The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 218 211 213
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 27 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.47% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.57% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 10
Average salary £37,750 £42,500 £47,826
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.17% -11.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,509 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £61,150 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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 South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5232 4870 4417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 82.61% 82.08% 77.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4316 4124 3883
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,325 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Data Security
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Data Security Salary Trend in the South West

Data Security
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Data Security Salary Histogram in the South West

Data Security
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Bristol - 12 £35,000 -
Wiltshire -15 7 £42,500 +8.85%
Devon - 4 - -
Dorset - 2 £43,750 -
Data Security
England

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 (40.54%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) Degree
4 9 (24.32%) Banking
4 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (24.32%) Project Management
4 9 (24.32%) Data Governance
5 8 (21.62%) Test Strategy
5 8 (21.62%) Metadata Management
5 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Data Management
6 7 (18.92%) QA
6 7 (18.92%) Linux
7 6 (16.22%) C#
7 6 (16.22%) PHP
7 6 (16.22%) Python
7 6 (16.22%) VPN
7 6 (16.22%) LINQ
7 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
8 5 (13.51%) System Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.51%) Coaching
8 5 (13.51%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (13.51%) Open Source
9 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (10.81%) Test Planning
9 4 (10.81%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Security Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Data Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Test Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (13.51%) Systems Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Governance Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Administrator
8 3 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Risk Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Risk Management Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) Management Consultant
9 2 (5.41%) Information Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
9 2 (5.41%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) LINQ
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Open Source
2 5 (13.51%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.70%) VLE
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Project Management
1 9 (24.32%) Data Governance
2 8 (21.62%) Test Strategy
2 8 (21.62%) Metadata Management
2 8 (21.62%) Data Management
2 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.51%) System Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Coaching
4 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.81%) Test Planning
4 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
4 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
4 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.81%) Information Security
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Validation
4 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (10.81%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) C#
1 6 (16.22%) PHP
1 6 (16.22%) Python
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) XQuery
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) CHFI
3 3 (8.11%) MCP
3 3 (8.11%) MCSA
3 3 (8.11%) CISSP
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) SSCP
4 1 (2.70%) Siebel Certification
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
2 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle
1 3 (8.11%) Telerik
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
2 2 (5.41%) Siebel
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Informatica
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.70%) Apple
3 1 (2.70%) Perforce
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco