The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 169 - 178
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% - 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% - 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £27,500 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1277 1429 1257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.30% 35.56% 33.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1016 1214 1008
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Manchester

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in Manchester

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (45.45%) Information Assurance
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Advertising
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Security Hardening
5 2 (18.18%) Email Filtering
5 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) SMTP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
5 2 (18.18%) SLA
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) S/MIME

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
1 2 (18.18%) S/MIME
1 2 (18.18%) SMTP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Data Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Information Officer
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Advisor
2 2 (18.18%) Security Advisor
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Compliance Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Officer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Messaging Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (45.45%) Information Assurance
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) Data Management
4 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Email Filtering
5 2 (18.18%) Information Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security Management
5 2 (18.18%) IT Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Security Hardening
5 2 (18.18%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
3 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft