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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 98 106 97
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.62% 0.42% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 1.32% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Median salary £41,500 £56,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.22% +26.40%
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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
464 456 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 36.17% 32.11% 35.45%
Number of salaries quoted 385 375 356
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,674 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +4.18%

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram 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 1 October 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 +9 8 £41,500 -26.22%
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UK

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (94.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (94.12%) Information Security
3 12 (70.59%) Data Mining
4 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
5 5 (29.41%) Wireless
5 5 (29.41%) IPsec
5 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 5 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
5 5 (29.41%) SSL
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Data Security
5 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
5 5 (29.41%) CISSP
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) WAN
5 5 (29.41%) HTTP
5 5 (29.41%) VPN
5 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
5 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
5 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Software Architecture
5 5 (29.41%) SDLC
5 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (29.41%) Threat Modelling
5 5 (29.41%) Data Loss Prevention

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) HTTP
1 5 (29.41%) IPsec
1 5 (29.41%) LAN
1 5 (29.41%) SSL
1 5 (29.41%) VPN
1 5 (29.41%) WAN
1 5 (29.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Security Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Information Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (29.41%) Information Officer
3 5 (29.41%) Information Security Officer
3 5 (29.41%) Security Officer
4 4 (23.53%) Head of Security
4 4 (23.53%) Head of Technology
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technology Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 16 (94.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (94.12%) Information Security
3 5 (29.41%) Data Loss Prevention
3 5 (29.41%) Data Security
3 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) Security Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Software Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) Threat Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (11.76%) Internal Audit
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft