The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 146 - 145
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% - 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £29,675 - £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,716 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.87% +11.24%
Data Protection Act
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1064 1297 983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.25% 39.34% 33.22%
Number of salaries quoted 697 776 617
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,994 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Scotland region.

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Aberdeen - 5 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £29,675 -
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) CIPD
3 2 (25.00%) Law
3 2 (25.00%) HNC
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) Hyland
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Administrator
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (62.50%) SQL DBA
2 5 (62.50%) DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 5 (62.50%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Data Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) HNC
1 2 (25.00%) CIPD
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Hyland