The 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 82 92 74
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 3 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.27% 0.093% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 0.31% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +58.73%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Data Protection Act
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
255 318 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.93% 29.47% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 193 262 268
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,295
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 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
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 29 August 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
Colchester - 3 £41,250 -
Data Protection Act
East of England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) XML
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) WinForms
6 5 (25.00%) XHTML
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) DHTML
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) XSD
6 5 (25.00%) XSL
6 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) Change Control
6 5 (25.00%) WPF
6 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Pegasus Opera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (20.00%) OLAP
3 4 (20.00%) DTS
3 4 (20.00%) OLTP
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) TKPROF
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.00%) LSMW
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Account Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) XML
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) XSD
3 5 (25.00%) XSL
3 5 (25.00%) XHTML
3 5 (25.00%) DHTML
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) WinForms
3 5 (25.00%) WPF
3 5 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (25.00%) Change Control
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Business Development
5 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
1 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Pegasus
3 3 (15.00%) Sage
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Apple