Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 233 267 249
Rank change year-on-year +34 -18 +243
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 369 724 980
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.37% 1.28% 1.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.86% 10.41% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 293 618 783
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -2.62%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% -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 3,110 6,954 9,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 12.30% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,372 5,512 7,029
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.56%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £88,800
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 8 August 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 8 August 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 +76 72 £65,000 +4.00% 6
West London +23 23 £65,000 +62.50% 5
East London 0 9 £65,000 -10.34% 1
South London +16 6 £50,000 +17.65%
North London +7 4 £52,500 -4.55%
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 160 (43.36%) Information Security
2 132 (35.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 105 (28.46%) Data Protection
4 94 (25.47%) Azure
4 94 (25.47%) Finance
5 90 (24.39%) CISSP
6 81 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
7 80 (21.68%) Cybersecurity
8 78 (21.14%) Windows
9 74 (20.05%) Firewall
10 67 (18.16%) CISM
11 62 (16.80%) Microsoft
11 62 (16.80%) Legal
12 61 (16.53%) SIEM
13 59 (15.99%) AWS
14 55 (14.91%) Risk Management
14 55 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
15 49 (13.28%) PCI DSS
16 48 (13.01%) Degree
17 47 (12.74%) Office 365
18 45 (12.20%) Active Directory
18 45 (12.20%) Data Privacy
18 45 (12.20%) Analytics
19 39 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
19 39 (10.57%) Data Modelling
19 39 (10.57%) Marketing
20 37 (10.03%) Management Information System
21 36 (9.76%) Project Delivery
22 35 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
22 35 (9.49%) Windows Server

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 23 (6.23%) CMS
2 20 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.88%) Apache Spark
4 14 (3.79%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.08%) Confluence
6 2 (0.54%) Apache
7 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (7.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Infor SunSystems
2 3 (0.81%) iTrent
3 2 (0.54%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.54%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 94 (25.47%) Azure
2 59 (15.99%) AWS
3 47 (12.74%) Office 365
4 24 (6.50%) Power Platform
5 16 (4.34%) GCP
5 16 (4.34%) Mimecast
6 14 (3.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 12 (3.25%) SaaS
8 10 (2.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (1.36%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (1.36%) IaaS
11 4 (1.08%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.81%) AdWords
12 3 (0.81%) Akamai
12 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.81%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.81%) PaaS
12 3 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 74 (20.05%) Firewall
2 22 (5.96%) DNS
3 20 (5.42%) Wi-Fi
4 15 (4.07%) Network Security
5 14 (3.79%) LAN
6 9 (2.44%) Internet
7 8 (2.17%) Intranet
7 8 (2.17%) Wireless
8 6 (1.63%) Broadband
8 6 (1.63%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (1.63%) VPN
9 5 (1.36%) SSL
10 4 (1.08%) DMZ
10 4 (1.08%) RSVP
10 4 (1.08%) VLAN
10 4 (1.08%) Wireless Security
11 2 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.54%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.50%) Power BI
2 18 (4.88%) Big Data
3 14 (3.79%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.98%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.44%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.17%) EDRMS
7 8 (2.17%) Flink
8 7 (1.90%) BigQuery
8 7 (1.90%) MySQL
8 7 (1.90%) QlikView
9 6 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.63%) Data Lake
9 6 (1.63%) Snowflake Schema
10 5 (1.36%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
11 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.81%) Looker
12 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (4.07%) JIRA
2 4 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.08%) Selenium
2 4 (1.08%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.27%) Appium
3 1 (0.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.27%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.27%) Postman
3 1 (0.27%) Subversion
3 1 (0.27%) TestNG
3 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.27%) WinDbg
General
1 94 (25.47%) Finance
2 62 (16.80%) Legal
3 39 (10.57%) Marketing
4 31 (8.40%) Law
5 10 (2.71%) Retail
6 8 (2.17%) Banking
7 7 (1.90%) Advertising
8 6 (1.63%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.36%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.81%) Military
11 2 (0.54%) Automotive
11 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.54%) Games
11 2 (0.54%) Local Government
11 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 65 (17.62%) Analyst
2 45 (12.20%) Security Analyst
3 42 (11.38%) Consultant
4 38 (10.30%) Architect
5 27 (7.32%) Information Analyst
6 26 (7.05%) Security Engineer
7 24 (6.50%) Developer
7 24 (6.50%) Information Security Analyst
7 24 (6.50%) Security Consultant
8 23 (6.23%) IT Analyst
8 23 (6.23%) Security Architect
9 22 (5.96%) Information Manager
10 19 (5.15%) IT Security Analyst
11 16 (4.34%) Salesforce Developer
11 16 (4.34%) Security Manager
11 16 (4.34%) Security Specialist
12 15 (4.07%) IT Manager
13 14 (3.79%) Project Manager
13 14 (3.79%) Security Officer
13 14 (3.79%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.42%) HTML
2 19 (5.15%) REST
2 19 (5.15%) SOAP
2 19 (5.15%) Web Services
3 16 (4.34%) CSS
4 7 (1.90%) Kafka
5 5 (1.36%) AngularJS
5 5 (1.36%) Apache NiFi
5 5 (1.36%) H2O
5 5 (1.36%) PyTorch
5 5 (1.36%) TensorFlow
6 4 (1.08%) COM
7 3 (0.81%) HTML5
7 3 (0.81%) LDAP
7 3 (0.81%) Sass
8 2 (0.54%) Django
8 2 (0.54%) JSON
8 2 (0.54%) OAuth
8 2 (0.54%) OpenID
8 2 (0.54%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (10.03%) Management Information System
3 23 (6.23%) Marketing Technology
4 20 (5.42%) Cyberthreat
4 20 (5.42%) Data Protection Act
5 17 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (3.52%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.98%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.44%) User Experience
9 6 (1.63%) Cyber Defence
9 6 (1.63%) Cyberattack
9 6 (1.63%) Cybercrime
10 5 (1.36%) NHS
10 5 (1.36%) PMI
11 4 (1.08%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (1.08%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.81%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 78 (21.14%) Windows
2 35 (9.49%) Windows Server
3 31 (8.40%) Linux
4 23 (6.23%) Unix
5 13 (3.52%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.44%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.81%) Android
7 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.81%) CentOS
7 3 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (43.36%) Information Security
2 105 (28.46%) Data Protection
3 81 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (21.68%) Cybersecurity
5 61 (16.53%) SIEM
6 55 (14.91%) Risk Management
7 45 (12.20%) Analytics
7 45 (12.20%) Data Privacy
8 39 (10.57%) Data Modelling
9 36 (9.76%) Project Delivery
10 35 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (9.49%) Security Management
11 33 (8.94%) DevOps
12 31 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (8.13%) Vulnerability Management
14 29 (7.86%) Penetration Testing
15 28 (7.59%) Project Management
16 27 (7.32%) ITIL
16 27 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
16 27 (7.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.13%) SQL
2 28 (7.59%) PowerShell
3 20 (5.42%) Python
4 19 (5.15%) Apex Code
5 16 (4.34%) Java
6 9 (2.44%) R
7 8 (2.17%) C
8 7 (1.90%) C++
8 7 (1.90%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.81%) C#
10 3 (0.81%) PHP
11 2 (0.54%) Scala
11 2 (0.54%) VB
12 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (24.39%) CISSP
2 67 (18.16%) CISM
3 48 (13.01%) Degree
4 39 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (9.49%) CISA
6 18 (4.88%) CCNA
7 14 (3.79%) Security Cleared
8 12 (3.25%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 10 (2.71%) CCIE
10 10 (2.71%) CRISC
10 10 (2.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 9 (2.44%) CISMP
11 9 (2.44%) ISEB
12 7 (1.90%) CCSA
12 7 (1.90%) CCSP
12 7 (1.90%) JNCIA
12 7 (1.90%) Master's Degree
12 7 (1.90%) TOGAF Certification
13 6 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (35.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (13.28%) PCI DSS
3 23 (6.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 21 (5.69%) NIST
5 17 (4.61%) COBIT
6 9 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (2.17%) HIPAA
7 8 (2.17%) SLA
8 6 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (1.63%) QA
9 4 (1.08%) ISAE 3402
9 4 (1.08%) ISO 22301
9 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.81%) IFRS
11 2 (0.54%) GLBA
11 2 (0.54%) ISO 13485
11 2 (0.54%) ITGC
11 2 (0.54%) PMO
11 2 (0.54%) PSD2
System Software
1 45 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.81%) XenApp
3 3 (0.81%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.27%) Docker
4 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (3.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.81%) Ansible
4 2 (0.54%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.27%) CASB
5 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.27%) Grafana
5 1 (0.27%) SCOM
5 1 (0.27%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (0.27%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 1 (0.27%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 62 (16.80%) Microsoft
2 29 (7.86%) Citrix
3 26 (7.05%) Cisco
4 24 (6.50%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (5.96%) Pardot
5 22 (5.96%) VMware
6 18 (4.88%) Meraki
7 16 (4.34%) Tableau
8 15 (4.07%) Google
9 14 (3.79%) Tealium
10 12 (3.25%) Oracle
11 10 (2.71%) Zscaler
12 9 (2.44%) Sophos
13 8 (2.17%) Facebook
14 7 (1.90%) Informatica
15 6 (1.63%) Databricks
16 5 (1.36%) AlienVault
16 5 (1.36%) CheckPoint
16 5 (1.36%) CyberArk
16 5 (1.36%) Palo Alto