The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 220 191 214
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +23
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.067% 0.49% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 1.45% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 9
Average salary - £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Data Protection Act
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2106 1859 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.53% 33.86% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1419 1652
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Berkshire

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Data Protection Act
South East

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 11 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Security Management
4 5 (45.45%) Information Security Management
4 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (45.45%) ISMS
4 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
5 4 (36.36%) Smartphone
5 4 (36.36%) COBIT
5 4 (36.36%) Matrix Management
5 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) COSO
5 4 (36.36%) CISA
5 4 (36.36%) CISM
5 4 (36.36%) Broadband
5 4 (36.36%) CISSP
5 4 (36.36%) Internet
5 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
5 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
5 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
6 3 (27.27%) Huawei
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) PCI QSA
7 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (18.18%) Data Security

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Broadband
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Security Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Information Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Smartphone
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Information Security
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Security Management
3 5 (45.45%) Information Security Management
3 5 (45.45%) ISMS
3 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
4 4 (36.36%) Matrix Management
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (18.18%) Data Security
6 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) CISA
1 4 (36.36%) CISM
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (36.36%) COBIT
2 4 (36.36%) COSO
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Huawei