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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank - 101 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.22% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.69%
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
394 557 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.42% 40.19% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 317 461 306
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,600 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Internet of Things

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001