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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 390 413 422
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 49 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.053% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 3 6
Average salary £60,000 £27,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+118.18% -32.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £37,500 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.76% +14.28%
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
6972 7553 7461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.92% 36.68% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5544 5829 6063
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Berkshire +25 34 £60,000 - 2
Surrey - 12 £42,500 -
East Sussex -18 4 £22,500 -
Hampshire -8 3 - - 1
Kent - 1 £65,000 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 61 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 26 (42.62%) Finance
3 24 (39.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (36.07%) PCI DSS
4 22 (36.07%) Information Security
5 21 (34.43%) Information Security Management
5 21 (34.43%) Security Management
6 20 (32.79%) ISMS
7 17 (27.87%) Cyber Security
7 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
7 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
8 16 (26.23%) ITIL
9 15 (24.59%) Management Information System
10 12 (19.67%) Telecoms
10 12 (19.67%) Matrix Management
11 11 (18.03%) Business Analysis
11 11 (18.03%) Legal
12 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (14.75%) Degree
13 9 (14.75%) MS Office
13 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
14 8 (13.11%) CISSP
15 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
15 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
15 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
16 6 (9.84%) Windows
16 6 (9.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (9.84%) MS Access
16 6 (9.84%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Office
2 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Nortel Periphonics
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) Intranet
1 5 (8.20%) Internet
1 5 (8.20%) Extranet
1 5 (8.20%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) Frame Relay
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco ICM
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) MS Access
2 4 (6.56%) Data Mining
2 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (42.62%) Finance
2 12 (19.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (18.03%) Legal
4 5 (8.20%) Advertising
5 3 (4.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Analyst
1 20 (32.79%) Security Manager
2 11 (18.03%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Information Manager
3 8 (13.11%) Information Security Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Change Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Risk Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Security Assurance Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Governance Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Compliance Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Reporting Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Risk Officer
8 1 (1.64%) Software Consultant
8 1 (1.64%) Excel Developer
8 1 (1.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Architect
8 1 (1.64%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (6.56%) CESG
4 4 (6.56%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.64%) IVR
5 1 (1.64%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 22 (36.07%) Information Security
3 21 (34.43%) Information Security Management
3 21 (34.43%) Security Management
4 20 (32.79%) ISMS
5 17 (27.87%) Cyber Security
6 16 (26.23%) ITIL
7 12 (19.67%) Matrix Management
8 11 (18.03%) Business Analysis
9 10 (16.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
10 7 (11.48%) Risk Management
11 6 (9.84%) Information Management
11 6 (9.84%) CRM
12 5 (8.20%) Project Management
12 5 (8.20%) Data Analysis
12 5 (8.20%) Strategic Planning
12 5 (8.20%) Use Case
12 5 (8.20%) Network Management
13 4 (6.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
1 2 (3.28%) VB
2 1 (1.64%) VBA
2 1 (1.64%) C
2 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) SC Cleared
1 17 (27.87%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.75%) Degree
3 8 (13.11%) CISSP
4 4 (6.56%) CISMP
4 4 (6.56%) MBCS
4 4 (6.56%) CITP
5 3 (4.92%) CISM
6 2 (3.28%) CISA
6 2 (3.28%) VCP4
7 1 (1.64%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (39.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (36.07%) PCI DSS
3 6 (9.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Aquila
3 1 (1.64%) LexisNexis
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco
3 1 (1.64%) Sun
3 1 (1.64%) Nortel
3 1 (1.64%) Genesys
3 1 (1.64%) i2
3 1 (1.64%) Civica
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