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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
UK
Rank 592 624 656
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +32
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 265 333 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.33% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.38% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 194 280 244
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,100 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.94%

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
73152 88032 90205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.12% 87.70% 86.08%
Number of salaries quoted 60235 73164 74344
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 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 January 2017 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +27 253 £55,000 +10.00% 44
London +69 122 £65,000 +18.18% 13
West Midlands +9 34 £27,000 -35.13% 4
North West +6 31 £45,000 +8.43% 4
South East +15 30 £60,000 +4.34% 6
East of England -18 19 £50,000 - 4
City of London +26 18 £62,500 +19.04% 5
Manchester -9 18 £40,000 -50.00% 3
Birmingham +17 17 £44,000 +3.52% 1
Essex +26 11 £52,500 -19.23% 2
West Yorkshire +35 10 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire +31 10 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Leeds +38 9 £52,500 +69.35% 4
Cheshire +20 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Hampshire +14 8 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Shropshire -6 8 £27,000 -15.62%
Oxfordshire +15 7 £62,500 +8.69%
Berkshire +33 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South West +19 5 £57,500 +36.90% 3
Coventry +14 5 - -
Chiswick -2 5 £70,000 -30.00%
Lancashire -9 5 £52,500 +133.33%
Scotland - 5 £32,500 -
Chester - 5 - -
Farnborough - 5 £60,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +10 4 £40,500 - 1
Abingdon +7 4 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £33,300 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £55,000 -
Surrey +43 3 £85,000 +70.00%

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 172 (28.43%) Information Security
2 140 (23.14%) SQL
3 135 (22.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 126 (20.83%) Finance
5 118 (19.50%) Management Information System
6 107 (17.69%) ITIL
7 105 (17.36%) SQL Server
8 102 (16.86%) Firewall
8 102 (16.86%) Degree
9 98 (16.20%) Data Protection
9 98 (16.20%) PCI DSS
9 98 (16.20%) Linux
10 97 (16.03%) Risk Management
11 88 (14.55%) Microsoft
12 83 (13.72%) CISSP
13 79 (13.06%) Agile Software Development
14 77 (12.73%) Windows
15 74 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
16 72 (11.90%) Java
17 68 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
18 66 (10.91%) Data Management
19 64 (10.58%) VPN
19 64 (10.58%) Hadoop
19 64 (10.58%) Analytics
20 63 (10.41%) Active Directory
20 63 (10.41%) Data Warehouse
21 62 (10.25%) Oracle
21 62 (10.25%) Cisco
22 61 (10.08%) MS Excel
23 60 (9.92%) Business Intelligence

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 33 (5.45%) Apache
2 29 (4.79%) MS Exchange
3 23 (3.80%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.14%) IIS
5 18 (2.98%) Tomcat
6 13 (2.15%) Confluence
7 12 (1.98%) Apache Spark
8 10 (1.65%) Jetty
9 7 (1.16%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (1.16%) CMS
9 7 (1.16%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.99%) Apache Pig
10 6 (0.99%) SAS
11 5 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.83%) Alfresco
12 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 61 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.48%) MS Office
3 6 (0.99%) SPSS
4 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.15%) assyst
1 13 (2.15%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.66%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.33%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 68 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.98%) SaaS
4 15 (2.48%) Office 365
5 13 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.50%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.50%) PaaS
10 2 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.17%) Force.com
11 1 (0.17%) GitHub
11 1 (0.17%) Heroku
11 1 (0.17%) IaaS
11 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 102 (16.86%) Firewall
2 64 (10.58%) VPN
3 59 (9.75%) Network Security
4 46 (7.60%) LAN
5 44 (7.27%) TCP/IP
5 44 (7.27%) WAN
6 32 (5.29%) DNS
7 30 (4.96%) MPLS
7 30 (4.96%) SAN
8 28 (4.63%) DHCP
8 28 (4.63%) VoIP
9 26 (4.30%) VLAN
10 24 (3.97%) LDAP
10 24 (3.97%) SMTP
10 24 (3.97%) Wireless
11 22 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
12 21 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (3.47%) SSL
13 20 (3.31%) BGP
13 20 (3.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 64 (10.58%) Hadoop
3 63 (10.41%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (9.92%) Big Data
5 53 (8.76%) NoSQL
5 53 (8.76%) Relational Database
6 50 (8.26%) MongoDB
7 45 (7.44%) RDBMS
8 35 (5.79%) Amazon Redshift
9 26 (4.30%) QlikView
10 23 (3.80%) Couchbase
10 23 (3.80%) MySQL
11 21 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (3.31%) HBase
12 20 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
15 14 (2.31%) Apache Hive
16 13 (2.15%) DB2
16 13 (2.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 27 (4.46%) JIRA
2 19 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.31%) Eclipse
5 13 (2.15%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.65%) Hamcrest
6 10 (1.65%) jMock
6 10 (1.65%) JUnit
6 10 (1.65%) Maven
6 10 (1.65%) Talend Open Studio
6 10 (1.65%) TestNG
7 9 (1.49%) ERwin
7 9 (1.49%) SoapUI
8 8 (1.32%) XMLSpy
9 7 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.50%) Selenium
11 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.33%) Subversion
11 2 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 126 (20.83%) Finance
2 56 (9.26%) Legal
3 32 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 31 (5.12%) Retail
5 29 (4.79%) Marketing
6 25 (4.13%) Banking
7 13 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.49%) French Language
8 9 (1.49%) Law
9 8 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.16%) Games
11 6 (0.99%) Advertising
12 5 (0.83%) Electronics
12 5 (0.83%) Publishing
13 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.50%) Arabic Language
14 3 (0.50%) Automotive
15 2 (0.33%) German Language
16 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 116 (19.17%) Architect
2 102 (16.86%) Analyst
3 71 (11.74%) Data Architect
4 59 (9.75%) Developer
5 41 (6.78%) Consultant
5 41 (6.78%) Security Analyst
6 35 (5.79%) Security Manager
7 34 (5.62%) Security Officer
8 30 (4.96%) Network Engineer
9 27 (4.46%) Administrator
9 27 (4.46%) Information Security Officer
10 26 (4.30%) Support Analyst
11 25 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (3.97%) Data Analyst
12 24 (3.97%) Information Manager
13 23 (3.80%) DBA
13 23 (3.80%) Information Security Manager
13 23 (3.80%) Security Consultant
14 21 (3.47%) Information Officer
15 20 (3.31%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.61%) Web Services
2 38 (6.28%) .NET
3 35 (5.79%) HTML
4 33 (5.45%) CSS
5 31 (5.12%) XML
6 22 (3.64%) SailPoint
7 21 (3.47%) SOAP
8 19 (3.14%) .NET Framework
8 19 (3.14%) Ajax
9 17 (2.81%) ASP.NET
9 17 (2.81%) REST
10 16 (2.64%) jQuery
11 15 (2.48%) HTML5
12 12 (1.98%) LAMP
13 10 (1.65%) Apache Wicket
13 10 (1.65%) Guice
13 10 (1.65%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.65%) JAX-RS
13 10 (1.65%) Middleware
13 10 (1.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 118 (19.50%) Management Information System
2 74 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (9.26%) Computer Science
4 34 (5.62%) Data Centre
5 32 (5.29%) Mathematics
6 22 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
6 22 (3.64%) Visualisation
7 21 (3.47%) Data Integration
8 19 (3.14%) Algorithms
8 19 (3.14%) Replication
9 17 (2.81%) Cryptography
10 15 (2.48%) CESG
10 15 (2.48%) Statistics
10 15 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (2.15%) Freedom of Information
12 12 (1.98%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.65%) Reference Data
13 10 (1.65%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.49%) Cyber Attack
15 8 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 98 (16.20%) Linux
2 77 (12.73%) Windows
3 32 (5.29%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.80%) Unix
5 13 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.32%) Android
8 8 (1.32%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.83%) Debian
10 5 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.66%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.33%) Brillo
12 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.17%) AIX
13 1 (0.17%) CentOS
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (28.43%) Information Security
2 107 (17.69%) ITIL
3 98 (16.20%) Data Protection
4 97 (16.03%) Risk Management
5 79 (13.06%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (10.91%) Data Management
7 64 (10.58%) Analytics
8 60 (9.92%) Business Intelligence
9 59 (9.75%) Data Modelling
10 58 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
11 57 (9.42%) DevOps
12 56 (9.26%) Business Continuity
12 56 (9.26%) ETL
13 54 (8.93%) SIEM
14 52 (8.60%) Data Architecture
14 52 (8.60%) Incident Management
15 50 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
16 44 (7.27%) Security Management
17 41 (6.78%) Cybersecurity
18 40 (6.61%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 140 (23.14%) SQL
2 72 (11.90%) Java
3 53 (8.76%) Python
4 46 (7.60%) JavaScript
5 27 (4.46%) C#
6 21 (3.47%) R
7 20 (3.31%) BeanShell
7 20 (3.31%) PHP
8 19 (3.14%) C
9 18 (2.98%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.65%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.65%) Ruby
12 9 (1.49%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.49%) VBA
13 7 (1.16%) C++
13 7 (1.16%) Perl
13 7 (1.16%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.83%) VB
15 3 (0.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 102 (16.86%) Degree
2 83 (13.72%) CISSP
3 59 (9.75%) CISM
4 56 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (6.94%) Security Cleared
6 36 (5.95%) CCNP
6 36 (5.95%) CISA
7 33 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (4.96%) SC Cleared
9 29 (4.79%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (3.14%) DV Cleared
11 18 (2.98%) CCNA
11 18 (2.98%) MCSE
12 15 (2.48%) JNCIP
13 14 (2.31%) JNCIA
14 11 (1.82%) ISEB
15 9 (1.49%) PCI QSA
16 8 (1.32%) CEH
16 8 (1.32%) SANS
16 8 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (22.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 98 (16.20%) PCI DSS
3 34 (5.62%) Data Quality
4 32 (5.29%) QA
5 20 (3.31%) ISO22301
6 15 (2.48%) COBIT
7 11 (1.82%) GDPR
8 8 (1.32%) HIPAA
8 8 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 7 (1.16%) COSO
9 7 (1.16%) SLA
10 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.50%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.33%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 63 (10.41%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (3.31%) Docker
4 8 (1.32%) HDFS
5 7 (1.16%) Firmware
6 6 (0.99%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.83%) Terminal Services
7 5 (0.83%) vSphere
7 5 (0.83%) XenServer
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.50%) RACF
10 2 (0.33%) vCloud
10 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.17%) Gluster
11 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.17%) KVM
11 1 (0.17%) LXC
11 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.17%) Xen
11 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
1 15 (2.48%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.32%) FortiGate
2 8 (1.32%) HAProxy
2 8 (1.32%) Puppet
3 7 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.16%) QRadar
4 6 (0.99%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.83%) Cacti
5 5 (0.83%) Nagios
5 5 (0.83%) SmokePing
6 3 (0.50%) Ansible
6 3 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.33%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (0.17%) SCOM
8 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 88 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.25%) Cisco
2 62 (10.25%) Oracle
3 43 (7.11%) VMware
4 29 (4.79%) Juniper
5 28 (4.63%) IBM
6 24 (3.97%) HP
6 24 (3.97%) Vertica
7 23 (3.80%) ParAccel
7 23 (3.80%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (3.64%) SAP
9 21 (3.47%) EMC
10 18 (2.98%) Brocade
10 18 (2.98%) CheckPoint
10 18 (2.98%) Symantec
11 17 (2.81%) Veeam
12 16 (2.64%) Informatica
12 16 (2.64%) Tableau
13 15 (2.48%) Teradata
14 14 (2.31%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus +Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50 - £58000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Acumin
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £48,000 to £60,000 per annum +15% Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £100000 - £101000 per annum + Annual bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bangor, Gwynedd
Supertemps
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The National Trust
Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Lewes
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Incredible bens
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Watford
aap3
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
RLA
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago