The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.18% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
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 Slough region.

Miscellaneous Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
222 176 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 39.93% 34.51% 42.90%
Number of salaries quoted 167 142 234
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Slough

Data Protection Act
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) GCIH
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Snort
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) GCIA
1 1 (50.00%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Snort