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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 132 126 135
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 9 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.38% 0.54% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.69% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 3
Average salary £68,750 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -
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 £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
1900 1744 1466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.71% 78.21% 72.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1324 1198
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 4 March 2015.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Reading

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) Lua
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data
1 4 (40.00%) Internet of Things
2 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Websense
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Legal

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Principal Solutions Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Principal Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Internet of Things
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
1 4 (40.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (20.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) Websense
2 2 (20.00%) Nokia
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint