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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 232 223 226
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 9 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.27% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.69% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 2
Average salary £33,500 £42,500 £44,558
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.17% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £42,500 £36,204
10% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £75,000 £52,912
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
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
2085 2324 2119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.88% 39.33% 37.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1608 1894 1819
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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 - 9 £33,500 -
Data Protection Act
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 24 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 17 (70.83%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (70.83%) Windows
3 15 (62.50%) Finance
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
5 11 (45.83%) SQL
5 11 (45.83%) Client/Server
6 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (37.50%) Migration
7 9 (37.50%) N-Tier
7 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
7 9 (37.50%) IIS
7 9 (37.50%) MS Office
7 9 (37.50%) COM
7 9 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (33.33%) Mac OS X
9 4 (16.67%) Web Development
9 4 (16.67%) Apple
9 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (16.67%) Basel II
9 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
9 4 (16.67%) Adobe
9 4 (16.67%) SAS
9 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (37.50%) IIS
2 4 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) DBA
1 9 (37.50%) SQL DBA
2 8 (33.33%) PC Support
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (16.67%) PC Support Technician
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) COM
2 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (45.83%) Client/Server
3 9 (37.50%) N-Tier
4 2 (8.33%) CESG
5 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 4 (16.67%) UNIX
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 9 (37.50%) Migration
3 9 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 9 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
6 1 (4.17%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (16.67%) Basel II
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (16.67%) Apple
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 3 (12.50%) Teradata