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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 688 747 830
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +83
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 247 211 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.47% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 212 113 131
Median salary £48,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%

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
40878 45059 48620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.55% 41.16% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 33408 35791 38792
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,636
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +70 235 £49,000 +3.15% 24
London -5 98 £57,500 +4.54% 4
Yorkshire +59 39 £45,000 +97.80% 8
South East +36 34 £70,000 +47.36% 3
West Yorkshire +42 33 £45,000 - 8
City of London +81 32 £53,500 -1.10% 1
Leeds +43 26 £45,000 - 2
South West +13 24 £26,300 -36.62% 1
West Midlands +8 20 £42,500 -13.26%
Birmingham - 14 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 12 £33,000 - 5
Surrey +22 11 £90,000 +89.47%
Nottinghamshire - 11 £33,000 - 4
Berkshire +14 10 £72,500 +11.53% 1
Devon - 10 £27,700 -
Exeter - 10 £27,700 -
Nottingham - 10 £33,000 - 4
Bradford - 10 £42,500 - 2
South Wales +12 9 £41,500 - 1
Wales +10 9 £41,500 - 1
Cornwall - 8 £20,500 -
Redruth - 8 £20,500 -
Hampshire - 7 £40,000 -
East of England +26 6 - - 1
North Yorkshire +16 6 - -
Settle - 6 - -
Taunton - 5 £40,000 -
Borehamwood - 5 - -
Somerset - 5 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 - - 1

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 479 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 250 (52.19%) Information Security
3 199 (41.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 130 (27.14%) Finance
5 129 (26.93%) PCI DSS
6 126 (26.30%) CISSP
7 117 (24.43%) Risk Management
8 106 (22.13%) Management Information System
9 101 (21.09%) Microsoft
10 91 (19.00%) CISM
11 80 (16.70%) SQL
12 65 (13.57%) SQL Server
13 63 (13.15%) Disaster Recovery
14 58 (12.11%) Business Continuity
15 57 (11.90%) ISMS
16 55 (11.48%) Degree
16 55 (11.48%) Firewall
16 55 (11.48%) ITIL
17 51 (10.65%) Legal
18 49 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
19 48 (10.02%) MS Excel
20 47 (9.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 46 (9.60%) SQL Server 2008
21 46 (9.60%) Security Management
22 45 (9.39%) Risk Assessment
23 44 (9.19%) Information Security Management
23 44 (9.19%) CISA
23 44 (9.19%) .NET
24 42 (8.77%) Windows
25 40 (8.35%) C#

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 14 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.30%) CMS
3 8 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 8 (1.67%) SAS
4 7 (1.46%) WordPress
5 6 (1.25%) IIS
6 5 (1.04%) Apache
6 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2000
6 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 5 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.04%) JBoss
6 5 (1.04%) Moodle
6 5 (1.04%) Totara
7 4 (0.84%) Drupal
8 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (10.02%) MS Excel
2 29 (6.05%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) MS Project
4 2 (0.42%) SPSS
5 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.21%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.21%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.21%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Magento
2 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle ASCP
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.42%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (3.76%) Office 365
2 7 (1.46%) SaaS
3 6 (1.25%) MailChimp
4 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (11.48%) Firewall
2 23 (4.80%) VPN
3 19 (3.97%) Network Security
3 19 (3.97%) VoIP
4 17 (3.55%) LAN
5 15 (3.13%) PBX
5 15 (3.13%) Wireless
6 11 (2.30%) Intranet
6 11 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.09%) Extranet
7 10 (2.09%) WAN
8 9 (1.88%) IPsec
8 9 (1.88%) SSL
9 6 (1.25%) Internet
10 5 (1.04%) Converged Networks
10 5 (1.04%) HTTP
11 2 (0.42%) DNS
11 2 (0.42%) SAN
11 2 (0.42%) Skype
11 2 (0.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 47 (9.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (9.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 33 (6.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 25 (5.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 16 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.51%) Data Mining
9 11 (2.30%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (2.09%) OLAP
11 9 (1.88%) MySQL
12 7 (1.46%) MS Access
12 7 (1.46%) OLTP
13 6 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
14 4 (0.84%) SSDT
15 2 (0.42%) Big Data
15 2 (0.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (2.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.04%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.84%) JIRA
3 4 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.63%) Jasmine
4 3 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (0.63%) Protractor
4 3 (0.63%) QUnit
4 3 (0.63%) TestNG
5 2 (0.42%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.21%) Toad
General
1 130 (27.14%) Finance
2 51 (10.65%) Legal
3 27 (5.64%) Marketing
4 22 (4.59%) Retail
5 17 (3.55%) Law
6 13 (2.71%) Publishing
6 13 (2.71%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.67%) Games
8 7 (1.46%) Automotive
9 6 (1.25%) Advertising
10 5 (1.04%) Banking
10 5 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) Billing
12 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 107 (22.34%) Analyst
2 65 (13.57%) Developer
3 60 (12.53%) Security Analyst
4 53 (11.06%) Security Officer
5 47 (9.81%) Information Officer
6 45 (9.39%) Information Security Officer
7 44 (9.19%) Security Manager
8 36 (7.52%) Information Manager
9 33 (6.89%) Information Analyst
9 33 (6.89%) Information Security Analyst
9 33 (6.89%) SQL Developer
10 27 (5.64%) Information Security Manager
11 20 (4.18%) IT Analyst
12 19 (3.97%) Architect
13 18 (3.76%) DBA
14 17 (3.55%) Data Manager
15 16 (3.34%) Consultant
16 15 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
16 15 (3.13%) Service Analyst
16 15 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.19%) .NET
2 19 (3.97%) CSS
2 19 (3.97%) HTML
3 15 (3.13%) jQuery
4 14 (2.92%) Middleware
5 13 (2.71%) XML
6 11 (2.30%) .NET Framework
6 11 (2.30%) Web Services
7 10 (2.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (1.88%) CSS3
8 9 (1.88%) HTML5
8 9 (1.88%) Sass
9 7 (1.46%) ASP.NET
9 7 (1.46%) J2EE
9 7 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (1.25%) JSON
11 5 (1.04%) Ajax
11 5 (1.04%) REST
11 5 (1.04%) RESTful
11 5 (1.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 106 (22.13%) Management Information System
2 49 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.13%) NHS
4 14 (2.92%) Freedom of Information
5 12 (2.51%) e-Learning
6 10 (2.09%) Freedom of Information Act
7 9 (1.88%) User Experience
8 8 (1.67%) CESG
8 8 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (1.67%) Replication
9 7 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.46%) Social Media
10 5 (1.04%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.04%) Clustering
10 5 (1.04%) Learning Management System
10 5 (1.04%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.04%) SCADA
11 4 (0.84%) Cryptography
11 4 (0.84%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (8.77%) Windows
2 22 (4.59%) Linux
3 11 (2.30%) Unix
3 11 (2.30%) Windows 7
4 10 (2.09%) Windows 10
4 10 (2.09%) Windows 8
4 10 (2.09%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.04%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 250 (52.19%) Information Security
3 117 (24.43%) Risk Management
4 63 (13.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 58 (12.11%) Business Continuity
6 57 (11.90%) ISMS
7 55 (11.48%) ITIL
8 46 (9.60%) Security Management
9 45 (9.39%) Risk Assessment
10 44 (9.19%) Information Security Management
11 40 (8.35%) Information Governance
12 35 (7.31%) SIEM
13 34 (7.10%) Data Security
14 32 (6.68%) Cybersecurity
15 31 (6.47%) Risk Analysis
16 30 (6.26%) Project Management
17 28 (5.85%) Security Architecture
18 26 (5.43%) Security Operations
19 24 (5.01%) Data Management
20 23 (4.80%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (16.70%) SQL
2 40 (8.35%) C#
3 34 (7.10%) T-SQL
4 24 (5.01%) VB
5 21 (4.38%) Java
6 20 (4.18%) JavaScript
6 20 (4.18%) VB.NET
7 18 (3.76%) PHP
8 6 (1.25%) C
9 5 (1.04%) C++
9 5 (1.04%) Scala
9 5 (1.04%) VBScript
10 4 (0.84%) VBA
11 2 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 126 (26.30%) CISSP
2 91 (19.00%) CISM
3 55 (11.48%) Degree
4 44 (9.19%) CISA
5 20 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (3.55%) ISEB
7 15 (3.13%) CISMP
8 14 (2.92%) CRISC
9 11 (2.30%) ISACA
10 10 (2.09%) ISTQB
10 10 (2.09%) SANS
11 8 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.46%) CCA
12 7 (1.46%) SSCP
13 6 (1.25%) CCNA
13 6 (1.25%) CCNP
13 6 (1.25%) MCSE
13 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (1.04%) GSEC
14 5 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (41.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 129 (26.93%) PCI DSS
3 33 (6.89%) Data Quality
4 24 (5.01%) QA
4 24 (5.01%) SLA
5 23 (4.80%) COBIT
6 15 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (2.71%) ISO 9001
8 11 (2.30%) ISO27002
9 9 (1.88%) BS7799
10 5 (1.04%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.84%) RMADS
12 3 (0.63%) ISO27005
13 2 (0.42%) BS25999
13 2 (0.42%) WAI
14 1 (0.21%) GAMP
14 1 (0.21%) ISO 14000
14 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.21%) ISO22301
14 1 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (6.26%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.63%) ACF2
3 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.63%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.67%) EnCase
2 7 (1.46%) AirWatch
3 6 (1.25%) FTK
4 4 (0.84%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 101 (21.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.18%) Cisco
2 20 (4.18%) VMware
3 15 (3.13%) Oracle
4 14 (2.92%) WatchGuard
5 9 (1.88%) Juniper
6 8 (1.67%) Varonis
7 7 (1.46%) Forcepoint
7 7 (1.46%) Sourcefire
7 7 (1.46%) Symantec
8 6 (1.25%) HP
8 6 (1.25%) Remedy
9 5 (1.04%) Apple
9 5 (1.04%) Lotus
10 4 (0.84%) Citrix
10 4 (0.84%) Facebook
10 4 (0.84%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.84%) IBM
10 4 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.84%) Splunk
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Good benefits and car funding
Posted: 12 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 75,000 + outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Bonus, Car, Healthcare, Pension,
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nottingham City Council
Salary: £31,288 per annum + flexi time, fantastic pension and other benefits
Posted: 6 days ago