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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - - 173
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £49,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.67% +15.88%
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
1152 1350 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.19% 41.33% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 598 833 887
Median salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,992 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland 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 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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) CRISC
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) SLA

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Chief Information Officer
1 2 (66.67%) Chief Information Security Officer
1 2 (66.67%) Chief Security Officer
1 2 (66.67%) CIO
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (66.67%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CRISC
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SLA