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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 672 765 838
Rank change year-on-year
+93 +73
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 240 206 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.45% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 208 112 124
Median salary £52,250 £49,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.63% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £84,750 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +23.37%

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
40682 45785 47201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.45% 41.53% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33180 36295 37345
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +101 226 £53,500 +12.63% 19
London +5 96 £62,500 +19.04% 10
Yorkshire +64 37 £45,000 +97.80% 2
West Yorkshire +48 33 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Midlands +30 30 £50,500 +3.06% 1
City of London +73 25 £53,500 -23.02%
Leeds +50 25 £48,000 +12.94% 2
South West +40 25 £27,500 -35.29% 1
South East +23 20 £44,000 -7.36% 5
Birmingham - 17 £41,250 -
South Wales +18 13 £41,500 -24.54% 1
Wales +8 13 £41,500 -24.54% 1
Bradford - 13 £45,000 -
Devon - 12 £27,700 -
Exeter - 12 £27,700 -
Coventry - 9 £57,500 -
East of England +39 8 £61,000 +52.50%
East Midlands +14 8 £33,000 -42.60%
Cornwall - 8 £20,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 £61,000 -
Berkshire +9 6 £62,500 -3.84% 2
Newport - 6 £41,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £33,000 -
Surrey +24 5 £43,500 -8.42% 1
Somerset - 5 £40,000 -
Redruth - 5 £20,500 - 1
Nottingham - 5 £33,000 -
Taunton - 5 £40,000 -
Borehamwood - 5 - -
Cardiff +10 4 £76,250 +38.63% 1

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 489 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 267 (54.60%) Information Security
3 219 (44.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 147 (30.06%) CISSP
5 137 (28.02%) PCI DSS
6 125 (25.56%) Finance
7 115 (23.52%) Risk Management
8 108 (22.09%) Management Information System
9 98 (20.04%) CISM
10 94 (19.22%) Microsoft
11 73 (14.93%) SQL
12 64 (13.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 63 (12.88%) Business Continuity
14 60 (12.27%) Firewall
15 57 (11.66%) ITIL
15 57 (11.66%) ISMS
16 56 (11.45%) Degree
16 56 (11.45%) SQL Server
16 56 (11.45%) CISA
17 54 (11.04%) Information Governance
18 52 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
19 50 (10.22%) Security Management
20 48 (9.82%) Information Security Management
21 45 (9.20%) MS Excel
22 44 (9.00%) .NET
23 42 (8.59%) Legal
24 41 (8.38%) Risk Assessment
25 40 (8.18%) C#
25 40 (8.18%) Windows
25 40 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.66%) CMS
3 6 (1.23%) IIS
4 5 (1.02%) Apache
4 5 (1.02%) JBoss
5 4 (0.82%) Drupal
5 4 (0.82%) WordPress
6 3 (0.61%) SAS
6 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.61%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.41%) Moodle
7 2 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.41%) Totara
8 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.41%) SPSS
4 1 (0.20%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.20%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Magento
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.41%) FastStats
2 2 (0.41%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.89%) Office 365
2 15 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.64%) MailChimp
4 2 (0.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) AdWords
5 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.27%) Firewall
2 28 (5.73%) VPN
3 23 (4.70%) VoIP
4 22 (4.50%) Network Security
5 20 (4.09%) LAN
5 20 (4.09%) Wireless
6 15 (3.07%) PBX
7 13 (2.66%) Intranet
7 13 (2.66%) TCP/IP
8 11 (2.25%) Extranet
8 11 (2.25%) WAN
9 10 (2.04%) IPsec
9 10 (2.04%) SSL
10 6 (1.23%) Converged Networks
10 6 (1.23%) HTTP
11 5 (1.02%) Internet
11 5 (1.02%) SAN
12 4 (0.82%) DNS
13 3 (0.61%) DHCP
13 3 (0.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 40 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (6.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (3.89%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (3.07%) Data Mining
7 13 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.64%) OLAP
8 8 (1.64%) OLTP
8 8 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.23%) SSDT
10 4 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.82%) MySQL
10 4 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.61%) Big Data
11 3 (0.61%) Power BI
11 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (1.23%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.02%) Eclipse
3 4 (0.82%) HP UFT
3 4 (0.82%) JIRA
3 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 125 (25.56%) Finance
2 42 (8.59%) Legal
3 31 (6.34%) Marketing
4 21 (4.29%) Games
5 20 (4.09%) Retail
6 17 (3.48%) Telecoms
7 16 (3.27%) Law
8 12 (2.45%) Publishing
9 8 (1.64%) Advertising
10 6 (1.23%) Automotive
10 6 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.82%) Banking
11 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.61%) Back Office
13 2 (0.41%) Electronics
13 2 (0.41%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.20%) Billing
14 1 (0.20%) Front Office
14 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 112 (22.90%) Analyst
2 68 (13.91%) Security Analyst
3 54 (11.04%) Security Officer
4 53 (10.84%) Security Manager
5 52 (10.63%) Developer
6 49 (10.02%) Information Officer
7 43 (8.79%) Information Security Officer
8 42 (8.59%) Information Analyst
8 42 (8.59%) Information Security Analyst
9 39 (7.98%) Information Manager
10 32 (6.54%) Information Security Manager
11 27 (5.52%) SQL Developer
12 22 (4.50%) Architect
13 19 (3.89%) Data Manager
14 18 (3.68%) DBA
14 18 (3.68%) IT Analyst
14 18 (3.68%) Project Analyst
15 17 (3.48%) Service Analyst
15 17 (3.48%) Support Engineer
16 16 (3.27%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (9.00%) .NET
2 15 (3.07%) CSS
2 15 (3.07%) HTML
3 13 (2.66%) .NET Framework
3 13 (2.66%) Middleware
4 12 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 12 (2.45%) jQuery
5 11 (2.25%) XML
6 9 (1.84%) ASP.NET
6 9 (1.84%) CSS3
6 9 (1.84%) HTML5
7 7 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (1.43%) Web Services
8 6 (1.23%) Sass
9 5 (1.02%) Ajax
9 5 (1.02%) J2EE
9 5 (1.02%) REST
9 5 (1.02%) SOAP
9 5 (1.02%) WCF
10 3 (0.61%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 108 (22.09%) Management Information System
2 52 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.09%) NHS
4 15 (3.07%) Freedom of Information
5 14 (2.86%) CESG
6 10 (2.04%) Freedom of Information Act
7 9 (1.84%) Data Integration
7 9 (1.84%) Social Media
7 9 (1.84%) User Experience
8 8 (1.64%) e-Learning
8 8 (1.64%) Replication
9 7 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.43%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.43%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.23%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.02%) SCADA
11 5 (1.02%) Statistics
12 4 (0.82%) Clustering
12 4 (0.82%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.18%) Windows
2 18 (3.68%) Linux
3 15 (3.07%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 10 (2.04%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.64%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.82%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.61%) Unix
10 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 267 (54.60%) Information Security
3 115 (23.52%) Risk Management
4 64 (13.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 63 (12.88%) Business Continuity
6 57 (11.66%) ISMS
6 57 (11.66%) ITIL
7 54 (11.04%) Information Governance
8 50 (10.22%) Security Management
9 48 (9.82%) Information Security Management
10 41 (8.38%) Risk Assessment
11 36 (7.36%) Data Security
12 35 (7.16%) SIEM
13 34 (6.95%) Risk Analysis
14 33 (6.75%) Security Operations
15 31 (6.34%) Cybersecurity
16 29 (5.93%) Security Architecture
17 28 (5.73%) Project Management
18 27 (5.52%) Data Management
19 25 (5.11%) Information Security Governance
Programming Languages
1 73 (14.93%) SQL
2 40 (8.18%) C#
3 28 (5.73%) T-SQL
4 24 (4.91%) VB.NET
5 15 (3.07%) VB
6 14 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.45%) PHP
8 11 (2.25%) Java
9 8 (1.64%) C
10 3 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 147 (30.06%) CISSP
2 98 (20.04%) CISM
3 56 (11.45%) CISA
3 56 (11.45%) Degree
4 27 (5.52%) CISMP
5 18 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (3.48%) ISEB
7 15 (3.07%) CRISC
8 12 (2.45%) ISTQB
9 9 (1.84%) ISACA
10 8 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.64%) SANS
11 7 (1.43%) CCA
11 7 (1.43%) CCNA
11 7 (1.43%) CCNP
12 6 (1.23%) MCSE
12 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (1.02%) GSEC
13 5 (1.02%) IISP
13 5 (1.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (44.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 137 (28.02%) PCI DSS
3 29 (5.93%) Data Quality
4 24 (4.91%) COBIT
5 21 (4.29%) SLA
6 18 (3.68%) QA
7 15 (3.07%) ISO 9001
7 15 (3.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (2.25%) ISO27002
9 9 (1.84%) BS7799
10 8 (1.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (1.23%) RMADS
12 3 (0.61%) BS25999
12 3 (0.61%) ISO27005
13 2 (0.41%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.20%) ISO22301
14 1 (0.20%) WAI
14 1 (0.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (7.16%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.61%) ACF2
3 3 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.64%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.82%) RSA Archer
3 3 (0.61%) EnCase
4 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.20%) FTK
5 1 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 94 (19.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.09%) Cisco
3 19 (3.89%) VMware
4 14 (2.86%) Oracle
4 14 (2.86%) WatchGuard
5 10 (2.04%) Juniper
6 8 (1.64%) Forcepoint
6 8 (1.64%) HP
6 8 (1.64%) Sourcefire
6 8 (1.64%) Symantec
6 8 (1.64%) Varonis
7 7 (1.43%) Apple
8 6 (1.23%) Remedy
9 5 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.02%) SAP
10 4 (0.82%) Citrix
10 4 (0.82%) Facebook
10 4 (0.82%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.82%) IBM
10 4 (0.82%) Splunk
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Attractive bonus scheme, Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £165,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Depending on expirience
Posted: 25 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits
Posted: 25 days ago