Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 647 723
Rank change year-on-year +84 +76 +145
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 287 193 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.55% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 261 178 110
London median annual salary £62,500 £63,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.79% +32.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £31,475
90th Percentile £80,000 £83,750 £79,775
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +19.57% +15.00%

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 37176 35069 42155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.33% 46.02% 47.95%
Number of salaries quoted 26663 29786 34580
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +3.51% +3.64%
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +13 32 £65,000 +4.00% 1
West London +12 14 £42,000 -6.67%
East London 0 9 £60,000 +71.43%
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 287 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 235 (81.88%) Information Security
3 213 (74.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 133 (46.34%) CISSP
5 123 (42.86%) GDPR
6 114 (39.72%) PCI DSS
7 107 (37.28%) CISM
8 95 (33.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 92 (32.06%) Cybersecurity
9 92 (32.06%) Firewall
10 90 (31.36%) SIEM
11 80 (27.87%) Vulnerability Management
11 80 (27.87%) Windows
12 79 (27.53%) Linux
13 74 (25.78%) Active Directory
14 70 (24.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 69 (24.04%) Windows Server
16 68 (23.69%) Penetration Testing
17 65 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
18 61 (21.25%) DRM
19 60 (20.91%) ITIL
19 60 (20.91%) TCP/IP
19 60 (20.91%) Degree
20 59 (20.56%) Finance
21 58 (20.21%) Risk Management
22 56 (19.51%) Security Architecture
23 50 (17.42%) Data Loss Prevention
24 48 (16.72%) Banking
25 44 (15.33%) Security Operations
26 43 (14.98%) Compliance Audit

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 (2.79%) IIS
2 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.70%) CMS
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.35%) Raiser's Edge
2 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.70%) PaaS
2 2 (0.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 92 (32.06%) Firewall
2 60 (20.91%) TCP/IP
3 19 (6.62%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (1.74%) Network Security
5 4 (1.39%) LDAP
6 3 (1.05%) VPN
7 2 (0.70%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.35%) DHCP
8 1 (0.35%) DNS
8 1 (0.35%) SMS
8 1 (0.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.48%) Relational Database
1 10 (3.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.14%) MySQL
2 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 9 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.79%) Hadoop
3 8 (2.79%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.79%) NoSQL
3 8 (2.79%) RDBMS
3 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.79%) Burp Suite
1 8 (2.79%) Metasploit
1 8 (2.79%) Octopus Deploy
1 8 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (2.79%) TeamCity
1 8 (2.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.35%) Jasmine
General
1 59 (20.56%) Finance
2 48 (16.72%) Banking
3 20 (6.97%) Retail
4 17 (5.92%) Legal
4 17 (5.92%) Marketing
5 12 (4.18%) Automotive
6 10 (3.48%) Telecoms
7 9 (3.14%) Investment Banking
7 9 (3.14%) Law
8 5 (1.74%) Electronics
8 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.70%) Advertising
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Local Government
10 1 (0.35%) Military
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (21.60%) Consultant
2 54 (18.82%) Analyst
2 54 (18.82%) Security Manager
3 51 (17.77%) Security Consultant
4 45 (15.68%) Security Analyst
5 36 (12.54%) Risk Consultant
6 34 (11.85%) Security Engineer
7 32 (11.15%) IT Engineer
7 32 (11.15%) IT Security Engineer
8 26 (9.06%) Security Officer
9 25 (8.71%) IT Analyst
9 25 (8.71%) IT Security Analyst
9 25 (8.71%) Operations Engineer
10 20 (6.97%) Information Officer
11 19 (6.62%) Information Security Officer
12 17 (5.92%) Information Manager
13 16 (5.57%) Information Security Manager
14 15 (5.23%) Operations Analyst
15 14 (4.88%) IT Operations Analyst
15 14 (4.88%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.14%) .NET
2 8 (2.79%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.39%) OAuth
3 4 (1.39%) OpenID
3 4 (1.39%) SAML
4 2 (0.70%) Web Services
5 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.35%) CSS
5 1 (0.35%) HTML
5 1 (0.35%) HTML5
5 1 (0.35%) Jest
5 1 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.98%) Computer Science
2 39 (13.59%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.48%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.74%) Freedom of Information
5 5 (1.74%) Social Media
6 4 (1.39%) CESG
6 4 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.39%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (1.05%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.70%) Fintech
8 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.35%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.35%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.35%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (27.87%) Windows
2 79 (27.53%) Linux
3 69 (24.04%) Windows Server
4 24 (8.36%) Apple iOS
4 24 (8.36%) Mac OS X
5 8 (2.79%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 235 (81.88%) Information Security
3 92 (32.06%) Cybersecurity
4 90 (31.36%) SIEM
5 80 (27.87%) Vulnerability Management
6 70 (24.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 68 (23.69%) Penetration Testing
8 65 (22.65%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (21.25%) DRM
10 60 (20.91%) ITIL
11 58 (20.21%) Risk Management
12 56 (19.51%) Security Architecture
13 50 (17.42%) Data Loss Prevention
14 44 (15.33%) Security Operations
15 43 (14.98%) Compliance Audit
16 37 (12.89%) Data Security
17 35 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
18 34 (11.85%) Risk Analysis
19 31 (10.80%) Regulatory Compliance
20 28 (9.76%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.18%) SQL
2 9 (3.14%) Perl
3 8 (2.79%) C#
3 8 (2.79%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.70%) Python
4 2 (0.70%) Ruby
5 1 (0.35%) C
5 1 (0.35%) ES6
5 1 (0.35%) Java
5 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 133 (46.34%) CISSP
2 107 (37.28%) CISM
3 60 (20.91%) Degree
4 35 (12.20%) CISA
5 32 (11.15%) SSCP
6 16 (5.57%) CISMP
6 16 (5.57%) CompTIA Security+
6 16 (5.57%) Security+ Certification
7 9 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (3.14%) MCITP
7 9 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (2.79%) CREST Certified
8 8 (2.79%) MCTS
8 8 (2.79%) OSCP
9 7 (2.44%) CCNA
9 7 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (2.09%) CCSP
10 6 (2.09%) ISEB
11 4 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (74.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 123 (42.86%) GDPR
3 114 (39.72%) PCI DSS
4 95 (33.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 13 (4.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (4.18%) PMO
7 9 (3.14%) Data Quality
8 4 (1.39%) COBIT
8 4 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (1.05%) SSAE 16
10 1 (0.35%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 74 (25.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.70%) XenApp
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.79%) Core Impact
1 8 (2.79%) Nessus
2 4 (1.39%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.39%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 3 (1.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.35%) SCCM
4 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.36%) Apple
3 21 (7.32%) Oracle
4 6 (2.09%) SAP
5 4 (1.39%) CA
5 4 (1.39%) Cognizant
5 4 (1.39%) CyberArk
6 2 (0.70%) Citrix
6 2 (0.70%) Darktrace
6 2 (0.70%) Google
6 2 (0.70%) HP
7 1 (0.35%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.35%) Avaya
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco
7 1 (0.35%) Civica
7 1 (0.35%) CommVault
7 1 (0.35%) NetApp
7 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.35%) Sophos
7 1 (0.35%) VMware