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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 218 249 317
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +68
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 15 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.26% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.54% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 13
Median salary £65,000 £50,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.71% +12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,216 £39,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +27.81%
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
2586 3308 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.17% 47.84% 44.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2360 2857 4220
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,050 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £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
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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 28 (90.32%) Information Security
3 19 (61.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (51.61%) CISSP
4 16 (51.61%) Risk Management
4 16 (51.61%) Business Continuity
5 13 (41.94%) CISM
5 13 (41.94%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
7 10 (32.26%) Finance
7 10 (32.26%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (29.03%) Security Operations
8 9 (29.03%) SIEM
9 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
9 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (25.81%) Firewall
9 8 (25.81%) Windows
10 7 (22.58%) QA
10 7 (22.58%) ISMS
11 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
11 6 (19.35%) OWASP
11 6 (19.35%) Information Security Management
11 6 (19.35%) CISA
11 6 (19.35%) Security Management
11 6 (19.35%) SANS
12 5 (16.13%) Coaching
12 5 (16.13%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (16.13%) Degree
13 4 (12.90%) Sourcefire
13 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing

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:

Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) Network Security
4 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Law
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
1 18 (58.06%) Security Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Security Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Information Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (9.68%) CISSP Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Information Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) CISSP Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SAN Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Governance Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) CESG
3 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Mac OS X
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 28 (90.32%) Information Security
3 16 (51.61%) Business Continuity
3 16 (51.61%) Risk Management
4 13 (41.94%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (32.26%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (29.03%) Security Operations
6 9 (29.03%) SIEM
7 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
8 7 (22.58%) ISMS
9 6 (19.35%) Information Security Management
9 6 (19.35%) OWASP
9 6 (19.35%) Security Management
10 5 (16.13%) Coaching
10 5 (16.13%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (12.90%) DRM
11 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) CISSP
2 13 (41.94%) CISM
3 6 (19.35%) CISA
3 6 (19.35%) SANS
4 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 2 (6.45%) GIAC
5 2 (6.45%) GSEC
5 2 (6.45%) ISACA
6 1 (3.23%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (61.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (22.58%) QA
3 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
4 3 (9.68%) BS25999
5 1 (3.23%) ISO27002
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Apple
1 4 (12.90%) Forcepoint
1 4 (12.90%) Juniper
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.90%) Sourcefire
1 4 (12.90%) Symantec
1 4 (12.90%) Varonis