The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 582 591 568
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 318 299 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.35% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 260 250 254
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +12.50%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87118 85337 88637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.67% 82.25% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71745 68049 75137
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Data Security
Salary Trend

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

Data Security Salary Trend in the UK

Data Security
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 within the UK.

Data Security Salary Histogram in the UK

Data Security
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 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
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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
England +14 300 £50,000 +5.26% 54
London +42 142 £53,750 -10.41% 19
South East -38 56 £50,000 +5.26% 8
City of London +17 32 £55,000 +2.32% 7
East of England -8 27 £45,000 +28.57% 8
South West -7 26 £38,000 +15.15% 7
Berkshire -10 21 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Hampshire -5 18 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Yorkshire -12 15 £40,000 +36.75% 2
Bristol +5 13 £35,000 +27.27% 5
West Midlands -7 12 £57,500 +64.28% 4
East Midlands +14 11 £40,000 -40.29% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 11 £27,500 -40.54% 4
Scotland +12 11 £46,000 -3.15% 1
Cambridge +4 11 £27,500 -40.54% 4
Surrey -1 11 £70,000 +55.55% 2
North West -17 11 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Wiltshire 0 10 £38,000 +8.57%
Petersfield - 10 £37,500 - 1
Hertfordshire -11 9 £45,000 +50.00% 1
North Yorkshire +10 8 £40,500 +72.34% 2
Reading +7 8 £68,750 +37.50% 1
York - 8 £40,500 - 2
Guildford - 8 £70,000 - 2
Slough -10 7 £44,500 -1.11%
Maidenhead +11 6 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire -1 6 £32,500 -29.72%
Edinburgh - 6 £52,000 - 1
South Wales -6 5 £30,000 -40.00%
Wales -9 5 £30,000 -40.00%

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 164 (28.98%) Finance
2 163 (28.80%) SQL
3 137 (24.20%) Windows
4 121 (21.38%) SQL Server
5 116 (20.49%) Information Security
6 110 (19.43%) Microsoft
6 110 (19.43%) PCI DSS
7 89 (15.72%) Data Warehouse
8 77 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
8 77 (13.60%) MS Excel
9 76 (13.43%) Management Information System
10 75 (13.25%) Linux
10 75 (13.25%) ITIL
11 72 (12.72%) Data Modelling
12 71 (12.54%) ETL
13 69 (12.19%) Firewall
13 69 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
14 68 (12.01%) Project Management
15 67 (11.84%) Cisco
15 67 (11.84%) Degree
16 66 (11.66%) Service Delivery
17 65 (11.48%) Oracle
18 63 (11.13%) CISSP
19 60 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
20 57 (10.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 56 (9.89%) Active Directory
21 56 (9.89%) Banking
22 54 (9.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 54 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
23 52 (9.19%) Network Security

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 34 (6.01%) IIS
2 25 (4.42%) MS Exchange
3 21 (3.71%) CMS
4 17 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.83%) Apache
6 10 (1.77%) SAS
6 10 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.88%) FileNet
9 5 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.71%) Confluence
10 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.53%) Node.js
11 3 (0.53%) Mule
11 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 77 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.71%) MS Office
3 18 (3.18%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.24%) MS Project
5 7 (1.24%) SPSS
6 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.35%) Solid Edge
7 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.53%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.53%) arcHouse
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.35%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.00%) SaaS
2 9 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.88%) Office 365
6 4 (0.71%) GitHub
7 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.35%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.35%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.35%) PaaS
8 2 (0.35%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (12.19%) Firewall
2 52 (9.19%) Network Security
3 49 (8.66%) Internet
4 38 (6.71%) DNS
5 35 (6.18%) VPN
6 24 (4.24%) DHCP
7 21 (3.71%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (3.53%) VoIP
9 19 (3.36%) LAN
9 19 (3.36%) WAN
10 18 (3.18%) SSL
11 15 (2.65%) TCP/IP
11 15 (2.65%) Wireless
12 14 (2.47%) OSPF
12 14 (2.47%) SAN
13 12 (2.12%) HTTP
13 12 (2.12%) BGP
14 10 (1.77%) IPsec
14 10 (1.77%) SMS
14 10 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 89 (15.72%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (8.66%) MySQL
4 39 (6.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (6.89%) Relational Database
5 32 (5.65%) Big Data
5 32 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (5.48%) RDBMS
6 31 (5.48%) Data Mining
7 23 (4.06%) Oracle Database
8 21 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (3.36%) Hadoop
10 17 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (2.47%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (2.47%) NoSQL
13 13 (2.30%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (1.77%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 49 (8.66%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.18%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (2.65%) Visual Studio
5 11 (1.94%) Subversion
5 11 (1.94%) JIRA
6 10 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (1.06%) Xcode
8 4 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.53%) Selenium
9 3 (0.53%) Maven
9 3 (0.53%) ERwin
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.18%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.18%) MSI
11 1 (0.18%) JMeter
11 1 (0.18%) GoLive
11 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 164 (28.98%) Finance
2 56 (9.89%) Banking
3 43 (7.60%) Retail
4 35 (6.18%) Legal
5 29 (5.12%) Telecoms
6 23 (4.06%) Back Office
7 18 (3.18%) Retail Banking
7 18 (3.18%) Marketing
8 16 (2.83%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.12%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.94%) Billing
11 9 (1.59%) Advertising
11 9 (1.59%) Law
12 5 (0.88%) Publishing
12 5 (0.88%) Games
13 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.35%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 109 (19.26%) Analyst
2 86 (15.19%) Developer
3 60 (10.60%) Architect
4 51 (9.01%) Administrator
5 41 (7.24%) Security Analyst
6 40 (7.07%) DBA
7 31 (5.48%) Business Analyst
8 28 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
9 24 (4.24%) Data Architect
10 23 (4.06%) Consultant
10 23 (4.06%) PHP Developer
11 19 (3.36%) SQL DBA
12 18 (3.18%) Network Engineer
13 17 (3.00%) Security Manager
14 16 (2.83%) Senior Developer
14 16 (2.83%) Information Analyst
15 14 (2.47%) Information Manager
15 14 (2.47%) Project Manager
15 14 (2.47%) Security Consultant
16 13 (2.30%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.77%) Web Services
2 41 (7.24%) HTML
3 38 (6.71%) XML
4 36 (6.36%) CSS
5 32 (5.65%) REST
6 31 (5.48%) .NET
7 28 (4.95%) LAMP
8 25 (4.42%) jQuery
9 22 (3.89%) HTML5
10 21 (3.71%) CSS3
10 21 (3.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (3.71%) XHTML
11 15 (2.65%) SOAP
12 14 (2.47%) JSON
13 11 (1.94%) Middleware
13 11 (1.94%) J2EE
14 10 (1.77%) Spring
15 9 (1.59%) Regular Expression
16 7 (1.24%) .NET Framework
17 6 (1.06%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.43%) Management Information System
2 54 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.06%) Data Integration
3 23 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.89%) Cryptography
5 21 (3.71%) Open Source
6 16 (2.83%) PKI
7 13 (2.30%) Visualisation
7 13 (2.30%) Data Structures
8 12 (2.12%) SWIFT
9 11 (1.94%) Clustering
10 10 (1.77%) IVR
10 10 (1.77%) APACS
11 9 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.59%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.59%) User Experience
11 9 (1.59%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.59%) CLARiiON
12 6 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (1.06%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 137 (24.20%) Windows
2 75 (13.25%) Linux
3 43 (7.60%) UNIX
4 17 (3.00%) Windows 7
5 16 (2.83%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.77%) Windows 8
6 10 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.41%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.24%) CentOS
10 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.06%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.88%) Android
12 3 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.18%) Debian
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.18%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (20.49%) Information Security
2 77 (13.60%) Business Intelligence
3 75 (13.25%) ITIL
4 72 (12.72%) Data Modelling
5 71 (12.54%) ETL
6 69 (12.19%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (12.01%) Project Management
8 66 (11.66%) Service Delivery
9 60 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 47 (8.30%) Change Management
11 42 (7.42%) Security Management
12 41 (7.24%) Risk Management
13 35 (6.18%) E-Commerce
14 34 (6.01%) Data Management
15 32 (5.65%) Data Architecture
16 31 (5.48%) Business Continuity
16 31 (5.48%) PRINCE2
17 30 (5.30%) CRM
17 30 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (5.30%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 163 (28.80%) SQL
2 48 (8.48%) Java
3 39 (6.89%) PHP
4 35 (6.18%) JavaScript
5 32 (5.65%) Shell Script
6 29 (5.12%) T-SQL
7 28 (4.95%) PowerShell
8 23 (4.06%) Python
9 21 (3.71%) PHP5
10 18 (3.18%) C#
11 12 (2.12%) Perl
11 12 (2.12%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.59%) C
12 9 (1.59%) Scala
13 7 (1.24%) C++
14 6 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.06%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.88%) Jython
15 5 (0.88%) Tcl
16 4 (0.71%) Lua
Qualifications
1 67 (11.84%) Degree
2 63 (11.13%) CISSP
3 30 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (4.95%) CISA
5 22 (3.89%) CISM
6 20 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (3.36%) CCSP
8 18 (3.18%) CCNA
9 16 (2.83%) CRISC
10 13 (2.30%) Security Cleared
11 12 (2.12%) CCNP
12 10 (1.77%) CCA
13 9 (1.59%) ISEB
13 9 (1.59%) PCI QSA
13 9 (1.59%) JNCIA
14 8 (1.41%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.41%) MCSE
15 6 (1.06%) MCSA
15 6 (1.06%) MCP
15 6 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (19.43%) PCI DSS
2 57 (10.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 54 (9.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (6.01%) QA
5 17 (3.00%) SLA
6 16 (2.83%) COBIT
7 11 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 11 (1.94%) ISO 8583
8 8 (1.41%) HIPAA
8 8 (1.41%) BS7799
9 7 (1.24%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.88%) Basel II
11 4 (0.71%) COSO
12 3 (0.53%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.18%) FATCA
13 1 (0.18%) GPG13
13 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
System Software
1 56 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (2.30%) ISA Server
4 12 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.24%) vSphere
6 6 (1.06%) NFS
7 4 (0.71%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.18%) Varnish
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 35 (6.18%) SCCM
2 11 (1.94%) ARCserve
3 5 (0.88%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (0.71%) logstash
4 4 (0.71%) Kibana
4 4 (0.71%) Nagios
5 3 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.35%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.35%) SCOM
6 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.18%) SELinux
7 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.18%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.18%) WSUS
7 1 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 110 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 67 (11.84%) Cisco
3 65 (11.48%) Oracle
4 32 (5.65%) ServiceNow
5 31 (5.48%) VMware
5 31 (5.48%) F5
6 29 (5.12%) IBM
7 25 (4.42%) Informatica
8 21 (3.71%) CheckPoint
9 20 (3.53%) Juniper
10 17 (3.00%) Websense
11 13 (2.30%) Teradata
11 13 (2.30%) SolarWinds
12 12 (2.12%) Cognos
13 11 (1.94%) McAfee
14 10 (1.77%) Avaya
15 9 (1.59%) Business Objects
15 9 (1.59%) EMC
15 9 (1.59%) Cloudera
15 9 (1.59%) RainStor
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Salary: £100000 - £105000 per annum + £7,000 car + bonus + pension
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