Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 211 245
Rank change year-on-year -13 +34 -9
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.018% 0.096% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.25% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Scotland median annual salary £65,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.33% -25.00% -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2224 1980 2671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.40% 38.17% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1384 1128 1592
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in Scotland

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in Scotland

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 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
Edinburgh -21 1 £65,000 +73.33%
Data Protection Act
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Compliance Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS