaaS
8 30 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
9 27 (1.65%) Snowflake
10 26 (1.59%) IaaS
11 23 (1.41%) Azure DevOps
11 23 (1.41%) Matillion
12 22 (1.35%) GitHub
12 22 (1.35%) PaaS
13 20 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
14 16 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 15 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
16 14 (0.86%) Google Workspace
17 13 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 137 (8.38%) Firewall
2 39 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
3 38 (2.32%) Wireless
4 36 (2.20%) VPN
5 33 (2.02%) Intrusion Detection
5 33 (2.02%) WAN
6 32 (1.96%) DNS
7 23 (1.41%) Intranet
8 22 (1.35%) LAN
8 22 (1.35%) Network Security
9 21 (1.28%) 4G
10 20 (1.22%) TCP/IP
11 19 (1.16%) VLAN
12 18 (1.10%) VoIP
13 17 (1.04%) DHCP
14 16 (0.98%) Internet
14 16 (0.98%) SAN
15 15 (0.92%) Structured Cabling
16 14 (0.86%) MPLS
17 12 (0.73%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (15.60%) BigQuery
1 255 (15.60%) Looker
2 158 (9.66%) Power BI
3 149 (9.11%) Data Warehouse
4 59 (3.61%) SQL Server
5 52 (3.18%) Data Lake
6 51 (3.12%) Metadata
7 26 (1.59%) MySQL
8 25 (1.53%) Relational Database
9 24 (1.47%) Big Data
10 21 (1.28%) Tableau
11 20 (1.22%) NoSQL
12 11 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (0.61%) DynamoDB
13 10 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.43%) MongoDB
14 7 (0.43%) QlikView
14 7 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.37%) SAP HANA
16 5 (0.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 108 (6.61%) JIRA
2 37 (2.26%) Git
3 18 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (0.67%) GitLab
4 11 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 11 (0.67%) Selenium
5 8 (0.49%) CircleCI
5 8 (0.49%) Cucumber
5 8 (0.49%) JUnit
6 5 (0.31%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.31%) Xcode
7 4 (0.24%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.12%) MLflow
10 1 (0.061%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.061%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.061%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.061%) TestRail
10 1 (0.061%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.061%) Vite
General
1 535 (32.72%) Social Skills
2 466 (28.50%) Finance
3 433 (26.48%) Analytical Skills
4 251 (15.35%) Legal
5 147 (8.99%) Banking
6 110 (6.73%) Public Sector
7 82 (5.02%) Law
8 80 (4.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 80 (4.89%) Retail
9 75 (4.59%) Marketing
10 62 (3.79%) Organisational Skills
11 47 (2.87%) Telecoms
12 44 (2.69%) Games
13 38 (2.32%) Presentation Skills
14 25 (1.53%) Manufacturing
15 24 (1.47%) Influencing Skills
16 23 (1.41%) Mandarin Language
17 20 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
18 18 (1.10%) Documentation Skills
19 17 (1.04%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 184 (11.25%) Analyst
2 174 (10.64%) Architect
3 172 (10.52%) Senior
4 155 (9.48%) Data Engineer
5 150 (9.17%) Data Architect
6 143 (8.75%) Platform Engineer
6 143 (8.75%) Principal Data Engineer
6 143 (8.75%) Principal Engineer
7 115 (7.03%) Lead
8 83 (5.08%) IT Manager
9 74 (4.53%) Senior Analyst
10 68 (4.16%) Developer
11 53 (3.24%) Support Engineer
12 52 (3.18%) Security Manager
13 48 (2.94%) IT Support
13 48 (2.94%) Security Analyst
14 46 (2.81%) Project Manager
15 43 (2.63%) Data Manager
16 40 (2.45%) Consultant
17 38 (2.32%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.08%) HTML
2 28 (1.71%) .NET
2 28 (1.71%) RESTful
3 24 (1.47%) CSS
4 16 (0.98%) REST
5 15 (0.92%) React
5 15 (0.92%) Web Services
6 14 (0.86%) EDI
6 14 (0.86%) XML
7 13 (0.80%) jQuery
8 11 (0.67%) Unreal Engine
8 11 (0.67%) V-Ray
9 10 (0.61%) Spring
10 9 (0.55%) .NET Framework
10 9 (0.55%) HTML5
11 8 (0.49%) AngularJS
12 7 (0.43%) Ajax
12 7 (0.43%) gRPC
13 6 (0.37%) ASP.NET
13 6 (0.37%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 335 (20.49%) Self-Motivation
2 177 (10.83%) Management Information System
3 79 (4.83%) Driving Licence
4 72 (4.40%) Data Protection Act
5 59 (3.61%) Security Posture
6 46 (2.81%) NHS
7 41 (2.51%) Data Centre
8 38 (2.32%) Cyber Threat
9 34 (2.08%) e-Learning
10 24 (1.47%) Mobile App
11 23 (1.41%) IoT
12 21 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
13 19 (1.16%) Onboarding
13 19 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
14 18 (1.10%) CCTV
14 18 (1.10%) DataPower
14 18 (1.10%) Private Cloud
15 16 (0.98%) Cloud Native
16 14 (0.86%) Algorithms
16 14 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 186 (11.38%) Windows
2 74 (4.53%) Windows Server
3 63 (3.85%) Linux
4 56 (3.43%) Windows 10
5 25 (1.53%) Android
6 22 (1.35%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.22%) Unix
8 16 (0.98%) Mac OS
9 12 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (0.67%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (0.18%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.12%) VMS
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.061%) AIX
15 1 (0.061%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (33.82%) Problem-Solving
2 353 (21.59%) Data Protection
3 330 (20.18%) Cybersecurity
4 328 (20.06%) Mentoring
5 322 (19.69%) Data Governance
6 284 (17.37%) Agile
7 276 (16.88%) Data Engineering
7 276 (16.88%) Information Security
8 258 (15.78%) Platform Engineering
9 240 (14.68%) DevOps
10 225 (13.76%) Data Management
11 200 (12.23%) Data Science
12 199 (12.17%) Change Management
13 182 (11.13%) Business Intelligence
14 181 (11.07%) Data Modelling
15 180 (11.01%) Data Privacy
16 176 (10.76%) Data Security
17 174 (10.64%) Data Pipeline
18 173 (10.58%) Risk Management
19 172 (10.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 138 (8.44%) SQL
2 45 (2.75%) JavaScript
3 41 (2.51%) Java
4 40 (2.45%) Python
5 37 (2.26%) C#
6 31 (1.90%) T-SQL
7 25 (1.53%) PowerShell
8 18 (1.10%) C
8 18 (1.10%) PHP
9 17 (1.04%) C++
10 7 (0.43%) Bash
11 6 (0.37%) R
12 5 (0.31%) COBOL
12 5 (0.31%) Kotlin
12 5 (0.31%) Micro Focus COBOL
12 5 (0.31%) Swift
13 4 (0.24%) Data Analysis Expressions
13 4 (0.24%) VB
14 3 (0.18%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 245 (14.98%) Degree
2 142 (8.69%) DBS Check
3 110 (6.73%) CISSP
4 69 (4.22%) CISM
5 54 (3.30%) Security Cleared
6 47 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
7 46 (2.81%) CRISC
8 45 (2.75%) Master's Degree
9 41 (2.51%) CISA
10 38 (2.32%) SC Cleared
11 33 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (1.77%) GIAC
13 26 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
15 16 (0.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 15 (0.92%) Azure Certification
17 14 (0.86%) CCSP
17 14 (0.86%) GSEC
17 14 (0.86%) SSCP
18 13 (0.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (15.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 216 (13.21%) Data Quality
3 136 (8.32%) Cyber Essentials
4 125 (7.65%) NIST
5 83 (5.08%) PCI DSS
6 64 (3.91%) GRC
7 48 (2.94%) HIPAA
8 45 (2.75%) SLA
9 31 (1.90%) Accessibility
9 31 (1.90%) QA
10 29 (1.77%) NCSC
11 24 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 24 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 22 (1.35%) California Consumer Privacy Act
13 20 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 19 (1.16%) COBIT
15 12 (0.73%) ISO 9001
15 12 (0.73%) PSD2
15 12 (0.73%) SOC 2
16 11 (0.67%) COSHH
System Software
1 93 (5.69%) Active Directory
2 42 (2.57%) Hyper-V
3 23 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.61%) Firmware
4 10 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.55%) Docker
6 6 (0.37%) Embedded Firmware
6 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.31%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.24%) vSphere
9 3 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.061%) LXC
Systems Management
1 28 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (0.92%) FortiGate
3 12 (0.73%) CASB
3 12 (0.73%) SCCM
3 12 (0.73%) Terraform
4 11 (0.67%) Kubernetes
5 10 (0.61%) Nessus
6 9 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
7 7 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (0.37%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 6 (0.37%) CSIRT
8 6 (0.37%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.24%) Autotask
10 3 (0.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 3 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (0.18%) SELinux
10 3 (0.18%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.12%) PaperCut
11 2 (0.12%) SCOM
12 1 (0.061%) Ansible
Vendors
1 448 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 288 (17.61%) Google
3 48 (2.94%) SAP
4 43 (2.63%) Databricks
5 40 (2.45%) Cisco
6 35 (2.14%) VMware
7 30 (1.83%) Oracle
8 27 (1.65%) ServiceNow
9 24 (1.47%) Citrix
10 23 (1.41%) Adobe
10 23 (1.41%) Dell
10 23 (1.41%) Sophos
11 20 (1.22%) IBM
12 18 (1.10%) Apple
12 18 (1.10%) Kofax
12 18 (1.10%) Pega
13 17 (1.04%) Salesforce
14 15 (0.92%) Sage
15 14 (0.86%) HP
15 14 (0.86%) Qualys