Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 413 1116
Rank change year-on-year +192 +703 +169
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 2,385 1,276 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.57% 0.75% 0.055%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.76% 5.98% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,652 1,086 77
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,063 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £96,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% -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 20,274 21,327 23,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.37% 12.60% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 15,396 15,971 18,630
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 +78 844 £62,500 -7.41% 115
North of England +165 489 £45,000 -10.00% 92
Midlands +192 424 £45,000 -2.70% 47
South East +177 385 £50,000 +1.01% 69
West Midlands +194 368 £47,500 +5.56% 25
North West +157 314 £46,500 -2.11% 48
South West +101 148 £47,000 -6.00% 40
Yorkshire +80 139 £45,000 -10.00% 36
East of England +54 99 £48,000 -16.52% 22
East Midlands +33 59 £45,000 +2.86% 21
North East +20 36 £51,250 -10.87% 8
South Coast - 4 - -
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 1,053 (44.15%) Data Protection
2 833 (34.93%) Information Security
3 712 (29.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 665 (27.88%) Finance
5 506 (21.22%) CISSP
6 482 (20.21%) Microsoft
7 477 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 462 (19.37%) ITIL
9 440 (18.45%) Windows
10 388 (16.27%) Cybersecurity
11 368 (15.43%) Management Information System
12 356 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
13 325 (13.63%) SQL
14 308 (12.91%) CISM
15 306 (12.83%) Degree
16 304 (12.75%) Project Management
17 296 (12.41%) Risk Management
18 291 (12.20%) SIEM
19 289 (12.12%) Data Centre
20 286 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
21 285 (11.95%) Legal
22 279 (11.70%) Linux
23 275 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
24 272 (11.40%) Firewall
25 240 (10.06%) Network Security
26 231 (9.69%) Business Continuity
27 230 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
27 230 (9.64%) Penetration Testing
28 224 (9.39%) VMware
29 219 (9.18%) Problem-Solving

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 82 (3.44%) SharePoint
2 45 (1.89%) Apache
3 30 (1.26%) Tomcat
4 28 (1.17%) MS Exchange
5 24 (1.01%) IIS
6 23 (0.96%) SAS
7 21 (0.88%) Confluence
8 19 (0.80%) Apache Spark
9 14 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (0.55%) Apache Solr
10 13 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (0.55%) nginx
11 11 (0.46%) CMS
11 11 (0.46%) Skype for Business
11 11 (0.46%) WordPress
12 8 (0.34%) JBoss
12 8 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 173 (7.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 150 (6.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 133 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
4 45 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.13%) SPSS
8 3 (0.13%) Stata
9 2 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.084%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 31 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.13%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.13%) FastStats
4 3 (0.13%) RiskWrite
4 3 (0.13%) Sage CRM
4 3 (0.13%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.13%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.13%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.084%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.084%) Raiser's Edge
5 2 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.084%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.084%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.084%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.084%) Shopify
5 2 (0.084%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 230 (9.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 205 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
3 145 (6.08%) Office 365
4 112 (4.70%) SaaS
5 39 (1.64%) PaaS
5 39 (1.64%) Serverless
6 31 (1.30%) IaaS
7 27 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
8 24 (1.01%) Google Analytics
9 23 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
10 21 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (0.75%) DigitalOcean
11 18 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
12 17 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (0.71%) Amazon S3
13 14 (0.59%) Amazon Kinesis
13 14 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 10 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 272 (11.40%) Firewall
2 240 (10.06%) Network Security
3 116 (4.86%) Wi-Fi
4 104 (4.36%) DNS
5 73 (3.06%) LAN
6 67 (2.81%) WAN
7 57 (2.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 53 (2.22%) DHCP
8 53 (2.22%) TCP/IP
8 53 (2.22%) VPN
9 45 (1.89%) Internet
10 36 (1.51%) HTTP
11 35 (1.47%) VoIP
12 30 (1.26%) Wireless
13 29 (1.22%) SSL
14 27 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (0.96%) SAN
16 16 (0.67%) OSPF
17 15 (0.63%) SMS
18 14 (0.59%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 111 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 104 (4.36%) Big Data
4 69 (2.89%) MySQL
5 62 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 60 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 59 (2.47%) Power BI
8 53 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 40 (1.68%) NoSQL
10 36 (1.51%) Hadoop
11 31 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 28 (1.17%) Redis
13 26 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
13 26 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
14 24 (1.01%) MongoDB
15 17 (0.71%) Couchbase
16 16 (0.67%) QlikView
17 15 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
18 14 (0.59%) Amazon Aurora
18 14 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 80 (3.35%) Git (software)
2 54 (2.26%) JIRA
3 46 (1.93%) Subversion
3 46 (1.93%) Visual Studio
4 32 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (1.22%) Jenkins
6 27 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 19 (0.80%) Bitbucket
7 19 (0.80%) TeamCity
8 13 (0.55%) Hudson
9 12 (0.50%) ER Studio
9 12 (0.50%) ERwin
10 11 (0.46%) Maven
11 9 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (0.34%) Selenium
13 6 (0.25%) gulp
13 6 (0.25%) webpack
14 5 (0.21%) Gradle
14 5 (0.21%) SonarQube
General
1 665 (27.88%) Finance
2 285 (11.95%) Legal
3 172 (7.21%) Retail
4 128 (5.37%) Banking
4 128 (5.37%) Marketing
5 118 (4.95%) Law
6 66 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 52 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 46 (1.93%) Advertising
9 33 (1.38%) Back Office
10 29 (1.22%) Publishing
11 26 (1.09%) Financial Institution
12 25 (1.05%) Local Government
13 23 (0.96%) Billing
14 18 (0.75%) Hindi Language
14 18 (0.75%) Punjabi Language
14 18 (0.75%) Urdu Language
15 17 (0.71%) Front Office
16 16 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
17 13 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 414 (17.36%) Analyst
2 263 (11.03%) Architect
3 229 (9.60%) Security Manager
4 219 (9.18%) Security Analyst
5 145 (6.08%) Information Manager
6 137 (5.74%) Consultant
7 135 (5.66%) Developer
7 135 (5.66%) Information Security Manager
8 128 (5.37%) IT Analyst
9 121 (5.07%) Senior Analyst
10 115 (4.82%) IT Security Analyst
10 115 (4.82%) Project Manager
11 104 (4.36%) Senior Security Analyst
12 97 (4.07%) IT Manager
13 96 (4.03%) Security Officer
14 86 (3.61%) Senior IT Security Analyst
15 79 (3.31%) Service Manager
16 71 (2.98%) Information Security Officer
17 65 (2.73%) Security Consultant
18 64 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (4.74%) HTML
2 109 (4.57%) Web Services
3 106 (4.44%) .NET
4 92 (3.86%) CSS
5 57 (2.39%) AngularJS
6 54 (2.26%) Node.js
7 51 (2.14%) React
8 41 (1.72%) ASP.NET
9 40 (1.68%) REST
10 38 (1.59%) HTML5
11 35 (1.47%) jQuery
11 35 (1.47%) Spring
12 28 (1.17%) Elastic Stack
13 27 (1.13%) SOAP
14 25 (1.05%) JSON
15 22 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (0.80%) OAuth
17 18 (0.75%) Ajax
18 17 (0.71%) Express
19 16 (0.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 368 (15.43%) Management Information System
2 289 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 275 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
4 157 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
5 146 (6.12%) Computer Science
6 127 (5.32%) Data Protection Act
7 83 (3.48%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 49 (2.05%) User Experience
9 42 (1.76%) Security Operations Centre
10 37 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
11 32 (1.34%) CMDB
12 31 (1.30%) NHS
13 28 (1.17%) Fintech
13 28 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
14 27 (1.13%) PKI
15 26 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
16 23 (0.96%) CESG
16 23 (0.96%) Public Cloud
17 20 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
17 20 (0.84%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 440 (18.45%) Windows
2 279 (11.70%) Linux
3 121 (5.07%) Windows Server
4 74 (3.10%) Unix
5 63 (2.64%) Windows 10
6 57 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 46 (1.93%) Windows 7
9 25 (1.05%) Android
10 16 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 16 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 16 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (0.50%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.34%) Debian
12 8 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.29%) CentOS
13 7 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.21%) Kali Linux
14 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,053 (44.15%) Data Protection
2 833 (34.93%) Information Security
3 462 (19.37%) ITIL
4 388 (16.27%) Cybersecurity
5 356 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
6 304 (12.75%) Project Management
7 296 (12.41%) Risk Management
8 291 (12.20%) SIEM
9 286 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 231 (9.69%) Business Continuity
11 230 (9.64%) Penetration Testing
12 219 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
13 211 (8.85%) Disaster Recovery
14 208 (8.72%) Vulnerability Management
15 200 (8.39%) Service Delivery
16 192 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
17 180 (7.55%) Due Diligence
17 180 (7.55%) Mentoring
18 175 (7.34%) Presales
19 169 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 325 (13.63%) SQL
2 146 (6.12%) JavaScript
3 112 (4.70%) Java
4 82 (3.44%) PowerShell
5 80 (3.35%) PHP
6 72 (3.02%) Python
7 67 (2.81%) C#
8 49 (2.05%) T-SQL
9 34 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 33 (1.38%) C
11 31 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 27 (1.13%) Perl
13 25 (1.05%) VBA
14 24 (1.01%) VBScript
15 22 (0.92%) C++
15 22 (0.92%) Ruby
16 19 (0.80%) R
17 16 (0.67%) Bourne shell
17 16 (0.67%) C-shell
17 16 (0.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 506 (21.22%) CISSP
2 308 (12.91%) CISM
3 306 (12.83%) Degree
4 180 (7.55%) CISA
5 154 (6.46%) Security Cleared
6 115 (4.82%) SANS
7 112 (4.70%) CREST Certified
8 97 (4.07%) ISEB
9 86 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
10 84 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
11 76 (3.19%) MCSE
12 72 (3.02%) SC Cleared
13 65 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
14 59 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
15 58 (2.43%) CRISC
16 54 (2.26%) CEH
17 48 (2.01%) MCP
18 40 (1.68%) CCNA
19 34 (1.43%) APMP
20 31 (1.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 712 (29.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 477 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 166 (6.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 116 (4.86%) SLA
5 95 (3.98%) COBIT
6 66 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 53 (2.22%) Data Quality
8 52 (2.18%) QA
9 49 (2.05%) Solvency II
10 40 (1.68%) PMO
11 37 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 35 (1.47%) ISO 22301
13 31 (1.30%) MiFID
14 28 (1.17%) ISO 9001
15 27 (1.13%) HIPAA
16 24 (1.01%) FATCA
17 22 (0.92%) Dodd-Frank
17 22 (0.92%) IFRS
17 22 (0.92%) IFRS 9
18 20 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 172 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 161 (6.75%) Active Directory
3 70 (2.94%) Docker
4 48 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.34%) Snort
6 19 (0.80%) XenApp
7 18 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.46%) vSphere
10 10 (0.42%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.17%) Firmware
11 4 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.13%) KVM
12 3 (0.13%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.084%) HDFS
13 2 (0.084%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.042%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 46 (1.93%) SCCM
2 45 (1.89%) Ansible
3 30 (1.26%) Puppet
4 29 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (1.01%) Terraform
6 23 (0.96%) OSSEC
7 18 (0.75%) SCOM
8 16 (0.67%) Kubernetes
9 15 (0.63%) WSUS
10 14 (0.59%) Nagios
11 12 (0.50%) Nessus
12 8 (0.34%) vRealize
13 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.25%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
14 6 (0.25%) Salt
14 6 (0.25%) SCVMM
14 6 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.21%) CSIRT
15 5 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
15 5 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 482 (20.21%) Microsoft
2 224 (9.39%) VMware
3 194 (8.13%) Cisco
4 112 (4.70%) Oracle
5 85 (3.56%) Citrix
6 52 (2.18%) HP
7 51 (2.14%) Google
8 50 (2.10%) IBM
9 47 (1.97%) ServiceNow
10 43 (1.80%) SAP
11 35 (1.47%) CheckPoint
12 34 (1.43%) EMC
12 34 (1.43%) Splunk
13 33 (1.38%) NetApp
13 33 (1.38%) SolarWinds
14 32 (1.34%) Tableau
15 26 (1.09%) Symantec
16 23 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
17 22 (0.92%) LogRhythm
18 20 (0.84%) Dell