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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Protection Act in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 27 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Data Protection Act (DPA)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 519 492 305
Rank change year-on-year -27 -187 +26
Permanent jobs citing Data Protection Act 387 106 5
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.50% 0.29% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 0.76% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 360 75 4
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,250 £32,475
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,547 £38,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £44,250
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +24.29% -18.20%
75th Percentile £64,250 £69,375 £48,625
90th Percentile £81,375 £95,000 £54,700
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,884
% change year-on-year - +8.09% +7.12%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,976 13,997 3,286
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.31% 38.37% 37.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17,269 10,023 2,732
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,950 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,920 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.43% - -4.17%
75th Percentile £83,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.09% +4.55% +1.85%

Data Protection Act
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Data Protection Act as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Data Protection Act trend for jobs with a WFH option

Data Protection Act
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Data Protection Act.

Data Protection Act salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Data Protection Act
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Data Protection Act over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Data Protection Act salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, Data Protection Act job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Data Protection Act.

1 387 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 137 (35.40%) Agile
3 124 (32.04%) GDPR
4 97 (25.06%) Social Skills
5 94 (24.29%) Information Security
6 83 (21.45%) Finance
7 82 (21.19%) Management Information System
8 78 (20.16%) JavaScript
9 77 (19.90%) AWS
10 76 (19.64%) SQL
11 68 (17.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 68 (17.57%) Azure
12 66 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
13 64 (16.54%) Cybersecurity
14 62 (16.02%) Java
15 61 (15.76%) Microsoft
16 60 (15.50%) DevOps
17 57 (14.73%) Oracle
18 50 (12.92%) Security Cleared
19 48 (12.40%) Software Engineering
20 46 (11.89%) Scrum
21 45 (11.63%) Risk Management
21 45 (11.63%) Linux
21 45 (11.63%) Jenkins
22 41 (10.59%) CISSP
23 40 (10.34%) Information Governance
24 39 (10.08%) HTML
25 37 (9.56%) CISM
26 36 (9.30%) CSS
26 36 (9.30%) SC Cleared

Data Protection Act
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (3.88%) Confluence
2 10 (2.58%) CMS
3 9 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.07%) IIS
5 6 (1.55%) SAS
5 6 (1.55%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.55%) WordPress
6 4 (1.03%) Headless CMS
6 4 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.78%) JBoss
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (5.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (2.58%) Oracle Assets
2 10 (2.58%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (2.58%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (2.58%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (2.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 10 (2.58%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (2.58%) Oracle SCM
3 7 (1.81%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 77 (19.90%) AWS
2 68 (17.57%) Azure
3 24 (6.20%) Power Platform
4 22 (5.68%) Amazon EC2
5 18 (4.65%) Amazon S3
5 18 (4.65%) Microsoft 365
5 18 (4.65%) PowerApps
6 17 (4.39%) Azure Logic Apps
6 17 (4.39%) Dynamics 365
7 16 (4.13%) GitHub
7 16 (4.13%) SaaS
8 15 (3.88%) GCP
8 15 (3.88%) Serverless
9 14 (3.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 14 (3.62%) Amazon ELB
9 14 (3.62%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (3.62%) Route 53
10 9 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.55%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.13%) Firewall
2 8 (2.07%) Network Security
3 5 (1.29%) Internet
3 5 (1.29%) LAN
3 5 (1.29%) WAN
4 4 (1.03%) MPLS
4 4 (1.03%) VPN
5 3 (0.78%) SD-WAN
5 3 (0.78%) WLAN
6 2 (0.52%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (0.52%) VoIP
7 1 (0.26%) DHCP
7 1 (0.26%) DNS
7 1 (0.26%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.26%) SAN
7 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.94%) Power BI
2 17 (4.39%) DynamoDB
3 14 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (2.58%) MySQL
5 9 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.07%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.55%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.55%) Riak
7 6 (1.55%) SQL Server
8 5 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.78%) Informix
10 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.26%) Big Data
11 1 (0.26%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.26%) Data Vault
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 45 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 36 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.49%) JIRA
4 21 (5.43%) Oracle APEX
5 20 (5.17%) Selenium
6 19 (4.91%) Cypress.io
7 17 (4.39%) Postman
8 11 (2.84%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.84%) Gatling
8 11 (2.84%) GitLab
9 8 (2.07%) JMeter
9 8 (2.07%) Robot Framework
10 7 (1.81%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.81%) MSBuild
11 6 (1.55%) Ant
11 6 (1.55%) Maven
12 3 (0.78%) eggPlant
12 3 (0.78%) Gradle
12 3 (0.78%) JUnit
12 3 (0.78%) Mockito
General
1 97 (25.06%) Social Skills
2 83 (21.45%) Finance
3 34 (8.79%) Legal
4 31 (8.01%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 29 (7.49%) Public Sector
6 28 (7.24%) Marketing
7 25 (6.46%) Presentation Skills
8 22 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (4.91%) Law
10 16 (4.13%) Social Housing
11 14 (3.62%) Influencing Skills
12 11 (2.84%) Retail
13 10 (2.58%) Games
13 10 (2.58%) General Ledger
14 9 (2.33%) Tech for Good
15 7 (1.81%) Organisational Skills
15 7 (1.81%) Telecoms
16 5 (1.29%) Banking
17 4 (1.03%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 94 (24.29%) Developer
2 53 (13.70%) Analyst
3 26 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (6.46%) Consultant
4 25 (6.46%) Security Manager
5 24 (6.20%) Security Specialist
6 22 (5.68%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 22 (5.68%) Information Manager
6 22 (5.68%) Information Security Manager
7 20 (5.17%) Functional Consultant
7 20 (5.17%) Oracle Consultant
7 20 (5.17%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 18 (4.65%) Software Developer
9 17 (4.39%) Head of Information
10 16 (4.13%) Developer in Test
10 16 (4.13%) Software Engineer
11 15 (3.88%) Information Analyst
11 15 (3.88%) Information Security Analyst
11 15 (3.88%) Security Analyst
12 14 (3.62%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.08%) HTML
2 36 (9.30%) CSS
3 30 (7.75%) .NET
4 27 (6.98%) RESTful
5 26 (6.72%) AngularJS
5 26 (6.72%) Node.js
6 24 (6.20%) HTML5
7 21 (5.43%) CSS3
7 21 (5.43%) React
8 20 (5.17%) Oracle Fusion
9 14 (3.62%) JSON
10 11 (2.84%) Spring Boot
10 11 (2.84%) Web Services
11 10 (2.58%) Spring
11 10 (2.58%) XML
12 9 (2.33%) React Native
13 8 (2.07%) Puppeteer
14 6 (1.55%) REST
14 6 (1.55%) WebSockets
15 5 (1.29%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 82 (21.19%) Management Information System
2 20 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (4.91%) User Experience
4 18 (4.65%) Freedom of Information
5 10 (2.58%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.33%) IoT
7 8 (2.07%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.81%) NHS
9 6 (1.55%) Wiki
10 4 (1.03%) BBC
10 4 (1.03%) Freedom of Information Act
10 4 (1.03%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (1.03%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.78%) Cyberattack
11 3 (0.78%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (0.78%) New Media
11 3 (0.78%) Online Games
11 3 (0.78%) PMI
11 3 (0.78%) Replication
12 2 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.63%) Linux
2 30 (7.75%) Windows
3 13 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.07%) Android
6 6 (1.55%) CentOS
7 4 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.78%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.52%) Unix
10 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 137 (35.40%) Agile
3 94 (24.29%) Information Security
4 66 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (16.54%) Cybersecurity
6 60 (15.50%) DevOps
7 48 (12.40%) Software Engineering
8 46 (11.89%) Scrum
9 45 (11.63%) Risk Management
10 40 (10.34%) Information Governance
11 34 (8.79%) CI/CD
12 33 (8.53%) Coaching
13 32 (8.27%) Mentoring
14 31 (8.01%) Information Security Management
14 31 (8.01%) Security Management
15 29 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (7.49%) Incident Management
15 29 (7.49%) Risk Assessment
15 29 (7.49%) Software Testing
16 28 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (20.16%) JavaScript
2 76 (19.64%) SQL
3 62 (16.02%) Java
4 35 (9.04%) C#
5 32 (8.27%) TypeScript
6 30 (7.75%) Python
7 25 (6.46%) PowerShell
8 17 (4.39%) Bash
9 15 (3.88%) Go
10 11 (2.84%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.81%) C++
11 7 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.55%) PHP
13 4 (1.03%) R
14 3 (0.78%) C
15 2 (0.52%) ES6
15 2 (0.52%) Ruby
16 1 (0.26%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (12.92%) Security Cleared
2 41 (10.59%) CISSP
3 37 (9.56%) CISM
4 36 (9.30%) SC Cleared
5 24 (6.20%) Degree
6 22 (5.68%) BPSS Clearance
7 20 (5.17%) CISMP
7 20 (5.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 14 (3.62%) PCI QSA
9 10 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (2.33%) CISA
10 9 (2.33%) ISEB
11 8 (2.07%) DBS Check
12 6 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (1.55%) CRISC
13 3 (0.78%) CREST Certified
13 3 (0.78%) ISACA
13 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
14 2 (0.52%) SSCP
15 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (32.04%) GDPR
2 68 (17.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (8.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 32 (8.27%) QA
5 30 (7.75%) PCI DSS
6 26 (6.72%) ISO 22301
7 24 (6.20%) NIST
8 22 (5.68%) NCSC
9 17 (4.39%) BS25999
9 17 (4.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 17 (4.39%) JSP 440
9 17 (4.39%) RMADS
10 10 (2.58%) GRC
11 9 (2.33%) ISO 31000
11 9 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (1.03%) Accessibility
13 3 (0.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 3 (0.78%) PMO
13 3 (0.78%) SOC 2
13 3 (0.78%) SOC 3
System Software
1 23 (5.94%) Docker
2 12 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.52%) Firmware
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (5.94%) Terraform
2 22 (5.68%) Kubernetes
3 15 (3.88%) Ansible
4 11 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.58%) Puppet
6 3 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (0.78%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.78%) SCCM
6 3 (0.78%) SCOM
6 3 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.52%) CASB
7 2 (0.52%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.52%) Grafana
7 2 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 61 (15.76%) Microsoft
2 57 (14.73%) Oracle
3 17 (4.39%) Google
4 12 (3.10%) VMware
5 7 (1.81%) Cisco
5 7 (1.81%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.29%) CA
7 4 (1.03%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.78%) Citrix
8 3 (0.78%) HP
8 3 (0.78%) Okta
8 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.78%) SolarWinds
8 3 (0.78%) Veeam
9 2 (0.52%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.26%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.26%) Juniper
10 1 (0.26%) McAfee
10 1 (0.26%) Symantec