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

Data Protection
England > London
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 244 253
Rank change year-on-year -40 +9 +130
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 823 995 1,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.18% 1.42% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.55% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 682 879 1,070
London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% -

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 64,072 64,376 74,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 91.53% 91.56% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 51,458 52,661 64,433
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 June 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 June 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 -7 166 £60,000 -4.00% 23
West London +23 35 £70,000 +55.56% 24
East London -20 14 £65,000 +8.33% 7
South London -26 14 £75,000 +66.67% 6
North London -15 4 £52,500 -4.55% 2
Data Protection
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 403 (48.97%) GDPR
2 371 (45.08%) Information Security
3 228 (27.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 218 (26.49%) Finance
5 210 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
6 195 (23.69%) CISSP
7 168 (20.41%) CISM
8 152 (18.47%) Data Protection Act
9 151 (18.35%) Cybersecurity
10 143 (17.38%) Windows
11 134 (16.28%) Legal
12 126 (15.31%) Management Information System
13 123 (14.95%) Risk Management
14 118 (14.34%) Degree
15 113 (13.73%) Microsoft
16 105 (12.76%) CISA
17 103 (12.52%) PCI DSS
18 102 (12.39%) Project Management
19 99 (12.03%) Data Privacy
20 97 (11.79%) Firewall
21 96 (11.66%) Active Directory
22 95 (11.54%) Linux
23 92 (11.18%) ITIL
24 91 (11.06%) Windows Server
25 90 (10.94%) SIEM
26 88 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
27 82 (9.96%) Analytics
28 78 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
29 72 (8.75%) SQL
29 72 (8.75%) SQL Server

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 47 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.92%) IIS
3 23 (2.79%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.22%) Documentum
5 8 (0.97%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.85%) FileNet
7 6 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.61%) SAS
9 4 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.36%) CMS
10 3 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.24%) Apache
11 2 (0.24%) Drupal
11 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.24%) WordPress
12 1 (0.12%) Confluence
12 1 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 52 (6.32%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.73%) InVision
5 4 (0.49%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.73%) SAP GRC
3 6 (0.73%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.61%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (0.49%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.36%) iTrent
7 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.24%) Magento
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (6.80%) Office 365
4 36 (4.37%) SaaS
5 16 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (1.58%) OneDrive
7 12 (1.46%) PaaS
8 8 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.85%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.85%) CloudFront
10 6 (0.73%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.61%) IaaS
12 4 (0.49%) Cloudflare
12 4 (0.49%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.36%) MailChimp
13 3 (0.36%) SurveyMonkey
13 3 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 97 (11.79%) Firewall
2 45 (5.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 44 (5.35%) TCP/IP
4 26 (3.16%) Internet
5 21 (2.55%) DNS
6 18 (2.19%) Wireless
7 16 (1.94%) DHCP
7 16 (1.94%) VPN
8 15 (1.82%) SAN
8 15 (1.82%) WAN
9 14 (1.70%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (1.58%) Network Security
11 11 (1.34%) LAN
12 7 (0.85%) Intranet
12 7 (0.85%) Skype
13 6 (0.73%) SMTP
13 6 (0.73%) VLAN
13 6 (0.73%) VoIP
14 5 (0.61%) Broadband
14 5 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 29 (3.52%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.04%) Big Data
4 23 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (2.55%) Power BI
7 20 (2.43%) MySQL
8 15 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 14 (1.70%) Blockchain
10 12 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.09%) Data Lake
12 7 (0.85%) SAP BW
13 6 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.73%) SAP HANA
14 5 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.61%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.49%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (2.92%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.70%) JIRA
3 12 (1.46%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (0.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 6 (0.73%) Burp Suite
5 6 (0.73%) Metasploit
6 5 (0.61%) Subversion
7 4 (0.49%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.36%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.24%) webpack
10 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.12%) GitLab
10 1 (0.12%) Grunt
10 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
General
1 218 (26.49%) Finance
2 134 (16.28%) Legal
3 66 (8.02%) Banking
4 57 (6.93%) Marketing
5 43 (5.22%) Law
5 43 (5.22%) Retail
6 31 (3.77%) Advertising
7 24 (2.92%) Telecoms
8 22 (2.67%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.58%) Games
10 8 (0.97%) Back Office
11 6 (0.73%) Billing
12 5 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.61%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.49%) Front Office
13 4 (0.49%) Online Betting
14 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.24%) French Language
15 2 (0.24%) German Language
16 1 (0.12%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 115 (13.97%) Analyst
2 91 (11.06%) Consultant
3 87 (10.57%) Security Manager
4 56 (6.80%) IT Manager
5 44 (5.35%) Architect
5 44 (5.35%) Security Analyst
6 43 (5.22%) Data Protection Officer
7 42 (5.10%) Security Consultant
8 41 (4.98%) Information Officer
9 39 (4.74%) Data Manager
9 39 (4.74%) Information Manager
9 39 (4.74%) Security Officer
10 38 (4.62%) Developer
11 35 (4.25%) Information Security Officer
12 32 (3.89%) Data Protection Manager
12 32 (3.89%) IT Security Manager
13 30 (3.65%) Business Analyst
14 27 (3.28%) Information Security Manager
15 25 (3.04%) Security Engineer
16 24 (2.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.52%) Web Services
2 20 (2.43%) REST
3 17 (2.07%) .NET
3 17 (2.07%) LDAP
4 15 (1.82%) CSS
4 15 (1.82%) HTML
5 12 (1.46%) SAML
6 11 (1.34%) AngularJS
6 11 (1.34%) Natural Language Processing
6 11 (1.34%) React
7 10 (1.22%) Celery
7 10 (1.22%) Django
7 10 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (1.09%) Node.js
8 9 (1.09%) RESTful
9 6 (0.73%) SAP Smart Forms
10 5 (0.61%) Backbone.js
10 5 (0.61%) MSMQ
10 5 (0.61%) SailPoint
10 5 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 152 (18.47%) Data Protection Act
2 126 (15.31%) Management Information System
3 88 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (4.86%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (3.16%) User Experience
7 25 (3.04%) Virtual Team
8 23 (2.79%) Fintech
9 20 (2.43%) Data Centre
10 18 (2.19%) Mobile App
10 18 (2.19%) Public Cloud
11 14 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (1.46%) Freedom of Information
13 9 (1.09%) Social Media
14 8 (0.97%) Derivative
15 7 (0.85%) PMI
16 6 (0.73%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.73%) Freedom of Information Act
16 6 (0.73%) NHS
16 6 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 143 (17.38%) Windows
2 95 (11.54%) Linux
3 91 (11.06%) Windows Server
4 23 (2.79%) Windows 10
5 20 (2.43%) Apple iOS
6 19 (2.31%) Mac OS X
7 17 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.34%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.97%) Unix
10 6 (0.73%) Kali Linux
11 3 (0.36%) CentOS
11 3 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.36%) SUSE
12 2 (0.24%) Android
12 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (45.08%) Information Security
2 210 (25.52%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (18.35%) Cybersecurity
4 123 (14.95%) Risk Management
5 102 (12.39%) Project Management
6 99 (12.03%) Data Privacy
7 92 (11.18%) ITIL
8 90 (10.94%) SIEM
9 82 (9.96%) Analytics
10 78 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 70 (8.51%) Vulnerability Management
12 65 (7.90%) Information Governance
13 62 (7.53%) Data Management
14 60 (7.29%) Security Architecture
15 57 (6.93%) Data Governance
15 57 (6.93%) Migration
15 57 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
16 54 (6.56%) DevOps
17 50 (6.08%) Data Security
17 50 (6.08%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (8.75%) SQL
2 64 (7.78%) Python
3 28 (3.40%) Java
4 27 (3.28%) PowerShell
5 24 (2.92%) Bash Shell
5 24 (2.92%) C
5 24 (2.92%) JavaScript
6 19 (2.31%) Perl
7 18 (2.19%) R
8 16 (1.94%) Ruby
9 14 (1.70%) C#
10 10 (1.22%) VBA
11 8 (0.97%) PHP
11 8 (0.97%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.85%) Bourne shell
12 7 (0.85%) C++
12 7 (0.85%) Korn
13 6 (0.73%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.24%) ABAP
14 2 (0.24%) ES6
Qualifications
1 195 (23.69%) CISSP
2 168 (20.41%) CISM
3 118 (14.34%) Degree
4 105 (12.76%) CISA
5 24 (2.92%) CRISC
6 19 (2.31%) PMI Certification
7 18 (2.19%) PMP
8 17 (2.07%) GIAC
9 16 (1.94%) SSCP
10 14 (1.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 14 (1.70%) SANS
11 13 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (1.58%) CompTIA Security+
11 13 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (1.46%) AWS Certification
12 12 (1.46%) CEH
13 11 (1.34%) ISEB
14 10 (1.22%) CCNA
14 10 (1.22%) CISMP
14 10 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 403 (48.97%) GDPR
2 228 (27.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 103 (12.52%) PCI DSS
4 60 (7.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 43 (5.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 32 (3.89%) Data Quality
7 29 (3.52%) COBIT
8 23 (2.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (2.19%) QA
10 11 (1.34%) ISO 9001
11 8 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 8 (0.97%) SLA
12 6 (0.73%) ISO 22301
12 6 (0.73%) PMO
13 5 (0.61%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 4 (0.49%) COSO
14 4 (0.49%) ISAE 3402
14 4 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.49%) SAS 70
System Software
1 96 (11.66%) Active Directory
2 22 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (2.07%) Docker
4 17 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 17 (2.07%) XenApp
5 14 (1.70%) XenDesktop
6 13 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.61%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.24%) Firmware
10 2 (0.24%) KVM
10 2 (0.24%) RHEV
10 2 (0.24%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.12%) Snort
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (2.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 19 (2.31%) SCCM
2 18 (2.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.94%) Puppet
4 13 (1.58%) Kubernetes
5 12 (1.46%) SCDPM
5 12 (1.46%) SCOrch
5 12 (1.46%) SCSM
5 12 (1.46%) SCVMM
6 10 (1.22%) Ansible
6 10 (1.22%) Terraform
7 7 (0.85%) Nessus
8 6 (0.73%) Core Impact
8 6 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.49%) CASB
9 4 (0.49%) SCOM
10 3 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 113 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.13%) VMware
3 30 (3.65%) Oracle
4 28 (3.40%) Citrix
5 20 (2.43%) SAP
6 19 (2.31%) Apple
7 17 (2.07%) Cisco
8 16 (1.94%) IBM
9 11 (1.34%) Sophos
10 10 (1.22%) OpenText
11 9 (1.09%) Adobe
11 9 (1.09%) Google
12 8 (0.97%) Tableau
13 7 (0.85%) Avaya
13 7 (0.85%) Sybase
14 6 (0.73%) McAfee
14 6 (0.73%) Meraki
14 6 (0.73%) Veeam
15 5 (0.61%) Informatica
15 5 (0.61%) Red Hat