Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 336 352 393
Rank change year-on-year +16 +41 -29
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 16 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.12% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.29% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 4
East of England median annual salary £65,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.33% +7.14% -9.09%
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% +5.88%

Data Protection Act is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5483 5113 6116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.46% 39.60% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4318 4116 4879
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
Hertfordshire +4 10 £65,000 +6.56%
Bedfordshire +28 5 £50,000 +42.86%
Cambridgeshire -30 1 - -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 16 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (87.50%) Information Security
3 13 (81.25%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (75.00%) Windows
5 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (62.50%) CISSP
7 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
7 9 (56.25%) ITIL
7 9 (56.25%) Firewall
7 9 (56.25%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
8 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
8 7 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (43.75%) CISM
8 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (37.50%) VMware
9 6 (37.50%) Change Management
9 6 (37.50%) Cryptography
9 6 (37.50%) SQL
9 6 (37.50%) VBScript
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
9 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
9 6 (37.50%) LAN
9 6 (37.50%) VoIP
9 6 (37.50%) WAN
9 6 (37.50%) VPN
9 6 (37.50%) DNS
9 6 (37.50%) HP
9 6 (37.50%) Citrix
9 6 (37.50%) DHCP

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 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (37.50%) DHCP
3 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 6 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) VLAN
3 6 (37.50%) VoIP
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) PPP
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Security Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) SIEM Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cabling Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) CIO
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (6.25%) CESG
4 1 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (87.50%) Information Security
3 13 (81.25%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (56.25%) ITIL
4 9 (56.25%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (37.50%) Change Management
6 6 (37.50%) Cryptography
6 6 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (37.50%) Patch Management
6 6 (37.50%) Problem Management
6 6 (37.50%) Regulatory Compliance
6 6 (37.50%) SIEM
7 4 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) DRM
8 3 (18.75%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
1 6 (37.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CISSP
2 7 (43.75%) CISM
3 4 (25.00%) CISA
4 3 (18.75%) CCAA
4 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) MCSA
4 3 (18.75%) MCSE
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (18.75%) SANS
4 3 (18.75%) SSCP
4 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (6.25%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
3 6 (37.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (37.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 4 (25.00%) GDPR
5 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
7 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (6.25%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Apple
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix
1 6 (37.50%) HP
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Forcepoint
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) SonicWALL
3 1 (6.25%) Allen-Bradley