Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 640 580 678
Rank change year-on-year -60 +98 +95
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 124 243 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.75% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 114 228 130
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% +23.81%
10th Percentile £37,875 £41,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +11.11%

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 28,696 32,325 31,186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.76% 46.58% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22,683 24,771 26,310
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.56% +3.54%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £93,750 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -5 20 £52,500 -12.50% 6
South London - 7 £42,500 - 1
East London +14 1 £55,065 -8.23% 1
West London +9 1 - - 3
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 90 (72.58%) Information Security
3 75 (60.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 67 (54.03%) Windows
5 62 (50.00%) Linux
6 55 (44.35%) CISSP
6 55 (44.35%) SIEM
7 53 (42.74%) Cybersecurity
8 46 (37.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 41 (33.06%) Vulnerability Management
9 41 (33.06%) Banking
10 33 (26.61%) TCP/IP
10 33 (26.61%) Active Directory
11 32 (25.81%) Firewall
12 31 (25.00%) CISMP
12 31 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
13 30 (24.19%) Investment Banking
14 28 (22.58%) Apple iOS
14 28 (22.58%) GDPR
15 27 (21.77%) PCI DSS
16 26 (20.97%) WSUS
16 26 (20.97%) SCCM
16 26 (20.97%) Finance
16 26 (20.97%) IBM BigFix
17 25 (20.16%) DRM
17 25 (20.16%) Windows Server
18 23 (18.55%) Management Information System
19 22 (17.74%) CISM
19 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
20 21 (16.94%) Risk Management

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 8 (6.45%) Apache
1 8 (6.45%) IIS
1 8 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Office 365
2 7 (5.65%) Google Analytics
3 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.42%) G Suite
4 3 (2.42%) Google Drive
5 2 (1.61%) IaaS
5 2 (1.61%) SaaS
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.81%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.81%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.61%) TCP/IP
2 32 (25.81%) Firewall
3 18 (14.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (6.45%) DNS
5 1 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.81%) DHCP
5 1 (0.81%) Intranet
5 1 (0.81%) NAS
5 1 (0.81%) PBX
5 1 (0.81%) SSL
5 1 (0.81%) VLAN
5 1 (0.81%) VPN
5 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.87%) Relational Database
1 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.65%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) FishEye
1 1 (0.81%) FogBugz
1 1 (0.81%) Hudson
1 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 41 (33.06%) Banking
2 30 (24.19%) Investment Banking
3 26 (20.97%) Finance
4 20 (16.13%) Legal
5 18 (14.52%) Marketing
6 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.81%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 24 (19.35%) Analyst
2 22 (17.74%) Security Engineer
3 18 (14.52%) IT Support
4 17 (13.71%) Security Analyst
5 15 (12.10%) Infrastructure Support
6 14 (11.29%) Information Manager
7 13 (10.48%) Information Analyst
7 13 (10.48%) Information Security Manager
7 13 (10.48%) Security Manager
7 13 (10.48%) Senior Security Engineer
8 12 (9.68%) Information Security Analyst
9 9 (7.26%) IT Engineer
9 9 (7.26%) IT Security Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Technical Leader
11 6 (4.84%) Architect
11 6 (4.84%) Security Architect
12 4 (3.23%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.48%) LDAP
2 7 (5.65%) .NET
2 7 (5.65%) .NET Framework
2 7 (5.65%) CSS
2 7 (5.65%) HTML
2 7 (5.65%) jQuery
2 7 (5.65%) JSON
2 7 (5.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.55%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (5.65%) Social Media
4 5 (4.03%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.03%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.42%) User Experience
7 2 (1.61%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.61%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.61%) Pharmacovigilance
7 2 (1.61%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) AS400
8 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) Fintech
8 1 (0.81%) Handset
8 1 (0.81%) iSeries
8 1 (0.81%) NHS
8 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (54.03%) Windows
2 62 (50.00%) Linux
3 28 (22.58%) Apple iOS
4 25 (20.16%) Windows Server
5 19 (15.32%) Mac OS X
6 13 (10.48%) Android
7 11 (8.87%) Unix
8 7 (5.65%) Windows NT
9 4 (3.23%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.81%) CentOS
10 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 90 (72.58%) Information Security
3 55 (44.35%) SIEM
4 53 (42.74%) Cybersecurity
5 41 (33.06%) Vulnerability Management
6 25 (20.16%) DRM
7 21 (16.94%) Risk Management
8 17 (13.71%) Security Management
9 16 (12.90%) Information Security Management
9 16 (12.90%) Security Operations
10 13 (10.48%) Kalman Filter
10 13 (10.48%) Web Filtering
11 12 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (8.06%) Analytics
12 10 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 10 (8.06%) ITIL
12 10 (8.06%) Security Architecture
13 9 (7.26%) Incident Management
14 8 (6.45%) Patch Management
14 8 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.10%) Java
1 15 (12.10%) Python
2 13 (10.48%) Bash Shell
2 13 (10.48%) Perl
3 10 (8.06%) VB
4 9 (7.26%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.65%) C#
5 7 (5.65%) PHP
6 4 (3.23%) C
6 4 (3.23%) SQL
7 3 (2.42%) VBA
8 2 (1.61%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.81%) RPG
Qualifications
1 55 (44.35%) CISSP
2 31 (25.00%) CISMP
2 31 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 22 (17.74%) CISM
4 19 (15.32%) CEH
5 15 (12.10%) GIAC
6 6 (4.84%) CISA
6 6 (4.84%) Degree
7 5 (4.03%) SSCP
8 4 (3.23%) CCIE
8 4 (3.23%) CCIE Security
8 4 (3.23%) CCNA
8 4 (3.23%) CCSA
8 4 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.23%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.42%) ISEB
10 2 (1.61%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 1 (0.81%) MCSA
11 1 (0.81%) MCSE
11 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (60.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (37.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 28 (22.58%) GDPR
4 27 (21.77%) PCI DSS
5 5 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (1.61%) ISO 9001
6 2 (1.61%) NIST 800
6 2 (1.61%) QA
6 2 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.61%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.81%) COBIT
7 1 (0.81%) COSO
7 1 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.81%) PSD2
System Software
1 33 (26.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (20.97%) IBM BigFix
1 26 (20.97%) SCCM
1 26 (20.97%) WSUS
2 1 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.32%) Apple
3 12 (9.68%) Oracle
4 10 (8.06%) Google
5 4 (3.23%) Interwoven
6 3 (2.42%) Siebel
7 1 (0.81%) 3Com
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix
7 1 (0.81%) Dell
7 1 (0.81%) HP
7 1 (0.81%) IBM
7 1 (0.81%) Perforce
7 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.81%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.81%) Synology
7 1 (0.81%) Veeam
7 1 (0.81%) VMware
7 1 (0.81%) Xerox