Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 306 315 400
Rank change year-on-year +9 +85 +58
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 21 38 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.69% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 26
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +30.21% +6.67%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £34,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £81,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +35.87% +2.22%

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 4821 5473 8019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.14% 46.74% 46.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4297 4972 6712
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 21 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (76.19%) Information Security
3 12 (57.14%) GDPR
4 11 (52.38%) Degree
5 7 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (33.33%) CISSP
5 7 (33.33%) CISA
5 7 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) CISM
6 6 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 6 (28.57%) Data Privacy
6 6 (28.57%) Patch Management
7 5 (23.81%) PMO
7 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
7 5 (23.81%) Business Development
8 4 (19.05%) Automotive
8 4 (19.05%) Retail
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) CyberArk
9 3 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
9 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 3 (14.29%) OpenID
9 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 3 (14.29%) ISEB
9 3 (14.29%) CA

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Burp Suite
1 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
1 1 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Automotive
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) CISSP Manager
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
1 6 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Data Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Data Protection Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Principal Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Officer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) GDPR Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Database Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Head of IT
6 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) OAuth
1 3 (14.29%) OpenID
1 3 (14.29%) SAML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML5
2 1 (4.76%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Social Media
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (76.19%) Information Security
3 6 (28.57%) Data Privacy
3 6 (28.57%) Patch Management
4 5 (23.81%) Business Development
5 3 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Open Source
7 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) ES6
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
2 7 (33.33%) CISA
2 7 (33.33%) CISSP
3 6 (28.57%) CISM
4 3 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) CCSP
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CREST Certified
5 1 (4.76%) HPE ATP
5 1 (4.76%) OSCP
5 1 (4.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) GDPR
2 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
3 5 (23.81%) PMO
4 1 (4.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Core Impact
2 1 (4.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) CA
2 3 (14.29%) CyberArk
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle