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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 695 791 843
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +52
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 254 194 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 213 157 111
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £25,800 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.69%

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
43758 45498 49389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.37% 40.55% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35305 35882 39192
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
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 1 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 1 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
(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
England +101 250 £47,500 +5.55% 29
London +33 77 £57,500 +4.54% 6
South East +12 54 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Yorkshire +30 31 £41,250 +79.34% 3
South West -9 28 £20,500 -48.75% 4
West Yorkshire +28 25 £40,000 -5.88% 3
East of England +25 24 £52,000 +31.97% 2
City of London +75 23 £54,500 +0.73% 1
Leeds +23 22 £40,000 -11.11% 3
West Midlands -11 17 £40,000 -8.05% 3
Cornwall - 17 £20,000 - 1
Redruth - 17 £20,000 - 1
Surrey -4 15 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Bedfordshire - 15 £52,500 -
Berkshire +3 14 £62,500 -
Hampshire - 12 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +23 11 £33,000 -17.50% 5
Nottinghamshire - 10 £32,750 - 4
Nottingham - 10 £32,750 - 3
Oxfordshire - 8 £35,000 - 1
Bristol -4 7 £31,500 -10.63% 1
Birmingham -10 7 £40,000 -28.88% 1
Oxford - 7 £35,000 - 1
Bedford - 7 £52,500 -
Coventry +12 6 £57,500 -4.16% 2
Hertfordshire - 5 £18,000 - 1
Southampton - 5 - -
Borehamwood - 5 £18,000 -
North West +26 4 £45,875 +3.08% 1
Manchester +14 4 £45,875 -1.34% 1

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 435 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 210 (48.28%) Information Security
3 168 (38.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 118 (27.13%) Finance
5 108 (24.83%) Management Information System
6 102 (23.45%) CISSP
7 93 (21.38%) PCI DSS
8 90 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 88 (20.23%) SQL
10 84 (19.31%) Risk Management
11 79 (18.16%) CISM
12 75 (17.24%) Legal
13 69 (15.86%) SQL Server
14 63 (14.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 63 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
15 59 (13.56%) ITIL
16 56 (12.87%) Degree
17 55 (12.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 55 (12.64%) Business Continuity
18 53 (12.18%) Security Management
18 53 (12.18%) MS Excel
19 52 (11.95%) SQL Server 2008
20 50 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 45 (10.34%) ISMS
22 43 (9.89%) Information Security Management
22 43 (9.89%) Windows
23 42 (9.66%) SQL Server 2012
24 41 (9.43%) Data Quality
24 41 (9.43%) VB
24 41 (9.43%) T-SQL

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 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 15 (3.45%) SAS
2 13 (2.99%) IBM Notes
3 12 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2000
3 12 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (2.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 11 (2.53%) CMS
4 11 (2.53%) WordPress
5 6 (1.38%) IIS
6 5 (1.15%) Apache
6 5 (1.15%) JBoss
6 5 (1.15%) Moodle
6 5 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.15%) Totara
7 3 (0.69%) Drupal
8 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 53 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.13%) MS Office
3 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.69%) SPSS
4 2 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.23%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.23%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Magento
1 3 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle ASCP
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.46%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (4.60%) Office 365
2 7 (1.61%) SaaS
3 6 (1.38%) MailChimp
4 5 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.05%) Firewall
2 15 (3.45%) VoIP
2 15 (3.45%) VPN
3 14 (3.22%) Network Security
4 13 (2.99%) PBX
5 12 (2.76%) Extranet
5 12 (2.76%) Intranet
6 10 (2.30%) Internet
7 9 (2.07%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.84%) Wireless
9 7 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (1.38%) LAN
11 5 (1.15%) WAN
12 4 (0.92%) Converged Networks
12 4 (0.92%) IPsec
12 4 (0.92%) SSL
13 3 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.69%) DNS
13 3 (0.69%) Unified Communications
13 3 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (15.86%) SQL Server
2 55 (12.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (11.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (11.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (9.66%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (8.05%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (3.22%) MS Access
8 13 (2.99%) MySQL
9 11 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.53%) OLAP
9 11 (2.53%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.61%) Data Mining
11 6 (1.38%) OLTP
11 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.46%) Big Data
14 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (3.68%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.84%) Jasmine
2 8 (1.84%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (1.84%) Protractor
2 8 (1.84%) QUnit
2 8 (1.84%) TestNG
3 5 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.92%) HP UFT
4 4 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.69%) JIRA
6 1 (0.23%) Toad
General
1 118 (27.13%) Finance
2 75 (17.24%) Legal
3 29 (6.67%) Marketing
4 22 (5.06%) Law
5 17 (3.91%) Retail
6 13 (2.99%) Publishing
7 12 (2.76%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.07%) Advertising
9 6 (1.38%) Automotive
9 6 (1.38%) Banking
10 5 (1.15%) Billing
11 4 (0.92%) Games
12 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.46%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.23%) Back Office
14 1 (0.23%) Electronics
14 1 (0.23%) Local Government
14 1 (0.23%) Military
14 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (21.84%) Analyst
2 66 (15.17%) Developer
3 49 (11.26%) Security Officer
4 44 (10.11%) Security Analyst
5 42 (9.66%) Information Officer
5 42 (9.66%) Information Security Officer
6 40 (9.20%) SQL Developer
7 35 (8.05%) Security Manager
8 30 (6.90%) Information Manager
9 26 (5.98%) SSIS Developer
9 26 (5.98%) SSRS Developer
10 24 (5.52%) Information Analyst
10 24 (5.52%) Information Security Analyst
11 22 (5.06%) IT Analyst
12 21 (4.83%) Information Security Manager
13 14 (3.22%) DBA
13 14 (3.22%) Support Engineer
14 12 (2.76%) 1st Line Support
14 12 (2.76%) Architect
14 12 (2.76%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.82%) .NET
2 18 (4.14%) Web Services
3 17 (3.91%) XML
4 16 (3.68%) HTML
4 16 (3.68%) jQuery
5 15 (3.45%) CSS
6 14 (3.22%) Middleware
7 11 (2.53%) JSON
7 11 (2.53%) OAuth
7 11 (2.53%) RESTful
8 8 (1.84%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.84%) CSS3
8 8 (1.84%) HTML5
8 8 (1.84%) J2EE
8 8 (1.84%) Sass
9 5 (1.15%) Ajax
9 5 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (1.15%) WCF
10 4 (0.92%) REST
10 4 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (24.83%) Management Information System
2 63 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.91%) Freedom of Information
4 12 (2.76%) e-Learning
5 11 (2.53%) Freedom of Information Act
6 10 (2.30%) CESG
7 8 (1.84%) User Experience
8 7 (1.61%) Replication
8 7 (1.61%) Social Media
9 5 (1.15%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.15%) Learning Management System
9 5 (1.15%) N-Tier
10 4 (0.92%) Clustering
10 4 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.92%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.92%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.92%) Mathematics
11 3 (0.69%) NHS
12 2 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.89%) Windows
2 24 (5.52%) Linux
3 18 (4.14%) Unix
4 10 (2.30%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.61%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.61%) Windows 8
5 7 (1.61%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.69%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 210 (48.28%) Information Security
3 84 (19.31%) Risk Management
4 63 (14.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 59 (13.56%) ITIL
6 55 (12.64%) Business Continuity
7 53 (12.18%) Security Management
8 45 (10.34%) ISMS
9 43 (9.89%) Information Security Management
10 40 (9.20%) Project Management
11 38 (8.74%) Risk Assessment
12 31 (7.13%) Change Management
13 28 (6.44%) Data Security
14 26 (5.98%) Kimball Methodology
15 24 (5.52%) Information Management
16 23 (5.29%) Information Governance
16 23 (5.29%) Service Management
17 21 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (4.83%) Risk Analysis
18 20 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 88 (20.23%) SQL
2 41 (9.43%) T-SQL
2 41 (9.43%) VB
3 33 (7.59%) C#
4 32 (7.36%) Java
5 21 (4.83%) JavaScript
6 20 (4.60%) PHP
7 15 (3.45%) VBA
8 12 (2.76%) C++
8 12 (2.76%) VBScript
9 11 (2.53%) Scala
10 6 (1.38%) C
11 4 (0.92%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 102 (23.45%) CISSP
2 79 (18.16%) CISM
3 56 (12.87%) Degree
4 33 (7.59%) CISA
5 19 (4.37%) SSCP
6 17 (3.91%) ISEB
7 16 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.99%) ISACA
9 12 (2.76%) ISTQB
10 9 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.61%) CCA
11 7 (1.61%) CISMP
12 6 (1.38%) CEH
12 6 (1.38%) GSEC
12 6 (1.38%) MCSE
12 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (1.38%) SANS
13 5 (1.15%) CCNP
13 5 (1.15%) CCSP
13 5 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (38.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 93 (21.38%) PCI DSS
3 41 (9.43%) Data Quality
4 22 (5.06%) QA
5 20 (4.60%) SLA
6 17 (3.91%) COBIT
7 15 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (2.76%) ISO 9001
8 12 (2.76%) ISO27002
9 9 (2.07%) BS7799
9 9 (2.07%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.69%) ISO27005
10 3 (0.69%) RMADS
11 2 (0.46%) BS25999
11 2 (0.46%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.46%) WAI
12 1 (0.23%) GAMP
12 1 (0.23%) ISO 14000
12 1 (0.23%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (4.14%) Active Directory
1 18 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.38%) ACF2
3 3 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (3.45%) EnCase
2 13 (2.99%) FTK
3 3 (0.69%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.23%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 90 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.14%) Cisco
2 18 (4.14%) Oracle
2 18 (4.14%) VMware
3 13 (2.99%) Lotus
4 11 (2.53%) WatchGuard
5 8 (1.84%) HP
6 6 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.15%) Remedy
8 4 (0.92%) Hyperion
8 4 (0.92%) IBM
9 3 (0.69%) Citrix
9 3 (0.69%) Facebook
9 3 (0.69%) Splunk
10 2 (0.46%) Apple
10 2 (0.46%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (0.46%) Juniper
10 2 (0.46%) SAP
10 2 (0.46%) Twitter
10 2 (0.46%) Varonis
Leeds, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 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
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum (dep on exp.) Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Suffolk
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: Salary negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago