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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 92 105 89
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 7 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.64% 0.087% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.11% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 4
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £34,050
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £27,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,548 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -2.22%
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
905 946 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 82.65% 81.90% 72.75%
Number of salaries quoted 785 833 661
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Data Security Salary Histogram 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 1 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
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £30,000 -
Chatham - 1 £67,500 -
Data Security
South East

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 11 (84.62%) CISSP
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security
1 11 (84.62%) Incident Management
1 11 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (84.62%) PCI DSS
2 10 (76.92%) SIEM
3 9 (69.23%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (46.15%) Network Security
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) CISM
4 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) SSCP
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (38.46%) Advertising
5 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
5 5 (38.46%) Information Management
5 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (38.46%) CHFI
5 5 (38.46%) COBIT

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) Network Security
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 5 (38.46%) Advertising
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Security Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) IT Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security
1 11 (84.62%) Incident Management
2 10 (76.92%) SIEM
3 9 (69.23%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
4 5 (38.46%) Information Management
4 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (38.46%) Coaching
5 4 (30.77%) Security Management
6 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
8 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
8 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) CISM
3 5 (38.46%) CHFI
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (38.46%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (84.62%) PCI DSS
2 5 (38.46%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
1 6 (46.15%) CheckPoint
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Splunk
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds