Period
to 1 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 1 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 79 83 105
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 +42
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 37 5 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.39% 0.62% 1.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.10% 4.03% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 15
10th Percentile £44,250 £36,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £41,875 £28,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £49,250 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +26.90% +64.17% -27.27%
75th Percentile £74,688 £54,063 £41,250
90th Percentile £76,375 £54,625 £56,138
Scotland median annual salary £48,750 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% -4.55% -4.35%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 245 124 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.83% 15.44% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 123 52 104
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £29,650
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,188 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% -3.23%
75th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £56,412
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,275 £71,565
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing GDPR as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Glasgow

GDPR
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GDPR in Glasgow.

Salary trend for GDPR in Glasgow

GDPR
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing GDPR in Glasgow over the 6 months to 1 December 2021.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 December 2021, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 21 (56.76%) Data Protection
2 20 (54.05%) Social Skills
3 12 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (32.43%) Management Information System
4 9 (24.32%) Information Security
5 8 (21.62%) Azure
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (21.62%) SLA
5 8 (21.62%) MCSA
5 8 (21.62%) Documentation Skills
5 8 (21.62%) NIST
5 8 (21.62%) Coaching
5 8 (21.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (18.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
6 7 (18.92%) Task Automation
6 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (18.92%) Security Management
6 7 (18.92%) AWS
6 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (18.92%) SIEM
6 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (16.22%) Smart Meter
7 6 (16.22%) Banking
7 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Change Management
7 6 (16.22%) Finance
7 6 (16.22%) Project Management
7 6 (16.22%) Police

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 3 (8.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Azure
2 7 (18.92%) AWS
3 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (10.81%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (8.11%) GCP
5 3 (8.11%) Google Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.70%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) DHCP
1 4 (10.81%) DNS
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.11%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Power BI
General
1 20 (54.05%) Social Skills
2 8 (21.62%) Documentation Skills
3 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 6 (16.22%) Police
4 4 (10.81%) Legal
4 4 (10.81%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (8.11%) Marketing
5 3 (8.11%) Public Sector
6 2 (5.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 2 (5.41%) Retail
6 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Operations Engineer
1 8 (21.62%) Server Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) IT Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Linux Server Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Security Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Technologist
4 4 (10.81%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Unix Server Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) IT Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Web Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) REST
1 5 (13.51%) SAML
2 4 (10.81%) JDBC
2 4 (10.81%) JSON
2 4 (10.81%) ODBC
2 4 (10.81%) OpenID
2 4 (10.81%) Velocity
2 4 (10.81%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.41%) Flutter
4 2 (5.41%) React
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.22%) Smart Meter
3 5 (13.51%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (13.51%) Public Cloud
4 4 (10.81%) Learning Management System
4 4 (10.81%) SCORM
5 2 (5.41%) Social Media
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) AIX
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Linux
1 4 (10.81%) Solaris
1 4 (10.81%) Unix
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
1 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Data Protection
2 9 (24.32%) Information Security
3 8 (21.62%) Coaching
4 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
4 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (18.92%) Security Management
4 7 (18.92%) SIEM
4 7 (18.92%) Task Automation
4 7 (18.92%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (16.22%) Change Management
5 6 (16.22%) DevOps
5 6 (16.22%) IT Strategy
5 6 (16.22%) People Management
5 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Information Security Management
6 5 (13.51%) ISMS
7 4 (10.81%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (10.81%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) Python
2 2 (5.41%) Scala
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) MCSA
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) CCNA
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
2 4 (10.81%) RHCE
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (21.62%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (21.62%) NIST
2 8 (21.62%) SLA
3 7 (18.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (5.41%) HIPAA
5 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.70%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (10.81%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Google
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (10.81%) Veritas
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
3 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.41%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) Okta