The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.51% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.75%
Data Protection Act
Bedfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
137 149 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 35.04% 31.91% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 118 125 100
Average salary £42,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.37% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £60,900 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Luton

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) VMware