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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 159 156
Rank change year-on-year +30 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.30% 0.068% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.16% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Median salary £50,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.17% -4.70%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 858 1277 1113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 36.93% 43.54% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 551 767 657
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,345 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Act in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 3 months to 28 March 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
Edinburgh +15 7 £50,000 - 1
Data Protection Act
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 10 (83.33%) CISM
3 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
5 6 (50.00%) OWASP
5 6 (50.00%) GDPR
5 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (41.67%) CISA
7 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (25.00%) PCI QSA
8 3 (25.00%) PA-DSS
8 3 (25.00%) Information Security
8 3 (25.00%) B2B
9 2 (16.67%) Degree
10 1 (8.33%) Physics
10 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (8.33%) jQuery
10 1 (8.33%) ISMS
10 1 (8.33%) Marketing
10 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (8.33%) Scrum
10 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
10 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (8.33%) MVC
10 1 (8.33%) OpenGL

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Compliance Manager
1 6 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Data Protection Officer
3 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) D3.js
1 1 (8.33%) DirectX
1 1 (8.33%) HATEOAS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (8.33%) MFC
1 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
1 1 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) STL
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Cybercrime
1 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (50.00%) OWASP
2 6 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) B2B
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) ISMS
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Physics
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) C++
1 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CISM
1 10 (83.33%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) CISA
3 3 (25.00%) PCI QSA
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (50.00%) GDPR
4 3 (25.00%) PA-DSS
5 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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