The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
London / City of London
Rank 221 225 310
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +85
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 40 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.59% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 1.31% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 38 9
Median salary £90,000 £53,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+68.22% -10.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £30,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £67,500 £82,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2419 3063 4554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.35% 44.83% 43.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2220 2660 3803
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the City of London region.

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 23 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 18 (78.26%) Information Security
3 15 (65.22%) CISSP
3 15 (65.22%) CISM
4 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (43.48%) Management Information System
5 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
6 9 (39.13%) Business Continuity
6 9 (39.13%) CISA
7 8 (34.78%) Security Management
7 8 (34.78%) SIEM
7 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (30.43%) Firewall
9 6 (26.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (26.09%) Degree
9 6 (26.09%) ISMS
9 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
10 5 (21.74%) Patch Management
10 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
10 5 (21.74%) Information Security Management
11 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (17.39%) Finance
11 4 (17.39%) Coaching
11 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
12 3 (13.04%) SANS
12 3 (13.04%) SDLC
12 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 3 (13.04%) Network Security

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Raiser's Edge
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) Network Security
3 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Security Manager
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Security Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (26.09%) CISSP Manager
4 6 (26.09%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 5 (21.74%) Information Manager
6 2 (8.70%) CISSP Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SAN Specialist
6 2 (8.70%) Security Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Governance Manager
7 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Management Information System
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) CESG
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 18 (78.26%) Information Security
3 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (43.48%) Risk Management
4 9 (39.13%) Business Continuity
5 8 (34.78%) Security Management
5 8 (34.78%) SIEM
5 8 (34.78%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (26.09%) ISMS
8 5 (21.74%) Information Security Management
8 5 (21.74%) Patch Management
9 4 (17.39%) Coaching
9 4 (17.39%) Security Operations
9 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (13.04%) OWASP
10 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (13.04%) SDLC
11 2 (8.70%) Data Loss Prevention
11 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) CISM
1 15 (65.22%) CISSP
2 9 (39.13%) CISA
3 6 (26.09%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) SANS
5 2 (8.70%) GIAC
5 2 (8.70%) GSEC
5 2 (8.70%) ISACA
6 1 (4.35%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
2 6 (26.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (13.04%) BS25999
4 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
4 1 (4.35%) GDPR
4 1 (4.35%) ISO27002
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint
2 1 (4.35%) Juniper
2 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
2 1 (4.35%) Symantec
2 1 (4.35%) Varonis