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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 294 328 318
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 10 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.096% 0.087% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 10
Average salary £54,100 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.04% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £46,400 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,300 £55,000 £78,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.90% +1.42%
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
4304 5897 5575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.21% 46.73% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3554 4851 4791
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 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 5 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 20 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (75.00%) Information Security
3 11 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (50.00%) CISSP
5 9 (45.00%) CISM
6 7 (35.00%) Information Security Management
6 7 (35.00%) Security Management
6 7 (35.00%) ISMS
7 6 (30.00%) PCI DSS
7 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
9 4 (20.00%) Advertising
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (20.00%) Marketing
10 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
10 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
10 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (15.00%) CRM
10 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000
10 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
10 3 (15.00%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (20.00%) Advertising
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Information Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Chief Security Officer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Officer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Information Governance Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Head of Security
4 2 (10.00%) Head of Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Governance Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Head of IT Security
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Head of IT
5 1 (5.00%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.00%) NHS
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (75.00%) Information Security
3 7 (35.00%) Information Security Management
3 7 (35.00%) Security Management
3 7 (35.00%) ISMS
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
6 3 (15.00%) Database Marketing
6 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (10.00%) Information Governance
7 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (10.00%) Data Privacy
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) CISM
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) PCI QSA
4 2 (10.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (30.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft