The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 122 113 135
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.052% 0.063% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.079% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
Data Security
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1582 1268 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.52% 79.80% 76.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1264 1007 1433
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Data Security
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Data Security Salary Trend in Cheshire

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Toshiba
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Database Security
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (25.00%) Database Security
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Toshiba
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee