Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 264 371 838
Rank change year-on-year +107 +467 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 864 620 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.27% 0.83% 0.039%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.08% 6.22% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 699 549 27
London median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.87% -
10th Percentile £38,200 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £96,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -

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 8,575 9,975 10,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.61% 13.38% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6,722 7,075 8,249
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £34,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +78 228 £60,000 -14.29% 37
West London +45 37 £67,500 +17.39% 17
South London +19 24 £60,000 +20.00% 7
East London -9 16 £71,225 +18.71% 6
North London +20 11 £45,000 -20.35% 2
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 315 (36.46%) Information Security
2 279 (32.29%) Finance
2 279 (32.29%) Data Protection
3 227 (26.27%) CISSP
4 215 (24.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 173 (20.02%) CISM
6 159 (18.40%) Cybersecurity
7 151 (17.48%) PCI DSS
8 145 (16.78%) Microsoft
9 135 (15.63%) Windows
10 131 (15.16%) Risk Management
11 123 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
12 122 (14.12%) Firewall
12 122 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
13 117 (13.54%) Degree
14 116 (13.43%) Legal
15 112 (12.96%) Data Privacy
16 105 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
17 104 (12.04%) Management Information System
18 103 (11.92%) CISA
19 100 (11.57%) SQL
20 99 (11.46%) ITIL
21 94 (10.88%) Project Management
22 89 (10.30%) SIEM
23 82 (9.49%) Banking
24 73 (8.45%) Linux
25 71 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
26 69 (7.99%) Penetration Testing
27 68 (7.87%) SQL Server
28 67 (7.75%) Oracle

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 20 (2.31%) IIS
1 20 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.20%) Confluence
3 15 (1.74%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (1.50%) SAS
5 12 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.27%) WordPress
7 10 (1.16%) Apache
8 8 (0.93%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.81%) CMS
9 7 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.69%) Drupal
11 5 (0.58%) Documentum
12 4 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 53 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.23%) HipChat
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
7 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.58%) SAP BPC
2 5 (0.58%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.35%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.35%) RiskWrite
3 3 (0.35%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.23%) Raiser's Edge
5 1 (0.12%) FastStats
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Relativity
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.12%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 66 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (7.06%) Office 365
4 35 (4.05%) SaaS
5 17 (1.97%) Serverless
6 14 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (1.62%) PaaS
7 13 (1.50%) Google Analytics
8 11 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
10 9 (1.04%) G Suite
11 8 (0.93%) BPaaS
12 7 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.81%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.81%) GitHub
13 5 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.58%) CloudFront
13 5 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 122 (14.12%) Firewall
2 33 (3.82%) Intrusion Detection
3 30 (3.47%) Network Security
4 29 (3.36%) TCP/IP
5 25 (2.89%) Internet
6 21 (2.43%) DNS
7 17 (1.97%) LAN
7 17 (1.97%) VPN
7 17 (1.97%) WAN
8 15 (1.74%) SAN
9 14 (1.62%) Wireless
10 9 (1.04%) Intranet
10 9 (1.04%) SSL
10 9 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (0.93%) Skype
12 7 (0.81%) IPsec
12 7 (0.81%) VLAN
12 7 (0.81%) VoIP
13 6 (0.69%) DHCP
13 6 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.90%) Big Data
3 47 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (4.40%) Relational Database
5 29 (3.36%) Power BI
6 27 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.43%) MySQL
7 21 (2.43%) NoSQL
8 19 (2.20%) Hadoop
9 14 (1.62%) Amazon Aurora
10 13 (1.50%) MongoDB
10 13 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
13 9 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.93%) QlikView
15 7 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.69%) Redis
16 6 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (3.70%) JIRA
2 22 (2.55%) Visual Studio
3 19 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
4 15 (1.74%) Subversion
5 14 (1.62%) Bitbucket
5 14 (1.62%) Git (software)
6 10 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (1.04%) Jenkins
8 8 (0.93%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.58%) Selenium
10 4 (0.46%) Metasploit
10 4 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.23%) Hudson
12 1 (0.12%) Appium
12 1 (0.12%) Burp Suite
12 1 (0.12%) git-flow
12 1 (0.12%) GitLab
12 1 (0.12%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 279 (32.29%) Finance
2 116 (13.43%) Legal
3 82 (9.49%) Banking
4 64 (7.41%) Retail
5 62 (7.18%) Marketing
6 59 (6.83%) Law
7 30 (3.47%) Advertising
8 28 (3.24%) Back Office
9 23 (2.66%) Telecoms
10 21 (2.43%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.85%) Front Office
12 10 (1.16%) Publishing
13 9 (1.04%) Local Government
13 9 (1.04%) Manufacturing
13 9 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.93%) Games
15 5 (0.58%) German Language
15 5 (0.58%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.35%) Billing
16 3 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 132 (15.28%) Analyst
2 96 (11.11%) Consultant
3 87 (10.07%) Security Manager
4 79 (9.14%) Architect
5 51 (5.90%) Security Officer
6 46 (5.32%) Senior Consultant
7 44 (5.09%) Information Manager
7 44 (5.09%) IT Manager
8 41 (4.75%) Information Security Manager
8 41 (4.75%) Project Manager
9 38 (4.40%) Data Manager
10 36 (4.17%) Security Consultant
11 34 (3.94%) Security Analyst
12 33 (3.82%) Business Analyst
12 33 (3.82%) Data Consultant
13 32 (3.70%) Data Architect
13 32 (3.70%) Information Security Officer
14 31 (3.59%) Developer
15 30 (3.47%) Information Officer
15 30 (3.47%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.98%) HTML
2 35 (4.05%) .NET
3 32 (3.70%) Web Services
4 31 (3.59%) CSS
5 26 (3.01%) Elastic Stack
6 24 (2.78%) Node.js
7 23 (2.66%) React
8 18 (2.08%) ASP.NET
9 12 (1.39%) SAML
10 11 (1.27%) HTML5
10 11 (1.27%) REST
11 8 (0.93%) AngularJS
11 8 (0.93%) jQuery
11 8 (0.93%) OAuth
11 8 (0.93%) SOAP
12 7 (0.81%) Sass
13 5 (0.58%) Memcached
13 5 (0.58%) Natural Language Processing
13 5 (0.58%) SailPoint
13 5 (0.58%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 123 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (12.04%) Management Information System
3 45 (5.21%) Data Protection Act
4 38 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 26 (3.01%) Data Centre
7 23 (2.66%) Fintech
8 22 (2.55%) PKI
9 14 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
10 13 (1.50%) Freedom of Information
10 13 (1.50%) IVR
11 11 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.27%) Social Media
12 9 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (1.04%) Freedom of Information Act
12 9 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
12 9 (1.04%) User Experience
13 8 (0.93%) Equities
13 8 (0.93%) Life Science
13 8 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 135 (15.63%) Windows
2 73 (8.45%) Linux
3 39 (4.51%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.78%) Unix
5 20 (2.31%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.04%) Android
8 6 (0.69%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.69%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.46%) Kali Linux
9 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.46%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (36.46%) Information Security
2 279 (32.29%) Data Protection
3 159 (18.40%) Cybersecurity
4 131 (15.16%) Risk Management
5 122 (14.12%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (12.96%) Data Privacy
7 105 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 99 (11.46%) ITIL
9 94 (10.88%) Project Management
10 89 (10.30%) SIEM
11 71 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
12 69 (7.99%) Penetration Testing
13 67 (7.75%) Vulnerability Management
14 63 (7.29%) Information Governance
15 60 (6.94%) Security Architecture
16 57 (6.60%) PRINCE2
17 56 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
18 55 (6.37%) Data Security
19 54 (6.25%) Data Management
20 49 (5.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (11.57%) SQL
2 44 (5.09%) JavaScript
3 35 (4.05%) Python
4 24 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 22 (2.55%) C#
5 22 (2.55%) Java
6 16 (1.85%) PHP
6 16 (1.85%) R
7 15 (1.74%) C
8 14 (1.62%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.04%) Go
9 9 (1.04%) VBA
10 6 (0.69%) Bash Shell
11 5 (0.58%) Elixir
11 5 (0.58%) Erlang
11 5 (0.58%) Ruby
11 5 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 3 (0.35%) PHP 5
13 3 (0.35%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 227 (26.27%) CISSP
2 173 (20.02%) CISM
3 117 (13.54%) Degree
4 103 (11.92%) CISA
5 35 (4.05%) CRISC
6 32 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 19 (2.20%) SANS
8 18 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (1.97%) GIAC
10 15 (1.74%) PMI Certification
11 13 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (1.50%) PMP
12 12 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (1.27%) SC Cleared
14 10 (1.16%) AWS Certification
14 10 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (1.04%) CREST Certified
15 9 (1.04%) ISACA
15 9 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (24.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 151 (17.48%) PCI DSS
3 57 (6.60%) Cyber Essentials
4 53 (6.13%) COBIT
5 44 (5.09%) Solvency II
6 38 (4.40%) Data Quality
7 33 (3.82%) MiFID
8 32 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 23 (2.66%) FATCA
10 21 (2.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 20 (2.31%) Dodd-Frank
11 20 (2.31%) IFRS
11 20 (2.31%) IFRS 9
12 15 (1.74%) SLA
13 14 (1.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 14 (1.62%) SSAE 16
14 13 (1.50%) HIPAA
15 11 (1.27%) ISO 9001
15 11 (1.27%) NIST 800
15 11 (1.27%) PMO
System Software
1 46 (5.32%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.78%) Snort
3 21 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.74%) Docker
5 14 (1.62%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.93%) vSphere
7 5 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.23%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.23%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.23%) XenApp
10 1 (0.12%) Firmware
10 1 (0.12%) HDFS
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (2.43%) OSSEC
2 16 (1.85%) Ansible
3 15 (1.74%) Terraform
4 12 (1.39%) Puppet
5 11 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.93%) SCCM
7 6 (0.69%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.69%) Nagios
7 6 (0.69%) Salt
8 4 (0.46%) EnCase
8 4 (0.46%) Nessus
8 4 (0.46%) RSA Archer
8 4 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.35%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.35%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (0.35%) Nexpose
9 3 (0.35%) Nmap
9 3 (0.35%) SCOM
9 3 (0.35%) Suricata
9 3 (0.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 145 (16.78%) Microsoft
2 67 (7.75%) Oracle
3 44 (5.09%) IBM
4 35 (4.05%) VMware
5 33 (3.82%) SAP
6 29 (3.36%) Cisco
7 28 (3.24%) Google
8 15 (1.74%) Tableau
9 12 (1.39%) Informatica
9 12 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (1.39%) Splunk
10 11 (1.27%) Citrix
11 9 (1.04%) Sophos
12 7 (0.81%) Apple
12 7 (0.81%) LogRhythm
12 7 (0.81%) McAfee
12 7 (0.81%) Nuix
12 7 (0.81%) OpenText
12 7 (0.81%) Symantec
13 6 (0.69%) OneTrust