The 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 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 54 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 4 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.96% 1.28% 2.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.70% 3.63% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 17
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
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 Suffolk region.

Miscellaneous Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
108 193 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 25.90% 35.15% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 95 185 177
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,600 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Data Protection Act
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Protection Act across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Data Protection Act Salary Histogram 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 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
Ipswich +5 2 £46,250 +42.30%
Bury St Edmunds -2 2 £31,000 +24.00%
Data Protection Act
East of England

Data Protection Act
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
4 5 (38.46%) CSS
4 5 (38.46%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) Subversion
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) jQuery
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) JSP
5 4 (30.77%) SAN
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) MVC
6 3 (23.08%) DB2
6 3 (23.08%) HTTP
6 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
6 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (23.08%) CSS3
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell

Data Protection Act
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (23.08%) Tomcat
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
3 2 (15.38%) SSH
4 1 (7.69%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) tcpdump
4 1 (7.69%) SMTP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
3 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Ant
2 2 (15.38%) JUnit
2 2 (15.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 2 (15.38%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) JSP
2 4 (30.77%) XML
2 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 3 (23.08%) CSS3
4 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
4 2 (15.38%) Sass
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) Google Maps API
4 2 (15.38%) XHTML
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) HND
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Google
3 2 (15.38%) Cognos
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec