The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / London
Rank 504 593 604
Rank change year-on-year +89 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 73 63 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.33% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 70 54 46
Median salary £70,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.60% -4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £30,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,000 £79,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88%  

Data Protection Act is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14393 18967 18550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 43.33% 45.22% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11801 15810 15028
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in London.

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +32 14 £90,000 +68.22%
Canary Wharf - 8 £65,000 -
West End of London - 1 £70,000 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 138 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 104 (75.36%) Information Security
3 95 (68.84%) CISSP
4 82 (59.42%) CISM
5 81 (58.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 52 (37.68%) Cybersecurity
7 48 (34.78%) Finance
8 45 (32.61%) SIEM
9 44 (31.88%) Risk Management
10 43 (31.16%) Firewall
11 42 (30.43%) Windows
12 40 (28.99%) Penetration Testing
13 39 (28.26%) Linux
14 38 (27.54%) Degree
15 37 (26.81%) Vulnerability Management
16 36 (26.09%) ITIL
16 36 (26.09%) CISA
17 34 (24.64%) PCI DSS
18 33 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
19 30 (21.74%) Business Continuity
20 29 (21.01%) Security Architecture
21 28 (20.29%) ISMS
22 26 (18.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 26 (18.84%) Windows Server
22 26 (18.84%) Data Loss Prevention
22 26 (18.84%) Management Information System
22 26 (18.84%) TCP/IP
23 25 (18.12%) Active Directory
23 25 (18.12%) Mac OS X
23 25 (18.12%) Apple

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (0.72%) IIS
1 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (10.14%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.45%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.72%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (31.16%) Firewall
2 26 (18.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.07%) Network Security
4 4 (2.90%) LAN
5 3 (2.17%) Internet
6 2 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.45%) SAN
7 1 (0.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.72%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.72%) MS Access
4 1 (0.72%) MySQL
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.90%) HP UFT
General
1 48 (34.78%) Finance
2 18 (13.04%) Retail
3 9 (6.52%) Banking
3 9 (6.52%) Financial Institution
4 8 (5.80%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.17%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 52 (37.68%) Security Manager
2 32 (23.19%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 22 (15.94%) Analyst
4 21 (15.22%) Information Security Manager
4 21 (15.22%) IT Manager
4 21 (15.22%) IT Security Manager
5 20 (14.49%) Information Manager
6 18 (13.04%) Consultant
6 18 (13.04%) Security Analyst
6 18 (13.04%) Security Consultant
7 17 (12.32%) Applications Manager
7 17 (12.32%) Security Specialist
8 13 (9.42%) Information Security Specialist
8 13 (9.42%) Information Specialist
9 11 (7.97%) CISSP Manager
10 8 (5.80%) Information Security Consultant
11 5 (3.62%) IT Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) Applications Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) Automation Test Lead
12 4 (2.90%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.84%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.42%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.17%) NHS
5 2 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.45%) Freedom of Information Act
5 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.72%) FMCG
6 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 42 (30.43%) Windows
2 39 (28.26%) Linux
3 26 (18.84%) Windows Server
4 25 (18.12%) Apple iOS
4 25 (18.12%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 104 (75.36%) Information Security
3 52 (37.68%) Cybersecurity
4 45 (32.61%) SIEM
5 44 (31.88%) Risk Management
6 40 (28.99%) Penetration Testing
7 37 (26.81%) Vulnerability Management
8 36 (26.09%) ITIL
9 33 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (21.74%) Business Continuity
11 29 (21.01%) Security Architecture
12 28 (20.29%) ISMS
13 26 (18.84%) Data Loss Prevention
13 26 (18.84%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 25 (18.12%) DRM
15 24 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (13.77%) Security Management
17 15 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (10.87%) Information Security Management
18 12 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.62%) SQL
2 2 (1.45%) C
3 1 (0.72%) Java
3 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 95 (68.84%) CISSP
2 82 (59.42%) CISM
3 38 (27.54%) Degree
4 36 (26.09%) CISA
5 16 (11.59%) SANS
6 14 (10.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 14 (10.14%) CCSP
6 14 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.35%) ISEB
8 5 (3.62%) SSCP
9 4 (2.90%) GIAC
9 4 (2.90%) GSEC
9 4 (2.90%) ISACA
9 4 (2.90%) ISTQB
10 3 (2.17%) CRISC
11 2 (1.45%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.72%) PCI QSA
12 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (58.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (24.64%) PCI DSS
3 18 (13.04%) GDPR
4 14 (10.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (9.42%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (4.35%) BS25999
6 6 (4.35%) COBIT
7 5 (3.62%) ISO27002
8 3 (2.17%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (18.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 25 (18.12%) Apple
2 15 (10.87%) Oracle
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.90%) HP
5 1 (0.72%) Avaya
5 1 (0.72%) IBM
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits flexi package, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Salary: circ£50,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Flex Working
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Candidate Source
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
London Business School
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago