The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 221 232 244
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +12
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 8 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 12
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £102,000 £47,400
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +1.17%
Data Security
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4767 5445 5857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.91% 88.26% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4043 4349 4707
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Data Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Data Security
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Data Security Salary Trend in the North West

Data Security
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Data Security Salary Histogram in the North West

Data Security
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 5 £40,000 -52.94% 2
Merseyside - 2 £52,500 -
Cheshire +24 1 £35,000 -24.32%
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Data Security.

1 14 (56.00%) Information Security
2 13 (52.00%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 9 (36.00%) Client/Server
4 9 (36.00%) Banking
4 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 9 (36.00%) Wealth Management
4 9 (36.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 9 (36.00%) SIEM
4 9 (36.00%) Technical Analysis
4 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (36.00%) Malware Analysis
4 9 (36.00%) Security Operations
4 9 (36.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
5 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (16.00%) Internal Audit
7 4 (16.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Marketing
7 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (16.00%) ISMS
7 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
7 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity Management
7 4 (16.00%) ISO22301

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) LAN
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Banking
3 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (16.00%) Marketing
5 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Penetration Tester
1 9 (36.00%) Tester
2 6 (24.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Information Officer
3 5 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
3 5 (20.00%) Security Officer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Information Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Information Systems Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Lead PHP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) CSS
1 3 (12.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) Ajax
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) Java EE
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (36.00%) Client/Server
1 9 (36.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 7 (28.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Life Science
4 2 (8.00%) Statistics
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Information Security
2 13 (52.00%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (36.00%) Malware Analysis
3 9 (36.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (36.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 9 (36.00%) Security Operations
3 9 (36.00%) SIEM
3 9 (36.00%) Technical Analysis
3 9 (36.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 9 (36.00%) Wealth Management
4 5 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Project Management
5 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 4 (16.00%) Information Security Management
5 4 (16.00%) Internal Audit
5 4 (16.00%) ISMS
5 4 (16.00%) Security Management
5 4 (16.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CISA
1 4 (16.00%) CISSP
2 3 (12.00%) CCNA
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (16.00%) ISO22301
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
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