The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 106 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.077% 0.39% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 1.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £37,000 £57,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.65% +29.21%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +26.86%
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 Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
492 398 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 38.05% 31.36% 36.72%
Number of salaries quoted 408 321 355
Median salary £37,725 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.78% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales 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 Wales

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Wales

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
South Wales -7 1 £37,000 -35.65%
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
1 14 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Data Security
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Security Testing
3 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
3 5 (35.71%) Information Assurance
3 5 (35.71%) Software Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Wireless
3 5 (35.71%) IPsec
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) HTTP
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) SSL
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) CISSP
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
3 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (35.71%) Threat Modelling
3 5 (35.71%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (35.71%) Pattern Matching

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) HTTP
1 5 (35.71%) IPsec
1 5 (35.71%) LAN
1 5 (35.71%) SSL
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
1 5 (35.71%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Security Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Information Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Information Security Manager
3 4 (28.57%) Head of Security
3 4 (28.57%) Head of Technology
3 4 (28.57%) Information Officer
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security Officer
3 4 (28.57%) Security Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Technology Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 14 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (100.00%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Data Loss Prevention
2 5 (35.71%) Data Security
2 5 (35.71%) Information Assurance
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Pattern Matching
2 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
2 5 (35.71%) SDLC
2 5 (35.71%) Security Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Software Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (14.29%) Internal Audit
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory