The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 90 83 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.33% 0.45% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 1.55% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Average salary £42,000 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +1.26%
Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
292 322 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 24.11% 29.25% 28.67%
Number of salaries quoted 238 267 286
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £25,089
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Data Protection Act
East of England

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Essex

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in Essex

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £42,000 -
Colchester -5 1 - -
Data Protection Act
East of England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 19 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
3 9 (47.37%) XML
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
5 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) DHTML
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) XSD
6 5 (26.32%) XSL
6 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
6 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
6 5 (26.32%) CSS
6 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 5 (26.32%) XHTML
6 5 (26.32%) N-Tier
6 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) WinForms
6 5 (26.32%) WPF
6 5 (26.32%) Silverlight
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (26.32%) Degree

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI
2 1 (5.26%) SAP MM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (21.05%) OLAP
3 4 (21.05%) DTS
3 4 (21.05%) OLTP
4 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (5.26%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
1 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.26%) LSMW
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Support
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) XML
2 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) XSD
3 5 (26.32%) XSL
3 5 (26.32%) XHTML
3 5 (26.32%) DHTML
3 5 (26.32%) HTML
3 5 (26.32%) WinForms
3 5 (26.32%) WPF
3 5 (26.32%) Silverlight
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) N-Tier
2 4 (21.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (26.32%) Change Control
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) C#
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (5.26%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
1 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Pegasus
3 2 (10.53%) Sage
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.26%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Business Objects