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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 238 240 246
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.063% 0.087% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Average salary £44,500 £33,333 £29,712
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.50% +12.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £31,500 £29,542
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £48,831 £30,282
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+16.90% +1.42%
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
2274 2370 2411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.61% 34.32% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1812 1853 1989
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015. 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 +12 3 £46,500 +47.61%
Merseyside +12 1 £32,500 -44.01%
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Legal
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) LexisNexis
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Law
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) B2B
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) LexisNexis