The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 229 240 227
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 19 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.068% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 0.18% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 15
Median salary £32,000 £38,750 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.41% +76.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £33,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
Data Protection Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2227 2210 2220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.14% 37.53% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1821 1800 1812
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 the South West

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the South West

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in the South West

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Gloucestershire -1 9 £37,500 +15.38%
Cornwall - 6 £23,750 -
Devon - 4 £28,500 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 South West region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 41 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
3 25 (60.98%) MS Excel
4 18 (43.90%) Management Information System
5 17 (41.46%) SQL
6 15 (36.59%) Validation
7 13 (31.71%) VMware
7 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (29.27%) Data Management
8 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
8 12 (29.27%) C#
8 12 (29.27%) VB.NET
8 12 (29.27%) .NET
8 12 (29.27%) Windows
8 12 (29.27%) NHS
8 12 (29.27%) Information Governance
8 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (26.83%) C
9 11 (26.83%) ITIL
10 10 (24.39%) VoIP
10 10 (24.39%) VPN
10 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
10 10 (24.39%) Firewall
10 10 (24.39%) Office 365
11 9 (21.95%) Capacity Planning
12 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
13 7 (17.07%) PBX
13 7 (17.07%) MS Office
13 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) CMS
3 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.88%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (60.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.07%) MS Office
3 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (7.32%) AutoCAD
4 3 (7.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Office 365
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.76%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) Firewall
1 10 (24.39%) VoIP
1 10 (24.39%) VPN
2 7 (17.07%) PBX
3 6 (14.63%) Internet
3 6 (14.63%) Junos
4 3 (7.32%) DHCP
4 3 (7.32%) DNS
4 3 (7.32%) NAS
4 3 (7.32%) SAN
4 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.32%) Wireless
5 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (9.76%) Advertising
1 4 (9.76%) Marketing
2 3 (7.32%) Law
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) .NET Developer
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
1 12 (29.27%) C# .NET Developer
1 12 (29.27%) C# Developer
1 12 (29.27%) C# VB.NET Developer
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
1 12 (29.27%) VB.NET Developer
2 10 (24.39%) IT Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) IT Support
2 10 (24.39%) IT Support Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (17.07%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) IT Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) IT Support Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Service Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
1 12 (29.27%) .NET Framework
1 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Management Information System
2 12 (29.27%) NHS
3 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
3 6 (14.63%) Driving Licence
4 5 (12.20%) SCADA
5 4 (9.76%) Social Media
6 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
6 3 (7.32%) Physics
7 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
8 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
2 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
2 7 (17.07%) Windows 8
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (36.59%) Validation
3 12 (29.27%) Data Management
3 12 (29.27%) Information Governance
4 11 (26.83%) ITIL
5 9 (21.95%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (14.63%) DoDAF
6 6 (14.63%) Information Assurance
6 6 (14.63%) Information Security
6 6 (14.63%) ITSM
6 6 (14.63%) MODAF
6 6 (14.63%) RUP
6 6 (14.63%) Service Management
6 6 (14.63%) SOA
6 6 (14.63%) SSADM
6 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (14.63%) UML
6 6 (14.63%) V-Model
6 6 (14.63%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) C#
2 12 (29.27%) VB.NET
3 11 (26.83%) C
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) DV Cleared
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) CCNA
2 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (14.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 6 (14.63%) JNCIA
3 3 (7.32%) DBS Check
3 3 (7.32%) GIAC
3 3 (7.32%) GSEC
3 3 (7.32%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) COBIT
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) WatchGuard
4 6 (14.63%) Cisco
4 6 (14.63%) Juniper
5 3 (7.32%) Cloudera
5 3 (7.32%) NEC