Period
to 23 February 2018

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 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 615 677 773
Rank change year-on-year +62 +96 +54
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 220 151 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.47% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 205 138 115
London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +23.81% -5.45%
10th Percentile £41,100 £40,875 £32,623
90th Percentile £83,250 £83,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,203 32,011 41,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.39% 45.85% 47.84%
Number of salaries quoted 26,346 26,822 34,046
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,450
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +5.50% +0.82%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -7 50 £60,000 -11.11% 4
West London +10 5 £40,500 -10.00% 4
East London -9 2 £53,750 -17.31% 2
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act 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 London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 220 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 181 (82.27%) Information Security
3 166 (75.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 112 (50.91%) CISSP
5 106 (48.18%) GDPR
6 81 (36.82%) CISM
7 80 (36.36%) Firewall
8 79 (35.91%) PCI DSS
9 74 (33.64%) SIEM
9 74 (33.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 73 (33.18%) Cybersecurity
11 70 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
12 68 (30.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 64 (29.09%) Penetration Testing
14 60 (27.27%) ITIL
15 59 (26.82%) Windows
16 57 (25.91%) Active Directory
17 55 (25.00%) Linux
18 52 (23.64%) Finance
19 48 (21.82%) Windows Server
20 47 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
20 47 (21.36%) DRM
20 47 (21.36%) Security Architecture
21 46 (20.91%) TCP/IP
21 46 (20.91%) CISA
21 46 (20.91%) Data Security
22 43 (19.55%) Risk Management
23 42 (19.09%) Compliance Audit
23 42 (19.09%) Data Loss Prevention
24 38 (17.27%) Amazon AWS

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring 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 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (1.82%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.82%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (6.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) iTrent
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Raiser's Edge
2 1 (0.45%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 38 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.82%) Office 365
3 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 80 (36.36%) Firewall
2 46 (20.91%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.73%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (1.82%) DHCP
4 4 (1.82%) DNS
4 4 (1.82%) VoIP
5 2 (0.91%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.45%) MySQL
5 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (7.27%) Burp Suite
1 16 (7.27%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (23.64%) Finance
2 19 (8.64%) Banking
3 17 (7.73%) Retail
4 16 (7.27%) Legal
5 12 (5.45%) Marketing
5 12 (5.45%) Telecoms
6 9 (4.09%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.27%) Electronics
7 5 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.82%) Automotive
9 3 (1.36%) Law
10 2 (0.91%) Advertising
11 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (23.18%) Security Manager
2 48 (21.82%) Consultant
3 46 (20.91%) Analyst
4 43 (19.55%) Security Analyst
5 37 (16.82%) Security Consultant
6 27 (12.27%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 24 (10.91%) Security Officer
8 22 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
9 21 (9.55%) Information Officer
10 18 (8.18%) Data Analyst
10 18 (8.18%) Information Manager
10 18 (8.18%) Information Security Officer
11 17 (7.73%) Information Security Manager
12 16 (7.27%) IT Analyst
12 16 (7.27%) IT Security Analyst
13 14 (6.36%) Project Assurance Manager
13 14 (6.36%) Security Assurance Manager
14 13 (5.91%) IT Engineer
14 13 (5.91%) IT Security Engineer
14 13 (5.91%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.73%) LDAP
1 6 (2.73%) OAuth
1 6 (2.73%) OpenID
1 6 (2.73%) SAML
2 1 (0.45%) .NET
2 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.18%) Computer Science
2 25 (11.36%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.09%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.09%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.82%) CESG
5 4 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 4 (1.82%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.45%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (26.82%) Windows
2 55 (25.00%) Linux
3 48 (21.82%) Windows Server
4 27 (12.27%) Apple iOS
4 27 (12.27%) Mac OS X
5 16 (7.27%) Kali Linux
6 4 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 181 (82.27%) Information Security
3 74 (33.64%) SIEM
4 73 (33.18%) Cybersecurity
5 70 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 68 (30.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 64 (29.09%) Penetration Testing
8 60 (27.27%) ITIL
9 47 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (21.36%) DRM
9 47 (21.36%) Security Architecture
10 46 (20.91%) Data Security
11 43 (19.55%) Risk Management
12 42 (19.09%) Compliance Audit
12 42 (19.09%) Data Loss Prevention
13 36 (16.36%) Migration
14 31 (14.09%) GAP Analysis
15 27 (12.27%) Security Operations
16 26 (11.82%) Identity Access Management
16 26 (11.82%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.09%) SQL
2 1 (0.45%) C
2 1 (0.45%) C#
2 1 (0.45%) Perl
2 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 112 (50.91%) CISSP
2 81 (36.82%) CISM
3 46 (20.91%) CISA
4 37 (16.82%) Degree
5 28 (12.73%) SSCP
6 18 (8.18%) CCNA
6 18 (8.18%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (7.27%) CREST Certified
7 16 (7.27%) OSCP
8 14 (6.36%) CCSP
9 9 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (3.64%) CISMP
10 8 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
10 8 (3.64%) CRISC
11 6 (2.73%) DBS Check
12 5 (2.27%) MCITP
12 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (1.82%) CCA
13 4 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (75.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 106 (48.18%) GDPR
3 79 (35.91%) PCI DSS
4 74 (33.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 11 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (2.73%) COBIT
7 4 (1.82%) PMO
8 3 (1.36%) QA
8 3 (1.36%) SLA
9 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.45%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 57 (25.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.18%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (7.27%) Core Impact
1 16 (7.27%) Nessus
2 6 (2.73%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (2.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 6 (2.73%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.82%) SCCM
3 4 (1.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.27%) Apple
3 14 (6.36%) Oracle
4 6 (2.73%) CA
4 6 (2.73%) CyberArk
5 5 (2.27%) SAP
6 4 (1.82%) 3PAR
6 4 (1.82%) Avaya
6 4 (1.82%) Cisco
6 4 (1.82%) Citrix
6 4 (1.82%) Civica
6 4 (1.82%) CommVault
6 4 (1.82%) HP
6 4 (1.82%) Meraki
6 4 (1.82%) NetApp
6 4 (1.82%) Sophos
6 4 (1.82%) VMware
7 1 (0.45%) Google