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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK
Rank 717 753 832
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +79
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 142 177 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.42% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 114 151 81
Median salary £48,500 £46,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.43% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%

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
34011 42290 42032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.46% 42.70% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 27752 33928 34079
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 24 January 2017 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 24 January 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
England +31 134 £50,000 +11.11% 15
London +34 54 £62,500 +16.82% 7
South East +49 21 £53,750 +34.37%
West Midlands -2 18 £42,500 - 3
North West -12 14 £41,500 +50.90%
Manchester -16 11 £41,500 +50.90%
Birmingham +6 10 - - 2
South West +12 8 £48,500 +14.11% 2
East of England - 7 £43,000 -
Surrey +41 6 £57,500 +27.77%
Scotland +29 6 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Edinburgh +7 6 £37,500 -31.81% 1
City of London -5 6 £67,500 +26.16%
Gloucestershire - 6 £48,500 -
Essex - 6 £43,000 -
East Sussex +17 5 £31,160 -
Brighton +17 5 £31,160 -
North East +2 5 £29,500 -26.25%
Chelmsford - 5 £43,000 -
Woking - 5 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire +31 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Oxford +28 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Tyne and Wear 0 4 £29,500 -26.25%
Yorkshire 0 4 £30,000 -25.00% 3
West Yorkshire -1 4 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Gosport - 4 £65,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £29,500 -
East Midlands +1 3 £32,500 -1.10%
Solihull -10 3 £42,500 - 1

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 368 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 235 (63.86%) Information Security
3 200 (54.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 154 (41.85%) CISSP
5 136 (36.96%) PCI DSS
6 131 (35.60%) CISM
7 118 (32.07%) ITIL
8 107 (29.08%) Risk Management
9 105 (28.53%) Management Information System
10 99 (26.90%) Finance
11 95 (25.82%) ISMS
12 90 (24.46%) Security Management
13 87 (23.64%) Information Security Management
14 81 (22.01%) Cybersecurity
15 71 (19.29%) Firewall
16 70 (19.02%) Business Continuity
17 62 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
18 60 (16.30%) Vulnerability Management
19 59 (16.03%) Penetration Testing
20 55 (14.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 55 (14.95%) Degree
21 53 (14.40%) SIEM
21 53 (14.40%) Disaster Recovery
21 53 (14.40%) Windows
22 50 (13.59%) Security Architecture
23 47 (12.77%) Security Cleared
24 46 (12.50%) Windows Server
24 46 (12.50%) Microsoft
25 45 (12.23%) Linux
26 44 (11.96%) Active Directory

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 18 (4.89%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.45%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.82%) IIS
5 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.72%) MS Office
4 6 (1.63%) AutoCAD
4 6 (1.63%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.80%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (3.80%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.35%) Office 365
2 14 (3.80%) IaaS
2 14 (3.80%) PaaS
2 14 (3.80%) SaaS
3 10 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.27%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 71 (19.29%) Firewall
2 36 (9.78%) TCP/IP
3 20 (5.43%) Network Security
4 19 (5.16%) LAN
5 16 (4.35%) Internet
6 13 (3.53%) Junos
7 6 (1.63%) Wireless
8 4 (1.09%) Unified Communications
8 4 (1.09%) WLAN
9 3 (0.82%) Cisco IPT
9 3 (0.82%) Intranet
9 3 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (0.82%) SAN
9 3 (0.82%) VoIP
9 3 (0.82%) WAN
9 3 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.54%) DHCP
10 2 (0.54%) Extranet
10 2 (0.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.26%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.63%) Big Data
6 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.36%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.36%) MySQL
7 5 (1.36%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.36%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.54%) MS Access
8 2 (0.54%) OLAP
8 2 (0.54%) OLTP
8 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.27%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (1.63%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (26.90%) Finance
2 33 (8.97%) Retail
3 26 (7.07%) Legal
4 23 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.80%) Multimedia
6 9 (2.45%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.17%) Banking
8 7 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.36%) Marketing
10 4 (1.09%) Law
11 3 (0.82%) Advertising
11 3 (0.82%) Games
12 2 (0.54%) Back Office
12 2 (0.54%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.27%) Front Office
13 1 (0.27%) Local Government
13 1 (0.27%) Publishing
13 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (24.46%) Security Manager
2 82 (22.28%) Analyst
3 65 (17.66%) Security Analyst
4 53 (14.40%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 37 (10.05%) Information Manager
5 37 (10.05%) IT Manager
6 32 (8.70%) Information Analyst
6 32 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
7 31 (8.42%) IT Security Manager
8 28 (7.61%) Information Security Manager
9 27 (7.34%) DBA
10 24 (6.52%) SQL DBA
11 19 (5.16%) Administrator
11 19 (5.16%) Security Specialist
12 15 (4.08%) Applications Manager
12 15 (4.08%) Consultant
12 15 (4.08%) IT Analyst
13 14 (3.80%) Architect
13 14 (3.80%) Information Security Specialist
13 14 (3.80%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.63%) .NET
2 5 (1.36%) Software Packaging
3 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.82%) HTML
3 3 (0.82%) REST
3 3 (0.82%) XML
4 2 (0.54%) CSS
4 2 (0.54%) EDI
4 2 (0.54%) jQuery
4 2 (0.54%) SOAP
4 2 (0.54%) WCF
4 2 (0.54%) WF
4 2 (0.54%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.27%) D3.js
5 1 (0.27%) JSON
5 1 (0.27%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.27%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.27%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 105 (28.53%) Management Information System
2 40 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (9.78%) Data Centre
4 24 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 15 (4.08%) Statistics
6 12 (3.26%) Freedom of Information
7 10 (2.72%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.17%) iPad
9 7 (1.90%) CESG
9 7 (1.90%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.90%) Physics
10 6 (1.63%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.63%) Freedom of Information Act
11 5 (1.36%) CESG CLAS
11 5 (1.36%) NHS
11 5 (1.36%) Replication
12 3 (0.82%) Clustering
12 3 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.54%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 53 (14.40%) Windows
2 46 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 45 (12.23%) Linux
4 40 (10.87%) Apple iOS
5 34 (9.24%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) Android
8 1 (0.27%) Unix
8 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 235 (63.86%) Information Security
3 118 (32.07%) ITIL
4 107 (29.08%) Risk Management
5 95 (25.82%) ISMS
6 90 (24.46%) Security Management
7 87 (23.64%) Information Security Management
8 81 (22.01%) Cybersecurity
9 70 (19.02%) Business Continuity
10 62 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (16.30%) Vulnerability Management
12 59 (16.03%) Penetration Testing
13 55 (14.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 53 (14.40%) Disaster Recovery
14 53 (14.40%) SIEM
15 50 (13.59%) Security Architecture
16 40 (10.87%) Information Assurance
17 39 (10.60%) Coaching
17 39 (10.60%) Continuous Improvement
18 37 (10.05%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.78%) SQL
2 18 (4.89%) T-SQL
3 17 (4.62%) C
4 6 (1.63%) Python
5 5 (1.36%) R
6 2 (0.54%) C#
6 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.27%) C++
7 1 (0.27%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.27%) Java
7 1 (0.27%) Perl
7 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.27%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 154 (41.85%) CISSP
2 131 (35.60%) CISM
3 55 (14.95%) Degree
4 47 (12.77%) Security Cleared
5 38 (10.33%) CISA
6 31 (8.42%) SC Cleared
7 26 (7.07%) CRISC
8 22 (5.98%) CEH
9 21 (5.71%) GIAC
10 20 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (5.16%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (5.16%) MCSA
12 18 (4.89%) GSEC
13 17 (4.62%) CCNA
13 17 (4.62%) CISMP
13 17 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 13 (3.53%) JNCIA
15 12 (3.26%) DV Cleared
16 11 (2.99%) ISACA
17 8 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (54.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 136 (36.96%) PCI DSS
3 43 (11.68%) GDPR
4 23 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (5.98%) SLA
6 19 (5.16%) QA
7 16 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 15 (4.08%) RMADS
9 14 (3.80%) GPG13
10 10 (2.72%) BS25999
11 9 (2.45%) COBIT
12 8 (2.17%) ISO27002
13 6 (1.63%) Data Quality
14 4 (1.09%) JSP 440
15 2 (0.54%) ISO22301
15 2 (0.54%) PA-DSS
16 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.54%) vSphere
4 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.82%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.27%) SCCM
3 1 (0.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.24%) Apple
3 22 (5.98%) VMware
4 18 (4.89%) Juniper
5 17 (4.62%) Cisco
6 15 (4.08%) ServiceNow
7 12 (3.26%) Cloudera
8 11 (2.99%) Huawei
9 6 (1.63%) HP
9 6 (1.63%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.82%) Citrix
10 3 (0.82%) Pega
10 3 (0.82%) Qualys
11 2 (0.54%) Aprimo
11 2 (0.54%) Forcepoint
11 2 (0.54%) Oracle
11 2 (0.54%) Siemens
11 2 (0.54%) Sourcefire
11 2 (0.54%) Symantec
11 2 (0.54%) Varonis
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits financial benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £90,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ebury
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Central London / West End
Greenhouse Sports
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum Depending on skills, qualifications
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: Excellent + Free SkyQ + loads more!
Posted: 20 days ago