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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 - 257
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 15 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.22% - 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% - 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Median salary £46,250 - -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £41,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +32.53% -12.63%  

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2736 2220 2379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.52% 39.68% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 1916 1909
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Manchester - 14 £47,500 - 4
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 16 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (43.75%) GDPR
2 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 7 (43.75%) Information Security
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 6 (37.50%) Data Management
3 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (37.50%) CISSP
3 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
4 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) CISA
5 4 (25.00%) CISM
5 4 (25.00%) Information Management
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) COBIT
6 3 (18.75%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) Data Reconciliation
6 3 (18.75%) Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Cognizant
7 2 (12.50%) Internet
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) BPR
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server

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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Head of Security
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Data Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Head of Information
4 2 (12.50%) Head of Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) Head of IT
4 2 (12.50%) Head of IT Security
4 2 (12.50%) Report Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (43.75%) Information Security
3 6 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Data Management
3 6 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Information Management
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Data Reconciliation
6 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Security Management
7 2 (12.50%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
7 2 (12.50%) Data Governance
7 2 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
2 4 (25.00%) CISA
2 4 (25.00%) CISM
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) GDPR
2 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (25.00%) COBIT
4 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (6.25%) QA
5 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cognizant
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Kofax
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