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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 210 250 227
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -23
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 25 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.085% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 0.23% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 13
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £42,100 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,700 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +23.37%
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
2017 2142 2182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.50% 36.32% 35.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 1734 1754
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Devon - 12 £27,700 -
Cornwall - 8 £20,500 - 1
Somerset - 5 £40,000 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 52 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
3 22 (42.31%) MS Excel
4 18 (34.62%) Firewall
4 18 (34.62%) Windows
5 17 (32.69%) VoIP
5 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
5 17 (32.69%) VPN
5 17 (32.69%) Office 365
6 15 (28.85%) PBX
6 15 (28.85%) SQL
7 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (26.92%) WatchGuard
7 14 (26.92%) VMware
7 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 12 (23.08%) NHS
9 12 (23.08%) VB.NET
9 12 (23.08%) .NET
9 12 (23.08%) C#
9 12 (23.08%) Data Management
9 12 (23.08%) Validation
9 12 (23.08%) .NET Framework
9 12 (23.08%) Information Governance
9 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 11 (21.15%) MS Office
11 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
11 10 (19.23%) Windows 10
11 10 (19.23%) Windows 8

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 8 (15.38%) CMS
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.77%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (21.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.69%) Office 365
2 14 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (15.38%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) Firewall
2 17 (32.69%) VoIP
2 17 (32.69%) VPN
3 15 (28.85%) PBX
4 4 (7.69%) DNS
4 4 (7.69%) Internet
4 4 (7.69%) SAN
5 3 (5.77%) DHCP
5 3 (5.77%) Extranet
5 3 (5.77%) Intranet
5 3 (5.77%) NAS
5 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.77%) Wireless
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) Network Security
6 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (15.38%) Advertising
1 8 (15.38%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Law
3 3 (5.77%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Analyst
2 17 (32.69%) Support Engineer
3 14 (26.92%) 1st Line Engineer
3 14 (26.92%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) 1st Line Support
3 14 (26.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 14 (26.92%) Service Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Service Desk Engineer
3 14 (26.92%) Service Desk Support
3 14 (26.92%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 14 (26.92%) Support Analyst
4 13 (25.00%) IT Engineer
4 13 (25.00%) IT Support
4 13 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 12 (23.08%) .NET Developer
5 12 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 12 (23.08%) Developer
5 12 (23.08%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) .NET
1 12 (23.08%) .NET Framework
1 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (23.08%) NHS
3 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (15.38%) Social Media
4 5 (9.62%) SCADA
5 3 (5.77%) CESG
5 3 (5.77%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Windows 10
2 10 (19.23%) Windows 7
2 10 (19.23%) Windows 8
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
3 12 (23.08%) Data Management
3 12 (23.08%) Information Governance
3 12 (23.08%) Validation
4 8 (15.38%) Content Management
4 8 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 8 (15.38%) Email Marketing
4 8 (15.38%) Information Security
4 8 (15.38%) Time Management
5 7 (13.46%) ITIL
6 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (9.62%) Information Security Management
7 5 (9.62%) ISMS
7 5 (9.62%) Security Management
8 4 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 12 (23.08%) C#
2 12 (23.08%) VB.NET
3 8 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) A+ Certification
1 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (7.69%) MCP
1 4 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
2 3 (5.77%) CISA
2 3 (5.77%) CISM
2 3 (5.77%) CISSP
2 3 (5.77%) DBS Check
2 3 (5.77%) MBCS
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) COBIT
2 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.69%) QA
3 3 (5.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) ACF2
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Vendors
1 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) VMware
2 14 (26.92%) WatchGuard
3 3 (5.77%) NEC
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Avaya
4 1 (1.92%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago