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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 607 543 567
Rank change year-on-year
-64 +24
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 277 397 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.36% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.44% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 214 351 229
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
86640 90513 82524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.74% 82.77% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71744 73516 68202
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 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
London +22 153 £60,000 +20.00% 16
South East -47 42 £45,000 - 11
South West -5 27 £46,377 +3.05% 1
Yorkshire +1 14 £43,500 -10.30% 1
North West -1 14 £45,000 -28.85% 3
West Midlands -14 13 £32,500 -31.57% 1
East of England -44 11 £53,000 +17.77% 1
East Midlands -8 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 165 (32.35%) Finance
2 141 (27.65%) Information Security
3 119 (23.33%) SQL
4 115 (22.55%) Microsoft
5 98 (19.22%) Management Information System
6 94 (18.43%) Degree
7 93 (18.24%) SQL Server
8 92 (18.04%) Firewall
8 92 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
9 87 (17.06%) Windows
10 83 (16.27%) ITIL
10 83 (16.27%) PCI DSS
11 82 (16.08%) CISSP
12 78 (15.29%) Oracle
13 74 (14.51%) Linux
13 74 (14.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 71 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
15 69 (13.53%) Data Protection
16 66 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
17 64 (12.55%) Penetration Testing
18 62 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
19 60 (11.76%) Banking
20 56 (10.98%) ETL
21 53 (10.39%) SIEM
22 50 (9.80%) Analytics
22 50 (9.80%) Project Management
23 49 (9.61%) Oracle Database
24 48 (9.41%) Data Management
25 46 (9.02%) Computer Science
26 45 (8.82%) Data Modelling

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 17 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.14%) IIS
3 7 (1.37%) Lync
3 7 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (0.98%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.98%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.78%) Node.js
5 4 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.59%) Apache
7 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.39%) JBoss
7 2 (0.39%) SAS
7 2 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.39%) Drupal
8 1 (0.20%) WordPress
8 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.73%) MS Office
3 8 (1.57%) SPSS
4 6 (1.18%) SOLIDWORKS
4 6 (1.18%) Solid Edge
5 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.39%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.20%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.20%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.20%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.20%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.20%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.20%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.20%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.55%) SaaS
4 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.78%) PaaS
6 3 (0.59%) Force.com
6 3 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.39%) Heroku
7 2 (0.39%) Office 365
7 2 (0.39%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.20%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 92 (18.04%) Firewall
2 40 (7.84%) Internet
3 38 (7.45%) Network Security
4 30 (5.88%) LAN
5 26 (5.10%) WAN
6 21 (4.12%) SAN
6 21 (4.12%) TCP/IP
7 20 (3.92%) Wireless
8 19 (3.73%) VPN
9 16 (3.14%) VoIP
10 12 (2.35%) DNS
11 10 (1.96%) NAS
12 8 (1.57%) SSL
12 8 (1.57%) Intranet
13 6 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (0.98%) iSCSI
14 5 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (0.98%) Broadband
15 4 (0.78%) PBX
15 4 (0.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (18.24%) SQL Server
2 66 (12.94%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (9.61%) Oracle Database
4 40 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (7.25%) Big Data
6 35 (6.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 35 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 34 (6.67%) Relational Database
8 30 (5.88%) MySQL
9 27 (5.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (4.71%) RDBMS
11 23 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (4.31%) Star Schema
13 20 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
14 18 (3.53%) Data Mining
15 13 (2.55%) NoSQL
16 12 (2.35%) QlikView
16 12 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
16 12 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
16 12 (2.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (2.35%) Axure RP
2 6 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.18%) Subversion
3 4 (0.78%) JDeveloper
3 4 (0.78%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.39%) Ant
5 2 (0.39%) Selenium
5 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.20%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.20%) Grunt
6 1 (0.20%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.20%) Bower
General
1 165 (32.35%) Finance
2 60 (11.76%) Banking
3 33 (6.47%) Retail
4 27 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.29%) Legal
5 24 (4.71%) Marketing
6 9 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.37%) Advertising
8 6 (1.18%) Law
9 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.59%) Back Office
11 2 (0.39%) Games
11 2 (0.39%) Automotive
11 2 (0.39%) Billing
11 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) French Language
12 1 (0.20%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 98 (19.22%) Analyst
2 61 (11.96%) Developer
3 47 (9.22%) Architect
4 46 (9.02%) Security Analyst
5 27 (5.29%) Consultant
6 24 (4.71%) IT Manager
7 23 (4.51%) Data Architect
8 22 (4.31%) Team Leader
9 20 (3.92%) Information Analyst
10 19 (3.73%) Data Manager
10 19 (3.73%) Information Security Analyst
10 19 (3.73%) DBA
10 19 (3.73%) Administrator
10 19 (3.73%) Security Manager
11 17 (3.33%) Operations Team Leader
12 15 (2.94%) Head of IT
13 14 (2.75%) Security Consultant
13 14 (2.75%) Support Engineer
14 13 (2.55%) Head of Security
14 13 (2.55%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.04%) HTML
2 32 (6.27%) CSS
3 18 (3.53%) .NET
4 17 (3.33%) Web Services
5 16 (3.14%) SOAP
6 13 (2.55%) jQuery
6 13 (2.55%) REST
7 12 (2.35%) XML
8 9 (1.76%) XSLT
9 8 (1.57%) Middleware
9 8 (1.57%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.37%) MDX
10 7 (1.37%) HTML5
11 6 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (1.18%) WSDL
11 6 (1.18%) Ajax
11 6 (1.18%) CSS3
12 5 (0.98%) RESTful
12 5 (0.98%) XSD
12 5 (0.98%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 98 (19.22%) Management Information System
2 92 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (9.02%) Computer Science
4 36 (7.06%) Data Protection Act
5 29 (5.69%) Freedom of Information
6 26 (5.10%) Visualisation
7 22 (4.31%) Freedom of Information Act
8 16 (3.14%) Cryptography
9 15 (2.94%) Data Integration
9 15 (2.94%) Data Structures
9 15 (2.94%) Data Centre
9 15 (2.94%) User Experience
10 11 (2.16%) Mobile App
10 11 (2.16%) Statistics
10 11 (2.16%) PKI
11 10 (1.96%) Blackberry
12 9 (1.76%) CCTV
12 9 (1.76%) Clustering
13 8 (1.57%) FMCG
14 7 (1.37%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 87 (17.06%) Windows
2 74 (14.51%) Linux
3 36 (7.06%) UNIX
4 12 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.37%) Solaris
7 7 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.18%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.98%) Android
9 5 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.59%) CentOS
12 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (27.65%) Information Security
2 83 (16.27%) ITIL
3 71 (13.92%) Business Intelligence
4 69 (13.53%) Data Protection
5 64 (12.55%) Penetration Testing
6 62 (12.16%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (10.98%) ETL
8 53 (10.39%) SIEM
9 50 (9.80%) Project Management
9 50 (9.80%) Analytics
10 48 (9.41%) Data Management
11 45 (8.82%) Data Modelling
12 40 (7.84%) Service Delivery
12 40 (7.84%) Business Continuity
13 37 (7.25%) Risk Assessment
13 37 (7.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 37 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
13 37 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
14 36 (7.06%) Risk Management
15 33 (6.47%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (23.33%) SQL
2 36 (7.06%) Java
3 27 (5.29%) T-SQL
4 22 (4.31%) C
5 21 (4.12%) Python
6 20 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 18 (3.53%) PHP
8 16 (3.14%) Perl
8 16 (3.14%) C#
9 14 (2.75%) Ruby
10 10 (1.96%) VBA
11 7 (1.37%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.18%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.78%) R
13 4 (0.78%) SOQL
13 4 (0.78%) SOSL
13 4 (0.78%) XPath
13 4 (0.78%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 94 (18.43%) Degree
2 82 (16.08%) CISSP
3 40 (7.84%) CISM
4 30 (5.88%) CISA
5 20 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (2.16%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.76%) MCSE
7 9 (1.76%) CEH
8 8 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.37%) CCNA
9 7 (1.37%) SSCP
9 7 (1.37%) PCI QSA
9 7 (1.37%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.37%) CHFI
10 6 (1.18%) RHCA
10 6 (1.18%) MCITP
10 6 (1.18%) CCNP
10 6 (1.18%) HND
10 6 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (16.27%) PCI DSS
2 74 (14.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (2.35%) COBIT
4 12 (2.35%) QA
4 12 (2.35%) ISO 9001
5 10 (1.96%) Data Quality
6 6 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 5 (0.98%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 5 (0.98%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.98%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.78%) BS7799
9 3 (0.59%) SLA
10 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.20%) HL7
11 1 (0.20%) BS25999
System Software
1 40 (7.84%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.57%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.98%) XenServer
6 4 (0.78%) NFS
6 4 (0.78%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.78%) XenApp
7 3 (0.59%) vSphere
8 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.20%) Ceph
9 1 (0.20%) qmail
Systems Management
1 16 (3.14%) Nessus
2 10 (1.96%) SCCM
3 6 (1.18%) Data Guard
4 5 (0.98%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (0.78%) Puppet
5 4 (0.78%) Ansible
5 4 (0.78%) cPanel
6 3 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.39%) Jitterbit
7 2 (0.39%) logstash
7 2 (0.39%) Kibana
7 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.39%) Nagios
7 2 (0.39%) SCOM
8 1 (0.20%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 115 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 78 (15.29%) Oracle
3 40 (7.84%) VMware
4 22 (4.31%) Informatica
5 17 (3.33%) Citrix
6 14 (2.75%) Cisco
6 14 (2.75%) McAfee
7 12 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (2.35%) HP
8 11 (2.16%) NetApp
8 11 (2.16%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.16%) CheckPoint
9 9 (1.76%) LogLogic
10 6 (1.18%) Google
10 6 (1.18%) SAP
11 5 (0.98%) Juniper
11 5 (0.98%) F5
12 4 (0.78%) Splunk
12 4 (0.78%) Tableau
12 4 (0.78%) Barracuda Networks
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