Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > London
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 652 691 757
Rank change year-on-year +39 +66 +57
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 190 139 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.43% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 176 128 132
London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +19.27% -6.44%
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £33,550
90th Percentile £83,750 £90,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +21.74% +2.22%

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 33,463 32,268 40,836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.88% 47.30% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 26,804 26,688 34,321
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -21 52 £61,250 -17.51% 4
West London +7 5 £40,500 -10.00% 11
South London - 4 £52,500 - 1
East London -13 1 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 152 (80.00%) Information Security
3 131 (68.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 89 (46.84%) GDPR
5 86 (45.26%) CISSP
6 70 (36.84%) Firewall
7 66 (34.74%) CISM
8 63 (33.16%) Cybersecurity
9 61 (32.11%) PCI DSS
10 58 (30.53%) SIEM
11 55 (28.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 53 (27.89%) ITIL
13 52 (27.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 51 (26.84%) Vulnerability Management
14 51 (26.84%) Penetration Testing
15 49 (25.79%) Active Directory
16 45 (23.68%) Windows
16 45 (23.68%) Risk Management
17 44 (23.16%) CISA
18 42 (22.11%) Security Architecture
19 41 (21.58%) Linux
20 40 (21.05%) TCP/IP
20 40 (21.05%) Finance
21 39 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
22 38 (20.00%) DRM
22 38 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
22 38 (20.00%) Windows Server
22 38 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
23 36 (18.95%) Compliance Audit
23 36 (18.95%) 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 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.11%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.11%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (6.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) iTrent
2 1 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 38 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.11%) Office 365
3 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (36.84%) Firewall
2 40 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (2.11%) DHCP
4 4 (2.11%) DNS
4 4 (2.11%) VoIP
5 1 (0.53%) Network Security
5 1 (0.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.32%) Burp Suite
1 12 (6.32%) Metasploit
General
1 40 (21.05%) Finance
2 18 (9.47%) Legal
3 13 (6.84%) Retail
4 10 (5.26%) Marketing
4 10 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.63%) Banking
6 4 (2.11%) Law
7 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Electronics
7 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (24.74%) Security Manager
2 41 (21.58%) Consultant
3 33 (17.37%) Analyst
3 33 (17.37%) Security Consultant
4 29 (15.26%) Security Analyst
5 25 (13.16%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 19 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
7 18 (9.47%) Information Manager
8 16 (8.42%) Security Officer
9 14 (7.37%) Data Protection Officer
9 14 (7.37%) Information Officer
9 14 (7.37%) Information Security Manager
9 14 (7.37%) Project Assurance Manager
9 14 (7.37%) Security Assurance Manager
10 11 (5.79%) Data Analyst
10 11 (5.79%) Information Security Officer
10 11 (5.79%) Security Engineer
11 9 (4.74%) Information Analyst
11 9 (4.74%) Information Security Analyst
12 8 (4.21%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.68%) LDAP
2 5 (2.63%) OAuth
2 5 (2.63%) OpenID
2 5 (2.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.26%) Management Information System
2 25 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.21%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.11%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.11%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.58%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.05%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.53%) CESG
10 1 (0.53%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.53%) Fintech
10 1 (0.53%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.68%) Windows
2 41 (21.58%) Linux
3 38 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (12.11%) Apple iOS
4 23 (12.11%) Mac OS X
5 12 (6.32%) Kali Linux
6 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 152 (80.00%) Information Security
3 63 (33.16%) Cybersecurity
4 58 (30.53%) SIEM
5 55 (28.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 53 (27.89%) ITIL
7 51 (26.84%) Penetration Testing
7 51 (26.84%) Vulnerability Management
8 45 (23.68%) Risk Management
9 42 (22.11%) Security Architecture
10 39 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
11 38 (20.00%) DRM
12 36 (18.95%) Compliance Audit
12 36 (18.95%) Migration
13 30 (15.79%) Data Security
14 26 (13.68%) ISMS
15 25 (13.16%) GAP Analysis
15 25 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
16 24 (12.63%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.32%) SQL
2 3 (1.58%) Perl
2 3 (1.58%) Python
3 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.05%) Java
3 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.53%) C
4 1 (0.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 86 (45.26%) CISSP
2 66 (34.74%) CISM
3 44 (23.16%) CISA
4 30 (15.79%) Degree
5 15 (7.89%) SSCP
6 14 (7.37%) CCNA
6 14 (7.37%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (6.32%) CREST Certified
7 12 (6.32%) OSCP
8 10 (5.26%) CCSP
8 10 (5.26%) CRISC
9 8 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (3.16%) DBS Check
10 6 (3.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 6 (3.16%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 4 (2.11%) GIAC
11 4 (2.11%) MCITP
11 4 (2.11%) PCI QSA
11 4 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (2.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (68.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 89 (46.84%) GDPR
3 61 (32.11%) PCI DSS
4 52 (27.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 14 (7.37%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (5.26%) QA
7 8 (4.21%) COBIT
8 3 (1.58%) SLA
9 2 (1.05%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (1.05%) COSO
9 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
9 2 (1.05%) ISO 31000
9 2 (1.05%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (25.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.11%) XenApp
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (6.32%) Core Impact
1 12 (6.32%) Nessus
2 6 (3.16%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (2.63%) CA Single Sign-On
3 5 (2.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (2.11%) SCCM
4 4 (2.11%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (14.74%) Microsoft
2 23 (12.11%) Apple
3 8 (4.21%) Oracle
4 5 (2.63%) CA
4 5 (2.63%) CyberArk
5 4 (2.11%) 3PAR
5 4 (2.11%) Avaya
5 4 (2.11%) Cisco
5 4 (2.11%) Citrix
5 4 (2.11%) Civica
5 4 (2.11%) CommVault
5 4 (2.11%) HP
5 4 (2.11%) Meraki
5 4 (2.11%) NetApp
5 4 (2.11%) Sophos
5 4 (2.11%) VMware
6 2 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.05%) SAP
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe