The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 - 101
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 14 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.47% - 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.81% - 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 1
Median salary £55,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £41,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +32.53% -12.63%  

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 367 433 521
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 38.43% 43.21% 40.96%
Number of salaries quoted 306 344 372
Median salary £41,000 £47,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.68% +13.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in Essex

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in Essex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in Essex

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Harlow - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £43,000 -
Data Protection Act
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 29 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 22 (75.86%) Information Security
3 21 (72.41%) Information Security Management
3 21 (72.41%) Security Management
4 16 (55.17%) CISSP
4 16 (55.17%) CISM
4 16 (55.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (51.72%) Risk Analysis
5 15 (51.72%) Legal
5 15 (51.72%) CISA
5 15 (51.72%) Risk Management
6 14 (48.28%) Service Delivery
6 14 (48.28%) SQL
6 14 (48.28%) Windows
7 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
7 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
7 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
8 11 (37.93%) DevOps
8 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
8 11 (37.93%) High Availability
8 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
8 11 (37.93%) Hadoop
8 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (37.93%) GDPR
8 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
8 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2000

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (24.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server
1 13 (44.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (37.93%) Hadoop
2 11 (37.93%) MySQL
2 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
2 11 (37.93%) RDBMS
2 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2000
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2014
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (20.69%) MongoDB
4 5 (17.24%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
1 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (51.72%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
2 16 (55.17%) Security Analyst
3 15 (51.72%) Information Analyst
3 15 (51.72%) Information Security Analyst
4 14 (48.28%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) Customer Communications Manager
5 6 (20.69%) DevOps Manager
6 5 (17.24%) DBA
6 5 (17.24%) SQL DBA
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) IT Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 22 (75.86%) Information Security
3 21 (72.41%) Information Security Management
3 21 (72.41%) Security Management
4 15 (51.72%) Risk Analysis
4 15 (51.72%) Risk Management
5 14 (48.28%) Service Delivery
6 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (37.93%) DevOps
6 11 (37.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (37.93%) High Availability
6 11 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (20.69%) Document Composition
7 6 (20.69%) ISMS
7 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
7 6 (20.69%) SDLC
7 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.24%) Data Modelling
8 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) C#
2 6 (20.69%) Perl
2 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) CISM
1 16 (55.17%) CISSP
2 15 (51.72%) CISA
3 11 (37.93%) MCITP
3 11 (37.93%) MCTS
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) CEH
5 1 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (3.45%) IISP
5 1 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (55.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (37.93%) GDPR
2 11 (37.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Oracle