Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 212 231
Rank change year-on-year -60 +19 +38
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 813 1,248 1,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.22% 1.68% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.80% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 635 1,054 1,014
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +9.52% +8.25%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,875 £44,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +17.90% -2.22%

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 61,216 69,149 68,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 92.01% 93.32% 92.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49,461 53,880 58,918
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 £35,000 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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 -32 156 £60,000 +4.35% 25
West London +22 36 £72,500 +29.46% 23
South London +14 31 £42,500 -30.61% 2
East London +2 18 £72,500 +16.00% 5
North London +4 1 £62,500 +2.04% 5
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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.

1 355 (43.67%) Information Security
2 258 (31.73%) GDPR
3 253 (31.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 218 (26.81%) Finance
5 203 (24.97%) Linux
6 201 (24.72%) Windows
7 193 (23.74%) Data Protection Act
8 182 (22.39%) Cybersecurity
9 177 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
10 176 (21.65%) CISSP
11 146 (17.96%) Microsoft
12 135 (16.61%) Banking
13 115 (14.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 112 (13.78%) Degree
15 109 (13.41%) SIEM
16 104 (12.79%) Vulnerability Management
17 103 (12.67%) CISM
18 102 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
19 101 (12.42%) SQL
20 96 (11.81%) Risk Management
21 92 (11.32%) Python
21 92 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
22 91 (11.19%) Management Information System
23 90 (11.07%) Legal
24 89 (10.95%) Analytics
25 88 (10.82%) Project Management
25 88 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
26 84 (10.33%) PCI DSS
27 83 (10.21%) Marketing
28 80 (9.84%) Law

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 20 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.09%) Apache
3 14 (1.72%) Apache Spark
3 14 (1.72%) IIS
3 14 (1.72%) SAS
4 13 (1.60%) MS Exchange
5 12 (1.48%) CMS
6 10 (1.23%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.74%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.49%) nginx
8 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.37%) Jetty
9 3 (0.37%) Kentico
9 3 (0.37%) WordPress
10 2 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.25%) Confluence
10 2 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 52 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (3.69%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.98%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.86%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.62%) InVision
8 4 (0.49%) SPSS
8 4 (0.49%) Stata
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.37%) FastStats
5 2 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
6 1 (0.12%) Raiser's Edge
6 1 (0.12%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.12%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 92 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (3.32%) Office 365
4 24 (2.95%) SaaS
5 15 (1.85%) PaaS
6 13 (1.60%) IaaS
7 11 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.23%) IBM Cloud
9 9 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.98%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 8 (0.98%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.86%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.86%) Slack
12 6 (0.74%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.74%) CloudFront
13 5 (0.62%) Cloudflare
14 4 (0.49%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.49%) Serverless
15 3 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 77 (9.47%) Firewall
2 53 (6.52%) TCP/IP
3 39 (4.80%) Internet
4 30 (3.69%) WAN
5 29 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 25 (3.08%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (2.71%) Network Security
8 19 (2.34%) LAN
9 18 (2.21%) VPN
10 15 (1.85%) DNS
11 12 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (1.48%) IP Telephony
11 12 (1.48%) Wireless
12 11 (1.35%) SAN
13 10 (1.23%) BGP
13 10 (1.23%) BIG-IP
13 10 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (1.23%) iSCSI
13 10 (1.23%) OSPF
13 10 (1.23%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 37 (4.55%) Big Data
5 26 (3.20%) Power BI
6 22 (2.71%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.21%) Blockchain
8 16 (1.97%) Hadoop
9 15 (1.85%) Couchbase
10 14 (1.72%) MySQL
11 10 (1.23%) Data Lake
12 9 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
12 9 (1.11%) HDInsight
12 9 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (0.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (0.98%) Geospatial Data
13 8 (0.98%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (4.06%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.95%) Subversion
3 16 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (1.85%) JIRA
5 14 (1.72%) Hudson
6 10 (1.23%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.74%) Toad
8 4 (0.49%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.49%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.25%) git-flow
10 2 (0.25%) gulp
10 2 (0.25%) Selenium
10 2 (0.25%) webpack
11 1 (0.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.12%) GitLab
11 1 (0.12%) Grunt
11 1 (0.12%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.12%) YouTrack
General
1 218 (26.81%) Finance
2 135 (16.61%) Banking
3 90 (11.07%) Legal
4 83 (10.21%) Marketing
5 80 (9.84%) Law
6 74 (9.10%) Investment Banking
7 49 (6.03%) Retail
8 27 (3.32%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.72%) Billing
10 11 (1.35%) Advertising
10 11 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.23%) Dutch Language
11 10 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.23%) Games
12 5 (0.62%) French Language
12 5 (0.62%) Front Office
13 4 (0.49%) German Language
14 2 (0.25%) International Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
14 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (11.69%) Analyst
2 74 (9.10%) Security Manager
3 72 (8.86%) Developer
4 65 (8.00%) Consultant
5 63 (7.75%) Architect
6 53 (6.52%) Information Manager
7 52 (6.40%) Information Security Manager
8 45 (5.54%) Security Engineer
9 40 (4.92%) Security Consultant
10 39 (4.80%) Security Analyst
11 33 (4.06%) IT Support
12 31 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 29 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
14 28 (3.44%) Data Architect
15 26 (3.20%) Administrator
16 23 (2.83%) Data Analyst
16 23 (2.83%) Information Analyst
16 23 (2.83%) Information Security Consultant
17 22 (2.71%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
18 21 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.43%) Web Services
2 29 (3.57%) HTML
3 26 (3.20%) .NET
3 26 (3.20%) LDAP
4 24 (2.95%) AngularJS
5 20 (2.46%) React
6 19 (2.34%) CSS
7 15 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
8 12 (1.48%) HTML5
8 12 (1.48%) Vue.js
9 11 (1.35%) jQuery
9 11 (1.35%) Kafka
9 11 (1.35%) Laravel
9 11 (1.35%) Node.js
10 10 (1.23%) JSON
10 10 (1.23%) XML
11 8 (0.98%) REST
11 8 (0.98%) RESTful
11 8 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (0.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 193 (23.74%) Data Protection Act
2 102 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (11.19%) Management Information System
4 53 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (3.81%) Data Structures
6 25 (3.08%) Data Centre
7 20 (2.46%) Cyberthreat
8 19 (2.34%) User Experience
9 16 (1.97%) Freedom of Information
10 14 (1.72%) Fintech
11 11 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.35%) Internet of Things
11 11 (1.35%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.35%) Private Cloud
11 11 (1.35%) Social Media
12 10 (1.23%) NHS
13 9 (1.11%) Online Banking
14 7 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (0.86%) Public Cloud
15 6 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 203 (24.97%) Linux
2 201 (24.72%) Windows
3 74 (9.10%) Windows Server
4 52 (6.40%) Unix
5 46 (5.66%) Apple iOS
6 31 (3.81%) Mac OS X
7 17 (2.09%) Android
8 11 (1.35%) VMS
8 11 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.23%) CentOS
10 9 (1.11%) Debian
11 8 (0.98%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.98%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.62%) Windows NT
12 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.12%) SUSE
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (43.67%) Information Security
2 182 (22.39%) Cybersecurity
3 177 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (13.41%) SIEM
5 104 (12.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 96 (11.81%) Risk Management
7 89 (10.95%) Analytics
8 88 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
8 88 (10.82%) Project Management
9 77 (9.47%) ITIL
10 75 (9.23%) Data Management
11 72 (8.86%) Data Privacy
12 64 (7.87%) DevOps
13 59 (7.26%) SDLC
14 53 (6.52%) Data Modelling
14 53 (6.52%) Scrum
14 53 (6.52%) Security Architecture
15 52 (6.40%) Business Continuity
15 52 (6.40%) Computer Science
15 52 (6.40%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (12.42%) SQL
2 92 (11.32%) Python
3 54 (6.64%) Java
4 44 (5.41%) Bash Shell
5 36 (4.43%) JavaScript
5 36 (4.43%) Perl
6 29 (3.57%) PHP
7 28 (3.44%) C#
8 22 (2.71%) Shell Script
9 21 (2.58%) PowerShell
10 20 (2.46%) Ruby
11 18 (2.21%) Bourne shell
11 18 (2.21%) C-shell
11 18 (2.21%) Korn
12 17 (2.09%) C
13 14 (1.72%) R
14 12 (1.48%) VB
15 7 (0.86%) Erlang
16 5 (0.62%) C++
16 5 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 176 (21.65%) CISSP
2 112 (13.78%) Degree
3 103 (12.67%) CISM
4 62 (7.63%) CISMP
5 58 (7.13%) CompTIA Security+
6 48 (5.90%) CISA
7 33 (4.06%) CEH
8 29 (3.57%) GIAC
9 24 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (2.71%) MCSA
10 22 (2.71%) Security Cleared
11 19 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
12 17 (2.09%) ISEB
13 15 (1.85%) CRISC
14 11 (1.35%) SC Cleared
15 8 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.98%) SSCP
16 7 (0.86%) DV Cleared
16 7 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
17 6 (0.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (31.73%) GDPR
2 253 (31.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 115 (14.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 84 (10.33%) PCI DSS
5 42 (5.17%) Data Quality
6 24 (2.95%) Cyber Essentials
7 22 (2.71%) QA
8 17 (2.09%) COBIT
9 16 (1.97%) SLA
10 12 (1.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (1.11%) NIST 800
12 8 (0.98%) ISO 9001
12 8 (0.98%) SSAE 16
13 7 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 6 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 6 (0.74%) ISO 22301
15 5 (0.62%) COSO
16 3 (0.37%) PMO
16 3 (0.37%) Solvency II
17 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 74 (9.10%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.48%) Docker
5 10 (1.23%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.98%) XenApp
7 7 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.49%) RHEV
8 4 (0.49%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.49%) vSphere
8 4 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.37%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.37%) Snort
10 2 (0.25%) HDFS
10 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.12%) KVM
11 1 (0.12%) SRDF
11 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (4.06%) SCCM
2 28 (3.44%) WSUS
3 24 (2.95%) IBM BigFix
3 24 (2.95%) Terraform
4 23 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (2.83%) Puppet
5 21 (2.58%) Ansible
6 19 (2.34%) Kubernetes
7 10 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
8 9 (1.11%) SCOM
9 8 (0.98%) SCOrch
10 7 (0.86%) SCSM
10 7 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.49%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.49%) RSA Archer
13 4 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.49%) vRealize
14 3 (0.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 146 (17.96%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.64%) Oracle
3 31 (3.81%) Apple
4 25 (3.08%) VMware
5 23 (2.83%) Cisco
6 20 (2.46%) Google
7 14 (1.72%) Citrix
8 13 (1.60%) SaltStack
9 11 (1.35%) IBM
10 10 (1.23%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.23%) F5
10 10 (1.23%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.23%) SolarWinds
11 9 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.98%) Databricks
12 8 (0.98%) SAP
12 8 (0.98%) Splunk
13 7 (0.86%) Juniper
14 6 (0.74%) Adobe
14 6 (0.74%) IFS