Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 322 308 310
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 +93
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 24 20 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.42% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 41
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £67,500 £56,080
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.36% +12.16%
10th Percentile £36,925 £60,800 £42,500
90th Percentile £71,875 £95,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £56,080
% change year-on-year -15.38% +15.91% +12.16%

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 5,457 4,796 5,614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.07% 48.20% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,932 4,281 5,091
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £37,250 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +0.88%

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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 24 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 20 (83.33%) Information Security
3 12 (50.00%) Finance
4 11 (45.83%) Legal
4 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (41.67%) CISSP
6 9 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 8 (33.33%) Information Security Management
7 8 (33.33%) Security Management
8 7 (29.17%) CISM
8 7 (29.17%) Financial Institution
8 7 (29.17%) DRM
8 7 (29.17%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) Linux
8 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (29.17%) SIEM
8 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (20.83%) GDPR
10 5 (20.83%) Security Architecture
11 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 4 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 4 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
11 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.67%) Degree

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 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (45.83%) Legal
3 7 (29.17%) Financial Institution
4 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (8.33%) Marketing
5 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Security Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Excel Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Chief Information Officer
6 2 (8.33%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 2 (8.33%) Chief Security Officer
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) HTML5
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
1 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 20 (83.33%) Information Security
3 8 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 8 (33.33%) Security Management
4 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (29.17%) DRM
4 7 (29.17%) SIEM
4 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Security Architecture
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) CRM
7 4 (16.67%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (12.50%) Data Management
8 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
1 3 (12.50%) VB
1 3 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CISSP
2 7 (29.17%) CISM
3 4 (16.67%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) CEH
4 3 (12.50%) CISA
4 3 (12.50%) CISMP
4 3 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
4 3 (12.50%) GIAC
5 2 (8.33%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (20.83%) GDPR
4 2 (8.33%) COBIT
4 2 (8.33%) NIST 800
4 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (8.33%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Apple
1 3 (12.50%) Siebel
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft