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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 233 236 233
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 18 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.23% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 25
Average salary £42,500 £44,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.02% -14.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,250 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,548 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
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
5473 5762 5994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.78% 82.64% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4423 4582 5130
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +9 10 £85,000 +6.25% 3
Lancashire - 5 £42,500 -
Cheshire -1 2 £46,250 -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 8 (33.33%) VPN
4 8 (33.33%) DNS
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 7 (29.17%) Finance
5 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (25.00%) NAS
6 6 (25.00%) People Management
6 6 (25.00%) SAN
7 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
7 5 (20.83%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Firewall
7 5 (20.83%) Network Security
8 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
8 4 (16.67%) MCITP
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
8 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (16.67%) Cyber Security
8 4 (16.67%) cPanel
8 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 4 (16.67%) Migration
8 4 (16.67%) Software Licensing
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (16.67%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) VPN
1 8 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 6 (25.00%) NAS
3 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) Network Security
4 4 (16.67%) Internet
4 4 (16.67%) MPLS
4 4 (16.67%) Broadband
4 4 (16.67%) VoIP
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.50%) PABX
6 2 (8.33%) Wireless
6 2 (8.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Support Manager
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Manager
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Director
2 4 (16.67%) Head of Security
2 4 (16.67%) Head of Information Security
3 3 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Chief Information Officer
5 1 (4.17%) Data Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) CCTV
2 2 (8.33%) FMCG
3 1 (4.17%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) People Management
2 4 (16.67%) Software Licensing
2 4 (16.67%) Cyber Security
2 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Coaching
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Data Management
4 2 (8.33%) Information Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) OO
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
1 1 (4.17%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCP
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (16.67%) MCTS
1 4 (16.67%) MCITP
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) cPanel
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
2 3 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) NetApp
4 3 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
4 3 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Dell
4 3 (12.50%) Polycom
4 3 (12.50%) Veeam
4 3 (12.50%) Symantec
4 3 (12.50%) NEC
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
Salford, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago