Period
to 16 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
London > Central London
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 326 365
Rank change year-on-year -31 +39 +96
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 38 45 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.27% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.75% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37 44 45
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.27% +0.74%
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £83,000 £95,000 £82,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year - +4.84% +14.60%

Data Protection Act is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6,826 6,024 7,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 48.40% 48.34% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6,076 5,391 7,104
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Central London

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in Central London

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in Central London over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in Central London

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the Central London region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -28 19 £65,000 -3.70% 5
Southwark - 1 £60,000 -
Data Protection Act
London

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 38 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 35 (92.11%) Information Security
3 26 (68.42%) CISSP
3 26 (68.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (60.53%) CISM
5 22 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (52.63%) Vulnerability Management
6 20 (52.63%) SIEM
6 20 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 19 (50.00%) Security Architecture
7 19 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
8 18 (47.37%) DRM
8 18 (47.37%) Windows
8 18 (47.37%) Linux
8 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
9 17 (44.74%) ITIL
10 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (39.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 15 (39.47%) Data Loss Prevention
12 11 (28.95%) Firewall
12 11 (28.95%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 10 (26.32%) Banking
13 10 (26.32%) Investment Banking
13 10 (26.32%) Finance
14 8 (21.05%) CISA
14 8 (21.05%) Degree
14 8 (21.05%) GDPR
15 7 (18.42%) Financial Institution
15 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) Firewall
2 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Power BI
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (26.32%) Banking
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
1 10 (26.32%) Investment Banking
2 7 (18.42%) Financial Institution
3 5 (13.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Security Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Security Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Information Security Officer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Security Officer
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Information Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Information Officer
5 3 (7.89%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Chief Information Officer
6 2 (5.26%) Head of IT
6 2 (5.26%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) HTML5
1 1 (2.63%) MDX
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
1 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 35 (92.11%) Information Security
3 22 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (52.63%) SIEM
4 20 (52.63%) Vulnerability Management
5 19 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (50.00%) Security Architecture
6 18 (47.37%) DRM
7 17 (44.74%) ITIL
8 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (39.47%) Data Loss Prevention
9 15 (39.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 11 (28.95%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 5 (13.16%) Information Governance
11 5 (13.16%) Migration
11 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
12 4 (10.53%) Antivirus Management
12 4 (10.53%) Security Operations
13 3 (7.89%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.63%) VB
2 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (68.42%) CISSP
2 23 (60.53%) CISM
3 8 (21.05%) CISA
3 8 (21.05%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) CEH
4 3 (7.89%) CISMP
4 3 (7.89%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (7.89%) GIAC
5 2 (5.26%) CLAS
5 2 (5.26%) SSCP
6 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (68.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (52.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (21.05%) GDPR
4 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
4 3 (7.89%) QA
5 2 (5.26%) COBIT
5 2 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Apple
3 1 (2.63%) Siebel