Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 355 355
Rank change year-on-year +14 0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 23 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.17% 0.096% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 11
North West median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £30,237 £39,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,875 £74,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +19.57% +15.00%

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 5226 5008 4616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.20% 40.26% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4084 4177 3668
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,325 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -13 18 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Cheshire - 3 - -
Merseyside - 1 £62,500 -
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 23 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (56.52%) GDPR
3 11 (47.83%) Information Security
4 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
7 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Change Management
7 5 (21.74%) Line Management
8 4 (17.39%) User Experience
8 4 (17.39%) Freedom of Information Act
8 4 (17.39%) QMS
8 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (17.39%) Benchmarking
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) CISSP
8 4 (17.39%) C#
8 4 (17.39%) HTML
8 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
8 4 (17.39%) OOP
8 4 (17.39%) .NET
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
8 4 (17.39%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (17.39%) Data Management
8 4 (17.39%) Information Management

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 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Senior .NET Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Business Data Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Data Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Data Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Officer
4 1 (4.35%) Head of Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Head of Security
4 1 (4.35%) Security Officer
4 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
1 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (17.39%) e-Learning
3 4 (17.39%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (17.39%) Freedom of Information Act
3 4 (17.39%) User Experience
4 1 (4.35%) Contactless
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (47.83%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
3 5 (21.74%) Line Management
3 5 (21.74%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Benchmarking
4 4 (17.39%) Data Management
4 4 (17.39%) Information Management
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) OOP
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) QMS
4 4 (17.39%) Quality Management
4 4 (17.39%) Security Management
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) CISA
3 1 (4.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) GDPR
2 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
4 3 (13.04%) ISO 22301
5 2 (8.70%) COBIT
6 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Cognizant
2 1 (4.35%) Kofax
2 1 (4.35%) LANDesk