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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 559 604 527
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -77
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 48 34 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.079% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.17% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 43 32 66
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £38,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,800 £69,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £40,958 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.22% +17.02%
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
17982 19880 18744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.56% 46.24% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 14682 15807 15325
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £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 5 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 5 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 +2 9 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Upminster +2 1 £37,500 +23.96%
Hammersmith - 1 £72,500 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 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 85 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 44 (51.76%) Information Security
3 25 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 24 (28.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (23.53%) Degree
6 19 (22.35%) Finance
6 19 (22.35%) Management Information System
6 19 (22.35%) Business Continuity
7 15 (17.65%) CISSP
7 15 (17.65%) Marketing
7 15 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
7 15 (17.65%) Freedom of Information Act
8 14 (16.47%) QA
8 14 (16.47%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (15.29%) Legal
9 13 (15.29%) CISM
10 12 (14.12%) Law
10 12 (14.12%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (14.12%) Project Management
10 12 (14.12%) SQL
10 12 (14.12%) Windows
10 12 (14.12%) Security Architecture
11 11 (12.94%) Risk Analysis
11 11 (12.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (11.76%) Incident Management
12 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
12 10 (11.76%) PCI DSS
12 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
12 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
12 10 (11.76%) Information Assurance

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (3.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (8.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.76%) Firewall
2 5 (5.88%) NAS
2 5 (5.88%) SAN
3 3 (3.53%) Network Security
3 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.53%) Internet
4 2 (2.35%) Intranet
4 2 (2.35%) WAN
4 2 (2.35%) LAN
4 2 (2.35%) LDAP
5 1 (1.18%) 4G
5 1 (1.18%) IMAP
5 1 (1.18%) VoIP
5 1 (1.18%) POP3
5 1 (1.18%) SMTP
5 1 (1.18%) DHCP
5 1 (1.18%) FTP
5 1 (1.18%) HTTP
5 1 (1.18%) VPN
5 1 (1.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.35%) MySQL
6 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.18%) MS Access
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Grunt
1 1 (1.18%) JUnit
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 15 (17.65%) Marketing
3 13 (15.29%) Legal
4 12 (14.12%) Law
5 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.53%) Dutch Language
6 3 (3.53%) French Language
6 3 (3.53%) German Language
6 3 (3.53%) Retail
7 2 (2.35%) Advertising
7 2 (2.35%) Back Office
7 2 (2.35%) Banking
8 1 (1.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Analyst
2 24 (28.24%) Security Manager
3 14 (16.47%) Security Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Information Manager
5 7 (8.24%) Information Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Data Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Information Governance Manager
8 4 (4.71%) Governance Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Security Operations Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Data Protection Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Head of IT
9 3 (3.53%) Chief Security Officer
9 3 (3.53%) Security Officer
9 3 (3.53%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) HTML
2 4 (4.71%) .NET
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.18%) Akka
4 1 (1.18%) HTML5
4 1 (1.18%) REST
4 1 (1.18%) jQuery
4 1 (1.18%) RESTful
4 1 (1.18%) Spring
4 1 (1.18%) JSON
4 1 (1.18%) J2EE
4 1 (1.18%) CSS
4 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Management Information System
2 15 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
2 15 (17.65%) Freedom of Information Act
3 10 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 9 (10.59%) Statistics
5 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.88%) NHS
5 5 (5.88%) Clustering
6 4 (4.71%) Mechatronics
7 3 (3.53%) Social Media
7 3 (3.53%) Data Integration
7 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.53%) CESG
8 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.18%) Open Source
9 1 (1.18%) Psychology
9 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) Windows
2 8 (9.41%) UNIX
3 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.88%) Solaris
3 5 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.18%) Android
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 44 (51.76%) Information Security
3 25 (29.41%) Risk Management
4 19 (22.35%) Business Continuity
5 14 (16.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (14.12%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (14.12%) Project Management
6 12 (14.12%) Security Architecture
7 11 (12.94%) Risk Analysis
7 11 (12.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (11.76%) Incident Management
8 10 (11.76%) Information Assurance
8 10 (11.76%) Cyber Security
8 10 (11.76%) ITIL
9 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (10.59%) Business Continuity Management
10 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (7.06%) Security Management
11 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
11 6 (7.06%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.12%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (2.35%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) Scala
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) C#
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (23.53%) Degree
2 15 (17.65%) CISSP
3 13 (15.29%) CISM
4 10 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 5 (5.88%) RHCSA
5 5 (5.88%) OCP
5 5 (5.88%) OCA
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (4.71%) CRISC
7 3 (3.53%) Postgraduate
7 3 (3.53%) CISA
8 2 (2.35%) ISEB
8 2 (2.35%) VCP4
8 2 (2.35%) ISACA
9 1 (1.18%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.18%) CEH
9 1 (1.18%) PhD
9 1 (1.18%) GIAC
9 1 (1.18%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (16.47%) QA
3 10 (11.76%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.35%) BS7799
5 2 (2.35%) SLA
5 2 (2.35%) COBIT
6 1 (1.18%) BS25999
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.35%) SCCM
1 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle
1 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) Veritas
2 5 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 5 (5.88%) VMware
3 3 (3.53%) SAP
3 3 (3.53%) Trillium
3 3 (3.53%) IBM
3 3 (3.53%) Informatica
4 2 (2.35%) Symantec
4 2 (2.35%) Websense
4 2 (2.35%) McAfee
4 2 (2.35%) Cisco
4 2 (2.35%) HP
4 2 (2.35%) Tripwire
4 2 (2.35%) TippingPoint
5 1 (1.18%) Facebook
5 1 (1.18%) Twitter
5 1 (1.18%) Qualys
5 1 (1.18%) Remedy
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Salary: £55000 - £71000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 per annum + 25% combined Pension + Health
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 55000-70000 Per Annum Civil Service Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum Civil Service Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago