The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 141 131
Rank change year-on-year +38 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.10% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.26% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Median salary £30,000 £29,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% -52.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.17% -  

Data Protection Act is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 456 777 857
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 36.57% 39.54% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 324 660 552
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Reading

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in Reading.

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security Management
3 5 (62.50%) Security Management
3 5 (62.50%) ISMS
3 5 (62.50%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (37.50%) Compliance Audit
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) Data Management
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Legal
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) ERP
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Huawei
5 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (25.00%) Presales

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Data Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security Management
2 5 (62.50%) ISMS
2 5 (62.50%) Matrix Organization
2 5 (62.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) Compliance Audit
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Data Management
3 3 (37.50%) ERP
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 2 (25.00%) Presales
4 2 (25.00%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) GDPR
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Huawei
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft