Period
to 25 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 382 284 449
Rank change year-on-year -98 +165 +49
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 69 7 66
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.38% 0.087% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 0.28% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 51 5 60
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,800 £39,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £31,750 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £35,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +57.14% -41.67% +33.33%
75th Percentile £68,750 £43,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £48,550 "
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,250
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.47% -16.25%

Data Protection Act is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6,707 2,494 8,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.21% 31.08% 32.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,872 2,027 6,392
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £64,250
90th Percentile £83,625 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% +4.76%

Data Protection Act
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the South East

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in the South East.

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in the South East

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Protection Act in the South East over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in the South East

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -42 48 £55,000 - 2
Berkshire - 37 £52,500 -
Surrey - 9 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire -23 5 £66,000 - 2
Hampshire -109 5 £58,750 - 1
Kent -41 4 £91,250 +172.39% 1
West Sussex -15 2 £61,000 +25.77%
East Sussex -36 1 £44,979 +5.83%
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT jobs citing Data Protection Act also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 69 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 20 (28.99%) GDPR
3 19 (27.54%) Value Proposition
4 18 (26.09%) Degree
5 16 (23.19%) SQL
6 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 14 (20.29%) Azure
8 13 (18.84%) AWS
8 13 (18.84%) Oracle
9 12 (17.39%) Information Security
9 12 (17.39%) Oracle Fusion
9 12 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (17.39%) Procure-to-Pay
9 12 (17.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 12 (17.39%) Social Skills
10 11 (15.94%) Presales
10 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (15.94%) Change Management
11 10 (14.49%) Java
11 10 (14.49%) ITIL
11 10 (14.49%) Finance
11 10 (14.49%) Firewall
11 10 (14.49%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (14.49%) Vulnerability Management
12 9 (13.04%) TDD
12 9 (13.04%) Pair Programming
12 9 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (13.04%) Windows
13 8 (11.59%) CISSP
13 8 (11.59%) Retail

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
1 12 (17.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (5.80%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.80%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.29%) Azure
2 13 (18.84%) AWS
3 6 (8.70%) GCP
4 5 (7.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (7.25%) Microsoft 365
5 4 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (5.80%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (4.35%) Tricentis Tosca
7 2 (2.90%) SaaS
8 1 (1.45%) Dropbox
8 1 (1.45%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Firewall
2 7 (10.14%) Network Security
3 4 (5.80%) Internet
4 3 (4.35%) BGP
4 3 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.35%) LAN
4 3 (4.35%) VPN
4 3 (4.35%) WAN
4 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.90%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Metadata
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.35%) Android Studio
3 3 (4.35%) Gradle
3 3 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 12 (17.39%) Social Skills
2 10 (14.49%) Finance
3 8 (11.59%) Retail
4 6 (8.70%) Legal
5 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.35%) Automotive
6 3 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.35%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.90%) Marketing
8 1 (1.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 1 (1.45%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.45%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Consultant
2 12 (17.39%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Functional Consultant
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle Consultant
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 12 (17.39%) Oracle P2P Consultant
3 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Architect
4 5 (7.25%) Backend Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Security Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Junior
5 4 (5.80%) Junior Consultant
5 4 (5.80%) Junior Recruitment Consultant
5 4 (5.80%) Recruitment Consultant
5 4 (5.80%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.39%) Oracle Fusion
2 6 (8.70%) Spring
2 6 (8.70%) Spring Boot
3 4 (5.80%) CSS
4 3 (4.35%) Android SDK
4 3 (4.35%) HTML
5 2 (2.90%) .NET
5 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.90%) HTML5
5 2 (2.90%) jQuery
5 2 (2.90%) React
5 2 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.90%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.45%) JSON
6 1 (1.45%) Web Services
6 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.90%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.90%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) Housing Association
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.80%) Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Android
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 19 (27.54%) Value Proposition
3 12 (17.39%) Information Security
3 12 (17.39%) Procure-to-Pay
4 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.94%) Change Management
4 11 (15.94%) Presales
5 10 (14.49%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (14.49%) ITIL
5 10 (14.49%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (13.04%) Pair Programming
6 9 (13.04%) TDD
7 8 (11.59%) Business Case
8 7 (10.14%) ERP
9 6 (8.70%) Backlog Management
9 6 (8.70%) Data Privacy
9 6 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (8.70%) Microservices
9 6 (8.70%) SDLC
9 6 (8.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) Java
3 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.35%) Kotlin
5 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.45%) C
6 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (26.09%) Degree
2 8 (11.59%) CISSP
3 5 (7.25%) CISM
4 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) SSCP
5 2 (2.90%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.90%) CEH
5 2 (2.90%) CISA
5 2 (2.90%) SANS
5 2 (2.90%) Server+ Certification
6 1 (1.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (1.45%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.99%) GDPR
2 9 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (10.14%) QA
4 4 (5.80%) Good Clinical Practice
5 3 (4.35%) NCSC
6 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.45%) IASME
6 1 (1.45%) NIST
6 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) Firmware
2 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.84%) Oracle
3 6 (8.70%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (5.80%) JD Edwards
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco
5 3 (4.35%) HP
5 3 (4.35%) Palo Alto
5 3 (4.35%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) VMware
6 2 (2.90%) Citrix
6 2 (2.90%) CommVault
6 2 (2.90%) Google
7 1 (1.45%) Capita
7 1 (1.45%) Varonis