Data Protection Jobs in the South East

Data Protection
England > South East

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Data Protection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection over the 6 months to 23 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 196 208 264
Rank change year-on-year +12 +56 -71
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection 217 212 246
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.27% 1.50% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.58% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 170 119 148
10th Percentile £28,200 £41,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £47,500 £39,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,526 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -17.23% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £68,438 £61,263 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,822 £82,800 £75,222
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East

Data Protection is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,326 13,393 19,176
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 83.93% 94.54% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9,917 7,792 11,857
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,750 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Data Protection
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection in the South East

Data Protection
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Data Protection in the South East

Data Protection
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Protection in the South East over the 6 months to 23 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Data Protection in the South East

Data Protection
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Thames Valley +21 81 £44,000 -26.67% 28
Berkshire +23 47 £55,000 -15.38% 12
Hampshire +9 46 £40,000 -52.94% 22
Kent -12 30 £65,000 +30.00% 8
West Sussex +34 26 £42,500 -19.05% 6
Buckinghamshire -1 23 £42,500 -29.17% 8
Surrey -7 23 £45,802 -16.72% 18
Oxfordshire -7 11 £26,000 -50.63% 8
East Sussex -17 7 £37,500 -31.82% 4
Sussex - 4 £51,250 -
Data Protection
England

Data Protection
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East 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 12 (5.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Exchange
2 4 (1.84%) nginx
3 2 (0.92%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.46%) Confluence
4 1 (0.46%) Moodle
4 1 (0.46%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.46%) Totara
Applications
1 17 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (1.84%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (1.38%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (25.35%) Azure
2 49 (22.58%) AWS
3 19 (8.76%) Power Platform
4 16 (7.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 16 (7.37%) AWS Lambda
4 16 (7.37%) GCP
4 16 (7.37%) Serverless
5 14 (6.45%) Amazon S3
5 14 (6.45%) Microsoft 365
6 13 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (5.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (4.61%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (4.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (4.15%) CloudFront
8 9 (4.15%) Route 53
9 8 (3.69%) Entra ID
9 8 (3.69%) IaaS
9 8 (3.69%) PaaS
10 7 (3.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 7 (3.23%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.75%) Firewall
2 20 (9.22%) Internet
3 17 (7.83%) DNS
4 12 (5.53%) DHCP
5 11 (5.07%) Intranet
6 10 (4.61%) Network Security
6 10 (4.61%) SNMP
6 10 (4.61%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.15%) VPN
8 8 (3.69%) Wireless
9 7 (3.23%) HTTP
10 6 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.84%) LAN
11 4 (1.84%) MQTT
11 4 (1.84%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (1.84%) WAN
12 3 (1.38%) Broadband
12 3 (1.38%) VoIP
13 1 (0.46%) Skype
13 1 (0.46%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.83%) Power BI
3 16 (7.37%) Amazon RDS
4 13 (5.99%) MySQL
5 12 (5.53%) Data Lake
6 11 (5.07%) NoSQL
7 10 (4.61%) Power Query
8 9 (4.15%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (3.23%) DynamoDB
11 6 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.84%) Metadata
13 3 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.92%) MongoDB
15 1 (0.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
15 1 (0.46%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Git
1 2 (0.92%) Hudson
1 2 (0.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.46%) JIRA
2 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 62 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 49 (22.58%) Legal
3 40 (18.43%) Finance
4 39 (17.97%) Law
5 22 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (9.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 18 (8.29%) Organisational Skills
8 11 (5.07%) Telecoms
9 10 (4.61%) Marketing
10 8 (3.69%) Public Sector
10 8 (3.69%) Retail
11 5 (2.30%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.84%) Financial Institution
13 3 (1.38%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (1.38%) Social Housing
14 2 (0.92%) Agriculture
14 2 (0.92%) Local Government
14 2 (0.92%) Publishing
15 1 (0.46%) Aviation
15 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (11.52%) Developer
2 21 (9.68%) Senior
3 18 (8.29%) Lead
4 17 (7.83%) Data Protection Officer
5 16 (7.37%) Architect
6 15 (6.91%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (5.53%) AWS Engineer
8 11 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (5.07%) Analyst
8 11 (5.07%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (4.61%) DBA
9 10 (4.61%) Dynamics 365 Developer
9 10 (4.61%) IT Manager
9 10 (4.61%) Power BI Developer
9 10 (4.61%) Senior Architect
9 10 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.15%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (4.15%) AWS Solution Architect
10 9 (4.15%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.91%) Web Services
2 11 (5.07%) .NET
2 11 (5.07%) gRPC
2 11 (5.07%) RESTful
3 6 (2.76%) Node.js
4 5 (2.30%) HTML
5 4 (1.84%) CSS
5 4 (1.84%) GraphQL
5 4 (1.84%) Knex.js
5 4 (1.84%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (1.84%) React
5 4 (1.84%) React Native
5 4 (1.84%) Sequelize
6 2 (0.92%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.92%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.92%) PySpark
7 1 (0.46%) Blazor
7 1 (0.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (26.27%) Management Information System
2 34 (15.67%) Data Protection Act
3 22 (10.14%) Data Centre
4 13 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.15%) Onboarding
6 8 (3.69%) IoT
7 7 (3.23%) Algorithms
7 7 (3.23%) Cloud Native
7 7 (3.23%) Distributed Systems
7 7 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.76%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.30%) Security Posture
10 4 (1.84%) Cyber Threat
10 4 (1.84%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.84%) Social Media
11 3 (1.38%) Cyberattack
11 3 (1.38%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (1.38%) Operational Technology
12 2 (0.92%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.21%) Windows
2 10 (4.61%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.15%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.23%) Linux
5 5 (2.30%) Kali Linux
6 4 (1.84%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.46%) Android
8 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (24.42%) Problem-Solving
2 37 (17.05%) Information Security
3 36 (16.59%) DevOps
4 33 (15.21%) Cybersecurity
5 30 (13.82%) Data Security
6 29 (13.36%) Computer Science
7 24 (11.06%) Risk Management
8 23 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (10.14%) Decision-Making
9 22 (10.14%) Project Delivery
10 21 (9.68%) Data Privacy
11 20 (9.22%) Agile
11 20 (9.22%) Collaborative Working
11 20 (9.22%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (8.76%) Data Management
13 18 (8.29%) CI/CD
13 18 (8.29%) Customer Service
13 18 (8.29%) Root Cause Analysis
14 17 (7.83%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.67%) SQL
2 24 (11.06%) Python
3 11 (5.07%) C#
4 10 (4.61%) T-SQL
5 9 (4.15%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.30%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.30%) R
7 4 (1.84%) JSX
7 4 (1.84%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.92%) Bash
8 2 (0.92%) Bicep
9 1 (0.46%) Java
Qualifications
1 54 (24.88%) Degree
2 26 (11.98%) Security Cleared
3 24 (11.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (9.22%) AWS Certification
5 18 (8.29%) SC Cleared
6 16 (7.37%) Master's Degree
7 9 (4.15%) AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
7 9 (4.15%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.15%) CISSP
8 8 (3.69%) Azure Certification
9 7 (3.23%) DBS Check
9 7 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.76%) ISEB
11 5 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.38%) CCNA
12 3 (1.38%) CISA
12 3 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.38%) CRISC
13 2 (0.92%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (23.04%) GDPR
2 31 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (5.53%) NIST
3 12 (5.53%) PCI DSS
4 10 (4.61%) Data Quality
5 9 (4.15%) HIPAA
6 6 (2.76%) ISO 9001
7 5 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (1.84%) ISO 14001
8 4 (1.84%) PMO
9 3 (1.38%) COBIT
9 3 (1.38%) COSO
9 3 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (1.38%) ITGC
10 2 (0.92%) GRC
10 2 (0.92%) NCSC
10 2 (0.92%) SNOMED CT
10 2 (0.92%) SOC 2
11 1 (0.46%) Accessibility
System Software
1 17 (7.83%) Docker
2 14 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.53%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.53%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.30%) XenApp
5 2 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (7.83%) Kubernetes
2 11 (5.07%) Terraform
3 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (2.30%) Suricata
4 3 (1.38%) Dell DRAC
Vendors
1 57 (26.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.45%) VMware
3 13 (5.99%) Google
4 10 (4.61%) Cisco
5 6 (2.76%) Nuix
5 6 (2.76%) Sage
5 6 (2.76%) SAP
5 6 (2.76%) Splunk
6 5 (2.30%) Citrix
6 5 (2.30%) Juniper
6 5 (2.30%) Palo Alto
7 4 (1.84%) Aruba
7 4 (1.84%) HP
7 4 (1.84%) Informatica
7 4 (1.84%) Talend
8 3 (1.38%) Acronis
8 3 (1.38%) Apple
8 3 (1.38%) Veeam
8 3 (1.38%) Workday
9 2 (0.92%) OpenAI