Period
to 21 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 333 299 334
Rank change year-on-year -34 +35 +82
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 20 29 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.59% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 44
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +23.85% +0.74%
10th Percentile £38,275 £47,125 £41,250
90th Percentile £84,750 £95,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year - +19.27% +0.74%

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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,336 4,924 6,238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.72% 48.39% 48.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4,794 4,406 5,627
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central 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 the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act 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 in the City of London.

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 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
London Bridge - 1 £60,000 -
Data Protection Act
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 20 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 17 (85.00%) Information Security
3 12 (60.00%) CISSP
4 11 (55.00%) Finance
5 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (45.00%) CISM
7 8 (40.00%) SIEM
7 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (35.00%) Financial Institution
8 7 (35.00%) DRM
8 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 7 (35.00%) Linux
9 6 (30.00%) Legal
9 6 (30.00%) Degree
9 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (30.00%) ITIL
9 6 (30.00%) Firewall
9 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
10 5 (25.00%) CISA
10 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
11 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
11 4 (20.00%) Security Management
11 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Financial Institution
3 6 (30.00%) Legal
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Security Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Chief Information Officer
5 2 (10.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 2 (10.00%) Chief Security Officer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Head of IT
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (15.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 17 (85.00%) Information Security
3 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (40.00%) SIEM
4 7 (35.00%) DRM
4 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (30.00%) ITIL
5 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
6 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
7 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 4 (20.00%) Security Management
7 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (15.00%) Antivirus Management
8 3 (15.00%) CRM
9 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) VB
1 2 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) CISM
3 6 (30.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) CISA
5 3 (15.00%) CEH
5 3 (15.00%) CISMP
5 3 (15.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (15.00%) GIAC
6 2 (10.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (20.00%) GDPR
4 2 (10.00%) COBIT
5 1 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Apple
2 2 (10.00%) Siebel
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft