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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 89 91
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.30% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.84% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Average salary - £21,750 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -57.56%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
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
252 359 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.20% 35.40% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 220 312 299
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001