The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 692 772 659
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -113
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 187 125 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.29% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 97 106 140
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% -12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,250 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.75%
Data Protection Act
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41535 43201 41409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.62% 39.51% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33275 34237 33636
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in England

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in England

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in England

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 31 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
London +131 132 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South East +12 28 £51,250 +13.88% 3
Yorkshire +5 6 £23,000 -45.88% 1
East of England -21 6 £40,000 +3.89% 2
North West -6 4 £52,500 +98.11%
South West -21 4 £42,500 +23.18% 1
East Midlands +1 3 £42,500 +30.76% 2
West Midlands -23 3 £49,000 -2.00%
North East -10 1 £42,500 +244.96% 1
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 369 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 142 (38.48%) Information Security
3 130 (35.23%) Microsoft
4 129 (34.96%) Finance
4 129 (34.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 100 (27.10%) Analytical Skills
6 97 (26.29%) SQL
7 85 (23.04%) SQL Server
8 83 (22.49%) Degree
9 82 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
10 78 (21.14%) Freedom of Information Act
10 78 (21.14%) MS Excel
11 77 (20.87%) Data Warehouse
12 72 (19.51%) Analytics
13 70 (18.97%) PCI DSS
14 68 (18.43%) CISSP
15 66 (17.89%) Business Intelligence
16 65 (17.62%) Management Information System
17 64 (17.34%) ITIL
18 61 (16.53%) CISM
19 49 (13.28%) Data Modelling
20 47 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
21 46 (12.47%) Data Management
22 45 (12.20%) Oracle
22 45 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
23 43 (11.65%) Project Management
23 43 (11.65%) T-SQL
24 41 (11.11%) Risk Management
24 41 (11.11%) Big Data
25 40 (10.84%) Windows

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 33 (8.94%) SAS
2 14 (3.79%) IIS
3 12 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.81%) Lync
5 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 78 (21.14%) MS Excel
2 40 (10.84%) MS Office
3 37 (10.03%) SPSS
4 12 (3.25%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.81%) Servitor
1 3 (0.81%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.36%) Office 365
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.54%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.23%) Firewall
2 9 (2.44%) Network Security
3 7 (1.90%) Internet
4 5 (1.36%) Intranet
4 5 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.36%) SAN
5 4 (1.08%) LAN
5 4 (1.08%) DNS
5 4 (1.08%) GoToMeeting
6 2 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.54%) Wireless
6 2 (0.54%) VoIP
6 2 (0.54%) WLAN
6 2 (0.54%) DHCP
6 2 (0.54%) DMZ
6 2 (0.54%) VPN
7 1 (0.27%) Connectrix
7 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (23.04%) SQL Server
2 77 (20.87%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (12.20%) BusinessObjects
4 41 (11.11%) Big Data
5 37 (10.03%) Relational Database
6 35 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (8.67%) Star Schema
8 32 (8.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 28 (7.59%) Data Mining
11 26 (7.05%) Oracle Database
12 23 (6.23%) MS Access
13 17 (4.61%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (2.98%) BusinessObjects XI
14 11 (2.98%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (1.36%) OLAP
16 3 (0.81%) RDBMS
16 3 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
17 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 19 (5.15%) Toad
2 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.27%) JIRA
3 1 (0.27%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.27%) Selenium
3 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.27%) Moq
3 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 129 (34.96%) Finance
2 37 (10.03%) Publishing
3 30 (8.13%) Legal
4 28 (7.59%) Multimedia
5 22 (5.96%) Marketing
6 17 (4.61%) Banking
7 16 (4.34%) Retail
8 15 (4.07%) Advertising
9 14 (3.79%) Law
10 13 (3.52%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.08%) Games
12 3 (0.81%) Electronics
13 2 (0.54%) Back Office
13 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 107 (29.00%) Analyst
2 60 (16.26%) Security Manager
3 50 (13.55%) Information Manager
4 41 (11.11%) Developer
5 40 (10.84%) Information Security Manager
6 28 (7.59%) Consultant
7 19 (5.15%) Security Consultant
7 19 (5.15%) Data Manager
8 18 (4.88%) Security Analyst
8 18 (4.88%) Data Analyst
8 18 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
8 18 (4.88%) Research Analyst
9 17 (4.61%) Business Analyst
10 16 (4.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 15 (4.07%) DBA
12 13 (3.52%) Security Officer
13 12 (3.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 12 (3.25%) Service Manager
13 12 (3.25%) Information Analyst
14 11 (2.98%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.79%) HTML
2 13 (3.52%) .NET
3 12 (3.25%) COM
4 4 (1.08%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.08%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.81%) CSS3
5 3 (0.81%) HTML5
5 3 (0.81%) CSS
5 3 (0.81%) Middleware
6 2 (0.54%) XSD
6 2 (0.54%) XSLT
7 1 (0.27%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.27%) REST
7 1 (0.27%) WinForms
7 1 (0.27%) Ajax
7 1 (0.27%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.27%) WPF
7 1 (0.27%) jQuery
7 1 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 100 (27.10%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (22.22%) Freedom of Information
3 78 (21.14%) Freedom of Information Act
4 65 (17.62%) Management Information System
5 37 (10.03%) Computer Science
6 15 (4.07%) Statistics
7 14 (3.79%) Client/Server
8 13 (3.52%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.98%) NHS
10 9 (2.44%) N-Tier
10 9 (2.44%) Mathematics
11 8 (2.17%) BYOD
12 7 (1.90%) CESG
13 6 (1.63%) Internet of Things
14 4 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
15 3 (0.81%) Data Centre
16 2 (0.54%) Cybercrime
16 2 (0.54%) Fat Client
16 2 (0.54%) Cryptography
16 2 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.84%) Windows
2 15 (4.07%) UNIX
3 14 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.36%) Linux
5 4 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.81%) Windows 2000
6 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.54%) Android
7 2 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 142 (38.48%) Information Security
3 72 (19.51%) Analytics
4 66 (17.89%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (17.34%) ITIL
6 49 (13.28%) Data Modelling
7 47 (12.74%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (12.47%) Data Management
9 43 (11.65%) Project Management
10 41 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 39 (10.57%) Security Management
12 36 (9.76%) Data Security
13 35 (9.49%) Information Security Management
13 35 (9.49%) Data Analysis
13 35 (9.49%) Performance Tuning
13 35 (9.49%) ISMS
14 33 (8.94%) Kimball Methodology
14 33 (8.94%) Information Management
15 32 (8.67%) Inmon Methodology
16 31 (8.40%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 97 (26.29%) SQL
2 43 (11.65%) T-SQL
3 22 (5.96%) VBA
4 12 (3.25%) VB
4 12 (3.25%) C#
5 10 (2.71%) R
6 7 (1.90%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.90%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.08%) C++
7 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.54%) Ruby
8 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.54%) Delphi
8 2 (0.54%) Java
9 1 (0.27%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 83 (22.49%) Degree
2 68 (18.43%) CISSP
3 61 (16.53%) CISM
4 27 (7.32%) CISA
5 23 (6.23%) Security Cleared
6 17 (4.61%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.44%) PCI QSA
8 7 (1.90%) CRISC
9 5 (1.36%) ISACA
9 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.08%) GIAC
10 4 (1.08%) CITP
10 4 (1.08%) CISMP
10 4 (1.08%) MBCS
11 3 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.81%) CEH
11 3 (0.81%) MCSE
12 2 (0.54%) CCNP
12 2 (0.54%) ISEB
12 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (34.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (18.97%) PCI DSS
3 23 (6.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (2.71%) COBIT
5 9 (2.44%) Basel II
5 9 (2.44%) SLA
6 8 (2.17%) QA
7 7 (1.90%) ISO 9001
8 5 (1.36%) ISO 14001
8 5 (1.36%) BS25999
8 5 (1.36%) Data Quality
9 4 (1.08%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.81%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.54%) BS7799
12 1 (0.27%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (2.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.27%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.27%) Snort
5 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.54%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.54%) SCCM
1 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 130 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.20%) Oracle
3 11 (2.98%) VMware
4 10 (2.71%) DataFlux
4 10 (2.71%) Trillium
4 10 (2.71%) Informatica
5 7 (1.90%) SAP
6 6 (1.63%) Cisco
7 4 (1.08%) Citrix
7 4 (1.08%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.08%) SolarWinds
8 3 (0.81%) Orchard
9 2 (0.54%) Teradata
9 2 (0.54%) Civica
9 2 (0.54%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.54%) Symantec
9 2 (0.54%) McAfee
9 2 (0.54%) Sophos
9 2 (0.54%) Websense
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