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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK
Rank 708 762 830
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +68
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 136 195 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 118 167 102
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £32,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%

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
32532 40984 41404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 40.65% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26375 32791 33298
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 20 February 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 20 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
England +39 130 £45,000 - 10
London +43 61 £70,000 +30.84% 4
South East +33 18 £32,320 -26.12% 2
East of England +34 11 £43,000 -4.44%
Essex +27 10 £43,000 -21.81%
North West -8 10 £41,500 -48.12%
West Midlands +18 9 £31,750 -25.29% 1
Chelmsford - 9 £43,000 -
Yorkshire +2 8 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Manchester -26 8 £41,500 -48.12%
West Yorkshire +8 7 £30,000 -25.00% 1
North East - 7 £29,750 -
City of London +4 6 £85,000 +58.87%
Canary Wharf - 6 £65,000 -
Hampshire +21 5 £65,000 +62.50%
Brighton +13 5 £31,160 -
Leeds +8 5 £30,000 -20.00% 1
East Sussex +7 5 £31,160 -
Surrey +46 4 £65,000 +30.00%
Warwickshire +35 4 £45,000 +2.57%
Scotland +24 4 £45,000 -20.00% 3
South West +13 4 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Edinburgh +1 4 £45,000 -20.00% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £29,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £29,500 -
Gosport - 4 £65,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £45,000 -
Woking - 3 £65,000 -
Durham - 3 £45,000 -
Berkshire +43 2 £30,000 -45.45% 1

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 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 with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 351 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 227 (64.67%) Information Security
3 190 (54.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 164 (46.72%) CISSP
5 146 (41.60%) CISM
6 125 (35.61%) PCI DSS
7 109 (31.05%) Risk Management
8 106 (30.20%) ITIL
9 99 (28.21%) Finance
10 88 (25.07%) Management Information System
11 79 (22.51%) Security Management
11 79 (22.51%) ISMS
12 74 (21.08%) Information Security Management
13 73 (20.80%) Cybersecurity
14 68 (19.37%) Firewall
15 66 (18.80%) Business Continuity
16 64 (18.23%) Penetration Testing
17 63 (17.95%) Degree
18 58 (16.52%) Windows
19 56 (15.95%) Vulnerability Management
20 55 (15.67%) SIEM
20 55 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
21 54 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
22 51 (14.53%) CISA
23 50 (14.25%) Linux
24 49 (13.96%) Security Architecture
25 48 (13.68%) Microsoft
26 46 (13.11%) Windows Server
27 44 (12.54%) Disaster Recovery
28 42 (11.97%) 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 17 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.57%) IIS
5 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 38 (10.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (2.56%) MS Office
4 4 (1.14%) AutoCAD
4 4 (1.14%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (3.99%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (3.99%) Sentinel
2 8 (2.28%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.57%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.28%) CiviCRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.56%) Office 365
2 14 (3.99%) IaaS
2 14 (3.99%) PaaS
2 14 (3.99%) SaaS
3 8 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 68 (19.37%) Firewall
2 36 (10.26%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.84%) Network Security
4 13 (3.70%) Internet
5 12 (3.42%) LAN
6 9 (2.56%) Junos
7 7 (1.99%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (1.14%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.57%) DHCP
10 2 (0.57%) DNS
10 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.57%) Extranet
10 2 (0.57%) Intranet
10 2 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.57%) SAN
10 2 (0.57%) VoIP
10 2 (0.57%) Wireless
10 2 (0.57%) WLAN
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.28%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.42%) MySQL
5 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.14%) Big Data
6 4 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.85%) MS Access
7 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.57%) OLAP
8 2 (0.57%) OLTP
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.14%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (28.21%) Finance
2 35 (9.97%) Retail
3 26 (7.41%) Legal
4 17 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.99%) Multimedia
6 11 (3.13%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.85%) Banking
8 4 (1.14%) Marketing
8 4 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.85%) Law
10 2 (0.57%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Local Government
11 1 (0.28%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (24.50%) Security Manager
2 77 (21.94%) Analyst
3 60 (17.09%) Security Analyst
4 47 (13.39%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 39 (11.11%) Information Manager
6 37 (10.54%) IT Manager
7 32 (9.12%) Information Security Manager
7 32 (9.12%) IT Security Manager
8 30 (8.55%) Information Analyst
8 30 (8.55%) Information Security Analyst
9 25 (7.12%) DBA
10 22 (6.27%) Consultant
11 21 (5.98%) Security Specialist
11 21 (5.98%) SQL DBA
12 20 (5.70%) Applications Manager
13 17 (4.84%) Security Consultant
14 16 (4.56%) Administrator
14 16 (4.56%) Information Security Specialist
14 16 (4.56%) Information Specialist
15 12 (3.42%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.42%) .NET
1 5 (1.42%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.85%) HTML
2 3 (0.85%) REST
2 3 (0.85%) XML
3 2 (0.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.57%) EDI
3 2 (0.57%) SOAP
3 2 (0.57%) WCF
3 2 (0.57%) WF
3 2 (0.57%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (0.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (0.28%) CSS
4 1 (0.28%) D3.js
4 1 (0.28%) HATEOAS
4 1 (0.28%) jQuery
4 1 (0.28%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (0.28%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 88 (25.07%) Management Information System
2 38 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.83%) Data Centre
4 29 (8.26%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.42%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (2.28%) CESG
7 8 (2.28%) iPad
8 6 (1.71%) Blackberry
8 6 (1.71%) CESG CLAS
8 6 (1.71%) Freedom of Information Act
9 5 (1.42%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.14%) NHS
10 4 (1.14%) Replication
11 3 (0.85%) Clustering
11 3 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (0.57%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.28%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 58 (16.52%) Windows
2 50 (14.25%) Linux
3 46 (13.11%) Windows Server
4 40 (11.40%) Apple iOS
5 34 (9.69%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.28%) Android
10 1 (0.28%) Unix
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 227 (64.67%) Information Security
3 109 (31.05%) Risk Management
4 106 (30.20%) ITIL
5 79 (22.51%) ISMS
5 79 (22.51%) Security Management
6 74 (21.08%) Information Security Management
7 73 (20.80%) Cybersecurity
8 66 (18.80%) Business Continuity
9 64 (18.23%) Penetration Testing
10 56 (15.95%) Vulnerability Management
11 55 (15.67%) Agile Software Development
11 55 (15.67%) SIEM
12 54 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 49 (13.96%) Security Architecture
14 44 (12.54%) Disaster Recovery
15 40 (11.40%) Risk Assessment
16 37 (10.54%) Data Loss Prevention
17 35 (9.97%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (9.97%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 35 (9.97%) SQL
2 16 (4.56%) T-SQL
3 13 (3.70%) C
4 4 (1.14%) Python
5 3 (0.85%) R
6 2 (0.57%) C#
6 2 (0.57%) Java
6 2 (0.57%) Perl
7 1 (0.28%) C++
7 1 (0.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 164 (46.72%) CISSP
2 146 (41.60%) CISM
3 63 (17.95%) Degree
4 51 (14.53%) CISA
5 35 (9.97%) Security Cleared
6 23 (6.55%) CRISC
6 23 (6.55%) SC Cleared
7 20 (5.70%) CEH
7 20 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (5.41%) CISMP
8 19 (5.41%) MCSA
9 14 (3.99%) GIAC
10 13 (3.70%) GSEC
10 13 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 12 (3.42%) SANS
12 11 (3.13%) CCNA
13 10 (2.85%) ISEB
14 9 (2.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 9 (2.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (54.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 125 (35.61%) PCI DSS
3 38 (10.83%) GDPR
4 22 (6.27%) SLA
5 19 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (5.13%) QA
7 16 (4.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 16 (4.56%) RMADS
8 14 (3.99%) GPG13
9 11 (3.13%) COBIT
9 11 (3.13%) ISO27002
10 10 (2.85%) BS25999
11 6 (1.71%) Data Quality
12 4 (1.14%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.57%) ISO22301
13 2 (0.57%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (11.97%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.28%) vSphere
3 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) AirWatch
1 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.69%) Apple
3 17 (4.84%) VMware
4 15 (4.27%) ServiceNow
5 11 (3.13%) Cisco
5 11 (3.13%) Juniper
5 11 (3.13%) Oracle
6 8 (2.28%) Cloudera
7 6 (1.71%) Huawei
8 4 (1.14%) HP
9 3 (0.85%) Pega
9 3 (0.85%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.57%) Aprimo
10 2 (0.57%) Avaya
10 2 (0.57%) Citrix
11 1 (0.28%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.28%) IBM
11 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.28%) Siemens
11 1 (0.28%) Symantec
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