Period
to

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 263 237 192
Rank change year-on-year -26 -45 -10
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 992 423 126
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.38% 1.34% 1.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.57% 11.66% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 604 249 99
10th Percentile £33,644 £33,250 £31,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £88,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +3.29%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11,581 3,628 982
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 16.10% 11.50% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6,130 2,708 808
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

GDPR
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing GDPR as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

GDPR trend for jobs with a WFH option

GDPR
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing GDPR.

GDPR salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

GDPR
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing GDPR over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

GDPR salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, GDPR job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for GDPR.

1 355 (35.79%) Information Security
2 352 (35.48%) Social Skills
3 306 (30.85%) Agile
4 299 (30.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 277 (27.92%) Data Protection
6 257 (25.91%) Azure
7 220 (22.18%) SQL
8 217 (21.88%) AWS
9 215 (21.67%) Finance
10 213 (21.47%) Management Information System
11 210 (21.17%) Cybersecurity
12 199 (20.06%) Analytics
12 199 (20.06%) Microsoft
13 186 (18.75%) DevOps
14 184 (18.55%) CISSP
15 157 (15.83%) PCI DSS
16 147 (14.82%) Risk Management
17 140 (14.11%) Microsoft 365
18 136 (13.71%) Firewall
19 135 (13.61%) Python
20 132 (13.31%) Windows
21 130 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
22 127 (12.80%) Data Protection Act
23 126 (12.70%) Data Management
24 120 (12.10%) Degree
25 117 (11.79%) NIST
26 116 (11.69%) Power Platform
27 112 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
27 112 (11.29%) Power BI
28 104 (10.48%) Full Stack Development

GDPR
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 40 (4.03%) CMS
2 39 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 33 (3.33%) SAS
4 25 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.21%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.11%) IIS
7 10 (1.01%) WordPress
8 7 (0.71%) EPiServer
8 7 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.60%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.60%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.50%) Confluence
11 4 (0.40%) Apache
11 4 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.30%) Captiva
12 3 (0.30%) FileNet
12 3 (0.30%) Headless CMS
12 3 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.10%) Apache Airflow
13 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 53 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (3.83%) Campfire
3 32 (3.23%) SPSS
4 24 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (1.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.81%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.50%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.10%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.10%) Sketch
9 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.81%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (1.01%) Magento
4 6 (0.60%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 6 (0.60%) SAP MDG
4 6 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.60%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.30%) assyst
6 3 (0.30%) FastStats
6 3 (0.30%) FastStats PeopleStage
6 3 (0.30%) iTrent
6 3 (0.30%) Northgate Housing
7 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.20%) Shopify
8 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.10%) Summit
8 1 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 257 (25.91%) Azure
2 217 (21.88%) AWS
3 140 (14.11%) Microsoft 365
4 116 (11.69%) Power Platform
5 78 (7.86%) GCP
6 54 (5.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 48 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
8 46 (4.64%) SaaS
9 30 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
10 29 (2.92%) Amazon S3
11 28 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
12 24 (2.42%) Azure Data Factory
13 23 (2.32%) Slack
14 22 (2.22%) npm
15 21 (2.12%) Amazon EKS
15 21 (2.12%) GitHub
15 21 (2.12%) PowerApps
16 20 (2.02%) Serverless
17 18 (1.81%) Azure Logic Apps
17 18 (1.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 136 (13.71%) Firewall
2 59 (5.95%) Network Security
3 45 (4.54%) VPN
4 38 (3.83%) Broadband
5 35 (3.53%) DNS
6 27 (2.72%) SSL
7 24 (2.42%) Internet
8 19 (1.92%) Wireless
9 18 (1.81%) TCP/IP
10 17 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
11 15 (1.51%) WAN
12 11 (1.11%) BGP
12 11 (1.11%) OSPF
12 11 (1.11%) SMS
13 10 (1.01%) DHCP
13 10 (1.01%) NGFW
14 9 (0.91%) LAN
15 8 (0.81%) Cisco IPT
16 7 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (11.29%) Power BI
2 62 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 54 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (4.74%) NoSQL
4 47 (4.74%) Tableau
5 44 (4.44%) Data Lake
6 38 (3.83%) QlikView
7 35 (3.53%) MySQL
8 20 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (1.81%) Big Data
10 17 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 17 (1.71%) Redis
11 16 (1.61%) Amazon Aurora
11 16 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
11 16 (1.61%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.41%) Relational Database
13 13 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.21%) Oracle Database
14 12 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (5.44%) Git (software)
2 22 (2.22%) ESLint
3 20 (2.02%) JIRA
4 17 (1.71%) Postman
5 15 (1.51%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.21%) Burp Suite
6 12 (1.21%) Emacs
7 7 (0.71%) Android Studio
7 7 (0.71%) Charles Proxy
7 7 (0.71%) ERwin
7 7 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (0.71%) Xcode
8 6 (0.60%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.30%) Maven
9 3 (0.30%) Moq
10 1 (0.10%) Selenium
10 1 (0.10%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.10%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 352 (35.48%) Social Skills
2 215 (21.67%) Finance
3 103 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (9.17%) Legal
5 87 (8.77%) Marketing
6 74 (7.46%) Public Sector
7 57 (5.75%) Influencing Skills
7 57 (5.75%) Retail
8 52 (5.24%) Manufacturing
9 43 (4.33%) Organisational Skills
10 41 (4.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 36 (3.63%) Telecoms
12 34 (3.43%) Banking
13 30 (3.02%) Law
14 21 (2.12%) Local Government
15 18 (1.81%) Games
15 18 (1.81%) Presentation Skills
16 13 (1.31%) Billing
17 11 (1.11%) Digital Economy
18 10 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 162 (16.33%) Analyst
2 82 (8.27%) Security Manager
3 78 (7.86%) Developer
4 77 (7.76%) Consultant
5 63 (6.35%) Security Analyst
6 51 (5.14%) IT Manager
7 48 (4.84%) Security Specialist
8 46 (4.64%) Information Manager
9 43 (4.33%) Architect
9 43 (4.33%) Data Analyst
10 41 (4.13%) Information Security Manager
11 38 (3.83%) Security Engineer
12 36 (3.63%) Data Engineer
13 34 (3.43%) Security Consultant
13 34 (3.43%) Security Officer
14 33 (3.33%) IT Security Manager
15 32 (3.23%) IT Analyst
15 32 (3.23%) Senior Developer
16 31 (3.13%) Customer Analyst
17 30 (3.02%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (6.75%) HTML
2 62 (6.25%) .NET
3 60 (6.05%) CSS
4 43 (4.33%) Node.js
5 41 (4.13%) React
6 33 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 32 (3.23%) React Native
8 29 (2.92%) REST
9 24 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
9 24 (2.42%) RESTful
10 23 (2.32%) JSON
11 22 (2.22%) Sass
12 21 (2.12%) Kafka
13 18 (1.81%) Spring
13 18 (1.81%) Spring Boot
14 17 (1.71%) Ruby on Rails
15 12 (1.21%) SAML
16 11 (1.11%) .NET Framework
16 11 (1.11%) Apollo GraphQL
16 11 (1.11%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 213 (21.47%) Management Information System
2 127 (12.80%) Data Protection Act
3 69 (6.96%) User Experience
4 49 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
5 46 (4.64%) Virtual Team
6 45 (4.54%) Blog
7 43 (4.33%) Cloud Native
8 34 (3.43%) Mobile App
9 31 (3.13%) Public Cloud
10 27 (2.72%) Data Centre
11 24 (2.42%) Freedom of Information
12 20 (2.02%) Algorithms
12 20 (2.02%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.51%) Data Structures
14 14 (1.41%) Smartphone
15 13 (1.31%) SCADA
15 13 (1.31%) Social Media
16 12 (1.21%) NHS
17 11 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
18 10 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 132 (13.31%) Windows
2 64 (6.45%) Linux
3 46 (4.64%) Windows Server
4 27 (2.72%) Unix
5 24 (2.42%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.21%) Kali Linux
7 8 (0.81%) Android
8 7 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (0.60%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2016
11 3 (0.30%) AIX
11 3 (0.30%) CentOS
11 3 (0.30%) Solaris
11 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.30%) zOS
12 2 (0.20%) VMS
13 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (35.79%) Information Security
2 306 (30.85%) Agile
3 277 (27.92%) Data Protection
4 210 (21.17%) Cybersecurity
5 199 (20.06%) Analytics
6 186 (18.75%) DevOps
7 147 (14.82%) Risk Management
8 130 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
9 126 (12.70%) Data Management
10 112 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
11 104 (10.48%) Full Stack Development
12 103 (10.38%) Data Security
13 98 (9.88%) Data Privacy
13 98 (9.88%) Line Management
14 92 (9.27%) Data Analysis
15 91 (9.17%) Penetration Testing
16 87 (8.77%) OWASP
17 86 (8.67%) Mentoring
18 84 (8.47%) Data Analytics
19 82 (8.27%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 220 (22.18%) SQL
2 135 (13.61%) Python
3 96 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 60 (6.05%) Java
5 58 (5.85%) C#
6 41 (4.13%) R
7 38 (3.83%) PowerShell
8 30 (3.02%) TypeScript
9 29 (2.92%) Scala
10 20 (2.02%) C
10 20 (2.02%) Ruby
11 11 (1.11%) Perl
11 11 (1.11%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.81%) Bash
14 7 (0.71%) C++
14 7 (0.71%) PHP
15 6 (0.60%) ABAP
16 4 (0.40%) Kotlin
16 4 (0.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 184 (18.55%) CISSP
2 120 (12.10%) Degree
3 95 (9.58%) CISM
4 81 (8.17%) Security Cleared
5 55 (5.54%) CISA
6 52 (5.24%) SC Cleared
7 44 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 23 (2.32%) ISEB
9 23 (2.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 23 (2.32%) PCI QSA
10 22 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
11 21 (2.12%) CRISC
12 20 (2.02%) CompTIA Security+
12 20 (2.02%) ISACA
12 20 (2.02%) OSCP
13 19 (1.92%) CISMP
14 16 (1.61%) AWS Certification
14 16 (1.61%) CCNA
15 15 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 299 (30.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 157 (15.83%) PCI DSS
3 117 (11.79%) NIST
4 90 (9.07%) Cyber Essentials
5 63 (6.35%) HIPAA
5 63 (6.35%) QA
6 51 (5.14%) Accessibility
7 33 (3.33%) GRC
8 30 (3.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 29 (2.92%) Data Quality
10 28 (2.82%) COBIT
10 28 (2.82%) NCSC
11 24 (2.42%) WCAG
12 21 (2.12%) SLA
13 19 (1.92%) ISO 22301
13 19 (1.92%) SOC 2
14 17 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 16 (1.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 16 (1.61%) JSP 440
15 16 (1.61%) RMADS
System Software
1 76 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 48 (4.84%) Docker
3 21 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.51%) ProxySG
5 6 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.50%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.30%) vSphere
8 2 (0.20%) Firmware
8 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.10%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.10%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.10%) RACF
9 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 66 (6.65%) Terraform
2 54 (5.44%) Kubernetes
3 31 (3.13%) Ansible
4 24 (2.42%) Kibana
5 23 (2.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (1.11%) CASB
8 10 (1.01%) SCCM
9 6 (0.60%) CSIRT
10 5 (0.50%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (0.40%) Nessus
11 4 (0.40%) WSUS
12 3 (0.30%) Grafana
12 3 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.30%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (0.30%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.30%) yum
13 2 (0.20%) EnCase
14 1 (0.10%) QRadar
Vendors
1 199 (20.06%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.85%) Google
3 45 (4.54%) Oracle
4 42 (4.23%) Cisco
5 40 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
6 34 (3.43%) SAP
7 32 (3.23%) Cognos
8 27 (2.72%) VMware
9 22 (2.22%) Apple
10 15 (1.51%) Blue Coat
10 15 (1.51%) Juniper
11 13 (1.31%) Adobe
12 12 (1.21%) ServiceNow
13 11 (1.11%) Databricks
13 11 (1.11%) F5
13 11 (1.11%) Splunk
14 10 (1.01%) Alteryx
14 10 (1.01%) IBM
15 9 (0.91%) CheckPoint
15 9 (0.91%) Qualys