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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 212 216 207
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 6 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.29% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 11
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £40,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
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
1908 2061 1971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.74% 36.85% 36.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1357 1598
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -7 2 £75,000 +87.50%
Bracknell - 1 £70,000 -
Slough - 1 £57,500 -
Data Protection Act
South East

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 41 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 22 (53.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (48.78%) PCI DSS
4 19 (46.34%) Information Security
5 18 (43.90%) ITIL
5 18 (43.90%) Information Security Management
5 18 (43.90%) Security Management
5 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
5 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
5 18 (43.90%) Cyber Security
6 17 (41.46%) ISMS
6 17 (41.46%) Finance
7 13 (31.71%) Matrix Management
8 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
8 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
8 8 (19.51%) CISSP
9 7 (17.07%) Advertising
10 5 (12.20%) Retail
10 5 (12.20%) Firewall
11 4 (9.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (9.76%) CESG
11 4 (9.76%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
11 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
11 4 (9.76%) CISMP
11 4 (9.76%) CITP
11 4 (9.76%) MBCS
12 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
13 1 (2.44%) Project Management
13 1 (2.44%) UNIX

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
3 7 (17.07%) Advertising
4 5 (12.20%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Security Manager
2 10 (24.39%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Systems Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Information Manager
3 9 (21.95%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Cyber Security Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Security Assurance Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Data Protection Officer
8 1 (2.44%) Data Protection Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Security Officer
8 1 (2.44%) Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) CESG
1 4 (9.76%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Solaris
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 19 (46.34%) Information Security
3 18 (43.90%) ITIL
3 18 (43.90%) Information Security Management
3 18 (43.90%) Security Management
3 18 (43.90%) Cyber Security
4 17 (41.46%) ISMS
5 13 (31.71%) Matrix Management
6 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Business Transformation
7 4 (9.76%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.44%) SIEM
8 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.44%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.44%) Project Management
8 1 (2.44%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.44%) Requirements Management
8 1 (2.44%) Line Management
8 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
1 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) CISSP
3 4 (9.76%) CISMP
3 4 (9.76%) MBCS
3 4 (9.76%) CITP
4 1 (2.44%) GIAC
4 1 (2.44%) GCIA
4 1 (2.44%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (53.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (48.78%) PCI DSS
3 4 (9.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Huawei