The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 93 99
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.44% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Median salary - £42,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £49,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-13.26% +27.27%
Data Protection Act
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
330 451 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 41.04% 42.79% 35.81%
Number of salaries quoted 302 385 352
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Protection Act
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 15 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
1 15 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 15 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (80.00%) ISO 9001
3 9 (60.00%) Business Continuity
4 8 (53.33%) Internal Audit
4 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Data Security
6 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (40.00%) Workflow
6 6 (40.00%) Middleware
6 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (40.00%) Network Security
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (20.00%) ISO27005
8 3 (20.00%) IT Audit
8 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 3 (20.00%) ISMS
8 3 (20.00%) QMS
8 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (6.67%) ISO27002
9 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
9 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (6.67%) Change Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Compliance Officer
1 9 (60.00%) Data Compliance Officer
2 5 (33.33%) Compliance Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Data Compliance Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 15 (100.00%) Information Security
1 15 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (60.00%) Business Continuity
3 8 (53.33%) Internal Audit
4 7 (46.67%) Data Security
5 6 (40.00%) Workflow
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 3 (20.00%) ISMS
7 3 (20.00%) IT Audit
7 3 (20.00%) QMS
7 3 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Change Management
8 1 (6.67%) IT Governance
8 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (80.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (20.00%) ISO27005
3 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (6.67%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft