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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 644 575 574
Rank change year-on-year
-69 -1
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 263 376 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 212 325 251
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,750 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%

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
91992 98335 88405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.29% 81.99% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74417 79340 72665
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -81 219 £50,000 +5.26% 31
London -33 93 £55,000 -16.98% 14
South East -6 56 £42,500 +1.19% 7
Scotland +40 27 £44,375 -29.00% 1
Glasgow +30 26 £44,375 -36.60% 1
South West -24 18 £42,500 +6.25% 4
City of London +18 17 £57,500 -4.16% 2
East of England -33 15 £56,000 +38.27% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 14 £42,500 +3.65%
West Sussex +1 12 £47,250 +26.00% 1
North West -25 10 £42,500 +4.93% 1
Berkshire -30 10 £60,000 +46.34% 1
Yorkshire +16 9 £23,000 -60.00% 1
Wiltshire +4 9 £37,500 -21.05% 3
East Midlands +16 8 £37,964 +10.03% 1
Surrey +5 8 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Bristol -10 8 £60,000 +61.07% 1
West Midlands -17 8 £34,000 -28.42% 1
Milton Keynes - 8 £35,000 -
Crawley - 7 £52,000 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £23,000 -
Essex - 6 £60,000 -
Kent - 6 £53,750 - 2
Aylesbury - 6 £42,500 -
Maidenhead +6 5 £60,000 -20.00% 1
Manchester -5 5 £85,000 +102.38%
Harrogate - 5 £23,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames +8 4 £30,000 -7.69%
Swindon -5 4 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Birmingham -9 4 £36,500 -27.00% 1

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 168 (29.07%) Finance
2 148 (25.61%) SQL
3 142 (24.57%) Information Security
4 130 (22.49%) Microsoft
5 113 (19.55%) SQL Server
6 108 (18.69%) CISSP
7 105 (18.17%) Windows
8 100 (17.30%) ITIL
9 88 (15.22%) Degree
10 87 (15.05%) PCI DSS
11 84 (14.53%) Management Information System
12 82 (14.19%) Service Delivery
12 82 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
13 68 (11.76%) MS Excel
13 68 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
14 67 (11.59%) Linux
14 67 (11.59%) Network Security
15 66 (11.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 65 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
16 65 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
17 62 (10.73%) Banking
18 61 (10.55%) Firewall
18 61 (10.55%) Risk Management
19 60 (10.38%) CISM
20 56 (9.69%) Retail
21 55 (9.52%) Legal
21 55 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
22 54 (9.34%) Data Modelling
22 54 (9.34%) Java
22 54 (9.34%) Oracle

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 29 (5.02%) IIS
2 28 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 16 (2.77%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.90%) CMS
5 5 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (0.87%) Apache
6 4 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.69%) SAS
6 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.69%) Lync
7 3 (0.52%) Confluence
7 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.52%) Mule
8 2 (0.35%) Drupal
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 68 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 29 (5.02%) MS Office
3 10 (1.73%) SPSS
4 8 (1.38%) SOLIDWORKS
4 8 (1.38%) Solid Edge
5 5 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.52%) CODA-Financials
2 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.35%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.17%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.17%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.17%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.17%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.46%) SaaS
3 11 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.87%) Google Compute Engine
6 5 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 5 (0.87%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.87%) Office 365
7 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.69%) PaaS
8 3 (0.52%) Force.com
9 2 (0.35%) GitHub
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.17%) IaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 67 (11.59%) Network Security
2 61 (10.55%) Firewall
3 33 (5.71%) Internet
4 18 (3.11%) SAN
4 18 (3.11%) VPN
5 17 (2.94%) DNS
6 13 (2.25%) VoIP
7 12 (2.08%) TCP/IP
8 11 (1.90%) DHCP
8 11 (1.90%) SSL
8 11 (1.90%) Wireless
9 9 (1.56%) WAN
9 9 (1.56%) LAN
10 8 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (1.38%) NAS
11 6 (1.04%) iSCSI
12 5 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.87%) Intranet
13 4 (0.69%) PBX
13 4 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 65 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (8.48%) MySQL
4 40 (6.92%) Relational Database
5 35 (6.06%) Data Mining
6 34 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 31 (5.36%) Oracle Database
8 28 (4.84%) Big Data
9 22 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (3.11%) Hadoop
10 18 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (2.77%) QlikView
13 15 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 13 (2.25%) NoSQL
14 13 (2.25%) MS Access
15 11 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (1.90%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 28 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.38%) JIRA
6 5 (0.87%) Xcode
7 4 (0.69%) Subversion
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.69%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.52%) Selenium
8 3 (0.52%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.35%) ERwin
9 2 (0.35%) Maven
10 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
10 1 (0.17%) MSI
10 1 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 168 (29.07%) Finance
2 62 (10.73%) Banking
3 56 (9.69%) Retail
4 55 (9.52%) Legal
5 23 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.46%) Law
7 17 (2.94%) Back Office
8 15 (2.60%) Billing
9 14 (2.42%) Marketing
10 12 (2.08%) Retail Banking
10 12 (2.08%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.90%) Manufacturing
12 10 (1.73%) Advertising
13 7 (1.21%) Games
14 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.35%) Automotive
15 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.17%) Publishing
16 1 (0.17%) Military
16 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 83 (14.36%) Analyst
2 75 (12.98%) Developer
3 61 (10.55%) Architect
4 40 (6.92%) DBA
5 38 (6.57%) Security Analyst
6 37 (6.40%) Consultant
7 32 (5.54%) Administrator
8 25 (4.33%) Data Architect
9 24 (4.15%) Information Analyst
10 22 (3.81%) IT Manager
10 22 (3.81%) Security Consultant
11 21 (3.63%) Security Manager
12 20 (3.46%) Information Security Analyst
13 17 (2.94%) Data Manager
13 17 (2.94%) SQL DBA
14 15 (2.60%) Head of IT
15 14 (2.42%) Team Leader
15 14 (2.42%) Enterprise Architect
15 14 (2.42%) Support Manager
15 14 (2.42%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.65%) HTML
2 37 (6.40%) CSS
3 36 (6.23%) Web Services
4 30 (5.19%) .NET
5 29 (5.02%) REST
6 21 (3.63%) jQuery
7 20 (3.46%) SOAP
7 20 (3.46%) XML
8 17 (2.94%) HTML5
9 16 (2.77%) CSS3
10 15 (2.60%) JSON
11 12 (2.08%) .NET Framework
11 12 (2.08%) LAMP
11 12 (2.08%) Spring
11 12 (2.08%) XHTML
12 10 (1.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (1.56%) RESTful
13 9 (1.56%) Middleware
13 9 (1.56%) WCF
14 7 (1.21%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 84 (14.53%) Management Information System
2 82 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (7.96%) Cryptography
4 33 (5.71%) Visualisation
5 26 (4.50%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.81%) Data Structures
7 20 (3.46%) Open Source
8 16 (2.77%) PKI
9 11 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
9 11 (1.90%) Clustering
9 11 (1.90%) Blackberry
9 11 (1.90%) Hedge funds
10 10 (1.73%) User Experience
10 10 (1.73%) Data Integration
11 9 (1.56%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.56%) PMI
12 8 (1.38%) NHS
12 8 (1.38%) CCTV
13 7 (1.21%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 105 (18.17%) Windows
2 67 (11.59%) Linux
3 41 (7.09%) UNIX
4 14 (2.42%) Windows 7
5 13 (2.25%) Ubuntu
6 10 (1.73%) Windows XP
7 9 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.38%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.38%) Android
8 8 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.52%) CentOS
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.35%) Solaris
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (24.57%) Information Security
2 100 (17.30%) ITIL
3 82 (14.19%) Service Delivery
4 68 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
6 61 (10.55%) Risk Management
7 55 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 54 (9.34%) Data Modelling
9 53 (9.17%) Data Management
10 52 (9.00%) ETL
10 52 (9.00%) Project Management
10 52 (9.00%) SIEM
11 48 (8.30%) Business Continuity
12 44 (7.61%) Cyber Security
13 41 (7.09%) Security Management
14 35 (6.06%) Incident Management
15 33 (5.71%) PRINCE2
15 33 (5.71%) Data Protection
16 31 (5.36%) E-Commerce
16 31 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 148 (25.61%) SQL
2 54 (9.34%) Java
3 34 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 28 (4.84%) PHP
5 26 (4.50%) C#
5 26 (4.50%) PowerShell
6 24 (4.15%) Python
7 22 (3.81%) T-SQL
8 21 (3.63%) Shell Script
9 14 (2.42%) Perl
10 13 (2.25%) C
11 11 (1.90%) PHP5
12 10 (1.73%) VBA
13 9 (1.56%) Scala
14 8 (1.38%) C++
15 7 (1.21%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.04%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.69%) VB
17 4 (0.69%) VB6
17 4 (0.69%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 108 (18.69%) CISSP
2 88 (15.22%) Degree
3 60 (10.38%) CISM
4 37 (6.40%) CISA
5 25 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (2.77%) PCI QSA
6 16 (2.77%) CRISC
7 14 (2.42%) ISEB
8 12 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.08%) Security Cleared
9 11 (1.90%) MCSE
9 11 (1.90%) PMI Certification
10 9 (1.56%) CEH
11 7 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (1.04%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.87%) MCSA
13 5 (0.87%) MCP
13 5 (0.87%) CCNA
13 5 (0.87%) SSCP
14 4 (0.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (15.05%) PCI DSS
2 66 (11.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (4.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 17 (2.94%) SLA
5 15 (2.60%) COBIT
5 15 (2.60%) QA
5 15 (2.60%) Data Quality
6 12 (2.08%) ISO 9001
7 11 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 9 (1.56%) BS7799
9 6 (1.04%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.69%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.52%) ISO 8583
11 3 (0.52%) Basel II
11 3 (0.52%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.52%) FISMA
12 2 (0.35%) BS25999
13 1 (0.17%) HL7
13 1 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 1 (0.17%) FATCA
System Software
1 43 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (1.56%) vSphere
5 7 (1.21%) ISA Server
6 6 (1.04%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.87%) NFS
7 5 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.35%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.17%) XenApp
9 1 (0.17%) XenServer
9 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 32 (5.54%) SCCM
2 5 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.69%) SCOM
3 4 (0.69%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.69%) ARCserve
4 3 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.52%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.52%) Ansible
4 3 (0.52%) Puppet
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 2 (0.35%) logstash
5 2 (0.35%) Kibana
5 2 (0.35%) Nagios
5 2 (0.35%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.17%) Nessus
6 1 (0.17%) WSUS
6 1 (0.17%) OpenView
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 130 (22.49%) Microsoft
2 54 (9.34%) Oracle
3 40 (6.92%) VMware
4 39 (6.75%) Cisco
5 14 (2.42%) IBM
5 14 (2.42%) HP
6 13 (2.25%) Business Objects
6 13 (2.25%) CheckPoint
7 12 (2.08%) Informatica
7 12 (2.08%) Teradata
7 12 (2.08%) F5
8 9 (1.56%) Cloudera
8 9 (1.56%) RainStor
8 9 (1.56%) Google
8 9 (1.56%) Citrix
9 8 (1.38%) Barracuda Networks
10 7 (1.21%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.21%) SAP
10 7 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.04%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicestershire
Momentum Resourcing
Salary: £45,000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare + Share Scheme
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kent
Rark Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £55000 per annum + DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Horley, Surrey
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum OTE £80,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Accumuli
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + perks
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent Career Opportunity
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Dezrez Services Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary dependent upon experience
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
TFL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
TFL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
TFL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £95000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Bonus & Corporate Package
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London - Victoria
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South West London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 13 days ago