Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 223 275 258
Rank change year-on-year +52 -17 -8
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 402 616 821
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.46% 1.22% 1.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.09% 10.40% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 327 489 609
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -6.02%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 3,072 5,925 8,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.16% 11.72% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,427 4,589 6,088
Median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +43 61 £55,000 -26.67% 30
South London -4 8 £50,000 -16.67% 3
West London +60 5 £92,500 +48.59% 6
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 128 (31.84%) Information Security
2 111 (27.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 109 (27.11%) Finance
4 96 (23.88%) AWS
5 92 (22.89%) Azure
6 90 (22.39%) Cybersecurity
7 77 (19.15%) CISSP
8 76 (18.91%) CISM
9 70 (17.41%) Data Protection
9 70 (17.41%) NIST
10 68 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (16.42%) Risk Management
12 64 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
13 60 (14.93%) PCI DSS
14 58 (14.43%) Firewall
15 56 (13.93%) SQL
16 51 (12.69%) Data Warehouse
16 51 (12.69%) Management Information System
17 50 (12.44%) Windows
17 50 (12.44%) Degree
18 46 (11.44%) Microsoft
18 46 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
19 44 (10.95%) ETL
20 41 (10.20%) SIEM
20 41 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
21 40 (9.95%) Analytics
21 40 (9.95%) Marketing
22 39 (9.70%) Microsoft 365
22 39 (9.70%) Intrusion Detection
23 37 (9.20%) DevOps

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 12 (2.99%) Apache
1 12 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.99%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.74%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.50%) CMS
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (2.74%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 3 (0.75%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.25%) Relativity
4 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 96 (23.88%) AWS
2 92 (22.89%) Azure
3 39 (9.70%) Microsoft 365
4 29 (7.21%) GCP
5 22 (5.47%) Power Platform
5 22 (5.47%) SaaS
6 17 (4.23%) IaaS
7 14 (3.48%) Trello
8 10 (2.49%) Serverless
9 5 (1.24%) Amazon S3
9 5 (1.24%) Cloud Functions
9 5 (1.24%) G Suite
9 5 (1.24%) Google Analytics
9 5 (1.24%) PaaS
10 4 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (1.00%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 58 (14.43%) Firewall
2 39 (9.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (3.23%) VPN
4 11 (2.74%) DNS
5 10 (2.49%) DHCP
6 9 (2.24%) Network Security
6 9 (2.24%) WAN
7 7 (1.74%) LAN
8 6 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (1.49%) Wireless
9 4 (1.00%) SAN
10 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.50%) CHAP
11 2 (0.50%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.25%) Broadband
12 1 (0.25%) FTP
12 1 (0.25%) Internet
12 1 (0.25%) Intranet
12 1 (0.25%) IPv4
12 1 (0.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.69%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (5.47%) Power BI
3 20 (4.98%) Snowflake Schema
4 19 (4.73%) Looker
5 18 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.48%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.48%) Tableau
7 13 (3.23%) SQL Server
8 12 (2.99%) BigQuery
8 12 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (2.74%) Redis
10 10 (2.49%) Big Data
11 9 (2.24%) Data Mining
12 8 (1.99%) Data Lake
13 7 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (1.74%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.73%) JIRA
2 12 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.49%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.49%) Travis CI
4 6 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (1.49%) TestNG
5 3 (0.75%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.50%) GitLab
7 1 (0.25%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.25%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 109 (27.11%) Finance
2 40 (9.95%) Marketing
3 27 (6.72%) Banking
4 19 (4.73%) Legal
5 18 (4.48%) Retail
6 16 (3.98%) Law
7 14 (3.48%) Digital Economy
8 10 (2.49%) Games
8 10 (2.49%) Public Sector
9 9 (2.24%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.99%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.24%) Electronics
11 5 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.24%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.75%) Advertising
13 2 (0.50%) Billing
13 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.25%) Front Office
14 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (17.16%) Consultant
2 56 (13.93%) Analyst
3 35 (8.71%) Security Engineer
4 30 (7.46%) Security Consultant
5 25 (6.22%) Security Analyst
6 24 (5.97%) Risk Consultant
7 21 (5.22%) Architect
7 21 (5.22%) Security Specialist
8 19 (4.73%) Cloud Engineer
9 16 (3.98%) Management Consultant
9 16 (3.98%) Risk Management Consultant
10 14 (3.48%) Developer
11 13 (3.23%) Cloud Consultant
11 13 (3.23%) Data Analyst
11 13 (3.23%) Information Security Consultant
12 12 (2.99%) Data Engineer
12 12 (2.99%) Information Analyst
12 12 (2.99%) Information Security Analyst
12 12 (2.99%) Security Manager
12 12 (2.99%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.47%) Web Services
2 13 (3.23%) Middleware
3 11 (2.74%) HTML
4 9 (2.24%) REST
5 8 (1.99%) LDAP
6 7 (1.74%) Apache Beam
6 7 (1.74%) WebRTC
7 5 (1.24%) Akka
8 4 (1.00%) JSON
8 4 (1.00%) OLE
8 4 (1.00%) XML
9 3 (0.75%) SOAP
10 2 (0.50%) Kafka
11 1 (0.25%) LAPP Stack
11 1 (0.25%) MDX
11 1 (0.25%) Node.js
11 1 (0.25%) OAuth
11 1 (0.25%) OpenID
11 1 (0.25%) SAML
11 1 (0.25%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.69%) Management Information System
2 46 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.97%) Cyberthreat
4 19 (4.73%) Data Protection Act
5 15 (3.73%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (3.23%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.24%) Clustering
8 8 (1.99%) User Experience
9 7 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.49%) Learning Management System
11 5 (1.24%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (1.00%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.00%) FMCG
12 4 (1.00%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.00%) NHS
12 4 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.75%) EPoS
13 3 (0.75%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.44%) Windows
2 28 (6.97%) Linux
3 25 (6.22%) Windows Server
4 19 (4.73%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.49%) Unix
7 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.50%) AIX
9 2 (0.50%) Android
9 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) CentOS
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (31.84%) Information Security
2 90 (22.39%) Cybersecurity
3 70 (17.41%) Data Protection
4 68 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (16.42%) Risk Management
6 64 (15.92%) Business Intelligence
7 44 (10.95%) ETL
8 41 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
8 41 (10.20%) SIEM
9 40 (9.95%) Analytics
10 37 (9.20%) Data Privacy
10 37 (9.20%) DevOps
11 35 (8.71%) Project Management
12 32 (7.96%) Data Analysis
12 32 (7.96%) Data Modelling
13 31 (7.71%) Identity Access Management
13 31 (7.71%) Kalman Filter
14 29 (7.21%) Data Science
15 28 (6.97%) Migration
16 25 (6.22%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 56 (13.93%) SQL
2 33 (8.21%) Python
3 20 (4.98%) Java
4 16 (3.98%) C
5 12 (2.99%) Bash Shell
5 12 (2.99%) R
6 10 (2.49%) Go
7 6 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.24%) C#
8 5 (1.24%) Scala
9 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.75%) C++
10 3 (0.75%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.75%) Ruby
11 2 (0.50%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.50%) PHP
12 1 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.25%) Rust
12 1 (0.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 77 (19.15%) CISSP
2 76 (18.91%) CISM
3 50 (12.44%) Degree
4 36 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (7.21%) CISA
6 25 (6.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 23 (5.72%) Security Cleared
8 20 (4.98%) CCSP
9 14 (3.48%) OSCE
10 12 (2.99%) CSSLP
10 12 (2.99%) OSCP
10 12 (2.99%) SSCP
11 11 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
11 11 (2.74%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (2.49%) SANS
13 8 (1.99%) PCI QSA
14 6 (1.49%) CEH
14 6 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
14 6 (1.49%) DV Cleared
14 6 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (27.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (17.41%) NIST
3 60 (14.93%) PCI DSS
4 24 (5.97%) Cyber Essentials
5 16 (3.98%) SLA
6 9 (2.24%) COBIT
6 9 (2.24%) QA
7 8 (1.99%) NIST 800
7 8 (1.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (1.74%) ISO 9001
8 7 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (1.49%) BS25999
9 6 (1.49%) Government Security Classifications
9 6 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 6 (1.49%) JSP 440
9 6 (1.49%) PA-DSS
9 6 (1.49%) RMADS
9 6 (1.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (8.71%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.48%) Docker
3 6 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (7.21%) Terraform
2 21 (5.22%) Kubernetes
3 20 (4.98%) Ansible
4 17 (4.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 15 (3.73%) Prometheus
6 10 (2.49%) Consul
6 10 (2.49%) linkerd
7 6 (1.49%) CASB
7 6 (1.49%) Puppet
8 5 (1.24%) Grafana
9 4 (1.00%) WSUS
10 3 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.50%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.25%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.25%) MaaS360
12 1 (0.25%) Nagios
12 1 (0.25%) QRadar
12 1 (0.25%) SCCM
12 1 (0.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.96%) Google
3 20 (4.98%) VMware
4 16 (3.98%) Oracle
5 11 (2.74%) Citrix
6 10 (2.49%) Cisco
6 10 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.49%) Meraki
7 6 (1.49%) NetApp
7 6 (1.49%) SAP
7 6 (1.49%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.24%) Marketo
8 5 (1.24%) Pardot
9 4 (1.00%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.00%) Infoflex
10 3 (0.75%) Apple
10 3 (0.75%) Jitterbit
10 3 (0.75%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.75%) Splunk
11 2 (0.50%) Palo Alto