Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 257 245 243
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 +441
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 615 848 1,000
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.27% 1.39% 1.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.97% 10.63% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 476 595 873
Median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £92,750 £97,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% -

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 5,606 7,975 9,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.61% 13.09% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4,276 5,939 7,418
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
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 proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in London

GDPR
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GDPR in London.

Salary trend for GDPR in London

GDPR
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing GDPR in London over the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 April 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 +50 127 £75,000 +25.00% 19
South London +26 35 £60,000 +41.18% 9
West London -37 22 £64,500 -14.00% 6
North London -9 12 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East London +11 11 £60,000 -31.43% 1
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 270 (43.90%) Information Security
2 222 (36.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 188 (30.57%) Data Protection
4 174 (28.29%) Finance
5 141 (22.93%) CISSP
6 136 (22.11%) Cybersecurity
7 129 (20.98%) Firewall
8 118 (19.19%) Azure
9 113 (18.37%) Legal
9 113 (18.37%) PCI DSS
10 109 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
11 107 (17.40%) CISM
12 106 (17.24%) Risk Management
13 95 (15.45%) SIEM
14 94 (15.28%) Microsoft
15 85 (13.82%) SQL
16 84 (13.66%) Data Privacy
17 83 (13.50%) AWS
17 83 (13.50%) Penetration Testing
18 80 (13.01%) Windows
19 79 (12.85%) Cisco Certification
20 73 (11.87%) Law
21 72 (11.71%) Analytics
22 70 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
23 69 (11.22%) DevOps
24 65 (10.57%) Degree
25 64 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
26 62 (10.08%) NIST
27 57 (9.27%) Management Information System
27 57 (9.27%) Office 365

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 18 (2.93%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.46%) CMS
4 7 (1.14%) Confluence
4 7 (1.14%) EPiServer
5 5 (0.81%) Apache
6 4 (0.65%) IIS
6 4 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.49%) SugarCRM
8 2 (0.33%) Drupal
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.16%) Documentum
9 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.16%) SAS
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.65%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.63%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.81%) Infor SunSystems
4 4 (0.65%) iTrent
4 4 (0.65%) Oracle Payroll
4 4 (0.65%) SAP Payroll
4 4 (0.65%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.33%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.33%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 118 (19.19%) Azure
2 83 (13.50%) AWS
3 57 (9.27%) Office 365
4 34 (5.53%) Power Platform
5 27 (4.39%) GCP
6 17 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (2.11%) Dynamics 365
7 13 (2.11%) SaaS
8 12 (1.95%) Mimecast
9 11 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
9 11 (1.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 10 (1.63%) Datadog
10 10 (1.63%) Google Analytics
11 9 (1.46%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.30%) Akamai
13 5 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
13 5 (0.81%) IaaS
14 4 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 4 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 129 (20.98%) Firewall
2 25 (4.07%) Network Security
3 18 (2.93%) DNS
4 16 (2.60%) LAN
5 14 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (1.95%) Wireless
7 11 (1.79%) Internet
8 10 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 10 (1.63%) VoIP
9 9 (1.46%) VPN
10 8 (1.30%) Intranet
11 7 (1.14%) SSL
12 6 (0.98%) PPP
12 6 (0.98%) SAN
12 6 (0.98%) WAN
13 4 (0.65%) Broadband
13 4 (0.65%) NAS
13 4 (0.65%) RSVP
14 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
14 3 (0.49%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.20%) Power BI
3 30 (4.88%) Big Data
4 22 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (2.60%) MySQL
6 15 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.11%) Data Lake
8 12 (1.95%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.79%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.63%) Apache Hive
10 10 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
10 10 (1.63%) BigQuery
10 10 (1.63%) QlikView
10 10 (1.63%) Snowflake Schema
11 9 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.30%) Qlik Sense
12 8 (1.30%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (3.25%) JIRA
2 11 (1.79%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.63%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.14%) Selenium
5 5 (0.81%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.65%) PHPUnit
6 4 (0.65%) Subversion
7 3 (0.49%) Appium
8 2 (0.33%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.33%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.16%) ERwin
9 1 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.16%) Postman
General
1 174 (28.29%) Finance
2 113 (18.37%) Legal
3 73 (11.87%) Law
4 53 (8.62%) Marketing
5 25 (4.07%) Banking
6 24 (3.90%) Advertising
7 18 (2.93%) Retail
8 17 (2.76%) Public Sector
9 6 (0.98%) Games
10 4 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.33%) Automotive
11 2 (0.33%) Back Office
11 2 (0.33%) Electronics
11 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.33%) Local Government
11 2 (0.33%) Military
11 2 (0.33%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (15.12%) Analyst
2 64 (10.41%) Architect
3 56 (9.11%) Security Analyst
4 47 (7.64%) Consultant
5 45 (7.32%) Security Officer
6 43 (6.99%) Information Officer
7 40 (6.50%) Information Manager
7 40 (6.50%) Information Security Officer
7 40 (6.50%) Security Manager
8 38 (6.18%) Security Architect
8 38 (6.18%) Security Engineer
9 37 (6.02%) Information Analyst
9 37 (6.02%) Information Security Analyst
10 35 (5.69%) Developer
10 35 (5.69%) Project Manager
11 32 (5.20%) Information Security Manager
12 31 (5.04%) IT Manager
13 27 (4.39%) Security Consultant
14 26 (4.23%) IT Analyst
15 25 (4.07%) Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.90%) HTML
2 21 (3.41%) CSS
3 19 (3.09%) Web Services
4 17 (2.76%) Kafka
5 16 (2.60%) XML
6 14 (2.28%) .NET
6 14 (2.28%) Apache NiFi
6 14 (2.28%) REST
7 12 (1.95%) SOAP
8 10 (1.63%) Sensu
9 9 (1.46%) Ajax
9 9 (1.46%) DHTML
10 8 (1.30%) JSON
10 8 (1.30%) PyTorch
10 8 (1.30%) TensorFlow
11 6 (0.98%) LDAP
11 6 (0.98%) Node.js
12 5 (0.81%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.81%) jQuery
12 5 (0.81%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 70 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (9.27%) Management Information System
3 54 (8.78%) Data Protection Act
4 27 (4.39%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (3.90%) Cyberthreat
6 15 (2.44%) Reinsurance
7 12 (1.95%) Data Centre
8 11 (1.79%) Marketing Technology
9 10 (1.63%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.63%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.46%) User Experience
11 7 (1.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 7 (1.14%) Social Media
12 6 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.98%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.81%) Cloud Native
13 5 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.81%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.65%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.65%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 80 (13.01%) Windows
2 43 (6.99%) Windows Server
3 30 (4.88%) Linux
4 22 (3.58%) Unix
5 17 (2.76%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.63%) Android
6 10 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.49%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.16%) Fedora
10 1 (0.16%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (43.90%) Information Security
2 188 (30.57%) Data Protection
3 136 (22.11%) Cybersecurity
4 109 (17.72%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (17.24%) Risk Management
6 95 (15.45%) SIEM
7 84 (13.66%) Data Privacy
8 83 (13.50%) Penetration Testing
9 72 (11.71%) Analytics
10 69 (11.22%) DevOps
11 64 (10.41%) Business Intelligence
12 55 (8.94%) Data Governance
13 52 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 51 (8.29%) Data Security
15 45 (7.32%) Data Management
15 45 (7.32%) Project Delivery
15 45 (7.32%) Project Management
16 43 (6.99%) ITIL
16 43 (6.99%) Problem-Solving
17 40 (6.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 85 (13.82%) SQL
2 45 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 34 (5.53%) Python
4 19 (3.09%) C++
5 18 (2.93%) JavaScript
6 16 (2.60%) Java
7 15 (2.44%) C#
8 13 (2.11%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.79%) Apex Code
10 9 (1.46%) C
11 6 (0.98%) VB
12 5 (0.81%) PHP
12 5 (0.81%) Ruby
12 5 (0.81%) Scala
13 4 (0.65%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.49%) Java 8
14 3 (0.49%) R
14 3 (0.49%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.49%) VBA
15 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 141 (22.93%) CISSP
2 107 (17.40%) CISM
3 79 (12.85%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (10.57%) Degree
5 56 (9.11%) CISA
6 33 (5.37%) Security Cleared
7 31 (5.04%) SC Cleared
8 28 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 21 (3.41%) CompTIA Security+
10 19 (3.09%) CCSP
11 18 (2.93%) CHECK Team Leader
11 18 (2.93%) CHECK Team Member
11 18 (2.93%) CREST Certified
11 18 (2.93%) OSCP
12 17 (2.76%) CISMP
12 17 (2.76%) CRISC
13 16 (2.60%) CCNA
14 15 (2.44%) CEH
15 14 (2.28%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
16 13 (2.11%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (36.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 113 (18.37%) PCI DSS
3 62 (10.08%) NIST
4 41 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 34 (5.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 19 (3.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 19 (3.09%) QA
7 16 (2.60%) HIPAA
8 14 (2.28%) ISO 22301
9 13 (2.11%) COBIT
10 12 (1.95%) SLA
11 11 (1.79%) Data Quality
12 10 (1.63%) PSD2
13 9 (1.46%) ITGC
14 8 (1.30%) NCSC
14 8 (1.30%) NIST 800
15 6 (0.98%) FISMA
16 5 (0.81%) FATCA
16 5 (0.81%) ISO 20022
16 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 55 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.98%) HDFS
4 5 (0.81%) Docker
4 5 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.65%) XenApp
6 3 (0.49%) vSphere
7 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.16%) ACF2
8 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (1.79%) Grafana
3 10 (1.63%) Automic
3 10 (1.63%) Nagios
3 10 (1.63%) SCOM
3 10 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (1.14%) Terraform
5 5 (0.81%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.65%) Ansible
6 4 (0.65%) Puppet
7 3 (0.49%) CASB
7 3 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.33%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.16%) Ambari
9 1 (0.16%) Kibana
9 1 (0.16%) logstash
9 1 (0.16%) Oozie
9 1 (0.16%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.16%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 94 (15.28%) Microsoft
2 39 (6.34%) Citrix
3 32 (5.20%) Google
4 31 (5.04%) Oracle
5 28 (4.55%) Cisco
5 28 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (4.55%) VMware
6 26 (4.23%) Informatica
7 17 (2.76%) Pardot
8 16 (2.60%) Meraki
9 15 (2.44%) Tableau
10 11 (1.79%) Databricks
10 11 (1.79%) Facebook
10 11 (1.79%) ServiceNow
10 11 (1.79%) Sophos
10 11 (1.79%) Zscaler
11 10 (1.63%) Splunk
12 8 (1.30%) AlienVault
12 8 (1.30%) IBM
12 8 (1.30%) Talend