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 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 214 193 213
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 13 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.30% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.97% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 5
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,550 £24,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £61,500 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
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
1677 1549 1569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 27.19% 30.59% 27.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1287 1341
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014.

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 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
Gloucestershire +1 6 £32,750 -49.61% 2
Devon -14 2 £17,500 -27.08% 1
Bristol -11 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £34,500 - 2
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (45.45%) Project Management
2 15 (45.45%) Legal
3 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 10 (30.30%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (30.30%) SAP
4 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
4 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) Scrum
5 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
5 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
6 7 (21.21%) Firewall
6 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
6 7 (21.21%) CRM
6 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
6 7 (21.21%) DHCP
6 7 (21.21%) DNS
6 7 (21.21%) IIS
7 6 (18.18%) Finance
7 6 (18.18%) Degree
8 5 (15.15%) QA
8 5 (15.15%) Use Case
8 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
8 5 (15.15%) System Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
8 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
8 5 (15.15%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
1 7 (21.21%) IIS
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (12.12%) SAS
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (15.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) DHCP
1 7 (21.21%) DNS
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 5 (15.15%) NAS
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 15 (45.45%) Legal
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Analyst
2 13 (39.39%) Business Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) PC Support
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Field Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) CESG
2 3 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 15 (45.45%) Project Management
3 10 (30.30%) PRINCE2
3 10 (30.30%) Scrum
4 7 (21.21%) CRM
5 5 (15.15%) Migration
5 5 (15.15%) Business Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Use Case
5 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
5 5 (15.15%) System Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
5 5 (15.15%) Change Control
5 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 3 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
1 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (12.12%) Basel II
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (30.30%) SAP
3 5 (15.15%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) Dell
3 5 (15.15%) Citrix
4 4 (12.12%) Oracle
4 4 (12.12%) Business Objects
5 3 (9.09%) Teradata
6 1 (3.03%) Adobe
6 1 (3.03%) Apple
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Amsys
Salary: From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum +pension,life assurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Amsys
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum +pension,life assurance and 50% staff discount
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Plymouth
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago