The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 105 - 78
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.17% - 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £44,000 - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
Data Protection Act
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
506 458 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 43.47% 37.18% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 459 397 237
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,250 £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 Kent

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Kent

Data Protection Act
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Telemarketing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Change Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Telesales Executive
2 1 (25.00%) IT Sales Executive
2 1 (25.00%) Sales Executive
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Telemarketing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management