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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 144 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 0 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.090% - 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% - 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 16
Average salary £51,250 - £46,750
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 - £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.75%
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
828 870 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 37.23% 37.02% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 565 544 660
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 2015.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in Reading

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 18 (94.74%) Information Security
3 17 (89.47%) PCI DSS
4 16 (84.21%) SC Cleared
4 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
4 16 (84.21%) Cyber Security
4 16 (84.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (84.21%) ITIL
4 16 (84.21%) Information Security Management
4 16 (84.21%) Security Management
5 15 (78.95%) Finance
5 15 (78.95%) ISMS
6 11 (57.89%) Matrix Management
7 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
8 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
9 6 (31.58%) Advertising
10 4 (21.05%) Firewall
10 4 (21.05%) CISSP
10 4 (21.05%) CITP
10 4 (21.05%) CISMP
10 4 (21.05%) CESG
10 4 (21.05%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (21.05%) MBCS
11 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
12 1 (5.26%) DTS
12 1 (5.26%) ETL
12 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (5.26%) SQL
12 1 (5.26%) SQL Server

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (21.05%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) DTS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (78.95%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (31.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Security Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Information Manager
2 8 (42.11%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (31.58%) Cyber Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Assurance Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) CESG
1 4 (21.05%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 18 (94.74%) Information Security
3 16 (84.21%) ITIL
3 16 (84.21%) Information Security Management
3 16 (84.21%) Security Management
3 16 (84.21%) Cyber Security
4 15 (78.95%) ISMS
5 11 (57.89%) Matrix Management
6 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.26%) ETL
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) SC Cleared
1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) CISSP
2 4 (21.05%) CISMP
2 4 (21.05%) MBCS
2 4 (21.05%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (89.47%) PCI DSS
2 16 (84.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.26%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Huawei