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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 239 224 246
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 5 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.42% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.51% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 27 10
Average salary £85,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
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
5497 5733 5858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.20% 82.85% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4454 4665 4831
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,889 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Cumbria -5 3 - -
Cheshire +2 1 - - 3
Manchester -8 1 £85,000 +78.94% 4
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (66.67%) Windows
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 8 (53.33%) ERP
4 7 (46.67%) Dell
4 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
4 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 7 (46.67%) SCCM
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (26.67%) Information Security
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
7 3 (20.00%) PCI QSA
7 3 (20.00%) PABX
7 3 (20.00%) HIPAA
7 3 (20.00%) Veeam
7 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (20.00%) FISMA
7 3 (20.00%) SCOM
7 3 (20.00%) Polycom
7 3 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (20.00%) CISA
7 3 (20.00%) CISM
7 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) PABX
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) IT Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Senior IT Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) IT Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Security
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ERP
2 6 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Information Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) PCI QSA
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) CISA
2 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (20.00%) HIPAA
2 3 (20.00%) FISMA
2 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (13.33%) SLA
4 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 3 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Dell
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Polycom
4 3 (20.00%) Veeam
4 3 (20.00%) Symantec
4 3 (20.00%) NEC
4 3 (20.00%) SAP
4 3 (20.00%) HP
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