The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 91 100
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 0 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.62% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.29% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Median salary - £41,500 -
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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 296 349 490
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 30.36% 26.89% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 265 294 412
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in Wales

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 Wales region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) GDPR
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (25.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Governance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Governance Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (75.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) SIEM
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (25.00%) IT Audit
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Avaya
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle