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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 699 777 742
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -35
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 197 152 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 157 111 110
Average salary £44,253 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £67,950
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.69% +4.28%

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
42370 47466 43370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.79% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33398 37613 35205
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
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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 +57 186 £45,000 +20.00% 26
London +51 63 £55,000 +37.50% 14
South East +36 52 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Berkshire +11 27 £62,500 +56.25%
South West +8 26 £40,000 +25.00% 5
Surrey +35 17 £42,500 - 2
Gloucestershire -5 17 £41,500 +13.69%
Reading +5 16 £62,500 +56.25%
Yorkshire +10 14 £23,000 -38.66% 2
East of England -14 14 £39,401 +10.98% 1
City of London +30 11 £54,100 +3.04%
West Midlands -14 9 £43,507 -27.48% 1
Cheltenham - 9 £41,500 -
Cambridgeshire +22 8 £40,000 +12.67%
Bristol +4 8 £35,250 - 4
North Yorkshire +17 7 £23,000 -44.24% 1
West Yorkshire +16 7 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Harrogate - 7 £23,000 - 1
Cambridge +19 6 £40,000 +12.67%
Leeds +7 6 £45,000 +20.00%
Gloucester - 6 £37,500 -
Scotland - 6 £33,000 -
Suffolk +3 5 £37,500 +7.14%
Ipswich +2 5 £37,500 +25.00%
East Sussex 0 5 £22,500 - 1
Brighton -3 5 £22,500 - 1
North West +1 4 £44,500 +33.50%
Staffordshire -1 4 £43,507 -27.48%
North East - 4 £33,738 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £33,738 -

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 312 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 135 (43.27%) Information Security
3 121 (38.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 93 (29.81%) Finance
5 72 (23.08%) SQL
6 70 (22.44%) Management Information System
7 63 (20.19%) Microsoft
8 61 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
9 57 (18.27%) Risk Management
10 56 (17.95%) SQL Server
11 54 (17.31%) PCI DSS
12 53 (16.99%) Degree
12 53 (16.99%) ITIL
13 51 (16.35%) CISSP
14 50 (16.03%) Windows
15 49 (15.71%) Security Management
16 45 (14.42%) Information Security Management
17 41 (13.14%) MS Office
18 37 (11.86%) Freedom of Information
19 36 (11.54%) ISMS
19 36 (11.54%) Security Cleared
19 36 (11.54%) Data Modelling
20 35 (11.22%) Legal
20 35 (11.22%) Migration
21 33 (10.58%) CISM
21 33 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
21 33 (10.58%) Cyber Security
22 32 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
22 32 (10.26%) SC Cleared
22 32 (10.26%) Service Delivery

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 26 (8.33%) IIS
2 15 (4.81%) SAS
3 10 (3.21%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.96%) OpenEdge
6 3 (0.96%) CMS
6 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.64%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.64%) Lync
Applications
1 41 (13.14%) MS Office
2 30 (9.62%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.88%) SPSS
4 4 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.32%) MS Project
6 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Primavera
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) Nortel Periphonics
1 1 (0.32%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.56%) Office 365
2 2 (0.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.81%) Firewall
1 15 (4.81%) Intranet
2 12 (3.85%) Internet
3 9 (2.88%) LAN
4 8 (2.56%) WAN
5 6 (1.92%) Network Security
5 6 (1.92%) DNS
6 5 (1.60%) SAN
6 5 (1.60%) Extranet
6 5 (1.60%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.60%) NAS
7 4 (1.28%) GoToMeeting
8 3 (0.96%) VPN
8 3 (0.96%) VoIP
8 3 (0.96%) Wireless
9 2 (0.64%) DMZ
9 2 (0.64%) WLAN
9 2 (0.64%) DHCP
10 1 (0.32%) FTP
10 1 (0.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.94%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.85%) MS Access
5 11 (3.53%) Data Mining
5 11 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.56%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.96%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (0.96%) Big Data
10 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (1.60%) Toad
2 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.32%) Moq
2 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.32%) Selenium
2 1 (0.32%) JIRA
2 1 (0.32%) ReSharper
General
1 93 (29.81%) Finance
2 35 (11.22%) Legal
3 27 (8.65%) Marketing
4 22 (7.05%) Retail
5 17 (5.45%) Law
6 16 (5.13%) Advertising
7 15 (4.81%) Telecoms
8 13 (4.17%) Banking
9 5 (1.60%) Electronics
10 4 (1.28%) Back Office
10 4 (1.28%) Publishing
10 4 (1.28%) Games
11 3 (0.96%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.96%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.96%) French Language
11 3 (0.96%) German Language
12 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (26.92%) Analyst
2 61 (19.55%) Security Manager
3 41 (13.14%) Information Manager
4 37 (11.86%) DBA
5 31 (9.94%) SQL DBA
6 29 (9.29%) Information Security Manager
7 21 (6.73%) Security Analyst
8 19 (6.09%) Developer
8 19 (6.09%) Systems Analyst
9 17 (5.45%) SQL Server DBA
10 16 (5.13%) Administrator
11 15 (4.81%) Data Analyst
12 12 (3.85%) Security Officer
12 12 (3.85%) Information Governance Manager
12 12 (3.85%) Governance Manager
13 11 (3.53%) Compliance Manager
14 10 (3.21%) Business Analyst
14 10 (3.21%) Information Analyst
15 9 (2.88%) Consultant
16 8 (2.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.01%) COM
2 15 (4.81%) HTML
3 12 (3.85%) .NET
4 7 (2.24%) CSS
4 7 (2.24%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.28%) HTML5
5 4 (1.28%) XML
6 3 (0.96%) Middleware
6 3 (0.96%) Web Services
6 3 (0.96%) CSS3
7 2 (0.64%) jQuery
7 2 (0.64%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.64%) RESTful
8 1 (0.32%) SOAP
8 1 (0.32%) XSLT
8 1 (0.32%) Flash
8 1 (0.32%) MSMQ
8 1 (0.32%) LAMP
8 1 (0.32%) WinForms
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 70 (22.44%) Management Information System
2 61 (19.55%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (11.86%) Freedom of Information
4 28 (8.97%) Freedom of Information Act
5 26 (8.33%) Client/Server
6 23 (7.37%) N-Tier
7 20 (6.41%) Statistics
8 18 (5.77%) NHS
9 12 (3.85%) CESG
10 8 (2.56%) Mathematics
11 7 (2.24%) Clustering
11 7 (2.24%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.60%) Replication
13 4 (1.28%) BYOD
13 4 (1.28%) Internet of Things
13 4 (1.28%) CESG CLAS
14 3 (0.96%) Social Media
14 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.03%) Windows
2 29 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (4.49%) UNIX
5 7 (2.24%) Linux
6 5 (1.60%) Solaris
6 5 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.64%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.32%) Android
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 135 (43.27%) Information Security
3 57 (18.27%) Risk Management
4 53 (16.99%) ITIL
5 49 (15.71%) Security Management
6 45 (14.42%) Information Security Management
7 36 (11.54%) ISMS
7 36 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 35 (11.22%) Migration
9 33 (10.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 33 (10.58%) Cyber Security
10 32 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
10 32 (10.26%) Service Delivery
11 31 (9.94%) Business Continuity
12 29 (9.29%) Performance Tuning
13 27 (8.65%) Data Management
13 27 (8.65%) Performance Monitoring
14 23 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
14 23 (7.37%) Line Management
15 21 (6.73%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 72 (23.08%) SQL
2 29 (9.29%) T-SQL
3 11 (3.53%) C#
4 8 (2.56%) VBA
5 7 (2.24%) PL/SQL
6 6 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.92%) Perl
7 5 (1.60%) Java
7 5 (1.60%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.28%) VB
9 3 (0.96%) C++
9 3 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.64%) Ruby
10 2 (0.64%) Delphi
10 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.32%) PHP
11 1 (0.32%) C
11 1 (0.32%) Python
11 1 (0.32%) Scala
11 1 (0.32%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 53 (16.99%) Degree
2 51 (16.35%) CISSP
3 36 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 33 (10.58%) CISM
5 32 (10.26%) SC Cleared
6 15 (4.81%) CISA
7 8 (2.56%) PCI QSA
8 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.92%) ISEB
9 5 (1.60%) OCP
9 5 (1.60%) OCA
9 5 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (1.60%) RHCSA
10 4 (1.28%) CITP
10 4 (1.28%) MCITP
10 4 (1.28%) MBCS
10 4 (1.28%) CISMP
10 4 (1.28%) ISACA
11 3 (0.96%) MCSE
11 3 (0.96%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (38.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 54 (17.31%) PCI DSS
3 19 (6.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 16 (5.13%) QA
5 15 (4.81%) COBIT
6 10 (3.21%) SLA
7 8 (2.56%) Basel II
8 6 (1.92%) ISO 9001
9 4 (1.28%) BS25999
9 4 (1.28%) Data Quality
9 4 (1.28%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.64%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 8 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (0.64%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.64%) SCCM
2 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (0.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.32%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.69%) Oracle
3 14 (4.49%) Business Objects
4 9 (2.88%) VMware
5 5 (1.60%) Veritas
5 5 (1.60%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.60%) Aquila
6 4 (1.28%) Cisco
7 3 (0.96%) IBM
7 3 (0.96%) HP
7 3 (0.96%) Trillium
7 3 (0.96%) Symantec
7 3 (0.96%) Informatica
7 3 (0.96%) SAP
8 2 (0.64%) Google
8 2 (0.64%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (0.64%) Facebook
8 2 (0.64%) Twitter
8 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds
8 2 (0.64%) Teradata
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