Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 238 130
Rank change year-on-year +59 -108 +234
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 148 113 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.45% 0.97% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.09% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137 105 383
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,604 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +28.01% -10.00%
10th Percentile £42,000 £39,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,000 £76,250
Central London median annual salary £57,750 £56,080 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.98% +24.62% -10.00%

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9214 10414 15148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.12% 89.41% 89.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8320 9490 13129
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the City of London

Data Protection
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 in the City of London.

Salary trend for Data Protection in the City of London

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in the City of London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection 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.

1 74 (50.00%) Finance
2 69 (46.62%) Information Security
3 57 (38.51%) GDPR
4 44 (29.73%) CISSP
4 44 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (25.00%) CISM
6 33 (22.30%) Firewall
7 32 (21.62%) ISMS
8 31 (20.95%) Risk Assessment
9 30 (20.27%) Degree
10 29 (19.59%) Supplier Management
10 29 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (18.92%) CISA
12 26 (17.57%) Microsoft
13 25 (16.89%) Data Security
13 25 (16.89%) Security Management
14 24 (16.22%) Data Privacy
15 23 (15.54%) Compliance Audit
15 23 (15.54%) SIEM
15 23 (15.54%) Information Security Management
16 22 (14.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 21 (14.19%) Data Protection Act
18 20 (13.51%) Project Management
18 20 (13.51%) SQL Server
19 19 (12.84%) SQL
20 18 (12.16%) Retail
21 17 (11.49%) Legal
22 16 (10.81%) Windows
23 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
23 15 (10.14%) Oracle

Data Protection
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 8 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.05%) SAS
3 3 (2.03%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.35%) Confluence
4 2 (1.35%) FileNet
5 1 (0.68%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (6.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (4.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.35%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.35%) iTrent
2 2 (1.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.73%) SaaS
3 5 (3.38%) Office 365
3 5 (3.38%) OneDrive
4 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.03%) IaaS
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.30%) Firewall
2 9 (6.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (5.41%) Internet
4 4 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (2.03%) LAN
5 3 (2.03%) LDAP
6 2 (1.35%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.35%) Network Security
6 2 (1.35%) SSH
6 2 (1.35%) SSL
6 2 (1.35%) WAN
7 1 (0.68%) DHCP
7 1 (0.68%) DNS
7 1 (0.68%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.68%) SAN
7 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.68%) VLAN
7 1 (0.68%) VPN
7 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.38%) EDRMS
3 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.03%) Big Data
4 3 (2.03%) Spotfire
5 2 (1.35%) MS Access
5 2 (1.35%) MySQL
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.68%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.76%) JIRA
2 2 (1.35%) Hudson
2 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.35%) Mercurial
2 2 (1.35%) NUnit
2 2 (1.35%) Selenium
2 2 (1.35%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (1.35%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.35%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.68%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.68%) GitLab
3 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.68%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.68%) webpack
General
1 74 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (12.16%) Retail
3 17 (11.49%) Legal
4 12 (8.11%) Law
4 12 (8.11%) Marketing
5 7 (4.73%) Advertising
6 6 (4.05%) Automotive
7 4 (2.70%) Banking
7 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.03%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.35%) Games
10 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (31.08%) Analyst
2 25 (16.89%) Security Analyst
3 24 (16.22%) Information Analyst
3 24 (16.22%) Information Security Analyst
4 21 (14.19%) Consultant
5 18 (12.16%) Technical Analyst
5 18 (12.16%) Technical Security Analyst
6 9 (6.08%) Data Consultant
6 9 (6.08%) Data Protection Consultant
6 9 (6.08%) Security Manager
7 8 (5.41%) Data Analyst
7 8 (5.41%) Security Consultant
8 7 (4.73%) Architect
8 7 (4.73%) GDPR Consultant
9 6 (4.05%) CISSP Manager
9 6 (4.05%) IT Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) Developer
10 5 (3.38%) Digital Analyst
10 5 (3.38%) IT Manager
10 5 (3.38%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.73%) Web Services
2 6 (4.05%) CSS
2 6 (4.05%) HTML
3 5 (3.38%) OAuth
4 4 (2.70%) .NET
5 3 (2.03%) OpenID
5 3 (2.03%) SAML
6 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (1.35%) HTML5
7 1 (0.68%) CSS3
7 1 (0.68%) Django
7 1 (0.68%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.68%) Jest
7 1 (0.68%) jQuery
7 1 (0.68%) Node.js
7 1 (0.68%) Spring
7 1 (0.68%) Spring Integration
7 1 (0.68%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.19%) Data Protection Act
2 10 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.05%) CESG
5 6 (4.05%) Social Media
6 3 (2.03%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.03%) Replication
6 3 (2.03%) User Experience
7 2 (1.35%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.35%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.35%) Fintech
7 2 (1.35%) Internet of Things
7 2 (1.35%) IVR
7 2 (1.35%) Marketing Technology
7 2 (1.35%) NHS
7 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.35%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.81%) Windows
2 10 (6.76%) Linux
3 6 (4.05%) Windows 10
3 6 (4.05%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.03%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.03%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.35%) CentOS
7 2 (1.35%) Unix
8 1 (0.68%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.68%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (46.62%) Information Security
2 32 (21.62%) ISMS
3 31 (20.95%) Risk Assessment
4 29 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (19.59%) Supplier Management
5 25 (16.89%) Data Security
5 25 (16.89%) Security Management
6 24 (16.22%) Data Privacy
7 23 (15.54%) Compliance Audit
7 23 (15.54%) Information Security Management
7 23 (15.54%) SIEM
8 22 (14.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 20 (13.51%) Project Management
10 14 (9.46%) Business Continuity
10 14 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (8.11%) Data Governance
11 12 (8.11%) Risk Management
12 11 (7.43%) Business Development
12 11 (7.43%) CRM
12 11 (7.43%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.84%) SQL
2 7 (4.73%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.70%) PHP
4 3 (2.03%) C
4 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.35%) C#
5 2 (1.35%) ES6
5 2 (1.35%) Java
5 2 (1.35%) Python
6 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.68%) Ruby
6 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (29.73%) CISSP
2 37 (25.00%) CISM
3 30 (20.27%) Degree
4 28 (18.92%) CISA
5 8 (5.41%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.05%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.70%) CRISC
7 4 (2.70%) ISEB
7 4 (2.70%) MCSE
8 3 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.03%) Master's Degree
8 3 (2.03%) MCSA
8 3 (2.03%) SANS
9 2 (1.35%) CCNA
9 2 (1.35%) CLAS
9 2 (1.35%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.68%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.68%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (38.51%) GDPR
2 44 (29.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (8.11%) Data Quality
4 11 (7.43%) COBIT
4 11 (7.43%) PCI DSS
5 7 (4.73%) PMO
6 6 (4.05%) SAS 70
7 4 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (2.03%) FATCA
9 2 (1.35%) ISO 14001
9 2 (1.35%) ISO 9001
9 2 (1.35%) QA
10 1 (0.68%) PSD2
10 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.35%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.35%) DFS Replication
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.35%) XenApp
4 2 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (2.70%) SCCM
2 3 (2.03%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (2.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (2.03%) SCDPM
2 3 (2.03%) SCOM
2 3 (2.03%) SCVMM
2 3 (2.03%) WSUS
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.35%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.35%) SCSM
4 1 (0.68%) Ansible
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.68%) Core Impact
4 1 (0.68%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.68%) Nessus
4 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (17.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.14%) Oracle
3 9 (6.08%) Sybase
4 5 (3.38%) VMware
5 4 (2.70%) Citrix
6 3 (2.03%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.03%) CA
6 3 (2.03%) CyberArk
6 3 (2.03%) Dell
6 3 (2.03%) McAfee
6 3 (2.03%) Tableau
7 2 (1.35%) Adobe
7 2 (1.35%) Juniper
7 2 (1.35%) Northgate
7 2 (1.35%) Progress
7 2 (1.35%) Siebel
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.68%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) Mitel