The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 591 715 643
Rank change year-on-year
+124 -72
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 374 261 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.27% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 304 211 325
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%

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
89899 94925 101915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.67% 85.97% 85.28%
Number of salaries quoted 74807 76710 82206
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Data Security as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +143 351 £50,000 - 33
London +73 146 £55,000 - 10
South East +50 84 £40,000 -5.88% 9
East of England +53 64 £50,000 -13.79% 9
Bedfordshire +50 46 £51,500 +25.60% 5
Hampshire +40 32 £35,000 -56.25% 2
Dunstable - 29 £50,000 - 1
South West +7 25 £41,250 -2.94%
Berkshire +19 21 £55,000 -8.33% 1
City of London +43 18 £53,750 -6.52%
Southampton +17 17 £32,500 -60.60% 1
West Midlands -10 15 £35,000 +2.94% 1
Bristol +8 13 £45,000 -25.00%
East Midlands +21 11 £80,000 +110.72% 2
Cambridgeshire +9 11 £43,250 -22.76% 2
Oxfordshire +6 10 £50,000 +8.10% 2
North West +12 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Slough - 9 £50,000 - 1
Somerset - 8 £42,500 -
Oxford - 8 £35,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Surrey +3 7 £50,000 +66.66% 2
Telford -4 7 £67,500 +98.52%
Shropshire -4 7 £67,500 +98.52%
Scotland -22 7 £52,500 +18.30%
Winchester +27 6 £60,000 +4.34%
Hertfordshire +20 6 £32,000 -41.81% 1
Wales - 5 £30,000 - 1
South Wales - 5 £30,000 -
Merseyside - 5 £52,500 -

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Data Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Security.

1 245 (34.08%) Microsoft
2 226 (31.43%) Finance
3 179 (24.90%) Windows
4 159 (22.11%) Information Security
5 151 (21.00%) SQL
6 133 (18.50%) Firewall
7 130 (18.08%) Oracle
8 129 (17.94%) Degree
9 126 (17.52%) VMware
10 125 (17.39%) Management Information System
11 123 (17.11%) SQL Server
12 103 (14.33%) ITIL
13 101 (14.05%) Unix
14 97 (13.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 96 (13.35%) Cisco
16 95 (13.21%) MS Excel
17 93 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
18 91 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
19 89 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
20 88 (12.24%) PCI DSS
21 84 (11.68%) Banking
21 84 (11.68%) Active Directory
21 84 (11.68%) Telecoms
22 83 (11.54%) CISSP
23 79 (10.99%) Citrix
24 76 (10.57%) Project Management
25 74 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
26 71 (9.87%) Risk Management
26 71 (9.87%) Linux
27 69 (9.60%) Security Management

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (5.01%) IIS
2 27 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 23 (3.20%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.23%) WebSphere
5 14 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 10 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.39%) WordPress
8 9 (1.25%) CMS
9 8 (1.11%) Apache Spark
10 7 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.97%) SAS
11 5 (0.70%) Confluence
11 5 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.56%) Kentico
13 3 (0.42%) Apache
13 3 (0.42%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 95 (13.21%) MS Excel
2 42 (5.84%) MS Office
3 17 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.70%) MS Project
7 4 (0.56%) SPSS
8 2 (0.28%) FrameMaker
8 2 (0.28%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.28%) Maximo
4 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.28%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.14%) Line 50
5 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.17%) SaaS
2 20 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.97%) Office 365
6 4 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.56%) FinancialForce.com
6 4 (0.56%) Force.com
7 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.42%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.42%) Taleo
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.28%) GitHub
8 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (18.50%) Firewall
2 55 (7.65%) Network Security
3 52 (7.23%) LAN
3 52 (7.23%) WAN
4 40 (5.56%) SSL
5 38 (5.29%) Internet
5 38 (5.29%) VPN
6 36 (5.01%) TCP/IP
7 34 (4.73%) DNS
8 29 (4.03%) SAN
9 25 (3.48%) Wireless
10 21 (2.92%) DHCP
11 19 (2.64%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (2.23%) S/MIME
13 15 (2.09%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (1.53%) BGP
15 11 (1.53%) MPLS
15 11 (1.53%) OSPF
15 11 (1.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 66 (9.18%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (4.17%) Data Mining
6 29 (4.03%) Big Data
7 28 (3.89%) Oracle Database
8 27 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 21 (2.92%) Relational Database
10 20 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
12 18 (2.50%) NoSQL
13 17 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (2.09%) QlikView
16 12 (1.67%) Hadoop
16 12 (1.67%) OLAP
17 10 (1.39%) RDBMS
18 9 (1.25%) Data Mart
18 9 (1.25%) DTS
Development Applications
1 18 (2.50%) Toad
2 15 (2.09%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.11%) Eclipse
3 8 (1.11%) Subversion
4 6 (0.83%) JIRA
5 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.28%) AppScan
6 2 (0.28%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.28%) JUnit
6 2 (0.28%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.28%) Mockito
6 2 (0.28%) Paros
6 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.14%) Ant
7 1 (0.14%) CocoaPods
7 1 (0.14%) MSI
7 1 (0.14%) sqlmap
7 1 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 226 (31.43%) Finance
2 84 (11.68%) Banking
2 84 (11.68%) Telecoms
3 53 (7.37%) Marketing
4 50 (6.95%) Legal
5 34 (4.73%) Retail
6 22 (3.06%) Law
6 22 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 18 (2.50%) Back Office
8 15 (2.09%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.95%) Advertising
10 13 (1.81%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.39%) French Language
12 8 (1.11%) Billing
13 6 (0.83%) Front Office
14 5 (0.70%) Games
14 5 (0.70%) Publishing
15 3 (0.42%) Automotive
15 3 (0.42%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 119 (16.55%) Analyst
2 96 (13.35%) Architect
3 72 (10.01%) Consultant
4 67 (9.32%) Developer
5 56 (7.79%) DBA
6 43 (5.98%) Technical Architect
7 42 (5.84%) Security Manager
8 38 (5.29%) IT Manager
9 33 (4.59%) Applications Support
10 31 (4.31%) Administrator
10 31 (4.31%) Security Consultant
10 31 (4.31%) Support Analyst
11 30 (4.17%) SQL DBA
12 28 (3.89%) Business Analyst
13 26 (3.62%) Data Analyst
14 25 (3.48%) Security Officer
15 24 (3.34%) Applications Support Analyst
15 24 (3.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 22 (3.06%) Data Manager
17 21 (2.92%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.37%) .NET
2 27 (3.76%) Middleware
3 25 (3.48%) CSS
3 25 (3.48%) XML
4 24 (3.34%) ASP.NET
4 24 (3.34%) Web Services
5 23 (3.20%) HTML
6 17 (2.36%) jQuery
7 16 (2.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 14 (1.95%) Ajax
9 12 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (1.53%) .NET Framework
10 11 (1.53%) JSON
11 10 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 10 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 10 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (0.83%) CSS3
12 6 (0.83%) HTML5
12 6 (0.83%) REST
12 6 (0.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 125 (17.39%) Management Information System
2 89 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 38 (5.29%) Data Centre
5 28 (3.89%) Data Protection Act
6 26 (3.62%) Driving Licence
7 23 (3.20%) Clustering
7 23 (3.20%) Mathematics
8 22 (3.06%) Replication
9 16 (2.23%) Algorithms
9 16 (2.23%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.09%) Visualisation
11 14 (1.95%) Fat Client
11 14 (1.95%) Thin Client
12 12 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 12 (1.67%) Statistics
13 11 (1.53%) Client/Server
13 11 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.53%) PKI
13 11 (1.53%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 179 (24.90%) Windows
2 101 (14.05%) Unix
3 71 (9.87%) Linux
4 48 (6.68%) Windows Server
4 48 (6.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.92%) Android
7 20 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (2.36%) Solaris
8 17 (2.36%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.81%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.70%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.42%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.28%) CentOS
13 2 (0.28%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (22.11%) Information Security
2 103 (14.33%) ITIL
3 93 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (10.57%) Project Management
5 74 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
6 71 (9.87%) Risk Management
7 69 (9.60%) Security Management
8 66 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 63 (8.76%) Data Protection
10 59 (8.21%) Analytics
10 59 (8.21%) Presales
11 54 (7.51%) TOGAF
12 50 (6.95%) ETL
13 49 (6.82%) Data Modelling
14 48 (6.68%) Business Continuity
14 48 (6.68%) Migration
15 44 (6.12%) High Availability
15 44 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
16 43 (5.98%) Capacity Planning
17 42 (5.84%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (21.00%) SQL
2 51 (7.09%) JavaScript
3 40 (5.56%) Perl
4 37 (5.15%) Java
5 36 (5.01%) PowerShell
6 27 (3.76%) C#
6 27 (3.76%) Python
7 24 (3.34%) T-SQL
8 22 (3.06%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.67%) PHP
10 8 (1.11%) Ruby
11 7 (0.97%) C
11 7 (0.97%) VB
12 5 (0.70%) C++
12 5 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.56%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.56%) R
14 2 (0.28%) ABAP
14 2 (0.28%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 129 (17.94%) Degree
2 83 (11.54%) CISSP
3 62 (8.62%) CISM
3 62 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 49 (6.82%) CISA
5 41 (5.70%) MCSE
6 26 (3.62%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (3.34%) MCSA
8 21 (2.92%) PCI QSA
9 19 (2.64%) ISEB
10 18 (2.50%) CCNA
11 12 (1.67%) Security Cleared
12 10 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.25%) CRISC
13 9 (1.25%) SC Cleared
14 8 (1.11%) GCIH
15 6 (0.83%) GCIA
15 6 (0.83%) GSEC
15 6 (0.83%) IIBA
15 6 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (13.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (12.24%) PCI DSS
3 28 (3.89%) COBIT
4 24 (3.34%) Data Quality
5 17 (2.36%) QA
6 13 (1.81%) SLA
7 10 (1.39%) COSO
7 10 (1.39%) ISO 9001
8 9 (1.25%) ISO27002
9 7 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.83%) PA-DSS
11 3 (0.42%) GCP
11 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 3 (0.42%) ISO27005
12 2 (0.28%) BS7799
12 2 (0.28%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.14%) BS25999
13 1 (0.14%) HL7
13 1 (0.14%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 91 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (11.68%) Active Directory
3 25 (3.48%) vSphere
4 22 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.81%) XenApp
6 13 (1.81%) XenDesktop
7 12 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (0.70%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.56%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.28%) Docker
11 2 (0.28%) Firmware
11 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.28%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.14%) Ceph
12 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (0.83%) SCOM
2 5 (0.70%) Puppet
3 4 (0.56%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (0.42%) Ansible
4 3 (0.42%) Nessus
4 3 (0.42%) SCCM
5 2 (0.28%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.28%) Nmap
5 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.28%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.28%) WSUS
6 1 (0.14%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.14%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 245 (34.08%) Microsoft
2 130 (18.08%) Oracle
3 126 (17.52%) VMware
4 96 (13.35%) Cisco
5 79 (10.99%) Citrix
6 37 (5.15%) CheckPoint
7 31 (4.31%) IBM
8 23 (3.20%) Forcepoint
8 23 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (2.92%) HP
10 16 (2.23%) F5
11 15 (2.09%) NetApp
11 15 (2.09%) Tableau
12 14 (1.95%) 3PAR
13 13 (1.81%) EMC
13 13 (1.81%) Riverbed
13 13 (1.81%) Sybase
14 11 (1.53%) LogRhythm
15 10 (1.39%) Intel Security
15 10 (1.39%) SAP
Saffron Walden, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
JWResource
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
SLS Services Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits +Bonus, Healthcare and Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Uni-Quest
Salary: £55k - £65k + bonus + benefits + share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Louis Hampshire
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum plus Bonus, Car and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £100,000 to £140,000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 DoE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
IQ Telecom
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 25 days holiday
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Alere
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Lichfield
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Williams & Co
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £90k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridgeshire
UCA Consulting
Posted: 21 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: Salary negotiable dependent on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Grimsby
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75,000 to £90,000 + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago