The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 41 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.56% 2.55% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 7.59% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £45,000 £36,250 £16,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +126.56%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -9.09%
Data Protection Act
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
85 79 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 47.75% 33.62% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75 70 48
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £33,700 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Colchester

Data Protection Act
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (100.00%) Data Privacy

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Protection Act. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Data Privacy
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Google