Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 317 780
Rank change year-on-year +65 +463 +161
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 877 769 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.32% 1.04% 0.088%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.28% 7.72% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 668 674 53
London median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £38,025 £42,500 £41,100
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £97,500
England 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 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 8,534 9,957 9,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.82% 13.41% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6,567 7,298 7,960
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 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
Central London +36 201 £57,500 -8.00% 32
West London +66 59 £67,500 +17.39% 22
South London +16 31 £60,000 +14.29% 2
East London +9 16 £80,000 +33.33% 6
North London +20 9 £47,500 -18.45% 4
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 London region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 290 (33.07%) Information Security
2 258 (29.42%) Data Protection
3 243 (27.71%) Finance
4 241 (27.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 200 (22.81%) Cybersecurity
6 190 (21.66%) Microsoft
7 182 (20.75%) CISSP
8 156 (17.79%) CISM
9 151 (17.22%) PCI DSS
10 150 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
11 144 (16.42%) Windows
12 119 (13.57%) SQL
13 114 (13.00%) Firewall
13 114 (13.00%) Risk Management
14 111 (12.66%) Degree
15 108 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
16 106 (12.09%) Data Privacy
17 105 (11.97%) Management Information System
18 101 (11.52%) SQL Server
19 97 (11.06%) Project Management
20 93 (10.60%) ITIL
21 92 (10.49%) Legal
22 91 (10.38%) Banking
23 88 (10.03%) SIEM
24 86 (9.81%) Marketing
24 86 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
25 85 (9.69%) Linux
26 81 (9.24%) Penetration Testing
27 78 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
28 77 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure

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 36 (4.10%) Apache
2 29 (3.31%) Tomcat
3 28 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 26 (2.96%) Confluence
5 19 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 18 (2.05%) Apache Solr
7 17 (1.94%) SAS
8 14 (1.60%) Apache Spark
9 13 (1.48%) IIS
10 8 (0.91%) MS Exchange
10 8 (0.91%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.80%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.68%) CMS
12 6 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.68%) WordPress
13 4 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.34%) Umbraco
15 2 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 54 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
2 49 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (3.65%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.46%) SPSS
6 4 (0.46%) Stata
7 2 (0.23%) HipChat
8 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.34%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.34%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.34%) RiskWrite
3 3 (0.34%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.23%) FastStats
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.23%) Raiser's Edge
4 2 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.11%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 77 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (7.64%) SaaS
3 65 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 52 (5.93%) Office 365
5 19 (2.17%) Serverless
6 14 (1.60%) Google Analytics
6 14 (1.60%) PaaS
7 13 (1.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
9 10 (1.14%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.91%) BPaaS
10 8 (0.91%) G Suite
10 8 (0.91%) IaaS
11 7 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
11 7 (0.80%) Slack
12 6 (0.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.68%) GitHub
12 6 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 114 (13.00%) Firewall
2 39 (4.45%) DNS
3 35 (3.99%) Network Security
4 30 (3.42%) TCP/IP
5 29 (3.31%) Internet
6 25 (2.85%) SSL
7 22 (2.51%) HTTP
8 18 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (1.71%) SAN
10 13 (1.48%) VoIP
11 12 (1.37%) VPN
12 11 (1.25%) LAN
13 10 (1.14%) WAN
14 8 (0.91%) iSCSI
14 8 (0.91%) Skype
14 8 (0.91%) VLAN
14 8 (0.91%) Wireless
15 7 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (0.57%) DHCP
16 5 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 65 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (5.25%) Big Data
4 43 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (4.33%) NoSQL
6 36 (4.10%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.31%) SQL Server 2016
8 24 (2.74%) MySQL
8 24 (2.74%) Power BI
8 24 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (2.51%) Hadoop
9 22 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (2.28%) Oracle Reports
11 19 (2.17%) Amazon Aurora
12 18 (2.05%) MongoDB
13 15 (1.71%) Couchbase
14 10 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
15 9 (1.03%) QlikView
16 8 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 48 (5.47%) JIRA
2 47 (5.36%) Subversion
3 34 (3.88%) Git (software)
4 27 (3.08%) Bitbucket
4 27 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 25 (2.85%) Visual Studio Team System
6 20 (2.28%) ER Studio
6 20 (2.28%) ERwin
7 18 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.37%) Hudson
9 7 (0.80%) Maven
10 6 (0.68%) Selenium
11 5 (0.57%) Burp Suite
11 5 (0.57%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.57%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.46%) Metasploit
12 4 (0.46%) Rational Application Developer
13 3 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.23%) GitLab
15 1 (0.11%) SonarQube
General
1 243 (27.71%) Finance
2 92 (10.49%) Legal
3 91 (10.38%) Banking
4 86 (9.81%) Marketing
5 71 (8.10%) Retail
6 67 (7.64%) Law
7 29 (3.31%) Front Office
8 26 (2.96%) Advertising
9 23 (2.62%) Back Office
9 23 (2.62%) Telecoms
10 21 (2.39%) Billing
11 20 (2.28%) Financial Institution
12 18 (2.05%) Games
13 12 (1.37%) Manufacturing
14 9 (1.03%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.91%) Local Government
15 8 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.57%) German Language
17 4 (0.46%) Electronics
17 4 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (13.91%) Analyst
2 102 (11.63%) Architect
3 94 (10.72%) Security Manager
4 70 (7.98%) Consultant
5 48 (5.47%) Developer
6 46 (5.25%) Security Officer
7 43 (4.90%) Information Manager
8 41 (4.68%) Data Architect
8 41 (4.68%) Project Manager
9 40 (4.56%) Information Security Manager
10 36 (4.10%) Security Engineer
11 35 (3.99%) IT Manager
11 35 (3.99%) Support Engineer
12 34 (3.88%) Data Manager
12 34 (3.88%) Security Architect
13 31 (3.53%) Data Analyst
14 30 (3.42%) Security Consultant
15 29 (3.31%) Business Analyst
16 28 (3.19%) Security Specialist
16 28 (3.19%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.39%) HTML
2 49 (5.59%) Web Services
3 47 (5.36%) .NET
4 44 (5.02%) CSS
5 37 (4.22%) React
6 28 (3.19%) Elastic Stack
6 28 (3.19%) Node.js
7 23 (2.62%) ASP.NET
8 22 (2.51%) AngularJS
9 15 (1.71%) RabbitMQ
10 14 (1.60%) jQuery
11 13 (1.48%) JSON
11 13 (1.48%) Laravel
12 12 (1.37%) HTML5
12 12 (1.37%) Vue.js
13 10 (1.14%) REST
14 9 (1.03%) SOAP
14 9 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (0.91%) Spring
16 7 (0.80%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 108 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (11.97%) Management Information System
3 67 (7.64%) Self-Motivation
4 40 (4.56%) Data Protection Act
5 39 (4.45%) Data Centre
6 19 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 19 (2.17%) IVR
6 19 (2.17%) Social Media
7 18 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
7 18 (2.05%) PKI
8 17 (1.94%) User Experience
9 16 (1.82%) Fintech
10 13 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 12 (1.37%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.25%) Security Operations Centre
13 10 (1.14%) Online Banking
14 9 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
14 9 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
15 8 (0.91%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 144 (16.42%) Windows
2 85 (9.69%) Linux
3 51 (5.82%) Windows Server
4 33 (3.76%) Unix
5 14 (1.60%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.48%) Android
7 11 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 10 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.80%) Debian
9 7 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.57%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.57%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.46%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.46%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.11%) CentOS
13 1 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (33.07%) Information Security
2 258 (29.42%) Data Protection
3 200 (22.81%) Cybersecurity
4 150 (17.10%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (13.00%) Risk Management
6 106 (12.09%) Data Privacy
7 97 (11.06%) Project Management
8 93 (10.60%) ITIL
9 88 (10.03%) SIEM
10 86 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
11 81 (9.24%) Penetration Testing
12 78 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 69 (7.87%) Data Modelling
14 68 (7.75%) Data Management
15 67 (7.64%) Scrum
16 65 (7.41%) Change Management
17 64 (7.30%) Computer Science
18 63 (7.18%) Data Security
19 60 (6.84%) Analytics
20 58 (6.61%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (13.57%) SQL
2 66 (7.53%) JavaScript
3 56 (6.39%) Java
4 47 (5.36%) Python
5 44 (5.02%) PowerShell
6 37 (4.22%) PHP
7 28 (3.19%) T-SQL
8 27 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 27 (3.08%) C#
9 20 (2.28%) Shell Script
10 19 (2.17%) Perl
11 18 (2.05%) Bourne shell
11 18 (2.05%) C-shell
11 18 (2.05%) Korn
12 16 (1.82%) Ruby
13 15 (1.71%) R
14 12 (1.37%) C
14 12 (1.37%) Erlang
15 5 (0.57%) PHP 5
15 5 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 182 (20.75%) CISSP
2 156 (17.79%) CISM
3 111 (12.66%) Degree
4 71 (8.10%) CISA
5 35 (3.99%) Security Cleared
6 27 (3.08%) CRISC
7 25 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 21 (2.39%) SANS
9 18 (2.05%) GIAC
10 14 (1.60%) DV Cleared
10 14 (1.60%) ISACA
10 14 (1.60%) PMI Certification
11 12 (1.37%) ISEB
11 12 (1.37%) SC Cleared
12 11 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.14%) AWS Certification
14 9 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.91%) CISMP
15 8 (0.91%) PMP
16 7 (0.80%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (27.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 151 (17.22%) PCI DSS
3 77 (8.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 47 (5.36%) Solvency II
5 42 (4.79%) COBIT
6 37 (4.22%) Data Quality
7 34 (3.88%) MiFID
8 30 (3.42%) HIPAA
9 26 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 21 (2.39%) FATCA
10 21 (2.39%) QA
11 20 (2.28%) Dodd-Frank
11 20 (2.28%) IFRS
12 19 (2.17%) IFRS 9
13 15 (1.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 14 (1.60%) PMO
14 14 (1.60%) SSAE 16
15 13 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 10 (1.14%) NIST 800
16 10 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (6.39%) Active Directory
2 36 (4.10%) Snort
3 22 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (2.05%) Docker
4 18 (2.05%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.03%) DFS Replication
6 7 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.80%) vSphere
7 4 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.23%) HDFS
8 2 (0.23%) XenApp
9 1 (0.11%) Firmware
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.11%) vCloud
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 38 (4.33%) Ansible
2 31 (3.53%) Puppet
3 30 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (2.62%) OSSEC
5 17 (1.94%) Nagios
6 16 (1.82%) Nessus
7 14 (1.60%) SCOM
8 13 (1.48%) Terraform
9 10 (1.14%) Kubernetes
10 8 (0.91%) SCCM
11 7 (0.80%) Tivoli
12 5 (0.57%) Salt
13 4 (0.46%) QRadar
13 4 (0.46%) RSA Archer
13 4 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.46%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 3 (0.34%) CSIRT
14 3 (0.34%) Jamf Pro
14 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
14 3 (0.34%) Nmap
Vendors
1 190 (21.66%) Microsoft
2 73 (8.32%) Oracle
3 34 (3.88%) Splunk
4 31 (3.53%) Google
4 31 (3.53%) IBM
5 27 (3.08%) SAP
5 27 (3.08%) VMware
6 26 (2.96%) Cisco
7 15 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.48%) Rapid7
9 12 (1.37%) Qualys
9 12 (1.37%) Tableau
10 10 (1.14%) Dell
11 9 (1.03%) Citrix
11 9 (1.03%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.91%) Cadence
12 8 (0.91%) EMC
12 8 (0.91%) EqualLogic
12 8 (0.91%) HP
12 8 (0.91%) NetApp