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

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK / Scotland
Rank 131 153 164
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £45,000 £56,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%

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
858 1291 1116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.27% 43.57% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 561 764 677
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,517 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Edinburgh +3 4 £45,000 -20.00%
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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

1 9 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 8 (88.89%) CISM
3 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) GDPR
5 3 (33.33%) OWASP
5 3 (33.33%) Information Security
5 3 (33.33%) CISA
5 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Marketing
7 1 (11.11%) Cybercrime
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Social Media
7 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (11.11%) REST
7 1 (11.11%) SIEM
7 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (11.11%) D3.js

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 4 (44.44%) Cisco IPT
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection Officer
2 3 (33.33%) Compliance Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) D3.js
1 1 (11.11%) DirectX
1 1 (11.11%) HATEOAS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (11.11%) MFC
1 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
1 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) STL
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cybercrime
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) OWASP
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) B2B
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (11.11%) ISMS
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Physics
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CISM
1 8 (88.89%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (33.33%) GDPR
4 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (11.11%) PA-DSS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft