The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / South East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 407 445
Rank change year-on-year +48 +38  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 21 35 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.49% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 30
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.42% +47.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £39,550 £41,850
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £90,000 £75,000
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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5459 7189 8227
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 37.13% 39.44% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4541 5966 6438
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in the South East

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the South East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in the South East

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Surrey +29 8 £70,000 -22.22% 1
Oxfordshire +10 5 £41,000 -41.42%
Hampshire +17 4 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Berkshire +13 2 £32,000 -55.86% 1
East Sussex - 1 £43,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £60,000 -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 39 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (41.03%) Information Security
3 15 (38.46%) CISM
3 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 15 (38.46%) CISSP
3 15 (38.46%) Project Management
4 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 14 (35.90%) Legal
5 13 (33.33%) Degree
6 12 (30.77%) ITIL
6 12 (30.77%) Finance
7 9 (23.08%) PRINCE
7 9 (23.08%) SSADM
7 9 (23.08%) ISO 9000
7 9 (23.08%) Scrum
7 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 9 (23.08%) Kanban
7 9 (23.08%) CRAMM
7 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
7 9 (23.08%) Information Assurance
7 9 (23.08%) High Availability
7 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 9 (23.08%) 802.1X
7 9 (23.08%) Internal Audit
8 7 (17.95%) Information Security Management
8 7 (17.95%) Security Management
8 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
8 7 (17.95%) Microsoft

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) IaaS
1 3 (7.69%) PaaS
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.82%) MySQL
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.13%) MariaDB
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (35.90%) Legal
2 12 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) DBA
3 9 (23.08%) Information Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Administrator
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Information Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Security Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) SQL DBA
5 5 (12.82%) Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Security Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Data Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Senior DBA
8 2 (5.13%) Senior SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) 802.1X
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Cyber Defence
3 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (10.26%) Replication
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (41.03%) Information Security
3 15 (38.46%) Project Management
4 12 (30.77%) ITIL
5 9 (23.08%) CRAMM
5 9 (23.08%) High Availability
5 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 9 (23.08%) Information Assurance
5 9 (23.08%) Internal Audit
5 9 (23.08%) Kanban
5 9 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 9 (23.08%) PRINCE
5 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 9 (23.08%) Scrum
5 9 (23.08%) SSADM
6 7 (17.95%) Data Management
6 7 (17.95%) Information Security Management
6 7 (17.95%) Security Management
6 7 (17.95%) Statistics
7 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) CISM
1 15 (38.46%) CISSP
2 13 (33.33%) Degree
3 6 (15.38%) CISA
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.56%) RHCE
5 1 (2.56%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) ISO 9000
1 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (15.38%) GDPR
3 6 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (15.38%) QA
4 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) NFS
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
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