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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 209 184 180
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 19 31 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.59% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.74% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 21
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
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
4454 4199 3971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.06% 79.26% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3228 3065 3195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Data Security Salary Histogram 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 January 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
Reading -1 8 £68,750 +37.50%
Slough -11 7 £44,500 -1.11%
Maidenhead +4 4 £63,750 -
Data Security
South East

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (65.00%) Network Security
2 24 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 24 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
4 22 (55.00%) Change Management
4 22 (55.00%) ServiceNow
5 19 (47.50%) Windows
6 18 (45.00%) Juniper
6 18 (45.00%) Cisco
6 18 (45.00%) Finance
7 16 (40.00%) Firewall
7 16 (40.00%) SCCM
8 14 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (35.00%) Project Management
8 14 (35.00%) Websense
8 14 (35.00%) DNS
8 14 (35.00%) DHCP
9 13 (32.50%) F5
10 12 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (27.50%) IIS
11 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
11 11 (27.50%) ARCserve
12 10 (25.00%) OSPF
12 10 (25.00%) McAfee
12 10 (25.00%) BGP
12 10 (25.00%) ISA Server
12 10 (25.00%) IPsec
12 10 (25.00%) MS Office
12 10 (25.00%) VPN
12 10 (25.00%) VoIP

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (27.50%) IIS
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (22.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
1 10 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (65.00%) Network Security
2 16 (40.00%) Firewall
3 14 (35.00%) DNS
3 14 (35.00%) DHCP
4 10 (25.00%) OSPF
4 10 (25.00%) BGP
4 10 (25.00%) IPsec
4 10 (25.00%) VPN
4 10 (25.00%) VoIP
4 10 (25.00%) SSL
4 10 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (22.50%) Wireless
6 6 (15.00%) LAN
6 6 (15.00%) WAN
7 4 (10.00%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) Big Data
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (45.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Server Support
2 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
2 6 (15.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Server Specialist
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Principal Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Principal Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Operations Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Regular Expression
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) CLARiiON
2 4 (10.00%) Internet of Things
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) UNIX
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Change Management
2 14 (35.00%) Project Management
3 12 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (25.00%) Network Management
5 9 (22.50%) Change Control
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL
7 5 (12.50%) SIEM
8 4 (10.00%) Anomaly Detection
8 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.00%) Product Management
9 2 (5.00%) Information Security
9 2 (5.00%) Logistics
9 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (5.00%) Business Development
9 2 (5.00%) Software Licensing
9 2 (5.00%) ITIL V3
9 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.00%) Security Management
10 1 (2.50%) Cyber Security
10 1 (2.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) CCNA
1 10 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (22.50%) JNCIA
2 9 (22.50%) CCSP
2 9 (22.50%) CCNP
3 5 (12.50%) CISSP
4 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.00%) MCSE
4 4 (10.00%) MCDBA
4 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (60.00%) PCI DSS
1 24 (60.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) GPG13
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (40.00%) SCCM
2 11 (27.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) ServiceNow
2 18 (45.00%) Juniper
2 18 (45.00%) Cisco
3 14 (35.00%) Websense
4 13 (32.50%) F5
5 11 (27.50%) CheckPoint
6 10 (25.00%) McAfee
6 10 (25.00%) Avaya
6 10 (25.00%) SolarWinds
7 9 (22.50%) EMC
8 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle
9 2 (5.00%) Sourcefire
9 2 (5.00%) VMware
9 2 (5.00%) Citrix
9 2 (5.00%) Nokia