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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 745 675 674
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -1
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 126 178 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 96 137 149
Average salary £41,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,300 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
40357 39168 43701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.87% 39.38% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31786 32001 37107
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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
London -35 40 £50,000 -11.89% 2
East of England -29 18 £38,500 +54.00%
South East -43 18 £45,000 -18.18%
West Midlands +8 16 £22,750 -43.12% 3
South West -27 13 £33,000 -5.71% 3
Yorkshire -40 11 £42,500 +21.42% 2
North West -21 6 £42,500 +3.65% 4
East Midlands -17 3 £52,500 +66.66% 1
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 292 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 89 (30.48%) Information Security
3 82 (28.08%) SQL
4 79 (27.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (23.63%) SQL Server
6 63 (21.58%) Degree
7 60 (20.55%) Microsoft
8 58 (19.86%) PCI DSS
9 56 (19.18%) Windows
10 54 (18.49%) Finance
11 50 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
12 48 (16.44%) Legal
13 44 (15.07%) Project Management
13 44 (15.07%) ITIL
14 43 (14.73%) Management Information System
14 43 (14.73%) QA
15 41 (14.04%) Firewall
16 40 (13.70%) Business Continuity
17 36 (12.33%) Risk Management
18 34 (11.64%) MS Excel
19 33 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
21 31 (10.62%) .NET
21 31 (10.62%) Data Security
22 30 (10.27%) Marketing
22 30 (10.27%) PRINCE2
22 30 (10.27%) CISSP
23 29 (9.93%) VMware
24 28 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
25 27 (9.25%) HP

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 27 (9.25%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (4.79%) SAS
4 10 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.42%) IIS
5 5 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.03%) CMS
8 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.68%) Apache
8 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 34 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (3.42%) MS Office
4 5 (1.71%) MS Project
5 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (4.45%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.37%) Pegasus Opera
3 4 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.37%) Office 365
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.03%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 41 (14.04%) Firewall
2 24 (8.22%) LAN
3 21 (7.19%) SAN
3 21 (7.19%) WAN
4 18 (6.16%) Intranet
5 16 (5.48%) VoIP
5 16 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (5.48%) VLAN
6 12 (4.11%) Internet
6 12 (4.11%) DNS
7 9 (3.08%) Wireshark
7 9 (3.08%) NAS
7 9 (3.08%) DHCP
8 6 (2.05%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.05%) Broadband
9 5 (1.71%) VPN
10 4 (1.37%) SSL
11 3 (1.03%) IPsec
11 3 (1.03%) LDAP
11 3 (1.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (23.63%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.96%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (4.79%) Relational Database
5 13 (4.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (4.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.74%) Big Data
8 8 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.74%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.05%) MySQL
9 6 (2.05%) DataStage
9 6 (2.05%) QualityStage
9 6 (2.05%) Data Mart
9 6 (2.05%) Pentaho
9 6 (2.05%) Hadoop
9 6 (2.05%) QlikView
9 6 (2.05%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.05%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 10 (3.42%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (3.08%) Subversion
3 5 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.37%) JUnit
5 2 (0.68%) Ant
5 2 (0.68%) Maven
5 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.68%) Grunt
6 1 (0.34%) JIRA
6 1 (0.34%) Selenium
6 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.34%) LSMW
6 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.34%) Toad
General
1 54 (18.49%) Finance
2 48 (16.44%) Legal
3 30 (10.27%) Marketing
4 20 (6.85%) Law
5 17 (5.82%) Advertising
6 16 (5.48%) Retail
7 11 (3.77%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.05%) Back Office
9 3 (1.03%) Banking
9 3 (1.03%) Games
10 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.34%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 79 (27.05%) Analyst
2 31 (10.62%) Administrator
2 31 (10.62%) Security Manager
3 28 (9.59%) Security Analyst
4 27 (9.25%) Developer
5 23 (7.88%) Security Officer
6 21 (7.19%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (6.85%) Data Protection Officer
8 19 (6.51%) Information Manager
9 18 (6.16%) Information Security Manager
10 16 (5.48%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 15 (5.14%) Information Security Analyst
11 15 (5.14%) Information Analyst
11 15 (5.14%) Business Analyst
11 15 (5.14%) DBA
12 14 (4.79%) Project Manager
13 12 (4.11%) Architect
14 10 (3.42%) Junior
15 8 (2.74%) Software Developer
15 8 (2.74%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.62%) .NET
2 23 (7.88%) ASP.NET
3 19 (6.51%) HTML
3 19 (6.51%) XML
4 12 (4.11%) CSS
4 12 (4.11%) Web Services
5 9 (3.08%) jQuery
6 7 (2.40%) HTML5
6 7 (2.40%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.05%) XSLT
7 6 (2.05%) WinForms
7 6 (2.05%) RESTful
7 6 (2.05%) WPF
7 6 (2.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 6 (2.05%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (1.71%) XHTML
9 4 (1.37%) JSP
9 4 (1.37%) JSON
9 4 (1.37%) Regular Expression
10 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (14.73%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.82%) Social Media
4 15 (5.14%) Computer Science
5 13 (4.45%) Replication
6 11 (3.77%) New Media
7 10 (3.42%) NHS
8 8 (2.74%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.05%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.05%) CESG
9 6 (2.05%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.71%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (1.71%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.37%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.37%) Mechatronics
12 3 (1.03%) Copywriting
12 3 (1.03%) Learning Management System
12 3 (1.03%) Data Extraction
12 3 (1.03%) Statistics
12 3 (1.03%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.18%) Windows
2 22 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (4.45%) UNIX
5 8 (2.74%) Linux
6 6 (2.05%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.71%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.03%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.03%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.03%) AIX
9 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.68%) Android
9 2 (0.68%) CentOS
10 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 89 (30.48%) Information Security
3 44 (15.07%) Project Management
3 44 (15.07%) ITIL
4 40 (13.70%) Business Continuity
5 36 (12.33%) Risk Management
6 33 (11.30%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (10.62%) Data Security
8 30 (10.27%) PRINCE2
9 28 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (7.88%) Information Governance
11 21 (7.19%) ISMS
11 21 (7.19%) E-Commerce
12 20 (6.85%) Security Management
12 20 (6.85%) Information Security Management
13 19 (6.51%) Analytics
14 18 (6.16%) Enterprise Architecture
14 18 (6.16%) Security Testing
14 18 (6.16%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (28.08%) SQL
2 27 (9.25%) T-SQL
3 20 (6.85%) C#
4 13 (4.45%) Java
4 13 (4.45%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.74%) C++
6 7 (2.40%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.37%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.03%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.03%) VB
9 2 (0.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (0.68%) C
9 2 (0.68%) Delphi
9 2 (0.68%) Perl
9 2 (0.68%) PHP
9 2 (0.68%) VBScript
9 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.68%) Ruby
10 1 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 63 (21.58%) Degree
2 30 (10.27%) CISSP
3 23 (7.88%) ISEB
4 21 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (6.51%) CCNA
5 19 (6.51%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (6.51%) CISM
6 16 (5.48%) MCSA
7 14 (4.79%) CISA
8 10 (3.42%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.74%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.40%) CRISC
11 3 (1.03%) VCP5
11 3 (1.03%) VCP4
11 3 (1.03%) CISMP
11 3 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.03%) MCITP
11 3 (1.03%) MCP
11 3 (1.03%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (27.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (19.86%) PCI DSS
3 43 (14.73%) QA
4 23 (7.88%) ISO 9001
5 11 (3.77%) SLA
5 11 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (2.74%) BS7799
7 6 (2.05%) COBIT
7 6 (2.05%) Data Quality
8 5 (1.71%) Basel II
9 4 (1.37%) COSO
10 2 (0.68%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.34%) WAI
11 1 (0.34%) BS25999
11 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.34%) TickIT
System Software
1 26 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (8.56%) Hyper-V
3 19 (6.51%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.68%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (0.34%) vSphere
5 1 (0.34%) Nmap
5 1 (0.34%) Samba
5 1 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.03%) FortiGate
1 3 (1.03%) SCCM
1 3 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.68%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.68%) SCOM
3 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 60 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.93%) VMware
3 27 (9.25%) HP
4 21 (7.19%) Cisco
5 20 (6.85%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (6.51%) Oracle
7 18 (6.16%) Veeam
8 13 (4.45%) Google
9 11 (3.77%) SAP
9 11 (3.77%) Business Objects
10 10 (3.42%) Talend
10 10 (3.42%) Teradata
11 9 (3.08%) Adobe
12 7 (2.40%) Cognos
12 7 (2.40%) IBM
13 6 (2.05%) Dell
13 6 (2.05%) Informatica
13 6 (2.05%) Ab Initio
13 6 (2.05%) Tableau
14 5 (1.71%) Tripwire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
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Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
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Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum +pension,life assurance
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Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum +pension,life assurance and 50% staff discount
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