Period
to 21 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Data Protection Consultant was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection/Privacy Consultant
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 290 - 337
Rank change year-on-year - +337 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Protection Consultant 7 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.077% - 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% - 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 8
City of London median annual salary £82,500 - £67,500
10th Percentile £56,500 - £40,250
90th Percentile £88,750 - £75,000
Central London median annual salary £82,500 - £67,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 8,609 9,884 10,222
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.51% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7,435 8,823 9,114
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,350 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Data Protection Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Data Protection Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Consultant in the City of London

Data Protection Consultant
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 Consultant in the City of London.

Salary trend for Data Protection Consultant in the City of London

Data Protection Consultant
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Consultant in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Consultant in the City of London

Data Protection Consultant Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, Data Protection Consultant job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Data Protection Consultant in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 7 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 7 (100.00%) GDPR
2 5 (71.43%) Master's Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Data Governance
2 5 (71.43%) Law
3 3 (42.86%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) CISSP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 2 (28.57%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (28.57%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity

Data Protection Consultant Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
General
1 5 (71.43%) Law
2 3 (42.86%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Privacy
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) Data Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 2 (28.57%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Master's Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft