Period
to 27 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > East of England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 313 344 399
Rank change year-on-year +31 +55 -63
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 46 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.54% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 43 26 20
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +31.25% +12.68%
10th Percentile £43,000 £18,000 £26,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26% +20.25%

Data Protection Act is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5232 5966 6633
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 42.33% 42.40% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4055 4789 5266
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the East of England.

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +28 22 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire +8 9 £50,000 -4.76%
Hertfordshire +3 8 £65,000 +261.11%
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £52,500 -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 across the East of England region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 46 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 33 (71.74%) Information Security
3 29 (63.04%) Windows
4 27 (58.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (58.70%) Windows Server
5 26 (56.52%) CISSP
6 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
6 25 (54.35%) SQL
7 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
8 21 (45.65%) CISM
9 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
10 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (36.96%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (36.96%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (36.96%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (34.78%) ITIL
12 16 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (34.78%) PCI DSS
13 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (32.61%) Information Security Management
13 15 (32.61%) Security Management
13 15 (32.61%) Linux
14 14 (30.43%) Firewall
14 14 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (30.43%) GDPR
15 12 (26.09%) PowerShell

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (15.22%) IIS
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) Firewall
2 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.87%) DHCP
3 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 5 (10.87%) iSCSI
3 5 (10.87%) LAN
3 5 (10.87%) SAN
3 5 (10.87%) VLAN
3 5 (10.87%) VoIP
3 5 (10.87%) VPN
3 5 (10.87%) WAN
3 5 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (23.91%) Hadoop
4 11 (23.91%) MySQL
4 11 (23.91%) NoSQL
4 11 (23.91%) RDBMS
4 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
4 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2000
4 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (23.91%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
6 5 (10.87%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (13.04%) TeamCity
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.39%) Legal
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Publishing
4 2 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Security Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 11 (23.91%) DBA
2 11 (23.91%) SQL DBA
2 11 (23.91%) SQL Server DBA
3 9 (19.57%) IT Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) IT Security Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Security Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) SIEM Engineer
4 8 (17.39%) Information Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Information Assurance Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Customer Communications Manager
5 6 (13.04%) DevOps Manager
6 5 (10.87%) Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Information Security Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.87%) User Experience
2 3 (6.52%) CESG
2 3 (6.52%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (4.35%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 29 (63.04%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) Windows Server
3 15 (32.61%) Linux
4 9 (19.57%) Apple iOS
4 9 (19.57%) Mac OS X
5 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 33 (71.74%) Information Security
3 17 (36.96%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (36.96%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (36.96%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (34.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (34.78%) ITIL
5 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (32.61%) Information Security Management
5 15 (32.61%) Security Management
6 14 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (26.09%) Security Architecture
8 11 (23.91%) DevOps
8 11 (23.91%) High Availability
8 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
9 10 (21.74%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (19.57%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (19.57%) Security Operations
10 9 (19.57%) SIEM
10 9 (19.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.04%) C#
3 6 (13.04%) Perl
4 5 (10.87%) VBScript
5 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) CISSP
2 21 (45.65%) CISM
3 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (23.91%) CISA
4 11 (23.91%) MCITP
4 11 (23.91%) MCTS
5 6 (13.04%) MCSE
6 5 (10.87%) CCAA
6 5 (10.87%) CCNA
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (10.87%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (10.87%) MCSA
6 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (6.52%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (6.52%) CLAS
8 2 (4.35%) Degree
9 1 (2.17%) CEH
9 1 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (2.17%) IISP
9 1 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (58.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (34.78%) PCI DSS
3 14 (30.43%) GDPR
4 9 (19.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (10.87%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (10.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (6.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (6.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle
3 9 (19.57%) Apple
3 9 (19.57%) Forcepoint
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco
5 5 (10.87%) HP
5 5 (10.87%) SonicWALL
5 5 (10.87%) VMware