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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 96 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.50% - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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
826 985 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 83.10% 85.95% 73.72%
Number of salaries quoted 746 808 508
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 £30,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,425 £65,000 £60,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) Advertising
3 6 (75.00%) Network Security
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) SIEM
4 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (62.50%) CISM
4 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (50.00%) Splunk
6 3 (37.50%) Citrix
6 3 (37.50%) Security Management
6 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (12.50%) PCI QSA
7 1 (12.50%) OpenView
7 1 (12.50%) HP

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
General
1 7 (87.50%) Advertising
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Officer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (75.00%) SIEM
3 5 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Security Management
4 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) HP