Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 670 640 723
Rank change year-on-year -30 +83 +20
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 152 177 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.53% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 135 162 144
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,500 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £94,500 £83,375
England median annual salary £57,500 £59,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.54% +24.21% -

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 34,054 33,300 39,549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.65% 47.33% 48.04%
Number of salaries quoted 26,465 26,411 33,335
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -17 45 £65,000 -3.70% 3
South London +1 6 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West London +2 3 £38,000 -15.56% 6
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 108 (71.05%) Information Security
3 89 (58.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 71 (46.71%) CISSP
5 59 (38.82%) Cybersecurity
6 58 (38.16%) GDPR
6 58 (38.16%) SIEM
7 54 (35.53%) CISM
8 49 (32.24%) Firewall
8 49 (32.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 48 (31.58%) Windows
10 47 (30.92%) Linux
10 47 (30.92%) Vulnerability Management
11 42 (27.63%) ITIL
12 41 (26.97%) PCI DSS
13 39 (25.66%) Penetration Testing
13 39 (25.66%) Active Directory
13 39 (25.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 36 (23.68%) Windows Server
14 36 (23.68%) TCP/IP
14 36 (23.68%) DRM
14 36 (23.68%) Security Architecture
15 34 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (19.74%) Data Loss Prevention
17 29 (19.08%) Finance
18 27 (17.76%) Risk Management
18 27 (17.76%) CISA
19 24 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
20 23 (15.13%) Degree
20 23 (15.13%) Migration

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 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (6.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (3.95%) InVision
5 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) iTrent
2 1 (0.66%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.66%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (32.24%) Firewall
2 36 (23.68%) TCP/IP
3 15 (9.87%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.97%) Network Security
5 2 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.66%) BGP
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.66%) DHCP
6 1 (0.66%) DNS
6 1 (0.66%) Internet
6 1 (0.66%) Intranet
6 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.66%) LAN
6 1 (0.66%) OSPF
6 1 (0.66%) VoIP
6 1 (0.66%) VPLS
6 1 (0.66%) WAN
6 1 (0.66%) Wireless
6 1 (0.66%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.66%) Power BI
4 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 6 (3.95%) Burp Suite
1 6 (3.95%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.66%) JIRA
2 1 (0.66%) Subversion
2 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (19.08%) Finance
2 16 (10.53%) Banking
3 15 (9.87%) Investment Banking
4 14 (9.21%) Retail
5 5 (3.29%) Legal
5 5 (3.29%) Marketing
5 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.97%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (19.74%) Security Manager
2 23 (15.13%) Consultant
3 19 (12.50%) Analyst
3 19 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 18 (11.84%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 16 (10.53%) Security Consultant
6 15 (9.87%) Security Analyst
7 11 (7.24%) Security Officer
8 10 (6.58%) Project Assurance Manager
8 10 (6.58%) Security Assurance Manager
9 9 (5.92%) Data Protection Officer
9 9 (5.92%) Head of Information
9 9 (5.92%) Risk Consultant
10 8 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
10 8 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) IT Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) IT Manager
10 8 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
11 7 (4.61%) Information Manager
11 7 (4.61%) Information Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.92%) LDAP
2 2 (1.32%) OAuth
2 2 (1.32%) OpenID
2 2 (1.32%) SAML
3 1 (0.66%) MDX
3 1 (0.66%) Web Services
3 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.95%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (3.95%) Freedom of Information Act
4 6 (3.95%) User Experience
5 4 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.66%) BYOD
8 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.66%) Fintech
8 1 (0.66%) Social Media
8 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (31.58%) Windows
2 47 (30.92%) Linux
3 36 (23.68%) Windows Server
4 18 (11.84%) Apple iOS
4 18 (11.84%) Mac OS X
5 6 (3.95%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 108 (71.05%) Information Security
3 59 (38.82%) Cybersecurity
4 58 (38.16%) SIEM
5 47 (30.92%) Vulnerability Management
6 42 (27.63%) ITIL
7 39 (25.66%) Penetration Testing
7 39 (25.66%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 36 (23.68%) DRM
8 36 (23.68%) Security Architecture
9 34 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (19.74%) Data Loss Prevention
11 27 (17.76%) Risk Management
12 23 (15.13%) Migration
13 17 (11.18%) Risk Assessment
14 15 (9.87%) Compliance Audit
14 15 (9.87%) Security Management
14 15 (9.87%) Security Operations
15 14 (9.21%) Identity Access Management
16 13 (8.55%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.58%) SQL
2 8 (5.26%) Perl
2 8 (5.26%) Python
3 7 (4.61%) Bash Shell
3 7 (4.61%) Java
4 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.66%) Ruby
5 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (46.71%) CISSP
2 54 (35.53%) CISM
3 27 (17.76%) CISA
4 23 (15.13%) Degree
5 10 (6.58%) CISMP
5 10 (6.58%) CompTIA Security+
6 9 (5.92%) GIAC
7 8 (5.26%) SSCP
8 7 (4.61%) CCNA
8 7 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.95%) CCSP
9 6 (3.95%) CEH
9 6 (3.95%) CREST Certified
9 6 (3.95%) CRISC
9 6 (3.95%) OSCP
10 5 (3.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 5 (3.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 3 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.97%) Master's Degree
11 3 (1.97%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (58.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (38.16%) GDPR
3 49 (32.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 41 (26.97%) PCI DSS
5 13 (8.55%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (6.58%) QA
7 6 (3.95%) COBIT
8 3 (1.97%) SLA
9 2 (1.32%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (1.32%) COSO
9 2 (1.32%) Data Quality
9 2 (1.32%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.66%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 39 (25.66%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) Core Impact
1 6 (3.95%) Nessus
2 3 (1.97%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.66%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.66%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.66%) SCCM
4 1 (0.66%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (11.84%) Apple
2 17 (11.18%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (1.32%) CA
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco
4 2 (1.32%) CyberArk
4 2 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.66%) 3PAR
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe
5 1 (0.66%) Avaya
5 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.66%) Citrix
5 1 (0.66%) Civica
5 1 (0.66%) CommVault
5 1 (0.66%) HP
5 1 (0.66%) Meraki
5 1 (0.66%) NetApp
5 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.66%) Sophos
5 1 (0.66%) VMware