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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 222 221 208
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.052% 0.19% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.50% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 18
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,000 £39,350
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £30,000 £54,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -11.39%
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
1845 2202 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.23% 38.06% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1185 1509 1576
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 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
Reading -12 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 29 December 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 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (57.14%) COBIT
2 4 (57.14%) COSO
2 4 (57.14%) Broadband
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) CISA
2 4 (57.14%) CISM
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (14.29%) Nortel Periphonics
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (14.29%) Frame Relay
3 1 (14.29%) Genesys
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
3 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Nortel Periphonics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Broadband
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Frame Relay
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Information Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (57.14%) Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Information Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) CISA
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (57.14%) COBIT
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
1 4 (57.14%) COSO
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Sun
1 1 (14.29%) Nortel
1 1 (14.29%) Genesys