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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 139 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 1 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.040% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.053% 0.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
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
1882 1626 1537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 74.80% 72.23% 75.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1296 1262 1294
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (52.63%) Websense
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) F5
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
6 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Nokia
6 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Sourcefire
6 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (21.05%) CLARiiON
7 4 (21.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (21.05%) Change Management
7 4 (21.05%) ISA Server
7 4 (21.05%) ARCserve
7 4 (21.05%) McAfee
7 4 (21.05%) EMC
7 4 (21.05%) DHCP
7 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 4 (21.05%) DNS
7 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
7 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (21.05%) IIS
7 4 (21.05%) MS Office
7 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (21.05%) SCCM

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) IIS
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
1 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) VoIP
3 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
4 2 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (10.53%) HTTP
4 2 (10.53%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Senior Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Support Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Senior Support Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Support Officer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) CLARiiON
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 2 (10.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
2 4 (21.05%) Brand Management
2 4 (21.05%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.53%) OO
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
1 3 (15.79%) C++
1 3 (15.79%) Java
1 3 (15.79%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
2 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (21.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) ISA Server
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) ARCserve
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Websense
2 9 (47.37%) F5
3 5 (26.32%) Sourcefire
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) Nokia
4 4 (21.05%) EMC
4 4 (21.05%) McAfee
4 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
5 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat