The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 577 618 617
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -1
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 68 35 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.084% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 61 28 36
Average salary £53,500 £63,750 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.07% +4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,100 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Data Protection Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19337 18997 20002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 47.29% 45.71% 46.22%
Number of salaries quoted 16088 15633 15856
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in London

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in London

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in London

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
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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
City of London +85 41 £52,500 +2.94%
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 68 (49.64%) SQL
3 52 (37.96%) Data Quality
4 51 (37.23%) MS Excel
5 47 (34.31%) VB
5 47 (34.31%) SQL Server
5 47 (34.31%) Information Security
5 47 (34.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (34.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (33.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 46 (33.58%) T-SQL
6 46 (33.58%) SQL Server 2014
7 39 (28.47%) Management Information System
8 37 (27.01%) .NET
9 36 (26.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 35 (25.55%) C#
11 34 (24.82%) Kimball Methodology
12 32 (23.36%) VBA
13 30 (21.90%) CISSP
13 30 (21.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 28 (20.44%) CISM
15 25 (18.25%) Finance
16 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
17 23 (16.79%) Legal
17 23 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (15.33%) Degree
18 21 (15.33%) Business Continuity
18 21 (15.33%) Project Management
19 20 (14.60%) MS Office
19 20 (14.60%) ITIL

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 18 (13.14%) SAS
2 13 (9.49%) IBM Notes
3 12 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2000
3 12 (8.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (8.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.19%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 51 (37.23%) MS Excel
2 20 (14.60%) MS Office
3 4 (2.92%) SPSS
4 1 (0.73%) MS Project
4 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (5.11%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) SaaS
3 1 (0.73%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) Firewall
2 3 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (34.31%) SQL Server
1 47 (34.31%) SQL Server 2012
1 47 (34.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 46 (33.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 46 (33.58%) SQL Server 2014
3 36 (26.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (8.76%) MS Access
5 6 (4.38%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.92%) QlikView
7 2 (1.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) HP UFT
General
1 25 (18.25%) Finance
2 23 (16.79%) Legal
3 16 (11.68%) Law
4 11 (8.03%) Retail
5 10 (7.30%) Marketing
6 4 (2.92%) Local Government
7 3 (2.19%) Banking
8 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.73%) Automotive
9 1 (0.73%) Billing
9 1 (0.73%) Games
9 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (33.58%) Developer
1 46 (33.58%) SQL Developer
2 29 (21.17%) Analyst
3 17 (12.41%) Information Officer
4 15 (10.95%) Security Officer
5 14 (10.22%) Information Security Officer
6 11 (8.03%) Data Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) Forensic Investigator
8 8 (5.84%) Security Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (4.38%) Data Quality Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Information Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (4.38%) Quality Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Data Protection Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Data Protection Officer
11 5 (3.65%) QA Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) QA Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (28.47%) Management Information System
2 23 (16.79%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.68%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.65%) NHS
5 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.92%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (2.92%) Statistics
6 3 (2.19%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.46%) EPoS
7 2 (1.46%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.46%) PMI
8 1 (0.73%) CESG
8 1 (0.73%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.73%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.73%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.95%) Windows
2 13 (9.49%) Unix
3 12 (8.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 47 (34.31%) Information Security
3 34 (24.82%) Kimball Methodology
4 21 (15.33%) Business Continuity
4 21 (15.33%) Project Management
5 20 (14.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (14.60%) ITIL
6 17 (12.41%) Change Management
6 17 (12.41%) Information Management
7 16 (11.68%) Security Management
8 14 (10.22%) Computer Security
8 14 (10.22%) ITIL V3
8 14 (10.22%) OWASP
9 13 (9.49%) E-Discovery
9 13 (9.49%) Information Governance
10 12 (8.76%) Computer Forensics
11 10 (7.30%) Service Delivery
12 9 (6.57%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (5.11%) Time Management
13 7 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (49.64%) SQL
2 47 (34.31%) VB
3 46 (33.58%) T-SQL
4 35 (25.55%) C#
5 32 (23.36%) VBA
6 12 (8.76%) C++
6 12 (8.76%) Java
6 12 (8.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (21.90%) CISSP
2 28 (20.44%) CISM
3 21 (15.33%) Degree
4 17 (12.41%) SSCP
5 10 (7.30%) ISEB
6 7 (5.11%) CISA
7 5 (3.65%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.19%) CCNP
8 3 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.46%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.73%) CLAS
10 1 (0.73%) CRISC
10 1 (0.73%) IISP
10 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (37.96%) Data Quality
2 30 (21.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (7.30%) PCI DSS
4 6 (4.38%) QA
5 3 (2.19%) COBIT
5 3 (2.19%) ISO27002
5 3 (2.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.46%) HIPAA
6 2 (1.46%) SLA
7 1 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.76%) EnCase
1 12 (8.76%) FTK
2 1 (0.73%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (17.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.49%) Lotus
3 5 (3.65%) HP
4 4 (2.92%) SAP
5 3 (2.19%) Cisco
5 3 (2.19%) VMware
6 1 (0.73%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.73%) Google
6 1 (0.73%) Qualys
6 1 (0.73%) Tableau
6 1 (0.73%) Varonis
East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners Limited
Salary: Market related
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Sainsbury
Posted: 28 days ago