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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 293 331 320
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -11
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 9 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.090% 0.087% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 5
Average salary £54,100 £52,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.04% +38.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £50,900 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -9.09%
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
4130 5872 5573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.15% 46.48% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3435 4849 4766
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 May 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 22 May 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 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (77.78%) Information Security
3 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (50.00%) CISSP
4 9 (50.00%) CISM
5 7 (38.89%) Information Security Management
5 7 (38.89%) Security Management
5 7 (38.89%) ISMS
6 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
6 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Advertising
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
8 3 (16.67%) Marketing
8 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
8 3 (16.67%) Database Marketing
8 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (16.67%) Windows
8 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) CRM
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (16.67%) CISA
9 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (22.22%) Advertising
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Information Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Data Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Information Governance Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Head of Security
5 2 (11.11%) Head of Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Governance Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Security Officer
5 2 (11.11%) Chief Security Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Process Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Head of IT Security
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (77.78%) Information Security
3 7 (38.89%) Information Security Management
3 7 (38.89%) Security Management
3 7 (38.89%) ISMS
4 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 3 (16.67%) Database Marketing
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) ITSM
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Information Management
6 2 (11.11%) Data Privacy
6 2 (11.11%) Information Governance
6 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CISSP
1 9 (50.00%) CISM
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) CISA
4 2 (11.11%) PCI QSA
5 1 (5.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) GCP
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft