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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 230 204 222
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.078% 0.38% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 1.00% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 1
Average salary £58,750 £60,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.08% +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
2053 2094 2147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 39.83% 37.71% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1710 1529 1561
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Slough +3 3 £47,500 -26.92%
Data Protection Act
South East

Data Protection Act
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (33.33%) Matrix Management
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (11.11%) Records Management
4 1 (11.11%) Compliance Audit

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Data Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Data Protection Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Officer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 2 (22.22%) Business Transformation
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle