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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 250 221 249
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +28
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 18 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.82% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 22
Average salary £38,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2689 2670 3312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.32% 37.45% 36.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2147 2246 2766
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,646 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Hertfordshire -12 6 £38,500 +2.66%
Essex +13 5 £41,250 -17.50%
Suffolk +1 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Bedfordshire -12 3 £80,000 +233.33%
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 64 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 24 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (35.94%) Legal
4 22 (34.38%) Data Security
5 21 (32.81%) SQL
6 20 (31.25%) PCI DSS
7 19 (29.69%) ISO 9001
7 19 (29.69%) ISEB
8 18 (28.13%) Intranet
8 18 (28.13%) Information Governance
8 18 (28.13%) Business Continuity
9 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
10 15 (23.44%) Windows
10 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
11 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (20.31%) XML
12 13 (20.31%) ITIL
13 12 (18.75%) Finance
14 11 (17.19%) Degree
15 8 (12.50%) SAN
15 8 (12.50%) VMware
15 8 (12.50%) Firewall
15 8 (12.50%) CSS
15 8 (12.50%) HTML
15 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
15 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
15 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
15 8 (12.50%) QA
16 7 (10.94%) Replication
16 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon S3
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) Intranet
2 8 (12.50%) SAN
2 8 (12.50%) Firewall
3 5 (7.81%) LAN
3 5 (7.81%) WAN
4 4 (6.25%) NAS
5 3 (4.69%) VLAN
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.69%) VoIP
6 2 (3.13%) DNS
6 2 (3.13%) DHCP
6 2 (3.13%) HTTP
6 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.13%) SSH
7 1 (1.56%) FCoE
7 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.56%) DVB
7 1 (1.56%) Internet
7 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.25%) OLAP
3 4 (6.25%) OLTP
3 4 (6.25%) DTS
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.13%) MySQL
5 2 (3.13%) SimpleDB
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (6.25%) Subversion
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.13%) Ant
4 2 (3.13%) JUnit
4 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) LSMW
5 1 (1.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 23 (35.94%) Legal
2 12 (18.75%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Retail
4 4 (6.25%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Security Officer
1 18 (28.13%) Data Protection Officer
2 9 (14.06%) Developer
3 7 (10.94%) DBA
3 7 (10.94%) Administrator
4 5 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Data Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Account Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.13%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) XML
2 8 (12.50%) CSS
2 8 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (7.81%) HTML5
3 5 (7.81%) XHTML
4 4 (6.25%) .NET
4 4 (6.25%) JSP
4 4 (6.25%) jQuery
5 3 (4.69%) WPF
5 3 (4.69%) Silverlight
5 3 (4.69%) WinForms
5 3 (4.69%) CSS3
5 3 (4.69%) DHTML
5 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.69%) Web Services
5 3 (4.69%) XSD
5 3 (4.69%) XSL
6 2 (3.13%) Sass
6 2 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.13%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.94%) Replication
3 4 (6.25%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.56%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.56%) Online Games
5 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.69%) Linux
5 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.56%) CentOS
6 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 22 (34.38%) Data Security
3 18 (28.13%) Information Governance
3 18 (28.13%) Business Continuity
4 13 (20.31%) ITIL
5 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.81%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.81%) Quality Management
6 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 4 (6.25%) ETL
7 4 (6.25%) CRM
7 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.25%) Project Management
7 4 (6.25%) Data Governance
7 4 (6.25%) Data Mapping
7 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.25%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) SQL
2 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.25%) Java
3 4 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.13%) Perl
5 2 (3.13%) PHP
5 2 (3.13%) VBScript
5 2 (3.13%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (1.56%) VB
6 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) ISEB
2 11 (17.19%) Degree
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (9.38%) CCNA
4 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.69%) MCITP
5 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.69%) VCP5
5 3 (4.69%) VCP4
5 3 (4.69%) MCSA
5 3 (4.69%) MCP
6 2 (3.13%) CISM
6 2 (3.13%) CISSP
7 1 (1.56%) MCTS
7 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.56%) IBM Certification
7 1 (1.56%) MBA
7 1 (1.56%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.56%) HND
7 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (31.25%) PCI DSS
3 19 (29.69%) ISO 9001
4 8 (12.50%) QA
5 4 (6.25%) Data Quality
6 3 (4.69%) SLA
7 1 (1.56%) WAI
7 1 (1.56%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
1 6 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) VMware
3 6 (9.38%) HP
4 5 (7.81%) Veeam
5 4 (6.25%) Pegasus
5 4 (6.25%) Talend
6 3 (4.69%) Sage
6 3 (4.69%) Sophos
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle
7 2 (3.13%) EMC
7 2 (3.13%) Google
8 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.56%) Isilon
8 1 (1.56%) Dell
8 1 (1.56%) Lotus
8 1 (1.56%) IBM
8 1 (1.56%) SAP