The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 126 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £47,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.50%
Data Protection Act
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
713 631 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.47% 36.39% 33.94%
Number of salaries quoted 637 468 611
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,950 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Cheshire

Data Protection Act
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region 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 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) IT Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Compliance Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft