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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England / South West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 218 234
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.076% 0.44% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 1.17% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 8
Median salary £60,000 £26,300 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +128.13% -36.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +32.53% -7.77%  

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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2010 1974 2056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.95% 37.69% 34.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1634 1622
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
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 South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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 3 months to 23 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £60,000 -
Bristol -22 1 - - 2
Data Protection Act
England

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

1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (50.00%) Basel II
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) MSMQ
4 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) NAS
6 1 (16.67%) Information Management
6 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Law
6 1 (16.67%) Migration

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 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Development Manager
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Development Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Development Manager
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Deduplication
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Basel II
1 3 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) NEC
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