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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 781 682 673
Rank change year-on-year
-99 -9
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 126 192 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.54% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 97 144 160
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
35784 35556 38992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.96% 33.12% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28106 28796 32879
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -84 116 £40,000 -12.08% 19
London -35 31 £40,000 -27.27% 6
East of England -17 22 £38,500 +54.00% 1
South East -38 21 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South West -28 13 £34,250 -2.14% 6
West Midlands 0 9 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire -5 9 £38,500 +2.66%
Yorkshire -48 9 £42,500 +21.42% 2
City of London +3 8 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Letchworth - 8 £38,500 -
Gloucestershire +3 7 £33,000 -49.23% 2
Surrey -2 6 £32,000 -25.58%
Edinburgh -4 6 £50,000 -
Scotland -8 6 £50,000 -
North West -32 6 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
Essex +9 5 £41,250 -17.50% 1
South Yorkshire -9 5 £52,500 - 1
Manchester -10 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Harrow - 5 - -
Bolton - 5 £40,000 -
Colchester - 5 £41,250 -
Suffolk -2 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Bedfordshire -12 4 £51,000 +117.02%
West Yorkshire -25 4 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Berkshire -31 4 - -
Oxford - 4 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 - -
Birmingham 0 3 £50,000 +25.00%
East Midlands -4 3 £52,500 +61.53% 1

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 303 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 90 (29.70%) SQL
3 85 (28.05%) Information Security
4 80 (26.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 76 (25.08%) SQL Server
6 71 (23.43%) Microsoft
7 68 (22.44%) Degree
8 64 (21.12%) Finance
9 58 (19.14%) PCI DSS
10 53 (17.49%) ITIL
10 53 (17.49%) Windows
11 48 (15.84%) Legal
12 46 (15.18%) Management Information System
12 46 (15.18%) Project Management
13 42 (13.86%) QA
14 41 (13.53%) MS Excel
15 38 (12.54%) Firewall
16 37 (12.21%) Business Continuity
17 36 (11.88%) Risk Management
18 34 (11.22%) VMware
18 34 (11.22%) Marketing
19 33 (10.89%) Data Warehouse
20 31 (10.23%) CRM
20 31 (10.23%) PRINCE2
20 31 (10.23%) .NET
20 31 (10.23%) Data Security
21 30 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
21 30 (9.90%) CISSP
22 29 (9.57%) MS Exchange
23 28 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 29 (9.57%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (4.62%) SAS
4 10 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.30%) IIS
5 6 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.99%) CMS
7 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.66%) Apache
8 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.33%) nginx
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 41 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (3.96%) MS Office
3 5 (1.65%) MS Project
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.29%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.65%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 5 (1.65%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.65%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (1.65%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (1.65%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.65%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (1.32%) Pegasus Opera
5 2 (0.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.33%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.33%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.65%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.32%) Office 365
3 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.99%) Taleo
3 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.54%) Firewall
2 27 (8.91%) LAN
3 25 (8.25%) SAN
4 24 (7.92%) WAN
5 18 (5.94%) Intranet
6 17 (5.61%) VoIP
6 17 (5.61%) VLAN
6 17 (5.61%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (3.96%) DNS
7 12 (3.96%) Internet
8 10 (3.30%) NAS
9 9 (2.97%) DHCP
10 7 (2.31%) Wireshark
11 6 (1.98%) Broadband
11 6 (1.98%) TCP/IP
12 5 (1.65%) VPN
13 4 (1.32%) HTTP
14 3 (0.99%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.99%) SSL
15 2 (0.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (25.08%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.89%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (4.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.64%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.64%) Big Data
8 8 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.98%) Data Mart
9 6 (1.98%) DataStage
9 6 (1.98%) QualityStage
9 6 (1.98%) DB2
9 6 (1.98%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.98%) IBM InfoSphere
9 6 (1.98%) Pentaho
9 6 (1.98%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (3.30%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (2.97%) Subversion
3 7 (2.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (1.98%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (0.99%) JUnit
7 2 (0.66%) Ant
7 2 (0.66%) Maven
7 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.33%) Grunt
8 1 (0.33%) Selenium
8 1 (0.33%) JIRA
8 1 (0.33%) Toad
8 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.33%) LSMW
General
1 64 (21.12%) Finance
2 48 (15.84%) Legal
3 34 (11.22%) Marketing
4 17 (5.61%) Law
4 17 (5.61%) Advertising
5 15 (4.95%) Retail
6 12 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.98%) Games
8 5 (1.65%) Banking
8 5 (1.65%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.65%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.32%) Back Office
10 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 79 (26.07%) Analyst
2 33 (10.89%) Administrator
3 30 (9.90%) Developer
4 29 (9.57%) Security Manager
5 23 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (7.59%) Security Officer
6 20 (6.60%) Data Protection Officer
7 18 (5.94%) Business Analyst
7 18 (5.94%) Security Analyst
8 17 (5.61%) Information Manager
8 17 (5.61%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 16 (5.28%) Information Security Manager
10 15 (4.95%) DBA
11 12 (3.96%) Architect
12 10 (3.30%) Consultant
13 9 (2.97%) Project Manager
13 9 (2.97%) Security Specialist
14 8 (2.64%) Support Analyst
14 8 (2.64%) Applications Specialist
14 8 (2.64%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.23%) .NET
2 27 (8.91%) ASP.NET
3 24 (7.92%) XML
4 22 (7.26%) HTML
5 19 (6.27%) CSS
6 13 (4.29%) jQuery
7 11 (3.63%) Web Services
7 11 (3.63%) HTML5
8 10 (3.30%) XSL
9 8 (2.64%) WinForms
9 8 (2.64%) CSS3
9 8 (2.64%) WPF
10 7 (2.31%) XHTML
11 5 (1.65%) XSD
11 5 (1.65%) DHTML
11 5 (1.65%) Silverlight
11 5 (1.65%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (1.32%) RESTful
12 4 (1.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.18%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.61%) Social Media
3 16 (5.28%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.29%) Replication
5 11 (3.63%) NHS
5 11 (3.63%) New Media
6 7 (2.31%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.31%) N-Tier
7 6 (1.98%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.65%) Blog
8 5 (1.65%) Online Games
8 5 (1.65%) CESG
8 5 (1.65%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (1.32%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.99%) Statistics
10 3 (0.99%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.99%) VSAM
10 3 (0.99%) Clustering
10 3 (0.99%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.49%) Windows
2 23 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (7.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (3.96%) UNIX
5 8 (2.64%) Linux
6 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.99%) Windows Vista
8 3 (0.99%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.66%) AIX
9 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.66%) CentOS
9 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.33%) Android
10 1 (0.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 85 (28.05%) Information Security
3 53 (17.49%) ITIL
4 46 (15.18%) Project Management
5 37 (12.21%) Business Continuity
6 36 (11.88%) Risk Management
7 31 (10.23%) Data Security
7 31 (10.23%) PRINCE2
7 31 (10.23%) CRM
8 30 (9.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 27 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (8.58%) Security Management
10 26 (8.58%) ISMS
11 25 (8.25%) Information Security Management
12 23 (7.59%) E-Commerce
12 23 (7.59%) Information Governance
13 22 (7.26%) Service Delivery
14 21 (6.93%) Web Development
15 20 (6.60%) Analytics
16 19 (6.27%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 90 (29.70%) SQL
2 28 (9.24%) T-SQL
3 20 (6.60%) JavaScript
3 20 (6.60%) C#
4 13 (4.29%) Java
5 9 (2.97%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.64%) C++
7 4 (1.32%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.32%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.99%) VB
8 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.66%) Ruby
9 2 (0.66%) Delphi
9 2 (0.66%) C
9 2 (0.66%) Perl
9 2 (0.66%) PHP
9 2 (0.66%) VBScript
9 2 (0.66%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 68 (22.44%) Degree
2 30 (9.90%) CISSP
3 24 (7.92%) ISEB
4 22 (7.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (6.60%) CCNA
5 20 (6.60%) CISM
6 17 (5.61%) MCSA
7 14 (4.62%) CISA
7 14 (4.62%) Security Cleared
8 12 (3.96%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.97%) CRISC
10 7 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (1.98%) MBA
12 5 (1.65%) OCP
12 5 (1.65%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (1.32%) GIAC
14 3 (0.99%) MCITP
14 3 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.99%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (26.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (19.14%) PCI DSS
3 42 (13.86%) QA
4 28 (9.24%) ISO 9001
5 15 (4.95%) SLA
6 11 (3.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (2.64%) COBIT
8 6 (1.98%) Data Quality
8 6 (1.98%) BS7799
9 5 (1.65%) Basel II
10 4 (1.32%) COSO
11 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.33%) BS25999
11 1 (0.33%) TickIT
11 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.33%) WAI
System Software
1 28 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (8.58%) Hyper-V
3 22 (7.26%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.99%) Nmap
5 2 (0.66%) NFS
5 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.33%) Samba
6 1 (0.33%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) SCCM
2 3 (0.99%) SCOM
2 3 (0.99%) Nessus
3 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
4 1 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 71 (23.43%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.22%) VMware
3 27 (8.91%) HP
4 24 (7.92%) Oracle
5 22 (7.26%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (6.60%) Cisco
7 19 (6.27%) Veeam
8 13 (4.29%) Google
8 13 (4.29%) SAP
9 11 (3.63%) Business Objects
10 10 (3.30%) Teradata
10 10 (3.30%) Talend
11 9 (2.97%) Cognos
12 8 (2.64%) IBM
13 7 (2.31%) Adobe
13 7 (2.31%) Dell
14 6 (1.98%) Citrix
14 6 (1.98%) Informatica
14 6 (1.98%) Ab Initio
14 6 (1.98%) Tableau
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Alps It Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Amsys
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum +pension,life assurance
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Amsys
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum +pension,life assurance and 50% staff discount
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Plymouth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago