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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 907 -
Rank change year-on-year +384 -  
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 408 25 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.46% 0.025% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.80% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 354 18 0
Median salary £62,500 £48,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.20% -  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,750 -
% change year-on-year +12.82% -  

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 10726 12861 13958
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.03% 13.06% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8080 10275 10999
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +375 394 £62,500 +28.20% 95
London +228 214 £67,500 +23.28% 37
South East +89 58 £52,000 -13.33% 20
North West -4 37 £41,500 -12.63% 15
Manchester -5 30 £47,500 - 10
East of England - 29 £57,500 - 4
City of London - 28 £73,750 - 8
West Midlands - 24 £62,500 - 5
Berkshire +36 19 £51,000 -21.53% 7
Yorkshire +18 19 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Kent - 15 £45,000 - 3
Bracknell - 12 £52,000 - 3
Essex - 12 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 12 £55,000 - 4
West Yorkshire +21 10 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Scotland +13 9 £57,250 - 2
North Yorkshire - 9 £42,000 - 1
Luton - 8 £70,000 - 1
Birmingham - 8 £53,750 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £65,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £70,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 8 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands - 8 £45,000 - 8
York - 7 £42,000 -
Aldershot - 6 £65,000 -
West Malling - 6 £42,500 - 1
South West - 6 £61,750 - 1
West Sussex +13 5 £65,000 +33.33%
Leeds +12 5 £43,500 -8.42% 1
Glasgow +8 5 £57,250 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 282 (50.63%) Data Protection
2 261 (46.86%) Information Security
3 210 (37.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 182 (32.68%) Finance
5 165 (29.62%) CISSP
6 156 (28.01%) PCI DSS
7 114 (20.47%) Risk Management
8 112 (20.11%) CISM
8 112 (20.11%) Cybersecurity
9 106 (19.03%) Data Protection Act
10 83 (14.90%) Project Management
11 81 (14.54%) CISA
12 74 (13.29%) Management Information System
12 74 (13.29%) Firewall
13 68 (12.21%) ISMS
14 66 (11.85%) SIEM
14 66 (11.85%) Degree
14 66 (11.85%) Data Privacy
15 65 (11.67%) Cyber Essentials
16 63 (11.31%) Legal
16 63 (11.31%) Data Management
17 58 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
18 56 (10.05%) Microsoft
19 53 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
20 52 (9.34%) Security Management
21 49 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
21 49 (8.80%) Data Governance
22 46 (8.26%) Data Modelling
23 45 (8.08%) Data Analysis
24 44 (7.90%) Data Quality

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 10 (1.80%) IIS
2 5 (0.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.72%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.36%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.36%) CMS
5 1 (0.18%) Apache
5 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.18%) Confluence
5 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.69%) FastStats
2 5 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.54%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.80%) IaaS
4 10 (1.80%) SaaS
5 5 (0.90%) Office 365
6 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.36%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (13.29%) Firewall
2 26 (4.67%) Internet
2 26 (4.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (4.13%) Wireless
4 19 (3.41%) Network Security
5 18 (3.23%) VoIP
6 14 (2.51%) VPN
7 11 (1.97%) SSL
8 10 (1.80%) LAN
9 9 (1.62%) DNS
9 9 (1.62%) HTTP
9 9 (1.62%) WAN
10 8 (1.44%) DHCP
10 8 (1.44%) FTP
10 8 (1.44%) NetScaler
10 8 (1.44%) SMTP
10 8 (1.44%) SNMP
10 8 (1.44%) SSH
10 8 (1.44%) Telnet
11 4 (0.72%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (5.39%) Relational Database
3 27 (4.85%) SQL Server
4 20 (3.59%) Big Data
5 19 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (3.05%) MySQL
7 16 (2.87%) Hadoop
8 15 (2.69%) NoSQL
8 15 (2.69%) RDBMS
9 14 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (2.15%) Power BI
10 12 (2.15%) QlikView
10 12 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.44%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.90%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (1.26%) TeamCity
1 7 (1.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Subversion
3 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 182 (32.68%) Finance
2 63 (11.31%) Legal
3 40 (7.18%) Banking
4 38 (6.82%) Retail
5 34 (6.10%) Marketing
6 20 (3.59%) Advertising
7 18 (3.23%) Law
8 14 (2.51%) Private Banking
8 14 (2.51%) Telecoms
9 13 (2.33%) Retail Banking
10 8 (1.44%) French Language
11 7 (1.26%) Back Office
11 7 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (1.08%) German Language
12 6 (1.08%) Publishing
13 5 (0.90%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.72%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.54%) Billing
15 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (20.29%) Analyst
2 95 (17.06%) Security Manager
3 64 (11.49%) Architect
3 64 (11.49%) Consultant
4 55 (9.87%) Security Analyst
5 43 (7.72%) Information Manager
5 43 (7.72%) Information Security Manager
6 39 (7.00%) Information Analyst
6 39 (7.00%) Information Security Analyst
7 34 (6.10%) Business Analyst
8 31 (5.57%) Data Architect
8 31 (5.57%) Data Protection Officer
9 28 (5.03%) IT Manager
10 27 (4.85%) Security Specialist
11 26 (4.67%) Security Consultant
12 23 (4.13%) Compliance Manager
13 22 (3.95%) Senior Manager
14 21 (3.77%) Data Analyst
14 21 (3.77%) Senior Consultant
15 20 (3.59%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.80%) .NET
2 8 (1.44%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.44%) LAMP
2 8 (1.44%) Web Services
3 7 (1.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.36%) MSMQ
4 2 (0.36%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.18%) CSS
5 1 (0.18%) HTML
5 1 (0.18%) Kafka
5 1 (0.18%) Node.js
5 1 (0.18%) React
5 1 (0.18%) REST
5 1 (0.18%) SAML
5 1 (0.18%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.18%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 106 (19.03%) Data Protection Act
2 74 (13.29%) Management Information System
3 53 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.21%) Data Structures
5 17 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 15 (2.69%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.15%) Internet of Things
8 11 (1.97%) Social Media
9 8 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.44%) Fintech
10 7 (1.26%) CESG
10 7 (1.26%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.08%) Derivative
12 5 (0.90%) CESG CLAS
12 5 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (0.72%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.72%) Replication
13 4 (0.72%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.54%) Cyber Attack
14 3 (0.54%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.46%) Windows
2 31 (5.57%) Linux
3 24 (4.31%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.44%) CentOS
4 8 (1.44%) Debian
5 5 (0.90%) Unix
6 4 (0.72%) Android
6 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.18%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (50.63%) Data Protection
2 261 (46.86%) Information Security
3 114 (20.47%) Risk Management
4 112 (20.11%) Cybersecurity
5 83 (14.90%) Project Management
6 68 (12.21%) ISMS
7 66 (11.85%) Data Privacy
7 66 (11.85%) SIEM
8 63 (11.31%) Data Management
9 58 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (9.34%) Security Management
11 49 (8.80%) Data Governance
11 49 (8.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 46 (8.26%) Data Modelling
13 45 (8.08%) Data Analysis
14 44 (7.90%) Migration
15 43 (7.72%) Analytics
16 41 (7.36%) CRM
17 39 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
17 39 (7.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 36 (6.46%) SQL
2 11 (1.97%) C
3 10 (1.80%) C#
4 8 (1.44%) Perl
5 7 (1.26%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.90%) Java
7 4 (0.72%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.18%) ABAP
8 1 (0.18%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.18%) AWK
8 1 (0.18%) ES6
8 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.18%) PHP
8 1 (0.18%) R
8 1 (0.18%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 165 (29.62%) CISSP
2 112 (20.11%) CISM
3 81 (14.54%) CISA
4 66 (11.85%) Degree
5 30 (5.39%) SANS
6 21 (3.77%) CRISC
7 20 (3.59%) ISEB
8 14 (2.51%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (2.15%) CISMP
9 12 (2.15%) MCITP
9 12 (2.15%) MCTS
10 11 (1.97%) CEH
11 9 (1.62%) ISEB Practitioner
11 9 (1.62%) PCI QSA
12 8 (1.44%) CREST Certified
12 8 (1.44%) SSCP
13 7 (1.26%) CESG Certified Professional
13 7 (1.26%) Master's Degree
14 6 (1.08%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (37.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 156 (28.01%) PCI DSS
3 65 (11.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 44 (7.90%) Data Quality
5 26 (4.67%) MiFID
6 22 (3.95%) COBIT
7 15 (2.69%) ISO 22301
7 15 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (2.15%) ISO 9001
9 11 (1.97%) Solvency II
10 9 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 7 (1.26%) SLA
12 6 (1.08%) HIPAA
13 4 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (0.72%) PA-DSS
13 4 (0.72%) PMO
14 3 (0.54%) EMIR
14 3 (0.54%) FINRA
14 3 (0.54%) QA
15 2 (0.36%) BS25999
System Software
1 33 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.72%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.54%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Docker
6 1 (0.18%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (1.44%) SCCM
2 3 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.18%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 56 (10.05%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.49%) Cisco
3 18 (3.23%) Cognizant
4 17 (3.05%) Oracle
5 16 (2.87%) Tableau
6 15 (2.69%) VMware
7 10 (1.80%) Palo Alto
8 9 (1.62%) Citrix
8 9 (1.62%) McAfee
9 8 (1.44%) CheckPoint
10 5 (0.90%) Alteryx
11 4 (0.72%) Cognos
11 4 (0.72%) Informatica
11 4 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.54%) Google
12 3 (0.54%) IBM
12 3 (0.54%) Juniper
12 3 (0.54%) SAP
12 3 (0.54%) Splunk
13 2 (0.36%) Qualys
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Salary: package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Flintshire
Network ITR
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + associated benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Begbies Traynor
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: Competitive + car allowance or company car
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Eames Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn, Hertfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £470 - £520 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
KnownFour
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago