The 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 237 249 234
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.014% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.040% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 8
Average salary £27,500 £55,000 £42,238
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +30.21%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2161 2492 2190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.93% 36.06% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1729 2141 1731
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 - 7 £27,500 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 5 (35.71%) Information Assurance
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Data Security
4 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (21.43%) Sun
4 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) AIX
4 3 (21.43%) Solaris
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 3 (21.43%) Advertising
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
1 2 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 2 (14.29%) S/MIME
1 2 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle8/8i Database
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (21.43%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Data Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Information Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Advisor
3 2 (14.29%) Security Advisor
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Compliance Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Compliance Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Compliance Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Messaging Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Software Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Information Assurance
3 4 (28.57%) Data Security
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) Data Management
4 3 (21.43%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Email Filtering
5 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Security Hardening
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Data Quality
2 2 (14.29%) SLA
3 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Data Guard
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Sun