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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 262 229 253
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +24
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 7 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.088% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.45% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 16
Average salary £55,000 £24,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+124.48% -35.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £21,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
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
2835 2682 3214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.58% 39.07% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2194 2081 2715
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -18 3 - -
Suffolk +11 2 £33,750 +22.72%
Norfolk - 2 £72,500 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 23 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) ISEB
4 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
5 5 (21.74%) Intranet
5 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Data Security
5 5 (21.74%) Legal
5 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
5 5 (21.74%) Information Governance
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
6 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 4 (17.39%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) LAN
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) DNS
6 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 4 (17.39%) Google
6 4 (17.39%) HTML5
6 4 (17.39%) Data Privacy
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 2 (8.70%) Apache
1 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Intranet
2 4 (17.39%) LAN
2 4 (17.39%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) DHCP
3 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) SSH
4 1 (4.35%) FCoE
4 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.35%) NAS
4 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) TKPROF
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Ant
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
1 2 (8.70%) Maven
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (21.74%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Security Officer
1 5 (21.74%) Data Protection Officer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Development
4 2 (8.70%) Head of Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.35%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) JSP
2 2 (8.70%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) Google Maps API
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) CSS3
2 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
2 2 (8.70%) Sass
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Online Games
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (30.43%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
3 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Data Security
3 5 (21.74%) Information Governance
4 4 (17.39%) Data Privacy
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Content Management
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
1 4 (17.39%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby
2 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
3 2 (8.70%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
2 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
4 3 (13.04%) QA
5 2 (8.70%) SLA
5 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Google
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) Veeam
4 1 (4.35%) Isilon
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Dell
4 1 (4.35%) Pegasus
4 1 (4.35%) Sage
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle