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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / South East
Rank 377 399 406
Rank change year-on-year +22 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 18 56 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.73% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 44 35
Median salary £33,250 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.50% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,750 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88%  

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 5113 7640 7583
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 34.55% 39.68% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4140 6320 5949
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
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 March 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 March 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 +43 13 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Berkshire +27 2 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Oxfordshire -3 2 £31,500 -21.25%
Hampshire +25 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 60 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 33 (55.00%) ITIL
2 33 (55.00%) Information Security
3 28 (46.67%) PCI DSS
4 24 (40.00%) Finance
5 20 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 20 (33.33%) CISSP
5 20 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 16 (26.67%) CISM
7 15 (25.00%) Legal
7 15 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 15 (25.00%) Data Management
8 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
8 14 (23.33%) SQL
8 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (21.67%) Mentoring
9 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
9 13 (21.67%) SLA
9 13 (21.67%) Incident Management
10 12 (20.00%) Statistics
10 12 (20.00%) ISMS
10 12 (20.00%) Information Assurance
10 12 (20.00%) ITIL V3
10 12 (20.00%) High Availability
10 12 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (20.00%) Security Management
10 12 (20.00%) Information Security Management
10 12 (20.00%) Project Management
10 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (20.00%) MCSA

Data Protection Act
Top Related 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 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.67%) IaaS
1 10 (16.67%) PaaS
1 10 (16.67%) SaaS
2 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (18.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.00%) MySQL
4 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 24 (40.00%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Legal
3 7 (11.67%) Multimedia
4 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Automotive
5 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Security Analyst
3 13 (21.67%) DBA
4 12 (20.00%) Information Analyst
4 12 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
5 11 (18.33%) Administrator
5 11 (18.33%) SQL DBA
6 7 (11.67%) Security Manager
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Information Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 7 (11.67%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Account Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 2 (3.33%) CISSP Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Head of Information
9 2 (3.33%) Information Risk Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.33%) Blackberry
4 5 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (6.67%) CESG
5 4 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (6.67%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (3.33%) Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) Replication
7 1 (1.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
1 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 33 (55.00%) Information Security
2 33 (55.00%) ITIL
3 15 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 15 (25.00%) Data Management
4 13 (21.67%) Incident Management
4 13 (21.67%) Mentoring
5 12 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (20.00%) High Availability
5 12 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 12 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 12 (20.00%) Internal Audit
5 12 (20.00%) ISMS
5 12 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 12 (20.00%) Project Management
5 12 (20.00%) Security Management
5 12 (20.00%) Statistics
6 11 (18.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 10 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.33%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) CISSP
2 16 (26.67%) CISM
3 12 (20.00%) MCSA
3 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (18.33%) Degree
5 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.33%) MCP
6 5 (8.33%) MCSE
7 4 (6.67%) CLAS
8 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.33%) CCA
9 2 (3.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (46.67%) PCI DSS
2 20 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (21.67%) SLA
4 10 (16.67%) GDPR
4 10 (16.67%) QA
5 9 (15.00%) ISO27002
6 8 (13.33%) ISO 9000
7 5 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (6.67%) JSP 440
9 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
10 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
10 1 (1.67%) ISO22301
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) VMware
3 3 (5.00%) Huawei
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