Research conducted by Joblift found 25 percent of job postings for data protection officers has been posted in 2018, IT Pro Portal reports. The surge of DPO postings comes months ahead of the implementation date of the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Joblift found 3,911 data protection officer jobs have been advertised over the past 12 months, with an average monthly increase of 11 percent. Over the past year, 50 percent of the DPO postings has come from London. The study found 356 vacancies specifically asked for a candidate possessing a law degree.
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