The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / East of England
Rank 248 263 276
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 10 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.11% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.26% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 3
Median salary £43,000 £47,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% -34.48%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2274 3085 3006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 37.17% 41.80% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1787 2275 2365
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the East of England region.

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +25 10 £43,000 -21.81%
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act 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 East of England region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 17 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (94.12%) Information Security
3 15 (88.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (64.71%) CISSP
4 11 (64.71%) CISA
4 11 (64.71%) CISM
5 10 (58.82%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (58.82%) Information Security Management
5 10 (58.82%) Security Management
5 10 (58.82%) Risk Management
5 10 (58.82%) Legal
6 9 (52.94%) Service Delivery
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL
8 5 (29.41%) Firewall
8 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 2 (11.76%) Degree
10 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
10 1 (5.88%) SANS
10 1 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
10 1 (5.88%) Server Patching
10 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
10 1 (5.88%) CSSLP
10 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (5.88%) Change Control
10 1 (5.88%) Qualys
10 1 (5.88%) Computer Security
10 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (5.88%) Problem Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (58.82%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Analyst
2 11 (64.71%) Security Analyst
3 10 (58.82%) Information Analyst
3 10 (58.82%) Information Security Analyst
4 9 (52.94%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) IT Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) IT Security Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 2 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Network Support
6 2 (11.76%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) IT Support
7 1 (5.88%) Security Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (94.12%) Information Security
3 10 (58.82%) Information Security Management
3 10 (58.82%) Risk Analysis
3 10 (58.82%) Risk Management
3 10 (58.82%) Security Management
4 9 (52.94%) Service Delivery
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (5.88%) Change Control
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Computer Security
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Data Security
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CISA
1 11 (64.71%) CISM
1 11 (64.71%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (5.88%) CSSLP
3 1 (5.88%) GIAC
3 1 (5.88%) SANS
3 1 (5.88%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (88.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Qualys
1 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds