The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 198 203 177
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 10 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.14% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.52% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 0
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
Data Protection Act
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1476 1155 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.33% 26.98% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 854 876
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Leeds 0 10 £45,000 +60.71%
Data Protection Act
Yorkshire

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (78.57%) Information Security
4 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
5 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
6 7 (50.00%) NHS
6 7 (50.00%) Retail
6 7 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (35.71%) LAN
7 5 (35.71%) WAN
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
8 4 (28.57%) CISSP
8 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (28.57%) Information Security Management
8 4 (28.57%) Security Management
8 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (28.57%) ISMS
8 4 (28.57%) Line Management
9 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) .NET
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
9 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) WinForms
9 3 (21.43%) WPF
9 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
9 3 (21.43%) OWASP
9 3 (21.43%) Information Governance

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LAN
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Officer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
3 1 (7.14%) MI Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) WinForms
1 3 (21.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 7 (50.00%) NHS
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (78.57%) Information Security
3 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
4 7 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (28.57%) Information Security Management
6 4 (28.57%) Security Management
6 4 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Line Management
6 4 (28.57%) ISMS
7 3 (21.43%) OWASP
7 3 (21.43%) Information Governance
7 3 (21.43%) Security Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Data Management
8 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft