Period
to 20 September 2021

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 20 September 2021 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
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 121 185
Rank change year-on-year -30 +64 -44
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 200 84 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.97% 2.16% 1.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.12% 13.95% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 109 40 123
10th Percentile £26,850 £35,500 £29,800
25th Percentile £37,500 £39,250 £35,989
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £51,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.62% +21.18% -10.53%
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,875 £56,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,775 £77,000
England median annual salary £53,261 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.37% +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 1,650 602 1,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.22% 15.50% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,147 476 1,377
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% -4.49%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% 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 20 September 2021.

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 20 September 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
West Midlands -29 157 £45,000 -14.29% 25
East Midlands -45 41 £45,000 -9.55% 15
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 Midlands region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 97 (48.50%) Social Skills
2 91 (45.50%) Microsoft
3 64 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
4 53 (26.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 39 (19.50%) Information Security
7 38 (19.00%) Microsoft 365
8 35 (17.50%) ITIL
9 34 (17.00%) Digital Economy
10 33 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (16.50%) Analytics
11 31 (15.50%) Azure
12 30 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
13 29 (14.50%) Finance
13 29 (14.50%) Service Delivery
14 28 (14.00%) Risk Management
14 28 (14.00%) PCI DSS
15 25 (12.50%) NIST
16 24 (12.00%) Firewall
17 23 (11.50%) Management Information System
18 22 (11.00%) SQL
18 22 (11.00%) SLA
18 22 (11.00%) Cyber Essentials
19 21 (10.50%) Incident Management
19 21 (10.50%) Security Cleared
19 21 (10.50%) Continuous Improvement
19 21 (10.50%) Line Management
20 20 (10.00%) CRM
20 20 (10.00%) Windows
21 19 (9.50%) Oracle

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 12 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.00%) Apache
4 3 (1.50%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.50%) CMS
5 2 (1.00%) Confluence
5 2 (1.00%) nginx
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.50%) Drupal
6 1 (0.50%) SAS
6 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (9.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (6.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.50%) Figma
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (0.50%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 15 (7.50%) Oracle ERP
2 13 (6.50%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (3.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (2.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 3 (1.50%) Magento
6 3 (1.50%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (1.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.50%) Eikon
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.50%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 38 (19.00%) Microsoft 365
2 31 (15.50%) Azure
3 16 (8.00%) SaaS
4 11 (5.50%) AWS
5 9 (4.50%) Power Platform
6 5 (2.50%) GCP
7 4 (2.00%) Serverless
8 3 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.00%) Azure Stack
9 2 (1.00%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.50%) Google Data Studio
10 1 (0.50%) IaaS
10 1 (0.50%) PaaS
10 1 (0.50%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.50%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 24 (12.00%) Firewall
2 8 (4.00%) VPN
3 7 (3.50%) iSCSI
4 6 (3.00%) Internet
4 6 (3.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.50%) Network Security
6 3 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.00%) SAN
7 2 (1.00%) VoIP
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.50%) HTTP
8 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.50%) ISDN
8 1 (0.50%) LAN
8 1 (0.50%) PBX
8 1 (0.50%) SSL
8 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.50%) WAN
8 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.50%) Big Data
4 7 (3.50%) MySQL
4 7 (3.50%) OLAP
4 7 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.50%) Power BI
5 6 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.00%) SSDT
7 4 (2.00%) ZAP BI
8 3 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.50%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.50%) Neo4j
8 3 (1.50%) OLTP
8 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 97 (48.50%) Social Skills
2 34 (17.00%) Digital Economy
3 29 (14.50%) Finance
4 19 (9.50%) Organisational Skills
4 19 (9.50%) Retail
5 18 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (7.50%) Games
7 14 (7.00%) Influencing Skills
8 13 (6.50%) Police
9 12 (6.00%) Banking
10 11 (5.50%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 9 (4.50%) Law
11 9 (4.50%) Manufacturing
12 8 (4.00%) Legal
12 8 (4.00%) Presentation Skills
13 5 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (2.00%) General Ledger
15 3 (1.50%) Local Government
15 3 (1.50%) Marketing
15 3 (1.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 55 (27.50%) Analyst
2 24 (12.00%) Architect
3 19 (9.50%) Developer
4 18 (9.00%) Service Analyst
4 18 (9.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (6.50%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (6.00%) Service Manager
8 11 (5.50%) Consultant
9 10 (5.00%) ERP Architect
9 10 (5.00%) Oracle Architect
9 10 (5.00%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.00%) Security Analyst
9 10 (5.00%) Service Desk Manager
10 9 (4.50%) Data Analyst
11 8 (4.00%) Security Architect
12 7 (3.50%) Information Manager
12 7 (3.50%) Information Security Manager
12 7 (3.50%) Security Manager
12 7 (3.50%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (3.50%) .NET
3 6 (3.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (2.50%) Entity Framework
5 4 (2.00%) CSS
5 4 (2.00%) HTML
5 4 (2.00%) MDX
5 4 (2.00%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (1.50%) Apache Beam
6 3 (1.50%) Kafka
6 3 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (1.50%) Web Services
7 2 (1.00%) XML
8 1 (0.50%) HTML5
8 1 (0.50%) jQuery
8 1 (0.50%) JSON
8 1 (0.50%) SOAP
8 1 (0.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.50%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (5.00%) Smart Meter
3 10 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 9 (4.50%) Legacy Systems
5 8 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 8 (4.00%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (3.00%) CCTV
8 5 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.50%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.00%) NHS
10 3 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.00%) IVR
11 2 (1.00%) Replication
11 2 (1.00%) Wiki
12 1 (0.50%) AS400
12 1 (0.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.00%) Windows
2 13 (6.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.00%) Linux
4 4 (2.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (1.50%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.50%) HPUX
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.50%) Unix
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
2 40 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 39 (19.50%) Information Security
4 35 (17.50%) ITIL
5 33 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (16.50%) Analytics
6 30 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
7 29 (14.50%) Service Delivery
8 28 (14.00%) Risk Management
9 21 (10.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (10.50%) Incident Management
9 21 (10.50%) Line Management
10 20 (10.00%) CRM
11 19 (9.50%) Facilities Management
11 19 (9.50%) Time Management
11 19 (9.50%) Vulnerability Management
12 18 (9.00%) ERP
12 18 (9.00%) Workflow
13 17 (8.50%) Data Management
13 17 (8.50%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.00%) SQL
2 8 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.00%) C#
3 6 (3.00%) Java
4 5 (2.50%) R
4 5 (2.50%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 3 (1.50%) PHP
7 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.00%) Korn
7 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (10.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 14 (7.00%) Oracle Certification
3 13 (6.50%) CISSP
4 8 (4.00%) Degree
5 6 (3.00%) CISM
6 3 (1.50%) CRISC
7 2 (1.00%) GIAC
8 1 (0.50%) ACCA
8 1 (0.50%) CIMA
8 1 (0.50%) CISA
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.50%) PCI QSA
8 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.50%) SANS
8 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (26.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (14.00%) PCI DSS
3 25 (12.50%) NIST
4 22 (11.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 22 (11.00%) SLA
5 14 (7.00%) Data Quality
5 14 (7.00%) QA
6 11 (5.50%) BS25999
6 11 (5.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 11 (5.50%) ISO 9001
6 11 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 10 (5.00%) GRC
8 4 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (1.50%) COBIT
10 2 (1.00%) Accessibility
10 2 (1.00%) IFRS
10 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.50%) GPG13
11 1 (0.50%) PMO
11 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.50%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.50%) BitLocker
4 7 (3.50%) NFS
4 7 (3.50%) XenApp
4 7 (3.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (3.50%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.00%) CASB
3 3 (1.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 91 (45.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.50%) Oracle
3 17 (8.50%) VMware
4 12 (6.00%) Citrix
4 12 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (5.50%) Sophos
6 8 (4.00%) Veeam
7 6 (3.00%) Google
8 5 (2.50%) Cisco
9 4 (2.00%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.50%) SAP
11 2 (1.00%) Adobe
11 2 (1.00%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.00%) CODA
11 2 (1.00%) Genesys
11 2 (1.00%) IBM
11 2 (1.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 1 (0.50%) LogRhythm
12 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.50%) Splunk