Period
to 27 November 2021

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 27 November 2021 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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 213 206 233
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27 -39
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 419 102 52
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.44% 1.23% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.12% 12.41% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 313 75 47
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,300 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,625 £40,610
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £75,000 £87,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,500 "
UK median annual salary £53,500 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.60% +0.91% +4.76%

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 4,141 822 840
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 14.20% 9.95% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,873 689 699
10th Percentile £33,321 £31,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -

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 27 November 2021.

GDPR salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, GDPR job roles required the following IT 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.

1 203 (48.45%) Data Protection
2 133 (31.74%) Microsoft
3 131 (31.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 129 (30.79%) Social Skills
5 127 (30.31%) Finance
6 126 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
7 116 (27.68%) Information Security
8 91 (21.72%) SQL
8 91 (21.72%) Problem-Solving
9 85 (20.29%) Azure
10 83 (19.81%) PCI DSS
11 80 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
12 78 (18.62%) Degree
13 75 (17.90%) Data Protection Act
13 75 (17.90%) Cybersecurity
14 74 (17.66%) AWS
15 72 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
16 61 (14.56%) Oracle
16 61 (14.56%) Data Privacy
17 60 (14.32%) NIST
18 59 (14.08%) Firewall
19 56 (13.37%) Management Information System
19 56 (13.37%) Legal
19 56 (13.37%) Python
20 54 (12.89%) CISSP
20 54 (12.89%) Data Management
20 54 (12.89%) Fintech
21 53 (12.65%) Power Platform
22 51 (12.17%) Self-Motivation
22 51 (12.17%) Line Management

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 13 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.91%) IIS
3 4 (0.95%) WordPress
4 3 (0.72%) Confluence
5 2 (0.48%) CMS
5 2 (0.48%) Mendix
5 2 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 35 (8.35%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.19%) Oracle Smart View
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (8.83%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (1.91%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.72%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.48%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.48%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.24%) Raiser's Edge
8 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 85 (20.29%) Azure
2 74 (17.66%) AWS
3 53 (12.65%) Power Platform
4 49 (11.69%) GCP
5 40 (9.55%) Microsoft 365
6 17 (4.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (4.06%) SaaS
7 14 (3.34%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (3.10%) Serverless
9 11 (2.63%) Amazon S3
9 11 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.67%) Azure Sentinel
11 5 (1.19%) GitHub
11 5 (1.19%) Power Automate
11 5 (1.19%) PowerApps
12 4 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.95%) Google Data Studio
12 4 (0.95%) PaaS
12 4 (0.95%) Snowflake
12 4 (0.95%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 59 (14.08%) Firewall
2 11 (2.63%) SMS
3 10 (2.39%) VPN
4 9 (2.15%) VoIP
5 7 (1.67%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (0.95%) DMZ
6 4 (0.95%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.95%) SSL
6 4 (0.95%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.95%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.72%) Network Security
8 2 (0.48%) DOCSIS
8 2 (0.48%) DWDM
8 2 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.48%) LAN
8 2 (0.48%) MPLS
8 2 (0.48%) WAN
9 1 (0.24%) DHCP
9 1 (0.24%) FTP
9 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.46%) Power BI
2 44 (10.50%) SQL Server
3 41 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (7.64%) Oracle Reports
5 31 (7.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (7.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (5.97%) OLAP
7 25 (5.97%) Oracle OLAP
7 25 (5.97%) SQL Server 2016
7 25 (5.97%) SSDT
8 14 (3.34%) MySQL
9 12 (2.86%) NoSQL
10 11 (2.63%) Amazon Athena
10 11 (2.63%) Amazon Aurora
10 11 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 11 (2.63%) Amazon QuickSight
10 11 (2.63%) Oracle Database
11 10 (2.39%) Metadata
11 10 (2.39%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 33 (7.88%) Visual Studio
2 29 (6.92%) Git (software)
3 25 (5.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 16 (3.82%) JIRA
5 8 (1.91%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (1.91%) SonarQube
6 6 (1.43%) Subversion
7 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.72%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.48%) Postman
10 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.24%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.24%) Emacs
10 1 (0.24%) GitLab
10 1 (0.24%) Travis CI
General
1 129 (30.79%) Social Skills
2 127 (30.31%) Finance
3 72 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (13.37%) Legal
5 35 (8.35%) Retail
6 30 (7.16%) Banking
7 29 (6.92%) Marketing
7 29 (6.92%) Telecoms
8 28 (6.68%) Public Sector
9 27 (6.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 21 (5.01%) Manufacturing
11 20 (4.77%) Law
12 16 (3.82%) Influencing Skills
13 11 (2.63%) Presentation Skills
14 10 (2.39%) Games
15 9 (2.15%) Electronics
16 8 (1.91%) Public Speaking
17 7 (1.67%) Back Office
18 6 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
19 5 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (15.99%) Developer
2 54 (12.89%) Analyst
3 52 (12.41%) Consultant
4 36 (8.59%) Senior Developer
5 32 (7.64%) Software Developer
6 31 (7.40%) Architect
7 22 (5.25%) Security Analyst
7 22 (5.25%) Security Consultant
8 17 (4.06%) Information Officer
8 17 (4.06%) Security Architect
8 17 (4.06%) Security Engineer
9 14 (3.34%) Business Analyst
9 14 (3.34%) Information Manager
9 14 (3.34%) Risk Consultant
10 13 (3.10%) Senior Manager
11 12 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (2.86%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 12 (2.86%) Security Manager
12 11 (2.63%) Security Specialist
12 11 (2.63%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.21%) COM
2 25 (5.97%) MDX
3 18 (4.30%) REST
4 16 (3.82%) .NET
5 15 (3.58%) Spring
5 15 (3.58%) Spring Boot
5 15 (3.58%) Web Services
6 11 (2.63%) Apollo GraphQL
6 11 (2.63%) GraphQL
7 9 (2.15%) XML
8 8 (1.91%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.91%) OAuth
8 8 (1.91%) SAML
9 7 (1.67%) Flutter
9 7 (1.67%) React
10 5 (1.19%) HTML
11 4 (0.95%) OAuth2
11 4 (0.95%) OpenID
12 3 (0.72%) CSS
12 3 (0.72%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.90%) Data Protection Act
2 56 (13.37%) Management Information System
3 51 (12.17%) Self-Motivation
4 40 (9.55%) Virtual Team
5 15 (3.58%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.34%) Data Structures
6 14 (3.34%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 10 (2.39%) NHS
8 10 (2.39%) Replication
9 9 (2.15%) Clustering
9 9 (2.15%) User Experience
10 8 (1.91%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.91%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (1.91%) Smartcard
11 7 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 7 (1.67%) Reference Data
11 7 (1.67%) Social Media
12 6 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.98%) Windows
2 26 (6.21%) Linux
3 24 (5.73%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.39%) Solaris
5 8 (1.91%) Unix
6 5 (1.19%) Android
6 5 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.95%) CentOS
8 2 (0.48%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.48%) SUSE
8 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.24%) Debian
9 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (48.45%) Data Protection
2 126 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (27.68%) Information Security
4 91 (21.72%) Problem-Solving
5 80 (19.09%) Business Intelligence
6 75 (17.90%) Cybersecurity
7 61 (14.56%) Data Privacy
8 54 (12.89%) Data Management
8 54 (12.89%) Fintech
9 51 (12.17%) Line Management
10 50 (11.93%) ETL
11 48 (11.46%) Risk Management
12 47 (11.22%) Decision-Making
13 45 (10.74%) Data Architecture
14 44 (10.50%) Data Governance
15 41 (9.79%) DevOps
16 40 (9.55%) Analytics
17 38 (9.07%) Computer Science
18 33 (7.88%) Internal Audit
19 30 (7.16%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 91 (21.72%) SQL
2 56 (13.37%) Python
3 30 (7.16%) Java
4 28 (6.68%) JavaScript
5 26 (6.21%) R
6 25 (5.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 18 (4.30%) Scala
8 16 (3.82%) C#
9 12 (2.86%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.91%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.91%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.67%) C
12 4 (0.95%) Perl
13 3 (0.72%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.72%) VBA
14 2 (0.48%) Go
14 2 (0.48%) PHP
14 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.24%) COBOL
15 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (18.62%) Degree
2 54 (12.89%) CISSP
3 33 (7.88%) CISM
4 25 (5.97%) CISA
5 18 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (3.34%) CRISC
7 14 (3.34%) Security Cleared
8 13 (3.10%) PCI QSA
9 11 (2.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 11 (2.63%) AWS Certification
9 11 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (2.15%) CCSP
10 9 (2.15%) CISMP
10 9 (2.15%) CREST Certified
11 8 (1.91%) CLAS
11 8 (1.91%) IISP
11 8 (1.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 8 (1.91%) SANS
12 7 (1.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (31.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (19.81%) PCI DSS
3 60 (14.32%) NIST
4 31 (7.40%) Cyber Essentials
5 29 (6.92%) GRC
6 20 (4.77%) Data Quality
7 18 (4.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (3.82%) HIPAA
9 12 (2.86%) QA
10 11 (2.63%) ISO 9001
10 11 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (1.91%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 8 (1.91%) Good Clinical Practice
11 8 (1.91%) ISAE 3402
11 8 (1.91%) ISO 31000
11 8 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 7 (1.67%) Actionable Recommendations
12 7 (1.67%) GAMP
13 6 (1.43%) COBIT
13 6 (1.43%) COSO
System Software
1 33 (7.88%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.91%) ISA Server
2 8 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.67%) Docker
4 5 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (3.82%) Terraform
2 9 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (1.91%) Nessus
3 8 (1.91%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 5 (1.19%) Ansible
4 5 (1.19%) CASB
4 5 (1.19%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.48%) Control-M
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.48%) Puppet
5 2 (0.48%) Rancher
6 1 (0.24%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.24%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 133 (31.74%) Microsoft
2 61 (14.56%) Oracle
3 42 (10.02%) Google
4 23 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (3.82%) Cisco
6 15 (3.58%) SAP
6 15 (3.58%) Splunk
7 14 (3.34%) Okta
8 12 (2.86%) Meraki
9 8 (1.91%) Centrify
9 8 (1.91%) CrowdStrike
9 8 (1.91%) F5
9 8 (1.91%) Imperva
9 8 (1.91%) OneTrust
9 8 (1.91%) Trend Micro
9 8 (1.91%) Tripwire
9 8 (1.91%) VMware
10 7 (1.67%) ArcSight
11 6 (1.43%) CyberArk
11 6 (1.43%) Sybase