Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 205 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - -
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 34 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.60% 0.060% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.87% 0.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 27 0 0
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 - -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 -
% change year-on-year -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 495 514 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.79% 10.35% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 314 320 479
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,900 £24,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £59,550
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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 +11 27 £40,000 - 3
Glasgow -21 4 £46,250 - 1
Fife - 1 £42,500 -
GDPR
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing GDPR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for GDPR.

1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 16 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (44.12%) VMware
3 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 15 (44.12%) ISO 9001
4 14 (41.18%) SCCM
4 14 (41.18%) SCOM
4 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (41.18%) Windows 10
5 13 (38.24%) iManage
5 13 (38.24%) Mimecast
5 13 (38.24%) Project Management
6 12 (35.29%) Practice Management
7 11 (32.35%) IP Telephony
7 11 (32.35%) Document Management
8 10 (29.41%) Legal
8 10 (29.41%) MobileIron
9 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
10 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
11 4 (11.76%) Degree
12 3 (8.82%) VMware Server
12 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
12 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
12 3 (8.82%) IT Audit
12 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (8.82%) Scrum
12 3 (8.82%) Migration

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 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) Mimecast
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.94%) Network Security
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Power BI
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 16 (47.06%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Project Manager
2 14 (41.18%) IT Manager
3 12 (35.29%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Audit Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Data Protection Officer
7 2 (5.88%) GDPR Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) IT Audit Manager
7 2 (5.88%) IT Risk Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Business Change Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Change Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Data Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Security Compliance Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.94%) FMCG
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 14 (41.18%) Windows 10
2 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Project Management
2 12 (35.29%) Practice Management
3 11 (32.35%) Document Management
4 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
5 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (8.82%) IT Audit
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.88%) Data Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Data Governance
7 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
7 2 (5.88%) Line Management
7 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) CISSP
3 2 (5.88%) CISA
3 2 (5.88%) PMP
3 2 (5.88%) QiCA
4 1 (2.94%) CISM
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.94%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (44.12%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.88%) MiFID
4 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) SCCM
1 14 (41.18%) SCOM
2 1 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) VMware
3 13 (38.24%) iManage
4 10 (29.41%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.94%) Tableau