Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Protection Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1174 1204 1299
Rank change year-on-year +30 +95 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Protection Manager 15 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.008% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 12
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £79,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -17.72% +26.40%
10th Percentile £46,250 £58,750 £67,625
90th Percentile £89,000 £70,000 £81,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £80,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -31.25% +10.34% +66.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Data Protection Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Data Protection Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Protection Manager in the UK

Data Protection Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Protection Manager.

Salary trend for Data Protection Manager in the UK

Data Protection Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Protection Manager over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Manager in the UK

Data Protection Manager
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Protection Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England +46 14 £65,000 +0.00% 1
London -7 9 £75,000 +15.39% 1
UK excluding London +37 6 £55,000 -31.25%
North of England - 4 £52,500 -
North West - 4 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
Scotland - 1 £57,500 -

Data Protection Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Data Protection Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Data Protection Manager in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 12 (80.00%) GDPR
3 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (20.00%) Data Privacy
5 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (20.00%) Legal
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Data Security
6 2 (13.33%) Security Management
6 2 (13.33%) CISM
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) CISSP
6 2 (13.33%) Information Management
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) People Management
7 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (6.67%) Data Encryption
7 1 (6.67%) Reinsurance
7 1 (6.67%) Line Management
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Multichannel Retail

Data Protection Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
2 3 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.67%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) NHS
3 1 (6.67%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Security
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Information Management
5 2 (13.33%) People Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Multichannel Retail
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CISM
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) GDPR
2 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.67%) COBIT
3 1 (6.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.67%) PMO
3 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley