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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 582 536 615
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +79
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 326 429 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.43% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 247 377 221
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,500 £65,400 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,548 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -2.22%

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
93348 99216 88705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.48% 82.71% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 76240 80334 73064
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -91 261 £50,000 +11.11% 41
London +26 138 £57,500 +15.00% 19
South East -30 45 £48,750 +16.07% 4
Scotland +29 36 £42,000 -22.22%
Glasgow +34 34 £42,000 -32.80%
South West -25 24 £43,596 +5.05% 4
West Sussex +22 21 £46,250 -33.92% 1
City of London +17 19 £52,500 - 8
North West +8 19 £45,000 -3.22% 3
Wiltshire -1 15 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Swindon +4 13 £43,596 - 3
Yorkshire +1 12 £42,500 +1.19% 2
Wales - 12 £38,750 -
South Wales - 12 £38,750 -
Cardiff - 12 £38,750 -
North Yorkshire +14 11 £42,500 +6.25%
Manchester +12 11 £85,000 +6.25% 3
West Midlands -17 11 £32,500 -31.93% 3
East of England -53 11 £56,000 +27.27% 3
Worthing - 10 £42,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £56,000 -13.84% 1
Bristol -15 8 £60,000 +44.57% 1
Kent +13 7 £32,500 +18.18%
York +6 6 £43,500 +8.75%
Hampshire 0 6 £86,250 +153.67% 1
Crawley +6 5 £52,000 -
Birmingham -15 5 £21,000 -55.78% 3
Berkshire -30 5 £58,000 +38.09% 1
Lancashire - 5 £42,500 -
Harrogate - 5 £23,000 -

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 225 (37.19%) Finance
2 169 (27.93%) Information Security
3 145 (23.97%) SQL
4 141 (23.31%) Microsoft
5 136 (22.48%) Degree
6 135 (22.31%) Analytical Skills
7 130 (21.49%) CISSP
8 110 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 104 (17.19%) ITIL
10 97 (16.03%) Windows
11 94 (15.54%) Management Information System
12 91 (15.04%) PCI DSS
13 89 (14.71%) Network Security
14 83 (13.72%) Firewall
15 80 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
15 80 (13.22%) SIEM
16 77 (12.73%) Linux
16 77 (12.73%) Oracle
17 76 (12.56%) CISM
18 73 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
19 72 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 72 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
20 68 (11.24%) Incident Management
21 66 (10.91%) Cryptography
21 66 (10.91%) Banking
21 66 (10.91%) Cyber Security
22 65 (10.74%) Data Protection
23 62 (10.25%) Project Management
24 61 (10.08%) Legal
25 60 (9.92%) ETL

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 23 (3.80%) MS Exchange
2 22 (3.64%) IIS
3 8 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (1.16%) Lync
5 6 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (0.99%) Apache
6 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.66%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.33%) Drupal
8 2 (0.33%) CMS
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.33%) SAS
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.17%) Node.js
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 42 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.64%) MS Office
3 9 (1.49%) SPSS
4 8 (1.32%) SOLIDWORKS
4 8 (1.32%) Solid Edge
5 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.50%) CODA-Financials
2 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.17%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) Sage CRM
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 50 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (2.48%) SaaS
4 6 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.83%) PaaS
6 4 (0.66%) Office 365
7 3 (0.50%) Force.com
7 3 (0.50%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.50%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.33%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 89 (14.71%) Network Security
2 83 (13.72%) Firewall
3 40 (6.61%) Internet
4 24 (3.97%) SAN
5 22 (3.64%) LAN
6 21 (3.47%) TCP/IP
7 20 (3.31%) WAN
8 19 (3.14%) VPN
9 18 (2.98%) VoIP
10 17 (2.81%) Wireless
11 15 (2.48%) DNS
12 12 (1.98%) NAS
13 8 (1.32%) SSL
14 7 (1.16%) iSCSI
15 6 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (0.99%) Intranet
16 4 (0.66%) Broadband
16 4 (0.66%) PBX
16 4 (0.66%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 72 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
3 51 (8.43%) Oracle Database
4 45 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (6.94%) Big Data
6 41 (6.78%) Relational Database
7 40 (6.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (6.28%) MySQL
9 32 (5.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 31 (5.12%) RDBMS
11 29 (4.79%) Data Mining
12 28 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 27 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (3.97%) Star Schema
15 19 (3.14%) NoSQL
16 16 (2.64%) Oracle Database 10g
17 15 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
18 14 (2.31%) Hadoop
18 14 (2.31%) QlikView
18 14 (2.31%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (2.15%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.32%) Axure RP
2 8 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.66%) Grunt
4 4 (0.66%) Subversion
4 4 (0.66%) Selenium
4 4 (0.66%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.50%) Xcode
5 3 (0.50%) JIRA
6 2 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.33%) JDeveloper
6 2 (0.33%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.17%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.17%) Bower
7 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
General
1 225 (37.19%) Finance
2 66 (10.91%) Banking
3 61 (10.08%) Legal
4 47 (7.77%) Retail
5 37 (6.12%) Law
6 25 (4.13%) Telecoms
7 23 (3.80%) Marketing
8 11 (1.82%) Back Office
9 9 (1.49%) Advertising
10 8 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.16%) Billing
11 7 (1.16%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.66%) Games
12 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.33%) Automotive
15 1 (0.17%) Front Office
15 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Publishing
15 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 105 (17.36%) Analyst
2 73 (12.07%) Developer
3 57 (9.42%) Architect
4 50 (8.26%) Security Analyst
5 40 (6.61%) Consultant
6 29 (4.79%) Information Analyst
7 28 (4.63%) Information Security Analyst
8 27 (4.46%) Security Consultant
9 26 (4.30%) Administrator
9 26 (4.30%) DBA
10 24 (3.97%) Data Architect
11 23 (3.80%) IT Manager
12 20 (3.31%) Data Manager
12 20 (3.31%) Team Leader
13 16 (2.64%) Security Manager
14 15 (2.48%) Head of IT
14 15 (2.48%) Operations Team Leader
14 15 (2.48%) Enterprise Architect
14 15 (2.48%) Business Analyst
15 13 (2.15%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (7.93%) HTML
2 36 (5.95%) CSS
3 25 (4.13%) Web Services
4 23 (3.80%) .NET
5 22 (3.64%) REST
6 21 (3.47%) XML
7 20 (3.31%) SOAP
8 16 (2.64%) jQuery
9 13 (2.15%) JSON
10 11 (1.82%) CSS3
11 10 (1.65%) Middleware
12 9 (1.49%) XSLT
12 9 (1.49%) Ajax
12 9 (1.49%) .NET Framework
12 9 (1.49%) HTML5
13 8 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
13 8 (1.32%) RESTful
13 8 (1.32%) Spring
13 8 (1.32%) WSDL
14 7 (1.16%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 135 (22.31%) Analytical Skills
2 94 (15.54%) Management Information System
3 66 (10.91%) Cryptography
4 46 (7.60%) Computer Science
5 37 (6.12%) Data Protection Act
6 35 (5.79%) Visualisation
7 25 (4.13%) Freedom of Information
8 23 (3.80%) Freedom of Information Act
9 17 (2.81%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.48%) Data Integration
10 15 (2.48%) Data Centre
11 13 (2.15%) User Experience
12 12 (1.98%) Blackberry
13 11 (1.82%) PKI
13 11 (1.82%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.65%) CCTV
14 10 (1.65%) Statistics
14 10 (1.65%) Clustering
15 9 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (1.32%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 97 (16.03%) Windows
2 77 (12.73%) Linux
3 34 (5.62%) UNIX
4 15 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.49%) Android
7 9 (1.49%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.32%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.99%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.66%) Solaris
11 3 (0.50%) CentOS
11 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (27.93%) Information Security
2 104 (17.19%) ITIL
3 80 (13.22%) Business Intelligence
3 80 (13.22%) SIEM
4 73 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (11.24%) Incident Management
6 66 (10.91%) Cyber Security
7 65 (10.74%) Data Protection
8 62 (10.25%) Project Management
9 60 (9.92%) ETL
9 60 (9.92%) Analytics
10 57 (9.42%) Service Delivery
11 55 (9.09%) Data Modelling
11 55 (9.09%) Business Continuity
11 55 (9.09%) Risk Management
12 54 (8.93%) Data Management
13 51 (8.43%) Penetration Testing
14 44 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
15 38 (6.28%) Performance Tuning
16 36 (5.95%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (23.97%) SQL
2 48 (7.93%) Java
3 32 (5.29%) T-SQL
4 27 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 24 (3.97%) Python
6 22 (3.64%) PHP
7 21 (3.47%) C
8 20 (3.31%) C#
9 14 (2.31%) Perl
10 11 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.82%) VBA
11 9 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.32%) Ruby
12 8 (1.32%) C++
13 6 (0.99%) XPath
14 5 (0.83%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.66%) Lua
15 4 (0.66%) Apex Code
15 4 (0.66%) R
15 4 (0.66%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 136 (22.48%) Degree
2 130 (21.49%) CISSP
3 76 (12.56%) CISM
4 36 (5.95%) CISA
5 25 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.98%) ISEB
6 12 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (1.98%) MCSE
7 9 (1.49%) CEH
7 9 (1.49%) PCI QSA
7 9 (1.49%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.32%) CRISC
8 8 (1.32%) SSCP
8 8 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.32%) CCNA
9 7 (1.16%) CCNP
9 7 (1.16%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.16%) MCITP
9 7 (1.16%) CHFI
10 5 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (15.04%) PCI DSS
2 72 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.81%) QA
4 16 (2.64%) COBIT
5 14 (2.31%) ISO 9001
6 13 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (1.98%) Data Quality
8 10 (1.65%) SLA
9 9 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 7 (1.16%) BS7799
11 5 (0.83%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 5 (0.83%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.83%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.66%) Solvency II
13 3 (0.50%) BS25999
14 1 (0.17%) HL7
14 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 43 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.99%) NFS
4 6 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (0.99%) vSphere
5 5 (0.83%) XenServer
6 4 (0.66%) XenApp
7 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.17%) qmail
Systems Management
1 17 (2.81%) SCCM
2 7 (1.16%) Nessus
3 5 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (0.83%) Data Guard
4 4 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.66%) Puppet
4 4 (0.66%) Ansible
4 4 (0.66%) cPanel
5 3 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (0.50%) SCOM
6 2 (0.33%) Nagios
6 2 (0.33%) logstash
6 2 (0.33%) Kibana
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.17%) OpenView
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 141 (23.31%) Microsoft
2 77 (12.73%) Oracle
3 47 (7.77%) VMware
4 22 (3.64%) Cisco
5 20 (3.31%) Business Objects
6 16 (2.64%) HP
6 16 (2.64%) Citrix
7 15 (2.48%) CheckPoint
8 14 (2.31%) Informatica
9 9 (1.49%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.32%) NetApp
10 8 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.32%) SAP
11 7 (1.16%) McAfee
12 6 (0.99%) Siebel
12 6 (0.99%) Google
12 6 (0.99%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (0.99%) F5
13 5 (0.83%) Splunk
13 5 (0.83%) LogLogic
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits & Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
University of Westminster
Salary: £57,700 p.a plus excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus x 2 + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £60,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CMA
Salary: From £37,000 to £41,400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: negotiable upon skillset
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 12 days ago