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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 635 934 -
Rank change year-on-year +299 -  
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 229 28 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.027% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.22% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 183 19 0
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £67,500 -
% change year-on-year -29.62% -  

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 10337 13551 14145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.97% 13.05% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8099 10752 10984
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +279 213 £62,500 -3.84% 60
London +184 132 £70,000 +7.69% 24
South East +83 33 £45,000 -35.71% 8
Kent - 18 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands - 15 £61,250 - 3
North West -6 13 £51,250 +28.12% 11
Manchester -14 11 £60,000 +50.00% 6
City of London - 11 £75,000 - 6
Yorkshire - 10 £42,500 - 6
Scotland - 10 £57,250 - 1
Berkshire +16 8 £52,000 -25.71% 4
West Malling - 8 £42,500 - 1
Warwickshire - 7 £75,000 - 1
Wales - 5 £47,500 - 1
Swansea - 5 £47,500 -
West Wales - 5 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £42,500 - 4
Staffordshire - 4 £62,500 -
Surrey - 4 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £62,500 -
Leeds - 4 £42,500 - 4
Edinburgh - 4 £52,500 -
Glasgow - 4 £61,875 - 1
East Midlands - 4 £45,000 -
South West - 3 £73,500 - 2
East of England - 3 £55,000 - 6
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £46,500 -
Leatherhead - 3 - -
York - 3 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 150 (49.18%) Data Protection
2 146 (47.87%) Information Security
3 138 (45.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 105 (34.43%) Finance
5 100 (32.79%) CISSP
6 74 (24.26%) PCI DSS
7 64 (20.98%) Risk Management
8 62 (20.33%) CISM
8 62 (20.33%) Cybersecurity
9 48 (15.74%) Project Management
9 48 (15.74%) CISA
10 47 (15.41%) Management Information System
11 46 (15.08%) Data Protection Act
12 42 (13.77%) Data Privacy
13 40 (13.11%) Firewall
13 40 (13.11%) SIEM
14 39 (12.79%) ISMS
15 38 (12.46%) Degree
16 36 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (11.48%) Security Management
18 33 (10.82%) Data Modelling
18 33 (10.82%) Cyber Essentials
19 32 (10.49%) Data Governance
20 31 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
21 30 (9.84%) Migration
22 29 (9.51%) Legal
22 29 (9.51%) Data Management
23 27 (8.85%) Data Analysis
23 27 (8.85%) Regulatory Compliance
24 26 (8.52%) Risk Assessment

GDPR
Co-occurring 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 2 (0.66%) CMS
2 1 (0.33%) Apache
2 1 (0.33%) Confluence
2 1 (0.33%) nginx
2 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Cognos TM1
1 4 (1.31%) FastStats
2 3 (0.98%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.97%) IaaS
3 6 (1.97%) SaaS
4 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.66%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.66%) Office 365
4 2 (0.66%) PaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Akamai
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.33%) Fastly
5 1 (0.33%) Heroku
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.11%) Firewall
2 14 (4.59%) Network Security
3 10 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (2.62%) Internet
5 7 (2.30%) VoIP
5 7 (2.30%) Wireless
6 6 (1.97%) DNS
6 6 (1.97%) SSL
7 5 (1.64%) HTTP
7 5 (1.64%) LAN
7 5 (1.64%) VPN
8 4 (1.31%) DHCP
8 4 (1.31%) FTP
8 4 (1.31%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.31%) SMTP
8 4 (1.31%) SNMP
8 4 (1.31%) SSH
8 4 (1.31%) Telnet
8 4 (1.31%) WAN
9 3 (0.98%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.89%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (3.61%) Power BI
3 9 (2.95%) Big Data
3 9 (2.95%) QlikView
4 8 (2.62%) SQL Server
5 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.31%) Lumira
8 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.66%) Pentaho
8 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.33%) DB2
9 1 (0.33%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.33%) MySQL
9 1 (0.33%) Redis
9 1 (0.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) CircleCI
1 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.33%) JIRA
1 1 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 105 (34.43%) Finance
2 29 (9.51%) Legal
3 20 (6.56%) Banking
3 20 (6.56%) Marketing
4 18 (5.90%) Law
5 17 (5.57%) Retail
6 16 (5.25%) Advertising
7 9 (2.95%) French Language
8 7 (2.30%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.97%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.97%) German Language
9 6 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.64%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.31%) Back Office
11 4 (1.31%) Dutch Language
11 4 (1.31%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.66%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.66%) Publishing
12 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (18.69%) Analyst
2 56 (18.36%) Security Manager
3 41 (13.44%) Architect
4 40 (13.11%) Consultant
5 39 (12.79%) Security Analyst
6 27 (8.85%) Information Analyst
6 27 (8.85%) Information Security Analyst
7 26 (8.52%) Data Architect
7 26 (8.52%) Information Security Manager
8 23 (7.54%) Information Manager
9 20 (6.56%) IT Manager
10 18 (5.90%) Data Consultant
10 18 (5.90%) Senior Consultant
11 16 (5.25%) Governance Consultant
11 16 (5.25%) Security Consultant
12 15 (4.92%) IT Security Manager
13 13 (4.26%) Compliance Manager
14 12 (3.93%) Data Manager
14 12 (3.93%) Data Protection Officer
15 11 (3.61%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.31%) 802.1X
1 4 (1.31%) LAMP
2 2 (0.66%) Web Services
3 1 (0.33%) REST
3 1 (0.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.41%) Management Information System
2 46 (15.08%) Data Protection Act
3 36 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.23%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.62%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.97%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.97%) Derivative
7 4 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.31%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.98%) Fintech
8 3 (0.98%) Social Media
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.66%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.66%) PMI
9 2 (0.66%) SCADA
9 2 (0.66%) User Experience
10 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.33%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.30%) Linux
1 7 (2.30%) Windows
2 5 (1.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.31%) CentOS
3 4 (1.31%) Debian
4 2 (0.66%) Android
4 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (49.18%) Data Protection
2 146 (47.87%) Information Security
3 64 (20.98%) Risk Management
4 62 (20.33%) Cybersecurity
5 48 (15.74%) Project Management
6 42 (13.77%) Data Privacy
7 40 (13.11%) SIEM
8 39 (12.79%) ISMS
9 35 (11.48%) Security Management
10 33 (10.82%) Data Modelling
11 32 (10.49%) Data Governance
12 31 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (9.84%) Migration
14 29 (9.51%) Data Management
15 27 (8.85%) Data Analysis
15 27 (8.85%) Regulatory Compliance
16 26 (8.52%) Risk Assessment
17 24 (7.87%) Data Migration
17 24 (7.87%) Information Security Management
17 24 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.61%) SQL
2 6 (1.97%) Java
3 3 (0.98%) PHP
3 3 (0.98%) Python
4 2 (0.66%) ABAP
4 2 (0.66%) C++
4 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.33%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.33%) AWK
5 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.33%) Go
5 1 (0.33%) Korn
5 1 (0.33%) Perl
5 1 (0.33%) Ruby
5 1 (0.33%) Scala
5 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (32.79%) CISSP
2 62 (20.33%) CISM
3 48 (15.74%) CISA
4 38 (12.46%) Degree
5 12 (3.93%) SANS
6 11 (3.61%) PCI QSA
7 10 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.95%) ISEB
9 8 (2.62%) SSCP
10 6 (1.97%) CEH
10 6 (1.97%) CRISC
10 6 (1.97%) PMI Certification
11 5 (1.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 5 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.31%) CCIE
12 4 (1.31%) CCSE
12 4 (1.31%) CISMP
12 4 (1.31%) CREST Certified
12 4 (1.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (45.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (24.26%) PCI DSS
3 33 (10.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 24 (7.87%) Data Quality
5 19 (6.23%) COBIT
6 13 (4.26%) MiFID
7 11 (3.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (2.30%) ISO 9001
9 6 (1.97%) ISO22301
9 6 (1.97%) ISO27002
10 5 (1.64%) Solvency II
11 4 (1.31%) HIPAA
11 4 (1.31%) PA-DSS
12 3 (0.98%) FINRA
13 2 (0.66%) BS25999
13 2 (0.66%) FISMA
13 2 (0.66%) PMO
13 2 (0.66%) QA
14 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.31%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.98%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (1.31%) SCCM
2 2 (0.66%) Nessus
3 1 (0.33%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) Graphite
3 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 24 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.26%) Tableau
3 11 (3.61%) Cisco
4 10 (3.28%) Cognizant
5 7 (2.30%) CheckPoint
6 6 (1.97%) Splunk
6 6 (1.97%) VMware
7 5 (1.64%) Oracle
7 5 (1.64%) Palo Alto
8 4 (1.31%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.31%) Citrix
8 4 (1.31%) Cognos
8 4 (1.31%) Forcepoint
8 4 (1.31%) Intel Security
8 4 (1.31%) Juniper
9 3 (0.98%) Informatica
10 2 (0.66%) IBM
10 2 (0.66%) SAP
10 2 (0.66%) Sophos
10 2 (0.66%) SunGard
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + exc benefits/ pen/ bonus/ flex work
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible working, exc pen, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Michael Page International
Salary: Flexible working, exc pen, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Michael Page International
Salary: £63000 - £85000 per annum + car, flex working, exc pen/ hol
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens and Bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + final salary pension, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, stock, benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £49,000 to £55,000 per annum + lease car option+ other bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus generous package
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 30% bonus +
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 13 days ago