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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 175 189 174
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.084% 0.050% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.15% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Average salary £52,500 £33,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -39.54%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.75%
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
1323 1324 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.01% 32.98% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1056 1008 1112
Average salary £37,750 £38,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.65% +7.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) CISA
4 1 (16.67%) CISM

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) MS Office
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Head of IT
2 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft