The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 552 616 538
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -78
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 55 31 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.068% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.15% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 48 27 50
Average salary £58,250 £52,500 £63,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.95% -16.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,300 £67,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
Data Protection Act
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18594 20989 19621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.46% 46.20% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15133 16813 16017
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the London region.

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in London

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in London

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 12 £66,250 +22.45% 3
Wimbledon - 2 - -
Upminster +5 1 £37,500 +63.04%
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 86 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 48 (55.81%) Information Security
3 35 (40.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (25.58%) Risk Management
5 18 (20.93%) Finance
6 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
6 17 (19.77%) CISSP
7 16 (18.60%) Business Continuity
7 16 (18.60%) Degree
8 15 (17.44%) Freedom of Information Act
8 15 (17.44%) CISM
8 15 (17.44%) Freedom of Information
9 14 (16.28%) ITIL
9 14 (16.28%) PCI DSS
10 13 (15.12%) Marketing
11 11 (12.79%) Business Continuity Management
12 10 (11.63%) Cyber Security
12 10 (11.63%) Incident Management
12 10 (11.63%) Security Management
12 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (11.63%) Legal
13 9 (10.47%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (10.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 9 (10.47%) SQL
13 9 (10.47%) Statistics
13 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
13 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
13 9 (10.47%) Information Assurance
14 8 (9.30%) QA
14 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.33%) SAS
2 2 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) SAN
1 5 (5.81%) NAS
2 4 (4.65%) Firewall
3 3 (3.49%) Internet
3 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.49%) Network Security
4 2 (2.33%) Intranet
5 1 (1.16%) 3G
5 1 (1.16%) IMAP
5 1 (1.16%) 4G
5 1 (1.16%) VPN
5 1 (1.16%) DNS
5 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.16%) VoIP
5 1 (1.16%) POP3
5 1 (1.16%) SMTP
5 1 (1.16%) DHCP
5 1 (1.16%) FTP
5 1 (1.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.16%) MySQL
3 1 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.16%) MS Access
3 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.16%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 18 (20.93%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Marketing
3 10 (11.63%) Legal
4 7 (8.14%) Law
5 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.81%) Advertising
6 4 (4.65%) Banking
6 4 (4.65%) Retail
7 3 (3.49%) Dutch Language
7 3 (3.49%) French Language
7 3 (3.49%) German Language
8 2 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (29.07%) Security Manager
2 22 (25.58%) Analyst
3 15 (17.44%) Information Manager
4 8 (9.30%) Security Analyst
4 8 (9.30%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (8.14%) Governance Manager
5 7 (8.14%) Information Governance Manager
6 6 (6.98%) IT Security Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Security Officer
7 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Information Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Data Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.49%) Operations Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Data Protection Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) HTML
1 1 (1.16%) CSS
1 1 (1.16%) Web Services
1 1 (1.16%) XML
1 1 (1.16%) RESTful
1 1 (1.16%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
2 15 (17.44%) Freedom of Information
2 15 (17.44%) Freedom of Information Act
3 9 (10.47%) Statistics
4 8 (9.30%) NHS
4 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.81%) Clustering
7 3 (3.49%) CESG
7 3 (3.49%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.49%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.49%) Social Media
8 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.16%) Open Source
8 1 (1.16%) Psychology
8 1 (1.16%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) UNIX
2 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Solaris
2 5 (5.81%) Linux
2 5 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 48 (55.81%) Information Security
3 22 (25.58%) Risk Management
4 16 (18.60%) Business Continuity
5 14 (16.28%) ITIL
6 11 (12.79%) Business Continuity Management
7 10 (11.63%) Cyber Security
7 10 (11.63%) Security Management
7 10 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (11.63%) Incident Management
8 9 (10.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (10.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (10.47%) Information Assurance
9 8 (9.30%) Information Security Management
9 8 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (8.14%) Risk Analysis
10 7 (8.14%) Data Management
10 7 (8.14%) Security Architecture
10 7 (8.14%) Information Governance
10 7 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) Perl
3 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.16%) Scala
3 1 (1.16%) C#
3 1 (1.16%) Java
3 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) CISSP
2 16 (18.60%) Degree
3 15 (17.44%) CISM
4 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.81%) RHCSA
5 5 (5.81%) OCP
5 5 (5.81%) OCA
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (4.65%) PCI QSA
7 3 (3.49%) ISACA
7 3 (3.49%) CISA
8 2 (2.33%) GIAC
8 2 (2.33%) GSEC
8 2 (2.33%) CRISC
8 2 (2.33%) Postgraduate
8 2 (2.33%) ISEB
9 1 (1.16%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (40.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (16.28%) PCI DSS
3 8 (9.30%) QA
4 3 (3.49%) SLA
4 3 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.33%) COBIT
6 1 (1.16%) BS25999
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.81%) Veritas
3 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.81%) VMware
4 3 (3.49%) Informatica
4 3 (3.49%) SAP
4 3 (3.49%) Trillium
4 3 (3.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) Remedy
5 1 (1.16%) Qualys
5 1 (1.16%) Facebook
5 1 (1.16%) Twitter
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £58000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Telehouse
Salary: £46k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago