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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 140 129 132
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.31% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 0.98% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Average salary £65,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £40,000 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £40,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -9.09%
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
782 819 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 34.39% 35.39% 35.06%
Number of salaries quoted 521 543 614
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in Reading

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 19 (90.48%) PCI DSS
2 19 (90.48%) Information Security
3 18 (85.71%) ITIL
3 18 (85.71%) Information Security Management
3 18 (85.71%) Security Management
3 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 18 (85.71%) Cyber Security
3 18 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (80.95%) ISMS
4 17 (80.95%) Finance
5 13 (61.90%) Matrix Management
6 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
6 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
7 7 (33.33%) Advertising
8 4 (19.05%) CISMP
8 4 (19.05%) CITP
8 4 (19.05%) CESG
8 4 (19.05%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (19.05%) Firewall
8 4 (19.05%) CISSP
8 4 (19.05%) MBCS
9 3 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
10 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
10 1 (4.76%) COBIT
10 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (4.76%) Information Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
3 7 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Security Manager
2 9 (42.86%) Information Security Manager
2 9 (42.86%) Information Manager
3 6 (28.57%) Cyber Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Assurance Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) CESG
1 4 (19.05%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (4.76%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 19 (90.48%) Information Security
3 18 (85.71%) ITIL
3 18 (85.71%) Information Security Management
3 18 (85.71%) Security Management
3 18 (85.71%) Cyber Security
4 17 (80.95%) ISMS
5 13 (61.90%) Matrix Management
6 8 (38.10%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.76%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 18 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CISMP
2 4 (19.05%) CITP
2 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (90.48%) PCI DSS
2 18 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.76%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Huawei