The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 193 167 168
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 4 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.095% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.33% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 11
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
Data Security
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3517 2992 3080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 83.54% 79.41% 79.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3001 2532 2762
Average salary £40,000 £39,800 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% +6.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Data Security
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Data Security Salary Trend in Manchester

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (46.15%) Data Mining
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Visualisation
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 5 (38.46%) Apache Hive
2 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
2 5 (38.46%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
2 5 (38.46%) R
2 5 (38.46%) MapReduce
2 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
2 5 (38.46%) HBase
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) Apache Pig
2 5 (38.46%) Sqoop
2 5 (38.46%) Big Data
2 5 (38.46%) Apache Flume
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon EMR
2 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (38.46%) Triplestore
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) SAS
2 5 (38.46%) Hitachi

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) SAS
1 5 (38.46%) Apache Pig
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) SPSS
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Data Mining
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
2 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
2 5 (38.46%) Apache Hive
2 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
2 5 (38.46%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
2 5 (38.46%) HBase
2 5 (38.46%) Big Data
2 5 (38.46%) Sqoop
2 5 (38.46%) Triplestore
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Data Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Big Data Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior IT Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) IT Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Visualisation
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Handset
3 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) ETL
2 5 (38.46%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (38.46%) MapReduce
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Information Management
6 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
1 5 (38.46%) PHP
1 5 (38.46%) Python
1 5 (38.46%) R
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
1 3 (23.08%) CISA
1 3 (23.08%) CISM
1 3 (23.08%) PCI QSA
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (15.38%) MCP
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
1 3 (23.08%) HIPAA
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Apache Flume
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Hitachi
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco