Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 307 316
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9 +64
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 20 24 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.50% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 24
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £67,500 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +1.89% +32.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £42,750 £43,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £89,750 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £66,250
% change year-on-year -8.70% -13.21% +32.50%

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 4,851 4,753 5,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.90% 45.70% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,346 4,262 4,741
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,750 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 16 (80.00%) Information Security
3 11 (55.00%) Legal
4 8 (40.00%) Information Security Management
4 8 (40.00%) Security Management
4 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (30.00%) CISSP
7 5 (25.00%) Financial Institution
7 5 (25.00%) DRM
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (25.00%) SIEM
7 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (20.00%) CISM
8 4 (20.00%) CRM
9 3 (15.00%) Siebel
9 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) VB
9 3 (15.00%) VBA
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server

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 3 (15.00%) 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 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (55.00%) Legal
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Excel Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Compliance Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Information Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Compliance Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
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 8 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (15.00%) Data Structures
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (80.00%) Information Security
3 8 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (40.00%) Security Management
4 5 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (25.00%) DRM
4 5 (25.00%) SIEM
4 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Data Management
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
1 3 (15.00%) VB
1 3 (15.00%) VBA
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CISSP
2 4 (20.00%) CISM
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) CEH
4 2 (10.00%) CISMP
4 2 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (10.00%) GIAC
5 1 (5.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (15.00%) GDPR
3 2 (10.00%) NIST 800
3 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (10.00%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Siebel
2 2 (10.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft