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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 428 398 418
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 18 39 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.082% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.53% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 31
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,900 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £66,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
7949 7309 8205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.23% 34.66% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6007 5997 6855
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
Oxfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
Berkshire -24 4 - -
Hampshire -13 3 £37,500 -29.24%
Kent - 2 £30,750 -
Surrey -13 1 £57,500 +4.54% 2
East Sussex -19 1 £31,000 -50.40%
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 18 (46.15%) Information Security
3 17 (43.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (38.46%) Finance
5 13 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 12 (30.77%) ITIL
7 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
7 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
7 10 (25.64%) Information Security Management
7 10 (25.64%) Security Management
7 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
7 10 (25.64%) ISMS
7 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
8 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.95%) Data Security
9 7 (17.95%) Migration
9 7 (17.95%) Business Continuity
9 7 (17.95%) Data Migration
10 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
10 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
10 6 (15.38%) Legal
10 6 (15.38%) CISSP
10 6 (15.38%) Internet
10 6 (15.38%) CISA
10 6 (15.38%) CISM
10 6 (15.38%) SQL
10 6 (15.38%) Broadband
11 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
11 5 (12.82%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Broadband
1 6 (15.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 5 (12.82%) DBA
3 5 (12.82%) SQL DBA
4 4 (10.26%) Information Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Information Security Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Sales Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Governance Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Compliance Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Information Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Sales Executive
6 1 (2.56%) Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (2.56%) Service Support Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Management Information System
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Replication
3 4 (10.26%) Smartphone
4 3 (7.69%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.56%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 18 (46.15%) Information Security
3 12 (30.77%) ITIL
4 10 (25.64%) Information Security Management
4 10 (25.64%) Security Management
4 10 (25.64%) ISMS
5 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 7 (17.95%) Migration
6 7 (17.95%) Business Continuity
6 7 (17.95%) Data Security
6 7 (17.95%) Data Migration
7 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (12.82%) Cyber Security
7 5 (12.82%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (12.82%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) Load Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Business Development
8 4 (10.26%) Matrix Management
8 4 (10.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) CISSP
1 6 (15.38%) CISA
1 6 (15.38%) CISM
1 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (10.26%) COSO
3 4 (10.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (10.26%) COBIT
4 3 (7.69%) SLA
5 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Huawei
3 2 (5.13%) CA
4 1 (2.56%) Civica
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) LexisNexis