Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 254 194 299
Rank change year-on-year -60 +105 +723
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 1,424 2,537 1,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.26% 1.82% 1.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.04% 12.94% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,090 1,470 1,558
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% -

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 14,178 19,613 21,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.59% 14.03% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,027 14,438 16,662
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £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 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 February 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 23 February 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 -12 607 £60,000 -4.00% 137
South East -57 255 £59,500 +19.00% 83
North of England -44 239 £45,000 -5.26% 115
Midlands -113 169 £49,000 -1.03% 73
North West -56 144 £44,000 -2.22% 60
West Midlands -114 113 £50,000 - 33
South West -7 88 £45,000 +3.45% 20
Yorkshire +20 83 £50,000 +5.26% 48
East of England +33 63 £50,000 +2.04% 31
East Midlands -7 55 £46,250 -3.65% 40
North East +4 13 £39,000 -35.00% 7
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 544 (38.20%) Information Security
2 541 (37.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 331 (23.24%) Finance
4 304 (21.35%) PCI DSS
4 304 (21.35%) Cybersecurity
5 303 (21.28%) Data Protection
6 285 (20.01%) Agile Software Development
7 277 (19.45%) CISSP
8 237 (16.64%) Microsoft
9 224 (15.73%) Risk Management
10 219 (15.38%) CISM
11 215 (15.10%) Azure
12 214 (15.03%) SQL
13 210 (14.75%) Degree
14 195 (13.69%) Firewall
15 184 (12.92%) Management Information System
16 178 (12.50%) Project Management
17 174 (12.22%) NIST
18 168 (11.80%) Legal
19 167 (11.73%) Windows
20 162 (11.38%) SIEM
21 159 (11.17%) SQL Server
22 155 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
23 151 (10.60%) ITIL
24 149 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
24 149 (10.46%) Data Privacy
25 146 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
26 145 (10.18%) AWS
27 140 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
28 133 (9.34%) Analytics

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 28 (1.97%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.76%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.19%) IIS
4 16 (1.12%) JBoss
5 14 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 11 (0.77%) Confluence
7 8 (0.56%) Apache
7 8 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.49%) SAS
9 5 (0.35%) CMS
9 5 (0.35%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
10 4 (0.28%) SugarCRM
10 4 (0.28%) WordPress
11 3 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.14%) Drupal
12 2 (0.14%) nginx
12 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 67 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (3.65%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.28%) SPSS
8 3 (0.21%) Stata
9 1 (0.070%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.070%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.49%) Workday HCM
4 5 (0.35%) Eloqua
4 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.28%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.28%) FastStats
5 4 (0.28%) Infor SunSystems
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (0.28%) SAP Payroll
5 4 (0.28%) Unica
6 3 (0.21%) iTrent
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.21%) Raiser's Edge
7 2 (0.14%) Magento
7 2 (0.14%) OPENHousing
7 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.070%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 215 (15.10%) Azure
2 145 (10.18%) AWS
3 88 (6.18%) Office 365
4 70 (4.92%) Power Platform
5 53 (3.72%) SaaS
6 34 (2.39%) PaaS
7 32 (2.25%) GCP
8 23 (1.62%) IaaS
9 21 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
11 16 (1.12%) OpenShift
12 15 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
13 14 (0.98%) Google Analytics
14 13 (0.91%) Amazon S3
15 11 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
16 10 (0.70%) Datadog
17 9 (0.63%) Akamai
18 8 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
18 8 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 195 (13.69%) Firewall
2 76 (5.34%) Network Security
3 30 (2.11%) LAN
4 29 (2.04%) WAN
5 28 (1.97%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (1.47%) SAN
7 20 (1.40%) DNS
7 20 (1.40%) VoIP
8 19 (1.33%) Internet
9 15 (1.05%) DHCP
9 15 (1.05%) VPN
10 13 (0.91%) IP Telephony
10 13 (0.91%) TCP/IP
11 12 (0.84%) Wireless
12 9 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.63%) Cisco IPT
12 9 (0.63%) Intranet
12 9 (0.63%) PPP
12 9 (0.63%) SMTP
13 8 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.99%) Relational Database
3 67 (4.71%) Power BI
4 57 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 41 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (2.60%) Big Data
7 36 (2.53%) MySQL
8 34 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (1.62%) NoSQL
10 23 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (1.33%) Hadoop
12 17 (1.19%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
13 16 (1.12%) QlikView
14 13 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
14 13 (0.91%) Data Lake
15 12 (0.84%) Apache Hive
15 12 (0.84%) HDInsight
16 10 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 34 (2.39%) JIRA
2 34 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
4 11 (0.77%) Rational Rhapsody
5 10 (0.70%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.70%) SoapUI
6 8 (0.56%) Selenium
6 8 (0.56%) Subversion
7 6 (0.42%) ERwin
7 6 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (0.35%) WinDbg
9 4 (0.28%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.28%) git-flow
9 4 (0.28%) Metasploit
9 4 (0.28%) Moq
9 4 (0.28%) PHPUnit
10 3 (0.21%) Appium
10 3 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 331 (23.24%) Finance
2 168 (11.80%) Legal
3 114 (8.01%) Retail
4 100 (7.02%) Law
5 77 (5.41%) Marketing
6 68 (4.78%) Manufacturing
7 47 (3.30%) Banking
8 39 (2.74%) Public Sector
9 37 (2.60%) Advertising
10 35 (2.46%) Telecoms
11 22 (1.54%) Games
12 20 (1.40%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.84%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.70%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.63%) Automotive
16 8 (0.56%) Housing Association
17 5 (0.35%) Electronics
18 4 (0.28%) Back Office
18 4 (0.28%) French Language
19 3 (0.21%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 228 (16.01%) Analyst
2 130 (9.13%) Developer
3 127 (8.92%) Architect
4 120 (8.43%) Security Manager
5 113 (7.94%) Security Analyst
6 99 (6.95%) Information Manager
7 94 (6.60%) Information Security Manager
8 78 (5.48%) Consultant
9 73 (5.13%) IT Manager
10 68 (4.78%) Security Engineer
11 63 (4.42%) Security Architect
11 63 (4.42%) Security Officer
12 62 (4.35%) Project Manager
13 61 (4.28%) Information Officer
14 60 (4.21%) Information Security Officer
15 58 (4.07%) Information Analyst
15 58 (4.07%) Information Security Analyst
16 56 (3.93%) Senior Developer
17 51 (3.58%) Security Consultant
18 49 (3.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (7.72%) .NET
2 68 (4.78%) HTML
3 61 (4.28%) CSS
4 47 (3.30%) .NET Framework
5 43 (3.02%) AngularJS
5 43 (3.02%) jQuery
5 43 (3.02%) XML
6 37 (2.60%) HTML5
7 36 (2.53%) Entity Framework
8 35 (2.46%) Web Services
9 34 (2.39%) ASP.NET
10 33 (2.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 32 (2.25%) CSS3
11 32 (2.25%) REST
12 25 (1.76%) ADO.NET
12 25 (1.76%) WinForms
13 22 (1.54%) Kafka
14 20 (1.40%) SOAP
15 18 (1.26%) Ajax
15 18 (1.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 184 (12.92%) Management Information System
2 140 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (7.65%) Self-Motivation
4 108 (7.58%) Data Protection Act
5 51 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
6 32 (2.25%) Public Cloud
7 28 (1.97%) Cyberthreat
8 25 (1.76%) Reinsurance
9 24 (1.69%) Blog
9 24 (1.69%) Data Centre
10 22 (1.54%) Mobile App
10 22 (1.54%) Virtual Team
11 19 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
12 16 (1.12%) Cloud Native
12 16 (1.12%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
13 15 (1.05%) User Experience
14 14 (0.98%) Driving Licence
15 13 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 167 (11.73%) Windows
2 102 (7.16%) Linux
3 71 (4.99%) Windows Server
4 53 (3.72%) Unix
5 33 (2.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (1.83%) Windows 10
7 21 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 15 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.91%) Android
11 12 (0.84%) Solaris
12 11 (0.77%) HPUX
13 5 (0.35%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.28%) CentOS
15 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.21%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.14%) OS/400
17 1 (0.070%) Debian
17 1 (0.070%) Fedora
17 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 544 (38.20%) Information Security
2 304 (21.35%) Cybersecurity
3 303 (21.28%) Data Protection
4 285 (20.01%) Agile Software Development
5 224 (15.73%) Risk Management
6 178 (12.50%) Project Management
7 162 (11.38%) SIEM
8 155 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
9 151 (10.60%) ITIL
10 149 (10.46%) Data Privacy
10 149 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
11 146 (10.25%) Problem-Solving
12 133 (9.34%) Analytics
13 130 (9.13%) Penetration Testing
14 121 (8.50%) Data Security
15 103 (7.23%) DevOps
16 95 (6.67%) SDLC
17 92 (6.46%) Data Management
18 88 (6.18%) Security Architecture
19 87 (6.11%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 214 (15.03%) SQL
2 108 (7.58%) C#
3 88 (6.18%) JavaScript
4 81 (5.69%) Python
5 54 (3.79%) PowerShell
6 40 (2.81%) T-SQL
7 37 (2.60%) Java
8 33 (2.32%) C
8 33 (2.32%) VB
9 29 (2.04%) VB.NET
10 25 (1.76%) VB6
11 22 (1.54%) C++
12 20 (1.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 15 (1.05%) PHP
14 12 (0.84%) R
15 11 (0.77%) Ruby
16 10 (0.70%) Scala
17 9 (0.63%) Bourne shell
17 9 (0.63%) C-shell
17 9 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 277 (19.45%) CISSP
2 219 (15.38%) CISM
3 210 (14.75%) Degree
4 112 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
5 104 (7.30%) CISA
6 79 (5.55%) Security Cleared
7 62 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 52 (3.65%) CRISC
9 46 (3.23%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 28 (1.97%) CEH
11 23 (1.62%) CISMP
12 22 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
13 20 (1.40%) SSCP
14 19 (1.33%) CCSP
14 19 (1.33%) GIAC
14 19 (1.33%) OSCP
15 18 (1.26%) CHECK Team Member
16 17 (1.19%) CHECK Team Leader
16 17 (1.19%) CREST Certified
16 17 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 541 (37.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 304 (21.35%) PCI DSS
3 174 (12.22%) NIST
4 79 (5.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 77 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 64 (4.49%) Data Quality
7 58 (4.07%) SLA
8 54 (3.79%) QA
9 44 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 33 (2.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 29 (2.04%) COBIT
12 28 (1.97%) ISO 22301
13 24 (1.69%) HIPAA
14 21 (1.47%) ISO 9001
14 21 (1.47%) NCSC
15 18 (1.26%) PSD2
16 16 (1.12%) MiFID
17 15 (1.05%) Solvency II
18 14 (0.98%) NIST 800
19 13 (0.91%) EMIR
System Software
1 69 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 67 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (2.67%) Docker
4 16 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.56%) HDFS
6 6 (0.42%) vSphere
7 4 (0.28%) XenApp
8 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.14%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.070%) ACF2
10 1 (0.070%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.070%) Firmware
10 1 (0.070%) Postfix
10 1 (0.070%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.070%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.070%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (1.97%) Ansible
2 16 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
3 15 (1.05%) Kubernetes
4 13 (0.91%) Grafana
5 12 (0.84%) Terraform
6 11 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (0.70%) Automic
7 10 (0.70%) Nagios
7 10 (0.70%) Puppet
7 10 (0.70%) SCOM
8 9 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (0.56%) CASB
10 7 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.42%) CSIRT
12 5 (0.35%) Nessus
12 5 (0.35%) SCCM
13 4 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
13 4 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.28%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 237 (16.64%) Microsoft
2 89 (6.25%) Oracle
3 87 (6.11%) VMware
4 42 (2.95%) Cisco
5 40 (2.81%) Google
6 36 (2.53%) Citrix
6 36 (2.53%) IBM
7 35 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
8 27 (1.90%) Xamarin
9 24 (1.69%) HP
10 22 (1.54%) Informatica
11 20 (1.40%) SAP
12 19 (1.33%) Red Hat
13 17 (1.19%) Splunk
13 17 (1.19%) Tableau
14 16 (1.12%) CA
14 16 (1.12%) Databricks
15 15 (1.05%) Pardot
16 14 (0.98%) Dell
16 14 (0.98%) ServiceNow