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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 761 732 716
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -16
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 142 159 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.44% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 103 108 139
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,052 £68,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -26.31%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38896 35938 40081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.69% 32.53% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30852 29182 33819
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -46 141 £37,500 -6.25% 12
East of England -17 38 £35,500 +1.42% 2
London -76 34 £40,000 -34.42% 3
South East -1 23 £42,500 +9.53% 1
South West -2 15 £34,250 -23.88% 1
Essex -10 15 £36,250 -27.50% 1
Berkshire +12 12 £40,000 +3.89%
North West +14 10 £33,333 +11.64%
Suffolk -9 10 £37,500 +7.14%
City of London -20 10 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Yorkshire -49 10 £37,500 +15.38% 2
West Midlands +22 8 £60,000 +242.85% 2
Reading -7 8 £40,000 +3.89%
Colchester -4 7 £35,000 +4.47%
West Yorkshire -18 7 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Leeds -23 7 £37,500 -31.81%
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £37,500 - 1
Manchester +8 6 £31,500 +6.01%
Cambridgeshire - 6 £35,500 -
Staffordshire - 6 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire +12 5 £36,500 -2.66%
Hertfordshire +9 5 £32,500 - 1
Bristol +3 5 - -
Bury St Edmunds -4 5 £40,000 +60.00%
Letchworth - 5 £32,500 - 1
Ipswich -21 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Cambridge - 4 £35,500 -
Surrey +14 3 £42,500 +100.00%
East Sussex -15 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 - 1

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 265 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 90 (33.96%) SQL
3 87 (32.83%) Information Security
4 82 (30.94%) Finance
5 77 (29.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 76 (28.68%) SQL Server
7 70 (26.42%) PCI DSS
8 54 (20.38%) Microsoft
9 49 (18.49%) Degree
10 47 (17.74%) ITIL
11 42 (15.85%) CISSP
12 39 (14.72%) Windows
13 36 (13.58%) CISM
13 36 (13.58%) Legal
14 35 (13.21%) Management Information System
14 35 (13.21%) MS Excel
15 33 (12.45%) .NET
16 30 (11.32%) Project Management
17 27 (10.19%) Risk Assessment
17 27 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 26 (9.81%) QA
19 25 (9.43%) Risk Management
19 25 (9.43%) Security Management
19 25 (9.43%) T-SQL
20 24 (9.06%) ASP.NET
20 24 (9.06%) Information Security Management
21 23 (8.68%) Marketing
21 23 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 23 (8.68%) ISMS
22 22 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (7.92%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (3.40%) IIS
4 8 (3.02%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.89%) SAS
5 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.13%) Drupal
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.75%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.75%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.38%) nginx
9 1 (0.38%) WordPress
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.30%) MS Office
3 11 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.89%) SPSS
5 3 (1.13%) MS Project
5 3 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.02%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.13%) Pegasus Opera
3 3 (1.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.38%) Tridion
4 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.26%) SaaS
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Taleo
3 1 (0.38%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 21 (7.92%) Firewall
2 16 (6.04%) SAN
3 15 (5.66%) WAN
3 15 (5.66%) LAN
4 10 (3.77%) VLAN
4 10 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (3.77%) Internet
4 10 (3.77%) VoIP
5 9 (3.40%) Intranet
6 7 (2.64%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.64%) NAS
6 7 (2.64%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.51%) DNS
8 3 (1.13%) VPN
8 3 (1.13%) DHCP
9 2 (0.75%) Network Security
9 2 (0.75%) Broadband
10 1 (0.38%) SSL
10 1 (0.38%) SMTP
10 1 (0.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (28.68%) SQL Server
2 27 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (6.79%) Relational Database
5 17 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (6.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (4.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (3.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.64%) OLAP
10 7 (2.64%) Big Data
11 6 (2.26%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.89%) MS Access
12 5 (1.89%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.51%) DB2
14 3 (1.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (3.40%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.89%) Toad
3 2 (0.75%) Subversion
3 2 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.38%) LSMW
4 1 (0.38%) Selenium
4 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 82 (30.94%) Finance
2 36 (13.58%) Legal
3 23 (8.68%) Marketing
4 15 (5.66%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.28%) Banking
6 13 (4.91%) Law
7 9 (3.40%) Advertising
8 4 (1.51%) Billing
8 4 (1.51%) Retail
9 3 (1.13%) Games
10 2 (0.75%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 72 (27.17%) Analyst
2 37 (13.96%) Developer
3 26 (9.81%) Security Manager
3 26 (9.81%) Administrator
4 19 (7.17%) Security Officer
5 18 (6.79%) DBA
6 17 (6.42%) SQL Developer
7 16 (6.04%) Security Specialist
8 15 (5.66%) Security Analyst
9 14 (5.28%) Information Security Officer
9 14 (5.28%) Business Analyst
9 14 (5.28%) SQL DBA
10 13 (4.91%) SQL Server Developer
10 13 (4.91%) Information Analyst
10 13 (4.91%) Risk Analyst
11 12 (4.53%) Applications Specialist
11 12 (4.53%) Application Security Specialist
12 11 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
12 11 (4.15%) Information Manager
13 10 (3.77%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (12.45%) .NET
2 24 (9.06%) ASP.NET
3 17 (6.42%) HTML
4 10 (3.77%) XML
5 9 (3.40%) CSS
6 8 (3.02%) Web Services
7 7 (2.64%) WPF
8 5 (1.89%) XHTML
8 5 (1.89%) XSD
8 5 (1.89%) XSL
8 5 (1.89%) DHTML
8 5 (1.89%) Middleware
8 5 (1.89%) WinForms
8 5 (1.89%) MDX
8 5 (1.89%) Silverlight
9 4 (1.51%) MSMQ
10 3 (1.13%) LAMP
11 2 (0.75%) Java EE
11 2 (0.75%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (0.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.21%) Management Information System
2 18 (6.79%) Freedom of Information
3 10 (3.77%) N-Tier
4 8 (3.02%) Social Media
4 8 (3.02%) Clustering
5 7 (2.64%) New Media
5 7 (2.64%) CESG
5 7 (2.64%) CESG CLAS
5 7 (2.64%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.64%) Freedom of Information Act
6 5 (1.89%) E-Learning
6 5 (1.89%) Replication
6 5 (1.89%) Statistics
7 4 (1.51%) NHS
8 3 (1.13%) Open Source
8 3 (1.13%) iPad
8 3 (1.13%) Online Games
9 2 (0.75%) PKI
9 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.72%) Windows
2 14 (5.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (5.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (3.02%) UNIX
4 4 (1.51%) Linux
5 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.75%) VMS
5 2 (0.75%) OpenVMS
5 2 (0.75%) OS/400
6 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.38%) Debian
6 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 87 (32.83%) Information Security
3 47 (17.74%) ITIL
4 30 (11.32%) Project Management
5 27 (10.19%) Risk Assessment
6 25 (9.43%) Risk Management
6 25 (9.43%) Security Management
7 24 (9.06%) Information Security Management
8 23 (8.68%) ISMS
9 22 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (7.55%) Business Continuity
11 18 (6.79%) Security Testing
11 18 (6.79%) CRM
12 17 (6.42%) ETL
12 17 (6.42%) Web Development
13 16 (6.04%) Ethical Hacking
14 15 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (5.66%) Information Management
14 15 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
15 14 (5.28%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 90 (33.96%) SQL
2 25 (9.43%) T-SQL
3 15 (5.66%) C#
4 8 (3.02%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.64%) Java
5 7 (2.64%) VB
5 7 (2.64%) VBA
6 5 (1.89%) VB.NET
6 5 (1.89%) Ruby
7 4 (1.51%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.13%) C
8 3 (1.13%) PHP
9 2 (0.75%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (0.75%) C++
10 1 (0.38%) ABAP
10 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (18.49%) Degree
2 42 (15.85%) CISSP
3 36 (13.58%) CISM
4 21 (7.92%) Security Cleared
5 19 (7.17%) SC Cleared
6 18 (6.79%) CISA
7 16 (6.04%) ISEB
8 15 (5.66%) GIAC
9 14 (5.28%) CRISC
9 14 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (4.53%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (3.77%) CCNA
11 10 (3.77%) MCSA
12 5 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.51%) MCITP
13 4 (1.51%) CCA
14 3 (1.13%) CISMP
15 2 (0.75%) MCTS
15 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.75%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (29.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 70 (26.42%) PCI DSS
3 26 (9.81%) QA
4 16 (6.04%) COBIT
4 16 (6.04%) ISO 9001
5 14 (5.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (2.64%) JSP 440
7 6 (2.26%) ISO 14001
8 4 (1.51%) BS25999
8 4 (1.51%) Basel II
9 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.75%) Nmap
5 1 (0.38%) NFS
5 1 (0.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) SCOM
2 2 (0.75%) Nessus
3 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.38%) Nagios
3 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 54 (20.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.55%) VMware
3 16 (6.04%) HP
4 15 (5.66%) Oracle
4 15 (5.66%) Remedy
5 14 (5.28%) SAP
5 14 (5.28%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (4.53%) Cisco
7 10 (3.77%) Veeam
7 10 (3.77%) Business Objects
8 9 (3.40%) Google
9 6 (2.26%) IBM
10 5 (1.89%) Cognos
11 4 (1.51%) Huawei
11 4 (1.51%) Citrix
11 4 (1.51%) Dell
12 3 (1.13%) Pegasus
12 3 (1.13%) Rapid7
12 3 (1.13%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (1.13%) Varonis
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: £42k - 50k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Strategic Insights Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 20 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 20 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 20000-23000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Novacroft
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Hook
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Jagger Talent Commercial Recruiters
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Penryn, Cornwall
CCity IT
Posted: 20 days ago
Wiltshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Essex
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension + Life Assurence + Bonuses
Posted: 24 days ago