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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - - 157
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
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
808 700 1001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.18% 37.41% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 653 509 852
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Intranet
1 5 (100.00%) Data Security
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 5 (100.00%) Information Governance

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Intranet
General
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Security Officer
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Security
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 5 (100.00%) Information Governance
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) PCI DSS