Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
England > South East
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 388 322 432
Rank change year-on-year -66 +110 +80
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 39 22 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.24% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.58% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 68
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,500 £38,875
25th Percentile £50,000 £32,116 £47,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £48,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.40% -19.17% +6.67%
75th Percentile £64,000 £55,381 £63,750
90th Percentile £71,000 " £82,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% -20.83%

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 5,807 3,772 8,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.36% 32.22% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,611 3,095 6,665
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,350
25th Percentile £39,875 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,514 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.17% +2.75% +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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -38 25 £57,500 +11.61% 7
Berkshire -26 21 £57,500 +69.96% 2
Surrey -24 10 £41,750 -20.48%
Buckinghamshire -28 4 £60,000 -4.00% 1
West Sussex +1 2 £61,000 +25.77% 1
Kent -33 1 £100,000 +233.33%
Hampshire -72 1 - - 3
Data Protection Act
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 39 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (35.90%) Value Proposition
3 12 (30.77%) GDPR
3 12 (30.77%) Presales
4 11 (28.21%) Azure
4 11 (28.21%) AWS
5 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.51%) ERP
6 8 (20.51%) Java
6 8 (20.51%) Degree
6 8 (20.51%) Business Case
7 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.95%) TDD
7 7 (17.95%) Pair Programming
7 7 (17.95%) Windows
8 6 (15.38%) Change Management
8 6 (15.38%) Oracle
8 6 (15.38%) Retail
8 6 (15.38%) Spring
8 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 6 (15.38%) Backlog Management
8 6 (15.38%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
8 6 (15.38%) Microservices
8 6 (15.38%) GCP
8 6 (15.38%) Spring Boot
9 5 (12.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (12.82%) Jenkins

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:

Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (12.82%) NetSuite
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.21%) AWS
1 11 (28.21%) Azure
2 6 (15.38%) GCP
3 5 (12.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (12.82%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (7.69%) Tricentis Tosca
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) LAN
3 2 (5.13%) WAN
3 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Android Studio
4 1 (2.56%) Gradle
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (7.69%) Public Sector
3 3 (7.69%) Social Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Automotive
5 1 (2.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Consultant
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Architect
4 5 (12.82%) Backend Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Functional Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle P2P Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Data Protection Officer
6 3 (7.69%) Junior
6 3 (7.69%) Junior Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Junior Recruitment Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Supply Chain Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Recruitment Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Supply Chain Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Spring
1 6 (15.38%) Spring Boot
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 3 (7.69%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.13%) HTML5
4 2 (5.13%) jQuery
4 2 (5.13%) React
4 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.13%) Vue.js
5 1 (2.56%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (7.69%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 14 (35.90%) Value Proposition
3 12 (30.77%) Presales
4 8 (20.51%) Business Case
4 8 (20.51%) ERP
5 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.95%) Pair Programming
5 7 (17.95%) TDD
6 6 (15.38%) Backlog Management
6 6 (15.38%) Change Management
6 6 (15.38%) Microservices
7 5 (12.82%) Application Packaging
7 5 (12.82%) CRM
7 5 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (10.26%) Data Privacy
8 4 (10.26%) Information Security
8 4 (10.26%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (7.69%) API Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) Java
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) C
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.56%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) CISM
2 4 (10.26%) CISSP
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) SSCP
4 2 (5.13%) AWS Certification
4 2 (5.13%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CEH
5 1 (2.56%) CISA
5 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (2.56%) PCI QSA
5 1 (2.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.77%) GDPR
2 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (7.69%) NCSC
3 3 (7.69%) QA
4 1 (2.56%) IASME
4 1 (2.56%) NIST
4 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Firmware
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) CA Agile Central
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) JD Edwards
4 3 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (5.13%) Cisco
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) CommVault
5 2 (5.13%) Google
5 2 (5.13%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) VMware