The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 663 668 774
Rank change year-on-year +5 +106  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 210 247 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.61% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 184 210 114
Median salary £60,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £30,000 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £79,800 £84,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +32.53% -7.77%  

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37430 40744 45349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.00% 41.43% 40.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29307 33318 36173
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,010 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in the UK

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in the UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +16 201 £62,500 +27.55% 32
London +21 104 £63,250 +10.00% 14
East of England +27 35 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South East +41 21 £55,000 -21.42% 4
City of London +8 18 £65,000 +21.49%
Essex - 14 £55,000 -
North West - 14 £46,250 - 6
Manchester - 13 £47,500 - 4
West Midlands +6 12 £63,500 +58.75% 2
Surrey +33 9 £75,000 -16.66% 1
Bedfordshire +29 8 £50,000 -4.76%
Luton - 8 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -4 7 £65,000 - 1
Canary Wharf - 7 £65,000 -
Cambridgeshire -8 6 £52,500 -
Oxfordshire +18 5 £41,000 -41.42%
Warwickshire +11 5 £75,000 +30.43%
Staines +7 5 £75,000 -
West Yorkshire -15 5 £100,000 +128.57% 2
Yorkshire -26 5 £100,000 +128.57% 2
Cambridge - 5 £52,500 -
Banbury - 5 £41,000 -
East Midlands +10 4 £47,500 +43.93%
Hampshire +5 4 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Basingstoke +2 4 £55,000 +15.78% 1
South West -9 4 £60,000 +128.13% 2
Walsall - 4 £63,500 -
Derby - 4 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £65,000 -
Derbyshire - 4 £47,500 -

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

1 355 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 229 (64.51%) Information Security
3 199 (56.06%) CISSP
4 176 (49.58%) CISM
5 173 (48.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 111 (31.27%) PCI DSS
7 106 (29.86%) Windows
8 103 (29.01%) CISA
9 102 (28.73%) GDPR
10 92 (25.92%) Finance
11 84 (23.66%) Firewall
11 84 (23.66%) ITIL
11 84 (23.66%) SIEM
11 84 (23.66%) Cybersecurity
12 83 (23.38%) Risk Management
13 81 (22.82%) Degree
14 70 (19.72%) Management Information System
15 66 (18.59%) Penetration Testing
15 66 (18.59%) Windows Server
16 63 (17.75%) Linux
17 62 (17.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 61 (17.18%) Active Directory
19 60 (16.90%) SQL
20 50 (14.08%) Microsoft
21 49 (13.80%) Cyber Essentials
22 48 (13.52%) SQL Server
22 48 (13.52%) Security Management
23 47 (13.24%) Legal
23 47 (13.24%) Vulnerability Management
24 46 (12.96%) Agile Software Development

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (2.25%) IIS
2 6 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.28%) CMS
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (5.92%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.56%) Raiser's Edge
4 1 (0.28%) CiviCRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.28%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.97%) SaaS
3 4 (1.13%) IaaS
3 4 (1.13%) PaaS
4 3 (0.85%) Office 365
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 84 (23.66%) Firewall
2 38 (10.70%) TCP/IP
3 30 (8.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 15 (4.23%) DNS
5 8 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (1.97%) LAN
7 6 (1.69%) Internet
7 6 (1.69%) SAN
7 6 (1.69%) VPN
8 5 (1.41%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (1.41%) DHCP
8 5 (1.41%) VoIP
8 5 (1.41%) WAN
9 4 (1.13%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.13%) Network Security
9 4 (1.13%) VLAN
9 4 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.56%) Extranet
10 2 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (5.07%) MySQL
7 17 (4.79%) Relational Database
8 15 (4.23%) RDBMS
9 14 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (3.94%) SQL Server 2014
10 13 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (3.38%) Hadoop
11 12 (3.38%) NoSQL
11 12 (3.38%) SQL Server 2000
12 7 (1.97%) Big Data
12 7 (1.97%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.41%) DTS
14 4 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.13%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (3.10%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.97%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.85%) HP UFT
3 3 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 92 (25.92%) Finance
2 47 (13.24%) Legal
3 21 (5.92%) Banking
4 14 (3.94%) Marketing
4 14 (3.94%) Retail
5 7 (1.97%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.13%) Law
7 4 (1.13%) Publishing
8 2 (0.56%) Automotive
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (20.00%) Analyst
2 55 (15.49%) Security Manager
3 53 (14.93%) Security Analyst
4 46 (12.96%) Consultant
5 43 (12.11%) Security Specialist
6 40 (11.27%) Security Consultant
7 36 (10.14%) Information Analyst
7 36 (10.14%) Information Security Analyst
8 27 (7.61%) Security Engineer
9 26 (7.32%) Information Security Consultant
9 26 (7.32%) IT Engineer
10 25 (7.04%) Information Security Specialist
10 25 (7.04%) Information Specialist
11 24 (6.76%) DBA
12 23 (6.48%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 23 (6.48%) IT Security Engineer
13 21 (5.92%) SQL DBA
14 20 (5.63%) IT Security Specialist
15 17 (4.79%) Administrator
15 17 (4.79%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.61%) .NET
2 23 (6.48%) ASP.NET
3 9 (2.54%) 802.1X
3 9 (2.54%) HTML
4 6 (1.69%) CSS
4 6 (1.69%) CSS3
4 6 (1.69%) HTML5
4 6 (1.69%) LESS
4 6 (1.69%) WPF
5 3 (0.85%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.28%) EDI
6 1 (0.28%) REST
6 1 (0.28%) SOAP
6 1 (0.28%) WCF
6 1 (0.28%) WF
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (19.72%) Management Information System
2 38 (10.70%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.79%) NHS
5 8 (2.25%) Social Media
6 6 (1.69%) CESG
6 6 (1.69%) User Experience
7 5 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (1.41%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (1.41%) Replication
8 4 (1.13%) Clustering
8 4 (1.13%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.85%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
11 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 106 (29.86%) Windows
2 66 (18.59%) Windows Server
3 63 (17.75%) Linux
4 30 (8.45%) Apple iOS
5 24 (6.76%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.69%) Android
6 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.13%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 229 (64.51%) Information Security
3 84 (23.66%) Cybersecurity
3 84 (23.66%) ITIL
3 84 (23.66%) SIEM
4 83 (23.38%) Risk Management
5 66 (18.59%) Penetration Testing
6 48 (13.52%) Security Management
7 47 (13.24%) Vulnerability Management
8 46 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
9 45 (12.68%) Security Architecture
10 43 (12.11%) Information Security Management
11 38 (10.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (9.58%) Data Loss Prevention
12 34 (9.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 33 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 33 (9.30%) DRM
14 32 (9.01%) Data Management
14 32 (9.01%) Project Management
14 32 (9.01%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (16.90%) SQL
2 15 (4.23%) C#
3 12 (3.38%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.82%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.54%) Perl
6 8 (2.25%) Java
7 7 (1.97%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.69%) XAML
9 5 (1.41%) C++
10 4 (1.13%) VBScript
11 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.56%) C
12 2 (0.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.28%) VB
13 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 199 (56.06%) CISSP
2 176 (49.58%) CISM
3 103 (29.01%) CISA
4 81 (22.82%) Degree
5 28 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (6.48%) SANS
7 22 (6.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 22 (6.20%) CCSP
8 20 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (5.63%) SSCP
9 15 (4.23%) CISMP
10 14 (3.94%) CEH
10 14 (3.94%) ISEB
11 13 (3.66%) CompTIA Security+
11 13 (3.66%) Security+ Certification
12 12 (3.38%) MCITP
12 12 (3.38%) MCTS
13 8 (2.25%) CASP
13 8 (2.25%) PCI QSA
14 7 (1.97%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (48.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 111 (31.27%) PCI DSS
3 102 (28.73%) GDPR
4 62 (17.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 49 (13.80%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (4.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (4.23%) Data Quality
8 11 (3.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 9 (2.54%) COBIT
9 9 (2.54%) ISO 9000
10 8 (2.25%) QA
11 7 (1.97%) SLA
12 5 (1.41%) ISO 9001
13 4 (1.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (1.13%) PA-DSS
14 3 (0.85%) Basel II
15 1 (0.28%) RMADS
15 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 61 (17.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.13%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) NFS
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (2.54%) Nessus
2 2 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.56%) SCCM
2 2 (0.56%) WSUS
3 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 50 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.55%) Oracle
3 24 (6.76%) Apple
4 13 (3.66%) Cisco
5 9 (2.54%) Forcepoint
6 8 (2.25%) CheckPoint
6 8 (2.25%) LogRhythm
6 8 (2.25%) McAfee
6 8 (2.25%) Palo Alto
6 8 (2.25%) Qualys
6 8 (2.25%) Sophos
6 8 (2.25%) Splunk
7 7 (1.97%) Cognizant
7 7 (1.97%) HP
8 6 (1.69%) VMware
8 6 (1.69%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.41%) Citrix
10 4 (1.13%) SonicWALL
11 2 (0.56%) Avaya
12 1 (0.28%) Juniper
Berkshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Flexible Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £85,000 to £90,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + flexi working & great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Maximise IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £46000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + associated benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: Competitive + car allowance or company car
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
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Whitehall, Bristol
Cabinet Office
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Modis International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Whitehall, Bristol
Cabinet Office
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days Hol
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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Chatham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
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North West
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
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