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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 778 680 671
Rank change year-on-year
-98 -9
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 121 194 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.55% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 93 145 160
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £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 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%

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
35987 35251 38884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 33.14% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28254 28491 32814
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 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 -103 111 £42,500 -10.52% 20
London -35 28 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East of England -9 21 £38,500 +54.00% 1
South East -38 21 £45,000 -18.18% 4
South West -21 13 £33,500 -4.28% 6
Hertfordshire -12 10 £38,500 +2.66%
West Midlands -10 9 £50,000 +25.00%
Yorkshire -50 9 £42,500 +21.42% 2
City of London -10 8 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Letchworth - 8 £38,500 -
Gloucestershire +1 6 £32,750 -49.61% 2
Surrey -2 6 £32,000 -25.58%
Edinburgh -5 6 £50,000 -
Scotland -13 6 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire -17 5 £52,500 +5.00% 1
North West -24 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Harrow - 5 - -
Suffolk +3 4 £37,500 +36.36%
Bedfordshire 0 4 £51,000 +117.02% 1
Manchester -14 4 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Berkshire -30 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire -40 4 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Maidenhead - 4 - - 1
Oxford - 4 £45,000 -
Bolton - 4 £40,000 -
Essex +10 3 £41,250 -17.50%
Coventry +3 3 £50,000 -
Birmingham +2 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Hampshire -15 3 £37,500 -6.25% 3

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 297 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 88 (29.63%) SQL
3 86 (28.96%) Information Security
4 80 (26.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 75 (25.25%) SQL Server
6 70 (23.57%) Microsoft
7 67 (22.56%) Degree
8 62 (20.88%) Finance
9 58 (19.53%) PCI DSS
10 53 (17.85%) Windows
11 51 (17.17%) ITIL
12 48 (16.16%) Legal
13 45 (15.15%) Project Management
14 44 (14.81%) Management Information System
15 43 (14.48%) QA
16 39 (13.13%) MS Excel
17 38 (12.79%) Firewall
17 38 (12.79%) Business Continuity
18 37 (12.46%) Risk Management
19 33 (11.11%) VMware
19 33 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
20 32 (10.77%) Marketing
21 31 (10.44%) .NET
22 30 (10.10%) CISSP
22 30 (10.10%) Data Security
23 29 (9.76%) CRM
23 29 (9.76%) MS Exchange
24 28 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
24 28 (9.43%) ISO 9001
24 28 (9.43%) T-SQL

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (4.38%) SAS
4 10 (3.37%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.37%) IIS
5 6 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.01%) CMS
7 3 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.67%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.67%) Apache
8 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.34%) nginx
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 39 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.38%) MS Office
3 12 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.68%) MS Project
5 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (4.38%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (1.35%) Pegasus Opera
5 2 (0.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.34%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.68%) Amazon S3
2 4 (1.35%) Office 365
3 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.01%) Taleo
3 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.79%) Firewall
2 27 (9.09%) LAN
3 24 (8.08%) WAN
3 24 (8.08%) SAN
4 18 (6.06%) Intranet
5 17 (5.72%) VoIP
5 17 (5.72%) VLAN
5 17 (5.72%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (4.04%) DNS
6 12 (4.04%) Internet
7 9 (3.03%) DHCP
7 9 (3.03%) NAS
8 7 (2.36%) Wireshark
9 6 (2.02%) Broadband
9 6 (2.02%) TCP/IP
10 5 (1.68%) VPN
11 4 (1.35%) HTTP
12 3 (1.01%) HTTPS
12 3 (1.01%) SSL
13 2 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (25.25%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (6.40%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (4.38%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (2.69%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.69%) Big Data
9 8 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.02%) Data Mart
10 6 (2.02%) DataStage
10 6 (2.02%) QualityStage
10 6 (2.02%) DB2
10 6 (2.02%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.02%) IBM InfoSphere
10 6 (2.02%) Pentaho
10 6 (2.02%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.02%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (3.37%) Talend Open Studio
2 9 (3.03%) Subversion
3 7 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (2.02%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.68%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.01%) JUnit
7 2 (0.67%) Ant
7 2 (0.67%) Maven
7 2 (0.67%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.34%) Grunt
8 1 (0.34%) Selenium
8 1 (0.34%) JIRA
8 1 (0.34%) Toad
8 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.34%) LSMW
General
1 62 (20.88%) Finance
2 48 (16.16%) Legal
3 32 (10.77%) Marketing
4 17 (5.72%) Law
4 17 (5.72%) Advertising
5 15 (5.05%) Retail
6 12 (4.04%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.02%) Games
8 5 (1.68%) Banking
8 5 (1.68%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.68%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.35%) Back Office
10 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 80 (26.94%) Analyst
2 33 (11.11%) Administrator
3 30 (10.10%) Developer
4 29 (9.76%) Security Manager
5 23 (7.74%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (7.74%) Security Officer
6 20 (6.73%) Data Protection Officer
7 19 (6.40%) Security Analyst
8 18 (6.06%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.72%) Information Manager
9 17 (5.72%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 16 (5.39%) Information Security Manager
11 15 (5.05%) DBA
12 12 (4.04%) Architect
13 10 (3.37%) Consultant
14 9 (3.03%) Security Specialist
15 8 (2.69%) Applications Specialist
15 8 (2.69%) Support Analyst
15 8 (2.69%) Project Manager
15 8 (2.69%) Application Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (10.44%) .NET
2 27 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 24 (8.08%) XML
4 22 (7.41%) HTML
5 19 (6.40%) CSS
6 13 (4.38%) jQuery
7 11 (3.70%) Web Services
7 11 (3.70%) HTML5
8 10 (3.37%) XSL
9 8 (2.69%) WinForms
9 8 (2.69%) CSS3
9 8 (2.69%) WPF
10 7 (2.36%) XHTML
11 5 (1.68%) Middleware
11 5 (1.68%) XSD
11 5 (1.68%) DHTML
11 5 (1.68%) Silverlight
11 5 (1.68%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (1.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.72%) Social Media
3 16 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.04%) Replication
5 11 (3.70%) New Media
6 9 (3.03%) NHS
7 7 (2.36%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.36%) N-Tier
8 6 (2.02%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.68%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.68%) Blog
9 5 (1.68%) Online Games
9 5 (1.68%) CESG
9 5 (1.68%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (1.35%) Smartphone
11 3 (1.01%) Statistics
11 3 (1.01%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.01%) VSAM
11 3 (1.01%) Clustering
11 3 (1.01%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.85%) Windows
2 23 (7.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (3.70%) UNIX
5 8 (2.69%) Linux
6 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.01%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.01%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.67%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.67%) AIX
9 2 (0.67%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.67%) CentOS
9 2 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.34%) Android
10 1 (0.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 86 (28.96%) Information Security
3 51 (17.17%) ITIL
4 45 (15.15%) Project Management
5 38 (12.79%) Business Continuity
6 37 (12.46%) Risk Management
7 30 (10.10%) Data Security
8 29 (9.76%) CRM
9 28 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 26 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (8.75%) Security Management
11 26 (8.75%) ISMS
12 25 (8.42%) Information Security Management
13 23 (7.74%) E-Commerce
13 23 (7.74%) Information Governance
14 20 (6.73%) Analytics
14 20 (6.73%) Web Development
15 19 (6.40%) Enterprise Architecture
16 18 (6.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 88 (29.63%) SQL
2 28 (9.43%) T-SQL
3 20 (6.73%) JavaScript
3 20 (6.73%) C#
4 13 (4.38%) Java
5 9 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.69%) C++
7 4 (1.35%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.01%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.01%) VB
8 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.67%) Ruby
9 2 (0.67%) Delphi
9 2 (0.67%) C
9 2 (0.67%) Perl
9 2 (0.67%) PHP
9 2 (0.67%) VBScript
9 2 (0.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (0.34%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 67 (22.56%) Degree
2 30 (10.10%) CISSP
3 24 (8.08%) ISEB
4 22 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (6.73%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (6.73%) CCNA
5 20 (6.73%) CISM
6 17 (5.72%) MCSA
7 14 (4.71%) CISA
7 14 (4.71%) Security Cleared
8 12 (4.04%) SC Cleared
9 9 (3.03%) CRISC
10 7 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.02%) MBA
12 5 (1.68%) OCP
12 5 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (1.35%) GIAC
14 3 (1.01%) MCITP
14 3 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.01%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (26.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (19.53%) PCI DSS
3 43 (14.48%) QA
4 28 (9.43%) ISO 9001
5 14 (4.71%) SLA
6 10 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (2.69%) COBIT
8 6 (2.02%) BS7799
9 5 (1.68%) Data Quality
10 4 (1.35%) COSO
10 4 (1.35%) Basel II
11 1 (0.34%) TickIT
11 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.34%) WAI
11 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.34%) BS25999
System Software
1 28 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (8.75%) Hyper-V
3 22 (7.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.01%) Nmap
5 2 (0.67%) NFS
5 2 (0.67%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.34%) Samba
6 1 (0.34%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) SCCM
2 3 (1.01%) Nessus
3 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.67%) SCOM
3 2 (0.67%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.34%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 70 (23.57%) Microsoft
2 33 (11.11%) VMware
3 26 (8.75%) HP
4 23 (7.74%) Oracle
5 22 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (6.73%) Cisco
7 17 (5.72%) Veeam
8 13 (4.38%) Google
8 13 (4.38%) SAP
9 10 (3.37%) Business Objects
9 10 (3.37%) Talend
10 9 (3.03%) Cognos
10 9 (3.03%) Teradata
11 8 (2.69%) IBM
12 7 (2.36%) Adobe
13 6 (2.02%) Dell
13 6 (2.02%) Citrix
13 6 (2.02%) Informatica
13 6 (2.02%) Ab Initio
13 6 (2.02%) Tableau
Bedford
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Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Alps It Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Amsys
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum +pension,life assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Amsys
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum +pension,life assurance and 50% staff discount
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Pioneer Consulting - SAP
Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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