The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for GDPR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GDPR over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR)
UK
Rank 712 930 -
Rank change year-on-year +218 -  
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 145 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.017% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.41% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 111 12 0
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £65,000 -
% change year-on-year -30.76% -  

GDPR is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10309 13583 13262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.13% 13.19% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8134 10744 10245
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  

GDPR
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GDPR as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for GDPR in the UK

GDPR
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GDPR in the UK

GDPR
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDPR over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GDPR in the UK

GDPR
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDPR within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +218 137 £60,000 -7.69% 26
London +154 92 £70,000 +7.69% 14
South East +69 20 £42,500 -34.61% 2
Kent - 11 £42,500 -
North West -8 9 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Manchester -11 9 £60,000 +50.00% 4
West Midlands - 7 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 6 £50,000 -
Scotland - 6 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 - 2
Warwickshire - 5 £46,500 -
City of London - 5 £75,000 - 3
West Malling - 5 £42,500 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 4 £46,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire +29 3 £68,750 +5.76% 1
Surrey - 3 - - 1
Leeds - 3 £42,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Lincolnshire - 3 £45,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £41,675 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £42,500 -
Leatherhead - 2 - - 1
West Wales - 2 £45,000 - 3
Birmingham - 2 £42,500 -
Swansea - 2 £45,000 - 3
Wales - 2 £45,000 - 4
Reading +23 1 £80,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

GDPR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 with a requirement for GDPR.

1 121 (53.30%) Data Protection
2 119 (52.42%) Information Security
3 113 (49.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 76 (33.48%) CISSP
5 75 (33.04%) Finance
6 62 (27.31%) PCI DSS
7 54 (23.79%) Cybersecurity
8 48 (21.15%) Risk Management
8 48 (21.15%) CISM
9 44 (19.38%) Data Protection Act
10 38 (16.74%) CISA
11 33 (14.54%) Project Management
12 32 (14.10%) Management Information System
12 32 (14.10%) Data Privacy
13 30 (13.22%) ISMS
14 28 (12.33%) Security Management
14 28 (12.33%) Data Governance
15 26 (11.45%) Firewall
16 25 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
16 25 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (11.01%) Data Quality
17 24 (10.57%) Degree
18 22 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
18 22 (9.69%) SIEM
19 21 (9.25%) Legal
20 19 (8.37%) Information Security Management
20 19 (8.37%) Risk Assessment
21 17 (7.49%) Banking
21 17 (7.49%) Business Continuity
21 17 (7.49%) Business Intelligence

GDPR
Top Related IT Skills 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 (0.44%) Apache
1 1 (0.44%) Confluence
1 1 (0.44%) nginx
1 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Raiser's Edge
1 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.20%) SaaS
2 4 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.32%) IaaS
4 2 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.88%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Akamai
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.44%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.44%) Fastly
5 1 (0.44%) Heroku
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.45%) Firewall
2 6 (2.64%) Network Security
3 4 (1.76%) Internet
3 4 (1.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.32%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (1.32%) DNS
4 3 (1.32%) SSL
5 2 (0.88%) HTTP
6 1 (0.44%) DHCP
6 1 (0.44%) Extranet
6 1 (0.44%) FTP
6 1 (0.44%) Intranet
6 1 (0.44%) LAN
6 1 (0.44%) LDAP
6 1 (0.44%) SMTP
6 1 (0.44%) SNMP
6 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.44%) VoIP
6 1 (0.44%) VPN
6 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.76%) Big Data
3 4 (1.76%) Power BI
3 4 (1.76%) QlikView
3 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.44%) DB2
5 1 (0.44%) MySQL
5 1 (0.44%) Redis
5 1 (0.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) CircleCI
1 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.44%) JIRA
1 1 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 75 (33.04%) Finance
2 21 (9.25%) Legal
3 17 (7.49%) Banking
4 15 (6.61%) Law
5 13 (5.73%) Advertising
6 12 (5.29%) Retail
7 11 (4.85%) Marketing
8 7 (3.08%) French Language
9 6 (2.64%) Financial Institution
9 6 (2.64%) German Language
10 5 (2.20%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.76%) Dutch Language
12 3 (1.32%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.88%) Back Office
13 2 (0.88%) Games
13 2 (0.88%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.88%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.88%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (20.26%) Security Manager
2 45 (19.82%) Analyst
3 38 (16.74%) Consultant
4 35 (15.42%) Security Analyst
5 25 (11.01%) Information Analyst
5 25 (11.01%) Information Security Analyst
6 24 (10.57%) Information Security Manager
7 20 (8.81%) Architect
7 20 (8.81%) Information Manager
8 18 (7.93%) Data Consultant
8 18 (7.93%) Security Consultant
9 15 (6.61%) IT Manager
10 14 (6.17%) Senior Consultant
11 13 (5.73%) Data Architect
11 13 (5.73%) Governance Consultant
11 13 (5.73%) IT Security Manager
12 11 (4.85%) Data Manager
12 11 (4.85%) Data Protection Officer
13 10 (4.41%) Head of Data Quality
14 9 (3.96%) Data Protection Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.44%) LAMP
1 1 (0.44%) REST
1 1 (0.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.38%) Data Protection Act
2 32 (14.10%) Management Information System
3 25 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.52%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.64%) Derivative
6 3 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.32%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.32%) Social Media
7 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.88%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.88%) NHS
7 2 (0.88%) PMI
7 2 (0.88%) SCADA
8 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.44%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.44%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.32%) Linux
2 2 (0.88%) Android
2 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.88%) Windows
3 1 (0.44%) CentOS
3 1 (0.44%) Debian
3 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (53.30%) Data Protection
2 119 (52.42%) Information Security
3 54 (23.79%) Cybersecurity
4 48 (21.15%) Risk Management
5 33 (14.54%) Project Management
6 32 (14.10%) Data Privacy
7 30 (13.22%) ISMS
8 28 (12.33%) Data Governance
8 28 (12.33%) Security Management
9 25 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (9.69%) SIEM
10 22 (9.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (8.37%) Information Security Management
11 19 (8.37%) Risk Assessment
12 17 (7.49%) Business Continuity
12 17 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (7.05%) Data Management
13 16 (7.05%) ITIL
14 14 (6.17%) Data Modelling
14 14 (6.17%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.64%) Java
2 5 (2.20%) SQL
3 3 (1.32%) PHP
3 3 (1.32%) Python
4 2 (0.88%) ABAP
4 2 (0.88%) C++
4 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.44%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.44%) AWK
5 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.44%) Go
5 1 (0.44%) Korn
5 1 (0.44%) Perl
5 1 (0.44%) Ruby
5 1 (0.44%) Scala
5 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (33.48%) CISSP
2 48 (21.15%) CISM
3 38 (16.74%) CISA
4 24 (10.57%) Degree
5 14 (6.17%) PCI QSA
6 11 (4.85%) ISEB
7 10 (4.41%) SANS
8 8 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 7 (3.08%) CEH
9 7 (3.08%) CRISC
9 7 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (2.64%) PMI Certification
10 6 (2.64%) SSCP
11 4 (1.76%) CISMP
11 4 (1.76%) PMP
11 4 (1.76%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.88%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (49.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (27.31%) PCI DSS
3 25 (11.01%) Data Quality
4 14 (6.17%) COBIT
5 11 (4.85%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (4.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (3.52%) MiFID
7 7 (3.08%) ISO27002
8 6 (2.64%) QA
9 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
9 3 (1.32%) ISO22301
9 3 (1.32%) PA-DSS
9 3 (1.32%) PMO
10 2 (0.88%) FINRA
10 2 (0.88%) FISMA
10 2 (0.88%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.44%) Varnish
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) Nessus
2 1 (0.44%) Ansible
2 1 (0.44%) Graphite
2 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.44%) Puppet
2 1 (0.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (4.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.96%) Cognizant
3 6 (2.64%) Splunk
4 5 (2.20%) Cisco
5 4 (1.76%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.76%) Oracle
5 4 (1.76%) Tableau
6 3 (1.32%) Forcepoint
6 3 (1.32%) Huawei
6 3 (1.32%) Juniper
7 2 (0.88%) IBM
7 2 (0.88%) Palo Alto
7 2 (0.88%) Qualys
7 2 (0.88%) Saba
7 2 (0.88%) SAP
7 2 (0.88%) Tufin
7 2 (0.88%) VMware
8 1 (0.44%) jetNEXUS
8 1 (0.44%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.44%) Temenos
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Adeptis Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + PHI, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days annual leave
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Middletons Assured Talent
Salary: Excellent market salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £85000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Spa
Salary: £600 - 650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Candidate Source
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £32629.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 16 days ago
Other
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum Incl Benefits + Coms
Posted: 15 days ago