Period
to 17 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 338 354 363
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9 -10
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 22 23 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.17% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.43% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 11
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,200 £30,237 £39,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,875 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +17.65%

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

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,642 5,338 5,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.88% 40.37% 41.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,711 4,159 4,358
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the North West

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in the North West

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in the North West

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +7 12 £48,750 +14.71% 1
Cheshire +29 9 £51,142 - 1
Merseyside +10 1 £43,000 -31.20% 1
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 22 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 17 (77.27%) GDPR
3 12 (54.55%) Information Security
4 11 (50.00%) Degree
5 9 (40.91%) Business Continuity
6 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
6 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (31.82%) Decision-Making
7 7 (31.82%) Project Management
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) Time Management
9 5 (22.73%) HTML5 Canvas
9 5 (22.73%) Web Development
9 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Freedom of Information Act
9 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
9 5 (22.73%) Line Management
9 5 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (22.73%) C
9 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 5 (22.73%) .NET
9 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
9 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
9 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
9 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 5 (22.73%) CSS
9 5 (22.73%) Web Design
9 5 (22.73%) Finance

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Law
2 3 (13.64%) Legal
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
1 5 (22.73%) Junior
1 5 (22.73%) Junior Developer
1 5 (22.73%) Junior Web Developer
1 5 (22.73%) Web Developer
2 4 (18.18%) Information Officer
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security Officer
2 4 (18.18%) Security Officer
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Compliance Officer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security Compliance Officer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Compliance Officer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) GDPR Officer
5 1 (4.55%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.55%) Principal Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (22.73%) Freedom of Information Act
2 5 (22.73%) VLE
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (54.55%) Information Security
3 9 (40.91%) Business Continuity
4 7 (31.82%) Decision-Making
4 7 (31.82%) Project Management
5 6 (27.27%) Time Management
6 5 (22.73%) Line Management
6 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
6 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Web Design
6 5 (22.73%) Web Development
7 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (18.18%) Information Assurance
7 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL
9 2 (9.09%) Information Security Governance
9 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
9 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (18.18%) CISA
3 4 (18.18%) CISM
3 4 (18.18%) CISSP
4 3 (13.64%) CEH
4 3 (13.64%) SSCP
5 1 (4.55%) CAPM
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.55%) PMP
5 1 (4.55%) Postgraduate
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (77.27%) GDPR
2 8 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 4 (18.18%) QA
4 2 (9.09%) ISO 22301
5 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
5 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Tableau