Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 246 341 352
Rank change year-on-year +95 +11 -4
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 81 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.77% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 0.59% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 24 22 19
North West median annual salary £35,447 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.84% +13.89% -10.00%
10th Percentile £26,225 £32,300 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,250 £63,700 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +12.00%

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 4,271 4,222 5,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.60% 34.62% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,890 3,306 4,081
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,477 £63,750
England median annual salary £53,536 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.97% +5.00% -

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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
Merseyside +44 55 - - 1
Manchester +21 23 £30,894 -34.96% 8
Cheshire +30 3 £45,000 -24.37% 1
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 81 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 58 (71.60%) Problem-Solving
3 57 (70.37%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (70.37%) Management Information System
3 57 (70.37%) Finance
4 56 (69.14%) GDPR
5 55 (67.90%) Records Management
5 55 (67.90%) Information Management
5 55 (67.90%) Wealth Management
6 40 (49.38%) Postgraduate
7 24 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (29.63%) IT Strategy
8 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.35%) Office 365
9 10 (12.35%) Windows
9 10 (12.35%) ITIL
10 9 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 9 (11.11%) VPN
10 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
10 9 (11.11%) Windows 10
11 7 (8.64%) Public Sector
11 7 (8.64%) Data Security
11 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (8.64%) Migration
12 6 (7.41%) VMware
12 6 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (7.41%) Degree
12 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (7.41%) SCCM

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 6 (7.41%) IIS
1 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Office 365
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) VPN
2 6 (7.41%) DMZ
2 6 (7.41%) DNS
2 6 (7.41%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) LAN
2 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.41%) WAN
3 3 (3.70%) Skype
4 1 (1.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) MySQL
1 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.23%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (1.23%) GIS
2 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.23%) Power BI
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.70%) webpack
3 2 (2.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (70.37%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Public Sector
3 6 (7.41%) Fire and Rescue
3 6 (7.41%) Police
4 2 (2.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (49.38%) Data Manager
1 40 (49.38%) Records Manager
2 6 (7.41%) Associate Engineer
2 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (6.17%) Data Protection Manager
3 5 (6.17%) Developer
4 4 (4.94%) Analyst
5 3 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (3.70%) Service Manager
6 2 (2.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (2.47%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (1.23%) Android Developer
7 1 (1.23%) Data Analyst
7 1 (1.23%) Designer
7 1 (1.23%) Graduate Analyst
7 1 (1.23%) Graduate Technical Analyst
7 1 (1.23%) Junior Technical Analyst
7 1 (1.23%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (1.23%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (1.23%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
1 4 (4.94%) HTML
1 4 (4.94%) React
2 3 (3.70%) CSS
2 3 (3.70%) Vue.js
3 1 (1.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.23%) HTML5
3 1 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (70.37%) Analytical Skills
1 57 (70.37%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Derivative
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 6 (7.41%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.94%) Android
5 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.23%) Unix
6 1 (1.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 58 (71.60%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (67.90%) Information Management
3 55 (67.90%) Records Management
3 55 (67.90%) Wealth Management
4 24 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (29.63%) IT Strategy
5 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.35%) ITIL
7 9 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.64%) Data Security
8 7 (8.64%) Migration
9 6 (7.41%) Identity Management
9 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.70%) Service Management
11 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (3.70%) Time Management
11 3 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.94%) SQL
3 2 (2.47%) C#
3 2 (2.47%) ES6
3 2 (2.47%) Java
3 2 (2.47%) VBA
4 1 (1.23%) PHP
4 1 (1.23%) R
4 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (49.38%) Postgraduate
2 6 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (69.14%) GDPR
2 1 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.41%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 6 (7.41%) SCCM
1 6 (7.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) Cisco
2 6 (7.41%) NetApp
2 6 (7.41%) Palo Alto
2 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds
2 6 (7.41%) VMware
3 3 (3.70%) Apple
3 3 (3.70%) Avaya
3 3 (3.70%) Citrix
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Zend