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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 159 157 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.067% 0.19% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £56,250 £29,675 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
1357 1131 1226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.75% 36.40% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 804 685 737
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,668 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 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
(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
Edinburgh - 2 £56,250 -
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) CGI
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Operational Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISMS
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle