Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 331 361
Rank change year-on-year -23 +30 +80
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 39 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.28% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.54% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 43
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £56,080
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +15.91% +12.16%
10th Percentile £38,675 £45,000 £41,500
90th Percentile £69,375 £77,500 £81,750
London median annual salary £65,000 £63,250 £63,000
% change year-on-year +2.77% +0.40% +26.00%

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 6,902 5,933 7,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 48.77% 48.05% 47.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6,209 5,272 6,401
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +1.77%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -18 24 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Data Protection Act
London

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 39 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 34 (87.18%) Information Security
3 23 (58.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (48.72%) CISSP
5 18 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 16 (41.03%) CISM
6 16 (41.03%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (38.46%) ITIL
8 14 (35.90%) Windows
8 14 (35.90%) Linux
8 14 (35.90%) DRM
8 14 (35.90%) SIEM
8 14 (35.90%) Security Architecture
8 14 (35.90%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
9 13 (33.33%) Legal
10 12 (30.77%) Finance
10 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (28.21%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 11 (28.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 11 (28.21%) Data Loss Prevention
11 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (25.64%) Risk Management
12 10 (25.64%) Banking
12 10 (25.64%) Investment Banking
13 9 (23.08%) Security Management
13 9 (23.08%) GDPR
14 8 (20.51%) Cyberthreat
14 8 (20.51%) Information Security Management

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 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
1 1 (2.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Power BI
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (33.33%) Legal
2 12 (30.77%) Finance
3 10 (25.64%) Banking
3 10 (25.64%) Investment Banking
4 7 (17.95%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.13%) Marketing
5 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Security Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Information Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Information Security Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Security Officer
5 4 (10.26%) Information Security Officer
5 4 (10.26%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Excel Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Chief Security Officer
7 2 (5.13%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) IT Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) HTML5
1 1 (2.56%) MDX
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (17.95%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.13%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
1 14 (35.90%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 34 (87.18%) Information Security
3 16 (41.03%) Vulnerability Management
4 15 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (38.46%) ITIL
5 14 (35.90%) DRM
5 14 (35.90%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (35.90%) Security Architecture
5 14 (35.90%) SIEM
6 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (28.21%) Data Loss Prevention
7 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (28.21%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 11 (28.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 10 (25.64%) Risk Management
9 9 (23.08%) Security Management
10 8 (20.51%) Information Security Management
11 5 (12.82%) Data Modelling
12 4 (10.26%) CRM
12 4 (10.26%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) VB
2 3 (7.69%) VBA
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) CISSP
2 16 (41.03%) CISM
3 5 (12.82%) CISA
3 5 (12.82%) Degree
4 3 (7.69%) CEH
4 3 (7.69%) CISMP
4 3 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (7.69%) GIAC
5 2 (5.13%) CLAS
5 2 (5.13%) SSCP
6 1 (2.56%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (58.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 9 (23.08%) GDPR
4 2 (5.13%) COBIT
4 2 (5.13%) NIST 800
4 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.13%) QA
4 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (5.13%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Apple
2 3 (7.69%) Siebel