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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 125 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.053% 0.18% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
526 466 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.73% 27.67% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 408 368 480
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Chester - 1 - -
Data Protection Act
North West

Data Protection Act
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft