Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 600 607 677
Rank change year-on-year +7 +70 +55
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 214 256 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.68% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 191 239 186
London median annual salary £65,000 £63,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% +1.20% +25.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £44,500 £41,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +10.53%

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 33,384 37,707 37,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.62% 50.31% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25,915 26,923 32,039
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £88,750
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -14 39 £55,000 -15.38% 5
West London +26 7 £80,000 +53.11% 1
South London +11 7 £50,000 -9.09%
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 157 (73.36%) Information Security
3 139 (64.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 109 (50.93%) CISSP
5 99 (46.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 98 (45.79%) Cybersecurity
7 97 (45.33%) Windows
7 97 (45.33%) Linux
7 97 (45.33%) SIEM
8 87 (40.65%) Vulnerability Management
9 78 (36.45%) Banking
10 76 (35.51%) Investment Banking
11 60 (28.04%) CISMP
11 60 (28.04%) CompTIA Security+
12 53 (24.77%) PCI DSS
13 52 (24.30%) DRM
13 52 (24.30%) Windows Server
14 48 (22.43%) TCP/IP
14 48 (22.43%) Active Directory
14 48 (22.43%) CISM
15 47 (21.96%) GDPR
16 39 (18.22%) Finance
16 39 (18.22%) ITIL
17 34 (15.89%) Firewall
17 34 (15.89%) Security Operations
18 33 (15.42%) Security Management
18 33 (15.42%) GIAC
19 32 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (14.95%) Security Architecture
20 31 (14.49%) Apple iOS

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 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.80%) InVision
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.47%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 48 (22.43%) TCP/IP
2 34 (15.89%) Firewall
3 23 (10.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (5.61%) Network Security
5 11 (5.14%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (4.21%) BGP
6 9 (4.21%) BIG-IP
6 9 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (4.21%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (4.21%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (4.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (4.21%) IP Telephony
6 9 (4.21%) LAN
6 9 (4.21%) OSPF
6 9 (4.21%) VPLS
6 9 (4.21%) WAN
6 9 (4.21%) Wireless
7 7 (3.27%) iSCSI
7 7 (3.27%) Wireless Security
8 2 (0.93%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.47%) Power BI
3 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) Subversion
2 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 78 (36.45%) Banking
2 76 (35.51%) Investment Banking
3 39 (18.22%) Finance
4 18 (8.41%) Retail
5 13 (6.07%) Legal
6 7 (3.27%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.34%) Marketing
8 4 (1.87%) Games
9 2 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (18.22%) Security Engineer
2 31 (14.49%) Analyst
3 28 (13.08%) Infrastructure Support
3 28 (13.08%) IT Support
4 20 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (9.35%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 19 (8.88%) Security Analyst
6 17 (7.94%) Security Manager
7 16 (7.48%) Information Manager
8 15 (7.01%) Senior Security Engineer
9 14 (6.54%) Consultant
9 14 (6.54%) Information Analyst
9 14 (6.54%) Security Officer
10 13 (6.07%) Information Security Manager
10 13 (6.07%) IT Engineer
10 13 (6.07%) IT Security Engineer
11 12 (5.61%) Security Consultant
12 11 (5.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
13 10 (4.67%) Information Security Officer
13 10 (4.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.48%) LDAP
2 5 (2.34%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) HTML
3 1 (0.47%) HTML5
3 1 (0.47%) MDX
3 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.62%) Management Information System
2 11 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.14%) Freedom of Information
2 11 (5.14%) Freedom of Information Act
3 9 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.74%) Cyberthreat
5 7 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.80%) User Experience
7 5 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.34%) NHS
8 4 (1.87%) BYOD
8 4 (1.87%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.87%) Social Media
9 3 (1.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.93%) Fintech
10 2 (0.93%) Pharmacovigilance
10 2 (0.93%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 97 (45.33%) Linux
1 97 (45.33%) Windows
2 52 (24.30%) Windows Server
3 31 (14.49%) Apple iOS
3 31 (14.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 157 (73.36%) Information Security
3 98 (45.79%) Cybersecurity
4 97 (45.33%) SIEM
5 87 (40.65%) Vulnerability Management
6 52 (24.30%) DRM
7 39 (18.22%) ITIL
8 34 (15.89%) Security Operations
9 33 (15.42%) Security Management
10 32 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (14.95%) Security Architecture
11 30 (14.02%) Penetration Testing
12 26 (12.15%) Information Security Management
12 26 (12.15%) Risk Management
13 25 (11.68%) Kalman Filter
13 25 (11.68%) Web Filtering
14 24 (11.21%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 21 (9.81%) Data Loss Prevention
16 20 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 20 (9.35%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.94%) Perl
1 17 (7.94%) Python
2 16 (7.48%) Bash Shell
2 16 (7.48%) Java
3 7 (3.27%) SQL
4 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
4 3 (1.40%) VB
4 3 (1.40%) VBA
5 2 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.47%) C#
6 1 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.47%) Ruby
6 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (50.93%) CISSP
2 60 (28.04%) CISMP
2 60 (28.04%) CompTIA Security+
3 48 (22.43%) CISM
4 33 (15.42%) GIAC
5 31 (14.49%) CEH
6 17 (7.94%) Degree
7 15 (7.01%) CISA
8 8 (3.74%) CRISC
9 6 (2.80%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 5 (2.34%) SSCP
11 4 (1.87%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 3 (1.40%) CLAS
12 3 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.40%) Master's Degree
12 3 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.93%) GSNA
13 2 (0.93%) IRCA
13 2 (0.93%) PCI QSA
13 2 (0.93%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (64.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 99 (46.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 53 (24.77%) PCI DSS
4 47 (21.96%) GDPR
5 11 (5.14%) COBIT
6 7 (3.27%) COSO
7 6 (2.80%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (2.80%) QA
8 4 (1.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 4 (1.87%) NIST 800
8 4 (1.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (1.87%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.93%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.93%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.47%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.47%) PSD2
System Software
1 48 (22.43%) Active Directory
2 29 (13.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (8.88%) IBM BigFix
1 19 (8.88%) SCCM
1 19 (8.88%) WSUS
2 9 (4.21%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.47%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.47%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (14.49%) Apple
1 31 (14.49%) Oracle
2 17 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.21%) CheckPoint
3 9 (4.21%) Cisco
3 9 (4.21%) F5
3 9 (4.21%) SolarWinds
4 3 (1.40%) Siebel
5 2 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe