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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 29 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 5 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 3.50% - 6.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.36% - 18.75%
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 44 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 30.77% 28.95% 36.70%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 50
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £23,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
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 2 September 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 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Pegasus
2 4 (33.33%) Pegasus Opera
3 3 (25.00%) Sage
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) Middleware
4 2 (16.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
4 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) SCOM
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) TKPROF
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
5 1 (8.33%) Isilon
5 1 (8.33%) FCoE
5 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
1 1 (8.33%) FCoE
1 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) LSMW
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Team Lead
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Network Support
2 1 (8.33%) Support Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) SAP Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Software Team Leader
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Monitoring Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) SAP XI
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) Stress Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VB
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Pegasus
2 3 (25.00%) Sage
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Veeam
3 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Isilon