Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 - 143
Rank change year-on-year - +143 +5
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 12 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.91% - 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% - 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Kent median annual salary £37,500 - -
South East median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% -9.09% +25.00%

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 493 605 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.29% 35.26% 36.88%
Number of salaries quoted 402 509 687
Kent median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +3.90% -6.10%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,950 £23,350
90th Percentile £58,750 £67,500 £54,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Kent

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in Kent

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 24 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
Chatham - 10 £37,500 -
Data Protection Act
South East

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

1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
1 12 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
1 12 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 12 (100.00%) COBIT
1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 12 (100.00%) GDPR
2 11 (91.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 11 (91.67%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (83.33%) PCI DSS
4 6 (50.00%) Legal
4 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Data Security
6 1 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (8.33%) OWASP
6 1 (8.33%) CISSP
6 1 (8.33%) SSCP
6 1 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Finance

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

General
1 6 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) IT Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) IT Security Analyst
1 10 (83.33%) Security Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Information Officer
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (16.67%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 12 (100.00%) Information Security
1 12 (100.00%) ITIL
1 12 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 11 (91.67%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) OWASP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) COBIT
1 12 (100.00%) GDPR
1 12 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (83.33%) PCI DSS