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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 694 784 712
Rank change year-on-year
+90 -72
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 178 140 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 145 100 106
Average salary £45,000 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.20% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £58,052 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
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
39924 45508 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.46% 40.35% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 31928 36186 33198
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +69 59 £55,000 +34.14% 11
South East +28 51 £57,500 +35.29% 7
South West 0 26 £40,000 +9.58% 2
Yorkshire +7 13 £23,000 -38.66% 3
East of England +5 12 £39,401 +10.98% 1
West Midlands -15 9 £43,507 -27.48% 1
North West +3 4 £44,500 -0.61% 1
North East - 4 £33,738 -
East Midlands +8 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 286 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 129 (45.10%) Information Security
3 117 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 87 (30.42%) Finance
5 62 (21.68%) Management Information System
5 62 (21.68%) SQL
6 57 (19.93%) Microsoft
7 53 (18.53%) Risk Management
7 53 (18.53%) PCI DSS
7 53 (18.53%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (17.48%) Degree
9 49 (17.13%) CISSP
10 47 (16.43%) SQL Server
11 46 (16.08%) ITIL
12 45 (15.73%) Windows
12 45 (15.73%) Security Management
13 41 (14.34%) Information Security Management
14 38 (13.29%) MS Office
15 34 (11.89%) ISMS
16 33 (11.54%) Migration
17 32 (11.19%) Service Delivery
17 32 (11.19%) Freedom of Information
17 32 (11.19%) Cyber Security
18 31 (10.84%) Relational Database
18 31 (10.84%) Security Cleared
18 31 (10.84%) Legal
18 31 (10.84%) CISM
18 31 (10.84%) Data Modelling
19 30 (10.49%) MS Excel
19 30 (10.49%) Continuous Improvement

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 25 (8.74%) IIS
2 17 (5.94%) SAS
3 10 (3.50%) MS Exchange
4 9 (3.15%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.05%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.70%) CMS
7 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.70%) Lync
Applications
1 38 (13.29%) MS Office
2 30 (10.49%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.10%) SPSS
4 4 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.35%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Primavera
1 1 (0.35%) Nortel Periphonics
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.80%) Office 365
2 2 (0.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.24%) Firewall
2 11 (3.85%) Internet
3 10 (3.50%) Intranet
4 9 (3.15%) LAN
5 8 (2.80%) WAN
6 6 (2.10%) DNS
6 6 (2.10%) Network Security
7 5 (1.75%) NAS
7 5 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.75%) Extranet
7 5 (1.75%) SAN
8 4 (1.40%) GoToMeeting
9 3 (1.05%) Wireless
9 3 (1.05%) VPN
9 3 (1.05%) VoIP
10 2 (0.70%) WLAN
10 2 (0.70%) DHCP
10 2 (0.70%) DMZ
11 1 (0.35%) 3G
11 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.84%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.20%) MS Access
4 11 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (3.85%) Data Mining
5 7 (2.45%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.70%) DB2
8 2 (0.70%) MySQL
8 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (0.35%) Big Data
9 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.35%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.35%) Toad
1 1 (0.35%) Subversion
1 1 (0.35%) JIRA
1 1 (0.35%) ReSharper
1 1 (0.35%) Selenium
1 1 (0.35%) Moq
1 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
1 1 (0.35%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 87 (30.42%) Finance
2 31 (10.84%) Legal
3 24 (8.39%) Marketing
4 23 (8.04%) Retail
5 15 (5.24%) Advertising
5 15 (5.24%) Telecoms
6 12 (4.20%) Law
6 12 (4.20%) Banking
7 5 (1.75%) Electronics
8 4 (1.40%) Back Office
8 4 (1.40%) Games
9 3 (1.05%) Dutch Language
9 3 (1.05%) French Language
9 3 (1.05%) German Language
10 2 (0.70%) Publishing
10 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (25.87%) Analyst
2 61 (21.33%) Security Manager
3 41 (14.34%) Information Manager
4 30 (10.49%) Information Security Manager
5 28 (9.79%) DBA
6 26 (9.09%) SQL DBA
7 24 (8.39%) Developer
8 17 (5.94%) Security Analyst
9 16 (5.59%) Data Analyst
9 16 (5.59%) SQL Server DBA
9 16 (5.59%) Systems Analyst
10 12 (4.20%) Security Officer
11 11 (3.85%) Information Governance Manager
11 11 (3.85%) Governance Manager
12 10 (3.50%) Compliance Manager
13 9 (3.15%) Business Analyst
14 8 (2.80%) Architect
14 8 (2.80%) Consultant
14 8 (2.80%) Administrator
14 8 (2.80%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.04%) COM
2 15 (5.24%) HTML
3 11 (3.85%) .NET
4 8 (2.80%) CSS
5 7 (2.45%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.40%) Middleware
6 4 (1.40%) HTML5
7 3 (1.05%) CSS3
7 3 (1.05%) jQuery
7 3 (1.05%) Web Services
8 2 (0.70%) XML
8 2 (0.70%) RESTful
8 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.70%) Ajax
8 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.35%) Akka
9 1 (0.35%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 62 (21.68%) Management Information System
2 53 (18.53%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (11.19%) Freedom of Information
4 25 (8.74%) Client/Server
5 24 (8.39%) Freedom of Information Act
6 22 (7.69%) N-Tier
6 22 (7.69%) Statistics
7 18 (6.29%) NHS
8 12 (4.20%) CESG
9 7 (2.45%) Clustering
9 7 (2.45%) Mathematics
9 7 (2.45%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.75%) Replication
11 4 (1.40%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.05%) Data Extraction
12 3 (1.05%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.05%) Social Media
12 3 (1.05%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.05%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.73%) Windows
2 28 (9.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 26 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (4.90%) UNIX
5 8 (2.80%) Linux
6 5 (1.75%) Solaris
6 5 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.05%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.70%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 129 (45.10%) Information Security
3 53 (18.53%) Risk Management
4 46 (16.08%) ITIL
5 45 (15.73%) Security Management
6 41 (14.34%) Information Security Management
7 34 (11.89%) ISMS
8 33 (11.54%) Migration
9 32 (11.19%) Service Delivery
9 32 (11.19%) Cyber Security
10 31 (10.84%) Data Modelling
11 30 (10.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 29 (10.14%) Performance Tuning
12 29 (10.14%) Business Continuity
13 27 (9.44%) Capacity Planning
14 26 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
14 26 (9.09%) Data Management
15 23 (8.04%) Line Management
16 22 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
17 19 (6.64%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 62 (21.68%) SQL
2 25 (8.74%) T-SQL
3 10 (3.50%) C#
4 8 (2.80%) VBA
5 7 (2.45%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.10%) Perl
7 5 (1.75%) VB
8 4 (1.40%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.05%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.05%) C++
9 3 (1.05%) Java
9 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.70%) Ruby
10 2 (0.70%) Delphi
11 1 (0.35%) C
11 1 (0.35%) PHP5
11 1 (0.35%) Scala
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (17.48%) Degree
2 49 (17.13%) CISSP
3 31 (10.84%) CISM
3 31 (10.84%) Security Cleared
4 28 (9.79%) SC Cleared
5 12 (4.20%) CISA
6 7 (2.45%) PCI QSA
7 6 (2.10%) ISEB
7 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.75%) OCP
8 5 (1.75%) OCA
8 5 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.75%) RHCSA
9 4 (1.40%) ISACA
9 4 (1.40%) CITP
9 4 (1.40%) CISMP
9 4 (1.40%) MCITP
9 4 (1.40%) MBCS
10 3 (1.05%) MCTS
10 3 (1.05%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (18.53%) PCI DSS
3 20 (6.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (5.59%) QA
5 13 (4.55%) COBIT
6 8 (2.80%) Basel II
7 7 (2.45%) SLA
8 5 (1.75%) ISO 9001
9 4 (1.40%) ISO 14001
9 4 (1.40%) BS25999
9 4 (1.40%) Data Quality
10 3 (1.05%) HIPAA
10 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 8 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.70%) SCCM
1 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.35%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.35%) Nessus
2 1 (0.35%) Nmap
2 1 (0.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (19.93%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.94%) Oracle
3 11 (3.85%) Business Objects
4 9 (3.15%) VMware
5 5 (1.75%) Aquila
5 5 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.75%) Cisco
5 5 (1.75%) Veritas
6 4 (1.40%) IBM
6 4 (1.40%) SAP
7 3 (1.05%) Trillium
7 3 (1.05%) Informatica
7 3 (1.05%) HP
7 3 (1.05%) Symantec
8 2 (0.70%) Sophos
8 2 (0.70%) Google
8 2 (0.70%) Teradata
8 2 (0.70%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.70%) Facebook
8 2 (0.70%) Twitter
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £80k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Healthcare, Pension, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Cover, Private Medic
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £58200.00 per annum + benefits, pension, on site gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cabinet Office
Salary: From £23,793 to £30,093 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greenwich
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Greenwich
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Greenwich
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension, etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol, South West
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + full bens
Posted: 25 days ago