The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 88 97 87
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.21% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 1.05% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £42,500 £51,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +117.02%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Data Protection Act
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
367 380 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 38.19% 33.01% 39.08%
Number of salaries quoted 318 326 351
Average salary £40,000 £41,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.19% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +5 2 £42,500 -46.87%
Data Protection Act
East of England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) VMware