The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 73 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £12,320 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -12.50%
Data Protection Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
276 249 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 35.25% 31.24% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 233 181 145
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,750 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the North East

Data Protection Act
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Management
1 4 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (100.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 4 (100.00%) Information Management
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 4 (100.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001