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

Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 712 722 775
Rank change year-on-year +10 +53  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 152 230 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.54% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 131 189 141
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.88% -4.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £22,300 £27,944
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32416 42370 42058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.32% 40.97% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26111 33821 33220
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
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 27 March 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 27 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
England +6 140 £55,000 +22.22% 23
London +88 74 £71,000 +23.47% 11
South East +31 18 £33,250 -33.50% 4
East of England +22 17 £43,000 -16.50% 1
Essex +27 16 £43,000 -21.81%
City of London +36 14 £90,000 +68.22%
Chelmsford - 14 £43,000 -
Surrey +45 13 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Midlands +20 9 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North East +14 9 £45,000 +38.46%
Durham - 9 £45,000 -
Yorkshire 0 8 £40,000 - 3
Canary Wharf - 8 £65,000 -
Scotland +29 7 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +13 7 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Edinburgh +12 7 £50,000 - 1
Leeds +2 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Warwickshire - 5 £46,500 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 4 £46,500 -
Wales - 4 £32,500 -
Swansea - 3 £45,000 -
Woking - 3 £55,000 -
West Wales - 3 £45,000 -
Reading +38 2 £30,000 +0.84%
Berkshire +32 2 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Wiltshire +13 2 £37,625 -16.38%
South West +3 2 £37,625 +83.53% 1
East Midlands +2 2 £42,500 +97.67%
Oxfordshire 0 2 £31,500 -21.25%
Oxford -7 2 £31,500 -21.25%

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 336 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 213 (63.39%) Information Security
3 180 (53.57%) CISSP
4 177 (52.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 162 (48.21%) CISM
6 118 (35.12%) PCI DSS
7 113 (33.63%) Risk Management
8 97 (28.87%) Finance
9 93 (27.68%) ITIL
10 83 (24.70%) Management Information System
11 71 (21.13%) Security Management
12 67 (19.94%) Degree
13 65 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
13 65 (19.35%) Information Security Management
13 65 (19.35%) CISA
14 59 (17.56%) Business Continuity
14 59 (17.56%) ISMS
15 56 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
16 54 (16.07%) Windows
17 52 (15.48%) SIEM
18 51 (15.18%) Firewall
19 47 (13.99%) Microsoft
20 45 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
21 44 (13.10%) GDPR
22 43 (12.80%) Linux
23 42 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
24 41 (12.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
24 41 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
25 40 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
25 40 (11.90%) Information Assurance

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 15 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.60%) IIS
5 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.68%) MS Office
2 9 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.89%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.89%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
1 14 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 14 (4.17%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.60%) Raiser's Edge
3 1 (0.30%) CiviCRM
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.06%) IaaS
1 17 (5.06%) PaaS
1 17 (5.06%) SaaS
2 16 (4.76%) Office 365
3 7 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (15.18%) Firewall
2 28 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.57%) Network Security
4 11 (3.27%) Internet
5 7 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
5 7 (2.08%) Junos
6 6 (1.79%) LAN
7 4 (1.19%) SAN
8 3 (0.89%) Wireless
9 2 (0.60%) DNS
9 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.60%) Extranet
9 2 (0.60%) Intranet
9 2 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.60%) VoIP
9 2 (0.60%) WLAN
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (0.30%) Converged Networks
10 1 (0.30%) DHCP
10 1 (0.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (5.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.19%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.19%) MySQL
7 4 (1.19%) OLAP
8 3 (0.89%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.60%) MS Access
9 2 (0.60%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (0.60%) OLTP
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.19%) HP UFT
2 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 97 (28.87%) Finance
2 36 (10.71%) Legal
3 30 (8.93%) Retail
4 14 (4.17%) Multimedia
5 12 (3.57%) Financial Institution
5 12 (3.57%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.98%) Banking
7 4 (1.19%) Marketing
8 2 (0.60%) Automotive
8 2 (0.60%) Law
9 1 (0.30%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (23.51%) Security Manager
2 75 (22.32%) Analyst
3 59 (17.56%) Security Analyst
4 40 (11.90%) Information Manager
5 36 (10.71%) Information Analyst
5 36 (10.71%) Information Security Analyst
6 35 (10.42%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 34 (10.12%) Information Security Manager
8 30 (8.93%) Security Specialist
9 28 (8.33%) IT Manager
10 26 (7.74%) Information Security Specialist
10 26 (7.74%) Information Specialist
11 25 (7.44%) Consultant
11 25 (7.44%) DBA
11 25 (7.44%) IT Security Manager
12 22 (6.55%) SQL DBA
13 19 (5.65%) Security Consultant
14 17 (5.06%) Applications Manager
15 16 (4.76%) Administrator
16 14 (4.17%) Information Assurance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.38%) 802.1X
2 6 (1.79%) .NET
3 5 (1.49%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.19%) HTML
5 3 (0.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.89%) REST
5 3 (0.89%) XML
6 2 (0.60%) CSS
6 2 (0.60%) EDI
6 2 (0.60%) SOAP
6 2 (0.60%) WCF
6 2 (0.60%) WF
6 2 (0.60%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (0.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.30%) D3.js
7 1 (0.30%) HATEOAS
7 1 (0.30%) jQuery
7 1 (0.30%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.30%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 83 (24.70%) Management Information System
2 36 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.93%) Computer Science
4 25 (7.44%) Data Centre
5 8 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (2.08%) CESG
6 7 (2.08%) iPad
7 6 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.79%) Freedom of Information Act
7 6 (1.79%) NHS
8 5 (1.49%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.49%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.89%) Clustering
9 3 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.89%) Replication
10 2 (0.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.30%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.07%) Windows
2 43 (12.80%) Linux
3 36 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 31 (9.23%) Apple iOS
5 25 (7.44%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.49%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.89%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) Android
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 213 (63.39%) Information Security
3 113 (33.63%) Risk Management
4 93 (27.68%) ITIL
5 71 (21.13%) Security Management
6 65 (19.35%) Information Security Management
6 65 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
7 59 (17.56%) Business Continuity
7 59 (17.56%) ISMS
8 56 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 52 (15.48%) SIEM
10 45 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
12 41 (12.20%) Risk Assessment
12 41 (12.20%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 40 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
13 40 (11.90%) Information Assurance
14 37 (11.01%) Data Management
15 33 (9.82%) Security Architecture
15 33 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (11.31%) SQL
2 18 (5.36%) T-SQL
3 10 (2.98%) C
4 3 (0.89%) C#
4 3 (0.89%) Java
5 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.60%) Perl
6 1 (0.30%) C++
6 1 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.30%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (0.30%) Python
6 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.30%) VBA
6 1 (0.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 180 (53.57%) CISSP
2 162 (48.21%) CISM
3 67 (19.94%) Degree
4 65 (19.35%) CISA
5 28 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 26 (7.74%) CISMP
7 23 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (5.95%) MCSA
8 20 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (5.65%) SC Cleared
10 18 (5.36%) CEH
10 18 (5.36%) CRISC
11 17 (5.06%) SANS
12 14 (4.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 14 (4.17%) CCSP
13 11 (3.27%) ISEB
14 9 (2.68%) CCNA
14 9 (2.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (2.38%) GIAC
15 8 (2.38%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (52.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 118 (35.12%) PCI DSS
3 44 (13.10%) GDPR
4 29 (8.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 24 (7.14%) SLA
6 19 (5.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (5.36%) QA
8 16 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 16 (4.76%) RMADS
9 15 (4.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 15 (4.46%) ISO27002
10 14 (4.17%) GPG13
11 11 (3.27%) COBIT
12 8 (2.38%) Data Quality
12 8 (2.38%) ISO 9000
13 7 (2.08%) BS25999
14 4 (1.19%) JSP 440
14 4 (1.19%) PA-DSS
15 2 (0.60%) ISO22301
16 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.30%) Nessus
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
2 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (13.99%) Microsoft
2 25 (7.44%) Apple
3 17 (5.06%) Oracle
4 14 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 13 (3.87%) VMware
6 9 (2.68%) Cisco
7 8 (2.38%) Juniper
8 4 (1.19%) Cloudera
8 4 (1.19%) HP
9 3 (0.89%) Huawei
9 3 (0.89%) Pega
10 2 (0.60%) Aprimo
10 2 (0.60%) Avaya
11 1 (0.30%) IBM
11 1 (0.30%) NEC
11 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.30%) Siemens
11 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.30%) Xamarin
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £50,000 per annum plus benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum c£40k
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Salary: 6 month Fixed Term Contract - £40,000-£50,000 pa pro rata
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Salary: 6 Month Fixed Term Contract - £40k-£50k pa pro rata
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Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits flexi package, pension
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East London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus, Flex Working
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