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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 596 603 550
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -53
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 287 298 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 240 257 257
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,670
% change year-on-year
- +3.04%

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
86854 87001 82391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.82% 82.35% 79.99%
Number of salaries quoted 70712 69242 68369
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 5 March 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 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 263 £52,500 +10.52% 35
London +52 129 £55,000 -18.51% 14
South East -30 49 £52,500 +16.66% 3
City of London +11 37 £56,500 -11.37% 2
East of England +1 30 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South West -25 25 £42,500 +28.78% 2
Berkshire -14 15 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Bristol -3 14 £47,500 +72.72%
Cambridge +6 10 £35,000 -27.08%
Cambridgeshire +5 10 £35,000 -13.58%
Scotland 0 10 £47,875 +0.78% 2
Hampshire -15 10 £41,250 +16.19%
Wiltshire 0 9 £38,000 +8.57% 2
Reading -10 9 £68,750 +37.50%
Yorkshire -3 8 £40,500 -4.70% 5
Surrey -11 8 £65,000 +48.57%
East Midlands +24 7 £45,000 -32.83% 2
West Midlands -20 7 £58,750 +67.85% 3
North Yorkshire - 7 £40,500 - 2
Glasgow +1 6 £51,875 +9.21% 1
Essex -8 6 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North West -26 6 £23,125 -51.31% 4
York - 6 £41,500 -
Buckinghamshire +13 5 £42,500 +3.65%
Hertfordshire -18 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Kent - 5 £55,000 - 1
Suffolk - 5 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 5 - -
Petersfield - 5 £37,500 -
Maidenhead - 5 £60,000 - 1

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 161 (28.55%) SQL
2 154 (27.30%) Finance
3 134 (23.76%) Windows
4 123 (21.81%) Microsoft
5 122 (21.63%) SQL Server
5 122 (21.63%) Information Security
6 104 (18.44%) PCI DSS
7 86 (15.25%) Service Delivery
8 82 (14.54%) ITIL
9 80 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
9 80 (14.18%) CISSP
10 74 (13.12%) MS Excel
11 73 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (12.77%) Degree
13 71 (12.59%) Linux
13 71 (12.59%) Project Management
14 69 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
15 67 (11.88%) Management Information System
15 67 (11.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 66 (11.70%) Firewall
17 64 (11.35%) Data Modelling
18 62 (10.99%) Cisco
19 60 (10.64%) Banking
20 59 (10.46%) ETL
20 59 (10.46%) Disaster Recovery
21 58 (10.28%) Oracle
22 56 (9.93%) Active Directory
23 54 (9.57%) Network Security
24 53 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
24 53 (9.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 35 (6.21%) IIS
2 28 (4.96%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 17 (3.01%) CMS
4 10 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.42%) SAS
6 8 (1.42%) Apache
7 7 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.71%) Confluence
10 3 (0.53%) Mule
10 3 (0.53%) Node.js
10 3 (0.53%) Lync
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.35%) Drupal
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 74 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 41 (7.27%) MS Office
3 17 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.42%) SPSS
6 7 (1.24%) MS Project
7 4 (0.71%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 7 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.71%) Academy Housing
3 4 (0.71%) arcHouse
4 3 (0.53%) CODA-Financials
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.35%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.37%) SaaS
2 11 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.06%) Office 365
4 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.71%) PaaS
5 4 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.71%) GitHub
6 3 (0.53%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.53%) Google Compute Engine
6 3 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 66 (11.70%) Firewall
2 54 (9.57%) Network Security
3 48 (8.51%) Internet
4 35 (6.21%) VPN
5 28 (4.96%) DNS
6 24 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (3.90%) LAN
7 22 (3.90%) VoIP
7 22 (3.90%) WAN
8 19 (3.37%) SAN
9 18 (3.19%) SSL
9 18 (3.19%) DHCP
10 16 (2.84%) TCP/IP
10 16 (2.84%) Wireless
11 14 (2.48%) OSPF
12 12 (2.13%) BGP
13 10 (1.77%) IPsec
13 10 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (1.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (21.63%) SQL Server
2 80 (14.18%) Data Warehouse
3 45 (7.98%) MySQL
4 36 (6.38%) Data Mining
5 35 (6.21%) Relational Database
6 34 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (5.67%) RDBMS
8 31 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (5.50%) Oracle Database
9 27 (4.79%) Big Data
9 27 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (3.55%) Hadoop
12 17 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
12 17 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (2.66%) NoSQL
13 15 (2.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.95%) QlikView
15 10 (1.77%) Oracle Discoverer
16 8 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 45 (7.98%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.19%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.77%) JIRA
4 10 (1.77%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (1.42%) Subversion
6 6 (1.06%) Xcode
7 4 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.53%) Selenium
8 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.53%) ERwin
8 3 (0.53%) Maven
9 2 (0.35%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.35%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.18%) JDeveloper
General
1 154 (27.30%) Finance
2 60 (10.64%) Banking
3 51 (9.04%) Retail
4 39 (6.91%) Legal
5 30 (5.32%) Telecoms
6 25 (4.43%) Back Office
7 19 (3.37%) Marketing
8 18 (3.19%) Retail Banking
9 15 (2.66%) Financial Institution
10 13 (2.30%) Billing
10 13 (2.30%) Advertising
11 10 (1.77%) Manufacturing
12 9 (1.60%) Law
13 5 (0.89%) Games
14 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.53%) Automotive
15 2 (0.35%) Publishing
15 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.18%) Welsh Language
16 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (16.49%) Analyst
2 86 (15.25%) Developer
3 57 (10.11%) Architect
4 49 (8.69%) Administrator
5 44 (7.80%) DBA
6 34 (6.03%) Security Analyst
7 29 (5.14%) Systems Administrator
8 25 (4.43%) Business Analyst
9 24 (4.26%) Data Architect
9 24 (4.26%) Consultant
10 21 (3.72%) SQL DBA
11 18 (3.19%) Security Manager
11 18 (3.19%) IT Manager
12 17 (3.01%) Information Analyst
13 16 (2.84%) PHP Developer
13 16 (2.84%) Head of IT
14 15 (2.66%) Security Consultant
14 15 (2.66%) Network Engineer
15 14 (2.48%) Project Manager
16 13 (2.30%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (7.80%) HTML
2 41 (7.27%) Web Services
3 34 (6.03%) CSS
3 34 (6.03%) XML
4 30 (5.32%) REST
5 29 (5.14%) .NET
6 21 (3.72%) LAMP
7 20 (3.55%) jQuery
8 19 (3.37%) HTML5
9 18 (3.19%) SOAP
9 18 (3.19%) XHTML
10 17 (3.01%) CSS3
11 16 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (2.66%) JSON
13 11 (1.95%) Middleware
13 11 (1.95%) Spring
14 9 (1.60%) J2EE
15 8 (1.42%) .NET Framework
16 7 (1.24%) ASP.NET
17 6 (1.06%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.88%) Management Information System
2 53 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.26%) Cryptography
4 22 (3.90%) Visualisation
5 20 (3.55%) Open Source
6 19 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.37%) PKI
7 16 (2.84%) Data Integration
8 13 (2.30%) Data Structures
9 12 (2.13%) Clustering
10 9 (1.60%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.60%) User Experience
10 9 (1.60%) PMI
10 9 (1.60%) CLARiiON
11 8 (1.42%) APACS
11 8 (1.42%) IVR
11 8 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.42%) SWIFT
12 7 (1.24%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 134 (23.76%) Windows
2 71 (12.59%) Linux
3 36 (6.38%) UNIX
4 17 (3.01%) Ubuntu
5 16 (2.84%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.77%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.77%) Windows 8
7 10 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (1.60%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.24%) Android
10 6 (1.06%) CentOS
11 3 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.35%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (21.63%) Information Security
2 86 (15.25%) Service Delivery
3 82 (14.54%) ITIL
4 73 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (12.59%) Project Management
6 69 (12.23%) Business Intelligence
7 64 (11.35%) Data Modelling
8 59 (10.46%) ETL
8 59 (10.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 49 (8.69%) Risk Management
10 45 (7.98%) Security Management
11 42 (7.45%) Change Management
12 40 (7.09%) Business Continuity
13 38 (6.74%) Data Management
14 37 (6.56%) PRINCE2
15 33 (5.85%) Data Architecture
16 32 (5.67%) E-Commerce
17 31 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 31 (5.50%) Incident Management
18 28 (4.96%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 161 (28.55%) SQL
2 47 (8.33%) Java
3 32 (5.67%) JavaScript
3 32 (5.67%) PHP
4 30 (5.32%) PowerShell
5 26 (4.61%) T-SQL
6 25 (4.43%) Python
6 25 (4.43%) Shell Script
7 21 (3.72%) C#
8 16 (2.84%) PHP5
9 12 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 12 (2.13%) Perl
10 9 (1.60%) Scala
10 9 (1.60%) C
11 7 (1.24%) C++
11 7 (1.24%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.89%) VBA
14 4 (0.71%) Lua
15 3 (0.53%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 80 (14.18%) CISSP
2 72 (12.77%) Degree
3 38 (6.74%) CISM
4 35 (6.21%) CISA
5 24 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (3.19%) CCNA
8 17 (3.01%) CRISC
9 15 (2.66%) Security Cleared
10 14 (2.48%) ISEB
10 14 (2.48%) CCSP
10 14 (2.48%) CCNP
11 11 (1.95%) MCSE
12 10 (1.77%) PMI Certification
12 10 (1.77%) PCI QSA
13 9 (1.60%) JNCIA
14 8 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.42%) CCA
14 8 (1.42%) VCP4
14 8 (1.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (18.44%) PCI DSS
2 67 (11.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (9.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 31 (5.50%) QA
5 19 (3.37%) SLA
6 15 (2.66%) COBIT
7 12 (2.13%) Data Quality
8 11 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 10 (1.77%) BS7799
10 9 (1.60%) ISO 8583
11 8 (1.42%) HIPAA
12 6 (1.06%) Basel II
12 6 (1.06%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.18%) HL7
13 1 (0.18%) FATCA
13 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.18%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.18%) GPG13
System Software
1 56 (9.93%) Active Directory
2 17 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.66%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (2.13%) ISA Server
5 10 (1.77%) vSphere
6 7 (1.24%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.24%) NFS
7 3 (0.53%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 38 (6.74%) SCCM
2 9 (1.60%) ARCserve
3 4 (0.71%) Nagios
3 4 (0.71%) Kibana
3 4 (0.71%) logstash
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (0.71%) SCOM
4 3 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.35%) MAILsweeper
5 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.35%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.18%) SELinux
6 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.18%) OpenView
6 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 123 (21.81%) Microsoft
2 62 (10.99%) Cisco
3 58 (10.28%) Oracle
4 40 (7.09%) VMware
5 30 (5.32%) ServiceNow
6 28 (4.96%) F5
7 24 (4.26%) CheckPoint
8 19 (3.37%) IBM
8 19 (3.37%) Informatica
9 15 (2.66%) Juniper
10 13 (2.30%) Teradata
11 12 (2.13%) McAfee
11 12 (2.13%) Websense
11 12 (2.13%) HP
11 12 (2.13%) Business Objects
12 11 (1.95%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.77%) Citrix
13 10 (1.77%) Avaya
14 9 (1.60%) Cloudera
14 9 (1.60%) RainStor
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: 9 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + range of personal bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Circa 80K + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + PMI + Pension + Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Healthcare, Remote working, all
Posted: Yesterday
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 -£60,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 -£60,000 + Package and Benefits (Depending on Experience)
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + 25 days annual leave, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £37500 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Worship digital
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £90000 - £105000 per annum + bonus + car + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
De Monfort Univeristy
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + full benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £139.88 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus Car / Allowance
Posted: 24 days ago