The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Protection Act over the 3 months to 28 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 Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Protection Act (DPA)
Rank 60 59 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.92% 1.95% 2.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% 5.63% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 17
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +4.57%
Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
124 213 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 28.64% 34.69% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 102 199 184
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £69,000
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 Suffolk

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

Data Protection Act Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Data Protection Act Salary Trend in Suffolk

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bury St Edmunds -11 4 £30,000 +20.00%
Data Protection Act
East of England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 15 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Subversion
4 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) JSP
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) SAN
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 3 (20.00%) Firewall
6 3 (20.00%) Content Management
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
6 3 (20.00%) DB2
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) SSH
4 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
4 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.67%) SMTP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) DB2
3 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Subversion
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
4 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) JSP
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
3 2 (13.33%) Sass
3 2 (13.33%) XHTML
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 2 (13.33%) Google Maps API
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Grails
4 1 (6.67%) JSTL
4 1 (6.67%) Java EE
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Online Games
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (6.67%) Business Development
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
5 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) HND
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cognos
3 2 (13.33%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Dell