The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 240 224 258
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +34
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 16 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.21% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.85% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 15
Average salary £38,500 £24,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Data Protection Act
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2664 2719 3321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.19% 38.21% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2102 2257 2780
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in the East of England

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +9 6 £41,250 +3.12%
Suffolk 0 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Hertfordshire -16 4 £38,500 -
Bedfordshire -22 2 £80,000 +236.84%
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 55 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 22 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (38.18%) Legal
4 20 (36.36%) Data Security
5 18 (32.73%) SQL
5 18 (32.73%) PCI DSS
6 17 (30.91%) ISO 9001
6 17 (30.91%) ISEB
7 16 (29.09%) Intranet
7 16 (29.09%) Business Continuity
7 16 (29.09%) Information Governance
8 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
10 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (18.18%) XML
11 10 (18.18%) ITIL
12 9 (16.36%) Windows
12 9 (16.36%) Finance
13 7 (12.73%) Replication
14 6 (10.91%) Retail
14 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
15 5 (9.09%) SAN
15 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
15 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
15 5 (9.09%) CSS
15 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
15 5 (9.09%) MS Office
15 5 (9.09%) HTML
15 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
15 5 (9.09%) VMware

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.82%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (3.64%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) Intranet
2 5 (9.09%) SAN
2 5 (9.09%) Firewall
3 4 (7.27%) NAS
4 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.64%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.64%) SSH
5 2 (3.64%) DNS
5 2 (3.64%) DHCP
5 2 (3.64%) LAN
5 2 (3.64%) WAN
5 2 (3.64%) HTTP
6 1 (1.82%) ATM
6 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.82%) DVB
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) FCoE
6 1 (1.82%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.27%) OLAP
2 4 (7.27%) DTS
2 4 (7.27%) OLTP
3 2 (3.64%) SimpleDB
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) TKPROF
4 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Talend Open Studio
1 4 (7.27%) Subversion
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Maven
2 2 (3.64%) Ant
2 2 (3.64%) JUnit
2 2 (3.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 21 (38.18%) Legal
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Games
6 1 (1.82%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Security Officer
1 16 (29.09%) Data Protection Officer
2 7 (12.73%) DBA
3 6 (10.91%) Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Administrator
4 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Data Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Security Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.64%) Account Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.64%) Database Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.18%) XML
2 5 (9.09%) CSS
2 5 (9.09%) HTML
2 5 (9.09%) HTML5
3 4 (7.27%) jQuery
3 4 (7.27%) JSP
4 3 (5.45%) CSS3
5 2 (3.64%) Google Maps API
5 2 (3.64%) JSON
5 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.64%) Sass
5 2 (3.64%) Backbone.js
5 2 (3.64%) XHTML
6 1 (1.82%) SOAP
6 1 (1.82%) .NET
6 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Replication
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.82%) W3C
5 1 (1.82%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.82%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 20 (36.36%) Data Security
3 16 (29.09%) Business Continuity
3 16 (29.09%) Information Governance
4 10 (18.18%) ITIL
5 5 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.09%) Project Management
5 5 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 5 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (7.27%) Data Mapping
6 4 (7.27%) Supplier Management
6 4 (7.27%) Data Governance
6 4 (7.27%) CRM
6 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.27%) ETL
7 3 (5.45%) MVC
7 3 (5.45%) Information Security
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.27%) Java
4 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
5 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.64%) VBScript
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.82%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) ISEB
2 5 (9.09%) Degree
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.45%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) MCP
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.45%) VCP5
4 3 (5.45%) VCP4
4 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.45%) MCITP
5 2 (3.64%) CISM
5 2 (3.64%) CISSP
6 1 (1.82%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.82%) HND
6 1 (1.82%) MBA
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Certification
6 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (32.73%) PCI DSS
3 17 (30.91%) ISO 9001
4 5 (9.09%) QA
5 4 (7.27%) Data Quality
6 3 (5.45%) SLA
7 1 (1.82%) TickIT
7 1 (1.82%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) SCOM
2 2 (3.64%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) VMware
3 4 (7.27%) Talend
3 4 (7.27%) Pegasus
4 3 (5.45%) HP
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) Sage
4 3 (5.45%) Sophos
5 2 (3.64%) Veeam
5 2 (3.64%) Google
5 2 (3.64%) EMC
6 1 (1.82%) Lotus
6 1 (1.82%) Dell
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Isilon
6 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds