GDPR Jobs in Scotland

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
UK > Scotland

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 26 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
26 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 215 190 63
Rank change year-on-year -25 -127 +96
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 66 32 277
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.97% 0.71% 4.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.25% 4.73% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 30 9 44
10th Percentile £22,250 £34,411 -
25th Percentile £25,750 £38,039 £38,635
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,750 £59,526 £49,793
Median % change year-on-year -23.14% +19.55% -0.42%
75th Percentile £65,625 £62,833 £61,250
90th Percentile £82,548 £69,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -14.55% -4.35% +0.93%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 800 677 997
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 11.77% 15.03% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 333 207 427
10th Percentile £22,250 £31,250 £25,575
25th Percentile £33,750 £40,000 £37,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £54,882 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.45% +21.96% +4.65%
75th Percentile £61,250 £71,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £71,946 £88,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +3.77%

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in Scotland

GDPR
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for GDPR in Scotland

GDPR
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing GDPR in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 May 2024.

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 26 May 2024. 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
Glasgow -82 29 £39,000 -35.00% 21
Edinburgh +60 24 £60,000 +0.80% 12
Dundee -9 6 £22,500 -43.39%
Aberdeen -9 4 £55,000 - 4
Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £35,000 -
GDPR
UK

GDPR
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) Captiva
2 4 (6.06%) FileNet
2 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.24%) Azure
2 13 (19.70%) GCP
3 9 (13.64%) Microsoft 365
4 8 (12.12%) Entra ID
5 6 (9.09%) Power Platform
6 4 (6.06%) GitHub
7 3 (4.55%) IaaS
7 3 (4.55%) PaaS
7 3 (4.55%) SaaS
8 2 (3.03%) AWS
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Purview
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) BigQuery
1 9 (13.64%) Looker
2 6 (9.09%) Power BI
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) JIRA
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.52%) GitLab
3 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 22 (33.33%) Banking
3 16 (24.24%) Legal
4 13 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (12.12%) Social Skills
6 3 (4.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 3 (4.55%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (3.03%) Law
8 1 (1.52%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Senior
2 12 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Data Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Platform Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Principal Data Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Help Desk Adviser
5 5 (7.58%) Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Information Officer
5 5 (7.58%) Information Security Officer
5 5 (7.58%) Security Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Security Officer
6 4 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Data Protection Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) FileNet Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Head of Information
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) SAML
2 2 (3.03%) LDAP
2 2 (3.03%) OAuth
2 2 (3.03%) OpenID
3 1 (1.52%) OpenCV
3 1 (1.52%) OpenVINO
3 1 (1.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.06%) DataPower
3 4 (6.06%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (4.55%) Low-Code
4 3 (4.55%) Security Posture
5 2 (3.03%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.03%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.52%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) Unix
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (42.42%) Data Protection
2 23 (34.85%) Data Management
3 20 (30.30%) Data Governance
4 16 (24.24%) Data Privacy
4 16 (24.24%) Matrix Management
4 16 (24.24%) Matrix Organization
4 16 (24.24%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (24.24%) Process Improvement
5 14 (21.21%) Agile
5 14 (21.21%) Change Management
5 14 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (19.70%) DevOps
7 10 (15.15%) Coaching
7 10 (15.15%) Impact Assessments
7 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
7 10 (15.15%) Supplier Relationship Management
8 9 (13.64%) Data Engineering
8 9 (13.64%) Data Pipeline
8 9 (13.64%) DataOps
8 9 (13.64%) Platform Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) SQL
2 4 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (1.52%) C++
3 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) CISM
2 5 (7.58%) CISA
2 5 (7.58%) CISSP
3 4 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (3.03%) CCSP
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Azure Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.52%) HNC
5 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.52%) PhD
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (16.67%) NIST
2 10 (15.15%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (9.09%) Data Quality
4 5 (7.58%) NCSC
5 3 (4.55%) California Consumer Privacy Act
6 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Google
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) IBM
3 4 (6.06%) Kofax
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Pega
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
3 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.03%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.52%) Darktrace
5 1 (1.52%) Dell
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) NetApp
5 1 (1.52%) Nintex
5 1 (1.52%) Qualys
5 1 (1.52%) VMware