The 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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 742 789 688
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -101
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 157 121 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.27% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 121 93 145
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
45375 45225 43269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.85% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36433 35194 34921
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 2015 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 1 September 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
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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 +48 137 £46,000 +8.23% 13
London +58 85 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South East +14 26 £55,000 +22.22% 4
City of London +38 14 £45,000 +9.09%
Yorkshire +6 7 £36,500 -14.11% 1
Haywards Heath - 7 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 7 £55,000 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £42,500 -
County Antrim - 6 £42,500 -
Surrey +7 5 £75,000 +134.37% 1
North West +2 5 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Hampshire +23 4 £45,000 +20.00%
Berkshire +17 4 £61,250 - 1
Leeds +8 4 £36,500 -14.11%
West Yorkshire +7 4 £36,500 -14.11%
East Midlands +7 4 £41,250 -21.42% 2
Kent +4 4 - -
Manchester +3 4 £52,500 +31.25%
East of England -15 4 £35,000 -9.09%
South West -28 4 £38,500 +14.92%
Belfast - 4 £42,500 -
Southampton +12 3 £45,000 +20.00%
East Sussex +19 2 £55,000 +77.41%
Northamptonshire +11 2 £41,250 -28.26%
Luton +5 2 £42,500 -46.87%
Bedfordshire 0 2 £42,500 -16.66%
Northampton -2 2 £41,250 -28.26%
Essex -4 2 £27,500 -33.33%
Gloucestershire -22 2 £37,250 +13.74%
Lewisham - 2 £32,500 -

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 359 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 131 (36.49%) Microsoft
3 128 (35.65%) Finance
4 124 (34.54%) Information Security
5 106 (29.53%) Analytical Skills
6 101 (28.13%) SQL
7 97 (27.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 90 (25.07%) SQL Server
9 85 (23.68%) MS Excel
10 83 (23.12%) Degree
10 83 (23.12%) Freedom of Information
11 79 (22.01%) Analytics
12 77 (21.45%) Freedom of Information Act
12 77 (21.45%) Data Warehouse
13 68 (18.94%) Business Intelligence
14 63 (17.55%) Oracle
15 58 (16.16%) CISM
16 57 (15.88%) CISSP
17 56 (15.60%) Management Information System
18 52 (14.48%) PCI DSS
19 50 (13.93%) ITIL
19 50 (13.93%) T-SQL
20 47 (13.09%) Project Management
20 47 (13.09%) Data Modelling
20 47 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
21 46 (12.81%) BusinessObjects
22 45 (12.53%) Data Management
23 44 (12.26%) Windows
24 42 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 42 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 30 (8.36%) SAS
2 12 (3.34%) IIS
3 10 (2.79%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.39%) Lync
5 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.56%) JBoss
6 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.28%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 85 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 40 (11.14%) MS Office
3 36 (10.03%) SPSS
4 12 (3.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.79%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.84%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (0.84%) Servitor
2 3 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.28%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.39%) Office 365
3 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.13%) Firewall
2 7 (1.95%) Internet
2 7 (1.95%) Network Security
3 5 (1.39%) SAN
3 5 (1.39%) LAN
3 5 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.11%) DNS
5 3 (0.84%) VPN
5 3 (0.84%) Intranet
6 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.56%) VoIP
6 2 (0.56%) WLAN
6 2 (0.56%) DHCP
6 2 (0.56%) DMZ
6 2 (0.56%) Wireless
7 1 (0.28%) Connectrix
7 1 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.28%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.28%) ICMP
7 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (25.07%) SQL Server
2 77 (21.45%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (12.81%) BusinessObjects
4 42 (11.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (11.14%) Big Data
6 33 (9.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 33 (9.19%) Oracle Database
7 32 (8.91%) Star Schema
7 32 (8.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (8.08%) Relational Database
9 24 (6.69%) Data Mining
10 19 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (4.74%) MS Access
12 12 (3.34%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (2.51%) BusinessObjects XI
15 5 (1.39%) OLAP
15 5 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (5.57%) Toad
2 3 (0.84%) Selenium
2 3 (0.84%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.56%) Hudson
3 2 (0.56%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.56%) Gradle
3 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.56%) LoadUI
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.56%) IntelliJ
3 2 (0.56%) JBehave
3 2 (0.56%) Mockito
3 2 (0.56%) FitNesse
3 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.56%) Ant
3 2 (0.56%) JUnit
3 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (35.65%) Finance
2 37 (10.31%) Publishing
3 28 (7.80%) Multimedia
4 25 (6.96%) Retail
5 24 (6.69%) Legal
6 21 (5.85%) Marketing
7 17 (4.74%) Banking
8 11 (3.06%) Law
9 7 (1.95%) Advertising
9 7 (1.95%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.39%) Games
11 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.28%) Electronics
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (27.86%) Analyst
2 49 (13.65%) Developer
3 32 (8.91%) Consultant
4 29 (8.08%) Information Manager
5 26 (7.24%) Security Manager
6 24 (6.69%) Security Analyst
7 19 (5.29%) Information Analyst
7 19 (5.29%) Security Consultant
7 19 (5.29%) Data Manager
7 19 (5.29%) Information Security Manager
8 18 (5.01%) Research Analyst
8 18 (5.01%) Data Analyst
9 17 (4.74%) Architect
10 16 (4.46%) Systems Analyst
10 16 (4.46%) DBA
10 16 (4.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 16 (4.46%) Information Security Analyst
11 15 (4.18%) Business Analyst
12 13 (3.62%) Security Officer
13 12 (3.34%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.46%) HTML
1 16 (4.46%) .NET
2 11 (3.06%) COM
3 6 (1.67%) CSS
4 5 (1.39%) HTML5
5 4 (1.11%) Middleware
5 4 (1.11%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.84%) CSS3
6 3 (0.84%) SOAP
7 2 (0.56%) XML
7 2 (0.56%) XSD
7 2 (0.56%) XSLT
7 2 (0.56%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.56%) Spring
7 2 (0.56%) JMS
7 2 (0.56%) RESTful
7 2 (0.56%) Java EE
7 2 (0.56%) iBATIS
7 2 (0.56%) Backbone.js
7 2 (0.56%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 106 (29.53%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (23.12%) Freedom of Information
3 77 (21.45%) Freedom of Information Act
4 56 (15.60%) Management Information System
5 38 (10.58%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.62%) Data Structures
6 13 (3.62%) Client/Server
6 13 (3.62%) NHS
7 12 (3.34%) Statistics
8 9 (2.51%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.23%) N-Tier
9 8 (2.23%) BYOD
10 7 (1.95%) Cybercrime
10 7 (1.95%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.11%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.84%) SecurID
13 2 (0.56%) Clustering
13 2 (0.56%) PMI
13 2 (0.56%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.26%) Windows
2 17 (4.74%) UNIX
3 13 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (1.95%) Linux
5 5 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.84%) Windows 2000
6 3 (0.84%) Solaris
7 2 (0.56%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.56%) Android
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 124 (34.54%) Information Security
3 79 (22.01%) Analytics
4 68 (18.94%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (13.93%) ITIL
6 47 (13.09%) Data Modelling
6 47 (13.09%) Project Management
6 47 (13.09%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (12.53%) Data Management
8 38 (10.58%) Risk Management
9 37 (10.31%) Data Security
9 37 (10.31%) Kimball Methodology
10 34 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
11 33 (9.19%) Data Analysis
12 32 (8.91%) Inmon Methodology
13 31 (8.64%) Information Management
14 27 (7.52%) CRM
15 26 (7.24%) Security Management
16 24 (6.69%) Migration
16 24 (6.69%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 101 (28.13%) SQL
2 50 (13.93%) T-SQL
3 24 (6.69%) VBA
4 16 (4.46%) C#
5 15 (4.18%) VB
6 10 (2.79%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.79%) R
7 6 (1.67%) Java
8 5 (1.39%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.11%) C++
9 4 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.56%) Ruby
10 2 (0.56%) Delphi
11 1 (0.28%) PHP
11 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.28%) Python
11 1 (0.28%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 83 (23.12%) Degree
2 58 (16.16%) CISM
3 57 (15.88%) CISSP
4 36 (10.03%) CISA
5 13 (3.62%) Security Cleared
6 8 (2.23%) CRISC
6 8 (2.23%) PCI QSA
7 7 (1.95%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.11%) CCNP
9 4 (1.11%) ISACA
10 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.84%) MCSE
10 3 (0.84%) GIAC
11 2 (0.56%) Sun Certification
11 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.56%) CEH
11 2 (0.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (27.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (14.48%) PCI DSS
3 16 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (3.34%) COBIT
5 10 (2.79%) SLA
6 8 (2.23%) Data Quality
7 7 (1.95%) QA
7 7 (1.95%) Basel II
7 7 (1.95%) ISO 9001
8 5 (1.39%) ISO 14001
9 4 (1.11%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.84%) BS25999
11 2 (0.56%) BS7799
12 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.28%) GCP
12 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (2.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.28%) vSphere
4 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.28%) Snort
4 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.56%) Backup Exec
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 131 (36.49%) Microsoft
2 63 (17.55%) Oracle
3 11 (3.06%) VMware
4 10 (2.79%) DataFlux
4 10 (2.79%) Trillium
4 10 (2.79%) Informatica
5 7 (1.95%) SAP
6 6 (1.67%) Cisco
7 4 (1.11%) Citrix
7 4 (1.11%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.11%) SolarWinds
8 3 (0.84%) Orchard
8 3 (0.84%) Websense
8 3 (0.84%) McAfee
8 3 (0.84%) Juniper
9 2 (0.56%) IBM
9 2 (0.56%) Sophos
9 2 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.56%) Symantec
9 2 (0.56%) Novell
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Neg + benefits Packagr
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sainsbury
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Overtime
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bicester
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + private healthcare, pension
Posted: 21 days ago
Macclesfield
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago