The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 611 552 723
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +171
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 281 309 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.31% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.38% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 246 245 153
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £79,700
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +11.11%
Data Security
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
86384 81135 87792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.07% 81.24% 79.22%
Number of salaries quoted 69594 67256 74952
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in England

Data Security
Salary Trend in England

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

Data Security Salary Trend in England

Data Security
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Data Security Salary Histogram in England

Data Security
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
London -35 110 £50,000 - 4
South East 0 63 £50,000 +11.11% 6
East of England -16 33 £45,000 -10.00% 3
West Midlands -6 19 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire -21 18 £60,000 +42.85% 3
East Midlands +1 14 £47,500 +18.75%
North West -23 10 £45,000 -7.69% 1
South West -45 10 £36,500 -4.16% 5
Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 224 (31.95%) Finance
2 206 (29.39%) Windows
3 186 (26.53%) SQL
4 147 (20.97%) PCI DSS
5 131 (18.69%) Microsoft
6 123 (17.55%) SQL Server
7 120 (17.12%) Firewall
8 110 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
9 104 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
10 103 (14.69%) Active Directory
11 96 (13.69%) Linux
12 93 (13.27%) Oracle
13 92 (13.12%) Information Security
14 90 (12.84%) ITIL
15 88 (12.55%) Project Management
16 87 (12.41%) Management Information System
17 85 (12.13%) Web Services
18 81 (11.55%) Data Modelling
18 81 (11.55%) Degree
19 78 (11.13%) ETL
20 74 (10.56%) Network Security
21 73 (10.41%) MS Excel
22 69 (9.84%) Cisco
22 69 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 67 (9.56%) HTML
24 66 (9.42%) CRM
25 65 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
26 64 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
27 63 (8.99%) Java
27 63 (8.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 36 (5.14%) IIS
2 34 (4.85%) Apache
3 32 (4.56%) MS Exchange
4 31 (4.42%) SAS
5 24 (3.42%) SharePoint
6 20 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (2.43%) CMS
8 14 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (1.71%) Facebook Platform
10 11 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (1.57%) Oracle Workflow
10 11 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.28%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (1.00%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.86%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.86%) WordPress
15 5 (0.71%) Lotus Domino
16 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.57%) nginx
Applications
1 73 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 44 (6.28%) MS Office
3 20 (2.85%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.71%) Photoshop
4 12 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (1.28%) SPSS
6 5 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) FastStats
8 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (1.57%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.86%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.86%) HFM
4 5 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.57%) Visualfiles
5 4 (0.57%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.43%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.43%) SAP GRC
6 3 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.43%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.14%) INSURE/90
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.14%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.14%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.28%) SaaS
2 16 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.85%) Google Apps
4 12 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.57%) Office 365
6 8 (1.14%) IaaS
7 6 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
7 6 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.57%) PaaS
8 4 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
9 3 (0.43%) Taleo
9 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.29%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 120 (17.12%) Firewall
2 74 (10.56%) Network Security
3 57 (8.13%) Internet
4 56 (7.99%) VPN
5 55 (7.85%) LAN
6 45 (6.42%) WAN
7 42 (5.99%) DNS
8 40 (5.71%) TCP/IP
9 31 (4.42%) BIG-IP
10 25 (3.57%) DHCP
11 24 (3.42%) SMS
12 19 (2.71%) Intranet
13 18 (2.57%) SAN
13 18 (2.57%) VoIP
14 16 (2.28%) SSL
15 12 (1.71%) TACACS
16 11 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (1.43%) Wireless
18 9 (1.28%) LDAP
19 8 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (17.55%) SQL Server
2 104 (14.84%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (8.13%) MySQL
4 54 (7.70%) Relational Database
5 51 (7.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 48 (6.85%) Big Data
7 45 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (4.85%) RDBMS
9 32 (4.56%) Oracle Reports
10 31 (4.42%) Oracle BI EE
10 31 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (4.14%) Hadoop
12 28 (3.99%) Data Mining
13 27 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 19 (2.71%) NoSQL
16 14 (2.00%) Apache Accumulo
17 13 (1.85%) Oracle Database
18 11 (1.57%) MongoDB
18 11 (1.57%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (2.71%) Subversion
1 19 (2.71%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.57%) Ant
3 9 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.00%) Maven
4 7 (1.00%) JIRA
5 6 (0.86%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.57%) AppScan
7 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.57%) JMeter
8 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.43%) ERwin
8 3 (0.43%) Selenium
8 3 (0.43%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.43%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.14%) JDeveloper
General
1 224 (31.95%) Finance
2 58 (8.27%) Legal
3 55 (7.85%) Banking
4 33 (4.71%) Marketing
5 30 (4.28%) Telecoms
6 27 (3.85%) Retail
7 22 (3.14%) Retail Banking
8 21 (3.00%) Advertising
9 13 (1.85%) Electronics
10 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.86%) Publishing
11 6 (0.86%) Law
11 6 (0.86%) French Language
12 4 (0.57%) Back Office
12 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.43%) Games
13 3 (0.43%) Billing
14 2 (0.29%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 119 (16.98%) Analyst
2 100 (14.27%) Developer
3 90 (12.84%) Architect
4 43 (6.13%) Data Architect
5 34 (4.85%) Business Analyst
6 33 (4.71%) PHP Developer
7 30 (4.28%) Consultant
8 27 (3.85%) DBA
8 27 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (3.85%) Security Analyst
9 26 (3.71%) Administrator
9 26 (3.71%) Security Manager
10 25 (3.57%) Security Officer
10 25 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 25 (3.57%) Network Engineer
11 19 (2.71%) Payments Business Analyst
12 18 (2.57%) Data Protection Officer
13 17 (2.43%) Java Developer
14 16 (2.28%) Senior Consultant
14 16 (2.28%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (12.13%) Web Services
2 67 (9.56%) HTML
3 57 (8.13%) CSS
4 52 (7.42%) .NET
5 45 (6.42%) XML
6 34 (4.85%) REST
7 33 (4.71%) jQuery
7 33 (4.71%) SOAP
7 33 (4.71%) LAMP
8 21 (3.00%) HTML5
9 18 (2.57%) ASP.NET
10 17 (2.43%) Spring
10 17 (2.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (2.28%) Sass
12 15 (2.14%) CSS3
12 15 (2.14%) XHTML
13 14 (2.00%) JSON
13 14 (2.00%) WSDL
13 14 (2.00%) Android SDK
14 13 (1.85%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 87 (12.41%) Management Information System
2 64 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.14%) Open Source
4 33 (4.71%) Data Integration
5 31 (4.42%) Cryptography
5 31 (4.42%) Data Protection Act
6 27 (3.85%) IVR
7 25 (3.57%) Computer Science
8 24 (3.42%) SWIFT
9 23 (3.28%) APACS
10 12 (1.71%) Replication
10 12 (1.71%) Social Media
11 10 (1.43%) Clustering
11 10 (1.43%) PKI
12 8 (1.14%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.14%) Visualisation
13 7 (1.00%) CESG
14 5 (0.71%) AS400
14 5 (0.71%) DTV
14 5 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 206 (29.39%) Windows
2 96 (13.69%) Linux
3 48 (6.85%) UNIX
4 45 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 24 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (3.14%) Android
8 18 (2.57%) Apple iOS
9 17 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (2.14%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.57%) Windows Phone
12 9 (1.28%) AIX
13 8 (1.14%) Mac OS X
13 8 (1.14%) CentOS
14 7 (1.00%) Solaris
15 6 (0.86%) MVS
16 4 (0.57%) OS/390
16 4 (0.57%) FreeBSD
17 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
2 92 (13.12%) Information Security
3 90 (12.84%) ITIL
4 88 (12.55%) Project Management
5 81 (11.55%) Data Modelling
6 78 (11.13%) ETL
7 66 (9.42%) CRM
8 63 (8.99%) Data Protection
9 61 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
10 58 (8.27%) Analytics
11 56 (7.99%) Data Management
12 46 (6.56%) Change Management
13 44 (6.28%) Business Continuity
14 39 (5.56%) Migration
14 39 (5.56%) PRINCE2
14 39 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
15 38 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
16 37 (5.28%) Scrum
16 37 (5.28%) Data Architecture
17 34 (4.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 186 (26.53%) SQL
2 63 (8.99%) Java
3 59 (8.42%) JavaScript
4 49 (6.99%) PHP
5 35 (4.99%) T-SQL
6 22 (3.14%) C#
7 20 (2.85%) Python
8 15 (2.14%) PL/SQL
8 15 (2.14%) PHP5
8 15 (2.14%) PowerShell
9 13 (1.85%) Perl
10 10 (1.43%) ABAP
10 10 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.00%) C
13 6 (0.86%) R
13 6 (0.86%) C++
14 4 (0.57%) VBScript
15 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.29%) AWK
Qualifications
1 81 (11.55%) Degree
2 65 (9.27%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (5.99%) CISSP
4 31 (4.42%) CCNP
5 23 (3.28%) CCNA
5 23 (3.28%) CCA
5 23 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
5 23 (3.28%) CISA
6 22 (3.14%) CISM
6 22 (3.14%) Security Cleared
7 21 (3.00%) ISEB
8 14 (2.00%) CCSP
8 14 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (2.00%) CCSE
8 14 (2.00%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.43%) MCP
10 7 (1.00%) MCITP
11 6 (0.86%) GCIH
11 6 (0.86%) MCSE
12 5 (0.71%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (20.97%) PCI DSS
2 69 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 63 (8.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (3.71%) ISO 9001
4 26 (3.71%) QA
5 23 (3.28%) ISO 8583
6 19 (2.71%) Data Quality
7 14 (2.00%) COBIT
8 9 (1.28%) SLA
9 7 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 6 (0.86%) COSO
11 4 (0.57%) GCP
11 4 (0.57%) GMP
11 4 (0.57%) GLP
12 1 (0.14%) TickIT
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.14%) WAI
12 1 (0.14%) GPG13
System Software
1 103 (14.69%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
3 19 (2.71%) ISA Server
4 14 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.85%) KVM
6 12 (1.71%) Hyper-V
7 10 (1.43%) Apache Flume
8 8 (1.14%) vCloud
9 5 (0.71%) vSphere
10 4 (0.57%) Varnish
10 4 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.43%) NFS
11 3 (0.43%) XenApp
11 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.29%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
12 2 (0.29%) XenServer
13 1 (0.14%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 40 (5.71%) SCCM
2 18 (2.57%) ARCserve
3 14 (2.00%) SCSM
4 12 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.43%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
8 6 (0.86%) Puppet
9 5 (0.71%) Nessus
10 4 (0.57%) DameWare
10 4 (0.57%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.57%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.57%) Ambari
10 4 (0.57%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.43%) HP SiteScope
11 3 (0.43%) Nagios
12 2 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.29%) Salt
13 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 131 (18.69%) Microsoft
2 93 (13.27%) Oracle
3 69 (9.84%) Cisco
4 59 (8.42%) F5
5 56 (7.99%) CheckPoint
6 41 (5.85%) Websense
6 41 (5.85%) VMware
7 37 (5.28%) Juniper
8 30 (4.28%) ServiceNow
9 22 (3.14%) Citrix
9 22 (3.14%) Symantec
10 21 (3.00%) Sophos
10 21 (3.00%) HP
11 19 (2.71%) SAP
12 18 (2.57%) SonicWALL
13 17 (2.43%) McAfee
14 16 (2.28%) Informatica
14 16 (2.28%) Sourcefire
15 15 (2.14%) Google
15 15 (2.14%) Nokia
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Spring Technology
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum + Negotiable
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London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Hampshire
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Salary: £25000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + benefits
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Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Lichfield
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + 20% Comm. + Car + 5% Cash
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END.
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
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Central London / West End
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Liss
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, bonus
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