Data Protection Act Jobs in the UK excluding London

Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK > UK excluding London

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 614 519 446
Rank change year-on-year -95 -73 +184
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 157 244 483
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.21% 0.42% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 1.02% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 115 138 451
10th Percentile £27,750 £38,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £34,250 £43,875 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +12.75%
75th Percentile £55,000 £62,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £48,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.36% - +4.76%

All Generic Skills
UK excluding London

Data Protection Act is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 24,333 23,854 32,373
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 32.63% 41.12% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15,278 10,904 15,898
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £41,125 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £82,500
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 the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Act in the UK excluding London

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Protection Act in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Data Protection Act in the UK excluding London

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Protection Act in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Act in the UK excluding London

Data Protection Act
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 29 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
North of England -18 46 £50,000 -4.76% 27
South East -15 34 £32,500 -38.10% 13
Midlands -25 34 £57,500 +15.00% 18
West Midlands -9 31 £60,000 +14.29% 6
South West -11 29 £45,000 -18.18% 17
North West -47 24 £40,750 -20.49% 11
Yorkshire +73 18 £50,000 -7.83% 14
Northern Ireland +29 5 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England -19 5 £70,000 +7.69% 12
North East 0 4 - - 2
East Midlands -26 3 £35,500 -18.39% 12
Scotland -72 3 £26,500 -39.77% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £110,000 -
Data Protection Act
UK

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London 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 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Exchange
2 5 (3.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.64%) Apache
3 1 (0.64%) IBM Domino
3 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.91%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.01%) Azure
2 20 (12.74%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (5.73%) Power Platform
4 8 (5.10%) Azure Data Factory
4 8 (5.10%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 8 (5.10%) Entra ID
5 5 (3.18%) AWS
5 5 (3.18%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.91%) GCP
7 1 (0.64%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (0.64%) Datadog
7 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.64%) Google Play
7 1 (0.64%) IaaS
7 1 (0.64%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.28%) Firewall
2 10 (6.37%) Internet
2 10 (6.37%) Intranet
2 10 (6.37%) SNMP
3 6 (3.82%) Cisco IPT
4 5 (3.18%) VoIP
5 3 (1.91%) Broadband
5 3 (1.91%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.27%) HTTP
6 2 (1.27%) Wireless
7 1 (0.64%) DHCP
7 1 (0.64%) DNS
7 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (6.37%) Relational Database
1 10 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.73%) Data Lake
2 9 (5.73%) Power BI
3 8 (5.10%) Big Data
3 8 (5.10%) Metadata
3 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (5.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.64%) Redis
4 1 (0.64%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.64%) Cypress.io
2 1 (0.64%) Git
2 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.64%) Storybook
General
1 50 (31.85%) Social Skills
2 31 (19.75%) Finance
3 26 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (13.38%) Legal
5 15 (9.55%) Marketing
6 12 (7.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 12 (7.64%) Organisational Skills
7 11 (7.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (6.37%) Retail
9 9 (5.73%) Influencing Skills
9 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
10 8 (5.10%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (4.46%) Public Sector
12 6 (3.82%) Banking
12 6 (3.82%) Law
13 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
14 2 (1.27%) Advertising
14 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
14 2 (1.27%) Police
14 2 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (17.20%) Senior
2 21 (13.38%) Analyst
3 16 (10.19%) Project Manager
4 14 (8.92%) Consultant
4 14 (8.92%) Developer
5 13 (8.28%) Security Analyst
6 12 (7.64%) Lead
7 11 (7.01%) Administrator
7 11 (7.01%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 10 (6.37%) Information Security Consultant
8 10 (6.37%) Security Consultant
9 9 (5.73%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Data Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) IT Analyst
9 9 (5.73%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (5.73%) Network Manager
10 8 (5.10%) Azure Data Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.46%) Security Manager
11 7 (4.46%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.73%) Node.js
1 9 (5.73%) React
2 5 (3.18%) .NET
2 5 (3.18%) RESTful
3 4 (2.55%) Web Services
4 3 (1.91%) Jest
4 3 (1.91%) Kafka
5 2 (1.27%) CSS
5 2 (1.27%) Express.js
5 2 (1.27%) Next.js
5 2 (1.27%) Redux
6 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.64%) HTML
6 1 (0.64%) Keycloak
6 1 (0.64%) Laravel
6 1 (0.64%) Material Design
6 1 (0.64%) NestJS
6 1 (0.64%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (24.20%) Management Information System
2 17 (10.83%) Freedom of Information
2 17 (10.83%) NHS
3 10 (6.37%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.73%) Algorithms
4 9 (5.73%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.82%) Virtual Team
7 5 (3.18%) Driving Licence
7 5 (3.18%) Fat Client
7 5 (3.18%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.91%) Cyber Threat
8 3 (1.91%) Cyberattack
8 3 (1.91%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.64%) CCTV
9 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.64%) Educational Technology
9 1 (0.64%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.64%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.01%) Windows
2 6 (3.82%) Linux
2 6 (3.82%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.91%) Android
4 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.64%) NetWare
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Solaris
5 1 (0.64%) SUSE
5 1 (0.64%) Unix
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 46 (29.30%) Information Security
3 36 (22.93%) Cybersecurity
4 32 (20.38%) Customer Service
5 31 (19.75%) Project Management
6 30 (19.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (14.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (13.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 21 (13.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 20 (12.74%) Agile
9 20 (12.74%) Collaborative Working
9 20 (12.74%) Security Operations
10 19 (12.10%) Risk Register
11 16 (10.19%) Business Continuity
11 16 (10.19%) Impact Assessments
11 16 (10.19%) PRINCE2
12 14 (8.92%) Data Privacy
12 14 (8.92%) DevOps
13 13 (8.28%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.37%) Java
1 10 (6.37%) SQL
1 10 (6.37%) TypeScript
2 8 (5.10%) T-SQL
3 7 (4.46%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.91%) Python
5 1 (0.64%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.64%) C#
5 1 (0.64%) C++
5 1 (0.64%) Kotlin
5 1 (0.64%) PHP
5 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.64%) R
5 1 (0.64%) Swift
5 1 (0.64%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (23.57%) Degree
2 15 (9.55%) Master's Degree
3 12 (7.64%) ISEB
4 11 (7.01%) CISSP
4 11 (7.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (5.73%) CompTIA CySA+
6 6 (3.82%) PMI Certification
6 6 (3.82%) PMP
6 6 (3.82%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.91%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.27%) Azure Certification
9 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.64%) CISM
10 1 (0.64%) ECDL
10 1 (0.64%) GIAC
10 1 (0.64%) MBA
10 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (43.31%) GDPR
2 23 (14.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 18 (11.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (10.83%) NIST
5 15 (9.55%) PCI DSS
6 10 (6.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (5.10%) Data Quality
7 8 (5.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (3.82%) NCSC
9 5 (3.18%) COBIT
10 3 (1.91%) PMO
11 2 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (1.27%) GRC
11 2 (1.27%) QA
11 2 (1.27%) SLA
11 2 (1.27%) SNOMED CT
12 1 (0.64%) Accessibility
System Software
1 12 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.73%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.64%) Docker
5 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (8.28%) Terraform
2 9 (5.73%) CASB
3 3 (1.91%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.64%) Ansible
4 1 (0.64%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 73 (46.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.64%) VMware
3 9 (5.73%) Databricks
4 6 (3.82%) Sage
5 5 (3.18%) SAP
6 4 (2.55%) Aruba
6 4 (2.55%) Cisco
6 4 (2.55%) HP
7 3 (1.91%) Apple
7 3 (1.91%) Facebook
7 3 (1.91%) Oracle
7 3 (1.91%) Workday
8 2 (1.27%) Google
9 1 (0.64%) Ahrefs
9 1 (0.64%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.64%) Avaya
9 1 (0.64%) Citrix
9 1 (0.64%) Cognos
9 1 (0.64%) Lotus
9 1 (0.64%) Novell