Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Data Protection
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 223 256
Rank change year-on-year +12 +33 +266
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 1269 1157 1158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.69% 1.52% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.68% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1047 991
London median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.48% +13.68% -13.64%
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £86,375 £82,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £43,164 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.84% -4.08% -

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 68818 68936 79416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.60% 90.67% 89.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53025 59292 66921
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in London

Data Protection
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection in London.

Salary trend for Data Protection in London

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 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 +66 186 £57,750 +2.98% 23
West London -23 43 £56,000 +31.76% 2
East London +4 23 £60,000 +64.38% 3
South London -39 9 £55,000 +29.41% 1
North London +2 8 £62,500 +108.33% 2
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection 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.

1 644 (50.75%) Information Security
2 433 (34.12%) Finance
3 384 (30.26%) GDPR
4 343 (27.03%) CISSP
5 342 (26.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 306 (24.11%) Cybersecurity
7 292 (23.01%) CISM
8 287 (22.62%) Data Protection Act
9 278 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
10 206 (16.23%) Linux
11 202 (15.92%) Legal
12 193 (15.21%) Microsoft
12 193 (15.21%) Degree
13 192 (15.13%) Windows
14 182 (14.34%) PCI DSS
15 160 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
16 158 (12.45%) SQL
17 157 (12.37%) Firewall
18 156 (12.29%) SIEM
19 150 (11.82%) Banking
20 136 (10.72%) ITIL
21 133 (10.48%) JavaScript
22 131 (10.32%) Python
23 129 (10.17%) SQL Server
24 128 (10.09%) Data Security
24 128 (10.09%) CISA
25 127 (10.01%) Computer Science
26 125 (9.85%) Risk Management
27 116 (9.14%) Windows Server
28 114 (8.98%) Active Directory

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 52 (4.10%) Apache Spark
2 51 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 42 (3.31%) IIS
4 31 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 23 (1.81%) WebSphere
6 18 (1.42%) WordPress
7 16 (1.26%) SAS
8 15 (1.18%) Confluence
9 14 (1.10%) CMS
10 11 (0.87%) Apache
11 6 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.32%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.24%) Skype for Business
15 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.16%) FileNet
15 2 (0.16%) Jetty
15 2 (0.16%) Mule
15 2 (0.16%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 67 (5.28%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 16 (1.26%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.63%) SPSS
7 7 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.079%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.079%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 37 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.39%) Raiser's Edge
4 2 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.16%) iTrent
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.16%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.079%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.079%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.079%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.079%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.079%) Social Studio
5 1 (0.079%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 100 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (3.39%) SaaS
4 40 (3.15%) Office 365
5 38 (2.99%) IaaS
6 24 (1.89%) OneDrive
7 11 (0.87%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (0.71%) PaaS
9 9 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.47%) CloudFront
11 5 (0.39%) GitHub
11 5 (0.39%) npm
12 4 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.32%) Oracle CX
13 3 (0.24%) Google Play
13 3 (0.24%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 157 (12.37%) Firewall
2 78 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 33 (2.60%) Internet
4 27 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (1.73%) SAN
6 16 (1.26%) Network Security
6 16 (1.26%) VoIP
7 15 (1.18%) DNS
7 15 (1.18%) LAN
8 13 (1.02%) HTTP
8 13 (1.02%) WAN
9 10 (0.79%) NAS
9 10 (0.79%) SMTP
10 7 (0.55%) DHCP
10 7 (0.55%) VPN
11 6 (0.47%) DMZ
11 6 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (0.39%) Wireless
13 4 (0.32%) iSCSI
13 4 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 59 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
3 51 (4.02%) MySQL
4 46 (3.62%) Relational Database
5 43 (3.39%) Big Data
6 42 (3.31%) MongoDB
7 33 (2.60%) NoSQL
8 32 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 29 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 20 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
13 18 (1.42%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 12 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 11 (0.87%) MS Access
15 11 (0.87%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 44 (3.47%) Git (software)
2 37 (2.92%) Selenium
3 32 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 32 (2.52%) JIRA
4 28 (2.21%) Cucumber
5 17 (1.34%) WebDriver
6 16 (1.26%) gulp
7 13 (1.02%) RSpec
8 12 (0.95%) Hudson
8 12 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (0.87%) TeamCity
10 10 (0.79%) HP UFT
10 10 (0.79%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.71%) Grunt
11 9 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (0.63%) Burp Suite
12 8 (0.63%) Metasploit
12 8 (0.63%) WATIR
13 7 (0.55%) Bower
13 7 (0.55%) CircleCI
General
1 433 (34.12%) Finance
2 202 (15.92%) Legal
3 150 (11.82%) Banking
4 83 (6.54%) Retail
5 75 (5.91%) Marketing
6 56 (4.41%) Investment Banking
6 56 (4.41%) Law
7 49 (3.86%) Retail Banking
8 39 (3.07%) Telecoms
9 28 (2.21%) Private Banking
10 19 (1.50%) Advertising
11 18 (1.42%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.26%) Automotive
13 14 (1.10%) Electronics
14 11 (0.87%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.63%) Local Government
16 7 (0.55%) Games
16 7 (0.55%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.47%) Back Office
18 2 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 232 (18.28%) Analyst
2 137 (10.80%) Consultant
3 132 (10.40%) Security Analyst
4 114 (8.98%) Security Manager
5 109 (8.59%) Developer
6 77 (6.07%) Security Consultant
7 66 (5.20%) Business Analyst
8 62 (4.89%) Security Officer
9 51 (4.02%) Data Analyst
9 51 (4.02%) Information Manager
10 48 (3.78%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 47 (3.70%) Information Security Manager
11 47 (3.70%) Security Engineer
12 46 (3.62%) Information Security Officer
13 45 (3.55%) Information Analyst
13 45 (3.55%) IT Analyst
14 44 (3.47%) IT Engineer
15 43 (3.39%) Information Security Analyst
16 42 (3.31%) Information Officer
17 40 (3.15%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (6.46%) HTML
2 77 (6.07%) Natural Language Processing
3 68 (5.36%) CSS
4 48 (3.78%) Node.js
5 43 (3.39%) jQuery
6 38 (2.99%) AngularJS
7 35 (2.76%) Web Services
8 31 (2.44%) HTML5
9 29 (2.29%) .NET
9 29 (2.29%) CSS3
9 29 (2.29%) Flask
10 27 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
11 24 (1.89%) React
12 22 (1.73%) Django
12 22 (1.73%) LAMP
13 21 (1.65%) LEMP Stack
14 20 (1.58%) MSMQ
14 20 (1.58%) WebSphere MQ
15 19 (1.50%) XML
16 16 (1.26%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 287 (22.62%) Data Protection Act
2 160 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (10.01%) Computer Science
4 107 (8.43%) Management Information System
5 83 (6.54%) Cyberthreat
6 64 (5.04%) User Experience
7 51 (4.02%) Mobile App
8 31 (2.44%) Data Centre
8 31 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
9 25 (1.97%) Fintech
10 19 (1.50%) Public Cloud
11 18 (1.42%) Clustering
12 17 (1.34%) Replication
13 15 (1.18%) Blog
13 15 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (1.02%) Social Media
15 10 (0.79%) CESG
15 10 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
16 8 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
16 8 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 206 (16.23%) Linux
2 192 (15.13%) Windows
3 116 (9.14%) Windows Server
4 48 (3.78%) Apple iOS
5 39 (3.07%) Unix
6 29 (2.29%) Mac OS X
7 24 (1.89%) Android
8 18 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 17 (1.34%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.95%) Solaris
11 11 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (0.63%) Kali Linux
14 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.32%) CentOS
16 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.16%) AIX
17 2 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.16%) VMS
17 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (50.75%) Information Security
2 306 (24.11%) Cybersecurity
3 278 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (12.29%) SIEM
5 136 (10.72%) ITIL
6 128 (10.09%) Data Security
7 125 (9.85%) Risk Management
8 111 (8.75%) Security Operations
9 108 (8.51%) Project Management
9 108 (8.51%) Vulnerability Management
10 97 (7.64%) Risk Assessment
11 96 (7.57%) Penetration Testing
11 96 (7.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 95 (7.49%) Data Loss Prevention
13 90 (7.09%) Programme Management
14 88 (6.93%) Mentoring
15 85 (6.70%) Data Privacy
16 84 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
17 83 (6.54%) Machine Learning
18 81 (6.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 158 (12.45%) SQL
2 133 (10.48%) JavaScript
3 131 (10.32%) Python
4 79 (6.23%) Ruby
5 68 (5.36%) C#
6 42 (3.31%) PHP
7 41 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 33 (2.60%) Java
9 30 (2.36%) Bash Shell
10 29 (2.29%) Perl
11 22 (1.73%) C
12 19 (1.50%) Go
13 16 (1.26%) R
14 15 (1.18%) Bourne shell
14 15 (1.18%) Korn
15 14 (1.10%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.02%) Scala
16 13 (1.02%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.95%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.79%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 343 (27.03%) CISSP
2 292 (23.01%) CISM
3 193 (15.21%) Degree
4 128 (10.09%) CISA
5 71 (5.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 45 (3.55%) CBAP
7 42 (3.31%) ISEB
8 37 (2.92%) SSCP
9 31 (2.44%) CRISC
9 31 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (2.36%) SANS
11 22 (1.73%) Security Cleared
12 19 (1.50%) CISMP
13 18 (1.42%) SC Cleared
14 17 (1.34%) GIAC
15 16 (1.26%) CompTIA Security+
15 16 (1.26%) Security+ Certification
16 12 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (0.95%) MCSE
17 11 (0.87%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 384 (30.26%) GDPR
2 342 (26.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 182 (14.34%) PCI DSS
4 105 (8.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 49 (3.86%) Data Quality
6 47 (3.70%) COBIT
7 45 (3.55%) QA
8 26 (2.05%) Cyber Essentials
9 17 (1.34%) PMO
10 15 (1.18%) SAS 70
11 12 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 11 (0.87%) SLA
13 10 (0.79%) ISO 9001
14 7 (0.55%) WCAG
15 6 (0.47%) ISO 22301
15 6 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
17 3 (0.24%) FATCA
17 3 (0.24%) SSAE 16
18 2 (0.16%) COSO
System Software
1 114 (8.98%) Active Directory
2 80 (6.30%) Docker
3 18 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.63%) XenApp
7 6 (0.47%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.39%) vSphere
9 4 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.32%) NFS
9 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.24%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.16%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.16%) Firmware
11 2 (0.16%) KVM
11 2 (0.16%) Postfix
11 2 (0.16%) Snort
11 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 45 (3.55%) Kubernetes
2 27 (2.13%) Ansible
3 24 (1.89%) Puppet
4 16 (1.26%) Terraform
5 12 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.87%) FTK
7 10 (0.79%) NetBackup
7 10 (0.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 10 (0.79%) Oracle RMAN
7 10 (0.79%) SCCM
8 8 (0.63%) Core Impact
8 8 (0.63%) Nessus
9 7 (0.55%) Marathon
9 7 (0.55%) Mesos
9 7 (0.55%) Nagios
10 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.32%) CA Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 4 (0.32%) SCDPM
11 4 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 193 (15.21%) Microsoft
2 76 (5.99%) Oracle
3 47 (3.70%) VMware
4 32 (2.52%) Sybase
5 31 (2.44%) Apple
6 30 (2.36%) SAP
7 24 (1.89%) Adobe
8 17 (1.34%) Symantec
9 16 (1.26%) IBM
10 15 (1.18%) HP
10 15 (1.18%) Varonis
11 14 (1.10%) McAfee
12 12 (0.95%) Cisco
12 12 (0.95%) Veritas
13 11 (0.87%) Citrix
13 11 (0.87%) Tableau
14 10 (0.79%) Forcepoint
14 10 (0.79%) Google
15 9 (0.71%) Zend
16 8 (0.63%) SolarWinds