The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 204 189 199
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 5 30 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.70% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 30 30
Average salary £58,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
Data Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4026 4280 4143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.62% 76.99% 75.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 2911 3223
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Data Security
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Berkshire region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Berkshire

Data Security
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -23 5 £58,000 -3.33% 1
Data Security
South East

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
4 7 (46.67%) CISSP
4 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) Information Security
5 6 (40.00%) SIEM
6 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (33.33%) LogLogic
6 5 (33.33%) Nessus
6 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Ruby
6 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
6 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 5 (33.33%) Internet
6 5 (33.33%) McAfee
6 5 (33.33%) Perl
6 5 (33.33%) PHP
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Python

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
1 6 (40.00%) SIEM
2 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (26.67%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Security Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
4 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (20.00%) Data Privacy
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) PHP
1 5 (33.33%) Python
1 5 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) MCDBA
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) ACCA
4 1 (6.67%) CISA
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nessus
2 4 (26.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) McAfee
2 5 (33.33%) LogLogic
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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