GDPR Jobs with Work from Home Options

General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (GDPR)
UK > Work from Home

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 15 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 278 256 264
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8 -28
Permanent jobs citing GDPR 362 594 932
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.08% 1.33% 1.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.39% 8.97% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 316 335 608
10th Percentile £28,250 £35,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £43,375 £43,597
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% +3.45%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £46,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.36% - -4.35%

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Work from Home

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,314 6,621 10,257
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.82% 14.88% 15.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,295 4,420 5,952
10th Percentile £34,905 £36,225 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +2.33%

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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

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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

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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 15 April 2024.

GDPR salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

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Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (4.70%) WordPress
2 14 (3.87%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Exchange
4 8 (2.21%) CMS
5 4 (1.10%) SAS
6 3 (0.83%) Confluence
7 2 (0.55%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.55%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (6.91%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.10%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.10%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.28%) Revit
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Raiser’s Edge
3 1 (0.28%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.28%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.28%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.28%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.28%) iTrent
3 1 (0.28%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.28%) NEC Housing
3 1 (0.28%) OPENHousing
3 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.28%) Salesforce CRM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 107 (29.56%) Azure
2 58 (16.02%) Power Platform
3 54 (14.92%) Microsoft 365
4 32 (8.84%) AWS
5 25 (6.91%) Snowflake
6 23 (6.35%) Serverless
7 22 (6.08%) Matillion
8 14 (3.87%) SaaS
9 12 (3.31%) Entra ID
10 11 (3.04%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (2.76%) Azure Data Factory
12 9 (2.49%) PaaS
13 7 (1.93%) Azure DevOps
13 7 (1.93%) IaaS
14 6 (1.66%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 6 (1.66%) GCP
14 6 (1.66%) Google Workspace
15 5 (1.38%) OCI
15 5 (1.38%) WhatsApp
16 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Purview
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.56%) Firewall
2 20 (5.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (3.31%) VoIP
4 7 (1.93%) Cisco IPT
4 7 (1.93%) Wireshark
5 6 (1.66%) Network Security
5 6 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.38%) VPN
7 4 (1.10%) DNS
7 4 (1.10%) SAN
7 4 (1.10%) Wireless
8 3 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.83%) WAN
9 2 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.55%) DKIM
9 2 (0.55%) DMARC
9 2 (0.55%) HTTP
9 2 (0.55%) Internet
9 2 (0.55%) PBX
10 1 (0.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.71%) Power BI
2 33 (9.12%) Data Lake
3 27 (7.46%) Metadata
4 18 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.31%) SQL Server
6 8 (2.21%) Big Data
6 8 (2.21%) MySQL
6 8 (2.21%) QlikView
6 8 (2.21%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.21%) Tableau
7 5 (1.38%) Looker
8 4 (1.10%) MS Access
8 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.83%) HDInsight
9 3 (0.83%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.28%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (2.49%) JIRA
2 4 (1.10%) Git
3 3 (0.83%) GitLab
3 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.55%) MLflow
General
1 108 (29.83%) Social Skills
2 84 (23.20%) Finance
3 71 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (14.64%) Legal
5 41 (11.33%) Marketing
6 37 (10.22%) Law
7 32 (8.84%) Retail
8 30 (8.29%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 14 (3.87%) Documentation Skills
10 12 (3.31%) Telecoms
11 10 (2.76%) Manufacturing
12 9 (2.49%) Public Sector
13 8 (2.21%) Presentation Skills
14 7 (1.93%) Influencing Skills
14 7 (1.93%) Organisational Skills
15 6 (1.66%) Publishing
16 5 (1.38%) Advertising
16 5 (1.38%) Billing
16 5 (1.38%) Games
17 4 (1.10%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 50 (13.81%) Analyst
2 40 (11.05%) Lead
3 30 (8.29%) Architect
4 29 (8.01%) IT Manager
5 27 (7.46%) Data Architect
6 26 (7.18%) Senior
7 22 (6.08%) Developer
8 21 (5.80%) Project Manager
9 20 (5.52%) Security Analyst
10 16 (4.42%) Data Manager
11 13 (3.59%) IT Analyst
12 12 (3.31%) Security Engineer
13 11 (3.04%) Business Manager
13 11 (3.04%) Junior
13 11 (3.04%) Security Manager
14 10 (2.76%) Enterprise Architect
14 10 (2.76%) Enterprise Data Architect
15 9 (2.49%) Cybersecurity Analyst
15 9 (2.49%) Designer
15 9 (2.49%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.70%) HTML
2 8 (2.21%) CSS
2 8 (2.21%) XML
3 7 (1.93%) .NET
4 5 (1.38%) Web Services
5 3 (0.83%) Middleware
5 3 (0.83%) Node.js
5 3 (0.83%) YAML
6 2 (0.55%) ADO
6 2 (0.55%) Ajax
6 2 (0.55%) Express.js
6 2 (0.55%) jQuery
6 2 (0.55%) JSON
6 2 (0.55%) MERN Stack
6 2 (0.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.09%) Management Information System
2 21 (5.80%) Data Protection Act
3 18 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (4.70%) Driving Licence
5 14 (3.87%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.87%) Security Posture
6 11 (3.04%) Cyber Threat
6 11 (3.04%) e-Learning
7 8 (2.21%) Onboarding
8 7 (1.93%) Product Ownership
9 6 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.66%) Renewable Energy
10 5 (1.38%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (1.38%) Housing Association
10 5 (1.38%) NHS
11 4 (1.10%) Animation
11 4 (1.10%) Life Science
11 4 (1.10%) Social Media
12 3 (0.83%) CCTV
12 3 (0.83%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.42%) Windows
2 7 (1.93%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.38%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.10%) Linux
5 3 (0.83%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (37.57%) Information Security
2 96 (26.52%) Data Protection
3 89 (24.59%) Cybersecurity
4 69 (19.06%) Problem-Solving
5 63 (17.40%) Continuous Improvement
6 51 (14.09%) Project Management
7 47 (12.98%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (12.43%) Analytics
9 43 (11.88%) Agile
9 43 (11.88%) ITIL
10 41 (11.33%) CRM
11 40 (11.05%) Roadmaps
12 39 (10.77%) Data Governance
13 36 (9.94%) Data Modelling
13 36 (9.94%) ETL
14 34 (9.39%) Data Management
14 34 (9.39%) Data Science
15 33 (9.12%) Risk Management
15 33 (9.12%) Visualisation
16 31 (8.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.75%) SQL
2 25 (6.91%) T-SQL
3 19 (5.25%) Python
4 16 (4.42%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.31%) PHP
6 11 (3.04%) C#
7 8 (2.21%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.66%) Java
9 5 (1.38%) Bash
10 4 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions
11 3 (0.83%) R
12 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (16.30%) Degree
2 37 (10.22%) CISSP
3 35 (9.67%) CISM
4 23 (6.35%) Security Cleared
5 21 (5.80%) CISA
6 20 (5.52%) SC Cleared
7 18 (4.97%) CRISC
8 17 (4.70%) GIAC
9 16 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (4.14%) Azure Certification
11 13 (3.59%) DBS Check
12 12 (3.31%) SSCP
13 11 (3.04%) GSEC
14 7 (1.93%) ISEB
14 7 (1.93%) Master's Degree
15 5 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (1.38%) GPEN
15 5 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 4 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (29.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (9.39%) GRC
3 33 (9.12%) NIST
3 33 (9.12%) PCI DSS
4 26 (7.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 15 (4.14%) NCSC
6 12 (3.31%) QA
7 11 (3.04%) California Consumer Privacy Act
8 8 (2.21%) Accessibility
8 8 (2.21%) Data Quality
9 7 (1.93%) COBIT
9 7 (1.93%) HIPAA
10 6 (1.66%) ITGC
10 6 (1.66%) SOC 2
11 5 (1.38%) ISO 9001
11 5 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.83%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.83%) PSD2
12 3 (0.83%) SLA
13 2 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 17 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.10%) Embedded Firmware
3 4 (1.10%) Firmware
4 3 (0.83%) Docker
4 3 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (1.66%) CSIRT
2 5 (1.38%) Terraform
3 4 (1.10%) Autotask
3 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.10%) Nessus
4 3 (0.83%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.55%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 92 (25.41%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.56%) Databricks
3 10 (2.76%) Google
4 9 (2.49%) Cisco
5 8 (2.21%) Qualys
6 7 (1.93%) Adobe
6 7 (1.93%) Citrix
7 5 (1.38%) Oracle
7 5 (1.38%) VMware
8 4 (1.10%) Datto
9 3 (0.83%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.83%) Facebook
9 3 (0.83%) Meraki
9 3 (0.83%) Salesforce
9 3 (0.83%) Sophos
10 2 (0.55%) Apple
10 2 (0.55%) Capita
10 2 (0.55%) Sage
10 2 (0.55%) SAP
10 2 (0.55%) WooCommerce