The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 776 724 727
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 141 159 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.44% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 101 109 144
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,052 £65,000 £67,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39670 36067 40494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 32.48% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31412 29242 34245
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the UK

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -62 140 £37,750 -5.62% 23
East of England -6 39 £35,500 +1.42% 2
London -89 32 £41,000 -31.66% 9
South East -1 24 £42,500 +10.38% 3
Essex -17 16 £37,500 -25.00% 1
South West -4 14 £36,500 -14.11% 3
Berkshire +5 13 £40,000 +8.84%
West Midlands +13 10 £60,000 +242.85% 3
Suffolk -23 10 £37,500 +7.14%
City of London -25 10 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Yorkshire -47 10 £37,500 +15.38%
Reading +4 9 £40,000 +8.84%
North West +3 9 £44,776 +49.97% 2
Colchester -3 7 £35,000 +4.47%
Leeds -17 7 £37,500 -31.81%
West Yorkshire -28 7 £37,500 +15.38%
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £35,500 -
Staffordshire - 6 £60,000 - 1
Gloucestershire +14 5 £36,500 -2.66%
Hertfordshire +14 5 £32,500 - 1
Manchester +5 5 £31,500 +6.01% 1
Bristol 0 5 - - 1
Bury St Edmunds -4 5 £40,000 +60.00%
Letchworth - 5 £32,500 - 1
Ipswich -23 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Cambridge - 4 £35,500 -
Liverpool - 4 £58,052 -
Merseyside - 4 £58,052 -
Surrey 0 3 £42,500 +100.00%

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 271 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 95 (35.06%) SQL
3 88 (32.47%) Information Security
4 85 (31.37%) Finance
5 78 (28.78%) SQL Server
5 78 (28.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 73 (26.94%) PCI DSS
7 56 (20.66%) Microsoft
8 49 (18.08%) Degree
9 48 (17.71%) ITIL
10 41 (15.13%) CISSP
11 40 (14.76%) MS Excel
12 37 (13.65%) Management Information System
12 37 (13.65%) Windows
13 36 (13.28%) Legal
14 35 (12.92%) CISM
15 34 (12.55%) .NET
16 30 (11.07%) Project Management
17 28 (10.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 27 (9.96%) Security Management
18 27 (9.96%) Risk Assessment
19 26 (9.59%) Information Security Management
19 26 (9.59%) T-SQL
20 25 (9.23%) ASP.NET
20 25 (9.23%) QA
21 24 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 24 (8.86%) ISMS
21 24 (8.86%) Risk Management
22 23 (8.49%) Security Cleared
23 22 (8.12%) Marketing

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 19 (7.01%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (2.95%) IIS
3 8 (2.95%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (1.85%) SAS
5 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.11%) Drupal
7 2 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.74%) CMS
8 1 (0.37%) Apache
8 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.37%) WordPress
8 1 (0.37%) nginx
8 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (14.76%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.75%) MS Office
3 10 (3.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.58%) SPSS
5 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.58%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.11%) Pegasus Opera
3 3 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.37%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.37%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.37%) Tridion
5 1 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.21%) SaaS
2 2 (0.74%) Taleo
2 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.01%) Firewall
2 15 (5.54%) SAN
3 14 (5.17%) WAN
3 14 (5.17%) LAN
4 9 (3.32%) VoIP
4 9 (3.32%) Intranet
4 9 (3.32%) Internet
4 9 (3.32%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (3.32%) VLAN
5 7 (2.58%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.58%) Wireshark
6 6 (2.21%) NAS
7 3 (1.11%) DNS
7 3 (1.11%) VPN
8 2 (0.74%) Network Security
8 2 (0.74%) DHCP
9 1 (0.37%) HTTP
9 1 (0.37%) RIP
9 1 (0.37%) SMTP
9 1 (0.37%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (28.78%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (8.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (7.75%) Relational Database
5 19 (7.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (4.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.95%) Data Mining
11 7 (2.58%) MS Access
11 7 (2.58%) OLAP
11 7 (2.58%) Big Data
12 6 (2.21%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (1.48%) DB2
15 3 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.32%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.21%) Toad
3 5 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.74%) Subversion
4 2 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.37%) LSMW
5 1 (0.37%) JIRA
5 1 (0.37%) Selenium
General
1 85 (31.37%) Finance
2 36 (13.28%) Legal
3 22 (8.12%) Marketing
4 17 (6.27%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.17%) Banking
6 12 (4.43%) Law
7 8 (2.95%) Advertising
8 4 (1.48%) Billing
8 4 (1.48%) Retail
9 3 (1.11%) Games
10 2 (0.74%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (27.31%) Analyst
2 40 (14.76%) Developer
3 29 (10.70%) Security Manager
4 26 (9.59%) Administrator
5 19 (7.01%) DBA
5 19 (7.01%) Security Officer
6 18 (6.64%) SQL Developer
7 16 (5.90%) Security Specialist
8 15 (5.54%) Information Analyst
8 15 (5.54%) Security Analyst
8 15 (5.54%) SQL DBA
9 14 (5.17%) SQL Server Developer
9 14 (5.17%) Information Security Officer
10 13 (4.80%) Business Analyst
10 13 (4.80%) Risk Analyst
10 13 (4.80%) Information Manager
11 12 (4.43%) Application Security Specialist
11 12 (4.43%) Applications Specialist
12 10 (3.69%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (3.32%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.55%) .NET
2 25 (9.23%) ASP.NET
3 21 (7.75%) HTML
4 11 (4.06%) CSS
5 10 (3.69%) XML
6 8 (2.95%) WPF
6 8 (2.95%) Web Services
7 5 (1.85%) Middleware
7 5 (1.85%) WinForms
7 5 (1.85%) XHTML
7 5 (1.85%) XSD
7 5 (1.85%) XSL
7 5 (1.85%) DHTML
7 5 (1.85%) Silverlight
7 5 (1.85%) MDX
8 4 (1.48%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.11%) LAMP
9 3 (1.11%) jQuery
10 2 (0.74%) Java EE
10 2 (0.74%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.65%) Management Information System
2 17 (6.27%) Freedom of Information
3 10 (3.69%) N-Tier
4 9 (3.32%) Clustering
5 7 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.58%) Social Media
5 7 (2.58%) Statistics
5 7 (2.58%) Freedom of Information Act
5 7 (2.58%) CESG
5 7 (2.58%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (2.21%) New Media
6 6 (2.21%) NHS
6 6 (2.21%) E-Learning
7 5 (1.85%) Replication
8 4 (1.48%) iPad
9 3 (1.11%) Online Games
9 3 (1.11%) Open Source
10 2 (0.74%) PKI
10 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.74%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 37 (13.65%) Windows
2 13 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (2.95%) UNIX
4 4 (1.48%) Linux
5 2 (0.74%) VMS
5 2 (0.74%) OpenVMS
5 2 (0.74%) OS/400
5 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.37%) Debian
6 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 88 (32.47%) Information Security
3 48 (17.71%) ITIL
4 30 (11.07%) Project Management
5 27 (9.96%) Security Management
5 27 (9.96%) Risk Assessment
6 26 (9.59%) Information Security Management
7 24 (8.86%) ISMS
7 24 (8.86%) Risk Management
8 20 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (7.01%) Business Continuity
10 18 (6.64%) Security Testing
10 18 (6.64%) ETL
10 18 (6.64%) CRM
11 17 (6.27%) Data Security
11 17 (6.27%) Web Development
12 16 (5.90%) Ethical Hacking
12 16 (5.90%) Cyber Security
13 15 (5.54%) Data Modelling
13 15 (5.54%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (35.06%) SQL
2 26 (9.59%) T-SQL
3 16 (5.90%) C#
4 9 (3.32%) JavaScript
4 9 (3.32%) VB
4 9 (3.32%) VBA
5 7 (2.58%) Java
6 5 (1.85%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.85%) Ruby
7 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.11%) C
8 3 (1.11%) PHP
9 2 (0.74%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.37%) ABAP
10 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (18.08%) Degree
2 41 (15.13%) CISSP
3 35 (12.92%) CISM
4 23 (8.49%) Security Cleared
5 21 (7.75%) SC Cleared
6 17 (6.27%) CISA
7 16 (5.90%) ISEB
8 15 (5.54%) GIAC
9 14 (5.17%) CRISC
9 14 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (4.06%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (3.32%) MCSA
11 9 (3.32%) CCNA
12 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.85%) MCITP
13 4 (1.48%) CCA
14 3 (1.11%) MCDBA
14 3 (1.11%) CISMP
15 2 (0.74%) MCTS
15 2 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (28.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (26.94%) PCI DSS
3 25 (9.23%) QA
4 16 (5.90%) COBIT
5 15 (5.54%) ISO 9001
6 13 (4.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (2.58%) JSP 440
8 6 (2.21%) ISO 14001
9 4 (1.48%) BS25999
9 4 (1.48%) Basel II
10 3 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.80%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.32%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.74%) Nmap
5 1 (0.37%) NFS
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (2.21%) SCOM
2 2 (0.74%) Nessus
3 1 (0.37%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Nagios
3 1 (0.37%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (20.66%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.64%) VMware
3 17 (6.27%) Remedy
4 16 (5.90%) Oracle
5 14 (5.17%) HP
5 14 (5.17%) SAP
6 13 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (4.06%) Business Objects
7 11 (4.06%) Cisco
8 9 (3.32%) Veeam
9 8 (2.95%) Google
10 6 (2.21%) IBM
11 5 (1.85%) Cognos
12 4 (1.48%) Huawei
13 3 (1.11%) Rapid7
13 3 (1.11%) Cyber-Ark
13 3 (1.11%) Varonis
13 3 (1.11%) Citrix
13 3 (1.11%) Dell
13 3 (1.11%) Pegasus
Hampshire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Spring Technology
Salary: £33333.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Talent Source Global
Salary: From £48,000 to £50,000 per annum CA £5,500, 6% London Waiting, Pensio
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group
Salary: £20000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 20 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Novacroft
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Hook
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Jagger Talent Commercial Recruiters
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Penryn, Cornwall
CCity IT
Posted: 15 days ago
Wiltshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Essex
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Life Assurence + Bonuses
Posted: 19 days ago
London EC1, UK, United Kingdom
Made Simple Group
Salary: circa £25,000
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 30+ days ago