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

Data Protection
England > London
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 231 276
Rank change year-on-year -7 +45 +267
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 1,005 1,042 1,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.43% 1.49% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.65% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 871 941 974
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £79,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 64,008 63,184 77,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.35% 90.50% 89.75%
Number of salaries quoted 52,543 53,446 65,511
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,000
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 February 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 February 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 +34 197 £60,000 +2.56% 28
West London -10 40 £67,500 +50.00% 13
East London -11 16 £80,000 +68.42% 5
South London -53 5 £70,000 +64.71% 1
North London -5 4 £52,500 +75.00%
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 506 (50.35%) Information Security
2 425 (42.29%) GDPR
3 379 (37.71%) Finance
4 277 (27.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 256 (25.47%) CISSP
6 245 (24.38%) Cybersecurity
7 241 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
8 221 (21.99%) Legal
9 220 (21.89%) Data Protection Act
10 209 (20.80%) CISM
11 191 (19.00%) Microsoft
12 152 (15.12%) Windows
13 143 (14.23%) Linux
14 136 (13.53%) PCI DSS
15 132 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
16 129 (12.84%) CISA
16 129 (12.84%) Degree
17 128 (12.74%) Data Security
18 127 (12.64%) SIEM
19 125 (12.44%) Python
20 124 (12.34%) Firewall
21 123 (12.24%) ITIL
22 110 (10.95%) SQL
23 109 (10.85%) Project Management
24 106 (10.55%) Management Information System
25 104 (10.35%) Banking
26 100 (9.95%) SQL Server
26 100 (9.95%) Vulnerability Management
26 100 (9.95%) Data Privacy
27 99 (9.85%) Machine Learning

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 67 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 51 (5.07%) Apache Spark
3 31 (3.08%) MS Exchange
4 27 (2.69%) IIS
5 23 (2.29%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.39%) SAS
7 9 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.80%) Confluence
9 5 (0.50%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.50%) WordPress
10 3 (0.30%) Documentum
10 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.20%) Apache
11 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.100%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.100%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.100%) Totara
Applications
1 76 (7.56%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.40%) SPSS
7 3 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.100%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 35 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.70%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.50%) Raiser's Edge
5 3 (0.30%) iTrent
5 3 (0.30%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.100%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.100%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.100%) Radian6
7 1 (0.100%) Social Studio
7 1 (0.100%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 98 (9.75%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (6.57%) Office 365
4 30 (2.99%) OneDrive
5 24 (2.39%) SaaS
6 18 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (1.39%) Amazon S3
8 13 (1.29%) IaaS
9 12 (1.19%) CloudFront
9 12 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (0.80%) PaaS
11 7 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle CX
13 3 (0.30%) GitHub
13 3 (0.30%) Google Play
14 2 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.20%) Fastly
14 2 (0.20%) MailChimp
14 2 (0.20%) SurveyMonkey
Communications & Networking
1 124 (12.34%) Firewall
2 53 (5.27%) TCP/IP
3 26 (2.59%) Intrusion Detection
4 18 (1.79%) DNS
5 17 (1.69%) Internet
6 16 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (1.09%) WAN
8 10 (1.00%) LAN
8 10 (1.00%) SMTP
9 8 (0.80%) SAN
9 8 (0.80%) VPN
10 7 (0.70%) Intranet
10 7 (0.70%) Network Security
10 7 (0.70%) Wireless
11 6 (0.60%) Cisco IPT
11 6 (0.60%) DHCP
11 6 (0.60%) HTTP
11 6 (0.60%) VoIP
12 5 (0.50%) Ethernet
13 4 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.09%) MySQL
5 20 (1.99%) NoSQL
6 19 (1.89%) Big Data
6 19 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 16 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.29%) Power BI
9 10 (1.00%) MS Access
10 9 (0.90%) Data Lake
10 9 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.60%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
13 5 (0.50%) EDRMS
13 5 (0.50%) SAP HANA
13 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (2.59%) JIRA
2 18 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.59%) Burp Suite
3 16 (1.59%) Metasploit
4 12 (1.19%) Selenium
5 10 (1.00%) Cucumber
5 10 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.70%) WebDriver
7 6 (0.60%) RSpec
8 5 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.50%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.50%) webpack
9 4 (0.40%) Pivotal Tracker
10 3 (0.30%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.30%) CircleCI
10 3 (0.30%) gulp
10 3 (0.30%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.30%) Hudson
10 3 (0.30%) WATIR
11 2 (0.20%) Grunt
General
1 379 (37.71%) Finance
2 221 (21.99%) Legal
3 104 (10.35%) Banking
4 70 (6.97%) Retail
5 57 (5.67%) Law
6 56 (5.57%) Marketing
7 27 (2.69%) Telecoms
8 26 (2.59%) Advertising
9 25 (2.49%) Investment Banking
10 21 (2.09%) Private Banking
11 15 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.49%) Retail Banking
12 10 (1.00%) Back Office
12 10 (1.00%) Electronics
13 9 (0.90%) Automotive
13 9 (0.90%) Billing
13 9 (0.90%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.80%) Games
15 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 167 (16.62%) Analyst
2 106 (10.55%) Consultant
3 90 (8.96%) Security Manager
4 80 (7.96%) Security Analyst
5 58 (5.77%) Security Consultant
6 55 (5.47%) Data Analyst
7 54 (5.37%) Security Officer
8 49 (4.88%) Developer
9 47 (4.68%) Information Manager
9 47 (4.68%) IT Manager
10 45 (4.48%) Data Protection Officer
10 45 (4.48%) Information Officer
11 43 (4.28%) Architect
12 42 (4.18%) Data Manager
12 42 (4.18%) Information Security Manager
12 42 (4.18%) Information Security Officer
13 36 (3.58%) Business Analyst
14 34 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
15 29 (2.89%) Cybersecurity Manager
16 26 (2.59%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (9.45%) Natural Language Processing
2 42 (4.18%) Node.js
3 33 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
4 28 (2.79%) Django
5 27 (2.69%) HTML
6 24 (2.39%) AngularJS
7 21 (2.09%) CSS
7 21 (2.09%) MSMQ
7 21 (2.09%) WebSphere MQ
8 20 (1.99%) .NET
9 19 (1.89%) Web Services
10 18 (1.79%) React
11 14 (1.39%) Flask
12 13 (1.29%) jQuery
13 12 (1.19%) SQLAlchemy
14 11 (1.09%) REST
15 10 (1.00%) Celery
15 10 (1.00%) RESTful
15 10 (1.00%) XML
16 8 (0.80%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 220 (21.89%) Data Protection Act
2 132 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (10.55%) Management Information System
4 86 (8.56%) Cyberthreat
5 71 (7.06%) Computer Science
6 52 (5.17%) User Experience
7 35 (3.48%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.49%) Data Centre
9 24 (2.39%) Freedom of Information
10 18 (1.79%) Fintech
11 16 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.00%) CESG
12 10 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.00%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.00%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.90%) NHS
14 8 (0.80%) Fat Client
14 8 (0.80%) PKI
14 8 (0.80%) Replication
14 8 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 152 (15.12%) Windows
2 143 (14.23%) Linux
3 88 (8.76%) Windows Server
4 39 (3.88%) Apple iOS
5 29 (2.89%) Unix
6 28 (2.79%) Mac OS X
7 23 (2.29%) Windows 10
8 16 (1.59%) Kali Linux
9 12 (1.19%) Android
10 10 (1.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.20%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.20%) Solaris
15 2 (0.20%) VMS
16 1 (0.100%) Amazon Linux
16 1 (0.100%) CentOS
16 1 (0.100%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (50.35%) Information Security
2 245 (24.38%) Cybersecurity
3 241 (23.98%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (12.74%) Data Security
5 127 (12.64%) SIEM
6 123 (12.24%) ITIL
7 109 (10.85%) Project Management
8 100 (9.95%) Data Privacy
8 100 (9.95%) Vulnerability Management
9 99 (9.85%) Machine Learning
10 93 (9.25%) Risk Management
11 91 (9.05%) Stakeholder Management
12 88 (8.76%) Penetration Testing
13 86 (8.56%) Data Loss Prevention
14 81 (8.06%) Artificial Intelligence
15 79 (7.86%) Data Management
16 77 (7.66%) DevOps
17 74 (7.36%) Data Governance
18 71 (7.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 68 (6.77%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 125 (12.44%) Python
2 110 (10.95%) SQL
3 84 (8.36%) JavaScript
4 80 (7.96%) Ruby
5 66 (6.57%) C#
6 46 (4.58%) PowerShell
7 36 (3.58%) Bash Shell
8 26 (2.59%) Perl
9 24 (2.39%) Bourne shell
9 24 (2.39%) Korn
10 23 (2.29%) Go
11 19 (1.89%) R
12 18 (1.79%) C
13 17 (1.69%) Shell Script
14 13 (1.29%) Java
15 11 (1.09%) VB.NET
16 9 (0.90%) PHP
17 7 (0.70%) Scala
18 6 (0.60%) ES6
18 6 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 256 (25.47%) CISSP
2 209 (20.80%) CISM
3 129 (12.84%) CISA
3 129 (12.84%) Degree
4 36 (3.58%) CRISC
5 31 (3.08%) SSCP
6 29 (2.89%) SANS
7 27 (2.69%) GIAC
7 27 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
9 22 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (2.19%) MCSE
10 19 (1.89%) CCNA
10 19 (1.89%) ISEB
10 19 (1.89%) Security Cleared
11 16 (1.59%) CCSP
11 16 (1.59%) CREST Certified
11 16 (1.59%) OSCP
11 16 (1.59%) SC Cleared
12 12 (1.19%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (42.29%) GDPR
2 277 (27.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 136 (13.53%) PCI DSS
4 76 (7.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 53 (5.27%) Data Quality
6 47 (4.68%) COBIT
7 28 (2.79%) QA
8 17 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (1.00%) PMO
11 9 (0.90%) SLA
12 7 (0.70%) SAS 70
12 7 (0.70%) WCAG
13 5 (0.50%) ISO 22301
14 4 (0.40%) ISO 9001
14 4 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 2 (0.20%) GCP
15 2 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 95 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 81 (8.06%) Docker
3 33 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (2.49%) XenApp
5 24 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (1.59%) XenDesktop
8 14 (1.39%) Hyper-V
9 12 (1.19%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.40%) NFS
10 4 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.40%) vSphere
11 3 (0.30%) KVM
11 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.20%) Firmware
12 2 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.100%) Postfix
13 1 (0.100%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 63 (6.27%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.19%) Ansible
3 21 (2.09%) SCCM
4 20 (1.99%) Terraform
5 19 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 19 (1.89%) Puppet
6 18 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 17 (1.69%) Nessus
8 16 (1.59%) Core Impact
8 16 (1.59%) SCDPM
8 16 (1.59%) SCOrch
8 16 (1.59%) SCSM
8 16 (1.59%) SCVMM
9 11 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (1.00%) SCOM
11 6 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 6 (0.60%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.50%) FTK
13 4 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 191 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 55 (5.47%) VMware
3 45 (4.48%) Oracle
4 34 (3.38%) SAP
5 29 (2.89%) Apple
6 27 (2.69%) Citrix
7 24 (2.39%) Sybase
8 22 (2.19%) Symantec
9 19 (1.89%) McAfee
9 19 (1.89%) Varonis
10 18 (1.79%) IBM
11 16 (1.59%) Adobe
12 15 (1.49%) HP
13 14 (1.39%) Forcepoint
14 13 (1.29%) Cisco
15 8 (0.80%) Capita
15 8 (0.80%) Google
15 8 (0.80%) NetApp
15 8 (0.80%) Sophos
15 8 (0.80%) Tableau