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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / North West
Rank 232 227 250
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +23
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 14 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.13% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.34% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 2
Median salary £41,500 £27,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.90% -48.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,250 £54,750
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -11.11%

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
2495 2078 2467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.00% 37.72% 35.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2056 1652 2119
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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 -16 11 £41,500 +50.90%
Lancashire - 3 £40,000 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 21 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 13 (61.90%) Data Modelling
2 13 (61.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (61.90%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Degree
4 7 (33.33%) QMS
4 7 (33.33%) iPad
4 7 (33.33%) SaaS
4 7 (33.33%) PaaS
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 7 (33.33%) High Availability
4 7 (33.33%) Multimedia
4 7 (33.33%) Data Management
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (33.33%) Statistics
4 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (33.33%) QA
4 7 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 7 (33.33%) Information Security
4 7 (33.33%) SLA
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL

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 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) IaaS
1 7 (33.33%) PaaS
1 7 (33.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (28.57%) Big Data
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
4 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (23.81%) NoSQL
General
1 7 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) DBA
1 13 (61.90%) SQL DBA
2 6 (28.57%) Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Information Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Head of IT
4 3 (14.29%) Head of IT Security
4 3 (14.29%) Head of Security
5 2 (9.52%) CISSP Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Compliance Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 7 (33.33%) iPad
1 7 (33.33%) Statistics
2 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (61.90%) Data Modelling
2 13 (61.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (61.90%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 7 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 7 (33.33%) Data Management
3 7 (33.33%) High Availability
3 7 (33.33%) Information Security
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 7 (33.33%) QMS
4 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
5 5 (23.81%) Data Security
5 5 (23.81%) MapReduce
6 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
7 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Python
3 5 (23.81%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
1 7 (33.33%) MCSA
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CISM
2 5 (23.81%) CISSP
3 3 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (4.76%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 7 (33.33%) QA
2 7 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (14.29%) COBIT
3 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Cloudera