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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 743 819 821
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +2
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 192 118 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 164 84 101
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
43044 42819 42980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34487 34634 33452
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016 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 12 February 2016. 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 +94 186 £45,000 -10.00% 20
London +41 68 £53,500 -16.07% 8
City of London +85 41 £52,500 +2.94% 1
South East +24 38 £41,250 -31.25% 2
Yorkshire +22 27 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Yorkshire +11 26 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Midlands -5 23 £42,500 - 2
Leeds +15 22 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Kent - 17 £37,500 -
South West -16 11 £42,500 +26.86% 4
Sittingbourne - 10 £37,500 -
North West +33 7 £27,500 -50.00% 1
Manchester - 7 £27,500 -
East Midlands +9 6 £30,371 -
Staffordshire +4 6 £19,000 -56.32%
Wiltshire - 6 £43,750 -
West Sussex - 6 £50,000 -
East of England +2 5 £45,000 -37.93% 1
Birmingham -3 5 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Solihull - 5 £42,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Swindon - 5 £42,500 -
Oxford - 5 £40,000 -
Crawley - 5 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire +11 4 £33,000 -
Nottingham +6 4 £33,000 -
Berkshire -26 4 £58,750 -2.08% 1
Herefordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Bristol - 4 £32,500 -
East Sussex +12 3 - -

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 326 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 121 (37.12%) Information Security
3 110 (33.74%) SQL
4 88 (26.99%) SQL Server
5 79 (24.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 78 (23.93%) MS Excel
7 77 (23.62%) Finance
8 76 (23.31%) Management Information System
9 74 (22.70%) Microsoft
10 65 (19.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 59 (18.10%) SQL Server 2008
11 59 (18.10%) Legal
12 57 (17.48%) SQL Server 2012
13 56 (17.18%) CISSP
13 56 (17.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 55 (16.87%) Data Quality
14 55 (16.87%) T-SQL
15 49 (15.03%) SQL Server 2014
16 47 (14.42%) VB
17 46 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (13.80%) CISM
19 42 (12.88%) .NET
20 39 (11.96%) C#
20 39 (11.96%) Degree
21 37 (11.35%) PCI DSS
21 37 (11.35%) Disaster Recovery
22 36 (11.04%) Windows
23 35 (10.74%) Business Continuity
24 34 (10.43%) Security Management
24 34 (10.43%) Kimball Methodology

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 22 (6.75%) SAS
2 14 (4.29%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.99%) IBM Notes
4 12 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2000
4 12 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (3.68%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 8 (2.45%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.45%) WordPress
6 5 (1.53%) Moodle
6 5 (1.53%) Totara
6 5 (1.53%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.61%) IIS
8 2 (0.61%) JBoss
8 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 78 (23.93%) MS Excel
2 29 (8.90%) MS Office
3 4 (1.23%) SPSS
4 3 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.61%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (1.84%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle ASCP
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (3.68%) Office 365
2 8 (2.45%) SaaS
3 7 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.53%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.13%) Firewall
2 10 (3.07%) Internet
3 9 (2.76%) Extranet
3 9 (2.76%) Intranet
4 8 (2.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (2.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.84%) VPN
7 4 (1.23%) Wireless
7 4 (1.23%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.92%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.92%) LDAP
8 3 (0.92%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.61%) DNS
9 2 (0.61%) HTTP
9 2 (0.61%) Network Security
9 2 (0.61%) PBX
9 2 (0.61%) S/MIME
9 2 (0.61%) SMTP
9 2 (0.61%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (26.99%) SQL Server
2 65 (19.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (18.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (17.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 56 (17.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 49 (15.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (5.21%) MySQL
8 16 (4.91%) Oracle Database
9 15 (4.60%) OLAP
10 14 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (3.68%) MS Access
11 12 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.84%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (1.53%) OLAP Cube
14 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (1.53%) QlikView
15 4 (1.23%) OLTP
15 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
15 4 (1.23%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 15 (4.60%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.45%) Jasmine
2 8 (2.45%) Karma Test Runner
2 8 (2.45%) Protractor
2 8 (2.45%) QUnit
2 8 (2.45%) TestNG
3 5 (1.53%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.61%) Ant
5 2 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.61%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.61%) Hudson
5 2 (0.61%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.61%) JMeter
5 2 (0.61%) JUnit
5 2 (0.61%) Mockito
5 2 (0.61%) NetBeans
5 2 (0.61%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 77 (23.62%) Finance
2 59 (18.10%) Legal
3 23 (7.06%) Law
4 21 (6.44%) Marketing
5 19 (5.83%) Retail
6 10 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.15%) Publishing
8 5 (1.53%) Billing
9 4 (1.23%) Banking
9 4 (1.23%) Games
9 4 (1.23%) Local Government
10 3 (0.92%) Advertising
10 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.31%) Automotive
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (23.31%) Developer
2 67 (20.55%) Analyst
3 52 (15.95%) SQL Developer
4 37 (11.35%) Security Officer
5 36 (11.04%) Information Officer
6 31 (9.51%) Information Security Officer
7 27 (8.28%) Security Analyst
8 17 (5.21%) Consultant
8 17 (5.21%) DBA
9 15 (4.60%) Information Analyst
9 15 (4.60%) Information Security Analyst
10 13 (3.99%) Data Analyst
10 13 (3.99%) Security Manager
10 13 (3.99%) SQL Server Developer
11 11 (3.37%) Administrator
12 10 (3.07%) Information Manager
13 9 (2.76%) Data Protection Analyst
13 9 (2.76%) Forensic Investigator
13 9 (2.76%) Security Engineer
13 9 (2.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.88%) .NET
2 13 (3.99%) RESTful
2 13 (3.99%) Web Services
3 11 (3.37%) JSON
3 11 (3.37%) OAuth
3 11 (3.37%) XML
4 10 (3.07%) AngularJS
4 10 (3.07%) CSS
4 10 (3.07%) HTML
5 8 (2.45%) jQuery
6 7 (2.15%) Sass
7 5 (1.53%) Middleware
8 4 (1.23%) Regular Expression
8 4 (1.23%) SOAP
9 3 (0.92%) J2EE
9 3 (0.92%) WCF
10 2 (0.61%) HTML5
10 2 (0.61%) iBATIS
10 2 (0.61%) Java EE
10 2 (0.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 76 (23.31%) Management Information System
2 46 (14.11%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.06%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.37%) Statistics
5 10 (3.07%) e-Learning
5 10 (3.07%) Freedom of Information
6 8 (2.45%) NHS
7 7 (2.15%) CESG
7 7 (2.15%) Learning Management System
8 5 (1.53%) Clustering
8 5 (1.53%) Cryptography
8 5 (1.53%) Freedom of Information Act
9 4 (1.23%) CCTV
9 4 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.23%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.23%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.92%) Cybercrime
11 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.61%) EPoS
11 2 (0.61%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 36 (11.04%) Windows
2 24 (7.36%) Unix
3 19 (5.83%) Linux
4 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.92%) AIX
5 3 (0.92%) Solaris
6 2 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
6 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 121 (37.12%) Information Security
3 37 (11.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (10.74%) Business Continuity
5 34 (10.43%) Kimball Methodology
5 34 (10.43%) Security Management
6 32 (9.82%) Change Management
7 30 (9.20%) Risk Management
8 29 (8.90%) ITIL
9 27 (8.28%) Project Management
10 19 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (5.52%) E-Discovery
11 18 (5.52%) Information Management
12 17 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (5.21%) Information Security Management
13 16 (4.91%) Mentoring
14 15 (4.60%) E-Commerce
14 15 (4.60%) Information Governance
14 15 (4.60%) Risk Assessment
15 14 (4.29%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 110 (33.74%) SQL
2 55 (16.87%) T-SQL
3 47 (14.42%) VB
4 39 (11.96%) C#
5 32 (9.82%) VBA
6 29 (8.90%) Java
7 17 (5.21%) PHP
8 16 (4.91%) JavaScript
9 12 (3.68%) C++
9 12 (3.68%) VBScript
10 11 (3.37%) Scala
11 5 (1.53%) C
12 4 (1.23%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.92%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (17.18%) CISSP
2 45 (13.80%) CISM
3 39 (11.96%) Degree
4 22 (6.75%) CISA
4 22 (6.75%) SSCP
5 12 (3.68%) ISEB
6 9 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.76%) ISTQB
7 8 (2.45%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.45%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.84%) ISACA
9 5 (1.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (1.53%) CCNP
9 5 (1.53%) CCSP
9 5 (1.53%) CEH
9 5 (1.53%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (1.53%) GIAC
9 5 (1.53%) GSEC
9 5 (1.53%) SANS
9 5 (1.53%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (24.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (16.87%) Data Quality
3 37 (11.35%) PCI DSS
4 20 (6.13%) QA
5 8 (2.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (2.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (2.15%) SLA
7 5 (1.53%) COBIT
8 3 (0.92%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.92%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.61%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.31%) BS25999
10 1 (0.31%) GAMP
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 14000
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.31%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.31%) RMADS
10 1 (0.31%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.53%) ACF2
3 4 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (3.68%) EnCase
1 12 (3.68%) FTK
2 3 (0.92%) Data Guard
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 74 (22.70%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.44%) Oracle
3 13 (3.99%) Lotus
4 6 (1.84%) Cisco
5 5 (1.53%) HP
5 5 (1.53%) Remedy
5 5 (1.53%) SAP
6 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.23%) VMware
7 3 (0.92%) IBM
7 3 (0.92%) Sun
8 2 (0.61%) Tableau
9 1 (0.31%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.31%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.31%) Google
9 1 (0.31%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.31%) Juniper
9 1 (0.31%) Qualys
9 1 (0.31%) Varonis
9 1 (0.31%) WatchGuard
Bedford, Bedfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26041.00 - £34876.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25000 - 30000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £17,000 per annum + 5% Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HFG
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Firefly HC
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
aap3
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 10% car and 15% bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
South East London
TFL
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners Limited
Salary: Market related
Posted: 25 days ago