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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 31 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 1.95% - 5.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.82% - 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £41,250 - £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
44 45 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 28.57% 27.61% 33.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 41 47
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £23,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) Pegasus
2 4 (40.00%) Pegasus Opera
3 3 (30.00%) Sage
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
4 2 (20.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
5 1 (10.00%) LSMW
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (10.00%) SCOM
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (10.00%) SAP XI

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (10.00%) SAP MM
2 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LSMW
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
2 1 (10.00%) Network Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Support
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Account Manager
2 1 (10.00%) DBA
2 1 (10.00%) Programmer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) SAP XI
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Pegasus
2 3 (30.00%) Sage
3 2 (20.00%) SAP
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Apple