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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 749 686 664
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -22
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 144 195 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.55% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 121 142 171
Average salary £39,500 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.18% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,150 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36459 35575 38829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.65% 32.70% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28921 28935 32864
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 22 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 22 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 -86 130 £40,000 -13.04% 15
London -60 36 £41,000 -21.90% 5
East of England +2 34 £35,750 +10.00% 1
Hertfordshire +1 18 £32,500 -13.33% 1
West Midlands +12 17 £50,000 +14.28% 1
South East -27 16 £42,500 +6.25%
South West -19 13 £33,750 -3.57% 2
Letchworth - 12 £35,500 - 1
Birmingham +12 8 £50,000 +25.00%
Surrey +14 7 £35,000 +12.90%
Edinburgh -5 6 £50,000 -
Scotland -15 6 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
North West +1 5 £21,250 -63.04% 2
Suffolk -1 5 £30,000 -4.00%
Gloucestershire -3 5 £36,500 -
Bury St Edmunds -9 5 £30,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire -57 5 £34,500 -31.00% 4
Bedfordshire +1 4 £51,000 +39.72%
Essex -3 4 £42,000 -16.00%
Staffordshire -6 4 £60,000 -
City of London -15 4 £32,500 -38.09% 1
West Yorkshire -34 4 £30,250 - 4
Coventry +1 3 £50,000 -6.54%
East Midlands -9 3 £32,500 -16.66%
Lancashire - 3 £16,000 -
Harrow - 3 - -
Blackburn - 3 £16,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £65,000 -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £42,000 -

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 289 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 94 (32.53%) SQL
3 80 (27.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 78 (26.99%) SQL Server
5 76 (26.30%) Information Security
6 67 (23.18%) Degree
7 65 (22.49%) Finance
8 64 (22.15%) Microsoft
9 59 (20.42%) PCI DSS
10 58 (20.07%) ITIL
11 54 (18.69%) Windows
12 51 (17.65%) Legal
13 45 (15.57%) Project Management
14 44 (15.22%) QA
15 40 (13.84%) MS Excel
16 39 (13.49%) Firewall
17 36 (12.46%) Management Information System
18 35 (12.11%) Marketing
19 34 (11.76%) VMware
20 33 (11.42%) Data Warehouse
21 32 (11.07%) MS Exchange
22 30 (10.38%) ISO 9001
22 30 (10.38%) .NET
22 30 (10.38%) Data Security
23 29 (10.03%) Disaster Recovery
23 29 (10.03%) Business Continuity
23 29 (10.03%) CRM
23 29 (10.03%) HP
23 29 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
24 28 (9.69%) Hyper-V

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 32 (11.07%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (3.46%) SAS
3 10 (3.46%) IIS
4 9 (3.11%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.73%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (1.38%) CMS
7 4 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.69%) Apache
9 2 (0.69%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.35%) nginx
10 1 (0.35%) Drupal
10 1 (0.35%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 40 (13.84%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.57%) MS Office
3 11 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.73%) MS Project
5 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (4.84%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.73%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 5 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.73%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (1.73%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (1.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.73%) Oracle 11i
2 5 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.73%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (1.73%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.73%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (1.04%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.35%) Tridion
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.73%) Amazon S3
1 5 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.38%) Office 365
3 3 (1.04%) Taleo
3 3 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.49%) Firewall
2 27 (9.34%) SAN
3 26 (9.00%) LAN
4 23 (7.96%) WAN
5 19 (6.57%) VoIP
5 19 (6.57%) Intranet
5 19 (6.57%) VLAN
5 19 (6.57%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (3.81%) DNS
7 10 (3.46%) NAS
8 9 (3.11%) DHCP
8 9 (3.11%) Internet
9 7 (2.42%) Wireshark
9 7 (2.42%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.38%) VPN
11 3 (1.04%) HTTPS
11 3 (1.04%) HTTP
12 2 (0.69%) Broadband
12 2 (0.69%) SSL
12 2 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (26.99%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.42%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.08%) Big Data
8 6 (2.08%) DB2
9 5 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.73%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (1.73%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (1.38%) IBM InfoSphere
10 4 (1.38%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.38%) DataStage
10 4 (1.38%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 10 (3.46%) Subversion
2 8 (2.77%) Talend Open Studio
3 7 (2.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.73%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.04%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.69%) Ant
7 2 (0.69%) JUnit
7 2 (0.69%) Maven
8 1 (0.35%) LSMW
8 1 (0.35%) JIRA
8 1 (0.35%) Selenium
8 1 (0.35%) Toad
8 1 (0.35%) Bugzilla
General
1 65 (22.49%) Finance
2 51 (17.65%) Legal
3 35 (12.11%) Marketing
4 17 (5.88%) Advertising
5 16 (5.54%) Law
6 9 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.08%) Retail
8 5 (1.73%) Banking
8 5 (1.73%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.73%) Games
9 4 (1.38%) Billing
10 2 (0.69%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 76 (26.30%) Analyst
2 35 (12.11%) Administrator
3 30 (10.38%) Developer
4 26 (9.00%) Security Manager
5 24 (8.30%) Systems Administrator
6 23 (7.96%) Security Officer
7 19 (6.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 18 (6.23%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.88%) Data Protection Officer
10 14 (4.84%) DBA
11 13 (4.50%) Security Specialist
12 12 (4.15%) Application Security Specialist
12 12 (4.15%) Security Analyst
12 12 (4.15%) Applications Specialist
12 12 (4.15%) Information Manager
13 11 (3.81%) Architect
14 10 (3.46%) Information Security Manager
15 8 (2.77%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
15 8 (2.77%) Consultant
15 8 (2.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.38%) .NET
2 24 (8.30%) ASP.NET
3 21 (7.27%) HTML
4 20 (6.92%) XML
5 19 (6.57%) CSS
6 12 (4.15%) jQuery
7 10 (3.46%) XSL
8 9 (3.11%) HTML5
9 8 (2.77%) Web Services
10 7 (2.42%) XHTML
10 7 (2.42%) CSS3
11 5 (1.73%) WPF
11 5 (1.73%) Silverlight
11 5 (1.73%) JSP
11 5 (1.73%) DHTML
11 5 (1.73%) XSD
11 5 (1.73%) Middleware
11 5 (1.73%) WinForms
12 4 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.46%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.23%) Social Media
3 14 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.81%) Replication
4 11 (3.81%) New Media
5 9 (3.11%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (2.42%) N-Tier
6 7 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.73%) Blog
7 5 (1.73%) Online Games
8 4 (1.38%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.38%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.04%) VSAM
9 3 (1.04%) CESG
9 3 (1.04%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.04%) Data Extraction
9 3 (1.04%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (1.04%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.04%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.69%) Windows
2 26 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (8.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (2.77%) UNIX
5 6 (2.08%) Linux
6 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.04%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.04%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.04%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.69%) VMS
8 2 (0.69%) OpenVMS
8 2 (0.69%) OS/400
8 2 (0.69%) AIX
8 2 (0.69%) CentOS
8 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 76 (26.30%) Information Security
3 58 (20.07%) ITIL
4 45 (15.57%) Project Management
5 30 (10.38%) Data Security
6 29 (10.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 29 (10.03%) Business Continuity
6 29 (10.03%) CRM
7 26 (9.00%) Security Management
7 26 (9.00%) ISMS
8 25 (8.65%) Information Security Management
9 24 (8.30%) PRINCE2
9 24 (8.30%) Risk Management
10 23 (7.96%) Web Development
11 21 (7.27%) E-Commerce
11 21 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
12 20 (6.92%) Analytics
12 20 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (6.57%) Network Design
13 19 (6.57%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 94 (32.53%) SQL
2 25 (8.65%) T-SQL
3 20 (6.92%) JavaScript
3 20 (6.92%) C#
4 12 (4.15%) Java
5 7 (2.42%) PL/SQL
6 5 (1.73%) Ruby
6 5 (1.73%) C++
7 4 (1.38%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.04%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.04%) PHP
8 3 (1.04%) VB
8 3 (1.04%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (0.69%) VBScript
9 2 (0.69%) C
9 2 (0.69%) Perl
9 2 (0.69%) VBA
10 1 (0.35%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 67 (23.18%) Degree
2 24 (8.30%) ISEB
3 23 (7.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (7.61%) CCNA
4 22 (7.61%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (7.27%) CISSP
6 19 (6.57%) MCSA
7 15 (5.19%) CISM
8 13 (4.50%) Security Cleared
9 12 (4.15%) SC Cleared
10 11 (3.81%) CISA
11 10 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (2.77%) CRISC
13 6 (2.08%) MBA
14 5 (1.73%) OCP
14 5 (1.73%) Oracle Certification
15 4 (1.38%) GIAC
16 3 (1.04%) CISMP
16 3 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (27.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (20.42%) PCI DSS
3 44 (15.22%) QA
4 30 (10.38%) ISO 9001
5 12 (4.15%) SLA
6 7 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.38%) Data Quality
7 4 (1.38%) BS7799
7 4 (1.38%) COBIT
8 3 (1.04%) BS25999
8 3 (1.04%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.69%) Basel II
10 1 (0.35%) WAI
10 1 (0.35%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.35%) TickIT
10 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 29 (10.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (9.69%) Hyper-V
3 22 (7.61%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.04%) Nmap
5 2 (0.69%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.69%) NFS
6 1 (0.35%) Samba
6 1 (0.35%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.38%) SCCM
2 3 (1.04%) Nessus
3 2 (0.69%) SCOM
4 1 (0.35%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 64 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.76%) VMware
3 29 (10.03%) HP
4 22 (7.61%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (7.27%) Cisco
6 19 (6.57%) Veeam
7 18 (6.23%) Oracle
8 14 (4.84%) SAP
8 14 (4.84%) Google
9 8 (2.77%) Talend
9 8 (2.77%) IBM
9 8 (2.77%) Business Objects
10 7 (2.42%) Cognos
11 6 (2.08%) Dell
11 6 (2.08%) Citrix
11 6 (2.08%) Teradata
12 5 (1.73%) Sun
12 5 (1.73%) Remedy
13 4 (1.38%) Tableau
13 4 (1.38%) Ab Initio
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 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)
Salary: £85,000 - £110,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: Fantastic Benifits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £75,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £35k to £50k depending on level of experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago