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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 773 679 678
Rank change year-on-year
-94 -1
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 140 205 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.58% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 118 145 177
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +4.57%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36914 35602 38854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 32.73% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29267 28839 32893
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
England -94 126 £40,000 -13.04% 18
East of England -1 32 £38,500 +18.46% 1
London -92 32 £45,000 -14.28% 9
Hertfordshire +5 18 £33,000 -12.00% 1
South East -16 17 £45,000 +2.85%
West Midlands -13 16 £50,000 +14.28%
South West -12 14 £34,500 -1.42% 1
Letchworth - 12 £38,500 - 1
Birmingham +5 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Surrey -1 7 £35,000 +12.90%
Oxfordshire - 7 £45,000 -
Gloucestershire -2 6 £35,250 -
North West -2 6 £26,500 -51.81% 1
Scotland -3 6 £50,000 -
Edinburgh -4 6 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire -33 5 £34,500 - 4
Yorkshire -52 5 £34,500 -31.00% 5
Suffolk -1 4 £30,000 -7.69%
Staffordshire -8 4 £60,000 -
Bury St Edmunds -11 4 £30,000 +20.00%
Bedfordshire -12 4 £51,000 +70.00%
City of London -19 4 £32,500 -35.00% 3
Oxford - 4 £45,000 -
Coventry +1 3 £50,000 -6.54%
Essex -5 3 £43,750 -12.50%
East Midlands -8 3 £32,500 -10.95% 1
Lancashire - 3 £16,000 -
Harrow - 3 - -
Blackburn - 3 £16,000 -
Leatherhead - 3 £57,500 -

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 293 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 98 (33.45%) SQL
3 82 (27.99%) SQL Server
4 81 (27.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 76 (25.94%) Information Security
6 68 (23.21%) Microsoft
6 68 (23.21%) Degree
7 66 (22.53%) Finance
8 59 (20.14%) PCI DSS
9 54 (18.43%) ITIL
10 53 (18.09%) Windows
11 52 (17.75%) Legal
12 45 (15.36%) Project Management
12 45 (15.36%) QA
13 42 (14.33%) MS Excel
14 39 (13.31%) Firewall
15 38 (12.97%) Management Information System
16 35 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
17 34 (11.60%) VMware
17 34 (11.60%) Marketing
18 32 (10.92%) .NET
19 31 (10.58%) MS Exchange
19 31 (10.58%) ISO 9001
19 31 (10.58%) Business Continuity
19 31 (10.58%) Data Security
20 30 (10.24%) Disaster Recovery
21 29 (9.90%) CRM
21 29 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
22 28 (9.56%) Hyper-V
22 28 (9.56%) HP

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (10.58%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (4.10%) SAS
4 10 (3.41%) IIS
5 9 (3.07%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.71%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.37%) CMS
9 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.68%) Apache
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 42 (14.33%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.14%) MS Office
3 11 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.78%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.02%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (0.68%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.34%) Tridion
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) Amazon S3
1 5 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.37%) Office 365
3 3 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.02%) Taleo
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.31%) Firewall
2 27 (9.22%) SAN
2 27 (9.22%) LAN
3 24 (8.19%) WAN
4 20 (6.83%) Intranet
5 19 (6.48%) VoIP
5 19 (6.48%) VLAN
5 19 (6.48%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (3.75%) DNS
7 10 (3.41%) NAS
8 9 (3.07%) DHCP
8 9 (3.07%) Internet
9 7 (2.39%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.39%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.37%) VPN
11 3 (1.02%) HTTP
11 3 (1.02%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.68%) Network Security
12 2 (0.68%) SSH
12 2 (0.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (27.99%) SQL Server
2 35 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (7.17%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (5.46%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.07%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.39%) Big Data
8 7 (2.39%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.05%) DB2
10 5 (1.71%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.71%) IBM InfoSphere
10 5 (1.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.71%) DataStage
10 5 (1.71%) QualityStage
10 5 (1.71%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (3.41%) Subversion
2 9 (3.07%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (2.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (2.05%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.02%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.68%) Maven
7 2 (0.68%) Ant
7 2 (0.68%) JUnit
8 1 (0.34%) Toad
8 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.34%) LSMW
8 1 (0.34%) JIRA
8 1 (0.34%) Selenium
General
1 66 (22.53%) Finance
2 52 (17.75%) Legal
3 34 (11.60%) Marketing
4 17 (5.80%) Advertising
5 16 (5.46%) Law
6 9 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.73%) Retail
8 5 (1.71%) Games
8 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.71%) Banking
8 5 (1.71%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.37%) Billing
10 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 76 (25.94%) Analyst
2 35 (11.95%) Administrator
3 30 (10.24%) Developer
4 25 (8.53%) Security Manager
5 24 (8.19%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (7.85%) Security Officer
7 19 (6.48%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 18 (6.14%) Business Analyst
8 18 (6.14%) Data Protection Officer
9 16 (5.46%) DBA
10 14 (4.78%) Security Analyst
11 13 (4.44%) Security Specialist
12 12 (4.10%) Information Manager
12 12 (4.10%) Architect
12 12 (4.10%) Applications Specialist
12 12 (4.10%) Application Security Specialist
13 10 (3.41%) Information Security Manager
14 8 (2.73%) Data Manager
14 8 (2.73%) Support Analyst
14 8 (2.73%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (10.92%) .NET
2 26 (8.87%) ASP.NET
3 21 (7.17%) HTML
4 20 (6.83%) XML
5 19 (6.48%) CSS
6 12 (4.10%) jQuery
7 10 (3.41%) XSL
8 9 (3.07%) HTML5
9 8 (2.73%) Web Services
10 7 (2.39%) CSS3
10 7 (2.39%) XHTML
11 6 (2.05%) WPF
11 6 (2.05%) WinForms
12 5 (1.71%) DHTML
12 5 (1.71%) JSP
12 5 (1.71%) XSD
12 5 (1.71%) Middleware
12 5 (1.71%) Silverlight
13 4 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.97%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.14%) Social Media
3 15 (5.12%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.10%) Replication
5 11 (3.75%) New Media
6 9 (3.07%) Freedom of Information
7 8 (2.73%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.73%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.71%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.71%) Blog
8 5 (1.71%) Online Games
9 4 (1.37%) CESG
9 4 (1.37%) E-Learning
10 3 (1.02%) Open Source
10 3 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.02%) NHS
10 3 (1.02%) Clustering
10 3 (1.02%) VSAM
10 3 (1.02%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.02%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 53 (18.09%) Windows
2 25 (8.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (8.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (3.07%) UNIX
5 8 (2.73%) Linux
6 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.02%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.68%) CentOS
8 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.68%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) VMS
9 1 (0.34%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.34%) OS/400
9 1 (0.34%) Debian
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 76 (25.94%) Information Security
3 54 (18.43%) ITIL
4 45 (15.36%) Project Management
5 31 (10.58%) Business Continuity
5 31 (10.58%) Data Security
6 30 (10.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (9.90%) CRM
8 26 (8.87%) Security Management
8 26 (8.87%) Risk Management
8 26 (8.87%) ISMS
9 25 (8.53%) Information Security Management
9 25 (8.53%) PRINCE2
10 24 (8.19%) Web Development
11 23 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (7.51%) E-Commerce
13 21 (7.17%) Enterprise Architecture
13 21 (7.17%) Analytics
13 21 (7.17%) Information Governance
14 19 (6.48%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 98 (33.45%) SQL
2 26 (8.87%) T-SQL
3 20 (6.83%) JavaScript
3 20 (6.83%) C#
4 12 (4.10%) Java
5 9 (3.07%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.05%) C++
7 4 (1.37%) Ruby
7 4 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.37%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.02%) VB
8 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (0.68%) VBScript
9 2 (0.68%) C
9 2 (0.68%) Perl
9 2 (0.68%) PHP
9 2 (0.68%) VBA
10 1 (0.34%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 68 (23.21%) Degree
2 25 (8.53%) ISEB
3 24 (8.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (7.51%) CCNA
5 20 (6.83%) CISSP
6 19 (6.48%) MCSA
7 14 (4.78%) Security Cleared
8 13 (4.44%) CISM
8 13 (4.44%) SC Cleared
9 10 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (3.07%) CISA
11 8 (2.73%) CRISC
12 6 (2.05%) MBA
13 5 (1.71%) OCP
13 5 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (1.37%) GIAC
15 3 (1.02%) VCP5
15 3 (1.02%) VCP4
15 3 (1.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (27.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (20.14%) PCI DSS
3 45 (15.36%) QA
4 31 (10.58%) ISO 9001
5 12 (4.10%) SLA
6 8 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.37%) COBIT
7 4 (1.37%) BS7799
7 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
8 3 (1.02%) Basel II
8 3 (1.02%) ISO 14001
8 3 (1.02%) BS25999
9 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.34%) TickIT
9 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.34%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (9.56%) Hyper-V
3 21 (7.17%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.02%) Nmap
5 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.68%) NFS
6 1 (0.34%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (0.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (1.37%) SCCM
2 3 (1.02%) Nessus
3 2 (0.68%) SCOM
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 68 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.60%) VMware
3 28 (9.56%) HP
4 22 (7.51%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (7.17%) Cisco
5 21 (7.17%) Oracle
6 19 (6.48%) Veeam
7 14 (4.78%) Google
7 14 (4.78%) SAP
8 10 (3.41%) Business Objects
9 9 (3.07%) Talend
10 8 (2.73%) Teradata
10 8 (2.73%) IBM
10 8 (2.73%) Cognos
11 6 (2.05%) Citrix
11 6 (2.05%) Dell
12 5 (1.71%) Tableau
12 5 (1.71%) Adobe
12 5 (1.71%) Sun
12 5 (1.71%) Informatica
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Attractive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
TDX Group
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + 20 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £85,000 - £110,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: Fantastic Benifits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £75,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 26 days ago