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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 687 744 712
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -32
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 166 119 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 136 88 110
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,249 £31,500 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
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
38013 41801 39514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.88% 40.11% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30519 33090 32421
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 £38,500
% 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +64 55 £58,250 +10.95% 8
South East +27 51 £60,000 +45.45% 3
South West -6 22 £35,250 +15.57% 2
Yorkshire +8 12 £31,500 -11.88% 1
West Midlands -32 12 £47,500 -13.63% 1
East of England -15 6 £38,151 +7.46% 1
North West +3 4 £44,500 +41.26% 1
North East - 4 £33,738 - 2
East Midlands +18 1 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 269 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 121 (44.98%) Information Security
3 108 (40.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 82 (30.48%) Finance
5 60 (22.30%) Management Information System
6 56 (20.82%) SQL
7 55 (20.45%) Microsoft
8 49 (18.22%) PCI DSS
9 48 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
10 47 (17.47%) Risk Management
11 46 (17.10%) Degree
12 43 (15.99%) Windows
13 42 (15.61%) CISSP
13 42 (15.61%) Security Management
14 40 (14.87%) Information Security Management
14 40 (14.87%) ITIL
15 37 (13.75%) SQL Server
16 36 (13.38%) ISMS
17 35 (13.01%) MS Office
18 34 (12.64%) Legal
19 33 (12.27%) Service Delivery
20 31 (11.52%) Freedom of Information
21 29 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
22 28 (10.41%) Cyber Security
22 28 (10.41%) SC Cleared
22 28 (10.41%) Security Cleared
22 28 (10.41%) Business Continuity
22 28 (10.41%) Migration
23 27 (10.04%) MS Excel
23 27 (10.04%) Data Modelling

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (9.29%) IIS
2 17 (6.32%) SAS
3 9 (3.35%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.12%) OpenEdge
6 3 (1.12%) CMS
7 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 35 (13.01%) MS Office
2 27 (10.04%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.12%) SPSS
5 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.37%) Nortel Periphonics
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.97%) Office 365
2 3 (1.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.20%) Firewall
2 10 (3.72%) LAN
3 9 (3.35%) WAN
3 9 (3.35%) Intranet
4 8 (2.97%) Internet
5 7 (2.60%) DNS
5 7 (2.60%) Network Security
6 6 (2.23%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.86%) Extranet
7 5 (1.86%) NAS
7 5 (1.86%) SAN
8 3 (1.12%) VPN
9 2 (0.74%) DHCP
10 1 (0.37%) FTP
10 1 (0.37%) HTTP
10 1 (0.37%) POP3
10 1 (0.37%) SMTP
10 1 (0.37%) PBX
10 1 (0.37%) VoIP
10 1 (0.37%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.18%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.72%) MS Access
3 10 (3.72%) Data Mining
4 8 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.12%) DB2
7 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.74%) MySQL
9 1 (0.37%) Big Data
9 1 (0.37%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Subversion
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.37%) Moq
2 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.37%) Toad
General
1 82 (30.48%) Finance
2 34 (12.64%) Legal
3 20 (7.43%) Retail
4 17 (6.32%) Marketing
4 17 (6.32%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.83%) Advertising
6 9 (3.35%) Law
7 7 (2.60%) Banking
8 5 (1.86%) Electronics
9 4 (1.49%) Back Office
9 4 (1.49%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.12%) Games
10 3 (1.12%) Dutch Language
10 3 (1.12%) French Language
10 3 (1.12%) German Language
11 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (24.91%) Analyst
2 59 (21.93%) Security Manager
3 40 (14.87%) Information Manager
4 30 (11.15%) Information Security Manager
5 25 (9.29%) DBA
6 24 (8.92%) SQL DBA
7 23 (8.55%) Developer
8 16 (5.95%) Security Analyst
9 14 (5.20%) SQL Server DBA
10 12 (4.46%) Data Analyst
10 12 (4.46%) Systems Analyst
10 12 (4.46%) Governance Manager
11 11 (4.09%) Security Officer
12 10 (3.72%) Compliance Manager
12 10 (3.72%) Information Governance Manager
13 8 (2.97%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (2.60%) Data Manager
14 7 (2.60%) Security Architect
14 7 (2.60%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.43%) COM
2 14 (5.20%) .NET
3 12 (4.46%) HTML
4 8 (2.97%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.97%) CSS
5 4 (1.49%) Middleware
5 4 (1.49%) jQuery
6 3 (1.12%) Ajax
6 3 (1.12%) Web Services
6 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.12%) HTML5
6 3 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.74%) CSS3
7 2 (0.74%) XML
7 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.74%) RESTful
8 1 (0.37%) LAMP
8 1 (0.37%) WinForms
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 60 (22.30%) Management Information System
2 48 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (11.52%) Freedom of Information
4 23 (8.55%) Client/Server
4 23 (8.55%) Freedom of Information Act
5 20 (7.43%) Statistics
5 20 (7.43%) N-Tier
6 17 (6.32%) NHS
7 12 (4.46%) CESG
8 8 (2.97%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.60%) Clustering
10 5 (1.86%) Replication
11 4 (1.49%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (1.49%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.49%) Data Extraction
12 3 (1.12%) Data Integration
12 3 (1.12%) Social Media
12 3 (1.12%) VSAM
13 2 (0.74%) Cryptography
13 2 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.99%) Windows
2 24 (8.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (4.09%) UNIX
5 7 (2.60%) Linux
6 5 (1.86%) Solaris
6 5 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.74%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 121 (44.98%) Information Security
3 47 (17.47%) Risk Management
4 42 (15.61%) Security Management
5 40 (14.87%) Information Security Management
5 40 (14.87%) ITIL
6 36 (13.38%) ISMS
7 33 (12.27%) Service Delivery
8 29 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
9 28 (10.41%) Cyber Security
9 28 (10.41%) Migration
9 28 (10.41%) Business Continuity
10 27 (10.04%) Data Modelling
11 25 (9.29%) Capacity Planning
11 25 (9.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (8.92%) Performance Monitoring
13 23 (8.55%) Line Management
14 22 (8.18%) Data Management
15 20 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (6.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.82%) SQL
2 25 (9.29%) T-SQL
3 13 (4.83%) C#
4 9 (3.35%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.97%) VB
6 6 (2.23%) Perl
7 5 (1.86%) C++
7 5 (1.86%) VBA
8 4 (1.49%) Delphi
8 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.74%) Java
11 1 (0.37%) C
11 1 (0.37%) PHP
11 1 (0.37%) PHP5
11 1 (0.37%) Python
11 1 (0.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (17.10%) Degree
2 42 (15.61%) CISSP
3 28 (10.41%) SC Cleared
3 28 (10.41%) Security Cleared
4 25 (9.29%) CISM
5 7 (2.60%) CISA
6 6 (2.23%) ISEB
7 5 (1.86%) OCP
7 5 (1.86%) OCA
7 5 (1.86%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.86%) RHCSA
8 4 (1.49%) CITP
8 4 (1.49%) PCI QSA
8 4 (1.49%) CISMP
8 4 (1.49%) MCITP
8 4 (1.49%) MBCS
8 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.12%) MCTS
9 3 (1.12%) ISACA
10 2 (0.74%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (40.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (18.22%) PCI DSS
3 19 (7.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (5.58%) QA
5 9 (3.35%) COBIT
6 8 (2.97%) SLA
7 5 (1.86%) BS25999
7 5 (1.86%) Basel II
8 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (1.12%) HIPAA
8 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.74%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 8 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) SCCM
2 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.37%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.37%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (0.37%) Nessus
2 1 (0.37%) Nmap
2 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.20%) Oracle
3 11 (4.09%) Business Objects
4 8 (2.97%) VMware
5 5 (1.86%) Veritas
5 5 (1.86%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.86%) Aquila
6 4 (1.49%) Borland
6 4 (1.49%) SAP
6 4 (1.49%) IBM
7 3 (1.12%) Informatica
7 3 (1.12%) Trillium
7 3 (1.12%) Cisco
7 3 (1.12%) Google
8 2 (0.74%) Facebook
8 2 (0.74%) Twitter
8 2 (0.74%) Teradata
9 1 (0.37%) Symantec
9 1 (0.37%) Remedy
9 1 (0.37%) Primavera
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