The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 122 122 157
Rank change year-on-year
0 +35
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 26 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.10% 0.40% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.53% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 4
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £64,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -41.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £28,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,600 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
Data Security
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1871 1513 2173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 79.31% 75.31% 75.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1517 1179 1710
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 Hertfordshire

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Security
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Data Security Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Data Security
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Letchworth - 8 £38,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £45,000 -
Hitchin -2 3 - -
Watford -10 3 £49,500 +20.73%
Data Security
East of England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 48 (69.57%) PCI DSS
2 32 (46.38%) Web Services
3 29 (42.03%) Internet
3 29 (42.03%) IVR
4 25 (36.23%) APACS
4 25 (36.23%) ISO 8583
4 25 (36.23%) Banking
4 25 (36.23%) Cryptography
4 25 (36.23%) Requirements Analysis
4 25 (36.23%) Project Planning
4 25 (36.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 25 (36.23%) CCA
4 25 (36.23%) SMS
5 24 (34.78%) Retail Banking
5 24 (34.78%) Retail
5 24 (34.78%) SWIFT
6 21 (30.43%) Data Protection Act
6 21 (30.43%) Data Protection
7 19 (27.54%) Legal
8 18 (26.09%) Intranet
8 18 (26.09%) ISEB
8 18 (26.09%) ISO 9001
8 18 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (26.09%) Business Continuity
8 18 (26.09%) Information Governance
9 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
10 8 (11.59%) Information Security
10 8 (11.59%) Computer Security
10 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
11 7 (10.14%) Firewall

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.80%) Node.js
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.45%) Jetty
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.45%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.45%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Office
2 6 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.80%) SaaS
2 4 (5.80%) PaaS
3 3 (4.35%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.35%) Google App Engine
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (42.03%) Internet
2 25 (36.23%) SMS
3 18 (26.09%) Intranet
4 7 (10.14%) Firewall
4 7 (10.14%) VPN
5 4 (5.80%) ADSL
5 4 (5.80%) LAN
5 4 (5.80%) VoIP
5 4 (5.80%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.80%) Network Security
5 4 (5.80%) CTI
6 3 (4.35%) NAS
6 3 (4.35%) SAN
7 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) MySQL
1 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Maven
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (36.23%) Banking
2 24 (34.78%) Retail
2 24 (34.78%) Retail Banking
3 19 (27.54%) Legal
4 6 (8.70%) French Language
5 3 (4.35%) Billing
5 3 (4.35%) Games
5 3 (4.35%) Finance
6 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Analyst
2 21 (30.43%) Business Analyst
3 20 (28.99%) Payments Business Analyst
4 18 (26.09%) Security Officer
4 18 (26.09%) Data Protection Officer
5 4 (5.80%) IT Support
5 4 (5.80%) Information Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Security Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Information Security Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Information Architect
5 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) PHP Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Technical Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Security Architect
6 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (46.38%) Web Services
2 4 (5.80%) XML
2 4 (5.80%) HTML
2 4 (5.80%) CSS
2 4 (5.80%) CCXML
2 4 (5.80%) HTML5
2 4 (5.80%) REST
2 4 (5.80%) WebSockets
2 4 (5.80%) Backbone.js
2 4 (5.80%) Sass
2 4 (5.80%) LESS
2 4 (5.80%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.35%) LAMP
4 2 (2.90%) Symfony
4 2 (2.90%) Zend Framework
4 2 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (2.90%) Laravel
4 2 (2.90%) SOAP
4 2 (2.90%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.03%) IVR
2 25 (36.23%) APACS
2 25 (36.23%) Cryptography
3 24 (34.78%) SWIFT
4 21 (30.43%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.80%) CESG
6 3 (4.35%) Clustering
6 3 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.14%) Windows
1 7 (10.14%) Linux
1 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (7.25%) Windows 8
3 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.80%) Android
4 3 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Requirements Analysis
1 25 (36.23%) Project Planning
2 21 (30.43%) Data Protection
3 18 (26.09%) Information Governance
3 18 (26.09%) Business Continuity
4 9 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
5 8 (11.59%) Information Security
5 8 (11.59%) Computer Security
6 4 (5.80%) Cyber Security
6 4 (5.80%) Security Architecture
6 4 (5.80%) TDD
6 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.35%) System Testing
7 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.35%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.80%) PHP
3 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 3 (4.35%) Python
3 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.90%) VBScript
5 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) CCA
2 18 (26.09%) ISEB
3 7 (10.14%) MCITP
3 7 (10.14%) MCP
3 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.80%) A+ Certification
5 3 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.35%) CCNA
5 3 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.35%) VCP4
5 3 (4.35%) VCP5
5 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) MCTS
6 1 (1.45%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (69.57%) PCI DSS
2 25 (36.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 25 (36.23%) ISO 8583
3 18 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (26.09%) ISO 9001
4 3 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) SCOM
2 1 (1.45%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Avaya
3 3 (4.35%) Sophos
3 3 (4.35%) VMware
3 3 (4.35%) Google
4 2 (2.90%) Zend
4 2 (2.90%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) Lotus
5 1 (1.45%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.45%) IBM