The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 662 679 757
Rank change year-on-year +17 +78  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 205 233 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.61% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 181 197 101
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35572 38430 42164
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.46% 41.55% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27894 31979 33989
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in England

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in England

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in England

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
London +43 106 £63,250 +10.00% 15
East of England +17 35 £55,000 +4.76% 2
South East +30 21 £55,000 -21.42% 4
North West - 17 £43,750 - 7
West Midlands -2 10 £69,250 +67.87% 3
South West -20 6 £59,000 +124.33% 2
Yorkshire -32 5 £100,000 +122.22%
East Midlands +6 4 £47,500 +43.93%
North East +12 1 £26,500 -22.05% 1
Data Protection Act
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 England region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 345 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 225 (65.22%) Information Security
3 191 (55.36%) CISSP
4 169 (48.99%) CISM
5 166 (48.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 105 (30.43%) PCI DSS
7 100 (28.99%) Windows
8 97 (28.12%) CISA
9 96 (27.83%) GDPR
10 88 (25.51%) Finance
11 83 (24.06%) ITIL
11 83 (24.06%) SIEM
11 83 (24.06%) Cybersecurity
12 82 (23.77%) Degree
13 81 (23.48%) Firewall
14 78 (22.61%) Risk Management
15 72 (20.87%) Management Information System
16 66 (19.13%) Windows Server
17 64 (18.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 64 (18.55%) Linux
18 62 (17.97%) Active Directory
19 60 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
20 57 (16.52%) SQL
21 50 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
22 49 (14.20%) Microsoft
22 49 (14.20%) Cyber Essentials
23 48 (13.91%) SQL Server
23 48 (13.91%) Legal
24 47 (13.62%) Security Architecture
25 46 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (2.32%) IIS
2 5 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.58%) CMS
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.29%) SAS
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (4.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (6.09%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.58%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.29%) CiviCRM
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.74%) SaaS
4 3 (0.87%) IaaS
4 3 (0.87%) Office 365
4 3 (0.87%) PaaS
5 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 81 (23.48%) Firewall
2 38 (11.01%) TCP/IP
3 30 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (4.35%) DNS
5 8 (2.32%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (2.03%) LAN
7 6 (1.74%) SAN
7 6 (1.74%) VPN
8 5 (1.45%) DHCP
8 5 (1.45%) Network Security
8 5 (1.45%) VoIP
8 5 (1.45%) WAN
9 4 (1.16%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (1.16%) Internet
9 4 (1.16%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.16%) VLAN
9 4 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.58%) Extranet
10 2 (0.58%) Intranet
11 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (7.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (5.22%) MySQL
6 18 (5.22%) Relational Database
7 15 (4.35%) RDBMS
8 14 (4.06%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (4.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 13 (3.77%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.77%) NoSQL
9 13 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (3.48%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (2.32%) Big Data
12 7 (2.03%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.45%) DTS
14 4 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.16%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (2.03%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.87%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 88 (25.51%) Finance
2 48 (13.91%) Legal
3 20 (5.80%) Banking
4 15 (4.35%) Marketing
5 12 (3.48%) Retail
6 7 (2.03%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.74%) Law
8 5 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.16%) Publishing
10 2 (0.58%) Automotive
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (20.58%) Analyst
2 52 (15.07%) Security Analyst
3 48 (13.91%) Security Manager
4 47 (13.62%) Consultant
5 41 (11.88%) Security Consultant
5 41 (11.88%) Security Specialist
6 36 (10.43%) Information Analyst
6 36 (10.43%) Information Security Analyst
7 28 (8.12%) Security Engineer
8 26 (7.54%) Information Security Consultant
8 26 (7.54%) IT Engineer
9 24 (6.96%) DBA
9 24 (6.96%) Information Security Specialist
9 24 (6.96%) Information Specialist
9 24 (6.96%) IT Security Engineer
10 23 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 21 (6.09%) SQL DBA
12 20 (5.80%) IT Security Specialist
13 17 (4.93%) Administrator
14 16 (4.64%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.38%) .NET
2 18 (5.22%) ASP.NET
3 9 (2.61%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.87%) HTML
4 3 (0.87%) MSMQ
5 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.29%) D3.js
6 1 (0.29%) EDI
6 1 (0.29%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (0.29%) REST
6 1 (0.29%) SOAP
6 1 (0.29%) TensorFlow
6 1 (0.29%) Theano
6 1 (0.29%) Velocity
6 1 (0.29%) WCF
6 1 (0.29%) WF
6 1 (0.29%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (20.87%) Management Information System
2 38 (11.01%) Computer Science
3 20 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.19%) NHS
5 7 (2.03%) Social Media
5 7 (2.03%) User Experience
6 6 (1.74%) CESG
7 5 (1.45%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (1.45%) Replication
8 4 (1.16%) Clustering
8 4 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (0.87%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (0.87%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.58%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.58%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.58%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.29%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 100 (28.99%) Windows
2 66 (19.13%) Windows Server
3 64 (18.55%) Linux
4 25 (7.25%) Apple iOS
4 25 (7.25%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 225 (65.22%) Information Security
3 83 (24.06%) Cybersecurity
3 83 (24.06%) ITIL
3 83 (24.06%) SIEM
4 78 (22.61%) Risk Management
5 60 (17.39%) Penetration Testing
6 50 (14.49%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (13.62%) Security Architecture
8 46 (13.33%) Security Management
8 46 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 41 (11.88%) Information Security Management
10 37 (10.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 35 (10.14%) Data Loss Prevention
11 35 (10.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 34 (9.86%) DRM
12 34 (9.86%) Project Management
13 32 (9.28%) Data Management
13 32 (9.28%) Disaster Recovery
13 32 (9.28%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (16.52%) SQL
2 12 (3.48%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.90%) C#
3 10 (2.90%) T-SQL
4 8 (2.32%) Perl
5 5 (1.45%) C++
6 4 (1.16%) VBScript
7 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.87%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.87%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.58%) C
8 2 (0.58%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.29%) Java
9 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.29%) Python
9 1 (0.29%) R
9 1 (0.29%) VB
9 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 191 (55.36%) CISSP
2 169 (48.99%) CISM
3 97 (28.12%) CISA
4 82 (23.77%) Degree
5 28 (8.12%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (6.67%) SANS
7 22 (6.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 22 (6.38%) CCSP
8 21 (6.09%) SSCP
9 19 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (4.35%) CISMP
11 14 (4.06%) ISEB
12 13 (3.77%) CompTIA Security+
12 13 (3.77%) Security+ Certification
13 12 (3.48%) CEH
13 12 (3.48%) MCITP
13 12 (3.48%) MCTS
14 8 (2.32%) CASP
15 7 (2.03%) MCSE
16 6 (1.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (48.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 105 (30.43%) PCI DSS
3 96 (27.83%) GDPR
4 64 (18.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 49 (14.20%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (4.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (4.35%) Data Quality
8 11 (3.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 9 (2.61%) COBIT
9 9 (2.61%) ISO 9000
10 8 (2.32%) QA
11 7 (2.03%) SLA
12 5 (1.45%) ISO 9001
13 4 (1.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.87%) Basel II
15 1 (0.29%) RMADS
15 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 62 (17.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.29%) NFS
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.61%) Nessus
2 2 (0.58%) SCCM
2 2 (0.58%) WSUS
3 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 49 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.59%) Oracle
3 25 (7.25%) Apple
4 13 (3.77%) Cisco
5 10 (2.90%) Forcepoint
6 8 (2.32%) CheckPoint
6 8 (2.32%) LogRhythm
6 8 (2.32%) McAfee
6 8 (2.32%) Palo Alto
6 8 (2.32%) Qualys
6 8 (2.32%) Sophos
6 8 (2.32%) Splunk
7 7 (2.03%) Cognizant
7 7 (2.03%) HP
8 6 (1.74%) VMware
9 5 (1.45%) Citrix
10 4 (1.16%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.29%) Avaya
11 1 (0.29%) Juniper
11 1 (0.29%) Varonis
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Information Commissioners Office
Posted: 4 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Prospectus IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + associated benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: Competitive + car allowance or company car
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
KnownFour
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Finovate
Salary: To £26k + BENS + BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + flexi working & great benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Whitehall, Bristol
Cabinet Office
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Chatham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 14 days ago
North West
Morson International
Posted: 27 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £100000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Whitehall, Bristol
Cabinet Office
Posted: 7 days ago