The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 133 132 126
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 8 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.33% 0.40% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.50% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £68,750 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £50,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
Data Security
Berkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1936 1786 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.77% 78.75% 74.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1346 1191
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £69,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Data Security
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Data Security Salary Trend in Reading

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Data Security
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Android
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) Lua
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
1 4 (44.44%) Internet of Things
2 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing
2 2 (22.22%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Websense
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Nokia
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Principal Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Principal Solutions Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Consultant
1 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Software Licensing
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) Lua
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) F5
2 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
2 2 (22.22%) Websense
2 2 (22.22%) Nokia
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint