The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 108 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 29 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 1.27% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 4.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Data Protection Act
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
806 703 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 32.05% 30.67% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 491 552 584
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Reading

Data Protection Act
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 4 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 4 (66.67%) ISMS
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Huawei
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Data Security
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (33.33%) PCI QSA
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 4 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 4 (66.67%) ISMS
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 4 (66.67%) Security Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Huawei