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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 222 221 228
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 16 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.31% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 20
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £102,000 £47,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
5153 5567 5777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.57% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4473 4870
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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
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 May 2015.

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 May 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
Manchester +19 8 £85,000 +109.87% 1
Lancashire - 5 £42,500 -
Cheshire -3 2 £46,250 +8.82% 2
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 6 (27.27%) SAN
5 6 (27.27%) VPN
5 6 (27.27%) DNS
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) NAS
6 5 (22.73%) Network Security
6 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
6 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
6 5 (22.73%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 4 (18.18%) MCP
7 4 (18.18%) ERP
7 4 (18.18%) NetApp
7 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco
7 4 (18.18%) MCSE
7 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
7 4 (18.18%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) SAN
1 6 (27.27%) VPN
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
1 6 (27.27%) NAS
2 5 (22.73%) Network Security
2 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) PABX
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 2 (9.09%) MPLS
5 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 2 (9.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Support Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Manager
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Head of Security
2 4 (18.18%) Head of Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Director
4 2 (9.09%) Chief Information Officer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) jQuery
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) FMCG
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Telematics
2 1 (4.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Migration
1 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 4 (18.18%) ERP
1 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
1 4 (18.18%) Information Security
1 4 (18.18%) Cyber Security
1 4 (18.18%) Software Licensing
1 4 (18.18%) People Management
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (9.09%) Data Management
2 2 (9.09%) Information Management
2 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Line Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) OOP
3 1 (4.55%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PHP5
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) PHP
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (18.18%) MCP
1 4 (18.18%) MCSE
1 4 (18.18%) MCTS
1 4 (18.18%) MCITP
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) cPanel
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) NetApp
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Polycom
4 3 (13.64%) Veeam
4 3 (13.64%) SAP
4 3 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (13.64%) Dell
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
4 3 (13.64%) NEC
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago