The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / North East
Rank 65 73 75
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 8 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.26% 0.31% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.38% 1.05% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £33,738
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -3.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.87% -3.52%  

Data Protection Act is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 237 191 257
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 37.21% 29.70% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 215 159 215
Median salary £35,000 £39,791 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.04% +6.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the North East

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in the North East

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Durham - 8 £45,000 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
1 13 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security Governance
2 9 (69.23%) CISMP
2 9 (69.23%) Data Management
2 9 (69.23%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) CISM
3 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (30.77%) Email Filtering
3 4 (30.77%) Web Filtering
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Information Governance Specialist
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security Specialist
1 8 (61.54%) Information Specialist
1 8 (61.54%) Security Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Information Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Governance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Governance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 13 (100.00%) Information Security
2 9 (69.23%) Data Management
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security Governance
3 4 (30.77%) Email Filtering
3 4 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (30.77%) Web Filtering
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CISM
1 9 (69.23%) CISMP
1 9 (69.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) PCI DSS