The median annual salary for a Data Protection Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 860 - 984
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Protection Manager 10 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% - 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% - 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 4
Median salary £60,000 - £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £75,000 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Data Protection Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Data Protection Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Protection Manager in the UK

Data Protection Manager
Top 5 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 10 £60,000 -
London - 7 £60,000 -
Warwickshire - 3 £75,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £75,000 -
Warwick - 1 £75,000 -

Data Protection Manager Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 10 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (71.43%) CISM
2 10 (71.43%) CISSP
3 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (64.29%) Service Delivery
3 9 (64.29%) Change Management
3 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (35.71%) GDPR
5 4 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 4 (28.57%) Information Security
6 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
6 3 (21.43%) Data Privacy
7 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (7.14%) CISA
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.14%) Finance
8 1 (7.14%) Information Governance

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 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 10 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (64.29%) Change Management
3 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
3 9 (64.29%) Service Delivery
3 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Data Privacy
6 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CISM
1 10 (71.43%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) GDPR
2 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001