Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 509 506 616
Rank change year-on-year -3 +110 +11
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 46 82 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.15% 0.23% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.61% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 37 61 33
South East median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -9.09% +25.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,320 £39,250
90th Percentile £66,000 £82,500 £77,500
England 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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11800 13522 16877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.33% 38.53% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9679 11133 13723
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,525
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
Hampshire +24 21 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Kent - 12 £37,500 -
Surrey +3 5 £70,000 +40.00%
Thames Valley -21 4 £32,000 -39.05% 3
East Sussex -11 3 £43,000 +35.22%
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £32,000 -60.00% 2
Berkshire +5 2 £55,750 +26.70% 1
West Sussex - 1 £34,750 - 1
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 46 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 37 (80.43%) Information Security
3 36 (78.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (63.04%) ITIL
5 28 (60.87%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (50.00%) CISSP
7 22 (47.83%) CISM
8 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 19 (41.30%) GDPR
9 18 (39.13%) Linux
9 18 (39.13%) PCI DSS
10 17 (36.96%) Security Architecture
10 17 (36.96%) SIEM
10 17 (36.96%) Windows
10 17 (36.96%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (34.78%) Firewall
12 15 (32.61%) DRM
12 15 (32.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
12 15 (32.61%) Vulnerability Management
12 15 (32.61%) Data Loss Prevention
13 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
13 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
13 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
14 12 (26.09%) COBIT
15 11 (23.91%) Statistical Analysis
15 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
15 11 (23.91%) Security Operations
16 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (17.39%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.35%) IaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) Firewall
2 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (17.39%) Legal
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Analyst
2 19 (41.30%) Security Analyst
3 16 (34.78%) IT Analyst
3 16 (34.78%) IT Security Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Consultant
4 10 (21.74%) Security Consultant
5 8 (17.39%) IT Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) IT Security Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Security Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (13.04%) IT Operations Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
7 6 (13.04%) Security Operations Analyst
8 5 (10.87%) Applications Consultant
8 5 (10.87%) Telecoms Consultant
9 4 (8.70%) DBA
10 3 (6.52%) Information Security Consultant
10 3 (6.52%) SQL DBA
10 3 (6.52%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (4.35%) CESG
3 2 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (4.35%) Cyber Defence
3 2 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) CMDB
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.17%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 17 (36.96%) Windows
3 15 (32.61%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.22%) Apple iOS
4 7 (15.22%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 37 (80.43%) Information Security
3 29 (63.04%) ITIL
4 28 (60.87%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (36.96%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (36.96%) Security Architecture
5 17 (36.96%) SIEM
6 15 (32.61%) Data Loss Prevention
6 15 (32.61%) DRM
6 15 (32.61%) Vulnerability Management
6 15 (32.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 14 (30.43%) Risk Management
8 11 (23.91%) Security Operations
8 11 (23.91%) Statistical Analysis
9 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.04%) Digital Forensics
11 5 (10.87%) Information Security Management
11 5 (10.87%) Security Management
12 4 (8.70%) High Availability
13 3 (6.52%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) CISSP
2 22 (47.83%) CISM
3 6 (13.04%) Degree
4 5 (10.87%) CISA
5 2 (4.35%) CEH
5 2 (4.35%) CLAS
6 1 (2.17%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.17%) RHCE
6 1 (2.17%) RHCSA
6 1 (2.17%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (2.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (78.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (41.30%) GDPR
2 19 (41.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 18 (39.13%) PCI DSS
4 12 (26.09%) COBIT
5 5 (10.87%) RMADS
6 3 (6.52%) QA
7 2 (4.35%) SLA
8 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Apple
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat