Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 133 139 274
Rank change year-on-year +6 +135 -32
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 140 54 60
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.35% 1.48% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.57% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 113 50 53
10th Percentile £37,250 £40,675 £43,550
25th Percentile £57,000 £46,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £49,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +66.67% -26.67% +22.73%
75th Percentile £101,250 £72,063 £88,750
90th Percentile £118,750 £92,500 £93,500
Central London median annual salary £76,250 £49,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +55.61% -24.62% +10.64%

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 5,624 3,433 9,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.49% 94.21% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,010 3,023 8,228
10th Percentile £43,250 £44,800 £38,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £101,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Data Protection as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Protection in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT jobs citing Data Protection 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.

1 93 (66.43%) Finance
2 81 (57.86%) GDPR
3 67 (47.86%) Social Skills
4 65 (46.43%) Azure
5 61 (43.57%) Degree
6 60 (42.86%) AWS
7 55 (39.29%) Python
8 53 (37.86%) GCP
9 52 (37.14%) C++
10 51 (36.43%) Data Privacy
11 50 (35.71%) Strategic Roadmap
12 49 (35.00%) Kubernetes
13 47 (33.57%) DevOps
13 47 (33.57%) Jenkins
13 47 (33.57%) Java
14 46 (32.86%) Technical Architecture
14 46 (32.86%) Enterprise Architecture
14 46 (32.86%) Test Automation
14 46 (32.86%) Threat Modelling
15 45 (32.14%) Matrix Organization
15 45 (32.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 45 (32.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 45 (32.14%) MongoDB
15 45 (32.14%) NoSQL
15 45 (32.14%) Node.js
15 45 (32.14%) Relational Database
15 45 (32.14%) Docker
15 45 (32.14%) OAuth2
15 45 (32.14%) SonarQube
15 45 (32.14%) Microservices

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 30 (21.43%) Confluence
2 9 (6.43%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.71%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 65 (46.43%) Azure
2 60 (42.86%) AWS
3 53 (37.86%) GCP
4 45 (32.14%) Serverless
5 20 (14.29%) Microsoft 365
6 11 (7.86%) IaaS
7 8 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (3.57%) SaaS
9 4 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.86%) Power Platform
10 3 (2.14%) PaaS
11 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.71%) Azure Sentinel
11 1 (0.71%) Force.com
11 1 (0.71%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.71%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.71%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.71%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 1 (0.71%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.86%) DHCP
1 11 (7.86%) DNS
2 10 (7.14%) VPN
3 8 (5.71%) Firewall
4 5 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (2.86%) SAN
5 4 (2.86%) Skype
5 4 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.14%) Network Security
6 3 (2.14%) Wireless
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.71%) Internet
7 1 (0.71%) LAN
7 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (32.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 45 (32.14%) MongoDB
1 45 (32.14%) NoSQL
1 45 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
1 45 (32.14%) Relational Database
1 45 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.86%) Power BI
3 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.43%) Tableau
5 1 (0.71%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.71%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
Development Applications
1 47 (33.57%) Jenkins
2 45 (32.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 45 (32.14%) SonarQube
3 30 (21.43%) JIRA
4 3 (2.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.71%) Ant
General
1 93 (66.43%) Finance
2 67 (47.86%) Social Skills
3 45 (32.14%) Presentation Skills
4 44 (31.43%) Influencing Skills
5 34 (24.29%) Legal
6 20 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (12.86%) Retail
8 17 (12.14%) Games
9 16 (11.43%) Financial Institution
10 12 (8.57%) Law
11 9 (6.43%) Banking
12 5 (3.57%) Billing
13 4 (2.86%) Front Office
14 2 (1.43%) Marketing
14 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
15 1 (0.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 1 (0.71%) Local Government
15 1 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
15 1 (0.71%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 47 (33.57%) Technical Leader
2 27 (19.29%) Analyst
3 8 (5.71%) Excel Analyst
3 8 (5.71%) Information Manager
3 8 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
3 8 (5.71%) Security Manager
4 7 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
4 7 (5.00%) Data Analyst
4 7 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (4.29%) Consultant
5 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (4.29%) Lead Cloud Engineer
6 5 (3.57%) Actuarial Analyst
6 5 (3.57%) Configuration Analyst
6 5 (3.57%) Data Protection Analyst
6 5 (3.57%) Product Owner
6 5 (3.57%) XML Analyst
7 4 (2.86%) Data Consultant
7 4 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (32.14%) Node.js
1 45 (32.14%) OAuth
1 45 (32.14%) OAuth2
1 45 (32.14%) OpenID
2 5 (3.57%) XML
3 4 (2.86%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.71%) JSON
4 1 (0.71%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.71%) Web Services
4 1 (0.71%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 16 (11.43%) Hedge funds
3 10 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.29%) Blackberry
5 6 (4.29%) Replication
6 4 (2.86%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (2.86%) BYOD
6 4 (2.86%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.86%) PKI
6 4 (2.86%) Symmetrix
7 3 (2.14%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.14%) Life Science
7 3 (2.14%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.43%) CMDB
8 2 (1.43%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (21.43%) Windows
2 19 (13.57%) Windows 10
3 13 (9.29%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.00%) Linux
5 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.86%) Unix
6 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.43%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.43%) Data Privacy
2 50 (35.71%) Strategic Roadmap
3 47 (33.57%) DevOps
4 46 (32.86%) Enterprise Architecture
4 46 (32.86%) Technical Architecture
4 46 (32.86%) Test Automation
4 46 (32.86%) Threat Modelling
5 45 (32.14%) Benchmarking
5 45 (32.14%) Code Coverage
5 45 (32.14%) Event-Driven
5 45 (32.14%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 45 (32.14%) Identity Management
5 45 (32.14%) Matrix Organization
5 45 (32.14%) Microservices
5 45 (32.14%) OWASP
5 45 (32.14%) Process Management
5 45 (32.14%) Software Engineering
5 45 (32.14%) UML
6 44 (31.43%) Technical Leadership
6 44 (31.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.29%) Python
2 52 (37.14%) C++
3 47 (33.57%) Java
4 45 (32.14%) C#
5 11 (7.86%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.00%) SQL
7 5 (3.57%) R
8 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (43.57%) Degree
2 44 (31.43%) Master's Degree
3 13 (9.29%) CISSP
4 11 (7.86%) CISM
4 11 (7.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.29%) CISA
5 6 (4.29%) MCSE
6 3 (2.14%) CREST Certified
7 2 (1.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (1.43%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.43%) CCSP
7 2 (1.43%) CEH
7 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.43%) GIAC
7 2 (1.43%) OSCP
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.71%) ISEB
8 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (57.86%) GDPR
2 45 (32.14%) QA
3 12 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (7.86%) NIST
5 10 (7.14%) Solvency II
6 7 (5.00%) SLA
7 3 (2.14%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (2.14%) Data Quality
7 3 (2.14%) GRC
8 1 (0.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.71%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.71%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.71%) NCSC
8 1 (0.71%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (32.14%) Docker
2 23 (16.43%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (7.14%) vSphere
5 8 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.29%) XenApp
7 4 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (2.86%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.71%) KVM
Systems Management
1 49 (35.00%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.14%) SCCM
3 8 (5.71%) NetBackup
4 6 (4.29%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (4.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (2.86%) OfficeScan
5 4 (2.86%) SCOM
5 4 (2.86%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 2 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.43%) Rundeck
6 2 (1.43%) Terraform
6 2 (1.43%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.43%) WSUS
7 1 (0.71%) Ansible
7 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.71%) Puppet
7 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (32.14%) Oracle
2 34 (24.29%) Microsoft
3 15 (10.71%) VMware
4 9 (6.43%) Veritas
5 7 (5.00%) EMC
6 6 (4.29%) Altiris
6 6 (4.29%) Citrix
6 6 (4.29%) McAfee
6 6 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (4.29%) Symantec
7 5 (3.57%) Cisco
8 4 (2.86%) Cadence
8 4 (2.86%) Dell
8 4 (2.86%) HP
8 4 (2.86%) Huawei
8 4 (2.86%) IBM
8 4 (2.86%) Infoblox
9 3 (2.14%) Brocade
9 3 (2.14%) CommVault
9 3 (2.14%) Veeam