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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 159 163 177
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.071% 0.095% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £87,500 £33,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+165.15% -34.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +34.75%
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
1202 1234 1257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 42.44% 39.20% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 560 753 818
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
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 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow -16 1 £87,500 +165.15%
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) CRISC
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) COBIT
3 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Rally
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Chief Information Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Chief Security Officer
1 2 (50.00%) CIO
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CRISC
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) COBIT
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Rally