Data Protection Act Jobs in England

Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK > England

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 634 503 572
Rank change year-on-year -131 +69 +196
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 231 449 786
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.55% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 1.25% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 170 237 720
10th Percentile £27,750 £39,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £36,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,750 £55,554 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.25% +1.01% -
75th Percentile £69,500 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £86,375 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £55,050 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.71% +0.09% -

All Generic Skills
England

Data Protection Act falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills in England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,616 35,808 68,983
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 33.08% 43.63% 47.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21,236 20,076 30,814
10th Percentile £28,000 £36,125 £34,750
25th Percentile £38,500 £46,872 £46,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £87,419 £85,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in England

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in England.

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in England

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Protection Act in England over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in England

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Act within the England region over the 6 months to 21 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London -66 79 £72,500 +10.69% 26
North of England -14 49 £50,000 - 18
South East -36 34 £32,500 -38.10% 16
Midlands -42 34 £57,500 +15.00% 22
West Midlands -15 31 £57,500 +15.00% 9
South West -32 29 £45,000 -18.18% 16
North West -46 25 £37,000 -26.00% 8
Yorkshire +62 20 £50,000 -4.76% 9
East of England -27 5 £70,000 +7.69% 6
North East -15 4 - - 1
East Midlands -29 3 £35,500 -18.39% 13
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.46%) Confluence
2 7 (3.03%) Microsoft Exchange
3 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.43%) SAS
4 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (5.19%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.60%) Adobe After Effects
3 6 (2.60%) Adobe Premiere
3 6 (2.60%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (15.15%) Azure
2 24 (10.39%) Microsoft 365
3 12 (5.19%) AWS
4 10 (4.33%) Power Platform
5 8 (3.46%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (3.46%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 7 (3.03%) Entra ID
7 5 (2.16%) GCP
7 5 (2.16%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (1.73%) Power Automate
9 3 (1.30%) IaaS
10 2 (0.87%) Google Workspace
10 2 (0.87%) PaaS
11 1 (0.43%) Azure DevOps
11 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.43%) Google Play
11 1 (0.43%) SaaS
11 1 (0.43%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.79%) Intranet
2 16 (6.93%) Firewall
3 14 (6.06%) Internet
3 14 (6.06%) SNMP
4 6 (2.60%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (2.16%) VoIP
6 4 (1.73%) Broadband
6 4 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.87%) HTTP
8 2 (0.87%) Wireless
9 1 (0.43%) ADSL
9 1 (0.43%) DHCP
9 1 (0.43%) DNS
9 1 (0.43%) FTP
9 1 (0.43%) PSTN
9 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.33%) Data Lake
4 10 (4.33%) Power BI
5 8 (3.46%) Big Data
5 8 (3.46%) Metadata
5 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.87%) MySQL
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.87%) Tableau
7 1 (0.43%) Dremio
7 1 (0.43%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (4.33%) Git
2 8 (3.46%) JIRA
3 7 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.16%) Selenium
5 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.43%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.43%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.43%) Postman
6 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.43%) Storybook
General
1 66 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 51 (22.08%) Finance
3 32 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (13.85%) Legal
4 19 (8.23%) Marketing
5 11 (4.76%) Banking
5 11 (4.76%) Organisational Skills
5 11 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (4.76%) Retail
6 10 (4.33%) Influencing Skills
6 10 (4.33%) Telecoms
7 8 (3.46%) Front Office
7 8 (3.46%) Law
7 8 (3.46%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (3.03%) Public Sector
9 6 (2.60%) Advertising
10 5 (2.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (1.73%) Local Government
11 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.73%) Police
Job Titles
1 35 (15.15%) Senior
2 33 (14.29%) Developer
3 27 (11.69%) Analyst
4 21 (9.09%) Lead
5 19 (8.23%) Consultant
6 17 (7.36%) Network Manager
6 17 (7.36%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.06%) Security Analyst
8 12 (5.19%) Information Security Consultant
8 12 (5.19%) Security Consultant
8 12 (5.19%) Security Manager
9 11 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 11 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 10 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.90%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (3.90%) Data Engineer
11 9 (3.90%) IT Analyst
11 9 (3.90%) IT Security Analyst
11 9 (3.90%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.46%) Azure Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.90%) React
2 8 (3.46%) .NET
2 8 (3.46%) Spring
2 8 (3.46%) Spring Boot
3 7 (3.03%) Hibernate
3 7 (3.03%) JPA
3 7 (3.03%) Node.js
4 6 (2.60%) Kafka
5 5 (2.16%) Vue
6 4 (1.73%) CSS
6 4 (1.73%) RESTful
7 3 (1.30%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.30%) HTML
7 3 (1.30%) Jest
7 3 (1.30%) Web Services
8 2 (0.87%) Express.js
8 2 (0.87%) Laravel
8 2 (0.87%) Next.js
8 2 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 18 (7.79%) NHS
3 17 (7.36%) Freedom of Information
4 15 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (5.63%) Virtual Team
6 12 (5.19%) Algorithms
7 9 (3.90%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.60%) Cyber Threat
9 6 (2.60%) Derivative
10 5 (2.16%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.16%) Fat Client
10 5 (2.16%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.73%) e-Learning
11 4 (1.73%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.73%) SCORM
12 3 (1.30%) CCTV
12 3 (1.30%) Cyberattack
12 3 (1.30%) Educational Technology
12 3 (1.30%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.82%) Windows
2 15 (6.49%) Linux
3 10 (4.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.30%) Android
4 3 (1.30%) Unix
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.43%) NetWare
6 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Solaris
6 1 (0.43%) SUSE
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 53 (22.94%) Information Security
3 46 (19.91%) Continuous Improvement
4 40 (17.32%) Cybersecurity
5 35 (15.15%) Agile
5 35 (15.15%) Customer Service
6 33 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
7 27 (11.69%) Project Management
8 25 (10.82%) DevOps
9 23 (9.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 22 (9.52%) Analytics
10 22 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
11 21 (9.09%) Risk Register
12 20 (8.66%) Security Operations
13 19 (8.23%) Business Continuity
13 19 (8.23%) Mentoring
14 18 (7.79%) Data Privacy
14 18 (7.79%) Line Management
15 17 (7.36%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.39%) SQL
2 20 (8.66%) Java
3 12 (5.19%) PowerShell
4 11 (4.76%) C#
4 11 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 11 (4.76%) Python
5 9 (3.90%) Scala
5 9 (3.90%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.90%) TypeScript
6 5 (2.16%) C++
7 3 (1.30%) Bash
8 2 (0.87%) PHP
8 2 (0.87%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.87%) R
9 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.43%) Clojure
9 1 (0.43%) Go
9 1 (0.43%) Kotlin
9 1 (0.43%) VBA
9 1 (0.43%) VC++
Qualifications
1 55 (23.81%) Degree
2 23 (9.96%) Master's Degree
3 16 (6.93%) CISSP
4 12 (5.19%) ISEB
5 9 (3.90%) CompTIA CySA+
6 6 (2.60%) CISM
6 6 (2.60%) DBS Check
6 6 (2.60%) MCSA
6 6 (2.60%) MCSE
6 6 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.60%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.60%) PMP
6 6 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (2.60%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.87%) Azure Certification
9 2 (0.87%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.87%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (36.80%) GDPR
2 31 (13.42%) Cyber Essentials
3 27 (11.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (8.66%) NIST
5 15 (6.49%) PCI DSS
6 14 (6.06%) QA
7 12 (5.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 10 (4.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (3.90%) Data Quality
10 6 (2.60%) GRC
10 6 (2.60%) NCSC
11 5 (2.16%) COBIT
12 4 (1.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (1.30%) California Consumer Privacy Act
13 3 (1.30%) PMO
14 2 (0.87%) IASME
14 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 17025
14 2 (0.87%) SLA
14 2 (0.87%) SNOMED CT
15 1 (0.43%) MiFID
System Software
1 20 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.16%) Docker
5 2 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.43%) Ceph
6 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (6.06%) Terraform
2 13 (5.63%) Kubernetes
3 9 (3.90%) CASB
4 4 (1.73%) Ansible
5 2 (0.87%) Istio
5 2 (0.87%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.87%) PaperCut
6 1 (0.43%) Control-M
6 1 (0.43%) Grafana
6 1 (0.43%) Kibana
6 1 (0.43%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.43%) SCCM
6 1 (0.43%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 80 (34.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.66%) VMware
3 12 (5.19%) Aruba
3 12 (5.19%) Cisco
3 12 (5.19%) HP
4 10 (4.33%) Sage
5 9 (3.90%) Databricks
6 7 (3.03%) Oracle
7 6 (2.60%) Adobe
8 5 (2.16%) Citrix
8 5 (2.16%) SAP
9 4 (1.73%) Apple
9 4 (1.73%) Google
10 3 (1.30%) Facebook
10 3 (1.30%) Trayport
10 3 (1.30%) Workday
11 2 (0.87%) Alteryx
11 2 (0.87%) Cognos
11 2 (0.87%) Meraki
11 2 (0.87%) Serena