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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 667 763 810
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +47
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 250 207 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.46% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 200 132 136
Median salary £48,750 £47,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,100 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £79,000 £54,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.84% +16.42%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41177 44556 49291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.93% 40.61% 41.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33460 35281 39514
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the UK

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 within the UK.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
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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
England +94 246 £47,500 - 38
London +41 93 £57,500 +4.54% 15
South East +44 46 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Yorkshire +35 32 £42,500 +84.78% 5
City of London +81 29 £54,500 +0.73% 1
West Yorkshire +27 26 £42,500 - 5
Leeds +35 24 £40,000 -11.11% 3
South West +4 24 £20,500 -48.75% 2
East of England +33 18 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Surrey 0 16 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Midlands -1 15 £40,000 -18.36%
Cornwall - 15 £20,500 -
Redruth - 15 £20,500 -
East Midlands +26 13 £33,000 -17.50% 4
Nottingham - 12 £33,000 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 12 £33,000 - 3
Bedfordshire - 11 £52,500 - 2
Berkshire +20 10 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 10 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham -3 9 £40,000 -27.27%
North Yorkshire +4 6 - -
Oxfordshire - 6 - -
Borehamwood - 6 £18,000 - 1
Settle - 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 £18,000 - 1
Oxford - 5 - -
Bedford - 5 £52,500 - 1
Bradford +11 4 £53,750 +34.37% 1
North East +7 4 £32,500 -3.66%
Somerset - 4 £40,000 -

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 457 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 223 (48.80%) Information Security
3 179 (39.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 125 (27.35%) Finance
5 110 (24.07%) CISSP
6 106 (23.19%) Management Information System
7 100 (21.88%) PCI DSS
8 98 (21.44%) Microsoft
9 93 (20.35%) Risk Management
10 89 (19.47%) SQL
11 87 (19.04%) CISM
12 69 (15.10%) SQL Server
13 66 (14.44%) Legal
14 60 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
15 59 (12.91%) ITIL
15 59 (12.91%) Degree
15 59 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
16 55 (12.04%) ISMS
17 54 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 54 (11.82%) Security Management
17 54 (11.82%) Business Continuity
18 51 (11.16%) MS Excel
18 51 (11.16%) SQL Server 2008
19 50 (10.94%) Windows
20 49 (10.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 48 (10.50%) Information Security Management
22 46 (10.07%) Firewall
23 41 (8.97%) Risk Assessment
24 39 (8.53%) VB
24 39 (8.53%) .NET

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills 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 16 (3.50%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.28%) SAS
3 12 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2000
3 12 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (2.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 12 (2.63%) IBM Notes
3 12 (2.63%) WordPress
4 11 (2.41%) CMS
4 11 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.31%) IIS
6 5 (1.09%) Apache
6 5 (1.09%) JBoss
6 5 (1.09%) Moodle
6 5 (1.09%) Totara
7 4 (0.88%) Drupal
8 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (11.16%) MS Excel
2 33 (7.22%) MS Office
3 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) MS Project
4 2 (0.44%) SPSS
5 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Magento
2 3 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle ASCP
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.44%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 22 (4.81%) Office 365
2 9 (1.97%) SaaS
3 6 (1.31%) MailChimp
4 5 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.07%) Firewall
2 19 (4.16%) VoIP
2 19 (4.16%) VPN
3 16 (3.50%) Network Security
4 15 (3.28%) PBX
5 13 (2.84%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.41%) Internet
6 11 (2.41%) Intranet
7 10 (2.19%) Extranet
7 10 (2.19%) Wireless
8 8 (1.75%) LAN
9 6 (1.31%) WAN
10 5 (1.09%) Converged Networks
10 5 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (1.09%) IPsec
10 5 (1.09%) SSL
11 3 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (0.66%) DNS
11 3 (0.66%) SAN
12 2 (0.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.10%) SQL Server
2 54 (11.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (11.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (10.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (8.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 33 (7.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 15 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (3.06%) MS Access
8 14 (3.06%) MySQL
9 11 (2.41%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.97%) OLAP
12 7 (1.53%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.88%) OLTP
14 4 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
15 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.44%) GIS
15 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (3.72%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.75%) Jasmine
2 8 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (1.75%) Protractor
2 8 (1.75%) QUnit
2 8 (1.75%) TestNG
3 5 (1.09%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.88%) JIRA
4 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.22%) Toad
General
1 125 (27.35%) Finance
2 66 (14.44%) Legal
3 33 (7.22%) Marketing
4 23 (5.03%) Retail
5 20 (4.38%) Law
6 14 (3.06%) Publishing
7 11 (2.41%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.31%) Advertising
8 6 (1.31%) Automotive
8 6 (1.31%) Banking
9 4 (0.88%) Billing
9 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.44%) Games
10 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) Military
11 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (21.44%) Analyst
2 68 (14.88%) Developer
3 50 (10.94%) Security Analyst
4 49 (10.72%) Security Officer
5 43 (9.41%) Information Officer
5 43 (9.41%) Information Security Officer
6 37 (8.10%) SQL Developer
7 36 (7.88%) Security Manager
8 30 (6.56%) Information Manager
9 26 (5.69%) Information Analyst
9 26 (5.69%) Information Security Analyst
10 23 (5.03%) IT Analyst
11 22 (4.81%) SSIS Developer
11 22 (4.81%) SSRS Developer
12 21 (4.60%) Information Security Manager
13 17 (3.72%) DBA
14 16 (3.50%) Data Manager
14 16 (3.50%) IT Engineer
14 16 (3.50%) Support Engineer
15 15 (3.28%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (8.53%) .NET
2 19 (4.16%) Web Services
3 18 (3.94%) HTML
3 18 (3.94%) jQuery
4 17 (3.72%) CSS
5 16 (3.50%) XML
6 14 (3.06%) Middleware
7 12 (2.63%) JSON
8 11 (2.41%) OAuth
8 11 (2.41%) RESTful
9 9 (1.97%) CSS3
9 9 (1.97%) HTML5
9 9 (1.97%) Sass
10 8 (1.75%) AngularJS
10 8 (1.75%) J2EE
11 5 (1.09%) Ajax
11 5 (1.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (0.88%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.88%) WCF
13 3 (0.66%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 106 (23.19%) Management Information System
2 59 (12.91%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.72%) Freedom of Information
4 12 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.63%) e-Learning
5 11 (2.41%) Freedom of Information Act
6 9 (1.97%) CESG
6 9 (1.97%) User Experience
7 8 (1.75%) Replication
8 7 (1.53%) Social Media
9 6 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.09%) Clustering
10 5 (1.09%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.09%) Learning Management System
10 5 (1.09%) NHS
10 5 (1.09%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.88%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.88%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.88%) SCADA
12 3 (0.66%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.94%) Windows
2 28 (6.13%) Linux
3 18 (3.94%) Unix
4 13 (2.84%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.19%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.19%) Windows 8
6 9 (1.97%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 223 (48.80%) Information Security
3 93 (20.35%) Risk Management
4 60 (13.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 59 (12.91%) ITIL
6 55 (12.04%) ISMS
7 54 (11.82%) Business Continuity
7 54 (11.82%) Security Management
8 48 (10.50%) Information Security Management
9 41 (8.97%) Risk Assessment
10 38 (8.32%) Project Management
11 30 (6.56%) Data Security
12 28 (6.13%) Change Management
13 26 (5.69%) Cybersecurity
13 26 (5.69%) Information Governance
14 25 (5.47%) E-Commerce
14 25 (5.47%) SIEM
15 24 (5.25%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (5.25%) Kimball Methodology
15 24 (5.25%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 89 (19.47%) SQL
2 39 (8.53%) VB
3 38 (8.32%) T-SQL
4 37 (8.10%) C#
5 34 (7.44%) Java
6 23 (5.03%) JavaScript
6 23 (5.03%) PHP
7 12 (2.63%) C++
7 12 (2.63%) VBScript
8 11 (2.41%) Scala
8 11 (2.41%) VBA
9 10 (2.19%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.31%) C
11 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 110 (24.07%) CISSP
2 87 (19.04%) CISM
3 59 (12.91%) Degree
4 35 (7.66%) CISA
5 20 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (3.28%) ISEB
7 13 (2.84%) ISACA
7 13 (2.84%) SSCP
8 9 (1.97%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.75%) CCA
9 8 (1.75%) SANS
10 7 (1.53%) CISMP
10 7 (1.53%) CRISC
11 6 (1.31%) CCNA
11 6 (1.31%) CCNP
11 6 (1.31%) CEH
11 6 (1.31%) GSEC
11 6 (1.31%) MCSE
11 6 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (39.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 100 (21.88%) PCI DSS
3 39 (8.53%) Data Quality
4 23 (5.03%) SLA
5 20 (4.38%) COBIT
5 20 (4.38%) QA
6 14 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (2.63%) ISO 9001
7 12 (2.63%) ISO27002
8 9 (1.97%) BS7799
9 8 (1.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.88%) RMADS
11 3 (0.66%) ISO27005
12 2 (0.44%) BS25999
12 2 (0.44%) WAI
13 1 (0.22%) GAMP
13 1 (0.22%) ISO 14000
13 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.22%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.31%) ACF2
4 3 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.66%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.28%) EnCase
2 13 (2.84%) FTK
3 3 (0.66%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.44%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (21.44%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.60%) Cisco
2 21 (4.60%) VMware
3 18 (3.94%) Oracle
4 14 (3.06%) WatchGuard
5 12 (2.63%) Lotus
6 6 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.09%) HP
8 4 (0.88%) Apple
8 4 (0.88%) Citrix
8 4 (0.88%) Facebook
8 4 (0.88%) Hyperion
8 4 (0.88%) IBM
8 4 (0.88%) Juniper
8 4 (0.88%) Remedy
8 4 (0.88%) Splunk
8 4 (0.88%) Varonis
9 3 (0.66%) Forcepoint
9 3 (0.66%) Sourcefire
9 3 (0.66%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
The SmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The SmartList
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Bonus, Car, Healthcare, Pension,
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The SmartList
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
The SmartList
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
General Medical Council
Salary: From £23,413 to £34,431 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nuffield Health
Salary: From £47,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
NHS - South Central and West Commissioning Support Unit
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Nuffield Health
Salary: From £47,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Nuffield Health
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Todmorden, Lancashire
Todmorden High School
Salary: From £27,924 to £29,558 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Dixons Carphone
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago