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 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 95 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.099% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
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
843 834 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.30% 76.16% 75.84%
Number of salaries quoted 712 714 549
Average salary £41,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.81% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £67,450
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 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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 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
Sittingbourne - 1 £27,500 -
Data Security
South East

Data Security
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Senior IT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware