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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 136 128 125
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.13% 0.30% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.88% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 9
Average salary £62,500 £30,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.33% -27.71%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,759 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.24% +14.02%
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
779 796 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.01% 34.58% 34.74%
Number of salaries quoted 510 610 575
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 19 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
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