The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 226 312 310
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -2
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 39 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.088% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 37 9 7
Average salary £53,500 £51,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.90% -27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £82,500 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Data Protection Act
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3256 4604 5025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.15% 45.04% 48.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2853 3892 4234
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the City of London region.

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the City of London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in the City of London

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 50 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 41 (82.00%) SQL
3 33 (66.00%) VB
4 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
4 29 (58.00%) T-SQL
4 29 (58.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (58.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (58.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (58.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 29 (58.00%) Data Quality
5 26 (52.00%) MS Excel
6 21 (42.00%) C#
6 21 (42.00%) .NET
6 21 (42.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 21 (42.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (38.00%) VBA
8 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (30.00%) Management Information System
10 14 (28.00%) Finance
11 13 (26.00%) Law
11 13 (26.00%) Project Management
12 12 (24.00%) Lotus
12 12 (24.00%) MS Office
12 12 (24.00%) C++
12 12 (24.00%) Java
12 12 (24.00%) VBScript
12 12 (24.00%) MS Access
12 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
12 12 (24.00%) SAS
12 12 (24.00%) Unix

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 12 (24.00%) IBM Notes
1 12 (24.00%) MS Exchange
1 12 (24.00%) SAS
2 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (24.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
1 29 (58.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 29 (58.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 29 (58.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 29 (58.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (42.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (24.00%) MS Access
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Developer
1 29 (58.00%) SQL Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Forensic Investigator
3 4 (8.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Graduate
3 4 (8.00%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Graduate SQL Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Head of IT
6 1 (2.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (2.00%) Service Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
1 12 (24.00%) Unix
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 21 (42.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 13 (26.00%) Project Management
4 12 (24.00%) Computer Forensics
4 12 (24.00%) E-Discovery
5 8 (16.00%) Information Security
6 5 (10.00%) Information Governance
6 5 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.00%) BCP
8 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (2.00%) Change Management
9 1 (2.00%) Information Security Management
9 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.00%) Security Management
9 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (82.00%) SQL
2 33 (66.00%) VB
3 29 (58.00%) T-SQL
4 21 (42.00%) C#
5 19 (38.00%) VBA
6 12 (24.00%) C++
6 12 (24.00%) Java
6 12 (24.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) CISM
1 5 (10.00%) CISSP
2 4 (8.00%) CISA
3 2 (4.00%) CCNP
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) CLAS
4 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (58.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.00%) COBIT
4 1 (2.00%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) EnCase
1 12 (24.00%) FTK
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) Lotus
3 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco