Period
to 27 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
England > North of England
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 189 188 138
Rank change year-on-year -1 -50 +107
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 136 243 439
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.26% 1.54% 2.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.79% 13.00% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 116 210 361
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,375 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -12.50%

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 North of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,154 1,869 2,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 10.67% 11.84% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1,495 2,090
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the North of England

GDPR
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing GDPR in the North of England.

Salary trend for GDPR in the North of England

GDPR
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing GDPR in the North of England over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the North of England

GDPR
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the North of England region over the 6 months to 27 February 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
North West +20 89 £38,000 -13.64% 30
Yorkshire -13 36 £47,500 -5.00% 13
North East +10 11 £45,000 +19.84% 7
GDPR
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 North of England region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 55 (40.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 55 (40.44%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 48 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (33.09%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (28.68%) Finance
6 37 (27.21%) Information Security
6 37 (27.21%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (21.32%) Degree
7 29 (21.32%) AWS
8 27 (19.85%) PowerShell
8 27 (19.85%) Data Protection
8 27 (19.85%) Self-Motivation
9 26 (19.12%) Mathematics
9 26 (19.12%) Project Management
9 26 (19.12%) SQL Server
10 24 (17.65%) Windows
10 24 (17.65%) Microsoft 365
10 24 (17.65%) Cyber Essentials
11 23 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (16.91%) Azure
12 22 (16.18%) PRINCE2
12 22 (16.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
13 21 (15.44%) Legal
13 21 (15.44%) Risk Assessment
14 20 (14.71%) Bash Shell
14 20 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 20 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (14.71%) Test Scripting
14 20 (14.71%) e-Learning

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 8 (5.88%) Confluence
2 7 (5.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.47%) Apache
5 2 (1.47%) IIS
5 2 (1.47%) JBoss
5 2 (1.47%) nginx
5 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.74%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.32%) AWS
2 24 (17.65%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (16.91%) Azure
4 15 (11.03%) SaaS
5 14 (10.29%) Power Platform
6 8 (5.88%) Amazon ECS
6 8 (5.88%) Amazon EKS
6 8 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (5.88%) AWS CodePipeline
7 5 (3.68%) IaaS
7 5 (3.68%) PaaS
8 4 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (2.21%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.47%) G Suite
10 2 (1.47%) Slack
11 1 (0.74%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.74%) GCP
11 1 (0.74%) WhatsApp
11 1 (0.74%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.82%) SSL
2 9 (6.62%) Firewall
3 7 (5.15%) DNS
3 7 (5.15%) SAN
3 7 (5.15%) VoIP
4 6 (4.41%) DHCP
5 4 (2.94%) IP Telephony
5 4 (2.94%) LAN
5 4 (2.94%) WAN
6 2 (1.47%) Network Security
6 2 (1.47%) VLAN
6 2 (1.47%) VPN
6 2 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.47%) Wireless
7 1 (0.74%) Internet
7 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.74%) SMS
7 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.29%) Power BI
3 9 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.88%) Amazon Redshift
4 8 (5.88%) MySQL
5 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.41%) Big Data
6 6 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.68%) Data Mining
7 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.88%) JIRA
2 8 (5.88%) Postman
3 7 (5.15%) JUnit
4 4 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.47%) Subversion
5 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (28.68%) Finance
2 21 (15.44%) Legal
3 11 (8.09%) Retail
4 10 (7.35%) Marketing
5 8 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.21%) Banking
7 2 (1.47%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.74%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.74%) Social Housing
8 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (22.06%) Analyst
2 17 (12.50%) Administrator
3 14 (10.29%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (8.09%) Data Analyst
5 10 (7.35%) Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Configuration Administrator
6 9 (6.62%) Consultant
6 9 (6.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Security Manager
7 7 (5.15%) Information Manager
7 7 (5.15%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (5.15%) Information Security Specialist
7 7 (5.15%) Information Specialist
7 7 (5.15%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.15%) Security Consultant
7 7 (5.15%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.41%) Information Security Consultant
8 6 (4.41%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.41%) Security Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.09%) XML
2 10 (7.35%) jQuery
3 9 (6.62%) JSON
3 9 (6.62%) RESTful
4 8 (5.88%) CSS
4 8 (5.88%) HTML
4 8 (5.88%) Node.js
5 7 (5.15%) CSS3
5 7 (5.15%) HTML5
5 7 (5.15%) J2EE
5 7 (5.15%) JMS
5 7 (5.15%) JSP
5 7 (5.15%) Sass
5 7 (5.15%) Spring
5 7 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (2.94%) .NET
6 4 (2.94%) Web Services
7 2 (1.47%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.47%) Flutter
7 2 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (40.44%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (19.85%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (14.71%) e-Learning
4 15 (11.03%) Data Protection Act
5 12 (8.82%) Cyberthreat
5 12 (8.82%) PKI
6 10 (7.35%) Cyberattack
6 10 (7.35%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (7.35%) Management Information System
7 7 (5.15%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.94%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.47%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.47%) Replication
9 2 (1.47%) User Experience
9 2 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.74%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.65%) Windows
2 19 (13.97%) Linux
3 10 (7.35%) Solaris
4 8 (5.88%) Unix
5 7 (5.15%) Windows Server
6 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.21%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.47%) Android
9 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.47%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.09%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (27.21%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (27.21%) Information Security
4 27 (19.85%) Data Protection
5 26 (19.12%) Mathematics
5 26 (19.12%) Project Management
6 23 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (16.18%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 22 (16.18%) PRINCE2
8 21 (15.44%) Risk Assessment
9 20 (14.71%) Change Control
9 20 (14.71%) Change Management
9 20 (14.71%) Product Roadmap
9 20 (14.71%) Regression Testing
9 20 (14.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 20 (14.71%) Test Scripting
9 20 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
10 17 (12.50%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.85%) PowerShell
2 20 (14.71%) Bash Shell
2 20 (14.71%) SQL
3 12 (8.82%) Perl
4 11 (8.09%) Java
5 7 (5.15%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.41%) Python
6 6 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.47%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.74%) C
9 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (21.32%) Degree
2 11 (8.09%) CISM
2 11 (8.09%) CISSP
3 5 (3.68%) DBS Check
4 4 (2.94%) ISEB
5 3 (2.21%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 2 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.47%) CRISC
7 1 (0.74%) CEH
7 1 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (40.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (17.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (10.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 13 (9.56%) PCI DSS
5 11 (8.09%) ISO 9001
6 7 (5.15%) Data Quality
7 6 (4.41%) NIST
8 5 (3.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 4 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (2.21%) COSHH
10 3 (2.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (2.21%) QA
11 1 (0.74%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.74%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.62%) Docker
4 4 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.21%) vSphere
6 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) Kubernetes
1 9 (6.62%) SCCM
1 9 (6.62%) Terraform
2 6 (4.41%) SCOM
3 4 (2.94%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.47%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.74%) Ansible
5 1 (0.74%) CASB
5 1 (0.74%) Nessus
5 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.82%) VMware
3 10 (7.35%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (6.62%) Apple
5 8 (5.88%) EMC
5 8 (5.88%) Veeam
6 7 (5.15%) Adobe
6 7 (5.15%) Dell
6 7 (5.15%) Oracle
7 6 (4.41%) HubSpot
8 4 (2.94%) Avaya
8 4 (2.94%) Citrix
8 4 (2.94%) IBM
8 4 (2.94%) NetApp
9 3 (2.21%) arcserve
9 3 (2.21%) Cisco
9 3 (2.21%) Dell KACE
9 3 (2.21%) Google
9 3 (2.21%) Siemens
9 3 (2.21%) Sophos