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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 288 321 310
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -11
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 15 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.060% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 12
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,450 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £51,050 £71,550
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Data Protection Act
London

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
4345 5276 5872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.91% 44.97% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3582 4335 5171
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act.

1 26 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 18 (69.23%) Information Security
3 17 (65.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (61.54%) CISM
5 9 (34.62%) CISSP
6 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
7 7 (26.92%) CISA
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (19.23%) Information Security Management
9 5 (19.23%) Security Management
9 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
9 5 (19.23%) ISMS
10 4 (15.38%) Marketing
10 4 (15.38%) Finance
10 4 (15.38%) BCP
10 4 (15.38%) CRM
11 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
11 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.54%) CCNP
11 3 (11.54%) ITIL
11 3 (11.54%) Windows
11 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
11 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (11.54%) Firewall
11 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
11 3 (11.54%) Identity Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Information Manager
1 10 (38.46%) Information Security Manager
1 10 (38.46%) Security Manager
2 9 (34.62%) Data Manager
3 7 (26.92%) Data Protection Manager
4 6 (23.08%) Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Compliance Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Security Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Junior SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
1 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
1 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows 2000
1 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 18 (69.23%) Information Security
3 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
4 5 (19.23%) Information Security Management
4 5 (19.23%) Security Management
4 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (19.23%) ISMS
5 4 (15.38%) CRM
5 4 (15.38%) BCP
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL
6 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
6 3 (11.54%) Database Marketing
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (11.54%) Information Governance
7 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (7.69%) Data Management
7 2 (7.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VBA
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) CISM
2 9 (34.62%) CISSP
3 7 (26.92%) CISA
4 3 (11.54%) CCNP
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 2 (7.69%) PCI QSA
6 1 (3.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (65.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.85%) GCP
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft