The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 138 130 174
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +44
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.22% 0.15% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.40% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £38,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Data Protection Act
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
810 742 981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.13% 36.99% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 679 589 794
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Letchworth - 5 £38,500 -
Data Protection Act
East of England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 23 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 20 (86.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (86.96%) Data Security
3 18 (78.26%) Legal
4 17 (73.91%) Business Continuity
4 17 (73.91%) PCI DSS
4 17 (73.91%) Intranet
4 17 (73.91%) ISEB
4 17 (73.91%) ISO 9001
4 17 (73.91%) Information Governance
5 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.04%) VCP5
6 3 (13.04%) SAN
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (13.04%) Sophos
6 3 (13.04%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) Finance
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) MS Office
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) MCP
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.04%) Windows
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) CCNA
6 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon S3
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Intranet
2 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 3 (13.04%) NAS
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 18 (78.26%) Legal
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Security Officer
1 17 (73.91%) Data Protection Officer
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 20 (86.96%) Data Security
3 17 (73.91%) Business Continuity
3 17 (73.91%) Information Governance
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
5 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (73.91%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) VCP5
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) MCITP
2 3 (13.04%) VCP4
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (86.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (73.91%) PCI DSS
2 17 (73.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Sophos
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Lotus
3 1 (4.35%) IBM