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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 253 249
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.016% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.042% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £29,917
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
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
2240 2360 2482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.98% 37.34% 35.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 1874 1934
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,600 £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 28 June 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 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) CISM
4 2 (33.33%) ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (33.33%) IT Audit
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) QMS
5 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 1 (16.67%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
5 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
5 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (16.67%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (16.67%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) QuarkXPress
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 1 (16.67%) S/MIME
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Information Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Compliance Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Compliance Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Compliance Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Graphic Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Messaging Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (16.67%) Animation
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Graphic Design
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Photography
2 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) IT Audit
4 2 (33.33%) ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Insight
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Data Security
5 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
5 1 (16.67%) Infographics
5 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
5 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Typography
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Quark
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