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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK / England
Rank 696 705 770
Rank change year-on-year +9 +65  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 141 227 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.57% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 121 188 135
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £22,200 £27,110
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88%  

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 30700 39773 38788
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.49% 41.07% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24861 32193 30975
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,520 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +83 74 £70,500 +22.60% 11
South East +41 18 £33,250 -33.50% 4
East of England +18 16 £43,000 -16.50% 1
West Midlands +19 10 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North East +12 9 £45,000 +38.46%
Yorkshire +6 8 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +3 2 £42,500 +97.67%
South West -6 2 £37,625 +83.53% 2
North West -16 1 £41,500 -19.80% 1
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 316 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 203 (64.24%) Information Security
3 165 (52.22%) CISSP
4 162 (51.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 148 (46.84%) CISM
6 108 (34.18%) PCI DSS
7 103 (32.59%) Risk Management
8 95 (30.06%) Finance
9 93 (29.43%) ITIL
10 80 (25.32%) Management Information System
11 65 (20.57%) Security Management
12 63 (19.94%) Degree
13 59 (18.67%) Penetration Testing
13 59 (18.67%) Information Security Management
13 59 (18.67%) CISA
14 58 (18.35%) Cybersecurity
15 56 (17.72%) ISMS
16 55 (17.41%) Business Continuity
17 52 (16.46%) Windows
18 50 (15.82%) SIEM
19 49 (15.51%) Firewall
20 45 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
21 44 (13.92%) Linux
21 44 (13.92%) Microsoft
22 42 (13.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
23 41 (12.97%) Vulnerability Management
24 40 (12.66%) Information Assurance
25 39 (12.34%) Risk Assessment
26 37 (11.71%) Data Management
26 37 (11.71%) Disaster Recovery

Data Protection Act
Top Related 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 15 (4.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.90%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.53%) MS Office
4 3 (0.95%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.95%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (4.43%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (4.43%) Oracle Applications
1 14 (4.43%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.63%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.32%) CiviCRM
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.38%) IaaS
1 17 (5.38%) PaaS
1 17 (5.38%) SaaS
2 16 (5.06%) Office 365
3 7 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (15.51%) Firewall
2 28 (8.86%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.80%) Network Security
4 10 (3.16%) Internet
5 7 (2.22%) Junos
6 6 (1.90%) LAN
7 4 (1.27%) SAN
8 3 (0.95%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (0.95%) Wireless
9 2 (0.63%) Extranet
9 2 (0.63%) Intranet
9 2 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.63%) VoIP
9 2 (0.63%) WLAN
10 1 (0.32%) DHCP
10 1 (0.32%) DNS
10 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.32%) NAS
10 1 (0.32%) VPN
10 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (6.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.27%) MySQL
7 4 (1.27%) OLAP
8 3 (0.95%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.63%) MS Access
9 2 (0.63%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.63%) OLTP
10 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (1.27%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (30.06%) Finance
2 33 (10.44%) Legal
3 30 (9.49%) Retail
4 14 (4.43%) Multimedia
5 12 (3.80%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.16%) Banking
7 3 (0.95%) Marketing
8 2 (0.63%) Automotive
8 2 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (23.42%) Analyst
2 70 (22.15%) Security Manager
3 58 (18.35%) Security Analyst
4 36 (11.39%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 36 (11.39%) Information Analyst
4 36 (11.39%) Information Security Analyst
5 35 (11.08%) Information Manager
6 29 (9.18%) Information Security Manager
6 29 (9.18%) Security Specialist
7 27 (8.54%) IT Manager
8 25 (7.91%) DBA
8 25 (7.91%) Information Security Specialist
8 25 (7.91%) Information Specialist
9 24 (7.59%) Consultant
9 24 (7.59%) IT Security Manager
10 22 (6.96%) SQL DBA
11 19 (6.01%) Security Consultant
12 18 (5.70%) Applications Manager
13 16 (5.06%) Administrator
14 13 (4.11%) Information Assurance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.53%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.58%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.27%) .NET
4 2 (0.63%) EDI
4 2 (0.63%) REST
4 2 (0.63%) SOAP
4 2 (0.63%) WCF
4 2 (0.63%) WF
4 2 (0.63%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 2 (0.63%) XML
5 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (25.32%) Management Information System
2 36 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (9.18%) Computer Science
4 25 (7.91%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.53%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (2.22%) iPad
7 6 (1.90%) CESG
7 6 (1.90%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.90%) Freedom of Information Act
8 5 (1.58%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.58%) CESG CLAS
8 5 (1.58%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.27%) NHS
10 3 (0.95%) Clustering
10 3 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.95%) Replication
11 2 (0.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.32%) Cyber Attack
12 1 (0.32%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 52 (16.46%) Windows
2 44 (13.92%) Linux
3 35 (11.08%) Windows Server
4 31 (9.81%) Apple iOS
5 26 (8.23%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.58%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 203 (64.24%) Information Security
3 103 (32.59%) Risk Management
4 93 (29.43%) ITIL
5 65 (20.57%) Security Management
6 59 (18.67%) Information Security Management
6 59 (18.67%) Penetration Testing
7 58 (18.35%) Cybersecurity
8 56 (17.72%) ISMS
9 55 (17.41%) Business Continuity
10 50 (15.82%) SIEM
11 45 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
12 42 (13.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 41 (12.97%) Vulnerability Management
14 40 (12.66%) Information Assurance
15 39 (12.34%) Risk Assessment
16 37 (11.71%) Data Management
16 37 (11.71%) Disaster Recovery
17 34 (10.76%) Security Architecture
18 31 (9.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.39%) SQL
2 18 (5.70%) T-SQL
3 10 (3.16%) C
4 1 (0.32%) C#
4 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (0.32%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (0.32%) Java
4 1 (0.32%) Perl
4 1 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 165 (52.22%) CISSP
2 148 (46.84%) CISM
3 63 (19.94%) Degree
4 59 (18.67%) CISA
5 27 (8.54%) Security Cleared
6 24 (7.59%) CISMP
7 23 (7.28%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (6.01%) MCSA
8 19 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (5.70%) CRISC
9 18 (5.70%) SANS
9 18 (5.70%) SC Cleared
10 16 (5.06%) CEH
11 14 (4.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 14 (4.43%) CCSP
12 11 (3.48%) ISEB
13 9 (2.85%) CCNA
13 9 (2.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (2.53%) GIAC
14 8 (2.53%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (51.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 108 (34.18%) PCI DSS
3 36 (11.39%) GDPR
4 27 (8.54%) Cyber Essentials
5 23 (7.28%) SLA
6 19 (6.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (5.70%) QA
8 15 (4.75%) RMADS
9 14 (4.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 14 (4.43%) GPG13
9 14 (4.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 14 (4.43%) ISO27002
10 11 (3.48%) COBIT
11 8 (2.53%) Data Quality
11 8 (2.53%) ISO 9000
12 6 (1.90%) BS25999
13 4 (1.27%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
14 1 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (0.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.32%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.32%) Nessus
Vendors
1 44 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.23%) Apple
3 16 (5.06%) Oracle
4 14 (4.43%) ServiceNow
5 12 (3.80%) VMware
6 9 (2.85%) Cisco
6 9 (2.85%) Juniper
7 4 (1.27%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.27%) HP
8 3 (0.95%) Huawei
8 3 (0.95%) Pega
9 2 (0.63%) Aprimo
10 1 (0.32%) Avaya
10 1 (0.32%) IBM
10 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.32%) Siemens
10 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.32%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.32%) Symantec
10 1 (0.32%) Varonis
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum c£40k
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Vadis People Services Ltd
Salary: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract - £40k-£50k pa pro rata
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Vadis People
Salary: 6 month Fixed Term Contract - £40,000-£50,000 pa pro rata
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits flexi package, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Salary: circ£50,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 4 days ago
London
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum pension + gym + 25 days hol
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Flex Working
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits + 25% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Candidate Source
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
London Business School
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
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