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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 202 197 221
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 15 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.55% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.48% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 2
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.69%
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
1953 2024 2197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.18% 36.82% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 1414 1501
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
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 29 April 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 29 April 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
Reading +9 3 £29,750 -52.40%
Slough - 3 £47,500 -
Data Protection Act
South East

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 16 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (75.00%) Information Security
3 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (43.75%) CISM
5 7 (43.75%) CISSP
5 7 (43.75%) Incident Management
5 7 (43.75%) ISACA
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Legal
8 4 (25.00%) Wireless
8 4 (25.00%) IPsec
8 4 (25.00%) Firewall
8 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
8 4 (25.00%) Data Security
8 4 (25.00%) Security Management
8 4 (25.00%) IIS
8 4 (25.00%) LAN
8 4 (25.00%) WAN
8 4 (25.00%) VPN
8 4 (25.00%) SSL
8 4 (25.00%) Retail
8 4 (25.00%) Information Management
8 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance
8 4 (25.00%) Software Architecture
8 4 (25.00%) SIEM
8 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (25.00%) Security Testing

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) IPsec
1 4 (25.00%) LAN
1 4 (25.00%) SSL
1 4 (25.00%) VPN
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
1 4 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (12.50%) MS Access
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Legal
3 4 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Information Manager
1 7 (43.75%) Information Security Manager
1 7 (43.75%) Security Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Security Officer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Information Officer
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Information Services Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Service Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (75.00%) Information Security
3 7 (43.75%) Incident Management
4 4 (25.00%) Compliance Audit
4 4 (25.00%) Data Security
4 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 4 (25.00%) Information Management
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 4 (25.00%) ISMS
4 4 (25.00%) Records Management
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (25.00%) Security Management
4 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 4 (25.00%) SIEM
4 4 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Threat Management
4 4 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (18.75%) Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) CISM
2 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 7 (43.75%) ISACA
3 4 (25.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Minitab
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle