Period
to 23 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 6 months to 23 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 234 293 347
Rank change year-on-year +59 +54 -34
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 766 201 478
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.56% 0.99% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.05% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 601 163 394
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £47,750 £47,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.83% - -7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £111,250 £90,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.66% -4.97%

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 46,968 19,159 51,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.43% 94.04% 93.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30,611 16,014 42,280
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £109,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.88% +8.57% +2.94%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Data Protection as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in London

Data Protection
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Protection in London.

Salary trend for Data Protection in London

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Protection in London over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in London

Data Protection
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 23 September 2021. 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 +25 141 £85,000 +70.00% 39
North London -3 12 £60,000 -7.69%
West London -71 9 £47,500 - 6
South London -12 7 £45,000 -14.29% 3
East London - 1 £72,500 - 6
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2021, IT jobs citing Data Protection 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.

1 318 (41.51%) GDPR
2 278 (36.29%) Data Protection Act
3 256 (33.42%) Finance
4 215 (28.07%) Social Skills
5 169 (22.06%) Python
6 162 (21.15%) Azure
7 156 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
8 155 (20.23%) AWS
9 143 (18.67%) Information Security
10 137 (17.89%) Problem-Solving
11 135 (17.62%) Microsoft
12 128 (16.71%) DevOps
13 126 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
14 125 (16.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 119 (15.54%) Legal
16 118 (15.40%) Java
17 113 (14.75%) Kubernetes
18 107 (13.97%) Degree
19 106 (13.84%) Data Privacy
20 105 (13.71%) Cybersecurity
21 94 (12.27%) Software Engineering
22 91 (11.88%) Management Information System
22 91 (11.88%) Docker
23 87 (11.36%) Windows
24 84 (10.97%) JavaScript
24 84 (10.97%) GCP
25 83 (10.84%) Analytics
26 80 (10.44%) Risk Management
27 78 (10.18%) SQL
28 76 (9.92%) PostgreSQL

Data Protection
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 39 (5.09%) Confluence
2 24 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.44%) Apache
4 9 (1.17%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.17%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.04%) Apache Spark
5 8 (1.04%) DataSynapse
5 8 (1.04%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (0.78%) CMS
7 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.52%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.39%) nginx
9 3 (0.39%) SAS
9 3 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.26%) Kentico
11 1 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.13%) Headless CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 63 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (5.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.31%) Stata
4 8 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.39%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.39%) InVision
6 3 (0.39%) Sketch
7 1 (0.13%) GIMP
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (3.39%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Cloudability
3 2 (0.26%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.26%) Magento
3 2 (0.26%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 162 (21.15%) Azure
2 155 (20.23%) AWS
3 84 (10.97%) GCP
4 62 (8.09%) Microsoft 365
5 48 (6.27%) Serverless
6 44 (5.74%) SaaS
7 22 (2.87%) Amazon EKS
7 22 (2.87%) Power Platform
7 22 (2.87%) Slack
8 17 (2.22%) IaaS
9 14 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (1.83%) Google Workspace
10 10 (1.31%) PaaS
11 9 (1.17%) Azure Sentinel
12 8 (1.04%) Google Data Studio
12 8 (1.04%) Snowflake
13 7 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (0.78%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.65%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.70%) Firewall
2 25 (3.26%) VPN
3 22 (2.87%) DNS
4 17 (2.22%) DHCP
4 17 (2.22%) Network Security
5 12 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (1.57%) Wireless
6 10 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (1.17%) TCP/IP
7 9 (1.17%) WAN
8 8 (1.04%) SD-WAN
9 7 (0.91%) Internet
9 7 (0.91%) LAN
9 7 (0.91%) SAN
10 6 (0.78%) VoIP
11 5 (0.65%) DMZ
11 5 (0.65%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.52%) DSL
12 4 (0.52%) IPsec
12 4 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
2 59 (7.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 58 (7.57%) NoSQL
4 56 (7.31%) SQL Server
5 50 (6.53%) MongoDB
5 50 (6.53%) Relational Database
6 25 (3.26%) MySQL
7 22 (2.87%) Power BI
8 21 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
10 19 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
10 19 (2.48%) Tableau
11 18 (2.35%) Data Lake
12 14 (1.83%) Big Data
13 12 (1.57%) Redis
13 12 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (1.44%) Metadata
15 10 (1.31%) Blockchain
15 10 (1.31%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.31%) Looker
Development Applications
1 54 (7.05%) Jenkins
2 44 (5.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 44 (5.74%) JIRA
2 44 (5.74%) SonarQube
3 25 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.96%) CircleCI
4 15 (1.96%) GitLab
4 15 (1.96%) PyCharm
5 7 (0.91%) Cypress.io
6 5 (0.65%) TestNG
7 4 (0.52%) JUnit
7 4 (0.52%) Postman
7 4 (0.52%) Selenium
7 4 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.39%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.39%) Gradle
8 3 (0.39%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.39%) Mocha
General
1 256 (33.42%) Finance
2 215 (28.07%) Social Skills
3 126 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
4 119 (15.54%) Legal
5 66 (8.62%) Presentation Skills
6 57 (7.44%) Influencing Skills
7 45 (5.87%) Retail
8 40 (5.22%) Law
9 39 (5.09%) Marketing
10 38 (4.96%) Banking
11 31 (4.05%) Financial Institution
12 29 (3.79%) Organisational Skills
13 27 (3.52%) Games
14 26 (3.39%) Public Sector
15 24 (3.13%) Front Office
16 13 (1.70%) Investment Banking
17 12 (1.57%) Billing
17 12 (1.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 10 (1.31%) Telecoms
19 9 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 125 (16.32%) Developer
2 94 (12.27%) Analyst
3 62 (8.09%) Consultant
4 53 (6.92%) Technical Leader
5 44 (5.74%) Architect
6 39 (5.09%) Senior Developer
7 30 (3.92%) Java Developer
7 30 (3.92%) Software Developer
8 26 (3.39%) Security Consultant
9 24 (3.13%) Data Manager
10 21 (2.74%) Risk Consultant
11 20 (2.61%) Data Analyst
12 18 (2.35%) Security Manager
13 17 (2.22%) IT Manager
13 17 (2.22%) Principal Consultant
14 16 (2.09%) Business Analyst
14 16 (2.09%) Information Manager
14 16 (2.09%) IT Analyst
15 15 (1.96%) Security Analyst
15 15 (1.96%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (9.40%) Node.js
2 57 (7.44%) React
3 47 (6.14%) OAuth
4 45 (5.87%) OAuth2
5 44 (5.74%) OpenID
6 28 (3.66%) React Native
6 28 (3.66%) REST
7 26 (3.39%) COM
8 25 (3.26%) Redux
9 21 (2.74%) Jest
10 20 (2.61%) Web Services
11 19 (2.48%) .NET
12 17 (2.22%) AngularJS
12 17 (2.22%) HTML
12 17 (2.22%) Vue.js
13 16 (2.09%) Django
13 16 (2.09%) pytest
14 15 (1.96%) HTML5
15 14 (1.83%) CSS
16 13 (1.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 278 (36.29%) Data Protection Act
2 91 (11.88%) Management Information System
3 46 (6.01%) Hedge funds
4 41 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
5 32 (4.18%) Virtual Team
6 24 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 24 (3.13%) User Experience
7 18 (2.35%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (1.96%) Analytical Mindset
10 14 (1.83%) Cloud Native
10 14 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
11 13 (1.70%) Fixed Income
12 12 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.44%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.31%) NHS
15 9 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
15 9 (1.17%) Freedom of Information Act
15 9 (1.17%) Smart Meter
15 9 (1.17%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 87 (11.36%) Windows
2 54 (7.05%) Linux
3 37 (4.83%) Windows 10
4 31 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.70%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.91%) Android
7 7 (0.91%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.78%) Unix
8 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (0.26%) CentOS
11 2 (0.26%) VMS
11 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (18.67%) Information Security
3 137 (17.89%) Problem-Solving
4 128 (16.71%) DevOps
5 106 (13.84%) Data Privacy
6 105 (13.71%) Cybersecurity
7 94 (12.27%) Software Engineering
8 83 (10.84%) Analytics
9 80 (10.44%) Risk Management
10 72 (9.40%) Fintech
10 72 (9.40%) Microservices
11 68 (8.88%) Test Automation
12 65 (8.49%) Strategic Roadmap
13 59 (7.70%) Business Intelligence
14 55 (7.18%) Identity Management
14 55 (7.18%) OWASP
15 54 (7.05%) Project Management
16 52 (6.79%) Matrix Organization
17 50 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 50 (6.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 169 (22.06%) Python
2 118 (15.40%) Java
3 84 (10.97%) JavaScript
4 78 (10.18%) SQL
5 74 (9.66%) C++
6 58 (7.57%) C#
7 23 (3.00%) PowerShell
8 19 (2.48%) Go
9 18 (2.35%) PHP
9 18 (2.35%) TypeScript
10 17 (2.22%) R
11 9 (1.17%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.91%) Ruby
13 6 (0.78%) C
13 6 (0.78%) Google Apps Script
14 5 (0.65%) Scala
15 4 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (0.52%) Groovy
15 4 (0.52%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 107 (13.97%) Degree
2 52 (6.79%) CISSP
3 46 (6.01%) CISM
4 44 (5.74%) Master's Degree
5 22 (2.87%) Security Cleared
6 17 (2.22%) CISA
7 14 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (1.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 10 (1.31%) AWS Certification
10 10 (1.31%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.91%) CSSLP
11 7 (0.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 7 (0.91%) SSCP
12 6 (0.78%) GIAC
12 6 (0.78%) ISEB
12 6 (0.78%) MCSE
13 5 (0.65%) CRISC
13 5 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 318 (41.51%) GDPR
2 125 (16.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (8.75%) QA
4 48 (6.27%) PCI DSS
5 42 (5.48%) NIST
6 33 (4.31%) Cyber Essentials
7 30 (3.92%) Data Quality
8 26 (3.39%) GRC
9 20 (2.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 18 (2.35%) SLA
11 14 (1.83%) ISO 22301
12 9 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (0.91%) Solvency II
14 6 (0.78%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.78%) SOC 2
15 5 (0.65%) COBIT
16 4 (0.52%) MiFID
16 4 (0.52%) PMO
16 4 (0.52%) PSD2
System Software
1 91 (11.88%) Docker
2 39 (5.09%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.70%) vSphere
5 8 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.91%) XenApp
7 5 (0.65%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.39%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 113 (14.75%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.48%) Istio
3 18 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.96%) Prometheus
4 15 (1.96%) Puppet
5 14 (1.83%) SCCM
6 13 (1.70%) Single Sign-On
7 11 (1.44%) Terraform
8 9 (1.17%) Ansible
8 9 (1.17%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.91%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 6 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
12 4 (0.52%) Control-M
12 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.52%) OfficeScan
12 4 (0.52%) SCOM
12 4 (0.52%) Trend Micro Deep Security
13 3 (0.39%) Cobbler
13 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 135 (17.62%) Microsoft
2 58 (7.57%) Oracle
3 34 (4.44%) Google
4 24 (3.13%) VMware
5 19 (2.48%) Cisco
6 18 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (1.57%) Citrix
7 12 (1.57%) Veritas
7 12 (1.57%) Zend
8 11 (1.44%) EMC
8 11 (1.44%) SAP
9 10 (1.31%) Dell
10 8 (1.04%) ServiceNow
10 8 (1.04%) Sybase
11 7 (0.91%) Apple
11 7 (0.91%) Brocade
11 7 (0.91%) CommVault
11 7 (0.91%) Symantec
12 6 (0.78%) IBM
12 6 (0.78%) Red Hat