Period
to 22 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 256 246 508
Rank change year-on-year -10 +262 +370
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 766 1,018 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.33% 1.44% 0.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.58% 11.02% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 591 795 322
London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% -3.70% +8.87%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% -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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 7,242 9,238 9,727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.56% 13.08% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5,726 7,150 7,152
London median annual salary £61,375 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.29% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -3.00%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in London

GDPR
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GDPR in London.

Salary trend for GDPR in London

GDPR
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Salary histogram for GDPR in London

GDPR
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the London region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Central London -80 119 £62,500 +0.60% 28
West London +35 58 £45,000 -28.00% 10
South London -15 20 £47,500 -38.71% 5
East London +39 19 £60,000 -25.00% 6
North London +1 3 £50,000 +25.00% 5
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 London region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 259 (33.81%) Data Protection
2 200 (26.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 195 (25.46%) Information Security
4 185 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
5 157 (20.50%) Cybersecurity
6 151 (19.71%) Finance
7 146 (19.06%) SQL
8 132 (17.23%) Microsoft
9 128 (16.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 121 (15.80%) CISSP
11 116 (15.14%) Risk Management
12 115 (15.01%) Windows
13 114 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
14 109 (14.23%) Degree
15 105 (13.71%) Project Management
16 99 (12.92%) CISM
17 98 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
17 98 (12.79%) Analytics
18 93 (12.14%) PCI DSS
19 88 (11.49%) Legal
19 88 (11.49%) Oracle
20 82 (10.70%) Management Information System
21 79 (10.31%) Data Management
22 77 (10.05%) ITIL
23 74 (9.66%) SQL Server
23 74 (9.66%) Office 365
23 74 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
24 73 (9.53%) Java
25 72 (9.40%) Data Analysis
26 66 (8.62%) Data Security

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 42 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.52%) Apache
3 23 (3.00%) CMS
4 17 (2.22%) Confluence
5 15 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 13 (1.70%) Documentum
7 12 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (1.44%) Apache Solr
8 11 (1.44%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.04%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.65%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.65%) JBoss
11 4 (0.52%) IIS
11 4 (0.52%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.39%) SAS
13 1 (0.13%) Drupal
13 1 (0.13%) SugarCRM
13 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (5.35%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.65%) Maple
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.65%) SPSS
4 5 (0.65%) Stata
5 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.13%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (0.91%) Temenos T24
2 5 (0.65%) FastStats
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FS
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 128 (16.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 98 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (9.66%) Office 365
4 39 (5.09%) SaaS
5 18 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (1.96%) Power Platform
8 14 (1.83%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.31%) IaaS
10 9 (1.17%) Serverless
11 8 (1.04%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.65%) Azure Machine Learning
12 5 (0.65%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.65%) Slack
12 5 (0.65%) Trello
13 4 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.52%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (0.52%) OneDrive
13 4 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 61 (7.96%) Firewall
2 32 (4.18%) Internet
3 28 (3.66%) DNS
4 24 (3.13%) SSL
5 23 (3.00%) Network Security
6 19 (2.48%) SAN
6 19 (2.48%) VPN
7 18 (2.35%) HTTP
8 15 (1.96%) VLAN
9 14 (1.83%) TCP/IP
9 14 (1.83%) VoIP
10 11 (1.44%) WAN
11 10 (1.31%) DHCP
11 10 (1.31%) Intranet
12 9 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (1.04%) IPsec
13 8 (1.04%) NetScaler
14 7 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (0.91%) LAN
15 5 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.92%) Big Data
3 52 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (3.52%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.48%) RDBMS
6 16 (2.09%) Data Lake
6 16 (2.09%) QlikView
7 15 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.83%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.70%) Power BI
9 13 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 10 (1.31%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
12 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.04%) Amazon Aurora
13 8 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.91%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.91%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (3.26%) JIRA
2 15 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.70%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.57%) Subversion
5 10 (1.31%) Bitbucket
6 9 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.91%) Selenium
9 5 (0.65%) Gradle
9 5 (0.65%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.65%) webpack
10 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.26%) GitLab
12 2 (0.26%) Hudson
12 2 (0.26%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.13%) Moq
13 1 (0.13%) Xcode
General
1 151 (19.71%) Finance
2 88 (11.49%) Legal
3 64 (8.36%) Retail
4 63 (8.22%) Marketing
5 62 (8.09%) Law
6 46 (6.01%) Banking
7 26 (3.39%) Games
8 19 (2.48%) Telecoms
9 18 (2.35%) Front Office
10 12 (1.57%) Back Office
11 9 (1.17%) Publishing
12 8 (1.04%) Advertising
13 6 (0.78%) Billing
13 6 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.78%) Military
14 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.52%) Dutch Language
15 4 (0.52%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
17 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 168 (21.93%) Analyst
2 72 (9.40%) Consultant
3 69 (9.01%) Architect
4 59 (7.70%) Security Manager
5 53 (6.92%) Data Analyst
6 47 (6.14%) Security Analyst
7 46 (6.01%) Business Analyst
7 46 (6.01%) IT Manager
8 42 (5.48%) Data Manager
9 35 (4.57%) Project Manager
9 35 (4.57%) Security Consultant
10 32 (4.18%) Developer
11 30 (3.92%) Information Analyst
11 30 (3.92%) Information Security Analyst
12 29 (3.79%) Security Architect
13 27 (3.52%) Security Engineer
14 25 (3.26%) Senior Manager
15 22 (2.87%) IT Analyst
16 21 (2.74%) Head of Security
17 19 (2.48%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (5.61%) .NET
2 42 (5.48%) HTML
3 28 (3.66%) CSS
4 19 (2.48%) AngularJS
5 18 (2.35%) React
5 18 (2.35%) SailPoint
6 17 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 14 (1.83%) Web Services
8 13 (1.70%) Node.js
8 13 (1.70%) Spring
9 12 (1.57%) Regular Expression
9 12 (1.57%) SOAP
10 11 (1.44%) REST
11 9 (1.17%) JSON
12 7 (0.91%) Kafka
12 7 (0.91%) XML
13 6 (0.78%) RESTful
14 5 (0.65%) CSS3
14 5 (0.65%) JDBC
14 5 (0.65%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.70%) Management Information System
2 56 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.40%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (5.35%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (2.48%) Data Centre
5 19 (2.48%) User Experience
6 14 (1.83%) Security Operations Centre
6 14 (1.83%) Social Media
7 13 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
8 12 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.31%) PKI
10 9 (1.17%) Blog
10 9 (1.17%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.17%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.04%) IVR
12 7 (0.91%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.91%) Animation
12 7 (0.91%) CMDB
12 7 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 115 (15.01%) Windows
2 65 (8.49%) Linux
3 43 (5.61%) Windows Server
4 22 (2.87%) Windows 10
5 20 (2.61%) Unix
6 10 (1.31%) Android
7 8 (1.04%) Mac OS
8 7 (0.91%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (33.81%) Data Protection
2 195 (25.46%) Information Security
3 185 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (20.50%) Cybersecurity
5 116 (15.14%) Risk Management
6 114 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 105 (13.71%) Project Management
8 98 (12.79%) Analytics
9 79 (10.31%) Data Management
10 77 (10.05%) ITIL
11 74 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
12 72 (9.40%) Data Analysis
13 66 (8.62%) Data Security
14 65 (8.49%) DevOps
14 65 (8.49%) Scrum
15 62 (8.09%) Data Modelling
16 61 (7.96%) Migration
17 57 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
18 56 (7.31%) Change Management
18 56 (7.31%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 146 (19.06%) SQL
2 73 (9.53%) Java
3 38 (4.96%) JavaScript
4 37 (4.83%) C#
5 31 (4.05%) PowerShell
6 29 (3.79%) R
7 25 (3.26%) Python
8 18 (2.35%) C
9 13 (1.70%) Scala
10 12 (1.57%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.31%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.17%) C++
13 8 (1.04%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.91%) Perl
14 7 (0.91%) PHP
15 6 (0.78%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.65%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.52%) Java 8
17 4 (0.52%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 121 (15.80%) CISSP
2 109 (14.23%) Degree
3 99 (12.92%) CISM
4 58 (7.57%) Security Cleared
5 39 (5.09%) CISA
6 37 (4.83%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (3.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 27 (3.52%) CRISC
9 15 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.83%) CCSP
10 14 (1.83%) DBS Check
11 13 (1.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 12 (1.57%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (1.44%) SANS
14 10 (1.31%) CompTIA Security+
14 10 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 10 (1.31%) SC Cleared
15 9 (1.17%) MCSA
15 9 (1.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (26.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (12.14%) PCI DSS
3 63 (8.22%) Data Quality
4 55 (7.18%) NIST
5 45 (5.87%) Cyber Essentials
6 34 (4.44%) COBIT
7 32 (4.18%) QA
8 16 (2.09%) HIPAA
9 14 (1.83%) SLA
10 12 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 12 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (1.17%) MiFID
11 9 (1.17%) PMO
12 6 (0.78%) PSD2
13 5 (0.65%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.52%) IFRS
15 3 (0.39%) EMIR
15 3 (0.39%) ISO 22301
15 3 (0.39%) ITGC
15 3 (0.39%) NCSC
System Software
1 65 (8.49%) Active Directory
2 19 (2.48%) Hyper-V
3 16 (2.09%) Docker
4 13 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.17%) XenApp
6 8 (1.04%) BitLocker
6 8 (1.04%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.52%) HDFS
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (2.74%) Ansible
1 21 (2.74%) Kubernetes
1 21 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (2.74%) Puppet
2 17 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (2.09%) Single Sign-On
4 14 (1.83%) SCOM
5 13 (1.70%) SCCM
6 9 (1.17%) Terraform
7 6 (0.78%) Nagios
8 5 (0.65%) CSIRT
8 5 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.52%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.52%) PaperCut
10 3 (0.39%) WSUS
11 2 (0.26%) CASB
11 2 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.13%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 132 (17.23%) Microsoft
2 88 (11.49%) Oracle
3 59 (7.70%) IBM
4 49 (6.40%) SAP
5 44 (5.74%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (3.39%) Informatica
7 23 (3.00%) Forcepoint
8 22 (2.87%) Cisco
9 21 (2.74%) Splunk
10 20 (2.61%) CA Agile Central
11 19 (2.48%) Google
12 18 (2.35%) Adobe
12 18 (2.35%) Tableau
13 15 (1.96%) Talend
14 14 (1.83%) OpenText
14 14 (1.83%) ServiceNow
14 14 (1.83%) VMware
15 11 (1.44%) Palo Alto
16 9 (1.17%) Databricks
16 9 (1.17%) McAfee