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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 759 726 693
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -33
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 106 138 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.35% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76 119 150
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,600 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
Data Protection Act
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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
39198 39610 41819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 39.38% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31877 31504 35390
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -21 32 £61,250 +11.36%
West Midlands -17 21 £38,750 +10.71%
Yorkshire -17 16 £43,750 +56.25% 2
South East -17 13 £44,000 +46.66% 4
South West -19 9 £33,500 -21.17%
North West -10 6 £49,750 +17.78%
East of England -23 6 £72,500 +195.91%
East Midlands +17 3 £32,500 -35.00% 2
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Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 239 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 90 (37.66%) Information Security
3 64 (26.78%) SQL
4 59 (24.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 57 (23.85%) Finance
6 53 (22.18%) Microsoft
7 45 (18.83%) Windows
7 45 (18.83%) Management Information System
7 45 (18.83%) PCI DSS
8 41 (17.15%) Degree
9 39 (16.32%) SQL Server
9 39 (16.32%) Risk Management
10 36 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (12.97%) MS Excel
12 30 (12.55%) Service Delivery
12 30 (12.55%) Business Continuity
13 29 (12.13%) Project Management
14 27 (11.30%) T-SQL
14 27 (11.30%) QA
15 26 (10.88%) .NET
16 25 (10.46%) Legal
17 24 (10.04%) CISSP
18 23 (9.62%) ITIL
19 22 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
20 21 (8.79%) C#
20 21 (8.79%) PRINCE2
20 21 (8.79%) Marketing
20 21 (8.79%) Security Testing
21 20 (8.37%) MS Office
21 20 (8.37%) Agile Software Development

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (6.28%) SAS
2 14 (5.86%) IIS
3 7 (2.93%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.93%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.84%) Apache
5 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.84%) OpenEdge
5 2 (0.84%) CMS
5 2 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (12.97%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.37%) MS Office
3 10 (4.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.09%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.42%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.42%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.42%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.42%) Nortel Periphonics
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.26%) Office 365
3 2 (0.84%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.11%) Firewall
2 14 (5.86%) LAN
3 13 (5.44%) WAN
4 12 (5.02%) Wireshark
5 10 (4.18%) DNS
6 9 (3.77%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.77%) Internet
7 7 (2.93%) Intranet
8 6 (2.51%) NAS
8 6 (2.51%) SAN
9 5 (2.09%) VPN
10 4 (1.67%) HTTP
10 4 (1.67%) LDAP
10 4 (1.67%) Broadband
10 4 (1.67%) IPsec
11 3 (1.26%) Extranet
11 3 (1.26%) DHCP
11 3 (1.26%) SSL
12 2 (0.84%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.84%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.32%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.37%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.18%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.51%) MySQL
7 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.67%) QlikView
8 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.26%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.26%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.26%) Big Data
9 3 (1.26%) DataStage
9 3 (1.26%) QualityStage
9 3 (1.26%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Subversion
2 4 (1.67%) JUnit
3 3 (1.26%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.84%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.84%) Grunt
4 2 (0.84%) Maven
4 2 (0.84%) JIRA
4 2 (0.84%) Ant
5 1 (0.42%) Selenium
5 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.42%) Bugzilla
General
1 57 (23.85%) Finance
2 25 (10.46%) Legal
3 21 (8.79%) Marketing
4 20 (8.37%) Retail
5 14 (5.86%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.18%) Law
7 9 (3.77%) Back Office
8 5 (2.09%) Games
9 4 (1.67%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.26%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.26%) Dutch Language
10 3 (1.26%) French Language
10 3 (1.26%) German Language
11 2 (0.84%) Banking
11 2 (0.84%) Electronics
12 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.42%) Publishing
12 1 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (28.03%) Analyst
2 37 (15.48%) Security Analyst
3 26 (10.88%) Developer
4 24 (10.04%) Information Analyst
4 24 (10.04%) Security Manager
5 21 (8.79%) Information Security Analyst
6 19 (7.95%) DBA
7 15 (6.28%) SQL DBA
8 14 (5.86%) Junior
9 13 (5.44%) Information Manager
9 13 (5.44%) Information Security Manager
10 11 (4.60%) Junior Analyst
10 11 (4.60%) Junior Information Analyst
10 11 (4.60%) Administrator
11 10 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Project Manager
12 9 (3.77%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.35%) Architect
13 8 (3.35%) PC Support
13 8 (3.35%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (10.88%) .NET
2 18 (7.53%) ASP.NET
3 15 (6.28%) HTML
4 11 (4.60%) Web Services
4 11 (4.60%) XML
5 9 (3.77%) COM
5 9 (3.77%) RESTful
6 8 (3.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (3.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (3.35%) CSS
6 8 (3.35%) XSLT
6 8 (3.35%) .NET Framework
7 7 (2.93%) HTML5
8 6 (2.51%) Regular Expression
8 6 (2.51%) jQuery
9 4 (1.67%) JSON
10 3 (1.26%) WPF
10 3 (1.26%) WinForms
11 2 (0.84%) Spring
11 2 (0.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.83%) Management Information System
2 36 (15.06%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (7.11%) NHS
3 17 (7.11%) Freedom of Information
4 15 (6.28%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.86%) Statistics
6 13 (5.44%) Freedom of Information Act
7 12 (5.02%) Client/Server
8 11 (4.60%) Mobile App
9 10 (4.18%) N-Tier
10 8 (3.35%) Replication
11 6 (2.51%) CESG
12 5 (2.09%) Clustering
13 4 (1.67%) Smartphone
13 4 (1.67%) Mechatronics
13 4 (1.67%) Open Source
13 4 (1.67%) Online Games
14 3 (1.26%) Data Integration
14 3 (1.26%) Visualisation
14 3 (1.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.83%) Windows
2 18 (7.53%) UNIX
3 12 (5.02%) Linux
3 12 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (5.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.35%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.93%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.09%) Windows 7
6 5 (2.09%) Solaris
7 3 (1.26%) Android
7 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.84%) AIX
9 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 90 (37.66%) Information Security
3 39 (16.32%) Risk Management
4 30 (12.55%) Service Delivery
4 30 (12.55%) Business Continuity
5 29 (12.13%) Project Management
6 23 (9.62%) ITIL
7 22 (9.21%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (8.79%) Security Testing
8 21 (8.79%) PRINCE2
9 20 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (8.37%) Data Management
9 20 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 19 (7.95%) Migration
11 18 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (6.69%) MVC
12 16 (6.69%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (6.69%) Line Management
13 15 (6.28%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (26.78%) SQL
2 27 (11.30%) T-SQL
3 21 (8.79%) C#
4 10 (4.18%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.77%) Java
6 8 (3.35%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.93%) VB
7 7 (2.93%) C++
7 7 (2.93%) Perl
8 3 (1.26%) PHP
8 3 (1.26%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.26%) Delphi
8 3 (1.26%) C
9 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.84%) VBA
9 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.84%) Ruby
9 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.42%) Scala
10 1 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (17.15%) Degree
2 24 (10.04%) CISSP
3 15 (6.28%) CISM
4 12 (5.02%) CISA
5 10 (4.18%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.77%) ISEB
7 8 (3.35%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.09%) CRISC
8 5 (2.09%) RHCSA
8 5 (2.09%) OCP
8 5 (2.09%) OCA
8 5 (2.09%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.26%) MCITP
11 2 (0.84%) MCTS
11 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.84%) PhD
11 2 (0.84%) HND
11 2 (0.84%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.84%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (24.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 45 (18.83%) PCI DSS
3 27 (11.30%) QA
4 15 (6.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (3.77%) COBIT
6 8 (3.35%) SLA
6 8 (3.35%) BS7799
7 5 (2.09%) ISO 9001
8 4 (1.67%) COSO
8 4 (1.67%) Basel II
9 2 (0.84%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.84%) BS25999
10 1 (0.42%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 13 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.67%) Nmap
4 2 (0.84%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (1.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.84%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.84%) Nessus
3 1 (0.42%) WSUS
3 1 (0.42%) SCOM
3 1 (0.42%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.42%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 53 (22.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.95%) Oracle
3 13 (5.44%) Business Objects
4 10 (4.18%) VMware
5 9 (3.77%) Cisco
6 8 (3.35%) Adobe
7 7 (2.93%) IBM
8 6 (2.51%) HP
8 6 (2.51%) Informatica
8 6 (2.51%) Teradata
8 6 (2.51%) Tripwire
8 6 (2.51%) McAfee
9 5 (2.09%) Symantec
9 5 (2.09%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.09%) Veritas
10 4 (1.67%) SAP
10 4 (1.67%) Cognos
10 4 (1.67%) Apple
10 4 (1.67%) Websense
10 4 (1.67%) TippingPoint
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