Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 264 245 488
Rank change year-on-year -19 +243 +693
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 1,595 2,198 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.24% 1.42% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.24% 10.68% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,197 1,633 854
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £33,300 £32,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £86,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% -3.23%

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 17,266 20,575 20,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.43% 13.25% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12,831 15,693 15,350
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,825 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -10 673 £60,000 -7.69% 105
South East +1 286 £55,000 +15.79% 93
North of England -60 264 £50,000 +11.11% 60
North West -6 182 £51,750 +8.95% 23
Midlands -52 172 £42,500 -8.11% 60
East of England +85 124 £55,000 +4.76% 35
West Midlands -83 98 £42,750 -10.00% 36
East Midlands +50 74 £37,500 -16.67% 24
Yorkshire -56 73 £46,500 +5.08% 29
South West -52 66 £47,850 +0.74% 53
North East -4 10 £60,000 -4.00% 8
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 493 (30.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 470 (29.47%) Information Security
3 401 (25.14%) Data Protection
4 342 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
5 323 (20.25%) Microsoft
6 322 (20.19%) Cybersecurity
7 284 (17.81%) Finance
8 274 (17.18%) Azure
9 258 (16.18%) PCI DSS
10 255 (15.99%) Degree
11 243 (15.24%) CISSP
12 232 (14.55%) SQL
13 224 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
14 223 (13.98%) Management Information System
15 218 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
16 216 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 211 (13.23%) Windows
18 206 (12.92%) CISM
19 201 (12.60%) ITIL
20 188 (11.79%) AWS
21 170 (10.66%) Risk Management
22 166 (10.41%) Project Management
23 165 (10.34%) Retail
23 165 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
24 145 (9.09%) SQL Server
24 145 (9.09%) DevOps
25 144 (9.03%) Analytics
26 143 (8.97%) Active Directory
27 134 (8.40%) Data Management
28 127 (7.96%) Security Architecture

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 68 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.38%) CMS
3 34 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 21 (1.32%) IIS
5 16 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 15 (0.94%) Apache
7 13 (0.82%) Documentum
7 13 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (0.63%) Confluence
8 10 (0.63%) Skype for Business
9 8 (0.50%) Alfresco
10 6 (0.38%) JBoss
10 6 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.25%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.25%) SAS
12 3 (0.19%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.19%) nginx
12 3 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.19%) SugarCRM
13 2 (0.13%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 77 (4.83%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.25%) SPSS
6 4 (0.25%) Stata
7 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.19%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.063%) InDesign
8 1 (0.063%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 15 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.25%) Exstream
3 4 (0.25%) Line 50
3 4 (0.25%) Line 500
3 4 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.19%) FastStats
4 3 (0.19%) Magento
4 3 (0.19%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.19%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.13%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.063%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.063%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 274 (17.18%) Azure
2 188 (11.79%) AWS
3 120 (7.52%) Office 365
4 59 (3.70%) SaaS
5 51 (3.20%) Power Platform
6 36 (2.26%) GCP
7 31 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
8 30 (1.88%) IaaS
9 28 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
10 22 (1.38%) PaaS
11 11 (0.69%) Azure Data Factory
12 10 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.56%) Google Analytics
14 8 (0.50%) OneDrive
15 6 (0.38%) Amazon ECS
15 6 (0.38%) Asana
15 6 (0.38%) Boomi
15 6 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.31%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 119 (7.46%) Firewall
2 96 (6.02%) Network Security
3 60 (3.76%) DNS
4 58 (3.64%) Internet
5 39 (2.45%) WAN
6 37 (2.32%) DHCP
7 31 (1.94%) VoIP
8 30 (1.88%) SAN
8 30 (1.88%) VPN
9 27 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 27 (1.69%) LAN
9 27 (1.69%) VLAN
10 26 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (1.32%) SSL
12 19 (1.19%) TCP/IP
13 18 (1.13%) Cisco IPT
13 18 (1.13%) IP Telephony
13 18 (1.13%) IPsec
14 13 (0.82%) Wireless
14 13 (0.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 73 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (3.95%) Big Data
4 46 (2.88%) Power BI
5 37 (2.32%) MySQL
6 35 (2.19%) NoSQL
7 28 (1.76%) Relational Database
7 28 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (1.19%) Data Lake
10 18 (1.13%) Cosmos DB
10 18 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 16 (1.00%) Data Mining
12 15 (0.94%) Oracle Database
13 14 (0.88%) MongoDB
13 14 (0.88%) QlikView
14 13 (0.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 56 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 35 (2.19%) JIRA
3 34 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (1.82%) Visual Studio
5 20 (1.25%) Jenkins
6 18 (1.13%) Selenium
7 16 (1.00%) TeamCity
8 9 (0.56%) Protractor
9 8 (0.50%) SonarQube
10 7 (0.44%) Gradle
11 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 6 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.31%) Subversion
12 5 (0.31%) webpack
13 4 (0.25%) IDA Disassembler
13 4 (0.25%) Maven
13 4 (0.25%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.19%) Dreamweaver
14 3 (0.19%) Rational DOORS
14 3 (0.19%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 284 (17.81%) Finance
2 165 (10.34%) Retail
3 126 (7.90%) Legal
4 99 (6.21%) Marketing
5 95 (5.96%) Law
6 92 (5.77%) Public Sector
7 53 (3.32%) Banking
8 49 (3.07%) Manufacturing
9 37 (2.32%) Telecoms
10 22 (1.38%) Advertising
11 20 (1.25%) Publishing
12 15 (0.94%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.88%) Back Office
14 12 (0.75%) Games
14 12 (0.75%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.50%) Housing Association
15 8 (0.50%) Military
16 5 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.31%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 249 (15.61%) Analyst
2 168 (10.53%) Consultant
3 161 (10.09%) Architect
4 107 (6.71%) Security Consultant
5 98 (6.14%) Security Manager
6 97 (6.08%) Security Analyst
7 91 (5.71%) IT Manager
8 86 (5.39%) Developer
9 85 (5.33%) Data Manager
9 85 (5.33%) Security Architect
10 57 (3.57%) Information Analyst
10 57 (3.57%) Information Security Analyst
10 57 (3.57%) Project Manager
11 55 (3.45%) Security Officer
12 54 (3.39%) Data Analyst
13 50 (3.13%) Information Security Manager
14 49 (3.07%) Business Analyst
14 49 (3.07%) Information Manager
15 46 (2.88%) Information Security Consultant
16 44 (2.76%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (6.46%) .NET
2 69 (4.33%) HTML
3 54 (3.39%) AngularJS
4 52 (3.26%) CSS
5 50 (3.13%) Web Services
6 38 (2.38%) REST
7 32 (2.01%) React
8 29 (1.82%) HTML5
9 27 (1.69%) ASP.NET
10 25 (1.57%) jQuery
10 25 (1.57%) JSON
11 24 (1.50%) SailPoint
11 24 (1.50%) XML
12 20 (1.25%) .NET Framework
13 19 (1.19%) Node.js
14 18 (1.13%) OAuth
15 17 (1.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 16 (1.00%) Spring
17 13 (0.82%) OpenID
18 12 (0.75%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 224 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 223 (13.98%) Management Information System
3 165 (10.34%) Data Protection Act
4 86 (5.39%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (2.82%) User Experience
6 39 (2.45%) Public Cloud
7 38 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 36 (2.26%) Data Centre
8 36 (2.26%) PKI
9 31 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 22 (1.38%) Social Media
11 20 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 20 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (1.07%) Blog
13 16 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 14 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
14 14 (0.88%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
16 10 (0.63%) NHS
16 10 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 211 (13.23%) Windows
2 109 (6.83%) Linux
3 98 (6.14%) Windows Server
4 62 (3.89%) Unix
5 49 (3.07%) Windows 10
6 33 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (1.63%) Android
9 23 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 16 (1.00%) Solaris
11 14 (0.88%) HPUX
11 14 (0.88%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.56%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.31%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.19%) CentOS
15 3 (0.19%) OS/400
15 3 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (29.47%) Information Security
2 401 (25.14%) Data Protection
3 342 (21.44%) Agile Software Development
4 322 (20.19%) Cybersecurity
5 218 (13.67%) Problem-Solving
6 216 (13.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 201 (12.60%) ITIL
8 170 (10.66%) Risk Management
9 166 (10.41%) Project Management
10 145 (9.09%) DevOps
11 144 (9.03%) Analytics
12 134 (8.40%) Data Management
13 127 (7.96%) Security Architecture
14 126 (7.90%) Business Intelligence
14 126 (7.90%) Data Security
15 117 (7.34%) Security Management
16 104 (6.52%) Data Privacy
17 103 (6.46%) Scrum
18 101 (6.33%) Change Management
18 101 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 232 (14.55%) SQL
2 103 (6.46%) Java
3 99 (6.21%) C#
4 84 (5.27%) JavaScript
5 60 (3.76%) PowerShell
6 54 (3.39%) Python
7 52 (3.26%) C
8 29 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 25 (1.57%) PHP
9 25 (1.57%) R
10 20 (1.25%) Scala
11 18 (1.13%) Perl
12 14 (0.88%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.63%) VBA
14 9 (0.56%) Bourne shell
14 9 (0.56%) C++
14 9 (0.56%) C-shell
14 9 (0.56%) Java 8
14 9 (0.56%) Korn
14 9 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 255 (15.99%) Degree
2 243 (15.24%) CISSP
3 206 (12.92%) CISM
4 90 (5.64%) CISA
5 84 (5.27%) Security Cleared
6 68 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 50 (3.13%) CRISC
8 44 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (2.51%) Postgraduate
10 37 (2.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 37 (2.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 37 (2.32%) SC Cleared
11 27 (1.69%) CCNA
12 26 (1.63%) CCSP
13 24 (1.50%) GIAC
14 21 (1.32%) CISMP
15 20 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
15 20 (1.25%) MCSA
15 20 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
16 19 (1.19%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 493 (30.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 258 (16.18%) PCI DSS
3 126 (7.90%) NIST
4 96 (6.02%) Data Quality
5 95 (5.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 94 (5.89%) Cyber Essentials
7 70 (4.39%) COBIT
8 58 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 56 (3.51%) ISO 22301
10 51 (3.20%) QA
11 42 (2.63%) SLA
12 37 (2.32%) ISO 9001
13 22 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 13 (0.82%) MiFID
15 11 (0.69%) EMIR
15 11 (0.69%) NCSC
16 10 (0.63%) HIPAA
16 10 (0.63%) ISO 14001
16 10 (0.63%) PMO
16 10 (0.63%) PSD2
System Software
1 143 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 53 (3.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.01%) Docker
4 30 (1.88%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.82%) BitLocker
7 12 (0.75%) XenApp
8 11 (0.69%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.44%) Firmware
9 7 (0.44%) HDFS
10 6 (0.38%) ISA Server
10 6 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.31%) vSphere
12 4 (0.25%) Snort
13 3 (0.19%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.13%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.063%) KVM
15 1 (0.063%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (2.57%) SCCM
2 36 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 32 (2.01%) Kubernetes
4 25 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
5 22 (1.38%) IBM Guardium
6 21 (1.32%) SCOM
7 18 (1.13%) Terraform
8 17 (1.07%) Puppet
9 13 (0.82%) Ansible
10 12 (0.75%) Nessus
11 10 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (0.44%) WSUS
13 6 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
13 6 (0.38%) Trend Micro Deep Security
14 5 (0.31%) CSIRT
14 5 (0.31%) SCVMM
15 4 (0.25%) FortiGate
15 4 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.25%) PaperCut
15 4 (0.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 323 (20.25%) Microsoft
2 122 (7.65%) Oracle
3 89 (5.58%) VMware
4 88 (5.52%) Cisco
5 71 (4.45%) IBM
6 54 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
7 47 (2.95%) Citrix
8 46 (2.88%) SAP
9 41 (2.57%) Google
10 34 (2.13%) Informatica
11 28 (1.76%) Adobe
11 28 (1.76%) Imperva
12 26 (1.63%) McAfee
13 24 (1.50%) Varonis
14 23 (1.44%) Symantec
14 23 (1.44%) Tableau
15 22 (1.38%) ServiceNow
16 20 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
16 20 (1.25%) Forcepoint
16 20 (1.25%) HP