Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 266 273 371
Rank change year-on-year +7 +98 +461
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 662 861 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.21% 1.27% 0.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.82% 10.00% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 544 692 569
London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -7.41% +8.87%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,575 £46,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £89,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% -15.20% +4.17%

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 6,739 8,607 10,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.35% 12.65% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,261 6,748 7,118
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £34,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
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 22 October 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 October 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 -52 131 £60,000 +4.35% 50
South London -5 34 £47,500 -20.83% 6
East London +40 26 £69,500 -2.42% 11
West London +1 25 £40,000 -40.74% 17
North London -2 10 £57,500 +27.78% 6
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 206 (31.12%) Information Security
2 196 (29.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 151 (22.81%) Data Protection
4 143 (21.60%) Cybersecurity
5 128 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
5 128 (19.34%) Finance
6 122 (18.43%) Microsoft
7 118 (17.82%) CISSP
8 109 (16.47%) CISM
9 108 (16.31%) Azure
10 103 (15.56%) Degree
11 98 (14.80%) Risk Management
12 95 (14.35%) Project Management
13 89 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 83 (12.54%) Legal
14 83 (12.54%) SQL
15 80 (12.08%) PCI DSS
16 79 (11.93%) Analytics
17 78 (11.78%) AWS
18 76 (11.48%) Data Privacy
19 72 (10.88%) Management Information System
20 70 (10.57%) Law
21 69 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
22 68 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
23 66 (9.97%) SQL Server
24 65 (9.82%) CRM
24 65 (9.82%) Data Management
25 64 (9.67%) Windows
26 60 (9.06%) Oracle
26 60 (9.06%) 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 25 (3.78%) CMS
2 19 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.81%) Apache
4 9 (1.36%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.06%) Documentum
6 6 (0.91%) Alfresco
6 6 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.91%) SugarCRM
7 5 (0.76%) IIS
7 5 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (0.76%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.60%) Confluence
8 4 (0.60%) JBoss
9 3 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.45%) nginx
10 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.15%) Tornado
10 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (5.44%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.60%) SPSS
4 4 (0.60%) Stata
5 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.30%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.45%) Magento
4 3 (0.45%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.45%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.30%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.30%) FastStats
5 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 108 (16.31%) Azure
2 78 (11.78%) AWS
3 50 (7.55%) Office 365
4 25 (3.78%) SaaS
5 20 (3.02%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (2.27%) Power Platform
7 12 (1.81%) IaaS
8 10 (1.51%) Google Analytics
9 8 (1.21%) GCP
10 7 (1.06%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.06%) OneDrive
10 7 (1.06%) PowerApps
11 6 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
12 5 (0.76%) PaaS
13 4 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (0.60%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 54 (8.16%) Firewall
2 17 (2.57%) Internet
3 16 (2.42%) VPN
4 14 (2.11%) DNS
5 13 (1.96%) Network Security
6 10 (1.51%) SSL
7 8 (1.21%) LAN
7 8 (1.21%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.21%) VoIP
7 8 (1.21%) WAN
8 7 (1.06%) Intranet
8 7 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (1.06%) IPsec
8 7 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.91%) DHCP
9 6 (0.91%) NetScaler
9 6 (0.91%) PPP
10 5 (0.76%) SAN
10 5 (0.76%) Skype
10 5 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (9.97%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.74%) Big Data
3 28 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (2.57%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (2.27%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.36%) Apache Hive
7 9 (1.36%) Cosmos DB
7 9 (1.36%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (1.21%) Power BI
9 7 (1.06%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.06%) Data Mining
9 7 (1.06%) HDInsight
10 6 (0.91%) Neo4j
10 6 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (2.72%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.96%) JIRA
3 11 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.66%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.91%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.76%) Gradle
5 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (0.76%) webpack
6 4 (0.60%) Subversion
6 4 (0.60%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.45%) Appium
7 3 (0.45%) Selenium
7 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.30%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.15%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.15%) Moq
9 1 (0.15%) NUnit
General
1 128 (19.34%) Finance
2 83 (12.54%) Legal
3 70 (10.57%) Law
4 47 (7.10%) Marketing
5 39 (5.89%) Banking
6 36 (5.44%) Retail
7 34 (5.14%) Public Sector
8 15 (2.27%) Investment Banking
8 15 (2.27%) Publishing
9 13 (1.96%) Advertising
10 12 (1.81%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.06%) Military
12 5 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.76%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.60%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.45%) Games
14 3 (0.45%) German Language
15 2 (0.30%) Billing
15 2 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 125 (18.88%) Analyst
2 69 (10.42%) Security Manager
3 67 (10.12%) Consultant
4 52 (7.85%) Architect
5 46 (6.95%) Security Analyst
6 40 (6.04%) IT Manager
7 36 (5.44%) Developer
8 35 (5.29%) Security Consultant
9 34 (5.14%) Project Manager
10 33 (4.98%) Information Security Manager
11 31 (4.68%) Security Officer
12 30 (4.53%) Data Manager
12 30 (4.53%) Information Manager
13 29 (4.38%) Business Analyst
14 28 (4.23%) Information Analyst
14 28 (4.23%) Information Security Analyst
14 28 (4.23%) Senior Manager
15 24 (3.63%) Data Analyst
16 23 (3.47%) Information Officer
16 23 (3.47%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (5.74%) .NET
2 32 (4.83%) HTML
3 27 (4.08%) CSS
4 23 (3.47%) REST
5 21 (3.17%) XML
6 18 (2.72%) SailPoint
6 18 (2.72%) Web Services
7 17 (2.57%) AngularJS
8 16 (2.42%) JSON
9 15 (2.27%) J2EE
9 15 (2.27%) XSD
9 15 (2.27%) XSLT
10 12 (1.81%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.51%) LDAP
11 10 (1.51%) SOAP
12 9 (1.36%) React
12 9 (1.36%) Sass
13 8 (1.21%) Node.js
14 7 (1.06%) RESTful
15 6 (0.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.88%) Management Information System
2 60 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
4 43 (6.50%) Data Protection Act
5 19 (2.87%) Blog
6 17 (2.57%) User Experience
7 15 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 15 (2.27%) Social Media
8 12 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 10 (1.51%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.21%) PKI
12 7 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.06%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
14 5 (0.76%) Derivative
15 4 (0.60%) CMDB
15 4 (0.60%) Digital Media
15 4 (0.60%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 64 (9.67%) Windows
2 53 (8.01%) Linux
3 33 (4.98%) Unix
4 23 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 20 (3.02%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.81%) Solaris
7 10 (1.51%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.21%) Android
9 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (31.12%) Information Security
2 151 (22.81%) Data Protection
3 143 (21.60%) Cybersecurity
4 128 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (14.80%) Risk Management
6 95 (14.35%) Project Management
7 89 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 79 (11.93%) Analytics
9 76 (11.48%) Data Privacy
10 69 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
11 68 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
12 65 (9.82%) CRM
12 65 (9.82%) Data Management
13 60 (9.06%) Data Security
14 56 (8.46%) DevOps
14 56 (8.46%) Scrum
15 53 (8.01%) Change Management
16 47 (7.10%) Due Diligence
17 46 (6.95%) Business Continuity
18 44 (6.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 83 (12.54%) SQL
2 53 (8.01%) Java
3 35 (5.29%) C#
4 34 (5.14%) JavaScript
5 26 (3.93%) Python
6 21 (3.17%) C
7 18 (2.72%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.27%) Scala
9 13 (1.96%) PHP
9 13 (1.96%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.81%) Bourne shell
10 12 (1.81%) C-shell
10 12 (1.81%) Korn
11 11 (1.66%) Bash Shell
12 10 (1.51%) R
13 7 (1.06%) Perl
13 7 (1.06%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.91%) Java 8
15 3 (0.45%) C++
15 3 (0.45%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 118 (17.82%) CISSP
2 109 (16.47%) CISM
3 103 (15.56%) Degree
4 31 (4.68%) CISA
5 30 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (3.47%) Security Cleared
7 21 (3.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 21 (3.17%) CRISC
8 12 (1.81%) CCSP
8 12 (1.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 11 (1.66%) Master's Degree
10 10 (1.51%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (1.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (1.36%) SANS
12 7 (1.06%) DBS Check
12 7 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.91%) MCSA
13 6 (0.91%) MCSE
13 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 196 (29.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 80 (12.08%) PCI DSS
3 52 (7.85%) NIST
4 38 (5.74%) Data Quality
5 35 (5.29%) Cyber Essentials
6 30 (4.53%) QA
7 26 (3.93%) COBIT
7 26 (3.93%) SLA
8 16 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 15 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (1.81%) PSD2
11 10 (1.51%) HIPAA
12 9 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 8 (1.21%) FISMA
14 6 (0.91%) MiFID
15 5 (0.76%) EMIR
16 4 (0.60%) ISO 22301
16 4 (0.60%) NCSC
17 3 (0.45%) PMO
18 2 (0.30%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 36 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.51%) Docker
3 9 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.21%) HDFS
5 6 (0.91%) BitLocker
5 6 (0.91%) Firmware
5 6 (0.91%) XenApp
5 6 (0.91%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (2.27%) SCCM
2 14 (2.11%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
4 12 (1.81%) Terraform
5 7 (1.06%) Ansible
6 6 (0.91%) Jamf Pro
6 6 (0.91%) Puppet
6 6 (0.91%) SCOM
6 6 (0.91%) WSUS
7 4 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.60%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.60%) PaperCut
7 4 (0.60%) Perfmon
8 3 (0.45%) CASB
8 3 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.30%) Ambari
9 2 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.30%) Oozie
Vendors
1 122 (18.43%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.06%) Oracle
3 44 (6.65%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (3.63%) IBM
5 21 (3.17%) Google
5 21 (3.17%) SAP
6 20 (3.02%) CA Agile Central
7 18 (2.72%) Adobe
8 17 (2.57%) Forcepoint
9 16 (2.42%) Cisco
10 15 (2.27%) Informatica
11 14 (2.11%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.21%) CA
12 8 (1.21%) OpenText
12 8 (1.21%) Palo Alto
12 8 (1.21%) Tableau
12 8 (1.21%) Yardi
13 7 (1.06%) Databricks
14 6 (0.91%) Citrix
14 6 (0.91%) Zoho