Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 193 244
Rank change year-on-year +25 +51 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 71 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.23% 0.29% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.77% 3.33% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 45 13 0
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% -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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 659 451 733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.41% 8.66% 12.46%
Number of salaries quoted 389 254 422
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% -2.27%
10th Percentile £28,450 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing GDPR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Scotland

GDPR
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GDPR in Scotland.

Salary trend for GDPR in Scotland

GDPR
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for GDPR in Scotland

GDPR
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 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
Edinburgh +13 32 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Glasgow -7 19 £60,000 +4.80% 4
Stirling - 9 £62,500 - 1
Dundee - 8 £60,000 -
Inverclyde 0 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
North Ayrshire - 1 - -
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 17 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 Scotland region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 26 (36.62%) Information Security
2 25 (35.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (30.99%) Finance
4 17 (23.94%) Data Protection
5 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (18.31%) PCI DSS
7 12 (16.90%) Data Management
7 12 (16.90%) Risk Management
7 12 (16.90%) ISO 9001
8 11 (15.49%) CISSP
9 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
9 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.08%) Line Management
10 9 (12.68%) DBS Check
10 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (12.68%) Project Management
11 8 (11.27%) Scrum
11 8 (11.27%) Banking
11 8 (11.27%) Degree
11 8 (11.27%) Information Governance
11 8 (11.27%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (11.27%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (9.86%) Data Privacy
12 7 (9.86%) SDLC
12 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (9.86%) Workflow
13 6 (8.45%) Legal
13 6 (8.45%) Change Management
13 6 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (8.45%) SaaS
2 4 (5.63%) Office 365
3 2 (2.82%) IaaS
3 2 (2.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Network Security
2 3 (4.23%) VoIP
3 2 (2.82%) DHCP
3 2 (2.82%) DNS
3 2 (2.82%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.41%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) FTP
4 1 (1.41%) HTTP
4 1 (1.41%) Intranet
4 1 (1.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.41%) SSH
4 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.41%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.41%) VPN
4 1 (1.41%) Wireless
4 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) OLTP
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.82%) Big Data
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.41%) DB2
5 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 6 (8.45%) Legal
4 4 (5.63%) Marketing
5 3 (4.23%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Law
7 1 (1.41%) Advertising
7 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.41%) Publishing
7 1 (1.41%) Retail
7 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Analyst
2 16 (22.54%) Consultant
3 11 (15.49%) Project Manager
4 10 (14.08%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) GDPR Project Manager
6 6 (8.45%) Information Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Information Security Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Business Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Data Protection Officer
7 4 (5.63%) GDPR Business Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Designer
8 3 (4.23%) Development Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Development Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Security Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) OAuth
2 3 (4.23%) OAuth2
2 3 (4.23%) SAML
3 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.41%) Kafka
3 1 (1.41%) LDAP
3 1 (1.41%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Fintech
3 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.82%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.82%) SCADA
5 2 (2.82%) Social Media
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
3 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Information Security
2 17 (23.94%) Data Protection
3 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.90%) Data Management
4 12 (16.90%) Risk Management
5 10 (14.08%) Line Management
5 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.68%) Project Management
6 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (11.27%) Collaborative Working
7 8 (11.27%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (11.27%) Information Governance
7 8 (11.27%) Scrum
8 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.86%) Data Privacy
8 7 (9.86%) SDLC
8 7 (9.86%) Workflow
9 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.45%) Change Management
9 6 (8.45%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) C#
2 3 (4.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) C++
3 1 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) Perl
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) Python
3 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) CISSP
2 9 (12.68%) DBS Check
3 8 (11.27%) Degree
4 5 (7.04%) CISA
4 5 (7.04%) CISM
5 3 (4.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 2 (2.82%) CISMP
6 2 (2.82%) CRISC
6 2 (2.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 2 (2.82%) SANS
7 1 (1.41%) GIAC
7 1 (1.41%) ISEB
7 1 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (35.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (18.31%) PCI DSS
3 12 (16.90%) ISO 9001
4 6 (8.45%) Data Quality
5 5 (7.04%) PSD2
6 4 (5.63%) MiFID
7 3 (4.23%) COBIT
7 3 (4.23%) PMBOK
8 2 (2.82%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (1.41%) HIPAA
9 1 (1.41%) ISO 22301
9 1 (1.41%) QA
9 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (1.41%) SLA
9 1 (1.41%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.41%) Nessus
1 1 (1.41%) Nmap
1 1 (1.41%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco
4 2 (2.82%) Cognos
4 2 (2.82%) Saba
4 2 (2.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) Dell
5 1 (1.41%) Meraki
5 1 (1.41%) VMware
5 1 (1.41%) Xero