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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 598 659 603
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -56
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 353 327 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.29% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.34% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 287 248 372
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.94% +2.35%

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
86175 96499 101637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.85% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 72066 78843 82351
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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
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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 +109 331 £50,000 - 43
London +14 127 £50,000 -13.04% 18
South East +88 102 £43,438 -8.55% 10
East of England +54 34 £60,000 +7.14% 3
Berkshire +45 32 £57,500 -0.86% 6
Hampshire +24 28 £31,500 -65.94%
West Midlands -8 23 £36,250 +11.53%
Southampton +23 20 £30,500 -61.87%
Bedfordshire - 17 £60,000 -
Birmingham +4 16 £42,500 +102.38%
Dunstable - 15 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire +36 14 £40,000 +3.22% 1
East Midlands - 13 £80,000 -
Cambridgeshire +9 12 £45,000 -19.64% 1
Oxfordshire - 12 £62,500 - 2
Yorkshire +23 10 £80,000 +88.23% 5
North West +22 10 £40,000 -11.11% 3
South West +11 10 £42,578 +1.86% 2
Oxford - 10 £55,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 10 £80,000 - 1
Stockport +19 9 £40,000 +77.77%
Manchester -5 9 £40,000 -52.94% 2
Slough +12 8 £52,500 -9.48%
Wales +7 8 £30,000 -22.58% 1
South Wales +1 8 £30,000 -22.58% 1
Maidenhead - 8 £58,750 - 1
Bristol +20 7 £45,000 -25.00%
Cambridge +13 7 £63,750 +16.43% 1
Bradford - 7 £77,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +30 6 £40,000 +14.28% 1

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 246 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 181 (25.17%) Finance
3 162 (22.53%) Degree
4 155 (21.56%) SQL
5 148 (20.58%) Windows
6 147 (20.45%) Information Security
7 125 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 123 (17.11%) Management Information System
9 121 (16.83%) Firewall
10 118 (16.41%) Oracle
11 110 (15.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 108 (15.02%) ITIL
13 96 (13.35%) Cisco
14 95 (13.21%) CISSP
15 94 (13.07%) VMware
16 89 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
16 89 (12.38%) MS Excel
17 87 (12.10%) Unix
17 87 (12.10%) Telecoms
18 85 (11.82%) PCI DSS
19 82 (11.40%) Data Protection
19 82 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
19 82 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
20 77 (10.71%) Project Management
20 77 (10.71%) Banking
21 74 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
22 73 (10.15%) Active Directory
23 72 (10.01%) Disaster Recovery
23 72 (10.01%) CISM
24 70 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure

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 40 (5.56%) IIS
2 17 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.95%) WordPress
4 13 (1.81%) CMS
5 11 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.11%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (0.97%) SAS
9 6 (0.83%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.70%) Apache
10 5 (0.70%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.70%) Confluence
10 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.56%) Kentico
11 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 89 (12.38%) MS Excel
2 36 (5.01%) MS Office
3 20 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.97%) MS Project
6 3 (0.42%) SPSS
7 2 (0.28%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.14%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.14%) Line 50
4 1 (0.14%) Maximo
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.14%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (3.34%) SaaS
2 21 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.25%) Office 365
4 6 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.70%) PaaS
6 4 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.56%) FinancialForce.com
6 4 (0.56%) Force.com
6 4 (0.56%) GitHub
7 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.42%) Taleo
8 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 121 (16.83%) Firewall
2 52 (7.23%) WAN
3 50 (6.95%) VPN
4 49 (6.82%) LAN
5 40 (5.56%) Network Security
6 34 (4.73%) Internet
7 31 (4.31%) DNS
8 30 (4.17%) Wireless
9 27 (3.76%) TCP/IP
10 24 (3.34%) SSL
11 21 (2.92%) SAN
12 19 (2.64%) Intrusion Detection
13 18 (2.50%) DHCP
14 17 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (2.09%) MPLS
16 14 (1.95%) BGP
16 14 (1.95%) OSPF
17 11 (1.53%) IPsec
18 10 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
19 9 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 74 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 46 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (6.12%) Big Data
6 30 (4.17%) Relational Database
7 26 (3.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 25 (3.48%) NoSQL
8 25 (3.48%) Oracle Database
8 25 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 23 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (2.23%) Hadoop
12 15 (2.09%) Data Mining
12 15 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.81%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.39%) OLAP
14 10 (1.39%) QlikView
15 9 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (3.06%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.81%) Subversion
3 11 (1.53%) Toad
4 6 (0.83%) Eclipse
4 6 (0.83%) JIRA
5 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (0.42%) Selenium
7 2 (0.28%) AppScan
7 2 (0.28%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.28%) JUnit
7 2 (0.28%) Metasploit
7 2 (0.28%) Mockito
7 2 (0.28%) Paros
7 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.14%) Ant
8 1 (0.14%) MSI
8 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 181 (25.17%) Finance
2 87 (12.10%) Telecoms
3 77 (10.71%) Banking
4 51 (7.09%) Legal
5 41 (5.70%) Marketing
6 36 (5.01%) Retail
7 21 (2.92%) Back Office
8 18 (2.50%) Law
9 16 (2.23%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (1.81%) French Language
11 13 (1.81%) Investment Banking
12 11 (1.53%) Advertising
13 10 (1.39%) Billing
14 8 (1.11%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.97%) Games
15 7 (0.97%) Publishing
16 6 (0.83%) Front Office
17 3 (0.42%) Automotive
17 3 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 111 (15.44%) Architect
2 100 (13.91%) Analyst
3 74 (10.29%) Developer
4 56 (7.79%) Consultant
5 51 (7.09%) DBA
6 50 (6.95%) Security Manager
7 41 (5.70%) Technical Architect
8 38 (5.29%) IT Manager
9 34 (4.73%) Data Architect
9 34 (4.73%) SQL DBA
10 33 (4.59%) Applications Support
11 28 (3.89%) Administrator
12 26 (3.62%) Business Analyst
12 26 (3.62%) Security Officer
13 24 (3.34%) Security Consultant
14 23 (3.20%) Technical Consultant
15 21 (2.92%) Support Analyst
16 20 (2.78%) Network Engineer
16 20 (2.78%) Security Engineer
16 20 (2.78%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (7.51%) .NET
2 32 (4.45%) CSS
2 32 (4.45%) HTML
3 29 (4.03%) Web Services
4 19 (2.64%) XML
5 17 (2.36%) .NET Framework
5 17 (2.36%) ASP.NET
5 17 (2.36%) jQuery
6 16 (2.23%) Middleware
7 14 (1.95%) AngularJS
8 13 (1.81%) Ajax
9 12 (1.67%) HTML5
10 11 (1.53%) CSS3
11 10 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.25%) JSON
13 8 (1.11%) Entity Framework
13 8 (1.11%) LAMP
13 8 (1.11%) RESTful
14 7 (0.97%) 802.1X
14 7 (0.97%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 123 (17.11%) Management Information System
2 82 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (7.93%) Data Centre
4 46 (6.40%) Computer Science
5 34 (4.73%) Data Protection Act
6 24 (3.34%) Driving Licence
6 24 (3.34%) Mathematics
7 20 (2.78%) Clustering
7 20 (2.78%) Cryptography
7 20 (2.78%) Replication
8 17 (2.36%) Algorithms
8 17 (2.36%) Data Structures
9 15 (2.09%) Visualisation
10 12 (1.67%) Fintech
10 12 (1.67%) Virtual Team
11 11 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.53%) Data Integration
12 10 (1.39%) PKI
12 10 (1.39%) Security Operations Centre
12 10 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 148 (20.58%) Windows
2 87 (12.10%) Unix
3 67 (9.32%) Linux
4 41 (5.70%) Windows Server
5 32 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (2.64%) Solaris
8 16 (2.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.09%) Windows 7
10 12 (1.67%) Android
11 9 (1.25%) CentOS
12 7 (0.97%) VMS
13 5 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.70%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.70%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.42%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.28%) Kali Linux
17 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (20.45%) Information Security
2 108 (15.02%) ITIL
3 89 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (11.40%) Business Intelligence
4 82 (11.40%) Data Protection
5 77 (10.71%) Project Management
6 72 (10.01%) Disaster Recovery
7 66 (9.18%) Analytics
7 66 (9.18%) Risk Management
8 59 (8.21%) Security Management
9 55 (7.65%) Migration
10 54 (7.51%) Data Modelling
11 51 (7.09%) ETL
12 50 (6.95%) Business Continuity
12 50 (6.95%) TOGAF
13 48 (6.68%) Performance Tuning
14 45 (6.26%) Presales
15 43 (5.98%) Data Governance
16 41 (5.70%) High Availability
17 40 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 155 (21.56%) SQL
2 48 (6.68%) JavaScript
3 43 (5.98%) Java
4 36 (5.01%) Perl
5 35 (4.87%) Python
6 31 (4.31%) PowerShell
7 26 (3.62%) T-SQL
8 25 (3.48%) PHP
9 24 (3.34%) C#
10 23 (3.20%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.67%) C
11 12 (1.67%) Ruby
12 5 (0.70%) Apex Code
12 5 (0.70%) R
12 5 (0.70%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.56%) C++
14 2 (0.28%) ABAP
14 2 (0.28%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 162 (22.53%) Degree
2 95 (13.21%) CISSP
3 72 (10.01%) CISM
4 55 (7.65%) CISA
5 41 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (3.62%) MCSE
7 23 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (2.78%) ISEB
8 20 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (1.81%) CCNA
9 13 (1.81%) MCSA
9 13 (1.81%) Security Cleared
10 10 (1.39%) CCNP
10 10 (1.39%) SC Cleared
10 10 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (1.25%) CRISC
11 9 (1.25%) PCI QSA
12 6 (0.83%) CCSP
12 6 (0.83%) CCVP
12 6 (0.83%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (15.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 85 (11.82%) PCI DSS
3 30 (4.17%) Data Quality
4 22 (3.06%) COBIT
5 14 (1.95%) ISO27002
5 14 (1.95%) QA
5 14 (1.95%) SLA
6 12 (1.67%) ISO22301
6 12 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.70%) ISO13485
8 3 (0.42%) COSO
8 3 (0.42%) ISO27005
9 2 (0.28%) BS7799
10 1 (0.14%) HL7
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 73 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 70 (9.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.64%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.95%) vSphere
5 10 (1.39%) XenApp
5 10 (1.39%) XenDesktop
6 9 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.97%) Firmware
8 5 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.70%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.56%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.42%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.42%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.28%) Docker
11 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.28%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.14%) Ceph
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (0.97%) Puppet
1 7 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.83%) SCOM
3 5 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (0.56%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.42%) Ansible
5 3 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (0.42%) Nessus
5 3 (0.42%) SCCM
6 2 (0.28%) HP Fortify
6 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.28%) Nmap
6 2 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.28%) WebInspect
6 2 (0.28%) WSUS
7 1 (0.14%) Nagios
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 246 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 118 (16.41%) Oracle
3 96 (13.35%) Cisco
4 94 (13.07%) VMware
5 66 (9.18%) Citrix
6 24 (3.34%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (3.20%) CheckPoint
8 20 (2.78%) HP
9 17 (2.36%) F5
10 15 (2.09%) Forcepoint
10 15 (2.09%) IBM
11 14 (1.95%) Tableau
12 13 (1.81%) SolarWinds
12 13 (1.81%) Sybase
13 12 (1.67%) Riverbed
14 11 (1.53%) Juniper
14 11 (1.53%) SAP
15 10 (1.39%) iManage
16 9 (1.25%) Palo Alto
17 8 (1.11%) Interwoven
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus (market leading)
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: Bonus, Bens, 28 Days Holiday
Posted: 7 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Car allowance + bonus ++
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
JWResource
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Medical
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Bens + Stock
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary - Private healthcare, Pension, Shares options and m
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Acumin
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Centrica
Posted: 7 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Travelers Insurance Company Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London, United Kingdom
National Citizens Service
Salary: £30-35,000 (gross) per annum, depending on experience.
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary - Private healthcare, Pension, Shares options
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Morrisons
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Incl Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, UK
Wipro
Posted: 19 days ago
Aintree, Liverpool, North West
Taskers Plc
Salary: £22,000 - £26,000 p.a.
Posted: 23 days ago