Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 603 574 654
Rank change year-on-year -29 +80 +63
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 200 283 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.37% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.74% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 180 257 179
London median annual salary £65,000 £63,250 £63,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% +0.40% +32.63%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +15.79%

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 32,619 38,142 35,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.53% 50.37% 46.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25,803 27,352 30,424
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -1 38 £55,000 -15.38% 5
West London +10 7 £80,000 +90.48% 7
South London - 5 £42,500 - 1
East London -6 1 £55,065 -8.23% 1
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 149 (74.50%) Information Security
3 132 (66.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 109 (54.50%) CISSP
5 106 (53.00%) Windows
6 103 (51.50%) Linux
7 100 (50.00%) SIEM
8 97 (48.50%) Cybersecurity
9 94 (47.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 90 (45.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 80 (40.00%) Banking
12 76 (38.00%) Investment Banking
13 60 (30.00%) CISMP
13 60 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
14 51 (25.50%) Windows Server
14 51 (25.50%) DRM
15 47 (23.50%) TCP/IP
15 47 (23.50%) Active Directory
15 47 (23.50%) CISM
16 46 (23.00%) PCI DSS
17 40 (20.00%) Firewall
18 37 (18.50%) GDPR
19 36 (18.00%) ITIL
19 36 (18.00%) Apple iOS
20 35 (17.50%) Management Information System
21 33 (16.50%) Security Architecture
21 33 (16.50%) Security Operations
22 31 (15.50%) CEH
22 31 (15.50%) Finance
22 31 (15.50%) 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 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.50%) Apache
2 3 (1.50%) CMS
2 3 (1.50%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (6.50%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.50%) InVision
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.00%) Office 365
2 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.50%) G Suite
3 3 (1.50%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.50%) Google Drive
4 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.00%) IaaS
4 2 (1.00%) SaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 47 (23.50%) TCP/IP
2 40 (20.00%) Firewall
3 20 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (5.50%) Network Security
4 11 (5.50%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (4.50%) BGP
5 9 (4.50%) BIG-IP
5 9 (4.50%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (4.50%) Cisco ISE
5 9 (4.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (4.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (4.50%) IP Telephony
5 9 (4.50%) LAN
5 9 (4.50%) OSPF
5 9 (4.50%) VPLS
5 9 (4.50%) WAN
5 9 (4.50%) Wireless
6 7 (3.50%) iSCSI
6 7 (3.50%) Wireless Security
7 3 (1.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.50%) Power BI
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.50%) Hudson
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Subversion
2 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 80 (40.00%) Banking
2 76 (38.00%) Investment Banking
3 31 (15.50%) Finance
4 20 (10.00%) Legal
5 11 (5.50%) Retail
6 10 (5.00%) Marketing
7 7 (3.50%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.00%) Games
9 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.50%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 38 (19.00%) Security Engineer
2 35 (17.50%) Analyst
3 31 (15.50%) IT Support
4 28 (14.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 22 (11.00%) Security Analyst
6 20 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 17 (8.50%) Information Analyst
8 16 (8.00%) Security Manager
9 14 (7.00%) Information Manager
9 14 (7.00%) Senior Security Engineer
10 13 (6.50%) Information Security Manager
10 13 (6.50%) IT Engineer
10 13 (6.50%) IT Security Engineer
11 12 (6.00%) Information Security Analyst
12 11 (5.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 10 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (4.50%) Consultant
14 9 (4.50%) Security Consultant
15 7 (3.50%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.00%) LDAP
2 5 (2.50%) Web Services
3 4 (2.00%) .NET
3 4 (2.00%) CSS
3 4 (2.00%) HTML
4 3 (1.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.50%) jQuery
4 3 (1.50%) JSON
4 3 (1.50%) XHTML
5 1 (0.50%) HTML5
5 1 (0.50%) MDX
5 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (17.50%) Management Information System
2 13 (6.50%) Data Centre
3 11 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (3.50%) Social Media
6 6 (3.00%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (3.00%) Freedom of Information Act
6 6 (3.00%) User Experience
7 5 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.50%) NHS
8 4 (2.00%) BYOD
8 4 (2.00%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.00%) Pharmacovigilance
10 2 (1.00%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 106 (53.00%) Windows
2 103 (51.50%) Linux
3 51 (25.50%) Windows Server
4 36 (18.00%) Apple iOS
5 31 (15.50%) Mac OS X
6 8 (4.00%) Android
7 7 (3.50%) Unix
8 3 (1.50%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 149 (74.50%) Information Security
3 100 (50.00%) SIEM
4 97 (48.50%) Cybersecurity
5 90 (45.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 51 (25.50%) DRM
7 36 (18.00%) ITIL
8 33 (16.50%) Security Architecture
8 33 (16.50%) Security Operations
9 31 (15.50%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (15.00%) Security Management
11 28 (14.00%) Penetration Testing
12 26 (13.00%) Risk Management
13 25 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
13 25 (12.50%) Web Filtering
14 24 (12.00%) Information Security Management
15 21 (10.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 20 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
16 20 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 20 (10.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.00%) Java
1 18 (9.00%) Python
2 16 (8.00%) Bash Shell
2 16 (8.00%) Perl
3 6 (3.00%) VB
4 5 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.00%) C
5 4 (2.00%) C#
5 4 (2.00%) SQL
6 3 (1.50%) PHP
6 3 (1.50%) VBA
7 2 (1.00%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (54.50%) CISSP
2 60 (30.00%) CISMP
2 60 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 47 (23.50%) CISM
4 31 (15.50%) CEH
4 31 (15.50%) GIAC
5 13 (6.50%) Degree
6 11 (5.50%) CISA
7 6 (3.00%) CRISC
8 4 (2.00%) CCIE
8 4 (2.00%) CCIE Security
8 4 (2.00%) CCNA
8 4 (2.00%) CCSA
8 4 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.00%) JNCIA
8 4 (2.00%) SSCP
9 3 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.00%) ISEB
10 2 (1.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 132 (66.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 94 (47.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 46 (23.00%) PCI DSS
4 37 (18.50%) GDPR
5 5 (2.50%) COBIT
5 5 (2.50%) COSO
5 5 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 4 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (2.00%) NIST 800
6 4 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (2.00%) SSAE 16
7 2 (1.00%) ISO 9001
7 2 (1.00%) QA
8 1 (0.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.50%) PSD2
System Software
1 47 (23.50%) Active Directory
2 29 (14.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (9.50%) IBM BigFix
1 19 (9.50%) SCCM
1 19 (9.50%) WSUS
2 9 (4.50%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.50%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (15.50%) Apple
2 29 (14.50%) Oracle
3 25 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.50%) CheckPoint
4 9 (4.50%) Cisco
4 9 (4.50%) F5
4 9 (4.50%) SolarWinds
5 6 (3.00%) Google
6 4 (2.00%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.50%) Siebel