Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection
England > London
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 267 216 231
Rank change year-on-year -51 +15 +75
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 845 1,239 1,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.24% 1.66% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.79% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 699 1,056 1,060
London median annual salary £65,000 £58,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.07% +10.48% +10.53%
10th Percentile £38,750 £35,125 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,500 £82,500 £80,688
England median annual salary £55,500 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +11.00% +14.94% -3.33%

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 62,337 69,116 72,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.72% 92.77% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 49,902 52,972 62,977
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 £33,560
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +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 23 September 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 23 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 -15 178 £60,000 - 35
West London +4 22 £67,500 +35.00% 19
South London 0 14 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East London -24 12 £65,000 +4.00% 8
North London -2 3 £52,500 -11.76% 2
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 412 (48.76%) Information Security
2 319 (37.75%) GDPR
3 285 (33.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 212 (25.09%) Data Protection Act
4 212 (25.09%) CISSP
4 212 (25.09%) Finance
5 201 (23.79%) Windows
6 178 (21.07%) Cybersecurity
7 171 (20.24%) Linux
7 171 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
8 142 (16.80%) CISM
9 128 (15.15%) Banking
9 128 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 124 (14.67%) Degree
11 118 (13.96%) Legal
11 118 (13.96%) SIEM
12 114 (13.49%) Risk Management
12 114 (13.49%) Microsoft
13 109 (12.90%) PCI DSS
14 108 (12.78%) Vulnerability Management
14 108 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
15 101 (11.95%) Windows Server
16 98 (11.60%) Management Information System
17 96 (11.36%) Project Management
18 93 (11.01%) Active Directory
19 89 (10.53%) ITIL
20 84 (9.94%) Data Privacy
21 80 (9.47%) Investment Banking
22 78 (9.23%) Firewall
23 77 (9.11%) SQL

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 26 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.84%) MS Exchange
3 19 (2.25%) IIS
4 16 (1.89%) SAS
5 12 (1.42%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.59%) Documentum
6 5 (0.59%) FileNet
7 4 (0.47%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.47%) WordPress
8 3 (0.36%) Apache
8 3 (0.36%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.36%) CMS
8 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.24%) Confluence
9 2 (0.24%) Drupal
9 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.24%) nginx
9 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 55 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.30%) InVision
4 11 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.18%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.12%) SPSS
8 1 (0.12%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.59%) SAP BPC
2 5 (0.59%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.36%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.24%) FastStats
4 2 (0.24%) Magento
4 2 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 1 (0.12%) Raiser's Edge
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 73 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (4.50%) SaaS
4 31 (3.67%) Office 365
5 20 (2.37%) PaaS
6 11 (1.30%) IaaS
7 10 (1.18%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (0.83%) OneDrive
9 6 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.71%) Mimecast
9 6 (0.71%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.59%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.59%) Cloudflare
10 5 (0.59%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.59%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.47%) Serverless
12 3 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 78 (9.23%) Firewall
2 60 (7.10%) TCP/IP
3 48 (5.68%) Intrusion Detection
4 35 (4.14%) WAN
5 25 (2.96%) Wireless
6 24 (2.84%) Internet
7 23 (2.72%) LAN
8 21 (2.49%) VPN
9 20 (2.37%) DNS
9 20 (2.37%) Network Security
9 20 (2.37%) SAN
10 18 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (1.89%) DHCP
12 12 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (1.18%) BGP
13 10 (1.18%) Cisco ISE
13 10 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (1.18%) OSPF
13 10 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (2.37%) Big Data
3 20 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 19 (2.25%) Blockchain
5 18 (2.13%) Power BI
6 15 (1.78%) MySQL
7 12 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.71%) Redis
10 5 (0.59%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.59%) SAP HANA
10 5 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.47%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 27 (3.20%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.01%) JIRA
3 10 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (0.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (0.59%) Subversion
7 4 (0.47%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.36%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.36%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.36%) Toad
8 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.12%) GitLab
9 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.12%) YouTrack
General
1 212 (25.09%) Finance
2 128 (15.15%) Banking
3 118 (13.96%) Legal
4 80 (9.47%) Investment Banking
5 63 (7.46%) Law
6 61 (7.22%) Marketing
7 44 (5.21%) Retail
8 25 (2.96%) Advertising
9 23 (2.72%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.18%) Dutch Language
11 9 (1.07%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.07%) Front Office
11 9 (1.07%) Games
12 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.36%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.24%) International Banking
13 2 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
13 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.12%) Back Office
14 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 107 (12.66%) Analyst
2 86 (10.18%) Consultant
3 75 (8.88%) Security Manager
4 48 (5.68%) Security Consultant
5 44 (5.21%) Architect
5 44 (5.21%) Information Manager
6 43 (5.09%) Security Engineer
7 41 (4.85%) Developer
8 40 (4.73%) IT Manager
9 39 (4.62%) Information Security Manager
9 39 (4.62%) Security Analyst
10 36 (4.26%) Security Officer
11 33 (3.91%) IT Support
12 32 (3.79%) Information Security Officer
13 31 (3.67%) Information Security Consultant
14 30 (3.55%) Infrastructure Support
15 29 (3.43%) Information Officer
16 27 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 27 (3.20%) IT Security Manager
17 26 (3.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.79%) Web Services
2 25 (2.96%) .NET
3 23 (2.72%) HTML
4 22 (2.60%) LDAP
5 18 (2.13%) CSS
6 15 (1.78%) AngularJS
7 13 (1.54%) React
8 12 (1.42%) REST
9 11 (1.30%) XML
10 9 (1.07%) HTML5
11 8 (0.95%) SAML
12 7 (0.83%) Backbone.js
12 7 (0.83%) Node.js
13 6 (0.71%) Durandal
13 6 (0.71%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (0.59%) EDIFACT
14 5 (0.59%) Express
14 5 (0.59%) JSON
14 5 (0.59%) SailPoint
14 5 (0.59%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 212 (25.09%) Data Protection Act
2 108 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (11.60%) Management Information System
4 53 (6.27%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (3.55%) Computer Science
6 25 (2.96%) Fintech
7 21 (2.49%) Data Centre
8 18 (2.13%) User Experience
9 16 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
9 16 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.78%) Freedom of Information
11 14 (1.66%) Data Structures
11 14 (1.66%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
12 11 (1.30%) NHS
12 11 (1.30%) Public Cloud
13 10 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
14 9 (1.07%) Private Cloud
15 8 (0.95%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 201 (23.79%) Windows
2 171 (20.24%) Linux
3 101 (11.95%) Windows Server
4 40 (4.73%) Apple iOS
5 32 (3.79%) Mac OS X
6 29 (3.43%) Unix
7 15 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.07%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.95%) Android
10 8 (0.95%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.83%) CentOS
12 3 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.36%) SUSE
13 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.12%) AIX
14 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.12%) VMS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (48.76%) Information Security
2 178 (21.07%) Cybersecurity
3 171 (20.24%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (13.96%) SIEM
5 114 (13.49%) Risk Management
6 108 (12.78%) Vulnerability Management
7 96 (11.36%) Project Management
8 89 (10.53%) ITIL
9 84 (9.94%) Data Privacy
10 76 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
11 75 (8.88%) Analytics
12 65 (7.69%) Data Management
13 58 (6.86%) Security Architecture
14 55 (6.51%) Business Continuity
15 53 (6.27%) Security Management
16 52 (6.15%) DevOps
16 52 (6.15%) DRM
16 52 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
17 50 (5.92%) Information Governance
18 45 (5.33%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 77 (9.11%) SQL
2 56 (6.63%) Python
3 43 (5.09%) Java
4 27 (3.20%) PowerShell
5 26 (3.08%) Bash Shell
6 23 (2.72%) C
7 21 (2.49%) JavaScript
8 20 (2.37%) Perl
9 18 (2.13%) C#
10 16 (1.89%) R
11 11 (1.30%) VBA
12 10 (1.18%) PHP
13 8 (0.95%) C++
13 8 (0.95%) Ruby
14 7 (0.83%) VB
15 6 (0.71%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.59%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.24%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.24%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 212 (25.09%) CISSP
2 142 (16.80%) CISM
3 124 (14.67%) Degree
4 76 (8.99%) CISA
5 60 (7.10%) CISMP
5 60 (7.10%) CompTIA Security+
6 34 (4.02%) GIAC
7 32 (3.79%) CEH
8 24 (2.84%) CRISC
9 14 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (1.42%) ISEB
11 10 (1.18%) AWS Certification
11 10 (1.18%) SSCP
12 9 (1.07%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 9 (1.07%) Master's Degree
12 9 (1.07%) MCSA
12 9 (1.07%) PCI QSA
13 8 (0.95%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (37.75%) GDPR
2 285 (33.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 128 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 109 (12.90%) PCI DSS
5 38 (4.50%) Cyber Essentials
6 25 (2.96%) COBIT
7 22 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 21 (2.49%) Data Quality
9 14 (1.66%) QA
10 13 (1.54%) SLA
11 12 (1.42%) ISO 9001
12 11 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 9 (1.07%) NIST 800
14 8 (0.95%) COSO
14 8 (0.95%) ISO 22301
14 8 (0.95%) SSAE 16
15 6 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 5 (0.59%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.59%) PMO
17 4 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 93 (11.01%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (1.89%) Hyper-V
3 16 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.71%) Docker
4 6 (0.71%) XenApp
5 4 (0.47%) RHEV
5 4 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.47%) VMware NSX
5 4 (0.47%) vSphere
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.36%) Snort
6 3 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.24%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.12%) KVM
8 1 (0.12%) NFS
8 1 (0.12%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 25 (2.96%) SCCM
2 22 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (2.60%) Puppet
3 20 (2.37%) Ansible
4 19 (2.25%) IBM BigFix
4 19 (2.25%) WSUS
5 10 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (1.07%) Terraform
7 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 8 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.71%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.59%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.47%) RSA Archer
10 4 (0.47%) SCOM
10 4 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.47%) vRealize
11 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 114 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 53 (6.27%) Oracle
3 32 (3.79%) Apple
4 28 (3.31%) VMware
5 27 (3.20%) Cisco
6 19 (2.25%) Citrix
7 18 (2.13%) IBM
8 13 (1.54%) CheckPoint
9 12 (1.42%) SaltStack
9 12 (1.42%) SAP
10 11 (1.30%) F5
10 11 (1.30%) Red Hat
11 10 (1.18%) SolarWinds
12 8 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.83%) Splunk
13 7 (0.83%) Tableau
14 6 (0.71%) Adobe
14 6 (0.71%) Google
14 6 (0.71%) Sophos
14 6 (0.71%) Veeam