Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 2020 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 281 263 269
Rank change year-on-year -18 +6 +499
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 591 808 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.17% 1.29% 1.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.93% 9.85% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 463 585 788
London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -4.94% +1.15%
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,850 £41,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £95,000 £91,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% -4.00%

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 5,953 8,200 9,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.79% 13.08% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,574 6,121 7,326
London median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 2020. 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 +23 127 £75,000 +30.43% 46
South London +16 41 £60,000 - 7
East London +16 18 £73,500 -8.13% 4
North London +3 17 £47,500 - 8
West London -14 16 £72,500 +7.41% 17
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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.

1 222 (37.56%) Information Security
2 187 (31.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 167 (28.26%) Finance
4 137 (23.18%) Data Protection
5 134 (22.67%) Cybersecurity
6 113 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (18.27%) Legal
8 101 (17.09%) CISSP
9 97 (16.41%) Risk Management
10 96 (16.24%) PCI DSS
11 88 (14.89%) CISM
12 85 (14.38%) Microsoft
12 85 (14.38%) Degree
13 83 (14.04%) Data Privacy
13 83 (14.04%) Azure
14 82 (13.87%) SQL
15 79 (13.37%) Law
16 77 (13.03%) Firewall
17 71 (12.01%) Project Management
18 70 (11.84%) AWS
19 69 (11.68%) Management Information System
20 68 (11.51%) NIST
21 62 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
22 61 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
23 60 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
23 60 (10.15%) DevOps
24 59 (9.98%) Analytics
25 56 (9.48%) Penetration Testing
26 54 (9.14%) SQL Server
27 52 (8.80%) Data Management

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 15 (2.54%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.35%) Apache
4 6 (1.02%) IIS
5 5 (0.85%) CMS
5 5 (0.85%) Confluence
5 5 (0.85%) SugarCRM
6 3 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (0.51%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.51%) nginx
7 2 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.34%) Drupal
7 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.89%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.68%) SPSS
6 3 (0.51%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.18%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.68%) Magento
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.68%) Oracle Payroll
4 4 (0.68%) SAP Payroll
5 3 (0.51%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.34%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 83 (14.04%) Azure
2 70 (11.84%) AWS
3 32 (5.41%) Office 365
4 21 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (3.38%) Power Platform
6 19 (3.21%) GCP
7 15 (2.54%) SaaS
8 13 (2.20%) Google Analytics
9 12 (2.03%) Amazon S3
10 10 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (1.69%) Datadog
11 8 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
11 8 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
12 7 (1.18%) IaaS
13 6 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.85%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.85%) PaaS
14 5 (0.85%) PowerApps
15 4 (0.68%) Akamai
15 4 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 77 (13.03%) Firewall
2 19 (3.21%) Network Security
3 10 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (1.52%) LAN
4 9 (1.52%) PPP
4 9 (1.52%) WAN
5 8 (1.35%) Internet
5 8 (1.35%) VoIP
6 7 (1.18%) SAN
7 6 (1.02%) Intranet
8 5 (0.85%) DNS
8 5 (0.85%) VPN
8 5 (0.85%) Wireless
9 3 (0.51%) HTTP
9 3 (0.51%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.34%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.34%) SSL
10 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.58%) Big Data
3 22 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.71%) Oracle Database
6 15 (2.54%) Power BI
7 14 (2.37%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.20%) Apache Hive
8 13 (2.20%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.03%) MySQL
9 12 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.86%) HDInsight
11 10 (1.69%) QlikView
11 10 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.35%) Neo4j
13 7 (1.18%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.18%) Snowflake Schema
13 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (1.02%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (2.71%) JIRA
2 14 (2.37%) Visual Studio
3 13 (2.20%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.85%) Selenium
6 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.51%) Appium
7 3 (0.51%) Subversion
8 2 (0.34%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.34%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.17%) Gradle
9 1 (0.17%) Postman
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 167 (28.26%) Finance
2 108 (18.27%) Legal
3 79 (13.37%) Law
4 42 (7.11%) Marketing
5 41 (6.94%) Banking
6 22 (3.72%) Advertising
7 21 (3.55%) Public Sector
8 16 (2.71%) Retail
9 15 (2.54%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.18%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.85%) Games
11 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.85%) Publishing
12 4 (0.68%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.34%) Back Office
14 2 (0.34%) Electronics
14 2 (0.34%) French Language
14 2 (0.34%) German Language
15 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 78 (13.20%) Analyst
2 54 (9.14%) Security Manager
3 50 (8.46%) Architect
4 43 (7.28%) Information Security Manager
5 41 (6.94%) Information Manager
6 38 (6.43%) Security Officer
7 37 (6.26%) Consultant
8 36 (6.09%) Developer
8 36 (6.09%) Information Officer
8 36 (6.09%) Information Security Officer
9 32 (5.41%) IT Manager
9 32 (5.41%) Project Manager
9 32 (5.41%) Security Analyst
10 25 (4.23%) Security Engineer
11 23 (3.89%) Information Analyst
11 23 (3.89%) Information Security Analyst
12 19 (3.21%) Data Architect
13 18 (3.05%) Security Consultant
14 17 (2.88%) Security Architect
14 17 (2.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.25%) XML
2 25 (4.23%) .NET
3 21 (3.55%) HTML
4 19 (3.21%) CSS
5 17 (2.88%) Web Services
6 16 (2.71%) REST
7 15 (2.54%) J2EE
7 15 (2.54%) Kafka
7 15 (2.54%) XSD
7 15 (2.54%) XSLT
8 12 (2.03%) JSON
9 11 (1.86%) Apache NiFi
10 10 (1.69%) Ajax
10 10 (1.69%) DHTML
10 10 (1.69%) Sensu
11 9 (1.52%) LDAP
12 8 (1.35%) LAPP Stack
13 7 (1.18%) Node.js
13 7 (1.18%) Sass
14 6 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.68%) Management Information System
2 62 (10.49%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (7.61%) Data Protection Act
4 36 (6.09%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.37%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.03%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (2.03%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.69%) Blog
7 10 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.69%) Reinsurance
8 9 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.52%) User Experience
9 7 (1.18%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 6 (1.02%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.02%) Social Media
11 5 (0.85%) SWIFT
12 4 (0.68%) Derivative
12 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.68%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.94%) Windows
2 33 (5.58%) Linux
3 28 (4.74%) Unix
4 26 (4.40%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.03%) Solaris
6 10 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.52%) Android
8 8 (1.35%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.51%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (37.56%) Information Security
2 137 (23.18%) Data Protection
3 134 (22.67%) Cybersecurity
4 113 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (16.41%) Risk Management
6 83 (14.04%) Data Privacy
7 71 (12.01%) Project Management
8 61 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
9 60 (10.15%) DevOps
9 60 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 59 (9.98%) Analytics
11 56 (9.48%) Penetration Testing
12 52 (8.80%) Data Management
13 51 (8.63%) Problem-Solving
14 48 (8.12%) Data Governance
15 46 (7.78%) SIEM
16 45 (7.61%) CRM
17 44 (7.45%) Data Security
18 42 (7.11%) Business Continuity
19 39 (6.60%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 82 (13.87%) SQL
2 33 (5.58%) Python
3 29 (4.91%) PowerShell
4 28 (4.74%) Java
4 28 (4.74%) JavaScript
5 25 (4.23%) C#
6 14 (2.37%) C++
7 13 (2.20%) T-SQL
8 12 (2.03%) Bourne shell
8 12 (2.03%) C-shell
8 12 (2.03%) Korn
9 10 (1.69%) PHP
10 8 (1.35%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.35%) C
11 7 (1.18%) Ruby
12 6 (1.02%) Scala
13 5 (0.85%) R
13 5 (0.85%) VBA
14 4 (0.68%) Java 8
14 4 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 101 (17.09%) CISSP
2 88 (14.89%) CISM
3 85 (14.38%) Degree
4 48 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (6.43%) CISA
6 27 (4.57%) Security Cleared
7 22 (3.72%) SC Cleared
8 19 (3.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 19 (3.21%) CRISC
9 13 (2.20%) CompTIA Security+
10 12 (2.03%) CHECK Team Leader
10 12 (2.03%) CHECK Team Member
10 12 (2.03%) CREST Certified
10 12 (2.03%) OSCP
11 11 (1.86%) CCSP
12 10 (1.69%) CISMP
12 10 (1.69%) Master's Degree
12 10 (1.69%) SSCP
13 9 (1.52%) CEH
14 6 (1.02%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (31.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 96 (16.24%) PCI DSS
3 68 (11.51%) NIST
4 37 (6.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 35 (5.92%) Cyber Essentials
6 25 (4.23%) QA
7 23 (3.89%) SLA
8 19 (3.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 18 (3.05%) Data Quality
10 17 (2.88%) HIPAA
11 15 (2.54%) PSD2
12 11 (1.86%) FISMA
12 11 (1.86%) ISO 22301
12 11 (1.86%) NCSC
13 9 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 8 (1.35%) ITGC
14 8 (1.35%) MiFID
14 8 (1.35%) NIST 800
15 5 (0.85%) FATCA
15 5 (0.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 29 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.69%) HDFS
4 6 (1.02%) Docker
5 4 (0.68%) Firmware
5 4 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.51%) vSphere
7 2 (0.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.17%) ACF2
8 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 11 (1.86%) Grafana
2 10 (1.69%) Automic
2 10 (1.69%) Nagios
2 10 (1.69%) SCOM
3 9 (1.52%) Terraform
4 7 (1.18%) Ansible
5 6 (1.02%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.02%) Puppet
5 6 (1.02%) SCCM
6 4 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (0.68%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (0.68%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.68%) Perfmon
6 4 (0.68%) WSUS
7 3 (0.51%) CASB
7 3 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.34%) Ambari
8 2 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 85 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 49 (8.29%) Oracle
3 32 (5.41%) Google
4 30 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (3.38%) Informatica
6 18 (3.05%) VMware
7 16 (2.71%) Citrix
8 15 (2.54%) ServiceNow
9 12 (2.03%) CA
9 12 (2.03%) Pardot
10 11 (1.86%) Cisco
10 11 (1.86%) SAP
10 11 (1.86%) Splunk
10 11 (1.86%) Tableau
11 10 (1.69%) IBM
12 8 (1.35%) Facebook
12 8 (1.35%) Twitter
12 8 (1.35%) Workday
13 7 (1.18%) Sophos
14 6 (1.02%) Yardi