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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
London / City of London
Rank 218 216 307
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +91
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 5 39 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.61% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 1.26% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 37 5
Median salary £67,500 £53,500 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.16% -35.15%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%

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
2507 3089 4556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.48% 47.94% 44.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2305 2726 3905
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 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £80,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 21 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 20 (95.24%) Information Security
3 15 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (61.90%) CISSP
5 11 (52.38%) CISM
5 11 (52.38%) Business Continuity
5 11 (52.38%) Risk Management
6 9 (42.86%) Management Information System
6 9 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (33.33%) ISMS
8 7 (33.33%) Security Operations
9 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
9 6 (28.57%) Firewall
9 6 (28.57%) Security Management
9 6 (28.57%) Information Security Management
10 5 (23.81%) SIEM
10 5 (23.81%) Coaching
11 4 (19.05%) SANS
11 4 (19.05%) OWASP
11 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Degree
11 4 (19.05%) Finance
11 4 (19.05%) CISA
12 3 (14.29%) Network Security
12 3 (14.29%) BS25999
13 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
13 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
13 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Network Security
3 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
1 10 (47.62%) Security Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Security Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Information Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (9.52%) CISSP Manager
5 2 (9.52%) CISSP Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Information Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) SAN Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Governance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Governance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) CESG
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 20 (95.24%) Information Security
3 11 (52.38%) Business Continuity
3 11 (52.38%) Risk Management
4 9 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (33.33%) ISMS
6 7 (33.33%) Security Operations
7 6 (28.57%) Information Security Management
7 6 (28.57%) Security Management
8 5 (23.81%) Coaching
8 5 (23.81%) SIEM
9 4 (19.05%) OWASP
9 4 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.52%) Data Security
10 2 (9.52%) DRM
10 2 (9.52%) Information Assurance
10 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) CISSP
2 11 (52.38%) CISM
3 4 (19.05%) CISA
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 4 (19.05%) SANS
4 2 (9.52%) GIAC
4 2 (9.52%) GSEC
4 2 (9.52%) ISACA
5 1 (4.76%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 3 (14.29%) BS25999
4 1 (4.76%) GDPR
4 1 (4.76%) ISO27002
4 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Apple
1 2 (9.52%) Forcepoint
1 2 (9.52%) Juniper
1 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
1 2 (9.52%) Symantec
1 2 (9.52%) Varonis
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago