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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 676 827 846
Rank change year-on-year
+151 +19
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 209 139 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.30% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 160 100 93
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,450 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +28.78%

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
36267 45777 46074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.55% 42.54% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 29577 36487 37232
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £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 4 December 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 4 December 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 +166 201 £55,000 +22.22% 16
London +101 89 £62,500 +22.54% 5
South East +107 43 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Midlands +10 35 £42,500 +82.79%
Birmingham +14 27 £40,000 +45.45%
City of London +28 15 £65,000 +28.71%
North West -13 13 £50,000 +81.81% 4
Berkshire +60 11 £44,000 -39.31%
Reading +53 11 £44,000 -39.31%
Manchester -9 11 £50,000 +81.81%
Hampshire +14 10 £48,750 +11.42%
Surrey +24 8 £50,000 +33.33% 1
South West +18 8 £48,500 +10.85% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £48,500 -
Oxfordshire +33 7 £52,500 +10.52%
Oxford - 6 £53,750 -
Scotland +36 5 £37,500 -30.23% 1
Woking - 5 £50,000 - 1
North East +12 4 £29,625 -25.93% 1
East of England - 4 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £31,695 - 1
Brighton - 4 £31,695 - 1
Edinburgh +16 3 £37,500 -30.23%
Yorkshire +10 3 £55,750 +39.37% 2
Tyne and Wear +6 3 £29,500 -26.25% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £80,000 -
Salford - 3 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £55,000 -
Solihull - 3 £42,500 -
Walsall - 3 - -

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 453 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 295 (65.12%) Information Security
3 240 (52.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 186 (41.06%) CISSP
5 168 (37.09%) PCI DSS
6 133 (29.36%) CISM
7 130 (28.70%) Management Information System
8 120 (26.49%) Finance
9 119 (26.27%) Risk Management
10 110 (24.28%) ITIL
11 99 (21.85%) ISMS
12 94 (20.75%) Security Management
13 92 (20.31%) Information Security Management
14 84 (18.54%) Firewall
14 84 (18.54%) Cybersecurity
15 78 (17.22%) Business Continuity
16 66 (14.57%) Security Architecture
17 63 (13.91%) Disaster Recovery
18 62 (13.69%) Vulnerability Management
19 60 (13.25%) Degree
19 60 (13.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 59 (13.02%) SIEM
20 59 (13.02%) Penetration Testing
21 58 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
22 57 (12.58%) Microsoft
23 56 (12.36%) Windows
24 55 (12.14%) CISA
25 50 (11.04%) Active Directory
26 47 (10.38%) SQL
26 47 (10.38%) Risk Assessment

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 15 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (0.66%) CMS
4 3 (0.66%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.44%) IIS
5 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.42%) MS Office
3 16 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.10%) AutoCAD
4 5 (1.10%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (3.09%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.44%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.44%) FastStats
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.19%) Office 365
2 10 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.77%) IaaS
3 8 (1.77%) PaaS
3 8 (1.77%) SaaS
4 3 (0.66%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.22%) AdWords
5 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 84 (18.54%) Firewall
2 37 (8.17%) TCP/IP
3 28 (6.18%) LAN
4 22 (4.86%) Network Security
5 14 (3.09%) Wireless
6 13 (2.87%) Internet
7 12 (2.65%) Junos
8 10 (2.21%) VPN
9 7 (1.55%) Intranet
9 7 (1.55%) VoIP
9 7 (1.55%) WAN
10 6 (1.32%) HTTP
10 6 (1.32%) IPsec
10 6 (1.32%) SAN
10 6 (1.32%) SSL
11 5 (1.10%) DHCP
11 5 (1.10%) DNS
11 5 (1.10%) Extranet
12 4 (0.88%) Unified Communications
12 4 (0.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (2.65%) Hadoop
5 11 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.77%) Big Data
7 7 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.10%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.10%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.10%) OLAP
9 5 (1.10%) OLTP
9 5 (1.10%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.88%) MySQL
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.88%) SSDT
11 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (1.77%) HP UFT
2 5 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 120 (26.49%) Finance
2 30 (6.62%) Retail
3 28 (6.18%) Legal
4 25 (5.52%) Telecoms
5 22 (4.86%) Games
6 14 (3.09%) Marketing
7 13 (2.87%) Law
8 11 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.99%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.77%) Multimedia
11 5 (1.10%) Advertising
11 5 (1.10%) Back Office
12 4 (0.88%) Banking
12 4 (0.88%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.66%) Publishing
14 2 (0.44%) Front Office
15 1 (0.22%) Automotive
15 1 (0.22%) Electronics
15 1 (0.22%) Local Government
15 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (22.30%) Security Manager
2 99 (21.85%) Analyst
3 81 (17.88%) Security Analyst
4 54 (11.92%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 45 (9.93%) Information Manager
6 42 (9.27%) Information Analyst
6 42 (9.27%) Information Security Analyst
7 39 (8.61%) IT Manager
8 37 (8.17%) Information Security Manager
9 33 (7.28%) IT Security Manager
10 25 (5.52%) Information Officer
11 24 (5.30%) Architect
11 24 (5.30%) Security Officer
12 23 (5.08%) Consultant
13 20 (4.42%) DBA
14 19 (4.19%) Security Consultant
15 18 (3.97%) Security Specialist
16 17 (3.75%) Information Security Officer
16 17 (3.75%) SQL DBA
17 16 (3.53%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.19%) .NET
2 8 (1.77%) .NET Framework
2 8 (1.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 7 (1.55%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.10%) XML
5 4 (0.88%) CSS
5 4 (0.88%) REST
5 4 (0.88%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.66%) HTML
6 3 (0.66%) jQuery
6 3 (0.66%) SOAP
6 3 (0.66%) WCF
6 3 (0.66%) WF
6 3 (0.66%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 2 (0.44%) COM
7 2 (0.44%) JSON
7 2 (0.44%) Web Services
8 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (0.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 130 (28.70%) Management Information System
2 39 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (7.73%) Data Centre
4 21 (4.64%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.19%) Client/Server
6 17 (3.75%) NHS
7 12 (2.65%) CESG
7 12 (2.65%) Freedom of Information
7 12 (2.65%) Statistics
8 10 (2.21%) Driving Licence
9 9 (1.99%) Mathematics
9 9 (1.99%) Physics
10 6 (1.32%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.10%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.10%) Freedom of Information Act
11 5 (1.10%) Replication
12 4 (0.88%) CESG CLAS
12 4 (0.88%) Clustering
12 4 (0.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.36%) Windows
2 46 (10.15%) Windows Server
3 43 (9.49%) Linux
4 38 (8.39%) Apple iOS
5 33 (7.28%) Mac OS X
6 7 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.22%) Android
9 1 (0.22%) Unix
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 295 (65.12%) Information Security
3 119 (26.27%) Risk Management
4 110 (24.28%) ITIL
5 99 (21.85%) ISMS
6 94 (20.75%) Security Management
7 92 (20.31%) Information Security Management
8 84 (18.54%) Cybersecurity
9 78 (17.22%) Business Continuity
10 66 (14.57%) Security Architecture
11 63 (13.91%) Disaster Recovery
12 62 (13.69%) Vulnerability Management
13 60 (13.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 59 (13.02%) Penetration Testing
14 59 (13.02%) SIEM
15 58 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
16 47 (10.38%) Risk Assessment
17 44 (9.71%) Information Assurance
18 41 (9.05%) Information Governance
19 40 (8.83%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (10.38%) SQL
2 17 (3.75%) C
3 16 (3.53%) T-SQL
4 14 (3.09%) C#
5 12 (2.65%) VB.NET
6 6 (1.32%) Python
7 5 (1.10%) R
8 3 (0.66%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.44%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.44%) VBA
10 1 (0.22%) C++
10 1 (0.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 186 (41.06%) CISSP
2 133 (29.36%) CISM
3 60 (13.25%) Degree
4 55 (12.14%) CISA
5 46 (10.15%) Security Cleared
6 37 (8.17%) CISMP
7 34 (7.51%) CRISC
8 33 (7.28%) SC Cleared
9 23 (5.08%) CEH
9 23 (5.08%) GIAC
10 20 (4.42%) GSEC
11 18 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
12 17 (3.75%) CCNA
13 14 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 13 (2.87%) ISACA
14 13 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (2.65%) JNCIA
15 12 (2.65%) MCSA
16 11 (2.43%) DV Cleared
16 11 (2.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (52.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 168 (37.09%) PCI DSS
3 28 (6.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 19 (4.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 18 (3.97%) QA
6 17 (3.75%) RMADS
7 16 (3.53%) SLA
8 14 (3.09%) GPG13
9 12 (2.65%) COBIT
10 11 (2.43%) BS25999
11 8 (1.77%) Data Quality
11 8 (1.77%) ISO27002
12 4 (0.88%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.66%) ISO22301
13 3 (0.66%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 50 (11.04%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.44%) vSphere
4 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.32%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.44%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.22%) SCCM
4 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 57 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 33 (7.28%) Apple
3 20 (4.42%) Juniper
3 20 (4.42%) VMware
4 17 (3.75%) Cisco
5 15 (3.31%) ServiceNow
6 12 (2.65%) Cloudera
7 11 (2.43%) Huawei
8 8 (1.77%) HP
9 6 (1.32%) SolarWinds
10 5 (1.10%) Forcepoint
10 5 (1.10%) Sourcefire
10 5 (1.10%) Symantec
10 5 (1.10%) Varonis
11 4 (0.88%) Remedy
12 3 (0.66%) Citrix
12 3 (0.66%) NEC
12 3 (0.66%) Pega
12 3 (0.66%) Qualys
12 3 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
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