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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 259 245
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.061% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £52,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +98.11%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +23.37%
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
2341 2440 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.99% 37.05% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 1915 1933
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (25.00%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Typography
4 1 (25.00%) Infographics
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Publishing
4 1 (25.00%) 3ds Max
4 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
4 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Quark

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

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (25.00%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (25.00%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) QuarkXPress
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Governance Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (75.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (25.00%) Animation
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Photography
2 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) IT Audit
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Infographics
4 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) QMS
4 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) Typography
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Quark