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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 249 252 270
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.060% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.083% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +31.25%
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £49,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.22% +15.29%
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
2396 2440 2583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.30% 36.50% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2019 1949 1974
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 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 2 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) R
2 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Security
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) 3ds Max

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 (20.00%) 3ds Max
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (20.00%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (20.00%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) QuarkXPress
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (40.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Governance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Governance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (20.00%) Animation
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Photography
2 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Data Security
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Infographics
3 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) R
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Quark
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