Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 196 208
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 42 34 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.79% 0.60% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.29% 7.05% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 0
Scotland median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% - -
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.00% -

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 576 482 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.80% 8.56% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 362 313 331
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +5 32 £57,500 +43.75% 6
Glasgow -3 8 £41,250 -10.81% 3
Dundee - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £39,500 -
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 15 (35.71%) Information Security
1 15 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) Degree
4 11 (26.19%) CISSP
4 11 (26.19%) Project Management
4 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (26.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (23.81%) CISM
6 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 9 (21.43%) Information Governance
7 8 (19.05%) Line Management
7 8 (19.05%) Finance
7 8 (19.05%) Legal
7 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (16.67%) MySQL
8 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (16.67%) Scrum
8 7 (16.67%) CRISC
8 7 (16.67%) PCI DSS
9 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 6 (14.29%) SDLC
9 6 (14.29%) Identity Management
9 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 6 (14.29%) CISA
10 5 (11.90%) C#

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 2 (4.76%) concrete5
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) DHCP
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.38%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.38%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) SAN
2 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) MySQL
3 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.90%) Pentaho
5 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (7.14%) Big Data
5 3 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) MSTest
4 1 (2.38%) NUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
1 8 (19.05%) Legal
2 5 (11.90%) Marketing
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Analyst
1 7 (16.67%) Consultant
1 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 7 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 7 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
2 4 (9.52%) Development Manager
2 4 (9.52%) Development Project Manager
2 4 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (9.52%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
2 4 (9.52%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
3 3 (7.14%) Software Development Project Manager
3 3 (7.14%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Chief Technology Officer
4 2 (4.76%) Developer
4 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Security Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Software Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
1 5 (11.90%) OAuth
1 5 (11.90%) OAuth2
2 4 (9.52%) SAML
3 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) DOM
4 2 (4.76%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) jQuery
4 2 (4.76%) Laravel
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
4 2 (4.76%) Symfony
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.38%) CGI
5 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) OpenID
5 1 (2.38%) Spring
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.76%) Fintech
4 2 (4.76%) PMI
4 2 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) FMCG
5 1 (2.38%) SCADA
5 1 (2.38%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
1 15 (35.71%) Information Security
2 14 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (26.19%) Project Management
5 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 9 (21.43%) Information Governance
6 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (19.05%) Line Management
7 7 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (14.29%) Identity Management
8 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 6 (14.29%) SDLC
9 5 (11.90%) Analytics
9 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (11.90%) Kanban
9 5 (11.90%) MVC
9 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) C#
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) CISSP
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 10 (23.81%) CISM
3 7 (16.67%) CRISC
4 6 (14.29%) CISA
5 4 (9.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 3 (7.14%) CISMP
6 3 (7.14%) SANS
7 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.38%) CCNA
8 1 (2.38%) CCNP
8 1 (2.38%) CCSA
8 1 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (11.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (9.52%) ISO 9001
4 4 (9.52%) PMBOK
4 4 (9.52%) QA
5 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
6 1 (2.38%) HIPAA
6 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.38%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.38%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Meraki
4 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec
4 1 (2.38%) Xero