The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 219 215 229
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 15 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.25% 0.22% 0.089%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.56% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 4
Average salary £33,500 £75,000 £34,115
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.33% +119.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1951 2141 2089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.42% 38.84% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1544 1747 1765
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 South West

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in the South West

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram in the South West

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Gloucestershire +2 13 £33,750 -
Somerset - 1 £30,000 -
Devon - 1 £17,500 -
Data Protection Act
England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 26 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 22 (84.62%) Windows
3 21 (80.77%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 16 (61.54%) Finance
5 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (53.85%) IIS
5 14 (53.85%) SQL
5 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 13 (50.00%) N-Tier
6 13 (50.00%) Data Modelling
6 13 (50.00%) Client/Server
6 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
6 13 (50.00%) MS Office
6 13 (50.00%) COM
6 13 (50.00%) Migration
7 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (30.77%) Mac OS X
9 4 (15.38%) Apple
9 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
9 4 (15.38%) Adobe
9 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
9 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
10 3 (11.54%) SAS
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 14 (53.85%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) VPN
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (61.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) DBA
1 13 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 8 (30.77%) PC Support
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 4 (15.38%) Support Technician
4 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) PC Support Technician
5 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) COM
2 1 (3.85%) Yii
2 1 (3.85%) LAMP
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 13 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) IPTV
3 1 (3.85%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) Mac OS X
4 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 13 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 13 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 13 (50.00%) Migration
3 9 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.54%) Web Development
5 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.85%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.85%) System Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (3.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) PHP5
3 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (11.54%) Basel II
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Apple
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
4 2 (7.69%) Teradata
5 1 (3.85%) Facebook
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter