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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 770 741 694
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -47
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 116 131 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 85 111 156
Average salary £45,000 £46,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.74% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £27,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -

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
39821 40968 41864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.42% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 32217 32014 34901
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -4 108 £46,000 -3.15% 25
London -9 38 £63,750 +10.86% 14
South East -31 18 £60,000 +100.00% 3
Yorkshire -3 15 £45,000 +91.48% 3
South West -4 15 £33,500 -55.33%
West Midlands -34 15 £45,000 +28.57%
Gloucestershire +2 13 £33,750 -
Cheltenham - 13 £33,750 -
West Yorkshire +7 11 £45,000 +60.71% 3
Leeds +3 11 £45,000 +60.71% 2
Berkshire +3 10 £60,000 +100.00% 1
City of London 0 9 £51,000 -27.14% 6
Scotland - 8 £29,675 - 1
Surrey -13 6 £60,000 +103.38% 1
Coventry - 6 £53,750 -
Birmingham -17 5 £50,000 +53.84%
Hampshire -17 5 - -
Aberdeen - 5 - -
East of England -14 4 £72,500 +75.75%
Southampton +7 2 - -
North Yorkshire +4 2 £45,000 +91.48%
Harrogate 0 2 £45,000 +91.48%
Reading -1 2 £62,500 +108.33%
North West -4 2 £53,750 +27.25% 3
Warwickshire -7 2 £38,625 -14.16%
South Yorkshire -8 2 £33,750 -32.50%
Lancashire - 2 £53,750 -
Norfolk - 2 £72,500 -
Norwich - 2 £72,500 -
Glasgow - 2 - -

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 254 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 102 (40.16%) Information Security
3 70 (27.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 66 (25.98%) SQL
5 58 (22.83%) Finance
6 55 (21.65%) Management Information System
7 51 (20.08%) Microsoft
8 49 (19.29%) Windows
8 49 (19.29%) Risk Management
9 44 (17.32%) PCI DSS
10 40 (15.75%) Degree
11 39 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
12 34 (13.39%) SQL Server
13 31 (12.20%) Project Management
14 30 (11.81%) Service Delivery
15 29 (11.42%) ITIL
16 28 (11.02%) Business Continuity
17 27 (10.63%) MS Excel
18 26 (10.24%) T-SQL
18 26 (10.24%) CISSP
18 26 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
19 25 (9.84%) Legal
20 24 (9.45%) Security Management
20 24 (9.45%) .NET
20 24 (9.45%) Performance Tuning
20 24 (9.45%) Capacity Planning
20 24 (9.45%) Freedom of Information
20 24 (9.45%) Retail
20 24 (9.45%) QA
21 23 (9.06%) MS Office

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (6.69%) IIS
2 14 (5.51%) SAS
3 10 (3.94%) SharePoint
4 8 (3.15%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.18%) OpenEdge
6 3 (1.18%) CMS
7 2 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (10.63%) MS Excel
2 23 (9.06%) 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 1 (0.39%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.39%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.39%) Nortel Periphonics
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.36%) Office 365
2 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.30%) Firewall
2 15 (5.91%) LAN
3 14 (5.51%) WAN
4 11 (4.33%) Internet
4 11 (4.33%) Wireshark
5 8 (3.15%) DNS
6 7 (2.76%) Intranet
7 6 (2.36%) SAN
7 6 (2.36%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.36%) NAS
8 5 (1.97%) Extranet
8 5 (1.97%) VPN
9 4 (1.57%) Broadband
10 3 (1.18%) LDAP
10 3 (1.18%) Network Security
10 3 (1.18%) IPsec
11 2 (0.79%) SMTP
11 2 (0.79%) DHCP
11 2 (0.79%) HTTP
11 2 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.27%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.15%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.36%) MySQL
5 5 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.97%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.18%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.18%) DB2
6 3 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.18%) QlikView
6 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.79%) Data Mart
7 2 (0.79%) MS Access
7 2 (0.79%) DataStage
7 2 (0.79%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Subversion
2 2 (0.79%) JIRA
2 2 (0.79%) JUnit
2 2 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.79%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.79%) Grunt
3 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.39%) Selenium
General
1 58 (22.83%) Finance
2 25 (9.84%) Legal
3 24 (9.45%) Retail
4 19 (7.48%) Marketing
5 16 (6.30%) Telecoms
6 14 (5.51%) Law
7 9 (3.54%) Back Office
8 6 (2.36%) Games
9 4 (1.57%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.57%) Electronics
9 4 (1.57%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.18%) Dutch Language
10 3 (1.18%) French Language
10 3 (1.18%) German Language
11 2 (0.79%) Banking
12 1 (0.39%) Welsh Language
12 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.39%) Advertising
12 1 (0.39%) Publishing
12 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 77 (30.31%) Analyst
2 40 (15.75%) Security Analyst
3 28 (11.02%) Security Manager
4 27 (10.63%) Developer
5 25 (9.84%) DBA
6 23 (9.06%) Information Analyst
6 23 (9.06%) SQL DBA
7 20 (7.87%) Information Security Analyst
8 15 (5.91%) Administrator
8 15 (5.91%) Junior
9 13 (5.12%) Information Manager
10 12 (4.72%) Information Security Manager
11 11 (4.33%) Junior Analyst
11 11 (4.33%) Junior Information Analyst
12 9 (3.54%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.54%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.15%) IT Manager
13 8 (3.15%) Data Analyst
13 8 (3.15%) PC Support
14 7 (2.76%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.45%) .NET
2 16 (6.30%) ASP.NET
3 15 (5.91%) HTML
4 13 (5.12%) COM
5 12 (4.72%) Web Services
6 9 (3.54%) XML
6 9 (3.54%) RESTful
7 8 (3.15%) .NET Framework
7 8 (3.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (3.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (3.15%) XSLT
7 8 (3.15%) CSS
8 6 (2.36%) Regular Expression
8 6 (2.36%) jQuery
9 5 (1.97%) HTML5
10 3 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (1.18%) Ajax
11 2 (0.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (21.65%) Management Information System
2 39 (15.35%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.45%) Freedom of Information
4 19 (7.48%) NHS
5 16 (6.30%) Statistics
5 16 (6.30%) Freedom of Information Act
6 15 (5.91%) Client/Server
7 14 (5.51%) N-Tier
8 13 (5.12%) Computer Science
9 11 (4.33%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.76%) Replication
10 7 (2.76%) CESG
11 6 (2.36%) Clustering
12 4 (1.57%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.57%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.57%) Open Source
12 4 (1.57%) Mechatronics
12 4 (1.57%) Online Games
13 3 (1.18%) Data Extraction
13 3 (1.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.29%) Windows
2 17 (6.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (6.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (5.91%) UNIX
4 9 (3.54%) Linux
5 8 (3.15%) Mac OS X
6 7 (2.76%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.97%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.97%) Solaris
8 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.18%) Android
10 2 (0.79%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.39%) AIX
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 102 (40.16%) Information Security
3 49 (19.29%) Risk Management
4 31 (12.20%) Project Management
5 30 (11.81%) Service Delivery
6 29 (11.42%) ITIL
7 28 (11.02%) Business Continuity
8 26 (10.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 24 (9.45%) Capacity Planning
9 24 (9.45%) Performance Tuning
9 24 (9.45%) Security Management
10 23 (9.06%) Data Modelling
11 22 (8.66%) Information Security Management
12 21 (8.27%) Security Testing
13 20 (7.87%) Data Management
13 20 (7.87%) Migration
14 18 (7.09%) Line Management
15 17 (6.69%) Performance Monitoring
15 17 (6.69%) ISMS
15 17 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 66 (25.98%) SQL
2 26 (10.24%) T-SQL
3 19 (7.48%) C#
4 10 (3.94%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.54%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.76%) VB
7 6 (2.36%) Perl
7 6 (2.36%) C++
7 6 (2.36%) Java
8 3 (1.18%) Delphi
9 2 (0.79%) C
9 2 (0.79%) PHP
9 2 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.39%) VBA
10 1 (0.39%) Python
10 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.39%) PHP5
10 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (15.75%) Degree
2 26 (10.24%) CISSP
3 14 (5.51%) CISM
4 13 (5.12%) Security Cleared
5 12 (4.72%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.33%) CISA
7 6 (2.36%) ISEB
8 5 (1.97%) OCP
8 5 (1.97%) OCA
8 5 (1.97%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (1.97%) RHCSA
9 4 (1.57%) CRISC
9 4 (1.57%) MCITP
9 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.18%) MCTS
10 3 (1.18%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.79%) HNC
11 2 (0.79%) HND
11 2 (0.79%) PhD
11 2 (0.79%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (27.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (17.32%) PCI DSS
3 24 (9.45%) QA
4 14 (5.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (5.51%) SLA
5 12 (4.72%) COBIT
6 5 (1.97%) BS7799
7 4 (1.57%) COSO
8 3 (1.18%) Basel II
9 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.79%) BS25999
10 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.57%) Nmap
4 2 (0.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.39%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 3 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (1.18%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.79%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.79%) Nessus
3 1 (0.39%) WSUS
3 1 (0.39%) SCOM
3 1 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.39%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 51 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.87%) Oracle
3 11 (4.33%) Business Objects
4 9 (3.54%) VMware
5 7 (2.76%) Adobe
5 7 (2.76%) Cisco
6 6 (2.36%) IBM
7 5 (1.97%) HP
7 5 (1.97%) Informatica
7 5 (1.97%) Veritas
7 5 (1.97%) Aquila
7 5 (1.97%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.57%) Apple
8 4 (1.57%) Symantec
8 4 (1.57%) McAfee
8 4 (1.57%) Tripwire
8 4 (1.57%) Teradata
8 4 (1.57%) SAP
9 3 (1.18%) Websense
9 3 (1.18%) Trillium
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life Ass and 25 d
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicestershire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford
BDL Hotels
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds, LS19 6BA
EMIS
Salary: Competitive and dependent upon level of experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £42000 - £59000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £0.00 - £45000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £20,400 - £25,520 per annum plus contributory pension
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Westway Trust
Salary: £42,000
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 260-280 Per Day
Posted: 13 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
Agilisys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bank, London, South East
Agilisys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
West London
Dunnhumby
Posted: 18 days ago
Surrey
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Leicestershire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £14000.00 - £16000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago