Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 505 872
Rank change year-on-year +265 +367 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 1,047 357 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.46% 0.49% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.77% 3.70% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 826 307 26
London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +8.87% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £46,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £58,500 £60,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -2.50% -3.23% -

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 9,718 9,645 10,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.58% 13.13% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7,515 7,228 8,786
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,850 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +11.11%

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 15 July 2018.

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 15 July 2018. 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 +125 230 £62,500 -16.67% 39
West London +61 45 £63,750 +59.38% 19
South London +31 36 £77,500 +72.22% 3
East London +1 12 £73,475 +22.46% 5
North London +17 9 £40,000 -27.27% 2
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 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.

1 423 (40.40%) Information Security
2 397 (37.92%) Data Protection
3 326 (31.14%) Finance
4 286 (27.32%) CISSP
5 256 (24.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 220 (21.01%) CISM
7 190 (18.15%) Risk Management
8 178 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
9 171 (16.33%) Cybersecurity
10 164 (15.66%) Management Information System
11 163 (15.57%) PCI DSS
12 162 (15.47%) Degree
13 161 (15.38%) CISA
14 147 (14.04%) Legal
15 143 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
16 140 (13.37%) Microsoft
17 139 (13.28%) Data Privacy
18 136 (12.99%) Windows
19 135 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
20 126 (12.03%) Firewall
21 122 (11.65%) ITIL
22 106 (10.12%) Information Governance
23 105 (10.03%) Project Management
24 99 (9.46%) SQL
25 90 (8.60%) SIEM
26 87 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
27 86 (8.21%) Data Management
28 83 (7.93%) Retail
29 79 (7.55%) Banking
30 77 (7.35%) Vulnerability Management

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 42 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.77%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.20%) IIS
4 17 (1.62%) Documentum
5 11 (1.05%) Skype for Business
6 10 (0.96%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.76%) CMS
9 7 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.67%) FileNet
9 7 (0.67%) WordPress
10 6 (0.57%) Drupal
10 6 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.57%) SAS
11 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.096%) Apache
14 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.096%) JBoss
Applications
1 54 (5.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.38%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.76%) Maximo
3 6 (0.57%) SAP GRC
4 5 (0.48%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.48%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.29%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.29%) iTrent
5 3 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.096%) Concordance
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.096%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 1 (0.096%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.096%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.096%) Relativity
6 1 (0.096%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.096%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.096%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.096%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.096%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 77 (7.35%) Office 365
2 66 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (4.49%) SaaS
5 14 (1.34%) PaaS
6 10 (0.96%) OneDrive
6 10 (0.96%) Serverless
7 9 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.76%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
10 6 (0.57%) IaaS
11 3 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.29%) MailChimp
11 3 (0.29%) SurveyMonkey
11 3 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 126 (12.03%) Firewall
2 42 (4.01%) Network Security
3 39 (3.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 32 (3.06%) Internet
5 22 (2.10%) WAN
6 21 (2.01%) LAN
7 19 (1.81%) DNS
7 19 (1.81%) Wireless
8 18 (1.72%) VPN
9 16 (1.53%) SAN
10 13 (1.24%) TCP/IP
11 11 (1.05%) Skype
12 9 (0.86%) Intranet
13 8 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (0.67%) VoIP
15 6 (0.57%) Broadband
15 6 (0.57%) DHCP
15 6 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
16 5 (0.48%) BGP
16 5 (0.48%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.83%) Big Data
3 41 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (3.25%) Relational Database
5 20 (1.91%) MySQL
5 20 (1.91%) RDBMS
6 19 (1.81%) Power BI
7 14 (1.34%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
8 11 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.86%) Pentaho
11 8 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
11 8 (0.76%) Data Lake
11 8 (0.76%) QlikView
11 8 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (0.57%) Apache Hive
12 6 (0.57%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (2.48%) JIRA
2 21 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 15 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.96%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 8 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.38%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.29%) Ant
9 3 (0.29%) Burp Suite
9 3 (0.29%) Maven
9 3 (0.29%) Subversion
10 1 (0.096%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.096%) FxCop
10 1 (0.096%) SpecFlow
General
1 326 (31.14%) Finance
2 147 (14.04%) Legal
3 83 (7.93%) Retail
4 79 (7.55%) Banking
5 72 (6.88%) Marketing
6 61 (5.83%) Law
7 38 (3.63%) Advertising
8 28 (2.67%) Telecoms
9 23 (2.20%) Back Office
10 19 (1.81%) Financial Institution
11 15 (1.43%) Games
12 12 (1.15%) Publishing
13 11 (1.05%) Local Government
14 8 (0.76%) Billing
15 7 (0.67%) German Language
15 7 (0.67%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.48%) Front Office
16 5 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.38%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 199 (19.01%) Analyst
2 130 (12.42%) Consultant
3 119 (11.37%) Security Manager
4 82 (7.83%) Architect
5 70 (6.69%) IT Manager
6 69 (6.59%) Information Manager
7 63 (6.02%) Business Analyst
8 61 (5.83%) Information Security Manager
9 53 (5.06%) Data Manager
10 48 (4.58%) Security Analyst
11 47 (4.49%) Project Manager
11 47 (4.49%) Security Consultant
12 44 (4.20%) Data Consultant
13 41 (3.92%) Security Officer
14 39 (3.72%) Information Officer
14 39 (3.72%) Security Engineer
15 37 (3.53%) Senior Consultant
16 35 (3.34%) Information Security Officer
17 34 (3.25%) Data Analyst
18 31 (2.96%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (3.25%) Web Services
2 33 (3.15%) HTML
3 18 (1.72%) .NET
4 16 (1.53%) REST
5 15 (1.43%) HTML5
6 14 (1.34%) SAML
7 13 (1.24%) Middleware
8 12 (1.15%) CSS
9 10 (0.96%) LDAP
9 10 (0.96%) XML
10 8 (0.76%) XForms
11 7 (0.67%) Node.js
12 6 (0.57%) MDX
12 6 (0.57%) OAuth
12 6 (0.57%) SailPoint
12 6 (0.57%) SOAP
13 5 (0.48%) Natural Language Processing
13 5 (0.48%) OpenID
13 5 (0.48%) SAP Fiori
14 4 (0.38%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 164 (15.66%) Management Information System
2 135 (12.89%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (5.92%) Data Protection Act
4 36 (3.44%) Computer Science
5 28 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (2.58%) Fintech
7 26 (2.48%) Data Centre
8 23 (2.20%) PKI
9 19 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
9 19 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 19 (1.81%) Virtual Team
10 14 (1.34%) Social Media
11 13 (1.24%) Freedom of Information
12 12 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
13 10 (0.96%) User Experience
14 8 (0.76%) Cyber Defence
14 8 (0.76%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.76%) Equities
14 8 (0.76%) Freedom of Information Act
14 8 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 136 (12.99%) Windows
2 52 (4.97%) Linux
3 45 (4.30%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (1.62%) Windows 10
6 15 (1.43%) Unix
7 11 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.76%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.67%) Kali Linux
9 7 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.48%) Android
11 4 (0.38%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.38%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.19%) VMS
14 1 (0.096%) AIX
14 1 (0.096%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (40.40%) Information Security
2 397 (37.92%) Data Protection
3 190 (18.15%) Risk Management
4 178 (17.00%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (16.33%) Cybersecurity
6 143 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 139 (13.28%) Data Privacy
8 122 (11.65%) ITIL
9 106 (10.12%) Information Governance
10 105 (10.03%) Project Management
11 90 (8.60%) SIEM
12 87 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
13 86 (8.21%) Data Management
14 77 (7.35%) Vulnerability Management
15 74 (7.07%) Security Architecture
16 71 (6.78%) Penetration Testing
17 61 (5.83%) Data Governance
18 59 (5.64%) Migration
19 58 (5.54%) CRM
20 57 (5.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 99 (9.46%) SQL
2 31 (2.96%) Python
3 27 (2.58%) C
4 23 (2.20%) PowerShell
5 19 (1.81%) C#
5 19 (1.81%) R
6 16 (1.53%) Java
7 14 (1.34%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.34%) T-SQL
8 10 (0.96%) VBA
9 8 (0.76%) PHP
9 8 (0.76%) XQuery
10 7 (0.67%) Ruby
11 6 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (0.57%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.48%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.38%) C++
13 4 (0.38%) Go
13 4 (0.38%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.29%) Korn
Qualifications
1 286 (27.32%) CISSP
2 220 (21.01%) CISM
3 162 (15.47%) Degree
4 161 (15.38%) CISA
5 34 (3.25%) CRISC
5 34 (3.25%) Security Cleared
6 26 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (1.81%) CGEIT
9 18 (1.72%) CCNA
10 17 (1.62%) SANS
11 16 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
11 16 (1.53%) GIAC
11 16 (1.53%) MCSE
11 16 (1.53%) PCI QSA
12 13 (1.24%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 12 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (1.15%) SSCP
14 11 (1.05%) CCIE
14 11 (1.05%) CCIE Security
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (24.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 163 (15.57%) PCI DSS
3 76 (7.26%) COBIT
4 73 (6.97%) Cyber Essentials
5 71 (6.78%) Data Quality
6 41 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 27 (2.58%) Solvency II
8 24 (2.29%) MiFID
9 21 (2.01%) FATCA
9 21 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 21 (2.01%) QA
10 20 (1.91%) SLA
11 18 (1.72%) Dodd-Frank
11 18 (1.72%) ISO 9001
12 17 (1.62%) IFRS
12 17 (1.62%) IFRS 9
13 16 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 11 (1.05%) ISO 22301
15 10 (0.96%) SSAE 16
16 9 (0.86%) PSD2
System Software
1 54 (5.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.62%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.57%) Docker
4 6 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.48%) XenApp
6 4 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.38%) vSphere
7 3 (0.29%) Snort
8 2 (0.19%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.096%) HDFS
9 1 (0.096%) Squid
9 1 (0.096%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.096%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (1.81%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (0.86%) Puppet
2 9 (0.86%) Terraform
3 8 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.57%) Core Impact
5 4 (0.38%) Nessus
5 4 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.38%) SCCM
6 3 (0.29%) cPanel
7 2 (0.19%) Ansible
7 2 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.19%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.19%) EnCase
7 2 (0.19%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.19%) Kibana
7 2 (0.19%) logstash
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.19%) OSSEC
8 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.096%) Salt
Vendors
1 140 (13.37%) Microsoft
2 60 (5.73%) IBM
3 53 (5.06%) SAP
4 52 (4.97%) Oracle
5 47 (4.49%) VMware
6 45 (4.30%) Cisco
7 25 (2.39%) OpenText
8 17 (1.62%) Google
9 15 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.24%) Capita
10 13 (1.24%) Citrix
11 12 (1.15%) Sophos
12 11 (1.05%) Tableau
13 9 (0.86%) Cognizant
13 9 (0.86%) Informatica
13 9 (0.86%) NetApp
13 9 (0.86%) Nuix
13 9 (0.86%) ServiceNow
13 9 (0.86%) Talend
14 8 (0.76%) Juniper