Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 639 604 581
Rank change year-on-year -35 -23 +95
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 84 192 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.29% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.68% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 70 177 265
London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £28,250 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £75,629 £78,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -1.79%

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 22,436 28,186 33,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 41.69% 42.35% 44.92%
Number of salaries quoted 17,508 22,026 23,934
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 +3 21 £57,500 +9.52% 4
South London +8 11 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 84 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 43 (51.19%) GDPR
3 38 (45.24%) Information Security
4 36 (42.86%) Finance
5 30 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 25 (29.76%) PCI DSS
7 22 (26.19%) Firewall
8 21 (25.00%) NIST
9 20 (23.81%) SIEM
10 16 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 16 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
10 16 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 13 (15.48%) Business Continuity
12 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (15.48%) Degree
13 12 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
14 11 (13.10%) ISMS
14 11 (13.10%) Security Management
15 10 (11.90%) Change Management
15 10 (11.90%) Waterfall
16 9 (10.71%) Process Improvement
16 9 (10.71%) Office 365
16 9 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
16 9 (10.71%) Information Security Management
16 9 (10.71%) Asset Management
16 9 (10.71%) SQL

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 5 (5.95%) Confluence
2 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Office 365
2 3 (3.57%) Azure
3 2 (2.38%) AWS
4 1 (1.19%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.19%) G Suite
4 1 (1.19%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (26.19%) Firewall
2 5 (5.95%) LAN
3 4 (4.76%) Internet
4 2 (2.38%) NAS
4 2 (2.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.38%) SAN
5 1 (1.19%) DHCP
5 1 (1.19%) DNS
5 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.19%) FCoE
5 1 (1.19%) VPN
5 1 (1.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.57%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (2.38%) Big Data
3 2 (2.38%) GIS
3 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.19%) MS Access
4 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (3.57%) webpack
3 2 (2.38%) Appium
3 2 (2.38%) Selenium
3 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.19%) Moq
4 1 (1.19%) NUnit
4 1 (1.19%) Postman
4 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Public Sector
3 7 (8.33%) Legal
4 5 (5.95%) Marketing
5 4 (4.76%) Digital Economy
5 4 (4.76%) Retail
6 2 (2.38%) Advertising
6 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.19%) Back Office
7 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Information Officer
2 16 (19.05%) Information Security Officer
2 16 (19.05%) Security Officer
3 9 (10.71%) Consultant
3 9 (10.71%) Security Manager
4 8 (9.52%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Data Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Information Assurance Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Security Assurance Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Data Governance Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Data Governance Manager
8 4 (4.76%) DBA
8 4 (4.76%) Governance Manager
8 4 (4.76%) PostgreSQL DBA
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 7 (8.33%) HTML
2 5 (5.95%) CSS
2 5 (5.95%) React
3 4 (4.76%) .NET
4 3 (3.57%) Angular 2
4 3 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (3.57%) CSS3
4 3 (3.57%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (3.57%) Node.js
4 3 (3.57%) Sass
5 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.38%) Django
5 2 (2.38%) GraphQL
5 2 (2.38%) HTML5
5 2 (2.38%) JSON
5 2 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.19%) jQuery
6 1 (1.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (5.95%) PMI
3 4 (4.76%) Blog
3 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.57%) User Experience
5 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.19%) Animation
6 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Android
2 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 38 (45.24%) Information Security
3 30 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 20 (23.81%) SIEM
5 16 (19.05%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.48%) Business Continuity
6 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (13.10%) ISMS
8 11 (13.10%) Mentoring
8 11 (13.10%) Security Management
9 10 (11.90%) Change Management
9 10 (11.90%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.71%) Asset Management
10 9 (10.71%) Coaching
10 9 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (10.71%) Information Security Management
10 9 (10.71%) Process Improvement
11 8 (9.52%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.71%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) C#
2 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.95%) TypeScript
3 4 (4.76%) Java
4 3 (3.57%) Python
5 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.19%) C
6 1 (1.19%) PHP
6 1 (1.19%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (15.48%) Degree
3 8 (9.52%) CISM
4 7 (8.33%) CISSP
5 6 (7.14%) CISA
6 5 (5.95%) PMI Certification
7 4 (4.76%) CRISC
7 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.57%) CISMP
9 2 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (2.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (51.19%) GDPR
2 25 (29.76%) PCI DSS
3 21 (25.00%) NIST
4 16 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (5.95%) PMO
6 4 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (2.38%) COBIT
7 2 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.19%) NCSC
8 1 (1.19%) QA
8 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.38%) vSphere
2 2 (2.38%) XenApp
2 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.19%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) vCenter Server
1 2 (2.38%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.38%) Citrix
2 2 (2.38%) HP
2 2 (2.38%) VMware
3 1 (1.19%) Google
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle
3 1 (1.19%) Xamarin