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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 687 790 676
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -114
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 207 139 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.30% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 113 118 144
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,000 £30,650
10% offered a salary of more than £82,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.75%

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
44233 46035 43813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.39% 39.35% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35155 36206 35302
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 +80 187 £48,500 +21.25% 22
London +131 132 £50,000 +11.11% 10
South East +12 28 £51,250 +13.88% 4
City of London +38 16 £60,000 +84.61% 3
Surrey +20 11 £47,500 +35.71%
Kent +13 6 - -
Yorkshire +5 6 £23,000 -45.88% 1
East of England -21 6 £40,000 +3.89% 3
Berkshire - 5 £65,000 -
North West -6 4 £52,500 +98.11%
South West -21 4 £42,500 +23.18% 1
Leeds +17 3 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire +8 3 £42,500 -
Manchester +7 3 £52,500 +57.89%
East Midlands +1 3 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Warwickshire -12 3 £49,000 -2.00%
West Midlands -23 3 £49,000 -2.00%
East Sussex +29 2 £55,000 +77.41%
Cambridgeshire +13 2 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Cambridge +10 2 £40,000 - 1
Northamptonshire +2 2 £41,250 -28.26%
Wales +1 2 £55,000 -
Northampton 0 2 £41,250 -28.26%
South Wales -5 2 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire -5 2 £42,500 -16.66% 1
Cardiff -7 2 £55,000 -
Bristol -10 2 £51,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £42,500 - 2
County Antrim - 2 £42,500 - 2
Hampshire - 2 £45,000 - 1

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 400 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 150 (37.50%) Information Security
3 145 (36.25%) Finance
4 135 (33.75%) Microsoft
4 135 (33.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 115 (28.75%) Analytical Skills
6 104 (26.00%) SQL
7 90 (22.50%) SQL Server
8 89 (22.25%) Degree
9 83 (20.75%) Freedom of Information
10 82 (20.50%) Analytics
11 79 (19.75%) Freedom of Information Act
12 78 (19.50%) MS Excel
13 77 (19.25%) Data Warehouse
14 70 (17.50%) Management Information System
14 70 (17.50%) PCI DSS
15 69 (17.25%) CISSP
16 68 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
17 66 (16.50%) ITIL
18 64 (16.00%) Oracle
18 64 (16.00%) CISM
19 50 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
20 49 (12.25%) Data Modelling
21 47 (11.75%) Project Management
21 47 (11.75%) Risk Management
21 47 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
21 47 (11.75%) Data Management
22 46 (11.50%) T-SQL
23 44 (11.00%) Windows
24 41 (10.25%) MS Office

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 33 (8.25%) SAS
2 14 (3.50%) IIS
3 12 (3.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.75%) Lync
5 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.50%) CMS
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.50%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 78 (19.50%) MS Excel
2 41 (10.25%) MS Office
3 37 (9.25%) SPSS
4 12 (3.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.50%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.75%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (0.75%) Servitor
2 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.25%) Office 365
2 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.75%) Firewall
2 9 (2.25%) Intranet
2 9 (2.25%) Network Security
3 8 (2.00%) Internet
4 5 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.25%) SAN
5 4 (1.00%) LAN
5 4 (1.00%) DNS
5 4 (1.00%) GoToMeeting
6 2 (0.50%) VoIP
6 2 (0.50%) WLAN
6 2 (0.50%) DHCP
6 2 (0.50%) DMZ
6 2 (0.50%) VPN
6 2 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.50%) Wireless
7 1 (0.25%) Connectrix
7 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 77 (19.25%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
4 41 (10.25%) Big Data
5 37 (9.25%) Relational Database
5 37 (9.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 35 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (8.00%) Oracle Database
7 32 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (8.00%) Star Schema
8 28 (7.00%) Data Mining
9 23 (5.75%) MS Access
10 20 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (2.75%) BusinessObjects XI
13 5 (1.25%) OLAP
13 5 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (5.50%) Toad
2 2 (0.50%) JDeveloper
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.25%) Selenium
3 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.25%) Moq
3 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.25%) JIRA
3 1 (0.25%) ReSharper
General
1 145 (36.25%) Finance
2 37 (9.25%) Publishing
3 33 (8.25%) Legal
4 28 (7.00%) Multimedia
5 26 (6.50%) Retail
6 24 (6.00%) Marketing
7 17 (4.25%) Banking
8 16 (4.00%) Law
9 15 (3.75%) Advertising
10 13 (3.25%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.00%) Games
12 3 (0.75%) Electronics
13 2 (0.50%) Back Office
13 2 (0.50%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (27.50%) Analyst
2 61 (15.25%) Security Manager
3 51 (12.75%) Information Manager
4 41 (10.25%) Developer
5 40 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
6 30 (7.50%) Consultant
7 21 (5.25%) Security Analyst
7 21 (5.25%) Data Manager
8 20 (5.00%) Architect
9 19 (4.75%) Security Consultant
10 18 (4.50%) Data Analyst
10 18 (4.50%) Systems Analyst
10 18 (4.50%) DBA
10 18 (4.50%) Research Analyst
11 17 (4.25%) Business Analyst
12 16 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 15 (3.75%) Information Analyst
14 13 (3.25%) Security Officer
15 12 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 12 (3.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.75%) .NET
2 14 (3.50%) HTML
3 12 (3.00%) COM
4 6 (1.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.25%) Middleware
6 4 (1.00%) XML
6 4 (1.00%) 802.1X
7 3 (0.75%) CSS
7 3 (0.75%) CSS3
7 3 (0.75%) HTML5
8 2 (0.50%) XSD
8 2 (0.50%) XSLT
9 1 (0.25%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.25%) SOAP
9 1 (0.25%) REST
9 1 (0.25%) WinForms
9 1 (0.25%) Ajax
9 1 (0.25%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 115 (28.75%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (20.75%) Freedom of Information
3 79 (19.75%) Freedom of Information Act
4 70 (17.50%) Management Information System
5 37 (9.25%) Computer Science
6 15 (3.75%) Statistics
7 14 (3.50%) Client/Server
8 13 (3.25%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.75%) NHS
10 9 (2.25%) N-Tier
10 9 (2.25%) Mathematics
11 8 (2.00%) BYOD
12 7 (1.75%) Internet of Things
12 7 (1.75%) CESG
13 4 (1.00%) CESG CLAS
14 3 (0.75%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.50%) Cybercrime
15 2 (0.50%) Fat Client
15 2 (0.50%) Cryptography
15 2 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.00%) Windows
2 17 (4.25%) UNIX
3 14 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.25%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.25%) Linux
5 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.75%) Windows 2000
6 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.50%) Android
7 2 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 150 (37.50%) Information Security
3 82 (20.50%) Analytics
4 68 (17.00%) Business Intelligence
5 66 (16.50%) ITIL
6 49 (12.25%) Data Modelling
7 47 (11.75%) Project Management
7 47 (11.75%) Risk Management
7 47 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (11.75%) Data Management
8 39 (9.75%) Security Management
9 37 (9.25%) Data Security
9 37 (9.25%) ISMS
10 35 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
10 35 (8.75%) Information Security Management
10 35 (8.75%) Data Analysis
11 34 (8.50%) Information Management
12 33 (8.25%) Kimball Methodology
13 32 (8.00%) Inmon Methodology
14 31 (7.75%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 104 (26.00%) SQL
2 46 (11.50%) T-SQL
3 22 (5.50%) VBA
4 14 (3.50%) VB
4 14 (3.50%) C#
5 10 (2.50%) R
6 9 (2.25%) PL/SQL
6 9 (2.25%) VB.NET
7 7 (1.75%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.50%) Java
9 4 (1.00%) C++
10 2 (0.50%) Delphi
10 2 (0.50%) Ruby
10 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 89 (22.25%) Degree
2 69 (17.25%) CISSP
3 64 (16.00%) CISM
4 32 (8.00%) CISA
5 27 (6.75%) Security Cleared
6 21 (5.25%) SC Cleared
7 9 (2.25%) PCI QSA
8 7 (1.75%) CRISC
9 5 (1.25%) ISACA
9 5 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.00%) GIAC
10 4 (1.00%) CISMP
10 4 (1.00%) CITP
10 4 (1.00%) MBCS
11 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.75%) CEH
11 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.75%) MCSE
12 2 (0.50%) CCNP
12 2 (0.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (33.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (17.50%) PCI DSS
3 23 (5.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (3.00%) SLA
4 12 (3.00%) COBIT
5 10 (2.50%) QA
6 9 (2.25%) Basel II
7 7 (1.75%) ISO 9001
7 7 (1.75%) BS25999
8 5 (1.25%) Data Quality
8 5 (1.25%) ISO 14001
9 4 (1.00%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.75%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.50%) BS7799
12 1 (0.25%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.25%) Snort
5 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.50%) SCCM
2 2 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 135 (33.75%) Microsoft
2 64 (16.00%) Oracle
3 11 (2.75%) VMware
4 10 (2.50%) DataFlux
4 10 (2.50%) Trillium
4 10 (2.50%) Informatica
5 7 (1.75%) SAP
6 6 (1.50%) Cisco
7 4 (1.00%) Citrix
7 4 (1.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (1.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (0.75%) Orchard
9 2 (0.50%) Teradata
9 2 (0.50%) Civica
9 2 (0.50%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.50%) Symantec
9 2 (0.50%) McAfee
9 2 (0.50%) Sophos
9 2 (0.50%) Websense
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Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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London (North Greenwich)
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Salary: £0 - £55,000 per year
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South East London
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