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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 183 171 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 8 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.20% 0.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 0
Average salary £45,000 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
1270 1162 1241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.55% 31.52% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 992 968 1066
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Bolton - 6 £42,500 -
Data Protection Act
North West

Data Protection Act
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) NHS
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) ISMS
6 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Programme Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) ISMS
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft