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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 319 307 320
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.26% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 12
Average salary £41,250 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £43,500 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £72,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +7.38%
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
4433 5032 5266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.81% 41.52% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3683 4410 4820
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (88.89%) Information Security
3 10 (55.56%) QA
4 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 6 (33.33%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Big Data
6 5 (27.78%) Talend
6 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) IBM InfoSphere
6 5 (27.78%) Master Data Management
6 5 (27.78%) Pentaho
6 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
6 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
6 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
6 5 (27.78%) Tableau
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (27.78%) Data Governance
6 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
6 5 (27.78%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (27.78%) Data Mapping
6 5 (27.78%) Data Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) QlikView

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Big Data
2 5 (27.78%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (27.78%) Pentaho
2 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
2 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 5 (27.78%) QlikView
2 5 (27.78%) Data Mart
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (27.78%) DataStage
2 5 (27.78%) QualityStage
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Grunt
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Law
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Data Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Head of ICT
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Security
5 1 (5.56%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Social Media
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (88.89%) Information Security
3 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 6 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) Master Data Management
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (27.78%) Data Governance
5 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (27.78%) Data Mapping
5 5 (27.78%) Data Architecture
5 5 (27.78%) Predictive Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
5 5 (27.78%) Data Management
5 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
5 5 (27.78%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Data Modelling
5 5 (27.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) CISSP
3 2 (11.11%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) GIAC
3 2 (11.11%) CISMP
3 2 (11.11%) CRISC
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CISA
4 1 (5.56%) Postgraduate
4 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) QA
2 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (11.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Samba
1 1 (5.56%) NFS
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Talend
2 5 (27.78%) Tableau
2 5 (27.78%) Teradata
2 5 (27.78%) Ab Initio
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Business Objects
2 5 (27.78%) Cognos
2 5 (27.78%) Adobe
2 5 (27.78%) Informatica
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat