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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 196 220 225
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 30 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.55% 0.055% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% 0.15% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 6
Average salary £60,000 - £41,250
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 - £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,979 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +22.79%
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
1793 1970 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.97% 36.16% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1373 1473
Average salary £47,875 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram 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 26 February 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
Reading +16 14 £62,500 -
Slough - 1 £65,000 - 1
Newbury - 1 £40,000 -
Data Protection Act
South East

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 17 (53.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (46.88%) Information Security
3 15 (46.88%) PCI DSS
4 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 14 (43.75%) ITIL
4 14 (43.75%) Information Security Management
4 14 (43.75%) Security Management
5 13 (40.63%) Finance
5 13 (40.63%) ISMS
5 13 (40.63%) Cyber Security
6 10 (31.25%) Matrix Management
7 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
8 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 5 (15.63%) Advertising
10 4 (12.50%) CISSP
11 3 (9.38%) Firewall
11 3 (9.38%) CESG
11 3 (9.38%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (9.38%) MBCS
11 3 (9.38%) CISMP
11 3 (9.38%) CITP
12 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPCC
13 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
13 1 (3.13%) CISA
13 1 (3.13%) CISM
13 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
13 1 (3.13%) Frame Relay

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Nortel Periphonics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Frame Relay
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (3.13%) Broadband
2 1 (3.13%) LAN
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) MS Access
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (15.63%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Security Manager
2 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Information Manager
3 8 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Security Assurance Manager
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) CESG
1 3 (9.38%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.13%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (46.88%) Information Security
3 14 (43.75%) ITIL
3 14 (43.75%) Information Security Management
3 14 (43.75%) Security Management
4 13 (40.63%) Cyber Security
4 13 (40.63%) ISMS
5 10 (31.25%) Matrix Management
6 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 1 (3.13%) Line Management
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Information Management
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) CISSP
3 3 (9.38%) CISMP
3 3 (9.38%) MBCS
3 3 (9.38%) CITP
4 1 (3.13%) VCP4
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
4 1 (3.13%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (53.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (46.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.13%) SLA
4 1 (3.13%) COBIT
4 1 (3.13%) COSO
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco
1 1 (3.13%) Sun
1 1 (3.13%) Nortel
1 1 (3.13%) Genesys
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