Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 742 776 987
Rank change year-on-year +34 +211 +66
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 453 447 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.61% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 395 372 190
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +19.57% +15.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,300 £31,225
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +19.57% +15.00%

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73400 73389 86228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.29% 41.17% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55692 60903 69815
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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
London +113 287 £62,500 -0.79% 10
South East +6 44 £54,000 +8.00% 6
North of England +6 43 £45,000 -8.16% 6
East of England +17 29 £65,000 +79.31%
South West +4 25 £35,000 +9.38% 3
Midlands -5 25 £47,500 +11.76% 2
North West +14 23 £42,500 -15.00% 2
West Midlands -24 18 £53,000 +24.71% 2
Yorkshire -1 16 £45,000 -6.25% 2
East Midlands +38 7 £47,500 +44.24%
North East +11 4 £52,500 +50.00% 2
Data Protection Act
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 453 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 343 (75.72%) Information Security
3 314 (69.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 208 (45.92%) CISSP
5 200 (44.15%) GDPR
6 179 (39.51%) PCI DSS
7 164 (36.20%) CISM
8 145 (32.01%) Cybersecurity
9 130 (28.70%) Penetration Testing
10 129 (28.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 128 (28.26%) Firewall
12 121 (26.71%) Windows
13 118 (26.05%) SIEM
14 108 (23.84%) Active Directory
15 107 (23.62%) ITIL
16 106 (23.40%) Linux
17 105 (23.18%) Vulnerability Management
18 103 (22.74%) Windows Server
19 101 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
20 92 (20.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
21 91 (20.09%) Finance
22 89 (19.65%) Risk Management
22 89 (19.65%) Security Architecture
23 83 (18.32%) DRM
23 83 (18.32%) Degree
24 81 (17.88%) TCP/IP
25 72 (15.89%) Data Loss Prevention
26 67 (14.79%) Management Information System
27 66 (14.57%) Security Operations
28 53 (11.70%) Microsoft

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 11 (2.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (2.21%) IIS
3 9 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (0.88%) SAS
5 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.44%) CMS
7 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.66%) SPSS
6 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.22%) Raiser's Edge
2 1 (0.22%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.83%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.55%) SaaS
3 4 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.88%) IaaS
3 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.88%) Office 365
3 4 (0.88%) PaaS
4 3 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 128 (28.26%) Firewall
2 81 (17.88%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (3.75%) VPN
5 14 (3.09%) LAN
6 13 (2.87%) Network Security
6 13 (2.87%) WAN
7 10 (2.21%) DHCP
7 10 (2.21%) DNS
7 10 (2.21%) VoIP
7 10 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (1.99%) iSCSI
8 9 (1.99%) SAN
8 9 (1.99%) VLAN
9 5 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (0.88%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (0.88%) LDAP
11 3 (0.66%) Internet
11 3 (0.66%) Intranet
11 3 (0.66%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.31%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.09%) Hadoop
5 14 (3.09%) MySQL
5 14 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (2.65%) RDBMS
8 11 (2.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 11 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.21%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.77%) Big Data
11 6 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.66%) GIS
12 3 (0.66%) OLAP
12 3 (0.66%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 18 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.43%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (2.21%) TeamCity
4 7 (1.55%) Burp Suite
4 7 (1.55%) JIRA
4 7 (1.55%) Metasploit
4 7 (1.55%) Zephyr
5 1 (0.22%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
General
1 91 (20.09%) Finance
2 50 (11.04%) Banking
3 36 (7.95%) Legal
4 35 (7.73%) Marketing
5 24 (5.30%) Retail
6 18 (3.97%) Law
7 16 (3.53%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.65%) Automotive
9 9 (1.99%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.77%) Publishing
11 5 (1.10%) Electronics
11 5 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.44%) Advertising
12 2 (0.44%) Games
13 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.22%) Local Government
13 1 (0.22%) Military
13 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 100 (22.08%) Analyst
2 85 (18.76%) Consultant
3 78 (17.22%) Security Analyst
4 74 (16.34%) Security Consultant
5 68 (15.01%) Security Manager
6 58 (12.80%) Security Engineer
7 47 (10.38%) IT Engineer
7 47 (10.38%) IT Security Engineer
8 45 (9.93%) IT Analyst
8 45 (9.93%) IT Security Analyst
8 45 (9.93%) Security Officer
9 36 (7.95%) Information Security Officer
10 35 (7.73%) Risk Consultant
11 32 (7.06%) Information Officer
11 32 (7.06%) Operations Engineer
12 30 (6.62%) Information Manager
13 27 (5.96%) Information Security Manager
14 23 (5.08%) Information Analyst
15 22 (4.86%) Data Analyst
15 22 (4.86%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.97%) .NET
2 15 (3.31%) ASP.NET
3 6 (1.32%) HTML
4 5 (1.10%) Velocity
5 4 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (0.88%) OAuth
5 4 (0.88%) OpenID
5 4 (0.88%) SAML
5 4 (0.88%) Web Services
6 3 (0.66%) D3.js
6 3 (0.66%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (0.66%) TensorFlow
6 3 (0.66%) Theano
7 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.22%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.22%) HTML5
7 1 (0.22%) Jest
7 1 (0.22%) jQuery
7 1 (0.22%) REST
7 1 (0.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.79%) Management Information System
2 44 (9.71%) Computer Science
3 36 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.09%) User Experience
5 12 (2.65%) CESG
5 12 (2.65%) Freedom of Information
6 10 (2.21%) Public Cloud
7 9 (1.99%) Freedom of Information Act
8 7 (1.55%) CESG CLAS
9 6 (1.32%) Social Media
10 5 (1.10%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.88%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.88%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.66%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.66%) Blog
12 3 (0.66%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.66%) Tandem
13 2 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.44%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 121 (26.71%) Windows
2 106 (23.40%) Linux
3 103 (22.74%) Windows Server
4 41 (9.05%) Apple iOS
5 38 (8.39%) Mac OS X
6 10 (2.21%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.55%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.66%) Unix
10 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 343 (75.72%) Information Security
3 145 (32.01%) Cybersecurity
4 130 (28.70%) Penetration Testing
5 118 (26.05%) SIEM
6 107 (23.62%) ITIL
7 105 (23.18%) Vulnerability Management
8 101 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (20.31%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 89 (19.65%) Risk Management
10 89 (19.65%) Security Architecture
11 83 (18.32%) DRM
12 72 (15.89%) Data Loss Prevention
13 66 (14.57%) Security Operations
14 44 (9.71%) Data Security
15 43 (9.49%) Regulatory Compliance
16 42 (9.27%) Compliance Audit
16 42 (9.27%) Risk Assessment
17 38 (8.39%) Security Management
18 37 (8.17%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (11.04%) SQL
2 19 (4.19%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.09%) C#
4 11 (2.43%) Perl
5 10 (2.21%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.99%) VBScript
7 5 (1.10%) Python
8 4 (0.88%) R
9 3 (0.66%) C
9 3 (0.66%) MATLAB
9 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.44%) Ruby
11 1 (0.22%) ES6
11 1 (0.22%) Java
11 1 (0.22%) Scala
11 1 (0.22%) VB
11 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 208 (45.92%) CISSP
2 164 (36.20%) CISM
3 83 (18.32%) Degree
4 52 (11.48%) CISA
5 37 (8.17%) SSCP
6 19 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (3.97%) CCNA
7 18 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (3.75%) CompTIA Security+
8 17 (3.75%) Security+ Certification
9 16 (3.53%) CISMP
10 12 (2.65%) MCITP
11 11 (2.43%) MCTS
12 10 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (1.99%) CESG Certified Professional
14 8 (1.77%) CEH
14 8 (1.77%) CLAS
14 8 (1.77%) ISTQB
14 8 (1.77%) MCSE
15 7 (1.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (69.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 200 (44.15%) GDPR
3 179 (39.51%) PCI DSS
4 129 (28.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 31 (6.84%) Cyber Essentials
6 18 (3.97%) COBIT
7 13 (2.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 13 (2.87%) Data Quality
8 12 (2.65%) PMO
9 10 (2.21%) QA
10 6 (1.32%) RMADS
11 5 (1.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (1.10%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.66%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.66%) SLA
13 3 (0.66%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.22%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 108 (23.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.99%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.44%) XenApp
6 1 (0.22%) NFS
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (1.77%) Nessus
2 7 (1.55%) Core Impact
3 6 (1.32%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 4 (0.88%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.22%) Nmap
6 1 (0.22%) SCCM
6 1 (0.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 53 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.05%) Apple
3 27 (5.96%) Oracle
4 15 (3.31%) Cisco
5 12 (2.65%) Citrix
6 11 (2.43%) HP
7 10 (2.21%) VMware
8 7 (1.55%) Forcepoint
9 6 (1.32%) SAP
9 6 (1.32%) SonicWALL
10 5 (1.10%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.88%) CA
11 4 (0.88%) CyberArk
12 3 (0.66%) Capita
13 2 (0.44%) Darktrace
13 2 (0.44%) Google
14 1 (0.22%) Allen-Bradley
14 1 (0.22%) Civica
14 1 (0.22%) LANDesk
14 1 (0.22%) Meraki