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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 304 307 317
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 8 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.28% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 14
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £43,500 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £71,550 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
4299 4944 5313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.64% 41.31% 41.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3582 4339 4868
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 £87,500
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 2 September 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 2 September 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%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) Java
5 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
5 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (38.89%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) Big Data
6 6 (33.33%) Talend
6 6 (33.33%) Data Analytics
6 6 (33.33%) Analytics
6 6 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
6 6 (33.33%) Master Data Management
6 6 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
6 6 (33.33%) Tableau
6 6 (33.33%) Data Governance
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 6 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
6 6 (33.33%) Data Mart
6 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (33.33%) Data Mapping
6 6 (33.33%) QlikView
6 6 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (33.33%) Data Architecture
6 6 (33.33%) Pentaho
6 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 6 (33.33%) Visualisation

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 6 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Big Data
2 6 (33.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (33.33%) DataStage
2 6 (33.33%) QualityStage
2 6 (33.33%) Data Mart
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (33.33%) QlikView
2 6 (33.33%) Pentaho
2 6 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Grunt
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Law
3 2 (11.11%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Architect
1 6 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Head of Security
5 1 (5.56%) Head of ICT
5 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) jQuery
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Animation
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
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%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (88.89%) Information Security
3 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
4 6 (33.33%) OO
4 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 6 (33.33%) ETL
4 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (33.33%) Data Management
4 6 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 6 (33.33%) Predictive Analytics
4 6 (33.33%) Data Mapping
4 6 (33.33%) Data Architecture
4 6 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 6 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 6 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 6 (33.33%) Analytics
4 6 (33.33%) Master Data Management
5 5 (27.78%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 4 (22.22%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) 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%) NFS
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Samba
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Adobe
2 6 (33.33%) Informatica
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 6 (33.33%) Cognos
2 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 6 (33.33%) Teradata
2 6 (33.33%) Tableau
2 6 (33.33%) Talend
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat