Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > London
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 492 663 619
Rank change year-on-year +171 -44 +33
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 40 82 211
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.35% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 19 81 190
Median annual salary £42,500 £48,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.46% -26.15% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £40,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £80,125
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -20.83% +4.35%

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 11,716 23,280 30,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 42.81% 41.06% 43.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9,120 18,240 22,955
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,725 £35,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in London.

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in London

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Protection Act in London over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020. 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
South London - 9 £50,000 -
West London +55 2 - -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 40 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 24 (60.00%) Information Security
3 22 (55.00%) GDPR
4 14 (35.00%) Risk Management
4 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (32.50%) Finance
5 13 (32.50%) PCI DSS
6 12 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 12 (30.00%) Legal
7 11 (27.50%) Back Office
7 11 (27.50%) ISMS
8 10 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
8 10 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
8 10 (25.00%) Security Management
8 10 (25.00%) SIEM
9 9 (22.50%) Firewall
9 9 (22.50%) Information Security Management
9 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (22.50%) NIST
10 8 (20.00%) Decision-Making
10 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (20.00%) SaaS
11 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
11 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
11 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
11 7 (17.50%) Information Governance
11 7 (17.50%) Records Management
11 7 (17.50%) Information Management
11 7 (17.50%) Law
11 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development

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 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.00%) SPSS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) SaaS
2 6 (15.00%) AWS
3 1 (2.50%) Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Firewall
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (10.00%) MS Access
1 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 12 (30.00%) Legal
3 11 (27.50%) Back Office
4 7 (17.50%) Law
5 4 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Security Officer
2 9 (22.50%) Information Officer
2 9 (22.50%) Information Security Officer
3 7 (17.50%) Auditor
3 7 (17.50%) Data Governance Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Data Governance Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Data Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Governance Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Information Governance Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Information Manager
3 7 (17.50%) Information Security Auditor
3 7 (17.50%) Security Auditor
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Compliance Officer
4 4 (10.00%) Data Insight Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Insight Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Insight Data Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Security Compliance Officer
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 10 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.50%) Social Media
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 24 (60.00%) Information Security
3 14 (35.00%) Risk Management
4 11 (27.50%) ISMS
5 10 (25.00%) Security Management
5 10 (25.00%) SIEM
6 9 (22.50%) Information Security Management
7 8 (20.00%) Decision-Making
7 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.50%) Information Governance
8 7 (17.50%) Information Management
8 7 (17.50%) Records Management
9 6 (15.00%) Project Management
9 6 (15.00%) Supplier Management
10 5 (12.50%) Due Diligence
10 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (10.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) Python
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) CISM
3 6 (15.00%) CISSP
4 5 (12.50%) CISA
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) CCIE
6 1 (2.50%) CCIE Security
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) CCSA
6 1 (2.50%) CRISC
6 1 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.50%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (55.00%) GDPR
2 14 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (32.50%) PCI DSS
4 9 (22.50%) NIST
5 2 (5.00%) PSD2
6 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
6 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft