Period
to 6 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > South West
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 214 286 321
Rank change year-on-year +72 +35 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 2 45 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 0.046% 0.45% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 1.21% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 44 18
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,557 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.74% +13.48% +7.14%
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -20.83% +5.73%

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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,549 3,731 3,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.26% 37.23% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,165 2,812 3,091
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.24%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% +0.95% +5.00%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the South West

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in the South West.

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in the South West

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. 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
Bristol +69 2 £45,000 -5.96% 1
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 South West region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Datadog
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Datadog
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Information Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Service Support Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001