Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 142 147 166
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 -53
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 110 32 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.00% 1.02% 1.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.42% 8.40% 9.91%
Number of salaries quoted 46 30 55
10th Percentile £36,250 - £31,250
25th Percentile £41,563 £35,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +31.58% -10.59% -5.56%
75th Percentile £68,283 £60,938 £65,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,500 £80,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00% -2.22%

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 Manchester with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 670 381 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.20% 12.19% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 428 339 495
10th Percentile £30,850 £31,250 £28,461
25th Percentile £38,037 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,520 £75,000 £75,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing GDPR as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Manchester

GDPR
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for GDPR in Manchester

GDPR
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing GDPR in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Manchester

GDPR
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Altrincham 0 3 - -
Bolton - 3 - -
Oldham - 3 - -
Rochdale - 3 - -
Sale - 3 - -
Salford - 2 - - 2
Bury - 2 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 - -
GDPR
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 53 (48.18%) Social Skills
2 46 (41.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (37.27%) Cybersecurity
4 38 (34.55%) NIST
5 36 (32.73%) Cyber Essentials
6 34 (30.91%) Finance
7 33 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 33 (30.00%) Smart Meter
7 33 (30.00%) Police
8 31 (28.18%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (28.18%) Security Testing
9 30 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
9 30 (27.27%) SIEM
10 29 (26.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (25.45%) Risk Management
11 28 (25.45%) Organisational Skills
12 26 (23.64%) NHS
12 26 (23.64%) Data Entry
12 26 (23.64%) Data Protection
12 26 (23.64%) People Management
12 26 (23.64%) Coaching
13 25 (22.73%) Banking
14 24 (21.82%) Information Security
14 24 (21.82%) Management Information System
15 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
17 16 (14.55%) SQL
17 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
18 13 (11.82%) Azure
18 13 (11.82%) Microsoft 365

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.82%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.82%) Azure
1 13 (11.82%) Microsoft 365
2 12 (10.91%) AWS
3 6 (5.45%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.91%) GCP
5 1 (0.91%) IaaS
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.91%) Firewall
2 11 (10.00%) VoIP
3 9 (8.18%) DHCP
3 9 (8.18%) DNS
4 8 (7.27%) IP Telephony
4 8 (7.27%) SAN
5 3 (2.73%) LAN
5 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.73%) WAN
6 2 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.91%) Internet
7 1 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) Power BI
2 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.64%) OLAP
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.64%) SSDT
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.82%) Metadata
4 2 (1.82%) MS Access
4 2 (1.82%) QlikView
4 2 (1.82%) Sisense
4 2 (1.82%) Tableau
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.91%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
1 4 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 53 (48.18%) Social Skills
2 34 (30.91%) Finance
3 33 (30.00%) Police
4 28 (25.45%) Organisational Skills
5 25 (22.73%) Banking
6 11 (10.00%) Legal
7 8 (7.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 8 (7.27%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.82%) Digital Economy
8 2 (1.82%) Marketing
9 1 (0.91%) Advertising
9 1 (0.91%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (23.64%) Team Leader
2 25 (22.73%) Architect
2 25 (22.73%) Security Architect
3 10 (9.09%) Administrator
3 10 (9.09%) Data Administrator
4 9 (8.18%) Consultant
4 9 (8.18%) Security Consultant
5 8 (7.27%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 8 (7.27%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) IT Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Security Specialist
6 7 (6.36%) IT Manager
7 6 (5.45%) Compliance Manager
7 6 (5.45%) IT Security Manager
7 6 (5.45%) Security Compliance Manager
7 6 (5.45%) Security Manager
8 5 (4.55%) Information Security Officer
8 5 (4.55%) Life and Pensions Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) LDAP
2 4 (3.64%) MDX
3 2 (1.82%) EDI
4 1 (0.91%) CSS
4 1 (0.91%) HTML
4 1 (0.91%) Kafka
4 1 (0.91%) Laravel
4 1 (0.91%) OAuth
4 1 (0.91%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.91%) React
4 1 (0.91%) Spring
4 1 (0.91%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.00%) Smart Meter
2 26 (23.64%) NHS
3 24 (21.82%) Management Information System
4 12 (10.91%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.82%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.91%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.91%) FMCG
6 1 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.91%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.82%) Windows
2 9 (8.18%) Windows Server
2 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2016
3 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.55%) Linux
5 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (1.82%) Android
6 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.27%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (28.18%) Problem-Solving
2 31 (28.18%) Security Testing
3 30 (27.27%) SIEM
3 30 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 29 (26.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 28 (25.45%) Risk Management
6 26 (23.64%) Coaching
6 26 (23.64%) Data Entry
6 26 (23.64%) Data Protection
6 26 (23.64%) People Management
7 24 (21.82%) Information Security
8 20 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (10.00%) Change Management
10 10 (9.09%) ISMS
10 10 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
10 10 (9.09%) Security Architecture
10 10 (9.09%) Security Management
10 10 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (8.18%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.55%) SQL
2 8 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.45%) R
4 4 (3.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 2 (1.82%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.82%) Python
6 1 (0.91%) C++
6 1 (0.91%) Java
6 1 (0.91%) PHP
6 1 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.18%) CISSP
3 8 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.36%) Degree
5 5 (4.55%) DBS Check
6 4 (3.64%) PCI QSA
7 3 (2.73%) CISM
8 2 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (41.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (34.55%) NIST
3 36 (32.73%) Cyber Essentials
4 33 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 11 (10.00%) PCI DSS
6 5 (4.55%) ISAE 3402
6 5 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.91%) GRC
8 1 (0.91%) QA
8 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.91%) HP Fortify
1 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
1 1 (0.91%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) Veeam
3 8 (7.27%) Avaya
3 8 (7.27%) EMC
3 8 (7.27%) NetApp
3 8 (7.27%) VMware
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle
5 3 (2.73%) Citrix
6 2 (1.82%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.82%) Dell
6 2 (1.82%) IBM
6 2 (1.82%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.82%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.91%) Google
7 1 (0.91%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.91%) Mitel
7 1 (0.91%) Qualys
7 1 (0.91%) Symantec
7 1 (0.91%) Tripwire