The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 106 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.086% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
991 1014 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 85.14% 82.31% 70.89%
Number of salaries quoted 870 885 480
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Data Security
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Data Security Salary Trend in Kent

Data Security
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (100.00%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 3 (100.00%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Officer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) VMware