The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 72 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.14% - 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% - 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.75%
Data Protection Act
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Miscellaneous Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
215 183 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.28% 26.64% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 192 149 168
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Sheffield region.

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Sheffield

Data Protection Act
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft