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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 85 76
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.39% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £42,500 £12,320
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +244.96%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £49,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-13.26% +27.27%
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
285 255 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 35.63% 32.20% 29.70%
Number of salaries quoted 238 216 160
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ERP
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) SAS
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) SIEM
4 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
4 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
4 1 (25.00%) ERD
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior DBA
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (25.00%) ERD
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle