Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 19 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 127 122 149
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 -88
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 275 184 131
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.51% 2.29% 1.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.25% 16.01% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137 98 107
10th Percentile £29,096 £26,250 £31,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,582
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £43,625 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.48% -20.68% +10.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £65,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,076 1,149 1,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.92% 14.29% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,320 843 924
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £25,575
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,223
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,085 £47,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.95% +4.44% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - - +10.00%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the Midlands

GDPR
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for GDPR in the Midlands

GDPR
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing GDPR in the Midlands over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the Midlands

GDPR
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 May 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
West Midlands -4 217 £52,500 +10.53% 15
East Midlands -21 52 £50,000 +33.33% 7
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 Midlands region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 97 (35.27%) Social Skills
2 92 (33.45%) Information Security
3 81 (29.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 76 (27.64%) Cybersecurity
5 68 (24.73%) Finance
6 63 (22.91%) Microsoft
7 59 (21.45%) Data Protection
8 55 (20.00%) NIST
9 54 (19.64%) Agile
10 53 (19.27%) Degree
11 52 (18.91%) Azure
12 50 (18.18%) SIEM
13 45 (16.36%) PCI DSS
13 45 (16.36%) Cyber Essentials
14 41 (14.91%) SQL
14 41 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (13.45%) Legal
16 36 (13.09%) CISSP
17 35 (12.73%) CISM
17 35 (12.73%) Vulnerability Management
18 34 (12.36%) ITIL
19 32 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
20 30 (10.91%) Data Privacy
20 30 (10.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
21 28 (10.18%) Security Testing
22 27 (9.82%) AWS
22 27 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
22 27 (9.82%) Data Management
23 26 (9.45%) Banking
23 26 (9.45%) Data Protection Act

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 15 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.55%) CMS
3 7 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.09%) Headless CMS
4 3 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.09%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.73%) Apache
5 2 (0.73%) IIS
5 2 (0.73%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (5.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (4.73%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.18%) SAP MDG
1 6 (2.18%) SAP S/4HANA
2 5 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.09%) assyst
3 3 (1.09%) Magento
3 3 (1.09%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.73%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 52 (18.91%) Azure
2 27 (9.82%) AWS
3 25 (9.09%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (4.73%) Google Analytics
5 12 (4.36%) Power Platform
6 8 (2.91%) Azure Data Factory
6 8 (2.91%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (2.18%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 4 (1.45%) SaaS
10 3 (1.09%) IaaS
10 3 (1.09%) OneDrive
10 3 (1.09%) PaaS
11 2 (0.73%) Azure Sentinel
11 2 (0.73%) Collibra
11 2 (0.73%) GCP
11 2 (0.73%) Snowflake
12 1 (0.36%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.09%) Firewall
2 21 (7.64%) VPN
3 11 (4.00%) WAN
4 10 (3.64%) DHCP
4 10 (3.64%) DNS
5 9 (3.27%) Cisco IPT
5 9 (3.27%) Network Security
6 6 (2.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (2.18%) SD-WAN
6 6 (2.18%) SSL
6 6 (2.18%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.18%) Wireless
7 5 (1.82%) LAN
7 5 (1.82%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (1.45%) HTTPS
8 4 (1.45%) IPsec
9 3 (1.09%) SSH
10 1 (0.36%) HTTP
10 1 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.18%) Data Lake
3 15 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.36%) Power BI
5 9 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (2.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.55%) Big Data
6 7 (2.55%) Data Mining
6 7 (2.55%) Hadoop
6 7 (2.55%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.55%) OLAP
6 7 (2.55%) OLAP Cube
7 6 (2.18%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (2.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.73%) MySQL
9 2 (0.73%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 6 (2.18%) JIRA
3 3 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.09%) Moq
4 2 (0.73%) ERwin
5 1 (0.36%) Newman
5 1 (0.36%) Postman
5 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 97 (35.27%) Social Skills
2 68 (24.73%) Finance
3 37 (13.45%) Legal
4 32 (11.64%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (9.45%) Banking
6 25 (9.09%) Police
7 23 (8.36%) Organisational Skills
8 21 (7.64%) Digital Economy
9 18 (6.55%) Marketing
10 15 (5.45%) Games
11 14 (5.09%) Publishing
12 13 (4.73%) Public Sector
13 12 (4.36%) Law
14 9 (3.27%) Manufacturing
15 5 (1.82%) Influencing Skills
16 4 (1.45%) Automotive
16 4 (1.45%) Retail
17 2 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
18 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
18 1 (0.36%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 43 (15.64%) Analyst
2 41 (14.91%) Architect
3 36 (13.09%) Security Architect
4 23 (8.36%) Team Leader
5 22 (8.00%) IT Manager
6 21 (7.64%) Security Analyst
7 18 (6.55%) Project Manager
8 17 (6.18%) Developer
9 16 (5.82%) Consultant
10 14 (5.09%) Security Manager
10 14 (5.09%) Solutions Architect
11 13 (4.73%) Marketing Specialist
12 11 (4.00%) Information Security Architect
12 11 (4.00%) IT Security Manager
12 11 (4.00%) Security Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.00%) Service Manager
13 10 (3.64%) Operations Analyst
13 10 (3.64%) Security Operations Analyst
14 8 (2.91%) Senior Developer
15 7 (2.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.73%) Material Design
2 11 (4.00%) .NET
3 6 (2.18%) .NET Framework
3 6 (2.18%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (2.18%) HTML
4 3 (1.09%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.09%) Entity Framework
4 3 (1.09%) HTML5
4 3 (1.09%) jQuery
4 3 (1.09%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (1.09%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (0.73%) CSS
5 2 (0.73%) REST
5 2 (0.73%) SOAP
6 1 (0.36%) Puppeteer
6 1 (0.36%) Swagger
6 1 (0.36%) TypeORM
6 1 (0.36%) Web Services
6 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.45%) Data Protection Act
2 25 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 25 (9.09%) Smart Meter
3 17 (6.18%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (5.45%) NHS
5 14 (5.09%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.82%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.82%) Enterprise Cloud
7 5 (1.82%) PMI
7 5 (1.82%) User Experience
8 4 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.09%) AS400
9 3 (1.09%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.09%) Life Science
10 2 (0.73%) CMDB
10 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.73%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.73%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.73%) Windows
2 10 (3.64%) Mac OS
2 10 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.18%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (1.09%) Linux
5 3 (1.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (33.45%) Information Security
2 76 (27.64%) Cybersecurity
3 59 (21.45%) Data Protection
4 54 (19.64%) Agile
5 50 (18.18%) SIEM
6 41 (14.91%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (12.73%) Vulnerability Management
8 34 (12.36%) ITIL
9 30 (10.91%) Data Privacy
10 28 (10.18%) Security Testing
11 27 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (9.82%) Data Management
12 26 (9.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (9.09%) Project Delivery
13 25 (9.09%) Project Management
13 25 (9.09%) Risk Management
14 24 (8.73%) Coaching
14 24 (8.73%) Data Security
14 24 (8.73%) Penetration Testing
15 21 (7.64%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.91%) SQL
2 14 (5.09%) T-SQL
3 13 (4.73%) C#
4 8 (2.91%) VB.NET
5 7 (2.55%) C
5 7 (2.55%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.18%) ABAP
6 6 (2.18%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.18%) Python
7 5 (1.82%) R
8 2 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.73%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.36%) C++
9 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 53 (19.27%) Degree
2 36 (13.09%) CISSP
3 35 (12.73%) CISM
4 13 (4.73%) CISA
4 13 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (4.73%) Security Cleared
5 12 (4.36%) ISEB
5 12 (4.36%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (2.55%) CCNA
7 7 (2.55%) CCNP
7 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.18%) CRISC
8 6 (2.18%) MCSE
9 5 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.82%) PCI QSA
9 5 (1.82%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.09%) GCIH
11 2 (0.73%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (29.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (20.00%) NIST
3 45 (16.36%) Cyber Essentials
3 45 (16.36%) PCI DSS
4 30 (10.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 10 (3.64%) PMO
6 8 (2.91%) Accessibility
6 8 (2.91%) COBIT
7 6 (2.18%) GRC
8 5 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (1.45%) IASME
9 4 (1.45%) NCSC
10 3 (1.09%) HIPAA
10 3 (1.09%) QA
10 3 (1.09%) SOC 2
11 2 (0.73%) ISAE 3402
11 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.73%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (6.55%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (3.64%) CASB
2 5 (1.82%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.09%) Nessus
4 2 (0.73%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.36%) SCCM
5 1 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (22.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.18%) Adobe
3 15 (5.45%) SAP
4 13 (4.73%) Cisco
4 13 (4.73%) Google
5 12 (4.36%) VMware
6 6 (2.18%) Ariba
6 6 (2.18%) Aruba
6 6 (2.18%) Birst
6 6 (2.18%) Fortinet
6 6 (2.18%) Infor
6 6 (2.18%) Meraki
6 6 (2.18%) Palo Alto
7 5 (1.82%) HP
7 5 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.45%) Databricks
8 4 (1.45%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.09%) Citrix
9 3 (1.09%) Northgate
9 3 (1.09%) Sitecore