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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 148 - 155
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% - 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £33,000 - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -9.09%
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
1061 1259 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.93% 32.86% 37.79%
Number of salaries quoted 672 795 666
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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
Glasgow - 3 £33,000 -
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) Law
4 3 (37.50%) Legal
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Intranet
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 3 (37.50%) Information Security Governance
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (25.00%) COBIT
5 2 (25.00%) CIPD
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) CISA
5 2 (25.00%) HNC
5 2 (25.00%) Document Management
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (12.50%) CMS
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (12.50%) Content Management
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) .NET

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Joomla!
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Law
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Security Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Information Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Information Governance Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Governance Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Information Governance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Governance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Governance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Document Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CIPD
2 2 (25.00%) CISA
2 2 (25.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Business Objects