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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 768 732 704
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -28
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 112 147 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.35% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77 128 155
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,805 £24,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%

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
41462 42250 43872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.20% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33479 33214 36803
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 -33 106 £45,000 +2.27% 5
London -21 32 £61,250 +11.36%
West Midlands -17 21 £38,750 +10.71%
Yorkshire -17 16 £43,750 +56.25%
South East -17 13 £44,000 +46.66% 2
Staffordshire +9 10 £19,000 -68.33%
West Yorkshire +5 10 £45,000 +60.71%
Leeds 0 10 £45,000 +60.71%
Gloucestershire -7 9 £33,500 -
South West -19 9 £33,500 -21.17%
Cheltenham - 9 £33,500 -
City of London +10 7 £45,000 -33.33%
Hampshire -17 7 £43,000 -33.84%
North West -10 6 £49,750 +17.78%
East of England -23 6 £72,500 +195.91%
Scotland - 6 £29,675 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 6 - -
Birmingham -19 5 £37,500 +25.00%
Aberdeen - 5 - -
Coventry - 5 £62,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +10 4 £19,000 -68.33%
South Yorkshire -17 4 £34,750 -30.50%
East Midlands +17 3 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Colchester +10 3 - -
Berkshire 0 3 £50,000 +66.66%
Essex -13 3 - -
Manchester -15 3 £47,000 +11.27%
Derby - 3 £32,500 -
Derbyshire - 3 £32,500 -
Sheffield - 3 £34,500 -

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 95 (37.40%) Information Security
3 74 (29.13%) SQL
4 63 (24.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 61 (24.02%) Finance
6 58 (22.83%) Microsoft
7 49 (19.29%) Management Information System
8 46 (18.11%) PCI DSS
9 45 (17.72%) Windows
9 45 (17.72%) Degree
10 41 (16.14%) Risk Management
11 40 (15.75%) SQL Server
12 37 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (13.78%) MS Excel
13 35 (13.78%) Project Management
13 35 (13.78%) Service Delivery
14 32 (12.60%) ITIL
15 30 (11.81%) Business Continuity
16 28 (11.02%) Oracle
17 27 (10.63%) T-SQL
17 27 (10.63%) .NET
17 27 (10.63%) QA
18 26 (10.24%) Legal
19 25 (9.84%) Marketing
20 24 (9.45%) CISSP
21 23 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
22 22 (8.66%) Retail
22 22 (8.66%) Security Testing
22 22 (8.66%) Performance Tuning
23 21 (8.27%) C#

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (5.91%) SAS
2 14 (5.51%) IIS
3 8 (3.15%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.76%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.79%) OpenEdge
7 2 (0.79%) CMS
7 2 (0.79%) Apache
7 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 35 (13.78%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.87%) MS Office
3 10 (3.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.97%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.57%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.39%) MS Project
6 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.39%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 2 (0.79%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.39%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.39%) Nortel Periphonics
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.39%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.18%) Office 365
3 2 (0.79%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.69%) Firewall
2 16 (6.30%) LAN
3 15 (5.91%) WAN
4 13 (5.12%) Wireshark
5 10 (3.94%) DNS
6 9 (3.54%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.54%) Internet
7 7 (2.76%) Intranet
8 6 (2.36%) NAS
8 6 (2.36%) SAN
9 5 (1.97%) VPN
10 4 (1.57%) HTTP
10 4 (1.57%) LDAP
10 4 (1.57%) Broadband
10 4 (1.57%) IPsec
11 3 (1.18%) Extranet
11 3 (1.18%) DHCP
11 3 (1.18%) SSL
12 2 (0.79%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.36%) MySQL
7 5 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.57%) QlikView
8 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (1.18%) IBM InfoSphere
9 3 (1.18%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.18%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.18%) Big Data
9 3 (1.18%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (2.36%) Subversion
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (1.57%) JUnit
2 4 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.79%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.79%) Grunt
4 2 (0.79%) Ant
4 2 (0.79%) Maven
4 2 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.39%) Selenium
5 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
General
1 61 (24.02%) Finance
2 26 (10.24%) Legal
3 25 (9.84%) Marketing
4 22 (8.66%) Retail
5 14 (5.51%) Telecoms
6 11 (4.33%) Law
7 9 (3.54%) Back Office
8 6 (2.36%) Games
9 5 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.57%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.57%) General Ledger
11 3 (1.18%) Dutch Language
11 3 (1.18%) French Language
11 3 (1.18%) German Language
12 2 (0.79%) Banking
12 2 (0.79%) Electronics
13 1 (0.39%) Publishing
13 1 (0.39%) Local Government
13 1 (0.39%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 69 (27.17%) Analyst
2 39 (15.35%) Security Analyst
3 26 (10.24%) Developer
4 24 (9.45%) DBA
4 24 (9.45%) Information Analyst
4 24 (9.45%) Security Manager
5 21 (8.27%) Information Security Analyst
6 20 (7.87%) SQL DBA
7 16 (6.30%) Administrator
8 14 (5.51%) Junior
8 14 (5.51%) Information Manager
9 13 (5.12%) Information Security Manager
10 11 (4.33%) Junior Analyst
10 11 (4.33%) Junior Information Analyst
11 10 (3.94%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.94%) Consultant
11 10 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.54%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.15%) Architect
13 8 (3.15%) PC Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.63%) .NET
2 19 (7.48%) ASP.NET
2 19 (7.48%) HTML
3 15 (5.91%) XML
4 12 (4.72%) CSS
5 11 (4.33%) Web Services
5 11 (4.33%) HTML5
6 10 (3.94%) jQuery
7 9 (3.54%) RESTful
7 9 (3.54%) COM
8 8 (3.15%) XSLT
8 8 (3.15%) .NET Framework
8 8 (3.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (2.36%) CSS3
9 6 (2.36%) Regular Expression
10 4 (1.57%) JSON
10 4 (1.57%) XSL
11 3 (1.18%) WPF
11 3 (1.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.29%) Management Information System
2 37 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.48%) Computer Science
3 19 (7.48%) NHS
4 18 (7.09%) Freedom of Information
5 14 (5.51%) Statistics
5 14 (5.51%) Freedom of Information Act
6 12 (4.72%) Client/Server
7 11 (4.33%) Mobile App
8 10 (3.94%) N-Tier
9 8 (3.15%) Replication
10 6 (2.36%) CESG
11 5 (1.97%) Clustering
11 5 (1.97%) Open Source
11 5 (1.97%) Online Games
12 4 (1.57%) Blog
12 4 (1.57%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.57%) Mechatronics
13 3 (1.18%) Mainframe
13 3 (1.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.72%) Windows
2 18 (7.09%) UNIX
3 12 (4.72%) Linux
3 12 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.15%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.97%) Solaris
7 3 (1.18%) Android
7 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.79%) AIX
9 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 95 (37.40%) Information Security
3 41 (16.14%) Risk Management
4 35 (13.78%) Project Management
4 35 (13.78%) Service Delivery
5 32 (12.60%) ITIL
6 30 (11.81%) Business Continuity
7 23 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (8.66%) Security Testing
8 22 (8.66%) Performance Tuning
9 21 (8.27%) Capacity Planning
9 21 (8.27%) PRINCE2
10 20 (7.87%) Data Modelling
10 20 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (7.87%) Data Management
10 20 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (7.48%) Migration
12 17 (6.69%) Security Management
13 16 (6.30%) MVC
13 16 (6.30%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (29.13%) SQL
2 27 (10.63%) T-SQL
3 21 (8.27%) C#
4 14 (5.51%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.54%) Java
6 8 (3.15%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.76%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.76%) Perl
7 7 (2.76%) C++
7 7 (2.76%) VB
8 3 (1.18%) Delphi
8 3 (1.18%) C
8 3 (1.18%) PHP
9 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.79%) Ruby
9 2 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.79%) VBA
10 1 (0.39%) Python
10 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 45 (17.72%) Degree
2 24 (9.45%) CISSP
3 15 (5.91%) CISM
4 12 (4.72%) CISA
4 12 (4.72%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.94%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.54%) OCP
6 9 (3.54%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (3.54%) ISEB
7 5 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.97%) OCA
7 5 (1.97%) RHCSA
7 5 (1.97%) CRISC
8 4 (1.57%) MBA
8 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.18%) MCITP
10 2 (0.79%) MCTS
10 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.79%) PhD
10 2 (0.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (24.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (18.11%) PCI DSS
3 27 (10.63%) QA
4 17 (6.69%) SLA
5 15 (5.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (3.54%) COBIT
6 9 (3.54%) ISO 9001
7 8 (3.15%) BS7799
8 4 (1.57%) Basel II
8 4 (1.57%) COSO
9 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.79%) BS25999
9 2 (0.79%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
System Software
1 13 (5.12%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.97%) Nmap
4 2 (0.79%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (1.57%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.18%) Nessus
3 2 (0.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.39%) WSUS
4 1 (0.39%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.39%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 58 (22.83%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.02%) Oracle
3 13 (5.12%) Business Objects
4 10 (3.94%) VMware
5 9 (3.54%) Cisco
6 8 (3.15%) Adobe
7 7 (2.76%) IBM
8 6 (2.36%) HP
8 6 (2.36%) Informatica
8 6 (2.36%) Teradata
8 6 (2.36%) Tripwire
8 6 (2.36%) McAfee
9 5 (1.97%) Symantec
9 5 (1.97%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.97%) Veritas
10 4 (1.57%) SAP
10 4 (1.57%) Cognos
10 4 (1.57%) Apple
10 4 (1.57%) Websense
10 4 (1.57%) TippingPoint
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
County Durham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £12320.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Hinckley
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000.00 - £16000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago