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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 414 454 394
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -60
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 27 16 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.070% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.19% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 32
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £24,000 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.32% -3.75%
Data Protection Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7879 8516 8241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.96% 37.24% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6205 6562 6744
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 £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the South East

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in the South East

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +9 12 £47,500 +35.71%
Kent +16 6 - -
Berkshire - 5 £65,000 - 1
East Sussex +11 2 £55,000 +77.41% 1
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 80 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 35 (43.75%) Finance
3 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 26 (32.50%) MS Office
5 25 (31.25%) ITIL
6 24 (30.00%) Information Security
7 22 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 19 (23.75%) Security Management
10 18 (22.50%) Cyber Security
10 18 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (21.25%) SC Cleared
11 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
11 17 (21.25%) Information Security Management
12 16 (20.00%) ISMS
13 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
14 13 (16.25%) CISSP
14 13 (16.25%) Management Information System
14 13 (16.25%) Data Management
15 12 (15.00%) Change Management
15 12 (15.00%) Matrix Management
15 12 (15.00%) Test Strategy
16 11 (13.75%) SQL
17 10 (12.50%) Firewall
17 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
17 10 (12.50%) Business Transformation
18 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
18 9 (11.25%) CRM
19 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
20 7 (8.75%) Legal

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (2.50%) Lync
1 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (32.50%) MS Office
2 14 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) Firewall
2 4 (5.00%) GoToMeeting
3 2 (2.50%) Wireless
3 2 (2.50%) DMZ
3 2 (2.50%) Intranet
3 2 (2.50%) VPN
3 2 (2.50%) VoIP
3 2 (2.50%) WLAN
3 2 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.25%) MS Access
4 4 (5.00%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) DTS
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (43.75%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.75%) Legal
4 6 (7.50%) Advertising
5 4 (5.00%) Retail
5 4 (5.00%) Marketing
6 2 (2.50%) Publishing
7 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Analyst
2 24 (30.00%) Security Manager
3 17 (21.25%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (15.00%) Information Manager
4 12 (15.00%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Cyber Security Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Security Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Junior
8 4 (5.00%) Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) DBA
9 3 (3.75%) Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Compliance Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Junior Microsoft Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Junior DBA
10 2 (2.50%) Junior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.50%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.25%) .NET
2 4 (5.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.50%) COM
3 2 (2.50%) XSD
3 2 (2.50%) XSLT
4 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) CESG
3 4 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (3.75%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (2.50%) SecurID
5 2 (2.50%) Statistics
5 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) Solaris
3 1 (1.25%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 25 (31.25%) ITIL
3 24 (30.00%) Information Security
4 19 (23.75%) Security Management
5 18 (22.50%) Cyber Security
6 17 (21.25%) Information Security Management
7 16 (20.00%) ISMS
8 13 (16.25%) Data Management
9 12 (15.00%) Change Management
9 12 (15.00%) Matrix Management
9 12 (15.00%) Test Strategy
10 10 (12.50%) Business Transformation
11 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
11 9 (11.25%) CRM
12 6 (7.50%) Performance Improvement
13 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (6.25%) Use Case
13 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
13 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
14 4 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.25%) C#
4 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.25%) VB
6 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) SC Cleared
1 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) CISSP
3 5 (6.25%) CISM
3 5 (6.25%) Degree
4 4 (5.00%) MBCS
4 4 (5.00%) CISMP
4 4 (5.00%) CITP
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (1.25%) GIAC
6 1 (1.25%) GCIA
6 1 (1.25%) GCIH
6 1 (1.25%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (5.00%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) VMware
3 2 (2.50%) Websense
3 2 (2.50%) HP
3 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.50%) Symantec
3 2 (2.50%) McAfee
3 2 (2.50%) Sophos
3 2 (2.50%) Cisco
3 2 (2.50%) Juniper
3 2 (2.50%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (2.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.25%) Cognos
4 1 (1.25%) i2
4 1 (1.25%) Huawei
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