The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 234 226 249
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.097% 0.18% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.68% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 3
Average salary £33,250 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.54% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,150 £38,200 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1907 1906 2015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.50% 26.41% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1463 1585 1738
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the North West

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in the North West

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Manchester -1 3 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Lancashire - 3 £16,000 -
Cheshire -18 1 - -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Legal
4 4 (26.67%) Social Media
4 4 (26.67%) Pay per click
4 4 (26.67%) Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) Copywriting
5 3 (20.00%) Billing
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (20.00%) Email Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Advertising
5 3 (20.00%) E-Learning
5 3 (20.00%) Practice Management
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) CCA
6 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (13.33%) NHS
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) ISO 14001
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
1 4 (26.67%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Billing
2 3 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Product Specialist
1 3 (20.00%) Trainer
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Web Designer
2 2 (13.33%) Head of ICT
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing Executive
2 2 (13.33%) Designer
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SEO Executive
3 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing Executive
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Social Media
2 3 (20.00%) Copywriting
2 3 (20.00%) E-Learning
3 2 (13.33%) NHS
4 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (26.67%) Pay per click
3 3 (20.00%) Email Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Practice Management
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Market Research
5 1 (6.67%) Search Engine Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Online Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCA
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (13.33%) ISO 14001
2 2 (13.33%) BS25999
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Google