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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 26 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.81% 1.71% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.69% 4.48% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £22,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
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
64 67 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 38.55% 38.29% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55 60 58
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £29,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) Data Privacy
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Google
5 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Google Apps
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Veeam
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) FCoE
6 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
6 1 (12.50%) Isilon
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) NAS

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) FCoE
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) TKPROF
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (50.00%) Data Privacy
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Business Development
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Google
2 2 (25.00%) Veeam
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Pegasus
3 1 (12.50%) Sage
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) Isilon