The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 656 827 829
Rank change year-on-year
+171 +2
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 223 117 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 187 105 105
Median salary £56,080 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.62% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
Data Protection Act
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36765 43470 43070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.13% 42.59% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30259 35357 33939
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 England

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in England

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in England

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in England

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +78 101 £65,000 +44.44% 2
South East +74 40 £44,000 -20.00% 3
West Midlands -1 19 £40,000 +110.52% 3
Yorkshire +40 18 £48,750 +23.41%
South West +13 17 £32,000 -17.41%
East of England +24 13 £35,000 -
North West -1 7 £50,000 +2.56% 1
East Midlands +17 4 £50,000 +21.21%
North East +9 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 456 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 271 (59.43%) Information Security
3 223 (48.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 165 (36.18%) CISSP
5 150 (32.89%) PCI DSS
6 119 (26.10%) Finance
7 118 (25.88%) CISM
8 108 (23.68%) Management Information System
9 98 (21.49%) ITIL
10 91 (19.96%) Risk Management
11 81 (17.76%) Firewall
12 78 (17.11%) ISMS
13 77 (16.89%) Cybersecurity
14 75 (16.45%) Microsoft
15 70 (15.35%) Information Security Management
15 70 (15.35%) Security Management
16 62 (13.60%) SQL
16 62 (13.60%) SIEM
17 61 (13.38%) CISA
18 60 (13.16%) Business Continuity
18 60 (13.16%) Windows
19 59 (12.94%) Security Architecture
20 58 (12.72%) SQL Server
21 55 (12.06%) Degree
22 54 (11.84%) Vulnerability Management
23 52 (11.40%) Information Governance
24 47 (10.31%) Active Directory
25 46 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
26 43 (9.43%) Linux
27 42 (9.21%) .NET

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.32%) CMS
3 4 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.66%) IIS
4 3 (0.66%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.44%) Apache
5 2 (0.44%) JBoss
5 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.22%) Drupal
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.39%) MS Office
3 8 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.66%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.44%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.44%) FastStats
1 2 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.63%) Office 365
2 8 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.88%) MailChimp
4 2 (0.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.22%) AdWords
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 81 (17.76%) Firewall
2 35 (7.68%) TCP/IP
3 24 (5.26%) LAN
4 18 (3.95%) Network Security
4 18 (3.95%) VoIP
5 15 (3.29%) Wireless
6 14 (3.07%) VPN
7 9 (1.97%) Intranet
8 8 (1.75%) Internet
9 7 (1.54%) Converged Networks
9 7 (1.54%) PBX
10 6 (1.32%) Extranet
10 6 (1.32%) Junos
11 5 (1.10%) DHCP
11 5 (1.10%) DNS
11 5 (1.10%) SAN
12 4 (0.88%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.88%) WAN
12 4 (0.88%) WLAN
13 3 (0.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.54%) Big Data
9 6 (1.32%) MySQL
9 6 (1.32%) OLAP
9 6 (1.32%) OLTP
9 6 (1.32%) SSDT
10 5 (1.10%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.10%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (0.88%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.66%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.66%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (1.32%) HP UFT
1 6 (1.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 119 (26.10%) Finance
2 29 (6.36%) Legal
3 24 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.04%) Games
5 21 (4.61%) Retail
6 19 (4.17%) Law
7 18 (3.95%) Marketing
8 12 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.32%) Advertising
9 6 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.32%) Publishing
10 5 (1.10%) Automotive
10 5 (1.10%) Back Office
11 4 (0.88%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.66%) Banking
13 2 (0.44%) Electronics
13 2 (0.44%) Front Office
14 1 (0.22%) Local Government
14 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 111 (24.34%) Analyst
2 83 (18.20%) Security Analyst
3 73 (16.01%) Security Manager
4 48 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 48 (10.53%) Information Analyst
4 48 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
5 40 (8.77%) Developer
6 39 (8.55%) Security Officer
7 37 (8.11%) Information Officer
8 30 (6.58%) Information Security Officer
9 29 (6.36%) IT Manager
10 26 (5.70%) IT Security Manager
11 24 (5.26%) Information Manager
12 23 (5.04%) DBA
13 22 (4.82%) Architect
14 21 (4.61%) Consultant
15 19 (4.17%) SQL Developer
16 18 (3.95%) IT Analyst
16 18 (3.95%) Security Consultant
17 17 (3.73%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.21%) .NET
2 12 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 12 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 10 (2.19%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.75%) CSS
5 7 (1.54%) HTML
5 7 (1.54%) jQuery
5 7 (1.54%) XML
6 5 (1.10%) Web Services
7 4 (0.88%) REST
7 4 (0.88%) SOAP
7 4 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (0.88%) WCF
8 3 (0.66%) CSS3
8 3 (0.66%) HTML5
8 3 (0.66%) JSON
8 3 (0.66%) Middleware
8 3 (0.66%) WF
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Identity Foundation
9 2 (0.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 108 (23.68%) Management Information System
2 27 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.39%) NHS
4 18 (3.95%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.85%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
7 11 (2.41%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.19%) Replication
9 9 (1.97%) CESG
10 7 (1.54%) Physics
11 6 (1.32%) Clustering
11 6 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (1.32%) Data Integration
11 6 (1.32%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.10%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.10%) SCADA
12 5 (1.10%) Statistics
13 4 (0.88%) Freedom of Information Act
13 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (13.16%) Windows
2 43 (9.43%) Linux
3 39 (8.55%) Windows Server
4 29 (6.36%) Apple iOS
5 28 (6.14%) Mac OS X
6 8 (1.75%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.54%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.54%) Windows 8
7 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.44%) Unix
11 1 (0.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 456 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 271 (59.43%) Information Security
3 98 (21.49%) ITIL
4 91 (19.96%) Risk Management
5 78 (17.11%) ISMS
6 77 (16.89%) Cybersecurity
7 70 (15.35%) Information Security Management
7 70 (15.35%) Security Management
8 62 (13.60%) SIEM
9 60 (13.16%) Business Continuity
10 59 (12.94%) Security Architecture
11 54 (11.84%) Vulnerability Management
12 52 (11.40%) Information Governance
13 46 (10.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 42 (9.21%) Security Operations
15 41 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (7.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
17 32 (7.02%) Penetration Testing
18 28 (6.14%) DRM
18 28 (6.14%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 62 (13.60%) SQL
2 37 (8.11%) C#
3 24 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 21 (4.61%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.41%) C
5 11 (2.41%) VB
6 8 (1.75%) Java
7 7 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.54%) PHP
8 5 (1.10%) Python
8 5 (1.10%) R
9 3 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.44%) VBA
11 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 165 (36.18%) CISSP
2 118 (25.88%) CISM
3 61 (13.38%) CISA
4 55 (12.06%) Degree
5 28 (6.14%) CISMP
6 23 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (4.82%) CRISC
7 22 (4.82%) Security Cleared
8 15 (3.29%) GIAC
8 15 (3.29%) ISEB
9 14 (3.07%) CCNA
9 14 (3.07%) SC Cleared
10 13 (2.85%) SANS
11 12 (2.63%) GSEC
12 11 (2.41%) ISACA
13 9 (1.97%) CCNP
13 9 (1.97%) CEH
14 8 (1.75%) CCA
14 8 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 7 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (48.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 150 (32.89%) PCI DSS
3 26 (5.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (4.39%) Data Quality
5 17 (3.73%) COBIT
6 13 (2.85%) QA
7 8 (1.75%) ISO27002
7 8 (1.75%) SLA
8 4 (0.88%) BS25999
9 3 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.66%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.66%) RMADS
10 2 (0.44%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.22%) BS7799
11 1 (0.22%) ISO22301
System Software
1 47 (10.31%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.66%) vSphere
4 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (2.41%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.44%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.44%) EnCase
3 2 (0.44%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.22%) FTK
4 1 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 75 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.14%) Apple
3 25 (5.48%) Cisco
4 21 (4.61%) VMware
5 20 (4.39%) Juniper
6 10 (2.19%) Forcepoint
6 10 (2.19%) Sourcefire
6 10 (2.19%) Symantec
6 10 (2.19%) Varonis
7 9 (1.97%) HP
7 9 (1.97%) Huawei
8 8 (1.75%) Cloudera
9 7 (1.54%) Citrix
9 7 (1.54%) WatchGuard
10 6 (1.32%) Remedy
10 6 (1.32%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.10%) Oracle
12 4 (0.88%) IBM
12 4 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.88%) SAP
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