Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 231 270 273
Rank change year-on-year +39 +3 -32
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 499 507 759
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.48% 1.28% 1.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.56% 10.92% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 333 378 525
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £46,713
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £83,750 £78,563 £83,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £92,500 £100,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -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 3,974 4,642 7,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.82% 11.68% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,874 3,592 5,929
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% +7.00% -

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 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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 +48 92 £67,500 -3.57% 25
South London +11 15 £37,500 -25.00% 2
West London +19 13 £46,250 -28.85% 11
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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.

1 160 (32.06%) Information Security
2 153 (30.66%) Finance
3 132 (26.45%) Azure
4 130 (26.05%) Data Protection
5 126 (25.25%) Social Skills
6 118 (23.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 106 (21.24%) Business Intelligence
7 106 (21.24%) Cybersecurity
8 100 (20.04%) AWS
9 92 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
10 85 (17.03%) SQL
11 84 (16.83%) CISSP
11 84 (16.83%) PCI DSS
12 81 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
13 75 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
14 73 (14.63%) CISM
15 71 (14.23%) Microsoft
16 70 (14.03%) Risk Management
17 68 (13.63%) DevOps
18 66 (13.23%) Degree
19 65 (13.03%) Python
19 65 (13.03%) Analytics
20 62 (12.42%) Management Information System
21 57 (11.42%) Data Privacy
22 53 (10.62%) Project Management
23 52 (10.42%) Marketing
23 52 (10.42%) GCP
24 50 (10.02%) Microsoft 365
24 50 (10.02%) NIST
25 48 (9.62%) Cisco Certification

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 19 (3.81%) Apache
2 18 (3.61%) Apache Airflow
3 17 (3.41%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.80%) Confluence
5 6 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.80%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.60%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.20%) Drupal
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.81%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.61%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (6.41%) Oracle ERP
2 20 (4.01%) Oracle Receivables
3 19 (3.81%) Oracle Payables
4 13 (2.61%) Oracle Cash Management
4 13 (2.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (2.61%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 7 (1.40%) SAP Business One
6 6 (1.20%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.60%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.40%) Cloudability
9 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 132 (26.45%) Azure
2 100 (20.04%) AWS
3 52 (10.42%) GCP
4 50 (10.02%) Microsoft 365
5 47 (9.42%) SaaS
6 33 (6.61%) Power Platform
7 32 (6.41%) Serverless
8 16 (3.21%) Cloud Functions
9 12 (2.40%) GitHub
10 10 (2.00%) PaaS
11 7 (1.40%) Google Data Studio
12 6 (1.20%) Trello
13 5 (1.00%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.80%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.80%) Google Workspace
14 4 (0.80%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.40%) Azure Functions
15 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.01%) Firewall
2 11 (2.20%) LAN
2 11 (2.20%) WAN
3 10 (2.00%) DNS
4 9 (1.80%) DHCP
4 9 (1.80%) Network Security
4 9 (1.80%) SAN
5 4 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.80%) VPN
6 3 (0.60%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.60%) Intranet
7 2 (0.40%) CHAP
7 2 (0.40%) FTP
7 2 (0.40%) Internet
7 2 (0.40%) SD-WAN
7 2 (0.40%) VoIP
8 1 (0.20%) Anycast
8 1 (0.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (7.82%) Data Warehouse
2 34 (6.81%) SQL Server
3 33 (6.61%) Power BI
4 26 (5.21%) Oracle Reports
5 24 (4.81%) Big Data
6 20 (4.01%) BigQuery
6 20 (4.01%) NoSQL
7 19 (3.81%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.41%) Data Mining
9 16 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 12 (2.40%) Looker
11 12 (2.40%) Tableau
12 11 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (2.20%) MongoDB
12 11 (2.20%) Snowflake Schema
13 9 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (7.21%) Jenkins
2 16 (3.21%) JIRA
3 13 (2.61%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (2.20%) Git (software)
5 10 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (2.00%) SonarQube
6 8 (1.60%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.00%) Travis CI
8 4 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.40%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.40%) Fiddler
9 2 (0.40%) Postman
9 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (0.20%) Browser DevTools
10 1 (0.20%) git-flow
10 1 (0.20%) MSTest
10 1 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
10 1 (0.20%) Selenium
10 1 (0.20%) TestNG
General
1 153 (30.66%) Finance
2 126 (25.25%) Social Skills
3 75 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (10.42%) Marketing
5 36 (7.21%) Legal
6 31 (6.21%) Banking
6 31 (6.21%) Influencing Skills
7 30 (6.01%) Retail
8 28 (5.61%) Telecoms
9 27 (5.41%) Manufacturing
10 23 (4.61%) Presentation Skills
10 23 (4.61%) Public Sector
11 19 (3.81%) Electronics
11 19 (3.81%) Law
11 19 (3.81%) Organisational Skills
12 14 (2.81%) Games
13 13 (2.61%) General Ledger
14 11 (2.20%) Billing
14 11 (2.20%) Digital Economy
14 11 (2.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 98 (19.64%) Consultant
2 66 (13.23%) Analyst
3 40 (8.02%) Cloud Consultant
4 29 (5.81%) Security Consultant
5 28 (5.61%) Security Specialist
6 27 (5.41%) Security Engineer
7 26 (5.21%) Oracle Consultant
8 25 (5.01%) Risk Consultant
9 24 (4.81%) Senior Consultant
10 23 (4.61%) Data Consultant
10 23 (4.61%) Security Analyst
11 19 (3.81%) Architect
11 19 (3.81%) Data Engineer
11 19 (3.81%) Functional Consultant
11 19 (3.81%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 19 (3.81%) Senior Functional Consultant
11 19 (3.81%) Senior Oracle Consultant
11 19 (3.81%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
12 18 (3.61%) Management Consultant
13 17 (3.41%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.61%) Web Services
2 20 (4.01%) Middleware
3 17 (3.41%) Apache Beam
3 17 (3.41%) OAuth
3 17 (3.41%) OAuth2
4 16 (3.21%) Akka
4 16 (3.21%) Node.js
5 10 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (2.00%) HTML
5 10 (2.00%) OpenID
5 10 (2.00%) REST
6 9 (1.80%) React
7 8 (1.60%) WebRTC
8 6 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (1.20%) RESTful
8 6 (1.20%) Vue.js
9 5 (1.00%) .NET
9 5 (1.00%) CSS
10 4 (0.80%) JSON
10 4 (0.80%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.42%) Management Information System
2 17 (3.41%) Public Cloud
2 17 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (2.40%) Data Protection Act
4 11 (2.20%) Analytical Mindset
5 10 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (1.80%) Hedge funds
7 7 (1.40%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.00%) Clustering
9 5 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.00%) Learning Management System
9 5 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.00%) User Experience
10 4 (0.80%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.80%) IVR
10 4 (0.80%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.60%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.60%) EMC VNX
11 3 (0.60%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.42%) Windows
2 33 (6.61%) Windows 10
3 13 (2.61%) Linux
4 12 (2.40%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.80%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.40%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.80%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.40%) AIX
10 2 (0.40%) Android
10 2 (0.40%) Unix
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (32.06%) Information Security
2 130 (26.05%) Data Protection
3 106 (21.24%) Business Intelligence
3 106 (21.24%) Cybersecurity
4 92 (18.44%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (16.23%) Problem-Solving
6 70 (14.03%) Risk Management
7 68 (13.63%) DevOps
8 65 (13.03%) Analytics
9 57 (11.42%) Data Privacy
10 53 (10.62%) Project Management
11 44 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 44 (8.82%) Migration
12 43 (8.62%) Project Delivery
13 42 (8.42%) ERP
14 41 (8.22%) Change Management
14 41 (8.22%) Data Science
15 38 (7.62%) Software Engineering
16 37 (7.41%) ETL
17 36 (7.21%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 85 (17.03%) SQL
2 65 (13.03%) Python
3 31 (6.21%) Java
4 19 (3.81%) Scala
5 18 (3.61%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.41%) C#
7 16 (3.21%) C
7 16 (3.21%) C++
8 13 (2.61%) PL/SQL
8 13 (2.61%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.00%) R
10 7 (1.40%) Go
11 6 (1.20%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.80%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.80%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.60%) PHP
14 2 (0.40%) Google Apps Script
14 2 (0.40%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.40%) Ruby
14 2 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (16.83%) CISSP
2 73 (14.63%) CISM
3 66 (13.23%) Degree
4 48 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (8.62%) Security Cleared
6 33 (6.61%) SSCP
7 32 (6.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 32 (6.41%) Oracle Certification
8 29 (5.81%) CSSLP
9 25 (5.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 18 (3.61%) CISA
11 11 (2.20%) CCNP
11 11 (2.20%) Master's Degree
11 11 (2.20%) SANS
12 10 (2.00%) CCNA
12 10 (2.00%) OSCP
13 8 (1.60%) OSCE
13 8 (1.60%) PCI QSA
14 7 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (1.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (23.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 84 (16.83%) PCI DSS
3 50 (10.02%) NIST
4 30 (6.01%) QA
5 21 (4.21%) GRC
6 20 (4.01%) Cyber Essentials
6 20 (4.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (2.61%) NCSC
8 11 (2.20%) SLA
9 9 (1.80%) Data Quality
9 9 (1.80%) ISO 9001
9 9 (1.80%) SOC 2
10 8 (1.60%) COBIT
10 8 (1.60%) HIPAA
10 8 (1.60%) ISO 22301
10 8 (1.60%) NIST 800
11 7 (1.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 7 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 6 (1.20%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 32 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.21%) Docker
3 10 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.60%) vSphere
5 3 (0.60%) XenApp
5 3 (0.60%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 37 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 30 (6.01%) Terraform
3 21 (4.21%) Prometheus
4 16 (3.21%) Grafana
5 14 (2.81%) Ansible
6 5 (1.00%) Consul
6 5 (1.00%) linkerd
6 5 (1.00%) Puppet
6 5 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.60%) QRadar
7 3 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.40%) CASB
8 2 (0.40%) Kibana
8 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.20%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.20%) MaaS360
9 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 71 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 47 (9.42%) Oracle
3 46 (9.22%) Google
4 24 (4.81%) SAP
5 17 (3.41%) Cisco
6 13 (2.61%) Citrix
7 12 (2.40%) Atlassian
7 12 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.40%) VMware
8 11 (2.20%) Apple
9 8 (1.60%) CyberArk
10 7 (1.40%) ForgeRock
10 7 (1.40%) HP
10 7 (1.40%) SonicWALL
11 6 (1.20%) Informatica
11 6 (1.20%) Juniper
11 6 (1.20%) Marketo
11 6 (1.20%) NetApp
12 5 (1.00%) Splunk
13 4 (0.80%) Pardot