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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 78 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £12,320 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+244.96% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
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
229 296 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 30.25% 35.75% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 196 184 159
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,531 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
Durham -16 1 £42,500 +244.96%
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS