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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 245 215 236
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +21
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 5 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.40% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 14
Average salary £38,250 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £27,500 £16,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £125,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
6237 5435 5779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.00% 80.28% 79.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5235 4561 4974
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 22 October 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
Manchester -13 2 £31,250 -65.75%
Merseyside +12 1 £45,000 -
Lancashire +3 1 £52,500 -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (44.44%) ETL
2 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (38.89%) Analytics
4 6 (33.33%) Big Data
4 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Data Mining
4 6 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Perl
5 5 (27.78%) PHP
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Apache
5 5 (27.78%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
5 5 (27.78%) SAS
5 5 (27.78%) Hitachi
5 5 (27.78%) SPSS
5 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (27.78%) Apache Flume
5 5 (27.78%) R
5 5 (27.78%) HBase
5 5 (27.78%) Apache Pig
5 5 (27.78%) Sqoop
5 5 (27.78%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (27.78%) Triplestore
5 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) Apache
1 5 (27.78%) SAS
1 5 (27.78%) Apache Pig
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SPSS
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon EMR
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (33.33%) Big Data
2 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
3 5 (27.78%) HBase
3 5 (27.78%) Sqoop
3 5 (27.78%) Triplestore
3 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
3 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
3 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
3 5 (27.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Data Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Big Data Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Information Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Governance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Data Governance Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Visualisation
1 5 (27.78%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ETL
1 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (38.89%) Analytics
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) MapReduce
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Information Management
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) DSDM
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
1 5 (27.78%) PHP
1 5 (27.78%) Python
1 5 (27.78%) R
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Apache Flume
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Hitachi
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.56%) VMware