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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 223 223 228
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 28 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.44% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.24% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 10
Average salary £20,500 £40,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.75% +16.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £33,622 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £41,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.69%
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
2330 2169 2441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 41.17% 35.09% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1865 1656 1981
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Cornwall - 17 £20,000 - 1
Bristol -5 7 £31,500 -10.63% 1
Wiltshire -4 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Somerset - 1 £40,000 - 2
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 35 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (37.14%) PBX
4 12 (34.29%) Windows
4 12 (34.29%) Firewall
5 11 (31.43%) VMware
5 11 (31.43%) VoIP
5 11 (31.43%) VPN
5 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
5 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (31.43%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (31.43%) Office 365
5 11 (31.43%) WatchGuard
6 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (25.71%) Internet
7 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
8 6 (17.14%) MailChimp
8 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (17.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (17.14%) Time Management
8 6 (17.14%) CRAMM
8 6 (17.14%) ACF2
8 6 (17.14%) Social Media
8 6 (17.14%) CESG
8 6 (17.14%) Content Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 6 (17.14%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (31.43%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) PBX
2 12 (34.29%) Firewall
3 11 (31.43%) VoIP
3 11 (31.43%) VPN
4 9 (25.71%) Internet
5 6 (17.14%) Extranet
5 6 (17.14%) Intranet
6 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.86%) DNS
7 1 (2.86%) LAN
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) SAN
7 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Advertising
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
1 6 (17.14%) Legal
1 6 (17.14%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) 1st Line Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) 1st Line Support
2 11 (31.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Service Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Service Desk Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Service Desk Engineer
2 11 (31.43%) Service Desk Support
2 11 (31.43%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Support Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) IT Support
3 7 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (17.14%) Marketing Assistant
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Tester
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.14%) CESG
1 6 (17.14%) Social Media
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (31.43%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (25.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (17.14%) Business Continuity
4 6 (17.14%) Content Management
4 6 (17.14%) CRAMM
4 6 (17.14%) E-Commerce
4 6 (17.14%) Email Marketing
4 6 (17.14%) Information Security
4 6 (17.14%) Time Management
5 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.43%) System Testing
6 4 (11.43%) User Stories
6 4 (11.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) CISA
1 5 (14.29%) CISM
1 5 (14.29%) CISSP
1 5 (14.29%) MBCS
2 4 (11.43%) A+ Certification
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MCP
2 4 (11.43%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (5.71%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) MCSE
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (17.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (17.14%) QA
3 2 (5.71%) SLA
4 1 (2.86%) COBIT
4 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
1 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) ACF2
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 11 (31.43%) WatchGuard
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Avaya
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
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